Quiz 281

Niki Walton has delivered another corking set of challenging questions here...

1. From the second episode onwards, who had the attic bedroom in the house shared by the main characters in The Young Ones?

The Young Ones. Image shows from L to R: Neil (Nigel Planer), Rick (Rik Mayall), Mike (Christopher Ryan), Vyvyan (Adrian Edmondson). Copyright: BBC

2. What position did Arnold Rimmer hold aboard Red Dwarf before the radiation leak?

Red Dwarf. Image shows left to right: Lister (Craig Charles), Rimmer (Chris Barrie)

3. Which Dad's Army television series character was recast for the 1971 film?

Dad's Army. Image shows from L to R: Lance Corporal Jones (Clive Dunn), Private Pike (Ian Lavender), Captain Mainwaring (Arthur Lowe), Sergeant Wilson (John Le Mesurier), Private Frazer (John Laurie), Private Godfrey (Arnold Ridley). Copyright: BBC

4. Which of these Channel 4 sitcoms premiered first?

5. In what year was radio comedy The News Huddlines first transmitted?

The News Huddlines. Roy Hudd

6. Sitcom writer Johnny Speight based his best-known creation Alf Garnett on…

Till Death Us Do Part. Alf Garnett (Warren Mitchell). Copyright: BBC

7. On what night of the week do the Comedy Store Players perform their long-running improvisation show?

The Comedy Store Players. Image shows from L to R: Richard Vranch, Neil Mullarkey, Lee Simpson, Josie Lawrence, Andy Smart

8. What was the main plot of the Only Fools And Horses episode Chain Gang?

Only Fools And Horses. Image shows from L to R: Uncle Albert (Buster Merryfield), Del (David Jason), Rodney (Nicholas Lyndhurst). Copyright: BBC

9. Aside from the original Python members, only two other people received writing credits for Monty Python's Flying Circus. One was Neil Innes, who was the other?

Monty Python's Flying Circus. Image shows from L to R: Terry Jones, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Michael Palin. Copyright: Python (Monty) Pictures Ltd

10. Name the 1980s sitcom which included Ronald Forfar, Pamela Power and Nick Conway among its ensemble cast.

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