Daphne Fowler

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Daphne Fowler
Born Daphne Bradshaw
(1939-01-05) 5 January 1939 (age 76)
Warwick, Warwickshire, England
Occupation Secretary (retired)
quiz player

Daphne Fowler (born 5 January 1939; née Bradshaw, also formerly known as Daphne Hudson) was born in Warwick, Warwickshire, England, is an English retired bank secretary and game show champion who currently resides in Weston-super-Mare.[1] Since taking early retirement, she has taken part in many televised game shows. She has won many titles, including winning Fifteen to One (twice), Going for Gold, and Brain of Britain.

She took part in the gameshow Eggheads, where she was one of the team of seven gameshow champions challenged daily by a new quiz team. Daphne has been described as "Britain's best-known female quiz contestant".[2]


For more details on this topic, see Eggheads (TV series).

Daphne Fowler has been appearing on the British quiz show Eggheads since 2003, a quiz team described on the show as "arguably the most formidable quiz team in the country", and was the oldest member of the team. As of 27 May 2014, Fowler has retired from Eggheads being replaced by the returning CJ de Mooi.

Quiz game show record[edit]

Show Year(s) Record
Winner Takes All 1979 Appeared in the final but lost.
Bullseye 1982 Appeared with her then husband: they got to the final round but gambled and lost; losing the star prize
Sale of the Century
(UK version)
1983 Winner
Brain of Britain 1983, 1984
Masterteam 1986 Participated in the team known as the Quidnics.
Sale of the Century
(Australian version)
Sale of the Century
(World Championship)
Going for Gold 1988 Series champion
Sale of the Century
(World Championship II)
Fifteen to One 1989
Jeopardy! 1990 Won £2000
Runway 1990
Brain of Britain 1997 Winner
Masterbrain 1997 Winner
100% Gold 1998
Whitaker's Almanack Champions' Challenge 1998 Winner
Mastermind Radio Edition 1999
One to Win 2000
Fifteen to One (again) 2000–2002 Twice series champion, scored the second highest score of all time (432 out of 433). Bill McKaig was the only person to achieve the highest possible score.
Eggheads 2003–2014


  1. ^ Daphne Fowler - Quiz Players
  2. ^ "Daphne Fowler". ukgameshows.com. Retrieved 2007-09-24. 

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