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United Kingdom

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United Kingdom in nutshell

Entries60 in totalin 60 contests
Best placing, finals1st1967: Sandie Shaw - Puppet on a string
1969: Lulu - Boom bang a bang
1976: Brotherhood of Man - Save your kisses for me
1981: Bucks Fizz - Making your mind up
1997: Katrina and the Waves - Love shine a light
Best points, finals2271997: Katrina and the Waves - Love shine a light
Average placing (1957-2017)8,7 / 8th60 entries in 60 contests
Average points (1975-2015)78,6 / 15th41 entries in 41 contests
Average points (1975-2017*)76,3 / 15th43 entries in 43 contests
Worst placing26th2003: Jemini - Cry baby
Last places 3 times2003: Jemini - Cry baby
2008 final: Andy Abraham - Even if
2010 final: Josh - That sounds good to me
Nil pointsonce2003: Jemini - Cry baby
EBU memberBBC, British Broadcasting Corporation
National finalEurovision

Notes

* = points of ESC 2016 & 2017 are included in the statistics as unofficial combined results (so NOT as separate official jury and televoting points)

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1997: Katrina and the Waves2004: James Fox2012: Engelbert Humperdinck2015: Electro Velvet

Here are the British entries:

YEARPERFORMER(S)TITLEPLACINGPOINTS
1957Patricia BredinAll7th6
1958----
1959Pearl Carr & Teddy JohnsonSing little birdie2nd16
1960Bryan JohnsonLooking high, high, high2nd25
1961The AllisonsAre you sure?2nd24
1962Ronnie CarrollRing-a-ding girl4th10
1963Ronnie CarrollSay wonderful things4th28
1964Matt MonroI love the little things2nd17
1965Kathy KirbyI belong2nd26
1966Kenneth McKellarA man without love9th8
1967Sandie ShawPuppet on a string1st47
1968Cliff RichardCongratulations2nd28
1969LuluBoom bang a bang1st18
1970Mary HopkinKnock knock - who's there?2nd26
1971Clodagh RodgersJack in the box4th98
1972New SeekersBeg, steal or borrow2nd114
1973Cliff RichardPower to all our friends3rd123
1974Olivia Newton-JohnLong live love4th14
1975The ShadowsLet me be the one2nd138
1976Brotherhood of ManSave your kisses for me1st164
1977Lynsey de Paul & Mike MoranRock bottom2nd121
1978Co-coThe bad old days11th61
1979Black LaceMary Ann7th73
1980Prima DonnaLove enough for two3rd106
1981Bucks FizzMaking your mind up1st136
1982BardoOne step further7th76
1983Sweet DreamsI'm never giving up6th79
1984Belle & the DevotionsLove games7th63
1985Vikky WatsonLove is4th100
1986RyderRunner in the night7th72
1987RikkiOnly the light13th47
1988Scott FitzgerandGo2nd136
1989Live ReportWhy do I always get it wrong?2nd130
1990EmmaGive a little love back to the world6th87
1991Samantha JanusA message to your heart10th47
1992Michael BallOne step out of time2nd139
1993SoniaBetter the devil you know2nd164
1994Frances RufelleWe will be free (Lonely symphony)10th63
1995Love City GrooveLove city groove10th76
1996Gina G.Ooh aah just a little bit8th77
1997Katrina and the WavesLove shine a light1st227
1998ImaaniWhere are you?2nd166
1999PreciousSay it again12th38
2000Nicki FrenchDon't play that song again16th28
2001Lindsay DracassNo dream impossible15th28
2002Jessica GarlickCome back3rd111
2003JeminiCry baby26th0
2004fJames FoxHold on to our love16th29
2005fJavineTouch my fire22nd18
2006fDaz SampsonTeenage life19th25
2007fScoochFlying the flag (for you)23rd19
2008fAndy AbrahamEven if25th14
2009fJade EwenMy time5th173
2010fJoshThat sounds good to me25th10
2011fBlueI can11th100
2012fEngelbert HumperdinckLove will set you free25th12
2013fBonnie TylerBelieve in me19th23
2014fMolly Smitten-DownesChildren of the universe17th40
2015fElectro VelvetStill in love with you24th5
2016fJoe and JakeYou're not alone24th62
2017fLucie JonesNever give up on you15th111

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UNITED KINGDOM's

TOP10

(United Kingdom has given points 57 times 1975-2017*)

