Episode 63 Eggheads


Episode 63

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


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These people are amongst the greatest quiz players in Britain.

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Together they make up the Eggheads,

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arguably the most formidable quiz team in the country.

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The question is, can they be beaten?

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

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their wits against possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain.

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They are the Eggheads.

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Still the greatest, Eggs?

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-Oh, dear.

-Oh...

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A little bit quiet today.

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We'll find out why in a second.

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Taking on the might of our quiz Goliaths today

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are the Torfaen Qigongers is from south-east Wales.

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Now, this group of friends all attend Qigong classes

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taught by team member Sue. Let's meet them.

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Hello, I'm Carole, and I'm a retired secretary.

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Hi, I'm Beth, and I'm a retired ICT lecturer.

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Hello, I'm Sue,

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and I'm a mindfulness T'ai Chi Chuan and Qigong instructor.

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Hi, I'm Ann, and I'm a retired French teacher.

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Hello, I'm Glenys, and I'm a retired dietician.

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So, Carole and team, hello.

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-Hello.

-Lovely to see you.

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And I must ask about Qigong.

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-What is it?

-Shall I take over?

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I'll pass you over to Sue, she's our teacher.

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-OK.

-A very experienced teacher.

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Qigong, it's Chinese medical Qigong we do,

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which is used in hospitals in China for all sorts of different

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medical conditions, and, basically, it's energy work.

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It's just learning how to relax, to be a little bit calmer,

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so your breathing, digestion, bone density...

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You're a bit more balanced.

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It just helps you to be more settled and calmer in life.

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And perfect, Carole, for when you take on the Eggheads!

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Yes, I've been using it a lot, the last few days!

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What do we do, we centre now, do we?

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-Yes.

-OK.

-We need more practice!

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I'm just thinking, Eggheads, you need a bit of Qigong.

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Absolutely.

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They've had some awkward moments in recent games.

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Good luck. Every day there is £1,000-worth of cash up for grabs

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for our Challengers.

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If they fail to defeat the Eggheads, the prize money then rolls over.

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Now, Torfaen Qigongers, what happened was,

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the Eggheads lost one, they tried to recover,

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they didn't use Qigong at all, and they then lost another,

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so take advantage here.

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Do you want to try?

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-ALL:

-Yes!

-£1,000 for you if you win today.

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-Great.

-The first head-to-head battle is on the subject of Food & Drink,

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and you can choose between Beth, Chris, Pat, Steve, and Barry.

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-It's all a done deal!

-Right, I think that'll be Glenys.

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-That'll be me, yes.

-I think so.

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And who do you want to Qigong, Glenys?

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-What do you think, Carole?

-I think...

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-I think Chris.

-Yes, OK.

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It will be Chris, then.

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Glenys from the Torfaen Qigongers versus Chris from the Eggheads.

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To ensure there's no conferring, to play your Food & Drink round,

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would you please go to our legendary Question Room?

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Have you ever tried Qigong, Chris?

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No, no, no, no.

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Not a moment to just centre and hold out your hands and...?

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No, I can do that anyway.

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-I can just switch off.

-You have your own system?

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Yeah.

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I take myself off to my own little planet.

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Sounds like he's got a version of it going on his own bat, Glenys, there.

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Yes, yes, well,

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I think Chris' version is a little bit different from ours.

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LAUGHTER

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Right, Glenys, so you're on Food & Drink,

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and would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please, Jeremy.

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Here's your question. Good luck.

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Demerara sugar is named after a region in which country?

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Well, since I do a fair amount of cooking and use Demerara sugar,

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sometimes, although, you know, that's for treats...

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Guyana, I really wouldn't, erm...

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find...look for it there.

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Cuba, one could get, like, erm...

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cubes of sugar perhaps, but, no, it's Jamaica.

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Jamaica is your answer.

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Let's check with your challenging contestants. What do you think?

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-Yes!

-Yes.

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Do you know what? It's wrong.

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-It is Guyana.

-Oh, no.

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-Really?

-I would have struggled with this one.

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Eggs, can you help us here?

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Got any Guyana connection here?

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It's just a major river in Guyana, the Demerara River.

