Episode 10 Celebrity Mastermind


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Episode 10

Gold medal-winning cyclist Jo Rowsell-Shand, Wolfblood actor Louis Payne, rugby commentator Eddie Butler and Top Gear presenter George Lewis face the black chair.


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First in the spotlight tonight

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is the Olympic gold-medal winning cyclist Jo Rowsell-Shand.

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Her specialist subject, the Harry Potter books.

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Next, the Wolfblood actor, Louis Payne.

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He'll be answering questions on Arsenal Football Club.

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The rugby commentator Eddie Butler

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takes as his subject the Spanish Civil War.

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And the Top Gear presenter George Lewis, on Oasis.

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Hello, and welcome to Celebrity Mastermind, with me,

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John Humphrys, and four contenders who are no strangers to pressure

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but who've never sat in the black chair before.

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And that can do strange things to people.

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If they can overcome the fear, the reward is the honour

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of becoming a Celebrity Mastermind, at least for one of them.

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The usual rules apply, a minute and a half on their specialist subject

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and two minutes on general knowledge.

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So, let's ask our first contender to join us, please.

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And your name is?

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Your chosen charity?

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And your chosen subject?

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The Harry Potter books, here we go, 90 seconds.

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Harry's Aunt Petunia, Uncle Vernon and cousin Dudley

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live at Number Four, Privet Drive in Little Whinging, Surrey.

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-What's their surname?

-Dursley.

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What's the name of the jet black balls in the game of Quidditch

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that "rocket around trying to knock players off their brooms"?

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Bludgers.

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A boggart assumes the shape of whatever it thinks will frighten someone most.

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Who does it appear as to scare Neville Longbottom?

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Professor Snape.

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Students at Hogwarts often collect and trade picture cards

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of famous wizards and witches.

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What items of confectionery are the cards included with?

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Chocolate Frogs.

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In Harry's first Transfiguration lesson, Professor McGonagall

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changes her desk into an animal, and back again. What animal?

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A pig.

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What is the name of the woodland where the giant spider Aragog

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has lived since he was blamed for the death of Moaning Myrtle

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and Hagrid was expelled from Hogwarts?

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The Forbidden Forest.

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The Hogwarts student Marietta Edgecombe breaks out in purple spots

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when she betrays Dumbledore's Army in The Order of the Phoenix.

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What word do they spell?

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Sneak.

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When Harry first travels by Floo powder, he accidently arrives

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in Borgin and Burke's shop, in a passageway close to Diagon Alley.

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Which passageway?

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Knockturn Alley.

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The sisters Narcissa Malfoy and Bellatrix Lestrange visit

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Professor Snape at his home in The Half-Blood Prince.

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What is the name of the street where he lives?

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Pass.

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Which potion that contains lacewing flies, leeches, fluxweed and knotgrass

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gives the drinker the appearance of another person?

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A Polyjuice potion.

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What type of creature is Firenze, who replaces Sybill Trelawney

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after she is sacked as Professor of Divination

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by Dolores Umbridge?

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-A Centaur.

-Centaur is correct.

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And you had just one pass.

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The name of the street where Professor Snape lives

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is Spinner's End.

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However, you have scored, Jo, 10 points.

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-APPLAUSE

-Thank you.

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And our next contender, please.

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And your name is?

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Your chosen charity?

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And your chosen subject?

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In 90 seconds, starting now.

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Arsene Wenger joined Arsenal having previously managed Nancy

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and AS Monaco and which Japanese club?

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Pass.

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Which midfielder was nicknamed "the Romford Pele"

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and holds the record for the most Premier League appearances for the club?

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Ray Parlour.

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Who did Arsenal defeat in the 1998 FA Cup Final

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to complete their first League and Cup double under Wenger?

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Newcastle.

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The club celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2011

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by unveiling three bronze statues depicting Thierry Henry,

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Tony Adams and which former manager?

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Chapman.

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Who scored a hat trick when Arsenal came back from a 4-0 deficit

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to win a League Cup tie 7-5

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against Reading in October 2012?

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-Robin van Persie.

-No, Walcott.

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Who was shown a red card for his challenge on Samuel Eto'o

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in Arsenal's Champions League final versus Barcelona in 2006?

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Jens Lehmann.

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The goalkeeper David Seaman played his last game for the club

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in the 2003 FA Cup final against which team?

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Southampton.

