John Cunningham, an IT consultant from Cardiff won £32,000 on September 18th, 2000 after getting his £64,000 question incorrect.

Fastest Finger First Question Edit

Fastest Finger First
Starting with the earliest, put these Robert Redford films in the order of their first release.
• A: All the President's Men • B: The Sting
• C: The Horse Whisperer • D: Indecent Proposal

From the 10 contestants, 4 got it right. But, John, with a time of 6.27 seconds, was the fastest to correctly answer B-A-D-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

John's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which card game is also the name of a ginger biscuit?
• A: Old maid • B: Solo
• C: Snap • D: Happy families

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
On a golf course, what is the name of the strip of land between the tee and the green?
• A: Highway • B: Runway
• C: Fairway • D: Longway

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the traditional shout of the town crier?
• A: Oyez • B: Allelujah
• C: Howzat • D: It's behind you

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these might be colloquially described as 'bodice-rippers'?
• A: Novels • B: Chilli peppers
• C: Video stores • D: Office parties

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Who topped the UK singles charts in 1999 with 'Lift Me Up'?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Madonna - 1% • B: Celine Dion - 3%
• C: Geri Halliwell - 91% • D: Cher - 5%

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
How many pints are there in a gallon?
• A: Two • B: Four
• C: Eight • D: Sixteen

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which popular pantomime is based on the story of a Lord Mayor of London?
• A: Puss in Boots • B: Dick Whittington
• C: Aladdin • D: Sleeping Beauty

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
As what is Jasper Conran famous?
• A: Painter • B: Architect
• C: Dancer • D: Fashion designer

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Who provides the voice of Wallace in the 'Wallace and Gromit' films?
• A: Richard Wilson • B: Peter Sallis
• C: David Suchet • D: David Jason

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Which explorer discovered the Victoria Falls?
• A: Ferdinand Magellan • B: Mungo Park
• C: Vasco da Gama • D: David Livingstone

£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
In Japan, what is the Shinkansen?
'Phone-A-Friend' and '50:50' lifelines used
• A: Sumo wrestling champion • B: Emperor's palace
• C: Tokyo Stock Exchange • D: High speed rail line
John didn't know, so he phoned his friend Sally, who did not give an answer in the time provided. John then went 50:50 and it left B: Emperor's palace and D: High speed rail line. John went for B: Emperor's palace, but stayed on £32,000.

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