Issue 1523
dumb britain Celebrity Mastermind
John Humphrys: Napoli is the Italian name for which city?
Contestant:
Milan.

Humphrys: Bogota is the capital of which South American country?
Shaun Ryder of the Happy Mondays:
Nigeria.


Fighting Fitz, Radio Devon
David Fitzgerald: In Canada there’s a city called London. What river does it lie on?
Contestant:
The Danube.


The Chase, ITV
Bradley Walsh: Which county is to be found in the extreme south-west of England?
Contestant:
East Anglia.


Tipping Point, ITV
Ben Shephard: In 1987, which famous headland in the west of Cornwall was bought for nearly £7m by the property tycoon Peter de Savary?
Contestant:
The London Eye.


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