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: Service of Holy Communion for the Deaf

from St. Saviour's Church, Acton.
Conducted by The Rev. J. H. Green.
Assisted by The Rev. D. A. Martin.
(to 11.20)

Contributors

Conductor: The Rev. J. H. Green
Assisted by: The Rev. D. A. Martin
Presented by: Ray Colley

: CERDDORFA GENEDLAETHOL IEUNCTID CYMRU

Blaenwr, Roy Gillard
Arweinydd,
Clarence Raybould gydag
Anne Thomas (soprano)
0 Neuadd Coleg Technoleg
Uwchradd Cymru, Caerdydd Cynllunydd, David Butcher
Golygydd cerdd,
MOELFRYN HARRIES
Y cyfarwyddo gan
MARGARET TUDOR EVANS
Teledwyd gyntaf Awst 16. ar BBC Cymru

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Gillard
Unknown: Clarence Raybould
Soprano: Anne Thomas
Unknown: David Butcher
Unknown: Moelfryn Harries
Unknown: Margaret Tudor Evans

: Gardening Club

Percy Thrower and the many garden uses of the fuchsia.
For hanging baskets, standards, pot plants-and hardy varieties for the open border and Propagation of other popular summer flowering plants.
From the Midlands

Contributors

Presenter: Percy Thrower
Producer: Paul Morby

: Farming

Introduced by John Cherrington.

Farming in Norway
A film on Norwegian agriculture.
Produced by Norwegian Television

Tall Fescue and Zero Grazing
John Baillie shows Jack Watson round the Ministry's experimental farm in County Fermanagh.
BBC film
The second item was first transmitted on November 3, 1963
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers

Contributors

Presenter: John Cherrington
Interviewee (Tall Fescue and Zero Grazing): John Baillie
Interviewer (Tall Fescue and Zero Grazing): Jack Watson
Producer: John Kenyon

: Film Matinee: Top Hat

An Astaire-Rogers musical featuring the ever-popular Irving Berlin numbers, 'Top Hat', 'White Tie and Tails', 'Cheek to Cheek', 'Isn't this a lovely day?' and 'Piccolino'.
Starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers
with Edward Everett Horton, Helen Broderick, Eric Blore

The greatest of all musical-comedy teams in the cinema, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers made many films which are evergreen in the memory of an older generation, and no less popular with the younger. Top Hat is, by general agreement, the best. It is a backstage story, and the setting is London, with a trip to Venice.

Contributors

Jerry Travers: Fred Astaire
Date Tremont: Ginger Rogers
Horace Hardwicke: Edward Everett Horton
Madge: Helen Broderick
Alberto: Erik Rhodes
Bates: Eric Blore

: Moto-Cross des Nations

direct from Hawkstone Park, Shropshire.
Teams representing Great Britain, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Holland, Sweden, and Switzerland compete for the moto-cross championship of the world.
Organised by the A.C.U. in conjunction with the Salop Motor Club and the Daily Herald.

Contributors

Commentator: Murray Walker
TV presentation: Brian Johnson

: Moonstrike: The Factory

by Robert Barr.
The special squadrons needed moonlight to fly into occupied countries on their secret operations.
When unexpected information from the Resistance suggests that an important factory is being built in the tiny village, two agents are sent to deal with it.
(First transmission on July 18, 1963)

Contributors

Writer: Robert Barr
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Film sequences - Cameraman: A.A. Englander
Film sequences - Editor: John House
Music composed and arranged by: Dudley Simpson
Producer: David Goddard
Director: Robin Midgley

: The Children of the New Forest: 1: The King's Messenger

from the book by Captain Marryat.
Dramatised in six episodes by Anthony Coburn.
with Bernard Archard

Grave news comes to Arnwood and Edward Beverley vows revenge.
From the West

Contributors

From the book by: Captain Marryat
Dramatised by: Anthony Coburn
Film cameraman: George Shears
Film editor: Constance Dunn
Costumes supervised by: Joan Wakefield
Make-up supervised by: Grisell Lindsay
Script editor: Betty Willingale
Designer: Desmond Chinn
Director: Brandon Acton-Bond
The Messenger: Douglas Milvain
Judith Villiers: Daphne Heard
Jacob Armitage: Norman Tyrrell
Benjamin: David Jackson
Agatha: Jean Conroy
Edith: Melanie Parr
Alice: Petra Markham
Edward: Richard Arthure
Humphrey: Brendan Collins
Ingram: Michael Graham Cox
Southwold: John McEnery
Martha: Pat Heywood
Patience: Kara Wilson
The Intendant: Bernard Archard

: Sooty: Sooty and Sweep in the Garden

Sooty assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the North
Sooty. Sweep, and Harry Corbett are appearing at the Pier Theatre, Bournemouth

Contributors

Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Meeting Point: John Betjeman's ABC of Churches: J. K. L.

