University Challenge has a long history and many of the students who have appeared on the programme have gone on to become celebrities in their own right.
Stephen Fry has been defended by the chief executive of Marylebone Cricket Club cricket club who said the accusations are 'factually inaccurate'.
The writer shared his delight at being 'armed against the enemy under the eye of the poets of Poets Corner'.
The old friends began as a comedy double act and starred in TV sketch show 'A Bit of Fry & Laurie' which ended 25 years ago.
The former QI host said he can't hardly bear watching other people dance, let alone him attempting to do it himself.
Over 100 individuals from the entertainment industry have signed a petition to reject the proposed boycott.