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Issue 1368
The Link, BBC1
Mark Williams: I was raised in a monastery where I was taught to sew by nuns. My real first name is Gabrielle. One of my most famous designs was for a little black dress. Who am I?
Father: It’s not Chanel.
Son: Take a guess.
Father: Yves St-Laurent.

Mark Williams: I am an institution that was championed by Aneurin Bevan. I was launched on 5 July 1948. I am primarily funded by the taxation system. I am commonly known by a three-letter abbreviation. What am I?
Contestant: The WI. No, I think it’s the BBC.
Another contestant: The Royal British Legion.

Ejector Seat, ITV
Andi Peters: The film American Beauty is named after a variety of which type of flower?
Contestant: Self-raising.

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