The Sarah Millican Television Programme. Sarah Millican. Copyright: So Television / Chopsy Productions.

The Sarah Millican Television Programme

BBC Two stand-up. 22 episodes (3 series), 2012 - 2013. Stars Sarah Millican.

Series 2, Episode 2

This week Sarah grills Noel Edmonds on Deal or No Deal and learns a trick or two from magician Pete Firman.

Further details

The Sarah Millican Television Programme. Sarah Millican. Copyright: So Television / Chopsy Productions.

Noel Edmonds, despite a fit of the giggles, chats about Deal or No Deal. Asked why all the contestants are so chummy, he says, "We've created a very friendly atmosphere. We've had marriages and babies and one couple in the lift that didn't realise the hotel had a camera in there!"

Talking about some of the ridiculous systems contestants employ to choose the boxes, he says, "The best one without a doubt was the guy that came along and said his dog chose the numbers. When I asked him how he did this he said, 'I wrote the numbers on pieces of cheese and then noted which pieces the dog went for.' By this time we had chosen about 16 boxes and I asked him why he had stopped and he said, 'at that point the dog threw up!'"

Asked how long it takes him to get annoyed with people saying 'Deal' at him, he says, "I never get annoyed because I had 10 year of Blobby!"

Pete Firman joins Sarah for a chat. Talking about the grossest trick he has ever done, he says, "The thing I like doing is dropping a mouse in a food processor. It gets blended up and then I bring it back to life. I was in Edinburgh and half way through the trick and this lady storms the stage swearing and saying, 'how could you? That's terrible, that's so mean' and I said, 'come on, don't worry about it. It only cost three quid!'

Demonstrating a trick or two, Pete finds it particularly hard to saw Sarah in half...

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 22nd January 2013
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sarah Millican Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Noel Edmonds Guest
Pete Firman Guest
Writing team
Sarah Millican Writer
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Gary Delaney Writer (Additional Material)
Caimh McDonnell Writer (Additional Material)
Juliet Meyers Writer (Additional Material)
Jim Pullin Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Aiden Spackman Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Geraldine Dowd Director
Paul McGettigan Producer
Graham Stuart Executive Producer
Alan Tyler Executive Producer
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