John Robinson got all the way to the £1million question but decided not to answer it (Picture: ITV) Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? saw a contestant reach the £1m question for the first time in 13 years.  John Robinson, an English teacher, flew through the questions during Monday night’s episode, using up all four of his lifelines.  After setting his safety net at £64,000 he pressed on until he passed the half a million pound mark.  Then host Jeremy Clarkson got to read out the final question for the first time since he began hosting the show in 2018.  It read: ‘Which of these UK prime ministers never served as foreign secretary?’  The options were Winston Churchill, Alec Douglas-Home, Anthony Eden and Harold Macmillian. The correct answer was Churchill. John decided not to answer the final question (Picture: ITV) Jeremy was seriously impressed (Picture: ITV) John, who was already guaranteed £500,000 decided not to risk it and go home with his winnings. Advertisement Advertisement  A pleased Jeremy said: ‘That was incredible, what a player.  ‘There is a lot you can do with [the money], it really does set you up which is tremendous.’  The host asked John which option he would have picked if he’d decided to take a gamble, and he replied, incorrectly, with Anthony Eden. Lucky he decided to throw in the towel when he did. More: Jeremy Clarkson How many people have won the top prize in Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? to see Jeremy Clarkson ask first £1m question in 13 years The Grand Tour’s RV nearly sets cameraman on fire as Jeremy Clarkson looks on in horror The last time the £1m question was reached was in 2006.  John, who hails from Birmingham, had a bit of a shaky start when he used up one of his lifelines to make it to the £2000 mark.  Since the first episode of Who Wants to Be A Millionaire? in 1998, there have been five official winners of the prize pot.  Michael Gilbey, who took the hot seat after John, managed to walk away with £16,000. And while it’s not half a mil, it’s not to be sniffed at.  Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? airs tomorrow at 9pm on ITV Got a showbiz story?  If you’ve got a story, video or pictures get in touch with the Metro.co.uk Entertainment team by emailing us celebtips@metro.co.uk, calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff page — we’d love to hear from you.  MORE: This Time With Alan Partridge: 11 of the best quotes from episode 2  MORE: Sarah Michelle Gellar comforts Shannen Doherty in wake of Luke Perry’s death Advertisement Advertisement

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