Episode 49 Eggheads


Episode 49

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

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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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-You feeling in tune today?

-Absolutely.

-Yes.

-Yes.

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Cos these Challengers definitely are.

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Because taking on the might of our quiz Goliaths today

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are The Musicanos from London.

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Now, the majority of this team met through working on various musical theatre productions together,

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with two of them even finding romance during a tour of Dr Doolittle.

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Everyone go, "Ooh."

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Ooh.

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Let's meet them.

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Hi, my name's Richard and I'm a trombonist.

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Hello, my name is Debra and I'm a freelance entertainer.

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Hello, my name is Martin.

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And I'm a luthier.

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Hello, my name is Graham and I'm a saxophonist.

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Hello, I'm Ian and I am a theatre musical director.

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-So, Richard and team, hello. ALL:

-Hello, Jeremy.

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Great to see you. I've got to ask first of all,

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which two found romance? I wouldn't know where to start.

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So who...?

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Myself and Debbie here.

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OK. Yourself and Debbie. That's great. So, Musicanos.

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Tell us what form of music has brought you together?

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Musical theatre has brought us all together.

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I met Debs doing a tour, obviously.

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I've worked with Graham on various different tours.

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Worked with Ian on many shows.

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And I know Martin through Debs,

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and through the music base as well.

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So, that's the link. I'm the link between everybody.

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But we all have worked together.

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Brilliant. So, you perform and I know Martin,

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you actually make instruments, is that right?

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-I do, yes.

-Which we'll hear about a bit later on.

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A very, very exciting team we've got here. Good luck, Challengers.

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

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for our Challengers.

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However, if they fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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the prize money rolls over to the next show.

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Now, Musicanos, the Eggheads are on a roll.

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They've just won the last six games.

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There's £7,000 to play for today.

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Nice, very nice.

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So, it's worth turning up for and I think it's about time you stop them.

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

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So, it's going to be one of you against either Dave,

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Pat, Beth, Kevin or Judith. You can choose.

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Right, well, let's mediate.

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Well, I think it's going to be you and Beth, I guess.

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-We already plotted this one.

-We already plotted that one.

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OK, good. Strategy we like.

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Now, erm, to choose...

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Who do you reckon we're going to go for?

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Who is weak on Film & TV?

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-I don't know.

-What about Beth? Go for Beth.

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-Beth.

-Beth.

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I'm loving the strategy here.

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-I can tell there's a plan.

-There is another strategy.

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More than one, yeah.

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All right, Debra from The Musicanos is going to open things up by

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taking on Beth from the Eggheads.

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Please go to our legendary Question Room now.

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Well, good luck in this round.

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Film & TV, Debra against Beth.

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Would you like to go first or second?

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I will go first.

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OK.

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That sounded enthusiastic and that's good.

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Here is your first question. In 2017,

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Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding were announced as the new hosts

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of which TV show?

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Is this...

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Well, it's, erm...

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Definitely not two of them.

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Of course. I'm going to go,

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because I think it is...

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The Great British Bake Off.

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Yes, you're right. The Great British Bake Off.

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OK, Beth, your question.

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Which actress born in Hawaii in 1967 starred in

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the films Paddington, Australia and The Golden Compass?

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Well, famously this is a...

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She's mostly known for being an Australian actress.

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But Nicole Kidman was in fact born in Hawaii.

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Nicole Kidman was born in Hawaii and is in those films.

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You're quite right. Back to you, Debra.

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Which of these is the title of a 2017 comedy series

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starring Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan?

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Debra, is this...

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Oh, that's really nasty

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cos I know it's The Trip.

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DEBRA LAUGHS

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Which one is it?

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So, did you say 2017?

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-2017.

-2017.

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It's going to have to be a guess.

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And...

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I'm going to go Spain.

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Let's see if your team-mates know.

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-Is it Spain?

-Well, we think so, yeah.

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Yeah, they like that. And they're right. It's correct. Trip To Spain.

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Well done. That's good.

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-Gosh!

-OK, Beth, the actor Todd Carty,

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who played Mark Fowler in EastEnders,

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first found fame as Tucker Jenkins in which children's drama series?

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Was it...

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Well, he was in it before I was watching it.

