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: Seeing and Believing: The Things that are Seen

A Christian theme presented by The Rev. Joseph McCulloch.
From the Church of St. Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside, London


Presented by: Rev. Joseph McCulloch
Speaker: John Gabriel
Speaker: Peter Madden
Speaker: Ellen McIntosh
Speaker: Rev. Derek Hole
Produced By: R. T. Brooks

: Ddoe Heddiw

John Bevan yn cyflwyno rhai pigion o raglenni'r wythnos
Cynhyrchiad Uned Heddiw
Welsh topical magazine


Presenter: John Bevan

: Le Mans

Raymond Baxter reports direct from the circuit with the latest news on the International 24-hour car race.
Presented by the French Television Service


Reporter: Raymond Baxter

: Gardening Club

A specialist Clematis feature
Percy Thrower meets Percy Picton Colwall, Malvern
Large hybrid varieties for walls, pergolas and trellis
Montana species for spring and early summer colour over sheds, up into high trees, and on unsightly stumps
From the Midlands


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Speaker: Percy Picton
Produced By: Paul Morby

: Farming

Introduced by John Cherrington
F. A. Secrett started his horticultural business by farming Kew Gardens. His family now grow more than 700 acres of horticultural crops in Cornwall, Kent, and Surrey. He talks to John Cherrington about his life's work, on the occasion of the award of a Gold Medal by the Royal Counties Agricultural Society, and Sir Harold Sanders comments on the award
From the Midlands followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Introduced by: John Cherrington
Guest: F. A. Secrett
Guest: Sir Harold Sanders
Film Editor: Colin Moffat
Directed by: Keith Reading
Produced by: John Kenyon

: Jungle of the Cats

A film from Italy
Among the ruins of the Roman Forum live scores of stray cats who know no other home. Isa Miranda, well-known Italian actress, tells something of their daily life.


Devised and directed by: Mihaly Vasas
Commentary spoken by: Isa Miranda

: Z Cars: The Whole Truth

A second showing of The Whole Truth ... by Robert Barr
'Punchy' Palmer is not too bright. When he tries to help Newtown police it isn't easy to know what is true and what are daydreams. In this guess-work lies the answer to a series of crimes.


Writer: Robert Barr
Producer: David E. Rose
Directed by: Kenneth Loach

: Le Mans: The Finish

The closing stages of this year's International 24-hour car race.
Presented by the French Television Service


Commentator: Raymond Baxter

: Film Matinee: Rachel and the Stranger

A romantic adventure starring William Holden, Loretta Young and Robert Mitchum
To Rachel, a newcomer to the remote American Northwest territory in the days of early settlement, much was strange and everything an adventure. But nothing was stranger than her husband whom she met for the first time at the wedding ceremony.


Directed By: Norman Foster
Rachel: Loretta Young
Big Davey: William Holden
Jim: Robert Mitchum
Davey: Gary Gray
Parson Jackson: Tom Tully
Mrs Jackson: Sarah Haden

: Silas Marner: Episode 4: A Strange Disappearance

by George Eliot
Dramatised by Constance Cox
For Silas a disagreeable shock - for Godfrey an alarming communication.


Author: George Eliot
Dramatised by: Constance Cox
Costumes supervised by: Joyce Hammond
Make-up supervised by: Lilias Munro
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Script Editor: Betty Willingale
Producer: Campbell Logan
Directed By: Harold Clayton
Dunstan Cass: Michael Graham Cox
Silas Marner: David Markham
Jem Rodney: Barry Wilsher
Snell: Norman Mitchell
Macey: Philip Ray
Dowlas: Brian Hayes
Ben Winthrop: Thomas Heathcote
Tookey: Blake Butler
Godfrey Cass: Moray Watson
Cass's servant: Walter Horsbrugh
Bryce: Jeremy Longhurst
Squire Cass: William Mervyn
Mrs Dolly Winthrop: Daphne Anderson
Aaron Winthrop: Garry Mason
Mrs Kimble: Mary Hignett
Dr Kimble: Donald Eccles
Mrs Osgood: Joyce Carey
Mr Crackenthorp: Cameron Miller
Mrs Crackenthorp: Beatrix MacKey
Mr Lammeter: Noel Howlett
Nancy Lammeter: Penelope Lee
Priscilla Lammeter: Anne Robson
Miss Gunn: Janet Henfrey
Miss Susan Gunn: Charlotte Selwyn
Molly: Camilla Hasse

