Issue 1486
dumb britain The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: Francis and George are the husbands of which of Shakespeare’s title characters?
Contestant: Romeo and Juliet.

Walsh: The Budapest Gambit is an opening in which board game?
Contestant: Monopoly.

Walsh: Which pioneering bodybuilder was born Angelo Siciliano in Italy in 1892?
Contestant: Arnold Schwarzenegger…


The Time It Takes, BBC1
Joe Lycett: On what day does the Queen make her Christmas speech?
Contestant: Boxing Day.

Lycett: The Italian artist Michelangelo was born in which European country?
Contestant: France.

Lycett: A 20p coin is a fifth of a pound. How many 20ps are there in a pound?
Contestant: Four.

Lycett: Who designed St Paul’s Cathedral in London?
Contestant: St Paul.


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