1st Voice Over: Well, it's five past nine and nearly time
for six past nine. On BBC2 now it'll shortly be six and a half
minutes past nine. Later on this evening it'll be ten o'clock and at
10.30 we'll be joining BBC2 in time for 10.33, and don't forget
tomorrow when it'll be 9.20. Those of you who missed 8.45 on Friday
will be able to see it again this Friday at a quarter to nine. Now
here is a time check. It's six and a half minutes to the big green
2nd Voice Over: You're a loony.
1st Voice Over: I get so bored. I get so bloody bored.
(ANIMATION: for a minute or two strange things happen on
animation until suddenly we find ourselves into the animated title
sequence. Cut to the announcer in a silly location, sitting at his
desk as usual.)
Announcer: You probably noticed that I didn't say 'and now
for something completely different' just now. This is simply because
I am unable to appear in the show this week. (looks closely at
script, puzzled) Sorry to interrupt you.
(Cut to a man holding his mouth open to show the camera his
Man: I'm terribly sorry to interrupt but my tooth's
hurting, just around here.
Voice: Get off.
Man: Oh, sorry.
(Cut to pompous mustached stockbroker type.)
Nabarro: I'm not sorry to interrupt - I'll interrupt
anything if it gets people looking in my direction - like at my old
school where, by a coincidence, the annual prize giving is going on
at this very moment.
(There is a ripple effect, and a muted trumpet plays a corny