Jeremy Vine hosts a celebrity edition of the quiz. Can a team from the world of food and drink triumph over the general knowledge goliaths and win the cash prize for charity?
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These people are amongst the greatest quiz players in Britain.
Together they make up the Eggheads,
arguably the most formidable quiz team in the country.
The question is, can they be beaten?
Welcome to a special celebrity edition of Eggheads,
the show where a team of five quiz Challengers pit their wits against
possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain - here they are.
The Eggheads. You feeling hungry for this, Eggs?
-Ravenous, they say.
Facing the unenviable task
of trying to topple our quiz geniuses today are...
This team is looking a bit tasty, and rightly so,
because they are drawn from the delicious world of food and drink.
Whether their quizzing is as good as their cuisine,
we shall have to wait and see.
Let's meet them.
I'm Oz Clark, I'm the wine man.
Or the beer man, or the gin man, or the cider man, or the whisky man.
Whatever you can drink, I should know the answer.
I used to spend my time on BBC Food And Drink,
telling the nation what to drink,
and more recently I've been hanging out with my hooligan friend
James May on Oz And James Drink To...
Hello, I'm Ed Baines, I'm the chef and co-owner of London's infamous
restaurant Randall & Aubin,
and best-known for judging on the cookery show Britain's Best Dish.
Hello, I'm Reza Mahammad, I'm a television chef.
You may have seen me in A Place In France,
Spice Prince Of India, and in Delhi Belly.
I'm Paul Rankin, a chef from Belfast.
I do a bit of telly sometimes.
Hello, I'm Jonathan Phang,
and I'm a food and travel writer and broadcaster.
You may know me from shows like "What's Cooking?", Market Kitchen,
and Gourmet Trains.
Oz and team, hello.
-Great to see you.
Oz, have you had some sort of battle-plan strategy session here?
Yeah, I've got the pints lined up in the nearest pub,
as soon as we finish.
We do have a round called Food & Drink.
I have no idea whether it is coming up,
so has there been a decision about who does that, for a start?
-They are going to do it.
-Oh, OK, somebody else.
It's... Everyone is saying, "Oh, I think I'll give it to someone else."
I suppose the key question which we don't know is where your other
strengths are. So, Ed, what have you got in the locker?
-Not a lot.
-History books. Maybe a little music.
-I bet you love your music.
-Politics. You know...
-Yeah, Politics would be...
I would be quite comfortable with that.
This is throwing them now. Yeah, OK.
So, you know, General Knowledge is always good as well.
-Reza, how about you?
-A bit of General Knowledge.
Music, I love - classical and opera - which I'm good at.
They are my strengths. But...
modern music, it's like my brain goes somewhere else.
cos a lot of Challengers are the other way round.
They go in wanting pop, and they get an opera and it floors them.
But it sounds like, for you, you are going to be...
have a problem with the Sugababes and Eminem,
-but you'll be fine on Vivaldi.
All right, well, that's handy to know.
And you have been on Mastermind, Paul.
Yeah. Well, I did win Celebrity Mastermind, but by accident.
-No, no, no.
-He was very good.
-I don't know how it happened.
Does anyone know what Paul's specialist subject was
on Mastermind, cos it was a really good one?
-It was excellent.
-Go on, tell me.
-Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy.
-You watched him on Mastermind?
I watched him, yes, it was fantastic.
-You were very good.
I love those books, but the amount of potential questions deep inside
-those three novels...
-I knew all...
I did pass on two, but I did know the answers,
it just didn't come up quick enough, you know.
One of the nice things about Eggheads is that you get to
deliberate and cogitate and show your work verbally, really.
Jonathan. Any quizzing for you?
I did Pointless and regretted it bitterly,
and vowed that I would never do a quiz again.
I don't know how I got talked into coming here today.
-I really don't.
-And what about strengths and weaknesses?
What have we missed out? Sport. Have you got a sports...
Sport can be awkward.
To be clear, I have no strengths at all,
but sport would be way down there.
Possibly a bit of film and television,
that's the only thing I have a bit of knowledge about.
OK. Good luck, Challengers.
We are already looking forward to this.
A great team of Challengers we've got here.
Every day there is £1,000 worth of cash up for grabs for their chosen
charity, however if the Challengers fail to defeat the Eggheads,
that prize money rolls over to our next celebrity show.
So, Bake That, the Eggheads have beaten the last six celebrity teams,
which could be good, in a way,
because it means the jackpot is £7,000 today.
