The Generation Game. Image shows from L to R: Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins. Copyright: BBC.

The Generation Game (2018)

BBC One comedy game show. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2018. Stars Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins and Mike Winsor.

The Generation Game. Image shows from L to R: Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins. Copyright: BBC.

Series 1, Episode 1

Four family pairs from different generations battle it out in games including Bollywood dancing, plate spinning, sausage making, and pottery. Mel and Sue are also joined by celebrity panellists, quiz show host Richard Osman and TV presenter Lorraine Kelly, plus special appearances from Basil Brush and surprise guests!

Broadcast details

Sunday 1st April 2018
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Mel Giedroyc Host / Presenter
Sue Perkins Host / Presenter
Mike Winsor Guest
Guest cast
James Argent Guest
Gemma Collins Guest
Martin Kemp Guest
Johnny Vegas Guest
Naz Choudhury Guest
Gary McClure Guest
Andrew Van Buren Guest
Lorraine Kelly Self
Richard Osman Self
Writing team
Sam Fletcher Writer
Christian Manley Writer
Andrew Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material)
Steve Dawson (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material)
Tim Inman (as The Dawson Brothers) Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Ollie Bartlett Director
Keith Cotton Series Producer
Aoife Bower Producer
Kerry Flanagan Producer
Reshmi Bajnath Producer
Nic McNeilis Executive Producer
Lauren Tee Producer


Pottery Innuendos

Johnny Vegas shows everyone how to do pottery.

Featuring: Mel Giedroyc, Sue Perkins, Johnny Vegas.


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