Theatre Quiz of the Week: Christmas starts early and another Sherlock star treads the boards

How up to date are you on this week’s theatre news? Take our quiz of the week and find out

Think you are up to date with all the latest castings, gossip and news from theatreland? Find out by taking our most recent Theatre Quiz of the Week here.

Results of this quiz.

The National Theatre reached a paying audience of how many people in the last 12 months?

1.3 million 11%
2.3 million 37%
3.3 million 26%
Correct: 4.3 million 26%

Which popular Christmas film will hit the stage for a UK tour next month?

The Grinch 5%
It's a Wonderful Life 15%
Correct: Miracle on 34th Street 76%
Home Alone 3%

Which former star of The Bodyguard will appear on stage in Anything Goes at the Crucible Theatre next month?

Beverley Knight 24%
Tristan Gemmill 16%
Alexandra Burke 17%
Correct: Debbie Kurup 43%

Sherlock star Amanda Abbington can be seen on stage with which Coronation Street star at the Royal Court next month?

Angela Griffin 25%
Correct: Julie Hesmondhalgh 49%
William Roach 7%
David Neilson 18%

What is the name of the new theatre launched by Wicked star Rachel Tucker and her husband, director Guy Retallack?

The Small House Theatre 18%
The Green House Theatre 23%
Correct: The Bridge House Theatre 50%
The Public House Theatre 9%

Susie McKenna is starring opposite her wife Sharon D Clarke in which Pantomime at the Hackney Empire?

Beauty and the Beast 11%
Cinderella 45%
Puss in Boots 12%
Correct: Mother Goose 32%

Three Lions, which will visit the St James Theatre next year, imagines a meeting between which three people?

Correct: David Cameron, Prince William and David Beckham 36%
David Cameron, Rebekah Brooks and Richard Bean 7%
David Cameron, Margaret Thatcher and Winston Churchill 53%
David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ali G 4%

Also part of the new season at the St James Theatre is a revival of Emlyn Williams' Accolade. Who is directing?

Jamie Lloyd 32%
Lindsay Posner 29%
Katie Mitchell 16%
Correct: Blanche McIntyre 22%

Which Once star will appear in the National Theatre's Christmas show, Treasure Island?

Correct: Arthur Darvill 64%
Declan Bennett 17%
Zrinka Cvitesic 12%
Jill Winternitz 6%

Janie Dee, Joanna Riding and Simon Bailey will appear in the one-off staging of which Sondheim musical at the Palace?

Company 9%
Follies 14%
Correct: A Little Night Music 68%
Assassins 9%