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: Solemn High Mass

from St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, Edinburgh.
Preacher, The Most Rev. Gordon J. Gray, Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh

St. Mary's Cathedral Choir
Conducted by Arthur Oldham
(to 11.30)


Celebrant: Fr. Thomas Rhatigan
Deacon: Fr. Thomas Power
Sub-Deacon: Fr. James Ferrari
Preacher: The Most Rev. Gordon J. Gray
Commentary: Fr. John Dalrymple
Singers: St. Mary's Cathedral Choir
[Choir] conducted by: Arthur Oldham
Organist: Fr. Alexander Bremner
Arranged for Television by: Fr. Hugh McKay, O.F.M
Director: Stanley Pritchard

: Farming: The Crofters of Skye

with David Richardson
The Isle of Skye is the home of nearly 2,000 crofters who try to scratch a living from the land.
But can their meagre acres alone support them? And what sort of life do they lead in this place of poetry and scenic beauty?
Followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers.


Presenter: David Richardson
Cameraman: Ian Stone
Sound Recordist: Bill Barker
Film Editor: Henry Fowler
Producer: Keith Reading

: The House Under the Sea

Commander Cousteau and Tele-Hachette present The House Under the Sea
The extraordinary story of Claude Wesly and Albert Falco who lived and worked for a week under the sea.
Their home was a specially constructed 'house' to which they returned each evening after working on the sea bed as builders or fish farmers.
First transmission on July 16, 1963


Subject: Claude Wesly
Subject: Albert Falco
Camera: Pierre Goupit
Camera: Gilbert Duhalde
Film Editor: Georges Duguy
Film Editor: Marie-Francoise Hochet

: Z Cars: Welcome Home, Jigger

by Brian Hayles.
A second showing of Welcome Home, Jigger

A boy out of Borstal with revenge on his mind. A youth club leader with too much pride. Together they give the men of Newtown a very busy time.


Writer: Brian Hayles
Designer: Stanley Morris
Script Editor: Kenneth Ware
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Geoffrey Nethercott

: Pinky and Perky: The Pig-Star Show

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

: The Royal Ballet: Coppelia

Ballet in three acts by C. Nuitter and A. Saint-Leon.
Music, Leo Delibes
played by the Covent Garden Orchestra
Leader, Charles Taylor
Conducted by John Lanchbery
The Royal Ballet appears by arrangement with the General Administrator, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
See facing page


Choreographed by: C. Nuitter
Choreographed by: A. Saint-Leon
Founder: Ninette De Valois
Director: Frederick Ashton
Assistant Director: John Field
Assistant Director: John Hart
Assistant Director: Michael Somes
Principal Conductor: John Lanchbery
Choreography: Lev Ivanov
Choreography: Enrico Cecchetti
Music: Leo Delibes
[Music] played by: Covent Garden Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Charles Taylor
[Orchestra] conducted by: John Lanchbery
Editor: Roy Clarke
Make-Up: Ann Ferriggi
Sound: Alan Edmonds
Lighting: Tom Moncrieff
The Royal Ballet production designed by: Osbert Lancaster
Designed for television by: Roger Andrews
Producer: Margaret Dale
Swanilda: Merle Park
Franz: Christopher Gable
Dr Coppehus: Stanley Holden
Coppelia: Kay Connett
Innkeeper: David Jones
Burgomaster: Leslie Edwards
Duke: Derek Rencher
Swanilda's friend: Jacqueline Haslam
Swanilda's friend: Ann Howard
Swanilda's friend: Virginia Wakelyn
Swanilda's friend: Ann Jenner
Swanilda's friend: Mavis Osborn
Swanilda's friend: Carole Hill
Artists of the Royal Ballet: null [uncredited]

: Meeting Point: The Confession Stone

An American Negro's vision of Jesus as seen through the eyes of Mary.
Words by Owen Dodson from the collection of American Negro poems Beyond the Blues by Rosey E. Pool.
At choir practice in a simple chapel a group of white and coloured singers enact this new work.
To be repeated tonight at 11.5


