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by James Robinson
Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 36
Views: 2099

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Owen Carroll wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 8:35 am
When will the first episode be seen on tv?
If what I've been told is correct, then it'll be Tuesday 12th November at 9pm on More4...
by James Robinson
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 36
Views: 2099

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Johnny Canuck wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:02 pm
Countdown Team wrote:
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:06 pm
Of course the format has been finalised.
I'll bite: What's the format?
I’m just saying what I was told, they were mentioning bits about possibly having a lot of celebrity chat to fill the extra minutes for the 1 hour slot.
by James Robinson
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 36
Views: 2099

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Johnny Canuck wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:40 pm
Shall I put these in the C series (starting at Episode C9) on the wiki, or in the S series with the "civilian" specials? Gotta be the uber-geek who asks. :ugeek:
I think that's pretty obvious, personally.... :P :P :geek: :geek: :ugeek: :ugeek: (C, just in case you didn't think it was)
by James Robinson
Wed Oct 16, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 36
Views: 2099

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Interesting information I picked up on the studio floor regarding the upcoming celebrity specials, and will certainly throw a few things into the mix. Latest info I got was that the shows are NOT going to be on Channel 4, but on More4, and they’re NOT going to be shown during the Christmas break, bu...
by James Robinson
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: Countdown Lookalikes?
Replies: 246
Views: 76572

Re: Countdown Lookalikes?

Graeme Cole wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:16 pm
I saw this bloke on TV today who looks just like Countdowny person Jimmy Carr.

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I'd say purely by having him in close proximity, that he looks just like Countdowny person Graeme Cole... :P :P :lol: :lol:
by James Robinson
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 9th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 50)
Replies: 0
Views: 363

Monday 9th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 50)

Countdown recap for Monday 9 September 2019. C1: Champion Sarah Delap (1 win, 78 points.) A marketing officer at Newcastle University from Gateshead, Tyne & Wear. C2: Challenger Dave Beresford. A retired man from Kimberley, Nottinghamshire. He's a volunteer lock-keeper with the Canal & River Trust. ...
by James Robinson
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday 9th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 50)
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Re: Spoilers For Monday 9th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 50)

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:25 pm
Just inside the 30 days.

Wait - isn't it 30 seconds?
Lol, I also noticed a buzzer failure during the conundrum...

After Dave's incorrect guess, his buzzer light stayed on, and then Sarah buzzed in, and it only turned off when she buzzed in...
by James Robinson
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday 9th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 50)
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Spoilers For Monday 9th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 50)

2nd Numbers Alt.: ((100 + 25 - 1) x (4 + 3)) - 10 = 858
by James Robinson
Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 6th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 49)
Replies: 0
Views: 122

Friday 6th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 49)

Countdown recap for Friday 6 September 2019. C1: Champion Liam Bastick (4 wins, 327 points.) A management consultant from Derby, but he also lives in Victoria, Australia. C2: Challenger Sarah Delap. A marketing officer at Newcastle University from Gateshead, Tyne & Wear. She likes travelling and eve...
by James Robinson
Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 5th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 48)
Replies: 0
Views: 125

Thursday 5th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 48)

Countdown recap for Thursday 5 September 2019. C1: Champion Liam Bastick (3 wins, 243 points.) A management consultant from Derby, but he also lives in Victoria, Australia. C2: Challenger Ken Baines. A retired headteacher from Wrotham, Kent. He ran international schools all around the world, particu...
by James Robinson
Sun Oct 06, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 4th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 47)
Replies: 0
Views: 123

Wednesday 4th September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 47)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 4 September 2019. C1: Champion Liam Bastick (2 wins, 161 points.) A management consultant from Derby, but he also lives in Victoria, Australia. C2: Challenger James McLachlan. A lead data scientist from Wyndham, Norfolk. He used to represent Great Britain at long jump a...
by James Robinson
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 3rd September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 46)
Replies: 0
Views: 127

Tuesday 3rd September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 46)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 3 September 2019. C1: Champion Liam Bastick (1 win, 84 points.) A management consultant from Derby, but he also lives in Victoria, Australia. C2: Challenger Peter Tarry. A retired man from Botley, Oxfordshire. He supports Oxford United and goes to every home game. DC: Sus...
by James Robinson
Sat Oct 05, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 2nd September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 45)
Replies: 0
Views: 112

Monday 2nd September 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 45)

