Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled

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Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled
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Genre Comedy talk show
Presented by Alan Davies
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series5
No. of episodes46
ProducerDave Skinner
Running time60 minutes (inc. adverts)
Original network Dave
Original release16 June 2014 (2014-06-16) 
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Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled is a British television programme that was first broadcast on Dave and hosted by comedian Alan Davies. In each episode Davies holds an unscripted roundtable discussion with four guests. The guests include stand-up comedians, comedy writers and other well-known figures in the entertainment industry. Each episode begins untitled, hence the series name, but a title is chosen at the conclusion of the episode, often a full or paraphrased quote from one of the guest's anecdotes.


As Yet Untitled began airing with a five-episode series in June 2014. [1] The show returned in January 2015 for a ten-part second series. [2] A third series containing ten episodes began in November 2015. [3] The fourth series of ten episodes aired in June 2016. The fifth series, lasting eight episodes, started in February 2017. On December 8th 2020, it was announced that a sixth series was in production, to air in 2021. [4]

Episode list

Series 1 (2014)

No.#Original air dateGuestsTitle chosen
1116 June 2014 Noel Fielding, Jon Ronson, Andrew Maxwell and Kerry Godliman Cupped By A Shammy (Chamois) Hand
2217 June 2014 Jason Byrne, Richard Herring, Phill Jupitus and Jessica Hynes Sex is Fun
3318 June 2014 Bob Mortimer, John Robins, Marcus Brigstocke and Katherine Ryan The Bringer of Spiders
4419 June 2014 Bill Bailey, Kevin Eldon, Isy Suttie and Craig Campbell Until I'm Married or You're Dead
5520 June 2014 Ross Noble, Liza Tarbuck, Colin Lane and Josie Long Jarvis Cocker's Britpop Herd
29615 March 2016Compilation episode – "The Unseen Bits of Series 1" [5] Were you on the South Bank show last night?

Series 2 (2015)

A ten-part second series was filmed and broadcast in 2015 on Dave. [6]

No.#Original air dateGuests [6] Title chosen [6]
616 January 2015 Tommy Tiernan, Jimmy Carr, Seann Walsh and Holly Walsh Simple people eating complex carbohydrates
7213 January 2015 Ben Miller, Lizzie Roper, Patrick Kielty and Felicity Ward The pig knows you're frightened
8320 January 2015 Stephen Mangan, Sarah Millican, Zoe Lyons and Hal Cruttenden Two lesbians pissed on by bats
9427 January 2015 David Baddiel, Sharon Horgan, James Brown and Nish Kumar A British Asian comedian can no longer afford to buy a house because of James Brown
1053 February 2015 Jo Brand, James Acaster, Sara Pascoe and Ricky Tomlinson Thwarted sex pests
11610 February 2015 Angela Barnes, Michael Ball, Ross Noble and Janet Street-Porter Countryfile
12717 February 2015 Grace Dent, David O'Doherty, Sean Kelly and Johnny Vegas You Can Face Time Or You Can Face This
13824 February 2015 Matthew Crosby, Julian Clary, Shappi Khorsandi and Jack Dee My father's would-be assassins
1493 March 2015 Ardal O'Hanlon, Roisin Conaty, Rob Delaney and Elis James Hello can I have a bath
151010 March 2015 Germaine Greer, Lucy Beaumont, Jonathan Ross and Tom Wrigglesworth The land of happy donkeys
161117 March 2015Compilation episode – "The Unseen Bits of Series 2"The lips and arseholes of Alan Davies

Series 3 (2015–16)

A ten-part third series (plus Christmas special) was broadcast on Dave. [7]

No.#Original air dateGuests [7] Title chosen [7]
1713 November 2015 Katherine Jakeways, Lee Mack, Nick Helm and Olivia Lee I've Been Fingered By Captain Kirk
18210 November 2015 Matt Lucas, John Thomson, Sarah Kendall and Stuart Goldsmith Thirty-Five Quid for This
19317 November 2015 Aisling Bea, Jim Moir, Justin Moorhouse and Jo Enright I'm Locked In With A Ham and I'm Not Coming Out
20424 November 2015 John Robins, Russell Howard, Reece Shearsmith and Tiffany Stevenson It Must Have Been Big To Serve A Lot of People
2151 December 2015 Bill Bailey, Diane Morgan, Steve Pemberton and Romesh Ranganathan THAT IS A LIE
22-23 December 2015Christmas special
Richard Coles, Jo Joyner, Joe Lycett and Jason Manford
Salmon Mousse and Bullshit
2362 February 2016 Bob Mortimer, Russell Kane, Lucy Montgomery and Miles Jupp Watch Out, Wanky Bill's About
2479 February 2016 Jo Brand, Chris Martin, Tommy Tiernan and Alun Cochrane Loose Men with Chris Martin
25816 February 2016 Phill Jupitus, Stuart Maconie, Pippa Evans and Carl Donnelly No Smiling, No Laughing
26923 February 2016 Jason Byrne, Denise Van Outen, Josh Widdicombe and Alice Levine And Then He Deftly Grabbed My Cervix
27101 March 2016 Charlie Higson, Sally Phillips, Johnny Vaughan and Ellie Taylor Jokes About James Joyce and Ballet
28118 March 2016Compilation episode – "The Unseen Bits of Series 3"Nigel Farage

