Noel welcomes us to the dream factory again and wonders what dreams will we possibly make happen today. He tells us there is a bug going around the contestants at the moment and hopes everyone gets well soon.
Its Ian’s turn to take the walk of wealth today and he has box 13, everyone seems really shocked that he has been chosen today. Noel stands a bucket to shake Ian's hand, as he is so tall!! Ian is a civil servant, but can't reveal what he does, although he does say he works for job centre plus. Ian tells Noel that he is frightened of heights, and Noel replies that's not much use considering your height!! Ian has a target, which he writes in the book, he reveals that he would like to win enough to pay off his mortgage.
1 - 10p Big cheers for the near perfect start
7 - £5,000 That's ok says Ian
15 - £35,000 Newbie Miles receives a few groans
Ian says it's so different than being sat at home...
4 - £250,000
21 - £100,000 OH NO says Ian
Oh my word says Noel as the studio falls deathly quiet, he congratulates Ian for one of the most disastrous opening rounds for a long time!! We get to hear the banker laughing down the phone!! He says he so happy to see that board as it is even sicker than most of the contestants at the moment!! He has a gift for the contestants, and it's a bunch of grapes and a Get Well Soon card!!! He then offers £1,900, and Ian replies this will be a tough battle, but its NO DEAL
Rich thinks he has a big red, so Ian goes with him!!
8 - £500
19 - £50,000 OH WHAT shouts Noel!! Only 1 power 5 remains!
Noel threatens to throw grapes at everyone if it is the 1p, which starts chants of 1p!!!!!
17 - 1p FIX!!!! Noel throws the grapes into the audience
Noel tells the banker that the pilgrims are all psychic today!! The banker replies that he is impressed by them!! He then offers £6,500, Noel says he thinks that is a good offer considering how the game has gone, and Ian agrees. Ian says NO DEAL
The banker calls back before the start of the next round and he says that never be said he doesn't play fair and he has some ammunition for them! He sends out a bowl of fruit!!! Ian offers some around to the audience and Noel says Welcome to Peel or No Peel…
Blue chants start
18 - £3,000
22 - £1,000
Noel says you must be able to find a blue now as there are so many!!
Kerry says she is due one...
Ian starts the blue chants
9 - £1 Kerry is right
The banker says it's a lucky audience and Noel tells him they are all certain that the £75,000 is sitting on the table. The Banker offers £8,600, Noel goes into the pilgrims for their opinions, one says carry on, and another says deal, as she is a wimp!!! Ian says NO DEAL
Noel goes over to the board to point out all the blues remaining!
Blue chants start
20 - £15,000 The chants soon stop as Noel says ARGGHHH!!!
3 - £250 Chants turn to cheers
11 - £100 cheers for the blue
Noel asks how Ian is feeling, he replies fine and is top banana - The banker says he wishes he would split!! The banker believes that everyone will say no deal here.... He offers £9,999, and Ian says he thinks that today is his lucky day, NO DEAL
Blue chants start
2 - 50p Big cheers and a hug for Kelsie
6 - £750 more cheers and a hug for Sarah
5 - £10 Even bigger cheers and a hug for Philomena
WOW says Noel that was fantastic, and you could be about to pull off the biggest turnaround of the year. The banker calls and offers £17,500, Kelsie asks Ian if that is enough for what he wants and what they have talked about. Ian says NO DEAL
16 - £75,000 The chants turn to groans
14 - £5 Big cheers as Nathan delivers a blue
10 - £10,000
Its time for The Banker with £50 and £20,000 remaining, this could be the time to fold says Noel. The Banker offers £8,400. Noel goes into the audience, as someone is getting very animated! She tells Ian that he obviously came for more than the offer so why not go on. Ian says NO DEAL
Noel says he is impressed, and then The Banker calls back with the offer of a SWAP....
Ian says not a chance... NO SWAP
This sends the audience into chants RED RED RED!!
Noel opens box 13 and reveals £50, you should have swapped says Noel!!!
Noel reveals what Ian wrote in the book and it says 1p + loads of friends made....
Box 12 contains the £20,000