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. 249 episodes (pilot + 17 series), 2003 - 2020. Stars Sandi Toksvig, Stephen Fry and Alan Davies.

Next new episode is today at 10pm. Series Q, Episode 7
Catch-up on Episode 6 on BBC iPlayer   Series O, Episode 10 is repeated on Dave today at 7pm.

The QI App

This iPhone app (which can also be used on the iPad or iPod Touch) is one which is quite interesting. Amongst the features of this app are:

* A fully searchable QI Library that includes the complete contents of The Book of General Ignorance, The Book of Animal Ignorance and The Book of the Dead.
* The QI Library rearranges these texts into 56 themed books on a scrollable shelf, which can be customised according to what you have read or bookmarked.
* Each themed book is short but substantial, designed to be read in ten-to-twenty-minute chunks
* A noticeboard showcases a rolling selection of QI quotations, taken from Advanced Banter.
* The QI Interestingometer: a scale from 'not interesting' to 'quite interesting' you can use to rate other people's facts/
* Postcard to the Elves: a facility to send QI your own facts, backed up with evidence (i.e. a photo, text or a web link).
* Teaser facts (exclusive to the app) related to how many facts you have rated or submitted.

First released: Wednesday 22nd December 2010

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