: Noggin and the Omruds: Part 4: The Caves of Nudrug

by Oliver Postgate and Peter Firmin
Another saga of Noggin the Nog, Prince of the Northlands, told in six parts
How a black crow stole the liquid that made things grow and what happened to Graculus in the caves of Nudrug.


Writer: Oliver Postgate
Writer: Peter Firmin
Storyteller: Ronnie Stevens
Storyteller: Oliver Postgate
Pictures by: Peter Firmin
Music written by: Vernon Elliott
Music played by: the Vernon Elliott Ensemble

: Meeting Point: Operation Salvation

A Salvation Army officer and a Roman Catholic nun-how much have their worlds in common?


Film cameraman: Tom Friswell
Film Editor: Tony Lloyd-Jones
Written and narrated by: Huw Ballard Thomas
Producer: John Ormond

: Sunday Story: Barnardo and his Children: Part 2: John Summers

by Janet Hitchman


Writer: Janet Hitchman
Told By: Barbara Mullen
Produced By: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Margaret Rutherford and Delinquency

An Appeal on behalf of The Institute for the Study and Treatment of Delinquency.
Contributions, preferably by crossed cheque or postal order, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]

: Songs of Praise

From St. John's Church, Yeovil
Singing led by the combined Anglican and Free Church choirs of the town


Introduced by: Dudley Savage
Soloist: Wilfred Brown
Conductor: Alan Gare
Organist: Brian Bonnett
Blessing: Rev. Prebendary L. E. Walsh
TV Presentation: Kenneth Savidge

: Association Football

See panel below

: The Roy Castle Show

starring Roy Castle
Special guest artists, in alphabetical order:
Bernard Cribbins
Harry Secombe
Eric Sykes
and Una Stubbs
Harry Secombe is in Pickwick at the Saville Theatre, London


Presenter: Roy Castle
Guest: Bernard Cribbins
Guest: Harry Secombe
Guest: Eric Sykes
Dancer: Una Stubbs
Designed by: Keith Norman
Produced by: G.B. Lupino

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: Dear Doctor

created by A. J. Cronin
starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen with Bill Simpson as Dr. Finlay


Created by: A. J. Cronin
Script by: Doreen Montgomery
Script by: Guy Morgan
Script Editor: Donald Bull
The series produced by arrangement With: Graham Stewart
Designer: Allan Anson
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Directed by: Gerard Glaister
Dr Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Dr Finlay: Bill Simpson
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Laura: Ellen McIntosh
Mrs Gordon: Jean Anderson
Mrs Brodie: Marjorie Dalziel
Matron: Molly Urquhart
Nurse Maddox: Maureen Crombie
Georgina Fairley: Varda Seltzer
Anaesthetist: John Stuart
Mr Gibson: Robert James
Joy Begg: Margo Croan
Barbara Grant: Louise Breslin
Mr Fisher: Kenneth Cowan

: The News

: Monitor

A fortnightly magazine of the arts
Introduced by Huw Wheldon
Tonight's programme includes: Jean Tinguely sculptor
"A big wheel in the Movement movement"
Jean Tinguely, famous for his spectacular self-destroying machines, has made a huge sculpture for this year's Swiss National Exhibition at Lausanne. He talks about this and his earlier work to Richard Hamilton


Introduced by: Huw Wheldon
Sculptor/subject: Jean Tinguely
Interviewer: Richard Hamilton
Film Editor: Allan Tyrer
Associate Producer: Christopher Burstall
Producer: Nancy Thomas

: Meeting Point: Operation Salvation

A Salvation Army Officer and a Roman Catholic nun - how much have their worlds in common?
Previously shown at 6.15 p.m.

: The Weather

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