Episode 3 Mastermind


Episode 3

John Humphrys puts questions to four more contenders. Subjects are: Maximilian I, The Russian Revolution, Led Zeppelin and British speedway 1945-1970.


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First in the spotlight tonight, Robin McGhee, a student. His subject - rock legends Led Zeppelin.

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Next, John Marshall, a retired bank manager. His subject - British speedway from 1945 to 1970.

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Sue Collins, a lecturer, will answer questions on the Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I.

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And John Beynon, a gardener, and his subject - the 11th-century Christian sect the Cathars.

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Hello and welcome to Mastermind with me, John Humphrys.

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Four more contenders are about to take television's ultimate test of nerve and knowledge.

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They will answer two minutes of questions on a specialist subject

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and then two and a half minutes on general knowledge. The winner takes a step closer to the final

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and a chance to own the great glass bowl and the honour of becoming the nation's Mastermind.

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So let's ask our first contender to join us, please.

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And your name is...?

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In two minutes. What was the band's own record label, set up in 1974?

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-Swan Song.

-Which former manager of The Yardbirds managed them throughout their career?

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-Peter Grant.

-Which vocalist declined to be in the band, but recommended his friend Robert Plant instead?

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-Pass.

-What name did the band give to the Boeing 720 plane they chartered for their 1973 American tour?

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-Pass.

-They recorded their first BBC session at the Playhouse Theatre in March, 1969.

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-On which DJ's show was it aired later that month?

-Pass.

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On which track did Sandy Denny share lead vocals with Robert Plant?

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-Battle of Evermore.

-For Live Aid, two drummers appeared with them at Philadelphia -

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-Phil Collins and...?

-Pass.

-In The Song Remains The Same, the film of concerts at Madison Square Gardens,

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Jimmy Page's fantasy sequence is shown while which song is performed?

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-Dazed and Confused.

-In which city did they record their final studio album in 1978?

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-Stockholm.

-Which song, with a melody mainly written by John Paul Jones,

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-includes the lines, "Walking side by side with death, the Devil mocks their every step"?

-Pass.

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What is the title of the 1982 album of outtakes and unreleased material?

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-Coda.

-Robert Plant was involved in a serious car crash in 1975

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which led to a break in the band's performing. On which island was it?

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-Rhodes.

-Although never released as a single in the UK,

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which track from Led Zeppelin Two reached number 4 in America in 1970?

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-Whole Lotta Love?

-Yes. Which Rolling Stones piano player recorded a jam session with the band,

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part of which later appeared on the Physical Graffiti album?

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-Andrew Loog Oldham?

-Ian Stewart. In which Italian city was there a riot during a concert in July 1971?

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-Pass.

-Which folk-inspired instrumental track on their first album includes tabla drums?

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-Pass.

-In Through The Out Door was released with several covers of a bar room scene. How many?

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-Six?

-Six is correct.

-BEEP

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You had seven passes. Black Mountain Side was that folk-inspired track with tabla drums,

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Milan was where the riot broke out,

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No Quarter was the song with the melody mainly by John Paul Jones,

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Tony Thompson was the other drummer with Phil Collins,

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the DJ was John Peel,

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the Boeing 720 jet was the Starship and the vocalist who declined to join the band was Terry Reid.

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I wonder whether he regrets it now. You have, Robin McGhee, nine points.

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And our next contender, please.

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And your name is...?

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In 1965, the British League was formed by the National League and which other joining together?

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-Provincial.

-Which venue was home to Wimbledon Dons Speedway Club?

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-Plough Lane.

-By what name was twice World Championship runner up Squire Francis Waterman usually known?

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-Charles.

-Split. For which National League Second Division team did Norman Hargreaves make

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the most appearances, riding in each of their seasons from 1948-1951?

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-Fleetwood.

-Which Welshman won the World Championship in 1951 and '53, the first Briton to do it twice?

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-Fred Williams.

-Where did Britain beat Sweden, Poland and Czechoslovakia

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to win their first World Team Cup in 1968?

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-Wembley.

-Which British World Champion was nicknamed "the Wizard of Balance"?

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-Peter Craven.

-Which rider was first to be transferred for £2,000

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when he was signed by Wimbledon Dons in 1948?

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-Alec Statham.

-What nationality was Eric Chitty, who rode for West Ham?

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-Canadian.

-Who scored double figures in all five home tests for England against Australia in 1950?

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-Jack Parker?

-Tommy Price. What was the surname of brothers Jack and Norman who finished 2nd and 4th

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-in the 1949 World Championship?

