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Room 101 (2012)

BBC One panel show / chat show about pet hates. 56 episodes (7 series), 2012 - 2018. Stars Frank Skinner.

Series 1, Episode 1 is repeated on Dave on Monday 8th February at 8:20pm.

Series 1, Episode 7 - Larry Lamb, Lauren Laverne, David O'Doherty

This week Larry Lamb, Lauren Laverne and David O'Doherty try to send the things they hate the most into Room 101. Nominations include fake tension in TV shows, flags and confusing loo signs.

Further details

Room 101. Image shows from L to R: Larry Lamb, Frank Skinner, David O'Doherty, Lauren Laverne. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Modern Life

- Lauren Laverne: Fake tan - Into Room 101.

- Larry Lamb: High fives.

- David O'Doherty: Fake tension in TV shows.

Going Out

- Larry: Confusing loo signs - Into Room 101.

- Lauren: Square plates.

- David: Ostentatious dressers who don't like other people looking at them.

Extra Storage - People

- David: People who phone you and then ask you to do surveys.

- Larry: People who don't put things back in the right place - Into Room 101.

- Lauren: Music snobs.


- Larry: Fancy dress in public.

- Lauren: Flags - Into Room 101.

- David: Being 35 years old.

Lauren Laverne's Extra Item

- Adult animals.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd March 2012
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Frank Skinner Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Larry Lamb Guest
Lauren Laverne Guest
David O'Doherty Guest
Writing team
Frank Skinner Writer
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Stu Mather Series Producer
Adam Copeland Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Mirella Breda Executive Producer


David O'Doherty: Fake Tension

David O'Doherty argues that fake tension on TV shows should be put into Room 101.

Featuring: Frank Skinner, David O'Doherty.


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