-Would you like to try and win?
I'm rather relieved about that.
The first head-to-head battle is on the subject of Arts & Books.
You can choose between Judith, Chris, Pat,
Steve, and Lisa on the far end.
Who wants Arts & Books?
You were talking about Arts & Books earlier.
THEY TALK OVER EACH OTHER
-Who wants Arts & Books?
-Shall I do it?
Have you read a book?
-I think he has!
I think he's going to be quite good.
Cookery books, yes.
Is there anyone you would like to take on?
Reza from Bake That versus Steve.
To ensure there is no conferring,
would you take your positions in our legendary Question Room.
Your cooking history is fascinating,
because it started with a family restaurant, didn't it?
-Yes, it did.
-Did you just take to it straight away?
Not really. I was petrified, because I had no idea,
and it was so unexpected.
So when I did take over, I just learned the ropes,
and then I went and worked in other restaurants. There's no way...
You can't learn from your own business,
so it is sometimes nice to go to some other restaurants to get some
experience and then come back, which I did.
And, of course, that then led into the TV world and so on.
But I know, with all of you, you still go back to the actual cooking
and the actual food - that's the key thing, isn't it?
Yes. It is. But it's funny, at the restaurant, I never used to cook.
I was always front-of-house.
So I got into cooking a bit later. Much, much later, actually.
Good luck in this round. It is Arts & Books,
and you can choose now whether you go first or second against Steve.
I'd like to go first, please, Jeremy.
And here is your first question.
Which of these fictional characters appeared in print first?
David Copperfield, obviously is older.
Miss Marple came much later.
Atticus Finch, I'm not quite sure.
If anything, I'm going to go for...
OK, let's check with your fellow Challengers here.
Atticus Finch, Challengers?
-To Kill A Mockingbird.
So, Marple and Finch were both 20th-century.
David Copperfield is Dickens. You're quite right.
That's the right answer. Well done, Reza.
The Challengers have started.
There we go. The hob is on.
Steve, which novel by Stephen King
features a town that is infested with vampires?
That is Salem's Lot, Jeremy.
Have you read them all?
-Salem's Lot is the right answer.
They do know stuff, these Eggheads.
You want them to pause and look uncertain,
but sometimes they don't even do that. Reza.
The Card Players is a series of paintings by which French artist?
The Card Players.
Oh, gosh. I should know this.
The Card Players.
I can see it, and I can't remember who it is, it's...
OK, I'm going to take a guess, and I may be completely wrong.
I'm going to choose... I'm going to go in the middle.
I think, and I don't know why I'm thinking it's Renoir,
but I may be completely wrong.
Renoir is your answer.
I'm just trying to visualise it. I think they are sitting at a table
-and one of them's wearing a hat.
-A hat, yes.
-A kind of browny...
Small browny painting.
Lisa, what do you think?
I think it is Cezanne, actually, the artist.
Cezanne is the answer, Reza.
Is it? Oh, no.
I should have known.
No, don't worry.
It's early days, it's early days.
Here we go. So, Steve, your question.
Who illustrated David Walliams' book Mr Stink?
I don't actually know this, but EH Shepard must be long gone by now.
He did the Winnie The Pooh stuff.
But I've got a feeling it might be Roald Dahl's old mate,
so I'll say Quentin Blake.
The correct answer is Quentin Blake.
Well, it's not torn it, Reza, but it's looking awkward.
-I know, it's not looking good.
-Get this one right to stay in.
Come on. You can do it.
Which famous poem ends with these four lines?
It matters not how strait the gate
How charged with punishments the scroll
I am the master of my fate
I am the captain of my soul.
If-, by Rudyard Kipling... I'm just thinking... No.
It could be... I feel it's Invictus by WE Henley.
That is the answer which I think.
It's not If-. Because Rudyard Kipling...
"For all the men about to..."
Oh, I can't remember the end of it.
I think it's Invictus.
I feel it's Invictus.
Invictus. Let's see. Ed and team?
-We think it's...
-We thought it was If-.
-You think it's If-?
-That word "captain".
Well, they think it's If-. But that ends, doesn't it,
"Then you'll be a man, my son."
-That's the end of it.
Then it is WE Henley.
You are absolutely right. It is Invictus by WE Henley.
Well done, Reza.
I knew it.
You can take the round with this question.
In which Shakespeare play
are the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune mentioned?
