TV and Film

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TV and Film Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 160 – Round 5 – TV and Film

1. Who played Phileas Fogg in the 2004 film comedy version of ‘Around the World in 80 Days’?

Steve Coogan

2. Similarly, who played Phileas Fogg in the 1956 film version?

David Niven

3. Which actor plays the character of Ric Griffin in ‘Holby City’?

Hugh Quarshie

4. How many contestants are on each team in ‘University Challenge’?


5. What was the real name of ‘The Saint’, as featured in a series of books by Leslie Charteris and a 1960s TV series starring Roger Moore?

Simon Templar

6. Who is the alter ego of Scott Lang, as featured in the 2015 and 2018 Marvel films?


7. Which child actress played Susan Walker in the 1994 film version of ‘Miracle on 34th Street’, Matilda in the 1996 film version of Roald Dahl’s book of the same name and Natalie Hillard in Mrs Doubtfire?

Mara Wilson

8. In which English seaside town was ‘Fawlty Towers’ set?


9. In which 2016 science fiction romance film did characters portrayed by Chris Pratt and Jennifer Lawrence become the only two people to be awakened early on a spaceship full of individuals in hibernation pods?


10. Name three people who have played Spiderman in live-action films.

Three of: Nicholas Hammond, Tobey Maguire, Andrew Garfield, Tom Holland

Dancing on Ice 2019 Quiz

Quiz 159 – Round 2 – Dancing on Ice 2019

Dancing on Ice 2019 Quiz – Can you name the professional partners of the following celebrities on this year’s ‘Dancing on Ice’? First names will suffice.

1. Brian McFadden

Alex (Murphy)

2. Gemma Collins

Matt (Evers)

3. James Jordan

Alexandra (Shuman)

4. Jane Danson

Sylvain (Longchambon)

5. Mark Little

Brianne (Delcourt)

6. Saara Alto

Hamish (Gaman)

7. Richard Blackwood

Carlotta (Edwards)

8. Saira Khan

Mark (Hanretty)

9. Ryan Sidebottom

Brandee (Malto)

10. Melody Thornton

Alexander (Demetriou)


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US Sitcoms Quiz

Quiz 157 – Round 2 – US Sitcoms

US Sitcoms Quiz. Who played…?

1. Phoebe Buffay in ‘Friends’?

Lisa Kudrow

2. Carla Tortelli in ‘Cheers’?

Rhea Perlman

3. Grace Adler in ‘Will & Grace’?

Debra Messing

4. Samantha Stevens in ‘Bewitched’?

Elizabeth Montgomery

5. Dr. Niles Crane in ‘Frasier’?

David Hyde Pierce

6. Sophia Petrillo in ‘The Golden Girls’?

Estelle Getty

7. Leonard Hofstadter in ‘The Big Bang Theory’?

Johnny Galecki

8. Jay Pritchett in ‘Modern Family’?

Ed O’Neill

9. Marshall Eriksen in ‘How I Met Your Mother’?

Jason Segel

10. Richie Cunningham in ‘Happy Days’?

Ron Howard






Quiz 153 – Round 4 – Anagrams

The following are all anagrams of TV sitcoms.

1. Menu Doubter


2. Enter the Newbies

The Inbetweeners

3. The Bored Affairs

Birds of a Feather

4. Advancing Yeast

Gavin and Stacey

5. Touting Goon

Not Going Out

6. Torched Wit

The IT Crowd

7. Coffee Hit

The Office

8. Theft Dare

Father Ted

9. Drained Lines


10. Botched Evil Fairy

The Vicar of Dibley






Game Shows Quiz

Quiz 153 – Round 6 – Game Shows

Game shows quiz – Which UK TV game shows have been hosted by each of the celebrities listed?

