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BBC Radio 4 Brain of Britain Ultimate Quiz Book Russell Davies

BBC Radio 4 Brain of Britain Ultimate Quiz Book By Russell Davies

BBC Radio 4 Brain of Britain Ultimate Quiz Book by Russell Davies


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Pit your wits against some of the brightest minds in Britain by taking up the challenge of this ultimate quiz of 2000 questions from the Brain of Britain archives.

BBC Radio 4 Brain of Britain Ultimate Quiz Book Summary

BBC Radio 4 Brain of Britain Ultimate Quiz Book by Russell Davies

Pit your wits against some of the brightest minds in Britain by taking up the challenge of this ultimate quiz of 2000 questions from the Brain of Britain archives.

Brain of Britain is the longest-running of all the broadcast quiz shows open to the public in Britain. With questions covering a wide range of general knowledge topics, let Russell Davies guide you through this challenging and entertaining set of 50 quizzes. Includes a fascinating history of the programme and the characters and stories that have made it so successful.

In the appendix Russell offers a compelling account of the life of the programme's German-born inventor and first question-setter John P. Wynn.

About Russell Davies

Russell Davies was born in Barmouth, North Wales, and educated at Manchester Grammar School. He was a Major Scholar at St John's College Cambridge, where he took a first class degree in Modern Languages. Having been Secretary of the Footlights Club, he became an actor before turning to journalism. His posts ranged from Caricaturist of the Times Literary Supplement to Film Critic of the Observer, where he served three years as football correspondent. He later became TV critic of the Observer and Sunday Times. Since 1979 he has been a regular broadcaster on radio and TV. He still supplies music documentaries to Radio 2, where his Song Show ran for fifteen years. He first chaired Brain of Britain in 2004. His books include biographies of the cartoonist Vicky and the graphic artist Ronald Searle, and he edited the Kenneth Williams Diaries. He is married with three sons, and has played jazz trombone and tuba since 1964.

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GOR009045267
9780008253301
0008253307
BBC Radio 4 Brain of Britain Ultimate Quiz Book by Russell Davies
Used - Like New
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
2017-09-07
352
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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