It would be churlish to complain about the new series of Room 101 (BBC1). Fortunately, churlish is my middle name. If TV commissioning editors had any sense, and they don’t, they would commission Room 102, a meta-tv series in which every celebrity who’s ever been on Would I Lie to You, Mock the Week, Celebrity Mastermind, Celebrity Masterchef and Room 101 would have to plead for their lives before an audience of licence-fee payers.
Room 102 would essentially be a mincer in a shed to which losers would be transported on a conveyer belt, like in that episode of the Simpsons where Ralph Wiggum watches cows “graduate” from Bovine University to become hamburgers. Would you pay to see Frank Skinner, Trevor McDonald, Davids Tennant and/or Mitchell