-Parker.

-Mike Broadbanks was famous for wearing leathers of what colour?

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-Red.

-After riding for both Liverpool and Fleetwood, which team did Peter Craven join in 1952?

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-Belle Vue Manchester.

-What is the nickname of the Berwick team, founder members of the 2nd Division?

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-Bandits.

-Ronnie Moore, often credited as a New Zealander, was born in which Australian state?

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-Tasmania.

-Which team won the National League title in 1948,

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the only team apart from Wembley Lions to win in 8 post-war seasons?

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-New Cross.

-In 1969, which English rider had his highest World Championship finish of fourth?

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-His brother Eric also rode.

-Nigel Boocock.

-For which 2nd Division team was Jack Young riding...

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-BEEP

-..when he won his first World Championship in 1951?

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-Edinburgh.

-Indeed it was,

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which gives you a total of 16 points.

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And our next contender, please.

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And your name is...?

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In two minutes. In which fortress town was he born in 1459?

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-Wiener Neustadt.

-Which artist sketched his portrait during the Augsburg Diet of 1518?

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-Albrecht Durer.

-What formal title did he adopt at his coronation in Aachen in 1486?

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-King of the Romans.

-Whose daughter did he marry in 1477,

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providing the foundation to expand Habsburg power in the 16th century?

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-Charles the Bold.

-Which city became the centre of his administration from the late 1490s?

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-Innsbruck.

-At which battle of 1479 did he successfully defend his wife's inheritance against Louis XI?

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-Guinegate.

-With which Duke of Guelders were he and his son involved in a succession dispute?

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-Pass.

-Which city resisted his army in 1509, forcing him to abandon his Italian campaign?

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-Venice.

-Padua. What tax was proposed to him by reformers at the Imperial Diet at Worms in 1495?

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-The...um...Gemeine Pfennig.

-Yes, or the Common Penny.

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Which agreement of 1493 with France ensured that the Free County of Burgundy remained in his possession?

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-Treaty of Senlis.

-What architectural feature, now a tourist attraction,

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was created for him in Innsbruck? It includes a relief of him and his two wives.

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-It's the Hofkirche, his tomb.

-No, the Golden Roof.

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From which banking house did he raise the capital to elect as Emperor his grandson?

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-Fugger of Augsburg.

-At the Diet of Cologne in 1512, he proposed dividing the Empire into 6 units.

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What were these known as?

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-Kreise.

-Yes. To whom did he marry his son Philip the Handsome, with far-reaching dynastic implications?

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-BEEP Er, Juana of Spain.

-Yes, indeed, of Castile.

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You had just one pass. Charles of Egmont was the Duke with whom he was involved

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in a lengthy succession dispute. You have, Sue Collins, 11 points.

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And our final contender, please.

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And your name is...?

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In two minutes. Which Pope launched the Albigensian Crusade against them in 1209 to destroy their heresy?

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-Innocent III.

-What name was given to fully-initiated members, who lived a life of extreme asceticism?

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-Perfects.

-Which Eastern European sect preceded the Cathars, with whom they shared a belief in two deities?

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-Bogomilism.

-What Latin name was given to the baptism through which a Cathar became a Perfect?

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-Consolamentum.

-Which village, south of Toulouse, hosted a Cathar council in 1167,

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where European dualists discussed their religion?

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-St Felix.

-Who led the defence of Carcassonne against the Crusaders in 1209?

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-Raymond Roger Tranceval.

-The last known Perfect in the Languedoc was executed in 1321.

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What was his name?

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-William Belibaste.

-Which Cathar stronghold in the Pyrenees was taken in March, 1244 after a long siege?

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-Montsegur.

-At Beziers when Crusaders asked how to identify Cathars,

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they were reputedly told, "Slay them all. God will know his own." Which Papal legate is credited with this?

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-Arnold Amaury.

-Following the siege of Carcassonne, who was chosen as leader of the Crusader army?

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-Simon de Montfort.

-What privilege was given to the man at the head of the march of blinded defenders

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of the town of Bram in 1210?

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-He had one eye.

-He was allowed to keep it, yes. Who was the last known active female Perfect in Languedoc,

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joining the Autier brothers there?

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-Aude Bourrel?

-Correct. What name was given to the giant catapult at the siege of Minerve in 1210?

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-La Malvoisine.

-King Peter II was a Cathar supporter killed at Muret. Over which kingdom did he reign?

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-Aragon.

-In which city did Raymond VII of Toulouse do public penance in April, 1229?

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-Paris.

