Compton Hospice held their annual ‘Big Quiz Night’ last night at the Fordhouses Cricket Club in Wolverhampton.
The evening was organised by Simon Cater from Compton Hospice in-conjunction with Route 39 and sponsored this year by Angel Springs. Although special guest compere Dicky Dodd from Signal 107 radio was unable to attend, the compere for the evening kept everyone going with witty banter and the odd joke where possible.
There were 12 teams in total of which included two teams from Angel the angel teams included ‘Return of the Female Bosses’ lead by Customer Retention Executive Christie James, and ‘Miss Dorothy Birdsill, 16 the Lodge, Grimsby’ lead by Telesales Executive Richard Smith.
Top prize for the night was £100 Love 2 Shop voucher donated by Angel Springs, with runner up prizes of bottles of wine. There were also various raffle prizes won through-out the night.
After a gruelling 10 rounds of questions based on general knowledge and current affairs, name that tune and name that celebrity the winners of the quiz were ‘Miss Dorothy Birdsill, 16 the Lodge, Grimsby’ with ‘Return of the Female Bosses’ finishing in eighth place both personal bests in comparison to last year.
When asked to provide a quote summarising the evening team members said:
“Not content with facilitating the successful rescue of the now infamous Chilean miners, as well as assessing and advising the Bank of England over the need for more quantitative easing, Dorothy Birdsall added winning the Compton Hospice quiz to their ever expanding remit” Richard Smith (Team Miss Dorothy Birdsill)
“It’s the second Compton Hospice quiz we have attended and after coming 3rd last time we felt we had a chance of winning this time round. We replaced a member of the team which seemed to be the key to our success, filling the last quarter of the knowledge bank.” Simon Bennett (Team Miss Dorothy Birdsill)
“the return of the female bosses smashed it once again wiping the floor with all competition. We also learnt a valuable lesson, there is no such NFL team known as the 69’ers. Christie James (Team Return of the Female Bosses)
“Quizzing aint an issue” Sarah Harris (Team Return of the Female Bosses)
“We came, We saw, We conquered” Mark Derbyshire (Team Miss Dorothy Birdsill)
“Pineapples baby!” Rebecca Hollyoak (Team Return of the Female Bosses)