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The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 3

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents the literary panel game, as poet laureate Andrew Motion and actor Jan Ravens do battle against crime writer Jake Arnott and chick-lit writer Wendy Holden.

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
Andrew Motion
Participant:
Wendy Holden
Participant:
Jake Arnott
Participant:
Jan Ravens
Producer:
Irene Daniels

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 9

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents the literary panel game as the Bishop of Southwark, Thomas Butler and Rowan Pelling do battle against presenter Jenni Murray and crime writer Mark Billingham. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Director:
Sue McMahon
Participant:
Jenni Murray
Participant:
Mark Billingham
Participant:
Rowan Pelling

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents the literary panel game. Historical novelist Philippa Gregory and pop culture writer Paul Morley face author Julie Myerson and historical writer Antony Beevor. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Director:
Sue McMahon

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 5

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents the literary panel game, as Stella Duffy and Sir Menzies Campbell do battle against Victoria Glendinning and Andrew Graham-Dixon. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
Paul Morley
Participant:
Rosie Boycott
Participant:
Philippa Gregory
Participant:
Darren Shan
Producer:
Irene Daniels

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 10

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents the literary panel game, as writers and broadcasters Will Self and Germaine Greer fight it out against novelist Stella Duffy and politician Menzies Campbell. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Director:
Sue McMahon
Participant:
Will Self
Participant:
Germaine Greer
Participant:
Menzies Campbell
Participant:
Stella Duffy

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 4

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents the literary panel game, as writer Rosie Boycott and children's author Darren Shan battle historical novelist Philippa Gregory and writer/critic Paul Morley.

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
Paul Morley
Participant:
Rosie Boycott
Participant:
Philippa Gregory
Participant:
Darren Shan
Producer:
Irene Daniels

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 2

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents a literary panel game, as writers Will Self and Germaine Greer battle against novelist and biographer Victoria Glendinning and art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon.

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Participant:
Will Self
Participant:
Germaine Greer

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents the literary panel game, as writer Rosie Boycott and children's novelist Darren Shan do battle against author Julie Myerson and historian Antony Beevor.

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Participant:
Rosie Boycott
Participant:
Darren Shan
Participant:
Antony Beevor
Participant:
Julie Myerson

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 6

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents the literary panel game, as author and journalist James Delingpole and Diane Abbott MP fight it out against chick-lit author Jenny Colgan and Michael Gove MP. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
James Delingpole
Participant:
Diane Abbott
Participant:
Michael Gove
Participant:
Jenny Colgan
Producer:
Irene Daniels

The Book Quiz

Series 3

Episode 7

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Kirsty Wark presents the literary panel game, as novelists Jake Arnott and Wendy Holden take on broadcaster Joan Bakewell and author of the Young Bond novels, Charlie Higson. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Wark
Participant:
Charlie Higson
Participant:
Jake Arnott
Participant:
Wendy Holden
Participant:
Joan Bakewell
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Director:
Sue McMahon

University Challenge

2017/18

Episode 12

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In this episode, the University of St Andrews face St John's College, Cambridge, for a place in the second round of the student quiz. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Production Company:
ITV Studios

University Challenge

2017/18

Episode 13

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

In the penultimate first-round match of the student quiz, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, clashes with St Anne's College, Oxford. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Production Company:
ITV Studios

University Challenge

2017/18

Episode 14

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

It is the last of the first-round matches tonight as the students of Merton College, Oxford, fight it out against King's College, London. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Production Company:
ITV Studios

University Challenge

2017/18

Episode 15

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

It is the first of the two highest-scoring loser matches and two teams get a second chance to make it to the second round. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Production Company:
ITV Studios

University Challenge

2017/18

Episode 16

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

It is the last of the two highest-scoring loser matches tonight when two teams get another chance to make it to the second round. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Production Company:
ITV Studios

University Challenge

2017/18

Episode 17

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

It is the first of the second-round matches when two teams battle it out for a place in the quarter-finals. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Production Company:
ITV Studios

University Challenge

2017/18

Episode 18

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

In the next of the second-round matches, another two teams battle it out for a place in the quarter-finals. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Production Company:
ITV Studios

University Challenge

2017/18

Episode 19

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

The second round continues as two student teams make a bid to reach the quarter-final stage of the competition. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Production Company:
ITV Studios

University Challenge

2017/18

Episode 20

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Two more student teams fight it out in the second round to get through to the quarter-final stage of the competition. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Production Company:
ITV Studios

University Challenge

2017/18

Episode 21

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

In the second round stage of the competition for students, two more teams do battle to reach the quarter-finals. Jeremy Paxman asks the questions.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jeremy Paxman
Executive Producer:
Peter Gwyn
Producer:
Irene Daniels
Production Company:
ITV Studios