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: Morning Service

from The Pauluskirche, Frankfurt-on-Main.
on the occasion of the 19th General Council of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches.
Presented for television by Peter van Buren by arrangement with the Frankfurt Television Service, West Germany
(to 11.50)


Preacher: Professor Christian Baeta of Accra
English commentary: The Rev. Dr. Ronald Falconer
Presented for television by: Peter van Buren

: Baledi'r Bobl

Gorchwyl a Chwarae
'Caled yw fy nhamaid bara. ie caled iawn a phrin.' medd un baledwr. Gwir bob gair. Serch hynny, caed hamdden weithiau rhag caledi dydd gwaith a chyfle i anghofio tipyn am boen a phrinder
Iona Jones, Anita Williams, Richard Rees, David Thomas, Emrys Jones, Mallt Lewis
James Walker (telyn)
Frank Wilson (ffliwt)
Ronald Smith (bas-dwbwl)
Cynllunydd, Julian Williams
Y cyfarwyddo gan Margaret Tudor Evans
Teledwyd gyntaf Mai 17, ar BBC Cymru


Unknown: Gwir Bob Gair.
Unknown: Lona Jones
Unknown: Anita Williams
Unknown: Richard Rees
Unknown: David Thomas
Unknown: Emrys Jones
Unknown: Mallt Lewis
Unknown: James Walker
Unknown: Frank Wilson
Unknown: Ronald Smith
Unknown: Julian Williams
Unknown: Margaret Tudor Evans

: Gardening Club: The Fashion and History of Bottle Gardening

Percy Thrower with Alice M. Coats and John Warren looks at The Fashion and History of Bottle Gardening
A hundred years ago, closed glass containers helped plant collectors bring seeds from abroad - and, as 'Wardian Cases', they became popular containers for plants in Victorian homes. The modern home and office has a wide range of 'gardens in bottles' for all-the-year-round foliage and colour.
From the Midlands


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Alice M. Coats
Guest: John Warren
Producer: Paul Morby

: Farming: The Tractor

From steampower to electronic power-the traction engine to the manless tractor
David Richardson has been with some of the country's tractor specialists and enthusiasts.
BBC film
First transmission on Dec. 22, 1963
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: David Richardson
Film editor: Henry Fowler
Producer: John Bird

: Film Matinee presenting: The Informer

[Starring] Victor McLaglen
with Preston Foster and Margot Grahame
Produced and directed by John Ford
From the novel by Liam O'Flaherty
In this dramatic film the British-born actor Victor McLaglen gave the finest performance of his career. The film, set in Dublin in the bitter days of 1920, tells the story of a man who betrays his friend for money but who cannot escape his conscience.


Producer/Director: John Ford
From the novel by: Liam O'Flaherty
Gypo Nolan: Victor McLaglen
Dan Gallagher: Preston Foster
Katie Madden: Margot Grahame

: Balloons Over the Alps

A second chance to see the film of an extraordinary flight from Switzerland into Italy.
Described by one of the balloon pilots, Anthony Smith.
An Adventure presentation
First transmission on January 14


Narrator/balloon pilot: Anthony Smith
Filmed by: Douglas Botting
Filmed by: Butch Calderwood
Filmed by: John Earle
Filmed by: John Tiley
Sound Mixer: Bob Saunders
Film Editor: Roy Fry
Director/Producer: Brian Branston

: Moonstrike: A Matter of Trust

by John O'Toole.
The loyalty of a gypsy girl is put severely to the test.
First transmission on July 11, 1963


Writer: John O'Toole
Designer: Roy Oxley
Film sequences - Cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film sequences - Editor: John House
Music composed and arranged by: Dudley Simpson
Producer: David Goddard
Director: Waris Hussein

: Smugglers' Bay: 5: Found-and Lost Again

from the novel Moonfleet by J. Meade Falkner.
Dramatised in six episodes by Bob Stuart.

John and Elzevir travel far, only to fall into a trap.

See page 12


From the novel Moonfleet by: J. Meade Falkner
Dramatised by: Bob Stuart
Fight arranger: Peter Diamond
Film cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Costumes supervised by: Sheila Glassford
Make-up supervised by: Nathalie Calfe
Designer: Daphne Shortman
Script editor: Betty Willingale
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Christopher Barry
Grace Maskew: Suzanne Neve
Mrs. Belmore: Nancy Nevinson
John Trenchard: Frazer Hines
Elzevir Block: John Phillips
Landlord: Royston Tickner
Ephraim: Haydn Jones
Jaiter: Peter Porteous
Captain Eleveld: Ivor Salter
Ajdobrand: Henry Oscar
Johannes: John Dawson
Rose Aldobrand: Liz Zinn

: Cartoon Time: The Spider and the Mouse

A series of films from the Continent.

