Dara O Briain returns to Dave and this time he wants to play some games with the likes of Russell Howard, Bob Mortimer, Rachel Riley, David James and Jason Manford. Based on the smash hit live Edinburgh show, Dara O Briain's Go 8 Bit sees celebrities battle each other at a host of classic and contemporary games - everything from Star Wars Battlefront and Temple Run to Pong and Tetris. Well, we're game. Are you? (The answer is Yes. Yes you are).
- imDb Rating: 7.0 (145 Votes)
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Comedy game show in which two celebrities join team captains Steve McNeil and Sam Pamphilon to compete against each other playing a selection of classic and contemporary computer games to determine a champion. Hosted by Dara O'Briain.
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- Runtime: 60 min
- Genre: Game-Show
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- Actors: Dara O'Briain, Steve McNeil, Sam Pamphilon, Ellie Gibson
- Language: English
- Country: UK
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- Total Seasons: 1
Simon Gregson vs. Jayde Adams
Episode 3x10; Apr 16, 2018
Coronation Street's Steve McDonald - aka Simon Gregson - and comedian Jayde Adams join Dara and Ellie to play five video games: Super Mario Bros., Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Rock Band, Joe Danger 2 and special endgame Nine To Vive in a bid to become this week's Go 8 Bit Champions.
3x10: Simon Gregson vs. Jayde Adams
3x9: Phil Wang vs. Katherine Ryan
3x8: Kevin Bridges vs. Natasia Demetriou
3x7: John Thomson vs. Natalie Cassidy
3x6: Anna Richardson vs. Nish Kumar
3x5: Jonathan Ross vs. Suzi Ruffell
3x4: Dev vs. Susan Calman
3x3: Matt Forde vs. Jessica Knappett
3x2: Josh Widdicombe vs. Maggie Aderin Pocock
Dara Ó Briain as Host
Sam Pamphilon as Team Captain
Steve McNeil as Team Captain
Ellie Gibson as Presenter
|Episode No.||No. Overall||Title||Airdate||Runtime||Summary|
|1||1||David James vs. Susan Calman||2016-09-05||60||
Dara O Briain hosts a gloriously geeky game show in which celebs duel on video games! There are lots of laughs as David James and Susan Calman play Chuckie Egg and Tetris.
|2||2||Gina Yashere vs. Marcus Brigstocke||2016-09-12||60||
Computer games bring out the competitor in us all, as Dara O Briain's amusing celeb show proves! Gina Yashere and Marcus Brigstocke duel on Sonic the Hedgehog and Portal 2.
|3||3||Bob Mortimer vs. Holly Walsh||2016-09-19||60||
Comedians meet computers in this ingeniously devised panel show hosted by Dara O Briain. Holly Walsh and Bob Mortimer try their hand at a mixture of retro and modern games.
|4||4||Russell Howard vs. Rachel Riley||2016-09-26||60||
Russell Howard and Rachel Riley pick up a control pad and lock horns on video games such as Sensible Soccer and Nidhogg. Think GamesMaster crossed with a panel show!
|5||5||Josie Long vs. Dave Gorman||2016-10-03||60||
Anyone who has thrown a control pad at the TV in anger will enjoy Dara O Briain's celebrity computer game showdown! Josie Long and Dave Gorman duel on Frogger and Pong.
|6||6||Jason Manford vs. Ed Byrne||2016-10-10||60||
Jammy old Jason Manford and Ed Byrne get to have a laugh and attempt some worldies on FIFA. Dara O Briain's brilliant retro game show also features Asteroids and Kororinpa.
|Dara Ó Briain||as Host|
|Sam Pamphilon||as Team Captain|
|Steve McNeil||as Team Captain|
|Ellie Gibson||as Presenter|