Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask

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Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask
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Genre Comedy
Format Panel game
Written by Dan Gaster
Will Ing
Paul Powell
Steve Punt
Directed by Geraldine Dowd
Presented by Alexander Armstrong
Starring Dave Lamb (Series 1)
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 14 (+ 1 pilot) (List of episodes)
Production
Location(s) The London Studios
Production company(s) So Television
Black Dog Television
Distributor ITV Studios
Broadcast
Original channel Dave
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)
Audio format Stereo
Original run 30 May 2011 (2011-05-30) – 9 April 2013 (2013-04-09)

Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask was a British comedy panel show hosted by Alexander Armstrong. The pilot was shown on Dave on 30 May 2011. The guests on the pilot were Robert Webb, Katy Brand and Griff Rhys Jones.[1] After a positive reaction to the pilot, Dave ordered a full series which was filmed in October 2011 and broadcast from 6 February 2012.[2] A second series began 26 February 2013.

Episode list[edit]

Pilot[edit]

Show Guests Original air date
1 Katy Brand, Griff Rhys Jones, Robert Webb 30 May 2011 (2011-05-30)

Series 1[edit]

Show Guests Original air date
1 Marcus Brigstocke, Graham Norton, Sandi Toksvig 6 February 2012 (2012-02-06)
2 Jimmy Carr, Rufus Hound, Andi Osho 13 February 2012 (2012-02-13)
3 Ed Byrne, Russell Kane, Mark Watson 20 February 2012 (2012-02-20)
4 Clive Anderson, Sue Perkins, Daniel Sloss 27 February 2012 (2012-02-27)
5 Jimmy Carr, Andrew Maxwell, Robert Webb 5 March 2012 (2012-03-05)
6 Russell Kane, Andy Parsons, Steve Punt 12 March 2012 (2012-03-12)
7 Series 1 Compilation Show 19 February 2013 (2013-02-19)

Series 2[edit]

Show Guests Original air date
1 Jo Brand, Stephen Mangan, Tim Vine 26 February 2013 (2013-02-26)
2 Marcus Brigstocke, Ed Byrne, Jack Whitehall 5 March 2013 (2013-03-05)
3 Susan Calman, Reginald D. Hunter, Russell Kane 12 March 2013 (2013-03-12)
4 Clive Anderson, Rebecca Front, Mark Steel 19 March 2013 (2013-03-19)
5 Phill Jupitus, Andrew Maxwell, Jack Whitehall 26 March 2013 (2013-03-26)
6 Clive Anderson, Jason Manford, Sandi Toksvig 2 April 2013 (2013-04-02)
7 Series 2 Compilation Show 9 April 2013 (2013-04-09)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask DAVE: MON 30 MAY, 10.20PM". Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dave TV orders full series of Alexander Armstrong's Big Ask". British Comedy Guide. 15 June 2011. Retrieved 15 June 2011. 

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