Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Noel Fielding, Greg Davies, Daisy May Cooper, Jamali Maddix
Never Mind The Buzzcocks

Never Mind The Buzzcocks

  • TV panel show
  • Sky Max / BBC Two
  • 1996 - 2021
  • 280 episodes (29 series)

Panel game based on the world of rock and pop music, featuring comedians and musicians. Stars Mark Lamarr, Simon Amstell, Rhod Gilbert, Greg Davies, Phill Jupitus and more.

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Series 26 - Christmas Special

Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Phill Jupitus, Bob Mortimer, Noel Fielding. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC
Bob Mortimer hosts this Christmassy edition. Joining Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus on the teams are Spice Girl Melanie C, DJ Fresh, actor Russell Tovey and comedian Joey Page.

Preview clips


At the end of the show, Phill's team have 6 points and Noel's team have 2 points.

Broadcast details

Saturday 22nd December 2012
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 25th December 2012 10:45pm BBC HD
Friday 28th December 2012 11:30pm BBC2
Wednesday 21st August 2013 11:00pm Dave
Thursday 22nd August 2013 2:00am Dave
Wednesday 4th December 2013 11:10pm Dave
Wednesday 11th December 2013 11:10pm Dave
Thursday 12th December 2013 2:00am Dave
Thursday 12th March 2015 1:50am Dave
Monday 25th May 2015 3:00am Dave
Sunday 14th June 2015 2:45am Dave

Cast & crew

Phill Jupitus Team Captain
Noel Fielding Team Captain
Guest cast
Bob Mortimer Host / Presenter
Melanie Chisholm (as Mel C) Guest
Russell Tovey Guest
Joey Page Guest
Daniel Stein (as DJ Fresh) Guest
Peter Auty Self
Kathy Hill Self
Writing team
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Phil Kerr Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Swimer Writer (Additional Material)
David Quantick (as Dave Quantick) Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Nick Harris Director
Andy Price Series Producer
Carol Baffour-Awuah Producer
Ruby Kuraishe Executive Producer
Simon Bullivant Edit Producer
Matt Roberts Editor
David Morley (as Dave Morley) Editor
Dan Isitt Editor
Cath Pater-Lancucki Production Designer
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer


Who sung the original 'Walking in the Air?'

Guest host Bob Mortimer and the team try to identify the original singer of Walking in the Air, the soundtrack to the children's Christmas film The Snowman.

Featuring: Bob Mortimer.

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