Meet the team
THE QUEEN OF QUIZ
If you ever need anything in Quizland, look NO FURTHER! For over 15 years, Jane has been the driving force behind the most prestigious live quiz events in the world. From the Quiz Olympiad to the World Quizzing Championships, Jane has seen it all and personally knows absolutely everyone in quiz. Players travel from all over the world just to attend her events.
Head of the International Quiz Association. Head of the British Quizzing Association. And now head of Quizzing.tv, Jane and her team are trusted to write and verify huge numbers questions for major TV shows each year. Jane’s even the co-host of Australia’s ‘Child Genius‘.
Jane’s worked behind-the-scenes on dozens of television quiz shows, being consulted on everything from fixing formats to finding quizzers to take centre stage.
She is the driving force – all done with a wicked sense of humour.
THE ONE YOU'LL RECOGNISE
Shaun’s an actor and writer best known for playing Barry Evans in BBC1’s ‘EastEnders’ from 1994 to 2004 and for his extensive work with Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant on ‘Extras’, ‘Life’s Too Short’ and ‘The Invention Of Lying’.
Shaun’s main passion though is quizzing. He has won ‘Celebrity Mastermind’ (Specialist subject: Richard Burton), ‘Celebrity Chase’, ‘Today’s The Day’, ‘Celebrity Eggheads’, ‘Britain’s Brightest Celebrity Family’, ‘Richard Osman’s House Of Games’ and ‘Celebrity Pointless’ a record four times (three jackpots).
He channelled this passion into writing ‘A Matter Of Facts’, his literary debut, which details a year of his life immersed in the world of quizzing. Starting with crushing disappointment at the 2019 World Championships, he embarked on a journey of physical and mental improvement, including being trained by a memory grandmaster and a course of hypnotherapy and threw himself into the UK Quiz circuit to try to improve his national ranking, as well as quizzes in pubs and on cruise ships.
AWARD-WINNING QUIZ SHOW PRODUCER
Over the past 15 years, Sue she has launched numerous hit quiz and gameshows, predominantly for BBC 1 and ITV. Amongst others, she produced two series of Ant & Dec’s ‘PokerFace‘, the million pound gameshow that went on to be made in 14 countries, revived ‘The Krypton Factor’ for ITV and launched the BBC’s ‘Hole In The Wall’ with the late, great Dale Winton.
From its inception in 2009 up until 2013, Sue was Show Runner on ITV’s hit quiz ‘The Chase‘, leading the creative process from paper format all the way to ratings smash, winning a Broadcast Award for Best Daytime Programme in 2013.
Recently, in her role as Head of Quiz and Gameshows at Spun Gold TV, she produced the company’s first ever quiz and gameshows, including ‘Quizmaster’ before joining Studio Ramsay in September 2020, where she was Executive Producer on ‘Gordon Ramsay’s Bank Balance’.
HEAD OF COLOURING IN
Lucy, runs all the logistics at the major live events such as Quiz Olympiad, World Quizzing Championships and European Quizzing Championships. She runs teams of people under huge pressure, and always does so with a smile on her face.
She is a talented marketer by trade, with 20 years’ experience so is responsible for colouring things in and making Quizzing look gorgeous. Lucy creates beautiful graphics and effective branding. She works out online and offline strategies to promote everything we produce, and she can do this for you too.
Lucy has what she describes as “pub-quizzer levels of knowledge” and a real passion for trivia. It was unavoidable really. She is Jane’s little sister!
IT Development and Support
THE BACKROOM BOYS
In true techie style, the tech team don’t like to have their photos on display. We have the best backroom boys in the business, writing and supporting all the tech we need to support everything we do.