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And I was quite a fan of this when it was in my day,

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though he was before my day.

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-And he was in Grange Hill.

-He was, indeed, in Grange Hill.

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All right, so where are we? 2-2.

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This is good, Debra, so far.

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Not got a question wrong. Get this right, put some pressure on.

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Jason Momoa plays which superhero

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in a brief cameo role in the 2016 film

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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice?

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Is it...

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I don't know if I saw this.

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I'm going... It's going to be a guess.

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I'm going to go for Aquaman.

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And what's just on the basis it begins with A?

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Or what? What is your... Now, give me your insight.

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How do you do that? Cos it's right.

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Oh, good! Oh, no.

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I'm getting my super...

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I get my superheroes mixed up.

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But I absolutely have a big beef with the film, I think.

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And I know there's an underwater scene.

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But, that might not have anything to do with it.

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Right? OK, well, impressive. Well done. Three out of three for you.

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OK, Beth.

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You need to get this right to stay in.

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Dustin Hoffman won an Oscar for his role in which of these films?

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Oh, well he's certainly in all of them.

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And...

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My original thought...

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My original thought when you asked the question

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was he won it for Tootsie.

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No, I'm going to go with my first thought.

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Because if I don't, I'll regret it.

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-Tootsie.

-OK. Tootsie, a great film.

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No question. Is it the right answer?

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Do you know this one, Debra?

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I'm not sure.

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I really am not sure.

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Because I know Rain Man, he was brilliant in,

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Tootsie I know I think, erm...

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It was the supporting actress I know who...

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I can't think of her name now.

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The beautiful one with the long legs.

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-Yeah.

-Who got a supporting actress.

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Or is it Jessica Lange got the supporting actress?

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Oh, well, let's just check.

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Who wants to give us the readout here?

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-Kevin?

-Yeah, well that's right about Jessica Lange.

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So, Jessica Lange won an Oscar for Tootsie but not...?

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-Best supporting actress, yeah.

-But not Dustin Hoffman?

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-No.

-No, he won best actor for Rain Man.

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He won best actor for Rain Man.

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-Oh!

-You've been knocked out, Beth.

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So, Debra well done. You're in the final round.

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There we go!

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-My word.

-That's how you do it, there we are.

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-We're on track to win £7,000.

-Fantastic!

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Come back to us, please, both of you. We'll play on.

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OK, exciting stuff.

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As it stands, The Musicanos have not lost a brain from the final round.

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The Eggheads have lost one.

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The next subject is Science.

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Now, musicians, is that tricky?

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Not a great combination.

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Martin? What do you reckon?

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-Martin or...

-I'm no good.

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Martin, do you want to take Science?

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-I'll take it.

-Yeah, Martin will be our representative for Science.

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Our luthier. Against anyone but Beth, who would you like?

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Well, I think I would like to take on Dave.

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-Wow!

-Tremendous Knowledge Dave.

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All right. Martin from The Musicanos

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to take on Dave from the Eggheads on Science.

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Let's see if the Challengers can make it two.

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Please go to the Question Room now.

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Well, Martin, I feel bad. I feel we should have got you on music

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cos you are a luthier.

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-Indeed.

-Which means you make just lutes or guitars? Or...

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I concentrate on guitars,

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although it's any stringed instrument.

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Wonderful. OK, Martin.

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Science. Do you want to go first, or second?

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I'd like to go first, please.

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Here we go. Which of these is another name

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for the African aardvark?

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Ah! I'm pretty sure it's not a skunk bear.

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Erm...

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Definitely an ant bear.

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Yes, ant bear is correct. Well done.

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Dave, olfaction is another name for which of the senses?

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I get these wrong all the time!

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Oh, no!

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That's terrible!

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I'm going to have to go with what my first instinct was, because I really

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wasn't expecting this, with smell.

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But I've got no... I can get this wrong.

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Smell is the right answer.

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DAVE CHUCKLES

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OK, Martin. In 1911,

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Marie Curie won a Nobel Prize in which category,

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having already won the Nobel Physics prize in 1903?

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I don't think it's peace.

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And I don't think they had a use for radium in medicine.

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So, I would say chemistry.

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Chemistry's correct.

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That's good, well done.

