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 - Christmas Special

Round 1

The round includes questions about Harry Potter and hands.

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

Round 2 - Clips

The 2 sketches are a parody of Fawlty Towers and a short documentary about the Cable Car Opposition Group.

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

Round 3 - Fox

The categories are Toy, Cartoon, Nuts, In & Out and Song. The category that wasn't chosen was Word Up.

At the end of the round, Team A have 2 points and Team B have 1 point.

Round 4 - Quickfire

The round includes questions about balls and angels.

At the end of the round, Team B have 2 points. Team A have won, but George Dawes doesn't say what their final score is.


Anthea Turner is standing in a box. She has to stay inside the box with a bull. The prize is a picture of St Swithin's day.

Broadcast details

Sunday 22nd December 2002
BBC Choice
45 minutes

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
Hugh Laurie Guest
Anthea Turner Guest
Robin Gibb Guest
Stephen Fry Self
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

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