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The Story So Far

Documentary looking at the history of the iconic quiz show University Challenge. Featuring famous ex-contestants such as Stephen Fry, John Simpson, Julian Fellowes and Miriam Margoyles plus hosts Bamber Gascoigne and Jeremy Paxman, it traces the origins and development of the programme.

From the first show transmitted in 1962 to the present day as it is being immortalised on film in Starter for Ten, a celebration of the triumphs, disasters and quirky characters of an enduring TV institution.

Release date:

1 hour

Last on

Sat 19 Apr 2014 21:00
BBC Two Scotland


Role Contributor
ParticipantStephen Fry
ParticipantJohn Simpson
ParticipantJulian Fellowes
ParticipantMiriam Margolyes
ParticipantBamber Gascoigne
ParticipantJeremy Paxman
ProducerMaire Tracey
DirectorMaire Tracey
ProducerJane Littlewood
DirectorJane Littlewood