Episode 8 Celebrity Eggheads


Episode 8

Jeremy Vine hosts a celebrity edition of the quiz. Can a team of Paralympic athletes triumph over the general knowledge goliaths and win the cash prize for their 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

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against possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain.

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They are the Eggheads.

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Here you are. Are you ready for the race?

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-Yes.

-On the blocks.

-Good, very good.

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Trying to push our Goliaths into second place

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today are the Para-Rangers.

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Now, this team of athletes have been thrilling us with their

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sporting excellence at Paralympic Games going back to Sydney 2000.

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They have set world records and won multiple medals.

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But will it be the Eggheads or the Challengers

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running the victory lap at the end of the final round?

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-Let's meet them.

-I'm Danny Crates,

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former Paralympic athlete and gold medallist from Athens 2004.

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The only member of the team who has retired.

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An old has-been, I guess.

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But I now work as a motivational speaker

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and a little bit in television.

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Hi, I'm Megan Giglia. I am a para-cyclist, track and road,

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and I am double world champion and world record-holder...

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and scapegoat for the team.

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Hi, I'm Jonathan Broom-Edwards, I'm a Paralympic high jumper

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and I won a silver medal at Rio.

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Hi, everyone. I am Stef Reid,

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I am a three-time Paralympic medallist in athletics,

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and I am also a broadcaster, a speaker and a fashion model.

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Hi, I'm Dan Greaves, British Paralympic discus thrower,

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collecting five Paralympic medals at five games,

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and I also like to bench press.

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So, Danny and team, hello.

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-Hello.

-Hello.

-Great to see you.

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And, Danny, I know this is not like your normal activities here.

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Are you prepped for this?

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Yeah. I mean, I've played the app.

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I won't tell you how I got on, but I've played the app!

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Eggheads, do you play your own app or not?

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I didn't know we had one!

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You are an app. Judith doesn't even know that.

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You broke the news to her. She doesn't even know she's an app.

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-You're that modern.

-Yeah.

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Any particular subjects you're strong on, Danny?

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Or where you think the team are weak?

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I think my strongest subject is the life and work of Danny Crates,

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former Paralympic athlete.

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JEREMY LAUGHS

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I'm probably more just general knowledge.

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I don't think I've got a specialist field,

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and it's definitely not sport.

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Megan, how about you?

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I'm sure at some point you've all been answers on Eggheads, actually.

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Well, for me, the only subject that really sticks in my head

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and I actually remember is anything to do with animals and dogs.

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So the chances of that coming up is, eh, fat chance!

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I don't know. Well, that comes up in science.

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Judith famously won a science round against a rocket scientist

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on a question about a plant.

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Yes. Animals, dogs and plants all come into science.

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-Yeah.

-So worth remembering.

-I'll get a plant then!

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LAUGHING: OK.

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Jonathan, do you watch the show?

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I've watched the show a couple of times.

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I've also played the app relentlessly

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over the last 24 hours, trying to practise.

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In terms of a subject I feel I will be better at,

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maybe towards science or music.

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The others - sport, I'm actually quite naive in sport, so...

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Interesting, Danny said that as well.

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So sports people are not necessarily knowledgeable

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about other sports than their own?

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I'm definitely the least knowledgeable

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-out of all of us, I think.

-Stef, are you the same?

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Do you know, I love sport?

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The problem is I don't know much about football or cricket.

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I feel like that's probably going to be the most popular.

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But I'm probably going to be most confident in science.

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My background is as a biochemist.

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We're getting a lot of science here.

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Did this come out during the strategy session?

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I'm the scapegoat. So I get whatever they don't know.

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Oh, OK. The pressure in the booth, I'm always told, is considerable.

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Suddenly you get a question and you've got to get the answer

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out of your own brain.

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But then you're used to pressure, Stef, right?

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Yeah, I think it can sometimes bring out the best in you.

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-It's a good thing.

-Yeah. Dan, how about you?

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Yeah, this is completely left field and not what we're used to

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but I'm sure, as a team, collectively,

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we'll be able to get a few questions right and put

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the Eggheads under some serious pressure

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like we have our competitors.

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When they go under pressure, these Eggheads,

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they can just suddenly collapse, can't you?

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Yeah. That's definitely going to happen(!)

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Tell our Challengers here, are there gaps in your knowledge? Be honest.

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-Of course.

-Are there things in the world you don't know?

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-Judith?

-There's absolutely nothing in the world I don't know.

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I know everything. The last person in the world who knew everything

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was supposed to be Christopher Wren.

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-Is that right?

-Yeah.

-He would have been an Egghead.

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-There's a fact.

-Well, maybe Kevin -

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Kevin is known as the Grand Master, if you're new to the show -

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would be the modern Christopher Wren.

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Oh, thank you very much.

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So far, no-one has asked me to design a cathedral.

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-Good luck, Challengers.

-Thank you.

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All the best. Every day there is £1,000 worth

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of cash up for grabs for our Challengers' chosen charity.

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However, if they fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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the prize money rolls over into the next show.

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So, Para-Rangers,

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I can tell you the recent celebrity teams have all come a cropper

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with these Eggheads.

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They have won the last seven games.

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That means there's £8,000 for you to win today, which is, in a way,

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very good news. Would you like to try?

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-MEGAN:

-Hell, yeah.

-Yes.

-Great stuff.

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The first head-to-head battle is on the subject of Film & TV.

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One of you needs to go in against either Judith, Kevin, Pat,

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-Steve or Lisa.

-I'll go for it if you want.

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Yeah!

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-Top man.

-Be confident.

-Who's this going to be?

-Jonathan, yes.

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OK. Jonathan against any one of the five, Jonathan?

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Let's go for Kevin. Just take him on!

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Why not? What a great idea.

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Wish me luck. Kevin. Let's do it.

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Start early, that's a very good idea.

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I like that. So Jonathan from the Para-Rangers

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is taking on Kevin from the Eggheads right at the start

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on Film & TV. And just to ensure there's no conferring,

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would you please take your positions in our legendary Question Room?

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Jonathan, your sporting history is really interesting cos you never

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really saw yourself as a Paralympian at all, did you?

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No, I didn't. It wasn't until I'd watched 2012,

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the London Paralympic Games,

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that I saw I could actually have competed as a high jumper.

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And I think my personal best at the time may have got, I think,

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third at London 2012.

