No questions except one today... Beard or No Beard!! Think the graphics guys are playing an April fool joke on Noel!!
Noel welcomes us and tells us the banker is claiming 18 victories in a row now, after no contestant has beaten him for quite a while a now.
It’s Joe’s turn to take the walk of wealth today, and he does so with box 22. Joe is local to Bristol, and works for the Post Office, so is now stranger to red boxes says Noel!! Joe tells a story of how he wanted to work in printing, but couldn't and his dad
who was a barber got him a job in the Post Office. Joe has his wife Desire in the audience, but she prefers to be known as Des... Joe says he likes a gamble, and tells Noel he won't be an April Fool today...
13 - £3,000
5 - £15,000
9 - £50
20 - 50p
4 - £75,000 Groans for the final box
The Banker says “Hello Noel, Stop.” Referring to the old telegrams that used to be sent by the Post Office, He says he feels invincible at the moment, and likes the name Desire, it sounds like a potato! The Banker has noted that Joe has been following/mapping the boxes while on the show, and he makes an opening offer of £10,000. Joe says NO DEAL
Blue Chants start
2 - £250,000 The first chant fails!!!
Nathan next and Noel winds him up about being the bankers buddy!! More chants
11 - 1p
Chants start for the next box and Noel demands LOUDER and LOUDER and LOUDER chants!!
Blue chants start
12 - £5
The Banker repeats what Noel says about the 1p and £250,000 going in the last round. He points out that Joe has had 5 or less blues while on the wings, and doesn't think Joe will have a red today. He offers £10,000, Joe says NO DEAL
6 - £500
8 - £50,000 A few groans for that one and a big hole appears says Noel...
3 - £750
The banker again repeats what Noel says about Joe getting 2 blues and a red! The Banker took great exception about the speed Joe said No Deal in the last round! He is going to give Joe a chance to think about the offer again!! He offers £10,000, and Joe asks for the question straight away! He says NO DEAL
The banker calls back before the next round starts! He tells everyone it was a very good offer, and then tells Joe NOT to pick a fight with him, as he is the only First Class male here!!
19 - £10 Big cheers
More chants and Noel says it must be blue...
17 - £100 More cheers
Joe tells Noel he was going to write something in the book at the start of the show, and Noel asks him if he would like to now? Joe tells him the amount he wanted has gone now, but he will write something in there...
Blue chants start
1 - 10p BIG CHEERS and it's just what we wanted says Noel
Noel wonders if the banker will be evil and offer £10,000, he rings and says he will not be offering £10,000. He offers a 2nd Class Stamp!!!! The banker calls back and asks to speak to Joe. Joe takes the phone and says "OH I'm quivering!!!" Noel says "OH Don't"!! Joe then starts saying "Yes Mr Banker, No Mr Banker" Joe then goes to hand the phone over and knocks over his mug!!!! The banker revises his offer to £17,500… That's a good offer says Noel, and it's real money. Joe's wife says it's your game, but if you take the £100,000 out you won't see the £17,500 offer again. Joe says NO DEAL
That was brave says Noel
Blue chants start
18 - £20,000 That's OK says Joe
14 - £35,000 NO NO says Noel
10 - £250 BIG CHEERS
The Banker says the board is unstable now, and it's time to come clean and he says he has respect for Joe now, and he then offers £17,500. Noel tells Joe that the banker thinks he has got Joe with that offer, and Joe calls his wife down and asks her advice, and she says to deal. Noel asks the question and Joe's wife says DEAL!! Joe says DEAL
Round 6 - Proveout round
15 - £5,000 No, that would have been excellent says Noel
21 - £1,000 NO shouts Noel
7 - £100,000 Big shouts of YES from Noel and Joe
It’s time for The Banker with £1 and £10,000 remaining, and he calls and would have offered £1,750.10.
Noel opens box 22 and reveals £10,000
Box 16 with newbie John has the £1
As the closing credits start to roll The Banker is showing as being played by "Titus Aduxas"!! Another April Fool, “Tight as a duck’s ass”!!!!