The show in which two contestants engage in a battle of wits, competing against the clock in games of lexical dexterity and numerical agility.

Genre: Quiz Show

Running Time: 45 minutes (approx)

3/5 Stars

When is Countdown next on TV?

It's next showing on Channel 4 Today, 6:00am and on Channel 4 Plus 1 Today, 7:00am. See more...

Main Cast

Image for Alistair McGowanAlistair McGowan
Ken Bruce
Image for Gloria HunnifordGloria Hunniford
John Parrott
Anneka Rice
Penny Smith
Janet Street Porter
Ann Widdecombe
Image for Connie FisherConnie Fisher
Kate Humble
John Parrot
Dave Myers
Michael Vaughan
Gyles Brandreth
Image for Les DennisLes Dennis
Angela Rippon
Image for Dave SpikeyDave Spikey
Image for Tim VineTim Vine
David Lloyd
John Suchet