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Forgetting for a moment that Hermann Hauser was a real person playing a monumental role in the success of Acorn Computers in the 1980s home computer race, he was also hands-down the star of BBC4’s imagining of the the battle for the market. A charming German with a nice line in polonecks, it’s Hermann’s failings that make him amazing:

1. He does not understand chess.

2. Or cards.

3. Or how to make tea.