|Ben Hall (left) and David in animated conversation|
|A typically understated reaction from Davina|
But it's the questions that David considers the hidden secret of the show. They're rigorously tested and designed in a very particular way to make the contestants split their money, and give Million Pound Drop a real narrative arc: “a hero’s journey” as David called it. They also break one of the main rules for gameshow formats: that it’s more fun to watch people winning stuff than losing stuff.
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