Sunday 29 June 1997
YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS
1 Who are Sally Tomato (resident in Sing-Sing), Mr IY Yunioshi and Lulamae Barnes?
2 How was Mario Lanza celebrated in Louisiana in 1950?
3 What commodity is celebrated in JS Bach's Cantata BWV211?
4 Connect Innocent X (three times, shrieking) with Henry VII and Apollo 13.
5 Whose only excursion into the Top Ten was Rip it Up?
6 What have Godber and Fletcher to do with the way the King of Naples receives comfort?
1 Characters in Truman Capote's novella Breakfast at Tiffany's, and the subsequent film (Lulamae Barnes is Holly Golightly's real name).
2 He was The Toast of New Orleans, according to the title of the film that launched his screen career.
3 Coffee - this being the Kaffeecantate.
4 Bacon - Velzquez's portrait of Innocent X was the basis of Francis Bacon's triptych Three Screaming Popes; the other Francis Bacon wrote The History of Henry VII; and Kevin Bacon was in Apollo 13. 5 The Scottish band Orange Juice. 6 "He receives comfort like cold porridge" (Tempest, Act 2 sc i); and Godber and Fletcher are the characters played by Richard Beckinsale and Ronnie Barker in the classic prison sitcom Porridge.
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Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Rihanna 'nude pictures' claims emerge on 4Chan as hacking scandal continues
- 2 Kim Kardashian 'nude photos' leaked on 4chan weeks after Jennifer Lawrence scandal
- 3 'F*ck it, I quit': KTVA reporter Charlo Greene quits live on air in spectacular fashion
- 4 What are your fingerprint words?
- 5 Gary Lineker involved in Twitter row after presenter rubbishes claims he will be warned by BBC over foul-mouthed tweets
Thomas Heatherwick creates gin palace with a fantastical Willy Wonka vibe
Idris Elba 'absolutely' wants to play James Bond
Cilla, episode 2, ITV, review: Sheridan Smith continues to shine
Kendrick Lamar: New song 'i' released on Soundcloud sampling Isley Brothers - listen here
Free U2 album: How the most generous giveaway in music history turned PR disaster
Scotland could still declare independence – even without referendum, says Alex Salmond
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God