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TITLE
Inverness Royal Academy 'Top of the Form', 1970
EXTERNAL ID
PC_ROYALACADEMY_026
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
1970
PERIOD
1970s
SOURCE
Inverness Royal Academy
ASSET ID
29945
KEYWORDS
schools
teams
quizzes
interviews
magazines
education
Inverness Royal Academy 'Top of the Form', 1970

'Top of the Form' was a BBC radio and television quiz show which featured competing teams from secondary schools throughout Britain. It ran from 1948-1986 on the radio and from 1962-1975 on the television. Inverness Royal Academy entered teams in 1962 and 1970.

In 1962 the team were Penelope Wilson, Joan Ford, Fiona McWilliam and Barbara Walker. They took part in the radio version of the quiz and were eliminated in the second round.

In 1970 the team comprised Irene Anderson, Andrew MacDonald, Margaret MacDonald and Charles Bannerman. They came second in the televised version of the show. Geoffrey Wheeler, the quizmaster, was interviewed for a feature in the school magazine.

The 1970 team went on to beat Holland in the Transworld Top Team contest later in the year.

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Inverness Royal Academy 'Top of the Form', 1970

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1970s

schools; teams; quizzes; interviews; magazines; education

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'Top of the Form' was a BBC radio and television quiz show which featured competing teams from secondary schools throughout Britain. It ran from 1948-1986 on the radio and from 1962-1975 on the television. Inverness Royal Academy entered teams in 1962 and 1970.<br /> <br /> In 1962 the team were Penelope Wilson, Joan Ford, Fiona McWilliam and Barbara Walker. They took part in the radio version of the quiz and were eliminated in the second round.<br /> <br /> In 1970 the team comprised Irene Anderson, Andrew MacDonald, Margaret MacDonald and Charles Bannerman. They came second in the televised version of the show. Geoffrey Wheeler, the quizmaster, was interviewed for a feature in the school magazine.<br /> <br /> The 1970 team went on to beat Holland in the Transworld Top Team contest later in the year.