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.

Great Scenes

Anne Robinson and the Welsh

Anne Robinson made probably one of the most offensive and racist moments in British comedy when she said she wanted to get rid of a large chunk of the British population.

This scene, featuring Paul Merton, Anne Robinson, is from Episode 6.9.

Stephen Fry and Room 101

When Stephen Fry nominated Room 101 itself to go into Room 101 (because he wanted programmes about nice things), Paul Merton had to decide whether to keep the show out or commit professional suicide.

This scene, featuring Paul Merton, Stephen Fry, is from Episode 6.9.

Ron Atkinson and Renato Pagliari

Ron Atkinson attempted to get rid of singers Renée and Renato because he claimed Renato Pagliari cheated when playing golf. Ron did not expect Renato himself to come out Room 101.

This scene, featuring Paul Merton, Ron Atkinson, Renato Pagliari, is from Episode 8.7.

Kirsty Young and Brian Blessed

When Kirsty Young tried to get rid of people with very loud and very quiet voices, Paul said he could not, by demonstrating the joys of Brian Blessed commenting on the snooker.

This scene, featuring Paul Merton, Kirsty Young, Brian Blessed, is from Episode 9.1.