Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996– )

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A comedy trivia quiz based around pop music, originally hosted by Mark Lamarr up to October 2006, then hosted by Simon Amstell until his departure in 2009. From that point forward the show ... See full summary »

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Phill Jupitus ...
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A comedy trivia quiz based around pop music, originally hosted by Mark Lamarr up to October 2006, then hosted by Simon Amstell until his departure in 2009. From that point forward the show was hosted by different guest hosts every week until Rhod Gilbert became the new permanent host, beginning in 2014. Current team captains are Phil Jupitus and Noel Fielding, with Bill Bailey and Sean Hughes being previous captains. Each week different musicians and comedians make up the teams and play musically themed rounds, including one where team members have to identify song intros hummed to them and another where a bygone music star has to be picked out of a line-up of lookalikes. Written by Blake Connolly revised by Anonymous

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On the 100th show, broadcast on 6th January 2003, John Otway became the first person to rise from the obscurity of the Identity Parade to appear as a panelist on the show. On the same show Jimmy Constable, a former panelist, appeared in the Identity Parade. See more »

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Mark: You're the skilful gay of Britain. You have got three straight men fighting over which one gets you.
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Superbly funny
26 November 2002 | by (Swindon, England) – See all my reviews

Mark Lamarr, Bill Bailey and Phil Jupitus are just plain hilarious. Mark Lamarr's unrestrained jokes are at times quite disturbing, but Immensely funny with it. Bill Bailey's general appearance is enough to keep me laughing. And Phil Jupitus is an extremely funny man.

The four guests on the show each week, can only make the show more amusing- I do not think it is possible for a guest to slow down the fast-paced comedy or the host and his team captains.

Just Brilliant.


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