A YOUNG Wiganer enjoyed a life-changing experience in front of the TV cameras after scooping the jackpot on one of Britain’s most popular game shows.
Paddy Roberts, 18, became the first man ever to win the maximum prize of £250,000 on hit Channel 4 programme Deal Or No Deal.
Former St Edmund Arrowsmith pupil Paddy picked out box eight, which turned out to contain the sum of a quarter of a million pounds, before the show began.
Guided through the show by host Noel Edmonds, Paddy then endured a nerve-racking journey as the other 21 boxes in the game were slowly and dramatically opened.
Paddy was accompanied to the studio by his mum Amanda, who runs Amanda’s Sandwich Shop in Garswood, and even offered host Noel a taste of the family’s produce by taking a selection of sandwich packets on set with him.
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