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trivia quiz  Grumpy Old Men! cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, rossian, May 28 13

The characters in this quiz are not known for their cheerful frame of mind. In fact, they are usually downright grumpy. See how you get on identifying them. Note - UK television shows, which may not all be known elsewhere.
Easy
rossian editor
May 28 13
594 plays
2.
trivia quiz  The Great British Quiz Show cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, jonnowales, Jun 02 13

Quiz and game shows have graced UK television screens for many decades and the appetite for such shows amongst the British public shows no sign of letting up. Enjoy!
Easy
jonnowales
Jun 02 13
663 plays
3.
trivia quiz  The Life and Times of Alf Garnett cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, romeomikegolf, Aug 06 09

Alf Garnett was a well loved British TV character for many years. See how much you can remember about him.
Average
romeomikegolf gold member
Aug 06 09
375 plays
4.
trivia quiz  Dawn French Without Tears cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, baldricksmum, Jul 11 07

Dawn French has played a major role in British television comedy since the 1980s, creating some never to be forgotten characters. This quiz covers some of her comedy contributions where the only tears would be of laughter.
Easy
baldricksmum
Jul 11 07
1491 plays
5.
trivia quiz  Take When Needed cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Feb 08 12

Take when needed is the instruction given with painkillers, offered by the medical staff in charge of your treatment. Medical dramas have proved a major source of material for television. How many of these British medical dramas can you recognise?
Average
rossian editor
Feb 08 12
4335 plays
6.
trivia quiz  Do You Remember UK TV From The 1980s? cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jan 30 16

Perhaps not quite as good as the 1970s, but the 1980s still produced many classic TV moments. Here is one question about UK TV from each year of the decade.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Jan 30 16
495 plays
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trivia quiz  Private Dicks, Agents & Spacemen cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, shipyardbernie, Apr 24 12

Private detectives, secret agents and spacemen were all the rage on UK TV in the '60s & '70s. Some were great and some were awful but someone has to write these quizzes. See if you can name the show, the actor, the character or the writer good luck.
Average
shipyardbernie gold member
Apr 24 12
459 plays
8.
trivia quiz  My Commanding Wife cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Aug 18 11

Television has always featured the domineering woman. Here is a selection of questions about some of the battleaxes who have appeared on British television. Note - in case you didn't notice - UK specific.
Average
rossian editor
Aug 18 11
1170 plays
9.
trivia quiz  Soapy Dogs 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Fifiona81, Jan 05 15

An introduction to the motley collection of dogs that have appeared in the various soap operas seen on British telly...
Average
Fifiona81 editor
Jan 05 15
336 plays
10.
trivia quiz  What's on TV Tonight? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Oct 23 13

The British Film Institute conducted a poll in 2000 to determine the "100 Greatest British Television Programmes". All TV shows referred to in this quiz appear in that list of 100.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Oct 23 13
600 plays
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trivia quiz  A Very British Experience 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Christinap, Jun 07 13

The chat show, or celebrity interview segment, has been a staple of British television for many years. Some however have not always gone to plan.
Average
Christinap
Jun 07 13
471 plays
12.
trivia quiz  Do You Remember UK TV From The 1970s? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jun 29 15

Personally, I remember 1970s TV better than what was on yesterday, but that's just because I'm an old fogie! Here is one question from each year of that great decade of TV action in the UK.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Jun 29 15
429 plays
13.
trivia quiz  British Television 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, booboo11, Oct 23 06

We have some great programmes on British television, I thought it was about time we celebrated that fact.
Average
booboo11
Oct 23 06
3411 plays
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trivia quiz  The Dead Horse-- Beaten Again! 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Jun 24 12

Talk about flogging a dead horse! With all the talent shows there have been on television, it's hard to believe that there's anyone left worth discovering. This quiz covers some of the British shows.
Average
rossian editor
Jun 24 12
525 plays
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trivia quiz  British Quiz Shows By Haiku 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, candy-pop, Jun 13 16