-The Inquisition that followed the Albigensian Crusade spared many repentant lay believers,

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but what symbol had they to wear?

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-Yellow cross.

-Who was the first Inquisitor in the Rhineland, killed on the road from Mainz in 1233?

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-BEEP Conrad of Marburg.

-Correct.

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And that is a perfect round. No passes and 17 points.

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So some very high scores there. Let's have a look at all of them.

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In fourth place, Robin McGhee.

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Third place, Sue Collins.

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Second place, John Marshall.

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In the lead, 17 points, John Beynon.

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So the general knowledge round now. If there is a tie at the end of it,

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the number of passes is taken into account. The contender with the fewer passes is the winner.

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If still tied, there's a tie break.

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The six highest-scoring runners-up will also claim a semi-final place.

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So let's get on with it and ask Robin McGhee to join us again, please.

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And you have nine points with your knowledge of Led Zeppelin. Let's see how you do.

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2½ minutes. Tiananmen Square is in the centre of which capital city?

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-Beijing.

-What surname links England footballers Ashley, Carlton and Joe?

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-Cole.

-Paneer is a white, usually unsalted Indian variety of which dairy product?

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-Cheese.

-Who was the electric guitar soloist on While My Guitar Gently Weeps on The Beatles' White Album?

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-Eric Clapton.

-In 1938, Adolf Hitler claimed that Germany's annexation of which area of Czechoslovakia

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was "the last territorial claim I have to make in Europe"?

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-Sudetenland.

-In science fiction, what word for a robot in human form is derived from the Greek for "man"?

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-Pass.

-Which family of animals includes the llama, the alpaca, the guanaco and the vicuna?

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-Pass.

-The 19th century novelist Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson is better known by what married name?

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-Pass.

-The England rugby coach and former captain Martin Johnson played club rugby for which team?

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-Wolves.

-Leicester Tigers. Which rock star, who is married to an American film actress,

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got a first class degree from University College, London, in Ancient History?

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-Mick Jagger.

-Chris Martin. What station in Paris is the terminus for Eurostar trains?

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-St Pancras.

-Gare du Nord.

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Which mathematician, who died in the mid-13th century, was also known as Leonardo of Pisa?

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-Pass.

-Which MP, who returned to Cabinet politics in 2010,

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stood unsuccessfully for the Conservative Party leadership in 1997, 2001 and 2005?

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-Ken Clarke.

-What name is given to the gallery in the dome of St Paul's Cathedral

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-because a sound made on one side of it can be heard on the other?

-Pass.

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Which actor, who starred in Captain Corelli's Mandolin, is the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola?

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-Pass.

-The theme song for the UEFA Champions League is based on which piece by Handel,

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traditionally played at British coronations?

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-Pass.

-What name was given to the speculative boom, centred on a company set up

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to trade with South America whose collapse in 1720 ruined many British investors?

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-South Sea Bubble.

-What is the title of the third novel in Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy?

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-Pass.

-Who became Commander-in-Chief of the Carthaginian army in 221 BC

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on the assassination of his brother-in-law Hasdrubal?

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-Hannibal.

-In meteorology, air pressure is generally expressed in which unit, abbreviated as "mb"?

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-Pass.

-In journalism, what term is used for an exclusive item published by a newspaper before its rivals?

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-Scoop.

-What was the first name of Augustus John's elder sister...

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-BEEP

-..whom he said would be considered a greater artist than he was?

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-Pass.

-I can tell you. It's Gwendolen And your other passes...

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"Mb" stands for "millibars". The Stieg Larsson book was The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest.

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Zadok The Priest, the theme song for the UEFA Champions League.

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Nicolas Cage starred in Captain Corelli's Mandolin. That gallery in St Paul's is the Whispering Gallery.

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Leonardo Fibonacci was the mathematician.

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Elizabeth Gaskell, otherwise known as Elizabeth Cleghorn Stevenson.

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The llama and all those others are members of the camel family.

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And in science fiction, the word for a robot in human form is "android".

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You have, Robin McGhee, a total now of 18 points.

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APPLAUSE

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And now Sue Collins again, please.

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You begin this round with 11 points, your knowledge of Maximilian.

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Let's see how you do with general knowledge. Here we go.

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What French name is given to a fruit-flavoured water ice,

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served as a dessert or refresher between courses?

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-Sorbet.

-Which small town near Borehamwood gave its name

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to a group of film and television studios in the area?

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-Pass.

-According to the Book of Genesis, Adam and Eve were expelled from the Garden of Eden

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after eating the fruit of which tree?