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It's a major river.

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I presume that gives its name to the sugar-growing area.

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Did you know? You knew this, Pat?

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-The sugar, yes.

-Yeah?

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OK, Chris,

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you've got a chance to take the lead now.

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What type of food is a Cornish fairing?

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It's not a potato...

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and a herring's a herring, so it's a biscuit.

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What was the middle? That the herring is a herring?

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The herring is a herring, yeah.

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Meaning you're ruling out fish because herrings exist?

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-Mm-hmm.

-OK, I'm just following your logic, Chris, that's all.

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-Biscuit is right.

-Mm-hmm.

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Always fascinated with the way that train-shaped brain of yours works.

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It's a ginger biscuit. OK.

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So, Glenys, let's get you on the scoresheet here

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with your second question.

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What type of French dish is a daube?

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D-A-U-B-E.

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Well, ahem, I'm not altogether sure that in France

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you get a mixed grill.

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Salad, oh, I think not.

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I think it's a casserole.

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Casserole is your answer.

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Let's check with Ann, cos you're a retired French teacher.

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Yes, it's a casserole.

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Ann confirms it is a casserole.

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So, equal,

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and Chris has a chance to go ahead.

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What is the main ingredient of the dessert

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known as Spanische Windtorte?

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Spanish wind tart!

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Erm...

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Well, I'm sure it's an apple pie.

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Apples.

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Let's see, Eggheads. Is he right? Is it apples?

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Well, I would have thought it's possibly meringue from the wind

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and being whipped.

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Oh, I see. Yeah, good thought.

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Yeah, Beth says meringue cos of the wind and the whipping.

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Oh. OK.

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-Yeah, anyway, meringue is the answer.

-Mm-hmm.

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How's this?

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Look, you're back in it, Glenys. This is good.

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For some reason, Chris's own personal Qigong has failed him.

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So, here is your question.

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In which region of Spain did the dish called paella originate?

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Well, I'm going to have to go for...

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Galicia.

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I'm sorry, it's wrong. It's Valencia.

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Oh.

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I'm so sorry.

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But you're not out yet because Chris has to get his third

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question right to be in the final.

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Chris, the Grand Cru vineyard called La Tache

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produces highly sought-after wines in which French wine region?

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I'm not a wine drinker at all.

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Ah, where do the best wines come from?

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Erm...

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Bordeaux.

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-Ann, do you know?

-I don't.

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I'm a Burgundy girl.

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Well, Burgundy would have got you the point in this.

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-Would it?

-Yes, it is Burgundy.

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Yeah. Chris, you're wrong, so we go to Sudden Death now, Glenys.

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I don't give you options - it's a bit harder.

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Glenys, your question.

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Of the three main grape varieties officially used to make champagne,

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which is the only white grape?

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Champagne, or something like that?

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I really don't know.

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-It's Chardonnay.

-Oh.

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OK, so, Chris, your chance to get into the final with this question.

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Lambic is a type of beer particularly associated with

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which European country?

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-Let me spell it, Chris.

-Yeah.

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L-A-M-B-I-C.

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Ah, that's Belgian.

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Belgium.

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Yeah, we think the name is derived from Lembeek,

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a town near Brussels, so Belgium is right.

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Chris, you're in the final. Well done.

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I'm sorry, Glenys,

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knocked out on Food & Drink by our rather brilliant Egghead,

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and as a result you won't be able to help your team in the final round.

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But if you come back to us, it's early days, we'll play on.

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So, a little wobbly start for the Torfaen Qigongers.

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You've lost one brain from the final round,

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but don't fear, because there's plenty of time yet.

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The Eggheads are still sitting there gathering themselves.

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You can see it happening, can't you?

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Getting ready for their next role.

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The next subject is Film & TV.

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Who would like this? SIGHING

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Oh, dear, I heard a sigh!

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-I'm not keen.

-A big sigh.

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-No.

-I can't do that.

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I'm not keen.

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Shall I do it? I mean, I'm the nearest to it.

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-Yeah.

-Do you mind?

-Absolutely. Yeah, OK.

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-Sue, the nearest to it.

