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Sitcoms (UK & Ireland)

(40 votes)
11 questions
Test your knowledge about the classic sitcoms from the Islands of Ireland and the UK
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In one of his most iconic comedy roles, which actor is this?

John Cleese

Eric Idle

Graham Chapman

Michael Palin

64% got this right

Although one of the most iconic sitcoms in the world, "Fawlty Towers" ran for just 2 series, with 12 episodes in total.

Which short running, but cult classic UK comedy series was this?

Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

Nathan Barley

The I.T. Crowd

The Mighty Boosh

Hard  32% got this right

The show's stars would go on to comprise much of the leading players in UK sitcoms through the 2000s and beyond.

Michael Scott remains one of the most beloved characters in modern comedy. But on which UK character was he based?



David Brent

55% got this right

Many people who originally tuned into "The Office" (UK) when it first aired thought it was a documentary

Which long running classic sitcom was this?

Open All Hours

Only Fools And Horses


Steptoe and Son

Hard  33% got this right

David Jason starred in Open All Hours from 1976 to 1985, the last 4 years of which would overlap with "Only Fools . . ."

Which sitcom is this, set in Ireland?

Father Ted

Fr Ted


74% got this right

"Father Ted" ran for three series, becoming an instant & enduring classic in both Ireland and Britain.

Victor Meldrew was the grumpy, downtrodden main character in which long running sitcom set in England?

One Foot in the Grave

The Last of the Summer Wine

To The Manor Born

Waiting For God

74% got this right

Richard Wilson was only 53 years old when he started to play the role of "Victor Meldrew"

Which popular 21st century British sitcom had this song as its theme?

Peep Show

76% got this right

The show's original working title was "POV", referencing its distinctive point-of-view filming style

Which sitcom is this, featuring local actor Liam Neeson?

Derry Girls

Father Ted

Give My Head Peace

Taken (For Granted)

73% got this right

Liam's actually from county Antrim, which borders county Derry. So he is.
48 random squares

Which of the following is not one of the main four characters from "The Inbetweeners"?





68% got this right

"Jay", the wannabe womaniser of the group is actually played by the youngest cast member, James Buckley.
48 random squares

Which of the following were real sitcoms? (Select all that apply)

Are You Being Served?

Men Behaving Badly

The League of Gentlemen

Absolutely Fantastic

64% got this right


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