Episode 2

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Episode 2 of 6

Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Six new contestants enter the competition, each intent on proving they are Britain's Brightest and landing £50,000. But standing between them and the prize are a series of nail-biting and unexpected challenges. Their tests include a number puzzle featuring acrobats on a giant trampoline, and the fiendishly difficult multi-tasking challenge Stop the Clock. Hosted by Clare Balding.

Credits

Presenter
Clare Balding
Director
Richard van't Riet

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