Judith Beacroft, a conference organiser from Little Venice, London, was a contestant on series 1 of the UK version of the show on 9-10 September, 1998. She walked away with £1,000 after incorrectly answering her £8,000 question.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Which of these was written by Gilbert and Sullivan?
• A: HMS Pinafore • B: La Traviata
• C: Carmen • D: Tosca
From the 9 remaining contestants, 3 got it right, but Judith (with a time of 2.32 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer A: HMS Pinafore, making it into the Hot Seat.

Judith's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
At which ceremony is the monarch given his or her crown?
• A: Royal Wedding • B: Coronation
• C: Jubilee • D: Stag Night

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which popular TV series is set in Sun Hill police station?
• A: The Bill • B: The Thin Blue Line
• C: Cagney and Lacey • D: Inspector Morse

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which bird is traditionally associated with the Tower of London?
• A: Robin • B: Rook
• C: Raven • D: Pelican

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What colour is 'azure'?
• A: Red • B: Black
• C: White • D: Blue

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Who played the title role in the film 'Educating Rita'?
• A: Joanna Lumley • B: Felicity Kendal
• C: Julie Walters • D: Penelope Keith

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which fabric is produced from flax?
'Ask The Audience' lifeline used
• A: Linen • B: Rayon
• C: Cotton • D: Tweed
Ask the Audience Results: A: 59% • B: 19% • C: 11% • D: 11%

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which country was previously called Siam?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Thailand • B: Tibet
• C: Nepal • D: China
Judith did not know, so she decided to call his husband Guy, who said Thailand. She decided to go with him, and won £4,000. Then, the klaxon called time and Judith would return on £4,000 with only 1 lifeline still available.

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
An 'inundation' would be which of these natural occurrences?
• A: A fire • B: A flood
• C: An earthquake • D: A hurricane


Preceded by
Craig Logue
UK Contestant (Series 1)
Judith Beacroft
Succeeded by
David McNab

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