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-Tree of Knowledge.

-In a German town or city, what is the Hauptbahnhof?

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-The main train station.

-Which novelist was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1972

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for The Chant Of Jimmie Blacksmith and again in '75 and '79? He finally won in 1982.

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-Pass.

-Which former Prime Minister was educated at Cheam Common Primary

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and Rutlish Grammar School in Merton?

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-Edward Heath.

-John Major. What term is used for the quality of a musical note

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as governed by the frequency of the sound vibrations producing it?

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-Pass.

-Which 17th century Dutch artist's works include Woman Holding A Balance and The Art Of Painting

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which possibly includes a back view of himself?

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-Vermeer.

-At which golf course does the US Masters tournament take place during the first full week in April?

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-Augusta.

-What is the general medical term for white blood cells?

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-Pass.

-Which singer and pianist entered the UK charts in the '70s

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with songs including Somewhere In The Night and Can't Smile Without You?

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-Leo Sayer.

-Barry Manilow.

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Which meat is spiced to make the commonest version of pastrami?

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-Beef.

-The religious and charitable organisation The Christian Mission was renamed in 1878

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and reorganised along quasi-military lines. What is it now called?

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-Salvation Army.

-What word for a plan of action designed to achieve an overall aim

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-comes from a Greek word meaning "generalship"?

-Pass.

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Which actress appeared in 14 Carry On films, often playing a matron?

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-Hattie Jacques.

-What is the common name of the fast-growing, twining plant Ipomoea?

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-A clematis.

-Morning-glory.

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Which well-known work was composed by Handel in 1749

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to celebrate the signing of the Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle?

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-Water Music.

-Music for the Royal Fireworks.

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Which ocean lies off the coast of Western Australia?

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-The Indian Ocean.

-In the television series The West Wing, who played President Josiah Bartlet?

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-Pass.

-Which sensuous Hawaiian dance was first performed in religious ceremonies honouring the gods?

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BEEP Um...

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-Limb... Limbo?

-The hula,

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as in hula-hoops and all that.

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You had six passes. It was Martin Sheen who played President Bartlet.

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Strategy is the word for a plan of action. Leukocytes is the medical term for white blood cells.

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The term used for the quality of a musical note is pitch.

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The novelist shortlisted for the Booker Prize so often until he finally won it was Thomas Keneally.

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And Elstree gave its name to those film and television studios.

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You have, Sue Collins, a total of 20 points.

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APPLAUSE

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And now John Marshall again, please.

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You had a very impressive 16 points with your knowledge of speedway.

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Let's see how you do with your general knowledge. Here we go, 2½ minutes.

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What bird was the symbol of Pathe newsreels?

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-Cockerel.

-Which London borough has been the home of the Royal Observatory?

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-Greenwich.

-The name of which flute comes from the Italian for "little"?

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-Piccolo.

-Who became the youngest footballer to play for England

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in a friendly against Hungary in May 2006, aged 17 years and 75 days?

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-Pass.

-In June 2007, Jack Straw becam the first member of the House of Commons in modern times

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to be appointed to which high office of state while remaining an MP?

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-Pass.

-Which 17th century work begins on January 1st with,

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"Blessed be God, at the end of last year, I was in very good health"?

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-Pepys' Diary.

-What was the tactic of attacking with overwhelming force,

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first employed on a large scale by Germany against Poland in 1939?

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-Blitzkrieg.

-Which bird gets its name from its call

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that resembles the sound of two pebbles being knocked together?

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-Pass.

-Which castle in Kent, on two adjacent islands of the River Len,

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has been home to six medieval queens?

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-Leeds.

-In the Roman army, what name was given to any of the ten units

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of between 300 and 600 men that made up a legion?

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-Cohort.

-In 1970, which Oscar winner topped the UK singles charts

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with Wand'rin' Star from the musical Paint Your Wagon?

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-Lee Marvin.

-What word means "the act of throwing someone out of a window" as happened in Prague in 1618?

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-Defenestration.

-Which area of Portugal takes its name from the Arabic for "the west"

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due to its time under Muslim rule?

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-Algarve.

-What nickname has been applied

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to political leaders Simon Bolivar and Daniel O'Connell among others?

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-Pass.

-Whose 1991 novel The Secret Pilgrim features the final appearance of George Smiley?

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-John Le Carre.

-In medicine, the procedure known as CABG or "cabbage"

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involves the bypassing of which blood vessel?

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-Aorta.

-The coronary artery. The chemist Alfred Bird invented an egg-free version of what sweet sauce

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because of his wife's food allergy?

