Shooting Stars. Image shows from L to R: Bob Mortimer, Ulrika Jonsson, Vic Reeves. Copyright: Channel X / Pett Productions
Shooting Stars

Shooting Stars

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Two / BBC Choice
  • 1993 - 2011
  • 72 episodes (8 series)

Possibly the world's barmiest, weirdest, surreal and off-the-wall panel show. Presented by Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. Also features Ulrika Jonsson, Mark Lamarr, Will Self, Jack Dee, Johnny Vegas and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3

Round 1 - True or False

With questions about Jimmy Hill's chin and Gérard Depardieu.

At the end of the round, Team A and Team B both have 2 points.

Round 2 - Clips

With clips of an advert and Blue Peter.

At the end of the round, Team A have 2 points and Team B have 3 points.

Round 3 - Impressions

The impressions include Mr. Magoo and Deryck Guyler.

Round 4 - The Dove From Above

John Craven wins the mystery prize - a valley locating tool.

At the end of the round, Team A have 8 points and Team B have 7 points.

Round 5 - Quickfire

At the end of the round, Team A have 12 points and Team B have 10 points.

The consolation prize for Team B is some Bob Hoskins face shadows.


John Peel has to get in a pram and cover himself completely with a blanket. His face wasn't covered and neither were his shoulders, but Bob gave him £50 to add to the £12 anyway.

Broadcast details

Friday 6th October 1995
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 9th January 2015 12:20am Gold
Friday 9th January 2015 3:00am Gold
Monday 6th July 2015 12:20am Gold
Monday 6th July 2015 3:00am Gold
Friday 29th January 2016 12:30am Gold
Friday 29th January 2016 3:00am Gold
Friday 3rd February 2017 3:25am Gold
Wednesday 22nd March 2017 3:00am Gold
Wednesday 18th April 2018 2:30am Gold

Cast & crew

Vic Reeves Host / Presenter
Bob Mortimer Host / Presenter
Ulrika Jonsson Team Captain
Mark Lamarr Team Captain
Matt Lucas George Dawes
Graham Skidmore Announcer
Guest cast
John Peel Guest
Chris Evans Guest
John Craven Guest
Jonathan Ross Guest
Writing team
Vic Reeves Writer
Bob Mortimer Writer
Charlie Higson (as Charles Higson) Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Mark Mylod Director
Alan Marke Producer
Charlie Higson Producer
Alan Marke Executive Producer
Mark Wybourn Editor
Pete Drinkwater Editor
Gina Parr Production Designer
Jane Walker Make-up Designer
Mark Kenyon Lighting Designer
Pete Baikie Composer

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