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24 Hour Panel People. Copyright: BBC / Comic Relief
24 Hour Panel People

24 Hour Panel People

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Three
  • 2011
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

TV highlights of David Walliams hosting the UK's first ever 24-hour panel show. Formats include HIGNFY, Mock The Week, QI and Celebrity Juice. Stars David Walliams, Sean Lock, Jason Manford, Leigh Francis, Miranda Hart and more.


About 24 Hour Panel People

24 Hour Panel People. Image shows from L to R: Paul O'Grady, David Walliams. Copyright: BBC
24 Hour Panel People. David Walliams. Copyright: BBC

Between midday on Saturday 5th March 2011 and midday on Sunday 6th March, David Walliams took part in 24 hours of panel show games for Comic Relief. All the shows were streamed live online, with highlights due to be shown on BBC Three in the run-up to Red Nose Day.

Below is a list of the panel game formats involves, in the order they were played...

Would I Lie To You?. Rob Brydon hosts, with team captains David Walliams and Lee Mack, plus Shappi Khorsandi, Fay Ripley and Claudia Winkleman. Topics include cheese, Vienna Boys' Choir, Duvet tog ratings and customs stopping a clown.

8 Out Of 10 Cats with Jimmy Carr. David Walliams and Sean Lock are the team captains. Also taking part: Jamelia, Josh Widdicombe, Jon Richardson and Victoria Coren. Who is Britain's favourite 'David'?

Just A Minute - Radio 4's classic show appears on TV, giving fans the chance to see host Nicholas Parsons in action alongside guests including Sheila Hancock, Tony Hawks, Lee Mack and, of course, David Walliams.

It's Only TV... But I Like It is brought back with Jack Dee as host. David Walliams, Danny Wallace, Ulrika Jonsson, Charlie Brooker, Tom Deacon and Penny Smith are the panellists.

The Generation Game - David Walliams and his mum battle it out against comedian Miranda Hart and her on-screen mother, actress Patricia Hodge, with Vernon Kay as host.

Through The Keyhole - the legendary Sir David Frost to take a peak into a famous home, with the help of Dawn Porter. The panellists are David Tennant, Patricia Hodge and David Walliams. Anne Widdecombe is the secret guest.

Blankety Blank. Returning to the show he hosted as alter-ego Lily Savage, Paul O'Grady hosts a special edition of the celebrity game-show as himself. The guests are Barbara Windsor, David Tennant, Stacey Solomon, George Lamb, Keith Harris and Orville, Stacey Solomon, Lee Ryan, Duncan James and, yes you guessed it, David Walliams.

Mock The Week with Dara O'Briain, Andy Parsons, Andrew Maxwell, Daniel Sloss, Doc Brown, Seann Walsh and David Walliams taking a satirical swipe at the news and world events.

Celebrity Juice sees Leigh Francis testing David, Lauren Laverne, Professor Germaine Greer and show regulars Rufus Hound and Jedward on the week's tabloid fodder.

Argumental. It may have been cancelled by UKTV, Marcus Brigstocke and Rufus Hound return for a one-off special with David Walliams as host. Arguing and debating along with them are Jo Brand and Dara O'Briain.

QI. Russell Tovey, Jo Brand, Sue Perkins and David Walliams keep host Stephen Fry and the audience entertained with interesting facts.

They Think It's All Over, the sports comedy show, returns with Nick Hancock back as host. Richard Bacon, Gabby Logan, Dave Berry, Lee Hurst and Phil Tufnell are among those on the panel alongside David, taking part in classic rounds such as 'Feel The Sportsman'.

Call My Bluff (replacing Room 101 which was cut due to over-runs). Tim Key, Sara Cawood, Russell Tovey, Alex Horne and Roisin Conaty take part.

Give Us A Clue, the BBC's first ever panel show, makes a return. Celebrating a bygone era of television are Sara Cox, Christopher Biggins, Lionel Blair, Una Stubbs, Holly Walsh, Jenni Falconer, Una Stubbs and David Walliams.

What's My Line with Stephen K Amos, Christopher Biggins, Holly Walsh and David Walliams.

Never Mind The Buzzcocks. David Walliams. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC

Mastermind. Griff Rhys Jones hosts a special edition of the quiz show, with David among the guests taking a seat in the infamous black chair.

Have I Got News For You. A special edition featuring Patrick Kielty as host, with Holly Walsh, Lembit Opik, Clive Anderson and David Walliams.

Whose Line Is It Anyway? is back to show everyone how improv comedy should be done. Clive Anderson, Tony Slattery and Josie Lawrence return, with Neil Mullarkey, Humphrey Ker and David also taking part.

Never Mind The Buzzcocks is the final show. David Walliams hosts, with Chris O'Dowd, Alexa Chung, Neil Tennant, Matt Edmondson, Robert Webb and Nick Grimshaw playing along with the music quiz.

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