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Simon Gillam

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Simon Gillam

Simon Gillam was a contestant in Series 23 and 70.

He is also a Scrabble expert.

He appeared on Fifteen to One in 2002. In 2008, he appeared on the first series of Only Connect as a member of the "Edinburgh Scrabblers" team. His other members were ex-Countdowners, Alan Sinclair and Melanie Beaumont. They faced fellow Countdowners Elisabeth Jardine, Noel Turner and Penny Downer in their first game, and David Stainer in their second game.


# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Presenters Guest Lex Max
1232 14/02/1992 P Phil Jordan 62 – 49 Simon Gillam Richard Whiteley Carol Vorderman Jan Harvey Richard Samson 84
5927 26/05/2014 P Samir Pilica 120 – 53 Simon Gillam Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Julia Bradbury Susie Dent 133