The largest amount of prize money won so far on BBC2's Eggheads was £75,000 by the team Beer today, Gone tomorrow. The win took place during series 8, episode 14, which originally aired on 28 September 2007.
To date more than £1,064,000 in prize money has been paid out to winners. To request an application to appear on Eggheads send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or write to Eggheads Applications, 12 Yard Productions, G7, The Hub, Pacific Quay, Glasgow G51 1EA.
Jeremy Vine hosts Eggheads, which features the UK's top quiz champions. Politics, Arts & Books, Food & Drink, History, Geography, Science, Music, Film & Television, and Sport are the possible subjects in the head-to-head rounds between a team and the Eggheads.
Of interest, representatives for Liverpool's Everyman Theatre are scheduled to appear soon in series 13 of Eggheads in hopes of winning cash towards the establishment's construction. The theatre's grand opening is planned for 2014.