Hertfordshire is no stranger to famous faces living in its towns and countryside.
So this Christmas we have compiled a celebrity quiz to test your knowledge of the A-listers frequenting the country, and challenge friends and family.
How much do you know about the footballers, actors, presenters and other VIPs to be found from Hitchin to Stevenage?
Pick up a pen and paper and get in a world of flashy cars, red carpets, multi-million pound mansions…some of them closer than you think!
Q.1) Hemel Hempstead based social media star Mark Hoyle is known as…
Q.2) Former presenter of The One Show Matt Baker lives where in Herts?
a) in a plush Grade II listed Georgian property
b) in a newly-built mansion
c) in a charming country farmhouse
Q.3) Amanda Abbington, who lives in Potters Bar, played which role in BBC’s Sherlock ?
a) Mrs. Hudson
b) Molly Hooper
c) Mary Watson
Q.4) Which famous chef, living in Hoddesdon, stripped down to a mankini in front of Gordon Ramsay and Fred Sirieix in Xmas special?
a) Jason Atherton
b) Gino D’Acampo
c) Heston Blumenthal
Q.5) Which Harry Potter star, who grew up in Hertford, is rumoured to own properties worth over £24million in Herts and the surrounding area?
a) Tom Felton
b) Daniel Radcliffe
c) Rupert Grint
Q.6) Bradley Walsh, who is rumoured to still live in and around the Watford area, has NOT featured in…
a) Coronation Street
b) Downton Abbey
c) Law & Order: UK
Q.7) Which show did Alesha Dixon, who lives somewhere in Herts, quit to join the judging panel of Britain’s Got Talent?
a) Strictly Come Dancing
b) Dancing On Ice
c) The X Factor
Q.8) Herts-born footballer Jack Wilshere plays in what position?
Q.9) Hertford-born George Ezra banned himself from doing what on tour?
a) Talking to his girlfriend on Zoom
b) Reading books or writing anything else but music
c) Watching movies, to avoid crying
Q.10) Which Premier League team does Dele Alli, who lives in the leafy area of Hadley Wood, play for?
c) West Ham
Q.11) Martin Freeman, who is always seen in and around Hertsmere, lent his voice to which Christmas 2020 film?
a) A Christmas Carol
b) Let it snow
c) The Nutcracker
Q.12) Katherine Ryan, who lives in a mansion somewhere in the county, is originally from…
c) New Zealand
Q.13) Mauricio Pochettino, who is also thought to live in the area, first came to English football and Southampton in…
Q.14) EastEnder Lacey Turner, who lives only a short drive away from Elstree Studios, also starred in…
a) Combat hospital
b) Strike back
c) Our girl
Q.15) Geri Halliwell, who is still believed to live in Herts, did what in November 2020?
a) Debuted an original YouTube series
b) Launched a new fashion line
c) Released a new autobiography that contradicts the previous ones
Q.16) Rickmansworth’s Will Njobvu is a promising…
b) Radio presenter
Q.1) a) LadBaby
Q.2) c) in a charming country farmhouse
Q.3) c) Mary Watson
Q.4) b) Gino D’Acampo
Q.5) c) Rupert Grint
Q.6) b) Downton Abbey
Q.7) a) Strictly Come Dancing
Q.8) a) Midfielder
Q.9) c) Watching movies, to avoid crying
Q.10) b) Tottenham
Q.11) a) A Christmas Carol
Q.12) b) Canada
Q.13) b) 2013
Q.14) c) Our girl
Q.15) a) Debuted an original YouTube series
Q.16) b) Radio presenter