Great BIG Politics Quiz: prizes to vie for!

Courtesy of Stratagem, here’s the awesome prize list for the Great BIG Politics Quiz, supported by Slugger O’Toole, and being held next Thursday, 22 September at 7:45pm in the Black Box, Belfast.

There’s enough in this valuable prize hamper to keep even the most anorakish of political anoraks going for quite some time – and plenty to share amongst your triumphant quiz team-mates.

“The Thick of It Series 1 & The Special Boxset” DVD

“Last Mitterand,the [DVD]”

“Pistols at Dawn: Two Hundred Years of Political Rivalry from Pitt and Fox to Blair and Brown” John Campbell; Paperback;

“Sinn Fein: A Hundred Turbulent Years” Brian Feeney; Paperback;

“The End of the Party” Andrew Rawnsley; Paperback;

“Who Really Runs Ireland?: The story of the elite who ledIrelandfrom bust to boom … and back again” Matt Cooper; Paperback;

“New British Fascism: The Rise of the British National Party (BNP) (Extremism and Democracy)” Matthew J Goodwin; Paperback;

“Paisley: From Demagogue to Democrat?” Ed Moloney; Paperback;

“Network [DVD] [1976]”

“Back from the Brink: 1,000 Days at Number 11” Alistair Darling; Hardcover;

“A View From The Foothills: The Diaries of Chris Mullin” Chris Mullin; Paperback;

“The Hurt Locker [DVD]”

“Green Zone [DVD]”

“Hung Together: The 2010 Election and the Coalition Government” Adam Boulton; Hardcover;

“Off Message” Bob Marshall-Andrews; Hardcover;

“22 Days in May” David Laws; Paperback;

“Adrian Mole and The Weapons of Mass Destruction” Sue Townsend; Paperback;

“A Walk-On Part: Diaries 1994-1999 (Mullin Diaires 3)” Chris Mullin; Hardcover;

“The New Machiavelli: How to Wield Power in the Modern World” Jonathan Powell; Paperback;

“Control Room [DVD] [2004]

“The Whistle Blower [DVD] (1987)”

“The Prime Ministers Who Never Were…” Edited by Francis Beckett; Hardcover;

“The Complete Yes Minister & Yes Prime Minister – Collector’s Box Set [DVD]”

“Ed: The Milibands and the making of a Labour leader” Mehdi Hasan; Hardcover;

“Ship of Fools: How Stupidity and Corruption Sank the Celtic Tiger” Fintan O’Toole; Paperback;

“United 93 [DVD]”

“An Inconvenient Truth [DVD]”

“638 Ways To Kill Castro [2006] [DVD]”

Of course, the main prize is still being able to claim the kudos as the 2011 Great BIG Politics Quiz champions. Last year it was SDLP South Belfast team Stoops to Conquer, but who will claim the title this year..?

Whoever triumphs on the night, the real winners will be the beneficiaries in Haiti, being helped by charity the Haven Partnership to secure newly-built homes, where currently they live in slums without even access to clean running water.

Tickets now on sale (available online here at an early-bird price) but going fast!

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  • Mark McGregor


    That’s another fantastic prize. I may insist my questions are not included so I can compete.

    Well done Stratagem.

  • Drumlins Rock

    Questions from Mark, crap not going now, how am I supposed to know the technicalities of Connelly Marxist Republicanism!
    Think we shal try for the best team name again, have a couple in mind… my party unfortunately supplies way too much inspiration for funny names.

  • Mark McGregor


    Just for you I’m changing my first suggested question to:

    A founder of the ICA was James who?

    Nil point for Drumlins I think.