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Episode 43

Jeremy Vine hosts the show where every day a new team of challengers take on what is probably the greatest quiz team in Britain, made up of some of the country's top quizzers.


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These people are amongst the greatest quiz players in Britain.

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Together they make up the Eggheads,

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arguably the most formidable quiz team in the country.

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The question is, can they be beaten?

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Welcome to Eggheads, the show where a team of five quiz Challengers

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pit their wits against possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain,

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they are the Eggheads.

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Feeling bookish, feeling learned?

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-Oh, yeah.

-Definitely.

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Very good. Hoping to get one over on our quiz champions today

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are the Top Spinners. Now this team all met

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through the Redbridge sports centre

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in Ilford, where they compete against each other

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twice a week in table tennis. Let's meet them.

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Hello, I'm Carol, and I'm a retired library assistant.

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Hello, I'm Nigel, and I'm a black cab driver.

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Hi, I'm Karen and I'm a retired publican.

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Hi, my name's Dave and I'm a retired analytical chemist.

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Hello. I'm Susan and I'm a house wife.

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So, Carol and team, welcome.

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-Hello!

-Good to see you, and I love a bit of table tennis,

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if you've got a passion for it, I understand.

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-You must be really good.

-Well, yes, we are!

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Have we got any table tennis on this side?

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I pong far more than I ping.

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They don't really get out, I'm afraid.

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Do you quiz at all?

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No, we've never quizzed before, this is the first time.

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-Oh, really?

-Oh, together?

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So you've quizzed, you've got General Knowledge?

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We've never quizzed as a team before

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-but we've have been to quizzes individually.

-Oh, brilliant.

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Well listen, good luck.

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-Thank you.

-Every day there is £1,000 worth of cash

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up for grabs for our Challengers.

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However, if they fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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the prize money rolls over to the next show.

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So, Top Spinners, the Eggheads have had a slightly torrid time,

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then they've won the last two games.

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So they're getting back into their stride and you need to stop them.

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£3,000 is here for you if you can.

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Would you like to try and win?

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-ALL:

-Yes.

-Definitely.

-Oh, yeah.

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The first head-to-head is on the subject of Geography,

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you can have Beth, or Dave,

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or Chris, or Barry or Lisa.

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Nigel, yeah?

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-Geography?

-I think it's going to be me.

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OK.

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Our black cab driver, against which Egghead?

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-Yeah, I'll take on Dave.

-Very good, so Nigel,

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from the Top Spinners with a mean serve, I suspect,

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versus Dave from the Eggheads on Geography,

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and just to ensure there's no conferring,

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would you please take your positions in the Question Room.

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So I'm just thinking we've got Tremendous Knowledge Dave,

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and then Nigel, if you're a black cab driver,

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you've done THE Knowledge, is that right?

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-That's correct, yes.

-So you're The Knowledge Nigel?

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-That's me.

-And that's where you have a memory of all the streets in London, it's amazing.

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Just about most of them, yeah.

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And how long does it take to do that?

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Well, when I did it, it took about 22 months

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but nowadays it takes between three and three-and-a-half years.

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Really? What, cos there are more streets, or people are just slower?

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No, they have made it harder

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and also that there are more people doing it,

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so it's taking longer.

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I was going down near the Royal Albert Hall,

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and a cab driver said it's called the Hot And Cold Corner,

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-do you know this, Nigel?

-Yeah, it's the geographical society.

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Yeah, Shackleton on one side and Livingstone on the other.

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That's right, so the cab drivers call it Hot And Cold Corner.

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All right, good luck, Nigel.

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-Thank you.

-And do you want to go first or second on geography?

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I'll go first, please.

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Here we go. The Strait of Gibraltar

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connects the Mediterranean Sea to which ocean?

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It's definitely not the Indian,

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or the Pacific, so it's definitely the Atlantic.

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Very good, Atlantic it is. Straight in there.

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Good stuff.

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And Dave, Tremendous Knowledge Dave, if you lose,

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-you've got to give him a tip.

-Yep, definitely.

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Seriously. Here is your question.

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What is Yellowstone Park's Old Faithful?

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-It's a geyser.

-It's a geyser, I've seen it!

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It goes off, what, every 90 minutes or something?

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-Yes, something like that.

