The Mrs Merton Show. Mrs Merton (Caroline Aherne). Copyright: Granada Productions.

The Mrs Merton Show

BBC One and BBC Two chat show hosted by Mrs Merton. 30 episodes (5 series), 1995 - 1998. Stars Caroline Aherne and Peter Hook.

The Mrs Merton Show. Mrs Merton (Caroline Aherne). Copyright: Granada Productions.

The Mrs Merton Show

Comic chat show. Agony aunt Mrs Merton interviews celebrities

Genre
Chat Show
Broadcast
1995 - 1998
Channels
BBC One, BBC Two
Episodes
30   (5 series), plus 1 charity special
Starring
Caroline Aherne and Peter Hook
Writers
Caroline Aherne, Craig Cash, Henry Normal and Dave Gorman
Directors
Dominic Brigstocke, Pati Marr and Tony Prescott
Producers
Peter Kessler, Spencer Campbell and Mark Gorton

In the guise of softly-spoken octogenarian pensioner Mrs Merton, Caroline Aherne welcomes a host of celebrities to her "sofa of dreams" for a chat.

With a penchant for shocking double-entendres and a line of at times disarmingly barbed questions, agony aunt Mrs Merton takes viewers and guests alike on an outrageous ride.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • The Mrs. Merton Show (Other official name)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 10th February 1995 on BBC Two at 11:15pm
Last new broadcast
Thursday 2nd April 1998 on BBC One at 10:25pm
Last repeat
Saturday 2nd July 2016 at 11:15pm

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