Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available


Nigel Rees hosts the popular quotation quiz with Dan Antopolski, Janet Ellis, Kirsty Lang and John Sergeant. From October 2016.

Quote ... Unquote, the popular quotations quiz, returns for its 40th anniversary series.

For 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 guests on the origins of sayings and well-known quotes, and gets the panel to share their favourite anecdotes.

Episode 6

Comedian, actor and writer Dan Antopolski
Presenter, actress and author Janet Ellis
Journalist and Broadcaster Kirsty Lang
Journalist and ballroom dancer John Sergeant

Presenter ... Nigel Rees
Reader ... Charlotte Green
Producer ... Carl Cooper
Production co-ordinator ... George Pierpoint

This is a BBC Studios Production.

28 minutes

Last on

Tue 6 Mar 2018 04:00


Role Contributor
Presenter Nigel Rees
Panellist Dan Antopolski
Panellist Janet Ellis
Panellist Kirsty Lang
Panellist John Sergeant
Reader Charlotte Green
Producer Carl Cooper


Nigel Rees selects 40 favourite quotes

Nigel Rees selects 40 favourite quotes

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

Apply for tickets!

Apply for tickets!

We’d love you to be in the audience. New shows are added every day – find out more.