Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2023 lineup and how to watch online

Here’s who’s on the line up for the Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2023 and how to catch up.


In the now traditional yearly special, the Big Fat Quiz of the Year sees Jimmy Carr return to celebrate the beginning of another year.

As ever, he’ll put a bunch of famous faces head to head in teams as he tests them on the past twelve months with his big, fat and fiendishly difficult quiz.

Jimmy will once again be helped along the way by a panel of top celebrity teams and a series of superstar question setters including Mitchell Brook Primary School, Charles Dance and Jon Snow

Watch the Big Fat Quiz Of The Year

This year’s show aired on on Channel 4 tonight on Tuesday, 26 December at 9PM.

You ca now now catch up online via the website.

Big Fat Quiz Of The Year lineup

As ever, joining host Jimmy will be a trio of teams. Those on the lineup for this year’s competition are:

  • Rosie Jones and Katherine Ryan
  • Mo Gilligan and Kevin Bridges
  • Richard Ayoade and Mel Giedroyc

Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2023 cast

They’ll be facing questions including what made Keir Starmer stand out this year? Which sports event earned the nickname ‘cuddle battle’? Which fashion trend sparked debate? And what caused the Pope’s style to become a topic of conversation?

The team attempt to tackle these queries and others, with Jimmy guiding the event to determine who holds the most knowledge about the past year.

The Big Fat Quiz originally aired as a one-off on Channel 4 in 2004 and has aired yearly on the channel since.

Earlier this year saw a new Sports spin-off, The Big Fat Quiz of Sport, which featured celebrity panellists Roisin Conaty, Judi Love, Joel Dommett, Dane Baptiste, Kerry Godliman and Tom Allen.

Meanwhile, Channel 4 has also announced an 8 Out of Ten Cats Does Countdown Christmas special for E4.


Presenter Jimmy is joined by Joe Lycett and Danny Dyer who take on Jon Richardson and Roisin Conaty. It will air at 9PM on Thursday, 21 December.

You’ll be able to watch on E4 and Channel 4 as well as online and on catch up via the