Damian Flanagan, a Team Manager in a Call Centre from Belfast, was a contestant on series 21 of the UK version of the show on March 31st & April 7th, 2007. He walked away with £8,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting in Essex, put these airports in clockwise order around London.
• A: Gatwick • B: Heathrow
• C: Luton • D: Stansted

From the 9 remaining contestants, 4 got it right, but Damian (with a time of 4.15 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D-A-B-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Damian's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these words might refer to onions when preserved in a jar?
• A: Tipsy • B: Pickled
• C: Sloshed • D: Squiffy

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
If you emulate someone in a particular way, you are said to take a leaf out of their ...' what?
• A: Tree • B: Book
• C: Table • D: Tea

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Dr Dolittle was moost famous for being able to talk to what?
• A: Clouds • B: Trees
• C: Animals • D: Ladies

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the world famous gambling venue in Las Vegas?
• A: Nero's Palace • B: Hadrian's Palace
• C: Caesar's Palace • D: Augustus's Palace

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What type of drink is a 'Moselle'?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Whisky - 1% • B: Wine - 79%
• C: Beer - 1% • D: Sherry - 19%
Damian thinks it's Sherry, but isn't sure enough, and doesn't want to leave empty handed. Luckily, 79% of the audience know that the answer is Wine. Then, the klaxon called time and Damian would return on £1,000 with 2 lifelines still available.

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
The phrase 'la dolce vita' comes from which language?
• A: Portuguese • B: Italian
• C: Greek • D: Dutch

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which character died following the devastating Emmerdale storm on New Year's Eve 2003?
• A: Zoe • B: Tricia
• C: Viv • D: Steph

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which Welsh rugby union player became the BBC's Head of Outside Broadcasts?
'Phone-A-Friend' and '50:50' lifelines used
• A: Gareth Edwards • B: Cliff Morgan
• C: Phil Bennett • D: Barry John
Damian doesnt know, so phones his friend Jim. Jim's in Belfast. Jim isn't too sure, but would guess D. Damian then uses 50:50. This removes Jim's guess of D, but Damian thinks it may be B. Damian then says he will take £4,000, but after some deliberation, goes for B, and wins £8,000.

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Jamestown is the only port of which island?
• A: Tristan da Cunha • B: St Helena
• C: Ascension Island • D: South Georgia
Damian isn't going to risk losing £7,000, so walks away. Damian would have said C. This was incorrect, the answer was B.


Preceded by
Phil Duffy
UK Contestant (Series 21)
Damian Flanagan
Succeeded by
Michael Lillico