The National Lottery Show Info Page
and Highest Jackpot Winners and Amounts


There has been quite a few National Lottery Show Presenters and Lottery Shows on BBC Television. Here are the complete list.

Presenters Draw Number Presented
Noel Edmonds 1, (Sat)1122
Anthea Turner 2-61, 64-75, (Sat)200, (Sat)236-268
Gordan Kennedy 2-27
Dale Winton 62, 63, 91-94, 111, 116, (Sat)118-128, (Sat)182-190, (Sat)296-300, (Sat)302-330, (Sat)388-400, (Sat)418-432, (Wed)447-457, (Sat)492-528, (Sat)558-568, (Wed)667-689, (Sat)668-688, 731, (Wed)767-789, (Sat)766-788, (Wed)833, (Sat)872-908, (Wed)873-909, (Sat)926, (Sat)996-1024, (Wed)997-1025, (Wed)1097 - 1121, (Sat)1096 - 1120, (Sat)1140-1152
Bob Monkhouse 76-83, 95-110, (Sat)130-142, (Sat)166-180, (Sat)192-198, (Wed)273-281, (Sat)294, (Sat)302
Carole Smillie 84-86, (Wed)117-149, (Wed)153-195, (Wed)203-247, (Wed)251-253, (Wed)257-263, (Wed)267-271, (Wed)295-331, (Wed)353-357, (Sat)358, (Wed)363-373, (Wed)427-445, (Wed)459-475
Ulrika Johnson 87-89, (Wed)183-193
Jimmy Tarbuck 90
Carol Vorderman (Wed)151, (Sat)162, (Wed)197-201
Terry Wogan (Sat)144-154, (Sat)226-234
Adam Woodyatt (Sat)156
Gary Barlow (Sat)158
Bradley Walsh (Sat)160, (Sat)220, (Sat)270-280
Ainsley Harriot (Sat)162
Michael Ball (Sat)164, (Sat) 222
Bruce Forsyth (Sat)202
Ronnie Corbett (Sat)204
Hale and Pace (Sat)206
Shirley Bassey (Sat)208
Rolf Harris (Sat)210
Ant and Dec (Sat)212
Dame Enda Everage (Sat)214
Tom Jones (Sat)216
Gary Wilmot (Sat)218
Roland Keating (Sat)224
Patrick Kielty (Sat)236-268
Lottery Draw Master (Wed)249, (Wed)265
Jane McDonald (Wed)255
Martine Mccutcheon (Sat)282
Julie Goodyear (Sat)284
Dolly Parton (Sat)286
Gloria Estefan (Sat)288
Boy George (Sat)290
Elaine Paige (Sat)292
Brian Conley (Sat)332-356
Angela Griffin (Wed)333-351
Shauna Lowry (Wed)359-361, (Sat)360, (Wed)481-501
Simon Mayo (Sat)362-386, (Sat)450-466, (Sat)472-478
Claudia Winkleman (Wed)375-(Wed)393
Eamonn Holmes (Wed)395-425 (Sat)468-470, (Wed)477, (Sat)530-556,
(Wed)621-665,(Sat)620-666, (Sat)718-752, (Wed)719-753, (Sat)832-870, (Wed)835-871, (Sat)926, (Sat)946-972, (Wed)947-973, (Sat)1026-1036, (Wed)1027-1037, (Wed)1065 - 1095, (Sat)1066 - 1094
Lulu (Sat)402-416, (Sat)434-448
Terry Alderton (Sat)402-416, (Sat)434-448
Des O’Conner (Sat)480-490
Brenda Emmanus (Wed)503-569
Phillip Schofield (Sat)570-618, (Wed)571-619, (Sat)690-716, (Wed)691-717, (Sat)780-816, (Wed)781-817, (Sat)910-920, (Wed)911-921, (Sat)926
Ian Wright (Sat)754-764, (Wed)755-765, (Sat)818-830, (Wed)819-831, (Sat)922-944, (Wed)923-945
Julian Clary (Sat)974-992, (Wed)975-995
Mark Durden-Smith (Sat)1038-1062 (Wed)1039-1063
Dermot O'Leary (Sat)1124 -1138
  Draw Presenter At National Lottery HQ

As this list keeps changing every few weeks, only the summary will appear. The full list of presents and when they presented is available on the lottery spreadsheet.