-I'll have a go!

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That's good. So, who would you like?

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You've got anyone but Chris there, you can take on.

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-I'll leave it to Carole to make the choice.

-Erm...

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-Carole's been studying the form.

-Want to try Beth?

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-Beth would be lovely.

-OK.

-Yeah, absolutely.

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All righty. So, it's going to be Sue from the Torfaen Qigongers

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versus one of our newest Eggheads, Beth, on Film & TV.

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Please go to our Question Room now.

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Well, Beth, I was wondering, as we've got our Qigong teacher here,

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we could ask for a little, a tiny little lesson,

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so is there any kind of posture you would take,

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if you were doing it sat down?

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Erm, basically, know where your bottom is on the chair.

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Know where your bottom is?

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Yes, just to sit on the chair as opposed to being up there.

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Oh, I see. And anything with the hands or the arms? You...

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-Just relax them.

-Right.

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It's about finding ease, you know,

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particularly in challenging situations.

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How about that, Beth?

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Well, this is a pretty challenging situation,

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but I know where I'm sat.

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-LAUGHTER

-Absolutely.

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Do you do any version of this yourself, Beth?

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I do... I do a little bit.

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I've taken to colouring, which is a big...

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Adult colouring books are a big thing and I've got a few of those.

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I just sit and colour in, and it takes your mind off of other things

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that are going on,

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cos you're concentrating on keeping in the lines,

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changing the colour and all that sort of thing.

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Yeah, it's a busy old world, Sue, isn't it?

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It's a task-based world, I guess,

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that's where you get your custom from.

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Yes. I don't know, really.

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I think it's people who often have things that have happened

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in their life or are just interested in living more joyfully.

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OK, well, good luck living joyfully in this round -

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-Film & TV against Beth.

-Yes.

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Sue, you can choose, first of all, whether you want to go first

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or let Beth go first.

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I think I'll go first.

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All right, first question to you, then.

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What is the name of the character played by Robert Llewellyn

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in the TV comedy series Red Dwarf?

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I've never even heard of the TV series, let alone seen it,

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so this is going to be an absolute guess.

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I'm going to go for Godfrey.

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Now, I'm wondering if these are all real people,

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so, Melchett, is that Blackadder?

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That's Stephen Fry in Blackadder, yeah.

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And, Eggheads, where's Godfrey? Who's Godfrey?

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-Dad's Army.

-Dad's Army!

-Right.

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Dad's Army, Godfrey.

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Kryten is the answer, Sue.

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Right, well, I've learnt something.

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OK, Beth,

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who played John Merrick in the 1980 film The Elephant Man?

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Not actually a film... To my shame, it's not actually a film I've seen.

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Erm...

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But I'm hoping that's John Hurt.

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It is John Hurt. It's a very, very powerful film.

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I recommend it. It's all black and white, really close up on him,

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-Eggheads, isn't it?

-Yeah.

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It's a very powerful character study.

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Hard watch, yeah.

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It is a hard watch, but it's joyful as well.

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OK, Sue, your question.

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Which Arnold Schwarzenegger film was remade in 2012

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with Colin Farrell?

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Again, I have absolutely no idea.

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I've never seen an Arnold Schwarzenegger film,

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so, again, it's going to be a guess,

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I'm going to go for the one on the right, Terminator.

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Terminator is probably the best-known

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and it is an amazing film.

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It is not the answer, though.

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This is Total Recall.

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Oh...

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OK, so your second question -

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you can actually take the round with this, Beth.

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In EastEnders, what name was given to the daughter of

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Grant and Tiffany Mitchell, born in 1997?

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I don't watch soaps,

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but I think I was still watching EastEnders around this time,

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and I think I can hear Grant Mitchell shouting, "Courtney!"

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JEREMY LAUGHS

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And on that note, you've taken the round,

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because Courtney is the right answer. Sue, sorry.

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She's very good, our Beth, and she will be in the final.

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Come back to us and we will play on.

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Well, I think we may need some Qigong now.

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-I think we may need...

-Definitely.

-Yes.

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..to centre.

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I bet there's quite a lot of it quietly going on there.

