Victoria Coren Mitchell - Writer, Broadcaster & Poker Player

November Nights

Wednesday, 2 November 2011

  On radio: a new series of Heresy, hosted by VC, begins on Wednesday November 30th, continuing every Wednesday for six weeks, at 6.30pm on Radio Four. If you’d like free tickets to one of the recordings, you can get those via the links on this blog post. (Upcoming guests and themes for the episodes will go up on the blog as the shows approach).

  The Only Connect semi-finals kick off with an absolute nail-biter on Monday November 7th, continuing on Monday nights at 8.30pm on BBC Four. The tournament pauses for a Children In Need special on Monday 14th, with some terrific charity quizzers - see blog for details…

Later on Monday nights, in the small hours on Channel 4, Late Night Poker continues with James Akenhead and Victoria doing the commentary. In a similar slot on Tuesday nights, also Channel 4, Victoria’s co-commentating with Nick Wealthall on coverage from the EPT London 2011.

  Also on TV this month, Victoria will be returning as a guest on Frank Skinner’s Opinionated, on Thursday November 24th at 10pm on BBC Two, and will crop up in the Would I Lie To You? compilation episode on Friday November 25th, BBC One.

  Poker: Victoria will be playing the inaugural world championship tournament run by the International Poker Federation in mid-November, then the GUKPT London tournament at the end of the month.

  [Update: Victoria finished 2nd in the IPF tournament for $100,000!]

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