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Magdalene, Cambridge v St Hilda's, Oxford

A festive edition of the quiz. In the penultimate first round match, Magdalene College, Cambridge, take on St Hilda's College, Oxford.

A festive edition of the quiz, featuring distinguished university alumni. In this penultimate first round match, both teams battle for a place in the semi-finals. Magdalene College, Cambridge, featuring radio and TV presenter Clemency Burton-Hill and Harry Potter film director Mike Newell, take on St Hilda's College, Oxford, with crime writer Val McDermid and historian Daisy Dunn. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.

30 minutes


Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:18

    Deborah Kerr

    Getting To Know You

  • 00:18

    Audrey Hepburn

    Wouldn't It Be Loverly


Role Contributor
Presenter Jeremy Paxman
Director Tracey Rooney
Producer Irene Daniels
Participant Clemency Burton-Hill
Participant Mike Newell
Participant Val McDermid
Participant Daisy Dunn


How to Apply

How to Apply

Applications are now open for the next series of University Challenge.