Quiz answers: May 1 | How did you do?

Quiz answers: May 1

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1. Which 2010 comedy movie was originally to be titled The Men from the Pru?
Cemetery Junction

2. What role did Buddy Ebsen have in the original TV series The Beverley Hillbillies?
Jed Clampett, pictured

3. The abbreviation TW3 stands for what popular TV show?
That Was The Week That Was

4. Mark Watson originally adopted what accent when performing his stand-up?

5. In the 1973 film starring Jim Dale and Spike Milligan, what was the name of the dog that became the biggest in the world?

6. In what subject did Professor Jeffrey Fairbrother have a degree in the series Hi-de-Hi?

7. Fenner's Fashions was the setting for which long running sitcom?
The Rag Trade

8. Charles Penrose is most famous for performing which song?
The Laughing Policeman

9. Who created the character Paddington Bear?
Michael Bond

10. What job have Stephen Mulhern, Michael Barrymore and Dave Allen all shared?
Butlins redcoats

Published: 1 May 2018

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