THANKS A MILLION.. WE'RE BOTH WINNERS; EXCLUSIVE: Couple each scoop TV prize.
A WELSH mum was celebrating yesterday after her husband scooped the top prize on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? - just five months after she won pounds 32,000 herself.
Diana Ingram, from Sully, near Cardiff, watched proudly as her army officer husband became a millionaire on Chris Tarrant's show.
He became the show's third millionaire following the success of Judith Keppel and Welshman David Edwards.
The programme is not being shown until Tuesday, but Major Charles Ingram's win was leaked by a member of the audience.
The Welsh connection win follows the triumph of Mr Edwards, 54, last April and fellow Welshman Peter Lee, who won pounds 500,000 on the programme 20 months ago.
Major Ingram, 38, of the Royal Engineers, made it an amazing hat-trick of big wins for the family.
Nursery nurse Diana, a mum of three, won pounds 32,000 on the programme in April and brother Adrian Pollock won the same amount four months earlier.
Diana, 37, now lives near Devizes, Wiltshire, but was brought up by parents Arthur and Joan Pollack at their detached home in Sully.
She said: "Our family has had quite a bit of luck in the show - we love it and watch it all the time."
Her husband answered the final question correctly: "What is the name of a number followed by 100 zeros?". The answer is a googol.
But no-one in the family was able to confirm his win because ITV has barred them from discussing the show before it is broadcast on Tuesday.
TV bosses are considering a security clampdown at recordings of the show after Major Ingram's win was leaked.
Audience members may be asked to sign a disclaimer.
RICH PICKINGS: The Ingrams triumphed on Chris Tarrant's quiz
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Sep 15, 2001|
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