Danny Dyer’s ‘cousin’ received £30,000 on Beat the Chasers (Image: Rex)
Beat the Chasers had been delighted on Sunday evening to see one plucky contestant win a powerful £30,000 – and reveal a shock connection to Danny Dyer.
Contestant Harriet Quirk from Essex spoke to host Bradley Walsh and revealed that she’d been tracing her household historical past as a part of her curiosity in family tree.
‘I’ve received all the way in which again to William the Conquerer, which makes me and Danny Dyer eighth cousins, 15 instances eliminated,’ she stated.
‘You and Danny Dyer?’ Bradley stated. ‘How sensational.’
Chaser Jenny added: ‘I like that you just’re extra impressed you’re associated to Danny Dyer than you might be associated to the Royal Household.’
Danny famously found he was descended from royalty throughout the BBC programme, Who Do You Suppose You Are? again in 2016.
Because it seems, he might need one other relative which he by no means knew about.
Harriet shared her ardour for family tree (Image: ITV)
In addition to revealing a hyperlink to Danny, Harriet revealed that Mark ‘the Beast’ Labbett is her secret crush throughout her time on the present, making fairly the impression on the programme.
After taking part in an excellent recreation, Harriet beat the chasers in a present down and took residence £30,000. Properly performed Harriet!
Does Danny have a cousin he by no means knew about? (Image: PA)
The spin-off of the daytime programme The Chase returned with sequence two on Sunday evening. It noticed contestants tackle the 5 chasers, with Mark aka The Beast, Anne Hegerty (The Governess), Paul Sinha (The Sinnerman), Jenny Ryan (The Vixen) and Shaun Wallace (The Darkish Destroyer) again in motion.
In the identical episode, viewers had been left flabbergasted after chaser Mark was unable to pronounce the state of Arkansas.
Followers had been shocked when The Beast was requested which state the capital of Little Rock was throughout a head-to-head and gave a wierd sounding reply.
Beat The Chasers is offered to observe on ITV Hub.