Quiz answers: August  1 | How did you do? © Dave / Lesley Martin

Quiz answers: August 1

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1.Which milestone birthday is the Fringe celebrating this year?
70th

2. Who is the only comedian to have won the ‘Joke of the Fringe’ award twice?
Tim Vine, pictured

3. Which Tom Stoppard tragicomedy made its premiere during the Fringe in 1966?
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

4. What type of animal graced the cover of last year’s official Fringe programme?
An owl (leather clad)

5. Which legendary stand up has a series of awards named after him, including ‘Act Most Likely to Make a Million Quid' and ‘The Cunning Stunt Award’?​
Malcolm Hardee

6. Which Scottish company took over the sponsorship of the Edinburgh Comedy Awards after Perrier pulled out after 25 years?
Intelligent Finance

7. Which Fringe venue did Christopher Richardson set up?
The Pleasance

8. In 2007 Ricky Gervais performed his show ‘Fame’ at the Castle Tattoo arena to 8,000 people. Which charity did he donate the profits to?
Macmillan Cancer Support

9. Celebrating its 14th year at the Fringe, which cabaret show promises ‘sexy hosts, awesome comedians and gratuitous nudity’?
Spank!

10. Stuart Goldsmith famously had his advertising censored by Fringe officials in 2012, what was the title of his show that caused so much offence?
Prick (or Pr!ck as it was changed to)

Published: 1 Jul 2017

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