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Martin Hoskins

From Countdown

Martin Hoskins was a contestant in Series 38. He was an analyst programmer from Worthing, West Sussex.

He subsequently appeared on the quiz shows Fifteen to One, Number One and A Question of Genius. In November and December 2020, he appeared on two episodes of Only Connect as captain of the "Sandy Shores" team, alongside fellow Countdowner John Caddick. They took on Andy McGurn in their second episode.


# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Presenters Guest Lex Max
2277 5/06/1998 P Kelvin Philpott 40 – 59 Martin Hoskins Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Jo Brand Mark Nyman 85
2278 8/06/1998 P Martin Hoskins 46 – 26 Janaki Mahadevan Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Jo Brand Mark Nyman 70
2279 9/06/1998 P Martin Hoskins 31 – 39 Alison Barnes Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Tom O'Connor Anna Eaton 74