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Premiere April 13, 2020
Finale April 15, 2020
Airs Sundays at 9PM (USA)
Creator James Graham
Provider ITV (UK)
Style 60-minute drama
Company Left Bank Pictures
Distributor Sony Pictures Television
Episodes 3
Origin UK

The extraordinary and sensational story of how Charles and Diana Ingram attempted an 'audacious heist' on the quiz show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? is to be told in a three-part drama, Quiz.

Major Ingram, his wife Diana and an accomplice, Tecwen Whittock, who was sitting in the audience, were accused of cheating their way to a million pounds on what was, the most popular game show on earth in 2001. The couple stood trial for conspiring by coughing during the recording to signify the correct answers to the multiple choice questions posed to the Major by host, Chris Tarrant.



Actor Character
Main Cast
Matthew Macfadyen Major Charles Ingram
Michael Sheen Chris Tarrant
Sian Clifford Diana Ingram
Mark Bonnar Paul Smith
Helen McCrory Sonia Woodley QC
Michael Jibson Tecwen Whittock
Aisling Bea Claudia Rosencrantz


Episodes were written by James Graham and directed by Stephen Frears

# Title Original UK
Viewers 18-49 Rating USA airdate
1 Episode 1 April 13, 2020 9.053M(UK)
0.04% May 31, 2020
TV producer Paul Smith turns "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" into an overnight sensation, and one family's much-loved pub quiz hobby turns into outright obsession.
2 Episode 2 April 14, 2020 8.975M(UK) June 7, 2020
When Charles Ingram, a seemingly hopeless contestant, returns for his second night in the hot seat, he is a brand new man with a brand new strategy. With the audience on the edge of their seats, Charles dithers and about-turns up the question ladder.
3 Episode 3 April 15, 2020 8.736M(UK) June 14, 2020
Charged with stealing a million pounds and persecuted by the public and the press, the Ingrams head to court. At first it seems the trial is a fait accompli, but as the defense's case gets underway, the jury learn there is far more to the story.


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