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Peter Hutchings

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Peter Hutchings
Octochamp Statistics
Final positionSemi-finalist
Seeding1
Points total422
Conundrums solved5

Peter Hutchings was an octochamp in Series 40. He was from Ashford, and was a retired Royal Air Force Group Captain.

His late daughter Sally had previously appeared as a contestant in 1998, and they both returned to play each other in a special, which was broadcast in 2004.

Hutchings holds the record for the lowest winning score in a 9-round game when he beat Jimmy Neil in his 8th game with a score of 21 – 11.

Hutchings passed away in 2007 after a long battle with cancer.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Presenters Guest Lex Max
2519 11/05/1999 P John Morrison 35 - 54 Peter Hutchings Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman David Steel Anna Hall 75
2520 12/05/1999 P Peter Hutchings 45 - 42 May Smith Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman David Steel Anna Hall 72
2521 13/05/1999 P Peter Hutchings 60 - 33 Tom Read Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman David Steel Anna Hall 74
2522 14/05/1999 P Peter Hutchings 59 - 34 Jenny Shorley Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman David Steel Anna Hall 76
2523 17/05/1999 P Peter Hutchings 73 - 38 Humphrey Lewis Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman David Steel Anna Hall 74
2524 18/05/1999 P Peter Hutchings 59 - 35 Edward Bagshaw Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman David Steel Anna Hall 81
2525 19/05/1999 P Peter Hutchings 51 - 43 Dawn Medcalf Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Magnus Magnusson Hannah Robertson 73
2526 20/05/1999 P Peter Hutchings 21 - 11 Jimmy Neil Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Magnus Magnusson Hannah Robertson 76
2546 17/06/1999 QF Peter Hutchings 42 - 39 Stan Arnott Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Richard Digance Susie Dent 75
2550 23/06/1999 SF Peter Hutchings 30 - 67 Terence English Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Martin Jarvis Susie Dent 73
S14 19/03/2004 S Sally Hutchings 104 – 87 Peter Hutchings Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Richard Stilgoe Susie Dent 130