Perry Poole, from Bristol, England, was a contestant on series 4 of the UK version of Millionaire on 11 September, 1999. There were two episodes on the same day's schedule to fill the space for the series premiere of Cilla Black's show 'The Moment of Truth'. She won £32,000 after Perry incorrectly answered the £125,000 question.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Put the nicknames of the current Spice Girls in alphabetical order.
• A: Sporty • B: Posh
• C: Baby • D: Scary
Of the 10 starting players, seven got it right, but Perry was the fastest with 4.55 seconds. Correct order: C-B-D-A.

Perry's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which Ford founded the motor company?
• A: Harrison Ford • B: Gerald Ford
• C: Henry Ford • D: Anna Ford

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the collective term for the ministers in the government?
• A: Table • B: Sideboard
• C: Bureau • D: Cabinet

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
A meringue dessert topped with fruit and cream was named after which famous dancer?
• A: Margot Fonteyn • B: Anna Pavlova
• C: Wayne Sleep • D: Lionel Blair

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What type of salad vegetable is an 'iceberg'?
• A: Cucumber • B: Green pepper
• C: Lettuce • D: Tomato

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which geographical feature is named after a letter of the Greek alphabet?
• A: Esker • B: Kame
• C: Delta • D: Mesa

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which creature featured in a 1983 number one single for Culture Club?
• A: Tiger • B: Crocodile
• C: Chameleon • D: Seagull

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which popular game has varieties called 'stud' and 'draw'?
• A: Dominoes • B: Bridge
• C: Chess • D: Poker
She said there's 'stud poker' as a variety, but she's never heard of the 'draw' variety. Nonetheless, she gave the correct answer.

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is the most likely symptom of iron deficiency in humans?
• A: Scurvy • B: Rickets
• C: Dermatitis • D: Anaemia

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Which member of 'The Magnificent Seven' also appeared in 'The Dirty Dozen'?
'Phone-A-Friend' and 'Ask The Audience' lifelines used
• A: Charles Bronson • B: Steve McQueen
• C: James Coburn • D: Robert Vaughn
Ask the Audience Results: A: 43% • B: 14% • C: 37% • D: 6%
Perry decided to phone Lynn for help, who says it's James Coburn, but it's only a guess. After thinking going for A: Charles Bronson, she wasn't sure so she used the 'Ask the Audience'. She decided to go with her gut feeling and the audience majority saying it's Charles Bronson or she'll go home. She isn't ready to go home yet and she's won £16,000.

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
What line on a weather map joins places of equal atmospheric pressure?
• A: Isohyet • B: Isohel
• C: Isotope • D: Isobar
When Perry gave her final answer, time for the first episode of two during the same day ran out. When Perry returned for the 2nd episode for the same day she finally won £32,000.

£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these building stands in the Montmartre district of Paris?
• A: Eiffel Tower • B: Notre Dame
• C: Sacre Coeur • D: Arc de Triomphe
Perry thought it's either Notre Dame or Sacre Coeur. With the '50:50' left she went with C and won £64,000.

£125,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
When Margaret Thatcher became a Baronness, which name didi she use for her title?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Rievaulx • B: Kesteven
• C: Chieveley • D: Levene
Perry had no idea so she used the '50:50' lifeline. She was thinking between going with D: Levene or taking home £64,000. She ultimately decided to gamble with D and that did cost her half the money she had so far and walked away with £32,000 instead. The answer was B: Kesteven.


Preceded by
John Penn
UK Contestant (Series 4)
Perry Poole
Succeeded by
Steve Fleming