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Brassed Off

Created by crazycat1974

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Brassed Off game quiz
"As I belong to a brass band myself, I felt "Brassed Off" was an excellent film even if not strictly true to the banding and mining worlds. If you enjoy this quiz please check out my other creations!"

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1. When was "Brassed Off" released in the United Kingdom?
    1997
    1994
    1996
    1995


2. The brass band in the film was called the Grimley Colliery Band. Do you know the name of the real brass band behind Grimley?
    Grimsthorpe Colliery Band
    Grinsthorpe Colliery Band
    Grinsley Colliery Band
    Grimethorpe Colliery Band


3. What was the name of the character played by Ewan McGregor?
    Barry Andrews
    Andy Barrow
    Andy Burrow
    Andy Barry


4. What is Gloria's surname?
    Daykin
    Stits
    Mullins
    Mellor


5. Did "Brassed Off" win a BAFTA?
    Yes
    No


6. What was the name of the clown that Phil dressed up as to earn some extra money?
    Mr. Giggles
    Mr. Chuckles
    Mr. Chortles
    Mr. Guffaw


7. When the band was going to the National Finals, what colour did Vera and Ida dye their hair?
    Purple
    Pink
    Blue
    Blonde


8. Which character asked, "How do you die happy?"
    Danny
    Phil
    Shane
    Harry


9. When Gloria went to the band room she played a solo. The band had renamed it "Concerto D'Orange Juice." Do you know the real name of the piece?
    Amor Ju Ce Aranjuez
    Aranjuez Ju Ce Amor
    En Aranjuez Con Tu Amor
    Con Tu Aranjuez


10. The first time you see the whole band they are playing a well known piece called "The Floral Dance." This reached number 2 in the UK charts at Christmas 1977. Do you know which brass band originally played this?
    Yorkshire Building Society Band
    Black Dyke Mills Band
    Delph Band
    Brighouse and Rastrick Band


11. Continuing the theme, which of these instruments is not mentioned in the chorus of "The Floral Dance"?
    Trombone
    Cornet
    Euphonium
    Flugel Horn


12. In which building were the National Finals held?
    Royal Albert Hall
    Symphony Hall
    Royal Festival Hall
    National Concert Hall


13. When Danny is ill and in hospital, the band go to see him and for 'one last time' play a slow melody in the hospital grounds. What is this melody?
    Answer: (Two Words)


14. What is written on the note Phil leaves for Danny in the hospital the night before the National Finals?
    "We're going! You coming?"
    "Come with us!"
    "We're going!"
    "We're going tomorrow!"


15. Did Grimley band come in first in the National Finals?
    Yes
    No


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