Daniel Peake was a finalist in Series 54.
He won 6 games before losing to Ray Oakley by just 8 points. He returned for the Series finals as #8 seed and faced #1 seed Conor Travers - the player that had beaten Ray Oakley. The game went with the seedings as Travers beat Peake by 69 points to end Daniel's Countdown career.
He has since appeared on Brainteaser, The Weakest Link, Wogan's Perfect Recall, and Showreel. In 2013, Peake won the top prize of £10,000 on The Common Denominator.
As of 2017, Peake is also serving as a question writer for BBC2's Only Connect.
|#||Date||Type||Contestant 1||Score||Contestant 2||Guest||Lex||Max|
|3969||11/11/2005||P||Stuart Coxshall||60 – 103||Daniel Peake||Paul Zenon||Susie Dent||122|
|3970||14/11/2005||P||Daniel Peake||62 – 48||Audrey Nicholson||Paul Zenon||Susie Dent||131|
|3971||15/11/2005||P||Daniel Peake||97 – 70||Paul Raymond||Paul Zenon||Susie Dent||127|
|3972||16/11/2005||P||Daniel Peake||81 – 77||Eric Hannington||Paul Zenon||Susie Dent||151|
|3973||17/11/2005||P||Daniel Peake||78 – 38||Matthew Goulding||Philip Franks||Susie Dent||120|
|3974||18/11/2005||P||Daniel Peake||84 – 68||Cath Cheney||Philip Franks||Susie Dent||119|
|3975||21/11/2005||P||Daniel Peake||70 – 78||Ray Oakley||Philip Franks||Susie Dent||123|
|4106||18/05/2006||QF||Daniel Peake||38 – 107||Conor Travers||Richard Digance||Susie Dent||130|