The Missing Link - 1

  • Which is the most southerly racecourse in Britain?

  • Who or what sang in Berkeley Square according to the song?

  • Which bird has the latin name Troglodytes Troglodytes?

  • Which New Zealand psychologist is married to Billy Connolly?

  • Which womble shares it's name with a city in New Zealand?

  • Which type of cage stops electro-magnetic energy getting in, or in the case of a microwave oven, out?

  • Which novelist's works include The Liar, Making History and The Stars' Tennis Balls?

  • Which city is the capital of Northern territories in Australia?

  • Which rock group had albums named after Marx Bros movies, A Night at the Opera and A Day at the Races?

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

Newton Abbot
Nightingale
Wren
Pamela Stephenson
Wellington
Faraday Cage
Stephen Fry
Darwin
Queen
Been on UK Banknotes
£1 Newton, £5 George Stephenson, Duke of Wellington, Elizabeth Fry, £10 Florence Nightingale, £20 Michael Faraday, Charles Darwin, £50 Christopher Wren, ALL The Queen

The Missing Link - 2

  • What was the name of the world's first postage stamp?

  • For which battle in the Falklands War was Colonel H Jones awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross?

  • How do you order a steak if you want it cooked less than rare?

  • Which is the main international airport serving Boston, Massachussetts?

  • Which Scottish river was the site of a disastrous railway bridge collapse in 1879?

  • Who was Prime Minister during the Seven Years War in the 1750s and 60s?

  • Which wood-working tool can be round, half-round or flat and wood, cabinet or bastard?

  • Which agricultural by product is the dry stalks of cereal plants after the grain and chaff have been removed?

  • What is the name for a clamp used to hold an object with radial symmetry, like the bar in a lathe?

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

Penny Black
Goose Green
Blue
Logan
Tay
Pitt the Elder
Rasp
Straw
Chuck
Berries
Blackberry, Gooseberry, Blueberry, Loganberry, Tayberry, Elderberry, Raspberry, Strawberry and Chuck Berry are all berries

The Missing Link - 3

  • Which actress wrote and starred in both Gavin & Stacey and Stella?

  • Which is the only surname shared by a British Prime Minister and an American President?

  • What does the W stand for in George W Bush?

  • Which actor is best known for playing Jamie McCrimmon in Doctor Who and Joe Sugden in Emmerdale Farm?

  • HBO is the TV network responsible for Game of Thrones, The Wire and The Sopranos.  What does HBO stand for?

  • Which darts player was the first to achieve a televised 9 dart finish?

  • Which Guernsey surname was given to somebody who measured land?

  • Which is the highest mountain in England?

  • Which entertainer is best known for his double act with Chesney Allen?

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

Ruth Jones
Wilson
Walker
Frazer Hines
Home Box Office
John Lowe
Le Mesurier
Scafell Pike
Bud Flanagan
Dad's Army
Arthur Lowe and John LeMesurier were actors. Cpl Jones, Sgt Wilson and Privates Walker, Frazer and Pike were all in the Home Guard. Bud Flanagan sang the theme tune

The Missing Link - 4

  • Who was team captain of Give Us A Clue opposite Una Stubbs?

  • Which actress played Pat Butcher on EastEnders for 26 years?

  • 304.8 millimetres equals 1 what?

  • Which Dame of the British Empire has appeared in over 70 movies, from Gaslight in 1944, through playing Elvis Presley’s mother in Blue Hawaii to the voice of Mrs Potts in Beauty & the Beast?

  • Which explorer, saved by Pocahontas in 1607, shared his name with the founder of a Tadcaster brewery?

  • Which landscape gardener worked on sites including Badminton, Blenheim Palace and Longleat?

  • What was the Volleyball called in Cast Away?

  • Which character did Clint Eastwood play in 5 Dirty Harry films?

  • Which band are best known in the UK for 1973’s The Joker and 1982’s Abracadabra?

    What's the link between the previous 9 questions?

Lionel Blair
Pam St Clement
Foot
Angela Lansbury
John Smith
Capability Brown
Wilson
Harry Calahan
The Steve Miller Band
Labour Party Leaders
Tony BLAIR, Harold WILSON, Michael FOOT, George LANSBURY, JOHN SMITH, Gordon BROWN, CLEMENT Attlee, James CALLAGHAN and Ed MILIBAND have all led Labour

The Missing Link - 5

  • Which is the longest river in the British Isles?

  • Which actress was the daughter of Debbie Reynolds and wrote Postcards From The Edge?

  • The painting of which structure was used to describe a never-ending task?

  • The largest cities in both Oregon and Maine share which name?

  • What was Malcolm X referring to when he said ‘We didn’t land on it, it landed on us’?

  • Which public space in London, formerly Charing Cross, was almost named King William IV Square?

  • Which bridge links the East Riding of Yorkshire to North Lincolnshire?

  • Which uninhabited granite islet is the most westerly point of the British Isles?

  • The European flatfish Solea Solea and the North American Microstomus Pacificus share which common name?

    What's the link between the previous 9 questions?

Shannon
Carrie Fisher
Forth Bridge
Portland
Plymouth Rock
Trafalgar Square
Humber Bridge
Rockall
Dover Sole
Shipping Forecast Areas
Shannon, Fisher, Forth, Portland, Plymouth, Trafalgar, Humber, Rockall, Dover AND Sole are all areas in the UK Shipping Forecast