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“Tenable” All Stars Panto Special questions and answers [It’s Behind You]

Here are the questions and answers from the Christmas “All Stars” edition of ITV quiz show “Tenable” ,shown on 26 December 2019. Team name: It’s Behind You, captained by the lovely Debbie McGee. I finally got around to watching it today, Friday27 August 2021.

The format here is the same as other pieces about “Tenable” on this Blog: a list of the challenges, a note on how the team fared, and then the answers.

The Questions

Team Name: It’s Behind You

Round 1: Top 10 favourite Christmas films [Taken from a list of Britain’s favourite Christmas films published in December 2018, a poll of over 7,000 adults conducted by radtiotimes.com in November and December 2018.] 

Paul Zerdin (with his friend Sam) playing for British Airways Flying Start   

Round 2: The 10 ingredients in James Martin’s spotted dick [According to his cookbook Desserts published in 2007.] 

Rustie Lee playing for Help Harry Help Others, a cancer support group for young people   

Round 3: The first 10 countries Father Christmas would fly over in a line from Lapland to Gibraltar and beyond [The line, “as the sleigh flies”, would continue on to North Africa.] 

Paul Chuckle, playing for Marie Curie  

Round 4: The 10 five-letter words ending in the letters ‘SSY’ [From Chambers 21st Century dictionary on Chambers.co.uk.] 

Louie Spence, playing for Dogs Trust  

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): Top 10 Christmas card images [According to a survey of Christmas card covers carried out by Royal Mail published in December 2018.] 

Debbie McGee playing for the Lady Taverners  

Final Round: Christmas Carols: The 10 gifts from twelve to three in the carol ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ [The gifts given on the 12th day of Christmas, 11th day of Christmas and so on, up to and including the 3rd day of Christmas, according to modern version of the carol as recorded by the Kings Men of King’s College Cambridge on the 2016 album “The 12 Days of Christmas”.] 

How the team fared

It’s Behind You

All 5 members of It’s Behind You made it to the final round playing for 23k and named 6 of the 10 gifts from twelve to three in the carol ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas. The remaining answers: Eight maids a milking, Nine ladies dancing, Ten lords a leaping, Eleven pipers piping.  They still get 2.5k to share among their charities. 

Questions and Answers

Team Name: It’s Behind You

Round 1: Top 10 favourite Christmas films [Taken from a list of Britain’s favourite Christmas films published in December 2018, a poll of over 7,000 adults conducted by radtiotimes.com in November and December 2018.] 

It’s a Wonderful Life / Elf / The Muppets Christmas Carol / Love Actually / Home Alone / Die Hard / National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation / The Polar Express / White Christmas / Scrooge  

Round 2: The 10 ingredients in James Martin’s spotted dick [According to his cookbook Desserts published in 2007.] 

Baking powder / Butter / Cream / Currants / Egg / Flour / Lemon / Milk / Suet / Sugar  

Round 3: The first 10 countries Father Christmas would fly over in a line from Lapland to Gibraltar and beyond [The line, “as the sleigh flies”, would continue on to North Africa.] 

Finland / Sweden / Norway / Denmark / Netherlands / Belgium / France / Spain / Morocco / Algeria  

Round 4: The 10 five-letter words ending in the letters ‘SSY’ [From Chambers 21st Century dictionary on Chambers.co.uk.] 

Bossy / Fussy / Gassy / Hussy / Messy / Missy / Mossy / Pussy / Sissy / Wussy  

Round 5 (The Captain’s Round): Top 10 Christmas card images [According to a survey of Christmas card covers carried out by Royal Mail published in December 2018.] 

Snow scene / Robin / Reindeer / Snowman / Father Christmas / Snowflakes / Nativity scenes / Holly / Christmas decorations / Angels 

Final Round: Christmas Carols: The 10 gifts from twelve to three in the carol ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ [The gifts given on the 12th day of Christmas, 11th day of Christmas and so on, up to and including the 3rd day of Christmas, according to modern version of the carol as recorded by the Kings Men of King’s College Cambridge on the 2016 album “The 12 Days of Christmas”.] 

Three French hens / Four calling birds / Five gold rings / Six geese a laying / Seven swans a swimming / Eight maids a milking / Nine ladies dancing / Ten lords a leaping / Eleven pipers piping / Twelve drummers drumming  

 

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