Starter for 10 (2006)

In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching University Challenge, a college quiz show. At Bristol he tries out for the Challenge team and falls under the spell of Alice, a lovely blond with an extensive sexual past.

  • Tom Vaughan
  • David Nicholls
metacritic icon 7.6/10
themoviedb icon 6.4/10
  • Release Date: 2006-09-13
  • Views: 126
  • Country: GB, US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 92
  • Budget: $8
  • Revenue: $21

Alice Eve

Alice Harbinson

Mark Gatiss

Bamber Gascoigne

Benedict Cumberbatch

Patrick Watts

James McAvoy

Brian Jackson

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Epstein

Elaine Tan

Lucy Chang

Charles Dance

Michael Harbinson

Raj Ghatak

Nigel De Havilland

Catherine Tate

Julie Jackson

Guy Henry

Dr. Morrison

Lindsay Duncan

Rose Harbison

Nicholas Gleaves

Speaker for Nuclear Disarmament

Ian Bonar


Sule Rimi


Rasmus Hardiker

University Challenge Competitor

Ben Willbond

University Challenge Coordinator

Su Elliott


Reuben-Henry Biggs

Anthony Salmon

Tom Allen

Tristram Neville

Kenneth Hadley

Television Director
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