Richard Collier, a Mortgage Broker from Teignmouth, Devon, was a contestant on series 21 of the UK version of the show on 24th & 31st March 2007. He walked away with £8,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting in North America and moving east, put these dogs in order of their country of origin.
• A: Airedale • B: Chow chow
• C: Chihuahua • D: Dachshund

From the 8 remaining contestants, 3 got it right, but Richard (with a time of 4.48 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer C-A-D-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Richard's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these words refers to a hotchpotch or medley?
• A: Bishbash • B: Dishdash
• C: Lishlash • D: Mishmash

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which piece of furniture is most associated with GMTV?
*(Good Morning Television, ITV's old Breakfast TV program)
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Chaise longue - 1% • B: Sofa - 97%
• C: Stool - 1% • D: Dining chair - 1%
Richard doesn't know, so reluctantly asks the audience. A huge 97% of them point in in the right direction. Then, the klaxon called time and Richard would return on £200 with 2 lifelines still available.

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
In a game of chess, the knight is usually represented as the head of which animal?
• A: Giraffe • B: Squirrel
• C: Horse • D: Orang-utan

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which word describes a small amount of butter?
• A: Knuckle • B: Knob
• C: Knee • D: Knot

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
A tapestry is created using which method?
• A: Folding • B: Sculpting
• C: Painting • D: Weaving

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which word has the opposite meaning to 'extinct'?
• A: Extant • B: Extreme
• C: External • D: Extraordinary

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In physics, an atmosphere is a unit of what?
• A: Light • B: Pressure
• C: Heat • D: Speed

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
In 1984, which of 'The Young Ones' had a UK hit single with 'Hole In My Shoe'?
'Phone-A-Friend' and '50:50' lifelines used
• A: Rick • B: Neil
• C: Vyvyan • D: Mike
Richard isn't sure, so uses his Phone-A-Friend lifeline, and calls Mark. Mark is down in Devon. Mark's 75% sure that the answer is B: Neil, Richard still has doubt in his mind, so uses 50:50.

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
The authour of 'Mary Poppins', P.L. Travers, was born in what country?
• A: South Africa • B: Canada
• C: Australia • D: America
Richard is going to go for A, but decides against it. He was wise to not go for it, as the correct answer is actually C.


Preceded by
Jim Cutler
UK Contestant (Series 21)
Richard Collier
Succeeded by
Phil Duffy