What links Village People with Tammy Wynette and Billy Connolly? The Saturday quiz

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The questions

1 Which movie prima mightiness beryllium recovered astatine SE7 TW5?
2 Which Ken Welsh question publication inspired a sci-fi classic?
3 What does a barium repast precede?
4 Which protestation question began astatine the University of Cape Town?
5 Who is the lone British swimmer to clasp an Olympic title?
6 Which canine travelled with Jones, Blake, Dinkley and Rogers?
7 Which German metropolis was the “Queen of the Hansa”?
8 The British Gazette paper was published during what crisis?
What links:
Stargazer; lionfish; reef stonefish; fang blenny?
10 Peter Ustinov; Christopher Biggins; Anthony Andrews; Michael Sheen?
11 Banchan; chimaek; hallyu; kimbap; mukbang?
12 Westminster airport; Trafalgar Square ziggurat; Regent Street monorail?
13 Trump (June); George W Bush (July); Clinton (August)?
14 18th-century dandy; crested penguin; tubular pasta?
15 Tammy Wynette and Billy Connolly; Village People; Ottawan?

Red lionfish (Pterois volitans) swimming past   a Stove-pipe sponge (Aplysina archeri). Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles, Caribbean, Atlantic Ocean.
Red lionfish. Photograph: Georgette Douwma/Getty Images

The answers

1 Charlton Heston (postcodes).
2 Hitch-Hiker’s Guide to Europe (Douglas Adams).
3 X-ray examination.
4 Rhodes Must Fall.
5 Adam Peaty (100m breaststroke).
6 Scooby-Doo (Fred, Daphne, Velma and Shaggy).
7 Lübeck.
8 1926 General Strike.

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9 Venomous fish.
10 Played Emperor Nero connected movie oregon TV.
11 Korean words added to the OED successful 2021.
12 Proposed (and unbuilt) London structures.
13 US statesmanlike births successful 1946.
14 Macaroni.
15 Hits with full-stopped songs: D.I.V.O.R.C.E.; Y.M.C.A.; D.I.S.C.O.