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: Morning Service

for Whit Sunday
from The Tabernacle, Trowbridge Congregational Church.
Minister, The Rev. Noel Calvin
Hymns (Congregational Praise): 328, 213. 438, and 461
Chant: No. 863
First reading from St. John 14 by the Church Treasurer
Second reading from Romans 8 by the Church Secretary
Readings from J. B. Phillips' translation
Anthem: O Holy Spirit (Tye)


Speaker: The Rev. Noel Calvin
Reader: The Church Treasurer [name uncredited]
Reader: The Church Secretary [name uncredited]
Organist: David Davis
Director of Music: Joyce Lucas
Presented by: Kenneth Savidge

: Growth and Play: 7: The Infant School

Programmes for parents about children.

Modern teachers attach great importance to the educational possibilities of children's spontaneous play. Practical experience precedes instruction. In some schools the greater part of the time is spent on much the same activity which took place at nursery school. Cooking, playing with water, painting, and modelling still continue, though at a more advanced level, and the basic skills of reading, writing, and numbering are taught in a context of purposeful activity.
Molly Brearley Principal of the Froebel Institute of Education
Introduced by Tony Gibson.
A BBC Educational broadcast


Presenter: Tony Gibson
Speaker: Molly Brearley
Producer: Eileen Molony

: Ten Modern Artists: 7: Chaim Soutine (1893-1943)

An introduction to twentieth-century painting and sculpture by David Sylvester.
A BBC Educational broadcast


Presenter: David Sylvester
Producer: Michael Gill

: KYC 64: 7

A course on motor-car mechanics for owner-drivers.
Introduced by John F. Miles Chief Instructor of the High Performance Course, London and Anthony Marsh.

How the hydraulic brakes work-both drum and disc. Steering by rack-and-pinion and cam-and-peg systems. Don't drive on balding tyres.
A BBC Educational broadcast
(to 13.00)


Presenter: John F. Miles
Presenter: Anthony Marsh
Animations: Eric Ilett
Producer: Stanley Hyland

: Ddoe Heddiw

Owen Edwards yn cyflwyno rhai pigion o raglenni'r wythnos
Cynhyrchiad UNED HEDDIW
Topical magazine.


Unknown: Owen Edwards

: Gardening Club

Film cameras in the Gardening Club Garden Edgbaston, Birmingham for Whitsun weekend work with Percy Thrower and Arthur Billitt.
Tubs, urns, ornamental pots on the patio - with plant ideas from annuals, perennials, roses, and shrubs for all courtyard and backyard sites and with John Warrington
Curator, Birmingham Botanical Gardens
A survey of modern manually operated lawn-mowers


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Arthur Billitt
Item presenter: John Warrington
Producer: Paul Morby

: Farming

Introduced by John Cherrington.

There's no substitute...
New Zealand expert Godfrey Bowen demonstrates his method of shearing, and the Wool Board follows it up with some tips on presentation of fleece

Integration: 1: What is integration?
To many farmers a dirty word, but in the opinion of Tim King something to be faced-and welcomed.

From the Midlands
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: John Cherrington
Item presenter (There's no substitute...): Godfrey Bowen
Item presenter (Integration): Tim King
Director: Keith Reading
Producer: Anthony Parkin

: International Rugby: A World XV v. The Rest

From South Africa
A World XV v. The Rest at Port Elizabeth celebrating the 75th anniversary of the South African Rugby Board.
The top Rugby Union internationals from England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, France, New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa have been invited to play in three special celebration matches.
BBC cameras report from Port Elizabeth on the second of the series.


Commentator: Alun Williams

: Film Matinee: The Wild Heart

From the novel "Gone to Earth" by Mary Webb.
Written, produced, and directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger.
Starring Jennifer Jones
with David Farrar, Cyril Cusack, and Sybil Thorndike

The strange brooding tale of a high-spirited passionate country girl-half gypsy-for whom the legend of the Black Huntsman has a special and tragic significance.


From the novel "Gone to Earth" by: Mary Webb
Writer/Producer/Director: Michael Powell
Writer/Producer/Director: Emeric Pressburger
Hazel Woodus: Jennifer Jones
Jack Redding: David Farrar
Edward Marston: Cyril Cusack
Abel Woodus: Esmond Knight
Mrs Marston: Sybil Thorndike
Andrew Vessons: Hugh Griffith

: Z Cars: A Question of Storage

by Alan Plater.
A second showing of some of the cases encountered by Z Victor One and Z Victor Two.

Barlow's attendance at a police conference starts a spring-cleaning at Newtown Station. But the arrest of an elderly drunk by Jock and Fancy upsets the efficiency drive.