A spider is interrupted during a quiet jazz session by a young mouse.
A film from Poland

: Meeting Point: The New Life

A day without hunger-this had only been a dream for the villagers of Veerapalle in South India till the coming of Father Pieter Van der Valk.
A Dutch prize-winning film.
By arrangement with KRO-TV

Repeated tonight at 10.50


Director: Manus van De Kamp

: Sunday Story: The Pilgrim's Progress: Part 2: The Hill

by John Bunyan.
told by Leo McKern.


Writer: John Bunyan
Storyteller: Leo McKern

: Songs of Praise

from Randalstown Presbyterian Church (Old Congregation).
with the choirs of the church
Ballymena Area Women's Institute Choir, Seven Towers Male Choir from Ballymena
Trumpeters, Dennis Wilby, Andrew Forbes, Harold Uprichard
Hymns introduced by Edgar Boucher.


Singers: Ballymena Area Women's Institute Choir
Singers: Seven Towers Male Choir from Ballymena
Soloist: Irene Sandford
Trumpeter: Dennis Wilby
Trumpeter: Andrew Forbes
Trumpeter: Harold Uprichard
Organist: Florence Collins
Conductor: Havelock Nelson
Presenter: Edgar Boucher
Prayer and Blessing: The Rev. Alan McAloney
Producer: Moore Wasson

: The Sunday Film: The Private Wore Skirts

A romantic comedy.

Jo McBain, beautiful, autocratic society queen of wartime Washington, is used to getting her own way. But when she is drafted into the Women's Army Corps as a private she finds it is a very different story.
See page 13


Jo McBain: Rosalind Russell
Andrew McBain: Paul Douglas
Clara Schneiderman: Marie Wilson
Lt.-Col. Schuyler: William Ching
Sgt. Toni Wayne: Arleen Whelan
Sgt. Noisy Jackson: Leif Erickson
Director: Norman Z. McLeod

: Marriage Lines: A Nice Surprise

A comedy series by Richard Waring.
Starring Richard Briers as George Starling, Prunella Scales as Kate Starling
with Geoffrey Sumner as Father, Edward de Souza as Miles


Writer: Richard Waring
Music composed and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Settings: Gwen Evans
Producer: Graeme Muir
Director: Robin Nash
George Starling: Richard Briers
Kate Starling: Prunella Scales
Father: Geoffrey Sumner
Miles: Edward de Souza
Dr. Bennett: Charles Carson
Arthur: Peter Tuddenham
Dennis: Denzil Ellis
Mrs Bradwell: Dorothy Black
Mother: Diana King

: Kipling: The Tomb of his Ancestors

The Indian Stories of Rudyard Kipling
with Joss Ackland, Kenneth Fortescue, Patrick Westwood
See page 13


Author: Rudyard Kipling
Script: A. R. Rawlinson
Film cameraman: Len Newson
Film editor: Geoffrey Botterill
Costume Supervisor: Elizabeth Agombar
Make-up Supervisor: Toni Chapman
Music composed by: Max Harris
Script Editor: Anthony Read
Designer: Jane Martin
Producer: David Goddard
Director: Herbert Wise
Plowden: Ian McKellen
Stevens: Joss Ackland
Lockwood: Kenneth Fortescue
Mian Rukn Din: Patrick Westwood
Bukta: Peter Madden
Colonel: Kevin Stoney
Major: Geoffrey Alexander
John Chinn: Robin Philips
Bukta's nephew: Michael Sirr
Dundas Fawne: Bernard Brown
Bhil chieftain: Ishaq Bux
Vaccinator: David Graham

: The News

: Eye on the World: From Strength to Strength: The Search for New Materials

A selection of the most distinctive BBC documentaries produced in the last twelve months.
At this moment there is an urgent demand for new materials-for space and military projects, and also for the homes of tomorrow. Some of these materials are being developed now for the immediate future: others may not be ready for fifty years. But whatever the stage of development, the search is on. How are our scientists faring? Where are we leading the field?
Commentary by Derek Cooper.
A BBC Science and Features presentation
(First transmission on June 2)
See page 13


Script: Gerald Leach
Narrator: Derek Cooper
Cameraman: Peter Sargent
Sound: Bill Barker
Sound: John Murphy
Editor: Louis Miller
Assistant producer: John M. Mansfield
Producer: Max Morgan-Witts

: Meeting Point: The New Life

Previously shown at 6.15 p.m.

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