A huge thank you to all those that came along to our Bridget Jones quiz night in June.  The results on the night were very very close, the winners on the night were "The women from Ealing with peculiar feelings" who took the title by just one point.

You can see all the questions and answers below.

Starter Questions

What is the name of the author who wrote Bridget Jones’ Diary?

Helen Fielding

At the start of Bridget Jones’ Diary, how old is Bridget?

32

Renée Zellweger was how old when she first played the role of Bridget Jones?

32

What is the age difference between the two lead male actors in the film?

1 day

Bridget Jones is loosely based on which classic book?

Pride and Prejudice

Prior to being a book, Bridget Jones was, in fact, a newspaper column, in which newspaper did it first feature?

The Independent

Bridget

1 What are the names of Bridget's three best friends?

Shazza, Tom & Jude

2 What London market does Bridget live next to?

Borough Market

3 What are Bridget's parents names?

Pamela and Colin

4 Why was Bridget's soup blue?

Due to the string used to tie up the vegetables

5 Near the end of the movie, Bridget's friends arrange a surprise holiday for her. Where is it to?

Paris

6 What is the name of the woman 'slightly senior' to Bridget at work who tries to boss her around?

Perpetua

Just as you are

Which of these people did not appear in Bridget Jones’ Diary?
Celia Imrie / Jim Broadbent / Daniel Craig
Shirley Henderson / Liz Hurley / Steve Davis
Jeffrey Archer / Tony Blair / Honor Blackman
Emma Amos / Jimmy White / Salman Rushdie

Daniel Craig, Liz Hurley, Steve Davis and Tony Blair.

What was the name of the TV show Bridget worked for?

Sit Up Britain

Which university did Bridget go to?

Bangor

What did Bridget say Mark had stuffed up his backside in her diary?

Gherkin

What pants was Bridget wearing at the end of the film?

Leopard print

Thats what he said

Who said these lines?

"Oh, yes, they f***ing do. ."

Mark Darcy

"I'd rather have a job wiping Saddam Hussein's arse. "

Bridget Jones

"If I can't make it with you then I can't make it with anyone. "

Daniel Cleaver

"Well, that's a pretty big age difference. It's quite pervy really. "

Bridget Jones

"I'm sorry, I have to have another look. They're too good to be true. "

Daniel Cleaver

"What you just did is actually illegal in several countries. "

Bridget Jones

"FIGHT. Come on then, it's a real fight. "

Tom

"I must say the sex is still quite surprising. Do you know just the other day I was just dozing off and I felt this huge... "

Pamela

The Job Interview

How did Bridget answer these job interview questions?

Why do you want to be in television?

Well, I've realized that I've become deeply committed to communicating to the public the up-to-the-moment and in-depth news both political and ecological.

What do you think of the EI Nino phenomenon?

Um...it's a blip. I think, basically, Latin music is on its way out.

So, why do you want to work in television?

Because I'm passionately committed to communicating with children. They are the future.

Do you have any children of your own?

Oh, Christ, no. Yuck!

So, why do you want to work in television?

I've got to leave my current job because I've shagged my boss

Scene It

What clues to scenes from Bridget Jones did you spot during the evening?

These included:

The soundtrack playing

Firemans helmet

Dressed as a bunny girl

Dirty underwear stuck on leg

Christmas jumper

Photograph of Kafka

Bridget Jones - Love Interests

Mark Darcy

What nationality was Mark’s ex wife? Japanese 

What was Mark wearing on his jumper at the turkey curry buffet? Raindeer 

Which actor played Mark Darcy? Colin Firth 

What does Mark buy for Bridget at the end of the movie? A new diary 

What did Mark do for a living? Barrister 

What is the name of Mark's girlfriend? Natasha 

Daniel Cleaver

Which actor played Daniel Cleaver? Hugh Grant 

Which poet were Bridget and Daniel quoting during the lake scene when they were on their dirty weekend away? Keats 

What first drew Daniel Cleaver's attention to Bridget? Her short skirt 

What did Daniel do for a living? Publisher 

What is the name of the American Daniel was dating? Lara 

Which item of clothing was Daniel fascinated by, so much so that he needed a second look? Enormous pants 

 

Thank you to our quiz guy Wayne Rockett / Joey Triviani, and join us for more quizzes throughout the year.

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