Roger Bannock, a veterinarian from Norwich, Norfolk, was a contestant on series 3 of the UK version of the show on 12-13 March, 1999. He walked away with £4,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the longest, put these four mountain ranges in order.
• A: Alps • B: Rockies
• C: Alps • D: Pennines

From the 8 remaining contestants, 3 got it right, but Roger (with a time of 6.57 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer D-B-A-C, making it into the Hot Seat.

Roger's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Jimi Hendrix was a legendary player of which instrument?
• A: Spoons • B: Washboard
• C: Guitar • D: Saxophone

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
When is Hogmanay?
• A: Boxing Day • B: Good Friday
• C: Hallowe'en • D: New Year's Eve

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
If you asked for 'escargots' in a French restaurant, what would you receive?
• A: Truffles • B: Frogs' legs
• C: Onions • D: Snails

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which device converts data from a computer into a form that can be transmitted down a telephone line?
• A: Mouse • B: Hard disc
• C: Cursor • D: Modem

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Traditionally, the Blue Riband was held by the liner making the fastest crossing of which stretch of water?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Pacific Ocean - 3% • B: English Channel - 5%
• C: Atlantic Ocean - 87% • D: The Aegean Sea - 5%

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
The badge of which make of car shows a full frontal view of a Viking long-boat?
• A: Rolls Royce • B: Ferrari
• C: Jaguar • D: Rover

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
In the 1996 film 'Jerry Maguire', what was the profession of Tom Cruise's character?
'Phone a Friend' and '50:50' lifelines used
• A: Lawyer • B: Barman
• C: Stock Car Driver • D: Sports Agent
Roger decided to call his friend Adrian, who did not know the answer. So, he decided to use his 50:50, eliminating B and C. Still unsure, he decided to guess and lock in Sports Agent, and won £4,000. Then, the klaxon called time and Roger would return on £4,000 with no lifelines available.

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which is the longest river in Britain?
• A: Thames • B: Tyne
• C: Severn • D: Avon
Roger thought it was the Severn, but decided to walk away with £4,000. The correct answer was indeed C: Severn.


Preceded by
Phil Fiddler
UK Contestant (Series 3)
Roger Bannock
Succeeded by
Martin Smith