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Every episode of QI is now on BBC iPlayer

Five and a half days of QI? Sounds good to us.

Sandi Toksvig
Published: Thursday, 16th June 2022 at 2:48 pm
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This is not a drill: every single episode of QI is now available to stream on BBC iPlayer.


The long-running panel show is a fountain of Quite Interesting facts, with each season tackling topics from a different letter of the alphabet (currently ranging from A-S, with more episodes on the way).

The show differs from others in the comedy quiz genre by awarding points based on interesting answers as opposed to correct ones, with obvious guesses earning a penalty and provoking the dreaded klaxon.

Created by television producer John Lloyd, the series was initially fronted by Stephen Fry, who stepped down from his position as host in 2016, when he handed the reins to fellow presenter and comedian Sandi Toksvig.

To date, 279 regular episodes of QI plus a number of compilations and specials have been produced – equating to more than five days of content – which can now be streamed at your convenience any day and at any time.

As the show dropped, Lloyd said: "The BBC’s mission is to inform, educate, and entertain. QI’s mission is to cram the whole lot into the same paragraph. With all 300 episodes now available on iPlayer, you need never be bored again."

In a social media clip promoting the re-release, Toksvig added: "People say that QI is on television way too much, so good news: We've also put every series on BBC iPlayer. That's five and a half days of solid QI – you're welcome."

Watch the trailer below:

Actor and comedian Alan Davies has appeared in every episode of QI to date as a panellist, with a wide variety of guests also passing through the studio.

Among the most frequent visitors are Phill Jupitus, Bill Bailey, Jimmy Carr, Jo Brand and David Mitchell, while Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe featured in 2010's Christmas special.

You can watch QI on BBC iPlayer now.

QI is available to stream on BBC iPlayer. Check out more of our Comedy coverage or visit our TV Guide to see what's on tonight.


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