Brainy Kate, 23 takes place in the black chair
A student from Plymouth University will be one of the youngest ever competitors on BBC TV's Mastermind when she appears in tonight's show.
Kate Jamieson, 23, a third year international relations student, has pitted her wits against the nation's best brains, answering questions on the life and career of Horatio Nelson as well as general knowledge.
She is the youngest competitor to appear on the show with current host John Humphrys. She said that in spite of being incredibly nervous, she was proud of her performance.
Kate decided to enter the show while watching a documentary about the Royal Navy, during which she was reeling off facts before the presenter said them.
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She said: "My mum joked I should apply for Mastermind, so I did and then went through a series of auditions before being invited to appear on the final show."