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 4 - Christmas

In a Christmas-themed episode, writer, comic and performer Neil Innes competes against TV presenter Kirsten O'Brien. In the physical challenge, Neil takes on Kirsten in a Christmas present-wrapping contest.

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Broadcast details

Tuesday 22nd December 2009
BBC Four
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 23rd December 2009 10:40pm BBC4
Saturday 26th December 2009 11:10pm BBC4
Wednesday 22nd September 2010 8:00pm BBC4

Cast & crew

Mark Watson Host / Presenter
Tim Key Host / Presenter
Alex Horne Host / Presenter
Guest cast
Kirsten O'Brien Guest
Neil Innes 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
Graham Barker Editor
Ravinder Takher Production Designer
Will Charles Lighting Designer
Alex Horne Graphics
Ian Locker Production Manager


Trading Places

Neil Innes and Kirsten O'Brien have to answer a question about Trading Places.

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