The great Christmas Eve quiz answers
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1 Chekhov's Three Sisters.
3 The Jackson 5.
4 The World is Not Enough.
5 David and Frederick Barclay.
1 CS Lewis.
2 Jaws, Star Wars, ET.
3 The Bridge on the River Kwai.
4 Woody Allen.
5 Played young Abraham Lincoln (in Young Mr Lincoln) and young Winston Churchill (in Young Winston).
1 Graham Greene.
2 The Corrections and Freedom (by Jonathan Franzen).
3 Peter Stothard.
4 The longest novel ever written.
5 Dan Brown.
2 John Smith's.
3 Because of preferences expressed in the film Sideways.
4 Nicolas Sarkozy.
5 Beer Street.
1 The Incredible Journey (in the book by Sheila Burnford about two dogs and a cat travelling across Canada).
2 Sail through the Suez Canal.
3 They are the two ends of the Channel Tunnel.
4 Air Miles.
5 Roald Amundsen's to the South Pole.
1 Doctor Who.
2 The European Broadcasting Union.
5 The Naked Chef.
1 Stiff Records.
2 Ralph Vaughan Williams.
4 Elton John and Bernie Taupin.
2 White: White's; the Beatles' White Album; "White Christmas".
3 Dick Whittington and his Cat.
4 Card games.
5 The first Alternative Christmas Message on Channel 4.
- 1 Stoke City investigate 'religious abuse' after 'pig's head is found in Kenwyne Jones' locker'
- 2 Gove’s lesson: spare the comma, spoil the child
- 3 You thought Ryanair's attendants had it bad? Wait 'til you hear about their pilots
- 4 Join Ryanair! See the world! But we'll only pay you for nine months a year
- 5 It’s official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no more
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