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Who became the youngest Arsenal player to appear in the Premier League

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when he made his debut at Blackburn Rovers in September 2008?

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Jack Wilshere.

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When Arsenal played their first Premier League game under Arsene Wenger,

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in October 1996, only one member

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of the starting line-up was a non-British player.

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Who was he?

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Pass.

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In the 2003-04 season, the so-called Invincibles

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became only the second team to play a full season

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in England's top tier undefeated.

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They eventually lost a game the following season

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after how many consecutive league games without a loss?

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-49.

-49 is correct. You had two passes.

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Patrick Vieira was the non-British player, yes.

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And Grampus Eight!

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It was on the tip of my tongue, it really was!

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-It's always worth just taking a guess.

-Yeah.

-Anyway, there we are.

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A good score, you've got seven points.

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And our next contender, please.

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And your name is?

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Your chosen charity?

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And your chosen subject?

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Spanish Civil War, 90 seconds.

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In which North African country did a revolt begin

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on the 17th of July 1936 that marked the outbreak of the War?

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Morocco.

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Who was appointed Commander in Chief of the Nationalists

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at a meeting in Salamanca on the 21st of September 1936?

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Franco.

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What Spanish term, originally used to describe

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the expulsion of the Moors from Spain,

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was adopted to promote the Nationalist rebellion

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as a form of crusade to liberate the country?

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La Reconquista.

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To which city was the Republican seat of government moved in November 1936

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when it was feared that Madrid would fall to the Nationalists?

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Valencia.

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Who was the leader of the French government

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who proposed the policy of non-intervention in the War?

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Erm, Daladier.

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Leon Blum.

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What name was given to the military groups formed from foreign volunteers

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who fought for the Republican side?

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International Brigades.

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At what Battle of March 1937 did the Republican forces

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rout a Nationalist army of mainly Italian troops?

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It was the only major defensive Republican victory of the War.

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Guadalajara.

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On the 26th of April 1937, Germany, in support of the Nationalists,

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sparked international condemnation when they heavily bombed

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which Basque town?

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Guernica.

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Which German pocket battleship was attacked

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by Republican bombers in May 1937?

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More than 20 sailors died.

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-Admiral Scheer.

-The Deutschland.

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Who recounted his experiences as volunteer

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fighting on the Republican side in his book Homage to Catalonia?

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George Orwell.

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The final major battle began with a Republican crossing

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of a river on the 25th of July 1938,

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and ended in November in a Nationalist victory.

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-Which river?

-Ebro.

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Which Colonel attempted a coup against the Communists

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in the Republican government in March 1939?

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He hoped then to negotiate peace terms with the Nationalists?

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-Casado.

-It was indeed.

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Eddie, no passes. You've got 10 points.

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APPLAUSE

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And our final contender, please?

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And your name is?

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Your chosen charity?

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And your chosen subject?

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Oasis in 90 seconds, here we go.

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What was the name of the head of Creation Records,

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who signed Oasis to the label in 1993

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after seeing them at a gig in Glasgow?

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Alan McGee.

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Oasis' rivalry with another band peaked in the summer of '95

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when their respective singles Roll With It and Country House

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were released on the same day. Which band?

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Blur.

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The 2002 album Heathen Chemistry

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featured a track written by Liam Gallagher.

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What was its title?

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Erm, Little James.

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Songbird.

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Which album of B-sides was released in November '98

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and reached number two in the UK chart?

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It was the band's last album on Creation record label.

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The Masterplan.

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Which duo kept Wonderwall off the top

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of the UK Singles Chart in November '95?

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Robson & Jerome.

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What is the name of the record label set up by the band in 2000?

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Its first release was their single Go Let It Out.

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Big Brother.

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Which former guitarist from the group Ride

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joined Oasis as the band's bass player before the tour

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for the Standing On The Shoulder Of Giants album?

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Andy Bell.

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What was the title of Oasis' first UK number one single?

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It reached the top of the chart in May '95.

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Some Might Say.

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What is the name of the television presenter who interviewed the band

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before they performed Whatever and Live Forever on MTV Most Wanted in '94?

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-Chris Evans.

-No, Davina McCall.

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In 2008, Noel said, "I'm not having hip-hop at Glastonbury, it's wrong"

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when he found out that a rapper had been booked

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to headline the festival. Which rapper?

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Jay-Z.

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Noel announced that he was leaving Oasis in August 2009

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after reportedly being involved in an "altercation" with his brother Liam

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just before the band were due to appear on stage

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at a festival in which country?

