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Jack Waley-Cohen

From Countdown

Jack Waley-Cohen was a contestant in Series 41.

He has also appeared on the quiz shows Win Beadle's Money, The Weakest Link, Number One, The People Versus, Defectors, King Of The Castle, 100% and Only Connect (as the runner-up of the first series in 2008). He coached the St John's College, Oxford team that reached the final of University Challenge in 2001. He also co-hosted the game show Totally Top Trumps. In 2013, Waley-Cohen joined the production team of Only Connect as a Senior Question Writer, and became Question Editor in 2016.

Waley-Cohen is also the founder of QuizQuizQuiz, for whom fellow Countdowner David Stainer (who was captain of the team that conquered his own team on Only Connect) sometimes sets questions.


# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Presenters Guest Lex Max
2567 16/07/1999 P Kay Powick 36 – 40 Jack Waley-Cohen Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Don Black Susie Dent 73
2568 19/07/1999 P Jack Waley-Cohen 50 – 46 Susan Priestley Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Don Black Susie Dent 75
2569 20/07/1999 P Jack Waley-Cohen 56 – 35 Malcolm Roberts Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Don Black Susie Dent 72
2570 21/07/1999 P Jack Waley-Cohen 45 – 49 Tricia Malone Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 82

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