The fictional Footlights College Oxbridge team on the University Challenge is comprised of guest stars Emma Thompson
(Miss Money-Sterling), Hugh Laurie
(Lord Monty), and Stephen Fry
(Lord Snot), all virtually unknown actors at the time. All three were members of the real life Footlights Club at Cambridge University. See more
I never really wanted to be a train driver, you know. I mean, they told me while at school, if I got two CSEs, when I left school I'd be head of British Steel. That's a lot of nonsense, ennit? I mean, you look at statistics, right. 83% of top British management have been to a public school and Oxbridge, right? 93% of the BBC have been to a public school and Oxbridge, right? 98% of the KGB have been to a public school and Oxbridge. All you get from a public school, right. One, you get a top job,...