Here are ten Haikus/Which describe TV quizzes/ Shown in the UK. Just follow the clues/And identify the show/I hope you have fun!
Easy
candy-pop
Jun 13 16
282 plays
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trivia quiz  British TV Game Shows by Catchphrase 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, suomy, Feb 25 14

I supply a catchphrase from the show and your task is to choose the correct show from the list that matches the catchphrase. These shows were shown in Britain from the 1960s onwards.
Easy
suomy
Feb 25 14
495 plays
17.
match quiz  British Shows that Made it Across the Pond 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, PDAZ, May 19 16

Here we have an assortment of British shows that have appeared on American television over the years. Your challenge is to match the actor/actress with the show in which he/she had a starring role.
Easy
PDAZ gold member
May 19 16
927 plays
18.
trivia quiz  David Jason on TV 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Serenesh, Jun 03 18

This is a quiz about one of my favourite actors, David Jason. The programmes mentioned are all British. Good luck.
Tough
Serenesh
Jun 03 18
147 plays
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trivia quiz  British TV through the '70s 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Sep 25 13

One question about something significant that happened on British TV event in each year of the 1970s.
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
Sep 25 13
483 plays
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trivia quiz  British Panel Shows 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, DragonLadyBlue, Nov 26 10

Akin to quiz or game shows, panel shows are those where the competitors are one or more teams of celebrities and there is seldom anything to win except a little self-esteem. Here's 10 questions on some British examples spanning a few decades.
Average
DragonLadyBlue
Nov 26 10
516 plays
21.
trivia quiz  Cook, Build, Ask, Sell: British TV Genres 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, darksplash, Apr 16 12

There are so many types of programmes on our televisions. The challenge is to identify the genre in which the named presenters were involved.
Easy
darksplash gold member
Apr 16 12
564 plays
22.
trivia quiz  Catchprases 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, awkins, Mar 20 01

Who made these phrases famous as their own catchphrase?
Average
awkins
Mar 20 01
4839 plays
23.
trivia quiz  British Laughter Makers and their TV Comedy 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, bracklaman, Jun 19 08

Some of my favourite laughter makers feature in this little quiz. I'm sure that you will recall some rib-tickling moments as you take this quiz.
Average
bracklaman
Jun 19 08
1485 plays
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trivia quiz  It Was Called What? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, pmarney, Aug 14 13

Not all game shows on British TV were originally British ideas. So what were the origins of these British game shows and what did they become?
Average
pmarney gold member
Aug 14 13
552 plays
25.
trivia quiz  Name the Original British Show 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, awkins, Jun 23 00

All these American shows originated in Britain. What were they known as in the UK. Verified by the IMDb
Tough
awkins
Jun 23 00
4593 plays
26.
trivia quiz  Take the Risk and the Reward 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, malik24, May 23 12

Many UK shows push contestants into making high risk decisions, some based on money and some based on emotional risk. Will you take the risk of playing this quiz for its rewards?
Easy
malik24
May 23 12
297 plays
27.
match quiz  British TV Duos 10 questions
Very Easy, 10 Qns, zambesi, Sep 13 16

See if you can identify the duo of actors with the TV series in which they appeared.
Very Easy
zambesi gold member
Sep 13 16
381 plays
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match quiz  British TV Protagonists 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, gme24, Apr 24 16

Match the actor with the show he/she was in. All the shows are British TV productions.
Easy
gme24 gold member
Apr 24 16
582 plays
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trivia quiz  Another Night in Front of the TV 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Leeasa, Feb 05 13

Various TV programmes that are screened on the UK, am sure I could find something more constructive to do. Read a book, clean, no will go with you, and watch some Television.
Average
Leeasa
Feb 05 13
579 plays
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trivia quiz  Is There a Doctor In The House? 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, bracklaman, Aug 21 07

Quite a simple treatment required for this quiz. I tell you the name of the Doctor and you diagnose which British TV series he/she appeared in.
Tough
bracklaman
Aug 21 07
1479 plays
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