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: Morning Service

from Solihull Methodist Church, Warwickshire.
Conducted by the Minister, The Rev. Brian Greet
Preacher, The Rev. Wilfred Bridge Chairman of the Birmingham District of the Methodist Church

(to 11.30)


Conductor: The Rev. Brian Greet
Preacher: The Rev. Wilfred Bridge
Organist: Margaret Wharam
TV presentation: Barrie Edgar

: Ddoe Heddiw

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

: Farming: Swedish Meat Marketing

Introduced by John Cherrington.

Over eighty per cent. of all farm products are marketed by farmer-controlled cooperatives. Costs of marketing meat amount to seven per cent. of the wholesale price, the rest goes to the farmer. The Farmers' Weekly and the BBC have co-operated to investigate the meat marketing system in Sweden, to see if there is anything to be learned.
Filmed by Farmers' Weekly Film Unit
From the Midlands
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: John Cherrington
Producer: John Kenyon

: BBC-2 Showcase

2.45 Time Out: Operation Overhang
Four climbers Ian McNaught-Davis, Peter Crew, Barry Ingle, Paul Nunn attempt the ascent of Britain's most formidable overhang Kilnsey Crag, Grassington 'where the tigers sharpen their claws'. Commentary by Ian McNaught-Davis on the face and Jeremy James at the foot of the climb.
(First transmission on July 16)
See facing page

3.15 Dora Bryan
entertains with songs and sketches from revues and musicals in which she has starred.
Also appearing: John Hewer and Gwendolyn Watts
(First transmission on August 22)
See facing page


Climber/Commentary (Time Out): Ian McNaught-Davis
Climber (Time Out): Peter Crew
Climber (Time Out): Barry Ingle
Climber (Time Out): Paul Nunn
Commentary (Time Out): Jeremy James
Producer (Time Out): Alan Chivers
Editor (Time Out): Christopher Brasher
Entertainer: Dora Bryan
Performer: John Hewer
Performer: Gwendolyn Watts
Sketches: Arthur MacRae
Sketches: Alan Melville
Orchestra conducted by: Harry Rabinowitz
Musical associate and orchestrations: Dennis Wilson
Musical numbers staged by: Alfred Rodrigues
Designer: Keith Norman
Producer: James Gilbert

: The World of Tonight

Introduced this week by Magnus Magnusson.
The world and its events as the Tonight team reported them last week.


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Cameraman: Ken Willicombe
Cameraman: Hannen Foss
Cameraman: Reg Pope
Cameraman: Ewart Needham
Sound recordist: Dennis Panchen
Sound recordist: Don Martin
Sound recordist: Ted Read
Film editor: Mansel Lloyd
Film editor: John McNicholas
Film editor: Bill Wright
Film editor: Tom Foley
Film editor: Eddy Montague
Editor: Alasdair Milne
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: Z Cars: The Soft Spot

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

Alby Rafferty, an over-zealous car enthusiast, is not past redemption, thinks Sergeant Watt... but he is not the only influence in Alby's life.


Writer: Allan Prior
Designer: Don Brewer
Film sequences - Cameraman: Charles Lagus
Film sequences - Editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Eric Hills

: The Count of Monte Cristo: 11: Dishonour

by Alexandre Dumas.
Dramatised by Anthony Steven.

Edmond urges Maximilian to act on his advice and Cavalcanti proposes a plan.


Author: Alexandre Dumas
Dramatised by: Anthony Steven
Music composed and conducted by: Roberto Gerhard
Film Cameraman: Bill Munn
Film Editor: Jim Latham
Costume Supervisor: Dorothea Wallace
Make-up Supervisor: Sheila Cassidy
Designer: Mary Rea
Designer: Barry Newbery
Script Editor: Betty Willingale
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Peter Hammond
Edmond Dantes: Alan Badel
Mercedes: Natasha Parry
Haydee: Valerie Sarruf
Beauchamp: Jerome Willis
Chateau-Renaud: Barry Boys
Lucien Debray: Gary Hope
Maximilian: Edward de Souza
Albert: Sandor Eles
Benedetto: Richard Kay
Cavalcanti: Austin Trevor
Bertuccio: Cyril Shaps
Fernand: Philip Madoc
Ali: Roy Stewart
Jacques: Dudley Jones
Valentine: Anna Palk
Louise d'Armilty: Janette Rowsell
Danglars: Morris Perry
Madame Danglars: Rosalie Crutchley
Eugenie: Isobel Black
First Notary: Eric Francis
Footman: John Baker
Commissioner of Police: Bill Cartwright
Jailer: Maurice Selwyn

: Pinky and Perky: The Aunt of Monte Cristo

Written by Robert Gray.
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
Additional manipulator: John Parks
"We Belong Together" words and music by: Norman Newell
"We Belong Together" words and music by: Alyn Ainsworth
Design: Stuart Furber
Producer: Stan Parkinson
Asst. General, P.P.C.T.V.: Jimmy Thompson

