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Play To The Whistle

ITV panel show about sport. 19 episodes (3 series), 2015 - 2017. Stars Holly Willoughby, Bradley Walsh, Frank Lampard, Romesh Ranganathan and others.

Play To The Whistle. Image shows from L to R: Bradley Walsh, Holly Willoughby, Frank Lampard. Copyright: Hungry Bear Media.

Play To The Whistle

Sports-based comedy panel show hosted by Holly Willoughby

Panel Show
2015 - 2017
19   (3 series), plus 1 highlights special
Holly Willoughby, Bradley Walsh, Frank Lampard, Romesh Ranganathan, Seann Walsh and Jimmy Bullard
Chris Howe
Luke Shiach, Lee English, Chris Kearsey, Ben Woodsmith, Ed Daggett and Bob Fletcher

Hosted by Holly Willoughby, Play To The Whistle is a comedy entertainment show with sport at its heart.

Featuring team captains Frank Lampard and Bradley Walsh, Play To The Whistle features guests from the worlds of comedy and sport.

Each weekly fixture sees the opponents battle it out and prove their sporting prowess to find out who really knows their Tom Daleys from their Daley Thompsons.

Seann Walsh acts as the series' comic umpire as both teams simply... 'play to the whistle'. Whether using their encyclopaedic sporting knowledge, their funny bones or physical skills, each round is only completed at the sound of Holly's whistle.

Production Details

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Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 11th April 2015 on ITV at 9:20pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 4th April 2017 on ITV at 9pm
Last repeat
Saturday 21st November 2020 at 11:15pm

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