The Best Episodes of Never Mind the Buzzcocks

Last Updated: Mar 20, 2019

Never Mind the Buzzcocks is a comedy panel game show with a pop and rock music theme. The show is infamous for its dry, sarcastic humour and scathing, provocative attacks on the pop industry

Bill Bailey, Howard Jones, Grant Nicholas, Tony Wright

#1 - Bill Bailey, Howard Jones, Grant Nicholas, Tony Wright

Season 5 - Episode 8

star 9.00
4 votes
Directors: Paul Wheeler
Writers:
Tony Hadley, Chrissie Hynde, Bobby Davro, Josie Lawrence

#2 - Tony Hadley, Chrissie Hynde, Bobby Davro, Josie Lawrence

Season 5 - Episode 9

star 9.00
2 votes
Directors: Paul Wheeler
Writers:
Dr Who Special - David Tennant, Jo Whiley, Bernard Cribbins, Jamie Cullum, Catherine Tate

#3 - Dr Who Special - David Tennant, Jo Whiley, Bernard Cribbins, Jamie Cullum, Catherine Tate

Season 23 - Episode 12

David Tennant hosts a special Dr Who-themed show with team captains Phill Jupitus and Noel Fielding. Guests include Dr Who stars Bernard Cribbins and Catherine Tate, plus platinum-selling jazz artist Jamie Cullum and Radio 1's Jo Whiley.

star 8.87
24 votes
Lorraine Kelly, Jarred Christmas, Professor Green, Stacey Solomon, Tony Law

#4 - Lorraine Kelly, Jarred Christmas, Professor Green, Stacey Solomon, Tony Law

Season 25 - Episode 3

The third in the 25th series, with team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus. Host this week is Lorraine Kelly and guests are Jarred Christmas, Professor Green, Stacey Solomon and Tony Law.

star 8.71
14 votes
Directors: Ian Lorimer
Writers: Fraser Steele, Pete Sinclair, Shaun Pye, Martin Trenaman, Jez Stevenson, Jack Brough, Jamie Deeks, Dan Johnston, Ewen MacIntosh
Tommy Scott, Mani, Jo Brand, Matthew Marsden

#5 - Tommy Scott, Mani, Jo Brand, Matthew Marsden

Season 4 - Episode 5

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Paul Wheeler
Writers:
Simon LeBon, Karen Poole, Ian Dury, Kathy Burke

#6 - Simon LeBon, Karen Poole, Ian Dury, Kathy Burke

Season 5 - Episode 1

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Paul Wheeler
Writers:
Faye Tozer, Glen Matlock, Sara Cox, Junior Simpson

#7 - Faye Tozer, Glen Matlock, Sara Cox, Junior Simpson

Season 5 - Episode 2

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Paul Wheeler
Writers:
Frank Skinner, Leeroy Thornhill, Rick Wakeman, Paul Godfrey

#8 - Frank Skinner, Leeroy Thornhill, Rick Wakeman, Paul Godfrey

Season 5 - Episode 3

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Paul Wheeler
Writers:
Rowland Rivron, Meat Loaf, Billie Piper, Nick Keynes

#9 - Rowland Rivron, Meat Loaf, Billie Piper, Nick Keynes

Season 5 - Episode 4

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Paul Wheeler
Writers:
Toyah Willcox, Kele LeRoc, Tom Gray, Adam Bloom

#10 - Toyah Willcox, Kele LeRoc, Tom Gray, Adam Bloom

Season 5 - Episode 7

star 8.67
3 votes
Directors: Paul Wheeler
Writers:
Best of Series 22 - Technically, The Best Series Ever

#11 - Best of Series 22 - Technically, The Best Series Ever

Season 22 - Episode 12

star 8.67
3 votes
John Barrowman, Kelli Young, Daniel Bedingfield, Robin Ince

#12 - John Barrowman, Kelli Young, Daniel Bedingfield, Robin Ince

Season 19 - Episode 5

John Barrowman, Kelli Young, Daniel Bedingfield, Robin Ince

star 8.60
5 votes
Richard Ayoade, Ed Sheeran, Caroline Flack, Matthew Crosby, Shingai Shoniwa

#13 - Richard Ayoade, Ed Sheeran, Caroline Flack, Matthew Crosby, Shingai Shoniwa

Season 26 - Episode 7

The IT Crowd star Richard Ayoade hosts the pop quiz. Ed Sheeran, Caroline Flack, Matthew Crosby and Noisettes singer Shingai Shoniwa also join the team for some pop-quiz antics.

star 8.56
25 votes
Directors: Nick Harris
Writers: Fraser Steele, Shaun Pye, Kevin Day, Phil Kerr, Dan Swimer
Adam Buxton, Reggie Yates, Margaret Cho, Beverley Knight, Dynamo

#14 - Adam Buxton, Reggie Yates, Margaret Cho, Beverley Knight, Dynamo

Season 25 - Episode 4

Team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus and guest host Adam Buxton are joined by Radio 1 DJ Reggie Yates, American stand-up Margaret Cho, magician Dynamo, and soul singer Beverley Knight.

