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British Comedy Quiz

Quiz 113

You'll need to recall various sitcom actors, characters and locations to be able to get full marks on this week's quiz.

1: Name the character pictured here.

Who is this?

2: Which show is set in a fictional place called Portwenn?

3: What year did Cold Feet start on TV?

Cold Feet. Image shows from L to R: Jenny Gifford (Fay Ripley), Pete Gifford (John Thomson), Karen Marsden (Hermione Norris), David Marsden (Robert Bathurst), Adam Williams (James Nesbitt).

4: Which comedian is associated with the word 'cabadged'?

5: Which show would you associate this cafe with?

Cafe

6: You, Me And Him. Takin' Over The Asylum. There She Goes. Twenty Twelve. Duck Patrol. What links these five comedies?

7: Chesney & Wolfe wrote sitcoms including The Rag Trade, On The Buses and Romany Jones. What first name did they both have?

On The Buses. Image shows from L to R: Stan Butler (Reg Varney), Inspector Blake (Stephen Lewis), Jack Harper (Bob Grant). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

8: Spitting Image famously claimed that the brain of which US President was "missing"?

9: What's the name of the company at the centre of sitcom Nearest And Dearest?

Nearest And Dearest. Image shows from L to R: Eli Pledge (Jimmy Jewel), Nellie Pledge (Hylda Baker). Copyright: Granada Television.

10: For how many series did Whose Line Is It Anyway? run on Radio 4 before becoming a Channel 4 television hit?

Whose Line Is It Anyway?. Image shows from L to R: Clive Anderson, Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie, Neil Mullarkey, Greg Proops. Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.
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