Scottish participant on The Chase racks up £8k earlier than dropping out on tough query

The Chase returned to our screens this week – and final evening viewers noticed one Scottish player make his approach to the very last.

Taking to the highlight final was Alan from North Ayrshire who tunes pianos for a residing in his hometown in addition to Glasgow. And speaking about who he has tuned for, he identify dropped the likes of Tony Bennett and Coldplay.

Alongside the Scots man, Suzi from London, Theo initially from Denbighshire and Fey from Gateshead all labored collectively in a bid to get to the ultimate, and naturally, take house the money prize.

Host Bradley Walsh welcomed the 4 new gamers for the primary episode of the brand new week on STV’s – or ITV for those who’re exterior of Scotland – and taking them on was Chaser Darragh ‘The Menace’ Ennis.

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The Scottish participant managed to attain a formidable £8,000 within the cash-builder with the Chaser saying that his efficiency was “like certainly one of your pianos – finely tuned and grand.”

Having been supplied £1,000 as his decrease provide and £62,000 as his greater provide, Alan caught together with his £8,000 with Darragh including he was “too good” for the decrease choice. Through the second-half of the present, Alan defined one of many solutions with Bradley joking “proper you two swap” as he pointed to the Scots man and the Chaser.

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Alan was praised by the Chaser and Bradley.
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Fortunately he managed to get house alongside Fey with a complete of £12,000 between them. Sadly nevertheless, they solely managed to rack up 11 factors with Chaser Darragh catching them with 57 seconds on the clock after they answered some apparent questions flawed – together with a query mentioning biking and ‘Down Below’ in refence to the Beneath Deck collection with Alan answering that it was set in Scotland.

Earlier than the ultimate chase one mentioned: “Nicely finished, Alan. They’ve received a very good probability right here.”

One other added: “Alan’s come to win cash, Fey’s simply completely happy to be there.”

“Fey was positively salivating with Alan’s data and rating” mentioned a 3rd.


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