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Paris, er, France!

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France is correct, yes.

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-No passes, George. Nine points.

-Cool.

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APPLAUSE

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Well, a very close contest so far.

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Let's have a look at all the scores.

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In fourth place, seven points...

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So, it is the general knowledge round now,

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and if there is a tie at the end of it, then the number of passes

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is taken into account and the person with the fewer passes is the winner.

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Let us get on with it, and ask Louis to join us again, please.

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And you of course, famous for your Wolfblood CBBC series.

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-That's right.

-Are you the scary one?

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No, you're the nice one, really, aren't you?

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Yeah, but I think we're all nice, actually.

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-But there's something there to scare the kids, isn't there?

-Well, yeah.

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We transition into wolves and there's that sort of

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-in-between stage, where it's a bit...

-Ah, so you become a wolf?

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That's right, yes.

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But they're not meant to scare the children?

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Erm, no, not per se.

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I can imagine, I suppose, they are a little bit scary.

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But they're sort of done in a way that kids are meant to

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-want to be Wolfbloods themselves.

-Oh, are they?

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So, it's done in a way where it's sort of advertising.

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Well, that's setting them up for a fall, really.

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They're probably not going to be, are they?

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They'll be frustrated for the rest of their lives.

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"I wanted to be a Wolfblood, Mummy!"

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-I mean...

-I wanted to be a footballer, so...

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Right, now that you've got seven points, plenty of time

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to catch up because you have two minutes of general knowledge.

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So, here we go.

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Which single unified currency for the EU was agreed

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under the Maastricht Treaty?

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Euro.

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What name for a large mass of snow, ice and rocks

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falling rapidly down a mountainside

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comes from a French dialect word for "to descend"?

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Avalanche.

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What fruit juice or puree is added to champagne or Prosecco

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to make a Bellini cocktail?

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Peach.

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Which broadcaster known for his interviews with politicians

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is also television quiz show host

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and published a memoir called A Life In Questions in 2016?

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Pass.

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Connie Fisher won the 2006 BBC television contest

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to find someone to play a character

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in a West End production of The Sound of Music.

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Which character?

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Ain't got a clue, pass!

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Which American state was the scene of a Gold Rush that started in 1849

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after gold deposits had been discovered there the previous year?

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-Texas.

-California.

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What bird was popularly believed to bury its head in the sand,

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supposedly because it thought it couldn't be seen

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if it couldn't see anything itself?

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Ostrich.

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In December 2000, which group consisting of Beyonce Knowles,

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Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams,

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topped the UK Singles Charts with Independent Women - Part 1?

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Destiny's Child.

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Who won the 5,000 metres at a Diamond League meeting

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in Zurich in August 2017 in his final track race?

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Mo Farah.

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In which language is the Koran, the sacred text of Muslims, written?

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-Islamic.

-Arabic.

-No, Arabic!

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What instrument does the leader of a symphony orchestra play?

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-A trumpet?

-A violin.

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What is the traditional English name for a dish of leftover boiled potatoes,

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mixed with cabbage and then fried?

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It's believed to come from the noise the food makes in the pan while it's cooking.

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-Scouse.

-Bubble and squeak.

-Oh!

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Who stars as the smuggler Danny Archer

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in the 2006 film Blood Diamond?

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-DiCaprio.

-Yeah, Leonardo DiCaprio!

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Which radio programme did the veteran cricket commentator

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Henry Blofeld retire from in September 2017 after 45 years?

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Pass.

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Which pantomime, usually set in China,

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is taken from a story in the Arabian Nights?

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-Withnail And I.

-Aladdin.

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What word, supposedly used by North American Indians for strong liquor,

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is a direct translation of the Ojibwa word for "whisky"?

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-I don't know!

-Well, I'm not surprised, to be honest.

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-Anyway, it's firewater, I can tell you.

-Firewater.

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We'll take that as one of your passes.

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That radio programme that Henry Blofeld was on, Test Match Special.

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-Yeah, cricket?

-Nah, not my sport.

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Very sensible, Maria von Trapp was the West End production

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of The Sound Of Music.

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And I'm not surprised you didn't know this one,

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he'd been around a little bit, I think,

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the broadcaster who did a bit of political interviews and things.

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Jeremy Paxman or something, his name.

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-Oh!

-HE LAUGHS

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But I... I've no idea what he's doing now. Anyway...

