‘‘ I think it’s the most fantastic show,’’ John Lloyd says. ‘‘ I love it. The Gruen Transfer treats the audience at home like grown ups. It’s very QI in that way.’’
QI is a panel game compered by Stephen Fry (below) in which panellists grapple with tricky general knowledge questions and ‘‘ win points for being interesting, not for being right’’.
Or, as Fry says: ‘‘ It’s about finding undiscovered connections and seeing hidden patterns. Like the best comedy.’’
QI’s curly questions are crafted by a team of eight researchers, but Lloyd takes a HE comedy guru who invented QI (Quite Interesting), produced Not The Nine O’Clock News and helped create Blackadder has discovered a TV program he can’t stop watching — The