Richard Osman presents a Child Genius festive special as four of the show’s most formidable past competitors take on four of the country’s finest celebrity minds, in a test to see who has the brightest brains this Christmas. The celebrity team captain is comedian and actor Rob Delaney. Rob’s joined by Channel 4 News presenter Cathy Newman, comedian Dom Joly, and journalist and broadcaster Janet Street-Porter.
The Child Genius team features Rhea (11), the show’s youngest ever winner; Mog, from Warwickshire, who has amazed in the past with his outstanding memory; mathematical whizz-kid Christopher (12); and nine-year-old Fabio, who has a passion for science. The tests includes spelling, maths and general knowledge. Only one team can be crowned Christmas champions – can the celebrities take on the Child Geniuses and win?
Exec Prod: Melissa Brown
Series Prod: Paul Bithrey
Prod: Ruth Wallace
Prod Co: Wall to Wall
Child Genius Vs Celebrities Christmas Special airs Sunday 24 December 2017 from 8.00pm-9.00pm on Channel 4.