Roger Tozer from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire won £125,000 on October 23rd, 2000.


Fastest Finger First Question Edit

Fastest Finger First
Starting with the earliest, put these battles in order.
• A: Somme • B: Bannockburn
• C: Waterloo • D: Battle of Britain

From the 9 contestants, 7 got it right. But, Roger, with a time of 5.36 seconds, was the fastest to correctly answer B-C-A-D, making it into the Hot Seat.

Rogers's Run to the Million Edit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a lump in the throat?
• A: Adam's apple • B: Graham's grape
• C: Paul's plum • D: Barry's banana

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these was an American child star of the 1930s?
• A: Shirley Mosque • B: Shirley Church
• C: Shirley Temple • D: Shirley Synagogue

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
What name is given to a brightly coloured and very wide tie?
• A: Kipper tie • B: Trout tie
• C: Salmon tie • D: Pilchard tie

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which word follows Dover and lemon to give types of fish?
• A: Sole • B: Halibut
• C: Trout • D: Eel

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
Complete the title of the Chuck Berry song: 'Roll Over...'?
• A: Mozart • B: Beethoven
• C: Handel • D: Tchaikovsky

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
On which part of the body do your hands rest when you stand with arms 'akimbo'?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Chest • B: Knees
• C: Head • D: Hips
Ask the Audience Results: A: 8% • B: 5% • C: 13% • D: 74%

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which member of the British Cabinet represents the constituency of Sedgefield?
• A: Robin Cook • B: Peter Mandelson
• C: John Prescott • D: Tony Blair

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
What is the official language of Brazil?
• A: Spanish • B: French
• C: Portuguese • D: Italian

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Who wrote the book 'Angela's Ashes'?
• A: Margaret Drabble • B: Roddy Doyle
• C: Frank McCourt • D: Martin Amis

£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
In which American state is the site of the siege of the Alamo?
• A: California • B: Pennsylvania
• C: Texas • D: Tennessee

£64,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
In Australia, what is often called a 'laughing jackass'?
'Phone-a-Friend' lifeline used
• A: Dingo • B: Mule
• C: Kookaburra • D: Emu
Roger thought was C: Kookaburra but he wasn't sure, so he phoned his friend Steve, who said he was 90% sure it was Kookaburra, so Roger went with C: Kookaburra and won £64,000.

Roger Tozer wins £125,000

Roger Tozer wins £125,000

£125,000 (12 to 15) - Not Timed
Which sport is played by the Boston Bruins and the Philadelphia Flyers?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Baseball • B: American Football
• C: Ice Hockey • D: Basketball

£250,000 (13 to 15) - Not Timed
Who founded the Jesuits, also known as the Society of Jesus?
• A: Martin Luther • B: John Calvin
• C: Ignatius Loyola • D: Thomas Aquinas
Roger had thought it was D: Thomas Aquinas, but he wasn't sure, so decided to walk away with £125,000. The correct answer was C: Ignatius Loyola.


Preceded by
Joe Fletcher
UK Contestant
(Series 8)

Roger Tozer
Succeeded by
Ann Cronin

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