British Comedy Quiz

Quiz 119

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1: In which series of The IT Crowd did Richmond Avenal (Noel Fielding) first appear?

The IT Crowd. Richmond Avenal (Noel Fielding). Copyright: TalkbackThames.

2: George & Mildred was a spin-off from...

George & Mildred. Image shows from L to R: Mildred Roper (Yootha Joyce), George Roper (Brian Murphy). Copyright: Thames Television.

3: In Bottom, what is Eddie's middle name?

Bottom. Image shows from L to R: Eddie Hitler (Adrian Edmondson), Richie Richard (Rik Mayall). Copyright: BBC.

4: What stage name did Jo Brand use when she was starting out on the comedy circuit?

Jo Brand Through The Cakehole. Jo Brand. Copyright: Channel X.

5: Which double act would you most associate Vaun Earl Norman with?

Vaun Earl Norman.

6: Which of the below is NOT a cartoon strip in Viz?

Viz: An Unfeasibly Large Success.

7: Name the actor pictured here, who has appeared in many sitcoms and sketch shows.

Who is this?

8: Which of these film franchises started first?

9: Which sitcom is this picture linked to?

One Foot In The Grave. Copyright: BBC.

10: Hancock's Half Hour finished on BBC radio with an episode called The Impersonator. What year was this broadcast?

Hancock's Half Hour. Image shows from L to R: Alan Simpson, Anthony Aloysius St John Hancock (Tony Hancock), Ray Galton. Copyright: BBC.
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