1. Nicky Campbell, Bradley Walsh, John Leslie and Paul Hendy

Wheel of Fortune

2. Bruce Forsyth, Larry Grayson, Jim Davidson and Mel Giedroyc & Sue Perkins

The Generation Game

3. Terry Wogan, Les Dawson, Lily Savage and David Walliams

Blankety Blank

4. Roy Walker, Nick Weir, Mark Curry and Stephen Mulhern


5. Chris Tarrant and Jeremy Clarkson

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

6. Richard O’Brien, Ed Tudor-Pole, Stephen Merchant and Richard Ayoade

The Crystal Maze

7. Bamber Gascoigne and Jeremy Paxman

University Challenge

8. William G. Stewart, Adam Hills and Sandi Toksvig

Fifteen to One

9. Leslie Crowther, Bob Warman, Bruce Forsyth, Joe Pasquale and Alan Carr

The Price is Right

10. Bob Monkhouse, Max Bygraves, Les Dennis and Andy Collins

Family Fortunes (The Vernon Kay version is entitled ‘All Star Family Fortunes’ and is a celebrity revival, so is therefore not entirely the same as the original)


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TV Narrators Quiz

Quiz 152 – Round 2 – TV

TV narrators quiz – Who narrates/narrated the following UK TV shows?

1. Love Island

Iain Stirling

2. Big Brother

Marcus Bentley

3. Blind Date (Since Paul O’Grady took over as host)

Melanie Sykes

4. Come Dine with Me

Dave Lamb

5. W1A

David Tennant

6. Meerkat Manor

Bill Nighy

7. Who Do You Think You Are?

Mark Strong

8. Pineapple Dance Studios

Michael Buerke

9. Eat Well for Less

Liza Tarbuck

10. Dragons’ Den

Evan Davis


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Reality TV Quiz

Quiz 151 – Round 4 – Reality TV

Reality TV Quiz – In which reality TV shows did these celebrities first make their names?

1. Gemma Collins

The Only Way is Essex

2. Katie Hopkins

The Apprentice

3. Charlotte Crosby

Geordie Shore

4. Spencer Matthews

Made in Chelsea

5. Ben Fogle

Castaway 2000

6. Alison Hammond

Big Brother

7. Ampika Pickston

The Real Housewives of Cheshire

8. Will Young

Pop Idol

9. Lee Mead

Any Dream Will Do

10. Levi Roots

Dragons’ Den


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TV and Film Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 149 – Round 5 – TV and Film

1. Which Australian actor plays the title character of Thor in the recent Marvel film series and the Avengers films?

Chris Hemsworth

2. Who directed the first two films in the ‘Home Alone’ series?

Chris Columbus

3. In which year was ‘Coronation Street’ first broadcast?


4. The car in the TV series ‘Knight Rider’ was called KITT – but what did KITT stand for in the original series?

Knight Industries Two Thousand

5. Which three celebrities are new to the ‘Great British Bake Off’ (either as a presenter or a judge) since its move to Channel 4?

Noel Fielding, Sandi Toksvig and Prue Leith

6. The 1986 novel ‘It’ by Stephen King was turned into a film in 2017. What is the name of the clown?


7. What is the name of the character played by Sean Bean in ‘Game of Thrones’?

Eddard “Ned” Stark

8. Which Netflix original crime drama’s first two seasons are based on the story of Columbian drug lord Pablo Escobar?


9. Who won ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ in June 2018?

Lost Voice Guy (real name Lee Ridley)

10. What was the name of the pub frequented in ‘Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps’?

The Archer




Sitcom Characters Quiz

Quiz 148 – Round 6 – Sitcoms

Sitcom characters quiz – We will give you a list of three characters from a well-known sitcom. All you need to do is name the sitcom.

