University Challenge’s Bamber Gascoigne Dies, Aged 87

Former University Challenge presenter and author Bamber Gascoigne has died at the age of 87.

Gascoigne was the original presenter of the TV quiz show from 1962 to 1987. He also presented TV documentaries and wrote several books.

Whilst University Challenge is still going and a cult TV series you may be asking what has it got to do with comedy?

On hearing the news yesterday many comedy fans will be remembering when University Challenge featured in a certain sitcom, remember this?

 

 

And yes The Young Ones is 40 years old this year!

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