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British Police and Special Agents from 50s and 60s TV Quiz

Really only for the over 60s. Identify these characters from 1950s and 1960s British TV police and detective programmes. 8 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

Bruce Seton played "Who" of the Yard between 1954 and 1956?

  • Stryker
  • Yates
  • Fabian
  • Fox

Question 2 Photo

Jack Warner as 'Dixon of Dock Green'. What was Dixon's christian name?

  • Henry
  • Ernest
  • James
  • George

Question 3 Photo

Brian Blessed first came to our attention in Z Cars in 1962. Playing what character?

  • Fancy Smith
  • Pretty Boy Jones
  • Butch Brown
  • Hairy Hirst

Question 4 Photo

Roger Moore played 'The Saint' from 1962 to 1969. But what was The Saint's name?

  • Sebastian Tombs
  • Simon Templar
  • Stuart Thomas
  • Stephen Temple

Question 5 Photo

Originally this character created by Francis Durbridge appeared in several radio series from 1930s onwards. Francis Matthews played the character on TV in 1969. What is he called?

  • Dick Barton
  • Paul Temple
  • Simon Templar
  • James Bond

Question 6 Photo

Raymond Francis played Superintendent Lockhart in this series from 1959 to 1967. What was it called?

  • No Hiding Place
  • Softly Softly
  • Lockhart of the Yard
  • Murder Bag

Question 7 Photo

Before he starred in "The Prisoner", Patrick McGoohan began a series in 1960 about a spy called John Drake. What was the series called?

  • The Avengers
  • The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
  • The Champions
  • Danger Man

Question 8 Photo

Shown between 1969 and 1974, the original star was Derren Nesbitt, but it's later better known for George Sewell and Patrick Mower. What's it called?

  • The Sweeney
  • Flying Squad
  • Special Branch
  • The Detectives