Bridge: Celebrity Grand Slam



Clive Anderson


Commentators: Glyn Liggins and Andrew McIntosh


Sky Arts 2, 20 to 26 April 2009 (8 episodes in 1 series)


Eight famous faces compete in ad hoc pairings in a duplicate bridge tournament with a £10,000 top prize for charity.


  • Sue Lawley (of BBC News and Desert Island Discs)
  • James Mates (of ITV News)
  • Kay Burley (of Sky News - and billed as a bridge novice who learned the game for this series)
  • Mike Gatting (ex-cricketer)
  • Susan Hampshire (actor)
  • Dave Rowntree (drummer with Blur)
  • Pattie Boyd (sometime model, photographer and writer)
  • Val McDermid (crime author)

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Hugh Dehn


We are reliably informed that the players used a simple Acol system: weak no-trump, strong 2s, Stayman and Blackwood. We're assuming that will make sense if you're into bridge.

Filmed at St Michael’s Manor in Hertfordshire.


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