  Jenni Falconer, Denise Van Outen, Michael Ball, Duncan James, Kirsty Gallacher, Jason Donovan, John Barrowman, Craig Doyle, Scott Mills, Brian Conley, Melaine Sykes, Myleene Class, Bradley Walsh, Danny Wallace, Jamelia, Gethin Jones

From January 2013, there will be no televised draw on Wednesdays and Fridays show and only the Saturday shows will be shown.

The current show is The National Lottery Who Dares Wins

Previous Programmes (the follow information only applies before 2012)

The Saturday show is called the The National Lottery Saturday draw. The Wednesday Show, is called the The National Lottery Wednesday draw.  Times vary each week. Wednesday draw is at around 22:35. Saturday programme is normally between 20:00-21:30. Wednesdays draw ended on 26 December 2012

The National Lottery Daily Play draw was shown on the BBC website each week night from Monday 9 October 2006. It was shown live on Challenge TV (Sky 121) at 21:00 or (Sky 122) at 22:00. First draw was broadcast on Monday 7 March 2005. Presented by James McCourt or Jayne Sharp or some other presenters! The last televised draw was on Friday 24 December 2005.

For the Euro Millions + Friday Thunderball draw was shown on BBC1 every Friday around 11:35pm, after 4 years since the start. Began on 8 February 2008. The draw is recorded earlier in the evening even though it is shown as live. The show is called The National Lottery Friday draw. Ended on 28 December 2012

Euro Millions draw was shown in the past on UK Gold, presented by James McCourt. Before then it was shown on Challenge TV, hosted mainly by James McCourt. It was also recorded earlier. Before then Liz Bonnin was the presenter, and shown (nearly) live every Friday at 10pm on Sky One until Friday 11 February 2005. Well it is recorded and broadcast at 10pm. Sarah Cawood presented the draw on Friday 11 June 2004, Friday 6 August 2004, Friday 24 December 2004 and 14 January 2005. Up until 15 October 2004, it was shown at 9pm. Friday 11 February 2005 was the last ever showing of the draw on Sky one and only summary results available via sky interactive and on the various lottery website.

The main show presenters throughout the year are Dale Winton, Eamonn Holmes, Phillip Schofield, Ian Wright, Mark Durden-Smith, Dermot O'Leary and Ben Shephard

James McCourt appeared in The National Lottery Winning Lines from 11 September 2004 to 20 October 2004, also The National Lottery Wright Around the World from 23 October 2004 to 12 January 2005. Also on the 10th Anniversary show on Saturday 6 November 2004. National Lottery In It To In It, 9 July 2005 to 15 October 2005. Millionaire Manor from 3 December 2005 until 24 December 2005. Also presented Euro Millions on UK Gold and Challenge TV.

Sarah Cawood appeared in The National Lottery Jet Set from 15 January 2005 to 16 April 2005 and from 22 October 2005 to 26 November 2005. Also from 8 March 2006 to 7 June 2006

Jemma Forte appeared in The National Lottery Come and Have a Go, from 23 April 2005 to 6 July 2005

Sophia Raafat appeared in Millionaire Manor from 28 December 2005 to 4 March 2006. Also from 10 June 2006 until 20 September 2006.


Celebrities started the draws more than once. Not updated all the time. Last Updated 31 December 2008.

Lottery/Lotto Draw

Times Started Celebrities Started Draw Comments
2 Ant and Dec, Adam Woodyatt, Andrew Castle, Angela Griffin, Bonnie Tyler, Boy George, Brian Harvey, Bruce Forsyth, Caprice, Carol Vorderman, Caudia Winkleman, Chris De Burgh, Chris Eubank, Dame Edna Everage, David Seaman, Des'Ree, Diana Ross, Dolly Parton, Engelbert Humperdinck, Gabrielle, Gloria Estefan, Imaani, Jackie Collins, James Martin, Jason Donovan, Julie Goodyear, Lemar, Melaine Sykes, Natalie Imbruglia, Roy Hudd, Shirley Bassey, Sophia Raafat, Suggs, Terry Wogan, Tim Vincent, Ulrika Johnson, Westlife

Non Celebrity : Frank Crosby, Karl Crompton

Frank Crosby is the only non celebrity to start the draw twice, the champion on the National Lottery 3rd Degree.

