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The W Three Show - 1980 Final Television (Full Length Episode) – 1980 Children Quiz Show

The W Three Show - 1980 Final

Television (Full Length Episode) – 1980 Children Quiz Show

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I competed on the show in 1986, which was the last year it was broadcast (I think). Our quiz master was Peter Hawes. I won two heats, then lost the regional (CHCH) final to a kid who went on to the national final and won. My prizes were a bit lame by today's standards: a big digital watch and a chunky digital alarm clock. Aaaaand I managed to top the "nerd" status by slapping myself in the face when missing an easy question. Yep, good way to earn cool points (not).


Jane 4 Jul 2012 - 08.55pm

I'm looking for the piano sheet music from the show theme. Can anyone help me there?


Raymond 26 Mar 2012 - 09.25am

Enjoyed this show as a kid. Some of those questions were really hard--how many Intermediate kids knew Latin phrases and Shakespeare's plays?
Even less would know today…
The show was low-key but entertaining all the same, not like the totally over the top quiz shows we get today. Thanks for sharing this.


Loui 30 Jan 2012 - 05.22am

This was one of my favourite shows growing up.


Frank 23 Oct 2011 - 12.02am

This show was awesome - I still have my Oxford Concise Dictionary signed by Selwyn Toogood from December 1983.


Peter 27 May 2011 - 05.51pm

Nice little show! I enjoyed directing the 1981 series, a pleasure to work with Relda... and Lockwood... and Max.

peter grattan

peter grattan 4 Feb 2011 - 04.45pm

faster on that buzzer Tom ! You should do this Quiz thing more often....


Guy 29 Jan 2011 - 07.54am

Tom, robbed!


Noizy 28 Jan 2011 - 09.15pm

Nice to @badtom in early quiz action

Mike Riversdale

Mike Riversdale 28 Jan 2011 - 08.00pm

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