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Never Mind the Buzzcocks (UK)

Never Mind the Buzzcocks (UK)


Never Mind the Buzzcocks is the quiz show where musicians try to be funny and comedians try to be musical. Two teams of celebrities answer questions about pop music, guess songs after hearing their teammates sing the intros, and try to find the former popstar hidden in a lineup of look-alikes.

Guests on the show are frequently the targets for pointed jokes about their careers or public personas. Both longtime hosts Mark Lamarr and Simon Amstell fostered an atmosphere of playful hostility (although Amstell was criticized for taking this too far). Now that the show has moved to a format with a new guest host every week, much of the mocking comes in the form of the host's jokes at his own expense.

Phill Jupitus has been a team captain since the show's inception, with Sean Hughes, Bill Bailey, and current captain Noel Fielding playing the part of his rival.
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Cast
Rhod GilbertRhod Gilbert
As Himself (Host Series 28-present)
Phill JupitusPhill Jupitus
As Himself (Team Captain Series 1-present)
Noel FieldingNoel Fielding
As Himself (Team Captain Series 21, 23-present)
Simon AmstellSimon Amstell
As Himself (Host Series 19-22)
Bill Bailey (1)Bill Bailey (1)
As Himself (Team Captain Series 11-21)
Mark LamarrMark Lamarr
As Himself (Host Series 1-17)
Sean HughesSean Hughes
As Himself (Team Captain Series 1-10)
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Recurring Guests

Richard Fairbrass (7 eps)
Melanie Chisholm (6 eps)
Jeff Green (1) (6 eps)
Mark Watson (3) (6 eps)
David O'Doherty (6 eps)
Toyah Willcox (5 eps)
Rich Hall (5 eps)
Claudia Winkleman (5 eps)
Lauren Laverne (5 eps)
Suzi Quatro (4 eps)

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Warning: Never Mind the Buzzcocks (UK) guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Game Show
Genre: Comedy | Music
Status: Returning Series
Network: BBC TWO ( United Kingdom)
Airs: Mondays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: November 12, 1996
Episode Order: 12
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