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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 2 - Michael Ball, Caroline Quentin, Henning Wehn

Singer Michael Ball, actress Caroline Quentin, and German comedy ambassador to the United Kingdom Henning Wehn try to dump fundraising, clairvoyants and junk mail into the Orwellian chamber.

Preview clips

Room 101. Image shows from L to R: Henning Wehn, Frank Skinner, Caroline Quentin, Michael Ball. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

Modern Life

- Michael: Junk mail.

- Caroline: Control pants.

- Henning: Fundraising - Into Room 101.


- Caroline: Clairvoyants - Into Room 101.

- Michael: People who wear novelty pants, socks and ties.

- Henning: The Royal Family.


- Caroline: Knick-Knacks.

- Henning: People singing "Happy Birthday" in restaurants.

- Michael: People who give grown men teddy bears and stuffed toys as presents - Into Room 101.

Broadcast details

Friday 31st January 2014
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 30th April 2014 11:05pm
40 minute version
Wednesday 30th April 2014 11:35pm
40 minute version
BBC1 Wales
Wednesday 30th April 2014 11:35pm
40 minute version
BBC1 Scot
Saturday 20th June 2015 11:20pm
40 minute version
Wednesday 5th August 2015 1:40am Dave
Wednesday 5th August 2015 9:40pm Dave
Sunday 29th November 2015 11:40pm Dave
Tuesday 29th March 2016 1:30am Dave
Tuesday 29th March 2016 10:40pm Dave
Monday 18th July 2016 8:40pm Dave
Sunday 9th October 2016 10:30pm
40 minute version
Wednesday 2nd November 2016 10:00pm Dave
Thursday 3rd November 2016 1:40am Dave
Wednesday 4th January 2017 2:00pm Dave
Thursday 16th February 2017 6:00pm Dave
Friday 17th February 2017 2:00pm Dave
Monday 17th April 2017 12:40am Dave
Monday 24th April 2017 12:40am Dave
Monday 29th May 2017 1:50am Dave
Wednesday 19th July 2017 2:20am Dave
Tuesday 21st November 2017 12:00am Dave
Sunday 20th May 2018 2:00am Dave
Thursday 21st November 2019 12:40am Dave
Thursday 21st November 2019 7:40pm Dave
Saturday 29th February 2020 6:40pm Dave
Sunday 1st March 2020 4:40pm Dave
Monday 30th March 2020 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 31st March 2020 7:00pm Dave
Friday 12th June 2020 8:20pm Dave
Tuesday 30th March 2021 8:20pm Dave
Wednesday 31st March 2021 1:20am Dave
Wednesday 12th May 2021 8:20pm Dave
Thursday 13th May 2021 1:00am Dave
Wednesday 16th February 2022 7:40pm Dave
Thursday 17th February 2022 12:40am Dave
Friday 13th May 2022 7:40pm Dave
Thursday 9th June 2022 2:00am Dave
Thursday 9th June 2022 7:40pm Dave

Cast & crew

Frank Skinner Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Michael Ball Guest
Henning Wehn Guest
Caroline Quentin 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
Dan Evans Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer


Michael Ball wants to banish Teddy Bears

Michael Ball has received enough teddy bears over the years that he wants to banish those who send them to Room 101.

Featuring: Frank Skinner & Michael Ball.

Henning Wehn versus 'fun' fundraising

Henning Wehn attempts to banish Movember and fundraising trips to Rio de Janeiro in Room 101.

Featuring: Frank Skinner, Michael Ball, Caroline Quentin & Henning Wehn.

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