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Jeremy Vine hosts. Can a team of sports commentators featuring Iwan Thomas, Martine Wright, Tania Nadarajah, Sean Rose and Steve Brown win a cash prize for charity?


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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 a special celebrity edition of Eggheads,

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the show where a team of five quiz Challengers pit their wits against

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possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain.

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Here they are, the Eggheads.

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Hoping for victory against our quiz geniuses today are...

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Now, the majority of this team are former

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and current ParalympicsGB and Team GB athletes,

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who can regularly be found sharing their expertise as sports reporters

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and presenters. To complete the quintet,

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they've been joined by a current member

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of ParalympicsGB's archery squad, who competed in Rio 2016.

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Let's meet them.

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I'm Iwan Thomas, television presenter, former athlete.

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In fact, still hold the British record over 400 metres

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for 20 years, which makes me feel very old, and I've no doubt

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by the time I leave here today I'll also feel very stupid.

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I'm Tania Nadarajah. I competed at the 2016 Paralympic Games

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as an archer, and I can normally be found sitting in a field somewhere

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shooting arrows at a target 70 metres away.

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Hi, I'm Sean Rose, winter Paralympian

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and World Cup downhill gold-medal skier.

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Nowadays I'm a reporter and adventurer,

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but I think it's going to be all downhill today!

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Hi, my name's Martine Wright, and I'm a TV presenter and reporter.

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But most of the time, you will find me rolling about on the floor,

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as I'm captain of the Great Britain sitting volleyball team.

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Hi, my name's Steve Brown. I'm a TV reporter,

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and I was captain at London 2012 for the wheelchair rugby team.

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Hoping the wheels don't fall off today!

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So, Iwan and team, hello.

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-ALL:

-Hello.

-Great to see you all.

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Iwan, we've of course met before.

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-Yeah.

-We had a little dance-floor moment.

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-A little rendezvous.

-Yeah, we did.

-Mine didn't last as long as yours, though.

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Well, you know, I remember the first time we all met...

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We'd meet in a secret room for Strictly,

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and we were both thinking, "Oh, dear!"

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I'm feeling the same today!

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Of course, you've taken part in Celebrity Eggheads before.

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So, is there a subject that you would love to be quizzed on, Iwan?

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I'm going to say Sport, because there's a bit of revenge in the air for me, Judith over there.

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I lost before on Sport, so if it comes up,

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I'd love to take that title back from you.

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You won it fair and square!

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We do mention Judith's great historical successes -

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to beat a rocket scientist on Science,

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to beat a politician, which was Edwina, on Politics,

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and then a sportsman on Sport.

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-Yes.

-But I think it might be undone today.

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Not quite a gold medal!

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Good luck, Challengers.

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Every day there is £1,000 worth of cash up for grabs

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for our Challengers' chosen charity.

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However, if they fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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that prize money rolls on to the next show.

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So, thus far we have not seen a celebrity team win, Gift Of The Gab,

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which means the Eggheads have won the last three,

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so there's £4,000 for you to play for today.

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-Would you like to start?

-Yes, please.

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I thought so - these competitive people we've got here.

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So, the first head-to-head battle is on the subject of Film & TV

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and you can choose between Judith, Chris, Pat,

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-Steve and Lisa.

-Right. Who wants to take it?

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-You do that?

-Well, Sport may come up, but it may not come up.

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If I don't take Sport, you guys are good at Sport...

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No, we need you for Sport.

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-I'll take the Film & TV.

-I'm pretty good at Film & TV.

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Do I want it? Yes, yes, yes. Go on, then!

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-Go on. All right.

-First in.

-So, Martine from Gift Of The Gab

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is going to play... Now, which Egghead?

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-They're all good, aren't they?

-You're not going to go,

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-"That one's an easy one."

-Yeah, like someone that's not an Egghead!

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-Chris. We'll say Chris.

-That's not a bad one, actually,

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cos the last film Chris saw was Blazing Saddles!

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It's the last film I REMEMBER seeing in a cinema, yeah.

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Yeah, exactly. So, Martine from...

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Everyone thinks it's a joke when I say that - it's actually true!

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-It's not far off the truth, no.

-Yeah, I know!

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Martine from Gift Of The Gab versus Chris from the Eggheads.

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To ensure there's no conferring, please take your positions in our legendary Question Room.

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So, Martine, we're on Film & TV -

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would you like to go first or second?

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I will go first, Jeremy, if that's OK.

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So, here we go, Martine. Good luck.

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Who announced in September 2015 that he would be stepping down

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as presenter of the TV show BBC Breakfast after nearly 15 years?

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Ben Shephard is on ITV,

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so he's nothing to do with the BBC News.

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Dan Walker is one of the presenters,

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and the new presenter, I think, on the BBC News.

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So I think it might be the lovely Bill Turnbull.

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Bill Turnbull.

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I'm going to check with Iwan, who's been on that show a lot. Iwan?

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-100% correct.

-100% correct. Well done, Martine.

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First one to you. Chris, your question.

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The 1992 film White Men Can't Jump centres on which sport?

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That is basketball, Jeremy.

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Basketball is the right answer. Well done.

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Martine...

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"The sound of hoof beats cross the glade

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"Good folk, lock up your son and daughter

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"Beware the deadly flashing blade,

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"Unless you want to end up shorter..."

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were the first lines to the closing theme tune of which comedy series?

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Martine, was this...

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I'm guessing, but I don't think it's Monty Python.

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Erm...

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Red Dwarf is coming out at me, but...

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I know the theme tune to Blackadder, so...

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# Blackadder, Blackadder... #

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Er...I think...

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Blackadder.

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Oh, I'm so glad you said that! Yes, it is. Cos you...

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-horrified your team by saying you'd got Red Dwarf...

-Oh, really?

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-Are they all... Sorry, guys!

-They were thinking, "Hang on,

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-"she's going for the wrong one!"

-False sense of security there.

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I like the way you just played them like that.

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OK, it is Blackadder, yeah, cos the blade,

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-I guess, the sword...

-Yes.

-That's the only one with a sword in.

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You probably like Blackadder, Chris, do you?

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-Yeah.

-The original Black Adder, that that's the theme tune from, yeah,

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where he was a snivelling incompetent,

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rather than what he became in Blackadder II, III and Goes Forth.

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So, Martine was saying she knows the theme tune and it's not that,

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-but this is right at the first series, Chris?

-Yeah.

-I see.

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# The sound of hoof beats through the glade

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# Good folk, lock up your sons and daughters

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# Beware the deadly flashing blade

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# Unless you want to end up shorter. #

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-Very good, very good!

-Very good, Chris!

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Here's your question, Chris.

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In 2016, who replaced Stephen Fry

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as the host of the long-running TV programme QI?

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Well, they're all regulars on it,

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but Stephen Fry was replaced as host by Sandi Toksvig.

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Sandi Toksvig is the right answer, Chris. Well done.

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They are playing rather well at the moment, the Eggheads,

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over the last few games, Martine. So, obviously,

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-I apologise for that.

-It's OK!

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Just keep plugging away, here.

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The 2015 film Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara,

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is based on a novel by which writer?

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SHE WHISTLES

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Erm...I haven't seen the film...

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and I definitely haven't read the book.

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Annie...is jumping out at me, for some reason.

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Erm...

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I'm going to go for Annie, Annie Proulx.

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Annie Proulx. Is Annie Proulx the answer, Eggheads?

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-No.

-No? Who is it, Lisa?

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-Patricia Highsmith.

-Patricia Highsmith is the answer, Martine.

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Right.

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Sorry, team!

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Chris has the chance to take the round now.

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Who plays the role of Walter Sobchak

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in the Coen Brothers film The Big Lebowski?

