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1 Who or what are the Man in Black, the Lady in Red, the Men in Black and the Thin White Duke?

2 Which band was led by an interrogatory squiggle?

3 Which heavy metal singer is an expert swordsman, a published novelist and a trained pilot who can fly commercial aircraft?

4 Which extravagant star promises “not to make a ballyhoo” of his ground-breaking marriage later this month?

5 Match the lyrics to the girl groups (pictured below).

i) “I don’t think you’re ready for this jelly”

ii) “Don’t cha wish your girlfriend was hot like me”

iii) “I’m your Venus”

Send your answers to arts.quiz@ft.com by midnight on Wednesday December 21. Answers will appear when the Arts Quiz returns on Saturday January 7 2006.


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1 Mark Rylance

2 “Happy Days” by Samuel Beckett. Original French version: “Oh les beaux jours”

3 “Waters of the Moon” by NC Hunter

4 “Blithe Spirit”, by Noël Coward

5 Lee Evans, “Endgame” and “The Producers”, with Michael Gambon and Nathan Lane

WINNER: Edward Telesford, Hove, East Sussex


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