Tristan Burt, a secondary school teacher from Cornwall, was a contestant on series 2 of the UK version of the show on 9 January, 1999. He walked away with £16,000.


Fastest Finger FirstEdit

Fastest Finger First Question
Starting with the least, put these shapes in order by number of sides.
• A: Triangle • B: Octagon
• C: Hexagon • D: Rectangle
From the 10 contestants, 5 got it right, but Tristan (with a time of 3.98 seconds) was the fastest to correctly answer A-D-C-B, making it into the Hot Seat.

Tristan's Run to the MillionEdit

£100 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
The Archbishop of Canterbury is a leading what?
• A: Churchman • B: Darts player
• C: TV presenter • D: Lawyer
£200 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
In children's fiction, what is Worzel Gummidge?
• A: A wizard • B: A scarecrow
• C: A cat • D: A farmer
£300 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these is a sea area in the shipping forecast?
• A: Twenties • B: Thirties
• C: Forties • D: Fifties
£500 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which vegetable is an essential ingredient of 'sauerkraut'?
• A: Carrot • B: Pea
• C: Potato • D: Cabbage
£1,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What did the pressure group called the 'Abolitionists' want to abolish?
'Ask The Audience' lifeline used
• A: Alcohol • B: Slavery
• C: Child labour • D: The death penalty
Ask the Audience Results: A: 10% • B: 51% • C: 12% • D: 27%
£2,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
What substance is 'vulcanized' to make it harder?
• A: Steel • B: Plastic
• C: Paper • D: Rubber
£4,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
Which creature transmits 'sleeping sickness'?
'Phone-A-Friend' lifeline used
• A: Snake • B: Tsetse fly
• C: Mosquito • D: Rat
Tristan decided to call his colleague Mike, who thought it was the Tsetse fly. He decided to go with him and won £4,000.
£8,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which game does 'shinty' closely resemble?
'50:50' lifeline used
• A: Football • B: Baseball
• C: Hockey • D: Rugby
£16,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
Which word features in the names of several Rolls Royce cars?
• A: Gold • B: Silver
• C: Diamond • D: Bronze
£32,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Who is Tintin's nautical companion?
• A: Captain Harris • B: Captain Bass
• C: Captain Barnacle • D: Captain Haddock
Tristan did not know it, so he decided to walk away with £16,000. The correct answer was D: Captain Haddock.


Preceded by
Gary Cunning
UK Contestant (Series 2)
Tristan Burt
Succeeded by
John Davidson

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