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John Gallantry, a self-employed financial advisor from Moreton, Merseyside won £250,000 on May 26 and June 2nd, 2007.

John's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 to 15) - Not Timed
What is the traditional warning cry of a lumberjack when a tree is felled?
• A: Lumber! • B: Wood!
• C: Logs! • D: Timber!
£200 (2 to 15) - Not Timed
If you lose your temper, you are said to lose your … what?
• A: Cloth • B: Rag
• C: Duster • D: Fabric
£300 (3 to 15) - Not Timed
Croaking is a sound traditionally associated with which of these animals?
• A: Bison • B: Frog
• C: Jaguar • D: Nightingale
£500 (4 to 15) - Not Timed
What kind of sport would be practised on a range?
• A: Skating • B: Skiing
• C: Swimming • D: Shooting
£1,000 (5 to 15) - Not Timed
Who replaced Michael Howard as leader of the Conservative Party?
• A: Kenneth Clarke • B: David Cameron
• C: Liam Fox • D: David Davis
£2,000 (6 to 15) - Not Timed
Which of these instruments is used to measure the distance travelled by a vehicle?
• A: Odometer • B: Altimeter
• C: Chronometer • D: Seismometer
£4,000 (7 to 15) - Not Timed
Which desert did Michael Palin visit in his 2002 TV series?
• A: Atacama • B: Gobi
• C: Kalahari • D: Sahara
£8,000 (8 to 15) - Not Timed
Gossamer is made up of which substance?
• A: Lambs' wool • B: Cats' whiskers
• C: Spiders' webs • D: Cuckoo spit
£16,000 (9 to 15) - Not Timed
Most of the collection of the British Library in London was formerly housed where?
'50:50' and 'Ask The Audience' lifelines used
• A: British Museum • B: National Gallery
• C: Fitzwilliam Museum • D: Buckingham Palace
Ask the Audience Results: A: 73% • B: - • C: 27% • D: -
£32,000 (10 to 15) - Not Timed
Who left her home at Near Sawrey in the Lake District to the National Trust when she died in 1943?
'Phone-A-Friend' lifeline used
• A: Beatrix Potter • B: Enid Blyton
• C: E. Nesbit • D: Mary Norton
John thought it was A: Beatrix Potter, but he wasn't sure, so he phoned a sister of a friend of his, Sheila, who knew it was A: Beatrix Potter. John went with this answer and won £32,000.
£64,000 (11 to 15) - Not Timed
What is the real first name of pop star Ms Dynamite?
• A: Kloé • B: Niomi
• C: Aneeta • D: Hellen
£125,000 (12 to 15) - Not Timed
In which country was Gladys Aylward a missionary?
• A: Thailand • B: China
• C: Cambodia • D: Japan
£250,000 (13 to 15) - Not Timed
Who played Baron Frankenstein in the 1957 Hammer horror film 'The Curse of Frankenstein'?
• A: Lon Chaney Jnr • B: Vincent Price
• C: Peter Cushing • D: Boris Karloff
£500,000 (14 to 15) - Not Timed
What was the title of Barbara Cartland's first novel, published in 1923?
• A: Ludo • B: Jigsaw
• C: Solitaire • D: Conundrum
John didn't know, so he walked away with £250,000. He said he would have guessed C: Solitaire had he played the question. The correct answer was B: Jigsaw.

Trivia Edit

  • John was the last person ever on the show to win £250,000, as no-one else for the rest of the series achieved this, and no-one throughout the whole of the 2007 update until the show's cancellation in 2014 won any more than £150,000.

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