Jonas Von Essen and Jeremy Paxman
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Jeremy Paxman vs world memory champion

The newly-crowned world memory champion has undertaken an unusual test of his skills - memorising the end credits of Newsnight in seven minutes.

Jonas Von Essen triumphed in the championships in Croydon, successfully completing a series of tasks including memorising playing cards and historic dates.

But could he perform under the steely gaze of Newsnight's Jeremy Paxman?

  • 03 Dec 2013
  • From the section UK
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