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THE WEEKLY QUIZ THAT TESTS YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARTS
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The Independent Culture
1 By what nickname was Mr Richard Little - husband of the romantic novelist Rosie M Banks - generally known?

2 In a 1959 film, from a stage musical by Wolf Mankowitz, Laurence Harvey rescues musician Cliff Richard from coffee-bar obscurity - what instrument does Cliff play?

3 Who chased Old Man Kangaroo?

4 Who starred alongside Stephane Grappelli in the Quintette du Hot Club de France?

5 Who was married to Missis?

6 What film of last year had Michael Crichton going ape and drove audiences bananas?

ANSWERS:

1 Bingo (he's one of Bertie Wooster's friends in the stories by P G Wodehouse). 2 Bongo (the film being Expresso Bongo). 3 Yellow Dog Dingo (in the Just So Stories). 4 Django (the guitarist Django Reinhardt). 5 Pongo (in Dodie Smith's 101 Dalmatians and its lesser-known sequel, The Starlight Barking). 6 Congo (a concoction about diamond smugglers and a race of intelligent apes in the African jungle which led to a spate of banana-throwing incidents at cinemas in the US).

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