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Not easy. OK, Dave they're playing well, aren't they?

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-Playing very well.

-Dave, which species of dinosaur,

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whose name means great lizard, was the first non-avian dinosaur

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to be named by the Reverend William Buckland

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in the 1820s?

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Well, great. I would've gone with mega.

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So...

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I'm not very good with me dinosaurs

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but I'm going to go Megalosaurus, please.

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Megalosaurus...

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is the correct answer.

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Your question, Martin.

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Which German-born rocket scientist was the first president

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of America's National Space Association in 1974?

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Is it...

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Well, I've only heard of one of them and he's a famous rocketeer.

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So, it's not Dieter Grau.

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It's not Walter Jacobi.

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I'll go for Wernher von Braun.

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And Wernher von Braun is quite right.

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There's something interesting...

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This guy's a mine of quiz information.

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Wernher von Braun. Pat, you got anything on him?

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Well, he was a key man in German rocketry

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during World War II with the V1...the V2.

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And after the war, the Americans made a great effort to scoop up

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as many of these rocket scientists.

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And they brought them to America.

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And over the years, that became part of the core of America's space effort.

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-Amazing. All right, Dave. Here we are again.

-Yep.

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-They're playing very, very well.

-Playing brilliantly.

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And if you get this wrong, you're going to be out as well with Beth.

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Here we go. What is the chemical symbol for rubidium?

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Dave, is it...

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All right, I thought Ru was ruthenium.

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I could be wrong.

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Yeah, I'm going to go Rb.

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Again, no certainty at all.

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Rb is rubidium, Dave.

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Well done. Saved yourself.

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Three questions each, we've had. Scores are level.

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Challengers haven't got one wrong yet.

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Martin, we go to Sudden Death.

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-He gets a bit harder.

-I don't give you alternative answers.

-OK.

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Leo Baekeland, who invented the form of plastic called Bakelite,

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was born which country?

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His name is spelled like this.

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Leo and then B-A-E-K-E-L-A-N-D.

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Well, it's one of the low countries

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from the name.

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I would guess it would be Belgium.

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Belgium is correct.

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He's another one who went to the USA.

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-Dave.

-Yeah.

-Feeling the pressure here.

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Yeah, very much so.

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Autotomy is the name for the ability some creatures have

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to shed or discard what, often as a defensive tactic?

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What's the spelling, please?

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A-U-T-O-T-O-M-Y.

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It's either skin or feathers.

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It's a 50-50 day today for me.

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Erm...

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I'm going to go skin and fall on my sword.

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Yep, you've fallen on your sword, cos it's limbs.

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-All right, fair enough.

-It's more dramatic - legs, arms, tails, claws,

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all of that stuff.

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Dave, you've been knocked out. Well done, Martin.

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-Our luthier is in the final!

-Well done.

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It's looking interesting, this contest, isn't it?

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So, the Eggheads in a little existential crisis.

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Do return to us. Rejoin your teams, and we'll play Round Three.

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As it stands, The Musicanos have not lost any brains

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from the final round. You're doing really well here.

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Keep the pressure on.

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You've got to dislodge some of the others, as well.

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The Eggheads have lost two brains and they are quietly panicking.

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The next subject is Arts & Books.

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-Oh, no!

-That's going to be great for you, isn't it?

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Martin is gone!

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I think that was me, as well, wasn't it?

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Music is art.

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Graham? Can you...?

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-Not me, please.

-Graham?

-I think it's got to...

-Yeah.

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-It was my spare, wasn't it?

-Yeah.

-We're going to go with Graham.

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-All right.

-We're going to take Graham for that one.

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A saxophonist against...?

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And you can have Pat, or Kevin, or Judith.

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Pat, please, Jeremy.

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OK. Graham from The Musicanos

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trying to take out Pat, known as The Shark.

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

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Graham, Arts & Books against the great Pat.

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Would you like to go first, or second?

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I'd like to go first, please.

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And here we go.

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Which writer created the children's characters Noddy and Big-Ears?

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I'm thinking that Beatrix Potter was more animals with her characters.

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I don't think it was Roald Dahl

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because he was Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.

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So, I'm going to go for Enid Blyton.

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Enid Blyton's right.

