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Post-Christmas Quiz with Alan Connor and Boatman

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Blackwell's Bookshop (Holborn)

50-51 High Holborn

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WC1V 6EP

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A light-hearted seasonal quiz for book lovers, featuring BBC2’s Alan Connor and the Guardian’s Boatman, crammed with fun questions about books & authors and a sprinkling of not-too-fiendish wordplay.

Teams should be no more than 6 quizzers and please make sure that you book a ticket for every quizzer. Sadly we're without a bar, so it's BYOB but we can provide wine glasses should you need them. Top prize is stack of lovely books to the winning team!

About the Quizmasters...

Alan Connor is well known among quiz aficionados as one of the question editors for BBC2’s Only Connect and currently Richard Osman’s House of Games. He is the author of The Joy of Quiz (about why we enjoy remembering things) and Two Girls, One on Each Knee (about the puzzling, playful world of the crossword) and is a crossword columnist for the Guardian and a comedy screenwriter, with credits for Have I Got News for You, The Rack Pack, Charlie Brooker’s Weekly Wipe and The Jonathan Ross Show.

Ashley Knowles, better known to Guardian readers as Boatman, is one of Britain’s most challenging and innovative compilers of cryptic crosswords. He is the author of Boatman – the First 50, a collection of his fiendish and inimitable crosswords, with notes explaining all the wordplay and the story, told in his own words, behind the creation of each puzzle.

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