BBC wants We Want Answers

TV series for comedy quiz show

The BBC is to make a TV version of the comedy quiz We Need Answers, following its success at the Edinburgh Fringe.

The show, hosted by Mark Watson, Tim Key and Alex Horne, has enjoyed cult status at the last two festivals – and was last year nominated for the Chortle Award for innovation.

Now the format has been adapted for highbrow digital channel BBC Four, with the same team of presenters.

Two celebrity guests will have to answer questions taken from the studio audience as well as from text-messaging services such as AQA. Contestants will also have to take part in ‘surreal physical challenges’.

Programmes will be recorded in London from later this month. Click here for tickets.

Here’s some footage of a live We Need Answers show from last year:

Published: 9 Jan 2009

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