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

QI

BBC Two and BBC One panel show about quite interesting facts. 267 episodes (pilot + 18 series), 2003 - 2020. Stars Sandi Toksvig, Stephen Fry and Alan Davies.

Next new episode is on Thursday at 9pm. Series R, Episode 2
Catch-up on Episode 1 on BBC iPlayer   Series M, Episode 11 is repeated on Dave today at 10pm.

Press Clippings

Sandi Toksvig interview

Now a national treasure, the comedian and presenter was once vilified for being gay. She talks about those dark days, the lighter side of lockdown and why Bake Off was just another gig.

Zoe Williams, The Guardian, 25th May 2020

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2019 shortlist

60 TV and radio programmes have been shortlisted across 10 categories for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2019. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 13th January 2020

QI tell Mark Harper a lion won't beat a bear in a fight

Tory PM hopeful Mark Harper said, "On the basis that the lion is the symbol of Britain, I'm going to say the lion." After debate erupted on Twitter about who would actually win in a fight between a lion and a bear, the team behind the BBC quiz show decided to settle the issue. And they said Mark Harper was wrong.

Oliver Milne, The Mirror, 11th June 2019

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2018 shortlist

The shortlisted TV and radio shows for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2018 have been announced. 60 programmes are now in the running for the Comedy Of The Year title.

British Comedy Guide, 21st January 2019

Here's 40 of the best facts chosen by the QI team

And if you have a top fact of your own, you could win a box set of QI books by impressing the show's makers in our competition.

i Newspaper, 13th December 2018

Sandi Toksvig interview

The QI and Great British Bake Off presenter has a plan to make the world a nicer place - one post-it note at a time...

Emma Cox, Radio Times, 17th September 2018

Sexism isn't the only outdated thing about panel shows

Sandi Toksvig has claimed that women are "marginalised" on comedy panels, but sexism is just one fault of an old, creaky system trying to sustain itself.

David Whitehouse, ShortList, 11th September 2018

Quiz: Which of these mind-blowing QI facts are real?

We've rounded up some of the strangest Quite Interesting facts revealed on the show - and thrown in a few false ones for good measure.

Claire Schofield, i Newspaper, 11th September 2018

Women are edited out of TV panel shows, says Toksvig

QI host says women perform cleverly but are then seen 'just laughing at the boys'.

Aamna Mohdin, The Guardian, 11th September 2018

Sandi Toksvig reveals 60% QI pay gap from Stephen Fry

BBC quiz host tells Women's Equality party her pay is equal to panellist Alan Davies.

Vanessa Thorpe, The Guardian, 8th September 2018