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Adrian Pollock is the brother of Diana Ingram, whose husband Charles was accused of cheating on the show and stripped of his million pound prize. Adrian, from the Vale of Glamorgan in Wales, was a contestant on the show on December 23, 2000. He won £32,000 after missing his £64,000 question. He did not use his Ask The Audience lifeline.

He had appeared previously in the show on January 21, 2000 as a Fastest Finger First contestant, but failed to make it into the Hot Seat.


Fastest Finger First Question Edit

Fastest Finger First
Starting with the smallest, put the answers to these sums in their correct order.
• A: Half of 10 • B: Third of 9
• C: Quarter of 8 • D: Fifth of 5

From the 10 FFF contestants, 8 got it right, but Adrian was the fastest to answer correctly D-C-B-A in a time of 7.10 seconds, making it into the Hot Seat.

Adrian's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a detective created by Colin Dexter?
• A: Constable Semaphore • B: Superintendent Braille
• C: Inspector Morse • D: Sergeant Sign Language

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these phrases refers to a quality of uncomplaining composure?
• A: Stiff upper lip • B: Rigid double chin
• C: Hard lower back • D: Firm rear end

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which word means to illegally hunt or catch game or fish?
• A: Boil • B: Poach
• C: Scramble • D: Fry

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which word goes before 'burger', 'cake' and 'straw' to make three things to eat?
• A: Orange • B: Tea
• C: Pork • D: Cheese

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the saying, which of these cities 'wasn't build in a day'?
• A: Paris • B: London
• C: Rome • D: Athens

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1997, Elton John became chairman for the second time of which football club?
• A: Wimbledon • B: Walsall
• C: Watford • D: Wrexham

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In which country was the TV soap 'Eldorado' set?
• A: Greece • B: Spain
• C: Portugal • D: France

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which item of clothing is associated with the constellation Orion?
• A: Tie • B: Belt
• C: Hat • D: Shirt

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Who wrote the novels 'White Fang' and 'The Call of the Wild'?
• A: John Paris • B: Jack Cardiff
• C: Jack London • D: Jim Washington

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
In the 19th Century, what was known as a 'penny dreadful'?
• A: Postage Stamp • B: Comic Book
• C: Bicycle • D: Musical instrument

£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
In the USA and Canada, Labor Day is celebrated in which month?
'50:50' and 'Phone a Friend' lifelines used
• A: May • B: July
• C: September • D: November
Adrian didn't know, so he used his 50:50 lifeline and after eliminating July and November, Adrian phoned his father, who told him he was 50% sure it was May. He went with this answer, but this was incorrect and he left with £32,000.

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