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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: 35

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: 33

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: 22

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: 39

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: 31

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: 47

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: 36

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: 54

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)
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Views: 96

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: 68

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: 138

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: 113

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: 14
Views: 4867

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: 169

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: 100

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: 170

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: 173

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: 149

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 151

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: 255

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 211

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)
Replies: 0
Views: 198

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...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 5th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 5)
Replies: 0
Views: 186

Friday 5th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 5)

Countdown recap for Friday 5 July 2019. C1: Champion Tom Silverlock (2 wins, 158 points.) An electrical engineer from Camden, Greater London. C2: Challenger Libby Fawcett. A part-time shop assistant from Kirkoswald, Cumbria, but is originally from Wales. She likes her rugby, and is looking forward t...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 4th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 4)
Replies: 0
Views: 188

Thursday 4th July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 4)

Countdown recap for Thursday 4 July 2019. C1: Champion Tom Silverlock (1 win, 83 points.) An electrical engineer from Camden, Greater London. C2: Challenger Sam Digby. A chemistry undergraduate student at Oxford University from Maldon, Essex. He plays pool for his college and university. DC: Susie D...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 3rd July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 3)
Replies: 0
Views: 225

Wednesday 3rd July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 3)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 3 July 2019. C1: Champion Colin Beattie (2 wins, 168 points.) A senior finance manager from Arbroath, Angus. C2: Challenger Tom Silverlock. An electrical engineer from Camden, Greater London. He loves cycling, but not in London, although he used to be in a cycling club....
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 1st July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 1)
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: Monday 1st July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 1)

Fiona T wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:34 pm
James Robinson wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:17 pm
Fiona T wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:26 am
thread title - Series 81, shirley?
Oops, I was so sure it said 81, but thanks, Fiona.😄😎👍
Prelim 2 needs fixing too :)
Sorted. :D
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 1st July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 1)
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: Monday 1st July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 1)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:13 pm
For some reason if you click on series 81 on the countdown database there's no episodes there
Yeah, cos Charlie hasn't created it yet, I've informed him, but he hasn't yet responded...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 1st July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 1)
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Re: Monday 1st July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 1)

Fiona T wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:26 am
thread title - Series 81, shirley?
Oops, I was so sure it said 81, but thanks, Fiona.😄😎👍
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 2nd July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 2)
Replies: 0
Views: 278

Tuesday 2nd July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 2)

The main camera seems to have moved above the numbers/letters board, as the default position...., will that now be the norm... :?: :?: Countdown recap for Tuesday 2 July 2019. C1: Champion Colin Beattie (1 win, 82 points.) A senior finance manager from Arbroath, Angus. C2: Challenger Jamie Frier. A ...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 28, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 1st July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 1)
Replies: 6
Views: 447

Monday 1st July 2019 (Series 81, Prelim 1)

BACK TO NORMALITY NOW, AS WE BEGIN SERIES 81!!! :) :D 8-) :mrgreen: :geek: :ugeek: Countdown recap for Monday 1 July 2019. C1: Champion Imogen Gordon (3 wins, 231 points.) An A-Level student from Hale Barnes, Cheshire. C2: Challenger Colin Beattie. A senior finance manager from Arbroath, Angus. He'...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 28th June 2019 (Series 80, Grand Final)
Replies: 5
Views: 514

Re: Friday 28th June 2019 (Series 80, Grand Final)

Owen Carroll wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:38 pm
Always love your recaps for the finals James!!
Cheers, needs to be done, especially for a great game like this. :D :D :D
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 28th June 2019 (Series 80, Grand Final)
Replies: 5
Views: 514

Re: Friday 28th June 2019 (Series 80, Grand Final)

Tom S wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:49 am
Great recap James for a great game!
Cheers, Tom.😉😊😄😎👍
by James Robinson
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 28th June 2019 (Series 80, Grand Final)
Replies: 5
Views: 514

Friday 28th June 2019 (Series 80, Grand Final)

