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Festival Literary Quiz

Jane Thynne, Nicolette Jones, David Grylls and Peter Kemp Chaired by James Walton

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

7:30pm

90 minutes

Randolph Hotel: Ballroom

£7 - £12.50

Jane Thynne, Nicolette Jones, Peter Kemp and Dr David Gryllls go head to head in a fun literary quiz under the eyes of quizmaster and BBC Radio 4 presenter James Walton.

The four will split into two teams and answer questions on prose and poetry including on literary connections, identifying literary extracts, and literary knowledge. There will be two 30-minute sessions with a 30-minute interval when you can mingle with the panel at the pay drinks bar.

Thynne has worked as a journalist for the BBC and national broadsheets and is author of four novels including Black Roses. She is a regular panellist on the BBC Radio 4 literary quiz, The Write Stuff. Jones is children’s books editor of The Sunday Times and a frequent interviewer at the festival.

Kemp is chief fiction reviewer of The Sunday Times and a regular interviewer at the festival. Grylls is associate professor of literature at the University of Oxford and a regular book reviewer for The Sunday Times.

Walton is television critic of the Daily Telegraph and has been writer and presenter of The Write Stuff since 1998.

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FT Weekend Title partner BBC World Service International radio partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner University of Oxford New College Jewish Book Week Partner of Jewish programme Italian Embassy Supporter of Italian programme Irish Embassy, London Supporters of the Irish programme MIT Press MIT Press. Sponsors of the programme of American literature and culture The Dorchester Hotels Collection Festival London hotel partner Blackwell’s Festival on-site and online bookseller Princeton University Press British Academy Festival academic partner Ian and Carol Sellars Emily Rose and James Marrow Lady Hatch Patron donor for the programme of Irish literature and culture George Warren Mary and Cecil Quillen Jesus College Worcester College Worcester College Lincoln College Lincoln College St Hilda’s College 11th St Hilda's day at the festival St Cross College St Cross College The Feathers Hotel Macdonald Bear Hotel Critchleys The Royal Society of Literature Royal Literary Fund Felicity Bryan Associates Oxford University Press Conference Oxford University of Oxford Mathematical Institute Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office Said Business School Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner The Oxford Times Regional media partner Oxford Brookes University Oxford University Images Oxford University Images The Sheldonian Theatre Floris of London City Audio Visual Sloane Club British Humanist Association Schoolreaders Oxford City Council The Litmus Partnership K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography OX magazine History of War All About History Glyndebourne Chamberlain Evans Steer Oxford Botanic Garden