The Ghost of Quizmas Past: 3. Takeover Bid (1990)

Brucie’s forgotten quiz gem

Our Clip of Quizmas Past:

  • Quiz: Takeover Bid;
  • Presenters: Bruce Forsyth and Claire Sutton;
  • Made by: BBC;
  • First shown: Saturday 26 May 1990. BBC One.

Within months of reviving The Generation Game, the second coming of Bruce Forsyth on the Beeb was marked by a quiz show that had mixed reviews. It had a memorable tune, it had an original format, and a decent Saturday slot: what could possibly go wrong?

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