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

Shooting Stars

BBC Two panel show. 73 episodes (pilot + 8 series), 1993 - 2011. Stars Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Ulrika Jonsson, Mark Lamarr, Will Self, Jack Dee, Johnny Vegas and others.

Series 6, Episode 1

Christine Bleakley from The One Show, comic Paddy McGuinness, pop star DJ Ironik and a television newcomer, burger van owner Angelos Epithemiou, feature in tonight's opening episode.

Further details

Vic and Bob try to cheer up grumpy Jack Dee, while Vic tries to chat up Christine with a very special presentation and Bob finds out more about Ulrika's new boobs. Viewers can be sure of a visit from the Dove From Above and the much-awaited comeback of the catchphrase "uvavu".

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 26th August 2009
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Vic Reeves Host / Presenter
    Bob Mortimer Host / Presenter
    Ulrika Jonsson Team Captain
    Jack Dee Team Captain
    Matt Lucas George Dawes
    Dan Skinner Angelos Epithemiou
    Guest cast
    Christine Bleakley Guest
    Paddy McGuinness Guest
    James Charters (as DJ Ironik) Guest
    Writing team
    Vic Reeves Writer
    Bob Mortimer Writer
    Production team
    Ian Trill Director
    Lisa Clark Producer
    Katie Taylor Executive Producer
    Charlie Phillips Editor
    Jane Tomblin Production Designer
    Pete Baikie (as Peter Baikie) Composer
    Dan McGrath Composer
    Josh Phillips Composer
    Nico Tatarowicz Announcer

    Videos

    Behind the Scenes - Episode 6.1

    A quick look behind the scenes of the first episode of the new series of Shooting Stars.

    Featuring: Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Matt Lucas (George Dawes), Paddy McGuinness, DJ Ironik.

    Vic's Tattoo

    Vic Reeves has got a rather disgusting tattoo of Christine Bleakley on his bum.

    Featuring: Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer, Christine Bleakley.

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