Hugh Parker, a Architect from London, was a contestant on series 21 of the UK version of the show on June 30th, 2007. He walked away with £8,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Put these stages in the process of breadmaking in order.
• A: Glaze • B: Bake
• C: Mix flour and yeast • D: Knead dough

From the 9 remaining contestants, 4 got it right, but Hugh (with a time of 2.94 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer C-D-A-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Hugh's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a type of dancer, usually scantily clad?
• A: Lo-lo dancer • B: Go-go dancer
• C: Do-do dancer • D: So-so dancer

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these words means 'in good order'?
• A: Boatshape • B: Dinghyshape
• C: Shipshape • D: Catamaranshape

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these describes an area of crops mysteriously flattened?
• A: Crop square • B: Crop circle
• C: Crop oval • D: Crop triangle

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the usual topping on the dish lasagne?
• A: Mashed potato • B: Cheese
• C: Whipped cream • D: Chocolate

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Where would a person be most likely to keep his 'koi'?
• A: Rabbit hutch • B: Dog kennel
• C: Fish pond • D: Bird cage

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name for the clothes and linens traditionally collected by a women for her marriage?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Chateau • B: Bandeau
• C: Gateau • D: Trousseau
Ask the Audience Results: A: 0% • B: 5% • C: 0% • D: 95%

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is not a member of the band Girls Aloud?
• A: Cheryl Tweedy • B: Heidi Range
• C: Nicola Roberts • D: Kimberly Walsh

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which children's author created the character Tracy Beaker?
'50:50' and 'Phone-A-Friend' lifelines used
• A: Francesca Simon • B: Philip Pullman
• C: Lemony Snicket • D: Jacqueline Wilson
As 50:50 leaves the two he was unsure about, Hugh decides to phone Justin, in Liverpool. Justin doesn't know, but Hugh decides to go with D as he has never heard of Francesca Simon.

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
In which European city is the Lateran Palace?
• A: Stockholm • B: Athens
• C: Lisbon • D: Rome
Hugh has never heard of the Lateran Palace. He can rule out 2 of the answers, but he isn't sure enough, so he walks away. He thought the answer may be A: Stockholm, but it was actually D: Rome. Interestingly, Rome was one of the answers he ruled out.


Preceded by
Miles Hunter
UK Contestant (Series 21)
Hugh Parker
Succeeded by
Lisa Turner