Preview – Child Genius

Child Genius

The week-long competition is up for the young genius’ and tonight Richard Osman hosts the final of the challenges before announcing who is the winner of the 2017 brightest child competition in Britain.

Tonight the kids are tested on degree-level specialist subjects of their choice. The specialist areas are: Medical Innovation and Methodology in the late 18th Century; Pre-Socratic Philosophy; Military Campaigns of the Yellow Turban Rebellion,184 – 205 CE; Martin Luther King Jr; and London in 1666: Society, Politics and the Urban Environment in the Year of the Great Fire.

Only the two highest scorers make it through from the specialist round to a nail-biting head-to-head buzzer round, as they battle to be crowned Child Genius 2017.

Child Genius, Saturday, 8 pm – Channel 4

Image: Channel 4

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