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How ‘Quiz,’ a Drama About Coughing, Captivated Lockdown Britain

How ‘Quiz,’ a Drama About Coughing, Captivated Lockdown Britain

How ‘Quiz,’ a Drama About Coughing, Captivated Lockdown Britain How ‘Quiz,’ a Drama About Coughing, Captivated Lockdown Britain LONDON — This Easter, James Graham, the playwright and screenwriter, was worried. His latest show, “Quiz,” was about to be broadcast in Britain, but the country had only recently gone into lockdown. He was concerned people might not want to watch a …

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Nearly 200,000 compete in Tom Holland’s ‘chaotic’ Marvel pub quiz

Nearly 200,000 compete in Tom Holland’s ‘chaotic’ Marvel pub quiz

Nearly 200,000 compete in Tom Holland’s ‘chaotic’ Marvel pub quiz Nearly 200,000 compete in Tom Holland’s ‘chaotic’ Marvel pub quiz Spider-man star Tom Holland hosted a virtual “pub quiz” on Instagram, with questions themed around the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Holland hosted the event from his home, with more than 180,000 people tuning in to participate. The quiz was designed to …

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Tom Holland to host Marvel-themed pub quiz via Instagram

Tom Holland to host Marvel-themed pub quiz via Instagram

Tom Holland to host Marvel-themed pub quiz via Instagram Tom Holland to host Marvel-themed pub quiz via Instagram Avengers star Tom Holland is hosting a quiz themed around the Marvel Cinematic Universe to raise money for charity. The quiz will take place at 8pm GMT on Wednesday 29 April 2020, and will raise money for his family’s organisation The Brothers Trust. Talking to …

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Belgravia episode 6 review: Julian Fellowes’ witless ITV drama pales in comparison to Quiz

Belgravia episode 6 review: Julian Fellowes’ witless ITV drama pales in comparison to Quiz

There was a wonderful ITV period drama last week, with sets, costumes and dialogue that brought the past thrillingly and convincingly to life. Quiz, James Graham’s retelling of the Who Wants to be a Millionaire? coughing scandal, might not seem like competition to Belgravia. But it was meticulously constructed history, with large sums of money, erratic siblings, rogues and hacks …

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Quiz: How many of Charles Ingram’s Who Wants to Be a Millionaire questions can you answer correctly?

Quiz: How many of Charles Ingram’s Who Wants to Be a Millionaire questions can you answer correctly?

This week, ITV stirred up memories of one of TV’s greatest scandals with their three-part miniseries Quiz. Quiz tells the story of Charles Ingram, the former British Army major who tried to cheat his way to a million pound prize on the hit game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? in 2001. Matthew MacFayden (Succession) plays Ingram, while Fleabag‘s Sian Clifford plays his wife, …

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Quiz: Charles Ingram wants Who Wants to Be a Millionaire rematch

Quiz: The Millionaire ‘coughing major’ scandal wasn’t just about cheating – it was also about class

Charles Ingram has said he wants a rematch on Who Wants to be a Millionaire? after James Graham’s drama aired on ITV. The former contestant, known as the “Coughing Major”, is the subject of the show that details how he and his wife were arrested after he took home the top prize of £1m in 2001. The couple was found …

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Quiz: Chris Tarrant brands Charles Ingram ‘a rotter, a cad and a bandit’

Quiz: Chris Tarrant brands Charles Ingram ‘a rotter, a cad and a bandit’

Chris Tarrant has escalated his feud with former Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? contestant Charles Ingram, calling him “a rotter, a cad and a bandit”. The former game show presenter’s comments come after Ingram said Tarrant “suffers from delusions of grandeur”. Ingram and Tarrant have been slinging insults at each other in recent days, as interest in the Who …

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Quiz: Chris Tarrant reveals his ‘beef’ with ITV drama about Charles Ingram scandal

Quiz: Chris Tarrant's son casts verdict on Michael Sheen's performance of his father

Chris Tarrant has criticised the ITV drama Quiz, saying he has “beef” with how the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? coughing scandal was depicted. Quiz tells the story of how, in 2003, a former army major Charles Ingram, his wife Diana and their alleged accomplice Tecwen Whittock were found guilty of conspiring to cheat on the show, after producers noticed …

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Charles Ingram says cat was shot after shocking Quiz scene shows animal dying

Charles Ingram says cat was shot after shocking Quiz scene shows animal dying

Charles Ingram has confirmed that it was his cat, not his dog, who was shot after he was accused of cheating to win the top prize on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? New ITV drama Quiz tells the story of how Ingram won Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, the couple’s trial and the events afterwards. Viewers were shocked by …

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Quiz: Charles Ingram calls ITV drama ‘terrifyingly accurate’ and ‘excruciatingly enjoyable’

Quiz: Charles Ingram calls ITV drama ‘terrifyingly accurate’ and ‘excruciatingly enjoyable’

Charles Ingram, the former army major who was accused of cheating on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, has given his verdict on the ITV drama Quiz. In 2003, Ingram, his wife Diana and their alleged accomplice Tecwen Whittock were found guilty of conspiring to cheat on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? after producers noticed suspicious coughs from Whittock when …

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