Wordplay (UK game show)

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Wordplay
Wordplay logo.jpg
Also known as Wordplay Extra
Genre Game show
Directed by Derek Hallworth
Presented by Jenny Powell
Jenni Falconer
Composer(s) Music 4
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 95
Production
Producer(s) Lucky Day
Group M Productions
Running time 50 minutes
(including adverts)
Broadcast
Original channel Channel 5
Picture format 16:9
Original run 23 March 2009 (2009-03-23) – 31 July 2009 (2009-07-31)

Wordplay is a game show presented by Jenny Powell and sometimes Jenni Falconer.
It aired live weekdays from 23 March to 31 July 2009 on Channel 5 and was axed after only one series.

Premise[edit]

Contestants compete to solve the combination of the wordplay safe to win a daily jackpot.
It contains audience participation for the chance to win cash prizes.
The highest prize awarded on the show is £3,250.

Games
Description
Word Jumble
A simple anagram game.
AKA
Something that could be known as the clue on screen.
Word Smuggle
Finding a word hidden within a sentence of other words.
Hangman
A word or phrase must be found as the letters appear.
Invisible Link
A linking word must be found that relates to three others.
Word Ladder
Adding a letter or changing a letter to make a word that suits the clue.
Safecracker
Answering one question from all the other games to crack the safe.
You can answer how many you like but then you have to guess where the other numbers go to crack the safe.

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