P237 ORACLE 237 Sun28 Dec GRA 2320:10   1/12         WIN a weekend at... The May —hr Hotel I have paid three visits to the May air Hotel this past year. In my capacity as a journalist I was invited there on two separate occasions to conduct interviews with two of the biggest nalfs in American rock m PATTI LaBELLE and PAUL SIMON. My third visit was purely for pleastre, and it was only then that I realised quite why celebrities from all over the world will, when passing through London, choose The May Fair as their resting place. contin—Ds > What's On Index 230
P237 ORACLE 237 Sun28 Dec GRA 2320:10   2/12         WIN a weekend at... The May Fair Hotel The May Fair boasts one of the finest restaurants in London. "Le Chateau" offers stylish, elegant surroundings, a menu of French cuisine which makes fascinating reading, an encyclopaedic wine list - and a pianist who, I'm convinced, knows by heart every tune ever written! The May Fair bedrooms are similarly opulent. Each designed to a particular theme, they offer luxurious bathrooms ensuite, colour television - with Teletext! - and full room service. hMvlian Newbx) more follows >
P237 ORACLE 237 Sun28 Dec GRA 2322:06   7/12         Test your film knowledge... 16. Who is the next J—lfs Bond? 17. Which American actor is a man with mission? 18. Who defied authority as Cool Hand Luke? 19. In "On the Waterfront" who could've been a contender? 20. Of all the bars in all the world, who walked into Humphrey Bogart's? more follows > What's On Index 230
P237 ORACLE 237 Sun28 Dec GRA 2321:01   10/   12       30. Which French musical starred Beryl Reid as Gigi? 31. Which stage adaptation of a T.V. series has been a surprise box office smash hit this year? ...and onto classical and opera 32. Since 1952, London Festival Ballet has thrilled audiences of all ages with its Royal Festival Hall Christmas seasons of a much-loved ballet master- piece by Tchaikovsky. Can you nald it? 33. Which heavyweight opera star said "No" on the Des O'Connor show? more follows > What's On Index 230
P237 ORACLE 237 Sun28 Dec GRA 2300:00   11/   12       and now for a little art... 34 Which European city, more commonly associated with Renaissance painters played host to this year's most important exhibition of Futurist art? 35 Which famous painting by Sir Joshua Reynolds was recently bought by the Tate Gallery? 36 A painting by which famous British landscape painter was recently sold for a record sum at Christie's? more follows > What's On Index 230
P237 ORACLE 237 Sun28 Dec GRA 2300:15   12/   12       and a little more art... 37 Sir Michael Levey has recently retired as director of which famous gallery? 38 Priceless Oriental prints from which foreign land recently turned up in a London wardrobe? 39 Which city is to be the home of the new Northern Tate? 40 Which famous Sullfr Show of art works has recently celebrated its 218th year What's On Index 230
P237 ORACLE 237 Sun28 Dec GRA 2320:01   3/12         WIN a weekend at... The May Fair Hotel, London Now you too can experience the pleasure of wallowing in the lap of luxury The superb prize in our bumper quiz is a weekend for two at the May Fair Hotel. British Rail will supply two first class return tickets to the city for the lucky winner. The following questions will test your knowledge of pop, films, theatre and art. Study them and send your ansfers to the Bumper Quiz, Oracle, Craven House 25-32 Marshall Street, London W1V 1LL by January 12. more > What's On Index 230
P237 ORACLE 237 Sun28 Dec GRA 2322:10   4/12       M  Pop Questions.... 1. Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe are best known as...? 2. Which group with an Oriental name come from Kirkby on Merseyside? 3. ghich British pop superstar played Bongo Herbert in "Expresso Bongo"? 4. ghich former Punks revived Barry Ryan's "Eloise" for a Spring hit? 5. Who urged us to stick a deckchair up our nose? more follows > What's On Index 230 Cinemas 235 PRIZE PANTO QUIZ — SEE PAGE 255
P237 ORACLE 237 Sun28 Dec GRA 2323:00   5/12         More Pop questions.... 6. Dionne Warwick's neice became a big star in her own right this year. Name her. 7. Mick Hucknall croons for which Manchester Band? 8. The film "Jdwel of the Nile" yielded which number one for Billy Ocean? 9. Fine Young Cannibals revived which Elvis Presley song for this Jantary hit? 10. Who is otherwise known as the "Bard of Barking"? more follows > What's On Index 230 Rock/Pop 234
P237 ORACLE 237 Sun28 Dec GRA 2322:01   6/12         Test your film knowledge.... 11. Who played the leading female role in the Seven year Itch? 12. Ghich religious sect gave HarrisNn Ford shelter in Witness? 13. Sigourney Weaver returns to do battle with whom? 14. Who was an officer if not quite a gentleman? 15. Lon Chaney Junior found fame as which screen monster? more follows > What's On Index 230
P237 ORACLE 237 Sun28 Dec GRA 2321:00   8/12       M  Theatre questions.... 21. Ghich comedy actor switched from acrobatics to operatics? 22. gho shows his face yet doesn't appear in "Time"? 23. The Danziger Brothers connection with the film & theatre world inspired them to build both a cinema and theatre within their luxurious London Hotel. It staged the first hit run of "Beyond the Fringe" with Peter Cook and Dudley Moore and Richard Todds stars in the current long running masterpiece. Which theatre is it? more follows > What's On Index 230
P237 ORACLE 237 Sun28 Dec GRA 2321:11   9/12         Theatre questions... 24. What is the new RSC studio at Stratford called? 25. Name Britain's oldest theatre still in use. 26. Ghich recently restored theatre was once run by Lilian Baylis? 27. When did the Barbican open? 28. Which theatre on the south coast was set up by Lord Olivier? 29. What was Tennessee Williams' first Broadway hit? more follows > What's On Index 230