Wednesday, 9 December 2015

The Brentwood Gazette’s Weekly Teaser — 9-12-2015: Soap And Flannel

You know, I’m rushed, at the moment.

And hoping like HELL the Gazette’s version of This week’s questions have gone through.

At ANY rate … ?

Let’s get shifting … 


It’s Wednesday, agin.

Which means, of course, it’s time for the Brentwood Gazette’s Weekly Teaser.

Here’s this week’s: covered but the usual Creative Commons License* …
Q1) 9th December saw the first broadcast of the world’s longest running soap.   In which year of the 1960s?
Q2) The show is broadcast on what was Britain’s third to air terrestrial channel.   Which channel is it: BBC1, BBC 2 or ITV?
Q3) The show was originally going to be called what: ‘Florizel Street,’ ‘Albion Market’ or ‘Eldorado’?
Q4) William Roche has been in the show, ever since that first episode.   What’s the name of his character? 
Q5) His character married Deidre.   Twice.   Deidre was played by whom?
Q6) The show’s one pub was originally run by a character called Annie Walker: played by Doris Speed.   What’s the name of the pub?
Q7) Name either of the characters who currently own the pub.
Q8) The series is set in a fictional part of Salford.   Called what?
Q9) Ronnie Hunt had a keynote role in the series.   He did what: wrote the original scripts, recorded the theme tune or was the show’s creator?
Q10) Finally … what TV show are we talking about?
Here’s last weeks …
Q1) 2nd December saw the consecration of Saint Paul’s Cathedral, in London.   In which year of the 1690s?
Q2) Which Saint Paul is it dedicated to: Saint Paul the Wise, Saint Paul the Carpenter or Saint Paul The Apostle?
Q3) Saint Paul’s is also the seat of which English bishop … ?
Q4) The Cathedral’s on London’s highest point: on which hill … ?
Q5) Who was the architect of this particular Saint Paul’s … ?
Q6) Who held the main celebration of their Diamond Jubilee, outside Saint Paul’s … ?
Q7) Whose tomb is directly beneath the Dome of Saint Paul’s … ?
Q8) The cathedral also has the third largest what what in Great Britain: dome, organ or altar … ?
Q9) Which of the ‘Harry Potter’ films features the Geometric Staircase in the South West Bell Tower of Saint Paul’s Cathedral?
Q10) Which Church actually runs Saint Paul’s Cathedral … ?
A1) 1697.
A2) Saint Paul The Apostle.
A3) The Bishop of London.
A4) Ludgate Hill.
A5) Sir Christopher Wren.
A6) Queen Victoria.
A7) Admiral Lord Nelson’s.
A8) Third largest pipe organ.
A9) Harry Potter and The Prisoner Of Azkaban.’
A10) The Church of England.
Enjoy those!

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