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I was classified just after 2012, actually.

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And the condition, I guess, would be called club foot, would it?

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Yeah, club foot. It's otherwise known as talipes equinovarus.

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It's just a congenital deformity at birth.

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So my left foot doesn't function quite like my right one.

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Was it thrilling in Rio?

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I know you jumped more than two metres.

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Coming back from injury, actually,

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to go out to Rio on the top stage and perform a season's best,

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I was quite happy with that.

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But it's given me the experience to go forward towards Tokyo.

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Wonderful. Good luck against Kevin, Jonathan.

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-Thank you!

-Film & TV. Do you want to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please.

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OK, so Film & TV, Jonathan, against Kevin.

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Here is your question.

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Which of these TV presenters was born first?

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I don't actually know who Ant McPartlin is.

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Erm... I know Davina McCall is fairly young in comparison, I think.

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You know what, I'm going to go Ant McPartlin.

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Born first. I think you will know Ant.

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He's one half of Ant and Dec.

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Oh, no!

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JEREMY LAUGHS

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I think we had a question like this the other day, Eggheads.

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Was it you, Judith, who went on who has got the most grey hair?

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Yeah. Phillip Schofield's got a lot of grey hair.

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Phillip Schofield is the right answer.

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He's got the most grey hair.

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That seems to be the way to answer this one.

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Phillip Schofield has famously been grey since he was in his mid-20s,

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and was still working on children's television dying his hair.

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-Dying it un-grey?

-Yes.

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Really? Phillip Schofield is the answer, Jonathan.

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OK, your question, Kevin. In which part of the world is the 2015 film

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The Revenant set?

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Well, it's set on the frontier in what was to become the USA.

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It's North America.

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North America is quite right.

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OK, Jonathan, back to you. Don't worry.

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The TV comedy series Fresh Meat is set in what sort of institution?

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I believe this is university.

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You're quite right. It is university.

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Well done. Have you seen it?

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I haven't watched it, but I remember it coming out.

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That's good. It would be very easy to go wrong there.

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Well done. Level with Kevin.

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Kevin, over to you.

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Selasi Gbormittah found fame as a contestant on which TV show in 2016?

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HE SCOFFS

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Right. Not, eh...

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Definitely not my sort of question.

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I don't watch any of those.

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I think at some point I read an article somewhere in relation to...

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..The Apprentice and it gave the names of the various contestants

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and obviously that's quite a distinctive name.

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I don't recall it being one of those.

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I'm afraid as far as Britain's Got Talent is concerned,

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I haven't got the faintest.

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And obviously there are a lot of people...

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involved in that. I've...

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HE SIGHS

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..got a faint idea from somewhere that there was somebody with...

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..an African background, shall we say?

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I may be completely off beam here.

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Who was involved in the Great British Bake Off

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and may have had...

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..a distinctive name like that.

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It's all I've got to go on.

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Lisa just blew you a kiss. Lisa?

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Yes, Selasi got a long way into the Great British Bake Off.

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-He was my favourite.

-Well done, Kevin.

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OK, Jonathan.

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-You've got to get this one right.

-Yep.

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"Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain,"

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is a famous line from which film?

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Could you repeat it, please?

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"Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain,"

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is a famous line from which film?

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I'm inclined to say it's not The Wizard Of Oz.

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I'm going with my gut here. I'm going to say Casablanca.

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Now, I think your team-mates may know.

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Stef and Dan, do you know this?

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-We think it's...

-The Wizard Of Oz.

-..Oz

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It's Wizard Of Oz.

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-Oh, my God!

-It's the last scene.

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Remind us, you've seen it recently, maybe?

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That last scene, is it?

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It's with the wizard, isn't it?

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-Well, he's not.

-You find out he's not actually that,

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-you know, big and...

-He's not up to much.

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The Wizard Of Oz is the answer, Jonathan.

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So Kevin has knocked you out.

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Kevin, you'll be in the final round.

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But it's early days. Come on, Challengers, you can do this.

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Do return to us, we'll play Round Two.

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As it stands, the Para-Rangers have lost a brain from the final round.

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The Eggheads are still all sitting there.

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Your next subject is History.

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Who would like this?

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THEY LAUGH

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Didn't one of our team members say history?

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I thought someone mentioned history earlier.

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I'm the scapegoat, yes.

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There is no scapegoat.

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-Yeah, right!

-No-one wants history?

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-Right, it's mine, there we go.

-Go on. Are you sure?

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Yeah, I know naff all. But...let's go for it.

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Our cyclist against which Egghead?

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Who looks a little bit unsighted on world events?

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-STEF:

-Who is not making eye contact?

-That's a very good way.

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Steve!

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-LAUGHTER

-Steve.

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-Steve it is.

-Unless he's doing some reverse psychology.

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OK, Megan from the Para-Rangers against Steve from the Eggheads,

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on History. Is that OK with you, Megan?

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-I guess it has to be.

-It has to be, yeah.

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I'm taking one for the team here.

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Please take your positions now.

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Well, Megan, firstly, congratulations on Rio.

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-Thank you.

-The first gold, I think, at the Paralympic Games for us?

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Yeah, it was. It came as a bit of a shock, really.

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I didn't have a clue where I was going to place and I came first.

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-What can I say?

-And remind us of the event?

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The event was the 3km pursuit in track.

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So basically, I go round in a circle, I chase the person

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in front of me, they're back... behind, and I go past them.

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And that's exactly how I did it.

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And we've noted your T-shirt - OCD, Obsessive Cycling Disorder.

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-Oh, yeah.

-It's become your addiction and your life?

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Oh, very much so. Yeah, it's the biggest part of my life.

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And I know your life changed when you were 27,

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and in the most unexpected way.

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Yeah, when I was 27, so January 2013, I actually walked into A&E.

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I was diagnosed, eventually, after going through all the processes,

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of having a subarachnoid brain haemorrhage.

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So basically, a stroke.

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I had a bleed on the brain

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and the only option was to operate.

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So they did that and it left me

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with right-side weakness and a variety of

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neurological and physical difficulties.

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And I use cycling as my focus...

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and look where I am now. I've made what was a negative situation

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-into probably the most positive one in my life.

-It's brilliant.

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And I know you also, always, when you compete,

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you talk about other people

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who've had their lives changed by a stroke,

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and they may not be elderly.