-Very, very faithful, funnily enough!

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OK. Nigel, the coastal resort town of Rapallo,

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with its pastel coloured houses, is in which European country?

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There's two choices I think

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with the name Rapallo,

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it's either, I believe, Spain or Italy

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and I'm going to say... Italy.

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I'm so glad you did. You know, Carol, don't you?

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-Yes, I've been there.

-You've been there! Carol's been there, Nigel.

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-You're right, Italy it is.

-Good.

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Just past Hot And Cold Corner and turn left!

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Dave, the Pearl, Red and Mekong rivers

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all drain into which body of water?

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Mekong. I think.

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If it's the Mekong...I'm going with the South China Sea, please.

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South China Sea is correct.

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Nigel, the third question, can be crucial.

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The i360 observation tower,

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publicised as the world's thinnest tall building,

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opened where in 2016?

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I saw it under construction when I was down there and it's Brighton.

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Brighton is the right answer.

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Brilliant. Brighton it is.

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You were just passing, were you?

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No, I stayed there for a couple of days, for a weekend.

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It's a magnificent looking building.

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Yeah, good stuff. Well done.

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Dave, you're on the back foot now, got to get this right.

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Mindanao is the second largest island of which country?

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Mindanao, can you spell it for me, please?

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M-I-N-D-A-N-A-O.

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I don't believe it's Malaysia...

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I don't think it's Indonesia either.

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I'm going to go for the Philippines, please.

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Nicely done. Philippines is right.

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You two are both playing well, my goodness.

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After three questions each the scores are level.

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We go to Sudden Death, Nigel.

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-Oh, dear.

-No, you've done well, don't worry.

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It's a bit harder now, I don't give you alternatives.

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The Monteverde Cloud Forest Biological Reserve

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is located in which central Central American country?

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I really don't know. But I'm going to take a guess at...

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-..Uruguay.

-Do you know this, Dave?

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I would have gone Costa Rica.

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Costa Rica is the right answer.

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-Oh, well played, Dave.

-Nigel.

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Now you've got to get your one right, Dave.

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-It's where it gets difficult.

-Yes.

-OK, this for the round, Dave.

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Now a national historic landmark,

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the former royal residence called Iolani Palace is in which US state?

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Well, I'm having a guess here

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but thinking of royal palace, I'm going to go Hawaii.

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Hawaii is the right answer, well done, Dave.

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You've taken that round without getting a question wrong.

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He's playing well, Nigel, isn't he?

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-He certainly is.

-Sorry, your Costa Rica was costly there.

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You were beaten by our Egghead and will not be in the final round.

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But, it's early days, please come back to us and rejoin your teams.

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So, as it stands, the Top Spinners have lost one brain from

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the final round, the Eggheads have not lost any so far.

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The next subject for you is Music.

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This is going to be good, isn't it?

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I reckon some Top Spinners like their music.

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-Oh, yes.

-Susan, do you want to do music?

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Yes. Why not? Who do I go against?

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Susan is going to choose...

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Susan against anyone but Dave.

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-Do you want to try Chris?

-Yeah, go on.

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-OK.

-Chris, please.

-So Susan from the Top Spinners versus Chris

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from the Eggheads on Music, please go to our Question Room now.

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So you're retired now, Susan?

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-Yes.

-And playing table tennis, obviously.

-Absolutely. Twice a week.

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-Anything else?

-I volunteer at a day centre for dementia.

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Right, well, that must be amazing work.

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It's very rewarding, yes, I enjoy it.

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And how about your music tastes?

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Nothing in particular, just general.

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I go to the theatre quite often

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and I do particularly like musicals, so...

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Chris, I think you're quite big on musicals as well?

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I like some musicals. I like Les Mis.

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Starlight Express because of the subject matter. Chicago...

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and some of the old Rodgers and Hammerstein stuff.

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All right, well, let's see how we go.

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It's Music, Susan, would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please.

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And here we go. The annual music award show founded by which

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music publication presented its first Godlike Genius Award in 1994?

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I think it might be Q.

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-Do you know this, Chris?

-I'd go for the NME, myself.

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-It is NME.

-Oh, dear.

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-Never mind.

-Over to you, Chris.

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Cher Lloyd came to fame as a contestant on which TV show?

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I never watch any of these things...

