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Musicals

  1. Which deaf, dumb and blind kid, sure played mean pinball?
  2. Tommy
  3. Which writing partnership created South Pacific and The King and I?
  4. Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein
  5. Which actor, comedian, author and director became a millionaire before the age of thirty because of the popularity of his rewrite for the musical Me and My Girl?
  6. Stephen Fry
  7. My Fair Lady took its premise from which George Bernard Shaw play?
  8. Pygmalion
  9. Which musical takes place in Mr Mushkins florist, and is the only film in which Steve Martin is showed dying?
  10. Little Shop of Horrors
  11. What is the next line to this song: Don't get strung out By the way that I look // Don't judge a book By it's cover.// I'm not much Of a man, By the light of day; // But by night I'm one hell of a lover.
  12. I'm a sweet transvestite
  13. Name four of the seven Von Trapp Children from the Sound of Music.
  14. Four of: Liesl, Freidrich, Louisa, Kurt, Brigitta, Marta, Gretl
  15. Which popstar had a cover of his song Diamond Dogs and a lyric sampled for the Elephant Love Medley, as well as singing 'Nature Boy' on the CD soundtrack for Moulin Rouge!?
  16. David Bowie
  17. Which musical, produced by Cameron Mackintosh includes the lyric: Master of the house // Doling out the charm // Ready with a handshake // And an open palm.
  18. Les Miserables
  19. Marni Nixon, was called in to dub the singing of the lead female roles in which two 1960s screen adaptations of musicals which both won Oscars for: Best director, Best Sound, Best Picture, Best music, Best Costume design, Best art direction and Best Cinematography.
  20. My Fair Lady and West Side Story

Kid's TV

  1. There are currently five Blue Peter presenters; name any four. (accept first names)
  2. Four of: Konnie Huq, Simon Thomas, Matt Baker, Liz Barker and Zoe Salmon
  3. On which show would you find Ray, the Doc, Holly and Stephen?
  4. Ministry of Mayhem
  5. What are the first names of the Chuckle Brothers - the comic geniuses behind the show 'Chucklevision'?
  6. Barry and Paul
  7. Which show do Ellie, Lizo, Laura, Thalia, Lizzie, Adam and Rachel present?
  8. Newsround
  9. Who was Ash's first Pokemon?
  10. Pikachu
  11. Sam and Mark co-host Top of the Pops Saturday with Fearne Cotton. Where did they first find fame?
  12. They came third and second in Pop Idol 2
  13. Which 1986 animated film featured the voices of Leonard Nimoy and Orson Wells? Eric Idle also voiced in the movie as the character Wreck-Gar.
  14. Transformers: The Movie (Leonard Nimoy voiced Galvatron, Orson Wells voiced Unicron)
  15. What are the full names (first and surnames) of the idiotic pair living 'in da bungalow'?
  16. Richard McCourt and Dominic Wood
  17. Which 'engine man' appears on a show with Jollop and Dan?
  18. Benjy (in Engie Benjy)
  19. Who presents the show 'Art Attack'?
  20. Neil Buchanan

Last Words

  1. Pardonnez-moi, monsieur
  2. Marie Antoinette
  3. Wait 'till I have finished my problem!
  4. Archimedes of Syracuse
  5. Friends applaud, the comedy is over
  6. Ludwig van Beethoven
  7. Why not? After all, it belongs to him
  8. Charlie Chaplin
  9. Bugger Bognor
  10. George V
  11. Hold the cross high so I may see it through the flames!
  12. Joan of Arc
  13. Go on, get out! Last words are for fools who haven't said enough!
  14. Karl Marx
  15. God bless you, Hardy
  16. Horatio Nelson
  17. Here's to my love! O true apothecary!
  18. Romeo (from Romeo and Juliet)
  19. You cursed brat. Look what you've done. I'm melting! Melting! Oh, what a world! What a world! Who would have thought a good little girl like you could destroy my beautiful wickedness.
  20. The Wicked Witch of the West (film, not book)

Pot Luck

  1. How many legs does a butterfly have?
  2. 6
  3. Ayers Rock is in which Australian State?
  4. Northern Territory
  5. How many possible opening moves are there in a game of draughts?
  6. Seven
  7. What is the most common pub name in England?
  8. The Red Lion
  9. George is an informal name for what feature of an aircraft?
  10. The automatic pilot
  11. Who had a 1999 number one single with Blue (Da Ba Dee)?
  12. Eiffel 65
  13. What fruit flavour is used in crepe suzette?
  14. Orange
  15. Who plays 'Ice' in the film Top Gun?
  16. Val Kilmer
  17. In which century was the Taj Mahal built?
  18. 17th Century
  19. True or false - the original name of 'Pepsi Cola' was 'Brad's Drink'?
  20. True

Capital Cities

  1. Peter the Great of Russia, disliked Moscow so much, that he built a new city, on the Baltic Coast, despite it being dominated by another country. What was that Country?
  2. Sweeden
  3. The capital of British India was moved to New Delhi in 1911. Which city was New Delhi located near?
  4. Delhi
  5. Which country has moved its capital to the planned city of Putrajaya, about 25km from the previous capital?
  6. Malaysia
  7. In which decade did Canberra become the Australian Capital?
  8. 1920s
  9. South Africa has a legislative capital, an administrative capital and a judicial capital. Name two of the three capitals.
  10. Legislative: Cape Town; Administrative: Pretoria; Judicial: Bloemfontein
  11. The capital cities of Vienna, Budapest, Bratislava, and Belgrade all have what in common?
  12. The Danube
  13. The first bomb dropped by the allies in WW2, killed which animal in Berlin zoo?
  14. Elephant
  15. Where was the first University on the American continent founded?
  16. Mexico City (built in 1551)
  17. Which capital city, built between 1956 and 1960 became a world heritage site in 1987?
  18. Brasillia
  19. Over 850,000 people are employed in call centres in which Western European capital, which hosts 600 hen and stag parties each weekend?
  20. Dublin

Movie Taglines

Name the film from the Movie Tagline.

  1. Fear can hold you prisoner. Hope can set you free.
  2. The Shawshank Redemption
  3. Life is like a box of chocolates...you never know what you're gonna get
  4. Forest Gump
  5. Grab shell dude!
  6. Finding Nemo
  7. All will be sacrificed... All will be lost... Unless all unite against evil!
  8. Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
  9. All women keep score... Only the great ones put it in writing
  10. Bridget Jones' Diary
  11. It is only in the mysterious equation of love that any logical reasons can be found
  12. A Beautiful Mind
  13. Truth - Beauty - Freedom - Love
  14. Moulin Rouge
  15. It's time for a second helping
  16. American Pie 2
  17. Let the magic begin
  18. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  19. The greatest fairy tale never told
  20. Shrek