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Yeah. No. So every ride I do, any main events,

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I dedicate every race to someone and their family,

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because it's not just the survivor, whether it be stroke or cancer,

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it's also the family around them - the carers, the support network.

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They all suffer in their own way.

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Just by doing that, it puts a bit of pressure on me.

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Not only do I inspire people, they inspire me,

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and it makes me want to win even more.

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And that's where I get my drive and determination and focus from.

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And am I remembering this right,

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in Rio, for you, the focus was a ten-year-old boy?

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Yes, Alasdair Rowan.

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I'm actually going to see him at some point this year.

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I sent him down some goodies for Christmas, and his brother.

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But, yeah, he's planning on smashing me at badminton.

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We'll see what happens.

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I'm probably going to land on my face, to be fair.

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Well, I bet he's watching now.

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-Good luck, Megan.

-Thank you.

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Here we go then. From the Para-Rangers,

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it's Megan, against Steve from the Eggheads.

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And would you like to go first or second on this round, Megan?

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Oh, I'll go first. Let's get it out the park.

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OK, here we go. History, Megan, and your first question.

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The Norman Conquest of Britain,

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led by William the Conqueror, took place in which year?

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Well, I'm sure my partner at home is probably kicking me straightaway

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cos I have no idea.

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Numbers just don't stick out at me.

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Other than 1066, the Battle of Hastings.

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So I'm just going to kind of go with that,

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but I have a feeling it's probably not.

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Let's check with Steve. Steve?

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Yeah, it's good. That's right.

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And Megan is absolutely right - Battle of Hastings, 1066?

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-Yeah, yeah.

-And that was the whole start of it, right?

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Yeah. That's right, yeah.

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OK, Megan, you're bang-on, well done.

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1066...and all that.

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There's book, isn't there, with that title?

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OK, Steve. Which of these historical empires was established first?

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Yeah, I think that must be the Roman Empire, Jeremy.

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What about the Mongols?

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-You weren't tempted by that?

-No, that's much later.

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How much later?

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Probably about the 12th century, something like that. 13th.

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And then the British Empire obviously got bigger.

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It's like...

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well, probably from the time of Elizabeth I onwards, really.

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The Roman Empire is quite right.

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Well done. Megan, 1-1, back to you.

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In Anglo-Saxon culture, what were barrows?

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-Barrows.

-Barrows...

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I just think wheelbarrow.

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Where does that fit in? I'm going to go into weapons.

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I like the idea of it just being weaponry, to be fair.

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OK, weapons is your answer.

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It's actually funeral mounds.

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I guess in a funny way they probably look like

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upside-down wheelbarrows.

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But Eggheads, what is the derivation of that word?

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Well, they were mounds,

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because they were mounds of earth that were formed,

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but there were different types.

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There were round barrows, long barrows.

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Does the word "barrow" lead us to "mound" in any way?

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No, not as such. It's kind of back derivation.

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They came to be known as barrows

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much later when the early archaeologists

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discovered them. They thought, in fact,

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it was a sort of fancied resemblance to something like

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an upside-down wheelbarrow that made people first use the word, I think.

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-Ah, right.

-So the term stuck,

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even though other types were later discovered.

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OK. Steve, your question, to take the lead.

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In which year did the Cuban Missile Crisis take place?

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It was famously Kennedy v Khrushchev. It's 1962, Jeremy.

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1962 is correct. So he's taken the lead.

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We're in slightly the same spot we were in the last round, Megan.

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-Bring it on.

-JONATHAN:

-Come on, Megan.

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Come on them. Your team are really backing you.

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Here we go. Take your time.

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The philosopher Aristotle was the tutor of which historical ruler?

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They all just sound amazing. What can I say?

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Alexander the Great.

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-Good girl.

-Alexander the Great...

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is the correct answer!

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I knew it, see!

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LAUGHING: Brilliant!

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2-2. Let's remember this moment.

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You've drawn level with Steve.

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Steve can go wrong here.

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Let's see what happens. History we're on.

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You can get in the final with this, Steve.

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Which of these battles took place in 1862 and has been described

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as the bloodiest day in American history?

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Yeah, I think...

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Kevin will know this. First Battle of Bull Run, alternative name,

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but it's Antietam.

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Antietam, let's see, with Kevin. Kevin, is that the right answer?

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Antietam is the right answer, yes.

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It's not the same thing as First Bull Run,

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which was the year before,

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but there was a second battle at Bull Run which was very close

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to Antietam, it was within a couple of weeks.

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But Antietam, also known as Sharpsburg,

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was the bloodiest single day in American military history.

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The answer is Antietam.

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So we say well done, Steve, you got three out of three.

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Sorry, Megan, beaten by our Egghead.

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But two out of three right answers - really good.

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-Thank you.

-Please return to us and we'll play round three.

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Right, the Para-Rangers have lost two brains from the final round.

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The Eggheads are still sitting there,

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now's probably the moment to turn it on.

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The next subject is Sport.

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-Greavesy!

-I think that's good, isn't it?

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-OK!

-Again on the end.

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And who would you like to take on?

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It obviously can't be Kevin or Steve.

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I'd like to face Judith, please.

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Very good. So, Dan from the Para-Rangers,

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-I bet you're pleased about that.

-I'm thrilled.

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-JONATHAN:

-She's going to ruin you, mate!

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Please take your positions.

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Well, your sport is discus, Dan.

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Yeah, it's very aptly named, isn't it?

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What brought you to that in the first place?

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It was at high school. My PE teacher was a hammer thrower

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and he saw that I could throw it much further than the other kids.

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So, really, he told me to go to a local athletics club

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and it all started from there.

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It's a bit like golf, some days you can have really good days

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and other days, you know, it's really frustrating

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and it's quite challenging.

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-I just loved it.

-I always think it's the absolute perfect combination

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of strength and skill.

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Yeah, you have to almost be ballerina-like.

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You have to really get across the circle, be on your toes,

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but then also apply the power when it's needed,

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otherwise it could go straight in the ground or it could fly.

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Obviously, we all want it to fly.

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And what's been your proudest sporting moment, do you think?

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I think Paralympic gold in Athens 2004 is right up there.

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But also my silver in London.

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It's close to my heart, because it was in front of

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all my friends and family. So that'll be a lasting memory.

