We Need Answers. Image shows from L to R: Mark Watson, Tim Key, Alex Horne. Copyright: BBC
We Need Answers

We Need Answers

  • TV panel show
  • BBC Four
  • 2009 - 2010
  • 16 episodes (2 series)

Mark Watson, Tim Key and Alex Horne lead a comic quiz show where the questions come from a txt messaging answering service. Stars Mark Watson, Tim Key and Alex Horne.

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Series 2, Episode 3 - Poetry, God, Politics And Geography

Comedienne Miranda Hart competes with poet and journalist Ian McMillan. The guests must accurately guess when 60 seconds has elapsed by placing a bucket on their heads and removing it at the correct time.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Tuesday 15th December 2009
BBC Four
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 16th December 2009 10:25pm BBC4
Friday 18th December 2009 11:55pm BBC4
Wednesday 15th September 2010 8:00pm BBC4

Cast & crew

Mark Watson Host / Presenter
Tim Key Host / Presenter
Alex Horne Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Ian McMillan Guest
Miranda Hart Guest
Writing team
Mark Watson Writer
Tim Key Writer
Alex Horne Writer
Day Macaskill Script Editor
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Simon London Producer
Jo Sargent Executive Producer
Rachel Springett Edit Producer
George Sawyer Edit Producer
Phil Lepherd Editor
Ravinder Takher Production Designer
Will Charles Lighting Designer
Alex Horne Graphics
Ian Locker Production Manager


Ian's Done A Joke

Poet and broadcaster Ian McMillan does a joke.

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