A comedian from Birkenhead surprised Anne Hegerty tonight as he racked up the most cash of the evening.
Ian said he was a "plastic Scouser" as he was born and bred in Birkenhead, but now lived in Liverpool.
Ian said he was retired, but loved to do stand-up comedy, on tonight's repeat episode.
Speaking to Bradley about what he liked to do in his spare time Ian said: "I love performing comedy in theatres, I write a lot and look after my granddaughter Daisy who is seven."
Ian said if he won some cash he wanted to go to the Edinburgh fringe and stay in luxury and he wanted to send Daisy to Disneyworld.
Ian scored £8,000 in the cash builder and Chaser Anne said: "You may be a stand up, but I'm not laughing.
"You were better than the other two combined.
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"Do you play in the Merseyside quiz league, because you should?"
Ian said he didn't and despite Anne and Bradley urging him to go for the high offer he decided to play for the £8,000.
Ian got back with ease and Anne again told him he should have gone high.
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And viewers at home were also impressed with his performance.
JD said: "Ian surprisingly good."
Tom Donnelly- Sutton said: "When the bloke from Birko is doing alright on # thechase . Gwarn laaa."
HectorsHouse said: "Well done that man!"
*The Chase continues at 5pm on ITV tomorrow