Room 101. Paul Merton. Credit: BBC, Hat Trick Productions
Room 101

Room 101 (2023)

  • Radio chat show
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 2023 - 2024
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Paul Merton returns as host of a new radio version of the show where celebrities banish the things they hate the most.

Room 101. Paul Merton. Credit: BBC, Hat Trick Productions

Key details

Chat Show
2023 - 2024
BBC Radio 4
12 (2 series)
Paul Merton
John Irwin and Suki Webster
Richard Wilson

Room 101 is on Radio 4 for the first time, with host Paul Merton interviewing a wide variety of guests from the world of comedy and entertainment about their pet hates and worst nightmares.

The series originally began on BBC Radio 5 in 1992 with Nick Hancock, and then transferred to television in 1994, with Merton acting as host between 1999 and 2007. Frank Skinner did a revised TV version from 2012 to 2018.

This version returns to the format of having a single guest per episode.


Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 24th May 2023 at 6:30pm on BBC Radio 4
Most recent repeats

Recording details

  • Shaw Theatre and Leicester Square Theatre (London) - Series 1 (Shaw also Series 2)

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