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Mastermind

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A series of 17 programmes with Magnus Magnusson
Tonight Mastermind's tenth season opens and, between now and Christmas, 48 contestants will pit their wits against each other in the quest to win television's premier quiz battle.
Magnus will be 'starting', and he hopes that you will stay with him until he has 'finished' the search for the successor to London taxi-driver Fred Housego as Mastermind 1981.
The first heat comes from the RAF College at Cranwell and the contestants are: Peter Arbuthnot (commodity broker) Indus Valley Civilisation (2500-1700 bc)
Phillida Grantham (youth worker) Wines of Europe
Leslie Grout (schoolmaster) St George's Chapel, Windsor, since 1475
Peter Wilcockson (art gallery manager) Life and Work of Picasso to 1940
Director ANTONIA CHARLTON Producer ROGER MACKAY
Book, Mastermind 3, 80p, from bookshops Theme music on Top BBCtv Themes Vol 2 (record REH 365, cassette zcb 365) from record shops

Contributors

Unknown: Magnus Magnusson
Unknown: Fred Housego
Unknown: Peter Arbuthnot
Unknown: Phillida Grantham
Unknown: Peter Wilcockson
Director: Antonia Charlton
Producer: Roger MacKay

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