British Comedy Quiz

Quiz 45

As always, you'll need to have consumed lots of comedy for a chance to get a great score of 8 or more.

1: In To The Manor Born, how did Richard DeVere make his money?

To The Manor Born. Image shows from L to R: Richard DeVere (Peter Bowles), Audrey fforbes-Hamilton (Penelope Keith). Copyright: BBC.

2: Which county was Only Fools And Horses spin-off The Green Green Grass set in?

The Green Green Grass. Image shows from L to R: Boycie (John Challis), Marlene Boyce (Sue Holderness). Copyright: Shazam Productions.

3: In what show would you find two central characters called Andy and Lance?

4: This note from BBC comedy script editor Ian Main was about which sitcom?

What is this about?

5: What was the name of Radio 4's sitcom about codebreakers?

Name this show

6: Paddington, Peep Show and Star Stories - which actor is linked to all three?

7: Which of these is NOT the title of a Sarah Millican DVD?

Sarah Millican: Outsider. Sarah Millican.

8: What was the name of Spike Milligan's third memoir?

Q. Spike Milligan. Copyright: BBC.

9: What can be found near Guest House Paradiso?

Guest House Paradiso. Image shows from L to R: Richard Twat (Rik Mayall), Eddie Ndingombaba (Adrian Edmondson).

10: How many series did they make of Drop The Dead Donkey?

Drop The Dead Donkey. Image shows from L to R: Sally Smedley (Victoria Wicks), George Dent (Jeff Rawle), Joy Merryweather (Susannah Doyle), Henry Davenport (David Swift), Gus Hedges (Robert Duncan), Dave Charnley (Neil Pearson), Damien Day (Stephen Tompkinson), Helen Cooper (Ingrid Lacey). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.


Supporters and subscribers get more

Additional content and tools are available across the site for Supporters and BCG Pro subscribers. On this page you can:

  • Get 5 extra questions, designed to particularly challenge dedicated comedy fans

Donate (for fans) BCG Pro

Already a donor or Pro user?