star 8.53
19 votes
Directors: Ian Lorimer
Writers: Fraser Steele, Pete Sinclair, Shaun Pye, Martin Trenaman, Jez Stevenson, Jack Brough, Jamie Deeks, Dan Johnston, Ewen MacIntosh
Matthew Priest, Bruce Dickinson, Richard Fairbrass, Donna McPhail

#15 - Matthew Priest, Bruce Dickinson, Richard Fairbrass, Donna McPhail

Season 1 - Episode 1

star 8.50
4 votes
Directors: Steve Bendelack
Writers:
Terry Wogan, Edith Bowman, Rufus Hound, James Blunt, Imelda May

#16 - Terry Wogan, Edith Bowman, Rufus Hound, James Blunt, Imelda May

Season 24 - Episode 4

Anarchic pop quiz hosted by Terry Wogan with team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus. Guests are: Edith Bowman, Rufus Hound, James Blunt and Imelda May.

star 8.50
10 votes
Directors: Ian Lorimer
Writers:
Christmas Special - John Barrowman, Jason Derulo, Joe Wilkinson, Jason Manford, Helen Skelton

#17 - Christmas Special - John Barrowman, Jason Derulo, Joe Wilkinson, Jason Manford, Helen Skelton

Season 25 - Episode 12

Christmas Never Mind the Buzzcocks, with guest host John Barrowman alongside Jason Derulo, Joe Wilkinson, Jason Manford, Helen Skelton, Phill Jupitus and Noel Fielding.

star 8.38
16 votes
Directors: Ian Lorimer
Writers: Fraser Steele, Pete Sinclair, Shaun Pye, Martin Trenaman, Jez Stevenson, Jack Brough, Jamie Deeks, Dan Johnston, Ewen MacIntosh
Shovell, Ashley Slater, Cathy Dennis, Graham Norton

#18 - Shovell, Ashley Slater, Cathy Dennis, Graham Norton

Season 1 - Episode 2

star 8.33
3 votes
Directors: Steve Bendelack
Writers:
Martin Chambers, Andy McCluskey, David McAlmont, Bob Mortimer

#19 - Martin Chambers, Andy McCluskey, David McAlmont, Bob Mortimer

Season 1 - Episode 3

star 8.33
3 votes
Directors: Steve Bendelack
Writers:
Have I Got Buzzcocks All Over

#20 - Have I Got Buzzcocks All Over

Season 5 - Episode 5

star 8.33
3 votes
Carl Cox, John Hegley, Kate Thornton, Roy Wood

#21 - Carl Cox, John Hegley, Kate Thornton, Roy Wood

Season 5 - Episode 6

star 8.33
3 votes
Directors: Paul Wheeler
Writers:
Jack Whitehall, Kriss Akabusi, Johnny Borrell, Katy B, Alex Brooker

#22 - Jack Whitehall, Kriss Akabusi, Johnny Borrell, Katy B, Alex Brooker

Season 27 - Episode 9

star 8.30
43 votes
Tinie Tempah, Pixie Lott, Example, Chris Ramsey, Joey Page

#23 - Tinie Tempah, Pixie Lott, Example, Chris Ramsey, Joey Page

Season 25 - Episode 9

Tinie Tempah guest hosts. Team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus are joined by Pixie Lott, Example, Chris Ramsey and Joey Page.

star 8.30
10 votes
Directors: Ian Lorimer
Writers: Fraser Steele, Pete Sinclair, Shaun Pye, Martin Trenaman, Jez Stevenson, Jack Brough, Jamie Deeks, Dan Johnston, Ewen MacIntosh
Rhod Gilbert, Greg Davies, Martin Kemp, Gabby Logan, Jeremy Reynolds

#24 - Rhod Gilbert, Greg Davies, Martin Kemp, Gabby Logan, Jeremy Reynolds

Season 23 - Episode 2

Regular team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus are joined by guest host Rhod Gilbert and panellists Greg Davies, Martin Kemp, Gabby Logan and Jeremy Reynolds.

star 8.29
14 votes
Directors: Ian Lorimer
Writers:
Radio DJs Special - Nick Grimshaw, Joe Lycett, Fred Macpherson, Conor Maynard, Nancy Dell'Olio

#25 - Radio DJs Special - Nick Grimshaw, Joe Lycett, Fred Macpherson, Conor Maynard, Nancy Dell'Olio

Season 26 - Episode 4

Having taken over hosting duties on the Radio One Breakfast Show, Nick Grimshaw does the same on the anarchic music quiz. Team captains Noel Fielding and Phill Jupitus are joined by singer Conor Maynard.

star 8.29
14 votes
Directors: Nick Harris
Writers: Dave Lamb, Jack Brough, Jamie Deeks, Dan Johnston, Ewen MacIntosh, Dave Cohen, Christine Rose, Martin Trenaman, Pete Sinclair