Famously from the soliloquy, that's Hamlet, Jeremy.
Oh, you didn't even pause.
You know that's right, Reza.
It is, absolutely.
Hamlet is the right answer, Steve, you've taken the round.
Sorry, it's that one question, Reza, tripped you up.
Good play, though. Come back to us, both of you,
and we'll see what happens next.
OK, so Bake That have lost a brain from the final round.
The Eggheads are still all there.
Can you take one of them out?
Let's see. The next subject is Food & Drink.
Oh, my goodness!
-How did that happen?!
You got me to do Arts & Books! I'm out of it!
What do we do here? Oz, you are the captain.
-Now, look, I think that...
-You can't get me, because I could have done it!
I'm tempted to see whether Rankin can put his foot where his mouth is.
-I'm perfectly capable of putting my foot where my mouth is,
thank you very much.
All that yoga.
Are you able to actually walk the walk as well as talk the talk?
I'll have a go.
-I think you should.
-Let's go for Paul.
Great stuff. Now, Paul, who would you like to choose?
Just wondering what's going to happen here.
I think Chris. I'll take Chris.
He looks like he likes a pork pie or two.
-Is it pork pies, Chris?
-Pork pies, sausage rolls. Yeah.
Yeah. Bit of carb.
So, Paul from Bake That versus Chris from the Eggheads,
and just to ensure there is no conferring,
please go to the Question Room now.
How did this happen, Paul?
The chef on Food & Drink.
Hey, I think I've been stitched up.
I've been stitched up.
But you won Celebrity Mastermind in 2016, right?
-There was only one Food & Drink question and I passed on it,
I couldn't bring up Barnsley chop.
It just, you know, sometimes it doesn't come to the surface, so...
I'm feeling a bit nervous right now.
You were the first chef in Northern Ireland to win a Michelin star.
Yes, that is correct.
-That wasn't a question, that was just an observation.
I can't give you a point for that.
But tell us about that, because I know that, you know,
it was not easy in that period to start a really good restaurant.
Yeah, I mean, I wasn't really trying to do a really good restaurant,
I just wanted to do a restaurant that people would like,
I would like the food.
But because the first kitchen I ever cooked in was a three-star Michelin
restaurant, Albert Roux's place, Le Gavroche,
I didn't know any other way to cook.
So in a way, I got my Michelin star by accident as well, so...
Do you see a theme here?
Food & Drink, Paul.
It's either very good or very bad,
but it is the chef on Food & Drink.
I think this is a really bad idea.
Would you like to go first or second against Chris?
I'll go first.
All right, here we go with your first question.
If baked beans come up, Chris is going to win.
Here is your question.
Which of these is a main ingredient
of a standard tequila sunrise cocktail?
It's tequila, obviously,
the sunrise comes from a bit of grenadine going in there.
It's got a cherry in it.
And the other ingredient is orange juice.
Orange juice is correct. Well done. Chris, over to you.
Chris, what is served with chips in the classic
Belgian and northern French dish called moules-frites?
They smother their chips in mayonnaise
and serve it with mussels.
Mussels is right. Back to Paul.
Richebourg Grand Cru,
reported to be the most expensive wine in the world in 2015,
is from which wine-producing region of France?
Well, Richebourg Grand Cru. I tell you, I would love to taste that,
because my favourite wine-growing area in the world is Burgundy
and that is where it is from.
-Yay, you're right.
Oz. We must bring Oz in on that.
Have you tasted it yourself?
The '15s are still in barrel and people queue up with teaspoons
to get a tiny sip of it. And it's sensationally good.
(Not worth the money, though.)
So, what, a bottle of it would be, what?
I mean, it might be two or £3,000 a bottle.
If you can get it.
OK, Chris, back to you.
What name is given to a smoked and dried jalapeno pepper
as used extensively in Mexican cuisine?
Mole surely is guacamole, which is mashed up avocado and what have you.
A taco is one of those shell things filled with whatever you can put
in it. So dried pepper's got to be chipotle.
Chipotle, chipotle, correct.
2-2. Paul, back to you.
Comber, which is spelled C-O-M-B-E-R,
is a variety of which foodstuff?
Oh, I don't know this one. Let me think.
Comber's in Northern Ireland.
Where am I from again? I'm from Northern Ireland.
Well, it could be...
It could be coconuts, it could be apples, it could be strawberries,
but it's not. It's potato.
Potato is the right answer.
