Chris Tarrant's children cheated on 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' pub quiz machines.

Chris Tarrant

Chris Tarrant

The 73-year-old star hosted the hit game show from 1998 until 2014, and his son Toby, 28, has now revealed that his sisters memorised all the answers to a 'Millionaire'-themed machine that was sent to their family home.

The Radio X DJ told The Sun newspaper: "We played so much we knew all the questions.

"My sisters would go to the pub near us, put in a quid and take out a tenner every time. They never told anyone they were my Dad's daughters and that they had the machine in their front room.

"They didn't pay for a drink for about a year and a half."

However, their plan collapsed when the pub machines' questions were changed.

Toby admitted: "After they'd done that, we were screwed."

Meanwhile, Chris previously revealed he would've rejected the opportunity to host the 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?' reboot, saying the show had "run its course."

The programme was brought back with Jeremy Clarkson as its host - but Chris wasn't angered by the decision.

In 2018, a spokesperson for the TV star - who also used to present on the radio station Capital London - explained: "Chris thought the programme had run its course.

"He wasn't approached but if he was, he would have politely turned it down. Chris is delighted it's back and wishes it well."

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