THE WAITING IS OVER...., IT'S NOW TIME FOR THE SERIES 80 GRAND FINAL!!! :) :D 8-) :mrgreen: :geek: :ugeek: :) :D 8-) :mrgreen: :geek: :ugeek: Countdown recap for Friday 28 June 2019. C1: #1 Seed Elliott "The Oldham Onager" Mellor (10 wins, 1,290 points.) An Apteforumite and maths student currently ...
by James Robinson
Tue Aug 27, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 27th June 2019 (Series 80, 2nd Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 339

Thursday 27th June 2019 (Series 80, 2nd Semi-Final)

WHO WILL JOIN ELLIOTT IN THE FINAL....??? :) :D 8-) :mrgreen: :geek: :ugeek: Countdown recap for Thursday 27 June 2019. C1: #2 Seed Dinos "The Rotherham Rocket" Sfyris (9 wins, 1,036 points.) An Apteforumite and maths tutor from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. He won his quarter-final against #7 seed S...
by James Robinson
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 26th June 2019 (Series 80, 1st Semi-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 332

Wednesday 26th June 2019 (Series 80, 1st Semi-Final)

SEMI-FINAL TIME!!! :) :D 8-) :mrgreen: :geek: :ugeek: Countdown recap for Wednesday 26 June 2019. C1: #1 Seed Elliott "The Oldham Onager" Mellor (9 wins, 1,170 points.) An Apteforumite and maths student currently studying at Manchester Metropolitan University from Oldham. He won his quarter-final a...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 25th June 2019 (Series 80, 4th Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 378

Tuesday 25th June 2019 (Series 80, 4th Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 25 June 2019. C1: #4 Seed Maggie "The Lutterworth Longbow" Barlow (8 wins, 794 points.) A retired librarian from Lutterworth, Leicestershire. C2: #5 Seed Fiona "The Blackwater Bazooka" Titcombe (8 wins, 720 points.) An Apteforumite and freelance IT developer from Blackwat...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 24th June 2019 (Series 80, 3rd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 345

Monday 24th June 2019 (Series 80, 3rd Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Monday 24 June 2019. C1: #3 Seed Brendan "The Sunny Hill Sabre" Whitehurst (8 wins, 819 points.) A home shopping colleague from Sunny Hill, Derbyshire. C2: #6 Seed Steven "The Iver Infantryman" Turnbull (8 wins, 619 (629) points.) A learning support assistant from Iver, Buckingha...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 21st June 2019 (Series 80, 2nd Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 342

Friday 21st June 2019 (Series 80, 2nd Quarter-Final)

Countdown recap for Friday 21 June 2019. C1: #2 Seed Dinos "The Rotherham Rocket" Sfyris (8 wins, 918 points.) An Apteforumite and maths tutor from Rotherham, South Yorkshire. C2: #7 Seed Sandra "The Whiston Whip" Pilson (6 wins, 630 points.) A management consultant from Whiston, South Yorkshire. DC...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 20th June 2019 (Series 80, 1st Quarter-Final)
Replies: 0
Views: 343

Thursday 20th June 2019 (Series 80, 1st Quarter-Final)

TIME FOR THE SERIES 80 FINALS TO BEGIN!!! :) :D 8-) :mrgreen: :geek: :ugeek: Countdown recap for Thursday 20 June 2019. C1: #1 Seed Elliott "The Oldham Onager" Mellor (8 wins, 1,061 points.) An Apteforumite and maths student currently studying at Manchester Metropolitan University from Oldham. C2: ...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 19th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 106)
Replies: 0
Views: 330

Wednesday 19th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 106)

Who will win the last preliminary before we go into the next series... :!: :!: :!: :?: :?: :?: :? :? :? Countdown recap for Wednesday 19 June 2019. C1: Champion Imogen Gordon (2 wins, 152 points.) An A-Level student from Hale Barnes, Cheshire. C2: Challenger Liz Smith. A customer services assistant ...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 18th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 105)
Replies: 0
Views: 299