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Ah, The Big Lebow...

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Now, he's the overweight chap, isn't he?

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So it's John Goodman.

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-I see.

-Mm-hm.

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If you're right, you've taken the round.

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The correct answer is John Goodman. Well done, Chris.

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You've got it right. Sorry Martine, one little slip there and,

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-you know, they get in.

-Yeah.

-So, Chris will be in the final.

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You've been knocked out, but it's early days for our Challengers.

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Return to us and we'll play round two.

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So, Gift Of The Gab have lost one brain from the final round -

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they've lost Martine. The Eggheads have not lost any so far.

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Underline "so" and "far".

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The next subject for you is Science.

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Athletes...

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-who wants this?

-It's got to be you, Stevie!

-Oh!

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-We discussed it.

-The lesser of the evils.

-We discussed it earlier.

-OK, this is in the plan?

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Yeah, after discussions, but I'm hoping it goes more

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science and nature than science and astrology.

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So, who would you like to take on?

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I was going to say we're reserving Judith for Iwan, but we don't know that Sport's coming up, remember.

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No, but just in case Sport does come up, Iwan,

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I think I'll leave Judith there for you.

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I'll take Steve with me, I think, please.

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OK, one of our newer Eggheads.

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This is going to be fun - two Steves,

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one from Gift Of The Gab and one from the Eggheads.

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Please take your positions, gentlemen.

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Steve, wheelchair rugby is your sport.

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Yeah, it's a full-contact sport,

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where we go round knocking each other out of wheelchairs.

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Now, don't try that at home, you know.

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But when you're playing wheelchair rugby, it's fine.

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And I came quite bad with an injury to the chest,

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where I broke my sternum and some ribs,

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and I spent quite a lot of time in hospital with that.

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But fully recovered now.

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Great stuff, Steve. You're playing the Egghead Steve on Science. Would you like to go first or second?

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Jeremy, I'll go first, please.

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Here we go. Which of these is a group of muscles

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located at the back of the human knee?

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Well, from what I understand,

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deltoids are much further up through your body

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and the pectorals are all at the front of your body.

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Hamstrings run down through the back of your legs,

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so I'm hoping I'm right with hamstring.

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Hamstring is absolutely the right answer.

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Well done. First point to you.

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Egghead Steve, your question...

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In 1976, Richard Dawkins published his first book, The Selfish...

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That's Gene, Jeremy.

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The Selfish Gene is quite right.

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Back to you, Challenger Steve.

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COBOL, FORTRAN and ALGOL are all examples of what?

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They're all capitalised.

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C-O-B-O-L,

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and then F-O-R-T-R-A-N,

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and then A-L-G-O-L. OK?

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Well, I'm looking at the answers and I'd be expecting things like HTML

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to come out if we were talking about computer languages.

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I don't think there're going to be Asian rodents.

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I don't think they'd have many letters in them

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to have an acronym like that. So I'm hoping that it's going to be

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weather systems. But my knowledge of weather systems

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-is very, very slight.

-OK. Weather systems.

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Now, we do actually have a computer engineer here on the Eggheads team.

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Pat, can you help us here? Cos you love your IT.

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I do. I've never written in ALGOL,

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but I've written lots of code in COBOL and FORTRAN.

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Yeah, Pat has written code in COBOL and FORTRAN.

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It is computer languages, Steve.

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There we go. Pat knows his computers back to front.

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He takes them apart, puts them back together, don't you?

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-Motherboards.

-It's easier to take apart than put back together,

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I can assure you.

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OK, Steve, the Egghead. Your question to take the lead.

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Which country granted Albert Einstein citizenship in 1940?

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Well, seeing as he was working there at the time,

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I would imagine it's the USA, Jeremy.

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Indeed, the USA.

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All right, Steve Challenger.

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Now, he's got two, Steve, you've got one,

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so you need to get this one right to stay in.

