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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 4, Episode 1 - Len Goodman, Ronni Ancona, Tim Vine

Joining Frank Skinner for the first show are Strictly's generous Head Judge Len Goodman, actress and impressionist Ronni Ancona and pun-master Tim Vine. Choices up for possible disposal include all foreign food.

Preview clips

Room 101. Image shows from L to R: Frank Skinner, Tim Vine, Ronni Ancona, Len Goodman. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions

Going Out

- Len: All foreign food.

- Tim: Karaoke DJs who start singing themselves.

- Ronni: Small talk at parties - Into Room 101.

Modern Life

- Tim: The phrase "only joking".

- Len: Choice - Into Room 101.

- Ronni: Christmas coming early.


- Len: The metric system - Into Room 101.

- Ronni: Photographs.

- Tim: Cats in his garden.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd January 2015
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 17th July 2015 10:35pm
40 minute version
Tuesday 5th April 2016 1:30am Dave
Tuesday 5th April 2016 10:00pm Dave
Friday 10th June 2016 8:30pm BBC1
Monday 11th July 2016 8:00pm Dave
Saturday 19th November 2016 7:40pm Dave
Sunday 20th November 2016 1:40am Dave
Thursday 12th January 2017 2:00pm Dave
Tuesday 28th February 2017 12:20am Dave
Tuesday 28th February 2017 2:00pm Dave
Monday 31st July 2017 10:00pm Dave
Monday 2nd October 2017 2:35am Dave
Monday 2nd October 2017 10:00pm Dave
Thursday 30th November 2017 12:00am Dave
Thursday 17th May 2018 10:00pm Dave
Sunday 22nd July 2018 11:40pm Dave
Monday 22nd October 2018 12:55am Dave
Monday 22nd October 2018 11:40pm Dave
Friday 7th December 2018 11:20pm Dave
Tuesday 26th November 2019 11:40pm Dave
Wednesday 27th November 2019 7:00pm Dave
Saturday 18th January 2020 7:20pm Dave
Sunday 19th January 2020 5:20pm Dave
Friday 3rd April 2020 7:40pm Dave
Wednesday 7th April 2021 8:20pm Dave
Thursday 8th April 2021 12:40am Dave
Tuesday 18th May 2021 7:40pm Dave
Wednesday 19th May 2021 12:00am Dave
Thursday 3rd June 2021 8:20pm Dave
Friday 4th June 2021 12:00am Dave
Friday 25th February 2022 7:40pm Dave
Saturday 26th February 2022 12:40am Dave
Wednesday 15th June 2022 2:00am Dave
Wednesday 15th June 2022 7:40pm Dave
Monday 18th July 2022 8:20pm Dave
Tuesday 19th July 2022 2:30am Dave
Sunday 31st July 2022 4:00pm Dave
Sunday 31st July 2022 10:00pm Dave
Wednesday 24th August 2022 7:40pm Dave
Thursday 25th August 2022 2:30am Dave
Sunday 5th March 2023 4:00pm Dave
Friday 4th August 2023 4:40pm Dave

Cast & crew

Frank Skinner Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Len Goodman Guest
Ronni Ancona Guest
Tim Vine Guest
Writing team
Frank Skinner Writer
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Adam Copeland Series Producer
Aoife Bower Producer
Jimmy Mulville Executive Producer
Richard Wilson Executive Producer
Stu Mather Executive Producer
Alan Tyler Executive Producer
Tim Ellison Editor
Dennis De Groot Production Designer


Tim Vine doesn't like the phrase 'Only Joking'

Frank Skinner discusses Tim Vine's dislike of the phrase 'only joking'.

Featuring: Frank Skinner & Tim Vine.

Len Goodman on choice

Frank Skinner discusses Len Goodman's dislike of choice.

Featuring: Frank Skinner & Len Goodman.

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