Tuesday 18th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 105)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 18 June 2019. C1: Champion Imogen Gordon (1 win, 82 points.) An A-Level student from Hale Barnes, Cheshire. C2: Challenger Ed Harris. A retired post office manager from Leigh, Greater Manchester. He plays in a band called The Media , and has played over 200 gigs. DC: Susi...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Countdown - Spoilers
Topic: Spoilers for Monday 17th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 104)
Replies: 2
Views: 1728

Re: Spoilers for Monday 17th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 104)

FIRST MAX GAME WATCHING THE SHOW IN YONKS!!! ;) :) :D :mrgreen: 8-) Nothing much that hadn't already been spotted other than ANODISER in R4 and RADIOES in R10. But I did do two of the numbers in different ways. 2nd Numbers Alt.: ((8 - 1) x 3 x 10) + 6 = 216 4th Numbers Alt.: ((100 / (6 - 4)) - 1) x...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 25, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 17th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 104)
Replies: 0
Views: 326

Monday 17th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 104)

Countdown recap for Monday 17 June 2019. C1: Champion Dan Dawson (1 win, 64 points.) A planning manager from Basingstoke, Hampshire. C2: Challenger Imogen Gordon. An A-Level student from Hale Barnes, Cheshire. She volunteers in a care home for people with Alzheimer's, and even plays the clarinet and...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 14th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 103)
Replies: 0
Views: 302

Friday 14th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 103)

Countdown recap for Friday 14 June 2019. C1: Champion Iain Cadogan (2 wins, 180 points.) A police constable from Livingston, West Lothian. C2: Challenger Dan Dawson. A planning manager from Basingstoke, Hampshire. Last year, he completed the Man vs. Lakes race in the Lake District in 8 hours. DC: Su...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 13th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 102)
Replies: 0
Views: 298

Thursday 13th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 102)

Now it's time for the Series 80 :arrow: 81 Carryover Championship to commence... :arrow: :arrow: :arrow: 8-) 8-) 8-) Countdown recap for Thursday 13 June 2019. C1: Champion Iain Cadogan (1 win, 81 points.) A police constable from Livingston, West Lothian. C2: Challenger Stephen Troop. A customer ins...
by James Robinson
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 12th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 101)
Replies: 0
Views: 298

Wednesday 12th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 101)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 12 June 2019. C1: Champion Ray Greenall (1 win, 86 points.) A retired management consultant from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. C2: Challenger Iain Cadogan. A police constable from Livingston, West Lothian. He has attempted to the Everest Stair Climb (where you run up ...
by James Robinson
Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 11th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 100)
Replies: 0
Views: 305

Tuesday 11th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 100)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 11 June 2019. C1: Champion Tony Lister (1 win, 58 points.) A security officer from Middlesbrough. C2: Challenger Ray Greenall. A retired management consultant from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. He likes his golf and plays at Woburn, where he will be their Seniors captai...
by James Robinson
Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 10th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 99)
Replies: 0
Views: 265

Monday 10th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 99)

Countdown recap for Monday 10 June 2019. C1: Champion Adrian McDermott (2 wins, 160 points.) A data scientist from Ainsworth, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Tony Lister. A security officer from Middlesbrough. He loves the month of January, as long as he's not in the UK, when it's usually a bit o...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 7th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 98)
Replies: 0
Views: 270

Friday 7th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 98)

Countdown recap for Friday 7 June 2019. C1: Champion Adrian McDermott (1 win, 68 points.) A data scientist from Ainsworth, Greater Manchester. C2: Challenger Derek Moncur. A retired man from Norwich. He went to Nevada selling educational games after his first retirement in the 1990's. DC: Susie Dent...
by James Robinson
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 6th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 97)
Replies: 0
Views: 258

Thursday 6th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 97)

Countdown recap for Thursday 6 June 2019. C1: Champion Kevin Sewell (1 win, 102 points.) A maths tutor at UCD from Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Republic of Ireland, but he lives in Dublin. C2: Challenger Adrian McDermott. A data scientist from Ainsworth, Greater Manchester. He can play the saxop...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 5th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 96)
Replies: 0
Views: 248

