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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:
I died laughing watching this, my ghost is writing this. 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:
The title of the show is a pun on the fact that much of the humor is at the expense of the guest stars.See more »
Quotes:
Vic Reeves:It's the Beast from the East!See more »
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8 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
I died laughing watching this, my ghost is writing this., 24 October 2002
Author: Kid A 2k5 (elliotld@hotmail.com) from Liverpool, England

Now in it's tenth year, shooting stars is still one of the funniest shows on tv. Gone is the dove from above, replaced by a scary looking fox who asks in a gruff voice for some gin. Will Self, as a team captain, is introduced with pantomine style "evil" music. The "clips" round includes hilarious clips such as "the Sunderland film society presents the Incredible Hulk" and "nigella bites". Questions include "Madonna's music is getting worse isn't it?" and "name a dog". Everything that happens on it is funny, and I just hope that they're showing it in America. Not that they'd understand it...

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