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Countdown (Paperback)

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Detailing the programme's fascinating origins, this book reveals the personalities behind the ever-popular Countdown. As well as humorous profiles on the show's core presenters, there are insights into everyone involved with the show: from the production executives to the audience warm up man. Spreading the Word takes the reader behind the scenes on the Countdown set for the very first time. Following a typical day in the Countdown studio, author's (and the show's producers) Michael Wylie and Damian Eadie reveal the studio gaffs and cock-ups that never made it to air. From celebrity tales of their own Countdown experiences, through profiles of the Countdown Gods and Goddesses, to a nationwide tour of Countdown fans as the reader is taken on the road for the programme's auditions, meet all the people involved in making the programme the success it is. Packed full of anecdotes and stories, the experiences of everyone from the famous faces to those that never made it, this is an hilarious vivid and surprisingly honest journey behind the scenes at Countdown.

And there's all the factual information you could ever want on the show: the classic games and results, a list of celebrities that have appeared on the show, a list of every contestant, the winners and runners-up. Irreverent in tone, and hilariously funny, Countdown: Spreading the Word is the compelling and mind-bending companion to this classic series and the only book tied to the series to take the reader behind-the-scenes, into the unique world of Countdown.

Film, TV & DramaTelevisionSport & HobbiesHobbies, quizzes & gamesPuzzles & quizzes Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd Publication Date: 19/11/2001 ISBN-13: 9780233999760  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Michael Wylie and Damian Eadie are the producers of Countdown but they have both been Countdown champions. They are the compilers of Countdown Puzzle Book and live in Leeds.

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