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That moment in London was almost the best Paralympic moment

0:19:540:19:58

-we've ever seen, wasn't it?

-Yeah.

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It was fantastic.

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I competed on Thriller Thursday, 85,000 people going bonkers.

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To be honest, as a sportsman and a bit of a sports fan,

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I got to see David Weir, Hannah, Jonnie -

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all from the middle of the arena -

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compete and win. I had the best seat in the house.

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The fact that it sold every seat,

0:20:170:20:19

the whole country got behind it, didn't they? It was great.

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Yeah, the public really just fell in love with Paralympics,

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and hopefully still do.

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We've got the London World Championships in July

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and hopefully we can get bums on seats

0:20:290:20:31

and everyone can come and support the GB athletes in July in London.

0:20:310:20:35

Brilliant stuff. So, we're going on to Sport now, Dan,

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which I know is a mixed blessing.

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In a way, on paper, it's your strongest subject,

0:20:390:20:41

but sometimes that brings stress with it.

0:20:410:20:44

We had an interesting incident the other day with Iwan Thomas

0:20:440:20:46

the sprinter, Judith, didn't we?

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-Yes, we did.

-Just remind us what happened.

0:20:480:20:51

Well, he'd been on Celebrity Eggheads before, once before,

0:20:510:20:55

and had chosen me for sport, and by sheer fluke I beat him.

0:20:550:21:00

Anyway, he came again, and he wanted...

0:21:000:21:03

He's been thinking about it ever since, and wanted his revenge.

0:21:030:21:07

-And what happened?

-And, I'm afraid, he lost again!

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Only, the worst thing was that I guessed all my answers!

0:21:110:21:15

Judith's got a bit of record,

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cos she's done a rocket scientist on science, you won that,

0:21:160:21:20

Edwina Currie you beat on politics,

0:21:200:21:22

and you beat somebody I think we can describe as a geographer

0:21:220:21:25

on geography. I thought the other day

0:21:250:21:27

when we had the chefs in, you were going

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to do a chef on food and drink, but it didn't happen.

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I know, I wish I had.

0:21:310:21:32

Collect the whole bouquet, as it were.

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All right, well good luck here, Dan, against the great Judith,

0:21:350:21:38

who can be formidable. Dan, would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please.

0:21:410:21:42

Here we go. John Terry has played over 700 matches

0:21:450:21:49

for which London football club?

0:21:490:21:51

Well, being a big football fan, I definitely know this.

0:21:540:21:57

It's not Arsenal or Spurs, and that'll be Chelsea.

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Chelsea is the right answer.

0:22:010:22:02

-Come on, Dan!

-Judith, this is your question.

0:22:020:22:05

Which of these sports was invented first?

0:22:060:22:08

Oh, well, I know that golf is very, very old.

0:22:120:22:15

I think it was invented in Scotland.

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So I imagine it's golf.

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And you imagine right, it is golf.

0:22:200:22:22

OK, Dan, this is your question.

0:22:230:22:25

Which of these sportsmen retired from competition

0:22:250:22:27

after breaking his neck in two places in 2000,

0:22:270:22:30

before reversing his decision two years later?

0:22:300:22:33

Ooh, erm...

0:22:390:22:41

I don't know whether it's Lennox Lewis,

0:22:410:22:44

I think he might have retired beforehand.

0:22:440:22:48

And the only reason I could think of Nick Skelton is probably

0:22:480:22:52

a jumping accident.

0:22:520:22:54

Martin Johnson I think retired after the...

0:22:540:22:57

Oh, actually, no. It's Martin Johnson.

0:22:570:22:59

I think he did retire,

0:22:590:23:01

but then came back for the World Cup in 2002, that's my instinct.

0:23:010:23:05

And your answer is?

0:23:060:23:07

-Martin Johnson.

-OK, let's see if your team-mates know here.

0:23:070:23:11

Is it Martin?

0:23:110:23:12

-I thought Nick Skelton.

-We guessed Nick Skelton.

0:23:120:23:15

Yeah. You kind of referred to it in a way, it was...

0:23:150:23:18

I think it was a horse-related accident, wasn't it?

0:23:180:23:21

So it was Nick Skelton, who then competed in Rio.

0:23:210:23:25

-JONATHAN:

-Yes. And won gold.

-And won gold, exactly.

0:23:250:23:27

Nick Skelton is the answer, Dan.

0:23:270:23:30

Judith, your question.

0:23:300:23:32

How many individual goalposts are on the field

0:23:320:23:34

in a game of Australian rules football?

0:23:340:23:37

Well, there's bound to be two lots of goals, aren't there?

0:23:400:23:42

So, if it was two it'd be a pole at each end, which doesn't seem likely.

0:23:420:23:47

Eight would be the same as ordinary football, wouldn't it?

0:23:490:23:52

What would 12 look like?

0:23:520:23:54

It would be six at each end.

0:23:560:23:58

Well, why should Australian football be so different?

0:24:000:24:03

I'm going to say eight.

0:24:030:24:05

I don't know how you got to that answer...

0:24:050:24:07

-Four at each end.

-Can anybody help us here?

0:24:080:24:11

Who's got the sight on this?

0:24:110:24:13

At each end, they've got two very tall central posts,

0:24:130:24:18

and if you kick the ball through there you get a certain score.

0:24:180:24:21

And they have on the other side, on the outside,

0:24:210:24:24

two smaller ones,

0:24:240:24:25

and if you go through there you get a behind, which is a lower score.

0:24:250:24:28

So there are different ways you can score.

0:24:280:24:30

But there are four posts at each end.

0:24:300:24:33

I've got that, but now I'm visualising two tall posts,

0:24:330:24:35

plus two...

0:24:350:24:37

-Shorter ones.

-Oh, so it's only two shorter ones?

0:24:370:24:39

-At each end.

-So that's four at each end, OK.

0:24:390:24:41

Four vertical posts.

0:24:410:24:43

Four vertical posts - two tall, two short.

0:24:430:24:45

It's simple as that, Judith, Pat's explained it.

0:24:450:24:47

Four vertical posts - two tall, two short - at each end.

0:24:470:24:52

-That makes eight.

-It makes eight, you've just nailed it.

0:24:520:24:55

Oh!

0:24:550:24:56

I don't know what you were visualising,

0:24:560:24:58

I want to see inside your mind.

0:24:580:24:59

Eight is the right answer.

