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The Final with Magnus Magnusson
The historic Porter Tun Room in the City of London is the setting for the culmination of the 1980 series. Of the 48 starters, the four finalists competing for the beautifully engraved Caithness glass trophy and the title of Mastermind 1980 are:
Fred Housego (licensed taxi-driver)
The Tower of London
John Keogh (postgraduate student)
The House of Godwin 1016-1066 Samuel Mortimer (civil servant)
The life and works of Joseph Haydn Ingram Wilcox (civil servant)
The Crusades 1095-1192
Series producer Bill Wright Production Antonia Charlton, Mary Craig
Applications are invited for the 1981 series of Mastermind. Please apply for an application form, on a postcard, to: Mastermind, BBC Television, [address removed] (to arrive not later than 12 January 1981)


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Contestant: Fred Housego
Contestant: Samuel Mortimer
Contestant: Joseph Haydn
Contestant : Ingram Wilcox
Producer: Antonia Charlton
Producer: Mary Craig
Series producer: Bill Wright

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