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