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Episode 86

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,

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the show where a team of five quiz Challengers pit their wits against

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possibly the greatest quiz team in Britain.

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Here they are, the Eggheads.

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Can you be beaten?

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-No.

-We try not to be.

-We're invincible.

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Yeah, they really do try not to be.

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Taking on our awesome quiz champions today are

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The Percies from Berkshire.

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This team quiz together regularly at The Perseverance in Wraysbury,

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where team member Nick is the landlord.

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Let's meet them.

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-Hello.

-I'm Len and I'm a retired managing director.

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Hi, I'm Rob and I'm a chartered accountant.

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Hello, I'm Alan and I'm a senior credit officer.

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Hello, I'm Stewart and I'm a company director.

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Hi, I'm Nick and I'm a publican.

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-So, Len and team, hello. ALL:

-Hello.

-Great to see you.

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It all centres on The Perseverance pub, then, Len?

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Yes, it does, it's the very best pub in Wraysbury,

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and we go there every Thursday where Nick, the landlord,

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he's also the quizmaster.

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Oh, I see, so Nick, you fix the questions, do you?

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-I do.

-Fix is the wrong word, sorry.

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No, it's the right word!

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You have to give them a challenge. It would be no fun if it was easy.

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No, you're right. So it's a tough one, is it, then?

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-It can be.

-Yeah.

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And do you play against each other normally, or together?

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No, four of us are in one team.

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Myself, Robert - he's my son - and the other two chaps,

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we've known each other for the best part of 30 years now.

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-Brilliant, and it's a classic village pub, is it?

-Yeah.

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How wonderful. Good luck, Challengers.

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

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but if the Challengers fail to defeat the Eggheads,

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that prize money, as you know, rolls over.

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Now, Percies, it's quite interesting here.

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the Eggheads have won a dozen games in a row,

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and someone's got to come along and stop them,

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and we think it should be you.

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If you do, you'll win £13,000.

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-Wow.

-So, would you like to try?

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-Absolutely.

-Brilliant.

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The first head-to-head battle is on the subject of Arts & Books.

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So, it's one of you, please, against either Dave, Beth, Barry,

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Pat or Judith.

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Me. Stewart.

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OK, Stewart, I sense a strategy here.

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Who would you like to take on, whose e-reader is out of charge?

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I'll take on my fellow Mancunian, Dave.

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Very good. So, Stewart from the Percies is taking on,

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as we call him, Tremendous Knowledge Dave from the Eggheads, who's been

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banned from pubs in Manchester for breaking their quiz machines.

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To ensure there's no conferring,

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

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OK, so you're on Arts & Books, Stewart,

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and would you like to go first or second against our Dave?

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I'll go first, please.

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Here we go with your first question.

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The writers Jules Verne and HG Wells are famous for their works

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in which genre of literature?

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That'll be science fiction.

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Yes, indeed, science fiction.

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Dave, what type of animals

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are featured prominently in the Roald Dahl book

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Esio Trot.

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-Esio Trot?

-Yes, two words, E-S-I-O and then T-R-O-T.

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Like tortoise backwards, you mean?

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I wouldn't be able to comment.

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I can't help you with a question.

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I'll go tortoises, please.

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Tortoises is right.

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I was about to say tortoises and then I stopped myself.

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OK, here we go. Stewart,

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which famous poem begins with these lines -

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"Once upon a midnight dreary

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"while I pondered weak and weary

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"over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore"?

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I've heard the lines, but...

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I can eliminate If.

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I'm going to go with The Raven.

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The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe is correct.

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I think Allen Ginsberg is a much more modernist writer.

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-Modern writer.

-Yeah.

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OK, Dave, your question, to catch up.

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Which of these is a book by Jack London?

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I thought Walden was Thoreau.

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Moby-Dick was Herman Melville.

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So I'll have to go Call Of The Wild, please.

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Call Of The Wild is quite right.

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2-2.

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Stewart, your third question, can be crucial.

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In which year did the artist Francis Bacon die?

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I don't think it was that long ago

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so I'm going to go with 1992.

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I've got a memory of it in the not-very-distant past as well.

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1992 is correct.

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Three out of three, well played, Challengers,

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nothing wrong yet.

