That Puppet Game Show. Copyright: BBC.

That Puppet Game Show

BBC One variety / sitcom. 8 episodes (1 series), 2013 - 2014.

That Puppet Game Show

Family friendly entertainment series featuring puppets from The Jim Henson Company. Part game-show, part sitcom, wholly madcap

Genres
Variety, Sitcom
Broadcast
2013 - 2014
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
8   (1 series)
Writers
George Jeffrie, Bert Tyler-Moore, Andrew Dawson, Steve Dawson, Tim Inman, Toby Davies and Daniel Peak
Director
Richard Valentine
Producer
Jamie Ormerod

Each week two top name celebrities are plunged into That Puppet Game Show - a unique world of puppet comedy and madcap games. As the only humans who appear on the show, the celeb contestants go head to head in a number of games, hoping to win £10,000 for their chosen charity.

They compete in subjects such as sport, science, celebrity, nature, music and mental agility. Each of the games is run and hosted by a different puppet character, who is an "expert" in their field. But that's only half the story...

In a unique twist, That Puppet Game Show is the first gameshow to include a backstage sitcom. It features all the puppet characters that we've met onstage and more, like the producer Mancie and the bullish Show Executive, Udders McGhee.

The show combines the comedy traditions of The Jim Henson Company and a top celebrity based gameshow.

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Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Recorded at screening

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 10th August 2013 on BBC One at 6:45pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 5th January 2014 on BBC One at 3:15pm
Last repeat
Sunday 15th September 2013 at 11:15pm
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