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Some other television show, I gather.

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-You got a total, Louis, of 14 points.

-14? That's not bad!

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And now, George again, please.

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-And Top Gear, that's what you do, George.

-Yes!

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Erm, except that, you don't actually get to drive the cars?

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I've driven one car in the whole time I've worked on it.

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-And what happened?

-I almost drove straight into a tree.

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So, erm, this is a deeply personal question,

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but if you are a rotten driver...

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-Hmm.

-Why are you doing Top Gear?

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-Why give me the job? Shut up, John!

-Sorry, sorry.

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-We could pass over that, if you prefer.

-Yes!

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I thought myself, why did they give me the job?

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And it's only recently, someone said to me,

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-"Well, you play the geeky idiot one, don't you?"

-Ah.

-"Do I?"

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I didn't... I wasn't aware of that!

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But I think I'm there to ask the questions

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that the normal person at home might be wondering.

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Now, you have nine points,

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you now get your general knowledge questions.

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Two minutes, starting now.

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Which sport is played in the US Masters

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at the Augusta National course?

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Golf.

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Yes, what dish consists of a beaten eggs cooked in a frying pan

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and served plain or with fillings such as cheese or ham?

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Omelette.

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The Catcher In The Rye, first published in 1951

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is the most successful work by a reclusive American author

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usually known by his initials JD. Which author?

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JD Salinger.

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What is the name of the tree-lined royal road that runs from Buckingham Palace

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through Admiralty Arch to Trafalgar Square?

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The Mall.

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Which actor won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 2004 for Mystic River?

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He'd previously been nominated as the director of Dead Man Walking.

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-Jeff Bridges.

-Tim Robbins.

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Draculin, a substance that inhibits the coagulation of blood,

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is found in the saliva of what species of bat?

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Vampire bat.

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Which island is the largest of the Inner Hebrides?

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It's famous for its dramatic scenery.

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Pass.

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The Bolshoi and Maryinsky ballet companies come from which country?

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Russia.

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What word for a devotional song or hymn,

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especially as found in the Bible,

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comes from the Greek for "music of a harp or stringed instrument"?

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-Sonnet.

-Psalm.

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Who won a record eighth Wimbledon Men's Singles title

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when he beat Marin Cilic in the final in July 2017?

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Roger Federer.

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In which television medical drama series does Jodie Whittaker play a nurse

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who has assumed the identity of a friend to pose as a doctor?

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-ER.

-Trust Me.

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What term in journalism is used for an exclusive news story

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reported by one newspaper before all the others?

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A scoop.

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In which Bavarian city did the Nazi Party stage a series

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of spectacular rallies that were an annual event from 1933 to 1938?

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-Berlin.

-Nuremberg.

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What colour is regarded as particularly lucky in the Far East?

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In China, it forms the principal colour of a bride's wedding dress.

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Red.

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Which low-lying country, on the northeast of the Indian subcontinent,

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has a capital city called Dhaka?

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Pass.

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Which pop duo, whose re-recording of their debut single West End Girls

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became a number one hit in 1986,

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consists of the vocalist Neil Tennant and keyboard player Chris Lowe?

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Pass.

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In meteorology, what name is given to an elongated region

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of high atmospheric pressure, the opposite of a trough of low pressure?

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Erm, a...wonderwall.

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Might be, might be but it's not! It's...

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-It's a ridge.

-Got it!

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I know, a ridge of high pressure.

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Three passes, the Pet Shop Boys, that was what pop duo became.

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Dhaka is the capital city of Bangladesh.

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And that island, the largest of the inner Hebrides is Skye.

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So, those three passes, George,

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you have scored a total now of 18 points.

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And now Jo, again, please.

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And... You, I would say you're a cyclist.

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I mean, you're a brilliant, amazing cyclist.

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Gold-medal winning cyclist. But...

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What you do is you go round and round and round the circuit,

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-don't you?

-The velodrome, yes.

-Yes, doesn't it get boring?

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Erm, sometimes.

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Not on race day, because on race day, you've got 16 laps,

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full gas, you've got the crowd going wild...

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-Full what? Full gas?

-Full gas, you're hard as you can.

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Yes, it's so intense, you're thinking about so much,

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your whole body is in pain.

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Boring isn't anything that comes into it.

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In terms of training, it can get a bit repetitive sometimes.

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But we do lots of different sessions.

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You must get to know it very well indeed.