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-Is there?

-Yes, there is.

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I can tell.

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So, the Torfaen Qigongers have lost a couple of brains

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from the final round.

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The Eggheads have not lost any,

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and we have Music as your subject now.

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Right, so it's Ann or Beth or the skipper.

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-Shall I take it?

-Yes.

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One of you will be left at the end, then,

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-unless anyone will take Music?

-I can't do Music.

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I'll be the sacrificial lamb if you want.

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-Well, I think you can probably be better than me...

-I can try.

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-..cos you've seen a lot of live music.

-None of the modern stuff.

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-No modern stuff.

-None of the modern stuff, OK.

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I think Beth is going to take Music.

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OK, Beth is going to climb into the cannon,

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against which Egghead?

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Steve.

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-Right.

-I think Steve.

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So, Beth from the Torfaen Qigongers versus Steve from the Eggheads,

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on Music, please go to our Question Room.

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Steve, what's your favourite type of music?

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I don't think I've ever asked you.

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I like... I have a pretty wide range, Jeremy.

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I like the indie stuff, the Smiths, like yourself,

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and Radiohead, gloomy stuff,

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but all sorts -

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Motown, the Beatles,

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right up to the charts.

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I'm not fussy at all.

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If I like it, I like it.

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So it starts in... Music starts in 1953 for you, basically?

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Yeah, pretty much. Well, no, I like classical as well.

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You know, I like singing along to ice cream van tunes

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-but, yeah, pretty much anything.

-JEREMY LAUGHS

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How about you, Beth, where are you on your ice cream van tunes?

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Oh, I like ice cream van tunes as well, but I do like live music.

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We go to opera and folk concerts and jazz,

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but I can't always remember the names of things.

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All right, Beth, good luck. Music it is, against Steve,

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and would you like to go first or second?

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I'd like to go first, please.

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Let's see if we can get any ice cream music in for you.

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-Please.

-I've never had that referred to before.

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All right, here's your question.

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In 1971, in which actor had a UK number-one single with Grandad?

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Wow, one I know! Clive Dunn.

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It is Clive Dunn. Well done, you've started well.

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OK, Steve, let's see if you're going to get Qigonged here.

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Your question - the singer Otis Redding died in a plane crash

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in which decade?

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Yeah, I think it was about 1968, so it's 1960s.

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The answer is the 1960s.

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-1967, actually.

-Oh, right, right.

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We'll go back to you, Beth.

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The theme music to the British version of The Apprentice

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is an excerpt from a work by which composer?

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I'm not sure at all about this one,

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but I'm going to go for...

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Prokofiev.

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Can you hum it?

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No!

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But you're right anyway, Prokofiev is right.

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Good guess.

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What are we talking about, here? Can anyone give me that?

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# Da-dum da-dum da-dum

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# Da-dum da-dum da-dum Da-da-da... #

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The Dance Of The Knights from the ballet Romeo And Juliet.

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Right. OK.

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Steve,

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which actor stars in the video for Carly Rae Jepsen's single

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I Really Like You?

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Well, I've seen the video in question, which helps,

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and I'm pretty sure that's Tom Hanks.

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It is Tom Hanks. Well done.

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OK, Beth, he's playing well, but so are you.

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Get this right - put him under pressure.

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Here's your question.

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Under what name do the singer-songwriters

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Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes collectively perform?

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Oh, this has stumped me, really,

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and it's going to be a complete guess.

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I'm going to say...

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the Blossoms.

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The Shires is the right answer,

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and they are actually brilliant.

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OK, Steve, you can take the round with this.

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In which year was Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture premiered?

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Erm, well, because he died around the turn of the century,

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I'd be inclined to go 1882, Jeremy.

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1882 is the right answer, Steve. Well done.

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-Sorry, Beth. He is very good.

-Yes.

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And I think he probably likes some of that ice cream music

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even more than he admits.

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So, you've been knocked out.

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And if you come back to us, both of you,

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we've got one more round to play before the all-important final.

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Well, you may be helping the Eggs a little bit,

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cos they had a bad one last round,

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but you can also come back now -

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there's no question, Torfaen Qigongers -

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so good luck in this last round.

