The BBC Puzzle Book (Hardcover)

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Description


Test your knowledge of the history of the BBC and all your favourite programmes with this official puzzle book.

The BBC is the first and most famous broadcasting company in the world. To celebrate its centenary in 2022 this puzzle book is a light-hearted and fun way to find out about all its fantastic programmes, from comedy, drama and news to soaps, quiz shows and documentaries.

Catch up with your  favourite shows, stars and characters and learn about the history of the BBC on the way. You'll find long-standing, iconic series like Dr Who, Eastenders, The Archers or Desert Island Discs as well as cutting-edge dramas such as I May Destroy You and Peaky Blinders. There are also classic comedies like Monty Python, Fawlty Towers and Dad's Army as well as genre-changing hits like The Office or Fleabag.

Each spread includes a lively, brief history together with puzzles that will suit all levels of knowledge and skill, making this title the perfect book for everyone to to enjoy.

Over its hundred years the BBC has been at the heart of family entertainment and information, know throughout the world for the quality of its output. Packed with history, facts, puzzles and images of favourite stars and programmes, this is the perfect Christmas gift.

About the Author


Ian Haydn Smith is a UK-based writer and editor. As a journalist he has written on film and the arts for numerous media outlets, both print and broadcast. From 2007 to 2012 he was editor of International Film Guide. He has spoken at film festivals and cultural events around the world, both as a critic and as a representative of the British Council. He has interviewed a variety of filmmakers and artists, including Ralph Fiennes, Clint Eastwood, Isabelle Huppert, Alan Bennett, Ang Lee, Agnès Varda, Terry Gilliam and Anton Corbijn. Recent publications include FilmQuake, Selling the Movie, and editing the updated edition of 1001 Movies to See Before You Die. He lives in London.

Dr Gareth Moore is the author of over 200 puzzle and brain-training titles for both children and adults, including The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book (Trapeze), Enigma: Crack the Code (Michael O’Mara) and The Penguin Book of Puzzles (Michael Joseph). His books have sold in excess of 5 million copies in the UK alone, and have been published in over 35 different languages. He is also a director of the World Puzzle Federation, which oversees the World Puzzle Championships, and a director of the UK Puzzle Association. Find him online at DrGarethMoore.com.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780711277663
ISBN-10: 0711277664
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
Publication Date: October 25th, 2022
Pages: 240
Language: English