Issue 1470
dumb britain The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: Which 2017 Strictly Come Dancing contestant was once a member of the Iranian National Ballet? Was it Debbie McGee, Gemma Atkinson or Susan Calman?
Contestant: Susan Calman.

On The Ball, Radio 2
Michael Ball: The Real Full Monty was on television last week. Which 1990s film was it inspired by?
Caller: Brassed Off.

Pointless, BBC1
Alexander Armstrong: We’re looking for the name of any country in the world that doesn’t have the letters W, O, R, L and D in it.
Contestant 1: The Ganges.
Contestant 2: Alaska.

Please email your entries to

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