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About Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums
About Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums

The Irish comedian is on a mission to solve some real-world brainteasers and conundrums.

Behind the scenes of Dara's School of Hard Sums
Behind the scenes of School of Hard Sums

Dara O Briain's brainy sidekick, Marcus du Sautoy, reveals how the show is made.

Marcus du Sautoy profile
Marcus du Sautoy profile

Every field has its TV champion - for maths it's Marcus.

Dara O Briain interview
Dara O Briain interview

Suavely suited and booted, Dara O Briain's tongue is as sharp as a jagged razor blade.

Stephen Fry
Stephen Fry

Meet the purveyor of Quite Interesting facts and the master of the Tweet and bon mote.

Tim Vine
Tim Vine

He's the master of the pun - bar none. Welcome to the world of Tim Vine on Dave.

Paul Merton
Paul Merton

The dead-pan wit, master of the topical quip and narrator of many a doc.

Jo Brand
Jo Brand

The grandest Brand of them all - stand-up queen, Getting On star and ace panellist.

Jimmy Carr
Jimmy Carr

The clever cloggs comedian who's equally at home presenting or as a star guest.

Jeremy Clarkson
Jeremy Clarkson

He's blokey, obnoxious, loud-mouthed and downright rude. No wonder we love him.

Jack Dee
Jack Dee

The words "dead-pan" and "cynical" were seemingly invented for this dour comedian.

Dara O Briain
Dara O Briain

The Irish comedian with the power to Mock the Week and make sums interesting.

Bill Bailey
Bill Bailey

He calls himself "part troll" but he's also dubbed himself "a kind of klingon".

Al Murray
Al Murray

They don't come more English than Al Murray aka the Pub Landlord.

Alan Davies
Alan Davies

Comedian, actor, and QI court jester, Alan Davies is a despicably talented chap.

Alexander Armstrong
Alexander Armstrong

Armstrong isn't your typical pie 'n' gravy working man's club sort of comic.