British Comedy Quiz

Quiz 78

We'll start off with some easier questions, but they get harder...

1: Select the sitcom in which two of the lead performers have knighthoods.

2: In The Thick Of It, whom does Malcolm Tucker insult with "You're a f***ing omnishambles, that's what you are!"? It happens when this character claims to be 'claustrophobic' and therefore never uses lifts.

The Thick Of It. Malcolm Tucker (Peter Capaldi). Copyright: BBC.

3: Which musical group did Angus Deayton, Michael Fenton Stevens and Philip Pope famously spoof?

4: Who provides the voice of Danger Mouse in CBBC's reboot?

Danger Mouse. Copyright: FremantleMedia.

5: Which comedy featured regular characters called Brenda, Petula and Dolly?

6: In the swimming pool scene in The Return Of The Pink Panther, Inspector Clouseau ogles a woman as she is about to dive. What happens next?

The Return Of The Pink Panther.

7: Who connects the shows Friday Night Dinner, Toast Of London and Bromwell High?

8: In Gavin & Stacey, what food does Doris refuse to make, claiming 'People don't want it, Gwen!'?

Gavin & Stacey. Image shows from L to R: Doris (Margaret John), Gwen (Melanie Walters). Copyright: Baby Cow Productions.

9: The QI elves on the podcast No Such Thing As A Fish are Andrew Hunter Murray, Anna Ptaszysnki, Dan Schreiber and...

10: What is the nickname of Private Montague Bisley, played by Alfie Bass, in ITV sitcom The Army Game?

The Army Game. Copyright: Granada Television.

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