Jenny Haldane

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Jenny Haldane

Jenny Haldane was a quarter-finalist in Series 16. She was a part-time staff nurse from Edinburgh in Scotland.

Her debut on 5 August 1988, in which she beat John Widdowson 70 – 46, is believed to be the show's first perfect game.

Jenny was also the co-founder of the Edinburgh Countdown Club, with Nita Marr. She beat Nita in a Masters game 99 – 81.

Jenny also appeared on the now-defunct Catchword.

Jenny passed away in July 2016.



Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
792 5/08/1988 P John Widdowson 46 – 70 Jenny Haldane Ned Sherrin Freda Thornton 70
793 8/08/1988 P Margaret Thomas 37 – 45 Jenny Haldane Ned Sherrin Freda Thornton 68
794 9/08/1988 P Ian Fairweather 34 – 56 Jenny Haldane Ned Sherrin Freda Thornton 73
795 10/08/1988 P Mary Slade 28 – 55 Jenny Haldane Ned Sherrin Freda Thornton 68
796 11/08/1988 P Geoff Atkinson 44 – 51 Jenny Haldane Ned Sherrin Freda Thornton 80
797 12/08/1988 P Jackie Sturrock 32 – 58 Jenny Haldane Ned Sherrin Freda Thornton 73
798 15/08/1988 P Catherine Nicholls 18 – 62 Jenny Haldane Ned Sherrin Freda Thornton 73
799 16/08/1988 P Roger Wales 46 – 35 Jenny Haldane Nigel Rees Freda Thornton 71
807 26/08/1988 QF Tony Vick 57 – 45 Jenny Haldane Bill Tidy Della Thompson 74
M12 19/6/89-23/6/89 Masters 1 Jenny Haldane 98 – 54 Olivia Lloyd-Potts N/A Catherine Clarke 145
M68 16/7/90-20/7/90 Masters 2 Nita Marr 81 – 99 Jenny Haldane N/A Simon Mason 141
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