UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE (BBC2)
Jeremy Paxman:

What is another name for 'cherrypickers' and 'cheesemongers'?

Contestant:

Homosexuals.

Jeremy Paxman:

No. They're regiments in the British Army who will be very upset with you


BEG, BORROW OR STEAL (BBC2)
Jamie Theakston:

Where do you think Cambridge University is?

Contestant:

Geography isn't my strong point.

Jamie Theakston:

There's a clue in the title.

Contestant:

Leicester


BBC NORFOLK
Stewart White:

Who had a worldwide hit with What A Wonderful World?

Contestant:

I don't know.

Stewart White:

I'll give you some clues: what do you call the part between your hand and your elbow?

Contestant:

Arm

Stewart White:

Correct And if you're not weak, you're...?

Contestant:

Strong.

Stewart White:

Correct - and what was Lord Mountbatten's first name?

Contestant:

Louis

Stewart White:

Well, there we are then. So who had a worldwide hit with the song What A Wonderful World?

Contestant:

Frank Sinatra?










LATE SHOW (BBC MIDLANDS )
Alex Trelinski:

What is the capital of Italy ?

Contestant:

France

Trelinski:

France is another country. Try again.

Contestant:

Oh, um, Benidorm.

Trelinski:

Wrong, sorry, let's try another question. In which country is the Parthenon?

Contestant:

Sorry, I don't know.

Trelinski:

Just guess a country then.

Contestant:

Paris



THE WEAKEST LINK (BBC2)

Anne Robinson:

Oscar Wilde, Adolf Hitler and Jeffrey Archer have all written books about their experiences in what: - Prison, or the Conservative Party?

Contestant:

The Conservative Party.



BEACON RADIO ( WOLVERHAMPTON )
DJ Mark:

For 10, what is the nationality of the Pope?

Ruth from Rowley Regis:

I think I know that one. Is it Jewish?


UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE
Bamber Gascoyne:

What was Gandhi's first name?

Contestant:

Goosey?


GWR FM ( Bristol )
Presenter:

What happened in Dallas on November 22, 1963 ?

Contestant:

I don't know, I wasn't watching it then.











PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC RADIO - MANCHESTER )
Phil:

What's 11 squared?

Contestant:

I don't know.

Phil:

I'll give you a clue. It's two ones with a two in the middle.

Contestant:

Is it five?



RICHARD AND JUDY
Richard:

Which American actor is married to Nicole Kidman?

Contestant:

Forrest Gump.



RICHARD AND JUDY
Richard:

On which street did Sherlock Holmes live?

Contestant:

Er. .. ...

Richard:

He makes bread . . ..

Contestant:

Er . .....

Richard:

He makes cakes . . ..

Contestant:

Kipling Street ?


LINCS FM PHONE-IN
Presenter:

Which is the largest Spanish-speaking country in the world?

Contestant:

Barcelona

Presenter:

I was really after the name of a country.

Contestant:

I'm sorry, I don't know the names of any countries in Spain


NATIONAL LOTTERY (BBC1)
Question:

What is the world's largest continent?

Contestant:

The Pacific.


ROCK FM ( PRESTON )
Presenter:

Name a film starring Bob Hoskins that is also the name of a famous painting by Leonardo DA Vinci.

Contestant:

Who Framed Roger Rabbit?


THE BIGGEST GAME IN TOWN (ITV)
Steve Le Fevre:

What was signed, to bring World War I to an end in 1918?

Contestant:

Magna Carta?









JAMES O'BRIEN SHOW (LBC)
James O'Brien:

How many kings of England have been called Henry?

Contestant:

Er, well, I know there was a Henry the Eighth ... ER. ER ... Three?


CHRIS SEARLE SHOW (BBC RADIO BRISTOL )
Chris Searle:

In which European country is Mount Etna?

Caller:

Japan

Chris Searle:

I did say which European country, so in case you didn't hear that, I can let you try again.

Caller:

Er ..... Mexico ?


PAUL WAPPAT (BBC RADIO NEWCASTLE )
Paul Wappat:

How long did the Six-Day War between Egypt and Israel last?

Contestant (long pause):

Fourteen days.



DARYL DENHAM'S DRIVETIME (VIRGIN RADIO)
Daryl Denham:

In which country would you spend shekels?

Contestant:

Holland ?

Daryl Denham:

Try the next letter of the alphabet.

Contestant:

Iceland ? Ireland ?

Daryl Denham: (helpfully)

It's a bad line. Did you say Israel ?

Contestant:

No.


PHIL WOOD SHOW (BBC GMR)
Phil Wood:

What 'K' could be described as the Islamic Bible?

Contestant:

Er. ... ...

Phil Wood:

It's got two syllables . . .. Kor . .

Contestant:

Blimey?

Phil Wood:

Ha ha ha ha, no. The past participle of run . . ....

Contestant:

(Silence)

Phil Wood:

OK, try it another way. Today I run, yesterday I . . ..

Contestant:

Walked?


THE VAULT
Melanie Sykes:

What is the name given to the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time?

Contestant:

Nostalgia.



LUNCHTIME SHOW (BRMB)
Presenter:

What religion was Guy Fawkes?

Contestant:

Jewish.

Presenter:

That's close enough.



STEVE WRIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON (BBC RADIO 2)
Wright:

Johnny Weissmuller died on this day. Which jungle-swinging character clad only in a loin cloth did he play?

Contestant:

Jesus.