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: Seeing and Believing: A Saint and Ourselves

A Christian theme presented by Fr. Gerard Meath, Prior Provincial of the English Dominicans assisted by Fathers and Sisters of the Dominican Order and The Jacobean Singers.

(to 11.30)


Presenter: FR. Gerard Meath
Singers: The Jacobean Singers
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Ddoe Heddiw

Owen Edwards yn cyflwyno rhai pigion o raglenni'r wythnos
Cynhyrchiad Uned Heddiw
Welsh topical magazine.

: Farming: Irish Store Cattle

John Cherrington follows the traditional route from the Puck Fair in County Kerry to the port of Dublin.
BBC film
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: John Cherrington
Film cameraman: Stewart A. Farnell
Sound recordist: Bill Barker
Film editor: Oliver White
Director: John Bird
Producer: John Kenyon

: Wells Fargo: Home Town Doctor

Adventures of Dale Robertson as Special Agent Jim Hardie.
with William Demarest

Jim meets opposition from all sides when he will not let a herd pass through Gloribee until it has been inspected by a vet.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson
Jeb Gaines: William Demarest

: BBC-2 Showcase

3.30 The Beat Room
Thirty minutes of non-stop beat and shake.
Presenting Lulu and the Luvers, The Animals, Cliff Bennett and the Rebel Rousers, The Wackers.
Resident Group: Wayne Gibson with The Dynamic Sounds
The Beat Girls
Introduced by Pat Campbell.
(First transmission on September 21)

4.0 Allan in Wonderland
Starring Allan Sherman in a selection of his own lyrics set to music which you probably used to love.
With The George Mitchell Singers, Sherine Galliers, Ronnie Aldrich and The Squadronaires.
(First transmission on August 29)


Musicians (The Beat Room): Lulu and the Luvers
Musicians (The Beat Room): The Animals
Musicians (The Beat Room): Cliff Bennett and the Rebel Rousers
Musicians (The Beat Room): The Wackers
Musicians (The Beat Room): Wayne Gibson with The Dynamic Sounds
Dancers (The Beat Room): The Beat Girls
Presenter (The Beat Room): Pat Campbell
Director (The Beat Room): James Moir
Presented by (The Beat Room): Barry Langford
Comedian/Singer (Allan in Wonderland): Allan Sherman
Singers (Allan in Wonderland): The George Mitchell Singers
Performer (Allan in Wonderland): Sherine Galliers
Musicians (Allan in Wonderland): Ronnie Aldrich and the Squadronaires
Musical director (Allan in Wonderland): Joseph Guercio
Orchestrations (Allan in Wonderland): Lou Busch
Designer (Allan in Wonderland): Clifford Hatts
Producer (Allan in Wonderland): Dennis Main Wilson

: Z Cars: First-Class Citizen

by Allan Prior.
A second showing of some of the cases encountered by Z Victor One and Z Victor Two.

Old Eli Mosscrop was once the best in the North. Now no one will employ him. When he tries to show his skill he makes a problem for John Watt - who has no head for heights.
(First transmission on April 29)


Writer: Allan Prior
Designer: Donald Brewer
Film sequences - Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film sequences - Editor: Christopher La Fontaine
Script Editor: Robert Barr
Casebook Material: William Prendergast
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Richmond Harding
Eli Mosscrop: Toke Townley
Det-Sgt.John Watt: Frank Windsor

: The Children of the New Forest: 6: The Name of Beverley

From the book by Captain Marryat.
Dramatised in six episodes by Anthony Coburn.
With Bernard Archard

Edward and Chaloner fight for the King. and the Intendant's suspicions are confirmed.
From the West


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
Chaloner: Brian Hankins
Edward: Richard Arthure
General Leslie: Brian Jackson
Scottish soldier: Stuart Henry
King Charles II: David Cargill
General Middleton: David Orr
Major Buckle: John Bennett
Phoebe: June Barrie
Lawyer Timley: Ronald Russell
The Intendant: Bernard Archard
Oswald Partridge: Colin Douglas
Patience: Kara Wilson
Clara: Tina Dennison
Humphrey: Brendan Collins
Edith: Melanie Parr
Alice: Petra Markham
Benjamin: David Jackson

: Pinky and Perky: Your Life in their Trotters

Written by Robert Gray.
Pinky and Perky attempt Your Life in their Trotters
with Jimmy Thompson as Asst. General, P.P.C.t.v.
From the North of England


Writer: Robert Gray
Presented by: Jan Dalibor
Presented by: Vlasta Dalibor
Additional manipulator: Philip Rose
Additional manipulator: Elizabeth Rose
We Belong Together words and music by: Norman Newell
We Belong Together words and music by: Alyn Ainsworth
Design: Nicole Goodwin
Producer: Stan Parkinson
Asst. General, P.P.C.t.v.: Jimmy Thompson

: Meeting Point

David Frost talking to Dr. Billy Graham.
A David Paradine production
First transmission on BBC-2, June 6


Interviewer: David Frost
Interviewee: Dr. Billy Graham

: Sunday Story: The Pilgrim's Progress: Part 9: The City

by John Bunyan.
told by Leo McKern.


