University Challenge 2006–07

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Series 36 of University Challenge began on 7 August 2006 and was broadcast on BBC Two. This is a list of the matches played, their scores, and outcomes.

Main draw[edit]

  • Winning teams are highlighted in bold.
  • Teams with green scores (winners) returned in the next round, while those with red scores (losers) were eliminated.
  • Teams with orange scores have lost, but survived as highest scoring losers.
  • Teams with black scores have been disqualified.

First round[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University of Aberystwyth 205 195 University of Bristol 7 August 2006
University College London 165 160 Pembroke College, Cambridge 14 August 2006
University of York 265 95 Harris Manchester College, Oxford 21 August 2006
Merton College, Oxford 245 150 University of Manchester 28 August 2006
University of Brighton 190 130 Imperial College School of Medicine 4 September 2006
Girton College, Cambridge 190 140 University of Sussex 11 September 2006
University of Newcastle 95 270 Royal Holloway, University of London 18 September 2006
Durham University 245 110 Churchill College, Cambridge 25 September 2006
Robinson College, Cambridge 40 295 Wadham College, Oxford 1 October 2006
University of Edinburgh 195 120 University of Birmingham 8 October 2006
Corpus Christi College, Oxford 220 150 University of Reading 15 October 2006
University of Warwick 195 115 Emmanuel College, Cambridge 5 November 2006
Linacre College, Oxford 150 170 University of East Anglia 12 November 2006
Somerville College, Oxford 235 115 Trinity Hall, Cambridge 19 November 2006

Highest Scoring Losers Playoffs[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University of Bristol 145 200 University of Manchester 26 November 2006
Pembroke College, Cambridge 185 225 University of Reading 3 December 2006

Second round[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University of Manchester 210 60 University of Reading 7 January 2007
University of Brighton 110 245 University of York 14 January 2007
Merton College, Oxford 170 180 University of Aberystwyth 21 January 2007
Durham University 260 135 Somerville College, Oxford 28 January 2007
Corpus Christi College, Oxford 45 245 University of Edinburgh 4 February 2007
Royal Holloway, University of London 95 170 Wadham College, Oxford 11 February 2007
Girton College, Cambridge 85 185 University College London 18 February 2007
University of Warwick 165 160 University of East Anglia 25 February 2007

Quarterfinals[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University of Manchester 230 190 Wadham College, Oxford 4 March 2007
Durham University 220 115 University of Edinburgh 11 March 2007
University College London 220 145 University of York 18 March 2007
University of Aberystwyth 130 165 University of Warwick 25 March 2007

Semifinals[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University of Manchester 240 90 Durham University 1 April 2007
University College London 85 235 University of Warwick 8 April 2007

Final[edit]

Team 1 Score Team 2 Broadcast Date
University of Manchester 140 170 University of Warwick 16 April 2007
  • The trophy and title were awarded to the Warwick team comprising Rory Gill, Harold Wyber, Daisy Christodoulou and Prakash Patel. They beat a Manchester team of Tim Hawken, Adam Clark, Ciaran Lavin and David Elliott in the final.
  • Daisy Christodoulou reappeared on the programme, again representing Warwick, in a Christmas special edition in December 2011, this time alongside Vadim Jean, captain Christian Wolmar and Carla Mendonça. In the first round, Warwick won with a score of 225, giving them a place in the semi-finals, in which the team scored 265, securing their place in the final. In the final, the team secured a much lower score of 60, and lost out to Trinity College, Cambridge. In the first round, Christodoulou answered the most starter-for-ten questions out of both teams, and in the semi-final, she also answered many starter questions correctly.

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