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Series 32

From Countdown

Series 32 ran from July 1996 to September 1996. The thirty-second of 53 series presented by Richard Whiteley, it was won by Alan Sinclair.

Seed table

Rank Name Wins Points
1 Satbir Gupta 8 472
2 Craig Douglas 4 286
3 Alan Sinclair 4 264
4 Graeme Sugarman 4 264
5 Dennis Fearon 4 225
6 David Ligat 4 223
7 Paul Harper 3 199
8 Stephen Paver 3 194
Between Series 22 and Series 37, players were ranked by total number of points, including winning and losing scores.

Finals progress

Satbir Gupta (1) vs Stephen Paver (8) Satbir Gupta (1) vs Dennis Fearon (5) Dennis Fearon (5)
vs
Alan Sinclair (3)
Dennis Fearon (5) vs Graeme Sugarman (4)
Alan Sinclair (3) vs David Ligat (6) Alan Sinclair (3) vs Craig Douglas (2)
Paul Harper (7) vs Craig Douglas (2)
The winner of each game is displayed in bold.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Presenters Guest Lex Max
1783 01/07/1996 P Sue Byrne 42 - 45 David Ligat Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Catherine Stokes 72
1784 02/07/1996 P Sheena Urquhart 26 - 43 David Ligat Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Catherine Stokes 72
1785 03/07/1996 P Graeme Sugarman 47 - 42 David Ligat Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Catherine Stokes 71
1786 04/07/1996 P Graeme Sugarman 53 - 41 Tracy Tepper Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Catherine Stokes 74
1787 05/07/1996 P Graeme Sugarman 41 - 33 Tikanand Gujadhur Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Catherine Stokes 83
1788 08/07/1996 P Graeme Sugarman 67 - 57 Donal McAnallen Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Catherine Stokes 70
1789 09/07/1996 P Graeme Sugarman 56 - 66 Nan Packer Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Catherine Stokes 82
1790 10/07/1996 P Hadley Cohen 64 - 36 Nan Packer Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Catherine Stokes 74
1791 11/07/1996 P Hadley Cohen 56* - 46 Lou Munday Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Catherine Stokes 74
1792 12/07/1996 P Hadley Cohen 38 - 50 Kim Poole Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Catherine Stokes 73
1793 15/07/1996 P Martin Wright 54 - 61 Kim Poole Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Catherine Stokes 86
1794 16/07/1996 P David Reid 46 - 29 Kim Poole Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Geoffrey Durham Catherine Stokes 71
1795 17/07/1996 P David Reid 43 - 40 Doreen Verrall Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Tom O'Connor Kendall Clarke 74
1796 18/07/1996 P David Reid 32 - 51 Alan Lewis Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Tom O'Connor Kendall Clarke 70
1797 19/07/1996 P Michael Hirst 49 - 24 Alan Lewis Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Tom O'Connor Kendall Clarke 82
1798 22/07/1996 P Michael Hirst 47 - 57* Margaret Kearley Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Tom O'Connor Kendall Clarke 69
1799 23/07/1996 P Paul Harper 54 - 42 Margaret Kearley Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Tom O'Connor Kendall Clarke 69
1800 24/07/1996 P Paul Harper 56 - 31 Peter Wilcockson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Tom O'Connor Kendall Clarke 73
1801 25/07/1996 P Paul Harper 56 - 32 Hilary Hicklin Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman June Whitfield Kendall Clarke 71
1802 26/07/1996 P Paul Harper 33 - 36 Peter Cottee Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman June Whitfield Kendall Clarke 71
1803 29/07/1996 P Alan Sinclair 49 - 36 Peter Cottee Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman June Whitfield Kendall Clarke 72
1804 30/07/1996 P Alan Sinclair 68 - 17 Eileen Williams Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman June Whitfield Kendall Clarke 73
1805 31/07/1996 P Alan Sinclair 54 - 47 Stephen Cook Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman June Whitfield Kendall Clarke 74
1806 01/08/1996 P Alan Sinclair 65 - 57 Daniel Hodgin Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman June Whitfield Kendall Clarke 85
1807 02/08/1996 P Craig Douglas 45 - 28 Alan Sinclair Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 85
1808 05/08/1996 P Craig Douglas 54 - 45 Lynne Parr Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 75
1809 06/08/1996 P Craig Douglas 62 - 44 Steve Kay Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 82
1810 07/08/1996 P Craig Douglas 77 - 48 Roy Senior Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 84
1811 08/08/1996 P Craig Douglas 48 - 56 Satbir Gupta Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 70
