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The Successor 

A drama set in the Vatican and the search for a new Pope.

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Cardinal of Toledo
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Cardinal of Budapest
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Cardinal of Uganda
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Cardinal of Mexico
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Father Bianchi
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Cardinal Ricci
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Cardinal of Bologna
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Cardinal of Rio
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Ceremonialist
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Cardinal of Boston
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Cardinal of Macao
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Cardinal Dean
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Cardinal of Bombay
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Cardinal of Paris
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Cardinal of Milan
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A drama set in the Vatican and the search for a new Pope.

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Comedy | Drama

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13 September 1965 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The Cardinal played by Rupert Davies, who eventually ascends to the Papacy, was generally taken to be a veiled portrait of Pope John XXIII. See more »

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