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: The Papal Visit

Earlier this morning, Pope John Paul II departed from Rome for the start of his historic six days in Britain. David Dimbleby is at Gatwick Airport for this first-ever visit by a Pope to this country.

8.0 Welcome at Gatwick by Cardinal Hume and other dignitaries.
8.30* Departure by Train for Victoria Station.
8.35 John Tusa looks at the background and significance of this Pastoral Visit.
9.20* Arrival at Victoria Station and motorcade to Westminster Cathedral.
9.50* Westminster Cathedral
Pope John Paul II celebrates Mass with the Bishops of England and Wales before a congregation of 3,000 people inside the Cathedral and 1,500 gathered in the precincts. The Pope will also baptise and confirm five adults.
(The order of service: p 65).
12.15* Blessing of crowd in the Cathedral Piazza


Unknown: Pope John Paul
Presenter: John Tusa
Commentators: Tom Fleming
Commentators: Mgr Crispian Hollis

: * Closedown

: News After Noon

Richard Whitmore and Moira Stuart Weather MICHAEL FISH


Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Regional News

(London and SE only: Financial Report and News Headlines with subtitles)

: Heads and Tails

A See-Saw programme

: Weekend Wardrobe

The last of ten programmes Presented by ANN LADBURY with designs by CAROLINE CHARLES
The coat pattern in the Weekend Wardrobe collection is a very simple shape, and Ann Ladbury shows how easy it is to make and line it. If you sew well you may have wondered if your skill can help you make a living-we look at DEBBIE HARRIS who Is trying to.
Assistant producer ERICA GRIFFITHS Studio director JEREMY ORLEBAR Producer JENNY ROGERS


Presented By: Ann Ladbury
Unknown: Caroline Charles
Unknown: Ann Ladbury
Unknown: Debbie Harris
Producer: Erica Griffiths
Director: Jeremy Orlebar
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: The Papal Visit

During this afternoon Pope John Paul II will travel by motorcade to Buckingham Palace for an audience with HM The Queen.


Commentators: David Dimbleby
Commentators: Eric Robson

: Play School

Story: The Crow Who Wanted a Drink
(Shown on BBC2 at 10.55 am)


Presenter: Heather Williams
Presenter: Ben Thomas

: Make 'em Laugh

The last of six programmes Laurel and Hardy Mark Curry traces the early film careers of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. He also shows a rare film of the two appearing together ten years before they officially became a comedy duo. As usual, Mark will explain how some spectacular stunts were achieved.


Unknown: Hardy Mark Curry
Unknown: Stan Laurel
Unknown: Oliver Hardy.
Unknown: Philip Jenkinson
Editor: Peter Marsh
Director: Bruce Rawlings
Producer: John Buttery

: Newsround Extra

with John Craven and Paul McDowell
Every Friday the Newsround team takes a closer Jook at one big issue that people really care about. John and Paul. helped by BBC reporters around the world, bring you the stories, cover the events, and meet the personalities that are making your kind of news.
Editor uuc ROWAN


Unknown: John Craven
Unknown: Paul McDowell

: The Adventure Game

The first of five programmes Guest explorers Graeme Garden
Carol Chell , Nicholas Hammond
Many light years away on the far side of the galaxy lies Arg, a small planet of little consequence, where the resident dragons, politely adopting a less frightening appearance, nevertheless enjoy making things difficult for visitors - day-trippers in particular. Last year one such tripper failed to return! The Rangdo, disguised as an aspidistra, watches the rescuers struggle to unravel the mysteries of Arg. But which of them is the ' mole '? Will they understand the ' drogna '? How many earth people will be evaporated? with Director


Unknown: Patrick Dowling
Unknown: Graeme Garden
Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Nicholas Hammond
Unknown: Ian Oliver
Producer: Patrick Dowling
the prisoner: Lesley Judd
The Argonds:Gandor: Christopher Leaver
The Argonds:Gnoard: Charmian Gradwell

: Evening News

with Jan Leeming Weatherman


Unknown: Jan Leeming

: Regional news magazines

Look East, Look North
Look North West, Midlands Today South East at Six
Spotlight South West
Points West, South Today and at 6.22-7.0
Including at 6.45 Sportswide with Desmond Lynam


Unknown: Desmond Lynam

: Are You Being Served?

by JEREMY LLOYD and DAVID CROFT starring co-starring featuring and Heir Apparent
Mr Grace sees an early photograph of Mr Humphries ' mother and thinks he may be closely, if illegitimately, related to him.
Directed by JOHN KILBY
Produced by DAVID CROFT