Writer: Alan Plater
Designer: Stanley Morris
Film Sequences - Cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film Sequences - Editor: Christopher La Fontaine
Script Editor: Robert Barr
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Shaun Sutton

: Rupert of Hentzau: Episode 5: A Perilous Reunion

by Anthony Hope.
Dramatised in six episodes by Donald Wilson.


Author: Anthony Hope
Dramatised by: Donald Wilson
Costumes supervised by: Sheila Glassford
Make-up supervised by: Maureen Winslade
Designer: Sally Hulke
Script editor: Betty Willingale
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Gerald Blake
Rupert of Hentzau: Peter Wyngarde
Herbert: Philip Ray
Colonel Sapt: John Phillips
Fritz von Tarlenheim: Tristram Jellinek
James: Robert James
Rudolf Rassendyll: George Baker
The Chancellor: William Sherwood
Max: Sidney Monckton
Queen Flavia: Barbara Shelley
Lieutenant Bernenstein: Mark Burns
Helga von Tarlenheim: Sally Home
Rosa Holf: Amanda Reiss
Count Luzau-Rischenheim: Derek Blomfield
Footman: Brian Sheehy

: Captain Pugwash: A Cure of Hiccups

An animated cartoon written and drawn by John Ryan.
Captain Pugwash in another thrilling adventure with his band of black-hearted pirates and cabin boy Tom.

Our gallant Captain sets out on another hazardous quest but a childish complaint foils his efforts and only the loyalty of his crew saves him from a watery end.
Storyteller, Peter Hawkins


Writer/Artist: John Ryan
Narrator: Peter Hawkins
Presented by: Gordon Murray

: Meeting Point: Confirmation - and After

Every year up to two hundred thousand people, most of them young, are confirmed. Many of them drift away from the church afterwards. Why?
The Dean of Liverpool talks to a group of young people recently confirmed and puts their points of view to The Bishop of Hereford, The Rev. Gerald Hudson, Mary Robinson.
Introduced by William Purcell.
From the Midlands


Chairman: The Dean of Liverpool
Panellist: The Bishop of Hereford
Panellist: The Rev. Gerald Hudson
Panellist: Mary Robinson
Presenter: William Purcell
Television presentation: Barrie Edgar

: Sunday Story: Edith Cavell: Part 4: Death

by Eric Allen.
Told by Brenda Bruce.


Writer: Eric Allen
Storyteller: Brenda Bruce
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Songs of Praise

Community hymn-singing from Museum Street Methodist Church, Ipswich.
Introduced by Howard Souster.
Soloist, Rhiannon James
Blessing given by the Minister, The Rev. Clifford Lever


Presenter: Howard Souster
Soloist: Rhiannon James
Conductor: Eric Akehurst
Organist: Edward H. Bugg
Organist: John Langdon
Blessing: The Rev. Clifford Lever
Television presentation: Barrie Edgar

: The Black and White Minstrel Show

Starring The Mitchell Minstrels
Conducted by George Mitchell
And also starring Leslie Crowther, George Chisholm, John Boulter, Dai Francis, Tony Mercer, Bob Clayton, Don Cleaver, Benny Garcia, The Jackpots, The Television Toppers, Margaret Savage, Denise Shaune.
("The Black and White Minstrel Show" is at the Victoria Palace, London)


Singers: The Mitchell Minstrels
[Minstrels] conducted by/Vocal arrangements: George Mitchell
Comedian: Leslie Crowther
Musician/Orchestrations: George Chisholm
Singer: John Boulter
Singer: Dai Francis
Singer: Tony Mercer
Singer: Bob Clayton
Singer: Don Cleaver
Singer: Benny Garcia
Singers: The Jackpots
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Singer: Margaret Savage
Dancer: Denise Shaune
Dance Direction: Larry Gordon
Orchestrations: Alan Bristow
Orchestrations: Ray Terry
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Settings: Lionel Radford
Devised and produced by: George Inns

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Bluffing Blast

A film series starring Raymond Burr as the famous lawyer-investigator created by Erle Stanley Gardner.
with Barbara Hale, William Hopper, Bill Williams

A young girl, in search of her father whom she has never seen, seems to be a target for murder.


Character created by: Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Della Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake: William Hopper
Floyd Grant: Bill Williams

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: Short of a Miracle

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


Created by: A.J. Cronin
Script: Bill Strutton
Script editor: Donald Bull
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Director: Gerard Glaister
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Mrs Keith: Janet Bruce
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Flora Macklin: Kay Galli
Mrs. Douglas: Jean Taylor-Smith
Stephens: John Horsley
Robertson: John Harvey
Rob Macklin: Richard Armour
Lawrence: James Copeland
Mrs. Lawrence: Jessie Barclay

: The News

: The Open Grave

A special programme produced and directed by Ronald Kelly for Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
A story of today with an echo from history.


Producer/Director: Ronald Kelly

: Meeting Point: Confirmation - and After

Previously shown at 6.15 p.m.

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