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And you've lost three brains - the Eggheads haven't lost any -

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now is the chance to just sort it out before the final,

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and it's Politics.

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Oh...

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No? Is that not good?

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Well, take it, but I could be left...

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You're the one to take it, Carole.

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-Well, it's up to you.

-You're better at Politics than we are.

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-You're better for Politics than I am.

-Yeah.

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Do you mind?

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I don't mind taking Politics.

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Carole? OK, the skipper going into bat.

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A last desperate lunge.

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Politics, and it can be either Barry, known as The Brain,

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or Pat, who's actually also known as The Brain.

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Oh, heck!

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It's not... I know it's not much of a choice.

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

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Carole from the Torfaen Qigongers versus Barry from the Eggheads,

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and please, now, for the last time, go to our Question Room.

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Carole, so you're up against Barry -

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would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please.

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And here we go with your first question -

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in which year did George Osborne become MP for Tatton?

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I'm going to go down the middle, I think, for 2001.

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I think the others are a little bit outside of it.

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2001, Jeremy.

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2001 is quite right.

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-Well done, Carole.

-Wonderful.

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OK, Barry,

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Kasner is the maiden name of which politician?

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Kasner - K-A-S-N-E-R.

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Well, Kasner to me, sounds a very Germanic name,

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so the only German there is Angela Merkel,

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so that's my answer.

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You are quite right.

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And Le Pen must be Le Pen.

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-Indeed.

-And we had Theresa May's maiden name come up the other day.

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Do you remember it?

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Ooh, I'm afraid I don't.

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I remember it as Brasier.

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-That's right, Brasier.

-Is it?

-Yes.

-Yes.

-Yeah.

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So, Angela Merkel is right.

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One each, and back to you, Carole.

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Which US political figure purchased the Florida estate

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known as Mar-a-Lago in 1985?

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I'm going to go for Donald Trump,

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because he's always buying properties.

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-Donald Trump is right.

-Well done.

-Thank you.

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What happened to him since then? I lost track of him(!)

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We don't see much of him now(!)

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OK. Barry.

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In British Politics,

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which 20th-century Prime Minister served three monarchs?

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Well, the abdication crisis was in 1936,

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and Stanley Baldwin was the Prime Minister there,

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so that would have meant that he would have served three monarchs -

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the one before, Edward VIII, and the one after.

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Stanley Baldwin is quite right.

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Well done.

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OK, back to you, Carole.

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The score's level.

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In October 2015,

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who was elected Speaker of the US House of Representatives?

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Well, I don't think it was Paul Ryan.

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I'm going to go for Dianne Feinstein.

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Now, I have a feeling she's a Democrat

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-and I think we're looking for a Republican.

-Ah.

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And the answer is Paul Ryan.

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Right.

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OK, Barry, the Seimas is the parliament of which country?

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Seimas is S-E-I-M-A-S.

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Well, the parliament of Israel is the Knesset.

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I'm not sure what the parliament of Turkey is,

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but I've got it in my mind that

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the Seimas is definitely the parliament of Lithuania,

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so that's my answer.

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Lithuania is the correct answer, Barry. Well done.

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Sorry, Carole.

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-The team captain has gone down.

-It's OK. Yeah.

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It's a difficult position,

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but it's not impossible for your team, not by any means.

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Please return to us and we will play the final round.

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So, this is what we have been playing towards.

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It is time for the final round,

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which, as always, is General Knowledge,

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but, I'm afraid, those of you who lost your head-to-heads

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won't be allowed to take part in this round.

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So, Carole, Beth, Sue, and Glenys from the Torfaen Qigongers,

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would you please now leave the studio?

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Well, Ann, our retired French teacher,

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I know this wasn't quite the plan.

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It wasn't the plan, Jeremy.

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It most certainly wasn't the plan.

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But fear not, and you've got all your mindfulness and everything.

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-Oof! Or something like that.

-You're going on. I know.

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So, you're playing to win the Torfaen Qigongers £1,000.

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Your four team-mates are watching on with...

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interest, I think, understates it.

