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BBC701 19920820090923 (R7)Brian Johnston is joined by Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, William Franklyn and Paul Merton.
Umpire Brian Johnston bowls the questions to Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, William Franklyn and Paul Merton.
From August 1992.
BBC702  20090930 (R7)Tim Rice, Denise Coffey, Willie Rushton and Bill Tidy square up to the questions.
Tim Rice, Denise Coffey, Willie Rushton and Bill Tidy square up to questions from umpire Brian Johnston.
From September 1992.
BBC703  20091007 (R7)Brian Johnston is joined by Tim Rice, Paul Merton, Willie Rushton and Rachel Heyhoe-Flint.
Umpire Brian Johnston bowls the questions to Tim Rice, Paul Merton, Willie Rushton and Rachel Heyhoe-Flint.
From September 1992.
BBC704  20091014 (R7)Tim Rice, Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Willie Rushton and Leslie Thomas are the guests.
Brian Johnston tries to stump Tim Rice, Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Willie Rushton and Leslie Thomas.
From September 1992.
BBC706  20080806 (BBC7)The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia questions, captained by Willie Rushton and Tim Rice.
From 1991.
BBC706  20091021 (R7)Brian Johnston is joined by Tim Rice, Paul Merton, Willie Rushton and William Franklyn.
Brian Johnston bowls the questions to Tim Rice, Paul Merton, Willie Rushton and William Franklyn.
From September 1992.
BBC707  20091028 (R7)With Willie Rushton, Denise Coffey, Tim Rice and Bill Tidy.
F
rom September 1992.
Umpire Brian Johnston poses the questions to Willie Rushton, Denise Coffey, Tim Rice and Bill Tidy.
From September 1992.
BBC710 LAST  20080827 (BBC7)Brian Johnston umpires the game between teams captained by Tim Rice and Willie Rushton in Eggington Cricket Club in 1991.
Episode 10 of 10.
 1 19900724 Producer: J.
MAGNUSSON
Next in series: 31 July 1990
Previous in series: 25 July 1989
Description
Hear the stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian JOHNSTON umpires another test of wit & general knowledge.
Taking the crease: Tim RICE & Willie RUSHTON, with Roy HATTERSLEY & Trevor MCDONALD.
Produced by Jon Magnusson.
(Programme 1 of 8) Written by Peter HICKEY & Malcolm WILLIAMSON.
Recorded at Maidenhead & Bray Cricket Club, Berkshire.
Subject Categories
quiz shows (programme format)
sports and games programmes (genre)
cricket
Broadcast history
24 Jul 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)
28 Feb 1991 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)
Contributors
Brian Johnston
Peter Hickey (Author)
Malcolm Williamson (Author)
Jon Magnusson (Producer)
Roy Hattersley (Speaker)
Willie Rushton (Speaker)
Tim Rice (Speaker)
Trevor Macdonald (Speaker)
Recorded on 1990-04-25
 01 1992082720090923 (R7)
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20120630 (R4+)
Umpire Brian Johnston bowls the questions to Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, William Franklyn and Paul Merton. From August 1992.
Brian Johnston is joined by Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, William Franklyn and Paul Merton.
 0127/08/1992 20110819 (R4+)
20110820 (R4+)
Brian Johnston is joined by Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, William Franklyn and Paul Merton.
Umpire Brian Johnston bowls the questions to Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, William Franklyn and Paul Merton.
From August 1992.
 02 19900731 Producer: J.
MAGNUSSON
Next in series: PROG 3
Previous in series: 24 July 1990
Description
Hear the stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian JOHNSTON umpires another test of wit & general knowledge.
Taking the crease: Tim RICE & Willie RUSHTON, with Alfred MARKS & William FRANKLYN.
Produced by Jon Magnusson.
(Programme 2 of 8) Written by Peter HICKEY & Malcolm WILLIAMSON.
Recorded at Ripley Cricket Club, Surrey.
Subject Categories
quiz shows (programme format)
sports and games programmes (genre)
cricket
Broadcast history
31 Jul 1990 12:25-13:00 (RADIO 4)
07 Mar 1991 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)
Contributors
Brian Johnston
Peter Hickey (Author)
Malcolm Williamson (Author)
Jon Magnusson (Producer)
Willie Rushton (Speaker)
Tim Rice (Speaker)
Alfred Marks (Speaker)
William Franklyn (Speaker)
Recorded on 1990-04-30
 02  20110826 (R4+)Tim Rice, Denise Coffey, Willie Rushton and Bill Tidy square up to questions from umpire Brian Johnston.
