April 25th, 2012

Stephen Fry - thumbs up

QuIck heads up for those who are Quite Interested in such things...

This Friday, at 10:00pm on BBC2, one of the "missing" episodes from the I series of QI is being broadcast - it's had minimal publicity or anything, so I thought I'd mention it in case anyone who might be interested misses it. This one's The Immortal Bard, about Shakespeare - which was recorded with the other episodes in the season, but held back for broadcast in the Beeb's Shakespeare season (despite this, a clip or two from it showed up in the compilation episodes shown at the end of the run). Sadly no sign of an XL.

Then the following Friday at the same time is the Idleness episode - the one that was scheduled but then pulled at the last moment because of...<mumble, mumble> something that Jeremy Clarkson had said (I honestly can't remember what...). The XL version of this leaked online having accidentally been put up on iPlayer, but this is the first time it's been broadcast in any form.