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It's our birthday, we're 62 years old today! Take our quiz and see how much you know about the last 62 years of CFT putting stories on our stages. From Olivier to Oliver!...

1. Which former pub in Chichester, now a restaurant, housed CFT's costume department in its early years?

2. For our production of Terra Nova in 1980, our stage crew did something that they're never done before (or since!) - what was it?

3. In the Noughties, we flooded our entire stage for a water-themed season of productions. Which year was it?

4. What is the name of Imelda Staunton’s rescue dog, who co-starred in our production of Gypsy in 2014?

5. Life-sized animal costumes from which CFT production in the 1990s are still used today in marathons throughout the world?

Scroll beyond our archive gallery to see how you did.


  1. The Unicorn Inn – now the Giggling Squid restaurant in the Hornet!
  2. wear white!
  3. 2003
  4. Molly
  5. Born Again