British Comedy Guide

Room 101. Paul Merton. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions / BBC.

Room 101 (1994)

BBC One and BBC Two chat show. 88 episodes (11 series), 1994 - 2007. Stars Nick Hancock and Paul Merton.

Series 11 - Ian Hislop

Ian Hislop returns to Room 101 to get rid of everything that Paul Merton holds dear, such as The Beatles, Charlie Chaplin and ... Paul Merton!

Full synopsis

Into Room 101

- Paul Merton (provided that Ian Hislop went in as well)

Took Home

- The Beatles
- Strawberries
- Charlie Chaplin and all other silent comedians
- Piers Morgan (Was "Too toxic" to go into Room 101)

Broadcast details

Friday 9th February 2007
45 minutes


  1. Saturday 27th June 2009 at 10:40pm on BBC2

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Paul Merton Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Ian Hislop Guest
Production team
Geraldine Dowd Director
Paul McGettigan Producer

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