Nick Byrd, an independent financial advisor from Hampton Lucy, Warwickshire, was a contestant on series 21 of the UK version of the show on June 2nd, 2007. He walked away with £1,000 after incorrectly answering his £16,000 question.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Put these female characters in the order they first appeared in print.
• A: Scarlett O'Hara • B: Jane Eyre
• C: Bridget Jones • D: Moll Flanders

From the 10 starting contestants, only Nick (with a time of 5.48 seconds) correctly answered D-B-A-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Nick's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a woman most likely to have at the hairdressers?
• A: Spray and set • B: Soap and set
• C: Shampoo and set • D: Shine and set

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What is traditionally thrown onto an ice rink at the end of skating performances?
• A: Snowballs • B: Ice cubes
• C: Flowers • D: Lemons

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name for the small block used as fuel on a barbecue?
• A: Baguette • B: Brunette
• C: Briquette • D: Banquette

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What name is given to an inexperienced newspaper reporter?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Puppy - 17% • B: Cub - 77%
• C: Kitten - 1% • D: Foal - 5%
Nick doesn't know this one, so he's going to Ask The Audience. He goes with them, and wins £500.

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
The city of Liverpool was formerly part of which traditional county?
• A: Lancashire • B: Essex
• C: Suffolk • D: Somerset

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
In 2005, who broke Ian Wright's record as Arsenal's top scorer?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Freddie Ljungberg • B: Ashley Cole
• C: Dennis Bergkamp • D: Thierry Henry
Nick says he's a bit of a football fan, but doesn't know this, so goes 50:50. He goes for D, it's his Final Answer, and it's right, for £2,000.

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
How many kings of England were called Richard?
• A: One • B: Two
• C: Three • D: Four

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the Britney Spears fragrance launched in 2005?
'Phone-A-Friend' lifeline used
• A: Dream • B: Imagination
• C: Fantasy • D: Vision
Nick says his secretary was talking about this topic the day before his filming date, but he's forgotten. He's going to call his wife, Jackie. She doesn't have a clue. Nick, however, thinks it's Fantasy. Somehow, he remembers right, and wins £8,000.

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
In which country did the so-called 'Oranger Revolution' take place?
• A: Azerbaijan • B: Georgia
• C: Lithuania • D: Ukraine
Nick rules out C and D. He thinks the answer is Georgia, so he plays Georgia. It's his Final Answer... But he's wrong, and loses £7,000. The right answer was Ukraine, which he originally ruled out as wrong.


Preceded by
John Gallantry
UK Contestant (Series 21)
Nick Byrd
Succeeded by
Andy Jones

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.