Popular celebrity quizzer Shaun Wallace aka ‘The Dark Destroyer’ from ITV’s The Chase, will be taking on 17 teams of quiz-goers on Friday (24th February, 7.30pm) night at the Michael Sobell Hospice (MSH) 40th anniversary quiz (NOW SOLD OUT), commenting he is “honoured” to be taking part.

Tickets have now completely sold out for this one-night-only event, which will see Mr Wallace hosting the extra special quiz taking place at the Michael Sobell Hospice Lecture Hall, Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood, (SAT NAV WD3 1PZ). A bidding frenzy is set to take place, as the floor opens for one lucky team or individual, to make the highest bid on the night and get the opportunity to go head-to-head with the quizmaster himself!

Commenting on the event, Shaun said: “I cannot tell you how honoured and thrilled I am to be hosting the 40th anniversary quiz for Michael Sobell Hospice. It will be a fun and exciting night with ten rounds of questions on topics ranging from history, geography and general knowledge, so get your thinking caps on and I’ll see you there!”

“We are really looking forward to welcoming Shaun to our event,” commented MSH Events Manager, Ophelia Chambers-Henry. “On behalf of Michael Sobell Hospice, I would like to thank him for giving up his time to show his support in our 40th anniversary year.”

She added: “Bidding to go one-on-one with Shaun on the night will close at 8.00pm, so please get those bids in quickly or risk missing out!”

If you would like to be added to a waiting list should the charity receive any cancellations on the night, please call the fundraising office on 020 3826 2367 with your contact details.

Michael Sobell Hospice has been providing specialist palliative care for local patients and their families across the borough of Hillingdon, Hertfordshire and South Bucks for over four decades. To find out more about the vital work of the hospice, please click here.

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NOTE TO EDITORS:

 Michael Sobell House (Reg. Charity Number: 1079638) is the hospice and specialist palliative care centre at Mount Vernon Hospital, Northwood and has been ‘Sharing the Caring’ for 40 years; enhancing without discrimination, the care of patients with life-limiting illnesses.

  • With a 16-bedded in-patient unit and day therapy centre, MSH aims to ensure that all patients facing life-limiting illnesses, their families and carers, receive the best possible care to enhance quality of life, with the focus placed on providing relief from their symptoms.
  • A patient may be admitted for symptom management, respite care, rehabilitation, or for care in the last days of life, and will be cared for by a team of doctors, nurses, social workers, counsellors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, complementary and art therapists, housekeepers, volunteers, chaplains and administration staff.
  • There is no charge for the care provided, but Michael Sobell Hospice relies heavily on charitable donations. It costs £6,000 a day to maintain our current levels of care, £2,500 of which is provided by fundraising. The charity needs to raise over £1.66 million this year to ensure the continued funding of the care, comfort and support of patients, families and carers.