Room 101 is returning to TV screens from January 20th, six years after the BBC axed the series.
Frank Skinner follows in the footsteps of past hosts Nick Hancock and Paul Merton who hosted the final edition in January 2006.
The BBC describe the new run as “inspired by Hat Trick Productions’ original Room 101” which first aired in 1994.
The new format sees Skinner refereeing three celebrities each week as they compete for his approval to banish their top peeve, annoyance, irritation or worst nightmare to the depths of Room 101 forever.
Skinner says: “It’s recently become clear to me that people are at their most articulate and passionate when slagging stuff off. That’s the last time I type my name into Google.
“Still, that bodes well for the new, revamped series of Room 101. I’m really looking forward to hearing my guests wax lyrical about the people and things they hate most.”
“We can’t wait to get this much loved show back on the air where it belongs,” said Executive producer Jimmy Mulville.
“After seeing so many imitations over the past few years, it’s very pleasing to bring the real thing back and in a new version with Frank Skinner as host.”
Guests include: Fern Britton, Danny Baker, Robert Webb, Gregg Wallace, Gabby Logan, Sarah Millican, Alice Cooper, Chris Tarrant, Chris Packham, Ross Noble, Jamelia, Germaine Greer, Alistair McGowan, Josh Groban, Hilary Devey, Nick Hewer, Carol Vorderman, Rhod Gilbert, Lauren Laverne, David O’ Doherty, Larry Lamb, John Prescott, Micky Flanagan and Rebecca Front.