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The Hainan gibbon, thought to be the world's rarest ape,

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is native to which country?

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OK. If the question was phrased slightly differently

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and you asked me what was one of the rarest gibbons,

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I'd have told you it was a Hainan.

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But where they're from...

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I don't think that it's Japan.

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I'm hoping it's not Japan,

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Gibbons... Let's have a look.

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I think I'm going to go with Indonesia.

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-China is the answer, Steve.

-Is it?

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You'd heard of the Hainan Gibbon, which most people haven't.

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So I'm sorry - that was very, very tight.

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And unlucky there but it means that the other Steve, the Egghead Steve,

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is through to the final round.

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So, come back to us, return to your teams, and we'll play round three.

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So, Gift Of The Gab have lost two brains now from the final round.

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The Eggheads have not lost any.

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I know how competitive you are.

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I know you will be wanting revenge.

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Now is the moment. The subject is Music.

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THEY EXCLAIM

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Music. Who wants this?

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I think... You were good at music...

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You were a classical...

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-pianist?

-You've studied classical music.

-OK.

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-We know who's doing music.

-Looks like it's me, then.

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-It's got to be done.

-All right.

-It's me.

-Tania, against which Egghead?

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Obviously can't be Steve or Chris.

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-Pat...

-THEY CONFER

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Pat's good at everything. Pat's good at everything.

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Pat's crib sheet was like that - he's won everything.

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Yeah, OK. That's a good point.

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I'm going to go for Lisa, I think.

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My crib sheet's a lot shorter, isn't it?

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OK, Tania from Gift Of The Gab versus Lisa from the Eggheads.

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To ensure there's no conferring,

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please take your positions in our Question Room.

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So, Tania, it's archery and it was archery in 2016 at Rio.

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It was indeed, yes.

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Fantastic. What's the thrill of archery?

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Anyone can do it, no matter what your ability,

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disability, so it's just a really great and fun sport to be involved with.

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Yeah, I did it at school. Not very well.

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Lisa, have you ever arched?

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No, no. I'm very worried about this, to be honest.

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I feel like antagonising a woman who is a crack shot with a bow

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is not really very sensible.

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All right, well, arrows on target here, I hope.

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Music, Tania. Do you want to go first or second?

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I think I will go first, please.

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OK. Here we go, Tania, with your first question.

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Good luck. The English rapper known as Professor Green

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was born in which city?

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Erm... well, I've heard him speak

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And I don't think he's Northern,

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so I'm going to go with London.

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You're absolutely right. London it is. Well done.

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Lisa, Riff and Bernardo

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are leaders of rival gangs in which popular stage musical?

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That's West Side Story.

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West Side Story is quite right.

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Back to you, Tania. What was the name of

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the Irish group that found fame in the 1990s,

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consisting of siblings Sharon, Andrea, Caroline and Jim?

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Now, this name popped into my head when you asked the question and just

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before I saw the answers,

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so I'm going to go with my instinct and say The Corrs.

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Indeed, The Corrs.

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Your colleagues liked that.

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Lisa, over to you.

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"You know that it would be untrue You know that I would be a liar..."

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are the opening lyrics to which Doors song?

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You know that it would be untrue, you know that I would be a liar...

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-Yes.

-..if I was to say to you either of the other two answers,

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because it's Light My Fire.

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Light My Fire is correct, Lisa.

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OK, so, we're two each.

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This can be crucial.

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Tania, your colleagues have come unstuck here.

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Let's get this one right.

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Which of these James Bond theme tunes was a duet?

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So, Die Another Day...

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..I think...was Madonna.

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Tomorrow Never Dies...

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I'm going to take a guess on this one

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and I'm going to say Another Way To Die.

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-OK. Let's ask the Eggheads here. Eggs?

-She's right.

-You're right.

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Another Way To Die is the right answer. OK.

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-Who sang it, Lisa, do you know?

