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Series 10

From Countdown

Series 10 ran from October 1986 to December 1986. The tenth of 53 series presented by Richard Whiteley, it was won by Harvey Freeman.

Seed table

Rank Name Wins Points
1 Harvey Freeman 8 523
2 Michael Stephenson 6 324
3 David Whiting 5 267
4 Liz Wilcox 3 165
5 Les Martin 3 163
6 Mike Percik 3 161
7 Maggie Barker 2 111
8 Elisabeth Jardine 2 106
Between Series 3 and Series 20, players were ranked by total number of points, including winning and drawing scores, but not losing ones.

Finals progress

Harvey Freeman (1) vs Elisabeth Jardine (8) Harvey Freeman (1) vs Les Martin (5) Harvey Freeman (1)
vs
Mike Percik (6)
Les Martin (5) vs Liz Wilcox (4)
David Whiting (3) vs Mike Percik (6) Mike Percik (6) vs Michael Stephenson (2)
Maggie Barker (7) vs Michael Stephenson (2)
The winner of each game is displayed in bold.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Presenters Guest Lex Max
446 14/10/1986 P Mark Kingston 41 - 62 Liz Wilcox Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Mark Nyman Julia Swannell 73
447 15/10/1986 P Colin Bevan 40 - 41 Liz Wilcox Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner John Junkin Julia Swannell 74
448 16/10/1986 P Louise Stevenson 43 - 62 Liz Wilcox Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner John Junkin Julia Swannell 74
449 17/10/1986 P Steven Leven 47 - 38 Liz Wilcox Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner John Junkin Julia Swannell 81
450 20/10/1986 P Steven Leven 29 - 59 Paul Robson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner John Junkin Julia Swannell 70
451 21/10/1986 P Steve Wood 53 - 49 Paul Robson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner John Junkin Julia Swannell 71
452 22/10/1986 P Steve Wood 25 - 63 Maggie Barker Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 71
453 23/10/1986 P Frank Stokes 32 - 48 Maggie Barker Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 74
454 24/10/1986 P David Whiting 49 - 35 Maggie Barker Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 70
455 27/10/1986 P David Whiting 50 - 16 Doreen Midgley Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 85
456 28/10/1986 P David Whiting 59 - 45 Patrick Redmond Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 84
457 29/10/1986 P David Whiting 50 - 22 Alan Seabrook Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 73
458 30/10/1986 P David Whiting 59 - 51 Brenda Widger Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 72
459 31/10/1986 P Harvey Freeman 65 - 45 David Whiting Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lee Peck Freda Thornton 86
460 03/11/1986 P Harvey Freeman 82 - 30 Rita Meston Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lee Peck Freda Thornton 83
461 04/11/1986 P Harvey Freeman 60 - 29 Anilkumar Shah Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lee Peck Freda Thornton 72
462 05/11/1986 P Harvey Freeman 57 - 33 Michael Sim Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lee Peck Freda Thornton 70
463 06/11/1986 P Harvey Freeman 64 - 28 John Wesley Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lee Peck Freda Thornton 73
464 07/11/1986 P Harvey Freeman 49 - 21 Frances Kitsall Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Lee Peck Freda Thornton 73
465 10/11/1986 P Harvey Freeman 71 - 17 Martin Reed Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Freda Thornton 83
466 11/11/1986 P Harvey Freeman 75 - 10 Roy James Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Freda Thornton 76
467 12/11/1986 P Elisabeth Jardine 62 - 23 Ashley Connor Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Freda Thornton 72
468 13/11/1986 P Elisabeth Jardine 44 - 35 Carole Paulton Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Freda Thornton 75
469 14/11/1986 P Elisabeth Jardine 32 - 50 Ian Robinson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Freda Thornton 83
470 17/11/1986 P Judy Moss 34 - 50 Ian Robinson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Freda Thornton 73
471 18/11/1986 P Louis Schwartz 44 - 41 Ian Robinson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner William Davis Freda Thornton 75
472 19/11/1986 P Louis Schwartz 46 - 60 Stella Haffenden-Smith Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner William Davis Freda Thornton 88
473 20/11/1986 P Ken Fry 29 - 16 Stella Haffenden-Smith Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner William Davis Freda Thornton 81
474 21/11/1986 P Ken Fry 42 - 53 Mike Percik Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner William Davis Freda Thornton 70
475 24/11/1986 P Mike Percik 60 - 49 Tony Durrant Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner William Davis Freda Thornton 72
476 25/11/1986 P Hugh Westbrook 36 - 48 Mike Percik Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner William Davis Freda Thornton 84
477 26/11/1986 P Doreen Whyte 42 - 40 Mike Percik Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner William Davis Freda Thornton 75
478 27/11/1986 P Doreen Whyte 23 - 54 Grahame Williams Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner William Davis Freda Thornton 75
479 28/11/1986 P Les Martin 44 - 38 Grahame Williams Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner William Davis Freda Thornton 76
480 01/12/1986 P Les Martin 51 - 47 Glenys Batchelor Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner William Davis Freda Thornton 74
481 02/12/1986 P Les Martin 68 - 44 Keith Burgess-Clements Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Catherine Clarke 96
482 03/12/1986 P Les Martin 20 - 56 Michael Stephenson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Catherine Clarke ??
483 04/12/1986 P Alec Cooke 18 - 59 Michael Stephenson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Catherine Clarke 72
484 05/12/1986 P Jem Stephenson 23 - 55 Michael Stephenson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Catherine Clarke 83
485 08/12/1986 P Jamie Howe 33 - 53 Michael Stephenson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Catherine Clarke 85
486 09/12/1986 P Carolyn Best 35 - 43 Michael Stephenson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Catherine Clarke 70
487 10/12/1986 P Paul Vates 25 - 58 Michael Stephenson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Catherine Clarke ??
488 11/12/1986 QF Harvey Freeman 65 - 29 Elisabeth Jardine Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Catherine Clarke 73
489 12/12/1986 QF Maggie Barker 32 - 67 Michael Stephenson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Catherine Clarke 72
490 15/12/1986 QF David Whiting 31 - 45 Mike Percik Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Catherine Clarke 86
491 16/12/1986 QF Liz Wilcox 27 - 66 Les Martin Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Catherine Clarke 72
492 17/12/1986 SF Harvey Freeman 76 - 36 Les Martin Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Catherine Clarke ??
493 18/12/1986 SF Michael Stephenson 45 - 52 Mike Percik Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Bill Tidy Catherine Clarke 83
494 19/12/1986 GF Harvey Freeman 96 - 52 Mike Percik Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth, Bill Tidy Della Thompson 117

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