Issue 1549
dumb britain The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: May, Merkel and Macron have all been leaders on which continent?
Contestant: America.

Walsh: The play Golda’s Balcony was about the life of which Israeli prime minister?
Contestant: Benjamin Disraeli.

Walsh: Which play was Abraham Lincoln watching at the theatre the night he died?
Contestant: Was Macbeth before Lincoln?

Walsh: Which former Labour MP is a double Oscar winner?
Contestant: Tony Blair.


Impossible, BBC1
Rick Edwards: Who succeeded Nicolas Sarkozy as president of France?
Contestant: Vladimir Putin.


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The dodgy dog dealers faking Kennel Club papers

Bashirgate, Pt 94
Hussey, Birt and a BBC blame game

Pandemic update
MD on freedom and that Cummings evidence

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