Gone But Not Forgotten 2016 (Round 2)

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All these personalities sadly passed away this year


Caroline Aherne was a BAFTA-winning writer and actress, best known for Mrs Merton, and The Royle Family, but which Channel 4 reality television series did she narrate from its start in 2013 until 2016?


Muhammad Ali was arguably the best heavyweight boxer ever and had many historic fights including the 'Thrilla in Manilla', but who did he fight in 'The Rumble in the Jungle'?
George Foreman


Burt Kwouk was a prolific film and TV actor appearing in dozens of productions but is perhaps best remembered for playing which character in the Pink Panther films?


Victoria Wood was one of Britain's best loved comedians and comic writers. From which comic song does the following lines come 'Not bleakly, Not meekly, Beat me on the bottom with a Woman's Weekly, Let's do it, Let's do it tonight'?
The Ballad of Barry and Freda (Let's Do It)


Prince had a long and influential music career during which he changed his name and was referred to as "The Artist Formerly Known as Prince" or simply "The Artist" or just a Symbol, but what was his real full name?
Prince Rogers Nelson


Ronnie Corbett was a comedian perhaps best known for his partnership with Ronnie Barker in the comedy show The Two Ronnies, however his first big TV break was in which 1960s satirical comedy programme?
The Frost Report


David Bowie was one of the world's most influential and best-selling music artists. In his will, he stipulated that he be cremated "in accordance with the Buddhist rituals" and his ashes be scattered where?


Alan Rickman famously played Severus Snape in the Harry Potter films, but what was his role in the film about a midlands, middle aged outlaw of the Middle Ages?
Sheriff of Nottingham (in Robin Hood Prince of Thieves)


Andrew Sachs of Fawlty Towers fame, where he played Manuel, also appeared in Coronation St as which characters brother?
Norris (he played his brother Ramsey)


Jean Alexander will always be remembered as Hilda Ogden from Coronation St and her final scenes were watched by a record number of viewers for the show. Which other northern series did she later become a regular cast member of?
Last of the Summer Wine