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Cher Lloyd.

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Well, people from Britain's Got Talent and Fame Academy

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tend to sink without trace once they get outside,

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so I'll go for X Factor.

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Like Susan Boyle.

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The X Factor is right.

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Over to you, Susan.

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Bobby Crush, who found fame on Opportunity Knocks in the '70s,

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became known for his skill on which musical instrument?

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-I think this is piano.

-Yeah, do you remember that?

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-I do, actually.

-I'm struggling a bit.

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-Hughie Green and all that.

-That's right. Piano is right.

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Chris, according to the lyrics of the song Oklahoma,

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from the musical of the same name, what comes sweeping down the plain?

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# When the wind comes sweeping down the plain... #

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-It's the wind, Jeremy.

-It is the wind.

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Susan, what is the stage name of the American rapper and actress

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born Dana Owens?

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I've never heard of Little Kim.

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I've heard of Missy Elliott and Queen Latifah.

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I think...maybe Missy Elliott,

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I'll go for.

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Any Eggheads know this?

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-Queen Latifah.

-Queen Latifah...

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is the answer, Susan, so I'm sorry, no way back for you in this round.

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We have to say well done, Chris. Chris will be in the final.

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Please, both of you return to us and we'll see what happens

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in the next round.

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OK, Top Spinners, what do we do

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in table tennis when it starts to go wrong?

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-We up our game.

-We up our game or we change our serve.

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-Oh, yes.

-Yep, we do.

-We've lost two brains now from the final round.

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The Eggheads have still not lost a brain

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but they can cave in at any moment!

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The next subject is History.

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-Oh!

-Now that sounds good, Carol, is that yours?

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Yes, I'm going to have a go at that.

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A former librarian.

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-Against which Egghead?

-I'll have Beth, please.

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Very good. So Carol is going to be top spinning against Beth

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from the Eggheads on History.

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And please, both of you go to our Question Room now.

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So good luck against Beth, Carol,

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would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please.

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Here we go.

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Carol, Francis Walsingham was the principal secretary

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and spymaster for which English monarch?

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Well, when I first heard that name, I thought of Elizabeth I,

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so that's who I'm going to go for, Elizabeth I.

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Brilliant, you got it right, Carol, well done.

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Beth, Kenneth MacAlpin is considered

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to be the first king of which country?

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It could be any of them - they've all got similar roots of names.

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But with a name like MacAlpin you would go with Scotland,

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and Kenneth is a very Scottish name as well, so Scotland.

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Scotland is right, well done, Beth.

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Carol, the Spanish hero, El Cid lived during which century?

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I've heard of El Cid but I don't know which century he lived in.

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So I will have to guess.

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It definitely wasn't the 19th, so I'll go for the 11th.

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-Yeah, 11th is right.

-Oh, well done!

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Beth, your question. Buenaventura Durruti

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was an influential figure in which 20th century conflict?

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I know Barry is sitting there screaming the answer...

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..most probably. Buenaventura sounds Spanish, Spanish Civil War?

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-Let's see, Barry?

-I'm happy with that.

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He's happy, Spanish Civil War, well done.

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Carol, your question.

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You're doing well, Carol. The early medieval kingdom of Dumnonia

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was in which part of England?

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Could you spell it please, for me?

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D-U-M-N-O-N-I-A.

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Well, I actually don't know at all, because I've never heard of it,

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so this is a pure guess, and I'll go for the north-east.

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No, it's the south-west.

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But it's hard if you haven't heard of it.

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Very hard. Beth, your question for the round.

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How many so-called Good Emperors of Rome ruled over the empire

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between approximately 96 and 180 AD?

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Well, they went through some terrible emperors

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as well as some pretty good ones,

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and after Marcus Aurelius died, a bad one came in, Commodus.

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I'm pretty sure it's not seven.

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I don't think that they had seven good ones in a row,

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or together.

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I'm going to go with five.

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-Any Eggheads know?

-Yes, it was five.

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They were Trajan, Hadrian, Nerva, Antoninus Pius and Marcus Aurelius.

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Blimey, Barry's just named them all.

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We need a round of applause for all of that!

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Barry does that at parties quite a lot.

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It's why I don't get invited to many!

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Five is right.

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-Hooray!

-Three out of three for our Eggheads.

