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The British Comedy Quiz

Quiz 314

Hercules Grytpype Thynne continues to test us with a wide range of comedy topics.

1. What was the music that Eric played all the right notes, but not necessarily in the right order, in the now legendary M&W sketch with Andre Previn?

The Morecambe & Wise Show. Image shows from L to R: Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Andre Previn. Copyright: BBC

2. Mel Smith plays a struggling writer in Colin's Sandwich, but has a day job to make ends meet. Where did he work?

Colin's Sandwich. Colin Watkins (Mel Smith). Copyright: BBC

3. Who played Peter Barnes in A Sharp Intake Of Breath?

4. What did Hancock call his masterpiece statue he was working on in his bedsit, in The Rebel?

The Rebel

5. Who was the star of It's A Square World, the 1960s comedy sketch show which included news from the 'eight corners of the world'?

6. ITV's Do Not Adjust Your Set broadcast in 1967 with Terry Jones, Michael Palin, David Jason and Eric Idle, but who is the very funny lady in the photograph?

Do Not Adjust Your Set

7. Whose catchphrase was "You (just) wouldn't let it lie", when someone resurrected, say, a grudge or moan?

8. Where was Stan Laurel born?

Stan Laurel

9. What was the name of the band that had a No.1 hit in 1987 with the spoof Star Trekkin song and animation?

10. What was Tim Vine's character name in Not Going Out?

Not Going Out. Image shows left to right: Tim (Tim Vine), Lucy (Sally Bretton), Daisy (Katy Wix), Lee (Lee Mack)

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