The second in my series of eccentrics, I give you Heinz Wolff, who presented The Great Egg Race in the 80s. Watching the show was a weekly ritual in the shardcore household, it was full of great British ingenuity and eccentricity as teams competed to create the most successful machine to solve a particular problem.
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As is the case with Magnus Pyke, there is no footage I could find of the programme itself, aside from the theme tune [see below].
And here he is, admirably defending science against the onslaught of Ali G