Mark Rogers, from Nottingham, England, was a contestant on the show on November 13, 1999. He walked away with £4,000.


Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First Question
Put the four Gospel writers in alphabetical order.
• A: Matthew • B: Mark
• C: Luke • D: John

From the 9 contestants, 3 got it right, but Mark (with a time of 1.94 seconds, which was one of the fastest in the show's history when putting answers in the correct order) was the fastest to correctly answer D-C-B-A, making it into the Hot Seat.

Mark's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
In English legend, which jolly monk joined Robin Hood's band and aided their exploits?
• A: Friar Luck • B: Friar Duck
• C: Friar Tuck • D: Friar Muck

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What would a North American Indian do with a wigwam?
• A: Eat it • B: Smoke it
• C: Live in it • D: Catch fish in it

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these words is another name for a captain?
• A: Jumper • B: Hopper
• C: Skipper • D: Leaper

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What nationality is singing star Julio Iglesias?
• A: American • B: French
• C: Italian • D: Spanish

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
In which cathedral was Thomas à Becket assassinated?
• A: Carlisle • B: Cardiff
• C: Coventry • D: Canterbury

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the red brimless hat traditionally worn by Turkish men?
• A: Yashmak • B: Fez
• C: Turban • D: Mantilla

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which American television personality is a former mayor of Cincinnati?
• A: David Letterman • B: Bill Cosby
• C: Oprah Winfrey • D: Jerry Springer

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which detective features in the novel 'The Sign of Four'?
'Phone a Friend', 'Ask the Audience' and '50:50' lifelines used
• A: Miss Marple • B: Hercule Poirot
• C: Father Brown • D: Sherlock Holmes
Ask the Audience Results: A: 5% • B: 62% • C: 7% • D: 26%
Mark wasn't sure, so he decided to phone her friend Chivonne, who didn't know the answer. So, he decided to Ask the Audience, that gave 62% for B. Then, he decided to take his 50:50, which left C and D. Unsure, he decided to walk away with £4,000. The correct answer was D: Sherlock Holmes