Peter Callaghan, an IT technician from Derry, Co. Derry, was a contestant on series 3 of the UK version of the show on 11 March, 1999. He walked away with £1,000 after incorrectly answering his £8,000 question.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the largest, put these four oceans in order by area.
• A: Atlantic • B: Indian
• C: Pacific • D: Arctic

From the 10 starting contestants, 5 got it right, but Peter (with a time of 4.17 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer C-A-B-D, making it into the Hot Seat.

Peter's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
What is meant by the slang expression 'quid' ?
• A: A house • B: A mile
• C: A pound • D: A young goat

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which vegetable is associated with Brussels, the capital of Belgium ?
• A: Sprout • B: Turnip
• C: Parsnip • D: Cauliflower

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which girl provided Tom Jones with the title of a 1968 hit?
• A: Dawn • B: Daisy
• C: Delilah • D: Doris

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a resident chef on TV's 'Ready Steady Cook'?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Rick Stein - 9% • B: One Fat Lady - 2%
• C: Delia Smith - 3% • D: Brian Turner - 86%

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Which tools can be described as 'tenon', 'rip' or 'hack'?
• A: Spanners • B: Hammers
• C: Drills • D: Saws

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which meat is the basis of the dish 'Wiener Schnitzel'?
'Phone a Friend' lifeline used
• A: Pork • B: Lamb
• C: Beef • D: Veal
Peter had got no clue, so he decided to call his friend Martin, who was certain it was Veal. He decided to go with him and won £2,000.

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In which country was the TV sitcom 'Duty Free' primarily set?
• A: France • B: Italy
• C: Spain • D: Portugal

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these American states is nicknamed 'The Golden State'?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Florida • B: Nevada
• C: Oklahoma • D: California


Preceded by
Daryl Arnold
UK Contestant (Series 3)
Peter Callaghan
Succeeded by
Fred Jones

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