POSCOUNTRYPOINTS*CONTESTSAVERAGEnotes
[ Australia3857,6 ]language
1Ireland271416,6language, neighbour
2Lithuania133235,8 
3Sweden224484,7 
4Malta137304,6language
5Latvia74174,4 
6Bulgaria47114,3 
7Cyprus137363,8 
8Denmark144393,7 
[ Serbia & Montenegro1133,7 ] 
[ Yugoslavia47133,6 ] 
9Turkey144393,6 
10Greece141403,5 
( 44Andorra050,0 ) 
( 44Belarus0150,0 ) 
( 44Czech Republic060,0 ) 
( 44FYR Macedonia0170,0 ) 
( 44Montenegro070,0 ) 

* = points of ESC 2016 & 2017 are included in the statistics as unofficial combined results (so NOT as separate official jury and televoting points)


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UNITED KINGDOM's FRIENDS

TOP10

(United Kingdom has participated 43 times 1975-2017*)

POSCOUNTRYPOINTS*CONTESTSAVERAGEnotes
1Morocco818,0 
2Luxembourg123196,5 
3Monaco4285,3 
4Ireland202414,9language, neighbour
5Austria167364,6 
[ Yugoslavia57134,4 ] 
6Malta122284,4language
[ Australia1234,0 ]language
7Portugal156394,0 
8Italy94243,9 
9Denmark135363,8 
10Turkey126343,7 
( 50Montenegro090,0 ) 

* = points of ESC 2016 & 2017 are included in the statistics as unofficial combined results (so NOT as separate official jury and televoting points)


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Chart of the British entries

final update 12th February 2017
thanks to 91 voters:

POSYEARPERFORMER(S)TITLEPOINTSFAVE
11997Katrina and the WavesLove shine a light44315
21998ImaaniWhere are you?43813
31996Gina G.Ooh aah just a little bit3049
41994Frances RufelleWe will be free29810
51976Brotherhood of ManSave your kisses for me2775
61967Sandie ShawPuppet on a string2231
72011BlueI can1721
81972New SeekersBeg, steal or borrow1574
92009Jade EwenMy time1542
101968Cliff RichardCongratulations1471
102014Molly Smitten-DownesChildren of the universe1471
122002Jessica GarlickCome back1423
131983Sweet DreamsI'm never giving up1214
141981Bucks FizzMaking your mind up1162
151988Scott FitzgerandGo1134
162013Bonnie TylerBelieve in me1091
171993SoniaBetter the devil you know1072
181969LuluBoom bang a bang1040
191970Mary HopkinKnock knock - who's there?1012
201977Lynsey de Paul & Mike MoranRock bottom1010
211985Vikky WatsonLove is1002
221975The ShadowsLet me be the one760
231965Kathy KirbyI belong742
241973Cliff RichardPower to all our friends741
251974Olivia Newton-JohnLong live love731
262001Lindsay DracassNo dream impossible720
271992Michael BallOne step out of time701
282000Nicki FrenchDon't play that song again690
291989Live ReportWhy do I always get it wrong?630
301978Co-coThe bad old days620
301991Samantha JanusA message to your heart620
321982BardoOne step further610
332012Engelbert HumperdinckLove will set you free561
341971Clodagh RodgersJack in the box531
352003JeminiCry baby470
362005JavineTouch my fire461
372006Daz SampsonTeenage life440
381984Belle & the DevotionsLove games350
392016Joe and JakeYou're not alone330
401999PreciousSay it again300
402007ScoochFlying the flag (for you)300
402015Electro VelvetStill in love with you300
432010JoshThat sounds good to me291
441959Pearl Carr & Teddy JohnsonSing little birdie290
451980Prima DonnaLove enough for two280
461995Love City GrooveLove city groove270
471961The AllisonsAre you sure?260
481990EmmaGive a little love back to the world200
492008Andy AbrahamEven if140
501987RikkiOnly the light110
502004James FoxHold on to our love110
521964Matt MonroI love the little things100
531960Bryan JohnsonLooking high, high, high80
531966Kenneth McKellarA man without love80
551957Patricia BredinAll70
551962Ronnie CarrollRing-a-ding girl70
551986RyderRunner in the night70
581963Ronnie CarrollSay wonderful things10
581979Black LaceMary Ann10

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