The Ultimate News Quiz
14th March 2018, Grand Connaught Rooms, London

The Ultimate News Quiz brings together a dazzling array of TV personalities to battle it out in a dastardly difficult current affairs quiz. The event raises funds for two charities that support young people in Africa, Asia and the UK: Restless Development and Action for Children.


What our guests say


“This year seemed even more competitive than usual as teams battled for the kudos of taking home the trophy on the tenth Ultimate News Quiz. Thanks to all who attended for raising money for a great cause.”

Martha Kearney, 2016

“The news quiz is awesome. Not only is it fabulously effective at raising a tonne of money but it is also brilliant fun”.

Martha Lane Fox, 2014

“The Ultimate News Quiz lives up to its billing on every level. Ultimate fun, questions and rivalry. Great evening. You’d be crazy to miss it.”

Kay Burley, 2013

“An evening not to be missed. The Ultimate News Quiz isn’t just a great night out but also an opportunity to flex your journalistic muscle (and test your limitations and those of your colleagues)!”

Natasha Kaplinsky, 2013

“Never before have so many great minds proved how little they collectively know… a fabulous night with hilarious questions for an excellent cause.”

Emily Maitlis, 2012

“Forget the BAFTAs and the RTS awards – this is the quiz that every news programme wants to win”

Jon Snow, 2010

“The Ultimate News Quiz is where hacks and TV luvvies get their comeuppance”

Anne Robinson, 2010

“Never before in the field of human quizzing have so many egos and bigheads battled it out for the sake of vanity and winning a modestly priced tin cup”

Jeremy Paxman, 2007