Unknown: Jeremy Lloyd
Unknown: David Croft
Unknown: Mr Grace
Unknown: Mr Humphries
Directed By: John Kilby
Produced By: David Croft
Mrs Slocombe: Mollie Sugden
Mr Humphries: John Inman
Captain Peacock: Frank Thornton
Miss Brahms: Wendy Richard
Mr Rumbold: Nicholas Smith
Mr Spooner: Mike Berry
Mr Klein: Benny Lee
Old Mr Grace: Kenneth Waller
Mr Harman: Arthur English
Secretary: Debbie Linden
Nurse: Vivienne Johnson

: Odd One Out

A quiz game with Paul Daniels.
Can you beat the contestants as they try to find the word, sound or object which is the Odd One Out?
Produced by arrangement with RALPH EDWARDS PRODUCTIONS and ACTION TIME LTD Based on an original format devised by MARK MAXWELL-SMITH Sound MALCOLM JOHNSON Lighting FRED WRIGHT Designer DACRE PUNT Director JOHN BISHOP


Unknown: Paul Daniels.
Arrangement With: Ralph Edwards
Unknown: Malcolm Johnson
Unknown: Fred Wright
Designer: Dacre Punt
Director: John Bishop
Producer: Roger Ordish

: It's a Knockout

The 1982 series of the inter-town competition to determine who represents Great Britain in Europe starts with a bang this evening from the Play Close, Melton Mowbray.

Farming is the theme, and teams from Melton Mowbray, Charnwood and Rutland do battle in the shade of the Parish Church for the coveted prize of a trip to the Italian Heat of Jeux sans Frontieres to be held in Sardinia later in the year.

Introduced by Stuart Hall
Special guest presenters Peter Duncan, Sarah Greene and Simon Groom
featuring Blondini

BBC Manchester
Back Page: 78


Presenter: Stuart Hall
Guest Presenter: Peter Duncan
Guest Presenter: Sarah Greene
Guest Presenter: Simon Groom
Designer and games deviser: Stuart Furber
Director: John Rooney
Producer: Geoffrey Wilson

: Points of View

Barry Took presents more of your comments on BBC television programmes.
Send your letters to: Points of View, BBC Television Centre, London W12 8QT Book (same title), £1.50 from bookseller]


Unknown: Barry Took
Produced By: Brian Wolstenholme

: Nine O'Clock News

with John Simpson and the BBC's reporters and correspondents around the world Weekend Weather MICHAEL FISH


Unknown: John Simpson

: McClain's Law: The Last Hero

[Starring] James Arness as Jim McClain
with Marshall Colt as Harry Gates, George Dicenzo as Lt DeNisco and Carl Franklin as Jerry Cross

The life of an eight-year-old girl hangs in the balance when a mentally disturbed and heavily armed ex-serviceman storms the hospital where she is a patient.


Writer: Frank Abatemarco
Director: Corey Allen
Jim McClain: James Arness
Harry Gates: Marshall Colt
Lt DeNisco: George Dicenzo
Jerry Cross: Carl Franklin

: Leap in the Dark

The first of seven experiences of the supernatural
'She has fits of day-dreaming - she comes out of them and says some. thing. They're saying now she cursed her friend and caused the accident ...


Directed By: Michael Croucher
Jackie: Lisa Vandebpump
Grannie: Audrey Noble
Grace: Suzan Farmer
Jack: Colin Rix
Lena: Lynne Morgan
Sue: Sally Baxter
Bob: Richard Beaumont
Jake: Timothy Ackroyd
Headmistress: Ann Morrish
Doctor: Christopher Coll

: The Late Film: I Start Counting

Jenny Agutter , Bryan Marshall with Clare Sutcliffe , Lana Morris Simon Ward , Madge Ryan
Gregory Phillips , Fay Compton
The adolescent fantasies of young
Wvnne revolve round her infatuation for her foster brother George,
20 years her senior. Her romantic day-dreams become a nightmare when a series of murders occur in the district and Wynne discovers a blood-stained sweater which George has thrown away.
Screenplay by RICHARD HARRIS
From the novel by AUDREY ERSKINE LINDOP Produced and directed by DAVID GREENE Films: page 11


Unknown: Jenny Agutter
Unknown: Bryan Marshall
Unknown: Clare Sutcliffe
Unknown: Lana Morris
Unknown: Simon Ward
Unknown: Madge Ryan
Unknown: Gregory Phillips
Unknown: Fay Compton
Unknown: Richard Harris
Novel By: Audrey Erskine
Directed By: David Greene
Wynne: Jenny Agutter
George: Bryan Marshall
Corinne: Clare Sutcliffe
Conductor: Simon Ward
Len: Gregory Phillips
Leonie: Lana Morris
Grandad: Billy Russell
Mother: Madge Ryan
Jim: Michael Feast
Mrs Bennett: Fay Compton
Aunt Rene: Lally Bowers

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