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University Challenge contestant hailed after snatching victory with incredible last-minute answer

There’s an unspoken rule about becoming a hit on University Challenge.

It’s this: you need to win viewers over immediately with some semblance of a quirky personality, whether it’s by way of an unusual dress sense, or even a huge array of impassioned facial expressions… 358 more words


University Challenge presenter Jeremy Paxman has split from partner of 35 years

Former-Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman has separated from his partner of 35 years, Elizabeth Clough.

The 66-year-old University Challenge presenter and Clough, 64, never married but have three children together: Jessica, 26, and 19-year-old twins, Jack and Victoria. 227 more words


Bedpan Humour

I’ve been in hospital for 5 days and sitting on my backside for 4 weeks. This has not been easy for me. I twitch unless I am doing at least two things at any one time as I fear Something Bad will happen due to my sloth. 1,861 more words

Go girls!

A big Christmas thank you to the ladies of St Hilda’s, Oxford, for wiping the floor with Magdalene, Cambridge, in the Christmas Day Christmas University Challenge! 159 more words


Eagle-eyed viewers spot Jeremy Paxman make a mistake on University Challenge

Did…did he just do what we think he did?

Eagle-eyed, or hawk-eared viewers spotted the usually unflappable Jeremy Paxman make a mistake on the latest University Challenge and full on revelled in it. 312 more words


Eric Monkman returned to University Challenge and people couldn't handle it

Guess who’s back? Back again. Monkman’s back, tell a friend.

University Challenge viewers couldn’t believe their luck tonight when Cambridge University student Eric Monkman returned to the show… 333 more words