Play the Game (1)



Cleland Finn

Sally Rogers

Robert MacDermot


Team captains: Val Guest and Muriel Pavlow


BBC-tv, 4 August 1947 to 1950

Children's version, BBC-tv, 1951-2


One of the first regular TV quizzes in the UK, this was almost certainly an adaptation of the American show of the same name in which names and phrases were acted out and contestants were asked to identify them. The US version was a phone-in, but the BBC's adaptation was played as a straight panel game.

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