Recorded on Friday, the 8th of December 1995 at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford and first broadcast on Saturday, the 16th of December 1995. (Repeated on the 18th of December.)
Chair: Humphrey Lyttelton Pianist: Colin Sell Scorer: Samantha Producer: John Cassells


Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden   -v-   Tim Brooke-Taylor and Willie Rushton

Round 1: Shakespearean Headlines


Round 2: Shakespearean Headlines


Round 3: Musical Shakespeare
'To be, or not to be' speech from Hamlet to the tune of 'A' You're Adorable Blow winds, & crack your cheeks' speech from King Lear to the tune of As Time Goes By
If music be the food of love' speech from Twelfth Night to the tune of Hernando's Hideaway The quality of mercy is not strained' speech from The Merchant of Venice to the tune of Leaning On A Lamppost


Round 4: Bardaoke
Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 5 As You Like It, Act 4, Scene 1


Round 5: Cheddar Bard


Round 6: Quoting Shakespeare


Round 7: Blind Date


Round 8: Blues


Round 9: Film Club   Elizabethan Film Club


Humphrey Lyttelton "And so, as the dandruff of time is confronted by the Head And Shoulders of destiny, and the single sock of fate succumbs to the twin-tub of eternity …"