Meet the Chasers: Shaun Wallace

"The Dark Destroyer" knows his football, but not his art


Name: Shaun Wallace


Nickname: The Dark Destroyer

From: London

Background: Wallace has worked as a barrister since 1986, but broke into quizzing fame when he won the 2004 series of Mastermind. He was also a finalist on the first series of Are You an Egghead?, and has appeared on Fifteen to One and The Weakest Link

Interesting fact: Shaun may earn a living at the bar, but he’d give it all up to get into rap music. “I’d love to be the oldest rapper in town,” he told The Guardian.

Did you know? Wallace also fancies himself as a politician, having stood in the 2005 election in Brent South

Strong spot: His special subject when he won Mastermind was FA Cup Finals


Weak spot: Despite his love of football Wallace failed to answer correctly the artist who designed the poster for the 1982 World Cup