Entertainment Quizzes – Our bank of ready-made pub quizzes on the topic of entertainment.

bingo quiz

Quiz 159 – Round 4 – Bingo Calls

This week we have a bingo quiz. For which numbers would the following traditional bingo calls be used?

1. Knock at the door


2. Dancing Queen


3. Time for tea


4. Heaven’s gate


5. Two little ducks


6. Buckle my shoe


7. Nearly there


8. Valentine’s day


9. Young and keen


10. Tom Mix



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Festivals Quiz

Quiz 154 – Round 4 – Festivals

Festivals Quiz – In which counties are/were the following festivals held?

 1. Glastonbury


 2. Reading Festival


 3. Sidmouth Folk Festival


 4. Aldeburgh Festival of Music and Arts


5. Global Gathering (UK location)


 6. Twinwood Festival


 7. Brecon Jazz Festival

 County of Powys (previously Brecknockshire)

 8. Download Festival


 9. Clarence Park Festival

 West Yorkshire

10. Boardmasters Festival



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Quiz 68 – Round 3 – Entertainment

1. On which David Bowie album was the track ‘Life on Mars?’ originally found?

Hunky Dory

2. Which actress played Mrs Featherstone in ‘Open All Hours’?

Stephanie Cole

3. In the film version of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’, due to be released in 2015, which actor plays the role of Christian Grey?

Jamie Dornan

4. In which US TV series did Kiefer Sutherland play the character of Jack Bauer?


5. How many seasons of the hit US comedy ‘Friends’ were made?


6. What is the surname of Katrina, of Katrina and the Waves?


7. Which nationality was the composer Frederick Chopin?


8. Who released the 2015 album ‘Uptown Special’?

Mark Ronson

9. Which band consists of three brothers and a cousin, all with the surname Followill?

Kings of Leon

10. Which two actors played ‘Alfie’ in the 1966 and 2004 films of the same name?

Michael Caine and Jude Law





Catchphrase Quiz

Quiz 68 – Round 4 – Catchphrases

Catchphrase quiz – To whom do/did the following catchphrases belong?

1. “A real bobby-dazzler.”

David Dickinson

2. “I mean that most sincerely, folks.”

Hughie Green

3. “Shut that door!”

Larry Grayson

4. “Just like that.”

Tommy Cooper

5. “I’ve started so I’ll finish.”

Magnus Magnusson

6. “What’s your name and where do you come from?”

Cilla Black

7. “…and on that bombshell…”

Jeremy Clarkson

8. “Let’s hear your buzzers.”

Stephen Fry (QI)

9. “Which is better…  There’s only one way to find out… fight!”

Harry Hill

10. “Bear with, bear with…”

Miranda Hart


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TV Catchphrases Quiz

Quiz 55 – Round 3 – Entertainment

TV catchphrases quiz – From which TV programme do these catchphrases come?

1. “Ooh, you are awful, but I like you!”

The Dick Emery Show

2. “Smoke me a kipper, I’ll be back for breakfast.”

Red Dwarf

3. “Cowabunga!”

Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles

4. “I’m the only gay in the village.”

Little Britain

5. “Ooh, I could crush a grape!”


6. “Permission to speak, Sir!”

Dad’s Army

7. “Suits you, Sir!”

The Fast Show

8. “Bernie, the bolt, please!”

The Golden Shot

9. “Shut that door!”

The Generation Game

10. “Yada, yada, yada.”


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Quiz 46 – Round 3 – Entertainment

This round is all about common myths, old wives’ tales and superstitions.

1. According to myth, what effect is eating the crusts on your bread supposed to have on your hair?

Make it go curly

2. Eating which vegetable apparently helps you to see in the dark?


3. Dreams from which night should never be told on a Saturday?

Friday night

4. How many magpies represent silver, according to the superstitious rhyme?


5. Through which part of your body is it sometimes said you lose most of your body heat?

Your head

6. What does an itchy right palm represent?

Receiving money

7. Why do some people throw salt over their shoulder?

To blind the devil

8. Eating which food before bed is supposed to give you nightmares?


9. How many years of bad luck is one supposed to receive after breaking a mirror?


10. What should you eat and how often should you eat it in order to keep the doctor away?

An apple a day





Quiz 36 – Round 4 – Children’s Entertainment

1. What type of animal is Beatrix Potter’s ‘Miss Moppet’?


2. Who lived at 29 Acacia Road, Nuttytown?


3. Gudrun Ure played which television character with super powers in the 80s?


4. Lyra, Brendan, Red and Kris are characters from which television and game series?


5. In a traditional ‘Punch and Judy’ show, what is the name of Mr Punch’s dog?


6. Which of the Teletubbies was green?


7. Keith Harris had a top ten hit in 1982 – what was the song called?

Orville’s Song

8. Who wrote the original series of ‘Young Bond’ spy novels for teens?

Charlie Higson

9. The CBeebies show about a small girl who lives with her family on the fictitious and remote Scottish island of Struay is known as Katie… what?


