A mother and her son, from Blythe Bridge, have hit the bullseye on the small screen. Debbie and Callum Matthews appeared on a pre-recorded Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow at the weekend which saw the pair win a host of prizes, including the top prize which was on offer.
A mother and her son, from Blythe Bridge, have hit the bullseye on the small screen.
Debbie and Callum Matthews appeared on a pre-recorded Alan Carr’s Epic Gameshow at the weekend which saw the pair win a host of prizes, including the top prize which was on offer.
After beating two couples during the ITV’s ‘Bullseye’ themed show, Debbie and Callum went on to play for the ‘Bully’s Prize Board.’
They won the lot and then gambled and further won a Mini Metro.
Callum told the Times & Echo: “My mum, Debbie, applied just a few weeks before it was filmed and we travelled up to Manchester last July, way before the lockdown.
“We had a lovely day, they really took care of us.
“We were really pleased how the game went. Eric from the other pair was playing brilliantly in rehearsals but I presume nerves got to him on stage and we got through to the next stage and then eventually, the end game.
“This involved hitting darts at four moving targets, not easy.
“We hit three, leaving me to hit the last.
“So far we had won a 65” television, a bathroom makeover worth £5,000 and an all inclusive holiday for four to Mexico.
“The final board gave us a Mini too but if I missed it, we lost all the prizes… no pressure.
“Anyway, I hit it with the last dart. We couldn’t believe it, we sat in the car waving.”
As for who got the car, Callum added: “We couldn’t share it so they gave us a cash equivalent – it was either that or two wheels each!
“We haven’t been able to go on the trips yet because of lockdown so still looking forward to them.
“We also won a hostess trolley and teas-maid – a nod to bullseye of years gone by.”
As for how they have managed to keep quiet all this time about their win, Callum added: “We were allowed to tell people that we were on (the show) but not what we won, so that’s been really hard but made watching it so much more exciting for us all.
“It was definitely a night we’ll never forget.”
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