Victoria Coren Mitchell joins The Telegraph

Victoria Coren Mitchell has joined The Telegraph as a new television columnist it was announced last week.

Victoria Coren Mitchell joins The Telegraph
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Writing weekly in the Saturday Review section of The Telegraph, she will cover all matters TV related in her column, from the latest talking points, to her private small-screen passions. Her first column appeared on 14 September.

Victoria is a writer, broadcaster and professional poker player. She presents the BBC Two quiz show Only Connect and is a regular guest on comedy panel shows.

Victoria Coren Mitchell said: “I’m absolutely delighted to be starting this new weekly column. I’ve been talking about the TV while watching it for years, so I’m overjoyed that someone seems keen to start printing that out.”

Jane Bruton, Deputy Editor & Director of Lifestyle, The Telegraph said: “Victoria is a brilliant new addition to the Saturday Review section, bringing her wit and writerly verve to our culture pages. Her weekly look at the world of TV promises to be an unmissable read and I’m delighted to welcome her to The Telegraph.”