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Offline Olias

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British Panel Shows
« on: May 10, 2022, 04:44:57 PM »
I love them!  My favorites are:

QI
Mock the Week
Would I Lie To You
8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown
Room 101
Have I Got News For You
Big Fat Quiz of Everything
Taskmaster


Favorite Panelists
Victoria Coren-Mitchell
Sara Pascoe
Jimmy Carr
David Mitchell
Lee Mack
Alan Davies
Maisie Adam
Aisling Bea
Bridget Christie
Katherine Ryan
Jon Richardson


Anyone else care to share?
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Re: British Panel Shows
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2022, 05:50:01 PM »
I don't know what a show panel is, but I will investigate.

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Re: British Panel Shows
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2022, 06:18:20 PM »
You'll probably like this American version
https://www.npr.org/podcasts/344098539/wait-wait-don-t-tell-me

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Re: British Panel Shows
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2022, 06:33:47 PM »
I don't know what a show panel is, but I will investigate.


A line-up of funny guys behind a desk.

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Re: British Panel Shows
« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2022, 07:21:11 PM »
The trio of David Mitchell, Lee Mack and Rob Brydon on Would I Lie To You are unbeatable in that format.

The other shows are often good but never as consistently so.

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Re: British Panel Shows
« Reply #5 on: May 12, 2022, 04:15:05 PM »
You'll probably like this American version
https://www.npr.org/podcasts/344098539/wait-wait-don-t-tell-me

Yes!  I love WWDTM and listen to the podcast every week.  :)
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Re: British Panel Shows
« Reply #6 on: May 12, 2022, 04:17:07 PM »
The trio of David Mitchell, Lee Mack and Rob Brydon on Would I Lie To You are unbeatable in that format.

The other shows are often good but never as consistently so.

Oh my goodness, the episode where Victoria and David were on WILTY together was hilarious.
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Re: British Panel Shows
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2022, 04:34:23 PM »
If anyone is interested, I put together a playlist of some of my favorite UK panel show episodes:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDBnumuuGWleyrEOGJCBtZiT93zO0_jqa

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