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A little festive fun.

The Christmas Quiz

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Lyrics: In which songs would you find the following lyrics? One point for the song title, one point for the recording artist.

1.) "How about pulling a cracker?" "By the look of you, darling, I already have."
2.) "Lying there almost dead on a drip in that bed."
3.) "All this year's been a busy blur."
4.) "Fingers numb, faces aglow."
5.) "For a moment the world was aglow, all the bells rang out."

TV: Two points per correct answer.
6.) Including next week's, three episodes of Doctor Who have been (or will have been) broadcast on Christmas Day. Name them.
7.) Which Poet Laureate wrote The Box of Delights?
8.) And who was responsible for the theme tune of the 1984 TV adaptation?
9.) The cast of which sitcom dressed up in festive costumes and, totally unrelated to the actual plot, performed Winter Wonderland in the closing minutes of a Christmas special?
10.) Who sang Walking in the Air on the soundtrack of The Snowman?

Top of the pops: What position did these songs reach in the UK singles charts? 2 points for a correct answer. 1 point if you're 1 out either way.
11.) Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy (David Bowie/Bing Crosby)
12.) Merry Xmas Everybody (Metal Gurus)
13.) White Christmas (Bing Crosby)
14.) Fairytale of New York (Ronan Keating/Maire Brennan)
15.) Gaudete (Steeleye Span)

Films. Two points per correct answer.
16.) In which film do we hear Billy Mack's rendition of Christmas is all around?
17.) By what title was Miracle on 34th Street also known as in the UK?
18.) On which subject, how many remakes of Miracle on 34th Street have there been? A bonus of 2 points if you can tell me in which years the remakes were released.
19.) Which film is set in the fictional town of Bedford Falls one snowy Christmas Eve?
20.) Who said, in which film, "I've always wanted to have Christmas in Turkey"?

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