Posts Tagged ‘quizzing’

Only Connect | BBC2

11 July 2016

Series 12 of Only Connect, with me in the question-editor chair, begins tonight on BBC Two at 8.30pm.

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“It’s a safe space, where a very specifically talented group of people get to show off in their own understated way for an audience of their peers. And this is what makes it so brilliant.” – Stuart Heritage, Guardian

“…that will surely be the highlight of the week for all lovers of uncompromisingly smart television” – James Walton, Telegraph

“What is the link between these numbers? 285,000, 684,000, 1.1m, 2.9m. The answer is they are soaring viewers figures for Only Connect, the toughest quiz on television, which began as a BBC4 obscurity and has now overtaken BBC1 in the ratings.” – Adam Sherwin, Independent

“Only Connect: the best quiz on TV?” – Radio Times

Only Connect | BBC2

13 July 2015

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Series 11 of Only Connect, with me in the question-editor chair, begins tonight on BBC Two at 8.30pm.

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How to Win at Quizzes, and Solve Cryptic Crosswords | The Guardian

13 September 2014

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Two pieces in today’s Do Something supplement: How to win quizzes – from pub contests to Mastermind and How to solve a cryptic crossword.

Also, I will be signing Two Girls, One on Each Knee (7) at the reception for the keynote of the Chiswick Book Festival this evening.

  • 6.00pm, Sat 13 Sept: Festival Drinks Reception
  • St Michael & All Angels Parish Hall, Bath Road, London W4 1TT
  • Tickets

Only Connect — Now on BBC Two

28 August 2014
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Series ten of Only Connect, with me in the question-editor chair, begins on BBC Two on Mon 1 September 2014 at 20:30.

Only Connect for BBC Four

14 April 2014

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The new series of quiz show Only Connect starts tonight on BBC Four, with me in the question-editor seat.

Only Connect: A Quiz Show for BBC4

1 November 2013

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As of the next series, I will be the question editor for BBC Four’s million-viewer quiz Only Connect, which will incidentally move to BBC Two in 2014.