Music composed and conducted by: Carl Davis
Words: Owen Dodson
Poet (Beyond the Blues): Rosey E. Pool
Singer: Nell Hall
Singer: George Webb
Singer: Maire Lynch
Singer: Frank Olegario
Singer: Isabelle Lucas
Singer: Stanley Riley
Singer: Ena Babb
Singer: John Frost
Singer: Elizabeth Osborn
Singer: Geoffrey Coleby
Singer: Marjorie Wright
Singer: Ludlow Dawes
Singer: Leslie Wood
Singer: Alaba Peters
Singer: Noreen Willett
Singer: Fergus O'Kelly
Singer: Jane Walter
Singer: Thomas Gambold
Singer: Donna Faye Carr
Singer: Laz Ekwueme
Singer: Elizabeth Ritchie
Singer: Moses Telford
Singer: Patricia Beech
Singer: James Griffett
Accompanist: Tom McCall
Illustrations: Roger Law
Designer: Michael Young
Production: Christian Simpson

: Sunday Story: Bombed Out

by Richard Wade.
Billie Whitelaw tells three stories for Christmas.


Writer: Richard Wade
Storyteller: Billie Whitelaw

: Songs of Praise

from Netherlee Parish Church, Glasgow with a congregation of young and old from the district.
Introduced by Murdoch McPherson.


Conductor: William M. Liddell
Organist: John L. Dewar
Prayers: The Rev. Stanley D. Mair
Presenter: Murdoch McPherson
Producer: Ronald Falconer

: The Sunday Film presenting: The Heiress

[Starring] Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson
with Miriam Hopkins, Mona Freeman, Vanessa Brown
Based on the novel Washington Square by Henry James, Olivia de Havilland won an Academy Award for her performance in this film as an unattractive but wealthy girl who is pursued by a 'fortune' hunter.


Produced and directed by: William Wyler
Screenplay: Ruth Goetz
Screenplay: Augustus Goetz
Music: Aaron Copland
Based on the novel "Washington Square" by: Henry James
Catherine Sloper: Olivia de Havilland
Morris Townsend: Montgomery Clift
Dr. Austin Sloper: Ralph Richardson
Lavinia Penniman: Miriam Hopkins
Maria: Vanessa Brown
Marion: Mona Freeman
Elizabeth Almond: Selena Royle
Jefferson Almond: Ray Collins

: Kipling: The Man Who Was

The Indian Stories of Rudyard Kipling
with Joss Ackland, Kenneth Fortescue, Patrick Westwood
Guest stars, David Markham, Ray Smith, Michael Gover


Author: Rudyard Kipling
Script/story adviser: A. R. Rawlinson
Costume supervisor: Kenneth Morey
Make-up supervisor: Ann Ferriggi
Music composed by: Max Harris
Indian Adviser: Prem Bakshi
Script Editor: K. Levison
Designer: Sally Hulke
Producer: John Robins
Director: John Cox
James Lockwood: Kenneth Fortescue
Dirkovitch: Ray Smith
Mian Rukn Din: Patrick Westwood
William Stevens: Joss Ackland
'Little Mildred': Martin Jarvis
Captain Bassett: Edwin Apps
Second Subaltern: Stephen Saggers
Senior Subaltern: Terence Sewards
Sentry: Ron Welling
Corporal: Alec Wallis
Trooper: Richard Dennis
Colonel: Michael Gover
Major: John Frawley
Lushkar Captain: Norman Jones
Hira Singh: Neville Becker
Limmason: David Markham

: The News

: Fred Hoyle's Universe

No literary genius could have invented a story one-hundredth part as fantastic as the sober facts which have been unearthed by astronomical science.
Fred Hoyle describes the revolution there has been in astronomy during his own lifetime. He tells of recently discovered mysterious objects one hundred million times the size of the sun.
Included in the programme is the first-ever television visit to the world's largest optical telescope on Mount Palomar in California.
Commentary spoken by Peter Hawkins.
See page 9


Presenter: Fred Hoyle
Scientific adviser: Dr. Olin Eggen
Script: Gordon Rattray Taylor
Narrator: Peter Hawkins
Cameraman: Karl Kummels
Cameraman: Eugene Carr
Film Editor: Ted Walter
Produced and directed by: Philip Daly

: Meeting Point

First transmission at 6.15 p.m.

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