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Derek McMorrow, a catering equipment manufacturer from Stenhousemiur, Stirlingshire, was a contestant on series 1 of the UK version of the show on 12-13 September, 1998. He walked away with £1,000 after incorrectly answering his £32,000 question.

WWTBAM RunEdit

Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Who played James Bond in the film 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service'?
• A: Sean Connery • B: Roger Moore
• C: Pierce Brosnan • D: George Lazenby
From the 10 contestants, only Derek (with a time of 2.06 seconds) correctly answered D: George Lazenby, making it into the Hot Seat.

Derek's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which Oliver governed England in the 1600's?
• A: Oliver Reed • B: Oliver Hardy
• C: Oliver Twist • D: Oliver Cromwell


£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the colouring on a skunk?
• A: Black and white • B: Grey
• C: Brown • D: Pure white


£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of the following is not an official language of Switzerland?
• A: Portuguese • B: Italian
• C: French • D: German


£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What nationality are the pop act 'The Nolan Sisters'?
• A: Australian • B: Irish
• C: American • D: French
The klaxon called time and Derek would return on £500 with all 3 lifelines still available.


£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the popular name for Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: The Great Bear • B: The Dog Star
• C: Pluto • D: The Plough


£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is not a capital city?
• A: Toronto • B: Pretoria
• C: Warsaw • D: Mexico City


£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Over how many holes is golf's British Open played?
'Ask The Audience' lifeline used
• A: 72 - 55% • B: 36 - 26%
• C: 18 - 14% • D: 90 - 5%


£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What does the world 'dulce' indicate on a Spanish wine label?
'Phone A Friend' lifeline used
• A: Dry • B: Sweet
• C: White • D: Sparkling
Derek did not know, so he decided to call his friend John, who said Sweet was the answer. He decided to go with him and won £8,000.


£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
In which city is Karl Marx buried?
• A: Paris • B: Berlin
• C: Moscow • D: London


£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these Olympic events is for women only?
• A: Biathlon • B: Triathlon
• C: Pentathlon • D: Heptathlon

SourcesEdit


Preceded by
Eva Whittam
UK Contestant (Series 1)
Derek McMorrow
Succeeded by
Donna Minors

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