John Betjeman invites you to join him and the Outside Broadcast cameras, once again, to visit Jersey, Kingston (Dorset) and Launcells.
First transmission on July 28, 1963
From the West

Contributors

Presenter: John Betjeman
Producer: Kenneth Savidge

: Sunday Story: The Pilgrim's Progress: Part 4: The Fiend

by John Bunyan.
told by Leo McKern.

Contributors

Writer: John Bunyan
Storyteller: Leo McKern

: Songs of Praise

from A Holiday Camp, Minehead, Somerset.
Singing led by combined Anglican and Free Church choirs of Minehead
with the Reg. Howard Old-Time Orchestra
Hymns introduced by The Rev. Austen Williams, Vicar of St. Martin-in-the-Fields.

Contributors

Organist: Roy Bolt
Musicians: The Reg. Howard Old-Time Orchestra
Presenter: The Rev. Austen Williams
Soloist: Ivor Emmanuel
Blessing: The Rev. Canon Tom Pugh
Television direction: Kenneth Savidge

: The Sunday Film presenting: Hell's Island

Starring John Payne, Mary Murphy and Francis L. Sullivan.

Contributors

Director: Phil Karlson
Mike Cormack: John Payne
Janet Martin: Mary Murphy
Barzlund: Francis L. Sullivan
Lawrence: Walter Reed
Paul Armand: Arnold Moss
Eduardo Martin: Paul Picerni

: Milestones of Marriage Lines: The Good Neighbours

A second showing of episodes from the comedy series by Richard Waring.
Starring Richard Briers as George Starling and Prunella Scales as Kate Starling.
with Christine Finn as Norah, Ronald Hines as Peter
First transmission on Sept. 27, 1963

Contributors

Writer: Richard Waring
Music composed and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Settings: Ridley Scott
Producer: Graeme Muir
George Starling: Richard Briers
Kate Starling: Prunella Scales
Norah: Christine Finn
Peter: Ronald Hines
Musician: Dennis Wilson
Waiter: Makki Marseilles

: Kipling: Three-and an Extra

The Indian Stories of Rudyard Kipling
with Joss Ackland, Kenneth Fortescue, Patrick Westwood
and Barbara Murray, Georgina Cookson
Guest stars, Jean Kent, Keith Barron, Penelope Horner, John Bonney

Contributors

Script: John Maynard
Music composed by: Max Harris
Dances arranged by: Felicity Gray
Story editor: Anthony Read
Story editor: John Gould
Story adviser: A. R. Rawlinson
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Producer: David Goddard
Director: Peter Cregeen
William Stevens: Joss Ackland
James Lockwood: Kenneth Fortescue
Mian Rukn Din: Patrick Westwood
Mr. Cusack-Bremmil: John Bonney
Mrs. Cusack-Bremmil: Penelope Horner
Mrs. Hauksbee: Barbara Murray
Mrs. Mallowe: Georgina Cookson
Mrs. Threegan: Jean Kent
Captain Gadsby: Keith Barron
Emma Deercourt: Carole Lorimer
Minnie Threegan: Anna Palk
Waiter: David David
Bearer: Nissar Hussein
Major Fitzgerald: Tom MacAulay

: The News

: Eye on the World: A Stretch in the Sun


Written by Trevor Philpott.
A selection of the most distinctive BBC documentaries.

with Trevor Philpott
In recent years the sun-soaked play-ground of the South of France has seen huge changes. Spectacular and visionary, they have turned the historic river Rhone from a sleeping into a waking giant, and will soon affect the whole of Europe.
Additional material by courtesy of Compagnie Nationale du Rhone, Electricity de France, Caravel Films, Shell International
A Tonight presentation
First transmission on January 15, 1963

Contributors

Presenter/writer: Trevor Philpott
Photographed by: Slim Hewitt
Editor: Peter Heffron
Producer: Tony Essex

: Meeting Point

Previously shown at 6.15 p.m.








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