Mastermind, 2011/2012 Episode guide

  1. Grand Final

    31/31 John Humphrys questions six contenders in this series' Grand Final.

    First broadcast: 11 May 2012

    Image for Grand Final Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  2. Episode 30

    30/31 John Humphrys puts the questions to five more contenders in the last semi-final.

    First broadcast: 27 Apr 2012

    Image for Episode 30 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  3. Episode 29

    29/31 John Humphrys puts the questions to five more contenders in the penultimate semi-final.

    First broadcast: 20 Apr 2012

    Image for Episode 29 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  4. Episode 28

    28/31 John Humphrys puts the questions to five more contenders in another semi-final.

    First broadcast: 13 Apr 2012

    Image for Episode 28 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  5. Episode 27

    27/31 John Humphrys questions the contenders in the third semi-final of the series.

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2012

    Image for Episode 27 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  6. Episode 26

    26/31 Subjects include Herbert Chapman, Benjamin Disraeli and Edward Jenner.

    First broadcast: 30 Mar 2012

    Image for Episode 26 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  7. Episode 25

    25/31 Subjects include the novels of Martin Amis and the Emperor Caligula.

    First broadcast: 30 Mar 2012

    Image for Episode 25 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  8. Episode 24

    24/31 Subjects include the Olympics in London and the What Katy Did novels of Susan Coolidge.

    First broadcast: 23 Mar 2012

    Image for Episode 24 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  9. Episode 23

    23/31 Subjects include Nirvana, the Thirty Years' War and the Roy Grace novels of Peter James.

    First broadcast: 23 Mar 2012

    Image for Episode 23 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  10. Episode 22

    22/31 Subjects include the Life and Times of Harold Wilson and the sitcom Seinfeld.

    First broadcast: 16 Mar 2012

    Image for Episode 22 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  11. Episode 21

    21/31 Subjects include the Life and Career of Peter Cook and the History of FC Barcelona.

    First broadcast: 09 Mar 2012

    Image for Episode 21 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  12. Episode 20

    20/31 Subjects include the Coast to Coast Walk and pop music of the 1980s.

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2012

    Image for Episode 20 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  13. Episode 19

    19/31 Subjects include the sitcom Porridge, Queen Victoria's family and Eliza Lynch.

    First broadcast: 02 Mar 2012

    Image for Episode 19 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  14. Episode 18

    18/31 Subjects include the life and work of James Brindley, and the Soviet space programme.

    First broadcast: 24 Feb 2012

    Image for Episode 18 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  15. Episode 17

    17/31 Subjects include the life and short stories of Raymond Carver, and The Diggers.

    First broadcast: 24 Feb 2012

    Image for Episode 17 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  16. Episode 16

    16/31 Subjects include world passenger liners 1939-79 and the life and work of Federico Fellini.

    First broadcast: 17 Feb 2012

    Image for Episode 16 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  17. Episode 15

    15/31 Subjects include the Franco-Prussian war and the life and music of Kate Bush.

    First broadcast: 17 Feb 2012

    Image for Episode 15 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  18. Episode 14

    14/31 Subjects include the seven wonders of the ancient world and Enoch Powell.

    First broadcast: 10 Feb 2012

    Image for Episode 14 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  19. Episode 13

    13/31 Subjects include Bing Crosby, Eastenders, Joseph Banks and Albert Pierrepoint.

    First broadcast: 10 Feb 2012

    Image for Episode 13 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  20. Episode 12

    12/31 Subjects include Fleetwood Mac, the lost railways of Yorkshire and astronomy.

    First broadcast: 03 Feb 2012

    Image for Episode 12 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  21. Episode 11

    11/31 Subjects include the life and work of Mori Ogai and the films of Clint Eastwood.

    First broadcast: 03 Feb 2012

    Image for Episode 11 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  22. Episode 10

    10/31 Subjects include the history of New York, the Women's Institute and Augustus Pugin.

    First broadcast: 27 Jan 2012

    Image for Episode 10 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  23. Episode 9

    9/31 Subjects include the Apollo space programme and the life and music of Nick Drake.

    First broadcast: 20 Jan 2012

    Image for Episode 9 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  24. Episode 8

    8/31 Subjects include major battles of World War II and the satirical works of Juvenal.

    First broadcast: 06 Jan 2012

    Image for Episode 8 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  25. Episode 7

    7/31 Topics include the Cambridge Apostles, the French Revolution and Gustav Mahler.

    First broadcast: 06 Jan 2012

    Image for Episode 7 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  26. Episode 6

    6/31 Subjects include George Orwell, Sir Francis Walsingham and The West Wing.

    First broadcast: 16 Dec 2011

    Image for Episode 6 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  27. Episode 5

    5/31 Subjects include Field Marshal Montgomery and chess champion Tigran Petrosian.

    First broadcast: 09 Dec 2011

    Image for Episode 5 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  28. Episode 4

    4/31 Subjects include the Richard Hannay novels of John Buchan and the Peak District.

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2011

    Image for Episode 4 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  29. Episode 3

    3/31 Subjects: Maximilian I, The Russian Revolution, Led Zeppelin and British speedway 1945-70.

    First broadcast: 25 Nov 2011

    Image for Episode 3 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer
  30. Episode 2

    2/31 Subjects include the Scottish Enlightenment and wines of the Loire Valley.

    First broadcast: 18 Nov 2011

    Image for Episode 2 Not currently available on BBC iPlayer

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss