Room 101 (radio series)

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Room 101
Genre Comedy
Running time 30 mins
Country of origin United Kingdom
Language(s) English
Home station BBC Radio 5
TV adaptations Room 101 (TV series)
Starring Nick Hancock
Original release 9 January 1992 – 25 March 1994
No. of series 4
No. of episodes 27

Room 101 is a radio comedy series that ran from 1992 to 1994 on BBC Radio 5, before transferring to BBC television. Hosted by Nick Hancock, it was an alternative to the more established and formal Desert Island Discs. Celebrities were invited to discuss their "least favourite people, places and pop songs" in order to have them consigned to Room 101.

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Series One 1992 (six programmes)[edit]

Series Two 1992 (eight programmes)[edit]

Christmas Special 1992[edit]

Series Three 1993 (eight programmes)[edit]

Series Four 1994 (four programmes)[edit]


The title refers to the room in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four which, for each person, represents the worst fear they can imagine. Appropriately, this is supposedly named after a conference room at BBC Broadcasting House where Orwell used to sit through tedious meetings.

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