Andrew McNamara was a finalist in Series 64. He was a maths teacher from Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
McNamara debuted on 30 March 2011, beating Mark Gavin 83 – 74 on the crucial conundrum INSTIDUTE, which neither player was able to unscramble in the time. He won four further heats before losing on another unsolved crucial to Colin Young, making him #7 seed for the series finals. However, he was defeated in the quarter-final by eventual series winner Edward McCullagh.
|#||Date||Type||Contestant 1||Score||Contestant 2||Guest||Lex||Max|
|5231||30/03/2011||P||Mark Gavin||74 – 83||Andrew McNamara||Paul Zenon||Susie Dent||115|
|5232||31/03/2011||P||Andrew McNamara||70 – 52||Frank Beechey||Paul Zenon||Susie Dent||122|
|5233||1/04/2011||P||Andrew McNamara||80 – 75||Martin O'Loughlin||Paul Zenon||Susie Dent||119|
|5234||4/04/2011||P||Andrew McNamara||89 – 53||William Davies||Dave Spikey||Susie Dent||118|
|5235||5/04/2011||P||Andrew McNamara||74 – 30||Gary Sprake||Dave Spikey||Susie Dent||119|
|5236||6/04/2011||P||Andrew McNamara||70 – 75||Colin Young||Dave Spikey||Susie Dent||119|
|5273||27/05/2011||QF||Edward McCullagh||101 – 36||Andrew McNamara||Alistair McGowan||Susie Dent||119|