University Challenge

BBC presenter Jeremy Paxman has castigated TV bosses for "insulting" viewers' intelligence by dumbing down TV shows. The
After Manchester University were crowned University Challenge champions for the fourth time, bringing them onto a par with
The University Of Manchester have become champions of BBC contest University Challenge for a fourth time, to equal the record
If you go on a quiz show - and especially if that show is University Challenge - you had better get some questions right. And you had better not get too many questions wrong. And if you do get some questions wrong, you should try not to get them too wrong.
Famous for piling the pressure on politicians, Jeremy Paxman has now turned his attention to shy students, reducing one to
How can the cream of the student crop deal with the complexities of quantum physics or the inner mechanics of Chaucer yet seem to be ignorant of some of the most brilliant contributions made to contemporary culture? How can anyone not recognise the voice of Kate Bush?
The popular quiz show University Challenge has been on our screens continuously since 1994 but the programme itself was first shown way back in 1962. Over the 50 years since its inception, there have been some impressive displays from students on the show and here ten of the most successful quiz teams. We've done the leg work to put them in lovely little list for you!
A team from the University of Manchester have become champions of University Challenge for the third time in just seven years
They say you should never work with children or animals. But in the case of game shows, it might be wise to substitute 'children
They might be known for their musical genius, but The Stone Roses are the most unlikely contenders for University Challenge