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Room 101

  • Season 5
  • 9 episodes
  • Comedy
  • Entertainment

Summary

Fast-moving game show meets talk show, which sees Frank Skinner refereeing three celebrities each week as they compete to banish their top peeve or worst nightmare to the depths of Room 101.

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Episode 1: Room 101

Summary

Frank Skinner returns with the light-hearted panel show in which three celebrities argue the case for having their pet hates banished for ever to the fictional room. In the opening show, the big names with an even bigger axe to grind are one-time Doctor Who and Broadchurch star David Tennant, veteran broadcaster Trevor McDonald, and actress, writer and comedian Aisling Bea. Sushi, flossing, pigeons, lateness and queuing are just some of the things that get this trio's backs up - but who will Frank decide has made the most persuasive argument?
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Review

Rating: 3 out of 5.

“Let’s see what’s on the whine list,” says host Frank Skinner. This is the series where celebrities air their pet peeves, then find that Skinner has something sharper and wittier to say about what they’ve chosen. Being gently, brilliantly upstaged is a precondition of the show: guest David Tennant’s selection of his own South African accent for consignment to the vault is followed by an anecdote from Skinner about auditioning for a part that required an American accent, his only version of which was “Wild West old-timer”; another gripe about sushi is met with Skinner noting the resemblance between salmon sushi and Ed Sheeran. But Skinner’s one-upmanship makes for a droll half hour.

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Cast

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HostFrank Skinner
GuestAisling Bea
GuestDavid Tennant
GuestTrevor McDonald

Crew

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Executive producerStu Mather
ProducerAoife Bower
Series producerAdam Copeland

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  • Episode 1

    Room 101

    Summary

    Frank Skinner returns with the light-hearted panel show in which three celebrities argue the case for having their pet hates banished for ever to the fictional room. In the opening show, the big names with an even bigger axe to grind are one-time Doctor Who and Broadchurch star David Tennant, veteran broadcaster Trevor McDonald, and actress, writer and comedian Aisling Bea. Sushi, flossing, pigeons, lateness and queuing are just some of the things that get this trio's backs up - but who will Frank decide has made the most persuasive argument?
    Recommended

    Review

    Rating: 3 out of 5.

    “Let’s see what’s on the whine list,” says host Frank Skinner. This is the series where celebrities air their pet peeves, then find that Skinner has something sharper and wittier to say about what they’ve chosen. Being gently, brilliantly upstaged is a precondition of the show: guest David Tennant’s selection of his own South African accent for consignment to the vault is followed by an anecdote from Skinner about auditioning for a part that required an American accent, his only version of which was “Wild West old-timer”; another gripe about sushi is met with Skinner noting the resemblance between salmon sushi and Ed Sheeran. But Skinner’s one-upmanship makes for a droll half hour.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    HostFrank Skinner
    GuestAisling Bea
    GuestDavid Tennant
    GuestTrevor McDonald

    Crew

    rolename
    Executive producerStu Mather
    ProducerAoife Bower
    Series producerAdam Copeland
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