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.
|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|
|#||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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