University Challenge viral stars land BBC series


A PAIR of ex-University Challenge contestants will tour the UK looking for innovative technological achievements in a new BBC show. Bobby Seagull and Eric Monkman went viral in the 2017 series of the popular show which sees rival university teams go head to head. Monkman became known for his distinctive facial expressions whilst Seagull’s surname and his east London accent caught the attention of viewers. The Cambridge graduates will present Monkman And Seagull’s Genius Guide to Britain, it was announced on Thursday (16). It will be a four-part series shown on BBC Two. The show will see the duo explore…

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