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Barry, Steve, Pat, Chris, and Beth,

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

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which is to restore the Eggheads' reputation.

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

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This time, they're all General Knowledge,

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-and, Ann, I normally say you can confer...

-I will confer.

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-You can talk to yourself.

-Yes.

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The big question is,

0:22:240:22:25

can you, with your one brain, defeat these five?

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And it's been done.

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Would you like to go first or second?

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I'll go first, please.

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OK, I'm hoping for some French questions here.

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Oh, yes.

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In the Dan Dare comic strips,

0:22:400:22:43

what part of his arch enemy the Mekon's body is unusually large?

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Well, little toe seems ridiculous.

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How would you have an enormous little toe?

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Navel, I don't think they would.

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Head.

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-Head is right.

-Oh, yes!

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Yes! We're on our way.

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-All right.

-This is it. OK.

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Eggheads, your question, to catch up -

0:23:080:23:10

the island of Hispaniola lies in which sea?

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-Caribbean.

-Caribbean.

-Are you happy with that?

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It's in the Caribbean, Jeremy.

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Caribbean, yeah, so it's near, what?

0:23:220:23:24

-Jamaica? Places like that?

-Cuba.

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Caribbean is right.

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-They've drawn level.

-No...

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Don't worry, though. It might be temporary.

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The Scottish order of knighthood, the Order of the Thistle

0:23:320:23:36

has the motto, "No-one provokes me with..." what?

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It depends what.

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No-one provokes me with dishonour.

0:23:460:23:49

Is that someone calling me dishonourable,

0:23:490:23:51

therefore provoking me?

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Or do they provoke me and get away with it,

0:23:520:23:55

which would be with impunity?

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I would count out, probably wrongly, exception.

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And I would say no-one provokes me with...

0:23:590:24:04

..impunity.

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"No-one provokes me with impunity."

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It makes perfect sense, and it is the right answer, well done!

0:24:100:24:13

All right!

0:24:130:24:14

Oof! I'm living every point with you here.

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Eggheads, again, you're behind.

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How old must you be to give blood in the UK?

0:24:210:24:25

-Yeah, it used to be 18, but they reduced it not that long ago.

-Yeah.

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That makes sense cos they need more donors, don't they?

0:24:300:24:32

-Yeah.

-Are you happy with that?

-Yeah.

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Our public health spokesman has advised me that it's 17.

0:24:340:24:37

I know this is Beth's kind of thing, as a microbiologist. Right?

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Yeah, yeah.

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17 is right.

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So, two each.

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Anne, get this one right,

0:24:430:24:45

and sometimes the Eggheads just fall over on the third question.

0:24:450:24:48

-Oh, I'm sure they will.

-They do.

0:24:480:24:50

Ahmad Abughaush won the first-ever gold medal for which country

0:24:500:24:54

at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games?

0:24:540:24:57

I remember it being the first, but...

0:24:590:25:06

for no logical reason,

0:25:060:25:07

apart from the fact that I've been there and loved the country,

0:25:070:25:10

I'm going to say Jordan.

0:25:100:25:12

Do we dare check with the Eggs?

0:25:120:25:14

I know it's not going to be...

0:25:140:25:15

It's the kind of thing they know. Come on, Eggs, tell us.

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Well, I think, in weightlifting,

0:25:180:25:19

both Iran and Turkey, I think, have had weightlifting gold in the past,

0:25:190:25:23

-so I'd go for Jordan.

-I'd go for Jordan.

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-Jordan's right.

-Oh, no!

0:25:250:25:27

JEREMY LAUGHS

0:25:270:25:29

Oh, your team-mates are thrilled.

0:25:290:25:30

So, let's just see, do you know what the sport was?

0:25:300:25:33

Tae kwon do.

0:25:330:25:34

Yeah. Pat, you're amazing. Tae kwon do is the right answer.

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OK, so, here we are.

0:25:370:25:39

-Let's just savour this moment, Ann.

-I'm going to.

0:25:390:25:41

You've done everything that could have been expected.

0:25:410:25:43

-The best bit.

-Three.

0:25:430:25:44

Three out of three in the final round on General Knowledge,

0:25:440:25:47

and, so far, they've only got two.

