Andrew Stewart, a computer programmer from Norfolk, was a contestant on series 3 of the UK version of the show on 16 March 1999. He walked away with £8,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the lowest, put these four singing voices in order.
• A: Tenor • B: Soprano
• C: Bass • D: Baritone

From the 10 starting contestants, 6 got it right, but Andrew (with a time of 5.52 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer C-D-A-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Andrew's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which forest lends its name to a type of a chocolate dessert?
• A: Black Forest • B: Sherwood Forest
• C: Epping Forest • D: New Forest

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which bird lays its eggs in other birds' nests?
• A: Wagtail • B: Jay
• C: Cuckoo • D: Ostrich

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which pre-decimal coin was known as a 'tanner'?
• A: Sixpence • B: Threepenny Piece
• C: Penny • D: Ha'penny

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which bird features in the nicknames of ski-jumper Michael Edwards and Derby County manager Jim Smith?
• A: Vulture • B: Eagle
• C: Kestrel • D: Hawk

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What term means an unforeseen natural event, beyond human control?
• A: Fait Accompli • B: Decree Absolute
• C: Writ • D: Act of God

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Who provided the voice of Woody in the film 'Toy Story'?
'Ask The Audience' lifeline used
• A: Tom Cruise • B: Tom Hanks
• C: Bruce Willis • D: Tim Allen
Ask the Audience Results: A: 5% • B: 77% • C: 5% • D: 13%

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In which county is Leeds Castle?
'50:50' and 'Phone-A-Friend' lifelines used
• A: Lancashire • B: Kent
• C: Yorkshire • D: Sussex
Andrew did not know it, so he decided to use his 50:50, eliminating A and D. Still unsure, he decided to call his friend Colin, who would guess it was not Yorkshire, but was not sure. He decided to go with the remaining answer (Kent), and won £4,000.

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
In the Book of Exodus, which substance was miraculously supplied as food for the Israelites in the wilderness?
• A: Fish • B: Nectar
• C: Manna • D: Ambrosia

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
The phrase "A week is a long time in politics" is attributed to which British Prime Minister?
• A: Edward Heath • B: Harold Wilson
• C: Margaret Thatcher • D: Harold Macmillan
Andrew thought it was Harold Wilson before the answers show up. However, this hunch was not strong enough for him, so he decided to walk away with £8,000. The correct answer was indeed B: Harold Wilson.


Preceded by
June Woods
UK Contestant (Series 3)
Andrew Stewart
Succeeded by
Keith Burgess