Nick Hewer and Rachel Riley host as contestants race against the clock to pit their wits against vowels, consonants and numbers. Samira Ahmed joins Susie Dent in Dictionary Corner.

This programme is subtitled

Next on TV

Channel 4 Wed 12 May, 2.10pm

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