Paul Rodgers, a computer services analyst from Newbury, Berkshire, was a contestant on series 12 of the UK version of the show on 7 December, 2002. He walked away with £16,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the smallest, put these clothing sizes in order.
• A: L • B: S
• C: XL • D: M

Of the starting 10 players, seven got it right, but Paul with the time of 1.75 seconds, got it in the fastest time and makes it to the hot seat. Correct order: B-D-A-C. Also, at that point that was the record for the fastest recorded time for the "put the answers in the correct order" variant of the FFF competition in the UK.

Paul 's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which part of a man's suit is most likely to be described as 'double-breasted'?
• A: Tie • B: Trousers
• C: Jacket • D: Waistcoat

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Complete the title of the song from 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs': 'Whistle While You...'?
• A: Wait • B: Walk
• C: Work • D: Weld

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
A tack room is most likely to store equipment for which hobby?
• A: Wine-making • B: Horse riding
• C: Embroidery • D: Glass-blowing

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these words means a glance or a look?
• A: Hog • B: Gander
• C: Stallion • D: Tom

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Ken Morley played Reg Holdsworth in which TV soap?
• A: Coronation Street • B: Brookside
• C: Crossroads • D: Emmerdale

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the first name of the Grammy-winning daughter of singer Nat King Cole?
• A: Natasha • B: Natika
• C: Natonya • D: Natalie

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Orange Free State is a former province of which country?
• A: India • B: China
• C: South Africa • D: Canada

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Who starred as Simon Sparrow in the 1954 film 'Doctor in the House'?
'50:50' and 'Phone-A-Friend' lifelines used
• A: Kenneth More • B: Dirk Bogarde
• C: David Tomlinson • D: Leslie Phillips
Paul went 50:50 and it eliminated answers A and D. This didn't help Paul, so he decides to use his 'Phone-a-Friend' lifeline to call Debbie's mom Denise for help. She knew it was Dirk Bogarde, and Paul went with her and won £8,000.

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
The song 'The Battle Hymn of the Republic' is sung to which tune?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: John Brown's Body • B: My Grandfather's Clock
• C: Marching Through Georgia • D: Swing Low Sweet Chariot
Ask the Audience Results: A: 49% • B: 11% • C: 15% • D: 25%
Paul didn't know, so he Asked the Audience with 49% leaning towards A. Paul goes with the audience, and wins £16,000.

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Which Grand Slam singles title did Sue Barker win in 1976?
• A: US Open • B: Wimbledon
• C: French Open • D: Australian Open
Paul didn't think it was Wimbledon, but decided it's too much to risk here, and takes home 16 grand. The answer was C: French Open.


Preceded by
Andrew Coate
UK Contestant (series 12)
Paul Rodgers
Succeeded by
Brin Humphreys