Channel 4’s Countdown on look-out for contestants in Southampton

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BRAIN boxes and number crunchers from Southampton can put their names forward for a muchloved TV show.

Countdown, the letters and numbers-based quiz show, is coming to Southampton and on the look-out for contestants for its 30th anniversary.

Alan Sugar’s former sidekick on the hit show The Apprentice, the quizzical and level-headed Nick Hewer is the new anchor for the Channel 4 show with numbers brainbox, Rachel Riley, co-hosting.

Now in its 67th series, the show is regarded by many as an august institution which regularly receives a million viewers everyday to solve word conundrums and number puzzles.

For an application form or further details, email countdown@channel 4.com or visit channel4.com/countdown .

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4:41pm Thu 9 Aug 12

Torchie1 says...

"BRAIN boxes and number crunchers from Southampton can put their names forward "

Southy, you have a chance to dazzle a wider audience with your own style of intellect.
"BRAIN boxes and number crunchers from Southampton can put their names forward " Southy, you have a chance to dazzle a wider audience with your own style of intellect. Torchie1
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4:58pm Thu 9 Aug 12

OSPREYSAINT says...

Wouldn't want to be on a show with most boring host in the country, and it's not the same without Vorderman and Whitely, time for a new format IMO.
Wouldn't want to be on a show with most boring host in the country, and it's not the same without Vorderman and Whitely, time for a new format IMO. OSPREYSAINT
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5:20pm Thu 9 Aug 12

Beer Monster says...

Too true Osprey - but I wouldn't say no to Susie
Too true Osprey - but I wouldn't say no to Susie Beer Monster
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5:28pm Thu 9 Aug 12

IronLady2010 says...

Torchie1 wrote:
"BRAIN boxes and number crunchers from Southampton can put their names forward "

Southy, you have a chance to dazzle a wider audience with your own style of intellect.
LOL, could you imagine? He'd be arguing the entire time that he answered correctly and CH4 got the answers wrong!
[quote][p][bold]Torchie1[/bold] wrote: "BRAIN boxes and number crunchers from Southampton can put their names forward " Southy, you have a chance to dazzle a wider audience with your own style of intellect.[/p][/quote]LOL, could you imagine? He'd be arguing the entire time that he answered correctly and CH4 got the answers wrong! IronLady2010
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10:09pm Thu 9 Aug 12

derek james says...

it was a much better show when bob holness was on it!
it was a much better show when bob holness was on it! derek james
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1:04am Fri 10 Aug 12

Torchie1 says...

derek james wrote:
it was a much better show when bob holness was on it!
Not as good as 'Blockbusters' that he hosted for years.
[quote][p][bold]derek james[/bold] wrote: it was a much better show when bob holness was on it![/p][/quote]Not as good as 'Blockbusters' that he hosted for years. Torchie1
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