Three out of three. He's playing well, but then he is a chef.
Chris, Food & Drink, your question.
In which English county is the restaurant called L'Enclume,
which topped the Good Food Guide for Best Restaurant for the fourth
consecutive year in 2016?
It's not Suffolk, I don't think.
I don't think it's in Hampshire either.
I think it's... It's up in the fells somewhere, in Cumbria.
-Is he right, Paul?
-He's absolutely spot-on, unfortunately.
Yeah, Cumbria is the right answer.
-So, 3-3 after three questions.
-How do you know that stuff?!
-I don't know, how DO you know?
-How does he know that?
I think he just... They just...
It's a filing system they have.
They've read it once and they remember.
You and I read it once and we've forgotten.
OK, so we go to Sudden Death, Paul.
This is actually good. Gets a bit harder, though.
I don't give you alternatives.
-Which dish consisting of a savoury custard tart has a famous
variety named after the Lorraine region of north-eastern France?
Um... That is a very famous dish, of course.
It was probably most British people's first taste
of foreign food. It is, of course, a quiche.
Quiche is right. Quiche Lorraine.
Chris, right, you need this to stay in.
Gressingham and Barbary are types of which fowl?
It's the Norfolk...
Bressingham is just over the border in Norfolk.
Is there a Barbary turkey?
I'll go with turkey.
-It's a duck, mate.
-It's a duck. You've been knocked out.
Knocked out by a duck, Chris.
Well done, Mr Rankin.
How dare you call me a duck!
You are through to the final round on Food & Drink. There we are.
We've spared any humiliation there of the chef losing on Food & Drink.
Stakes were high.
And you've won through. Please rejoin your teams.
So, Bake That have struck back.
Thanks to Paul there. They have lost a brain from the final round,
but the Eggheads have lost a brain as well.
And the next subject for you is Music.
So, who wants Music?
Reza, we can't use your opera knowledge now.
-I don't know anything about pop.
My popular music knowledge ends at about Elvis Presley.
Ed is being very quiet here. Ed, what do you... You must like...
I think we've got to toss a coin for it.
OK. I just feel there are other things I know better.
Can we toss a coin for it?
-Shall I just take it, guys? I'll take it for the team.
-Jonathan is volunteering here.
-Yes, and I'm... It is better
you know in advance that I'm not going to do very well in it.
-I don't mind taking it.
-Take one for the team, big fella.
-I will take it for the team.
-Take it for the team.
Jonathan, against which Egghead?
Now, you can't obviously have Chris or Steve.
Why did I do this?
So, it's Jonathan from Bake That versus Lisa from the Eggheads.
To ensure there is no conferring, please take your positions.
Jonathan, I think the series you're doing or have just done on trains
sounds like the best gig of all time.
All I have to say is that it was pretty jammy.
I mean, I did travel the world on some amazing iconic trains and then
in between train journeys, I would eat a lot, so I was very happy.
I was watching you in those carriages and you were saying,
"Well, maybe the travelling is better than the arriving,"
which is the great thing, isn't it?
Well, particularly on those iconic Orient Express trains.
I mean, it is so lavish and you are treated like an absolute lord,
so it was a really wonderful experience and I miss being on them,
-I have to say.
And sometimes you were even greeted by someone on a platform
waiting with oysters in Whitstable, I think.
Whitstable, yes. Sadly, I don't really like oysters, but again,
I am a team player and I took it for the team that day, as I am now.
We assume... I mean, Lisa and I are probably in the same zone here,
where we just think train food is not very good usually,
because it is almost the last thing on the list,
but here you are looking at something clearly different.
On the Belmond trains particularly, I mean,
most of the chefs are Michelin standard.
And really, when you're taking a long train journey,
all you've got to look forward to is actually eating.
So the food was exquisite.
Let's just throw to Chris here, because, Chris,
you love any mention of trains. You're in your element.
-And if you watched Jonathan's series,
you would see the combination of trains and food.
Honestly, you'd be in heaven, Chris.
It's one of the major tragedies of the modern age, actually,
that we no longer get the miracles of catering that used to be
performed on a daily basis by dining-car chefs.
If you can replace the stench of diesel
with the brave reek of coal smoke,
then you have the ultimate travelling experience.
Here we go, then. We're on Music.
Would you like to go first or second?
Well, I'd like to go first, but I say ladies first.
So I will go second.
Lisa Thiel, your question on Music.