One of the previous lottery jackpot winner, Karl Crompton, started the draw on two superdraw, one on Wednesday 11 June 1997 and one on Saturday 21 November 1998.

3 Ainsley Harriott, Cher, Connie Fisher, Darren Day, Emma Bunton, Gary Wilmot, Gethin Jones, John Barrowman, Martine Mccutcheon, Meatloaf, Mel C, Ronan Keating, Shauna Lowry, Tom Jones
 
However, when Meatloaf started the his first 2 draws, both draws caused a rollover, one, a double rollover. Unfortunately, the third time he started the draw, someone won the jackpot! 2 out of 3 is good enough!.
5 Craig Doyle, Carole Smillie  
7 Brian Conley  
9 Gigi Morley, Michael Ball  
10 Sarah Cawood, Bradley Walsh  
11 Kirsty Gallacher  
13 Myleene Class  
14 Mark Durden-Smith  
17 Anthea Turner, Duncan James National Lottery Big Ticket
21 Julian Clary National Lottery Come and Have a Go
24 Scott Mills  
34 Brenda Emmanus National Lottery Midweek Draw
36 Ian Wright National Lottery Wright Ticket/Wright Around the World
48 Philip Schofield National Lottery Winning Lines
73 Jenni Falconer National Lottery HQ
122 Dale Winton National Lottery Stars/National Lottery In It To Win It
155 Eamonn Holmes National Lottery Jet Set/Midweek Draw/Jet Set Departure Lounge
Other Info The Spice Girls as a group started the draw 3 times, Victoria, Mel C, and Emma. Three members of S Club 7 started the draw on Saturday 1 January 2000, Jon Lee with the Thunderball and Tina Barrett and Rachel Stevens with the main draw.
Number of Times Lottery/Lotto Draw Not Shown : 13 (to December 2012)

 

Thunderball Draw

Times Started Celebrities Started Draw Comments
2 Anastacia, Andrew Castle, Gabrielle, Myleene Class, Sophia Raafat
 
 
3 Connie Fisher, Craig Doyle, Gethin Jones, John Barrowman, Tim Vincent
 
 
4 Ainsley Harriott  
5 Sarah Cawood  
6 Des O’Conner, Michael Ball  
7 Brian Conley  
9 Gigi Morley  
11 Kirsty Gallacher  
14 Terry Alderton, Duncan James Terry Alderton started first part of the Thunderball. Non celebrities started the second part
19 Julian Clary National Lottery Come and Have a Go
44 Ian Wright National Lottery Wright Ticket/Wright Around The World
58 Jenni Falconer National Lottery HQ
76 Phillip Schofield National Lottery Winning Lines
99 Dale Winton National Lottery Stars/In It To Win It
173 Eamonn Holmes National Lottery Jet Set
Other Info  
Number of Times Thunderball Draw Not Shown : 143 (To December 2012)

19 people has started both the Main lottery draw and the Thunderball draw, Gary Barlow, Boy George, Emma Bunton, Martine Mccutcheon, Dale Winton, Eamonn Holmes, Rachel Stevens (from S Club 7), Gabrielle, Michael Ball, Dane Bowers, Mya, David Seaman, Dina Carroll, Phillip Schofield, Brenda Emmanus, Gigi Morley, Jenni Falconer, John Barrowman, Kirsty Gallacher

Dream Number Draw

Times Started Celebrities Started Draw Comments
2 Ainsley Harriott, Jason Donovan, Melaine Sykes  
3 Connie Fisher, John Barrowman, Sarah Cawood, Tim Vincent  
4 James Martin  
6 Brian Conley  
7 Bradley Walsh, Gethin Jones  
8 Craig Doyle, Michael Ball  
15 Duncan James, Myleene Class  
16 Kirsty Gallacher,  
18 Dale Winton  
25 Scott Mills  
74 Jenni Falconer  
Other Info  
Number of Times Dream Number Draw Not Shown : 110

 

Lottery/Lotto Extra Draw

Times Started Celebrities Started Draw Comments
2 Gigi Morley  
11 Julian Clary National Lottery Come and Have a Go
18 Ian Wright National Lottery Wright Ticket/Wright Around The World
29 Phillip Schofield National Lottery Winning Lines
27 Brenda Emmanus National Lottery Midweek Draw
65 Dale Winton In It To Win It/Christmas Millionaire Maker
86 Eamonn Holmes National Lottery Jet Set
Other Info  (DRAW NOW ENDED. Last draw 8 July 2006)
Number of Times Lottery/Lotto Extra Draw Not Shown : 195

Dale Winton is the only person to start all 4 types of lottery draws, Main Draw, Thunderball, Extra Draw and Big Draw 2000/2001/Xmas 2001/2002/2003


Here is a list of highest jackpot prize, highest single prize and highest jackpot winners for each draw over the years.

