Victoria Coren

Victoria Coren Mitchell's Two-Time European Poker Tour Win Is So Inspiring

Daisy May Sitch | Posted 24.06.2014 | UK Sport
Daisy May Sitch

What makes this so compelling for me is this isn't even Coren Mitchell's day job. She's literally making a killing from her bit-of-fun, on-the-side hobby. Not only that, but she's completely shaken up the poker playing stereotype in my mind.

Godfrey Bloom Was Just Awful On 'Have I Got News For You'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 09.11.2013 | UK

Godfrey 'Bongo Bongo' Bloom made his debut on Have I Got News For You last night, and it was everything you'd hoped and feared, and more. The MEP, ...

A New Age For Poker

Victoria Coren | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK Sport
Victoria Coren

The new card room at the Hippodrome, meanwhile, is clearly built for fun. The Hippodrome itself is a social space, and always has been. It is huge, with a spangly bar, a smart restaurant and a very good smoking terrace for those who like that sort of thing.

WATCH: Nadal Interviewed By HuffPost UK Blogger Victoria Coren

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK Sport

London 2012 is just two days away from officially commencing, but Rafael Nadal will unfortunately not be present to defend his Olympic Games title. ...

The Evolution of Poker - From Table to Mobile App...

Victoria Coren | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Coren

My, how hard it used to be to find a game of poker. You could call round all your friends to see who was available - but you needed a large pool of friends who knew how to play the game, and enough of them free on the right night. Even if you managed that, you were stuck with the awkwardness of taking your friends' money.

UKIPT PokerStars Tournament Update

Victoria Coren | Posted 17.06.2012 | UK Sport
Victoria Coren

Well, I didn't win a bean at the UKIPT Nottingham tournament but - as predicted - I had a great time. It just had a terrific atmosphere.

'I'm On Tenterhooks': Will Robert Webb Be David Mitchell's Best Man?

PA | Posted 07.04.2012 | UK

Peep Show's Robert Webb is being kept in the dark as to whether he will be best man for his friend and co-star David Mitchell. Mitchell, who was be...

The Rise of the Poker Tournament

Victoria Coren | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Sport
Victoria Coren

Until the UK and Ireland Poker Tour was launched, the game of poker had got a bit samey for me. As a member of Team PokerStars Pro, I was travelling the world playing high-level tournaments where everyone seemed to be the same: young, male, clever, mathematical, dressed in sports gear, wearing iPods and talking about statistics.

Only Connected: Musings on the Mitchell and Coren Love Story

Stephen Frizzle | Posted 20.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Stephen Frizzle

It's been mere months since the wedding of Will and Kate. Just as soon as we've finally cleaned up the confetti and banners from the nationwide street parties, we are shocked and delighted to find two more of the nation's most-loved people are getting hitched. David Mitchell and Victoria Coren announced today that they are to wed.

Media Couple Announce Engagement, The Old-Fashioned Way

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 20.03.2012 | UK Entertainment

David Mitchell and Victoria Coren have today announced their engagement. While births, marriages, deaths and anything happening to TOWIE stars all...

Monday Night is Quiz Night

Paddy Duffy | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK Entertainment
Paddy Duffy

One of my favourite TV rituals now takes place on a Monday. On BBC 2 Paxman's berating of undergrads on University Challenge kicks proceedings off, which is followed by a hop over to BBC4 for the toughest quiz on TV, Victoria Coren's Only Connect.