British Comedy Quiz

Quiz 55

Here's some more questions to try, and don't forget the cryptic one after the answers.

1: What was the name of the hotel in Benidorm?

Benidorm. Image shows from L to R: Jacqueline Stewart (Janine Duvitski), Donald Stewart (Kenny Ireland), Janice Garvey (Siobhan Finneran), Mick Garvey (Steve Pemberton), Mateo (Jake Canuso), Joyce Temple Savage (Sherrie Hewson), Liam (Adam Gillen), Les / Lesley (Tim Healy), Madge (Sheila Reid), Michael Garvey (Oliver Stokes), Trudy (Michelle Butterly), Asa Elliott, Sam (Shelley Longworth), Gavin (Hugh Sachs), Noreen Maltby (Elsie Kelly), Kenneth (Tony Maudsley). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

2: Who starred alongside Martin Clunes in the first series of Men Behaving Badly, playing Dermot?

Men Behaving Badly. Copyright: Hartswood Films Ltd.

3: What was the name of the main character in Rev.?

Rev.. Rev Adam Smallbone (Tom Hollander). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

4: What model mechanoid is Kryten in Red Dwarf?

Red Dwarf. Kryten (Robert Llewellyn).

5: Which of these actors did NOT appear in the 2016 re-make of Are You Being Served?

6: The character of Rab C Nesbitt originally appeared in which sketch show?

Rab C. Nesbitt. Rab C. Nesbitt (Gregor Fisher). Copyright: The Comedy Unit.

7: Select the show Sarah Alexander has NOT had a starring role in.

Marley's Ghosts. Marley Wise (Sarah Alexander).

8: Which of these comedians is a winner of the BBC New Comedy Award?

9: What is the profession of Tom in Gimme Gimme Gimme?

Gimme Gimme Gimme. Image shows from L to R: Linda (Kathy Burke), Tom (James Dreyfus). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

10: What is the nickname of Stephen Merchant's character in The Office?

The Office. Image shows from L to R: Gareth Keenan (Mackenzie Crook), Tim Canterbury (Martin Freeman), Stephen Merchant, David Brent (Ricky Gervais), Dawn Tinsley (Lucy Davis). Copyright: BBC.


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