The story of the stage musical Miss Saigon begins during which war?
Do you know, I've never seen Miss Saigon.
But I think that would be the Vietnam War.
Yes, it is the Vietnam War.
You would have got that, Jonathan?
Here's your question. Who's been the lead singer of the rock band
The Who for over 50 years?
I think it is Roger Daltrey.
It's OK, you're fine. Roger Daltrey's right.
I was worried for Paul's health for a second there.
It's OK, we came close to disaster there.
-Well done, Jonathan.
"When the sun shines, we'll shine together
"Told you I'll be here forever
"Said I'll always be a friend
"Took an oath, I'ma stick it out till the end..."
are lyrics from which Rihanna hit single?
# When the sun shines, we shine...
# Told you I'll be here...
# Took an oath...
# Stick it out to the end
# Now it's raining more than ever
# Darling, we'll still have each other
# You can stand under my umbrella
# You can stand under my umbrella, ella, ella... #
Yeah, enough of that. Umbrella.
Umbrella is right.
How many songs do you have in that head of yours?
I think you've got more than 1,000.
The lyrical recall is amazing.
OK, don't worry, Jonathan, so far you've scored a perfect round.
Which member of the group One Direction was born first?
OK, I have no clue.
They all look about six years old to me.
Harry's the one with the big hair, I think.
Zayn is the one who looks a bit more exotic.
I have no idea who Louis is.
Based on nothing, how about Louis Tomlinson?
Louis Tomlinson. Let's check with the Challengers. Is he right?
I think it's Zayn, actually.
Louis was on the year before on the X Factor.
Harry's a bit mature. I think it's Zayn.
They would have gone for Zayn, so it's inspired to put you in there
because it is Louis Tomlinson.
-We love you!
Well done, Jonathan.
Wow, who knew?
This is good now.
OK. This could be the turning point in the entire contest,
the One Direction question. Your third question, Lisa.
The main musical theme of the film Jean de Florette,
also used in a series of beer adverts,
is based on a piece of work by which composer?
Right. I mean,
I can only assume it's the beer commercial
that I'm actually thinking of.
So let's have little think.
Jean de Florette, is that giving me any clues?
No. I'm flying absolutely blind here.
This is awful.
Why don't I know this?
This is a terrible gap in my education.
Tough call, tough call.
No, I don't like this. I don't like this at all.
I'll try Puccini.
Puccini is your answer.
Let's see, do you know, Challengers?
I have a feeling it could be...
I think it's Verdi.
I can't remember the music now.
He has no idea!
No, he's right, it's Verdi, and you're wrong, Lisa.
Right, this is now interesting.
Yes, Jonathan! Come on!
Don't put any pressure on me, you lot.
This is really important now.
Jonathan, get this right and you're in the final.
Here is your question.
Which of these people died in 1931 from septicaemia,
possibly contracted following an early face-lift operation?
OK, well, it's definitely not Mahler.
I don't know who Wilhelm Furtwangler is.
But the face-lift could have been invented in Germany.
I'm just going to say...
If this is right, you're in the final.
Jonathan, the answer is Nellie Melba. Well done.
Team hug, team hug!
Sounds like a girl that would want a face-lift.
Strategic brilliance from Oz there.
Just the feint...
Well done, Jonathan.
-Does that feel good?
It feels fantastic.
OK, Jonathan, you're in the final.
Lisa, you've been soundly knocked out there over three questions.
Please come back to us. One more round to play.
Well, what about that?
A brilliant stroke by Oz to put Jonathan in.
Jonathan pretending he knew nothing about music.
-I still don't!
-It all works.
So our celebrity team have lost one brain from the final round,
the Eggheads have now lost two,
and this is getting more and more interesting, isn't it?
The next subject is Film & TV. Last one before the final.
So who's going to go for this? Film & TV.
-Either Oz or Ed.
-It's not one of mine.
-Not one of yours?
You're an actor, for goodness' sake!
-Not one of mine.
-Musician and an actor.
I'm still waiting for geography, science and sports.
-Time has run out.
-I've been shoehorned in, so I'll take it.
Ed against which Egghead?
Ed from Bake That versus Pat from the Eggheads.
For the last time, please go to the Question Room.
Well, Ed, I know a restaurant in Soho is very close to your heart.
Indeed it is, yes.
It's a restaurant I opened 20 years ago,
and I've been there ever since, really.
