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Hold Your Plums
Billy Butler and Wally Scott
Billy Butler and Wally Scott were the presenters of Hold Your Plums
Probably the most subversive quiz in the history of radio, Hold Your Plums ran for over a decade on BBC Radio Merseyside. The anarchic radio quiz featured many memorable moments, we've delved into the BBC's archive to bring you some of the best.
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Hold Your Plums won a Bronze Sony award

Billy Butler 's an avid collector of records, comics, sheet music, TV and Radio Times magazines and old TV show videos.

Hold Your Plums spawned a series of cassettes of the programme which listeners bought to send to ex-pat scousers around the world
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Presented by Billy Butler and Wally Scott, Hold Your Plums became a scouse institution.

Loved by people like Peter Kay and even meriting a mention on Parkinson, Hold Your Plums is the quiz that common sense. All of the clips are of genuine contestants, and yes they really don't know what the answers are...

Brand New - Hold Your Plums
audio Hugh and I
audio Cyrano De Bergerac
audio Mutiny on the ?
audio Springboks
audioWhich country drives on the left?
audioWhat's Batman's nickname?
audioBorussia Munchengladbach?
audioPlums 1st million pound winner
audioWhat did Walter Raleigh bring back from the New World?
audioMerry Wives Of Windsor
audioA famous French racecourse
audioJohn Barnes legs
audioQue Sera Sera

For more information on how to buy copies of the Hold Your Plums tapes contact:

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Liverpool
L1 3BP

Telephone: 0151 708 5500



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