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was a British game show that was produced by Celador
Celador is a global light entertainment company originally formed as an independent production company in 1983. It has produced a number of popular light entertainment shows and is probably best known for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and co-producing the film Slumdog Millionaire which collected...
and Carlton Television
Carlton Television was the ITV franchise holder for London and the surrounding counties including the cities of Solihull and Coventry of the West Midlands, south Suffolk, middle and east Hampshire, Oxfordshire, south Bedfordshire, south Northamptonshire, parts of Herefordshire & Worcestershire,...
and aired on ITV
ITV is the major commercial public service TV network in the United Kingdom. Launched in 1955 under the auspices of the Independent Television Authority to provide competition to the BBC, it is also the oldest commercial network in the UK...
from 28 February 1994 to 22 December 1997, hosted by Phillip Schofield
Phillip Bryan Schofield is an English broadcaster and television personality best known for presenting shows such as This Morning, Dancing on Ice, and various game shows including The Cube.-Early life and career:...
and Emma Forbes
, then later Claudia Winkleman
Claudia Anne I. Winkleman is an English television presenter, film critic, radio personality and journalist.- Early life and family :...
, with Cash Peters
Cashman "Cash" Peters is a British author, television, and radio contibutor who writes on travel and show business.-Biography:Peters was born in Stockport, England. By 15, he had written material for radio and TV shows including The Two Ronnies and The News Huddlines...
appearing in filmed inserts (Series One only).
The programme featured five games, each designed to generate a number. These numbers were combined towards the end of the programme to form a five-digit code. Viewers with telephone numbers that matched the digits, in any order, could then phone in to try to win a cash prize.
| Series || Start date || End date || Episodes
|| 28 February 1994
|| 9 May 1994
|| 2 January 1995
|| 24 April 1995
|| 8 January 1996
|| 29 April 1996
|| 8 September 1997
|| 22 December 1997