0:24:590:25:02

Oh! That's infuriating, isn't it Dan?

0:25:020:25:04

-Oh, yeah.

-There's a certain - all respect to my friend here -

0:25:040:25:08

a certain sporting deficit, you've just got to exploit it.

0:25:080:25:11

Get this right to stay in.

0:25:110:25:13

Before Adam Peaty in 2016, Dan,

0:25:130:25:17

who was the last British man to win an Olympic gold medal in swimming?

0:25:170:25:22

I can remember Duncan Goodhew

0:25:260:25:30

winning a few medals in swimming, as I was a keen swimmer

0:25:300:25:32

when I was younger. I don't know too much about David Wilkie,

0:25:320:25:37

but I know that Adrian Moorhouse

0:25:370:25:42

I think won a medal at a major championships,

0:25:420:25:44

and is probably the strongest standout name

0:25:440:25:47

at an Olympic Games before Adam Peaty.

0:25:470:25:50

So my answer is Adrian Moorhouse.

0:25:500:25:52

Great quizzing, you're right.

0:25:520:25:53

Adrian Moorhouse is correct.

0:25:530:25:56

So, level, but Judith has this question in hand.

0:25:560:25:59

Which British competitor won medals in both athletics and in cycling

0:25:590:26:04

at the 2016 Paralympic Games?

0:26:040:26:06

Oh, dear.

0:26:120:26:14

Both athletics and cycling.

0:26:140:26:16

Um...

0:26:160:26:18

I think it's Kadeena Cox.

0:26:200:26:22

Let's check with our Challengers here.

0:26:220:26:24

-Yeah.

-Sadly, yes.

-Kadeena.

0:26:240:26:26

"Sadly, yes," it is Kadeena Cox, you got three out of three.

0:26:260:26:30

She is very good at that, Dan.

0:26:300:26:32

She just... Tiny little inkling...

0:26:320:26:34

I know, isn't she? Yeah.

0:26:340:26:36

Just that second question.

0:26:360:26:39

I was just thinking, I think you knew Nick Skelton as well.

0:26:390:26:42

Dan, sorry, beaten by our Egghead. Judith will be in the final.

0:26:420:26:45

So come back to us, we've got one more round to play.

0:26:450:26:47

Judith, I know we got into a bit of a tangle there.

0:26:490:26:51

After the game today, we'll do a bit of a sketch.

0:26:510:26:54

-A drawing of it? Yes.

-Maybe Pat can do it for us,

0:26:540:26:57

and we can all see exactly how these posts work.

0:26:570:27:00

I'll look it up online, the rules and everything.

0:27:000:27:02

Yes, and then just have an idea of the posts.

0:27:020:27:05

-Yes.

-You can have a look at them. OK. As it stands,

0:27:050:27:07

the Para-Rangers have lost three brains from the final round.

0:27:070:27:10

The Eggheads, rather annoyingly, haven't lost one yet.

0:27:100:27:13

The next subject is Geography.

0:27:130:27:15

PARA-RANGERS GROAN AND LAUGH

0:27:150:27:17

So it's going to be Danny or Stef.

0:27:170:27:19

Right, I think...

0:27:190:27:20

Shall we let them choose?

0:27:200:27:21

-Maybe, yeah!

-Guys, choose.

0:27:210:27:24

-You want us to choose?

-Who's better at general knowledge?

0:27:240:27:26

Who's the most travelled out of you?

0:27:260:27:28

That doesn't work with geography, does it?

0:27:280:27:30

No, but you'd have visited places and you might pick up things.

0:27:300:27:33

-DANNY:

-I'm happy to go if you don't want to do it.

0:27:330:27:36

-Let's let the team choose.

-You can choose.

0:27:360:27:39

One of us has got to do the general knowledge at the end, so...

0:27:390:27:42

As in the one who goes last is going to have to face...

0:27:420:27:45

I know, all five, it's really scary!

0:27:450:27:47

-Rock, paper, scissors?

-Yeah, yeah!

0:27:490:27:51

Go for it. One, two, three.

0:27:510:27:53

-OK... MEGAN:

-You're going!

-Stone blunts scissors!

0:27:530:27:56

-So I'm going, right?

-Stef, you're going.

0:27:560:27:58

-Good luck, Stef.

-Brilliant. Choose an Egghead.

0:27:580:28:01

You can have either Pat or Lisa.

0:28:010:28:03

Pat looks so happy and eager!

0:28:030:28:06

Pat looks quite nice.

0:28:060:28:07

Yeah, I feel like hanging out with Pat in the booth.

0:28:070:28:09

-I'm going to go with Pat.

-OK.

0:28:090:28:11

Stef from the Para-Rangers taking on Pat from the Eggheads.

0:28:110:28:13

Our last round here.

0:28:130:28:15

To ensure there is no conferring, please go to the Question Room.

0:28:150:28:20

Stef, I thought you were probably the natural choice for Geography,

0:28:200:28:23

cos you've lived all over, haven't you?

0:28:230:28:25

See, now you're setting me up!

0:28:250:28:27

I have. So, the short version is I was born in New Zealand

0:28:270:28:32

to British parents, who emigrated to Canada.

0:28:320:28:35

I then married a Canadian who was living in Dallas, Texas

0:28:350:28:38

and then moved back to the UK in 2010.

0:28:380:28:40

And you came back to the UK to compete and live and all of that?

0:28:400:28:43

Yes, yeah. And so I was living and training in London

0:28:430:28:46

ahead of London 2012.

0:28:460:28:48

And you were always very sporty, weren't you?

0:28:480:28:50

It was just a matter of working out exactly which one to go for.

0:28:500:28:53

It was. I played all sorts of sports,

0:28:530:28:55

but absolutely fell in love with rugby when I was 12.

0:28:550:28:59

That was actually my original dream, I wanted to play internationally,

0:28:590:29:02

and then I was in a boating accident,

0:29:020:29:05

when I lost part of my right leg.

0:29:050:29:07

That was... I couldn't play rugby any more,

0:29:070:29:10

but I had always been quite fast, and so someone said,

0:29:100:29:13

"Why don't you go and see how fast you still are?"

0:29:130:29:15

And it's worked out brilliantly.

0:29:150:29:17

I know that you won long jump silver at London 2012, you were at Rio,

0:29:170:29:22

you're the reigning European long jump champion,

0:29:220:29:25

five-time world record holder. My goodness me!

