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Alex Horne

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Guest appearances of Alex Horne
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First appearance 13 September 2013
Last appearance 9 January 2020
Appearances 11
Episodes with Alex Horne
Alex Horne in Series 59.

Alex Horne was a finals qualifier in Series 59 and regular Dictionary Corner guest on 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. Known in comedy for creating and co-hosting Taskmaster and for his band "The Horne Section", he first appeared on Countdown as a contestant in 2008, winning three episodes. He qualified for the series finals in December as the No. 7 seed, but was unable to take part due to comedy commitments. He later returned to the show in 2013, this time as a guest in Dictionary Corner in Episode Cats9, alongside his band "The Horne Section".

He also appeared with his band in 10 other episodes over the course of the next seven years, with his most recent appearance being in January 2020. The band even once stood in for Joe Wilkinson who was "away on holiday" in Episode Cats25.


# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Guest Lex Max
4654 26/08/2008 P Jeremy Miles 66 – 93 Alex Horne Arthur Smith Susie Dent 120
4655 27/08/2008 P Alex Horne 88 – 84 Maralyn Bodham Arthur Smith Susie Dent 122
4656 28/08/2008 P Alex Horne 95 – 61 Jonny Clarkson Arthur Smith Susie Dent 121
4657 29/08/2008 P Alex Horne 66 – 80 Tom White Arthur Smith Susie Dent 132

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