Writer: John Bunyan
Storyteller: Leo McKern

: Songs of Praise

from St. Mary's Parish Church, Banff.
with the United Choirs of the Banffshire Coastal Burghs, and the Academy conducted by Harold C. George
Introduced by Murdoch McPherson.


Conductor: Harold C. George
Organist: Eric Reid, Ph.D.
Soloist: William Elvin
Prayers led by: The Rev. A. W. Greig
Presenter: Murdoch McPherson
Producer: Ronald Falconer

: It's A Square World

says Michael Bentine
echoed by Clive Dunn, Leon Thau and Joe Gibbons
endorsed by John Mulgrew, Sydney Dobson, Sid Dellar, Derek Martin, John Pollock, Freddie Powell
and Deryck Guyler
Devised and written by Michael Bentine and John Law.
See page 17


Devised and written by: Michael Bentine
Devised and written by: John Law
Cartoon film by: Biographic Cartoon Films Ltd.
Orchestra directed by/musical direction: Harry Rabinowitz
Film cameraman: Tony Leggo
Film editor: Jim Latham
Designer: Robert Macgowan
Executive producer: James Gilbert
Producer: John Street
Comedian: Michael Bentine
[Actor]: Clive Dunn
[Actor]: Leon Thau
[Actor]: Joe Gibbons
[Actor]: John Mulgrew
[Actor]: Sydney Dobson
[Actor]: Sid Dellar
[Actor]: Derek Martin
[Actor]: John Pollock
[Actor]: Freddie Powell
[Actor]: Deryck Guyler

: The Sunday Film presenting: Double Indemnity

[Starring] Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson
with Porter Hall, Jean Heather, Byron Barr, John Philliber, Richard Gaines

The story of an almost perfect crime.


Director/Screenplay: Billy Wilder
Screenplay: Raymond Chandler
Walter Neff: Fred MacMurray
Phyllis Dietrichson: Barbara Stanwyck
Barton Keyes: Edward G. Robinson
Mr. Jackson: Porter Hall
Lola Dietrichson: Jean Heather
Nino Zachetti: Byron Barr
Joe Pete: John Philliber
Mr. Norton: Richard Gaines

: Kipling: The Rescue of Pluffles

The Indian stories of Rudyard Kipling
with Joss Ackland, Kenneth Fortescue, Patrick Westwood
and Barbara Murray, Georgina Cookson
Guest stars: Jean Kent, Vanda Godsell, Keith Barron, John Barcroft, Nicholas Pennell


Author: Rudyard Kipling
Script: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Film Cameraman: Charles Parnall
Film Editor: Geoffrey Botterill
Costume Supervisor: Olive Harris
Make-up Supervisor: Shirley Rowlands
Music composed by: Max Harris
Story adviser: A.R. Rawlinson
Script Editor: Anthony Read
Designer: Allan Anson
Producer: David Goddard
Director: Max Varnel
William Stevens: Joss Ackland
James Lockwood: Kenneth Fortescue
Mian Rukn Din: Patrick Westwood
Lieutenant Pluffles: John Barcroft
Mrs. Hauksbee: Barbara Murray
Mrs. Maltowe: Georgina Cookson
Minnie Threegan: Anna Palk
Emma Deercourt: Carole Lorimer
Captain Gadsby: Keith Barron
Mrs. Threegan: Jean Kent
The Colonel: Jack Lambert
Captain Martyn: Nicholas Pennell
Mrs. Herriot: Vanda Godsell
Mr. Vaynor: Ray Browne
Mrs. Hauksbee's Ayah: Zorah Segal
Mrs. Threegan's Ayah: Florence Gilpin
Minister: Alastair Hunt

: The News

: Hugo Dyson on Shakespeare: The Prodigal

talking to four American graduates studying at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
This week: The Prodigal
Timon of Athens is possibly Shakespeare's least known play but, as Mr. Dyson shows, it has many qualities which have been overlooked-not the least the tragedy of Timon himself, possessed by a curious mania for giving away his fortunes.
A Monitor presentation


Presenter: Hugo Dyson
Designer: Malcolm Middleton
Director: Patrick Garland

: Meeting Point

David Frost talking to Dr. Billy Graham.
First transmission at 6.15 p.m.


Interviewer: David Frost
Interviewee: Dr. Billy Graham

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