0:25:470:25:48

If they get the next one wrong,

0:25:480:25:50

then your team has beaten the Eggheads and you've won £1,000.

0:25:500:25:54

What relation was George du Maurier, who wrote the novel Trilby,

0:25:540:25:59

to the writer Daphne du Maurier, who wrote the novel Rebecca?

0:25:590:26:04

It's got to be...

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On the age alone, I would have thought it'd be grandfather.

0:26:090:26:11

-I thought that before they came up.

-Did you?

0:26:110:26:14

It's certainly not husband.

0:26:140:26:15

Daphne du Maurier was married to Browning, the general...

0:26:150:26:20

the Second World War general,

0:26:200:26:22

so it wasn't her husband.

0:26:220:26:23

Definitely not that. Uncle?

0:26:230:26:26

-OK?

-Yeah, I'm happy with that?

-Yeah.

-OK.

0:26:260:26:29

We're not certain with this, but we think he should be her grandfather.

0:26:290:26:33

You sound pretty certain. Do you know the answer, Ann?

0:26:330:26:35

-No.

-If they've got it wrong, the contest is over and you've won.

0:26:350:26:38

But they have got it right. Grandfather is the answer.

0:26:380:26:40

So, they're playing well, too.

0:26:400:26:42

-Yes!

-I'm sorry that didn't...

-It was a moment of hope.

0:26:420:26:45

Well, the hope has not gone, not by any manner of means.

0:26:450:26:48

So, just keep getting the Sudden Death questions right

0:26:480:26:50

-but it's a bit harder now, because I don't give you the options.

-Yes.

0:26:500:26:55

Who won the X Factor when One Direction came third?

0:26:550:27:00

Oh, I'm so...

0:27:010:27:02

One Direction came third.

0:27:040:27:06

I'm not going to know the name, even if I can see the person.

0:27:070:27:10

Olly Murs.

0:27:150:27:17

It's not a bad shout. Did Olly win the X Factor?

0:27:170:27:19

-No.

-No.

-No, he's...

0:27:190:27:21

Matt Cardle is the answer.

0:27:210:27:24

So, there's a chance for the Eggheads to snatch it away.

0:27:240:27:27

Which fashion designer provided the creative direction for

0:27:280:27:32

the 2012 British Olympic and Paralympic official team kits?

0:27:320:27:36

-Stella McCartney.

-I think it was Stella McCartney.

0:27:360:27:38

-Stella McCartney.

-Definitely.

-You both say Stella McCartney, so...

0:27:380:27:41

OK. We think that's Stella McCartney.

0:27:410:27:43

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

0:27:430:27:46

I wish it were not the case, but it is the right answer.

0:27:460:27:48

-I know.

-Stella McCartney is correct. We say congratulations, Eggheads.

0:27:480:27:51

-You have won.

-Well done.

0:27:510:27:53

-Sorry, girls.

-Oh! You mustn't be sorry.

0:27:550:27:58

That was brilliant. That was such a great performance.

0:27:580:28:01

Because, sometimes, well, they'll tell you,

0:28:010:28:03

the third question can be very sticky.

0:28:030:28:04

Oh, I was holding my breath on the grandfather.

0:28:040:28:06

Yes!

0:28:060:28:08

Commiserations, Torfaen Qigongers, and Ann especially.

0:28:080:28:13

The Eggheads have got back into their stride a little bit here.

0:28:130:28:15

They've done what comes naturally to them

0:28:150:28:17

and they do reign supreme over quiz land, once again.

0:28:170:28:20

So, I'm afraid, it means you're not going home with the £1,000,

0:28:200:28:23

-but I hope you had a good time.

-Oh, I know.

0:28:230:28:25

-We had a wonderful time.

-The money rolls over to our next show,

0:28:250:28:28

and, Eggheads, we wonder if this is the start of something big now.

0:28:280:28:31

Join as next time to see if a new team of Challengers have the brains

0:28:310:28:34

to stop them in their tracks.

0:28:340:28:36

There'll be £2,000 to win.

0:28:360:28:38

Until then, goodbye.

0:28:380:28:40