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.

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Series 1, Episode 5

Dara O Briain schools our sixth former contestants Leyla, Oisin, and Olly as they take on this iconic trivia-based quiz for the chance to win some epic prizes! No phones allowed.

Broadcast details

Thursday 18th April 2019
Comedy Central
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 20th April 2019 3:00pm Comedy Central
Tuesday 23rd April 2019 1:00am Comedy Central
Thursday 25th April 2019 8:30pm Comedy Central
Thursday 30th May 2019 12:00pm Comedy Central
Saturday 1st June 2019 9:00am CC Extra
Sunday 2nd June 2019 6:25am CC Extra
Friday 2nd August 2019 3:00pm CC Extra
Friday 9th August 2019 1:00pm CC Extra
Thursday 5th September 2019 4:10am Comedy Central
Wednesday 18th September 2019 4:00pm CC Extra
Sunday 22nd September 2019 6:00am CC Extra
Thursday 31st October 2019 8:30pm Comedy Central
Sunday 3rd November 2019 11:30am CC Extra
Tuesday 24th December 2019 5:35am CC Extra
Thursday 6th August 2020 12:00am Comedy Central
Thursday 12th November 2020 2:00am CC Extra
Saturday 19th February 2022 1:00pm CC Extra
Thursday 24th February 2022 3:15am CC Extra
Saturday 2nd April 2022 6:20am CC Extra
Sunday 26th June 2022 2:00am CC Extra
Wednesday 31st August 2022 4:00pm CC Extra
Saturday 3rd December 2022 10:00am CC Extra
Thursday 9th February 2023 5:10am CC Extra
Wednesday 19th April 2023 10:00am CC Extra
Sunday 14th May 2023 4:10am Comedy Central
Saturday 14th October 2023 8:00am Comedy Central
Sunday 24th December 2023 11:00am CC Extra
Monday 1st January 2024 5:35am CC Extra
Monday 12th February 2024 9:00am Comedy Central
Monday 12th February 2024 2:00pm CC Extra
Wednesday 14th February 2024 3:50am Comedy Central
Saturday 17th February 2024 9:00am Comedy Central
Sunday 18th February 2024 4:10am Comedy Central

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Writing team
Matthew Crosby Writer
James Menzies Writer
Brona C. Titley Writer
Simon Weekes 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
Richard Moysey Editor
Joshua Grace Production Designer
Tilly Luscombe Costume Designer
Suzie Narden Make-up Designer
Gemma O'Sullivan Lighting Designer
Ed Welch Composer

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