Yeah, I'd say it's probably the fifth love of my life.
Soho itself, 20 years ago,
I'm thinking might have been quite seedy, was it?
Yeah, it was quite different to what's happened now.
And to be honest,
if I had the same wisdom back then that I have to this day,
I probably never would have opened that restaurant.
I opened it with a friend and colleague 20 years ago
as a 27-year-old man.
And every single thing we did was on the basis purely of what we liked to
eat, really. There was no sort of business philosophy behind it.
We opened a very sort of premium seafood and champagne and oyster bar
in one of the scruffiest parts of Central London.
Our clientele on day one were really the most salubrious people
you'd ever find in Central London as well.
So it's come a long way.
And as I say, there was no sort of method in our madness.
We just went ahead and did something.
But it's proved to be very successful and much-loved.
And really has become an institution of Central London.
Well, it's brilliant.
My understanding is that the frontage and the name were there
before you were there. Is that right?
Yes, Randall & Aubin was opened in 1908.
They were two Huguenots that came over from France.
And it's got an amazing history.
Sir Winston Churchill's wife used to order a lot of meat from there.
I've got receipts on the wall from her.
He liked to eat Black Forest ham, actually.
I've got a receipt for Mrs Winston Churchill
for a pound-and-a-half Black Forest ham.
So it's got an amazing history,
it's got the roll of honour from all the boys that worked there
that were sent off to the first war.
And all the awards that they both won.
And so, to some degree, we always felt that, James,
the man I work with, and myself,
we are custodians of really quite a special place.
Brilliant. Good luck in this round, Ed.
-Film & TV. Would you like to go first or second?
I'll go second, actually.
So here we are. Pat, your first question.
Which Strictly Come Dancing judge announced in June 2016 that they
would be stepping down from their role at the end of that year?
I'm familiar with these people from the programme and I can recall,
I think, that Len Goodman stood down.
Len Goodman is the right answer. Well done. Lovely guy.
OK, on to you.
Your first question on Film & TV, Ed.
Which actor has played the character Ricky Butcher
in the TV soap EastEnders?
I don't know who Scott Maslen is.
It's certainly not Ross Kemp.
So, Ricky, I believe, was played by Sid Owen.
Yeah, you're right. I thought you might come unstuck,
but you watch EastEnders, do you?
My wife watches EastEnders.
Sid Owen is right. Well done.
Well done, indeed. OK, Pat.
which comedian became the host of the TV panel show
8 Out Of 10 Cats?
All three of these people feature heavily on television.
I don't think it's Stephen Fry.
I don't link him with that programme.
And of the other two, I have a preference for Jimmy Carr.
So I'll go with Jimmy Carr.
Jimmy Carr is correct.
The actress Rosamund Pike was nominated for a BAFTA,
a Golden Globe,
an Oscar and a Screen Actor's Guild Award
for her performance in which 2014 film?
I haven't seen Birdman or Interstellar.
I have seen Gone Girl.
Very uncomfortable viewing.
And she was very convincing in it.
I have no idea whether she won awards for it or not,
but on the basis of her really pulling it off, I'd say Gone Girl.
CHEERING Yes, you're right.
They love that here. Gone Girl is right.
OK, Pat. Your third question.
Who directed the 2016 film Cafe Society starring Jesse Eisenberg and
Kristin Stewart? Is it...?
It doesn't sound at all like a title of a film
Martin Scorsese would make,
Cafe Society. Although he made The Age Of Innocence.
I have a memory of Woody Allen directing Eisenberg
in a film around that time.
In the absence of any more solid recollections,
I think I'll go for Woody Allen.
As so often, you are right. Woody Allen is correct.
So you've got three out of three there.
OK, Ed, pressure on a little bit here.
Well, quite a lot, actually. You've got to get this right to stay in.
In which Bond film does Julian Glover play the villain
OK, on the basis of elimination,
Kristatos sounds like a Russian surname.
I'm going to say Moonraker.
Jonathan looks worried here.
I would have gone for For Your Eyes Only.
-But I'm not sure.
-That is the right answer.
For Your Eyes Only is the right answer.
For Your Eyes Only.
So, I'm sorry, no way back for you, Ed.
Beaten by our Egghead.
Well done, Pat, you're in the final round.
If you return to us, gentlemen, we'll play that final.
So this is what we have been playing towards.
It is time for the final round.
As always, it's General Knowledge.
