The Great Pottery Throw Down 2024 contestants and results
The Great Pottery Throw Down is back for 2024 – meet the line up of contestants here.
Siobhán McSweeney takes the helm, joined by judges Keith Brymer Jones and Rich Miller, as they greet 12 of Britain’s top amateur potters to the studio.
When to watch
The current series of The Great Pottery Thrown Down airs Sunday nights at 7:45PM on Channel 4. Episodes are also streaming on Channel4.com
Each week they’ll face two challenges before their works are put in front of the judges. Who will earn the title of Potter of the Week, and who will be the first to bid farewell to the pottery studio?
The Great Pottery Throw Down results so far
Here’s a recap of all the results from this year’s series so far…
- Episode 1: Andrew was eliminated
- Episode 2: Edward was eliminated
- Episode 3: Shani was eliminated
- Episode 4: Daniel was eliminated
- Episode 5: Princess was eliminated
- Episode 6: Cadi was eliminated
- Episode 7: Sophie was eliminated
- Episode 8: TBC
The Great Pottery Throw Down 2024 contestants
Meet the contestants taking part below!
Andrew’s pottery journey began in childhood and resumed three years ago. His mornings start with porridge in a bowl he crafted himself. Andrew delights in using unique, self-made pieces when entertaining friends.
Cadi recently re-embraced pottery, choosing to focus on personal fulfilment over financial gain. When not crafting pottery, she enjoys sea swimming, hill hiking, and contributing to a friend’s record label.
Dan’s affection for pottery sparked in an evening class and grew during a sabbatical in Spain. He now creates pottery in a studio at Weymouth harbour, with his mother being the primary recipient and admirer of his work.
Daniel turned to pottery as an escape from his data scientist role. He’s enthusiastic about encouraging those in similar professions to explore their artistic talents.
Dave rediscovered his love for pottery after repairing a broken potter’s wheel, following a 40-year break. He now enjoys potting in his personal studio located in his garden shed.
Donna’s pottery interest started at age 15. A DIY enthusiast, she recently completed a home renovation, handling tasks ranging from tiling to plumbing.
Initially experimenting with pottery at a local centre, Edward is largely self-taught. He currently works in his conservatory, recently crafting a sink for his new home.
Jan, a garden shed potter, turned to pottery and belly dancing while recovering from breast cancer in 2014, fulfilling her bucket list dreams.
After a brief stint as a pastry chef, Princess found her calling in pottery. Working as a studio technician, she enjoys making functional items.
Shani’s early experiences with natural clay in Sri Lanka led to a revived interest in pottery seven years ago, inspired by her children’s play.
Sophie, known for her pet portraits, incorporates her artistic skills into pottery. She plans to transform her father’s shed into a fully-equipped studio.
Steven’s pottery passion began on a holiday in Greece six years ago. His favourite pottery companion is his three-year-old daughter.
The Great Pottery Throw Down airs on Channel 4 on Sunday evenings.