: Meeting Point: Halfway Home

Tom Salmon reports from Otterbourne, Hampshire, on the work of rehabilitating discharged prisoners done by the Langley House Trust.
To be repeated tonight at 11.5


Reporter: Tom Salmon
Filmed by: George Shears
Filmed by: Peter Heeley
Recorded by: Howard Smith
Editor: Constance Dunn
Producer: Kenneth Savidge

: Sunday Story: Jubilee: Part 5: World-Wide

Written by Richard Wade.
How the Negro spiritual was given to the world at large.
Told and sung by Cy Grant with Brian Brocklehurst (double-bass).
First transmission on Nov. 17, 1963


Writer: Richard Wade
Storyteller/singer: Cy Grant
Double-Bass: Brian Brocklehurst
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Songs of Praise

from Bethesda Baptist Church, Haverfordwest.
Conducted by Mansel Thomas
Introduced by Gwynfryn Thomas.


Conductor: Mansel Thomas
Soloist: Marjorie Thomas
Organist: Arwel Hughes
Presenter: Gwynfryn Thomas
Blessing given by: J. C. Evans
Presented for television by: R. Alun Evans

: It's A Square World

says Michael Bentine
echoed by Clive Dunn and Leon Thau, Joe Gibbons
endorsed by John Mulgrew, Syd Deller, Sydney Dobson, Derek Martin, John Pollock, Freddie Powell
and Deryck Guyler


Devised and written by: Michael Bentine
Devised and written by: John Law
Film Cameraman: Tony Leggo
Film Editor: Jim Latham
Cartoon film: Biographic Cartoon Films Ltd.
Musical Direction: Harry Rabinowitz
Designer: Robert Macgowan
Producer: John Street
Comedian: Michael Bentine
[Actor]: Clive Dunn
[Actor]: Leon Thau
[Actor]: Joe Gibbons
[Actor]: John Mulgrew
[Actor]: Syd Deller
[Actor]: Sydney Dobson
[Actor]: Derek Martin
[Actor]: John Pollock
[Actor]: Freddie Powell
[Actor]: Deryck Guyler

: The Sunday Film presenting: The Ghost Breakers

A comedy-thriller.
[Starring] Bob Hope, Paulette Goddard
with Anthony Quinn, Richard Carlson, Paul Lukas, Willie Best


Director: George Marshall
Producer: Arthur Hornblow Jr.
Larry Lawrence: Bob Hope
Mary Carter: Paulette Goddard
Ramon Mederos: Anthony Quinn
Parada: Paul Lukas
Geoff Montgomery: Richard Carlson
Alex: Willie Best
Raspy Kelly: Tom Ducan
Havez: Pedro de Cordoba

: Kipling: A Second-Rate Woman

The Indian Stories of Rudyard Kipling
with Joss Ackland, Kenneth Fortescue, Patrick Westwood
and Barbara Murray, Georgina Cookson
Guest stars, Mary Miller, Peter Ashmore


Author: Rudyard Kipling
Script: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Film Cameraman: Tony Imi
Film Editor: Geoffrey Botterill
Costume Supervisor: Valerie Spooner
Make-up Supervisor: Anne Ferrigi
Music composed by: Max Harris
Story Adviser: A.R. Rawlinson
Indian Adviser: Prem Bakshi
Script Editor: K. Levison
Designer: Moira Tait
Producer: John Robins
Director: Gareth Davies
Lockwood: Kenneth Fortescue
Mrs. Hallowe: Georgina Cookson
Mrs. Hauksbee: Barbara Murray
Mr. Bent: Peter Ashmore
Mrs. Delville: Mary Miller
Hotel Manager: John Abineri
Stevens: Joss Ackland
Mrs. Bent: Alethea Charlton
Mrs. Waddy: Patricia Lawrence
Dr. Howlen: Richard Burrell

: The News

: Labour Party Conference

Robin Day and Ian Trethowan introduce a special Gallery report from the Sports Stadium, Brighton.


Presenter: Robin Day
Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Outside Broadcast director: Mary Evans
Producer: Anthony Whitby
Editor: John Grist

: Not So Much a Programme More a Way of Life

And a way of looking at the world
One eye open wide; one eye closed; And between the two the picture gets composed

[Starring] David Frost, P.J. Kavanagh, William Rushton
with Cleo Laine, Eleanor Bron, John Bird, Doug Fisher, Roy Hudd, David Walsh with Michael Crawford as Byron and visitors.


Presenter: David Frost
Presenter: P.J. Kavanagh
Presenter: William Rushton
Performer: Eleanor Bron
Performer: John Bird
Performer: Doug Fisher
Comedian: Roy Hudd
Performer: David Walsh
Byron: Michael Crawford
Singer: Cleo Laine
Musical Director: Conn Bernard
Film Editor: Christopher La Fontaine
Designer: Darrol Blake
Associate Producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Produced and directed by: Ned Sherrin

: Meeting Point

First transmission at 6.15 p.m.

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