Bernard Marco was a contestant on the show on November 11, 1999. He walked away with £64,000. He was the show's oldest ever contestant at age 75.


Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the earliest, put these husbands of Elizabeth Taylor in chronological order.
• A: Richard Burton • B: Larry Fortensky
• C: Nick Hilton • D: Eddie Fisher

From the 10 contestants, only Bernard (with a time of 10.42 seconds) got it right with the answer C-D-A-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Bernard's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is the name of a popular ballet?
• A: Goose Water • B: Albatross Ocean
• C: Swan Lake • D: Duck Pond

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a feature of a snooker table?
• A: Pillow • B: Cushion
• C: Bolster • D: Duvet

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Who designed St. Paul's Cathedral?
• A: Starling • B: Wren
• C: Sparrow • D: Partridge

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these alternative therapies involves the insertion of needle tips into the skin?
• A: Aromatherapy • B: Acupuncture
• C: Homeopathy • D: Reflexology

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the name of the royal yacht which was decommissioned in 1997?
• A: Albany • B: Britannia
• C: Caledonia • D: Devonshire

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
The adjective 'Gallic' means of or relating to which modern country?
• A: Germany • B: Ireland
• C: Spain • D: France

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Liza Minnelli is the daughter of which Hollywood legend?
• A: Judy Garland • B: Gloria Swanson
• C: Audrey Hepburn • D: Ginger Rogers

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the volcano on the island of Sicily?
• A: Etna • B: Vesuvius
• C: Lascar • D: San Pedro

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1997, who became the first female Secretary of State in the US?
• A: Janet Reno • B: Hillary Clinton
• C: Madeleine Albright • D: Geraldine Ferraro

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
In the dish 'devils on horseback', bacon is wrapped around which food?
'50:50' and 'Ask the Audience' lifelines used
• A: Cherries • B: Shrimps
• C: Prunes - 85% • D: Eggs - 15%

£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a unit of temperature measurement?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Mole • B: Candela
• C: Kelvin • D: Ampere
Bernard didn't know, so he decided to phone his friend Melvin, who, after being reread the question and the 4 possible answers, said C: Kelvin. He went with him and won £64,000

£125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Who designed the Guggenheim Museum in New York?
• A: Frank Lloyd Wright • B: Raymond M. Hood
• C: Cass Gilbert • D: Walter Gropius
Bernard didn't have a clue, and that he would guess A if he had the opportunity, so he decided to walk away with £64,000. The correct answer was indeed A: Frank Lloyd Wright

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