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Dennis Potter - Blue Remembrances

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Dennis Potter  Blue Remembrances game quiz
"Dennis Potter is mainly remembered as an author of television drama. The quiz title is related to one of his plays. Much of his work was innovative. What can you recall of his life and work?"

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1. Dennis Potter was born in 1935 in which county of the United Kingdom?
    Gloucestershire
    Somerset
    Herefordshire
    Oxfordshire


2. Dennis Potter stood for parliament in the 1964 election for which party?
    Conservative
    Labour
    Liberal
    Monster Raving Loony


3. The television play, 'Blue Remembered Hills', had what unusual feature?
    Child characters played by adult actors
    Male actors playing females and vice versa
    Adult characters played by child actors
    All the actors were over age 65


4. 'Pennies From Heaven' starred which of the following actors, perhaps best known for an animated film association?
    Jeremy Irons
    Ralph Fiennes
    Rupert Everett
    Bob Hoskins


5. The protagonist of 'The Singing Detective' was named after which fictional American detective?
    Nero Wolfe
    Philip Marlow
    Mike Hammer
    Sam Spade


6. Dennis Potter suffered from which debilitating skin complaint?
    Scabies
    Eczema
    Psoriasis
    Impetigo


7. 'Lipstick on Your Collar' was shown on the BBC in 1995, and featured an early appearance by which of the following actors?
    Gary Oldman
    Robert Carlyle
    Ewan MacGregor
    Alan Rickman


8. Dennis's daughter, Sarah, found fame in her own right, having played for England in which sport?
    Tennis
    Netball
    Hockey
    Cricket


9. Dennis Potter's last two works were shown posthumously and were interlinked. 'Cold Lazarus' was one. What was the other?
    Kamikaze
    Karate
    Bushido
    Karaoke


10. At the time of his death in 1994, where was Dennis Potter living?
    Hereford
    Ross-on-Wye
    Ledbury
    Bromyard


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Compiled Jun 28 12