Countdown recap for Monday 2 September 2019. C1: Champion Fiona King (1 win, 98 points.) An engineering student at Edinburgh University from Dunning, Perthshire. C2: Challenger Liam Bastick. A management consultant from Derby. He previously lived in Australia, and participated on the Australian vers...
by James Robinson
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 30th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 44)
Replies: 0
Views: 105

Friday 30th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 44)

Countdown recap for Friday 30 August 2019. C1: Champion Barbara Topping (1 win, 55 points.) A retired local authority manager from Stockport. C2: Challenger Fiona King. An engineering student at Edinburgh University from Dunning, Perthshire. She likes running, but once got lost and had to run alongs...
by James Robinson
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 29th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 43)
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Thursday 29th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 43)

Countdown recap for Thursday 29 August 2019. C1: Challenger Barbara Topping. A retired local authority manager from Stockport. She likes playing bowls in a mixed team. C2: Challenger Phil Hayman. A retired banker from Isleworth, Greater London. He rows with his local rowing club on the Thames. DC: S...
by James Robinson
Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 28th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 42)
Replies: 0
Views: 113

Wednesday 28th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 42)

Are we about to crown yet another octochamp already.... :!: :!: :?: :?: Countdown recap for Wednesday 28 August 2019. C1: Champion David Law (7 wins, 616 points.) A retired bank official from Moreton, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Roy Anderson. A community networker from Forres, Moray. DC: Susie Dent a...
by James Robinson
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 27th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 41)
Replies: 0
Views: 107

Tuesday 27th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 41)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 27 August 2019. C1: Champion David Law (6 wins, 546 points.) A retired bank official from Moreton, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Anne Luxon. A woman from Exeter. She loves visiting Egypt, and has been plenty of times. DC: Susie Dent and Raj Bisram. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Othe...
by James Robinson
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 26th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 40)
Replies: 0
Views: 102

Monday 26th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 40)

Countdown recap for Monday 26 August 2019. C1: Champion David Law (5 wins, 449 points.) A retired bank official from Moreton, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Steven Sutton. A digital board games designer from Bath. DC: Susie Dent and Raj Bisram. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: S Y L ...
by James Robinson
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 23rd August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 39)
Replies: 0
Views: 362

Friday 23rd August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 39)

Countdown recap for Friday 23 August 2019. C1: Champion David Law (4 wins, 353 points.) A retired bank official from Moreton, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Max McCabe. An economics student at Loughborough University, but is originally from Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. He plays rugby and is also a weigh...
by James Robinson
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 22nd August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 38)
Replies: 0
Views: 301

Thursday 22nd August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 38)

Countdown recap for Thursday 22 August 2019. C1: Champion David Law (3 wins, 269 points.) A retired bank official from Moreton, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Martin Garrett. A retired man from Wembley, Greater London. He likes running and is a member of 3 different running clubs. DC: Susie Dent and Raj...
by James Robinson
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 21st August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 37)
Replies: 0
Views: 265

Wednesday 21st August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 37)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 21 August 2019. C1: Champion David Law (2 wins, 184 points.) A retired bank official from Moreton, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Robin Tomlinson. A retired business development manager from Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicestershire. He's a volunteer lock-keeper for the Canal & Ri...
by James Robinson
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 20th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 36)
Replies: 0
Views: 269

Tuesday 20th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 36)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 20 August 2019. C1: Champion David Law (1 win, 89 points.) A retired bank official from Moreton, Merseyside. C2: Challenger Nina Gunton. A languages student at Newcastle University, but is originally from Warwickshire. She likes doing yoga, as well as doing vegan and "fre...
by James Robinson
Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 19th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 35)
Replies: 0
Views: 302

Monday 19th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 35)

Countdown recap for Monday 19 August 2019. C1: Champion Stephen Mellor (5 wins, 465 points.) An A-Level student from York. C2: Challenger David Law. A retired bank official from Moreton, Merseyside. He has visited 90 different countries, and particularly likes train trips, including the Trans-Siberi...
by James Robinson
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Friday 16th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 34)
Replies: 1
Views: 739

Re: Spoilers for Friday 16th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 34)

Ridiculous method for 4th numbers game (as I missed the obvious one... :roll: ): ((50 + 3) x 7) - 75 - (7 - 2) = 291
by James Robinson
Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 16th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 34)
Replies: 0
Views: 280

Friday 16th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 34)

Countdown recap for Friday 16 August 2019. C1: Champion Stephen Mellor (4 wins, 365 points.) An A-Level student from York. C2: Challenger Martin Loader. A commercial director for a bakery company from Totnes, Devon. He once came 3rd in the Devon Home Cook of the Year. DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Linda Pa...
by James Robinson
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 15th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 33)
Replies: 0
Views: 278

