Round Britain Quiz Is 60

Tom Sutcliffe finds out the secret of Round Britain Quiz's enduring popularity as the world's longest-running radio quiz celebrates its sixtieth anniversary.

Participants have struggled to find connections between some of the most arcane bits of knowledge to ever grace the airwaves, with the likes of Irene Thomas and Eric Korn becoming broadcasting institutions in the process.

Tom offers a glimpse behind the scenes at the show, combining classic archive with fresh interviews in an affectionate but sometimes irreverent celebration.

Episodes

TitleFirst
Broadcast
Comments
*20080619

Tom Sutcliffe finds out the secret of Round Britain Quiz's enduring popularity as the world's longest-running radio quiz celebrates its sixtieth anniversary.

Participants have struggled to find connections between some of the most arcane bits of knowledge to ever grace the airwaves, with the likes of Irene Thomas and Eric Korn becoming broadcasting institutions in the process.

Tom offers a glimpse behind the scenes at the show, combining classic archive with fresh interviews in an affectionate but sometimes irreverent celebration.

Tom Sutcliffe finds out the secret of Round Britain Quiz's enduring popularity as the world's longest-running radio quiz celebrates its sixtieth anniversary. Participants have struggled to find connections between some of the most arcane bits of knowledge to ever grace the airwaves, with the likes of Irene Thomas and Eric Korn becoming broadcasting institutions in the process. Tom offers a glimpse behind the scenes at the show, combining classic archive with fresh interviews in an affectionate but sometimes irreverent celebration.