BOM Quiz Questions : 1997-2003 - just over 2000 questions used for the Brain of Mensa quiz, which generally cannot be described as 'trivia'.

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TV Appearances



Presenter Location
1984 University Challenge Bamber Gascoigne UWIST, Cardiff. Four appearances reaching Quarter Finals Granada TV Studios, Manchester
1987 Winner Takes All Geoffrey Wheeler Appeared twice, winning 300 pounds Yorkshire TV Studios, Leeds
1987 15-to-1 William G. Stewart Second Round only (everyone ganged up on me !) Regent Productions Studios, Wimbledon
1990 Mastermind Magnus Magnusson Lost first round by one point BBC Outside Broadcast, Sheffield University
1992 Crosswits Tom O'Connor Missed the holiday by one clue Tyne Tees TV Studios, Newcastle
1998 University Challenge Jeremy Paxman Representing Portsmouth, lost first round to De Montfort Granada TV Studios, Manchester
2000 15 - to - 1 William G. Stewart Second round Regent TV Studios, Wimbledon
2001 Mastermind Clive Anderson Granada TV Studios, Manchester
2002 15 - to - 1 William G. Stewart Second round Regent TV Studios, Wimbledon
2004 Mastermind John Humphreys Semi-Finalist Granada TV Studios, Manchester
2010 Mastermind John Humphreys Semi-Finalist Granada TV Studios, Manchester
2012 Cleverdicks Anne Widdecombe knocked out in second round Sky TV Studios, Isleworth
2013 Mastermind John Humphrys First Round Media City, on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal


Radio Appearances



1990 Brain of Britain Robert Robertson First Round only BBC Paris Studios, Lower Regent Street, London
1992-97 Bank Raid, Elimination (Radio Wales) Kate Lloyd, Ruth Terrett, Sian Evans Won several major prizes (Microwave, CD player) Phone-in quiz
1992 DLT's Pub Quiz (Radio 1) Dave Lee Travis Representing The Gower, Cardiff. Appeared on two separate occasions Phone-in quiz
1999 Brain of Britain Robert Robertson Semi-Finalist BBC Broadcasting House, London
2013/14 Brain of Britain Russell Davies (1) BBC Maida Vale Studios / (2) Broadcasting House


Portsmouth University Challenge Team 1998 UWIST University Challenge Team 1984 Magnus Magnusson and Brian Daugherty, Mastermind, Sheffield University, 1990 Janice Long and Tom O'Connor, Crosswits

South Wales Echo report on University Challenge