The Wessex Word

Wessex Word


We play the Wessex Word every weekday, with your chance to win cash!  Listen and win at 8:10am and the new time of 5:10pm!


Here's how the current Wessex Word sounds:

 "We've got a ... over there"





Wrong guesses so far:

Audience, Aquarium, Baby, Badger, Bear, Car, Caravan, Carpets, Castle, Chance, Cinema, Clock, Collection, Concert, Contender, Crowd, Cushion, Elephant, Fight, Following, Fountain, Ghost, Group, Heard, Hit, Horse, House, Large, Lemur, Lot, Monster, Mountain, Parrot, Piano, Plonker, Problem, Radio, Railway, Shed, Shirt, Shot, Singer, Situation, Skip, Songster, Stage, Stall, Stalker, Stool, Streaker, Studio, Table, Taxi, Team, Tent, Tool, Toilet, Trap, Troublemaker, Wally, Warship, Winner.


Remember - it's a ONE WORD answer!

  • Lines open as soon as we announce on air it's time to call, usually between 8:10 and 8:15am, and 5:10 and 5:15pm 
  • Entries can only be taken by phone at the specified times
  • Clues are given at our descretion and may be announced at any time



Well done to our recent winners, Steve Brocklehurst listening in Crewkerne won £135 for guessing that Bob Geldof said 'LAME'.  Emily Morgan from Thomas Hardye School won £410 by guessing singer Jack Garrett said 'CHICAGO'.  Ryan Bates from Weymouth guessed that Meghan Trainor said "SASSY" to claim £130.  Gary Jones from Weymouth won £130 for guessing that Dr Hilary Jones said 'HIBERNATE'. Jack Dunne from Upwey won £220 - he knew that Tony Mortimer from East 17 said 'FLUFFY'. Chris Bradshaw won £305 for guessing that Gary Barlow used the word 'PALATTE'.  Jacki Brown from Bridport guessed Rod Stewart said 'LAYOUTS' and won £90; Marian Napper from Broadmayne won £220 for guessing Simon Le Bon said 'DEADLINE', and Helen Toft in Weymouth correctly guessed that Kate Aidie said 'CRAWLING' and won a huge £660 - our biggest ever jackpot!


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