Will Dean

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The Saturday Quiz answers

1. Jay Leno

The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brainteaser

1. Which musical format was launched by Sony in 1992 and remained on sale until 2013?

The Saturday Quiz answers

1. MiniDisc

To the bitter end: Nick featured in ‘Collectaholics’

Collectaholics, BBC2, review: It's time for these obsessives to say goodbye to all tat

"We're a nation of collectors" reckons Antiques Roadshow's Mark Hill (a man who describes himself with his own mouth as "antiques expert – and lifelong collector – Mark Hill", which must be a mouthful in the pub or at meetings of other antique experts). His case for the prosecution came in Collectaholics (BBC2) where Hill and Mel Giedroyc find a motley crew who – you've got it – are addicted to collecting.

The Saturday Quiz: Try our weekly brainteaser

1. In 1962, who did 'Time' magazine call "The most sought-after wizard in today's advertising industry"?

The Saturday Quiz answers

1. David Ogilvy

It’s a family affair: Claire Skinner and Samantha Bond in ‘Outnumbered’

Outnumbered last episode, review: Strained relations provide final laughs

Right, that's it then for Outnumbered. Ta-ra to lines like "Dad, can I use the computer to do my cyber-bullying homework?"; au revoir to Samantha Bond's perfectly berserk turn as Auntie Angela, a women with postgraduate levels of passive-aggression; farewell to Hugh Dennis pretending not to be able to use a phone.

First Dates, TV review: Sad, funny and even moving - this show is brilliant

First Dates – a kind of live-action version of the Guardian's Blind Date column – plonks couples in a restaurant and lets us watch the damage. It's brilliant. But also sad, funny, even moving. It's good TV.

Will Dean on TV: Jonathan Creek, BBC1

It may seem Pie in the sky, but I’d rather be up the creek than in Baker street

The Saturday Quiz answers

1. Harper Lee (for To Kill a Mocking Bird)

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He built his own reef, and was fatally shot there by an Israeli gunboat
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Saudi airstrikes are fuelling the Gulf's fire

Arab intervention in Yemen risks entrenching Sunni-Shia divide and handing a victory to Isis, says Patrick Cockburn
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Spells like teen spirit

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Jonathan Anderson: If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

If fashion is a cycle, this young man knows just how to ride it

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Robert Parker interview: The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes

Robert Parker interview

The world's top wine critic on tasting 10,000 bottles a year, absurd drinking notes and New World wannabes
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Don't believe the stereotype - or should you?

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