The Chase

viewers and fans were sent into a spin after contestant Judith won a record-breaking £70,000 ($134,452) in a solo effort.

After having the rest of her team eliminated, Judith decided to throw caution to the wind and take the high amount of £70,000 offered to her by The Vixen Jenny Ryan.

Breezing through to the final, Judith had the difficult task of taking on The Vixen on her own.

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But in the final chase, she answered a whopping 20 questions and comprehensively beat The Vixen single-handedly by 10 whole questions.

After the buzzer went off, The Chase host Bradley Walsh described the win as "extraordinary".

Shocking: Fans were left elated to see Judith scoop the enormous prize, after the previous three contestants were eliminated. Photo / The Chase
Shocking: Fans were left elated to see Judith scoop the enormous prize, after the previous three contestants were eliminated. Photo / The Chase

After embracing Judith - who was near-stunned by her win - Walsh added: "I've never known anything like it, and I've been doing this show 60 or 70 years."

Ryan took to Twitter to congratulate Judith, saying, "Absolute perfect play by Judith".

"£70k at table with nothing to lose. She set a very strong 20, which forced me to rush slightly. Then capitalised on my errors by nailing pushbacks - which further put the time pressure on me, leading to more errors.

"Judith was a standby contestant, and only found out she was on the show 24 hours before recording. I was well and truly beaten."

Staggering: The Chase fans were sent into a frenzy on a Friday night after contestant Judith scooped a record-breaking £70,000, the most ever won by a solo contestant. Photo / The Chase
Staggering: The Chase fans were sent into a frenzy on a Friday night after contestant Judith scooped a record-breaking £70,000, the most ever won by a solo contestant. Photo / The Chase

Now viewers are demanding Judith land a job on the show.

"If Judith wins this £70k on her own there will be calls for her to be hired as the new chaser - the knitting nightmare the ruthless Judy."

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Another wrote: "OMG GO ONNN! I think she should get the Chasers' job."

A third also tweeted: "Wow! Never in all my years of watching #TheChase have I seen any one single person perform so well. Just amazing. Enjoy your £70,000 Judith."

Judith's win came after The Chase saw its biggest ever overall win in September, when a team of four managed to beat Anne Hegerty's 'The Governess' to scoop £100,000.