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Dave, to stay in. Letters From Iceland is a 1937 travel book

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in prose and verse by Louis MacNeice and which other poet?

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-Letters From Iceland?

-Letters From Iceland, Dave.

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Right, I'm going to rule out Dylan Thomas.

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It's either Eliot or Auden.

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Louis MacNeice.

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Right, I'm just trying to think of Louis MacNeice and his,

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um...

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It's either Auden or Eliot.

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Right. Phew.

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With no certainty at all, I'm going to go with TS Eliot.

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No, no, no, it's WH Auden.

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-OK.

-So, you're out, Dave, well done, Challengers.

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Stewart, you're in the final round.

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Confident play, you took on an Egghead, you emerged triumphant

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and you will be in the final and Dave won't.

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So, come back to us, please, and we'll see what the next round holds.

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As it stands, the Percies haven't lost any brains

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from the final round. The Eggheads have lost one.

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Good start, Challengers.

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-Yippee!

-And your next subject is Geography.

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So, who wants Geography?

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I think that's going to be me, Jeremy, I think.

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OK, gosh, you're organised, you guys.

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Alan, then, against who?

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And it obviously can't be Dave.

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I think it's going to be Judith.

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Brilliant. Alan from the Percies to take on Judith, on Geography.

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To ensure there's no conferring, please take your positions.

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So, Geography, Alan, any favourite places you travel?

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Oh, whenever I can get away, Jeremy,

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I like Egypt, in particular.

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I'm a bit of a history buff so I love Egypt,

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it's the biggest open-air museum in the world.

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And you've been inside one of the pyramids?

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Yes, indeed. Not a very, um...

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Not a very pleasant experience because you have to bend down

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very low to get in, and if you're claustrophobic, which I am,

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it's a bit tricky.

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But amazing, the history of those monuments.

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Absolutely, and you just can't appreciate the scale of it

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on television.

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You've got to be right up in front of it to actually see the scale.

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Judith, have you been to Egypt?

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Yes, I had my first honeymoon in Egypt.

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-Did you?

-Yep. Got the most ghastly food poisoning.

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Oh, dear, was that an omen?

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And it was unbelievably hot.

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We got up to the Aswan Dam and beyond

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and it was more than 120 degrees.

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We went slightly too late in April.

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-Yeah.

-And we slept on the deck.

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-I mean, not a very romantic honeymoon, really.

-JEREMY CHUCKLES

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So, Geography. Alan, would you like to go first, or second?

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

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And here we go.

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Which of the world's oceans is sometimes referred to

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as the Antarctic Ocean?

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I would say that would be the Southern Ocean.

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Southern Ocean is quite right, yes.

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Judith, your first question.

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What name is given to places such as Letchworth

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that were built to specific plans in the 20th century?

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I think that they were Garden Cities.

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Yes, they were Garden Cities.

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We go back to you, Alan, for your second.

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The Ionian Islands are part of which country?

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For sure they're Greece.

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For sure they are, Greece is right.

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Judith.

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Camden is a borough in which part of London?

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Um, that is North London.

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North London is right.

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OK, third question.

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Alan, the Camargue is a marshy region

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in the delta of which French river?

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I'm pretty sure it's not the Seine or the Loire,

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so I'll go with the Rhone.

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Good for you, the Rhone is right.

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Confident play. Goodness me,

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our Challengers have not got a question wrong yet.

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OK, Judith, to stay in,

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let's see if the same thing that befell Dave befalls you.

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Kenya is named after what?

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Well, I don't think it's a desert because it isn't IN a desert.

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Um...

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What's the mountain? There is a Mount Kenya, I think.

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I think I'm going to say a mountain.

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A mountain because of Mount Ken-ya, or Mount Keen-ya.

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Is there a River Kenya?

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I'm sure there are rivers.

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I don't think so.

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We like that, actually at this end, a mountain is right,

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-Judith, well done.

-Oh, that's lucky because that was a guess.

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Three each, the scores are level.

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Alan, we go to Sudden Death.

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It gets a bit harder, I don't give you alternative options.

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Camps Bay Beach is a tourist attraction

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in which Southern African city?

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Camps Bay Beach.

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Well, it's a pure guess because I just don't know the answer

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so I'm going to go with Cape Town.