Year Date Total Jackpot Prize   Date Highest Single Prize   Date Highest Winners
1994 10 December 17,880,003   10 December 17,880,003   19 November 7
1995 10 June 22,590,829   10 June 22,590,829   14 January 133
1996 6 January 42,008,610   6 January 14,002,870   16 March 57
1997 27 September 27,175,825   7 September 14,126,168   1 March 20
1998 21 November 25,000,000   28 November 14,003,369   2 September 16
1999 17 July 20,000,004   2 January 9,305,051   26 June 46
2000 12 January 30,554,181   16 September 20,000,000   4 November 32
2001 15 September 23,435,056   11 August 11,925,057   2 June 15
2002 9 February 20,000,001   2 January 16,627,894   30 January 15
2003 13 September 18,239,920   5 February 10,198,792   10 May 9
2004 29 May 22,158,516   14 July 20,100,472   15 September 8
2005 18 July 18,268,465   18 July 18,268,465   24 April 7
2006 14 October 18,711,206   3 June 18,051,588   25 March 10
2007 14 February 9,002,814   14 February 9,002,814   23 June 12
2008 26 January 18,992,109   26 January 18,992,109   11 October 11
2009 8 April 10,784,075   8 April 10,784,075   2 May
25 November
8
2010 4 August 11,178,334   4 August 11,178,334   23 January 7
2011 9 March 17,799,986   9 March 17,799,986   29 October 8
2012 29 September 19,549,950   18 July 9,615,686   28 January
10 March
6

Highest Thunderball Winners

Year Date Highest Winners
2000 12 February 6
2001 26 May 6
2002 19 January 6
2003 17 May 6
2004 15 September 8
2005 4 May
21 May
8 October
3
2006 5 August 4
2007 2 June 5
2008 2 August 4
2009 4 March
26 December
4
2010 1 September 3
2011 15 January
2 November
2
2012 9 June 4

Highest Lotto Extra Prize and Winners (Draw ended 8 July 2006)

Year Date Highest Single Prize   Date Highest Winners
2001 12 May 20,000,000   7 Times 1
2002 25 May 13,915,108   7 December 2
2003 19 April 14,265,140   5 Times 1
2004 31 January 7,039,469   7 August 3
2005 25 June 12,835,726   28 May 1
2006 4 February 8,308,023   8 July 17 Match 5 Winners

Highest Daily Play Winners

Year Date Highest Winners
2003 4 Times 2
2004 4 February 3
2005 3 Times 2
2006 6 Times 2
2007 16 May 5
2008 7 Times 2
2009 11 February
9 March
3
2010 20 December 9
2011 None 0

Highest Dream Numbers Winners

Year Date Highest Winners
2006 5 Times 1
2007 6 Times 1
2008 4 Times 1
2009 4 Times 1
2010 3 Times 1
2011 None 0

Highest Euro Millions Prize and Winners (UK Winners Only)

Year Date Highest Single Prize   Date Highest Winners
2004 9 April 16,752,144.80   9 April 1
2005 14 October 10,215,000.00   30 September 3
2006 14 April 17,804,197.80   17 November 7 (5 + 1 lucky star)
2007 10 August 35,425,412.80   28 September 6 (5 + 1 lucky star)
2008 25 January 56,838,131.00     NONE!
2009 6 November 45,570,835.50   6 November 2
2010 8 October 113,019,926.00   8 Times 1
2011 12 July 161,653,000.00   4 February 3
2012 20 January 148,656,000.00   8 Times 1

The largest unclaimed prize to date is 63,837,543.60 drawn on 8 June 2012
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Strange thing just happened. I was looking at the Official Lottery website on 16 May 2002 and discovered that some of the information on this page is on their page, some with no text change! A few programme info missed out. Thanks Guys. Glad to help out!



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