Room 101 (radio series)

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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.

Room 101
Running time30 mins
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Home stationBBC Radio 5
TV adaptationsRoom 101
StarringNick Hancock
Original release9 January 1992 – 25 March 1994
No. of series4
No. of episodes27

Episode guideEdit

Series One 1992 (six programmes)Edit

Series Two 1992 (eight programmes)Edit

Christmas Special 1992Edit

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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