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 2

Four family pairs from different generations battle it out in games including cake decorating, balloon modelling and dancing the Argentine tango with Latin legends Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace. Mel and Sue are also joined by star panellists Melvin Odoom and Roisin Conaty, and there is a special guest appearance from Danny Dyer, as he's never been seen before.

Broadcast details

Sunday 8th April 2018
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Mel Giedroyc Host / Presenter
Sue Perkins Host / Presenter
Mike Winsor Guest
Guest cast
Roisin Conaty Self
Melvin Odoom Self
Flavia Cacace (as Flavia Cacace-Mistry) Self
Danny Dyer Self
Pete Firman Self
Vicky Pattison Self
Vincent Simone Self
Georgia Green Self
Christine Belcher (as Twistina) 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
Chris Lewis Editor
Jon Ellis Editor
Guy Freeman Editor
Scott Edwards Editor
Patrick Doherty Production Designer
Bruce Forsyth (as Sir Bruce Forsyth) Composer

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