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A Question of Sport


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Questionmaster: David Coleman.
Team captains:
Bill Beaumont , Ian Botham. There's is a strong Scottish flavour tonight - three of the guests play their sport north of the border. Bill lines up with Finlay Calder , the Scottish captain who led the Lions to a famous Test series victory against Australia, and Sam Torrance who was one of the team that successfully defended the Ryder Cup for the second time against the USA. Ian is joined by the Essex and England captain Graham
Gooch who this winter will be touring the West Indies without him, and Terry Butcher , the Rangers and England defender with over 60 caps for his country. Director MICK DEMPSEY Producer MIKE ADLEY


Unknown: David Coleman.
Unknown: Bill Beaumont
Unknown: Ian Botham.
Unknown: Finlay Calder
Unknown: Sam Torrance
Unknown: England Captain Graham
Unknown: Terry Butcher
Director: Mick Dempsey
Producer: Mike Adley

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