The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year. Jimmy Carr
The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year

The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year

  • TV panel show
  • Channel 4
  • 2004 - 2023
  • 28 episodes

Channel 4's annual topical end-of-year panel show. Hosted by Jimmy Carr and featuring a host of well-known comedians as panellists. Also features Rob Brydon, Jonathan Ross, David Mitchell, Russell Brand, Noel Fielding and more.

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The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2017

The Big Fat Quiz Of The Year. Image shows from L to R: David Mitchell, Big Narstie, Katherine Ryan, Jimmy Carr, Roisin Conaty, Richard Ayoade, Noel Fielding
To celebrate the dawn of another year, Jimmy Carr puts a panel of top celebrity teams to test as he presents his big, fat and fiendishly difficult quiz on all the goings on from 2017. This year's players are Richard Ayoade, Noel Fielding, David Mitchell, Big Narstie, Katherine Ryan and Roisin Conaty.

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Further details

2017 is almost over, so what better way to make sense of the past 12 months than via the Big Fat Quiz Of The Year?

What calamities befell Theresa May during her conference speech? Who were Taylor Swift's unlikely musical collaborators? And how did Brenda speak for the whole nation? Quizmaster Jimmy Carr tests a panel of A-list celebrities including Richard Ayoade, Noel Fielding, David Mitchell, Big Narstie, Katherine Ryan and Roisin Conaty to see how closely they've been paying attention to the last year.

A host of celebrity question setters, including Charles Dance and Jon Snow, also help to test the nation on 2017's most memorable moments. So sit back, pour yourself a nice hot mug of covfefe, and say farewell to another memorable year with the ultimate pub quiz.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 26th December 2017
Channel 4
130 minutes
  • Wednesday 6th December 2017, 18:40 at The London Studios


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 27th December 2017 1:20am 4seven
Wednesday 27th December 2017 9:00pm 4seven
Friday 29th December 2017 10:20pm 4seven
Sunday 31st December 2017 11:00pm C4
Tuesday 2nd January 2018 1:20am 4seven
Friday 5th January 2018 2:20am 4seven

Cast & crew

Jimmy Carr Host / Presenter
David Mitchell Guest
Noel Fielding Guest
Richard Ayoade Guest
Jon Snow Self
Charles Dance Self
Guest cast
Big Narstie Guest
Katherine Ryan Guest
Roisin Conaty Guest
Allan Mustafa Grindah
Hugo Chegwin Beats
Steve Stamp Steves
Nadiya Hussain Self
Vince Vaughn Self
Liam Charles Self
Clare Balding Self
Ed Balls Self
Liam Smyth Self
Nick Brimble Announcer
Writing team
Jimmy Carr Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Dominic English Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Charlie Skelton Writer (Additional Material)
James Farmer Writer (Additional Material)
Matt Morgan Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Mick Thomas Director
Jonathan Ross Executive Producer
Jane Goldman Executive Producer
Matt Nida Series Producer
Juliet Redden Producer
Aoife Bower Edit Producer
Del Shoebridge Editor
Jamie Shemeld Editor
Richard Drew Production Designer
Pete Baikie (as Peter Baikie) Composer
Deborah Cantor Costume Designer
Marcia Stanton Costume Designer
Donald McInnes Make-up Designer
Chris Kempton Lighting Designer


Jimmy Carr completely loses control

Various clips showing Jimmy Carr slowly losing control of the Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2017.

Featuring: Jimmy Carr, David Mitchell, Noel Fielding, Richard Ayoade, Big Narstie, Katherine Ryan & Roisin Conaty.

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