0:29:250:29:27

Yeah, it's funny, you know,

0:29:280:29:30

at that moment you think that you've lost your dream,

0:29:300:29:33

and then actually it comes back to you

0:29:330:29:35

in the most unexpected way possible.

0:29:350:29:36

Well, that's one of the reasons, I'm guessing,

0:29:360:29:38

why you speak motivationally as well.

0:29:380:29:40

Yeah, I think it's...

0:29:400:29:41

The reality is, life is hard.

0:29:430:29:44

You know, it's hard for everyone, and sometimes we just need reminding

0:29:440:29:48

that, you know, it's good to be forced to grow,

0:29:480:29:51

and to learn new things about yourself.

0:29:510:29:53

Even though it's hard,

0:29:530:29:56

it's that idea of overcoming and becoming a better version of you.

0:29:560:29:59

I know you also work as a fashion model,

0:29:590:30:01

and have been nicknamed "the Blade Stunner".

0:30:010:30:03

Yeah, so about...

0:30:030:30:05

In 2015 I was asked if I wanted to walk the London Fashion Week runway,

0:30:050:30:11

which was hugely nerve-racking.

0:30:110:30:13

But that's part of the great thing about being in sport,

0:30:130:30:15

you get asked to do all sorts of things

0:30:150:30:17

that you never would have thought possible.

0:30:170:30:20

And I just have a policy of saying "yes" to everything at least once!

0:30:200:30:24

-Like Eggheads!

-Well, we are so glad you did,

0:30:240:30:27

and it's inspiring listening to you.

0:30:270:30:29

So, you're up against Pat, and it's Geography.

0:30:290:30:32

I'm hoping we get a bit of New Zealand or Canada

0:30:320:30:34

-or one of your many...

-Please, yes!

-..your many countries.

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Would you like to go first or second against Pat, Stef?

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I think I would like to go first.

0:30:400:30:43

Stef, here we go. Geography, your first question.

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What is the approximate population of China?

0:30:490:30:52

Erm, I think...

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14 and 140 million are just way too small.

0:31:000:31:03

I know in India it's at least a billion,

0:31:030:31:05

and China's bigger than India. Based on the results from the Paralympics

0:31:050:31:08

and how well China always does and tops the table,

0:31:080:31:11

I'm going to go with 1.4 billion.

0:31:110:31:13

1.4 billion is quite right.

0:31:130:31:15

Eggheads, is that the most populous country in the world, 1.4 billion?

0:31:150:31:19

It's reckoned that India will overtake it

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-by the middle of the 21st century.

-Oh, really?

-Yeah.

0:31:210:31:24

It's not so far off, really, in those large terms.

0:31:240:31:28

OK, Pat, your question. Which of these rivers is the longest?

0:31:280:31:31

Well, the Nile is the longest of all rivers, so it's the Nile.

0:31:340:31:39

The Nile is the longest of all, quite right.

0:31:390:31:42

They just know these facts.

0:31:420:31:44

The Nile is the longest of all.

0:31:440:31:45

I try and remember, Stef, and he says it,

0:31:450:31:47

and next week I'll have forgotten.

0:31:470:31:50

OK, your question. What is the capital of Sicily?

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Erm...I've not been there.

0:31:580:32:01

I feel like Naples is a city in Italy.

0:32:020:32:05

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

0:32:060:32:07

-..Cagliari.

-Cagliari is not it.

0:32:090:32:12

-Ugh!

-It's Palermo. Just trying to work this out, Pat.

0:32:120:32:14

Is Cagliari in the Italian mainland?

0:32:140:32:17

It's on the Italian island of Sardinia.

0:32:170:32:19

And so there's two islands, Sicily and Sardinia?

0:32:190:32:22

-Two big islands.

-Yeah.

0:32:220:32:24

Sardinia in the north and Sicily just off the toe of Italy.

0:32:240:32:27

So we've got Cagliari is the capital of one,

0:32:270:32:29

and Palermo is the capital of the other?

0:32:290:32:31

And Naples is on the mainland.

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That's right, OK.

0:32:330:32:34

Sorry, Stef, that's a bit of a stinker there.

0:32:340:32:36

Palermo is the answer.

0:32:360:32:38

OK, we go back to you, Pat.

0:32:380:32:41

The Vaal is a major river in which country?

0:32:410:32:44

It's spelt V-A-A-L.

0:32:440:32:46

Well, that's quite a German/Dutch sounding name,

0:32:480:32:52

and it leads to the area of South Africa called the Transvaal,

0:32:520:32:56

which is that area beyond the River Vaal.

0:32:560:32:59

It's in South Africa.

0:32:590:33:01

South Africa is correct.

0:33:010:33:03

He's taken the lead.

0:33:030:33:04

Got to get this one right to stay in,

0:33:040:33:07

or Danny's going to be lonely in the final round!

0:33:070:33:11

Come on, Stef, we're rooting for you here.

0:33:110:33:14

Which geographical feature in Africa has a local name meaning

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"the smoke that thunders"?

0:33:180:33:20

I mean, I've not really heard that, but, I mean,

0:33:260:33:29

"the smoke that thunders"...

0:33:290:33:31

I mean, I associate smoke with some sort of volcano,

0:33:310:33:35

some sort of mountain...

0:33:350:33:36

But then Victoria Falls, maybe as it comes down, it's the mist.

0:33:360:33:41

Obviously, no, people climb Mount Kilimanjaro,

0:33:410:33:44

it can't be some sort of active volcano.

0:33:440:33:45

I think I'm going to have to go with...

0:33:450:33:48

And then I'm torn, the Sahara Desert, what if there's a sandstorm?

0:33:480:33:51

That can kind of look like smoke.

0:33:510:33:53

I think I'm going to go with Victoria Falls.

0:33:530:33:56

Victoria Falls is the correct answer.

0:33:560:33:59

SHE EXHALES Well done!

0:33:590:34:01

I think, I'm guessing, but I reckon your reasoning is 100% right.

0:34:010:34:05

OK.

0:34:050:34:06

Pat, your question. You can take the round with this,

0:34:060:34:08

although we're secretly hoping you don't.

0:34:080:34:11

What is the official title of the country of San Marino?

0:34:110:34:13

I... It's one of the oldest republics...

