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In the Spotlight in aid of Sheffield Theatres

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Thank you to those who entered. We raised over £400 for Sheffield Theatres. 1. ticket 2. wings 3. script 4. RADA 5. comedy 6. Cameron Mackintosh 7. Whitehall 8. Old Time Music Hall 9. ballet 10. noises off 11. Judi Dench 12. prompter 13. wardrobe 14. Royal Shakespeare Theatre 15. The Mousetrap 16. Barbican 17. Alan Bennett 18. tragedy 19. dress rehearsal 20. first night 21. Scottish play 22. Michael Crawford 23. long run 24. show business 25. theatre critic 26. backstage (Gene Pitney song) 27. The Globe 28. Oscar Wilde 29. stage fright 30. safety curtain 31. Andrew Lloyd Webber 32. monologue 33. drama 34. pantomime 35. limelight 36. casting 37. Opera House 38. Marie Lloyd 39. curtain call 40. dress circle 41. apron 42. Stanley Holloway 43. stage manager 44. Dame Maggie Smith 45. Noel Coward 46. stand up 47. The Crucible 48. producer 49. Ray Cooney 50. the final curtain

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Whatever the Weather in aid of Make-a-Wish Foundation

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Thanks to all who entered this quiz in aid of the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Tiverton and with matched funding of £750 from Barclays Bank, the quiz raised (with Gift Aid) £4272, a record result. There were prizes of £100. For full details or if you wish to be added to the database for the next quiz (around May) email lesrendell41@gmail.com Here are the answers: 1. To begin with, have an Italian lesson. (4) (Initial letters of last 4 words) HAIL 2. Know false changes will result in cold formation. (9) (anag.) SNOWFLAKE 3. Animals (Pop group) are hit with Japanese dwelling. (5,2,3,6,3) HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN 4. Mork and a mate in East London. (5) (Cockney slang Mork & Mindy) WINDY 5. Take cover ? there are whores about! (6) (anag.) SHOWER 6. Happy as one of her friends. (4,5) SNOW WHITE 7. Crystal I hear? Shake a leg! (4) (Crystal Gail & anag.) GALE 8. Eliza?s accentuated and geographical focus. (3,4,2,5) (My Fair Lady) THE RAIN IN SPAIN 9. Left with the mistral. (4,4,3,4) GONE WITH THE WIND 10. Rattle ? incredibly quickly. (9,9) (Simon Rattle- Conductor) LIGHTNING CONDUCTOR 11. Own goal after fellow couldn?t see ahead. (3) ( o.g. with F) FOG 12. My French will shortly be blown away. (7) (My = Mon + soon) MONSOON 13. Delaware toboggan in flood. (6) (DE +luge) DELUGE 14. Finch starts ? so now one will be in real difficulty. (8) (Initial letters) SNOWBIRD 15. Blow for a month without gold. (4) (August less Au = gold) GUST 16. Raunchiest row results from covering nudity! (6,7) (anag.) SHOWER CURTAIN 17. Rover Monday, corgi Tuesday, poodle Wednesday? (3,4) DOG DAYS 18. Jason?s feeling of cold. (1,5,2,5) (David Jason?s TV drama) A TOUCH OF FROST 19. Thank men her age for his bookish tale.(3,4,2,3,7) (Author Kenneth Grahame anag.) THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS 20. Good man takes shelter inside. (5) (S + Lee +T) SLEET 21. Not fussy about the wine when in a rampage? (3,4,2,1,5) ANY PORT IN A STORM 22. Sounds like a number of French cheeses. (6) (Bries) BREEZE 23. Trump music ----- (4,2,3,5) (US Presidential anthem) HAIL TO THE CHIEF 24. ---- but Eric and Ernie asked for something brighter. (5,2,8) BRING ME SUNSHINE 25. Road not prepared for this onslaught. (7) (anag.) TORNADO 26. Perfectly healthy and not sinister. (5,2,4) (sinister = left) RIGHT AS RAIN 27. Worst dogma no alternative to hugely successful reaction ----- (2,4,1,5) (anag.) GO DOWN A STORM 28. ----however this sets an alternative for Ernest (Hemingway). (3,3,4,5) THE SUN ALSO RISES 29. Glaswegian drizzle. (6,4) SCOTCH (or DREICH) MIST 30. Jaguars and Rovers coming down bigtime. (7,4,3,4) RAINING CATS AND DOGS 31. Flowery avalanche. (8) SNOWDROP 32. High pressure goal for Clayton Ince (11) (anag.) ANTICYCLONE 33. What it?s about. (4) (anagram of What) THAW 34. Brains working overtime forty years on (set in 2060?s). What a team! (12) THUNDERBIRDS 35. Why I can?t keep my hair dry! (9,4,7,2,2,4) RAINDROPS KEEP FALLING ON MY HEAD 36. Ecstatic at being one over the eight! (2,5,4) ON CLOUD NINE 37. Dull above the actors. (8) OVERCAST 38. Wizard song where dreams come true. (9,4,3,7) (From ?The Wizard of Oz?) SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW 39. Broad smile after tabloid production. (7) (Sun newspaper) SUNBEAM 40. Shed some light with a numerical harp. (9.4) (anag.) HURRICANE LAMP 41. Will it spill over into the saucer? (5,2,1,6) STORM IN A TEACUP 42. Lucia Gallop arranged this literary bird. (3,4,5) (Author Paul Gallico -anag.) THE SNOW GOOSE 43. Satirically he did for vast TV audiences. (5,5) (anag.) DAVID FROST 44. Squ ? ash - all except the tree ? a violent happening. (6) SQUALL 45. Sounds as if the fuel is flying about! (6,6) STORMY (or STORM) PETREL 46. Lesser blow for this bonanza. (8) WINDFALL 47. Own proud resolve of heavy fall. (8) (anag.) DOWNPOUR 48. Balmy façade. (4,5) WARM FRONT 49. Geronimo season. (6,6) INDIAN SUMMER 50. Final letter to augment this second rate reptile. (8) (B + lizard + z) BLIZZARD

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What to wear in aid of MAGPAS

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