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 2 - Christmas Special

Blockbusters. Image shows from L to R: James Acaster, Dara O Briain, Jordan Banjo, Scarlett Moffatt. Copyright: Thames
Christmas celebrity special where I'm A Celebrity stars Scarlett Moffatt and Jordan Banjo take on comedian James Acaster.

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Broadcast details

Thursday 5th December 2019
Comedy Central
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 7th December 2019 8:00pm Comedy Central
Sunday 8th December 2019 11:00am CC Extra
Wednesday 25th December 2019 7:00pm Comedy Central
Thursday 26th December 2019 9:00am CC Extra
Thursday 26th December 2019 5:00pm CC Extra
Saturday 21st November 2020 2:30am CC Extra
Monday 21st December 2020 11:30pm Comedy Central
Saturday 25th September 2021 3:25am CC Extra
Saturday 25th December 2021 3:25am CC Extra
Saturday 5th March 2022 2:00pm CC Extra
Saturday 5th March 2022 2:30pm CC Extra
Thursday 10th March 2022 3:05am CC Extra
Sunday 17th April 2022 6:00am CC Extra
Monday 18th April 2022 5:15am CC Extra
Friday 5th August 2022 9:00am Comedy Central
Sunday 25th December 2022 9:00am CC Extra
Friday 28th April 2023 10:00am CC Extra
Sunday 11th June 2023 4:10am Comedy Central
Sunday 5th November 2023 8:35am Comedy Central
Wednesday 20th December 2023 8:00am Comedy Central
Tuesday 26th December 2023 8:00am Comedy Central
Friday 23rd February 2024 9:00am Comedy Central
Friday 23rd February 2024 2:00pm CC Extra

Cast & crew

Dara O Briain Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Scarlett Moffatt Guest
Jordan Banjo Guest
James Acaster Guest
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
Amelia Brown Executive 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


Scarlett Moffatt and Jordan Banjo

Dara O Briain talks to Scarlett Moffatt and Jordan Banjo on Blockbusters, as they prepare to take on James Acaster. Scarlett has some conspiracy theories to share.

Featuring: Dara O Briain, Scarlett Moffatt, Jordan Banjo & James Acaster.

James Acaster buzzes early

James Acaster buzzes in very early on Blockbusters.

Featuring: Dara O Briain, Scarlett Moffatt & James Acaster.

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