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


  • TV panel show
  • BBC Two / BBC One / BBC Four
  • 2003 - 2022
  • 279 episodes (19 series)

Panel game that contains lots of difficult questions and a large amount of quite interesting facts. Stars Sandi Toksvig, Stephen Fry and Alan Davies.

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Series Q - Highlights Special

More of the best bits from Series Q, with Sandi Toksvig, Alan Davies and guests.


- Quiet: Andrew Maxwell tries multitasking.

- Quarrels Tangent: Jason Manford's flight to Shetland.

- Questions & Qualifications Tangent: The difference in training between doctors and vets.

- Quantity and Quality: Parliament's burning of tally sticks.

- Q Animals Tangent: Quolls as pets.

- Quaffing Tangent: Ancient Greek comedians and the Vatican joke book.

- Quintessential Tangent: Josh Widdicombe's plunger problems.

- Quest: Part II: What can you hear in space?

- Queasy Quacks: Vomiting Larry.

- Queens Tangent: Louis XIV and one long fingernail.

- Quarrels: Why put a mirror next to a lift?

- Quizmas Tangent: The supermarket self-service checkout carrots swindle.

- Quills Tangent: A quilt changing race.

- Quirky Tangent: Alan's trouble with the Odeon film line.

- Quagmire Tangent: The kylix.

- Quarrels Tangent: Only Londoners care about where to stand on the escalator.

- Quads and Quins Tangent: Christine Lagarde changing office temperatures.

- Quiet: The most dangerous thing to do in bed.

- Quirky Tangent: Loyiso Gola mocks Jason for using DVDs.

- Quests: Part I: Remembering the order of the planets.

- Quarrels Tangent: Alan and Aisling Bea act-out an EastEnders style-scene the manner of early 18th century actors.

Broadcast details

Friday 28th February 2020
30 minutes

Cast & crew

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
Victoria Coren Mitchell Guest
Aisling Bea Guest
Cariad Lloyd Guest
James Acaster Guest
Holly Walsh Guest
Nish Kumar Guest
Claudia Winkleman Guest
Joe Lycett Guest
Sally Phillips Guest
Alice Levine Guest
Stephen K Amos 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
Daliso Chaponda Guest
Catherine Makison Booth (as Dr Catherine Makison Booth) 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
Justin Pollard Associate Producer
Nick King Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Nick Collier Lighting Designer
Howard Goodall Composer
Mat Coward Researcher
Will Bowen Researcher
Andrew Hunter Murray Researcher
Ed Brooke-Hitching Researcher
Mike Turner Researcher
Jack Chambers Researcher
Emily Jupitus Researcher
James Rawson Researcher
Sarah Clay Commissioning Editor

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