The Telegraph takes trophy from The Times in Bob&Co PEN Quiz

The Daily Telegraph have won the Bob&Co PEN Quiz, which took place last night, 13 November, at a star-studded night, bringing together the great and the good of the UK’s media and literary worlds at the Royal Institute of British Architects [RIBA] in London

Tense competition saw the Daily Telegraph’s team take pole position by just one point, ahead of teams from The Guardian/Observer and The Literary Review, which tied in second place.  A team from the London Book Fair secured third place.

The night was deftly hosted by radio and TV presenter, comedy author and former barrister, Clive Anderson.

Satirist and graphic artist Martin Rowson took to the stage to announce the winners of the raffle and some much coveted prizes.

English PEN are delighted to have raised approximately £20,000 from the evening.

English PEN would like to thank Clive Anderson, Martin Rowson, Marcus Berkmann and Stephen Arkell of Brainmen and Dotti Irving of Four Colman Getty. Special thanks are due to Bob Benton of Bob&Co for his generous sponsorship of the event.

Teams taking part included: Agile Agents, Bob&Co, Suzie Boyt, Black’s Club, Bloomberg, Canongate, Carter Ruck, Amanda Craig, Daily Telegraph, Faber & Faber, The Guardian/Observer, HarperCollins, Orion, The Times, Little, Brown,  The Literary Review, London Book Fair, Press Complaints Commission, Random House Penguin, Political Quarterly, The Financial Times, and Isabel Wolff.




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