When is Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2022 on and who is on the panel?

A stellar cast of celebs will be putting their 2022 general knowledge to the test (Picture: Channel 4)

It wouldn’t be Christmas if there wasn’t an episode of Channel 4’s beloved programme, The Big Fat Quiz of the Year.

Hosted by comedian Jimmy Carr, the ultimate pub quiz show, which sees a bunch of celebrities answer trivia questions about events and cultural moments from the past year, is back with a bang.

The long-running series has been on our screens for nearly two decades, having debuted on the It’s A Sin broadcaster back in 2004, with the likes of Gordon Ramsay and Sharon Osbourne appearing on the panel.

It features hilarious segments including the children of Mitchell Brook Primary School in Neasden acting out news stories and esteemed actors including Sir Ian McKellen giving dramatised readings from celebs’ biographies.

This year will, of course, be no different and promises to be jam-packed full of hilarious antics, mischief and mayhem.

But when can you tune into to watch The Big Fat Quiz of the Year and who is on the line-up?

Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming episode.

What time is The Big Fat Quiz of the Year on?

Jimmy Carr on The Big Fat Quiz of the Year

Jimmy Carr has hosted Big Fat Quiz since it launched in 2004 (Picture: Channel 4)

The Big Fat Quiz of the Year will air on Channel 4, the broadcaster it has called home since it launched in 2004.

To date, including various specials and spin-offs, there have been 35 episodes of the juggernaut series.

Like previous years, the Big Fat Quiz of the Year will be broadcast close to Christmas Day, with viewers able to tune into the chaos at 9pm on Boxing Day.

Who is on the panel of The Big Fat Quiz of the Year?

Noel Fielding and Richard Ayoade on The Big Fat Quiz of the Year

Richard Ayoade and Noel Fielding have often been paired up on the show (Picture: Channel 4)

Big Fat Quiz has featured some iconic guests, including the ‘Goth Detectives’ Noel Fielding and Russell Brand, while last year’s line-up featured James Acaster and Sara Pascoe.

This year the stars battling it out are Jonathan Ross, Maisie Adam, Katherine Ryan, Rose Matafeo, Stephen Merchant and Richard Ayoade.

Who do you think will be crowned winners?

The Big Fat Quiz of the Year returns to Channel 4 on Boxing Day at 9pm.

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