Teen 'Potter' expert competes on 'Mastermind'

  September 23, 2003 at 3:40 PM ET
  grae     CBBC Newsround

Nineteen-year-old Jacqueline Brocklehurst is probably the youngest woman to have ever taken part in the TV quiz show Mastermindopens in new window, according to quizmaster John Humphrys. What's more, Jacqueline impressed Humphrys with her performanceopens in new window on the show.

Jacqueline Brocklehurst got 13 out of 19 questions correct in the "specialist subject" section of the quick-fire quiz.

Her specialist subject was the Potter movies.

She was up against three middle-aged men in the quiz, but she knew her subject better than they knew theirs.

The men scored between eight and 12 points, meaning Jacqueline was ahead at the halfway stage in the quiz.

Jacqueline managed to increase her score to 15 points, but it wasn't good enough to beat her fellow contestants.

The Leaky Cauldronopens in new window has also posted a list of the questions posed to Jacqueline, and here are a few examples:

Who was the scriptwriter for both films?

Which part was played by Eleanor Columbus?

Surname of actors playing the Weasley twins?

How many Academy Award nominations did PS/SS receive?

Name of town in Surrey where the Dursleys live?

Name of Gilderoy Lockhart's autobiography?


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