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Q & A on UK TV and Radio show

UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE (BBC2)
Jeremy Paxman:  What is another name for ‘cherrypickers’ and ‘cheesemongers’?
Contestant:           Hömosexuals.
Jeremy Paxman:  No. They’re regiments in the British Army who will be very upset with you.

BEG, BORROW OR STEAL (BBC2)
Jamie Theakston:  Where do you think Cambridge University is?
Contestant:            Geography isn’t my strong point.
Jamie Theakston:  There’s a clue in the title.
Contestant:            Leicester?

BBC NORFOLK
Stewart White:  Who had a worldwide hit with What A Wonderful World?
Contestant:        I don’t know.
Stewart White:  I’ll give you some clues: what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow?
Contestant:       Arm
Stewart White:  Correct. And if you’re not weak, you’re…?
Contestant:       Strong.
Stewart White:  Correct – and what was Lord Mountbatten’s first name?
Contestant:       Louis
Stewart White: Well, there we are then. So who had a worldwide hit with the song What A Wonderful World?
Contestant:       Frank Sinatra?

LATE SHOW (BBC MIDLANDS )
Alex Trelinski:  What is the capital of Italy ?
Contestant:      France.
Trelinski:          France is another country. Try again.
Contestant:      Oh, um, Benidorm.
Trelinski:          Wrong, sorry, let’s try another question. In which country is the Parthenon?
Contestant:      Sorry, I don’t know.
Trelinski:          Just guess a country then.
Contestant:      Paris.

THE WEAKEST LINK (BBC2)
Anne Robinson: Oscar Wilde, Adolf Hitler and Jeffrey Archer have all written books about their experiences in what: – Prison, or the Conservative Party?
Contestant:         The Conservative Party.

BEACON RADIO ( WOLVERHAMPTON )
DJ Mark:                              For 10, what is the nationality of the Pope?
Ruth from Rowley Regis:    I think I know that one. Is it Jewish?

UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE
Bamber Gascoyne:  What was Gandhi’s first name?
Contestant:              Goosey?

GWR FM ( Bristol )
Presenter:   What happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963?
Contestant: I don’t know, I wasn’t watching it then.    

PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC RADIO?  MANCHESTER)
Phil:              What’s 11 squared?
Contestant:   I don’t know.
Phil:               I’ll give you a clue. It’s two ones with a two in the middle.
Contestant:   Is it five?

RICHARD AND JUDY
Richard:       Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman?
Contestant:  Forrest Gump.

RICHARD AND JUDY
Richard:       On which street did Sherlock Holmes live?
Contestant:  Er. … …
Richard:       He makes bread . . ..
Contestant:  Er .. ……
Richard:       He makes cakes . . ..
Contestant:  Kipling Street?

LINCS FM PHONE-IN
Presenter:    Which is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world?
Contestant:  Barcelona.
Presenter:    I was really after the name of a country.
Contestant:  I’m sorry, I don’t know the names of any countries in Spain.

NATIONAL LOTTERY (BBC1)
Question:    What is the world’s largest continent?
Contestant: The Pacific.

ROCK FM ( PRESTON )
Presenter:    Name a film starring Bob Hoskins that is also the name of a famous painting by Leonardo da Vinci.
Contestant:  Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

THE BIGGEST GAME IN TOWN (ITV)
Steve Le Fevre: What was signed, to bring World War I to an end in 1918?
Contestant:       Magna Carta?

JAMES O’BRIEN SHOW (LBC)
James O’Brien: How many kings of England have been called Henry?
Contestant:       Er, well, I know there was a Henry the Eighth … ER. ER … Three?

CHRIS SEARLE SHOW (BBC RADIO BRISTOL )
Chris Searle:  In which European country is Mount Etna ?
Caller:            Japan.
Chris Searle:  I did say which European country, so in case you didn’t hear that, I can let you try again.
Caller:            Er ……Mexico ?

PAUL WAPPAT (BBC RADIO NEWCASTLE )
Paul Wappat:                   How long did the Six-Day War between Egypt and Israel last?
Contestant (long pause): Fourteen days.

DARYL DENHAM’S DRIVETIME (VIRGIN RADIO)
Daryl Denham:  In which country would you spend shekels?
Contestant:        Holland?
Daryl Denham:  Try the next letter of the alphabet.
Contestant:        Iceland? Ireland ?
Daryl Denham:  (helpfully) It’s a bad line. Did you say Israel?
Contestant:        No.

PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC GMR)
Phil Wood:  What ‘K’ could be described as the Islamic Bible?
Contestant: Er… …. …
Phil Wood:  It’s got two syllables . . . Kor . .
Contestant: Blimey?
Phil Wood:  Ha ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run . . .
Contestant: (Silence)
Phil Wood:  OK, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I . . .
Contestant: Walked?

THE VAULT
Melanie Sykes: What is the name given to the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time?
Contestant:       Nostalgia?

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