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Yeah, Cape Town's right, the most southern.

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Egghead, the Armorican Massif

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is a flattened erosional upland occupying

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some of the west of which European country?

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So, Armorican is

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A-R-M-O-R-I-C-A-N.

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I really don't know.

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Um...

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I can't get anything from the word.

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Armorican.

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I really don't know, I'm going to say Hungary.

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It's funny because I was looking at it thinking the same as you -

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Armorican, what can I get from the word?

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Then I realised the keyword is massif. Every time we say massif,

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we seem to have to go to France.

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So the answer is France.

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Oh, no, because I thought of Massif Central,

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but I mean massif is a sort of international word.

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-Yes.

-Not necessarily French.

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I'm sorry, Judith, you've been knocked out by a massif!

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Alan, you've taken on an Egghead and you've won through.

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This is looking good for the Challengers

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with £13,000 to play for.

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I don't know who's done the strategy on this side but it's working.

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Come back, please, we'll play round three.

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And it's going very well for the Percies here,

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they've not lost any brains from the final round.

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the Eggheads have lost two.

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And a big jackpot. The next subject is Film & TV.

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Who would like this?

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Yes, I'll take that.

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OK, the publican himself going in.

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Nick. And it's against one of the three in the middle.

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I think I'll pit my wits against Barry.

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Nick from the Percies taking on Barry from the Eggheads,

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please go to the Question Room.

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Nick, have you ever had a moment in the pub where someone famous has

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walked in and you've just clocked them?

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It's happened a few times, actually, Jeremy.

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We've been quite lucky in that respect.

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We had Tilda Swinton walked in one time.

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And she was down in the area with her family visiting,

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I think they were going out for Windsor Great Park

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and popped in for something to eat. And she was very complimentary.

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Very good. And she just ordered food and sat down, did she?

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Yeah, yeah. Thankfully they reserved a table cos there was a few of them

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but, yeah, they came in and they had their meal.

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I can't remember what it was that she ate, but she was very,

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very complimentary and everybody said that she was lovely.

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Brilliant. OK, well, against Barry, Film & TV.

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I've no idea if Miss Swinton will come up,

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but it would be amazing if she did.

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-Would you like to go first or second, Nick?

-I think I'll go first.

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Now, if you can knock Barry out, you really will be in a good position.

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Here's your question. Who plays the role of Nick Morton

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in the 2017 film The Mummy?

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Ah, I don't think it's Michael Fassbender.

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Um, I'm aware that Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt have been

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in a few films together but I think it's Tom Cruise.

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It is Tom Cruise, well done, first one to you.

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Barry, Harold and Albert are

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the names of the two principal characters in which TV sitcom?

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Well, it was Harold Steptoe and Albert Steptoe,

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so it was Steptoe And Son, a much-loved series.

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Indeed, Steptoe And Son.

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OK, one each.

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Nick, back to you. Which of these BBC Breakfast presenters took part

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in Strictly Come Dancing in 2016?

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Um, being a publican, I rarely get a chance to watch Breakfast television

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so this will be a bit of a guess

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and I shall go for...

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..Steph McGovern.

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Steph McGovern is actually a very good Irish dancer

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because I've seen her do that, but it's not her.

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Naga Munchetty is the answer.

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OK, Barry, your question.

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The 1978 comedy film Animal House

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is set in which sort of institution?

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Well, I've seen this film and I believe Animal House

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was a fraternity, and fraternities

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are found in colleges.

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College is right.

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So he's pulled ahead.

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First maybe kink in the armour of our Challengers.

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Let's see, if you get this one wrong, the Eggheads are coming back.

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Nick, your question.

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In 1955 who became the first person to be seen in vision

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reading the news on BBC television?

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I don't know. Um...

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The name Kenneth Kendall is jumping out at me.

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Um...

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We'll go with Kenneth Kendall.

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Difficult, isn't it? Kenneth Kendall

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is the right answer.

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Played really well there, Nick.

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So, Barry, you can take the round with this question.

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Which of these films was directed by Fritz Lang?

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Ah, this is one of the all-time great films.

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I've watched it twice now and thoroughly enjoyed it.

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I do believe Fritz Lang directed Metropolis.

