World Quiz

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If you're thinking "I could have sworn this was a Radio 1 show", you're half-right. In its early days, Radio 1 didn't fill all of its hours by itself and would often take a simulcast of Radio 2 instead, so the 1967 and 1969 series (minus the Christmas special) were both simulcast this way.
If you're thinking "I could have sworn this was a Radio 1 show", you're half-right. In its early days, Radio 1 didn't fill all of its hours by itself and would often take a simulcast of Radio 2 instead, so the 1967 and 1969 series (minus the Christmas special) were both simulcast this way.
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John Tidmarsh took over after the death of [[Kenneth Horne]].
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Current revision as of 13:24, 7 October 2021

Contents

Host

Kenneth Horne (1967-8)

John Tidmarsh (1969)

Broadcast

BBC Radio 2, 2 October 1967 to 25 December 1969 (39 episodes in 3 series + 1 speical)

Synopsis

Three-way quiz involving teams from the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Each series had the appropriate year appended to its title (World Quiz '67, etc.) and all three series were won by teams from New Zealand. John Tidmarsh had to take over from Kenneth Horne after his death.

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Inventor

John P. Wynn

Trivia

If you're thinking "I could have sworn this was a Radio 1 show", you're half-right. In its early days, Radio 1 didn't fill all of its hours by itself and would often take a simulcast of Radio 2 instead, so the 1967 and 1969 series (minus the Christmas special) were both simulcast this way.

John Tidmarsh took over after the death of Kenneth Horne.

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