From September 1992.
Tim Rice, Denise Coffey, Willie Rushton and Bill Tidy square up to the questions.
 02  20110827 (R4+)Tim Rice, Denise Coffey, Willie Rushton and Bill Tidy square up to questions from umpire Brian Johnston.
From September 1992.
Tim Rice, Denise Coffey, Willie Rushton and Bill Tidy square up to the questions.
 03 19900807 Producer: J.
MAGNUSSON
Next in series: 14 August 1990
Previous in series: 31 July 1990
Description
Hear the stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian JOHNSTON umpires another test of wit & general knowledge.
Taking the crease: Tim RICE & Willie RUSHTON, with Tim Brooke-Taylor & Bill TIDY.
Produced by Jon Magnusson.
(Programme 3 of 8) Written by Peter HICKEY & Malcolm WILLIAMSON.
Recorded at Windsor & Eton Cricket Club, Berkshire.
Subject Categories
quiz shows (programme format)
sports and games programmes (genre)
cricket
Broadcast history
07 Aug 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)
14 Mar 1991 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)
Contributors
Brian Johnston
Peter Hickey (Author)
Malcolm Williamson (Author)
Jon Magnusson (Producer)
Tim Brooke-Taylor (Speaker)
Willie Rushton (Speaker)
Tim Rice (Speaker)
Bill Tidy (Speaker)
Recorded on 1990-05-04
 03  20110902 (R4+)Umpire Brian Johnston bowls the questions to Tim Rice, Paul Merton, Willie Rushton and Rachel Heyhoe-Flint.
From September 1992.
Brian Johnston is joined by Tim Rice, Paul Merton, Willie Rushton and Rachel Heyhoe-Flint.
 03  20110903 (R4+)Umpire Brian Johnston bowls the questions to Tim Rice, Paul Merton, Willie Rushton and Rachel Heyhoe-Flint.
From September 1992.
Brian Johnston is joined by Tim Rice, Paul Merton, Willie Rushton and Rachel Heyhoe-Flint.
 04 19900814 Producer: J.
MAGNUSSON
Next in series: 21 August 1990
Previous in series: PROG 3
Description
Hear the stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian JOHNSTON umpires another test of wit & general knowledge.
Taking the crease: Tim RICE & Willie RUSHTON, with Rachel Heyhoe FLINT & Leslie THOMAS.
Produced by Jon Magnusson.
(Programme 4 of 8) Written by Peter HICKEY & Malcolm WILLIAMSON.
Recorded at Wheathampstead Cricket Club, Hertfordshire.
Subject Categories
quiz shows (programme format)
sports and games programmes (genre)
cricket
Broadcast history
14 Aug 1990 12:25-13:00 (RADIO 4)
21 Mar 1991 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)
Contributors
Brian Johnston
Peter Hickey (Author)
Malcolm Williamson (Author)
Jon Magnusson (Producer)
Willie Rushton (Speaker)
Tim Rice (Speaker)
Leslie Thomas (Speaker)
Rachael Flint (Speaker)
Recorded on 1990-05-15
 04 1992091720110909 (R4+)
20110910 (R4+)
Tim Rice, Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Willie Rushton and Leslie Thomas are the guests.
Brian Johnston tries to stump Tim Rice, Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Willie Rushton and Leslie Thomas.
From September 1992.
 05 19900821 Producer: J.
MAGNUSSON
Next in series: 28 August 1990
Previous in series: 14 August 1990
Description
Hear the stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian JOHNSTON umpires another test of wit & general knowledge.
Taking the crease: Tim RICE & Willie RUSHTON, with Roy HATTERSLEY & Trevor MCDONALD.
Produced by Jon Magnusson.
(Programme 5 of 8) Written by Peter HICKEY & Malcolm WILLIAMSON.
Recorded at Maidenhead & Bray Cricket Club, Berkshire.
Subject Categories
quiz shows (programme format)
sports and games programmes (genre)
cricket
Broadcast history
21 Aug 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)
28 Mar 1991 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)
Contributors
Brian Johnston
Peter Hickey (Author)
Malcolm Williamson (Author)
Jon Magnusson (Producer)
Roy Hattersley (Speaker)
Willie Rushton (Speaker)
Tim Rice (Speaker)
Trevor Macdonald (Speaker)
Recorded on 1990-04-25
 06 19900828 Producer: J.
