Before They Were Stars: Stephen Fry as a Contestant on “University Challenge”

University Challenge┬áis a very popular long-running British quiz show where teams of university students compete against each other. In 1980, a young Stephen Fry was attending Queens’ College at Cambridge and got to be a contestant on the show. As you can see by the scores here, Cambridge totally whipped Imperial College London’s ass! Appropriately enough, when Fry became a cast member on the comedy series, The Young Ones, a few years later, he got to participate in a parody of University Challenge alongside a couple more future stars. But we’ll talk about that one tomorrow…

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