James Harkin

  • Researcher and comedian

James Harkin is a researcher and comedian.

Year Production Role
2024 Hay Festival Self
2024 QI - Series U
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  1. E5 - Uncle Sam
  2. E15 - Ulex
Question Writer
2023 QI - Series U
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  1. Special - All I Want For Christmas Is U
  2. E2 - Upside-down
  3. E3 - United
  4. E4 - Unsavoury
  5. E6 - Ultras
  6. E7 - Ufology
  7. E8 - 'U' Animals
  8. E9 - Unrelated
  9. E10 - Upsadaisy
  10. E11 - Underthings
  11. E12 - University
  12. E13 - Upbringing
  13. E14 - Underground & Underwater
  14. Special - QI VG: Part I
  15. Special - QI VG: Part II
Script Editor
2023 Cheltenham Literature Festival Self
2023 London Podcast Festival Self
2022 QI - Series T
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  1. E6 - Tricks & Treats
Question Writer
2022 QI - Series T
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  1. E1 - Tips And Tools
  2. E2 - 'T' Animals
  3. E3 - Television
  4. E4 - Thrills & Spills
  5. E5 - Testing
  6. Special - Toys, Tinsel, And Turkeys
  7. E8 - Ticks Tax Toes
  8. E9 - Theatrical!
  9. E10 - Telling Tails
  10. E11 - Trundling
  11. E12 - This, That And The Other
  12. E13 - Tubular
  13. E14 - Tea Time
  14. Special - VG: Part I
  15. Special - VG: Part II
Script Editor
2022 London Podcast Festival Self
2021 No Such Thing As A Fish: Nerd Immunity Self
2021 No Such Thing As A Fish: Nerd Immunity Writer
2021 QI - Series S
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  1. E1 - Sick
  2. E2 - Secrets, Spies & Sleuths
  3. E3 - Shady & Shaky
  4. E4 - Sideshows, Stunts & Scavenger Hunts
  5. E5 - Sugar & Spice
  6. E6 - Sensational
  7. E7 - Spooky
  8. Special - Season's Greetings
  9. E9 - 'S' Animals
  10. E10 - Smörgåsbord
  11. E11 - Saints & Sinners
  12. E12 - Silly Season
  13. E13 - Sun, Sea & Sandi
  14. E14 - Sexed-Up
  15. Special - VG: Part I
  16. Special - VG: Part II
Script Editor
2020 QI - Series R
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  1. E1 - Rude
Question Writer
2020 QI - Series R
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  1. E2 - Ruff And Reddy
  2. E3 - Road And Rail
  3. E4 - Restaurants
  4. E5 - Rubbish
  5. E6 - Ridiculous
  6. E7 - Revolutions
  7. E8 - Reflections
  8. E9 - Radioactive
  9. E10 - Rest & Recreation
  10. E11 - Roaming
  11. Special - Highlights Special
  12. Special - Rejoice!
  13. E14 - R Animals
  14. E15 - Rogue
  15. E16 - Random
  16. E17 - Rock 'n' Roll
  17. Special - Highlights Special
Script Editor
2019 QI - Series Q
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  1. E11 - Quaffing
  2. E12 - Quagmire
Question Writer
2019 QI - Series Q
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  1. E1 - Quirky
  2. E2 - Quintessential
  3. E3 - Quarrels
  4. E4 - Queasy Quacks
  5. E5 - Questions & Qualifications
  6. E6 - Quests: Part I
  7. E7 - Quests: Part II
  8. E8 - Q Animals
  9. Special - Quizmas
  10. E10 - Quiet
  11. E13 - Quills
  12. E14 - Queens
  13. E15 - Quantity And Quality
  14. E16 - Quads And Quins
  15. Special - Highlights Special
  16. Special - Highlights Special
Script Editor
2019 No Such Thing As A Fish: In No Particular Order Self
2018 QI - Series P
  1. Special - Pubs
Chicken
2018 QI - Series P
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  1. E1 - Panimals
  2. E2 - Peril
  3. E3 - Piecemeal
  4. E4 - Parts
  5. E5 - Public & Private
  6. E6 - Pictures
  7. E7 - Picnics
  8. E8 - Plants
  9. Special - Pubs
  10. E10 - Pain & Punishment
  11. E11 - Potpourri
  12. E12 - Procrastination
  13. E13 - Phenomena
  14. E14 - Pathological
  15. E15 - Past Times
  16. E16 - Post
  17. Special - Highlights Special
  18. Special - Highlights Special
Script Editor
2017 QI - Series O
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  1. E1 - Ologies
  2. E2 - Organisms
  3. E3 - Oceans
  4. E4 - Over And Ova
  5. E5 - Odorous And Odious
  6. E6 - Odds And Ends