MAGNUSSON
Next in series: PROG 7
Previous in series: 21 August 1990
Description
Hear the stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian JOHNSTON umpires another test of wit & general knowledge.
Taking the crease: Tim RICE & Willie RUSHTON, with Alfred MARKS & William FRANKLYN.
Produced by Jon Magnusson.
(Programme 6 of 8) Written by Peter HICKEY & Malcolm WILLIAMSON.
Recorded at Ripley Cricket Club, Surrey.
Subject Categories
quiz shows (programme format)
sports and games programmes (genre)
cricket
Broadcast history
28 Aug 1990 12:25-13:00 (RADIO 4)
04 Apr 1991 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)
Contributors
Brian Johnston
Peter Hickey (Author)
Malcolm Williamson (Author)
Jon Magnusson (Producer)
Willie Rushton (Speaker)
Tim Rice (Speaker)
Alfred Marks (Speaker)
William Franklyn (Speaker)
Recorded on 1990-04-30
 07 19900904 Producer: J.
MAGNUSSON
Next in series: 11 September 1990
Previous in series: 28 August 1990
Description
Hear the stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian JOHNSTON umpires another test of wit & general knowledge.
Taking the crease: Tim RICE & Willie RUSHTON, with Tim Brooke-Taylor & Bill TIDY.
Produced by Jon Magnusson.
(Programme 7 of 8) Written by Peter HICKEY & Malcolm WILLIAMSON.
Recorded at Windsor & Eton Cricket Club, Berkshire.
Subject Categories
quiz shows (programme format)
sports and games programmes (genre)
cricket
Broadcast history
04 Sep 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)
11 Apr 1991 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)
Contributors
Brian Johnston
Peter Hickey (Author)
Malcolm Williamson (Author)
Jon Magnusson (Producer)
Tim Brooke-Taylor (Speaker)
Willie Rushton (Speaker)
Tim Rice (Speaker)
Bill Tidy (Speaker)
Recorded on 1990-05-04
 08Autumn 1992 20091104 (R7)With Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, Rachael Heyhoe-Flint and Paul Merton.
From October 1992.
Umpire Brian Johnston tries to stump Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, Rachael Heyhoe-Flint and Paul Merton.
 09  20091111 (R7)With Tim Rice, Willie Rushton, Leslie Thomas and Christopher Martin-Jenkins.
From 1992.
Brian Johnston bowls questions to Tim Rice, Willie Rushton, Leslie Thomas and Christopher Martin-Jenkins.
From October 1992.
 50 1991000020040625 (BBC7)
20040626 (BBC7)
20050401 (BBC7)
50th edition of the trivia quiz, the scoring of which adheres to the laws of cricket.
First broadcast in 1991.
The 50th edition of the trivia quiz, the scoring of which adheres to the laws of cricket; first broadcast in 1991.
   1991000020050204 (BBC7)
20050205 (BBC7)
The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia questions, captained by Willie Rushton and Tim Rice.
From 1991.
   1991000020050218 (BBC7)Trivia quiz where the scoring adheres to the laws of cricket.
Stephen Fry and Rachel Heyhoe are the guests in this 1991 edition.
   1991000020050225 (BBC7)Why are soap operas so-called and what were traditionally known as love apples? Paul Merton guests in this edition from 1991.
   1991000020050304 (BBC7)The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia questions, captained by Willie Rushton and Tim Rice.
From 1991.
   1991000020050311 (BBC7)From corned beef sandwiches in space to Mork's home planet, it's an out-of-this-world edition of the quiz from 1991.
   1991000020050325 (BBC7)Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, Rachel Hayhoe-Flint and Stephen Fry join umpire Brian Johnston in this edition from 1991.
   1991090020050128 (BBC7)
20050129 (BBC7)
Willy Rushton and William Franklin pit their wits against Tim Rice and Bernard Cribbins, in this edition from September 1991.
   1991090020050211 (BBC7)
20050212 (BBC7)
Captains Willie Rushton and Tim Rice work out what not to wear in bed in the sixteenth century.
Howzat! From September 1991.
   1991100020050318 (BBC7)An October 1991 edition of the cricket-based quiz game, with the late Brian Johnston as 'umpire'.
