Don Williams, a transport manager from West Bromwich, West Midlands, was a contestant on series 8 of the UK version of the show on 9 September 2000. He walked away with £4,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First
Starting with the highest, put these European mountains in order.
• A: Mont Blanc • B: Ben Nevis
• C: Snowdown • D: Eiger

From the 8 remaining contestants, 4 got it right, but Don (with a time of 6.20 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer A-D-B-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Don's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which party traditionally celebrates a move to a new home?
• A: House-cooking • B: House-heating
• C: House-warming • D: House-burning

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
'Goggle-box' is British slang for which household object?
• A: Radio • B: Microwave
• C: Television • D: Washing machine

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the Italian word for a large open square in a town?
• A: Piano • B: Piazza
• C: Pizza • D: Piccolo

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Who is Noddy's best friend in the Enid Blyton stories?
• A: Big Hands • B: Big Tum
• C: Big Ears • D: Big Feet

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which bodily process breaks down food into nutrients?
• A: Respiration • B: Digestion
• C: Reproduction • D: Circulation

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
George Gershwin composed a famous concert work called 'Rhapsody in...' what?
• A: Blue • B: Paris
• C: Rhythm • D: Wales

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a principal thoroughfare in Edinburgh?
• A: Princes Street • B: Queens Street
• C: Kings Street • D: Dukes Street

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What should you do with a 'besom' in the garden?
'50:50', 'Phone a Friend' and 'Ask the Audience' lifelines used
• A: Prod holes • B: Water plants
• C: Prune shrubs • D: Sweep leaves
Ask the Audience Results: A: 65% • B: - • C: - • D: 35%
Don wasn't a gardener guy, so he decided to use his 50:50, eliminating B and C. Still unsure, he then decided to call his friend Sid, who did not know it either. Therefore, he decided to Ask the Audience, who voted 65-0-0-35. Still not confident, he decided to walk away with £4,000. The correct answer was D: Sweep leaves.


Preceded by
Mark Swift
UK Contestant (Series 8)
Don Williams
Succeeded by
Rod Jordan

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