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Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Quiz hosted by Kirsty Young that delves into one of the most remarkable periods in British history. Two teams of historians answer questions on all aspects of Tudor life. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Kirsty Young
Executive Producer:
Caroline Wright
Producer:
Jon Kelly
Panellist:
Anna Whitelock
Panellist:
Greg Jenner
Panellist:
Kate Williams
Panellist:
Jonathan Foyle

Sport Mastermind

2008

Episode 1

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Des Lynam hosts a spin off series of the classic quiz. Four contestants will answer two minutes on a sporting specialist subject and two minutes on sporting general knowledge. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Des Lynam
Producer:
Jon Kelly

BBC Children in Need

2010

Mastermind: Children in Need Special

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

John Humphrys hosts as four famous faces sit in the black chair in a special Mastermind for Children in Need.

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC ThreeLatest broadcast: on BBC Three

Outtakes from sitcom Two Pints of Lager, with behind-the-scenes access and interviews with Natalie Casey, Will Mellor, Kathryn Drysdale, Sheridan Smith and Luke Gell. Show more

Mastermind

2010/11

Episode 8

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

The hunt for the nation's Mastermind continues. Topics include the Hannibal Lecter novels of Thomas Harris, the history of Alcatraz, the Carry On films and The Beatles. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Series Producer:
Jon Kelly

Mastermind

2010/11

Episode 10

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

John Humphrys puts the questions to four more contenders. The subjects are: Marlon Brando, the history of the Tour De France, Ralph Reader and 20th-century American presidents. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Series Producer:
Jon Kelly

Mastermind

2010/11

Episode 12

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

John Humphrys puts the questions to four more contenders. Subjects include The Smiths, The Third Battle of Ypres, and the literary works of John Betjeman. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Series Producer:
Jon Kelly

Mastermind

2010/11

Episode 18

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

John Humphrys puts the questions to four more contenders. Subjects include the life and works of John Steinbeck, Iron Maiden, and the life of Mahatma Gandhi. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Jon Kelly

Mastermind

2011/12

Episode 8

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Host John Humphrys invites four more contenders to answer questions in the black chair. Subjects include major battles of World War II and the satirical works of Juvenal. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Series Producer:
Jon Kelly

Mastermind

2011/12

Episode 4

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Subjects are: The Richard Hannay novels of John Buchan; the Peak District; aircraft of World War II; Billboard no 1 singles, 1955-1994. John Humphrys asks the questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Series Producer:
Jon Kelly

Mastermind

2010/11

Episode 25

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

John Humphrys quizzes five returning contenders in this semi-final. The subjects include Glamorgan County Cricket Club, the Dark Ages in Britain and Thomas Paine. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Jon Kelly

Mastermind

2010/11

Episode 24

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

John Humphrys quizzes four more contenders. Topics include the Brandon Family Novels of Peter Tinniswood, Orde Wingate and the Chindits, Douglas Jardine and British Domestic Politics. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Jon Kelly

Mastermind

2011/12

Episode 5

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Subjects are: Field Marshal Montgomery, the life and career of chess champion Tigran Petrosian, the Cathars and the Chicago Bears 1920-1970. John Humphrys asks the questions. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Series Producer:
Jon Kelly

Mastermind

2010/11

Episode 23

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

John Humphrys puts the questions to four more contenders. Topics are: Dante’s Commedia, Fresh Water Fish of the British Isles, RAF Bomber Command 1939-1945 and the rock band Queen.

Contributors

Presenter:
John Humphrys
Producer:
Jon Kelly

Sport Mastermind

2008

Episode 10

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Des Lynam hosts the final of Sport Mastermind. Subjects include History of the Super League, South African Test Cricket, Life and Career of Geoff Boycott and the Champion Hurdle. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Des Lynam
Producer:
Jon Kelly
Director:
Sue McMahon

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Sport Mastermind

2008

Episode 8

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Des Lynam hosts a spin-off series of the classic quiz. Four contenders answer questions on England Football Internationals, British and Irish Lions, 1936 Olympics and Golf Majors. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Des Lynam
Producer:
Jon Kelly
Director:
Sue McMahon