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That's right, Metropolis is the right answer.

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You've got it right and you've knocked out Nick.

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Sorry, Nick, you've been knocked out by our Egghead.

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Are they storming back here? Let's find out. One more round to play before the final.

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So, as it stands, the Percies have lost a brain from the final round.

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The Eggheads, though, have lost two.

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And the last subject before the final is Politics.

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Who would like the Politics round?

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-That's Robert.

-I think that's me.

-Robert, OK.

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Our chartered accountant.

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And you can have, let's see, it's going to be Beth or Pat.

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I think we'll go for Beth.

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Rob from the Percies versus Beth from the Eggheads, on Politics.

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Just this round before the final. Please go to the Question Room.

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Beth, do you follow Politics much?

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A little bit, yes.

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Yeah. Watch elections and all that?

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Oh, I try to do, but they're on a bit late for me!

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Yes, as a young mum.

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Yeah, I fall asleep by midnight.

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Oh, I'm not a young mum, I'm a mum of young people.

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-I wouldn't say I was terribly young.

-We're having more and more elections

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-at the moment, so it's hard to keep up with them.

-Yeah, definitely.

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All right, Rob, on Politics, against our Beth.

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Would you like to go first or second?

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I would like to go first, Jeremy.

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So, here we go with your first question.

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In 2016, Paolo Gentiloni became the Prime Minister of which country?

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I'm not sure, hm...

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I know that Italy and Spain had elections.

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Gentiloni.

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Paolo.

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Sounds Spanish to me, but I'm not entirely sure,

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I'm going to go for Spain.

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Ah, no, it's Italy.

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Paolo Gentiloni.

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OK. The title, Beth,

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Aelodau'r Cynulliad is given to members of which political assembly?

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Aelod y Cynulliad.

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-I can spell it if you want.

-I'm going to need some spelling, please.

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A-E-L-O-D

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and then a lower case Y,

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and then a capital C-Y-N-U-L-L-I-A-D.

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Oh. Well, from that...

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..it would point me towards the Welsh Assembly.

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Welsh Assembly is correct.

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We go back to you, Rob.

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Who, in 2016, described Nigeria and Afghanistan

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as possibly two of the most corrupt countries in the world

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whilst talking to the Queen?

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I think that was David Cameron.

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David Cameron, yeah.

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Did someone read his lips or something? I'm trying to remember.

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I think so, it might have been picked up on a mic.

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Yeah, I think it was on a mic, or off the record.

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Well done, you got that right, David Cameron.

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Beth, who served three terms as Prime Minister of Ireland

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between 1979 and 1992?

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1992.

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I think Bertie Ahern may have come after this person.

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Hm, so it's between Albert Reynolds and Charles Haughey.

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Not something that I know...

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..immediately, but I think

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Albert Reynolds was around at the time, so, Albert Reynolds.

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-No, he was, I believe, later.

-Oh, was he? OK.

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Eggheads, is that right?

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-Later.

-That could be why I can remember it.

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Charles Haughey is the answer.

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OK. So, level, that's handy for you, Rob.

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-Yeah.

-Get this right, put some pressure on.

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In which year were live televised debates with the main party leaders

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first broadcast in the build-up to a UK general election?

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I'm pretty certain that was 2010.

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2010 is right, very, very recent.

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OK, Beth, to stay in.

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Which of these is a term used to denote a political trendsetter,

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or an electoral area with a record of indicating

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how the country will vote as a whole?

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They are bellwether.

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Bellwether is right, as in bellwether constituencies.

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So, level after three.

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Rob, you go first now with Sudden Death questions.

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It gets a bit harder, I don't give you alternatives.

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Which politician was once described by the novelist Malcolm Bradbury

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as the Bertie Wooster of Marxism?

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Ah. Tony Benn.

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-Tony Benn is right.

-Ah, OK.

-Hurray!

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Tony Benn is right.

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That is a very good answer, well done, well done.

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So, Beth, on the edge, here.

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Which man, born in 1948 in Washington DC,

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said in a TV interview in 1999,

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"During my service in the United States Congress

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"I took the initiative in creating the Internet."

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Oh...

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I'm trying think of people who were born in 1948.

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Somebody in Congress.

