Comedy World Cup. David Tennant
Comedy World Cup

Comedy World Cup

  • TV panel show
  • Channel 4
  • 2012
  • 7 episodes (1 series)

Comedy panel show hosted by David Tennant in which teams of comedians test their knowledge of British and American comedy. Stars David Tennant.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1

In the opening game of the new comedy quiz show, Jo Brand chairs a team of Shappi Khorsandi and Dave Spikey, whilst Jason Manford captains Nicholas Parsons and Paul Chowdhry.

Further details

Comedy World Cup. Image shows from L to R: Jo Brand, Dave Spikey, Shaparak Khorsandi, David Tennant, Jason Manford, Paul Chowdhry, Nicholas Parsons. Copyright: Open Mike Productions

Jason's team won by 15 points to 14.

Broadcast details

Saturday 15th September 2012
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 16th September 2012 3:15am 4seven
Monday 17th September 2012 11:10pm C4
Thursday 20th September 2012 3:05am 4seven
Friday 21st September 2012 12:05am 4seven
Saturday 22nd September 2012 2:40am 4seven

Cast & crew

David Tennant Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Jo Brand Team Captain
Jason Manford Team Captain
Paul Chowdhry Guest
Shaparak Khorsandi (as Shappi Khorsandi) Guest
Nicholas Parsons Guest
Dave Spikey Guest
Writing team
Kevin Day Writer (Additional Material)
Gary Delaney Writer (Additional Material)
Phil Kerr (as Phill Kerr) Writer (Additional Material)
Shaun Pye Writer (Additional Material)
Christine Rose Writer (Additional Material)
Fraser Steele Writer (Additional Material)
Lee Stuart Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Dan Swimer Writer (Additional Material)
Martin Trenaman Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Chris Howe Director
John McCormack Director
Anthony Caveney Series Producer
David Ricketts Producer
Andrew Beint Executive Producer
Addison Cresswell Executive Producer
Steve Andrews Editor
Del Shoebridge Editor
Colin Pigott Production Designer
Damian Coldwell Composer

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