That Puppet Game Show. Copyright: BBC
That Puppet Game Show

That Puppet Game Show

  • TV variety / sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2013 - 2014
  • 8 episodes (1 series)

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

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Series 1, Episode 1 - Sacked

That Puppet Game Show. Image shows from L to R: Katherine Jenkins, Jonathan Ross. Copyright: BBC
A game show run by puppets, where two celebrities compete to win £10,000 for charity. Jonathan Ross and Katherine Jenkins battle it out with talking sausages and a tipsy armadillo.

Preview clips


Jonathan won, 13 points to 8, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Broadcast details

Saturday 10th August 2013
45 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 11th August 2013 11:05pm BBC1
Sunday 11th August 2013 11:50pm BBC1 Scot

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Katherine Jenkins Guest
Jonathan Ross Guest
Writing team
George Jeffrie Lead Writer
Bert Tyler-Moore Lead Writer
Andrew Dawson (as Dawson Bros.) Writer
Steve Dawson (as Dawson Bros.) Writer
Tim Inman (as Dawson Bros.) Writer
Tom Leopold Writer (Additional Material)
Toby Davies Writer (Additional Material)
Daniel Peak Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Richard Valentine Director
Jamie Ormerod Series Producer
Derek McLean Executive Producer
Brian Henson Executive Producer
Martin Baker (as Martin G Baker) Executive Producer
Nick Peto Editor
Ian Moffat Editor
Sarah Milton Production Designer
Paul Farrer Composer
Brian Henson Puppeteer
Dave Chapman Puppeteer
Louise Gold Puppeteer
Nigel Plaskitt Puppeteer
Colleen Smith Puppeteer
Victor Yerrid Puppeteer


The singing hot dog challenge

Jonathan Ross and Katherine Jenkins try to solve the singing sausages challenge.

Featuring: Katherine Jenkins & Jonathan Ross.

Web Exclusive: Dr Strabismus beauty secrets

Dr Strabismus has some ideas for Katherine's beauty regime.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Katherine Jenkins.

Web Exclusive: Celebrity Bookings

Jonathan and Katherine may not have been Mancie's first choice for guests on the show...

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Katherine Jenkins & Jonathan Ross.

Web Exclusive: The Bomb

Does Dougie know something about Jonathan's past that is a secret?

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Jonathan Ross.

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