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  1. Be in the Audience

    Be in the Audience

    Watch Countdown being made and apply to be in the crowd

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  2. Trivia


    Facts on Channel 4's first-ever show to air in 1982

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Countdown synopsis

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

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In the second of three special episodes, two senior female players return to the show: Priscilla Munday v Eileen Taylor, with guest Arlene Phillips in…

Channel 4 3.10pm Mon 22 Dec