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 3 - Manschool

That Puppet Game Show. Jack Dee. Copyright: BBC
Music expert Eddie Watts is looking for love, as celebrity guests Jack Dee and Alex Jones contend with a record spinning tortoise and a sabotaged autocue.

Preview clips


Jack won, 10 points to 7, in aid of the RNLI.

Broadcast details

Saturday 24th August 2013
40 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 25th August 2013 11:05pm BBC1
Sunday 25th August 2013 11:50pm BBC1 Scot

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Jack Dee Guest
Alex Jones Guest
Writing team
George Jeffrie Lead Writer
Bert Tyler-Moore Lead Writer
Daniel Peak Writer
Tom Leopold Writer (Additional Material)
Toby Davies Writer (Additional Material)
Andrew Dawson (as Dawson Bros.) Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Dawson (as Dawson Bros.) Writer (Additional Material)
Tim Inman (as Dawson Bros.) 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


Cheek to cheek

Jack Dee and Alex Jones do a slow dance quiz, hosted by Eddie and with Fenton on the decks.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Jack Dee & Alex Jones.

How to get a lady the puppet way

Jake Hamilton-Jones gives Eddie Watts tips on how to get a lady.

Half full or half empty?

Did Dougie experience a happier version of Jack in the past?

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Jack Dee.

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