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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 University of Oxford BBC World Service International radio partner Bodleian Libraries Festival cultural partner Oxford Martin School Festival ideas partner Worcester College Worcester College: Festival college partner 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 Head of Zeus The Macdonald Randolph Hotel The festival hotel Italian Cultural Institute HM Government of Gibraltar Festival green room sponsor Gibunco Group Sponsor of Gibraltar Lecture British Academy BBC Four Television Broadcast media partner Earthwatch Europe Ian and Carol Sellars Emily Rose and James Marrow Jill Dunsmore George Warren New College Lincoln College Lincoln College St Cross College St Cross College Jesus College St Hilda’s College St John’s College St John's College The Queen’s College The Queen's College Exeter College Exeter College Hertford College Keble College Keble College Oxford Brookes University The Feathers Hotel Said Business School University of Oxford Mathematical Institute Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies The Oxford Times Regional media partner BBC Radio Oxford Local radio partner Bear Ram Elk Festival Digital Strategy & Web Design The Royal Society of Literature Royal Literary Fund Princeton University Press Felicity Bryan Associates University of Oxford Alumni Office Alumni Office Conference Oxford Oxford University Images Oxford University Images The Sheldonian Theatre Oxford University Press Floris of London Critchleys City Audio Visual Eynsham Hall Macdonald Bear Hotel Sloane Club Ashmolean Museum British Humanist Association The Story Museum Oxford City Council The Litmus Partnership K T Bruce Photography K T Bruce Photography OX magazine Liaison Financial Services History of War All About History Steer Oxford Botanic Garden