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Mastermind: The Final


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with Magnus Magnusson
After nearly six months of intense competition, the five finalists out of the original 64 contenders now seek the coveted title of Mastermind 1987. The quarterdeck of the Britannia Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, is the impressive setting for this final, and the winner will receive the specially engraved Caithness glass trophy from Admiral Sir Julian Oswald, Commander-in-Chief, Fleet.

The five contenders are:
Margaret Spiller (civil servant) - The life and times of Emperor Nero, AD37-68
John Crippin (schoolteacher) - BBC Radio comedy, 1940-1970
Jeremy Bradbrooke (general practitioner) - The Crimean War, 1853-56
Jill McFatridge (area reporter) - The life and times of Ferdinand of Aragon, 1452-1516
Mike Billson (milkman) - The American Indian wars, 1850-1890


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Trophy presentation: Admiral Sir Julian Oswald
Contender: Margaret Spiller
Contender: John Crippin
Contender: Jeremy Bradbrooke
Contender: Jill McFatridge
Contender: Mike Billson
Lighting: Dennis Butcher
Assistant Producer: Mary Craig
Director: David Mitchell
Producer: Peter Massey

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