These are the answers to Bea's Degrees of Separation Puzzles from last week. My sister Bea enjoyed putting this game together and adding up your scores. Thank you to everyone who played! We're sorry if this game was rather hard but hope it was still fun.
Degrees of Separation Puzzle #1:
Actor Timothy Spall was in The King's Speech (as Winston Churchill)
with Colin Firth or Jennifer Ehle (as King George/Bertie or Mrs. Logue) who was in Pride & Prejudice (1995) (as Mr. Darcy or Elizabeth Bennet)
with Julia Sawalha (as Lydia Bennet) who was in Lark Rise to Candleford (as Dorcas Lane)
with Linda Bassett or Claire Skinner or Hattie Morahan (as Queenie Turrill or Mrs. Macey or Enid Fairley) who was in Sense & Sensibility (2008) (as Mrs. Jennings or Fanny Dashwood or Elinor Dashwood)
with Dan Stevens (as Edward Ferrars) who was in Downton Abbey (as Matthew Crawley)
with Hugh Bonneville (as Lord Robert Crawley Earl of Grantham) who was in Daniel Deronda (as Henleigh Grandcourt)
with Romola Garai or Edward Fox (as Gwendolyn Harleth or Sir Hugo Mallinger) who was in Nicholas Nickleby (2002) (as Kate Nickleby or Sir Mulberry Hawk)
with Timothy Spall (as Charles Cheeryble)!
Bonus Question 1: Can you name two other Charles Dickens adaptations Timothy Spall has starred in?
Answer: Oliver Twist (2007) as Fagin and Our Mutual Friend as Mr. Venus
Actress Lucy Boynton was in Ballet Shoes (as Posy Fossil)
with Emilia Fox (as Sylvia Brown) who was in David Copperfield (1999) (as Clara Copperfield)
with Harry Lloyd (as Young Steerforth) who was in Great Expectations (2011) (as Herbert Pocket)
with Gillian Anderson (as Miss Havisham) who was in Bleak House (as Lady Dedlock)
with Carey Mulligan (as Ada Clare) who was in Pride & Prejudice (2005) (as Kitty Bennet)
with Simon Woods or Judi Dench or Claudie Blakley (as Mr. Bingley or Lady Catherine de Bourgh or Charlotte Lucas) who was in Cranford (as Dr. Frank Harrison or Miss Matty Jenkins or Martha)
with Barbara Flynn (as Mrs. Jamieson) who was in Miss Potter (as Helen Potter)
with Lucy Boynton (as Young Beatrix Potter)!
Bonus Question 2: Can you name one other period drama Lucy Boynton has starred in?
Answer: Sense & Sensibility 2008 as Margaret Dashwood
birdienl - 67 points
Melody - 67 points
Laura - 53 points
Miss Dashwood - 43 points
Mary Beth - 36 points