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Sorry, Carol, they're playing well today, aren't they?

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Yes, they are. Yes.

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Not to worry. You've been knocked out,

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but it's not over by a long way for our Challengers.

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Come back to us, both of you, and we'll play a last round

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before the final.

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So, the Top Spinners have lost another brain.

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They've lost three from the final round now.

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The Eggheads are still all there and they're playing well as well.

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The next subject is Arts & Books.

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-Who would like this?

-Well, it's got to be one of you two.

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-Go on, Karen.

-Are you going to go, Karen?

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Who are you going to go up against?

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It can be either Barry or Lisa.

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-Who do you fancy?

-Lisa.

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-You fancy Lisa?

-Everyone fancies Lisa!

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LAUGHTER

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Karen from Top Spinners versus Lisa from the Eggheads and the subject,

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Arts & Books. The last round before the final round,

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please take your positions.

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OK, so you're on Arts & Books, Karen, against Lisa,

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would you like to go first or second?

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I would like to go first, please.

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And here we go with your first question.

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The 19th century novel The Brothers Karamazov is set in which country?

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I don't think it's Ireland.

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It's between Portugal... I'm sure it's not Portugal.

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I'm going to go for Russia.

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Russia is correct.

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Written by, Eggheads?

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-Dostoyevsky.

-Dostoyevsky.

-Dostoyevsky.

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Lisa, the word "Bildungsroman",

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which means a novel dealing with youth or formative years,

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comes from which language?

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It must be German.

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Well, it wasn't my accent that gave it away, that's for sure.

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German is right. OK, Karen,

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which comedy writer well known for his TV sitcoms

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adapted the Ealing Comedy film, The Ladykillers,

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for the stage in 2011?

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I'm not sure on this one at all.

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It's going to have to be a guess, I'm afraid.

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Graham Linehan is jumping out at me.

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I'm going to say Graham Linehan.

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Yeah, you're absolutely right!

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Amazingly talented guy.

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Lisa, My Wicked, Wicked Ways

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is an autobiography by which Hollywood star?

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Now, why did I think it was Errol Flynn just before it came up?

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Is that because it's the right answer?

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Or just because it's, you know, a happy straw that I'm clutching.

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My Wicked, Wicked Ways.

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Mr Hughes there will be able to tell you it's related to films

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they've been in or catchphrases or something.

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Sadly, I can't tell you anything of the sort.

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I don't know many of the others were renowned

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for having wicked ways, really.

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More of an Errol Flynn persuasion, I think.

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No, I'm grasping, here, I'll go for Errol Flynn.

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-Let's see if Chris knows.

-Yep.

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He did have a reputation of being, shall we say, a ladies' man.

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So, yes.

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He confirm it's right, Errol Flynn.

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-Bless his heart.

-Who, Errol's or Chris'?

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It's the same thing, really, isn't it?

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OK, Karen. Your question.

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Just pile the pressure on.

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I'll try.

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"I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world"

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is a famous line by which poet?

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Would you repeat that for me?

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Yes, yawp is Y-A-W-P.

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"I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world"

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is a famous line by which poet?

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-Again...

-SHE SIGHS DEEPLY

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There's one jumping out at me

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but it doesn't sound like TS Eliot.

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I think I'm going to go with Walt Whitman.

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-What does your team think?

-I think it's Robert Frost.

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-What about you, Eggs?

-Walt Whitman from Leaves of Grass.

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Walt Whitman is right, from Leaves of Grass.

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Three out of three, Karen.

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So, Lisa to you, to stay in.

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Is this the Egghead who's going to crack?

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What is the name of the innovative British theatre group

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founded in 2000, known for its immersive productions,

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whose 2013 work The Drowned Man

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was performed in a disused sorting office in London?

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Now, I think the only one I've heard of, of those, is Punchdrunk.

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Shall I go with my first instinct and say Punchdrunk?

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Again, I don't think I can make a case for the other two.

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-I'll go

-Punchdrunk. Punchdrunk is the right answer, Lisa.

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Well done, good quizzing. Good quizzing by our Eggheads.

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Sorry, Karen, you couldn't throw her off that easily.

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-That's right.

-So we go to Sudden Death, it's gets a bit harder.

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No alternatives from me.

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Here's your question.

