UK Lee Cartwright

Lee Cartwright leaves with £16,000

Lee Cartwright, from Nottinghamshire, England, was a contestant on the show on November 13, 1999. He walked away with £16,000.


Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the earliest, put these four women in order according to the year of their birth.
• A: Boadicea • B: Cleopatra
• C: Florence Nightingale • D: Marie Antoniette

From the 10 contestants, 4 got it right, but Lee (with a time of 6.22 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer B-A-C-D, making it into the Hot Seat.

Lee's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Who famously rode naked through the streets of Coventry?
• A: Lady Godiva • B: Queen Elizabeth I
• C: Sir Francis Drake • D: Henry VIII

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which weather condition do you associate with blots, claps, clouds and rumbles?
• A: Blizzard • B: Wind
• C: Fog • D: Thunder

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which name traditionally goes with Joan, to denote a long-time, happily married couple?
• A: Dutch • B: Denzil
• C: Darby • D: Dagmar

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
On which kind of food would you be most likely to find a parson's nose?
• A: Coconuts • B: Mushrooms
• C: Prawns • D: Poultry

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these songs was a hit for the Rolling Stones?
• A: Brown Sugar • B: Sugar Sugar
• C: Sugar Baby Love • D: Tea For Two

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which language gave us the phrase, represented by the initials A.D.?
• A: English • B: Greek
• C: French • D: Latin

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In which English city is the National Portrait Gallery?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Bradford - 2% • B: Cambridge - 3%
• C: London - 90% • D: Oxford - 5%

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the nationality of tennis star Martina Hingis?
• A: German • B: Dutch
• C: Belgian • D: Swiss

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
On which West Indian island did Rastafarianism originate?
• A: Jamaica • B: Cuba
• C: St Lucia • D: Trinidad

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Who wrote the best sellers 'Light a Penny Candle' and 'Circle of Friends'?
'50:50' and 'Phone a Friend' lifelines used
• A: Barbara Taylor Bradford • B: Maeve Binchy
• C: Joanna Trollope • D: Mary Wesley
Lee didn't know, so he used his 50:50, which left B and C. Still unsure, he decided to phone his friend Bev, who didn't know the answer. So, Lee decided to walk away with £16,000. The correct answer was B: Maeve Binchy

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