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Radio Times Centenary TV Quiz 📺

Here is a quick discussion based activity. Print off the image for the tables and ask members to find as many of the one hundred TV shows from the last centenary that they can.

Take time to discuss the TV shows, characters and places. Also discuss which were members' favourites.

You could enliven the session by playing the TV theme tunes after each one is found, or by playing comedy sketches from YouTube.

"Radio Times magazine has turned 100, and what better way to celebrate than with a head-scratching tricky quiz?! Below, you'll see a vibrant image of the BBC's Broadcasting House, but it might look a little bit different to usual.

See, look closely at the jam-packed picture and you'll find visual clues to 100 - yes, 100 - different TV and radio shows from over the past century.

Look very carefully at the image as some of the visual aids are pretty well-hidden... how many can you find?

If you need a closer look, download the image to your computer and zoom in - the clues are everywhere!"

Meanwhile, here are some reminiscence-based songs to play while members search the image ...

Here is your Spotify playlist ...

Here are the answers ...

1 Pennies From Heaven

2 The Blue Planet

3 Blue Peter

4 Teletubbies

5 Thunderbirds

6 The Goodies

7 Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

8 The League of Gentlemen

9 The Office

10 The Avengers

11 Steptoe and Son

12 The Fast Show

13 I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue

14 Top Gear

15 Only Fools and Horses

16 Brideshead Revisited

17 Happy Valley

18 Victoria Wood

19 Pride and Prejudice

20 The Wrong Trousers

21 Monty Python’s Flying Circus

22 The Archers

23 Stranger Things

24 Countdown

25 The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

26 That Was the Week That Was

27 Game of Thrones

28 The Generation Game

29 (The) Naked Civil Servant

30 Magpie

31 Doctor Who

32 Seven Up! etc

33 Fawlty Towers

34 Black Mirror

35 Dynasty

36 Parkinson

37 Line of Duty

38 Z Cars

39 The Royle Family

40 Some Mothers Do ’Ave ’Em

41 The Prisoner

42 Killing Eve

43 Only Connect

44 The Morecambe and Wise Show

45 Friends

46 Hancock’s Half Hour

47 Blankety Blank

48 Inspector Morse

49 House of Cards

50 Mike Yarwood in Persons

51 Peaky Blinders

52 Call the Midwife

53 Succession

54 Dad’s Army

55 Breaking Bad

56 The Old Grey Whistle Test

57 EastEnders

58 I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!

59 The Sky at Night

60 Citizen Smith

61 It’s That Man Again

62 Goodness Gracious Me

63 The Simpsons

64 The Young Ones

65 Mastermind

66 Clangers

67 The Two Ronnies

69 Bread

70 The Magic Roundabout

71 I’m Alan Partridge

72 Just a Minute

73 The Great British Bake Off

74 Match of the Day

75 Red Dwarf

76 Boys from the Black Stuff

77 The Sopranos

78 His Dark Materials

79 Open All Hours

80 Outnumbered

81 Yes Minister

82 Blackadder

83 Bergerac

84 The Saint

85 Dick Barton: Special Agent

86 Father Ted

87 Strictly Come Dancing

88 Fleabag

89 Sherlock

 90 Elizabeth R

 91 The Crown

 92 Downton Abbey

93 The Vicar of Dibley

 94 One Foot in the Grave

 95 Spitting Image

 96 TV-am

 97 Listen with Mother

 98 Coronation Street

 99 The Navy Lark

 100 Broadcasting House


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