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Screen Two: Memento Mori

Synopsis

We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
A new BBC film, adapted from Muriel
Spark's witty and macabre novel set in 1950s London, featuring a distinguished cast and starring Maggie Smith Michael Hordern
Renee Asherson
"Remember you must die," says the anonymous voice on the telephone. Is it a practical joke or is there a more sinister purpose threatening the lives of the recipients, all part of an ageing coterie of friends who share guilty secrets from the past? Veteran director Jack Clayton last worked with Maggie Smith on The Lonely
Passion of Judith Hearne. This is his first film for BBCtv. The music is by the French film composer Georges Delerue , who died last month. Producer Louis Marks
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0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page888 ● FEATURE: page 24 ● FILMS: pages 46-56

Contributors

Unknown: Maggie Smith
Unknown: Michael Hordern
Unknown: Renee Asherson
Director: Jack Clayton
Unknown: Maggie Smith
Unknown: Judith Hearne.
Unknown: Georges Delerue
Mabel Pettigrew: Maggie Smith
Godfrey Colston: Michael Hordern
Charmian Colston: Renee Asherson
Percy Mannering: Cyril Cusack
Dame Lettie Colston: Stephanie Cole
Jean Taylor: Thora Hird
Guy Leet: Maurice Denham
Henry Mortimer: John Wood
Olive Mannering: Zoe Wanamaker
EricColston: Peter Eyre
Ronald Sidebottome: Robert Flemyng
Tempest Sidebottome: Barbara Hicks
Granny Valvona: Muriel Pavlow
MrsMortimer: Anna Cropper






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