The World Memory Champion Isn’t Very Good At Remembering Names

Jonas Von Essen has just been crowned World Memory Champion 2013. But even he can’t cope with Jeremy Paxman.

1. Newsnight invited the newly crowned world memory champion onto the show to test his skills. It didn’t go very well.

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Jim Waterson is a politics editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
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