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UK sitcoms of the 1970s

How well do you know 'The Golden Age of Sitcoms'? 30 Questions.

 
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1

How many series were made of 'The Good Life'?

  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

2

Pair the character with the actor/actress

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Left

  • Tom Good
  • Barbara Good
  • Jerry Ledbetter
  • Margo Ledbetter

Right

  • Felicity Kendal
  • Penelope Keith
  • Paul Eddington
  • Richard Briers

3

What was Rigsbys first name in 'Rising Damp'?

  • Ronald
  • Rupert
  • Roger

4

Match the Character with the actor/actress

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Left

  • Leonard Rossiter
  • Frances De La Tour
  • Richard Beckinsale
  • Don Warrington

Right

  • Miss Jones
  • Alan
  • Philip
  • Rigsby

5

How many episodes were made of 'Rising Damp'?

  • 28
  • 27
  • 26

6

What kind of shop was featured in 'Open All Hours'?

  • Butchers
  • Hairdressers
  • Corner grocery shop

7

'Open All Hours' was the main launchpad of one of the UK's favourite comedy actors...but who is it?

  • Nicholas Lyndhurst
  • Lenny Henry
  • David Jason

8

'Man About the house' produced one of the most successful spinoff comedy shows. What was it?

  • George & Mildred
  • Eric & Ernie
  • Bert & Betty

9

Who was the actress that played Mrs Roper in the spin off from 'Man About The House'?

  • Joan Sims
  • Yootha Joyce
  • Hattie Jacques

10

There was a second spinoff from 'Man About The House' what was it?

  • Robins Cafe
  • Robins Bistro
  • Robins Nest

11

What was the store called in 'Are you Being Served'?

  • Grain Brothers
  • Greys Brothers
  • Grace Brothers

12

Match the character from 'Are you Being Served' to the department he or she worked in......Easy one this!

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Left

  • Mrs Slocombe
  • Mr Humphreys
  • Miss Brahms
  • Mr Lucas

Right

  • Ladies Fashion
  • Ladies Fashion
  • Menswear
  • Menswear

13

This series followed the accident-prone Frank Spencer and his tolerant wife Betty through Frank's various attempts to hold down a job, which frequently end in disaster. What was it called?

  • Frankie & Betty
  • Some Mothers Do Ave Em
  • The Adventures Of Frank

14

Did you know that both Ronnie Barker and Norman Wisdom were considered for the role of Frank? Who actually played him?

  • Michael Palin
  • Rowan Atkinson
  • Michael Crawford

15

What was the name of Frank & Bettys baby girl?

  • Jessica
  • Jemima
  • Joanne

16

It starred Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale as two inmates at the fictional HMP Slade in Cumberland. What series was it?

  • Prisoner
  • Get Me Outta Here!
  • Porridge

17

Can you match the actor to the character?

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Left

  • Norman Stanley Fletcher
  • Prison Officer Mr Mackay
  • Lenny Albert Godber
  • Mr Barrowclough

Right

  • Richard Beckinsale
  • Fulton Mackay
  • Ronnie Barker
  • Brian Wilde

18

Who narrated the 'Judges' piece at the beginning of each episode of Porridge?

  • Ronnie Barker
  • James Earl Jones
  • Ronnie Corbett

19

More characters and actors to match from Porridge

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Left

  • Blanco
  • Lukewarm
  • 'Bunny' Warren
  • Harry Grout

Right

  • David Jason
  • Peter Vaughan
  • Sam Kelly
  • Christopher Biggins

20

How many episodes of Fawlty Towers were produced?

  • 12
  • 24
  • 18

21

In which UK seaside town was it set?

  • Newquay
  • Torquay
  • Paignton

22

The show was co-written by John Cleese and his then wife.....who?

  • Joan Sims
  • Prunella Scales
  • Connie Booth

23

This sitcom portrayed a young Communist "urban guerrilla" living in Tooting, South London, who is attempting to emulate his hero Che Guevara. What was it called?

  • Citizen Kane
  • Citizen Smith
  • Citizen Jones

24

Who played Shirleys dad, in the 1st and 2nd series of Citizen Smith, but didnt appear in the pilot episode?

  • Peter Vaughan
  • Artro Morris
  • Tony Steedman

25

This series started in 1979, The main character tries to teach her landlord 'nobility' whilst coming to terms with her own reduced status as his tenant. Romance slowly blossoms.

  • Mr & Mrs
  • Rising Damp
  • To The Manor Born

26

Who Played Audrey Forbes-Hamiliton and Richard DeVere?

  • Felicity Kendal & Peter Bowles
  • Penelope Keith and Peter Bowles
  • Penelope Keith and Peter Vaughan

27

Where was To The Manor Born filmed?

  • Cricket St Thomas
  • Beaufort House
  • Windsor castle

28

This is the longest running comedy uk tv show, it is in its 31st season/series and reported to be its last, filmed in Holmfirth Yorkshire what is it?

  • Last of The Summer Wine
  • Only Fools & Horses
  • Mr Bean

29

Match the character with the actor/actress.

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Left

  • Bill Owen
  • Peter Sallis
  • Kathy Staff
  • Jean Fergusson

Right

  • Nora Batty
  • William 'Compo' Simmonite
  • Marina
  • Norman Clegg

30

Match the character to the actor/actress.

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Left

  • Warren Mitchell
  • Dandy Nichols
  • Una Stubbs
  • Antony Booth

Right

  • Mike Rawlins
  • Else Garnett
  • Alf Garnett
  • Rita Rawlins

 

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