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I know it can be sort of panic inducing to be in that room,

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so, I understand your caution.

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Pat, your question.

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Bob Cratchit is a character in which work by Charles Dickens?

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I think I know all the Dickens books are packed with

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legions of characters.

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I think Bob pops up in A Christmas Carol.

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A Christmas Carol is correct.

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Graham, your second question.

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Which poet wrote the following lines,

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"You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye

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"Who cheer when soldier lads march by,

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"Sneak home and pray you'll never know

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"The hell where youth and laughter go."

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Who wrote that?

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Oh, that's taking me back to my school days here.

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Erm...

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I'm being drawn to Wilfred Owen.

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So, Wilfred Owen.

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Wilfred Owen is wrong.

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-OK.

-Siegfried Sassoon is the answer.

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All right, Pat. Your question to take the lead.

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Who's the central character of the novel Colonel Sun

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written by Kingsley Amis and published in 1968

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under the pseudonym Robert Markham?

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I'm thinking Kingsley Amis is one of several authors

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who have written Bond stories.

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So, I think it's James Bond.

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Yes, it is James Bond.

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So, Pat is in the lead here.

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And it means, Graham, you need to get this one right to stay in.

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The artist Victor Pasmore was a pioneer of what sort of art

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in Britain in the 1940s and 1950s?

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So, post-war...

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I am going to go for...

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Symbolism.

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Is that right, Pat?

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I've heard of Pasmore.

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I wouldn't be confident. I would have gone for abstract art.

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But, I wouldn't be confident.

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Abstract art is the answer.

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Sorry, Graham, knocked out by Pat,

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who's a fearsome quizzer.

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And Pat will be in the final round.

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So, one more round to play before the final.

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Please return to us and we'll play it.

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Could be a crucial moment in the contest, this.

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The Musicanos have lost a brain now from the final round.

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The Eggheads have lost two.

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The next subject is History.

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So, Richard and team.

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Who's it going to be? Ian or Richard?

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What do you reckon, Ian?

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-You're captain, mate.

-Could you go up for the team for this one?

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-Yeah.

-Take one for the team?

-Yeah.

-OK.

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I nominate Ian for the team.

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I feel you should have had music in here, it's just so random.

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So random. So, against which Egghead?

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And you've got left Kevin and Judith on the end.

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I'm going to challenge Judith, please.

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OK. Ian from The Musicanos plays Judith from the Eggheads.

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Last round before the final. Please take your positions.

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So, Ian, musical theatre is your thing?

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That's right, Jeremy.

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And I know you've been nominated for two Olivier awards.

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Yep, two nominations

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but, sadly, no wins yet.

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For which particular works?

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The first one was a Ska musical about ten years ago

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called The Big Life.

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And we were nominated, unfortunately, against a musical

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-you might have heard of, Billy Elliot.

-OK.

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Which seemed to pip us at the post.

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-But...

-Yeah.

-It was a great, great musical.

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Definitely the best experience of my life.

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And you and I have met a few times because you are very good friends

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-with my cousin.

-I am, indeed.

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Seeing you, I didn't know you were coming in,

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so I thought, "Oh, wow!"

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So, he'll doubtless be watching and cheering you on.

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-He will, I hope. I hope he will.

-Good stuff. Against Judith.

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And here we are on History.

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I know it's not your first choice of subject, Ian.

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Would you like to go first, or second?

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It certainly is not my first choice of subject.

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I will go first, though, please.

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Here we are.

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Which of these historical figures was born first, Ian?

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Unfortunately,

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I don't know much about Mao Zedong.

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I'm going to go for Ivan the Terrible.

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I'm so glad you did, you're right. Well done. All right.

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Judith. Which of these people died

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of typhoid in 1861?

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Well, not Rasputin because he was shot about nine times

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before he died, didn't he?

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It was Prince Albert.

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And Victoria blamed

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Edward forever after for giving it to him.

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Prince Albert is right. And she mourned him, didn't she?

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-Forever, yes.

-Albert Memorial and all that?

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-Yes, and wearing black until the day she died.

-Yeah.

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OK, your question Ian.

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Who was the prime minister of Prussia when that country defeated

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France in the war of 1870-71?

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I'm pretty sure it's not Otto Von Bismarck.

