The Missing Link - 26

  • Who shared the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize with FW DeKlerk?

  • In Greek mythology, who was cursed to know the future but never have anybody believe her?

  • Which children's TV series starring Clive Dunn shared it's name with his No1 song from the 70s?

  • Which comedy movie staarred Kevin Kline as an actor who has to permanently impersonate the President?

  • In which film did George Clooney play Bruce Wayne?

  • Whose most famous role was wearing a deerskin bikini in One Million Years BC?

  • Which actor's breakthrough role was in Band of Brothers and also played Niccholas Brody in Homeland?

  • What was the name of Roy Rogers horse?

  • Which singer, real name Elizabeth Grant, is best known for the songs Video Games and Born to Die?

  • What links the previous 9 answers?

Nelson Mandela
Cassandra
Grandad
Dave
Batman and Robin
Raquel Welch
Damian Lewis
Trigger
Lana Del Ray
Only Fools & Horses
Del Lived in Nelson Mandela House with wife Raquel, son Damien,and Grandad. His brother Rodney, married to Cassandra is called Dave by Trigger. Batman and Robin was a scene

The Missing Link - 27

  • Which was the first novel to feature Sherlock Holmes?

  • Which tool is called a wrench in US English?

  • Which character was played by Frank Thornton in Are You Being Served?

  • Dijon, in the east of France, is most associated with which food?

  • Which building on Euston Rd in London contains over 8m stamps, 4m maps, 1.5m music scores and nearly 14m books?

  • Which Beatles album included Yellow Submarine, Eleanor Rigby and Got to get you into my life?

  • What do you call a knife where both edges are sharp?

  • What was Cilla Black’s real name?

  • Which film, directed by Baz Luhrmann in 1992, led to the slightly odd addition of Strictly to the Come Dancing revival?

  • What's the link between the previous 9 questions?

A Study in Scarlet
Spanner
Captain Peacock
Mustard
British Library
Revolver
Dagger
Priscilla White
Strictly Ballroom
Cluedo
Mrs Peacock, Col Mustard, Mrs White & Miss Scarlet are characters, the Study, Library & Ballroom are rooms and the Spanner, Revolver & Daggers are weapons in Cluedo

The Missing Link - 28

  • Americans call it the hood of a car.  What do we call it?

  • How do Blue Peter presenters traditionally secure the models they demonstrate to viewers?

  • Also on Blue Peter, which breed of dog was Shep?

  • Which boat takes you on a tour of Niagara Falls?

  • What type of dish is a bouillon?

  • The word tennis umpires use for zero comes from the French for which everyday item?

  • What can be long or short in a game of field hockey?

  • Which food is a traditional way to use up eggs and milk before the start of Lent?

  • Which film was based on the real life sinking of the SS Politician near Eriskay in the Outer Hebrides?

  • What's the link between the previous 9 questions?

Bonnet
Double Sided Tape
Collie
Maid of the Mist
Broth
Egg
Corner
Pancakes
Whisky Galore!
Scotch
Bonnet, Tape, Collie, Mist, Broth, Egg, Corner, Pancake and Whisky can all be preceded by Scotch

The Missing Link - 29

  • Which London street runs from Parliament Square and passes Downing St and Great Scotland Yard on it’s way to Trafalgar Square?

  • Which Oscar winning actor has a cousin who played cricket for Somerset and New Zealand?

  • The building material cob, common in Devon and Somerset is traditionally made using clay, sand, water and what?

  • Who shot Cock Robin?

  • Alan Yarrow is the current Lord Mayor of which English city?

  • Which pools winner, who died in 2015, famously said she was going to ‘spend, spend, spend’ her winnings?

  • Which book of the Bible was also a Top 10 hit for Elton John?

  • Bill Watterson drew a cartoon strip that was syndicated in more than 2400 newspapers worldwide between 1985-95.  It starred Calvin, a 6 year old boy and his stuffed tiger, called what?

  • Which Irishman has been the leading jockey at 9 of the last 12 Cheltenham Festivals?

    What's the link between the previous 9 questions?

Whitehall
Russell Crowe
Straw
The Sparrow
London
Viv Nicholson
Daniel
Hobbes
Ruby Walsh
Jack
Jacks - Whitehall (comedian), Russell (dog), Straw (MP), Sparrow (pirate), London (author), Nicholson (actor), Daniel (distiller), Hobbs (cricket), Ruby (shot Lee Harvey Oswald)

The Missing Link - 30

  • Which Channel 4 newsreader shares his name with a central character from Game of Thrones?

  • St Agnes, the most southerly point in the United Kingdom, is in which islands?

  • Which honey bee secretion is used in the nutrition of larvae, especially development of a new queen?

  • How is the lumbar region of the back commonly referred to?

  • Which type of tabletop food distribution aid is especially common in Chinese restaurants?

  • In statistics, the measures of central tendency are the median, mode and which other method of calculating an average?

  • Which footballer holds the world record for most goals in a calendar year, with 91’?

  • Laverne and Shirley, Mork and Mindy and Joanie Loves Chachi are all spin-offs of which series?

  • Which British actor, famous for playing hard men in Revolver, Rock n Rolla and Kingsman was also the narrator of Who Do You Think You Are for 6 years?

    What's the link between the previous 9 questions?

Jon Snow
Scilly Isles
Royal Jelly
Small
Lazy Susan
Mean
Lionel Messi
Happy Days
Mark Strong
Mr Men
Roger Hargreaves characters include Messrs Snow, Silly, Jelly, Strong, Small, Lazy, Mean, Messy and Happy