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Funny Records Quiz

Funny recordings & the humourists and raconteurs who made them. Probably hard, I didn't think so but then I know (most of) the answers. 8 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

Which of these isn't a record by "Blaster" Bates?

  • "TNT for Two"
  • "Watch out for the Bits"
  • "Did You Like That?"
  • "1001 Gelignites"

Question 2 Photo

Who regaled the Oxford Union with the tale of the bricklayer and the barrel of bricks, when he addressed them in 1958?

  • Gerrard Hoffnung
  • Donald Swann
  • Winston Churchill
  • Victor Borga

Question 3 Photo

The Flanders and Swann song "The Slow Train" is about what?

  • Being stuck in a snowed in train
  • The stations and lines lost in the Beeching cuts
  • The Sutton Coldfield train crash
  • A caravan of camels crossing the desert

Question 4 Photo

Who released "Phonetic Punctuation Parts 1 and 2" in 1945?

  • Phil Silvers
  • Bob Newhart
  • Gerard Hoffnung
  • Victor Borge


Who did what?

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  • The Driving Instructor
  • The Radio Ham
  • The Shower of S**t Over Cheshire
  • What Goes Up Might Come Down


  • Tony Hancock
  • "Blaster" Bates
  • Bob Newhart
  • David Gunson

Question 6 Photo

This actor/writer/director did a series of humorous monologues called "Over the Garden Gate" who is he?

  • John Mills
  • Bernard Miles
  • Eric Portman
  • Stanley Holloway

Question 7 Photo

Stanley Holloway is famous for which monologue?

  • Introducing Tobacco to Civilisation
  • The Incredible Plan
  • George, Don't do That!
  • Albert and the Lion


Who performed these?

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  • George, Don't do That!
  • Introducing Tobacco to Civilisation
  • The Incredible Plan
  • The Gas Man Cometh


  • Bob Newhart
  • Flanders and Swann
  • Joyce Grenfell
  • Max Boyce