Countdown, the long running game show on Channel 4, saw a new record set by contestant Dylan Taylor today when he smashed the previous record for the highest total score held by Giles Hutchings on the daytime TV game show.
Countdown co-presenter Rachel Riley confirmed that Dylan Taylor from Hampton in Cheshire, scored a total of 974 points beating the previous highest cumulative score by 9 points.
The young contestant of Honduran decent who enjoys keeping fit and training for half marathons, was once described by Rachel Riley has a potential male model. Dylan Taylor sailed through to the finals in December after winning eight consecutive games setting the highest score target in the process.
The opponents Dylan Taylor had to overcome in order to reach the Channel 4 Countdown finals were: Zarte Siempre, David Howard, Tony Izzard, Dominic James, Mark O’Regan, Leone Mitchell, Mike Thompson and Russ Millhouse.
Dylan Taylor take on Zarte Siempre in game one