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  1. Comic capersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Yahoo!

    ... to run for 19 years. He's since had spots on various comedy panel game shows in Britain and is a regular guest on BBC's QI and Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled. He's had numerous theatre acting jobs and spent most of last year treading the boards in the ...


  2. Why Alan Davies doesn't let his kids watch TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Radio Times

    ... thought, "If he's in it, it's probably s***." That really makes my blood run cold. I know Jonathan Creek's good. I know QI's good and I think Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled's good, it's entertaining and it's funny, so I'm all right. People like ...


  3. Alan Davis reveals why he won't let his own children watch TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | Hellomagazine.com

    Alan Davies - star of QI and Jonathan Creek - refuses to let his three children watch TV: 'It scrambles their minds' Alan Davies might have made a name for himself on TV, but he actively discourages his own children from watching the box. The 50-year-old star of Jonathan Creek and QI has revealed he thinks exposure to television screens is bad for his young family.


  4. Alan Davies reveals he has BANNED his kids watching TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... near a screen. I'd rather they were painting each other's faces.' Despite having appeared on much-loved quiz show QI for more than a decade, the comic - who lives in North London with his children's author partner - admitted his children have only ...


  5. QI star Alan Davies doesn't let his children watch television...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | Mirror.co.uk

    TV has made Alan Davies a household name but the comedian is determined to keep his children from watching the box. And despite being a star of educational quiz show QI , the 50-year-old reckons exposure to screens could damage their young brains.


  6. Meet the cast of the Jonathan Creek Christmas specialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Radio Times

    ... talents mean he's a natural at solving problems and crimes others cannot. Now best known as a permanent panellist on QI, Davies has also found fame with his stand-up shows. He's also appeared in sitcoms such as Whites and Damned, as well as ...


  7. Sir David Attenborough's making 185 Christmas TV appearances more than other UK starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | Daily Mail

    ... Of Their Own TV: Alan Davies will be seen 49 times on television over the festive period in shows like Jonathan Creek and QI XL Other presenters may be in vogue for a short time - before his decline into maudlin self-introspection, Stephen Fry ...


  8. Mark Smith: The slow, sad death of Christmas televisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... special on TV but it can only manage 10million. There is some comedy on elsewhere - Alan Davies crops up, for example, in QI and David Renwick's comedy-thriller Jonathan Creek, but when I spoke to him he seemed to acknowledge that even that show was ...


  9. 30 fascinating facts from hit show QI book to wow your friends withRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    The QI books have done a roaring trade, with more than 3.3 million copies sold in the past 10 years. And QI elves are still mining new, quite interesting material for the BBC show, now hosted by Sandi Toksvig in place of Stephen Fry, with Alan Davies continuing as regular QI dunce.


  10. Miles Jupp and Alan Davies on QI which featured the Honeybourne Railway Club drunken squirrel story.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Evesham Journal

    THE story of the drunken squirrel which went on a rampage in Honeybourne Railway Club has featured on a popular television show. It has been around 18 months since the Evesham Journal featured the story about the creature causing A 300 worth of damage to the club.


  11. The secrets of Would I Lie to You?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Radio Times

    ... and successfully refused to name any names. After all, they definitely know how to keep a poker face Stephen Fry's last QI marks the end of an era - and perhaps the start of an even better one By signing up you are agreeing to RadioTimes.com's terms ...


  12. Alan Davies might be on Christmas TV as Jonathan Creek but he isn't feeling festiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... fun, just for us. Even if he does have a grumpy face underneath it all. Best known in recent years for being the dunce on QI (all a fib, new host Sandi Toksvig reckons he's the most intelligent person she's met), he's slipping on the duffle coat ...


  13. Christmas TV: Alan Davies on QI and the return of Jonathan CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ALAN Davies has something to point out about his career. He has done stand-up and drama and TV comedy since he first started out in the late 1980s, but he is still most famous as Jonathan Creek, the magician's assistant who can solve seemingly unsolvable mysteries, and as the panellist on QI who is made to look like he knows nothing about anything.


  14. TV Review: The Dog Rescuers, Billionaire BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Plugging into the English love for toilet humour and all things lavatorial, David Walliams' Billionaire Boy also explores the importance of family and real friendship. With his shaggy tresses and a shabby sartorial style that looks like a dog has slept on his clothes, actor and regular QI competitor Alan Davies hosts The Dog Rescuers with Alan Davies Christmas Special .


  15. Stephen Fry quit QI over BBC budget cuts pain, says co-star Alan DaviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Stephen Fry quit hosting British quiz show QI after 13 years because of budget cuts that resulted in him filming up to three episodes a day, his co-star has claimed. Fry announced he was leaving the BBC program last year after more than 180 episodes and, at the time, called it "one of the best jobs on television".


  16. Netflix is debuting around 50 original new shows next year but is that good?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Age

    ... gives US$1000 a month to all families affected by Tennessee fires and Fawlty Towers actor Andrew Sachs dies aged 86. QI co-star Alan Davies claims host Stephen Fry walked off the show because 'budget reasons made him feel overworked'. Jessica Silva ...


  17. Arts / Comedian Bill makes a name for seriously caringRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Canberra City News

    ... he's just as fond of appearing on TV and has become a household name in Australia for the part he plays in Stephen Fry's "QI". "I started in 'QI' at its very inception, in the pilot episode and I've been part of the show for many years," he ...


  18. Watch Slipknota s Corey Taylor appear on BBCa s a QIaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | NME

    Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor makes his debut on BBC's QI tonight . Watch a clip from his appearance below.


  19. Feature / 6 hours ago Watch Corey Taylor make his debut on QIRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    Corey Taylor 's love of British culture is well documented, as is his adoration of BBC institution QI. He has appeared twice on the spin-off podcast No Such Thing As A Fish , even being etched in vinyl for all eternity alongside the Elves , but the time has finally come for The Great Big Mouth to enter the realm of prime-time, Friday night television.


  20. QI with Sandi Toksvig: Stephen Fry may be gone, but the series is in the safest of handsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Radio Times

    There are batons and there are batons. And as passing the baton goes, Stephen Fry handing over QI after 13 years in charge is a big, chunky baton with splinters sticking out for whoever grabs it.