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Yes, you get to know your home tracks, so the Manchester velodrome,

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I know all the little bits of geometry of that.

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But then you go to a different velodrome to race, although it

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looks exactly the same to everyone else, they are all subtly different.

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Right, you have 10 points, which is very high.

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So, let's see how you do with your general knowledge round

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starting now.

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What domesticated animal has breeds called Burmese, Siamese and Persian?

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Cat.

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What flaky, buttery roll takes its name from the French for "crescent"?

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Croissant.

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Which footballer proved true to his words "once a Blue, always a Blue"

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when he returned to his boyhood club in July 2017?

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He admitted to wearing Everton pyjamas every night

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throughout his stay with Manchester United.

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No idea.

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What word is used for a published announcement of a death,

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often accompanied by a short biography of the deceased?

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Obituary.

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Which country sandwiched between Norway, Sweden and Russia

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is a land covered in forests and around 188,000 lakes?

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Finland.

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Who took over from Stephen Fry

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as the presenter of the television panel game show QI in 2016?

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No idea.

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What spicy meat dish, said to have originated in Texas,

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is often known there as "a bowl of red"?

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Chilli con carne.

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In which novel by John Fowles is Sarah Woodruff the heroine?

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She's played by Meryl Streep in the 1981 film adaptation.

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What is the name of Milan's world-famous opera house,

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-built in the 1770s?

-No idea.

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In which 2017 television drama does Laura Fraser play

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Detective Sergeant Annie Redford, who is investigating

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a series of murders in a quiet Scottish community?

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-Dr Foster.

-The Loch.

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What illness, caused by the bite of an infected animal such as a dog,

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is also known as hydrophobia

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because a sufferer is unable to drink and is afraid of water?

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No idea.

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Which cathedral city in Hampshire

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is home to one of Britain's most prestigious public schools?

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Winchester.

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Jarvis Cocker was the lead singer of a Britpop group

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that had its first Top 40 hit over 15 years

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after it was formed in Sheffield.

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-Which group?

-Pass.

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Which stage musical that charts the journey of a young female

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singing trio from Chicago, opened in the West End in 2016?

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Dreamgirls.

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What is the name of the Jane Austen novel that centres on the courtship

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of Fitzwilliam Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet?

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Pride And Prejudice.

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In which 2016 film does Natalie Portman

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play the title role of a former First Lady?

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-Ooh...

-Think of a name, any name? No?

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-Don't know, pass.

-All right, Jackie.

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As in Jackie Kennedy.

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Yes, the other passes, Jarvis Cocker was the lead singer of Pulp.

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-That illness caused if you're bitten by an infected dog, rabies.

-Ah!

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La Scala is the opera house in Milan.

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The French Lieutenant's Woman was the novel by John Fowles.

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Sandi Toksvig took over from Stephen Fry, and Wayne Rooney,

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I'm not sure we want to know this, really, wore blue pyjamas to bed.

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I don't know why that seems odd, but there you go. Anyway, he did.

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You now, Jo, have a total of 18 points.

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And finally, Eddie again, please.

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And... Eddie. Rugby.

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-Now, look.

-You said with a sigh, John.

-Huh?

-You said it with a sigh.

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Said it with... Well, we're Welsh, aren't we?

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However, putting that aside, when you were not but a lad, if you were

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a brilliant rugby player, you could be very small and very successful.

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Now...you've got to be big.

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You do, you have to be...well muscled, I think, John.

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-It's no longer a game for all shapes and sizes.

-That's a shame, isn't it?

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Er... It is because it was one of the founding principles of the game.

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And it still does apply.

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It's just that even your utmost burley barrel-chested prop

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has to be athletic now, which has to be good, actually.

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What about you, because you were a great player in your day as well.

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Well, I wasn't quick, that's for sure. Yeah. But...

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No, I was a forward. So, I didn't mind a slow game.

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Anyway, you have 10 points in the bag.

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18 is the score to beat, here we go.

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Let's see if you can do it in two minutes.

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What is the principal non-alcoholic ingredient of a Bloody Mary cocktail?

0:23:350:23:38

Tomato juice.

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Who won his 50th fight and kept his unbeaten record when he defeated

0:23:390:23:42

the UFC Champion Conor McGregor in Las Vegas in August 2017?

0:23:420:23:46

Pass.

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Which cobra, also known as the hamadryad,

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is the world's longest venomous snake?