-Jack White and Alicia Keys.

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Uh-huh. OK.

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Let's see if you stay in now.

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Third question to you, Lisa.

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Which of these jazz musicians is best known for his expertise

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on the saxophone?

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See, we haven't got a question wrong in, like, six head to heads.

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Now it's going to happen.

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OK. Er... Oh, this is terrible.

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I really ought to know this.

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Bother!

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I didn't think Thelonious Monk was an instrumentalist.

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Erm... I don't know anything about Sonny Rollins.

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I don't know whether that makes him

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more or less likely to be the answer.

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Let's try Charles Mingus. I don't know.

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The answer is Sonny Rollins.

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You've been knocked out, Lisa.

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-That's all right.

-Well done, Tania.

0:17:320:17:35

-Yes!

-Lisa's right - that's the first question

0:17:350:17:37

the Eggheads have got wrong, I feel,

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in quite a number of games, actually.

0:17:390:17:40

Tania, well done. You're right through to the final round.

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That's good news for our Challengers here.

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Bad news for the Eggheads, but it was coming.

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Come back to us and we've got one more round to play.

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So, as it stands, Gift Of The Gab have lost two brains

0:17:520:17:54

from the final round but they've struck back,

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as we were anticipating, and they've taken out an Egghead.

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So, this could be a really important round, and it is Sport.

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-Oh...

-Yay!

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I think we know what's going to happen here.

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-I best take it.

-OK. I think maybe there's a little bit

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of score-settling here that needs to happen.

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Iwan from Gift Of The Gab, and who would you like to take on?

0:18:120:18:16

-I think you know, Jeremy.

-Well, you'd better say.

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-She'll be so cross with me.

-Judith, it'd be a pleasure to go against you again.

-Bring it on!

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Bring it on! THEY CHUCKLE

0:18:220:18:24

My worry is, I know you've been revising a lot.

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-Are you ready?

-I'm ready.

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OK. Iwan from Gift Of The Gab...

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-You're so competitive!

-Of course - that's what they do.

0:18:300:18:33

-I know - exactly. It's coming out.

-They want to win.

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So, Iwan from Gift Of The Gab is playing Judith from the Eggheads

0:18:350:18:39

for the second time on Sport.

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See if it works out better this time for Iwan.

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To ensure there's no conferring, please go to our Question Room.

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Iwan, your proudest sporting moment?

0:18:480:18:50

Not sitting here last time.

0:18:500:18:51

No, I think the 1998 season where I became European champion,

0:18:510:18:54

Commonwealth champion and I won the World Cup, so...

0:18:540:18:57

if I could have one moment, it was that one month of September in 1998.

0:18:570:19:01

Wow! And how will it compare if you beat Judith now?

0:19:010:19:05

I'm more nervous now than lining up for an Olympic final,

0:19:050:19:08

and I truly mean that, because I have to win.

0:19:080:19:10

If I lose two out of two on Sport, I'm going straight home.

0:19:100:19:14

We'll never hear the end of it.

0:19:140:19:16

Honestly, it'll be one of those things, Judith,

0:19:160:19:18

that we will never hear the end of.

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It would be a complete triumph.

0:19:200:19:23

-Particularly cos it's Sport.

-I'd be more proud of that

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than anything else I've ever done in my life, if I won.

0:19:260:19:30

-Even more than the £1 million you won?

-Well, perhaps not.

0:19:300:19:34

-OK, Iwan. First or second on Sport?

-I'll go first, please, Jeremy.

0:19:350:19:38

Good luck, my friend.

0:19:420:19:43

Here we go. The Olympic Games were originally

0:19:430:19:45

a sporting festival where?

0:19:450:19:48

They were in Greece.

0:19:510:19:52

Yes, Greece it is.

0:19:520:19:54

Judith, on to you.

0:19:540:19:56

-Can see how serious he is now, Judith, can't you?

-Yes!

