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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Comedy.co.uk Awards 2021 shortlist

The 60 TV and radio programmes shortlisted across the 10 categories in the Comedy.co.uk Awards 2021 have been revealed. Voting is now open to determine the winners.

British Comedy Guide, 17th January 2022

Six of UKTV's top ten shows now originals

Dave's Meet The Richardsons and Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable were among the top ten.

Jon Creamer, Televisual, 14th January 2022

Sandi Toksvig interview

Toksvig's life from bizarre phobia of Basil Brush to living on a London houseboat.

Dan Wiggins, My London, 3rd November 2021

Stephen Fry says best QI episodes always had Sean Lock

Stephen Fry has said that the best episodes of QI were the ones to star Sean Lock, as he spoke out after the comedy legend's death.

Louise Griffin, Metro, 18th August 2021

Alan Davies: filming QI in pandemic was hard & strange

The comedian, 55, on Harry Hill and Barry Manilow on the M6, filming QI in the pandemic, As Yet Untitled and getting a dog during lockdown.

Rachel Corcoran, Metro, 23rd July 2021

Faber lands 'delightful' QI quiz book

Faber is to publish Funny You Should Ask...Again, a book based on the BBC 2 game show QI, featuring a foreword by broadcast journalist and presenter Zoe Ball. The question book is written by the "QI Elves" -- a team of researchers who put together the questions for TV show -- and is the 19th QI title to be published by Faber. It will be released on 14th October, to coincide with the new series.

Ruth Comerford, The Bookseller, 13th July 2021

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

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