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Tuesday 12 November 2019

Stephen Fry is stepping down as host of QI to be replaced by panel regular Sandi Toksvig

Stephen Fry
Stephen Fry
Stephen Fry and regular QI panelist Alan Davies
Stephen Fry on QI
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

Fans of QI will be disappointed to hear that host Stephen Fry has decided to step down.

Fry has helmed the hugely popular quiz show for a whopping 13 years and said it was "one of the best jobs in television" but he felt it "was time to move on"!

He will be replaced by a female host in the form of Sandi Toksvig, who was a regular panelist on the show.

She previously fronted BBC Radio Four's The News Quiz but stepped won earlier this year after a decade in the role.

Here's Fry in action with Sandi on the panel....

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