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Oh, this is...

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This is really hard.

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I'm going to plump for Wilhelm Marx.

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Ian, sorry. That was wrong.

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It's Otto Von Bismarck.

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Judith, a chance for you to take the lead.

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The Abraham Lincoln Brigade was a force of international volunteers

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who participated in which 20th century war?

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Well, the Spanish Civil War was famous for having volunteers.

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I mean, otherwise it was non-volunteers who were made

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to fight in World War I, Vietnam.

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So, I think I'll plump for Spanish Civil War.

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You've got it right. Well done.

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Yeah, it's the international volunteers bit

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I think led you there.

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-Yeah.

-Rightly so. OK, Ian.

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You need to get this right to stay in.

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Keep the stress low.

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Nicholas II, the last Emperor of Russia,

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was first cousins with which British monarch?

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This is pretty relevant to my life, actually.

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It's connected with a musical.

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I'm going to go with George V.

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How is it connected with a musical? You've got to tell us.

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I'm writing a musical about this period in history.

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-Really?

-I am, indeed.

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George V is quite right.

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-Well done, Ian.

-Thank you.

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It always helps to have written a musical on the answer.

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LAUGHTER

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It does definitely help!

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Judith, you've still got the advantage here

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if you get this right.

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Penda and Wulfhere

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were both rulers of which Anglo-Saxon kingdom?

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Oh, I'm not sure.

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I don't think it's Northumbria.

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But I'm just not sure about whether Mercia was an Anglo-Saxon kingdom,

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or only Wessex.

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I think I'm going to say Mercia.

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Mercia is right, Judith.

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-Is it?

-You did it.

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-Sorry, Ian.

-A sort of instinct somewhere.

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I'm sorry!

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I didn't think you were going to go near that one.

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Well, I'm just not sure...

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Wasn't sure whether it was Anglo-Saxon, or not.

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-Yup, well, it is. It was.

-Luckily, it was.

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And it always will be. Judith, you're in the final round.

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Sorry, Ian, knocked out, but a stout performance there.

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-Solid.

-Thank you.

-And come back to us, both of you.

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We're going to play the final round for £7,000.

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All right, this is what we've been playing towards.

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

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I'm afraid those of you who lost your head-to-heads are not allowed

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to take part in this round.

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So, Graham and Ian from The Musicanos

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and Dave and Beth from the Eggheads, who staged this comeback,

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would you please now leave the studio?

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All right, Richard, Debra, Martin.

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You're playing to win The Musicanos £7,000.

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-Surreally.

-Pat, Kevin and Judith,

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

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which is just to shore up the Eggheads' reputation,

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keep the run going, turn it into a roll, maybe.

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

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This time, they are all General Knowledge.

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You may confer.

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So, Challengers, the question is can your three brains defeat those three

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over there? Simple as that.

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Would you like to go first or second, Richard?

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I'd like to go first, please, Jeremy.

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Here we go with your first question.

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What is the official language of Austria?

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-I don't think it's a trick question.

-No, it has to be German, hasn't it?

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It has to be German.

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Definitely German. I think there's no trick question there.

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-Are you happy with that, Martin?

-Definitely.

-I am.

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-Are you happy with that, Debra?

-Yes.

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We're going to go, Jeremy, with German.

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German is correct. Well done.

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Not a trick question. No trick questions here.

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Your question, Eggheads.

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Which American celebrity was robbed of an estimated £8 million

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in jewellery by armed thieves in a Paris apartment in 2016?

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That was Kim Kardashian.

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Kim Kardashian is correct.

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OK, Challengers.

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In 2017, Edward Enninful

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became the first-ever male editor of which magazine?

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I would have said that is not a British name.

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-Right.

-More likely to be...

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American.

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So, I wouldn't go for British Vogue.

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-No...

-On that basis.

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So, you'd be looking at Tatler for that one?

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It's a guess.

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Yeah, mine's between Town and country and Tatler

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but, I think, probably Tatler.

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Or was there ever... Has there ever had been female, though?

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I don't know.

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-Do you want to go for Tatler, then.

-Shall we go for Tatler, then?

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-It's a punt?

-Punt.

-OK, Jeremy,

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we're going to go with Tatler.

