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.
Final Top Gear reviewTV
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
- 2 People all over the world are getting semicolon tattoos to draw attention to mental health
- 3 Van driver who comforted Clark Carlisle and called 999 after suicide attempt dies age 24
- 4 James Blunt was special guest on the highest-rating Top Gear episode ever
- 5 Baby rescued 1km out to sea after parents forgot about her
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