Lose A Million (ITV, 1993)
Here’s a look at another one-series wonder game show that turned out to be something of a flop but I do remember watching it.
Lose A Million had an art-deco cruise ship set design and was hosted by Chris Tarrant. I have enjoyed his shows over the years so I decided to give this one a look, and it turned out to be rather bizarre. Chris began by describing the show as “live on tape in front of an audience that’s clearly wandered in after chucking out time at the Salvation Army soup kitchen”. Well that’s not a way to get people on your side, Chris. And take your hands out of your pockets too.
The idea was that three contestants are given five glitzy prizes equal to a million pounds and they had to get rid of them as quickly as they could by giving silly…
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