British Comedy Quiz

Quiz 8

We wrote this week's quiz whilst in the heat... so a couple of the questions have a holiday/sun link.

1: How many series did Last Of The Summer Wine run for?

Last Of The Summer Wine. Image shows from L to R: William 'Compo' Simmonite (Bill Owen), Herbert 'Truly' Truelove (Frank Thornton), Norman Clegg (Peter Sallis). Copyright: BBC.

2: Which double act has hosted The Now Show on Radio 4 since the 1990s?

3: Which of these titles is a spin-off from On the Buses?

On The Buses. Image shows from L to R: Inspector Blake (Stephen Lewis), Stan Butler (Reg Varney), Jack Harper (Bob Grant). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

4: Would I Lie To You? is hosted by Rob Brydon. But who presented the first two series?

5: ITV sitcom Benidorm has ended after 10 series. What was the surname of the family headed up by Steve Pemberton and Siobhan Finneran?

Name this family

6: Who currently hosts Radio 5 Live's sports-based panel show Fighting Talk?

7: What was the surname of Jessica Hynes until 2007?

Jack & Dean Of All Trades. Marv (Jessica Hynes).

8: Who starred as Nellie Pledge in Nearest And Dearest?

9: Which sitcom is this behind-the-scenes picture from?

Which comedy?

10: Who hosted BBC Two's short-lived improv show Fast And Loose?

Bonus harder questions

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