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|The British TV Sitcom Quiz Book
Brian Murphy and Nicholas Parsons OBE
Brief Description: The sitcom has proved to be one of the most enduring genres in British TV history, reflecting the social changes and national concerns of the time, and has brought many memorable and much-loved characters to our screens. Who can forget iconic figures like Frank Spencer, Basil Fawlty and Reggie Perrin or the antics of the Trotters, the Meldrews and the staff of Grace Brothers’ department store, to name but a few?
The 1,000 questions in The British TV Sitcom Quiz book will test your knowledge of your favourite series from yesteryear to the current day. From Steptoe and Son, Dad’s Army and Porridge to Absolutely Fabulous, The Office, and My Family, this book is bulging with facts that will refresh your memory and help you to recapture some of those magical moments in situation comedy.
With a fitting foreword by Brian Murphy from the hilarious ‘70s TV show George and Mildred and Nicholas Parsons OBE, this is a must-have book for all sitcom fans.
About the Author:
Chris Cowlin is an author, actor and entrepreneur. Born in London in 1980, Chris has achieved a great deal in a short space of time. With a background in printing and advertising, Chris owns a successful publishing company and is himself the author of 128 books. Chris has written on a range of subjects but specialises in football, sport, television and music. His books have been endorsed by many celebrities and sports personalities such as Jonathan Ross, Sir Alex Ferguson, Gary Mabbutt and Gary Lineker. His writing credits include a foreword for a book by notorious criminal, Charles Bronson, who Chris visited in prison on two occasions. He is also a regular contributor to The Sun, Daily Mirror and the letters page of local newspapers.
A keen runner, Chris took part in the London marathon in 2012 and was shortlisted to carry the Olympic Flame in the same year. He regularly competes in running events across the UK and has raised over £35,000 for various charities.
Chris also works as an actor, model and voice over artist. He has been involved in over 200 productions in the last two years including his personal highlight, appearing as an extra in the 2012 James Bond film, Skyfall.
During his career, Chris has appeared in hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles and been interviewed on radio stations across the UK, promoting his books and charity work. He actively participates in social media and has over half a million followers on Twitter.
Chris has been involved in many local community events in recent years; a former local councillor, elected in March 2012, having a majority of 798 votes, beating both the Conservative Party and the Labour Party. He was also a very active school governor between 2010 and 2012.
Chris has two children, Harry and Aimee.
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