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Shoestring TV Detective Quiz

A quiz with one question on each episode from this 1979/80's detective series Shoestring starring Trevor Eve as Radio Wests private ear. 21 Questions.

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In the episode 'Private Ear' of Shoestring who recommends Shoestrings services to Radio West boss Don Satchley?

  • Erica Thornton
  • Erica Surtees
  • Erica Bayliss
  • Erica Crowther


In the episode 'Knock For Knock' of Shoestring,Shoestring investigates into which occupation?

  • Circus trainers
  • Antiques dealers
  • Plumbers
  • School teachers


In the episode 'Higher Ground' of Shoestring, which crime had Major Hansford committed whilst a serving soldier in Northern Ireland?

  • Bank robbery
  • Arms dealing
  • Desertion
  • False imprisonment


In the episode 'An Uncertain Circle' of Shoestring, what was in the plane that crashed?

  • Diamonds
  • Icons
  • Bearer bonds
  • Drugs


In the episode 'Listen To Me' of Shoestring, how does Mel Shepherd protest her husbands innocence?

  • Signed petitions
  • Taking hostages
  • Threatening to jump from a roof
  • Chaining herself to the severn bridge


In the episode 'Nine Tenths Of The Law' of Shoestring,who plays Tom the grandfather?

  • Ronnie Corbett
  • Benny Hill
  • Dick Emery
  • Harry H Corbett


In the episode 'The Link-Up' of Shoestring, what is the name of the boat?

  • Carpe Diem
  • Little Apple
  • Serendipity
  • Second Wind


In the episode 'Stamp Duty'of Shoestring, what is the occupation of Andy Stapleton who witnesses a murder?

  • Milkman
  • Postman
  • Painter and decorator
  • Cleaner


In the episode 'Find The Lady' of Shoestring, which of these two songs are Toolas band heard playing?

  • It's A Mystery / The Riddle
  • Danced / Neon Womb
  • Sonic Mass / Thunder In The Mountains
  • Of Locks And Keys / Clockwork Mind


In the episode 'The Partnership' of Shoestring, which actor plays the England footballer whose house is burgled?

  • Kevin Whately
  • John Thaw
  • Dennis Waterman
  • Nicholas Ball


In the episode 'I'm A Believer' of Shoestring, what was the name of the cult?

  • Solar Sun
  • Son O
  • Starshine
  • Shining Sons


In the episode 'Room With A View' of Shoestring, who thinks they saw a murder?

  • Bill Cheswick
  • Millie Holness
  • Albert Dawkins
  • Lettie Ross


In the episode 'The Teddy Bears Nightmare' of Shoestring, who sees a robbery taking place whilst in a boat?

  • Shoestring
  • Don Satchley
  • Erica Bayliss
  • Sonia the receptionist


In the episode 'Mocking Bird' of Shoestring, where is the first victim attacked?

  • In a subway
  • On a boat
  • Outside the radio station
  • In a phone box


In the episode the 'The Mayfly Dance' of Shoestring, what was the name of the song made popular again by Radio West?

  • Lazy Daisy
  • Lazy Sunday
  • Lazy Life
  • Lazy and Crazy


In the episode 'The Farmer Had A Wife' of Shoestring, the 'wife' was a teacher of what?

  • Piano
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Harp


In the episode 'Utmost Good Faith' of Shoestring, what sends Shoestring into a panic?

  • He's attacked by school children
  • He loses his wallet
  • He finds himself in a room with computers
  • He's declared bankrupt


In the episode 'Looking For Mr Wright' of Shoestring, what does Mr Wright buy for all of his dates?

  • Chocolates
  • A book
  • A rose
  • A ticket to the theatre


In the episode 'Another Mans Castle' of Shoestring, which nationality is 'Trader' the second hand dealer?

  • Welsh
  • Scottish
  • Irish
  • French


In the episode 'Where Was I?' of Shoestring, how were the gang planning to liberate the prisoner?

  • By tunnel
  • By balloon
  • By helicopter
  • By trampoline


In the episode 'The Dangerous Game'of Shoestring, what was the name of the game?

  • Moon Race 99
  • Lunar Race 2000
  • Space Runner 2002
  • Space Race 3000