0:19:560:19:59

He's got the gimlet-eyed stare now. Here we go.

0:19:590:20:02

What was the commonly used epithet of the boxer Naseem Hamed?

0:20:020:20:06

For some reason, I think it's Prince Hamed.

0:20:100:20:13

You're right, Judith. It is Prince Naseem Hamed.

0:20:140:20:16

-SHE GASPS

-Phew!

0:20:160:20:18

You're competitive now, as well.

0:20:180:20:20

-You're telling me!

-Look at this!

-I am definitely competitive.

0:20:200:20:24

OK, Iwan. Which of these

0:20:240:20:26

sporting events traditionally takes place earliest in the calendar year?

0:20:260:20:29

FA Cup final's towards the end of the season.

0:20:330:20:37

Wimbledon's...

0:20:370:20:39

I'm going to go... I should know.

0:20:390:20:42

I'm going to go Grand National.

0:20:420:20:44

Grand National's quite right.

0:20:440:20:46

Two out of two for you, Iwan.

0:20:460:20:47

Back to you, Judith.

0:20:470:20:49

In which country of the UK was the golfer Lee Westwood born in 1973?

0:20:490:20:55

It could be any of those.

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I think I'm just going to say England.

0:21:010:21:04

-What do you think, Iwan?

-Yeah, she's right.

0:21:040:21:06

She's right again. She's dogged, isn't she?

0:21:060:21:08

England is right, Judith.

0:21:080:21:09

-Lucky!

-Two out of two for you, too.

0:21:090:21:11

All right, Iwan, your third question...

0:21:110:21:13

I can feel the tension, and I'm not even in the room.

0:21:130:21:15

Usman Khawaja has played Test-match cricket for which country?

0:21:170:21:21

Could you spell the surname, please?

0:21:260:21:28

Yeah, it's K-H-A-W-A-J-A.

0:21:280:21:32

OK, so my gut is saying that's South African, but I've not heard of him.

0:21:320:21:36

Er...doesn't sound Australian or a Kiwi to me.

0:21:360:21:40

This is a guess, and I apologise to all cricket fans,

0:21:400:21:44

but I will say South Africa.

0:21:440:21:46

-The answer is Australia.

-Oh, my...!

0:21:470:21:49

Oh, dear. Oh, dear!

0:21:510:21:54

-This is so exciting!

-I'm worried now!

0:21:540:21:57

Oh, goodness me. OK.

0:21:570:22:00

All right. OK. Breathe.

0:22:000:22:02

-Help!

-Right. Here we go.

0:22:020:22:04

Judith, for the round...

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-SHE CHUCKLES

-So exciting!

0:22:070:22:10

The German goalkeeper Loris Karius

0:22:100:22:13

joined which Premier League football club in 2016?

0:22:130:22:18

I really don't know.

0:22:230:22:24

I think... I don't think it's Manchester United, actually.

0:22:250:22:28

I'm going to say Liverpool.

0:22:310:22:32

Ah, man!

0:22:320:22:33

JEREMY CHUCKLES

0:22:330:22:36

-I'm going home!

-JUDITH CHUCKLES

0:22:360:22:38

And it was a guess!

0:22:380:22:40

JEREMY HOOTS WITH LAUGHTER

0:22:400:22:43

Oh, God, I feel embarrassed.

0:22:460:22:48

Oh, dear! Oh, dear!

0:22:480:22:50

-Oh, dear! How funny!

-Oh, goodness!

0:22:500:22:53

Liverpool is the right answer, Judith.

0:22:530:22:55

And, Iwan, it's so funny that Sport

0:22:560:22:58

is absolutely Judith's bete noire.

0:22:580:23:00

So it's something about just raising her game, there.

0:23:000:23:04

Judith, well done. You're in the final round.

0:23:040:23:06

You've done... And you can now tell this story for ever.

0:23:060:23:09

-Iwan, do come back.

-It's the best win for ever.

