Dave Snaith, a flight engineer from Bedforshire, was a contestant on series 3 of the UK version of the show on 5 March, 1999. He walked away with £0 after incorrectly answering his £1,000 question, becoming the second contestant in the history of the show to leave empty-handed.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First question
Starting with the earliest, put these four kinds of camera in order of invention.
• A: Camcorder • B: Digital Camera
• C: Box Camera • D: Polaroid Camera
From the 9 remaining contestants, 4 got it right, but Dave (with a time of 6.27 seconds), was the fastest to correctly answer C-D-A-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

If he won a lot of money, Dave said he would by a dancing costume for niece Dionne.

Dave's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Emulsion, primer and undercoat are terms connected with what?
• A: Painting • B: Knitting
• C: Sewing • D: Cooking

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
In which TV series did Maureen entertain us with her gummy quips from behind the wheel?
• A: Driving School • B: Fasten your Seatbelt
• C: Deals on Wheels • D: The Car's the Star

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
How many cities did Charles Dickens write a tale about?
• A: Two • B: Three
• C: One • D: Five

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
To which group of people does the word 'Romany' refer?
• A: Gypsies • B: Romans
• C: Muslims • D: Scots

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which word means the prevailing weather conditions of a region?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Front • B: Pressure
• C: Climate • D: Forecast



Preceded by
Paul Ricketts
UK Contestant (Series 3)
Dave Snaith
Succeeded by
Michelle McGeachy