Radio Times TV Champion 2015: Soap Champion Kieron Richardson v Factual Champion Sir David Attenborough

Can the Hollyoaks hunk best the documentary don?


He stormed his way to victory in the early rounds but can the king of fact topple the king of fiction? Sir David Attenborough’s going head to head with Hollyoak’s Kieron Richardson in an epic battle of the real and surreal worlds.


The pair will face off in the first round of’s TV Champion of Champions, which kicks off at 10am BST on August 25th.

Factual Champion Sir David Attenborough proved he’s still the king of the natural world with a convincing victory over the man he once named his heir to the throne: Brian Cox. Attenborough was an unstoppable force throughout the tournament, taking out Bill Turnbull, Simon McCoy, Dragon’s Den’s Peter Jones, Robert Peston and Lucy Worsley on his route to the finals.

Meanwhile, Soap Champion Richardson toppled Rovers favourite Kym Marsh to claim victory for Hollyoaks. TV’s Ste bested a bunch that included co-star Fabrizio Santino (Hollyoaks’ Ziggy), Emmerdale’s Charley Webb (Debbie Dingle), and EastEnders June Brown (Dot Cotton) and Danny-Boy Hatchard (Lee Carter) to swipe the soapy title.


Who’ll make it through to the semi-finals? Let your clicking fingers do the talking.

Vote for your favourite here from 10am BST on August 25th