Steve Jenkins, a credit controller from Cheshire, was a contestant on series 15 of the UK version of the show on March 13, 2004. He walked away with £1,000 after incorrectly answering his £16,000 question.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First
Put these feature films about planes in the order they were first released.
• A: Memphis Belle • B: The Dam Busters
• C: Airport • D: 633 Squadron

From the 10 starting contestants, only Steve (with a time of 6.06 seconds) correctly answered B-D-C-A, making it into the Hot Seat.

Steve's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Complete this phrase, meaning 'to act promptly at a good opportunity': 'Strike while the iron is...'?
• A: Flat • B: Hot
• C: Cold • D: Faulty

£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is both a type of bullet and a creature found in the garden?
• A: Rug • B: Mug
• C: Slug • D: Thug

£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these describes a group of people united or bound by strong relationships?
• A: Close-knit • B: Close-crochet
• C: Close-embroider • D: Close-sew

£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these creatures is famous for walking sideways?
• A: Crow • B: Crane-fly
• C: Crab • D: Crocodile

£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
At school, quadratic equations are most likely to be taught in which subject?
• A: Physical Education • B: Biology
• C: Geography • D: Mathematics

£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
David Letterman is famous for performing what role on American TV?
• A: Talk show host • B: Sportsman
• C: Stuntman • D: Newsreader

£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Flemish is most closely related to which European language?
'Ask the Audience' lifeline used
• A: Dutch • B: Portuguese
• C: Finnish • D: Italian
Ask the Audience Results: A: 77% • B: 6% • C: 15% • D: 2%

£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which centre in Buckinghamshire is part of the English Institute of Sport?
• A: Bisham Abbey • B: Claydon House
• C: Chicheley Hall • D: Waddesdon Manor

£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Who provides the voice of Bruce, a great white shark, in the 2003 Disney film 'Finding Nemo'?
'50:50' and 'Phone a Friend' lifelines used
• A: Mark Little • B: Paul Hogan
• C: Jason Donovan • D: Barry Humphries
Steve thought it was Mel Gibson, but as he wasn't listed in the options, he decided to use his 50:50, eliminating A and C. Still unsure, he decided to call his friend Paul, who said he would guess Paul Hogan, but he wasn't sure. As Steve also believed Hogan voiced Bruce, he decided to go with Paul. However, the correct answer was D: Barry Humphries, and he lost £7,000.


Preceded by
Steve Rushton
UK Contestant (Series 15)
Steve Jenkins
Succeeded by
Paul Taylor