A quiz that drew it's contestants from across Europe. It started with a large group answering general knowledge questions as a group, as each reached a set number of points they went through to the next round with the last to reach it being eliminated. Other rounds featured questions asked against a clock of diminishing points and solo rounds. Written by
Bob The Moo
Did You Know?
The original Going for Gold
(1987) was hosted by Henry Kelly
and aired on BBC1 for 10 series (1987 - 1996). There is also a popular version in France (at time of writing) called "Questions pour un champion". See more
Olaf, you're playing catch up.
Referenced in Only Connect: Episode #11.7