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. Image shows from L to R: Debbie McGee, Kriss Akabusi, Mrs Merton (Caroline Aherne). Copyright: Granada Productions.

Series 1, Episode 1

Tonight's guests are comedian Steve Coogan, magical assistant Debbie McGee, athlete Kriss Akabusi and Britain's tallest man. Hooky and the Boys supply the music.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 10th February 1995
Time
11:15pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Caroline Aherne (as Caroline Hook) Mrs Merton
Peter Hook (as Hooky) Self
Guest cast
Kriss Akabusi Guest
Debbie McGee Guest
Chris Greener Guest
Steve Coogan Guest
Writing team
Caroline Aherne (as Caroline Hook) Writer
Craig Cash Writer
Henry Normal Writer
Dave Gorman Writer
Henry Normal Script Editor
Production team
Dominic Brigstocke Director
Peter Kessler Producer
Andy Harries Executive Producer
Clive Tulloh Executive Producer
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