Blockbusters. Dara O Briain. Copyright: Thames


  • TV comedy
  • Comedy Central
  • 2019
  • 20 episodes (2 series)

Dara O Briain hosts a comedic reboot of the classic game show Blockbusters.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2

University students and best friends Molly and Samuel take on Marshall for a chance to win some cash and take on the Gold Run. This week they'll be hoping to win a London City experience including scaling the O2 Arena and taking a ride on the Thames Rocket.

Broadcast details

Thursday 28th March 2019
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 30th March 2019 5:30pm Comedy Central
Monday 1st April 2019 10:30pm Comedy Central
Thursday 4th April 2019 8:30pm Comedy Central
Saturday 20th April 2019 8:35am Comedy Central
Sunday 21st April 2019 4:35am Comedy Central
Tuesday 28th May 2019 12:30pm Comedy Central
Saturday 1st June 2019 6:25am CC Extra
Friday 2nd August 2019 1:30pm CC Extra
Tuesday 3rd September 2019 4:35am Comedy Central
Monday 16th September 2019 4:30pm CC Extra
Saturday 21st September 2019 6:25am CC Extra
Thursday 17th October 2019 8:30pm Comedy Central
Sunday 20th October 2019 11:30am CC Extra
Thursday 24th October 2019 8:30pm Comedy Central
Sunday 27th October 2019 11:30am CC Extra
Tuesday 24th December 2019 5:15am CC Extra
Tuesday 4th August 2020 12:30am Comedy Central
Wednesday 5th August 2020 12:30am Comedy Central
Tuesday 11th August 2020 12:30am Comedy Central
Tuesday 10th November 2020 2:30am CC Extra
Saturday 19th February 2022 11:30am CC Extra
Tuesday 22nd February 2022 3:25am CC Extra
Sunday 5th June 2022 2:30am CC Extra
Monday 29th August 2022 4:30pm CC Extra
Tuesday 7th February 2023 5:35am CC Extra
Monday 13th February 2023 5:30am CC Extra
Monday 17th April 2023 10:30am CC Extra
Sunday 7th May 2023 4:35am Comedy Central
Saturday 7th October 2023 8:35am Comedy Central
Sunday 24th December 2023 9:30am CC Extra
Sunday 31st December 2023 6:00am CC Extra
Thursday 8th February 2024 9:30am Comedy Central
Thursday 8th February 2024 2:30pm CC Extra

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Writing team
James Menzies Writer
Brona C. Titley Writer
Simon Weekes Writer
Simon Craig Writer
Production team
Liz Clare Director
John Ryan Series Producer
Jack Kisby-Carroll Producer
Helen Doble Producer
Bernard Markey Producer
Chris Curley Executive Producer
Phil Harris Executive Producer
Kate Edmunds Executive Producer
Arron Ferster Executive Producer
Louise Holmes Executive Producer
Jill Offman Executive Producer
Shirley Kelly Line Producer
Toby Carr Editor
Joshua Grace Production Designer
Tilly Luscombe Costume Designer
Suzie Narden Make-up Designer
Gemma O'Sullivan Lighting Designer
Ed Welch Composer


Solving a Rubick's Cube

Dara challenges today's contestant to solve a Rubick's cube in under 30 seconds... will the pressure get to her?

Featuring: Dara O Briain.


Surely you can make a joke about Uranus?

Featuring: Dara O Briain.


Blockbusters. Copyright: Thames

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