10. Who was the first female presenter of Blue Peter?

Leila Williams





Quiz 33 – Round 3 – Entertainment

This round is a catch phrases quiz – To whom can these famous catchphrases be attributed? In all cases we want the real name of the person whose voice you hear, not character name.

1. “Am I bovvered?”

Catherine Tate

2. “Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into.”

Oliver Hardy

3. “Computer says no.”

David Walliams (Little Britain)

4. “What you talkin’ ’bout, Willis?”

Gary Coleman (Different Strokes)

5. “Eat my shorts.”

Nancy Cartwright (As Bart Simpson)

6. “Book ’em, Danno.”

Jack Lord (As Steve McGarrett in ‘Hawaii Five-O’)

7. “It’s all done in the best possible taste!”

Kenny Everett

8. “Drink! Feck! Arse!”

Frank Kelly (As Father Jack Hackett in ‘Father Ted’)

9. “Back of the net!”

Steve Coogan (As Alan Partridge)

10. “You dirty old man!”

Harry H. Corbett (As Harold Steptoe in ‘Steptoe and Son’)


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Quiz 22 – Round 2 – Entertainment

Which fictional detective was accompanied by each of these sidekicks?

1. Captain Arthur Hastings

Hercule Poirot

2. Inspector Mike Burden

Inspector Wexford (Chief Inspector Reginald Wexford)

3. Geoffrey Shorecross

Hetty Wainthropp

4. Archie Goodwin

Nero Wolfe

5. Martin (Marty) Hopkirk

Jeffrey Randall (Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased))

6. Doctor John H. Watson

Sherlock Holmes

7. Bunter

Lord Peter Wimsey

8. Detective Sergeant George Carter

Detective Inspector Jack Regan (The Sweeney)

9. Inspector Robert ‘Robbie’ Lewis

Inspector Morse

10. DS Siobhan Clarke

Detective Inspector Rebus (Ian Rankin novels)





Quiz 16 – Round 3 – Entertainment

Can you identify the original film in the series, by the title or subtitle of the sequel? For an example of a subtitled film, ‘Dead Man’s Chest’ is the subtitle of the 2nd film in the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ series, the full title being ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest’. Some films just have a totally different title for the 2nd film.

Remember that the answer is always the first film in the series.

1. Pig In The City


2. Lost In New York

Home Alone

3. The Cradle Of Life

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

4. New Moon


5. The Lost World

Jurassic Park

6. A Shot In The Dark

The Pink Panther

7. Herbie Rides Again

The Love Bug

8. Cruise Control


9. The Meltdown

Ice Age

10. The New Batch






Quiz 14 – Round 2 – Entertainment

1. “Just the one, Mrs Wembley” was a catchphrase from a British sitcom starring Dennis Waterman from the early 1990s; but what was it called?

On The Up

2. ‘Il Divo’ consists of four members of different nationalities – which four countries do they hail from?

Spain (Carlos Marìn), USA (David Miller), France (Sébastien Izambard) and Switzerland (Urs Bühler)

3. Which actress won the 2012 series of ‘I’m A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here’?

Charlie Brooks

4. ‘How D’Ya Like Your Eggs In The Morning’ was featured in which 1951 musical?

Rich, Young and Pretty

 5. In which television quiz show, hosted by Paul Daniels, did 3 sets of married contestants compete against each other to win time for their final round.

Every Second Counts

6. The 1970s children’s television character ‘Mr Benn’ lived at which address?

52 Festive Road

7. And which 1980s television cartoon super hero lived at 29 Acacia Road?


8. Which member of ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ left the series in 2011 and soon afterwards became runner up in ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here’?

Mark Wright

9. Who is the host of ITV dating show ‘Take Me Out’?

Paddy McGuinness

10. Which British rock band is fronted by Matthew Bellamy?






Famous Catchphrases

Quiz 5 – Round 3 – Entertainment

This week’s entertainment round is all about famous catchphrases. In each case we want the real name of the person who said it – so in the case of a TV show catchphrase, we want the name of the actor and not the character.

1. ‘You stupid boy!’

Arthur Lowe (Captain Mainwaring in ‘Dad’s Army’)

2. ‘How tickled I am.’

Ken Dodd

3. ‘Ying tong iddle i po.’

Harry Secombe (As Neddie Seagoon in ‘The Goons’)

4. ‘And now for something completely different.’

John Cleese (Monty Python)

5. ‘During the war…’

Buster Merryfield (As Uncle Albert in ‘Only Fools and Horses’)

6. ‘No…no…no…yes!’

Trevor Peacock (As Jim Trott in ‘The Vicar of Dibley’)

7. ‘Go on, go on, go on, go on, go on.’

Pauline McLynn (As Mrs Doyle in ‘Father Ted’)

8. ‘Say what you see.’

Roy Walker (Catchphrase)

9. ‘Start the fans please.’

Richard O’Brien (The Crystal Maze)

10. ‘If the answer’s there, I’ll give you the money myself.’

Les Dennis (Family Fortunes)


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