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. 269 episodes (pilot + 18 series), 2003 - 2021. Stars Sandi Toksvig, Stephen Fry and Alan Davies.

Next new episode is on Thursday at 9pm. Series R, Episode 16
Catch-up on Episode 15 on BBC iPlayer   Series K, Episode 6 is repeated on Dave today at 6pm.

Press Clippings

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

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