RSS fellow and editor of RSS NEWS, Frank Duckworth, is to appear on the iconic and long-running TV quiz ‘University Challenge’.
A special Christmas series featuring notable alumni from UK universities or colleges will be broadcast on BBC2 from the week commencing Monday 17 December. Frank is famed for co-authoring the Duckworth/Lewis method of resetting targets in interrupted one-day cricket matches.
Frank will be a member of the team representing Liverpool University from where he graduated in 1961. His team colleagues are design critic and author Stephen Bayley (captain), chief executive of the Howard League for Penal Reform Frances Crook and medical and science editor for ITV News Lawrence McGinty.
The series features 14 teams who play seven first-round matches. The four winners with the highest scores progress to the semi-final stage, to be broadcast after Christmas . The edition which features Frank’s first round match airs on Thursday 20 December.