   1992000020050520 (BBC7)The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia questions.
From 1992.
   1992000020050617 (BBC7)Hear the stumps fly and wickets fall as Brian Johnston umpires another test of wit and general knowledge.
From 1992.
   1992090020050527 (BBC7)The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia questions.
From September 1992.
   1992090020050603 (BBC7)The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia questions.
From September 1992.
   1992090020050610 (BBC7)The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia questions.
From September 1992.
   1992090020050624 (BBC7)The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia questions.
From September 1992.
   1992090020050701 (BBC7)Hear the stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian Johnston umpires another test of wit and general knowledge.
From September 1992.
   1992090020050715 (BBC7)The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia questions.
From September 1992.
   1992100120110916 (R4+)
20110917 (R4+)
Brian Johnston quizzes Willie Rushton, William Franklyn, Tim Rice and Paul Merton.
Brian Johnston bowls questions galore to Willie Rushton, William Franklyn, Tim Rice and Paul Merton.
From October 1992.
   2004042320101014 (R7)Brian Johnston umpires - as Willie Rushton and William Franklyn battle Tim Rice and Bernard Cribbins.
From September 1991.
Willie Rushton and William Franklyn battle Tim Rice and Bernard Cribbins.
   2004052120101104 (R7)Brian Johnston umpires - as Willie Rushton and Alfred Marks battle Tim Rice and Paul Merton.
From October 1991.
Willie Rushton and Alfred Marks battle Tim Rice and Paul Merton.
   2004061820101028 (R7)Brian Johnston umpires - as Tim Rice and Stephen Fry battle Willie Rushton and Rachel Heyhoe-Flint.
From October 1991.
Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, Rachel Heyhoe-Flint and Stephen Fry compete over various topics.
 8 LAST 19900911 Producer: J.
MAGNUSSON
Next in series: 10 September 1991
Previous in series: PROG 7
Description
Hear the stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian JOHNSTON umpires another test of wit & general knowledge.
Taking the crease: Tim RICE & Willie RUSHTON, with Rachel Heyhoe FLINT & Leslie THOMAS.
Produced by Jon Magnusson.
(Programme 8 of 8) Written by Peter HICKEY & Malcolm WILLIAMSON.
Recorded at Wheathampstead Cricket Club, Hertfordshire.
Subject Categories
quiz shows (programme format)
sports and games programmes (genre)
cricket
Broadcast history
11 Sep 1990 12:25-13:00 (RADIO 4)
18 Apr 1991 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)
Contributors
Brian Johnston
Peter Hickey (Author)
Malcolm Williamson (Author)
Jon Magnusson (Producer)
Willie Rushton (Speaker)
Tim Rice (Speaker)
Leslie Thomas (Speaker)
Rachael Flint (Speaker)
Recorded on 1990-05-15
    20040604 (BBC7)From Corned Beef Sandwiches In Space To The Mork's Home Planet, It's An Out-of-this-world Edition Of Trivia Test Match.
    20040611 (BBC7)
20040612 (BBC7)
An October 1991 Edition Of The Cricket-based Quiz Game.
With The Late Brian Johnston As 'umpire'.
    20040618 (BBC7)
20040619 (BBC7)
An Autumn 1991 Edition Of The Cricket-based Quiz Game.
Willy Rushton, Tim Rice, Rachel Hayhoe-flint and Stephen Fry join umpire Brian Johnston.
    20050708 (BBC7)Hear the stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian Johnston umpires another test of wit and general knowledge.
From 1992.
    20070810 (BBC7)Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, Paul Merton and William Franklyn pad up at the Flitwick Cricket Club.
Brian Johnston umpires.
From 1992.
    20070817 (BBC7)Tim Rice, Denise Coffey, Willie Rushton and Bill Tidy are out on the square with umpire Brian Johnston.
From September 1992.
    20070824 (BBC7)The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia questions.
From September 1992.
    20070831 (BBC7)The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia questions.
From September 1992.
Episode 4 of 10.
    20070907 (BBC7)The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia questions.
From September 1992.
    20070914 (BBC7)Hear the bails fly and the wickets fall as Brian Johnston umpires another test of wit and general knowledge.
From September 1992.
    20070928 (BBC7)The rules of cricket are applied to a quiz show with trivia answers.
From September 1992.
