Dara Ó Briain has said he is fulfilling his dream of University Challenge humiliation as part of next month's BBC Children in Need.

The comedian and presenter is captaining Team BBC against Cold Feet star Fay Ripley's Team ITV. 

The "very special episode" of the quiz show will see Newsnight's Kirsty Wark in the host's chair. A broadcast date on BBC Two has yet to be announced.

Also on Ó Briain's team are Countryfile presenter Anita Rani, comedian Dane Baptiste and Inside No 9's Steve Pemberton.

Completing Ripley's Team ITV are Love Island's Iain Stirling, ITV News presenter Charlene White and comedian Joel Dommett.

"It's been a dream of mine to be humiliated on University Challenge and now, it's come true!" Ó Briain told the BBC as details of the show were announced.

BBC Children in Need, with Mel Giedroyc, Alex Scott, Chris Ramsey and Stephen Mangan as hosts, takes place on BBC One on Friday, November 13.

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