1. Hugo Horton, Jim Trott and Geraldine Granger

The Vicar of Dibley

2. James Twelvetrees, Alf Stokes and Ivy Teasdale

You Rang, M’Lord

3. Yvette Carte-Blanche, Lieutenant Hubert Gruber and Officer Crabtree

‘Allo ‘Allo

4. Roy Trenneman, Maurice Moss and Jen Barber

The IT Crowd

5. Caroline Wheatley, Laura West and Charlie Burrows

The Upper Hand

6. Tracey Stubbs, Sharon Theodopolopodous and Dorien Green

Birds of a Feather

7. Bren, Dolly and Jean


8. George Dent, Sally Smedley and Gus Hedges

Drop the Dead Donkey

9. David Brent, Tim Canterbury and Gareth Keenan

The Office

10. Audrey fforbes-Hamilton, Richard DeVere and Marjory Frobisher

To the Manor Born


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TV Sponsors Quiz

Quiz 146 – Round 2 – Sponsors

TV sponsors quiz – Which companies sponsor these shows in 2018?

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Please note – these sponsors were checked carefully at the time of publishing (30th April 2018) but please check them again if using in the future as sponsors change frequently.

1. Coronation Street

2. Saturday Night Takeaway


3. Britain’s Got Talent


4. Emmerdale


5. Dancing on Ice

6. Countdown

Gala Bingo

7. Made in Chelsea


8. Benidorm

on the

9. This Morning

10. Gogglebox



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Film Characters Quiz

Quiz 144 – Round 2 – Film

Film characters quiz – Who played these iconic film characters?

1. Ellen Ripley in the ‘Alien’ series.

Sigourney Weaver

2. ‘Doc’ Emmett Brown in the ‘Back to the Future’ series.

Christopher Lloyd

3. John McClane in the ‘Die Hard’ series.

Bruce Willis

4. Katniss Everdeen in ‘The Hunger Games’ series.

Jennifer Lawrence

5. Michael Corleone in the ‘Godfather’ series.

Al Pacino

6. Rick Blaine in ‘Casablanca’ (1942)

Humphrey Bogart

7. Princess Leia in the original ‘Star Wars’ series.

Carrie Fisher

8. Jeffrey ‘The Dude’ Lebowski in ‘The Big Lebowski’ (1998)

Jeff Bridges

9. Peter Venkman in ‘Ghostbusters’ (1984)

Bill Murray

10. Atticus Finch in ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ (1962)

Gregory Peck


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Film Directors Pub Quiz

Quiz 143 – Round 4 – Film Directors

Film directors pub quiz questions – Below are some of the most famous films of all time, but can you tell us who directed them?

1. Jaws (1975)

Steven Spielberg

2. Gone with the Wind (1939)

Victor Fleming

3. Titanic (1997)

James Cameron

4. Star Wars (1977)

George Lucas

5. The Exorcist (1973)

William Friedkin

6. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001)

Chris Columbus

7. Doctor Zhivago (1965)

David Lean

8. Taxi Driver (1976)

Martin Scorsese

9. Pulp Fiction (1994)

Quentin Tarantino

10. A Clockwork Orange (1971)

Stanley Kubrick


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TV and Film Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 142 – Round 3 – TV and Film

1. Which film won the ‘Best Picture’ Oscar in the 90th Academy Awards on 4th March 2018?

The Shape of Water

2. Which American actress’s roles have included the characters of Paulette in ‘Legally Blonde’ and Stifler’s Mum in the ‘American Pie’ films?

Jennifer Coolidge

3. Which Victoria Wood musical tells the story of Tubby and Enid, played by Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton in the television adaptation?

That Day We Sang

4. Which English stand-up comedian and presenter narrates the E4 show ‘Celebs Go Dating’?

Rob Beckett

5. What is the name of the Assistant Director of the FBI who supervises the ‘X-Files’ and is played by Mitch Pileggi?

Walter Skinner

6. What was the name of the fictional town which featured in the BBC comedy series ‘The League of Gentleman’?

Royston Vasey

7. Which 2018 Channel 4 mini-series starred Sarah Lancashire as the social worker Miriam Grayson?


8. What was the name of the character played by Hugh Grant in the ‘Bridget Jones’ films?

Daniel Cleaver

9. Which Kay Mellor drama, which ran over 3 series, told the stories of three different workplace lottery wins?

The Syndicate

10. Which ‘X-Men’ character is played by both Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy?

Professor Charles Xavier (Professor X)





Sitcom Characters Quiz

Quiz 141 – Round 4 – Sitcoms

Sitcom Characters Quiz – Can you name the character played by these actors in the sitcoms listed?

