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Room 101

  • Season 2
  • 8 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 7: Room 101

Summary

Former BBC Breakfast presenter Bill Turnbull, Death in Paradise star Ben Miller and comedienne Jo Brand compete to have their pet hates banished on the light-hearted panel show chaired by Frank Skinner. Their gripes include middle-lane drivers, personalised number plates, low-slung jeans and homeopathy.

Review

Ben Miller may have studied for a doctorate in quantum physics at Cambridge, but the man can’t tie his own shoelaces. Or rather, he can’t tie a bow, so he’s devised his own way of tying them – and consequently makes a bid to have laces themselves condemned for ever to Room 101. It seems drastic, but that’s the nature of the show, and at least Miller’s gripes are idiosyncratic, whereas Bill Turnbull gets cheers from the audience for such regulation bugbears as low-slung jeans and people who hog the middle lane on motorways.

Jo Brand, meanwhile, has it in for high-heeled shoes, which gives the production the excuse to show us a clip of a very bizarre race.

How to watch

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Credits

Cast

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HostFrank Skinner
GuestBill Turnbull
GuestBen Miller
GuestJo Brand

Crew

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DirectorIan Lorimer
ProducerAdam Copeland

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  • Episode 7

    Room 101

    Summary

    Former BBC Breakfast presenter Bill Turnbull, Death in Paradise star Ben Miller and comedienne Jo Brand compete to have their pet hates banished on the light-hearted panel show chaired by Frank Skinner. Their gripes include middle-lane drivers, personalised number plates, low-slung jeans and homeopathy.

    Review

    Ben Miller may have studied for a doctorate in quantum physics at Cambridge, but the man can’t tie his own shoelaces. Or rather, he can’t tie a bow, so he’s devised his own way of tying them – and consequently makes a bid to have laces themselves condemned for ever to Room 101. It seems drastic, but that’s the nature of the show, and at least Miller’s gripes are idiosyncratic, whereas Bill Turnbull gets cheers from the audience for such regulation bugbears as low-slung jeans and people who hog the middle lane on motorways.

    Jo Brand, meanwhile, has it in for high-heeled shoes, which gives the production the excuse to show us a clip of a very bizarre race.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show.

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    HostFrank Skinner
    GuestBill Turnbull
    GuestBen Miller
    GuestJo Brand

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorIan Lorimer
    ProducerAdam Copeland
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