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Which book by HG Wells is partly set

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in the year, 802,701 AD?

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There's only two that I can come up with...

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1984 and...

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-Animal Farm?

-It's not Animal Farm that was George Orwell,

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it is The Time Machine.

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-Sorry!

-The Time Machine.

-Of course it was, sorry.

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OK, Lisa, get this right and you're in the final.

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The Albertina is a museum and art collection

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in which European capital city?

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OK, not ringing bells for Paris.

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It sounds more Germanic than anything else.

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I've never heard of it in Berlin, that's not a guarantee.

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No, I really haven't heard of it.

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I'm reduced to guessing. I'll try Vienna.

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-It is in Vienna.

-Wow!

-Well done, Lisa.

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You got there. I don't know how you did it, a mystical thing there.

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It's called being exceptional jammy.

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Being jammy, whatever, you're in the final. Karen, sorry,

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you've been knocked out as well.

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So, it's looking difficult for the Challengers

0:20:580:21:01

but it's not beyond hope at all. Please come back,

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rejoin your teams, we will play the final round.

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So, this is what we've been playing towards, it is time for

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the final round, which, as always, is General Knowledge.

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But I'm afraid those of you who lost your head-to-heads won't be allowed

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to take part in this round.

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So Carol, Nigel, Karen and Susan,

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from the Top Spinners,

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would you please now leave the studio.

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Dave, you are playing to win the Top Spinners £3,000.

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Lisa, Barry, Chris, Dave and Beth,

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you're playing for something that money cannot buy,

0:21:340:21:37

just restoring the Eggheads' reputation,

0:21:370:21:39

it's coming along nicely!

0:21:390:21:40

As usual I will ask each team three questions in turn,

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this time the answers are all general knowledge

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and you may confer. Sorry, doesn't help you, Dave.

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-Oh, I can talk to myself!

-You can talk to yourself!

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Your team-mates sadly have been lost in battle.

0:21:510:21:54

So, Dave, can your one brain

0:21:540:21:56

defeat these five in a famous victory?

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So, would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please.

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Your first question, Dave, good luck.

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For what does the letter P stand in the name of the navigational system

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known commonly as GPS?

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Positioning, I believe. Plotting doesn't sound right. Pathway, no.

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-It's positioning.

-Global positioning satellite system?

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-Satellite.

-Anyway, P is positioning.

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One to you. Eggheads, the Italian word "nonna"

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translates into which English word?

0:22:370:22:41

-ALL:

-Grandmother.

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I had a litany of grandmothers appearing in front of me,

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so we're going for grandmother.

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Right answer. All right.

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Over to you. In the 2016 Steven Spielberg film The BFG,

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who plays the title role via motion capture performance?

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I really am not sure about this.

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I think I might have read it not so long ago.

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I just think Mark Rylance is standing out to me.

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So that will be my answer.

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Mark Rylance is correct.

0:23:220:23:24

Playing well. So far, two out of two for our Challenger.

0:23:240:23:28

Eggheads, in 2016 in Major League Soccer,

0:23:280:23:30

which English footballer scored

0:23:300:23:32

the first-ever hat trick for New York City FC?

0:23:320:23:38

-Lampard.

-It's got to be Lampard because Beckham's LA Galaxy,

0:23:410:23:45

not Dennis Wise.

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Well, our esteemed football correspondent assures me

0:23:480:23:51

it's Frank Lampard, so that's our answer.

0:23:510:23:53

It's Frank. Frank Lampard. You're right.

0:23:530:23:56

First-ever hat trick.

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Dave, Changing Places, Nice Work

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and Small World are novels by which British writer?

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OK.

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Mmm, again, not certain.

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And I think I will do a Judith approach and I'll go for the middle,

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-David Lodge.

-Well, funnily enough,

0:24:200:24:23

Judith's famous approach is to go down the right,

0:24:230:24:26

but that doesn't matter because it's right.

0:24:260:24:29

David Lodge is correct.

0:24:290:24:30

She won't mind at all!

0:24:310:24:33

-Right?

-She gets confused herself, to be honest!

0:24:330:24:36

To be honest, she veers all over.

0:24:360:24:38

But in theory, it's going down the right.

0:24:380:24:40

The magic right, she calls it.