0:34:240:34:27

in Europe, which suggests the rightmost answer.

0:34:270:34:33

I don't think it's got either a prince or a duke.

0:34:330:34:37

I think it dates back to around

0:34:370:34:39

the turn of the millennium as a republic,

0:34:390:34:41

so the Most Serene Republic of San Marino

0:34:410:34:44

looks like the best option there.

0:34:440:34:47

The Most Serene Republic of San Marino.

0:34:470:34:49

Eggheads, is he right?

0:34:490:34:50

-Yeah.

-You're right, Pat.

0:34:500:34:53

Three out of three.

0:34:530:34:54

It means you've been beaten by our Egghead and have been knocked out,

0:34:540:34:57

and it's going to be a lonely time in the final for Danny.

0:34:570:35:00

But he can still do it, there's no question about that!

0:35:000:35:03

Please return to your teams and we'll see what happens.

0:35:030:35:05

So, this is what we have been playing towards,

0:35:070:35:09

it is time for our final round, as always it's general knowledge.

0:35:090:35:12

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

0:35:120:35:15

to take part in this round.

0:35:150:35:17

So, Megan, Jonathan, Stef and Dan from the Para-Rangers, I'm so sorry,

0:35:170:35:21

you've got to leave the studio.

0:35:210:35:23

Well, Danny, I know it wasn't supposed to be like this.

0:35:250:35:28

I feel a little bit alone!

0:35:280:35:30

You're used to adversity.

0:35:300:35:32

You were a sports person, you had your accident, and you still are,

0:35:320:35:36

and in fact a very, very successful one.

0:35:360:35:38

Yeah, I mean, sport's always been my life.

0:35:380:35:40

I've always played it, I played rugby when I was younger,

0:35:400:35:43

ran when I was younger, played rugby after my accident.

0:35:430:35:47

I still sort of try to play rugby now, just a lot slower.

0:35:470:35:52

I've seen film of you...

0:35:520:35:53

Cos a lot of people who play rugby would say,

0:35:530:35:55

"How can you play rugby with one arm?"

0:35:550:35:57

But I've actually seen film of you scoring a try.

0:35:570:35:59

Yeah, that happens a lot less nowadays, the scoring side to it.

0:35:590:36:02

I've got two children that play rugby as well,

0:36:020:36:04

and I'm very proud that they're rugby players,

0:36:040:36:06

and they tend to score more a week than I get in a season,

0:36:060:36:09

but I'm just trying to keep in as long as I can.

0:36:090:36:12

I know you won 800 metres gold at Athens.

0:36:120:36:15

Was that your proudest moment?

0:36:150:36:17

Probably, yeah. I mean, there's been a few.

0:36:170:36:19

That was because it was the culmination

0:36:190:36:21

of all the years in the sport.

0:36:210:36:23

I've been in international athletics since '98,

0:36:230:36:25

and I won my first Paralympic gold in 2004,

0:36:250:36:28

I got the bronze four years before that in Sydney.

0:36:280:36:31

But probably the proudest was when I was the flag bearer in 2008,

0:36:310:36:34

cos to be nominated by your team and to lead your team out

0:36:340:36:37

in the opening ceremony is probably

0:36:370:36:39

the greatest honour you can ever have

0:36:390:36:41

bestowed upon you, and that was probably my proudest moment.

0:36:410:36:44

I saw that, and I saw how emotional you were during it.

0:36:440:36:47

I saw as you walked with it,

0:36:470:36:48

you just looked very, very, well, tearful, I guess.

0:36:480:36:50

It is, I mean, to walk out with the Union Jack,

0:36:500:36:55

and I'd had a really turbulent year with injury,

0:36:550:36:58

and I'd only kind of just made it onto the team.

0:36:580:37:00

And then, sadly, off the back of that, the very next day,

0:37:000:37:04

less than 24 hours after that huge high, I tore my calf muscle,

0:37:040:37:08

and that was my Beijing Games over.

0:37:080:37:11

But having that honour was huge.

0:37:110:37:13

We'll have people watching who've had some kind of reverse in life,

0:37:130:37:16

and yours, you know, you lost your arm in a road crash.

0:37:160:37:19

So, what's your key piece of advice?

0:37:190:37:21

Cos some people just don't recover from those kinds of things.

0:37:210:37:24

I've always had this belief that things happen for reasons.

0:37:240:37:28

It's not a spiritual belief, it's just things happen for reasons.

0:37:280:37:32

You make something out of it, and that's what I did.

0:37:320:37:34

The way I always got through it was I always set myself

0:37:340:37:37

that next little goal, that next little stepping stone.

0:37:370:37:40

Rugby was always my life, and although it sounds a bit Hollywood,

0:37:400:37:43

it's the truth, I promise you.

0:37:430:37:45

I was laying in a ditch, minus... Well, I was holding my arm.

0:37:450:37:48

The lady that came to my aid, who just heard the accident,

0:37:480:37:52

I had a conversation with her about my rugby career being over.

0:37:520:37:57

For me, rugby was everything.

0:37:570:37:58

So that was the first thing for me, was to get back on the pitch,

0:37:580:38:01

and I did that within six months.

0:38:010:38:03

And then the athletics finally came along.

0:38:030:38:05

It's always been the next thing to aim for,

0:38:050:38:07

and that's kind of what I've always done,

0:38:070:38:09

I've always aimed for the next thing.

0:38:090:38:10

Brilliant. Well, here we are with the very next thing.

0:38:100:38:13

Oh, this was the next thing on my list, yeah!

0:38:130:38:15

JEREMY LAUGHS

0:38:150:38:16

Good luck. You can do it, we've seen them, all five against one player,

0:38:160:38:20

and then the single player takes them down.

0:38:200:38:22

It's happened. You're now playing to win the Para-Rangers £8,000.

0:38:220:38:26

Lisa, Steve, Pat, Kevin, Judith,

0:38:260:38:27

you're playing for something that money can't buy,

0:38:270:38:30

which is the Eggheads' reputation.

0:38:300:38:32

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

0:38:320:38:35

This time they're all general knowledge.

0:38:350:38:37

You may confer. Sorry, that doesn't help you, Danny.

0:38:370:38:40

The question is - can your one brain defeat these five?

0:38:400:38:43

I'm sure it's possible.

0:38:430:38:45

Would you like to go first or second?

