Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Teesside Quiz

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Teesside Quiz

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Byline: HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR AREA? WITH QUIZMASTER DON ROBSON

Q1. What is the name of the Teesside fundraising association that has booked Bolton's Horwich Cricket Club and Marton Country Club this Saturday - coinciding with Boro's away fixture at the Macron Stadium - to stage a full day tribute to the late Ali Brownlee? Q2. This Saturday sees the launch of the official artist for the Tour de Yorkshire's official picture "Hills, Dales and Woolly Tails". Lucy Pittaway is one of the country's most sought after young artists, just like her late father was also considered to be a great artist on the pitch at Ayresome Park in the 70s. Who is thought by many to be the Boro player who most deserved a full international cap that never came? Q3. What has returned from exile in a storage unit in Teesside Park to its former home in the Cleveland Centre in time for the Tour de Yorkshire preparations? Q4. What is the name of the jockey from Lingdale who came 7th in his 5th Grand National on Vieux Lion Rouge, but won the previous race on the 50/1 shot Maggio? Q5. Billy Elliot returns to the North-east, with Middlesbrough's St Edward's Primary pupil Eva Martin taking the part of Debbie at the Sunderland Empire. The film version of Billy Elliot made a star of Billingham's Jamie Bell, but which other already famous figure made an appearance in the 2000 film? Q6. Another young Teessider, Ian Ramsey ex-pupil Callum Woodhouse, is making a name for himself on the small screen on ITV, playing Leslie the 18-year-old brother of which British naturalist whose memoirs concerning his 1930s childhood in Corfu form the basis of the series? Q7. Ian Ramsey old boys are also having success behind the scenes. Robert Icke won the award for best director for his version of Aeschylus' Oresteia at the 40th annual West End Theatre award ceremony named in honour of which British born four-time Oscar winner? Q8. Teesside University graduate Dormareen Fox also picked up an award recently from the Royal Television Society Regional Awards for short film "Dresslocked", which highlighted body dysmorphic disorder. What style of film making does Dormareen specialize in? …

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