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Pop Quiz


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with Mike Read
Which record was the first No 1 hit of 1983? Which will be the last? What was the Christmas hit five years ago, ten years ago - or even just last year? Is Mike Read going to play his guitar? Will he make his guests sing along?
Roger Taylor, who will be flying back from Munich where he is mixing the new Queen LP; Limahl, once with Kajagoogoo, now a successful solo artist; Midge Ure, Ultravox front man and video director;
Dave Edmunds, one of this year's most successful Pop Quiz captains; Mari Wilson, still the self-styled beehive queen of Neasden; Leee John, who interrupts his tour with Imagination to appear on the programme.


Presenter: Mike Read
Contestant: Roger Taylor
Contestant: Midge Ure
Contestant: Dave Edmunds
Contestant: Mari Wilson
Contestant: Leee John
Director: Philip Chilvers
Executive Producer: Frances Whitaker
Producer: Jill Sinclair

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