0:24:400:24:41

So you've got three out of three,

0:24:420:24:45

you may not need to do anything more today.

0:24:450:24:47

The Eggheads mess this up, it's over.

0:24:470:24:50

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa

0:24:500:24:53

became president of which country in 2016?

0:24:530:24:58

Oh, goodness.

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It's not Portugal, I don't think.

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I don't think Portugal's had an election this year.

0:25:050:25:07

Why did I think Panama?

0:25:090:25:13

I've got nothing else to pin that on.

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Now, for me, De Sousa is more a Portuguese name

0:25:170:25:21

if you think about Paulo Sousa

0:25:210:25:23

and things like that, it does tend to be.

0:25:230:25:27

I'm not... That's all I can hang it on.

0:25:270:25:30

Unless anyone has a more definite...

0:25:300:25:33

I have a vague inkle that there was

0:25:330:25:36

an election in Peru in 2016.

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Panama will have a president, definitely, I don't know about Peru.

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If Portugal has a Prime Minister,

0:25:430:25:44

you wouldn't know about the president.

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-Not necessarily.

-No.

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And it's "became president" rather than elected.

0:25:480:25:52

We really don't know. This might come down to a vote.

0:25:530:25:56

My inkling is Portugal because of the name and the president, but...

0:25:570:26:03

-That's just my suggestion.

-I think that might be a red herring.

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OK.

0:26:060:26:08

I've just got at the back of my mind Peru,

0:26:080:26:10

but I have nothing to base it on.

0:26:100:26:11

-Lisa thought Peru.

-You thought Peru.

0:26:110:26:15

- I thought there was an election there in 2016

0:26:150:26:18

but I'm not getting any more than that from it.

0:26:180:26:20

-- So what are you saying, Beth?

-Panama.

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-Panama.

-I say Portugal.

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-Portugal.

-Peru.

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-Probably Peru.

-Oh.

0:26:280:26:30

OK, three Perus. Let's Peru then. Team.

0:26:300:26:32

OK, Jeremy, well, as you've obviously gathered,

0:26:320:26:35

we haven't the slightest idea what the answer to this is.

0:26:350:26:38

Although, De Sousa does sound a Portuguese name,

0:26:380:26:41

we're not going to go for Portugal, we're going to go for Peru

0:26:410:26:44

and keep everything crossed.

0:26:440:26:46

I think you might be on for a famous victory here!

0:26:460:26:50

One of us has to be right, because we've said all three.

0:26:500:26:54

Yeah, one of you is right.

0:26:540:26:56

The correct answer is Portugal.

0:26:560:26:58

We say congratulations, Challengers, you have won!

0:26:580:27:02

Thank you very much.

0:27:020:27:04

And I said what does GPS stand for,

0:27:060:27:08

you said Global Positioning Satellite,

0:27:080:27:11

and it's System, so the engines have fallen out of the bottom

0:27:110:27:15

of the chassis with the Eggheads. Oh, the excitement here!

0:27:150:27:19

That's how excited we are. Dave, well done. Well played,

0:27:200:27:23

you kept your nerve with the David Lodge question.

0:27:230:27:26

Well, I didn't know it, it was a guess.

0:27:260:27:29

But doing it on your own is not easy, we know.

0:27:290:27:32

You can't confer.

0:27:320:27:33

Eggheads, what's that, three losses out of five games?

0:27:330:27:36

-Yes, it is.

-Yep.

-And five against one now?

0:27:360:27:38

What did we tell you?

0:27:380:27:40

The most dangerous opponent, one person.

0:27:400:27:42

-We got that right at least!

-You got that right!

0:27:420:27:45

You may need to work on this voting system of yours,

0:27:460:27:49

it is producing some very odd results.

0:27:490:27:52

Congratulations, Top Spinners, you've won the jackpot of £3,000.

0:27:530:27:56

You've stopped them and they've been stopped a few times, recently.

0:27:560:27:59

So they are going to go away and think about it

0:27:590:28:01

and you are officially cleverer than the Eggheads.

0:28:010:28:04

You've proved they can be beaten.

0:28:040:28:06

Join us next time on Eggheads to see

0:28:060:28:08

if a new team of Challengers will be just as successful.

0:28:080:28:11

What a game, what an ending, what fun!

0:28:110:28:14

Until then, goodbye!

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