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 5, Episode 9

Round 1

The round includes questions about Johnny Vegas and "oggup".

At the end of the round, Team A have 1 point and Team B have 0 points.

Round 2 - Fox

The categories are A Tom Tit, Loris, Rock and I.R. [Infrared]. The categories that weren't chosen were Piston and Hod.

At the end of the round, Team A have 2 points and Team B have 0 points.

Round 3 - Quickfire

The round includes questions about (w)rappers and can(ne)s.

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

As the final score was a tie, there was a tiebreak question. Ulrika got the question right.


Chris Steele is inside a walrus costume. He has to knock some turtles into some washing up basins with his tusks.

Broadcast details

Sunday 8th December 2002
BBC Choice
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 19th February 2015 12:25am Gold
Thursday 13th August 2015 12:15am Gold
Thursday 13th August 2015 2:55am Gold
Thursday 9th March 2017 2:30am Gold
Tuesday 25th April 2017 1:55am Gold
Wednesday 11th April 2018 2:05am Gold
Thursday 12th April 2018 1:00am Gold
Saturday 8th December 2018 2:40am 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
Rhys Thomas Donald Cox, The Sweaty Fox (Voice)
Graham Skidmore Announcer
Guest cast
Chris Steele (as Dr. Chris Steele) Guest
Mo Mowlam Guest
Miranda Richardson Guest
Writing team
Vic Reeves Writer
Bob Mortimer Writer
Rhys Thomas Writer (Additional Material)
Shane Allen 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

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