Countdown Poetry: John Cooper Clarke and Nick Helm

If you like letters and numbers, the nearly-40-year-old British game show Countdown is a good way to pass a half an hour. If you like letters, numbers, and bawdy humor, there’s the hybrid version, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown.

I recently saw some old episodes of the latter with some fun poetry. The last one by Nick Helm is absolutely worth listening to the end.

John Cooper Clarke:

 

Nick Helm (reciting poems about his fictional crush, Susie Dent):



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