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All right. The keyword here is male.

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So, we're looking for a magazine that's only ever had female editors

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and Tatler is a fashion magazine,

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-we could have...

-No, it's a sort of social magazine.

-Social. Is it...

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Would it have been all-female editors? Or would it...?

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-No, no.

-I think it's probably had...

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-Geordie Greig, or whatever he's called.

-Geordie Greig was Tatler?

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OK. So this person would not have been the first-ever male

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editor, whoever Edward Enninful is.

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The answer is, and the reason it was a news story,

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is that it's British Vogue,

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which has always had females.

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Yes. Alexandra Shulman was the last one.

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British Vogue was the answer.

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OK, Eggheads. Your question to take the lead.

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Which Greek god had a statue at Olympia

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which was one of the Seven Wonders Of The Ancient World?

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Was it...

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It's Zeus.

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-Yeah.

-Yeah.

-The oldest statue of Zeus at Olympia.

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Yeah, the statue of Zeus at Olympia.

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Zeus.

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Zeus is correct.

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Now, they've pulled ahead. That's worrying.

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You've got to get this one right, Challengers.

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What is the real first name of the American model known

0:25:470:25:49

as Gigi Hadid?

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Gigi Hadid...

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Gigi Hadid.

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Could you spell her second name for me?

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Yeah, well it's - Gigi is G-I-G-I.

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-Yeah.

-And then Hadid, as you'd expect, is H-A-D-I-D.

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I must confess my ignorance.

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-I know, even I...

-I've never heard of her.

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She goes out with Zayn from One Direction.

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So, Hadid I think is Iranian.

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Or, it's Middle Eastern.

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Yeah, what do you reckon on that then, there?

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-I have...

-It won't be Laura.

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-It won't be Laura.

-Gigi sounds like...

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Well, it's probably Jelena rather than...

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-I would have said Zara.

-Or is it Gigi as in Zara?

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Zsa Zsa Gabor. Zara.

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-Jelena?

-Should we go with Jelena? Yes.

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A bit of an educated guess.

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-Martin?

-It's a nice name, but I...

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Jeremy, we're going to go with Jelena.

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Jelena, let's see if you are right.

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Eggheads, do you know this?

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No, I would have...

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-Well?

-I don't know.

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I would have probably gone for Zara

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on the basis that Hadid is an Arabic sounding name.

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And Zara perhaps fits more...

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But Jelena is a sort of Balkan name.

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But, then again, it could be if she's Bosnian.

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If it's of Bosnian descent.

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Jelena is the right answer.

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Yes!

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It's a shame you didn't send them that question on their side.

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You might have had a bit of a lively contest here.

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I think we might have... It just suddenly occurred to me,

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if it's of Bosnian origin...

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-Yeah.

-Then Jelena is a Balkan name, is more...

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So, you know, we'd have had the discussion.

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OK, Eggheads.

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You have a chance to take the contest on this question.

0:27:220:27:25

The American Edward Weston, born in 1886,

0:27:250:27:29

was a celebrated 20th-century figure in which art form?

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-Photography.

-Is it?

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-Is it photography?

-I don't know.

-Yeah, definitely.

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-OK.

-He was a famous photographer, Jeremy.

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So, photography.

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The correct answer is photography.

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We say congratulations, Eggheads,

0:27:480:27:50

you have won!

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Oh...

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You see, you just ripped into them at the start there.

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-And then they gathered.

-They gathered.

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Quality came through in the end.

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Yeah... Absolutely. Bravo.

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It's hard with these three here

0:28:040:28:06

to get past them, I must say.

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Commiserations, Musicanos.

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-You've seen what they're made of today.

-Yep.

-Very much so.

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The Eggheads, well done. You fought back and you've continued your winning streak,

0:28:120:28:16

which is now officially impressive.

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I'm afraid it means that you won't be going home with the £7,000.

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So, the money rolls over to our next show.

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Eggheads, well done.

0:28:230:28:24

Looking pretty unbeatable at the moment.

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But a few scary moments there, weren't there?

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-Yeah, definitely.

-Join us next time to see if a new team of Challengers

0:28:280:28:32

can take them down.

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And there'll be £8,000 to play for.

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Until we meet again, goodbye.

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