The £1,000 Minute

Breakfast with Neil and Lucy

The £1,000 Minute

We play The Thousand Pound Minute at 8.10 every weekday morning. Simply get all 10 questions right in 60 seconds and you win a GRAND!

...and we even make it as easy as we can too. Throughout the show each morning, Neil and Lucy reveal clues, questions and answers to help you along. The longer you listen, the more help you will get!

Our latest contestant:

 

On Wednesday, Andy Parkes from Bodmin scored 8/10 .......how would you have done?

How many lines make up a Limerick? 5
"You cannot be serious" is the famous saying by which ex-tennis player? John McEnroe
In which sport would you use a shuttlecock? Badminton
Who is the female lead singer of the 1990's rock band 'No Doubt'? Gwen Stefani
In which year did Blondie have a hit in the UK with "Heart of Glass"? 1979
Which DIY SOS presenter is down under ready to appear on this years "Im a celebrity get me out of here"? Nick Knowles
In maths what may be mixed, complex or vulgar? Fractions
Which line on the London Underground stops at more stations than any of the other lines? District Line
What was the country Belize called until 1973? British Honduras
Who directed the 1979 movie 'Alien'? Ridley Scott



The Thousand Pound Minute Terms and Conditions

These Terms and Conditions should be read in conjunction with Pirate FM's Standard Terms and Conditions which can be found here.

The competition will run weekday mornings, excluding public holidays, unless stipulated otherwise by Pirate FM.

Each morning the breakfast show will solicit callers to play The Thousand Pound Minute by calling or texting the studio.

The opening and closing time for these entries to be received will be at the discretion of Pirate FM.

One entrant will be selected at random to play on-air.

They will usually be given sixty seconds to answer a maximum of ten seconds. However, Pirate FM reserves the right to change the timeframe or number of questions at our discretion. Such a change will be made clear on-air.

The caller can choose to pass on a question at any time. Should the caller complete all ten questions they will be offered the opportunity to revisit the passes should any time remain.

If the caller answers all ten questions correctly they will win one thousand pounds.

At any time during the contest sequence Pirate FM may give the contestant additional challenges. Examples include, but are not limited to: the opportunity to donate their winnings or part of their winnings to charity; double or nothing; a bonus question.

Should the sequence not be able to run live, Pirate FM reserves the right to prerecord a sequence with random callers who entered a previous sequence of this promotion which will run on the prerecorded show day.

Any caller chosen to participate in such a prerecorded segment will be made aware at the time of calling.

Pirate FM may, on occasion, feature themed days or increase/decrease the number of plays of the competition.

We reserve the right to solicit for entries via social media or other platforms and invite people to register for the promotion.

Contestants may at the absolute discretion of Pirate FM be awarded the prize off air.

Pirate FM reserves the right to provide clues prior to the contesting segment. Pirate FM may at our discretion provide additional clues via but not limited to on air, social media, digital mediums and direct marketing.

 

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