Random Rewind: Big Star's Little Star, ITV

Random Rewind: we look back at some the best, and occasionally worst, entertainment shows from the past decade.


Big Star's Little Star

2013, ITV


Big Star's Little Star was a primetime ITV celebrity gameshow hosted by Stephen Mulhern. It aired a total of 5 series from 2013 to 2018. All series were produced by 12 Yard studios for ITV.



Each episode sees three celebrity contestants (the big star) and their children (the little star) answering questions about each other to win up to £15,000 for their chosen charity.




Celebrities who appeared across the series included Nina Wadia, Claire Richards, Denis Lewis, Alison Hammond, Joe Swash, Peter Andre, Mo Farah and Rita Simons.


In 2015, it was announced ITV had commissioned a spin-off series. Big Star's Bigger Star followed the same format as Little Star, however featured celebrities and their parents.