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: The Making of a Cardinal

The Celebration of Mass by Pope Paul in St. Peter's, Rome and the ceremony at which The Most Rev. Gordon Joseph Gray Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh first Cardinal in Scotland since the Reformation, is among the thirty-three new Cardinals to receive his ring from Pope Paul
Presented by the Italian Television Service


Subject: The Rev. Gordon Joseph Gray
Commentator: Fr. Patrick McEnroe

: Play School: Ideas Day

A programme for children at home
Today's story: 'The Girls who loved Flowers' by Julie Stevens
Repeated on BBC-1 and BBC Wales at 4.20 p.m.

(to 12.20)


Presenter: Carole Ward
Presenter: Johnny Ball
Author (The Girls who loved Flowers): Julie Stevens

: Plus Ca Change...: 3: Autumn in Rieupeyroux

Five programmes that look at France through French eyes

with a farming family in Southern Central France

Commentary by Thomas Cadett


Director: Gerard Chouchan
Producer: Eliane Victor, O.R.T.F.
Narrator: Thomas Cadett
Presented by: Sheila Innes

: Newsroom: The World Tonight

Reporting: John Timpson, Peter Woods and the reporters and correspondents, at home and abroad, of BBC News.

Followed by The Weather



Newsreader: John Timpson
Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Call My Bluff

A duel of words and wit between
The Resident Gentlemen:
Kenneth Williams, Denis Norden, Michael Trubshawe
and The Challenging Ladies:
Jacqueline MacKenzie, Barbara Murray, Stephanie BeachamReferee, Robert Robinson
Referee, Robert Robinson


Panellist (The Resident Gentlemen): Kenneth Williams
Panellist (The Resident Gentlemen): Denis Norden
Panellist (The Resident Gentlemen): Michael Trubshawe
Panellist (The Challenging Ladies): Jacqueline MacKenzie
Panellist (The Challenging Ladies): Barbara Murray
Panellist (The Challenging Ladies): Stephanie Beacham
Referee: Robert Robinson
"Call My Bluff" devised by: Mark Goodson
"Call My Bluff" devised by: Bill Todman
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson

: The Money Programme: The British Film Industry

Tonight The Money Programme looks at the economics of the British film industry, its past, and, optimistically, its future.

Richard Attenborough explains how Oh! What a Lovely War was financed.
David Hemmings tells how a star makes a business of himself.
Joe Janni, the producer of Darling and Poor Cow, explains the economics of production in this country.
Marcello Mastroianni makes a guest appearance.



Reporter: Brian Widlake
Interviewee: Richard Attenborough
Interviewee: David Hemmings
Interviewee: Joe Janni
Guest: Marcello Mastroianni
Director: Simon Hartog
Producer: Michael Bunce

: Thirty-Minute Theatre: Anything You Say

by John Foster
with Earl Cameron as Conley, Paul Hardwick as Brien, Clifton Jones as Neil

For Detective-Sergeant Brien the interrogations of Mr. Conley, a West Indian villain, have become a game, a test of wits with Conley always just slipping out of the net for lack of evidence. On this occasion Conley has been brought in during the night to be questioned about illegal immigration, and for the last two hours Brien has got nowhere. The time has come, therefore, for him to play his trump card - Detective Constable Neil who will see to it that this interrogation will be different, very different.


Writer: John Foster
Script Editor: Derek Hoddinott
Designer: Peter Kindred
Producer: Innes Lloyd
Director: Rodney Bennett
Conley: Earl Cameron
Brien: Paul Hardwick
Neil: Clifton Jones

: Horizon: Shark

Horizon - Man and Science Today

For divers, seamen, and most often bathers, the word shark in many parts of the world spells danger, sometimes death. Not all species are dangerous, but some are killers. Why is this? At laboratories in the United States and Australia scientists are trying to find the answers. Especially, how are sharks able to detect a swimmer from great distances, and why do they attack some and not others?
Tonight Horizon presents an Australian film which examines our attempts to understand one of the oldest inhabitants of the sea, and perhaps learn from the shark how we may live in the ocean environment.



Producer: Robert Raymond

: The Way We Live Now: Part 4: Melmotte Contra Mundum

by Anthony Trollope
A second chance to see this dramatisation in five parts by Simon Raven
Starring Colin Blakely, Rachel Gurney

Sir Felix's attempt at an elopement has failed miserably. Melmotte appears to be on the crest of a wave, but is involved in difficulties as a result of mortgaging Pickering Park
(Shown on Saturday)


Author: Anthony Trollope
Dramatised by: Simon Raven
Producer: David Conroy
Director: James Cellan Jones
Augustus Melmotte: Colin Blakely
Lady Carbury: Rachel Gurney

: News Summary and The Weather


: Late Night Line-Up

The end of today in front of tomorrow with Michael Dean, Joan Bakewell, Tony Bilbow, Sheridan Morley and tonight's guests


Presenter: Michael Dean
Presenter: Joan Bakewell
Presenter: Tony Bilbow
Presenter: Sheridan Morley
Editor: Rowan Ayers

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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