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-Custard.

-Which actress was born in Scunthorpe in 1921 and came to fame

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as Letitia Cropley in the TV comedy The Vicar Of Dibley?

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-Liz Smith.

-Which composer settled in Bayreuth and began the building

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of the Festival Theatre which opened in 1876?

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-Richard Wagner.

-Red and what colour appear on the Spanish flag?

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-Yellow.

-Eon Productions are particularly associated with which series of films,

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the first of which appeared in 1962?

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-Carry On.

-James Bond.

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-What is the courtesy title of the heir of the Marquess of Salisbury?

-BEEP

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-Pass.

-Well, I can tell you - Viscount Cranborne.

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You had five passes. The nickname given to all those political leaders was Liberator.

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The bird, the sound of two pebbles being knocked together - the stonechat.

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Jack Straw became the Lord Chancellor in 2007.

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And Theo Walcott became the youngest football player in May 2006.

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You have, John Marshall, a total, a very high total of 31 points.

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APPLAUSE

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And finally, John Beynon, please.

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And you start out with an even higher score -

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17 points with your knowledge of the Cathars,

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but 31 is the score to beat and that's a very high score, so let's see if you can do that.

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General knowledge. On which musical instrument was Yehudi Menuhin a virtuoso performer?

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-Violin.

-The name of which cake, made from thin layers of puff pastry, is French for "thousand-leaf"?

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-Millefeuille.

-According to Oscar Wilde, a gentleman galloping after what is "the unspeakable

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"in full pursuit of the uneatable"?

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-Fox.

-Which England cricketer was the first bowler to take 300 Test wickets?

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-Freddie Trueman.

-Which religious movement was founded by Charles Taze Russell in Pittsburgh

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in the 1870s and took its current name in 1931?

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-Jehovah's Witnesses.

-Who played Harr Lime, who dealt in watered-down penicillin, in The Third Man?

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-Orson Welles.

-"Chocolate" and "avocado" are words that came from which language spoken by the Aztecs?

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-Nahuatl.

-Which shipping forecast are has the Irish Sea to the north,

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Fastnet to the west and Plymouth to the south?

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-Wight.

-Lundy. In what respect was th 11th of December 1972 a significant final date in space travel?

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-Last man to walk on the moon.

-Which Welsh poet wrote Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night,

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a poem dedicated to his dying father?

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-Dylan Thomas.

-Which Brazilian music style became associated with jazz

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after the saxophonist Stan Getz recorded albums using its rhythms?

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-Bossa nova.

-Who rose from a humble background to become Henry VIII's chief adviser

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from 1531 until his fall in 1540?

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-Cardinal Wolsey.

-Thomas Cromwell.

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Which TV series featured Nigel Le Vaillant as a country GP who helped out as a police surgeon?

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-Heartbeat.

-Dangerfield. The Labour politician Dr Edith Summerskill was famed for opposing which sport?

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-Boxing.

-In The Mikado, how do Yum-Yum, PeepBo and Pitti-Sing describe themselves in song?

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"Three little maids from school."

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The price of crude oil from which North Sea field is a benchmark in Europe and the OPEC countries?

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-Brent.

-In 1974, which ex-government minister supposedly drowned in the sea off Miami,

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only to turn up later in Australia?

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-John Stonehouse.

-Antony Gormley's Transport consists of a human form suspended over the tomb

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of Thomas a Becket in Canterbury Cathedral. What is it made of?

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-Iron.

-Nails. Which small marine creatures make up the genus Hippocampus?

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-Sea horse.

-Besiktas and Galata are districts in which Turkish city?

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-Istanbul.

-Who took command of the mine-hunter HMS Bronington in February 1976

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for his last nine months in the Royal Navy?

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-Prince Andrew.

-Prince Charles.

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Which devotional text about the Virgin Mary's vigil beside the cross

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has been set by many composers including Rossini, Dvorak and Verdi?

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-BEEP Stabat Mater.

-Correct.

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No passes...

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-34 points.

-Thank you.

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APPLAUSE

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Some mighty scores there. Let's have a look at all of them now.

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In fourth place, Robin McGhee.

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Third place, Sue Collins.

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Second place, with an apparently unbeatable 31 points, John Marshall.

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But it was beaten. In first place with 34 points,

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John Beynon.

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APPLAUSE

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Which means, of course, that John Beynon is tonight's winner

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and he goes through to the semi-finals. Congratulations to him.

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Commiseration in a way to John Marshall, but with his score of 31,

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we could be seeing him again in the semi-final.

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