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

Wednesday 26th August 2009
30 minutes

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


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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