SOME OF THE ‘BRIGHTER’ MOMENTS FROM QUIZ SHOWS ON THE BBC …

  BEG, BORROW OR STEAL (BBC2)
Jamie Theakston:Where do you think Cambridge University is?
Contestant:Geography isn’t my strong point.
Jamie Theakston:There’s a clue in the title.
Contestant:Leicester
BBC NORFOLK
Stewart White:Who had a worldwide hit with What A Wonderful World?
Contestant:I don’t know.
Stewart White:I’ll give you some clues: what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow?
Contestant:Arm
Stewart White:Correct. And if you’re not weak, you’re…?
Contestant:Strong.
Stewart White:Correct – and what was Lord Mountbatten’s first name?
Contestant:Louis
Stewart White:Well, there we are then. So who had a worldwide hit with the song What A Wonderful World?
Contestant:Frank Sinatra?
LATE SHOW (BBC MIDLANDS )
Alex Trelinski:What is the capital of Italy ?
Contestant:France.
Trelinski:France is another country. Try again.
Contestant:Oh, um, Benidorm.
Trelinski:Wrong, sorry, let’s try another question. In which country is the Parthenon?
Contestant:Sorry, I don’t know.
Trelinski:Just guess a country then.
Contestant:Paris.
 THE WEAKEST LINK (BBC2)
Anne Robinson:Oscar Wilde, Adolf Hitler and Jeffrey Archer have all written books about their experiences in what: – Prison, or the Conservative Party?
Contestant:The Conservative Party.
 BEACON RADIO ( WOLVERHAMPTON )
DJ Mark:For 10, what is the nationality of the Pope?
Ruth from Rowley Regis:I think I know that one. Is it Jewish?
 UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE
Bamber Gascoyne:What was Gandhi’s first name?
Contestant:Goosey?
 GWR FM ( Bristol )
Presenter:What happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963?
Contestant:I don’t know, I wasn’t watching it then.
 PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC RADIO?  MANCHESTER)
Phil:What’s 11 squared?
Contestant:I don’t know.
Phil:I’ll give you a clue. It’s two ones with a two in the middle.
Contestant:Is it five?
RICHARD AND JUDY
Richard:Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman?
Contestant:Forrest Gump.
RICHARD AND JUDY
Richard:On which street did Sherlock Holmes live?
Contestant:Er. … …
Richard:He makes bread . . ..
Contestant:Er .. ……
Richard:He makes cakes . . ..
Contestant:Kipling Street?