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  There are 44 quizzes and 440 trivia questions in this category.
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The 'Cabin Pressure' Alphabet Part Three

This is the third in my series of quizzes about the Radio 4 sitcom. The first five questions are about the last five episodes of series four while the second half of the quiz focuses on the two-part finale 'Zurich'.
Difficult (10 qns)
Sep 16 16
57 plays
The 'Cabin Pressure' Alphabet Part Two

This is my second quiz about individual episodes of the BBC radio sitcom 'Cabin Pressure', focusing on the second ten episodes. I will be asking about the episodes in their intended alphabetical broadcast order.
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 09 16
69 plays
The 'Cabin Pressure' Alphabet Part One

This quiz includes questions about each of the first ten episodes of the hit BBC Radio 4 sitcom 'Cabin Pressure'. I hope you enjoy this alphabetical trip around the world with the hapless crew of 'MJN Air'!
Difficult (10 qns)
Jul 26 16
66 plays
Classic BBC Radio Comedy Shows of Yesteryear

A quiz on some of the classic BBC Radio comedy shows of yesteryear.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 13 07
1518 plays
D'ye Ken John Peel?

The DJ John Peel was a huge figure in the life of many people from my generation. Here are a few questions about the great man's life.
Tough (10 qns)
Nov 22 07
543 plays
Dabbling with my DAB

Ever since I got my lovely new DAB radio, I have been listening to it a lot. This quiz covers BBC radio shows and I hope you enjoy it.
Average (15 qns)
Aug 29 07
618 plays
Video Killed the Radio Star

Back in the days when TV was young and video recorders cost more than a car, there was radio. Revisit some classic British radio comedies of yesteryear. If you think it's going to be easy, think again.
Tough (10 qns)
Dec 11 09
648 plays
"Round The Horne"

"Round The Horne" ran from 1965-1968, and was one of the best comedy shows on BBC Radio.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 10 09
555 plays
Pop Went The Pirates

How well do you remember the golden age of Pirate Radio? All questions relate to stations and broadcasts that could be received in the UK.
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 16 07
741 plays
A 60-Year Love Affair

With BBC Radio of course! I have fond memories of growing up with my parents and listening to the enchantments provided by radio comedies, quizzes, dramas, poetry and music. Share these memories with me now and help celebrate a long love affair.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 22 09
489 plays
Junior Choice

Brits of a certain age will remember Saturday mornings listening to "Junior Choice" on the radio. How much do you remember about the programme and the music it broadcast?
Average (10 qns)
Aug 03 07
798 plays
Ten Acts John Peel Championed

John Peel (1939-2004) was a much-loved British institution, here are ten questions about the music he loved and shared with us, his listeners.
Difficult (10 qns)
Jan 11 07
909 plays
British Golden Oldie Radio Times

See if these bring back memories from the age of Steam Radio.
Average (10 qns)
May 31 00
1605 plays
This Is Classic FM

This, my 50th quiz, is about the elegant British radio station, Classic FM. It was launched in 1992 and was one of the nation's most loved national radio stations. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Aug 05 08
282 plays
"Just a Minute"

This is one of my favorite programs available on the BBC radio web site. This quiz is about the format, the rules and a bit on its history.
Easy (10 qns)
May 31 09
411 plays
All About Gaydar Radio

Gaydar Radio was the voice of gay UK with its distinctive style and eclectic mix of personalities. What do you know about this station for the homosexual community and of course a large number of the heterosexual community as well. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
Apr 03 08
267 plays
British TV and Radio Catch Phrases

Catch phrases that have caught the imagination of the British viewer and have left an indelible mark for posterity.
Easy (10 qns)
Apr 15 06
2400 plays
Come Fly the Friendly Skies

How much do you know about the Sony Award-winning Radio 4 situation comedy 'Cabin Pressure'? Join the staff and passengers of everyone's favourite charter 'airdot' to find out.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 11 14
141 plays
In Other Words - UK Radio

Radio programmes, like quizzes, usually have short snappy titles. Can you identify the BBC radio programmes, past and present, trying to escape from the more long-winded versions below?
Average (10 qns)
Oct 22 09
450 plays
Radio Caroline at 50

'Radio Caroline' was the first British ship-based 'Pirate' radio station. 2014 sees its fiftieth birthday, so to celebrate, here is a quiz about 'The Lady'.
Tough (10 qns)
Mar 23 14
138 plays
Terror In the Air

British radio is probably most famous for comedy, but it has also produced some truly chilling horror tales and series. Here's a quiz about just a few of them.
Tough (10 qns)
Nov 15 14
153 plays
Count Arthur Strong's Radio Shows

How much do you know about the legendary star of stage and screen and master of the malapropism, Count Arthur Strong? Take this quiz about his long-running Radio 4 sitcom to find out.
Average (10 qns)
Jun 29 14
102 plays
A British Radio Comedy Christmas

In this quiz I will briefly describe the plot of an episode of a BBC radio comedy show set during the festive season and ask you to name the radio series it was part of, I hope it will prove that TV does not have a monopoly on Christmas entertainment!
Tough (15 qns)
Jun 15 16
102 plays
The Comedy Wit of Tony Hancock

Tony Hancock's "Hancock's Half Hour" BBC radio show started in 1954, and ran for a hundred episodes. Re-live his comedy wit by playing this quiz.
Average (10 qns)
Jun 19 09
426 plays
Firsts in British Radio

This is my first quiz for FT; I hope you like it. Recently, whilst listening to my favourite radio programme, someone mentioned a first and it set me thinking. See if you can identify these other FIRSTS in British Radio.
Average (10 qns)
Sep 26 12
261 plays
Bleak Expectations

How much do you know about Mark Evans' gloriously silly BBC Radio 4 Dickensian spoof 'Bleak Expectations'? Answer these questions about Pip Bin's adventures to find out.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 26 14
114 plays
Left Hand Down a Bit!

Running from 1959 to 1977, one of my favourite radio programmes of all time is "The Navy Lark". Here are just a few questions on that marvelous radio show.
Difficult (15 qns)
Dec 30 03
630 plays
Let's Go "Round The Horne"

Hello! I am a big fan of vintage British radio comedy and as this is my first offering I thought I would make it about my very favourite show. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
Aug 05 14
174 plays
Doctor Who: The Eighth Doctor

This quiz will test your knowledge of the eighth Doctor's continuing adventures on audio. Originally released on CD by Big Finish, these stories have since been broadcast on BBC 7.
Difficult (10 qns)
Nov 07 06
657 plays
Name That DJ

Can you identify the radio DJ from the clues given? It will help if you are British.
Average (5 qns)
Feb 16 01
1965 plays
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