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? 

  1. Who is missing from these ‘fab four’?  Tinky Winky, Lala, Po and ………….
  2. Name the ‘hippy’ rabbit in The Magic Roundabout.
  3. Who is Peppa Pig’s little brother?
  4. 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?
  5. The BBC currently has two ‘free to air’ channels aimed at children.  Please name them.
  6. Who voiced the original Danger Mouse from 1981 to 1992? (Bonus:  who voiced his side-kick, Penfold?)
  7. Who was He Man’s arch enemy?
  8. What colour are Clangers?
  9. 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?
  10. Which 1960s/70s pop icon originally narrated Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends?
  11.  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?
  1. 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?
  2. Which participant in the last ‘I’m a Celebrity……’ hosted the Saturday morning programme Swap Shop?
  3. 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?
  4. Pikachu is a type of what?
  5. What was the name of the cat that appeared in six public information broadcasts aimed at helping children avoid dangers in the 1970s?
  6. Which children’s TV presenter was shot dead by the IRA in 1975?  Name of the presenter and name of the show please.
  7. Who created the Muppets?
  8. 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?
  9. Grange Hill was a long running children’s TV show. What was Grange Hill?

If you want the answers, please email me at hale@perry-company.co.uk

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.