Nick Hewer presides as the best players return to compete for the title Champion of Champions. With experts Susie Dent and Rachel Riley, and Jon Culshaw in Dictionary Corner.

This programme is subtitled

Next on TV

Channel 4 Mon 21 Jan, 2.10pm

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Come to the studio and watch Countdown being recorded

Take Part

Think you can become champion of the daytime words and numbers quiz show?