The 12 days of classic Christmas TV trivia quiz

1Who did the writers dramatically bump off in the last few minutes of 2012's Downton Abbey Christmas special?

2Hit TV series Call the Midwife and Miranda will be back on our televisions over the festive period. Which actress unites these two much-loved shows?

3Who had a close shave over Christmas 1995 after being framed for sheep rustling?

4The song ‘Walking in the Air’, covered by Aled Jones in 1985, was written for what film, first shown on Christmas Eve 1982?

5Who sang ‘Smoke Gets In Your Eyes’ while wearing one of Eric’s boots in the 1971 Christmas special of Morecombe & Wise?

6The culmination of The Office in the 2003 Christmas specials saw the finale of one of the greatest ‘will-they-won’t-they’ romances on British TV. Who were the couple who finally got it together?

7Which Welsh singer made her acting début in the 2010 Doctor Who Christmas special?

8Which long running character left Coronation Street on Christmas Day in 1987 to become a housekeeper for a doctor in Derbyshire?

9Which English cricketer won the 2007 Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special?

10Who, in a 1996 episode entitled ‘The Christmas Lunch Incident’, is invited to three separate Christmas dinners and hasn’t the heart to turn them down so goes to all three?

11Who bet his Christmas bonus on Santa’s Little Helper in 1989?

12Which character, played by David Jason, returned in a one-off Christmas special of Open All Hours on Boxing Day in 2013?

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