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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 7 - Bob Mortimer, Rachel Riley, Brendan O'Carroll

Frank Skinner is joined by surreal comic Bob Mortimer, Countdown star Rachel Riley and Mrs Brown's Boys star Brendan O'Carroll. Nominations include wrapping food in bacon, small pedal bins and unripe fruit being sold in supermarkets.

Preview clips

Room 101. Image shows from L to R: Bob Mortimer, Frank Skinner, Brendan O'Carroll, Rachel Riley. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions


- Brendan: People who don't know how to use their mobile phones - Into Room 101.

- Bob: Shop assistants who put the receipt on the bottom and then the cash on top of the receipt when giving you your change.

- Rachel: People who think they are more important than they are because they wear uniforms.

Modern Life

- Bob: Wrapping food in bacon.

- Brendan: Pedal bins in hotels.

- Rachel: When you are about to have a treat and then someone tells you how bad that treat is - Into Room 101.


- Bob: Unripe fruit in supermarkets.

- Rachel: The Essex girl stereotype.

- Brendan: Bad toilet etiquette - Into Room 101.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 18th February 2015
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 1st April 2016 11:25pm
40 minute version
Tuesday 17th May 2016 12:50am Dave
Tuesday 17th May 2016 10:00pm Dave
Wednesday 31st August 2016 10:00pm Dave
Thursday 1st September 2016 1:00am Dave
Wednesday 16th November 2016 10:00pm Dave
Thursday 17th November 2016 1:40am Dave
Monday 26th December 2016 10:20pm Dave
Friday 20th January 2017 2:00pm Dave
Saturday 10th June 2017 12:40am Dave
Monday 18th September 2017 10:40pm Dave
Thursday 14th December 2017 12:00am Dave
Tuesday 13th March 2018 10:20pm Dave
Sunday 6th May 2018 2:20am Dave
Thursday 10th May 2018 10:00pm Dave
Sunday 1st December 2019 11:40pm Dave
Monday 2nd December 2019 7:00pm Dave
Saturday 28th December 2019 2:50pm Dave
Tuesday 13th April 2021 1:00am Dave
Tuesday 13th April 2021 8:20pm Dave
Friday 21st May 2021 7:40pm Dave
Saturday 22nd May 2021 1:00am Dave
Saturday 12th June 2021 2:00am Dave
Monday 7th March 2022 7:40pm Dave
Sunday 19th June 2022 10:00pm Dave
Monday 20th June 2022 7:40pm Dave
Thursday 21st July 2022 8:20pm Dave
Friday 22nd July 2022 2:30am Dave
Sunday 14th August 2022 4:00pm Dave
Tuesday 30th August 2022 7:40pm Dave
Wednesday 31st August 2022 2:30am Dave
Sunday 19th March 2023 4:00pm Dave

Cast & crew

Frank Skinner Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Bob Mortimer Guest
Rachel Riley Guest
Brendan O'Carroll Guest
Writing team
Frank Skinner Writer
Production team
Ian Lorimer 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


Rachel Riley doesn't argue with idiots

Rachel shares her dislike of self-important people in uniforms, caused by a time a shop refused to serve her.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Frank Skinner, Bob Mortimer, Rachel Riley & Brendan O'Carroll.

Brendan O'Carroll: "Mickey Mouse pedal bins!"

Mrs Brown's Boys star Brendan O'Carroll spends a lot of the time on the road, sleeping in hotels - something he'd enjoy, if it weren't for the evil bathroom pedal bins...

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Frank Skinner, Bob Mortimer, Rachel Riley & Brendan O'Carroll.

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