Chase’s Beast moves to South Yorkshire

Mark Labbett from TV quiz the Chase
Mark Labbett from TV quiz the Chase
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YOU’VE seen him on the TV - now you could be seeing him in South Yorkshire.

TV quiz expert Mark Labbett is moving here to live.

Mark, known for his role as ‘The Beast’ on the ITV hit quiz show The Chase, is moving from Newport in South Wales to Moorgate, Rotherham.

It’s so he can spend more time with quiz company Redtooth in Barlborough, near Chesterfield, to help the company with its pub quizzes division.

Redtooth is the largest supplier of pub quizzes to the UK market with more than 4,000 pubs and clubs receiving its weekly quiz.

The company has 24 games available and more than six million questions on its books.

Mark has been working for Redtooth part-time for a couple of years, helping to promote its Great British Quiz events, organised with Punch Taverns and Carling.

He is now to spend more time with Redtooth, tasked with writing quiz questions and helping the company host new events around the country.

Mark said: “I’ve been a quizzer for 20 years and the scale of activity by Redtooth is bigger than the rest put together. The work I’ve done with them already has been great fun and I’m looking forward to extending it.

“I’ve spent a bit of time in South Yorkshire but I am keen to visit more places around the county.

“My brother lives in Leeds and I have friends around the area. I’ve already been to Bramall Lane to watch Sheffield United as Redtooth is the club’s away shirt sponsor.”