I Love My Country



David Walliams (non-broadcast pilot)

Gabby Logan


Team captains: Frank Skinner and Micky Flanagan


Avalon Television, Talpa and BBC Scotland for BBC One, 3 August to 28 September 2013 (8 episodes in 1 series)


Celebrity guests answer questions about the UK's history, geography and popular culture. The prize for the winning team is a china plate.

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Based on an idea by John de Mol. Original format by Talpa Content B.V. and licensed by Talpa Content Exploitatie BV.

Theme music

Music on I Love My Country is provided by a house band, with vocals by pop singer Jamelia. The regular band for the first series was Jon Atkinson, Mim Grey, Chris Madin, Tim Maple, Howard McGill, Pablo Mendelssohn, Phil Mulford.


Sold to the BBC under the deal that brought The Voice UK to our screens.

David Walliams filmed a pilot episode in 2012, but declined to commit to a full series, citing other work. Originally set to transmit at the start of 2013, the series finally came out deep in the summer.

By the time the series began on UK television, versions had aired in over 25 countries.

Web links

BBC programme page

Wikipedia entry

British Comedy Guide entry

See also

Weaver's Week looked at press coverage of the first programme.


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