QUESTIONS IN THIS PROGRAMME
1. Why might Henry Wriothesley, Earl of Southampton, be interested in a meeting between a five-time Wimbledon Ladies' champion and Gordon Brown's last Transport Secretary?
2. To take Caesar's soothsayer, with malice aforethought, to three places in New England, would make a change. Can you explain why?
3. (Music) What links this music with Enid Blyton, George Axelrod, Akira Kurosawa, and St Giles-in-the-Fields?
4. (Music) Where in Britain might we be?
5. From Charles Levien:
How might playing 'fast and loose' at Warwick, York or Portsmouth lead to a Grand National run without horses?
6. From Robert Harris:
What kind of pattern is suggested by a Tom Stoppard play, a county town in West Wales, and a regal tuber? And why would you need a geological feature west of the Medina and a village on the Isle of Purbeck to bring them into being?
7. An initial detachment could decode these phrases:
Unpaid workers bathe;
Concerning a fight;
To live by water.
8. What's terminal about Peter Tinniswood's uncle, the director (and author) of Freaks, and Reading's longest-serving goalkeeper?
THIS WEEK'S TEASER QUESTION
What would you change to make an Italian broadcaster tell you about the state of the economy - and why could a further change be painful?
Don't write or e-mail with the answer: it's just for fun, and the solution will appear in next week's programme.
LAST WEEK'S TEASER QUESTION WAS:
What do Lenin, Tchaikovsky and the dying protagonist of a Tolstoy story have in common?
The answer is the patronymic Ilyich. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (originally Ulyanov); Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky; and Ivan Ilyich Golovin in the novella The Death Of Ivan Ilyich.
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