0:23:500:23:52

-Hooded.

-King.

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A former lifeguard, Gregory J Bonann,

0:23:530:23:55

was the co-creator of a television drama series

0:23:550:23:57

about the Los Angeles County lifeguards. Which series?

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Pass.

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In August 1941, a German spy named Josef Jakobs

0:24:020:24:05

became the last person to be executed at what place in London?

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Pass.

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The hippie anti-war movement was the theme of a musical

0:24:110:24:13

that opened on Broadway in 1968. Which musical?

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Hair.

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Which ballroom dance became especially popular in Austria

0:24:180:24:20

throughout the 19th century, with the Strauss family

0:24:200:24:22

composing many famous examples?

0:24:220:24:24

Waltz.

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Who returned to the role of Queen Victoria in the 2017

0:24:250:24:28

Stephen Frears film Victoria and Abdul,

0:24:280:24:30

about the monarch's unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk?

0:24:300:24:33

-Gemma Coleman.

-Judi Dench.

0:24:330:24:35

What is the second-most abundant gas

0:24:350:24:37

in the Earth's atmosphere after nitrogen?

0:24:370:24:39

-Hydrogen.

-Oxygen.

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Antwerp, Ghent and Liege are among the principal cities of which country?

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Belgium.

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Sir Hugh Munro, John Rooke Corbett,

0:24:450:24:47

Fiona Graham and Percy Donald

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have all published eponymous lists of features of Scotland's landscape.

0:24:490:24:52

-What features?

-Mountains.

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What literary post has been held successively by

0:24:540:24:56

Cecil Day-Lewis, Sir John Betjeman,

0:24:560:24:58

Ted Hughes and Andrew Motion?

0:24:580:24:59

Poet Laureate.

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Which American group headlined the 2017 Glastonbury Festival?

0:25:000:25:04

They had to pull out two years earlier

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after their lead singer Dave Grohl broke his leg.

0:25:050:25:09

-Kings Of Leon.

-Foo Fighters.

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Which 1988 film that starred Tom Cruise as the New York bartender Brian Flanagan,

0:25:100:25:14

had the tag line, "When he pours, he reigns"?

0:25:140:25:17

Pass.

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Lonicera is the botanical name for which

0:25:180:25:20

species of sweet-smelling climbing shrubs?

0:25:200:25:22

In Shakespeare's time, it was called "woodbine".

0:25:220:25:24

Honeysuckle.

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Many Welsh place names begin with four letters

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that evolved to mean "a church and its environs".

0:25:280:25:30

-What four letters?

-Llan.

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In the Scottish independence referendum,

0:25:320:25:34

which city recorded the highest percentage Yes vote?

0:25:340:25:36

Along with Glasgow, West Dunbartonshire and North Lanarkshire,

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it was one of the four council areas to vote for independence.

0:25:400:25:43

-Edinburgh.

-Ah, Dundee!

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And that's important,

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and I'll tell you why in just a second.

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Cos you had four passes. That 1988 film was Cocktail.

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The Tower Of London was where Jakobs was executed in 1941.

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Baywatch was the television drama series,

0:25:590:26:02

and Floyd Mayweather won that fight.

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Eddie, you have scored... 18 points.

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Oh!

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So, let's have a look at those scores.

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In fourth place, 14 points, Louis.

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Third place with 18 points and eight passes, Jo.

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Second place, 18 points and four passes, Eddie.

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First place with 18 points and three passes, George!

0:26:320:26:37

George?

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Come and join us.

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-Thank you.

-Congratulations.

-Thank you.

-So...

0:26:530:26:57

-They won't let you drive the car, but you've got...that!

-Yes!

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-This is my day.

-That is your day. So, what?

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I mean, compared with driving a Formula 1 car at 200mph,

0:27:040:27:07

how does that rate?

0:27:070:27:08

-This beats it.

-Beat it!

-Nanna will be proud of this one.

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Well done, George. Now, you don't have to be a celebrity

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to take part in the regular Mastermind programme.

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If you'd like to appear in the next series on BBC Two,

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then visit us online...

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Either way, do join us again next time for more Masterminds.

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Thanks for watching, goodbye.

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John Humphrys presents as four more celebrities put their reputations on the line as they brave the famous black chair. The contenders are gold medal-winning cyclist Jo Rowsell-Shand, Wolfblood actor Louis Payne, rugby commentator Eddie Butler and Top Gear presenter George Lewis.