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Born in Washington.

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My brain has suddenly lost all its American politicians out of it.

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I'm going to have to go with Bill Clinton.

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-Ooh.

-No, no, no.

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-No. Eggheads?

-Al Gore.

-Al Gore.

-Oh, yeah.

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Because he was famously ridiculed for saying that and I think

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he was ridiculed for saying he inspired Love Story as well.

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He made a series of claims.

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Because this was the run-up to 2000, when he was against George Bush.

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Couldn't think of any other politician other than presidents,

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so I was completely floundering with that one.

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OK, so, Beth, you're out.

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And well done, Rob, this is really good for the Challengers.

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Very well played because you had a difficulty in the first question,

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I thought that might have done for you. It didn't, you held on there.

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Tony Benn was a brilliant answer.

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So, Rob and Beth, please come back, rejoin your teams,

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we'll play the final round for £13,000.

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So, this is what we have been playing towards,

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it is time for the final round which, as always,

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is General Knowledge.

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

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to take part in this round. So, that's Nick from the Percies.

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But it's also Dave, Beth and Judith from the Eggheads.

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Would you now please leave the studio.

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Well, what a final today.

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Len, Rob, Alan and Stewart, you've played brilliantly so far.

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You're now playing to win the Percies £13,000.

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On this side, we have two phenomenal quizzers,

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we've got a Brain Of Britain, Pat, you're a Mastermind champion,

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you're somebody who's won £1 million on Millionaire.

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You're a British quiz champion,

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there's all kinds of medals on that side but they don't matter now.

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-No pressure!

-These two know they need to win to save the jackpot

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and you have to beat them. So, good luck.

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Would you like to go first or second?

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I think we'll... We're on a roll so we'll stick with first.

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OK. Len and team, here we go.

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Which breed of dog takes its name from a Chinese phrase

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which roughly translates as lion sun dog?

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I'm pretty sure Akita is Japanese.

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-Corgi is Welsh.

-Corgi's Welsh.

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-Yeah.

-Ah, who wrote that...

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-Shih Tzu is a Chinese word.

-Sun Tzu was the Chinese historian.

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It was...yeah.

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-So, Tzu is probably...

-Chinese.

-Yeah, yeah.

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Shall we go with that?

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Yeah. Shih Tzu, yeah.

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-We'll go with Shih Tzu.

-Shih Tzu is correct.

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Well done. It's easy to go wrong on the first one.

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And you haven't.

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Eggheads, in which year was the TV personality Simon Cowell born?

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Well, he's not as old as me, so that would rule out at 1949.

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How old do we think he is?

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Mid-40s maybe?

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Mid to late 40s.

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Mid to late 40s.

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Maybe...

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'69 would seem to fall there.

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-'59?

-It's a tricky one.

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41, 58?

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No, he's not as old as that.

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I think it's got to be 1969.

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48 or 58, we've got two choices.

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What do you think?

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It's difficult, it's difficult to age some of these people

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because of the way they dress

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and present themselves and they're all made up,

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it can be a bit difficult.

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I think I'd prefer 48 to 58.

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So would I, yeah, definitely.

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-And that would be...

-'69.

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1969.

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Yeah. That's 40...

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OK, we're not entirely sure about this but we're going to go for 1969.

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1969 is your answer, so not quite 50 yet.

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The key question here, Eggheads,

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is Simon Cowell older or younger than me?

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The answer is that he's older than me so you've got it wrong,

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it's 1959.

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Here's your second question.

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Mons Calpe is an obsolete name for which British overseas territory?

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Well, mons is Latiny-French for mountain.

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If mons is a Latin word for mountain...

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Yeah, or French.

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The Romans were probably in Gibraltar but they would not

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-have been in the other two.

-Absolutely.

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I thought it was Gibraltar.

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I would go with Gibraltar.

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It's a guess, but some perverted logic says Gibraltar.

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It's more than a guess, it's correct, Gibraltar is right,

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and for the right reasons as well.

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You're playing well. Two out of two.

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Eggheads, if you get this wrong, you've crashed.

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Give Me Some Lovin' was a UK top ten hit single in 1966

0:25:050:25:09

for which group?

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I think that was The Spencer Davis Group.

