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I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue

BBC Radio 4 panel show that is the antidote to panel games. Broadcast, 1972 - 2017. Stars Humphrey Lyttelton, Stephen Fry, Jack Dee, Rob Brydon and others.

Another series is in development.

Press Clippings

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2017 shortlist

The shortlisted TV and radio shows for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2017 have been announced. 60 programmes are in the running for the Comedy Of The Year title.

British Comedy Guide, 15th January 2018

ISIHAC nearly went to TV with younger panellists

Barry Cryer reveals that the BBC radio show almost moved to television.

Ellie Harrison, Radio Times, 9th April 2017

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2016 shortlists announced

The shortlists for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2016 have been revealed. 60 shows are in the running for the Comedy Of The Year title. Voting is now open.

British Comedy Guide, 16th January 2017

Huge hoo-ha over Barry Cryer's colostomy bag joke

On the Radio 4 show in January, panellists were asked to add a word to the title of a song to make it a lot less appealing. Barry Cryer suggested 'Papa's got a brand new colostomy bag'. The listener complained that the joke was an 'offensive and unacceptable portrayal of disability' and that mentioning the device for'a laugh from a negative stereotype was no longer acceptable'.

Chortle, 28th October 2016

Hamish and Dougal to make stage debut

An amateur dramatic society in Chorley are to bring Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden's I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue characters Hamish and Dougal to the stage for the first time.

British Comedy Guide, 24th August 2016

Miles Jupp received Radio 4's greatest honour, a place on the panel of I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue, on Monday. He made his Radio 4 chairing debut three weeks ago on the current panel game It's Not What You Know (a grim trot round the circuit of comedy clich├ęs) and is heir to the chair on The News Quiz. His breakthrough Clue moment came when playing a duck buzzer (the plastic toy that sounds like a kazoo but madder). His performance was exact in phrasing, rigorously executed. The fact that no one guessed the song he was performing ("Let It Go", from the movie Frozen) proved he understands the heart of this show. Now where do I get a duck buzzer...

Gillian Reynolds, The Telegraph, 15th July 2015

Interview: I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden chat about ISIHAC, sexism and the Edinburgh Fringe.

Kirstyn Smith, The List, 5th June 2015

It was possibly due to withdrawal symptoms that I found myself buying tickets for ISIHAC on tour; Sunday, August 9 is now ringed on the calendar.

I know exactly what we're going to get - four players being given silly things to do, some good old saucy, seaside postcard-style smut with the lovely (but imaginary) Samantha, and a litany of the grottiest puns ever.

Drew Allen, The Herald, 5th May 2015

Review: I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, Royal Concert Hall

There aren't many trips to the theatre that begin with a free kazoo, but I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue isn't your usual trip to the theatre.

Steve Oliver, Nottingham Post, 8th March 2015

Review - I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue: live on stage

With a relentless barrage of hilarity for over two hours, the Sunderland audience was left helpless with laughter and although the vast majority seemed to be fans of the radio show, this is an excellent introduction to people unfamiliar with the joys of Clue.

Mark Clegg, The Public Reviews, 9th January 2015

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