Savoy fundraiser brings the house down







THURSDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER – THE PEN & THINK MEDIA-BIZ QUIZ AT THE SAVOY HOTEL, LONDON

Bamber Gascoigne was the quizmaster for the inaugural English PEN quiz night. Tables were taken by all the most prominent publishers and newspapers, including Random House, Penguin, Headline, Orion, The Times, The Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Mirror and The Evening Standard. Competition was extremely fierce, and celebrity competitors included Carol Vordemann, David Mellor and Nick Hornby. Eventually the main prize, return tickets for 20, was won by The Mail on Sunday.

More than £20,000 was raised for English PEN and £500 for the Newspaper Press Fund.

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