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It doesn't sound like The Animals.

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The Lovin' Spoonful,

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What A Day For A Daydream.

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The Animals, House Of The Rising Sun.

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We've Got To Get Out Of This Place.

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No, I'm reasonably certain that's The Spencer Davis Group.

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Yeah, I think it might be.

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-OK.

-Yeah.

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We're going for The Spencer Davis Group.

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The Spencer Davis Group is your answer, and it's correct.

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So you're still in it, Eggheads,

0:25:440:25:46

you've got a point.

0:25:460:25:48

If you get this one right, you've won £13,000,

0:25:480:25:50

it's that simple because there's no way back for them.

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Nick has got his fingers crossed, the publican is watching you there.

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It's drinks at the bar if they win, isn't it, Nick?

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Absolutely.

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Here's your question.

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Which actor, who went on to win two Oscars,

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played Dr Philip Chandler in the US TV drama series St Elsewhere?

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-Has anyone seen that?

-No.

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I don't know what it is.

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Tom Hanks has won Oscars and Denzel Washington has won Oscars.

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I'm sure Tom Hanks has won more than two Oscars.

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-Yeah, I think Denzel Washington...

-I don't recall Tom Hanks in a...

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I would rule Tom Hanks out.

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Well, Denzel Washington won an Oscar in Glory.

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Kevin Spacey has won Oscars as well, hasn't he?

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I'm not sure if Kevin Spacey has actually won Oscars.

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We discount Tom Hanks because I'm sure he's won more than two Oscars.

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I would be inclined to go with Denzel Washington.

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Has he been in a hospital drama?

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-We don't know.

-I think he has.

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Kevin Spacey's done a lot of his work on the stage, as well.

0:26:460:26:49

-Yes.

-So he hasn't won that many Oscars.

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Well, we've sort of discounted Tom Hanks because we think he's won

0:26:510:26:55

more than two Oscars.

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Kevin Spacey perhaps hasn't won that many.

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And that just leaves us, because we don't watch American dramas,

0:27:010:27:06

so we're going to go with Denzel Washington.

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Denzel Washington is your answer.

0:27:100:27:12

If you've got it right, if you have got it right,

0:27:120:27:14

it's three in a row and there's no way back for the Eggheads,

0:27:140:27:17

the contest is over and you've won £13,000.

0:27:170:27:19

If you've got it wrong, I go back to them.

0:27:190:27:21

Let me just have a look at these faces over here.

0:27:210:27:23

They don't look too happy. It's not good.

0:27:230:27:26

The correct answer is Denzel Washington!

0:27:260:27:28

We say congratulations, Challengers, you have won.

0:27:280:27:32

Actually, here's the interesting thing,

0:27:380:27:40

-all three of them have won two Oscars.

-Really! Wow.

0:27:400:27:44

So, in putting that fact in, it was not an eliminating factor.

0:27:440:27:48

-We were lucky.

-Isn't that great?

0:27:490:27:52

I had a vague recollection that Denzel Washington was in

0:27:520:27:55

something medical and I knew he'd won at least one Oscar.

0:27:550:27:58

-I know Tom Hanks, I thought he'd won more.

-Yeah.

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-But I couldn't remember what for.

-All right, Percies, well done.

0:28:000:28:03

-You've played really well.

-Thank you.

-It's not a fluke, you've just

0:28:030:28:06

outquizzed them and you were strong in the rounds leading up.

0:28:060:28:09

I thought you'd gone, Rob, when you had your Italian,

0:28:090:28:11

but you came back with Tony Benn. Well played, Percies.

0:28:110:28:14

-Thank you.

-Really well done. You've just won £13,000.

0:28:140:28:16

You are officially cleverer than the Eggheads.

0:28:160:28:19

How do you feel about that, Nick?

0:28:190:28:20

Hurray!

0:28:200:28:22

He's going to be setting a really tough quiz next time.

0:28:220:28:24

Some serious boozing at The Percy.

0:28:240:28:26

Yeah. We all want to get down that pub.

0:28:260:28:29

Join us next time on Eggheads to see if they can start to rebuild

0:28:290:28:32

and whether a new team of Challengers can stop them.

0:28:320:28:34

Till then, goodbye.

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