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 4, Episode 2

Round 1 - True or False

The round includes questions about Roald Dahl and dogs.

At the end of the round, Team B are in the lead with 1 point.

Round 2 - Clips

The clips are 2 sketches, a sketch with Matt Lucas as Jamie Oliver and a sketch with Bob Mortimer as Billy Elliot.

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

Round 3 - Car

Larry Hagman wins tonight's star prize - a fartridge. The first question is about a video clip of Vic and Bob as soul singers.

The second question is the club singer question.

Marjorie Dawes sings No Scrubs by TLC. The third question is about acronyms.

The fourth question is a picture question.

At the end of the round, Team A have 2 points and Team B have 4 points.

Round 4 - Quickfire

The round includes questions about three blind mice and robots.

At the end of the round, Team A have 6 points and Team B have 5 points.


The king wants his drinks. Paul Whitehouse is at the bar, with his wrists attached to ropes, that are being pulled by Vic and Bob.

Broadcast details

Sunday 20th January 2002
BBC Choice
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 23rd January 2015 12:20am Gold
Friday 23rd January 2015 2:30am Gold
Wednesday 29th July 2015 12:20am Gold
Wednesday 29th July 2015 3:00am Gold
Thursday 10th March 2016 12:50am Gold
Thursday 10th March 2016 2:40am Gold
Wednesday 1st March 2017 2:30am Gold
Wednesday 12th April 2017 2:00am Gold
Thursday 29th November 2018 1:30am Gold

Cast & crew

Vic Reeves Host / Presenter
Bob Mortimer Host / Presenter
Ulrika Jonsson Team Captain
Will Self Team Captain
Johnny Vegas Regular Panellist
Matt Lucas George Dawes
Graham Skidmore Announcer
Guest cast
Paul Whitehouse Guest
Larry Hagman Guest
Gail Porter (as Gail Hipgrave) Guest
Writing team
Vic Reeves Writer
Bob Mortimer Writer
Rhys Thomas Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Lisa Clark Producer
Alan Marke Executive Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Alex Craig Production Designer
June Nevin Costume Designer
Lisa Cavalli-Green Make-up Designer
Martin Kempton Lighting Designer
Dan McGrath Composer
Pete Baikie Composer
Kevan Frost George Dawes Music

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