He became the first person since Malcolm Fairy in Series 36 to qualify for a Series final despite only winning 2 games, due to the withdrawal of Rachael Moran. In the finals he was defeated by Giles Hutchings despite spotting a nine letter word the number 1 seed missed.
|#||Date||Type||Contestant 1||Score||Contestant 2||Guest||Lex||Max|
|5670||29/03/2013||P||Alan Pollard||61 – 89||Peter Fenton||Richard Arnold||Susie Dent||123|
|5671||1/04/2013||P||Peter Fenton||93 – 54||Eric Uphoff||Julia Bradbury||Susie Dent||131|
|5672||2/04/2013||P||Peter Fenton||80 – 97||Jean Wright||Julia Bradbury||Susie Dent||124|
|5715||14/06/2013||QF||Giles Hutchings||109 – 86||Peter Fenton||Dan Snow||Susie Dent||134|