Series 4 (2016)

A ten-part fourth series was filmed during February–March 2016. [8] and was broadcast on consecutive nights from 11 June 2016. [9]

No.#Original air dateGuestsTitle chosen [10]
30111 June 2016 Stephen Fry, Sandi Toksvig, Sara Pascoe and Alex Edelman I Don't Know If It Was the Embarrassment or the Narcotics, But I Have a Nose Bleed
31212 June 2016 Catherine Tate, Milton Jones, Bryony Kimmings and Ainsley Harriott A Clacker Free Zone
32313 June 2016 Lou Sanders, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson and Harry Shearer A Penis Poking Through the Window
33414 June 2016 David Mitchell, Liza Tarbuck, Dane Baptiste and Lolly Adefope Hitler & Jingle
34515 June 2016 Jon Richardson, Mark Olver, Jenny Eclair and Alexei Sayle Just Pop a Knife Near Your Penis
35616 June 2016 Al Murray, Victoria Coren Mitchell, Luisa Omielan and Rob Beckett Jaffa Cake Nipples
36717 June 2016 Stephen K. Amos, Josh Howie, Bridget Christie and Eddie Izzard Just the Moon and My Mum's Tits
37818 June 2016 Jessica Hynes, Wes Borg, Deirdre O'Kane and Chris Addison Carnal Happy Fun Times
38919 June 2016 Mark Watson, Katy Wix, Karen Taylor and Jim Moir Do I Know Him? I Shagged Him!
391020 June 2016 Omid Djalili, Alex Horne, Shaun Ryder and Kathy Burke Cream Cakes and Pernod

Series 5 (2017)

An eight-part fifth series was broadcast from February to April 2017. [11]

No.#Original air dateGuestsTitle chosen [12]
40121 February 2017 Jimmy Carr, Reginald D. Hunter, Alice Levine and Davina McCall Captain Kirk and William Shatner Are Two Different People
41228 February 2017 Bob Mortimer, Lizzie Roper, Tom Rosenthal and Gemma Whelan They Burnt My Arse with a Chicken
4237 March 2017 Patrick Kielty, Joe Lycett, Katherine Ryan and Annie Siddons Free Pussy
43414 March 2017 Melanie C, Jessica Knappett, Jamali Maddix and Ardal O'Hanlon Frank Bruno was the Original Bus Driver
44521 March 2017 David Baddiel, Beattie Edmondson, Elis James and Sindhu Vee The Poxed Puppies of Leprous Bitches
45628 March 2017 Katy Brand, Jack Dee, Ian Stone and Lou Sanders Half of My Special Rose
4674 April 2017 Gemma Cairney, Dave Johns, Lucy Porter and Reece Shearsmith My Breasts Are At War
47811 April 2017 Sanjeev Bhaskar, Susan Calman, Ivo Graham and Sophie Willan Roll Your Trousers Up and Do A Krankie

Series 6 (2021)

A ten-part sixth series started broadcasting in July 2021. [13]

No.#Original air dateGuestsTitle chosen
48127 July 2021 Darren Harriott, Sarah Keyworth, Angela Scanlon and Dara Ó Briain TBD
4923 August 2021Helen Bauer, Rachel Fairburn, Phil Wang and Harry HillTBD
50310 August 2021Laura Smyth, Tez Ilyas, Sara Pascoe and Adrian EdmondsonTBD
51417 August 2021Catherine Bohart, Chris McCausland, Thanyia Moore and Joe LycettTBD
52524 August 2021Lee Mack, Grace Campbell, Sara Barron and Babatundé AléshéTBD
53631 August 2021Toussaint Douglass, Desiree Burch, Jason Manford and Suzi RuffellTBD
5477 September 2021Joel Dommett, Rosie Jones, John Kearns and Sophie DukerTBD
55814 September 2021Nina Conti, Morgana Robinson, Bill Bailey and Munya ChuwawaTBD
56921 September 2021Andy Field, Lou Sanders, Guz Khan and Geoff LloydTBD
571028 September 2021Richard Ayoade, Harriet Kemsley, Joanne McNally and Jonny PelhamTBD

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