The Editor’s Christmas Quiz
The turkey and plum pudding are history and the cellar is almost dry. Are you up to bending your wits around our stockingful of Yuletide conundrums? Answers on page 216
1) What was the birth name of late musician David Bowie (below)? 2) On which Mediterranean island was the BBC’S drama The Night Manager filmed? 3) When Boris Johnson ruled himself out of the race to be the next Conservative leader, who were the remaining five candidates? 4) In January, the production of which vehicle came to an end after 68 years? 5) Who is depicted on the new plastic £5 notes, which came into circulation in September? 6) What was the first meal eaten by astronaut Tim Peake in space? 7) Which British actor won the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award this year for his performance in which film? 8) At the 2016 Summer Olympics, how many medals did Team GB win in total, landing the nation where in the medal table? 9) The BBC lost the rights to broadcast which popular television series, after the production company signed a new contract with Channel 4 for 2017? 10) On which two London Underground lines did the Night Tube first commence?