Next Episode of Mastermind is
Season 2017 / Episode 26 and airs on 20 January 2017 20:00
Mastermind is a British quiz show, well known for its challenging questions, intimidating setting and air of seriousness. It first aired on 11 September 1972 & is still running today. Four contestants brave the black chair as they answer questions on their specialist subjects and test their general knowledge to win the coveted trophy.
Topics covered tonight include Barbara Castle, Archbishop Makarios, the McAusaln trilogy of George MacDonald Fraser and Joe Meek.
Topics covered tonight include 'The West Wing', Jesse Owens, Manfred von Richthofen and Billy Bragg.
Featuring the topics Pearl Jam, Watergate, Middlesborough FC and the life of AE Housman.
Topics include Scottish pop music from 1980-1999, Aston Villa FC, the GDR and Clarice Cliff.
Topics include Gavin and Stacey, Sir John Gielgud, Jackie Robinson and William Morris.
Topics include the Apollo missions, the Great Train Robbery, Queen's Park Rangers FC and the Alex Delaware novels.
Topics featured include A Bit of Fry and Laurie, Jock Stein, Stax Records and the Suez Crisis.
Topics covered include the life of Brian Clough, the films of Paul Verhoeven, ELO, the Easter Rising and David Sedaris.
Five more semi-finalists compete with topics featured including X-Men comics, Wainwright's coast to coast walk, the Green Bay Packers, Jethro Tull and Eamon de Valera.
Topics featured tonight include 'Men Behaving Badly', the Inspector Barnaby novels, the history of Bundesliga and Gerald Durrell and Neville Chamberlain.
Topics include: Ever Decreasng Circles, the life and works of Sylvia Plath, Roddy Doyle's Barrytown trilogy, women in Olympics and Ray Davies.
In this week's episode, it is a general knowledge round.
In this episode subjects are Reading FC, Benjamin Britten, Venice, the history of Ulster and Prohibition.
The search for the nation's Mastermind reaches its conclusion as John Humphrys invites the six finalists to make once last visit to the famous black chair as they attempt to win the glass bowl and the title of Mastermind. The specialist subjects for the grand final are Thunderbirds, English test cricket since 1970, Elizabeth Gaskell, the Seven Years War, the Ryder Cup and the Battle for Berlin.
John Humphrys(John Humphrys)
Peter Snow(Peter Snow)
Clive Anderson(Clive Anderson)
Magnus Magnusson(Magnus Magnusson)
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