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Seasons:
1 | 20 | 27 | unknown
Release Date:
4 September 1998 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
The original British version of the quiz show that's become a worldwide hit. Host Chris Tarrant asks hopeful contestants a series of questions... See more »
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Awards:
16 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Best quiz show ever. See more (12 total) »

Cast

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Chris Tarrant ... Himself - Host (58 episodes, 1998-2014)
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Series Directed by
Ian Hamilton (1 episode, 2010)

Jonathan Bullen (unknown episodes)
Paul Kirrage (unknown episodes)
Claire Michel (unknown episodes)
Patricia Mordecai (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
David Briggs (unknown episodes)
Steven Knight (unknown episodes)
Mike Whitehill (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Rod Taylor .... executive producer (1 episode, 2003)
David Briggs .... producer (1 episode, 2010)

Bethan Davies .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
Colman Hutchinson .... producer (unknown episodes)
Melinda Rogers .... associate producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Keith Strachan (unknown episodes)
Matthew Strachan (unknown episodes)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Richard Stanley (unknown episodes)
 
Series Makeup Department
Sarah Ashmore .... makeup supervisor (76 episodes, 2000-2013)
 
Series Production Management
Chris Burke .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Suzanna Shaw .... first assistant director (4 episodes, 2006)
 
Series Sound Department
Chris Thorpe .... sound supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Simon Lyon .... vision supervisor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Toby Bradshaw .... electrician (2 episodes, 2000)

Duncan Cross .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Lisle Middleditch .... camera supervisor (unknown episodes)
Mark Ninnim .... light operator: Vari*Lite (unknown episodes)
Brian Pearce .... lighting designer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Richard Elson .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Nigel Gourley .... video-tape editor (unknown episodes)
Steve Murray .... video-tape editor (unknown episodes)
Roz Storey .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
Perry Widdowson .... editor: video (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Tony Nicholson .... programme associate (43 episodes, 2007-2014)
Lauren Marks .... production staff (8 episodes, 2008-2009)
Simon Antoniw .... production assistant / production secretary (3 episodes, 2011-2012)

Mike Barfield .... program associate (unknown episodes)
Andy Cadman .... production team (unknown episodes)
Susie Charrington .... floor assistant (unknown episodes)
Phil Davies .... floor manager (unknown episodes)
Yvette Dore .... publicist (unknown episodes)
Michele Egerton .... contestant coordinator (unknown episodes)
Michael Faulkner .... question writer (unknown episodes)
John Gittoes .... production team (unknown episodes)
Sarah Gregson .... production team (unknown episodes)
Nicholas Hopkins .... production team (unknown episodes)
Sharon Montgomery .... contestant coordinator (unknown episodes)
Ali Ratcliffe .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Jane Rudland .... production accountant (unknown episodes)
Steve Springford .... production executive (unknown episodes)
 

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60 min (including commercials)
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The first UK winner of the jackpot was Judith Keppel in 2000. She correctly identified Henry II as the English husband of Eleanor of Aquitaine, and subsequently became a regular on "Eggheads" (2003).See more »
Movie Connections:
Spoofed in The All Star Impressions Show (2009) (TV)See more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Best quiz show ever., 22 March 2004
Author: harrychapman from UK

'Millionaire' is by far and away Britain's finest ever game shows. It has provided consistently good entertainment throughout it's years on TV and is gripping and often funny. Chris Tarrant is one of the finest presenters around. He is very funny with his several catchphrases including 'Final answer' and 'Phone a friend'. People often say this is ITV's 'Weakest Link' but unlike that rubbish Tarrant gives encouragement and won't have you for breakfast just for not knowing the answers to a few question. The other major difference is that he won't try to make you look a fool in front of the nation like Anne Robinson. Also this a show which you don't get tired of and has provided some memorable moments unlike 'Link' which is the same every time and is extrememly tedious. But 'Millionaire' rules. Long may it continue.

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