Peter Thompson, a former customer advisor for the Post Office from Burnage, Greater Manchester, was a contestant on series 21 of the UK version of the show on 19th May 2007. He walked away with £16,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting at the head and working down, put these conditions in order of the body part they usually affect.
• A: Athlete's foot • B: Conjunctivitis
• C: Lumbago • D: Tonsilitis
From the 10 starting contestants, 5 got it right, but Peter (with a time of 3.64 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer B-D-C-A, making it into the Hot Seat.

Peter's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is most feared by motorists?
• A: Flytrap • B: Mousetrap
• C: Claptrap • D: Speed trap
£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which animals traditionally take part in 'trials' to display their skills?
• A: Sheepdogs • B: Guinea pigs
• C: Elephants • D: Wombats
£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What phrase is used to describe an actor who has learnt all his lines?
• A: Word-perfect • B: Word-superb
• C: Word-faultless • D: Word-immaculate
£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the name of the design made in paper to identify the manufacturer?
• A: Rainmark • B: Watermark
• C: Seamark • D: Tidemark
£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Smallville is the childhood home of which superhero?
'Ask The Audience' lifeline used
• A: Batman • B: Superman
• C: Spiderman • D: Wonder Man
Ask the Audience Results: A: 2% • B: 91% • C: 2% • D: 5%
Peter wants to play it safe, so he asks the audience for some help. They help him to win £1,000.
£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Basmati rice comes from which of these countries?
• A: China • B: India
• C: Japan • D: Malaysia
£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In 2005, Paula Radcliffe became world champion in which athletics event?
• A: Long jump • B: 400 metres
• C: 5000 metres • D: Marathon
£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which historical event is recorded on the Zapruder film?
• A: 1936 Olympics • B: Kennedy Assassination
• C: 1936 Abdication Broadcast • D: Russian Revolution
£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these islands are not in the Pacific Ocean?
'50:50' and 'Phone-A-Friend' lifelines used
• A: Aleutian Islands • B: Cayman Islands
• C: Juan Fernandez Islands • D: Pitcairn Islands
Peter takes his 50:50. He's still not sure, so phones Phil. Phil is pretty sure the answer is B. Peter goes with this, it's his Final Answer, and he's right, for £16,000.
£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
In Greek mythology, who sprang, fully armed, from the head of Zeus?
• A: Aphrodite • B: Adonis
• C: Athena • D: Apollo
Peter's taking his £16,000. He would have said B, but the right answer was C.


Preceded by
Paddy Moore
UK Contestant (Series 21)
Peter Thompson
Succeeded by
Stuart Gray

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