1. Wendy Craig in ‘Butterflies’

Ria Parkinson

2. Annette Crosbie in ‘One Foot in the Grave’

Margaret Meldrew

3. Paul Nicholas in ‘Just Good Friends’

Vince Pinner

4. Paul Eddington in ‘The Good Life’

Jerry Leadbetter

5. Kathy Burke in ‘Gimme Gimme Gimme’

Linda La Hughes

6. Martin Freeman in ‘The Office’

Tim Canterbury

7. Roger Lloyd Pack in ‘The Vicar of Dibley’

Owen Newitt

8. Richard Ayoade in ‘The IT Crowd’

Maurice Moss

9. Clive Dunn in ‘Dad’s Army’

Lance Corporal Jack Jones

10. Richard Beckinsale in ‘Porridge’

Lennie Godber


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TV Presenters Quiz

Quiz 140 – Round 6 – TV Presenters

TV Presenters Quiz – In this quiz we will give you the name of a UK television show and you need to tell us the name of the presenter or presenters. We will let you know if we are expecting two names instead of one.

1. For the Love of Dogs

Paul O’Grady

2. Secret Eaters

Anna Richardson

3. The Chase

Bradley Walsh

4. Take Me Out

Paddy McGuinness

5. Grand Designs

Kevin McCloud

6. Dragon’s Den

Evan Davis

7. The Hotel Inspector

Alex Polizzi (Previously Ruth Watson so accept this answer also)

8. Location, Location, Location (two presenters)

Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer

9. 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Jimmy Carr

10. Eat Well for Less (two presenters)

Gregg Wallace and Chris Bavin


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TV and Film Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

Quiz 139 – Round 3 – TV and Film

TV and Film Pub Quiz Questions and Answers

1. Which former ‘Coronation Street’ actress plays ‘Doctor Foster’ in the BBC drama series of the same name?

Suranne Jones

2. Which Agatha Christie detective novel has been adapted into a new 2017 film directed by and starring Kenneth Branagh?

Murder on the Orient Express

3. Name three people who have hosted the UK quiz show ‘Mastermind’.

Any three of: Magnus Magnusson, Peter Snow, Clive Anderson and John Humphrys

4. Which historical character is portrayed by David Mitchell in the BBC2 comedy series ‘Upstart Crow’?

William Shakespeare

5. Which actor’s film roles have included Mr Brown in the 2014 film version of ‘Paddington’ and Mr Rushworth in ‘Mansfield Park’?

Hugh Bonneville

6. Who got pushed into the Thames and disappeared, presumed dead, in ‘Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie’ (2014)?

Kate Moss

7. Which short-lived 1990s soap opera told the story of ex-pats living in the fictional town of Los Barcos in Spain?


8. What was the surname of Polly, the long-suffering waitress and general assistant at ‘Fawlty Towers’?


9. Which actress played Cath Hardacre, a nurse who posed as her doctor friend Ally Sutton, in the 2017 BBC drama ‘Trust Me’?

Jodie Whittaker

10. Which former ‘Bergerac’ actress played Rosa di Marco in EastEnders between 1998 and 2000?

Louise Jameson



TV Characters

Quiz 138 – Round 4 – TV Characters

TV characters quiz – What was the name of the character played by the following actors in the UK TV series listed?

1. Rosie Marcel in ‘Holby City’

Jac Naylor

2. Jimmy Nail in ‘Auf Wiedersehen, Pet’

Oz Osborne

3. Kris Marshall in ‘Death in Paradise’

DI Humphrey Goodman

4. John Nettles in ‘Midsummer Murders’

DCI Tom Barnaby

5. Ian McKellan in ‘Vicious’

Freddie Thornhill

6. Simon Bird in ‘The Inbetweeners’

Will McKenzie

7. Leticia Dean in ‘EastEnders’

Sharon Watts/Mitchell/Rickman

8. Todd Carty in ‘Grange Hill’

Peter ‘Tucker’ Jenkins

9. Gwyneth Strong in ‘Only Fools and Horses’

Cassandra Trotter/Parry

10. Lorraine Chase in ‘Worzel Gummidge’

Dolly Clothes-Peg


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Films with ghost in title

Halloween Quiz 3 – Round 3 – TV and Film

This Halloween quiz round is all about films with ghost in the title.