Thursday 15th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 33)

Countdown recap for Thursday 15 August 2019. C1: Champion Stephen Mellor (3 wins, 262 points.) An A-Level student from York. C2: Challenger Alan Taemur. A musician from London. He's a singing piano player and likes taking requests from audience members. DC: Susie Dent and Dr. Linda Papadopoulos. RR:...
by James Robinson
Thu Sep 26, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 14th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 32)
Replies: 0
Views: 294

Wednesday 14th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 32)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 14 August 2019. C1: Champion Stephen Mellor (2 wins, 175 points.) An A-Level student from York. C2: Challenger David Nixon. A retired man in the building trade from Romsey, Hampshire. He likes running and belongs to the Romsey Road Runners, and is also a member of the S...
by James Robinson
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 13th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 31)
Replies: 0
Views: 279

Tuesday 13th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 31)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 13 August 2019. C1: Champion Stephen Mellor (1 win, 81 points.) An A-Level student from York. C2: Challenger Julie Didlick. A retired midwife from Urmston, Greater Manchester. DC: Susie Dent and Charlie Higson. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions. R01: L E S D ...
by James Robinson
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 12th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 30)
Replies: 0
Views: 298

Monday 12th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 30)

Countdown recap for Monday 12 August 2019. C1: Champion Colin Greenwood (2 wins, 156 points.) A retired man from Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Stephen Mellor. An A-Level student from York. He's a grade 8 pianist, and performed Bohemian Rhapsody at a school play. DC: Susie Dent and Char...
by James Robinson
Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 9th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 29)
Replies: 0
Views: 282

Friday 9th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 29)

Countdown recap for Friday 9 August 2019. C1: Champion Colin Greenwood (1 win, 86 points.) A retired man from Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Margaret Dickson. A wine bar owner from Doncaster, South Yorkshire. She recently got married as well. DC: Susie Dent and Charlie Higson. RR: Rache...
by James Robinson
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 36
Views: 2099

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:20 pm
James Robinson wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:09 pm
Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:42 pm
Unless this is just Catsdown?
No, tickets available on the usual channels for regular Countdown. You have to buy Catsdown tickets from a different site.
That's what I'm getting at - a change pf policy?
I can’t see it myself...
by James Robinson
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 36
Views: 2099

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Rhys Benjamin wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 10:42 pm
Unless this is just Catsdown?
No, tickets available on the usual channels for regular Countdown. You have to buy Catsdown tickets from a different site.
by James Robinson
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 8th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 28)
Replies: 0
Views: 315

Thursday 8th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 28)

Countdown recap for Thursday 8 August 2019. C1: Challenger Tom Ross. An environmental activist from London. He plays music and is in a band called Objectify . C2: Challenger Colin Greenwood. A retired man from Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire. He's the vice-presidents Halifax, Huddersfield & District Rab...
by James Robinson
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 7th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 27)
Replies: 0
Views: 299

Wednesday 7th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 27)

Are we on for octochamp #3 already... :? :? :? :?: :?: :?: Countdown recap for Wednesday 7 August 2019. C1: Champion Corrina Attwood (7 wins, 613 points.) A full-time mum from Ramsgate, Kent. C2: Challenger Chris Evans. A retired teacher from Felixstowe, Suffolk, but is originally from Neath, South ...
by James Robinson
Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 36
Views: 2099

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Tom S wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:40 pm
Maybe it could be an introduction to a potential maternity statistician, so folks get to know them better....
But, they've already recorded stuff that is being broadcast next year, I believe....
by James Robinson
Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 36
Views: 2099

Re: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

Callum Todd wrote:
Tue Sep 24, 2019 4:14 pm
Fascinating. Seeing as one of the recording days is on a Sunday, I may book some audience tickets to see what the craic is. Would anyone else be interested in going?
I can only do Monday afternoon as I’m at the Champions League Of Darts in Leicester that weekend, but my ticket is booked.👍
by James Robinson
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Countdown - General
Topic: The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!
Replies: 36
Views: 2099

The Return Of Celebrity Countdown!!

