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Portmeirion: Quiz


Question 1: Portmeirion, along with the Welsh village of Morfa Bychan, was used as the location for the filming of the ________ video Alright.
SupergrassDanny GoffeySupergrass discographyI Should Coco

Question 2: For example, ________ wrote Blithe Spirit while staying in the Fountain 2 (Upper Fountain) suite at Portmeirion.
Bitter SweetNoël CowardGertrude LawrenceLaurence Olivier

Question 3: The best-known use of the location occurred in 1966-67 when McGoohan returned to Portmeirion to film exteriors for ________, a surreal spy drama in which Portmeirion itself played a starring role as "The Village".
Arrival (The Prisoner)The Prisoner (2009 miniseries)Fall Out (The Prisoner)The Prisoner

Question 4: Portmeirion is an Italianate resort village in ________, on the coast of Snowdonia in Wales.

Question 5: Despite repeated claims that it was based on the town of Portofino, ________, Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, Portmeirion's designer, denied this, stating only that he wanted to pay tribute to the atmosphere of the Mediterranean.

Question 6: In 2003 some scenes were filmed there for the final episode of the TV series ________[4].
Cold Feet (series 3)Cold Feet (series 1)Pilot (Cold Feet)Cold Feet

Question 7: In 1987 Jools Holland starred in a spoof documentary, The Laughing Prisoner, with Stephen Fry, Terence Alexander and ________.
Jon HammDavid DuchovnyHugh LaurieFry and Laurie

Question 8: In 1956 the village was visited by architect ________, and other famous visitors have included Gregory Peck, Ingrid Bergman and Paul McCartney.
Darwin D. Martin HouseChicagoTaliesin (studio)Frank Lloyd Wright

Question 9: Portmeirion is today a top ________ attraction in North Wales [1] and day visits can be made on payment of an admission charge.
TourismTravel and Tourism Competitiveness ReportHotelWorld Tourism rankings

Question 10: Musician ________ visited whilst filming for TV music show The Tube, and was so impressed that he has had his studio and other buildings at his home in Blackheath built to a design heavily inspired by Portmeirion.
Michael Ball (singer)Jools HollandJonathan RossTerry Wogan


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