But I'm afraid those of you who lost your head-to-heads
can't take part in this round. So, Ed and Reza from Bake That,
and also Lisa and Chris from the Eggheads,
would you please now leave the studio.
Oz, Paul, Jonathan, you're playing to win Bake That £7,000.
Steve, Pat and Judith,
you're playing for something which money can't buy -
the Eggheads' reputation -
and to keep this roll against the celebrities going. As usual,
I will ask each team three questions in return.
They're all General Knowledge. Gentlemen, you can confer.
So, Bake That, the question is,
can your three brilliant cooking brains take down these
three brilliant quizzers?
Let us see. Would you like to go first or second?
I think we'll go first? What about you guys?
-We're gonna go first.
So, good luck.
General Knowledge, final round.
Here is your question, Oz and team.
The 1970s TV police drama The Sweeney
was mainly set in which city?
-London, wasn't it?
-I thought it was Birmingham.
The point is Sweeney Todd, flying squad.
-..is Cockney rhyming...
Sweeney Todd, flying squad is Cockney rhyming.
And Cockney rhyming is London.
I was very young in the '70s,
but I do remember watching it and it looked like a familiar landscape.
Wasn't it people like Dennis Waterman and John Thaw?
-They act Londoners.
-We think it's got...
It seems to have London written all over it.
The actors in it, the Cockney rhyming slang.
So I think were going to go for London.
London is the right answer.
Sweeney Todd, flying squad, London. Well done.
-And you're absolutely right, John Thaw, Dennis Waterman.
for what does the letter A stand for in the acronym BARB,
the organisation responsible
for gathering television ratings in the UK?
It's something like British Audience Research Board.
-It's something like that, yeah.
-Yeah, it's definitely audience.
It's definitely audience.
Steve says it's definitely audience.
Audience is the right answer.
Your second question.
Robert Alan Zimmerman was the original name of which
singer-songwriter born in 1941?
-A Jewish name?
It's not Bobby Darin.
It's not Bobby Darin.
It's not Bobby Womack.
I think it's Dylan. '41.
And certainly his sort of sense of humour.
That sort of East Coast American,
cynical, tortuous sense of expressing yourself.
We think that it's the Nobel laureate.
He probably could have got a Nobel laureate called Zimmerman
in something like molecular science.
But he changed his name to Dylan and got it for communication.
Bob Dylan is absolutely right.
-There we go.
-There's a Bowie song,
-I don't know if any of you like Bowie?
And it is Hunky Dory, and it's called Song For Bob Dylan.
It's coming back to me. I think he says,
"Hey, you, Robert Zimmerman, I wrote this song for you."
It actually quotes Dylan's birth name in that song.
Eggheads, which unit of measurement is said to have originated
as the typical area a yoke of oxen could plough in one day?
-I immediately went to acre.
-I think it's an acre.
That's what came into my mind.
A square metre would be a depressing output
from your oxen in entire day.
It's a recent measurement anyway, isn't it?
Hectare is metric.
A hectare is foreign.
A hectare is Napoleon, or something.
We think it's an acre.
Acre's correct. 2-2.
Ed might have enjoyed this question.
Baines is a middle name of which US President born in 1908?
It's definitely Johnson. Lyndon Johnson.
The other two just simply don't sound right
with Baines in the middle of them.
But Lyndon Baines Johnson sounds pretty serious,
and that's what our answer is.
LBJ, Lyndon Baines Johnson. You're quite right. Three out of three.
Eggheads, which comedy song features the line,
"Paint your left knee green?"
Agadoo's French, anyhow, isn't it?
No, it's an English song. Black, er...
-Oh, is it?
# Do, do, do the Funky Gibbon. #
We are here to show you how...
Paint your left knee green...
The Chicken Song consists...
It's random things, isn't it?
"Form a string quartet, pretend your name is Keith."
And all that sort of stuff.
"Skin yourself alive, learn to speak Arapahoe
"Do a jumbo jet and then bury all your clothes."
I can't hear him saying, "Paint your left knee green."
But it scans well with the rest of the song.
-Paint your left knee green.
# To the left, to the right, jump up and down and... #
OK, we don't seem to know for definite.
But we'll say The Chicken Song.
-Do you know this one?
-No, you don't.
It's funny, they take these things so seriously.
They so want to win, the Eggheads, that...
Seeing you discuss so seriously the difference
between Funky Gibbon and Agadoo...
Lisa's loving it back there.
