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Wartime Nostalgia (WWII)

Entertain yourself with this nostalgic look at the lighter side of war! 10 Questions.

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Well “Hello Playmates!” Can you identify this cheeky music hall comedian?

  • Arthur Askey
  • Chesney Allen
  • Sid Field
  • Bud Flannagan

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“Wish Me Luck as You Wave Me Goodbye” was made a popular song by which female singer?

  • Lena Horne
  • Billie Holiday
  • Gracie Fields
  • Doris Day

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Being on tour with a Shakespearean Company, which founder member of “The Goons”, was unaware of his call-up and was thus arrested for desertion whilst on stage in Hyde Park?

  • Harry Secombe
  • Michael Bentine
  • Peter Sellers
  • Spike Milligan

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Which popular singer led the band “The City Slickers” during the 40s with arrangements of popular songs that were often punctuated by gunshots, whistles, cowbells and ridiculous vocals?

  • Whispering Jack Smith
  • Gene Autrey
  • Ted Lewis
  • Spike Jones

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The son of which Circus Owner was an RAF Navigator during the war?

  • Billy Smart
  • Dick Chipperfield
  • Bertram Mills
  • Monty Python

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Which “Cheeky Chappie” was a variety and music hall comedian known for his flamboyant suits and risqué jokes?

  • Tommy Trinder
  • Max Wall
  • Max Miller
  • Frank Randle

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The Song “The White Cliffs of Dover” was written by Nat Burton, but who sang it?

  • Doris Day
  • Dame Vera Lynn
  • Peggy Lee
  • Judy Garland

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Who was the “Heart-throb” star of the 1938 film “The Adventures of Robin Hood”

  • Errol Flynn
  • Cary Grant
  • Basil Rathbone
  • Clarke Gable

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Which male singer recorded the song “Unforgettable”?

  • Tex Beneke
  • Frankie Laine
  • Nat King Cole
  • Bing Crosby

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Which favourite British comedy actor sang light, comical songs, accompanying himself on the banjo ukulele?

  • Max Miller
  • George Formby
  • Roy Castle
  • Bud Flannagan