Leslie Palmer won £125,000 on 26, 27th March 2000.


Fastest Finger First QuestionEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the earliest, put these four children's programmes in order according to their first appearance on TV.
• A: Teletubbies • B: Thunderbirds
• C: Andy Pandy • D: Grange Hill
From the 9 remaining contestants, 5 got it right, but Leslie (with a time of 5.25 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer C-B-D-A, making it into the Hot Seat.

Leslie's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What do you associate with a 'ripcord'?
• A: Sash window • B: Parachute
• C: Dressing gown • D: Pyjama trousers

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which type of coat can also be a slang name for a person with a tedious hobby?
• A: Anorak • B: Blazer
• C: Cagoule • D: Mackintosh

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
In which room of the White House does the US president privately attend to affairs of State?
• A: Oval Office • B: Circular Office
• C: Pentagon Office • D: Pear-shaped Office

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Where are the Crown Jewels on display?
• A: Buckingham Palace • B: Westminster Abbey
• C: Victoria and Albert Museum • D: Tower of London

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
According to the nursery rhyme, what was Wee Willie Winkie dressed in, as he ran through the town?
• A: Pyjamas • B: Overall
• C: Nightgown • D: Smock

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which name can refer to a card game for one in America, or a board game with holes and pegs in Britain?
• A: Checkers • B: Solitaire
• C: Battleships • D: Reversi

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
The letters QC are associated with certain members of which profession?
• A: Banking • B: Accountancy
• C: Medicine • D: Law

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which parts of the body are affected by the disease glaucoma?
• A: Lungs • B: Ears
• C: Kidneys • D: Eyes

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
What type of creature is a salamander?
'Ask The Audience' lifeline used
• A: Amphibian • B: Fish
• C: Mammal • D: Bird
Ask the Audience Results: A: 77% • B: 10% • C: 11% • D: 2%

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
In which country did Soviet forces crush a major uprising in 1956?
• A: Albania • B: Poland
• C: Hungary • D: Czechoslovakia

£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Of which religion would an 'imam' be a member?
• A: Christianity • B: Islam
• C: Hinduism • D: Judaism

£125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Which annual music festival is alternately held in Worcester, Gloucester and Hereford?
'Phone-A-Friend' and '50:50' lifelines used
• A: Three Cities • B: Three Cathedrals
• C: Three Choirs • D: Three Concerts
Leslie didn't know, so she decided to call Maggie. Maggie guessed it's C:. Still unsure, Leslie took a '50:50', C: remained. She said she was thinking about B: and C:, so she locked in C:, which was correct.

£250,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the first product to be advertised on British television?
• A: Toothpaste • B: Chocolate
• C: Toilet rolls • D: Washing up liquid
Leslie had absolutely no idea and was out of lifelines, so decided to walk away. The correct answer was A:.


Preceded by
Tina Nicol
UK Contestant (Series 7)
Leslie Palmer
Succeeded by
Judy White

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