Mark Manley, from London, was a contestant on series 2 of the UK version of the show on 11-12 January, 1999. He walked away with £16,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the most, put these four golf clubs in order by the height they should give to the ball.
• A: Driver • B: Four Iron
• C: Putter • D: Sand Wedge

From the 10 contestants, 2 got it right, but Mark (with a time of 7.63 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D-B-A-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Mark's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
As what did Bonnie and Clyde become famous?
• A: Comedy double act • B: Outlaws
• C: Singing group • D: Estate Agents

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which word means the kitchen on a ship?
• A: Gallows • B: Gallery
• C: Galley • D: Galleon

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
With which meat are Yorkshire puddings traditionally served?
• A: Chicken • B: Pork
• C: Turkey • D: Beef

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
To what does a 'conscientious objector' object?
• A: Smoking • B: Paying taxes
• C: War • D: Alcohol

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Where in Britain might you shop for antiques in 'The Lanes'?
• A: Bath • B: York
• C: Brighton • D: Chester

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which poet's birth is commemorated worldwide every year on 25th January?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Tennyson - 5% • B: Wordsworth - 13%
• C: Burns - 80% • D: Shelley - 2%

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which composer is the subject of the Oscar-winning film 'Amadeus'?
• A: Beethoven • B: Bach
• C: Rossini • D: Mozart

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the nickname of Norwich City football club?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Magpies • B: Sparrows
• C: Robins • D: Canaries
Mark decided to call his friend Tom, who told him to go with Canaries. He decided to go with and won £8,000.

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
What did John Logie Baird invent?
• A: The safety razor • B: Television
• C: Baked beans • D: The laser
The klaxon called time and Mark would return on £16,000 with only 1 lifeline still available.

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
What is unusual about the 'basenji' dog
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: No tail • B: No fur
• C: No bark • D: No sense of smell
Mark did not know it, so he decided to use his 50:50, eliminating B and D. As he still did not know it, he decided to walk away with £16,000. The correct answer was C: No bark.


  • Mark's £32,000 question did not end in a question mark.


Preceded by
Karen Ozdemir
UK Contestant (Series 2)
Mark Manley
Succeeded by
Roger Maynard

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.