Barkham Village Residents Association

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Barkham Village Residents Association

This time, the theme is “Cop Shows” or more formally British TV Police Dramas!

  1. Q, Which actress is a police sergeant in Happy Valley but has also spent 5 years in the 90s as a barmaid in Coronation Street?
    A. Sarah Lancashire
  2. Q. Which 2 (related) series were named after David Bowie songs?
    A. Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes
  3. Q. Barrington Pheloung wrote the haunting music for which series?
    A. Inspector Morse (plus Lewis and Endeavour)
  4. Q. Which long running series was set in the fictional “Newtown”?
    A. Z Cars
  5. Q. Which R.D. Wingfield novels were made into (another) long running series?
    A. Frost (A Touch of Frost)
  6. Q. “Evening all” were the usual opening lines of which police series?
    A. Dixon of Dock Green
  7. Q. Which series featured PCs Tony Stamp and Reg Hollis?
    A. The Bill
  8. Q. Who created and wrote Prime Suspect?
    A. Lynda La Plante
  9. Q. Which (current) series concerns the work of AC-12, a police anti-corruption unit?
    A. Line of Duty
  10. Q. And finally, how did The Sweeney get its nane
    A. “Sweeney Todd” is cockney rhyming slang for Flying Squad

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