Series 12 of Only Connect, with me in the question-editor chair, begins tonight on BBC Two at 8.30pm.
“It’s a safe space, where a very specifically talented group of people get to show off in their own understated way for an audience of their peers. And this is what makes it so brilliant.” – Stuart Heritage, Guardian
“…that will surely be the highlight of the week for all lovers of uncompromisingly smart television” – James Walton, Telegraph
“What is the link between these numbers? 285,000, 684,000, 1.1m, 2.9m. The answer is they are soaring viewers figures for Only Connect, the toughest quiz on television, which began as a BBC4 obscurity and has now overtaken BBC1 in the ratings.” – Adam Sherwin, Independent
“Only Connect: the best quiz on TV?” – Radio Times