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 - 2023
  • 300 episodes (31 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.

  • Due to return for Series 32
  • Series 29, Episode 6 repeated at 10pm on Sky Max
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 1,294

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Series 27, Episode 9

Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Image shows from L to R: Phill Jupitus, Jack Whitehall, Noel Fielding. Copyright: TalkbackThames / BBC
Jack Whitehall takes on hosting duties. Joining team captains Phill Jupitus and Noel Fielding are Johnny Borrell, Katy B, Alex Brooker, and, uh, Kriss Akabusi.

Preview clips


Aston Merrygold was due to be one of the guests on this episode, but was taken ill just hours before filming and replaced with Kriss Akabusi.

At the end of the show, Noel's team have 7 points and Phill's team have 5 points.

Broadcast details

Monday 18th November 2013
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 24th November 2013 11:00pm BBC2
Friday 7th November 2014 11:35pm Dave
Saturday 29th August 2015 3:30am Dave
Tuesday 19th April 2016 3:00am Dave
Monday 13th June 2016 3:20am Dave
Friday 5th August 2016 3:30am Dave
Thursday 8th September 2016 3:00am Dave

Cast & crew

Phill Jupitus Team Captain
Noel Fielding Team Captain
Guest cast
Jack Whitehall Host / Presenter
Johnny Borrell Guest
Katy Brien (as Katy B) Guest
Alex Brooker Guest
Kriss Akabusi Guest
Melissa Graham Self
Keavy Lynch Self
Writing team
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Gaster Writer (Additional Material)
Phil Kerr Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Swimer Writer (Additional Material)
Les Keen Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Nick Harris Director
Andy Price Series Producer
Carol Baffour-Awuah Producer
Ruby Kuraishe Executive Producer
Simon Bullivant Edit Producer
Chris Kearsey Associate Producer
Dan Wickens Associate Producer
Matt Roberts Editor
David Morley (as Dave Morley) Editor
Cath Pater-Lancucki Production Designer
Dominic Tolfts Production Designer


Jack Whitehall versus Johnny Borrell

The toe-curlingly awkward moment when Jack Whitehall talks to Razorlight frontman Johnny Borrell about sleeping with his sister.

Featuring: Johnny Borrell, Alex Brooker & Jack Whitehall.

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