A Question of Sport

A Question of Sport
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Current title card.
GenreSports quiz show
Created byNick Hunter
Presented by
Starring
Theme music composerRichie Close
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series50
No. of episodes1,290 (as of 28 May 2021)
Landmarks: 4 March 2013: 1,000th episode
Production
Executive producerGareth JM Edwards
ProducerDave Gymer
Production locationdock10 studios (studios HQ1 and HQ2 on rotation)
Running time30 minutes
Production companiesBBC (1968–2015)
BBC Studios (2015–present)
DistributorBBC Studios
Release
Original networkBBC One
Picture format4:3 (1968–2002) 16:9 (2003–2021)
Audio formatMono (1968–1972)

Dolby Stereo (1973–1990)

Dolby Surround (1991–2002)

Dolby Digital (2003–2021)
Original release2 December 1968 (1968-12-02) (pilot)
5 January 1970 (1970-01-05) –
present
External links
A Question of Sport
BBC Studios
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A Question of Sport is a British television sports quiz show produced and broadcast by the BBC. It is the "world's longest running TV sports quiz".[1] Following a pilot episode in December 1968, broadcast only in the north of England, the series has run since 1970 (except 1973 and 1978) and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2020. It was presented by Sue Barker with team captains Matt Dawson and Phil Tufnell until their last show aired on 28 May 2021. They were replaced by Paddy McGuinness, with team captains Sam Quek and Ugo Monye.

  1. ^ "A Question of Sport".

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