Take our Christmas quiz!
Yes, it's back. By popular demand we have the Perrys' Christmas quiz. This year we are going to indulge in a bit of nostalgia and look back at some classic, or dare I say exceptional, children's TV. How many can you answer?
- Who is missing from these 'fab four'? Tinky Winky, Lala, Po and ………….
- Name the 'hippy' rabbit in The Magic Roundabout.
- Who is Peppa Pig's little brother?
- We all remember Blue Peter but what was the name of the ITV programme which presented 'fun facts' for children and ran from 1966 to 1981?
- The BBC currently has two 'free to air' channels aimed at children. Please name them.
- Who voiced the original Danger Mouse from 1981 to 1992? (Bonus: who voiced his side-kick, Penfold?)
- Who was He Man's arch enemy?
- What colour are Clangers?
- Justin Fletcher and his alter ego Mr Tumble present a children's show where they help children communicate by signing. What is the show called?
- Which 1960s/70s pop icon originally narrated Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends?
- Dr Who. It is generally agreed that there have been 13 'official' doctors. Who;
- was the first?
- is the latest?
- was also a scarecrow in another show?
- was also a vet in a long running BBC series?
- was in only two episodes?
- Starting in the 50s and ending in the 70s (before we were blessed with 24-hour TV!) the BBC had a series of programmes for children each weekday afternoon. What was this series, collectively, called?
- Which participant in the last 'I'm a Celebrity……' hosted the Saturday morning programme Swap Shop?
- What is the title of the children's programme, running for 22 years which, surprisingly, suggested that children should turn the TV off and do something else?
- Pikachu is a type of what?
- What was the name of the cat that appeared in six public information broadcasts aimed at helping children avoid dangers in the 1970s?
- Which children's TV presenter was shot dead by the IRA in 1975? Name of the presenter and name of the show please.
- Who created the Muppets?
- One of my favourites. Which chaotic program from the USA featured characters called Fleegle, Bingo, Drooper and Snorky and had cartoons including the Arabian Knights and The Three Musketeers?
- Grange Hill was a long running children's TV show. What was Grange Hill?
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Good luck, and from all of us at Perrys we wish you a happy and peaceful Christmas and we look forward to working with you again in 2019.