Eileen Robinson, a prison officer from South East London, was a contestant on series 3 of the UK version of the show on 10 March, 1999. She walked away with £16,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the smallest, put these four amounts in order.
• A: Gross • B: Billion
• C: Baker's Dozen • D: Score

From the 10 starting contestants, 2 got it right, but Eileen (with a time of 6.37 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer C-D-A-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Eileen's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which island is linked with Long John Silver?
• A: Isle of Wight • B: Canvey Island
• C: Fantasy Island • D: Treasure Island

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a vital ingredient of 'pizza'?
• A: Potatoes • B: Dough
• C: Pasta • D: Jam

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which punctuation mark do the Americans call a 'period'?
• A: Question mark • B: Comma
• C: Full stop • D: Colon

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What system of communication did Sir Isaac Pitman invent?
• A: Braille • B: Morse code
• C: Shorthand • D: Semaphore

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
In the TV series 'Fawlty Towers', who was Basil's wife?
• A: Beryl • B: Sybil
• C: Cheryl • D: April

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which book of the Bible tells the story of The Creation?
• A: Psalms • B: Genesis
• C: Judges • D: Numbers

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which creatures produce royal jelly?
• A: Spiders • B: Sheep
• C: Caterpillars • D: Bees

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Ciccone is the surname of which singer ?
• A: Enya • B: Bjork
• C: Madonna • D: Cher

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
On which country's stamps do the words 'Magyar Posta' appear?
• A: Poland • B: Switzerland
• C: Hungary • D: Norway

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Which boy did Thomas Hughes write about?
'50:50', 'Ask the Audience' and 'Phone a Friend' lifelines used
• A: Billy Bunter - 62% • B: Oliver Twist
• C: Tom Sawyer • D: Tom Brown - 38%
Eileen decided to use her 50:50, eliminating B and C. She then decided to Ask the Audience, who voted 62-0-0-38. She then decided to call her friend Jilly, who did not know it either, but would guess Billy Bunter. Therefore, Eileen decided to walk away with £16,000. The correct answer was D: Tom Brown.


Preceded by
Paul Marr
UK Contestant (Series 3)
Eileen Robinson
Succeeded by
Daryl Arnold

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