Pete Day, a logistics manager from Southampton won £1,000 on October 16, 2000 after incorrectly answering his £8,000 question. He did not use his 'Phone-A-Friend' or 'Ask the Audience' lifelines.


Fastest Finger First Edit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting in the south and travelling north, put these Royal residences in order.
• A: Sandringham Castle • B: Holyrood House
• C: Balmoral Castle • D: Windsor Castle

From the contestants, 3 got it right, but Pete (with a time of 8.52 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D-A-B-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Pete's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Complete this proverb: "If at first you don't succeed..."?
• A: Give up • B: Try try try again
• C: Go to the pub • D: Phone a friend

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
What name is given to a hierarchical order among a group of people?
• A: Cheeping order • B: Pecking order
• C: Clucking order • D: Laying order

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
An avalanche is often a fall of what?
• A: Tears • B: Leaves
• C: Snow • D: Rain

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the annual financial statement presented by the Chancellor of the Exchequer?
• A: The Blueprint • B: The Estimate
• C: The Budget • D: The Deficit

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Who recieved an honorary knighthood for his role in Band Aid and Live Aid?
• A: Sting • B: Phil Collins
• C: Bono • D: Bob Geldof

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
With which sport is a 'slam dunk' associated?
• A: Cricket • B: Ice hockey
• C: Table tennis • D: Basketball

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
'Long eared' and 'barn' are types of which bird?
• A: Pigeon • B: Stork
• C: Parrot • D: Owl

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which school was attended by Prince Philip and his three sons?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Harrow • B: Rugby
• C: Gordonstoun • D: Eton

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