Starter for 10
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.
- Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance
- Studio: Scion Films, BBC Film, HBO Films, Neal Street Productions, Playtone, Scamp Film and Theatre Ltd.
- Keyword: fight, protest, politics, scholarship, quiz, love, marijuana, university, theft, injury
- Cast: James McAvoy, Alice Eve, Rebecca Hall, Catherine Tate, Dominic Cooper, Benedict Cumberbatch