1812 09/08/1996 P Suzanne Dent 23 - 56 Satbir Gupta Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Jan Harvey Susie Dent 68
1813 12/08/1996 P Barry Prime 40 - 60 Satbir Gupta Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Jan Harvey Susie Dent 83
1814 13/08/1996 P Joan Livingston 19 - 62 Satbir Gupta Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Jan Harvey Susie Dent 82
1815 14/08/1996 P Simon Levy 36 - 39 Satbir Gupta Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Jan Harvey Susie Dent 71
1816 15/08/1996 P James Randall 46 - 56* Satbir Gupta Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Jan Harvey Susie Dent 69
1817 16/08/1996 P Stephen Thomson 17 - 73 Satbir Gupta Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Richard Stilgoe Susie Dent 86
1818 19/08/1996 P Theo Crush 14 - 70 Satbir Gupta Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Richard Stilgoe Susie Dent 73
1819 20/08/1996 P Mike Llewellin 58 - 54 June Ruskin Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Richard Stilgoe Susie Dent 84
1820 21/08/1996 P Mike Llewellin 40 - 37 Lois Cornwall Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Richard Stilgoe Susie Dent 72
1821 22/08/1996 P Mike Llewellin 24 - 69 Marcus Hares Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Richard Stilgoe Susie Dent 76
1822 23/08/1996 P John Nield 40 - 47 Marcus Hares Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Nigel Rees Susie Dent 72
1823 26/08/1996 P Stephen Paver 56 - 53 Marcus Hares Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Nigel Rees Susie Dent 72
1824 27/08/1996 P Stephen Paver 61 - 39 Kath Hodgin Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Nigel Rees Susie Dent 71
1825 28/08/1996 P Stephen Paver 42 - 37 Guy Phethean Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Nigel Rees Susie Dent 72
1826 29/08/1996 P Stephen Paver 35 - 60 Nikki Needham Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Nigel Rees Susie Dent 74
1827 30/08/1996 P Peter Muddiman 49 - 45 Nikki Needham Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Ken Bruce Catherine Stokes 74
1828 02/09/1996 P Peter Muddiman 29 - 68 George Gruner Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Ken Bruce Catherine Stokes 82
1829 03/09/1996 P Jean Frost 60 - 55 George Gruner Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Ken Bruce Catherine Stokes 71
1830 04/09/1996 P Jean Frost 40 - 51 Peter Hibbitt Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Ken Bruce Catherine Stokes 83
1831 05/09/1996 P Richard Salmon 28 - 51 Peter Hibbitt Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Ken Bruce Catherine Stokes 73
1832 06/09/1996 P Julie Barlow 66 - 39 Peter Hibbitt Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman David Jacobs Catherine Stokes 84
1833 09/09/1996 P Julie Barlow 30 - 48 John Britten Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman David Jacobs Catherine Stokes 74
1834 10/09/1996 P Mark Tripp 60 - 24 John Britten Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman David Jacobs Catherine Stokes 70
1835 11/09/1996 P Mark Tripp 45 - 23 Bella Wilson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman David Jacobs Catherine Stokes 72
1836 12/09/1996 P Mark Tripp 50 - 41 John Smith Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman David Jacobs Catherine Stokes 71
1837 13/09/1996 P Mark Tripp 32 - 56 Dennis Fearon Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman David Jacobs Catherine Stokes 71
1838 16/09/1996 P Joan Boardman 30 - 58 Dennis Fearon Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 75
1839 17/09/1996 P Les Rendell 35 - 52 Dennis Fearon Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 79
1840 18/09/1996 P Lou Brundell 46 - 59 Dennis Fearon Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 76
1841 19/09/1996 QF Satbir Gupta 61 - 23 Stephen Paver Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 74
1842 20/09/1996 QF Paul Harper 30 - 61 Craig Douglas Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 74
1843 23/09/1996 QF David Ligat 37 - 45 Alan Sinclair Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 81
1844 24/09/1996 QF Graeme Sugarman 53 - 63* Dennis Fearon Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 70
1845 25/09/1996 SF Satbir Gupta 53 - 63* Dennis Fearon Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 73
1846 26/09/1996 SF Alan Sinclair 55 - 39 Craig Douglas Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 70
1847 27/09/1996 GF Alan Sinclair 78 - 73 Dennis Fearon Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Philip Franks Susie Dent 117
* includes 10 points from a tie-break conundrum

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