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2021 Television Quiz

Quiz: 2021 TV

  1. Name the eight-part British crime drama shot on location in Thailand which was based on the crimes of serial killer Charles Sobhraj, who murdered young tourists from 1975 to 1976?
  2. In The Pembrokeshire Murders, Welsh serial killer John Cooper had appeared on which 1980s gameshow which helped the police greatly with the case?
  3. Clarkson's Farm is set in which Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty?
  4. What is the name of the anti-corruption unit in the BBC drama Line of Duty? (Clue: two letters, followed by two digits needed)

  5. In which month in 2021, was Oprah with Meghan and Harry shown on British TV screens?
  6. In real life, a giant bronze statue was unveilled of which pair in Preston, Lancashire?
  7. ITV formally announced in July 2021 that it had 'no current plans' for another series of The X Factor. In 2010, what position did One Direction achieve in the competition?
  8. Who stars as "Pop" Larkin in the 2021 British comedy drama TV series, The Larkins?
  9. In May 2021, it was announced that Steven Bartlett at the age of 28 will become the youngest ever what?
  10. A lost episode of which 1970's show was unearthed in an atic?
  11. Which programme celebrated its 60th anniversary in October 2021 with a message of congratulations from the Queen?
  12. The daughter of actress Andie MacDowell starred in which story about a 25-year-old mother-of-one facing poverty and homelessness when escaping from her abusive boyfriend?
  13. Which six-part thriller series starring Joanne Froggatt is about 'a suburban housewife whose seemingly perfect life isn't all it appears to be'?
  14. Which actress plays a small-town detective in Pennsylvania in the Mare Of Easttown?
  15. Which series in its fourth season, is an award-winning adaptation of an iconic Margaret Atwood novel?
  16. Sean Bean played the prisoner, but who played the prison officer in the BBC series, Time?
  17. Which series writen by Russell T Davies followed a group of gay friends in London in the 1980s as the Aids epidemic unfolded?
  18. In which American drama starring Bryan Cranston does the son of a prominent New Orleans judge accidentally kill another teenager in a hit-and-run collision?
  19. Which South Korean survival drama TV series revolves around a contest between 456 players with deep financial troubles?
  20. Which Hollywood legend plays one of the main characters in Stephen Merchant’s latest BBC One series, The Outlaws?
  21. The British television sitcom The Cockfields is set in which English county?


  1. The Serpent
  2. Bullseye
  3. Cotswolds
  4. AC-12
  5. March
  6. Wallace and Gromit
  7. Third
  8. Bradley Walsh
  9. Dragon (on Dragons' Den)
  10. The Morecambe & Wise Show
  11. Songs of Praise
  12. Maid
  13. Angela Black
  14. Kate Winslet
  15. The Handmaid's Tale
  16. Stephen Graham
  17. It's A Sin

  18. Your Honor
  19. Squid Game
  20. Christopher Walken
  21. Isle of Wight

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