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The Brains Trust (1955–1996)

TV Series | 45 min | Game-Show

Series in which eminent people of the time gave spontaneous answers to questions of the day.
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Updated Sep 4, 1955

Release date (First episode)
Sep 4, 1955 (United Kingdom)

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Norman Fisher
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Jacob Bronowski
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Alan Bullock
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Julian Huxley
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A.J. Ayer
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Alan Melville
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Marghanita Laski
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Violet Bonham Carter
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Eric James
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James Fisher
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Ifor Evans
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John Wolfenden
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Barbara Wootton
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Bernard Braden
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Michael Flanders
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Margaret Lane
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Noel Annan
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David Cecil
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John Maud
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Hugh Ross Williamson
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W. Grey Walter
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Gwyn Thomas
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Ruth Pitter
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Bernard Williams
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Pamela Hansford Johnson
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John Betjeman
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David Daiches
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Prince Chula Chakrabongse of Thailand
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Alexander Kennedy
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Margery Fry
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Peter Brook
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Malcolm Muggeridge
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Alan Gemmell
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Oliver Franks
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Rebecca West
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Edward Shackleton
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George Paget Thomson
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