British Comedy Quiz

Quiz 164

You might think we made up that question about Ricky Gervais - but it was a real fight.

1: Which show had a character called Bubbles DeVere?

2: In The Goodies, what colour t-shirt would Bill Oddie often wear?

The Goodies. Image shows from L to R: Tim (Tim Brooke-Taylor), Bill (Bill Oddie), Graeme (Graeme Garden).

3: In Goodnight Sweetheart, what is the name of Gary Sparrow's shop that sells Second World War memorabilia?

Goodnight Sweetheart. Image shows from L to R: Yvonne Sparrow (Emma Amos), Gary Sparrow (Nicholas Lyndhurst), Phoebe Sparrow (Elizabeth Carling). Copyright: Alomo Productions / BBC.

4: How many series did Ever Decreasing Circles run for?

Ever Decreasing Circles. Image shows from L to R: Martin Bryce (Richard Briers), Paul Ryman (Peter Egan), Ann Bryce (Penelope Wilton). Copyright: BBC.

5: Here's a picture of 1980s undertaker sitcom In Loving Memory. Who is behind the black box?

In Loving Memory.

6: In 2002, 5.5 million viewers tuned in to watch Ricky Gervais in a boxing match. He was fighting the husband of which TV personality?

Image shows from L to R: Grant Bovey, Ricky Gervais.

7: Which decade would you associate with the sitcom Life With The Lyons?

8: Which of these sitcoms has NEVER won a BAFTA?

9: What band is stand-up John Robins borderline obsessed with?

John Robins. Copyright: Idil Sukan.

10: Which sitcom does this synopsis describe? "The world is about to turn on its head for the Milburns when Russell is made redundant. While he stays at home and minds baby Emma, his wife, Penny goes back to her old job."


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