While looking around on the Countdown audience application from site, I noticed an interesting thing that hasn’t happened for over TWENTY YEARS!!! :shock: :shock: :shock: And it seems that recording on Sunday 20th/Monday 21st October, we will have the return of Celebrity Countdown !!!😎😎😎🔠🔢🕛🕡 Based o...
by James Robinson
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 6th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 26)
Replies: 0
Views: 282

Tuesday 6th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 26)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 6 August 2019. C1: Champion Corrina Attwood (6 wins, 540 points.) A full-time mum from Ramsgate, Kent. C2: Challenger Paul Robinson. A retired teacher and professional actor/author. He has done 2 feature films and a TV series in Nollywood (the Nigerian Hollywood). He has ...
by James Robinson
Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 5th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 25)
Replies: 0
Views: 339

Monday 5th August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 25)

Countdown recap for Monday 5 August 2019. C1: Champion Corrina Attwood (5 wins, 422 points.) A full-time mum from Ramsgate, Kent. C2: Challenger Malcolm Laurie. An ambulance driver from Stalybridge, Greater Manchester. DC: Susie Dent and John Inverdale. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other words or solutions...
by James Robinson
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 2nd August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 24)
Replies: 0
Views: 308

Friday 2nd August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 24)

Countdown recap for Friday 2 August 2019. C1: Champion Corrina Attwood (4 wins, 328 points.) A full-time mum from Ramsgate, Kent. C2: Challenger Gary Coney. A mortgage advisor from Clonoe, County Tyrone. He's the chairman of Clonoe Gaelic Football Club. DC: Susie Dent and John Inverdale. RR: Rachel ...
by James Robinson
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 1st August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 23)
Replies: 0
Views: 294

Thursday 1st August 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 23)

Countdown recap for Thursday 1 August 2019. C1: Champion Corrina Attwood (3 wins, 248 points.) A full-time mum from Ramsgate, Kent. C2: Challenger Caroline Raby. A graphic designer from Sutton, Greater London. She went skiing on a work trip, and did an accidental ski jump, where she flew 200ft in th...
by James Robinson
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 31st July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 22)
Replies: 0
Views: 340

Wednesday 31st July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 22)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 31 July 2019. C1: Champion Corrina Attwood (2 wins, 170 points.) A full-time mum from Ramsgate, Kent. C2: Challenger Patrick Holland. A retired man from Shrewsbury, Shropshire, but has previously lived in Paris. DC: Susie Dent and Paul Sinha. RR: Rachel Riley. OT: Other...
by James Robinson
Wed Sep 18, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 30th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 21)
Replies: 0
Views: 332

Tuesday 30th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 21)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 30 July 2019. C1: Champion Corrina Attwood (1 win, 93 points.) A full-time mum from Ramsgate, Kent. C2: Challenger Norman Grieve. A retired solicitor from Dalkeith, Midlothian. He did a solo parachute jump, but almost didn't survive as the parachute cords nearly strangled...
by James Robinson
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 29th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 20)
Replies: 0
Views: 369

Monday 29th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 20)

Countdown recap for Monday 29 July 2019. C1: Champion Philip Catton (1 win, 73 points.) A retired supermarket worker from Harrow, Greater London. C2: Challenger Corrina Attwood. A full-time mum from Ramsgate, Kent. She's studying for a BSc in Combined STEM at the Open University. DC: Susie Dent and ...
by James Robinson
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 26th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 19)
Replies: 0
Views: 344

Friday 26th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 19)

Countdown recap for Friday 26 July 2019. C1: Challenger Gail Farnworth. A retired woman from Blackpool. She loves looking after her allotment. C2: Challenger Philip Catton. A retired supermarket worker from Harrow, Greater London. He likes travelling to the Philippines, where he met his wife. DC: Su...
by James Robinson
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 25th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 18)
Replies: 0
Views: 386

Thursday 25th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 18)

Countdown recap for Thursday 25 July 2019. C1: Champion James Haughton (7 wins, 845 points.) An Apterite and applied maths PhD student at the University of Manchester. C2: Challenger Frank Coma. A retired IT worker from Stein, the Isle of Skye. He and his wife moved up there when he retired 6 years ...
by James Robinson
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 24th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 17)
Replies: 0
Views: 349

Wednesday 24th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 17)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 24 July 2019. C1: Champion James Haughton (6 wins, 727 points.) An Apterite and applied maths PhD student at the University of Manchester. C2: Challenger Katrina Bond. From Bovingdon, Hertfordshire. She likes doing park runs. DC: Susie Dent and Rory Bremner. RR: Rachel ...
by James Robinson
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 23rd July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 16)
Replies: 0
Views: 316

Tuesday 23rd July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 16)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 23 July 2019. C1: Champion James Haughton (5 wins, 613 points.) An Apterite and applied maths PhD student at the University of Manchester. C2: Challenger Rob Payne. A police controller and dispatcher from Farnham, Surrey. He's a big supporter of Arsenal F.C., and has been...
by James Robinson
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers For Monday 22nd July 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 433

