Gene Hunt, from Essex, England, was a contestant on the show on 11 November, 1999. She walked away with £8,000.


Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the southernmost, put these four places in order from south to north.
• A: Barnsley • B: Shrewsbury
• C: Carlisle • D: Reading

From the 9 contestants, 5 got it right, but Gene (with a time of 6.07 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D-B-A-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Gene's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the common name for a frankfurter with mustard, eaten in a long roll?
• A: Hot rod • B: Hot dog
• C: Hot shot • D: Hotch-potch

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which surname links tennis player Bille Jean and Nobel Prize winner Martin Luther?
• A: Lord • B: King
• C: Duke • D: Earl

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Complete the title of this Shakespeare play. 'The Merry Wives of...'?
• A: Bradford • B: Windsor
• C: Oldham • D: Huddersfield

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Isaac Singer is associated with the development of which household item?
• A: Electric drill • B: Sewing machine
• C: Television • D: Microwave oven

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What is Blackadder's first name?
• A: Eustace • B: Edmund
• C: Egbert • D: Edward

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
In Greek mythology, which race of giants had one eye in the middle of their foreheads?
• A: Gorgons • B: Amazons
• C: Cyclopses • D: Dryads

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Who was the father of Queen Elizabeth II?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Edward VIII • B: George VI
• C: Edward VII • D: George V
Ask the Audience Results: A: 7% • B: 76% • C: 4% • D: 13%

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these musicals was not composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Starlight Express • B: Evita
• C: Chess • D: Aspects of Love

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these groups was named after its drummer and bass player?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Wilson Phillips • B: Fleetwood Mac
• C: Manfred Mann • D: Steely Dan
Gene didn't know, so she phoned her friend Joanne, who didn't know the answer. So, Gene decided to walk away with £8,000. The correct answer was B: Fleetwood Mac

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