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Series 4

From Countdown

Series 4 ran from April 1984 to June 1984. Episodes were shown from Mondays to Thursdays, mostly at 5 pm. The fourth of 53 series presented by Richard Whiteley, it was won by Brian Hudson.

Seed table

Rank Name Wins Points
1 Robert Richland 4+1 269
2 Sydney Price 4+1 251
3 Peter Skiba 4 246
4 Mike Willis 3+1 201
5 Brian Hudson 4 190
6 St. John Daly 3 160
7 Christine Hunt 3 144
8 Tony Rand 3 142
Numbers after "+" signs in the Wins column represent drawn games.
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

Robert Richland (1) vs Tony Rand (8) Robert Richland (1) vs Brian Hudson (5) Brian Hudson (5)
vs
Christine Hunt (7)
Brian Hudson (5) vs Mike Willis (4)
Peter Skiba (3) vs St. John Daly (6) Peter Skiba (3) vs Christine Hunt (7)
Christine Hunt (7) vs Sydney Price (2)
The winner of each game is displayed in bold.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Presenters Guest Lex Max
133 02/04/1984 P David Gillespie 37 - 34 Margaret Webb Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Nigel Rees Julia Swannell 69
134 03/04/1984 P David Gillespie 46 - 39 Gordon Cross Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Nigel Rees Julia Swannell 68
135 04/04/1984 P David Gillespie 53 - 43 Stephanie Braines Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Nigel Rees Julia Swannell 79
136 05/04/1984 P David Gillespie 32 - 39 Ken Smith Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Nigel Rees Julia Swannell 83
137 09/04/1984 P Christine Hunt 46 - 21 Ken Smith Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 69
138 10/04/1984 P Christine Hunt 56 - 35 Philip Barlow Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Nigel Rees Julia Swannell 73
139 11/04/1984 P Christine Hunt 42 - 31 Cheryl Barnett Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 72
140 12/04/1984 P Christine Hunt 38 - 50 Peter Skiba Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Nigel Rees Julia Swannell 84
141 16/04/1984 P Cheryl Owen 30 - 68 Peter Skiba Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 71
142 17/04/1984 P Richard Green 33 - 54 Peter Skiba Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Nigel Rees Julia Swannell 70
143 18/04/1984 P Alison Hepworth 38 - 44 Peter Skiba Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 71
144 19/04/1984 P Sydney Price 40 - 30 Peter Skiba Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Nigel Rees Julia Swannell 72
145 23/04/1984 P Sydney Price 59 - 49 Jill Brown Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 83
146 24/04/1984 P Sydney Price 36 - 36 Graham Paxton Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Nigel Rees Julia Swannell 74
147 25/04/1984 P Sydney Price 59 - 36 Graham Paxton Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Eve Pollard Julia Swannell 72
148 26/04/1984 P Sydney Price 57 - 46 Liam Johnstone Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Nigel Rees Julia Swannell 71
149 30/04/1984 P Robert Richland 34 - 29 Sydney Price Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 71
150 01/05/1984 P Robert Richland 59 - 28 Fran Bate Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 70
151 02/05/1984 P Stuart Schofield 51 - 51 Robert Richland Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 70
152 03/05/1984 P Stuart Schofield 70 - 75 Robert Richland Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 84
153 07/05/1984 P Jean Dodds 31 - 50 Robert Richland Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 85
154 08/05/1984 P Clinton Rae 44 - 38 Robert Richland Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 73
155 09/05/1984 P Debbie Maguire 50 - 35 Clinton Rae Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 73
156 10/05/1984 P Debbie Maguire 48 - 19 Sybil Robertson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 73
157 14/05/1984 P Debbie Maguire 43 - 43 Mike Willis Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 71
158 15/05/1984 P Debbie Maguire 42 - 52 Mike Willis Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 93
159 16/05/1984 P Zuby Skinner 26 - 59 Mike Willis Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 74
160 17/05/1984 P Nigel Jones 24 - 47 Mike Willis Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 73
161 21/05/1984 P Ralph Strocchi 41 - 35 Mike Willis Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 71
162 22/05/1984 P Val Simmons 37 - 41 Ralph Strocchi Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 72
163 23/05/1984 P Ralph Strocchi 37 - 53 Colin Woollard Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 84
164 24/05/1984 P Colin Woollard 48 - 39 Stephen Wooder Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 71
165 28/05/1984 P Colin Woollard 31 - 45 Brian Hudson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Julia Swannell 73
166 29/05/1984 P Norah Moore 25 - 55 Brian Hudson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Mark Nyman Julia Swannell 73
167 30/05/1984 P Gerald Ram 39 - 41 Brian Hudson Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Mark Nyman Julia Swannell 70
168 31/05/1984 P Brian Hudson 49 - 31 Kirsten Shepard Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Mark Nyman Julia Swannell 83
169 04/06/1984 P Brian Hudson 44 - 57 Tony Rand Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Ned Sherrin Julia Swannell 73
170 05/06/1984 P Fiona Capping 22 - 41 Tony Rand Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Ned Sherrin Julia Swannell 80
171 06/06/1984 P Tony Rand 44 - 41 Jan Vallance Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Ned Sherrin Julia Swannell 74
172 07/06/1984 P Roy Smith 53 - 39 Tony Rand Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Ned Sherrin Julia Swannell 73
173 11/06/1984 P St. John Daly 56 - 43 Roy Smith Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Ned Sherrin Julia Swannell 69
174 12/06/1984 P St. John Daly 53 - 37 Sally Wale Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Ned Sherrin Julia Swannell 72
175 13/06/1984 P John Sansbury 48 - 51 St. John Daly Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Ned Sherrin Julia Swannell 79
176 14/06/1984 P St. John Daly 26 - 46 Phillip Alder Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Ned Sherrin Julia Swannell 73
177 18/06/1984 P Ian Golightly 28 - 36 Phillip Alder Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Ned Sherrin Julia Swannell 73
178 19/06/1984 QF Tony Rand 52 - 62 Robert Richland Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Yvonne Warburton 72
179 20/06/1984 QF Sydney Price 28 - 34 Christine Hunt Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Yvonne Warburton 69
180 21/06/1984 QF St. John Daly 42 - 45 Peter Skiba Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Yvonne Warburton 71
181 25/06/1984 QF Brian Hudson 40 - 39 Mike Willis Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Yvonne Warburton 70
182 26/06/1984 SF Brian Hudson 52 - 49 Robert Richland Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Yvonne Warburton 71
183 27/06/1984 SF Christine Hunt 53 - 38 Peter Skiba Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth Yvonne Warburton 71
184 28/06/1984 GF Brian Hudson 87 - 55 Christine Hunt Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Cathy Hytner Gyles Brandreth, Ned Sherrin Yvonne Warburton 116

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