    20080709 (BBC7)Willie Rushton and William Franklin take on Tim Rice and Bernard Cribbins.
The stumps fly at Hurst Cricket Club.
From 1991.
    20080716 (BBC7)Captains Tim Rice and Willie Rushton fend off a few brain-teasing googlies from Brian Johnston.
First heard in September 1991.
Episode 3 of 10.
    20080723 (BBC7)Brian Johnston umpires the quiz of wit and general knowledge with guests Stephen Fry and Rachel Heyhoe-Flint.
From October 1991.
    20080730 (BBC7)Why are soap operas so-called and what were traditionally known as love apples? Paul Merton guests in this edition from 1991.
Episode 5 of 10.
    20080813 (BBC7)General knowledge quiz staged on a 'virtual' cricket pitch in Kent and umpired by the late Brian Johnston.
From October 1991.
Episode 8 of 10.
    20080820 (BBC7)Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, Rachel Heyhoe-Flint and Stephen Fry do battle over such topics as Anthropophagy.
From November 1991.
Episode 9 of 10.
    20101021 (R7)Brian Johnston umpires - as Tim Rice and Robin Bailey battle Willie Rushton and Bob 'The Cat' Bevan.
From September 1991.
Tim Rice and Robin Bailey battle Willie Rushton and Bob 'The Cat' Bevan.
    20101111 (R7)Brian Johnston umpires - as Willie Rushton and William Franklyn battle Tim Rice and Bernard Cribbins.
From October 1991.
Willie Rushton and William Franklyn battle Tim Rice and Bernard Cribbins.
    20101118 (R7)Brian Johnston umpires - as Willie Rushton and Robin Bailey battle Tim Rice and Bob 'The Cat' Bevan.
From October 1991.
Willie Rushton and Robin Bailey battle Tim Rice and Bob 'The Cat' Bevan.
    20101125 (R7)Brian Johnston umpires as Willie Rushton and Stephen Fry battle Tim Rice and Rachel Heyhoe-Flint.
From November 1991.
Willie Rushton and Stephen Fry battle Tim Rice and Rachel Heyhoe-Flint.
    20101209 (R7)Brian Johnston umpires - as Willie Rushton and Paul Merton battle Tim Rice and Alfred Marks.
From November 1991.
Willie Rushton and Paul Merton battle Tim Rice and Alfred Marks.
    20070921 (BBC7)
20110923 (R4+)
20110924 (R4+)
Brian Johnston poses the questions to Willie Rushton, Denise Coffey, Tim Rice, Bill Tidy.
Umpire Brian Johnston poses the questions to Willie Rushton, Denise Coffey, Tim Rice and Bill Tidy.
From September 1992.
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20111001 (R4+)
Brian Johnston tries to stump Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, Rachael Heyhoe-Flint, Paul Merton.
Umpire Brian Johnston tries to stump Willie Rushton, Tim Rice, Rachael Heyhoe-Flint and Paul Merton.
From October 1992.
  Autumn 1992 20070921 (BBC7)Hear the stumps fly and the wickets fall as Brian Johnston umpires another test of wit and general knowledge.
Episode 8 of 10.
  Autumn 91 20040604 (BBC7)
20040605 (BBC7)
From corned beef sandwiches in space to the Mork's home planet, it's an out-of-this-world edition of Trivia Test Match.
    20040521 (BBC7)
20040522 (BBC7)
Trivia quiz where the scoring adheres to the laws of cricket.
With Paul Merton and Willie Rushton.
  The Rules Of Cricket Are Applied To A Quiz Show With Trivia Questions, Captained By Willy Rushton An 20040430 (BBC7)
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d Tim Rice.
  The Rules Of Cricket Are Applied To A Quiz Show With Trivia Questions, Captained By Willy Rushton An 20040528 (BBC7)d Tim Rice.
  The Rules Of Cricket Are Applied To A Quiz Show With Trivia Questions, Captained By Willy Rushton An 20040529 (BBC7)d Tim Rice.
  Trivia Quiz Where The Scoring Adheres To The Laws Of Cricket. Stephen Fry And Rachel Heyhoe Join Wil 20040514 (BBC7)
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ly Rushton and Tim Brooke-Taylor.
  Willy Rushton And William Franklin Pit Their Wits Against Tim Rice And Bernard Cribbins With Brian J 20040423 (BBC7)
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ohnston firmly in command.

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