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


BBC Two and BBC One panel show about quite interesting facts. 266 episodes (pilot + 18 series), 2003 - 2020. Stars Sandi Toksvig, Stephen Fry and Alan Davies.

Series R returning soon
Series M, Episode 9 is repeated on Dave today at 9pm.

Press Clippings

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 Awards 2019 shortlist

60 TV and radio programmes have been shortlisted across 10 categories for the 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 Awards 2018 shortlist

The shortlisted TV and radio shows for the 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