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.

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Series 6, Episode 2

Pop star Liz McClarnon, Kaiser Chiefs' front man Ricky Wilson and Masterchef judge Gregg Wallace join Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer in the second episode of the hit comedy panel show, which also features Jack Dee and Ulrika Jonsson as team captains.

Preview clips

Round 1 - True or False

The round includes questions about Costa Coffee and turkeys.

At the end of the round, Team A have 3 points. George Dawes doesn't say what Team B's score is.

Round 2 - Clips

The sketch is an advert for Geordie Sofas (featuring the Hairy Bikers).

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

Round 3 - The Dove From Above

The categories are Eggs, X and Ashyt. The category that wasn't chosen was A Little Time.

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

Round 4 - Quickfire

The round includes questions about a drawing and turnoffs.

At the end of the round, Team B have won with 6 points.

Challenge - CSI Wallop Wallop Wallop

A professor is in a maths-induced coma. Gregg Wallace has to give him his favourite pudding to wake him up.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 2nd September 2009
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 6th September 2009 11:00pm BBC2
Thursday 25th August 2011 10:20pm Dave
Friday 26th August 2011 1:00am Dave
Monday 7th November 2011 10:20pm Dave
Wednesday 28th December 2011 2:35am Dave
Sunday 15th April 2012 12:40pm Dave
Sunday 15th April 2012 6:40pm Dave
Sunday 22nd July 2012 10:20am Dave
Tuesday 25th September 2012 4:00pm Dave
Tuesday 24th February 2015 12:20am Gold
Tuesday 24th February 2015 2:30am Gold
Saturday 15th August 2015 12:00am Gold
Saturday 15th August 2015 2:30am Gold
Friday 8th April 2016 12:30am Gold
Friday 10th March 2017 2:15am Gold
Wednesday 26th April 2017 1:50am Gold
Thursday 8th November 2018 3:25am Gold

Cast & crew

Vic Reeves Host / Presenter
Bob Mortimer Host / Presenter
Ulrika Jonsson Team Captain
Jack Dee Team Captain
Matt Lucas George Dawes
Dan Skinner Angelos Epithemiou
Nico Tatarowicz Announcer
Guest cast
Liz McClarnon Guest
Ricky Wilson Guest
Gregg Wallace Guest
Writing team
Vic Reeves Writer
Bob Mortimer Writer
Production team
Ian Trill Director
Ben Wheatley Location Director
Andy Delaney Location Director
Lisa Clark Producer
Katie Taylor Executive Producer
Charlie Phillips Editor
Jane Tomblin Production Designer
June Nevin Costume Designer
Lisa Cavalli-Green Make-up Designer
Martin Kempton Lighting Designer
Pete Baikie (as Peter Baikie) Composer
Dan McGrath Composer
Josh Phillips Composer


Angelos' Impersonation

Angelos Epithemiou attempts to do an impersonation for Ulrika.

Featuring: Ulrika Jonsson, Bob Mortimer & Dan Skinner (Angelos Epithemiou).

Geordie Sofas

For anyone from Newcastle in need of a sofa, you might be interested in this.

Featuring: Jack Dee, Ulrika Jonsson, Matt Lucas (George Dawes), Bob Mortimer & Vic Reeves.

Maths Nut Challenge

Gregg Wallace takes part in the final challenge on Shooting Stars.

Featuring: Bob Mortimer & Vic Reeves.

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