Phil Martin, a computer programmer from Mangotsfield, Bristol, was a contestant on series 21 of the UK version of the show on May 12th, 2007. He walked away with £2,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Put these joints of the human body in order from highest in the body to lowest.
• A: Ankle • B: Hip
• C: Knee • D: Shoulder

From the 10 starting contestants, 6 got it right, but Phil (with a time of 2.98 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D-B-C-A, making it into the Hot Seat.

Phil's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
When the prime minister calls a general election, he is said to 'go to the ...' what?
• A: Cinema • B: Country
• C: Dogs • D: Bathroom
Phil is struggling, but says the only logical answer is B, and Chris shouts at him that he's won £100 before he has chance to change his mind.

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which word usually describes the face of a person with a gloomy expression?
• A: Long • B: Short
• C: Round • D: Square

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
WHat name is given to a chat intended to make someone feel more courageous or enthusiastic?
• A: Zest talk • B: Pep talk
• C: Vivacity talk • D: Spirit talk

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these people is most likely to live in a rectory?
• A: Doctor • B: Clergyman
• C: Mayor • D: Policeman

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Pewter is a shade of which colour?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Orange - 5% • B: Green - 8%
• C: Brown - 2% • D: Grey - 85%
Phil isn't sure what the answer is, so he decides to Ask The Audience. Phil's original inkling with Brown, but Grey is the right answer, and Phil's won £1,000.

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these fish is diamond in shape?
• A: Cod • B: Mackerel
• C: Salmon • D: Skate

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In which country was the fashion designer Karl Lagrfeld born?
'50:50' and 'Phone-A-Friend' lifelines used
• A: Belgium • B: Denmark
• C: Netherlands • D: Germany
Phil's first instinct is Germany, but he goes 50:50. This leaves B and D. Since he's still not sure enough, he decides to Phone his Friend Pete. Pete guesses at Germany, which goes with Phil's original instinct. However, Phil doesn't want to risk it, and since £2,000 is a lot of money for him, he walks away with £2,000. The right answer was, indeed, Germany.


Preceded by
Peter Brook
UK Contestant (Series 21)
Phil Martin
Succeeded by
Paddy Moore