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Killer First Lines Page

Last Updated
19 Jun 2004

On the BBC Radio 4 show I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue, one of the rounds includes suggestions for first lines that would be certain to finish off any success for a film, book, play, TV or radio show. Here are some of the teams' suggestions, along with some of my suggestions. If you have any ideas you would like included, please e-mail me here, and I will add the best ones (with full credit to you of course)

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Silence of the Lambs: Dr. Lechter was a vegetarian. Woking
29 May 2000
"Hello Godot...What are you doing here?" Woking
29 May 2000
"I've brought you the head of Alfredo Garcia." Woking
29 May 2000
The English Patient: "What do you mean, a waiting list?" Woking
29 May 2000
Angela's Ashes: "Ma'am, I got all six numbers & the bonus ball!" Woking
29 May 2000
Diary of Anne Franck: "She's in the attic!" Woking
29 May 2000
The Bible: In the beginning, there were three little pigs. Woking
29 May 2000
The Nativity: "It's a girl!" Woking
29 May 2000
Watership Down: "It looks like mixamatosis to me" Woking
29 May 2000
Casualty: "I think I'll just put on my fireproof overalls before I light the barbeque" Woking
29 May 2000
Merchant of Venice: "No thanks, Shylock. I've got a loan from the Woolwich" Woking
29 May 2000
King James Bible: "I'm not authorising this!" Woking
29 May 2000
The Graduate: "God, that Mrs. Robinson has let herself go a bit" Woking
29 May 2000
The Famous Five: "Well, bugger me!", said George Woking
29 May 2000
Little Red Riding Hood: "I can't be bothered to traipse all the way to granny's house, I think I'll phone her instead" said Little Red Riding Hood Kevin Hale
The Nativity: "If you think I'm staying in a bloody stable, you've got another think coming!" said Mary Kevin Hale
"...and tonight on Stars In Their Eyes, we have four people who are going to sing in the style of Jeremy Hardy" Kevin Hale
Murder on the Orient Express: The famous Orient Express had just been taken over by Virgin Trains... Kevin Hale
Jack & the Beanstalk: Jack went to market with the family cow, & swapped it for a Nintendo... Kevin Hale
The Three Little Pigs: "I've gone off pork - I think I'll have a nice Pot Noodle instead", said the Big Bad Wolf Kevin Hale
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