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Keith Pottage

From Countdown

Keith Pottage was a contestant in Series 18. He was a freelance writer from Wakefield.

In addition to his appearance on Countdown, Pottage was the runner-up in the first-ever episode of Countdown's former sister show Fifteen to One in January 1988, and won a heat in the final series of that show in December 2003, but failed to make it to the Grand Final. In May 2004, he appeared on Channel 5's show Memory Bank, while in 2005 he won £125,000 on ITV's Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?. He also appeared on Stake Out, in the same game as Mark Labbett.

He has also worked extensively as a writer and researcher on a number of other television series in the UK over the years.


# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Presenters Guest Lex Max
887 4/08/1989 P Keith Pottage 12 - 66 Jonathan Anstey Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Eve Pollard Simon Mason 82
M79 1/10/1990-5/10/1990 M Keith Pottage 86 – 57 Malcolm Erridge Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman none Mark Nyman 133