Al Murray's Great British Pub Quiz. Image shows from L to R: Shaun Williamson, Al Murray. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Al Murray's Great British Pub Quiz

Quest factual quiz hosted by Al Murray. 20 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Features Al Murray, Kerry Godliman, Phill Jupitus, Andy Parsons and others.

Al Murray's Great British Pub Quiz. Image shows from L to R: Andy Parsons, Shaun Williamson, Al Murray, James May. Copyright: Avalon Television.

Series 1, Episode 2

Al, aided by barman Shaun Williamson and guest captains James May and Andy Parsons, oversees a hotly contested pub quiz between The Pub from Essex and The Village from Merseyside.

Broadcast details

Thursday 14th March 2019
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Al Murray Host / Presenter
Andy Parsons Team Captain
Shaun Williamson Self
Kirsty Newton Self
Guest cast
James May Team Captain
Writing team
Al Murray Writer
Karl Minns Writer (Additional Material)
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Paul Wheeler Director
Luke Shiach Series Producer
Dan Wickens Producer
Jamie Isaacs Executive Producer
Jeremy Phillips Executive Producer
Jo Bunting Executive Producer


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