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Quote ... Unquote, the popular quotations quiz, returns for its 50th series.

In almost forty years, Nigel Rees has been joined by writers, actors, musicians, scientists and various comedy types. Kenneth Williams, Judi Dench, PD James, Larry Adler, Ian KcKellen, Peter Cook, Kingsley Amis, Peter Ustinov... have all graced the Quote Unquote stage.

Join Nigel as he quizzes a host of celebrity guests on the origins of sayings and well-known quotes, and gets the famous panel to share their favourite anecdotes.

Episode 2

Comedian and writer Dave Gorman
Novelist and journalist Philip Hensher
Presenter, critic and author Libby Purves
Writer, poet and former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen

Presenter ... Nigel Rees
Producer ... Carl Cooper.

Release date:

28 minutes

Last on

Tue 28 Feb 2017 04:00


Role Contributor
PresenterNigel Rees
PanellistDave Gorman
PanellistPhilip Hensher
PanellistLibby Purves
PanellistMichael Rosen
ReaderPeter Jefferson
ProducerCarl Cooper

Nigel Rees selects 40 favourite quotes

Quote 1

Celebrating Quote... Unquote's 40th anniversary.