A glorious collection of obscure, bizarre and often frankly useless information about television. It includes facts, figures, lists (very important), quotes and momentous events from the world of television. A must for all telly anoraks and fans.
The book will include: items covering spin-offs from TV series, character catchphrases, award-winners, famous TV animals, Blue Peter presenters, entertainers discovered by Opportunity Knocks, great quotes about TV ,great TV moments and much more.
For instance, the first million-dollar winner of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ in the US (one John Carpenter) asked to ‘phone a friend’ on the final million-dollar question. He rang his father and coolly announced that he was about to become a millionaire because he knew the answer to the question.
The great Homer Simpson once observed: ‘Television! Teacher, mother, secret lover’, Evans’ TV Trivia fulfills two of those three roles…
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‘The couch-potato’s bible’ Daily MailAbout the Author:
Jeff Evans is a known television historian and writer.He is alsoone of the world’s best-known beer writers, having edited eight editions of the Campaign for Real Ale’s best-selling Good Beer Guide and written The Book of Beer Knowledge plus five editions of the Good Bottled Beer Guide. Among various awards, he has been voted Beer Writer of the Year by his colleagues in the British Guild of Beer Writers
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