0:23:090:23:11

It is maybe one of your best-ever wins.

0:23:110:23:13

And that's a great compliment to Iwan.

0:23:130:23:15

-It is one of your best.

-Cos it's the best win I've ever had.

-Yeah.

0:23:150:23:18

-And totally unexpected.

-OK.

0:23:180:23:21

We're going to get people to fan you now, give you bath salts and stuff.

0:23:210:23:24

Please come back and we'll play the final round.

0:23:240:23:26

What a contest! This is what we have been playing towards.

0:23:280:23:31

It's time for the final round which, as always, is General Knowledge.

0:23:310:23:35

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

0:23:350:23:37

to take part in this round. That's Iwan, Martine and Steve from Gift Of The Gab,

0:23:370:23:42

and also Lisa from the Eggheads.

0:23:420:23:44

Would you please now leave the studio?

0:23:440:23:46

Sean, how does this compare to very-high-speed skiing?

0:23:480:23:52

I'm definitely more nervous now than I was at the top of Vancouver,

0:23:520:23:56

about to do an 80mph downhill run in the Paralympics.

0:23:560:24:00

But, as I'm ex-Air Force and I'm not riding solo today...

0:24:000:24:05

-I have my wing lady with me and I'm feeling confident.

-Good stuff.

0:24:050:24:08

-No mercy here, OK?

-None.

-..against these Eggheads.

0:24:080:24:11

You're playing to win Gift Of The Gab £4,000.

0:24:110:24:14

And the Eggheads - Steve, Pat, Chris, Judith - you're playing to just shore up the defences

0:24:140:24:19

and maintain your reputation. I know, Judith, you feel you've done

0:24:190:24:22

all the work you need to do today.

0:24:220:24:24

-For several days.

-Never seen you in such a good mood.

0:24:240:24:28

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

0:24:280:24:30

This time, the questions are all General Knowledge. You may confer.

0:24:300:24:34

So, Tania and Sean, the question is,

0:24:340:24:36

are your two brains ready to take down these four?

0:24:360:24:40

Would you like to go first or second?

0:24:400:24:41

We're going to put the pressure on the Eggheads first,

0:24:410:24:45

and we're going to buck the trend and go second.

0:24:450:24:48

OK, good luck, Challengers. First question to the Eggheads.

0:24:510:24:54

Nadiya Hussain gained fame on which BBC TV show in 2015?

0:24:540:24:58

-Bake Off.

-Bake Off.

0:25:020:25:04

That was the Great British Bake Off.

0:25:040:25:07

The Great British Bake Off is the right answer.

0:25:070:25:10

Tania and Sean, your question.

0:25:100:25:12

Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire is said to be haunted by the ghost

0:25:120:25:17

of which English king, since his alleged murder there in 1327?

0:25:170:25:23

-Gloucestershire.

-How's your history?

0:25:280:25:32

Doesn't go back as far as 1300-something.

0:25:320:25:35

-Me neither.

-History is definitely not my subject.

0:25:350:25:39

William, for some reason, I'm just being drawn to it.

0:25:400:25:44

In that case, let's go with the instinct.

0:25:450:25:47

I'm hoping it's William II.

0:25:470:25:50

I'm afraid you're wrong. Edward II is the answer.

0:25:510:25:53

OK, Eggheads.

0:25:530:25:55

You have a chance to go two points clear.

0:25:550:25:59

The birthplace of Donald Trump's wife, Melania, is in which country?

0:25:590:26:03

-She's a Slovenian.

-She's Slovenian.

0:26:070:26:09

We'll go with that, will we?

0:26:090:26:11

Yes, Slovenia.

0:26:110:26:12

We think that's Slovenia.

0:26:120:26:14

Slovenia is the right answer.

0:26:140:26:16

-Well done.

-They've gone two clear,

0:26:160:26:18

so you've got to get this one right to stay in.