  7. E7 - Opposites
  8. E8 - Operations
  9. Special - O Christmas
  10. E10 - Origins And Openings
  11. E11 - Objects And Ornaments
  12. E12 - The Occult
  13. E13 - Omnishambles
  14. E14 - Oddballs
  15. E15 - Occupations And Offices
  16. E16 - Overseas
  17. Special - Highlights Special
  18. Special - Highlights Special
Researcher
2017 QI - Series O
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  1. E1 - Ologies
  2. E2 - Organisms
  3. E3 - Oceans
  4. E4 - Over And Ova
  5. E5 - Odorous And Odious
  6. E6 - Odds And Ends
  7. E7 - Opposites
  8. E8 - Operations
  9. Special - O Christmas
  10. E10 - Origins And Openings
  11. E11 - Objects And Ornaments
  12. E12 - The Occult
  13. E13 - Omnishambles
  14. E14 - Oddballs
  15. E15 - Occupations And Offices
  16. E16 - Overseas
  17. Special - Highlights Special
  18. Special - Highlights Special
Script Editor
2017 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 11
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  1. E1 - Meeting Sixty-Two
  2. E2 - Meeting Sixty-Three
  3. E3 - Meeting Sixty-Four
  4. E4 - Meeting Sixty-Five
  5. E5 - Meeting Sixty-Six
  6. E6 - Meeting Sixty-Seven
Producer
2017 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 10
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  1. E1 - Meeting Fifty-Six
  2. E2 - Meeting Fifty-Seven
  3. E3 - Meeting Fifty-Eight
  4. E4 - Meeting Fifty-Nine
  5. E5 - Meeting Sixty
  6. E6 - Meeting Sixty-One
Producer
2016 QI - Series N
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  1. E2 - North Norse
  2. E14 - Numbers
Question Writer
2016 QI - Series N
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  1. E1 - Naming Names
  2. E4 - Noble Rot
  3. E5 - Not Nearly
  4. E6 - Night
  5. E7 - Naked Truth
  6. E8 - Non Sequiturs
  7. Special - Noel
  8. E10 - Nature/Nurture
  9. E11 - Nonsense
  10. E12 - Noodles
  11. E13 - Naval Navigation
  12. E15 - Next
  13. E16 - New
  14. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 15
  15. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 16
Script Editor
2016 No Such Thing As The News - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
Researcher
2016 No Such Thing As The News - Series 2
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
  6. E6 - Episode Six
  7. E7 - Episode Seven
  8. E8 - Episode Eight
Host / Presenter
2016 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 9
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  1. E1 - Meeting Fifty
  2. E2 - Meeting Fifty-One
  3. E3 - Meeting Fifty-Two
  4. E4 - Meeting Fifty-Three
  5. E5 - Meeting Fifty-Four
  6. E6 - Meeting Fifty-Five
Producer
2016 No Such Thing As The News - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
Researcher
2016 No Such Thing As The News - Series 1
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  1. E1 - Episode One
  2. E2 - Episode Two
  3. E3 - Episode Three
  4. E4 - Episode Four
  5. E5 - Episode Five
Host / Presenter
2016 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 8
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  1. E1 - Meeting Forty-Four
  2. E2 - Meeting Forty-Five
  3. E3 - Meeting Forty-Six
  4. E4 - Meeting Forty-Seven
  5. E5 - Meeting Forty-Eight
  6. E6 - Meeting Forty-Nine
Producer
2015 QI - Series M
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  1. E2 - Military Matters
  2. E3 - M-Places
Question Writer
2015 QI - Series M
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  1. E1 - A Medley Of Maladies
  2. E2 - Military Matters
  3. E4 - Miscellany
  4. E5 - Maths
  5. E6 - Marriage And Matings
  6. E7 - Middle Muddle
  7. Special - Merriment
  8. E9 - Messing With Your Mind
  9. E10 - Making A Meal Of It
  10. E11 - Menagerie
  11. E12 - Medieval And Macabre
  12. E13 - Monster Mash
  13. E14 - Messy
  14. E15 - Mix And Match
  15. E16 - Misconceptions
  16. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 13
  17. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 14
Script Editor