Wednesday 5th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 96)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 5 June 2019. C1: Champion Harry Clark (2 wins, 192 points.) A sports journalism student at SGS College from Oldland Common, Gloucestershire. C2: Challenger Kevin Sewell. A maths tutor at UCD from Carrickmacross, County Monaghan, Republic of Ireland, but he lives in Dubl...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 4th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 95)
Replies: 0
Views: 237

Tuesday 4th June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 95)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 4 June 2019. C1: Champion Harry Clark (1 win, 92 points.) A sports journalism student at SGS College from Oldland Common, Gloucestershire. C2: Challenger Mark Patton. A training and development officer from Carrickfergus, County Antrim. He's part of a church leadership gr...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 3rd June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 94)
Replies: 0
Views: 247

Monday 3rd June 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 94)

Countdown recap for Monday 3 June 2019. C1: Champion Clea Knight (3 wins, 244 points.) A music therapist from Bristol. C2: Challenger Harry Clark. A sports journalism student at SGS College from Oldland Common, Gloucestershire. His father, Martin McConachie, appeared on the show in Series 72, but he...
by James Robinson
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Friday 31st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 93)
Replies: 0
Views: 228

Friday 31st May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 93)

Countdown recap for Friday 31 May 2019. C1: Champion Clea Knight (2 wins, 154 points.) A music therapist from Bristol. C2: Challenger David Cowen. An A-Level student from Keighley, West Yorkshire. He's keeping his options open, but is thinking about jobs to do with maths, chemistry or even German. D...
by James Robinson
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:50 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Thursday 30th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 92)
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Thursday 30th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 92)

Countdown recap for Thursday 30 May 2019. C1: Champion Clea Knight (1 win, 76 points.) A music therapist from Bristol. C2: Challenger Wajid Hussain. A solicitor from Keighley, West Yorkshire. He played both cricket and football, but had to give up due to a persistent knee injury. DC: Susie Dent and ...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 29th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 91)
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Views: 223

Wednesday 29th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 91)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 29 May 2019. C1: Champion Chris Smith (1 win, 108 points.) A retired secondary school teacher from Buxton, Derbyshire. C2: Challenger Clea Knight. A music therapist from Bristol. She's also a singer-songwriter, and has written a song named "Welkin", which she named afte...
by James Robinson
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 90)
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Views: 181

Tuesday 28th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 90)

Well, after the magnificence of Elliott Mellor, time for some sort of normality to return to the Countdown studio... :P :P :P Countdown recap for Tuesday 28 May 2019. C1: Challenger Chris Smith. A retired secondary school teacher from Buxton, Derbyshire. He sings in his local choir. C2: Challenger C...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Wednesday 15th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 81)
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Views: 208

Wednesday 15th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 81)

Countdown recap for Wednesday 15 May 2019. C1: Champion Arran Cleminson (1 win, 92 points.) A data scientist from Liverpool, originally from Kent. C2: Challenger Nicki Owen. A piano and violin teacher from Long Riston, East Yorkshire. She started out as a biochemist, before returning to her first lo...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Tuesday 14th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 80)
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Views: 128

Tuesday 14th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 80)

Countdown recap for Tuesday 14 May 2019. C1: Champion Sandra Pilson (6 wins, 548 points.) A management consultant from Whiston, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Arran Cleminson. A data scientist from Liverpool. He plays rugby, mainly at outside centre for Liverpool Tritons, part of the International ...
by James Robinson
Thu Aug 15, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Countdown - Current recaps
Topic: Monday 13th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 79)
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Views: 129

Monday 13th May 2019 (Series 80, Prelim 79)

Countdown recap for Monday 13 May 2019. C1: Champion Sandra Pilson (5 wins, 472 points.) A management consultant from Whiston, South Yorkshire. C2: Challenger Dan Parris. A secondary school teacher from Polegate, East Sussex. He plays Countdown with his students at 8:30am to sharpen their minds :!: ...