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The Final with Magnus Magnusson After months of intense competition, the five finalists out of the original 64 contenders now compete for the coveted title of Mastermind 1988.
The MacRobert Arts Centre at the University of Stirling is the setting, and one contender will receive the specially engraved Caithness glass trophy from Paul Fox , Managing Director of BBC Television. The finalists are: Barry McCartney
(middle school teacher)
The Mutiny on the Bounty and the History of Pitcairn to 1970 Roy Bailey
(film producer)
The English Civil War, 1642-49 Margaret Fleming (inspector of taxes)
The Life and Novels of Virginia Woolf David Beamish
(House of Lords clerk) The Life and Times of Nancy Astor 1879-1964 Philip Gray
(planning manager)
The History of the Arabs AD200-750
Assistant producer MARY CRAIG Director DAVID MITCHELL Producer PETER MASSEY BBC Elstree


Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Paul Fox
Unknown: Barry McCartney
Unknown: Roy Bailey
Unknown: Margaret Fleming
Unknown: David Beamish
Unknown: Geoff Higgs
Producer: Mary Craig
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Peter Massey

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