My Generation

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== Host ==
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Stuart Maconie
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== Synopsis ==
== Synopsis ==
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According to a press release, ''My Generation'' asks questions on the culture and events of different decades within living memory. Three contestants of varying ages each answer questions on their own particular chosen decade. They then also answer questions on a randomly chosen decade.
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''My Generation'' asks questions on the culture and events of different decades within living memory.  
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Each contender has chosen a different decade from the 1960s through to the 2010s. Stuart will ask a bunch of questions about the chosen decade: high politics, low culture, high culture, and whatever Jeremy Thorpe was. Ten questions in each category, including an audio clip. There's two points for a correct answer, one point if the contestant deserves partial credit.
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After everyone's answered questions on their chosen decade, there will be a second round of questions. Whoever's trailing gets first choice of the remaining decades.
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Yep, in each show we'll hear ten questions about each decade from the 1960s to the 2010s. Half of them will be on the "home" decade, the other half might be some distance away. Stuart goes on quite a bit about "another generation", but the show never embarrasses its quizzers. Highest score at the end of the show is the winner, and gets a Radio 4 round of applause.
Stuart Maconie hosts, familiar to this slot's listeners from [[Round Britain Quiz]].
Stuart Maconie hosts, familiar to this slot's listeners from [[Round Britain Quiz]].
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''My Generation'' was an emergency commission, when [[Brain of Britain]] ran out of episodes during [[Impact of Covid-19|the Covid-19 pandemic]].
== Web links ==
== Web links ==
[http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000j79d BBC programme page]
[http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000j79d BBC programme page]
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== See also ==
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[[Weaver's Week 2020-05-31#My Generation|Weaver's Week review]]
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Current revision as of 08:43, 19 August 2020

Contents

Host

Stuart Maconie

Broadcast

BBC Radio 4, 18 May 2020 to present

Synopsis

My Generation asks questions on the culture and events of different decades within living memory.

Each contender has chosen a different decade from the 1960s through to the 2010s. Stuart will ask a bunch of questions about the chosen decade: high politics, low culture, high culture, and whatever Jeremy Thorpe was. Ten questions in each category, including an audio clip. There's two points for a correct answer, one point if the contestant deserves partial credit.

After everyone's answered questions on their chosen decade, there will be a second round of questions. Whoever's trailing gets first choice of the remaining decades.

Yep, in each show we'll hear ten questions about each decade from the 1960s to the 2010s. Half of them will be on the "home" decade, the other half might be some distance away. Stuart goes on quite a bit about "another generation", but the show never embarrasses its quizzers. Highest score at the end of the show is the winner, and gets a Radio 4 round of applause.

Stuart Maconie hosts, familiar to this slot's listeners from Round Britain Quiz.

My Generation was an emergency commission, when Brain of Britain ran out of episodes during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Web links

BBC programme page

See also

Weaver's Week review

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