Mastermind | 09/01/1983

Tonight Mastermind enters its second decade and during the coming weeks 48 new contestants will be competing to win television's most prestigious quiz title. They come from every part of Britain, their ages range from 22 to 65 and their occupations include a naval officer, a tube train driver, a doctor, a brewery clerk, a bank manager and a vet. The first four contenders pit their wits against each other at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester. Specialist subjects include Shakespeare's tragic heroes, Percussion playing from 1700, the novels of Evelyn Waugh and the novels of the Bronte Sisters.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Entertainment
  • Channel: BBC One
  • Duration: 28'11''
  • Broadcast date: 1983

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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