Greatest Celebrity Wind-Ups Ever!
Greatest Celebrity Wind-Ups Ever!

Greatest Celebrity Wind-Ups Ever!

  • TV factual
  • 5Star / Channel 5
  • 2017 - 2020
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

Joe Pasquale narrates a selection of clips from TV shows in which celebrities are pranked. Also features Ben Hanlin, Dom Joly, Olivia Lee, Roman Kemp, Jahannah James and more.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 4

Ant & Dec wind-up Gordon Ramsay; Ben Hanlin targets Joe Calzaghe; and Banzai's Mr Shake-Hands Man meets Bill Murray.

Further details

Highlights include TV favourites Ant & Dec, who wind up fiery chef Gordon Ramsay by posing as two hapless maintenance men, Juan and Juan. Also, Jennifer Aniston gives Radio 1 DJ Chris Stark an awkward interview from hell, and magician-turned-prankster Ben Hanlin has boxer Joe Calzaghe on the ropes!

There are elaborate big-scale practical jokes from West Ham superstars Robert Snodgrass and Mark Noble, Hollywood royalty Bill Murray falls victim to Mr Shake-Hands Man, and Dave Grohl manages to pull the wool over the eyes of a stadium full of Foo Fighters fans. Plus there's a classic from Noel Edmonds as Tony Blackburn is pranked into believing he's presenting a show on alternative holidays, only to find himself Gotcha'd.

List Of Pranks

- Scott Mills and Jennifer Aniston prank Chris Stark... Jennifer is rude to Chris in an interview.

- Ant & Dec wind-up Gordon Ramsay as handymen on the set of Masterchef USA.

- Joe Calzaghe thinks Ben Hanlin has been buried alive.

- Banzai's Mr Shake Hands Man meets Bill Murray.

- Dave Grohl falls off stage... for the second time.

- Neil Patrick Harris directs Cobie Smulders.

- West Ham footballers Mark Noble and Robert Snodgrass pick up football fans as taxi drivers.

- Jennifer Lawrence jumps people on the street and asks people to name her movies.

- Noel Edmonds puts Tony Blackburn in a hippy retreat.

- Rapper Common surprises the Compton Youth Choir performing Glory.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 10th November 2020
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 13th November 2020 1:15am 5Star
Monday 28th December 2020 2:00am 5Star
Monday 3rd May 2021 12:25am C5
Sunday 6th June 2021 11:55pm C5
Monday 14th June 2021 12:20am C5

Cast & crew

Ben Hanlin Self
Ant McPartlin Self (Archive Material)
Declan Donnelly Self (Archive Material)
Noel Edmonds Self (Archive Material)
Joe Pasquale Narrator
Guest cast
Rachael Downie Self
Jermaine Pennant Self
Kristina Rihanoff Self
Mark Rhodes Self
Sam Nixon Self
Amelle Berrabah Self
Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace Self
Jess Robinson Self
Ben Jardine Self
Scott Thomas Self
Scott Mills Self (Archive Material)
Chris Stark Self (Archive Material)
Jennifer Aniston Self (Archive Material)
Gordon Ramsay Self (Archive Material)
Joe Calzaghe Self (Archive Material)
Bill Murray Self (Archive Material)
Dave Grohl Self (Archive Material)
Neil Patrick Harris Self (Archive Material)
Cobie Smulders Self (Archive Material)
Robert Snodgrass Self (Archive Material)
Mark Noble Self (Archive Material)
Jennifer Lawrence Self (Archive Material)
Tony Blackburn Self (Archive Material)
Production team
Elaine Hackett Executive Producer
Jason Wells Executive Producer
Simon Withington Executive Producer
Sarah Campbell Edit Producer
Rob Smith Producer/Director
Nicholas Searle Editor

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