QI. Image shows from L to R: Alan Davies, Sandi Toksvig. Copyright: TalkbackThames.


BBC Two and BBC One and BBC Four panel show about quite interesting facts. 283 episodes (pilot + 19 series), 2003 - 2021. Stars Sandi Toksvig, Stephen Fry and Alan Davies.

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Series Q - Highlights Special

A compilation of some of the best bits from Series Q, with Sandi Toksvig and Alan Davies.

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- Quintessential: Quorum sensing and the Hawaiian bobtail squid.

- Quantity and Quality: The most popular Quality Street, with James Acaster saying Bridget Christie is racist for saying toffee fingers and caramel cups are the same.

- Quintessential Tangent: Josh Widdicombe being stuck on a rollercoaster.

- Quantity and Quality Tangent: James accuses Bridget of saying more racist things.

- Quintessential Tangent: Fountains around the world.

- Quills Tangent: The origins of the James Bond theme.

- Quarrels Tangent: Aisling Bea claims she would be good in emergencies.

- Quiet Tangent: Alan writes a poem about jackdaws and back doors.

- Quaffing: The panel make Danish Lemon Quaffles.

- Quagmire Tangent: Irish singing.

- Questions & Qualifications: Playing "Good cop, bad cop".

- Quiet Tangent: Andrew Maxwell's troubled plane flight.

- Quirky Tangent: The origins of drinking tea.

- Queens Tangent: Which is better out of honey, marmalade and jam?

- Quarrels Tangent: Jason Manford's friend who had a problem when queuing for a cash machine.

- Quests: Part I Tangent: Romeo the lonely Bolivian frog.

- Quizmas: A cup-stacking contest.

- Quests: Part II Tangent: Susan Calman and Holly Walsh singing from musicals.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st February 2020
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sandi Toksvig Host / Presenter
Alan Davies Regular Panellist
Guest cast
Jo Brand Guest
Jimmy Carr Guest
Phill Jupitus Guest
David Mitchell Guest
Johnny Vegas Guest
Sarah Millican Guest
Susan Calman Guest
Jason Manford Guest
Sara Pascoe Guest
Colin Lane Guest
Josh Widdicombe Guest
Aisling Bea Guest
Cariad Lloyd Guest
James Acaster Guest
Holly Walsh Guest
Nish Kumar Guest
Joe Lycett Guest
Sally Phillips Guest
Alice Levine Guest
Bridget Christie Guest
Sindhu Vee Guest
Loyiso Gola Guest
Tom Allen Guest
Andrew Maxwell Guest
Ade Adepitan Guest
Alan Carr Guest
Lou Sanders Guest
Anuvab Pal Guest
Prue Leith Guest
Lee Norton Self
Writing team
James Harkin Script Editor
Anna Ptaszynski Script Editor
Sandi Toksvig Script Editor
Production team
Diccon Ramsay Director
Ben Hardy Director
John Lloyd (as John Lloyd CBE) Series Producer
Piers Fletcher Producer

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