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


BBC Two and BBC One panel show about quite interesting facts. 269 episodes (pilot + 18 series), 2003 - 2021. Stars Sandi Toksvig, Stephen Fry and Alan Davies.

Series S recorded.
Series N, Episode 6 is repeated on Dave tomorrow at 8pm.

Press Clippings

The perennial problem with TV panel shows: race

The format should give comic talents a time to shine. So why don't our flagship shows reflect the diversity of comedy in 2021?

Rachael Healy, The Guardian, 9th April 2021

Female stand-ups on panel shows: one in one out

Taskmaster has welcomed only 11 female stand-up comedians in six years.

Mark Muldoon, i Newspaper, 18th March 2021

QI questions answered

From who alphabetised the alphabet to can you ever just be whelmed?

Sara-Aisha Kent, The Mirror, 22nd January 2021

Comedy.co.uk Awards 2020 shortlist

60 TV and radio programmes have been shortlisted across 10 categories for the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2020. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 11th January 2021

Preview: QI - Rejoice! A Christmas Special, BBC Two

Sandi Toksvig returns to host a festive edition of QI based around the letter R, so let's all Rejoice!

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 23rd December 2020

John Sessions: A life on screen

Some of the comic and actor's memorable appearances.

Chortle, 3rd November 2020

QI set to resume filming in front of a live audience

The long-running quiz show, which is hosted by Sandi Toksvig, is poised to start filming in front of a studio audience at BBC Television Centre in London on Monday (17.08.20), with fans being subjected to strict protocols.

The List, 14th August 2020

Faber to bring out 18th QI title

Faber is to publish Funny You Should Ask: Your Questions Answered by the team of researchers and writers behind BBC Two's panel show, "QI".

Ruth Comerford, The Bookseller, 31st July 2020

QI gives us a glimpse at TV panel shows' strange future

Audience-free episodes of the hit trivia show filmed in March offer a hint at what to expect in the "new normal" - but would we be better off leaving the format behind for now?

Huw Fullerton, Radio Times, 9th July 2020

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