A companion to episode 1 of the TV drama Quiz, we’ll delve into what was fact and what was made-up about the legendary 2001 coughing scandal on Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Exactly how did Michael Sheen transform into Chris Tarrant? Were the Ingrams involved in the production, what archive gameshow footage was real and is the syndicate a true shadowy organisation? The creator and writer of Quiz, James Graham (Brexit: An Uncivil War, Ink, This House, Labour of Love) is our guide, alongside producer Alice Pearse and executive producer Dan Winch, as they go deep on exactly how the ITV/AMC drama was made, with added help from their wider team.
Quiz airs on ITV April 13/14/15 and is released on AMC May 31st.
UK residents can watch the episodes back at https://www.itv.com/hub/itv
Final Answer: the official Who Wants To Be A Millionaire podcast is produced by Sony Pictures Television and Sony Music's 4th Floor Creative.
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