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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.


Press clippings

Radio 4 announces a raft of new comedy series

Frank Skinner, Catherine Bohart, Randy Feltface, Christian Brighty, Lorna Rose Treen, Jim Smith, Geoff Norcott, Stuart Mitchell, Sunil Patel, Paul Merton and David Sedaris are amongst those who have got BBC Radio 4 series coming up in 2024.

British Comedy Guide, 15th January 2024

Room 101 and Nightmare(ish) reviews

Room 101's first guest Claudia Winkleman is on amusingly vicious form, while there's more laughs on offer in Radio 4's Nightmare(ish).

Charlotte Runcie, The Telegraph, 31st May 2023

Radio 4 2023 comedy commissions

Radio 4 has announced a raft of comedy commissions, including the return of Room 101 to the airwaves with Paul Merton as host. Stars involved in other new shows include Jonathan Pie, Maisie Adam, Chris McCausland and Jordan Gray.

British Comedy Guide, 16th January 2023

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