Kate Surtees

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Kate Surtees was a semi-finalist from Series 37.

She first appeared on 10 October 1997, beating Janet Nelson, and won a further six games before losing to Brett Smitheram, and was thusly denied the chance to become an octochamp. Returning as #1 seed for the finals, Kate beat Janet Nelson for a second time in the quaerter-finals, before losing to Christine White in the semis.

Kate returned the following week for Championship of Champions IX, but was beaten in the first round by Harshan Lamabadusuriya.

She is also a competitive Scrabble player.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
2112 10/10/1997 P Janet Nelson 49 – 63 Kate Surtees Merrill Thomas Sarah Kinsella 74
2113 13/10/1997 P Kate Surtees 40 – 39 David Dent Merrill Thomas Sarah Kinsella 71
2114 14/10/1997 P Kate Surtees 59 – 35 Clive Hilton Merrill Thomas Sarah Kinsella 73
2115 15/10/1997 P Kate Surtees 51 – 30 Dennis Simmons Geoffrey Durham Anna Eaton 75
2116 16/10/1997 P Kate Surtees 61 – 51 Dorothy Pymer Geoffrey Durham Anna Eaton 69
2117 17/10/1997 P Kate Surtees 47 – 36 Tom Sweeney Geoffrey Durham Anna Eaton 73
2118 20/10/1997 P Kate Surtees 58 – 23 Norman Oakley Geoffrey Durham Anna Eaton 71
2119 21/10/1997 P Kate Surtees 44 – 59 Brett Smitheram Geoffrey Durham Anna Eaton 81
2156 11/12/1997 QF Kate Surtees 57 – 52 Janet Nelson Barry Cryer Mark Nyman 71
2160 17/12/1997 SF Kate Surtees 35 – 55 Christine White Gyles Brandreth Mark Nyman 82
2164 30/12/1997 CP Harshan Lamabadusuriya 44 – 34 Kate Surtees Denis Norden Mark Nyman 72
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