The Chicken Song is the right answer.
-I'm so sorry.
-That's as close as we'll ever get.
No, don't say that. Don't say that,
because you're going to get even closer now.
We go to Sudden Death. It gets a bit harder.
I don't give you alternatives. Here's your first question.
Of these three countries which make up the area known as Benelux,
which is the largest by area?
OK. So, Belgium, Luxembourg. Luxembourg is the smallest.
It's got to be Luxembourg's the smallest.
That leaves Belgium, or...
I would have said the Netherlands was a bit bigger than Belgium.
-Belgium is a little bit of northern France.
Holland just seems spread a bit more. It goes further.
Also, Holland's had about 25% reclaimed from the sea.
That makes it a bit bigger.
It goes all the way up to Utrecht.
I don't know for sure, but my instinct says Holland.
Having hitchhiked through Belgium.
-Shall we go for that?
Netherlands is absolutely right. Benelux is, as you rightly said,
Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg. Well done.
OK. Sudden Death.
Eggheads, you can go down on this one.
is the chemical symbol of which element?
-Osmium, I think?
Osmium is right.
OK, your question. Sudden Death.
The word marmoreal refers to things
that are made of or compared to which substance?
Made of or compared to, that's the crucial thing in the question.
Marmore. What does marmore mean?
Because that's the core of it.
I mean, mar might imply sea.
There are some tiny little animals which...
No, those are marmosets.
That's mausoleum. It is possible.
I mean, it's the nearest we've got so far.
is trees? Marmoreal?
Mar is Latin for sea.
I quite agree.
Mort is probably death.
Or it would be like arboreal.
It's the way they make the word up.
Marma... I think we may have to go with that.
But hang on, substance.
The sea is not a substance.
-I know. Sand?
Sand underneath, lying on the bottom, like a dead...
-We need further... Do that again. Very nice.
-A dead thing.
Well, it could be seaweed and stuff like that, but I don't think so.
Have we got anything further than that?
To be honest, I'm thinking it's jaws.
We're going to go for sand.
Yes, give it to us.
The thing is... Firstly, you're wrong.
You actually said the word during the conversation.
-Marble was the answer.
-Oh, it WAS marble!
-Oh, that's too obvious!
-That was the very first thing we said.
I think was you that said it, Paul?
Straight away, the first thing he said was marble.
Yeah, it was marble.
Things that are made of marble or compared to marble are marmoreal.
-We were thinking marb, a B.
-I heard it all.
-You talked yourself out of it.
-You didn't say it right.
You put us off.
Now, listen, the Eggheads have got a chance to take it now.
They've got that steely look about them.
What is the more common one-word name
for the Akkadian people of the USA,
descended from the French-Canadian settlers of the 17th-century?
-Well, they're Nova Scotia.
-Are they the people who settled in...
-And then had to leg it down to Louisiana?
-They're called Cajuns now in Louisiana.
-And I think originally they came from...
-They came from Nova Scotia.
-..the Maritime provinces in Canadian.
-Yes, they did.
-I think England pressured them to move on.
-And they had to move on.
-We think they're Cajuns.
Cajuns is your answer.
If it is correct, you have won the whole contest.
I guess they would been Akkadians, then Akkajuns, then yes,
it was contracted and it became Cajuns.
You're absolutely right. And on Sudden Death. We have to say
congratulations, Eggheads, you have won.
Did you know marmoreal?
-Well, I'd have guessed marble.
-But there's no B in it.
-That's what threw them.
-No, it should be "marboreal".
-Marboreal is what we want.
-Marboreal would have been good.
But it was marmoreal, which I thought maybe was mammal-related.
I thought it might have been mammal-related.
Yes, but it wasn't a substance.
Mammals are not substances, are they?
And they went below the sea and they looked for a substance.
And they found sand!
And it makes perfect sense.
You did brilliantly, thank you so much.
I mean, look at this, the final round, 3-3.
We say commiserations, but you played so well, Bake That,
Oz and team.
The Eggheads have done what comes naturally to them.
This winning streak over the celebrities continues.
It's looking quite persuasive now.
It means that you haven't won that £7,000,
so we're going to take that money,
roll it over to our next celebrity show
and see if the next team can do it. Well done, Eggheads.
Can you be stopped?
Join us next time to see if a new team of Challengers
have the brains to defeat the Eggheads.
It's going to be £8,000 for these celebs to play for.
Until we quiz again, goodbye.
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