2015 The Museum Of Curiosity - Coding Special Producer
2015 QI Presents: No Such Thing as a Fish Self
2014 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 7
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  1. E1 - Meeting Thirty-Seven
  2. E2 - Meeting Thirty-Eight
  3. E3 - Meeting Thirty-Nine
  4. E4 - Meeting Forty
  5. E5 - Meeting Forty-One
  6. E6 - Meeting Forty-Two
Researcher
2014 QI - Series L
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  1. E11 - Lumped Together
  2. E13 - Lucky Losers
  3. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 11
  4. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 12
Question Writer
2014 QI - Series L
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  1. E1 - L-Animals
  2. E2 - Location, Location, Location
  3. E3 - Literature
  4. E4 - Levity
  5. E5 - Lenses
  6. E6 - Liblabble
  7. E7 - Lethal
  8. E8 - Lovely
  9. E9 - Ladies & Gentlemen
  10. E10 - Lying
  11. E11 - Lumped Together
  12. Special - No-L
  13. E14 - Little And Large
  14. E15 - Long Lost
  15. E16 - Landmarks
  16. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 11
Script Editor
2013 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 6
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  1. E1 - Meeting Thirty-One
  2. E2 - Meeting Thirty-Two
  3. E3 - Meeting Thirty-Three
  4. E4 - Meeting Thirty-Four
  5. E5 - Meeting Thirty-Five
  6. E6 - Meeting Thirty-Six
Researcher
2013 QI - Series K
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  1. E5 - Kings
  2. E11 - Kinky
  3. E16 - Kaleidoscope
  4. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 9
Question Writer
2013 QI - Series K
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  1. E1 - Knees & Knockers
  2. E2 - Kit & Kaboodle
  3. E3 - K-Folk
  4. E4 - Knits & Knots
  5. E5 - Kings
  6. E6 - Killers
  7. E7 - Knowledge
  8. E8 - Keys
  9. E9 - Kinetic
  10. E10 - Keeps
  11. E11 - Kinky
  12. E12 - Knights And Knaves
  13. E13 - Kitchen Sink
  14. Special - Kris Kringle
  15. E15 - Kitsch
  16. E16 - Kaleidoscope
  17. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 9
  18. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 10
Script Editor
2012 QI - Series J
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  1. E4 - Jack And Jill
  2. E7 - Journalism
  3. E17 - Jolly
Question Writer
2012 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 5
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  1. E1 - Meeting Twenty-Five
  2. E2 - Meeting Twenty-Six
  3. E3 - Meeting Twenty-Seven
  4. E4 - Meeting Twenty-Eight
  5. E5 - Meeting Twenty-Nine
  6. E6 - Meeting Thirty
Researcher
2012 QI - Series J
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  1. E1 - Jargon
  2. E2 - Jam, Jelly And Juice
  3. E3 - Journeys
  4. E5 - J-Places
  5. E6 - Joints
  6. E7 - Journalism
  7. E8 - Jumble
  8. E9 - Jeopardy
  9. E10 - Jungles
  10. E11 - Jumpers
  11. E12 - Justice
  12. E13 - Jobs
  13. Special - Jingle Bells
  14. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 7
  15. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 8
  16. E17 - Jolly
  17. E18 - Just The Job
Script Editor
2012 QI - Shakespeare Season Special
  1. The Immortal Bard
Question Writer
2011 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 4
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  1. E1 - Meeting Nineteen
  2. E2 - Meeting Twenty
  3. E3 - Meeting Twenty-One
  4. E4 - Meeting Twenty-Two
  5. E5 - Meeting Twenty-Three
  6. E6 - Meeting Twenty-Four
Researcher
2011 QI - Making Of Special
  1. QI Genesis
Researcher
2011 QI - Making Of Special
  1. QI Genesis
Question Writer
2011 QI - Series I
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  1. E1 - I-Spy
  2. E2 - International
  3. E3 - Imbroglio
  4. E4 - Indecision
  5. E5 - Invertebrates
  6. E6 - Inventive
  7. E7 - Incomprehensible
  8. E8 - Inequality
  9. E9 - Illness
  10. E10 - Inland Revenue
  11. E11 - Infantile
  12. E12 - Illumination
  13. E13 - Intelligence