Spoilers For Monday 22nd July 2019

Poor Iain Sime having to go up against James Haughton there.... I happened to be in the audience waiting to go in that morning, hoping that Iain would get a good run on the show, but it was only when we bumped into Liam Shaw, and he told us that the new champion was a certain JH...., that we realise...
by James Robinson
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 22nd July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 15)
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Monday 22nd July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 15)

Countdown recap for Monday 22 July 2019. C1: Champion James Haughton (4 wins, 479 points.) An Apterite and applied maths PhD student at the University of Manchester. C2: Challenger Iain Sime. A retired tax accountant from Edinburgh. He has represented Scotland in bridge for over 20 years, and even t...
by James Robinson
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Events
Topic: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019
Replies: 38
Views: 8218

Re: CoBra (Essex) -- Saturday 2 November 2019

Matt Morrison wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:20 pm
Can't find the Facebook event, has it been done yet or am I just being stupid? Sure I saw something about the curry house at one point and wanted to check it out.
Not one up yet...
by James Robinson
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 19th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 14)
Replies: 0
Views: 412

Friday 19th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 14)

Countdown recap for Friday 19 July 2019. C1: Champion James Haughton (3 wins, 354 points.) An Apterite and applied maths PhD student at the University of Manchester. C2: Challenger Ryan Williams. A psychiatric nurse from West Wales. In his spare time, he goes canoeing and is a volunteer at the Wales...
by James Robinson
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 18th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 13)
Replies: 0
Views: 329

Thursday 18th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 13)

Countdown recap for Thursday 18 July 2019. C1: Champion James Haughton (2 wins, 221 points.) An Apterite and applied maths PhD student at the University of Manchester. C2: Challenger Sonia Elston. A retired teacher from Ardfert, County Kerry, Republic of Ireland, but was born in Yorkshire. She regul...
by James Robinson
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 17th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 12)
Replies: 0
Views: 396

Wednesday 17th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 12)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 17 July 2019. C1: Champion James Haughton (1 win, 118 points.) An Apterite and applied maths PhD student at the University of Manchester. C2: Challenger Darren Rampton. A music teacher from Basingstoke, Hampshire. He plays in a function band. DC: Susie Dent and making h...
by James Robinson
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 16th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 11)
Replies: 0
Views: 409

Tuesday 16th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 11)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 16 July 2019. C1: Challenger James Haughton. An Apterite and applied maths PhD student at the University of Manchester. He has dislocated his shoulder 3 times, once at a badminton match, once falling down the stairs of a double decker bus and once whilst being a linesman ...
by James Robinson
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 15th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 10)
Replies: 0
Views: 368

Monday 15th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 10)

ARE WE ABOUT TO CROWN OUR FIRST OCTOCHAMP OF SERIES 81... :?: :?: :?: :? :? :? Countdown recap for Monday 15 July 2019. C1: Champion Tom Silverlock (7 wins, 607 points.) An electrical engineer from Camden, Greater London. C2: Challenger Amy McClemont. A disability communications manager for a financ...
by James Robinson
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 11th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 9)
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Thursday 11th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 9)

Countdown recap for Thursday 11 July 2019. C1: Champion Tom Silverlock (6 wins, 496 points.) An electrical engineer from Camden, Greater London. C2: Challenger Abby Ward. A graphic designer from Sheffield. She mainly works in educational publishing. A couple of years ago, she was caught by Hurricane...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 10th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 8)
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Views: 520

Wednesday 10th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 8)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 10 July 2019. C1: Champion Tom Silverlock (5 wins, 400 points.) An electrical engineer from Camden, Greater London. C2: Challenger Aaron Samuel. A retail manager from London. He got married last year at a church in Abbey Road, and they had their wedding photos done on t...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 9th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 7)
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Views: 465

Tuesday 9th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 7)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 9 July 2019. C1: Champion Tom Silverlock (4 wins, 320 points.) An electrical engineer from Camden, Greater London. C2: Challenger Trevor Coates. A retired electrical engineer from Chester. He likes cycling with the Chester Easy Riders. DC: Susie Dent and Michaela Strachan...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 8th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 6)
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Views: 450

Monday 8th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 6)

Countdown recap for Monday 8 July 2019. C1: Champion Tom Silverlock (3 wins, 236 points.) An electrical engineer from Camden, Greater London. C2: Challenger Marwan Riach. A maths student at Imperial College from Twyford, Berkshire. He was elected to the Youth Parliament as the member for Wycombe. DC...