The Mrs Merton Show 25 years old

The Mrs Merton Show is a mock chat show starring Caroline Aherne as the elderly host Mrs Merton. It ran from 10 February 1995 to 2 April 1998 and was produced by Granada Television and aired on the BBC. The writers included Aherne, Craig Cash, Dave Gorman and Henry Normal. Prior to TV success, Aherne's Mrs Merton character appeared on Frank Sidebottom's album "5/9/88", then made her TV debut on the 1991 Channel 4 gameshow Remote Control, hosted by Anthony H Wilson. The chat show was followed up by a sitcom, Mrs Merton and Malcolm, based on Mrs Merton and her son Malcolm, who was played by Craig Cash.

Credits

Cast

Name Character
Declan Donnelly He was 19 , now 44 years old
Boy George He was 33 , now 59 years old
Carol Vorderman She was 34 , now 59 years old
Keith Chegwin He was 38 , 60 years old when he died
Jeremy Clarkson He was 34 , now 60 years old
Jo Brand She was 37 , now 62 years old
Vinnie Jones He was 30 , now 55 years old
Shane Richie was 30 , now 56 years old
Lisa Stansfield She was 28 , now 54 years old
Jonathan Ross He was 34 , now 59 years old
Joanna Lumley She was 48 , now 74 years old
Barbara Windsor She was 57 , now 82 years old
Ian Botham He was 39 , now 64 years old
Bo Derek She was 38 , now 63 years old
Bernard Manning He was 64 , 76 years old when he died
Anthony McPartlin He was 19 , now 44 years old
Michael Winner He was 59 , 77 years old when he died
Jimmy Tarbuck He was 55 , now 80 years old
Sacha Distel He was 62 , 71 years old when he died
Patrick Duffy He was 45 , now 71 years old
Tony Curtis He was 69 , 85 years old when he died
Caroline Aherne She was 31 , 52 years old when she died
Martin Clunes He was 33 , now 58 years old
Richard Wilson He was 281 , 278 years old when he died

Crew

Name Job title
The Mrs Merton Show (25 years)

Ended

  • First Air Date: 1995-02-10
  • Runtime: [30] minutes
  • Number of Episodes: 33