|First appearance||6 December 1983|
|Last appearance||16 June 1988|
|Episodes with Julia Swannell|
Julia Swannell was a lexicographer who first appeared on Countdown in Series 3. She made over 150 appearances in Dictionary Corner, the last being in Series 15. Swannell sadly passed away in 1992, aged just 40, after contracting a tropical disease while on holiday with her husband in Sri Lanka.