Luke Johnson-Davies

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He's not hot. He's not cold. He's Lukewarm!
Luke Johnson-Davies solving the conundrum in Episode 7107.

Luke Johnson-Davies was a contestant in Series 81. He's a Student at Durham University, from Cambridge. He is also an Apterite.

Luke began attending Co-events in 2018, and was the runner-up of only his second event, CoNuT, in 2019.

He first appeared on television in the second quarter-final of Series 80 as the audience member who solved the conundrum LOVECRISP with the answer COVERSLIP, which also had SLIPCOVER as a valid solution.

Nearly 6 months later, Johnson-Davies made his debut as a player on 5 December 2019. Two nine-letter spots and scoring points in every round helped him catapult to 139 points, breaking Hamish Williamson’s 10-year-old record for the highest-ever debut score set by a challenger against a champion, while Hart scored in one letters round and two numbers rounds. The following day, two more nine- letter spots helped Johnson-Davies to 122 points.


# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
7220 5/12/2019 P Zach Hart 26 – 139 Luke Johnson-Davies Suzannah Lipscomb Susie Dent 146
7221 6/12/2019 P Luke Johnson-Davies 122 – 60 Janice Collins Suzannah Lipscomb Susie Dent 144
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