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Round 1 Questions

  1. Which Alan Bleasdale offering won the BAFTA Drama award in 1982?
  2. Which character was killed in episode two of spy drama “Sooks” ?
  3. Which 1960’s TV personality ended his show in a white E-type Jaguar?
  4. Which Alan Plater TV adaptation starred Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle?
  5. Where did Ken Barlow’s father get the money that enabled him to move out of Coronation Street?
  6. Who played Josephine opposite Ernie Wise’s Napoleon?
  7. Who is the richest person to have accepted a bit-part on “Bread”?
  8. Which Eastender thought his father was Pete Beale when it was Kenny?
  9.  What was Robin Tripp studying when he lived upstairs from the Ropers?
  10. Who was Sid’s next-door neighbour in “Bless This House”?

Round 1 Answers

  1. Boys from the Blackstuff
  2. Helen Flynn
  3. Simon Dee
  4. Fortunes of War
  5. A premium Bond win
  6. Vanessa Redgrave
  7. Paul McCartney
  8. Wicksy
  9. Catering
  10.   Trevor

Round 2 Questions

  1. Which quiz and chat show host devised “Whose Baby”?
  2. Which department at Crossroads Motel was run by Vera Downend?
  3. Tim Wonnacott was the presenter of which TV series?
  4.  Which “Good Life” star piayed the lodger in “Goodbye Mr Kent”?
  5. Which series about two girls and a guy was “Three’s Company” in the US?
  6. Which “Blue Peter” presenter was in “Space 1999” and “Fallen Hero”?
  7. Which comedy featured characters called Terry Collier and Bob Ferris?
  8.  What was the last episode of “Friends” called?
  9. Which 1960’s soap cast Haverhill in Suffolk as Angleton new town?
  10.  Which TV series starred Lesiie Phillips and Donald Sinden as vicars?

Round 2 Answers

  1. Eamonn Andrews
  2. The hairdressing salon
  3. Bargain Hunt
  4. Richard Briers
  5. Man About the House
  6. Peter Duncan
  7. The Likely Lads
  8. The last One: Part two
  9. The Newcomers
  10. Our Man at St Mark’s

Round 3 Questions

  1. Which comedy series married David Jason to Gwen Taylor?
  2. “Freudian Sleep” and “The Placeholder” are episodes of which comedy?
  3. Which Hywel Bennett series had the same title as a drama about a poet?
  4. Who plays Melanie Owen in “EastEnders”?
  5. Where does Polly Sherman work?
  6. Name the review of the year quiz show presented annually by Jimmy Carr?
  7. Who was Frank Muir’s most regular writing partner?
  8. Which television series, which celebrated its twentieth anniversary in 2005, was originally called “People Like Us”?
  9. Who was always trying to borrow food in “Sykes”?
  10. Which series linked Polly James and “District Nurse” Nerys Hughes?

Round 3 Answers

  1. A bit of a Do
  2. Frasier
  3. Shelley
  4. Tamzin Outhwaite
  5. Fawlty Towers
  6. The Big Fat Quiz of the Year
  7. Denis Norden
  8. Neighbours
  9. Corky
  10. The Liver Birds