0:26:180:26:21

In the Martin Amis novel London Fields,

0:26:210:26:24

the character Keith Talent is particularly adept at which sport?

0:26:240:26:29

-London Fields... Do you think this is going to be...?

-Yeah.

0:26:330:26:37

So...

0:26:370:26:39

Fields, tenpin bowling. I just don't think it's ten-pin bowling.

0:26:390:26:42

I feel like I want to say darts, but I don't know why.

0:26:420:26:45

I was heading towards darts.

0:26:450:26:46

London Fields...

0:26:460:26:48

If you're thinking darts and I'm thinking darts,

0:26:490:26:51

-shall we just go for it?

-I think, er,

0:26:510:26:54

-we have to.

-Is it likely... No.

0:26:540:26:56

-I don't think anything else is drawing me to...

-Snooker, Fields?

0:26:560:26:59

-Throwing a spanner in the works now.

-Ah!

0:26:590:27:02

-Snooker, with the green of the...

-Tables.

0:27:020:27:05

Are we going to go for snooker?

0:27:050:27:08

I think, let's go snooker.

0:27:080:27:09

We're going to take...

0:27:090:27:10

I'm looking over there for a sign.

0:27:120:27:14

-They may not know.

-No, they're not giving me one.

0:27:140:27:16

I'm going to pick snooker.

0:27:160:27:18

Let's see. Eggheads, do you know?

0:27:190:27:20

I thought it was darts, but I'm not sure.

0:27:200:27:22

London, darts?

0:27:220:27:23

The answer is darts.

0:27:250:27:26

-Oh, no!

-We said that to start with!

0:27:260:27:28

I know, you were about to go for darts,

0:27:280:27:30

-then there was a snooker field moment.

-Oh, no!

0:27:300:27:33

Don't worry - it does happen.

0:27:330:27:36

But I'm sorry - there's no way back,

0:27:360:27:38

so we have to say congratulations, Eggheads, you have won.

0:27:380:27:41

You were just within an inch of saying "darts"

0:27:460:27:48

and then you went, "Hey, hang on, wait a second."

0:27:480:27:51

Oh, commiserations, Gift Of The Gab.

0:27:510:27:53

-Oh, no!

-We tried, did our best.

-Sorry, team!

-I think one of the liveliest games we've ever had.

0:27:530:27:57

-Yes, lovely game.

-Tania did well.

-Very much.

0:27:570:27:59

-But Iwan didn't.

-THEY CHUCKLE

0:27:590:28:01

He'll be back.

0:28:010:28:03

We want you back, Iwan, for a third one.

0:28:030:28:04

OK? Definitely.

0:28:040:28:07

I think I'm going to retire.

0:28:070:28:09

Judith is saying she might retire before that happens.

0:28:090:28:11

Oh, no!

0:28:110:28:14

So, commiserations to the brilliant celeb team Gift Of The Gab.

0:28:140:28:17

What fun meeting them all.

0:28:170:28:18

The Eggheads have done what comes naturally to them.

0:28:180:28:21

You still reign supreme over quiz land.

0:28:210:28:24

It does mean that the Challengers have not won the £4,000,

0:28:240:28:27

so the money rolls over to our next show.

0:28:270:28:29

Eggheads, well done again.

0:28:290:28:32

Only Lisa out this time.

0:28:320:28:33

Who will beat you? Join us for our next celeb game to see if a new team

0:28:330:28:38

have the brains to take them down.

0:28:380:28:40

£5,000 is here to play for.

0:28:400:28:43

Till we quiz again, goodbye.

0:28:430:28:45

Jeremy Vine hosts a special celebrity edition of the show where every day a new team of challengers take on arguably the greatest quiz team in Britain - the Eggheads.

Can a team of sports commentators featuring Iwan Thomas, Martine Wright, Tania Nadarajah, Sean Rose and Steve Brown triumph over the general knowledge goliaths and win the cash prize for their charity?