Popular BBC sketch show that introduces a whole host of memorable characters such as Tim-Nice-But-Dim, Wayne and Waynetta Slob, The Old Gits and teenagers Kevin and Perry. The show spawned a slew of spin-off series and films.
This is one of the best shows to watch on a Friday night. The first series had the brilliant Jimmy Carr, the great Rob Rouse, the okay Sharon Horgan and Lucy Montgomery with "celebrity spotting". The last few series though has seen the brilliant Justin Lee Collins and the great Alan Carr, and for a while Debra Stephenson, a brief Celebrity Big Brother's Chantelle "celebrity spotting" and getting the word from the public. Every week they do the same similar things, a day out with the guest, a spoof news show, a quick quiz with all questions being about the host, a public stitch up, the audience asking anything they want, and a final game to win some prizes for an audience member, the only change is the guest host. Guest hosts have included: Vinnie Jones, Neil Morrissey, Kelly Osbourne, Jordan (Katie Price) (twice), Brigette Neilson, Eamonn Holmes, Boy George, Billie Piper, Lorraine Kelly, Christian Slater, Denise Van Outen, Michael Barrymore, Jamie Oliver (twice), Jessie Wallace, Tricia Goddard, Jerry Springer, Patsy Kensit, Rob Lowe, Mischa Barton, Ian Wright, Jade Goody, Justin Hawkins, Rupert Everett (twice), Carol Vorderman, Ross Kemp, Girls Aloud, David Tennant (twice), Tamzin Outhwaite, James Nesbitt, Noel Edmonds, Steven Seagal, Ashley Jensen, David Walliams, Chris Moyles, Sharon Osbourne, Melanie C, Lily Allen (twice), Paula Abdul, Beth Ditto, John Barrowman, Joanna Lumley, David Gest, Kanye West, Kim Cattrall, Cilla Black, Elle MacPherson, Mariah Carey, Elijah Wood, Geri Halliwell, Gok Wan, Peter Andre, Pamela Anderson, Mark Ronson, Boyzone, David Hasselhoff, Barbara Windsor, Will Young, Sir Tom Jones, Simon Pegg, Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer, James Corden, Catherine Tate, Anne Robinson, Martin Sheen, Big Brother house-mates and many more. Musical guests have included: Kaiser Chiefs (twice), Moby, Texas, The Kooks, The Ordinary Boys, Kubb, Hard-Fi (twice), The Automatic, Orson, The Zutons, Feeder, Razorlight, Kasabian, Primal Scream, The Feeling (twice), The Fratellis, September, Amy Winehouse, Just Jack, Mika, Fall Out Boy, Klaxons, The Gossip, Mutya Bueno, The Twang, Calvin Harris, Avril Lavigne, Kate Nash, Manic Street Preachers, The Coral, Amy Macdonald, Rihanna, Estelle (twice), Sam Sparro, One Night Only, N.E.R.D., The Ting Tings, Scouting For Girls, Lady GaGa, Snow Patrol, Stereophonics, and many more. Additional guests have included: Abi Titmuss, Bez, Richard Blackwood, Christine Hamilton, Jean-Christophe Novelli, Keith Harris, Kenzie, Myleene Klass, Phil Tufnell, Fearne Cotton, Nancy Sorrell, Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, Caprice Bourret, EastEnders' Hilda Braid, Faria Alam, Pete Burns, Zoe Lucker, Jeremy Edwards, Jennifer Ellison, Kirsty Gallacher, Doctor Who's Camille Coduri, Sally Lindsay, Dominic Wood, Holly Willoughby, Coronation Street's Jennie McAlpine, Footballer's Wives' Gary Lucy, Matt Willis, Kelly Brook, George Galloway, Lauren Harries, Kate Thornton, Tito Jackson, S Club's Bradley McIntosh, Leo Sayer, Jason Donovan, Jermaine Jackson, Steps' Ian 'H' Watkins, Gemma Atkinson, Jamelia, Duncan James, Kim Woodburn, Anthony Head, Edith Bowman, Louis Walsh, Ozzy Osbourne, Richard E. Grant, Katie Hopkins, Jason Gardiner, Wendi Peters, Thaila Zucci, Les Dennis, Andi Peters, Tim Westwood, Shaggy, Alesha Dixon, Gladiators' Rhino, Doctor Who's Freema Agyeman, EastEnders' Matt Di Angelo, Coronation Street's Antony Cotton, Konnie Huq, Cerys Matthews, Andy Abraham, Paul Daniels, Danny Dyer, Pharrell Williams, Lulu, Scott Mills, Patsy Palmer, Suranne Jones, David Van Day, Timmy Mallett, Dani Behr, Rachel Stevens, Joe Swash, Bernard Cribbins, Lacey Turner, Shameless's Tina Malone, Liberty X's Michelle Heaton, Coolio, Harry Enfield, Alex Zane, Christopher Biggins, and many more. There has also been a look back episode, a Big Brother special, and a couple of Christmas specials. Very good!
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