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Room 101

Room 101 (2012)

  • TV panel show / chat show
  • BBC One
  • 2012 - 2018
  • 56 episodes (7 series)

Frank Skinner hosts Room 101, where celebrities compete in a series of themed rounds to get their most hated item banished forever.

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Series 3, Episode 1 - Richard Osman, Joan Bakewell, Roisin Conaty

Pointless star Richard Osman, TV presenter and peer Joan Bakewell and comedian Roisin Conaty try to get the things they hate the most into Room 101, including gardening, cobblers and people who keep mentioning Richard's height.

Preview clips

Room 101. Image shows from L to R: Frank Skinner, Joan Bakewell, Roisin Conaty. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions


- Joan: Gardening.

- Richard: Zoo filler (all the rubbish animals in the zoo).

- Roisin: Bambi - Into Room 101.

Modern Life

- Richard: Cobblers.

- Roisin: Selfies.

- Joan: Customer service surveys - Into Room 101.

Audience Choice

- People who pronounce the letter "H" as "haitch" - Into Room 101.


- Roisin: Greeting cards with writing already inside them.

- Joan: Chewing gum.

- Richard: People telling Richard he is tall - Into Room 101.

Broadcast details

Friday 24th January 2014
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 23rd April 2014 11:05pm
40 minute version
Wednesday 23rd April 2014 11:35pm
40 minute version
BBC1 Scot
Wednesday 23rd April 2014 11:35pm
40 minute version
BBC1 Wales
Friday 27th March 2015 7:30pm BBC1 Scot
Thursday 9th April 2015 9:30pm BBC1 Wales
Wednesday 5th August 2015 1:00am Dave
Wednesday 5th August 2015 9:00pm Dave
Sunday 29th November 2015 11:00pm Dave
Tuesday 29th March 2016 1:00am Dave
Tuesday 29th March 2016 10:00pm Dave
Saturday 14th May 2016 8:20pm Dave
Sunday 19th June 2016 10:35pm
40 minute version
Sunday 19th June 2016 11:05pm
40 minute version
BBC1 Wales
Monday 18th July 2016 8:00pm Dave
Tuesday 3rd January 2017 2:00pm Dave
Wednesday 15th February 2017 6:00pm Dave
Thursday 16th February 2017 2:00pm Dave
Sunday 16th April 2017 2:10am Dave
Monday 17th April 2017 12:00am Dave
Sunday 23rd April 2017 2:35am Dave
Monday 24th April 2017 12:00am Dave
Monday 31st July 2017 2:15am Dave
Saturday 18th November 2017 12:00am Dave
Sunday 20th May 2018 1:20am Dave
Thursday 21st November 2019 12:00am Dave
Thursday 21st November 2019 7:00pm Dave
Saturday 29th February 2020 6:00pm Dave
Sunday 1st March 2020 4:00pm Dave
Monday 30th March 2020 1:20am Dave
Monday 30th March 2020 7:40pm Dave
Friday 12th June 2020 7:40pm Dave
Saturday 13th June 2020 1:40am Dave
Tuesday 30th March 2021 7:40pm Dave
Wednesday 31st March 2021 12:40am Dave
Wednesday 12th May 2021 7:40pm Dave
Thursday 13th May 2021 12:20am Dave
Tuesday 7th December 2021 8:40pm Dave
Tuesday 15th February 2022 7:40pm Dave
Wednesday 16th February 2022 12:40am Dave
Thursday 12th May 2022 7:40pm Dave
Wednesday 8th June 2022 2:30am Dave
Wednesday 8th June 2022 7:40pm Dave
Sunday 10th July 2022 4:40pm Dave
Tuesday 12th July 2022 8:20pm Dave
Wednesday 13th July 2022 2:30am Dave
Sunday 27th November 2022 4:00pm Dave
Monday 28th November 2022 2:45am Dave
Sunday 12th February 2023 4:40pm Dave
Tuesday 25th July 2023 5:20pm Dave

Cast & crew

Frank Skinner Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Richard Osman Guest
Joan Bakewell Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Writing team
Frank Skinner Writer
Production team
Ian Lorimer Director
Stu Mather Series Producer
Adam Copeland Producer
Danny Carr Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Mirella Breda Executive Producer
Tim Ellison Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer


Frank Skinner & Richard Osman's height reversal

Richard Osman tries to banish those who tell him he's tall into Room 101.

Featuring: Frank Skinner & Richard Osman.

Richard Osman doesn't like 'Zoo Filler'

Richard Osmand explains his dislike for 'Zoo-Filler' and disappointment with Zoos in general.

Featuring: Frank Skinner, Joan Bakewell, Roisin Conaty & Richard Osman.

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