  14. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 5
  15. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 6
  16. Special - Ice
  17. E18 - Idleness
Question Writer
2010 QI - Series H
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  1. E1 - Hodge Podge
  2. E2 - Hanatomy
  3. E3 - Hoaxes
  4. E4 - Humans
  5. E5 - Hanimals
  6. E6 - Happiness
  7. Special - Horrible
  8. E8 - Hypothetical
  9. E9 - House And Home
  10. E10 - Health And Safety
  11. E11 - Highs And Lows
  12. E12 - Horses And Hunting
  13. E13 - Holidays
  14. Special - Hocus Pocus
  15. E15 - Hypnotism, Hallucinations And Hysteria
  16. E16 - History
  17. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 3
  18. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 4
Question Writer
2010 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 3
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  1. E1 - Meeting Thirteen
  2. E2 - Meeting Fourteen
  3. E3 - Meeting Fifteen
  4. E4 - Meeting Sixteen
  5. E5 - Meeting Seventeen
  6. E6 - Meeting Eighteen
Researcher
2009 QI - Series G
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  1. E1 - Gardens
  2. E2 - Ganimals
  3. E3 - Games
  4. E4 - Geography
  5. Special - Groovy
  6. E6 - Genius
  7. E7 - Girls And Boys
  8. E8 - Germany
  9. E9 - Gallimaufrey
  10. E10 - Greats
  11. E11 - Gifts
  12. E12 - Gravity
  13. E13 - Gothic
  14. E14 - Greeks
  15. E15 - Green
  16. E16 - Geometry
  17. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 1
  18. Special - QI VG: Compilation Show 2
Question Writer
2009 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 2
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  1. E1 - Meeting Seven
  2. E2 - Meeting Eight
  3. E3 - Meeting Nine
  4. E4 - Meeting Ten
  5. E5 - Meeting Eleven
  6. E6 - Meeting Twelve
Researcher
2008 QI - Series F
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  1. Special - Families
  2. Special - Fire And Freezing
  3. E3 - Flotsam And Jetsam
  4. E4 - Fight Or Flight
  5. E5 - France
  6. E6 - Fakes And Frauds
  7. E7 - Fingers And Fumbs
  8. E8 - Fashion
  9. E9 - The Future
  10. E10 - Flora And Fauna
  11. E11 - Film
  12. E12 - Food
Question Writer
2008 The Museum Of Curiosity - Gallery 1
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  1. E1 - Meeting One
  2. E2 - Meeting Two
  3. E3 - Meeting Three
  4. E4 - Meeting Four
  5. E5 - Meeting Five
  6. E6 - Meeting Six
Researcher
2007 QI - Series E
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  1. E1 - Engineering
  2. E2 - Electricity
  3. E3 - Eating
  4. E4 - Exploration
  5. E5 - Europe
  6. E6 - Everything, Etc.
  7. E7 - Espionage
  8. E8 - Eyes And Ears
  9. Special - Entertainment
  10. E10 - England
  11. E11 - Endings
  12. Special - Empire
  13. Special - Elephants
Researcher
2007 The Museum Of Curiosity - Pilot Researcher
2006 QI - Series D
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  1. E1 - Danger
  2. E2 - Discoveries
  3. E3 - Dogs
  4. Special - Death
  5. E6 - Drinks
  6. E7 - Differences
  7. Special - Descendants
  8. E9 - Doves
  9. E10 - Divination
  10. E11 - Denial And Deprivation
  11. E12 - Domesticity
  12. Special - December
Researcher
2005 QI - Series C
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  1. E1 - Campanology
  2. E2 - Cummingtonite
  3. E3 - Common Knowledge
  4. E4 - Cheating
  5. E5 - Cat's Eyes
  6. E6 - Cockneys
  7. E7 - Constellations
  8. E8 - Corby
  9. E10 - Cleve Crudgington
  10. E11 - Carnival
  11. E12 - Combustion
Researcher

Non-comedy TV and film credits may be found here:
James Harkin on IMDb

National Comedy Awards, The 2021
Best Comedy Podcast (Longlisted (No Such Thing As A Fish))
PodBible Poll 2021
Informative (Winner)
British Podcast Awards 2020
Acast Moment of The Year (Nominee (No Such Thing as a Fish))
Chortle Awards 2016
Internet Award (Winner)
Chortle Awards 2015
Internet Award (Winner (No Such Thing as a Fish))
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