Quiz 211 – British Comedy Quiz

The “one plate” BCG reader is back with another set of fun questions for all of us to try…

1. Which of these people was NOT a team captain on Shooting Stars?

Shooting Stars. Picture shows left to right: Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer






2. What was the name of the Detective Inspector David Haig played on the police sitcom The thin blue line?

David Haig






3. When Roy Hattersley decided at the last minute not to show up for an episode of do i have any news for you in 1993, what was used to replace it?






4. Josh Widdicombe has a tattoo on his foot, which he got when he appeared in the first series of Tyrant. The tattoo is of a four letter word – what is it?

Tyrant. Josh Widdicombe






5. In Rising humidityWhat was Miss Jones’ first name?

Rising humidity. Picture shows left to right: Ruth Jones (Frances de la Tour), Rupert Rigsby (Leonard Rossiter). Copyright : Yorkshire Television






6. In PorridgeLennie Godber was sentenced to how many years in prison?

Porridge. Godber (Richard Beckinsale). Copyright : BBC






7. In the episode of I am Alan Partridge titled “Never Say Alan Again”, in which James Bond film does Alan play the opening scenes?

I am Alan Partridge. Alan Partridge (Steve Coogan)






8. In 1986, Spitting image hit the charts with The chicken song. What is the missing word in these lyrics? “Hold a chicken up, stick a ____ in your nose”.

Spitting image. Copyright: Independent Central Television






9. In which of these sketch shows was reference often made to someone called Mr. Dalliard (although never seen, and possibly imaginary)?






10. What was the name of Peggy’s supervisor at Hi-Hello!?

Hi-De-Hi!. Peggy Ollerenshaw (Su Pollard)






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