0:38:450:38:47

Do you know what? Going first hasn't gone well for my team today,

0:38:470:38:51

so, I'm probably going to kick myself,

0:38:510:38:53

but I'm going to say go second.

0:38:530:38:54

OK. So, Eggheads have the first question, and here we go.

0:38:590:39:01

Which of these words is a name for a confused fight or scuffle?

0:39:010:39:05

Sassafras is an American drink, isn't it?

0:39:110:39:14

-Melee?

-Melee.

0:39:140:39:16

Sounds good to me, kids.

0:39:160:39:19

That's a melee, Jeremy.

0:39:190:39:20

Melee is right. OK, Danny, your question.

0:39:200:39:23

What is the name of the self-made millionaire

0:39:230:39:25

who adopts the title character in the stage musical Annie?

0:39:250:39:29

I...

0:39:360:39:38

Funnily enough, Annie is not a stage show I'd probably have watched.

0:39:380:39:41

I'm going to take a massive guess and say Charles Foster Kane.

0:39:430:39:47

Now, Charles Foster Kane I think might have been Citizen Kane.

0:39:480:39:52

-Is that right, Eggheads?

-Mm-hmm.

0:39:520:39:54

-Who's Montgomery Burns?

-From The Simpsons.

0:39:540:39:56

From The Simpsons, I should know that.

0:39:560:39:59

The answer is Daddy Warbucks.

0:39:590:40:01

Not one you've shown your kids yet?

0:40:010:40:02

-Not yet, no. I'm going to!

-I haven't either.

0:40:020:40:06

Eggheads, to go two ahead,

0:40:070:40:10

what was the nickname of the French singer Edith Piaf?

0:40:100:40:14

-Little Sparrow.

-Little Sparrow.

0:40:180:40:20

-The Sparrow?

-Yeah, Little Sparrow.

0:40:200:40:22

She was the Little Sparrow.

0:40:230:40:25

As we indeed call you, Lisa,

0:40:250:40:27

with your singing skills.

0:40:270:40:29

Not-So-Little Sparrow, yeah.

0:40:290:40:31

The Little Sparrow is right.

0:40:310:40:34

Now, they've gone two ahead a bit too quickly for our comfort here.

0:40:340:40:38

Danny, just get this one right to stay in.

0:40:380:40:41

The Reichenbach Falls in Switzerland are the setting

0:40:410:40:46

for a climactic battle featuring which fictional character?

0:40:460:40:50

The Reichenbach Falls, I can spell that if you like, in Switzerland,

0:40:560:41:00

is the setting for a climactic battle

0:41:000:41:02

featuring which fictional character?

0:41:020:41:03

I think it's either Holmes or Bond and there was...

0:41:050:41:09

It was quite a recent one, wasn't it,

0:41:090:41:11

when he let someone go over the edge?

0:41:110:41:14

I think...

0:41:140:41:16

..I'm going to go Sherlock Holmes.

0:41:180:41:20

This is a famous battle with...

0:41:200:41:22

Is it Moriarty?

0:41:220:41:23

-Yeah.

-Sherlock Holmes is right.

0:41:230:41:26

Nicely done, Danny,

0:41:260:41:27

cos it would have been easy to go for Tarzan there.

0:41:270:41:30

Right, Eggheads, you can take it with this answer.

0:41:300:41:32

I really hope you don't.

0:41:320:41:34

Oops, I blurted out my own feelings!

0:41:340:41:36

Here's your question.

0:41:360:41:37

Which of these is a common translation

0:41:370:41:40

of the German word "Tannenbaum".

0:41:400:41:42

Christmas tree.

0:41:450:41:47

It's Christmas tree, isn't it?

0:41:470:41:48

"O Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum, how lovely are your branches."

0:41:480:41:51

It's not really working for reindeer or Father Christmas, is it?

0:41:510:41:56

"Baum" is the German word for "tree", it's a Christmas tree.

0:41:560:41:59

What do you think?

0:41:590:42:00

I think their smiles as soon as you said the word

0:42:000:42:02

-gave it away.

-Yeah, that's right.

0:42:020:42:04

It's when they start to know the answer before I've said the options,

0:42:040:42:07

that's the thing that gets me every time!

0:42:070:42:09

If you've got this right, the contest is over.

0:42:090:42:12

The correct answer is Christmas tree.

0:42:120:42:14

We say congratulations, Eggheads, you have won.

0:42:140:42:17

I think the Annie one was tricky at the start.

0:42:230:42:25

-I'm not an Annie man.

-I think one or two

0:42:250:42:27

of the other celeb teams have been down to a single person.

0:42:270:42:29

It's very hard when you can't confer.

0:42:290:42:31

But Danny, thank you so much.

0:42:310:42:32

-Pleasure.

-I hope you enjoyed it.

-It was wonderful, yeah.

0:42:320:42:35

It's lovely to stand up against you guys...

0:42:350:42:38

-on my own!

-With the firepower here,

0:42:380:42:40

sometimes when they get something they can't get,

0:42:400:42:42

and they're truffling around, is fascinating to watch.

0:42:420:42:45

Thank you for playing, Para-Rangers.

0:42:450:42:48

-Lovely to see you!

-Bye.

0:42:480:42:49

Cheers for your help, guys!

0:42:490:42:51

Commiserations, Challengers,

0:42:510:42:53

the Eggheads have done what comes naturally to them, most of the time.

0:42:530:42:56

This winning streak against the celebrities continues.

0:42:560:42:59

So the Challengers don't go home

0:42:590:43:01

with the £8,000 for their charities.

0:43:010:43:03

We'll roll that over, shall we, to our next celebrity show?

0:43:030:43:06

Eggheads, congratulations.

0:43:060:43:08

Are you going to get to the very end of the celeb shows without losing?

0:43:080:43:12

I wonder. Join us next time

0:43:120:43:14

to see if a new team of celebrity Challengers

0:43:140:43:16

have the brains to defeat the Eggheads.

0:43:160:43:18

There'll be £9,000 to play for. We're nearly in five figures!

0:43:180:43:22

Until then, goodbye!

0:43:220:43:24

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 Paralympic athletes featuring Megan Giglia, Danny Crates, Stef Reid, Dan Greaves and Jonathan Broom-Edwards triumph over the general knowledge goliaths and win the cash prize for their charity?