1. What was the name of the charlatan psychic played by Whoopi Goldberg in the hit 1990 film ‘Ghost’?

Oda Mae Brown

2. Which film series had a fourth movie called ‘Ghost Protocol’?

Mission Impossible

3. Can you name any two of the four actors who played the original ‘Ghostbusters’ in the 1984 film?

Any two of: Bill Murray, Dan Akroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson (Ernie Hudson was their first recruit so we have included him in the list, although he was not a ‘Ghostbuster’ at the beginning of the film)

4. And can you name any two of the four actresses who starred in the 2016 remake?

Any two of: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones (Jones played the same role as Ernie Hudson – see above)

5. Which 2008 film stars Ricky Gervais as a dentist who can see and talk to ghosts?

Ghost Town

6. Which actor stars in ‘Ghosts of Girlfriends Past’, a 2009 American romantic comedy film based on Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’?

Matthew McConaughey

7. Which 2007 action film stars Nicolas Cage as stunt motorcyclist Johnny Blaze?

Ghost Rider

8. Which 1947 film stars Gene Tierney as the young widow Lucy Muir who moves away to a seaside cottage to find the deceased former owner (Rex Harrison) haunting the house?

The Ghost and Mrs Muir

9. Which 2010 Roman Polanski film stars Pierce Brosnan as former Prime Minister Adam Long and Ewan McGregor who is hired to finish his memoirs?

The Ghost Writer

10. A 1999 Scooby-Doo! Film has the word ghost in the title – what is it called?

Scooby-Doo and the Witch’s Ghost





TV Theme Lyrics

Quiz 134 – Round 4 – TV and Film

TV theme lyrics quiz. Below you will find the opening lyrics to a selection of TV theme tunes. Can you identify the programme?

1. “Making your way in the world today takes everything you’ve got.”


2. “Our whole universe was in a hot, dense state.”

Big Bang Theory

3. “Thank you for being a friend.”

The Golden Girls

4. “Gotta get up, gotta get out.”


5. “It’s alright, it’s ok, it doesn’t really matter if you’re old and grey.”

New Tricks

6. “Now this is a story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down.”

The Fresh Prince of Bel Air

7. “So no-one told you life was gonna be this way.”


8. “It seems today that all you see is violence in movies and sex on TV.”

Family Guy

9. “They’re creepy and they’re kooky…”

The Addams Family

10. “Stick a pony in me pocket.”

Only Fools and Horses


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TV Characters Quiz

Quiz 133 – Round 2 – TV and Film

TV Characters quiz – Below is a list of TV programmes, the names of which describe the group of people who star in it. Can you tell us all of the first names of the main group of characters? We have given how many names we are looking for in brackets.

1. Friends (6)

Joey, Chandler, Ross, Rachel, Monica and Phoebe

2. The Golden Girls (4)

Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and Sophia

3. The Likely Lads (2)

Terry and Bob

4. The IT Crowd (3)

Maurice, Roy and Jen

5. The Young Ones (4)

Vyvyan, Rick, Neil and Mike

6. Birds of a Feather (3)

Sharon, Tracey and Dorien

7. Dinnerladies (5 – Dinnerladies only)

Bren, Dolly, Jean, Twinkle and Anita

8. Men Behaving Badly (2)

Gary and Tony (Dermot was Gary’s original flatmate in the first series, so accept also Gary and Dermot)

9. The Simpsons (5)

Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa and Maggie

10. Two and a Half Men (3)

Charlie, Alan and Jake (Later series had a different cast – accept also ‘Walden, Alan and Jake’)


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