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    Greeting Bat-Quiz fans ...



    This week's quiz is about another great English detective .... the one and only Mr Sherlock Holmes. I will ask some questions about the career of our hero, the first person to PM THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO ME will win a Sherlock Holmes DVD.









    The questions ...
    1. Who was the first actor to play Holmes on television?
    2. Name Jeremy Brett's two Watsons.
    3. Which was the first Holmes film to be made in colour?
    4. What was the name of the real-life doctor who featured in the series Murder Rooms and is said to be the inspiration for Holmes?
    5. Jeremy Brett also played Dr Watson - True or False?
    6. Who replaced Basil Rathbone in the 40s radio series?
    7. Which former Doctor Who played Holmes in a BBC series?
    8. The recent BBC radio series of the canon featured 3 actors in the roles of Holmes and Watson. Who are they?
    9. Which well known TV robot played Holmes in a series of Canadian TV films?
    10. In which film did Holmes sing ... Oh I do want to be beside the seaside?
    Good luck.

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    We have a winner!



    The answers first ...

    1. Who was the first actor to play Holmes on television? LOUIS HECTOR
    2. Name Jeremy Brett's two Watsons. DAVID BURKE/EDWARD HARDWICKE
    3. Which was the first Holmes film to be made in colour? HAMMER'S HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
    4. What was the name of the real-life doctor who featured in the series Murder Rooms and is said to be the inspiration for Holmes? DR JOSEPH BELL
    5. Jeremy Brett also played Dr Watson - True or False? TRUE - IN A 70s STAGE PRODUCTION
    6. Who replaced Basil Rathbone in the 40s radio series? TOM CONWAY
    7. Which former Doctor Who played Holmes in a BBC series? TOM BAKER (or PETER CUSHING)
    8. The recent BBC radio series of the canon featured 3 actors in the roles of Holmes and Watson. Who are they? CLIVE MERRISON, MICHAEL WILLIAMS, ANDREW SACHS
    9. Which well known TV robot played Holmes in a series of Canadian TV films? MATT FREWER/MAX HEADROOM
    10. In which film did Holmes sing ... Oh I do like to be beside the seaside? THE ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMES
    The first past the post winner is ... WINDTHROP ... who wins some Holmes DVDs.



    He was closely followed by ... BILLY FARMER ... who wins a Holmes DVD.



    If you two gentlemen would kindly PM your address to me I will post your prizes asap.

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