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Writers:
Rhys Thomas (additional material)
Shane Allen (additional material)
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Release Date:
29 September 1995 (UK) See more »
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Awards:
4 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Something Of A Guilty Pleasure See more (9 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 5 of 23)
Vic Reeves ... Himself - Presenter / ... (67 episodes, 1993-2011)
Bob Mortimer ... Himself - Presenter / ... (67 episodes, 1993-2011)

Ulrika Jonsson ... Herself (64 episodes, 1993-2011)

Matt Lucas ... George Dawes / ... (53 episodes, 1995-2009)
Mark Lamarr ... Himself (30 episodes, 1993-1997)
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Series Directed by
Ian Trill (9 episodes, 2008-2010)
Mark Mylod (1 episode, 1995-1997)

Janet Fraser-Crook (unknown episodes, 1993)
Richard Valentine (unknown episodes, 2002)
 
Series Writing credits
Bob Mortimer (58 episodes, 1993-2010)
Vic Reeves (58 episodes, 1993-2010)
Steven Burge (6 episodes, 2010)
Tony Way (6 episodes, 2010)
Perry J. O'Halloran (3 episodes, 2010)

Shane Allen (unknown episodes)
Rhys Thomas (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Alex Moody .... producer / assistant producer (20 episodes, 2008-2011)
Lisa Clark .... series producer / producer (9 episodes, 2002-2010)
Katie Taylor .... executive producer / executive producer: BBC (2 episodes, 2008-2009)
Alan Marke .... producer (1 episode, 1995-2002)

Charlie Higson .... associate producer (unknown episodes, 1993)
David Housham .... producer (unknown episodes, 1993)
Franny Moyle .... producer (unknown episodes, 1993)
John Whiston .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 1993)
Jon Plowman .... executive producer (unknown episodes, 2002)
 
Series Original Music by
Peter Baikie (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Gavin Ames (13 episodes, 2010-2011)
Charlie Phillips (6 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Costume Design by
June Nevin (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Makeup Department
Lisa Cavalli-Green .... makeup designer (1 episode, 2009)
Lucy Sibbick .... assistant makeup artist (1 episode, 2009)
Stuart Conran .... prosthetic makeup artist (1 episode, 2011)
 
Series Production Management
Fiona Frankland .... production manager (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Sound Department
Tom O'Pray .... sound mixer (8 episodes, 2009-2010)
Nick Roast .... sound supervisor (6 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Special Effects by
Steve Webster .... special effects (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Martin Kempton .... lighting director (38 episodes, 2001-2011)
Andy Dobbs .... automated lighting (6 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Animation Department
James Hickey .... animator (1 episode, 2008)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lauren Howick .... costume assistant (3 episodes, 2011)
 
Series Editorial Department
Dicky Everton .... on-line editor / colorist (19 episodes, 2009-2011)
 
Series Music Department
Peter Baikie .... composer: additional music (1 episode, 2009)
Dan McGrath .... composer: additional music (1 episode, 2009)
Josh Phillips .... composer: additional music (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Other crew
Hayley Boyd .... script supervisor (19 episodes, 2009-2011)
Shauni Spafford .... floor runner (6 episodes, 2011)

Iain Coyle .... researcher (unknown episodes, 1995-1997)
Charlie Higson .... script supervisor (unknown episodes, 1995-1997)
Rhys Thomas .... script consultant (unknown episodes, 2002)
Phil Davies .... floor manager (unknown episodes)
Lucy Fewell .... assistant stage manager (unknown episodes)
Tessa Kimbell .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Graham Skidmore .... announcer (unknown episodes)
 

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Trivia:
Matt Lucas was discovered by Bob Mortimer at a club and asked Matt Lucas to play George Dawes, the scorekeeper in the show. It was Matt Luca's idea for George Dawes to wear a romper-suit, instead of just a nappy.See more »
Quotes:
Vic Reeves:It's the Beast from the East!See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in 100 Greatest Funny Moments (2006) (TV)See more »

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2 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Something Of A Guilty Pleasure, 7 April 2003
Author: Theo Robertson from Isle Of Bute, Scotland

I find SHOOTING STARS to be very very silly , and yet when it`s broadcast I somehow find myself settling down to watch it with a smile on my face even though I`m ashamed to admit it .

SHOOTING STARS is a game show with Vic and Bob the quiz masters and Mark Lamarr ( Later Will Self ) and Ulrika Johnson as team captains . But it`s not like a normal quiz show , this one is absolutely surreal with humour you`ll either love or hate . I fall into both camps: I hate it in public but love it in private .

A recent episode featured one of the most bitchy comments I`ve ever heard . On helping out guest Debbie Mcgee slide down a rope ( Don`t ask ) Vic shouted up to Bob " You can touch her breasts " . Quick as a flash Ulrika shouted " You`d have to find them first ! "

I`ll say no more

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