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: Morning Service

from Manchester Cathedral.
Conducted by The Rev. A. H. Luff
Preacher, The Dean of Manchester, The Very Rev. Alfred Jowett
The sermon on the theme Remaking Our Faith will be discussed in tonight's Meeting Point at 6.15
(to 11.30)

Contributors

Conductor: The Rev. A. H. Luff
Preacher: The Very Rev. Alfred Jowett
Organist: Derrick E. Cantrell
Television presentation: Raymond Short

: Farming: Danish Farming

John Cherrington looks at a larger than average Danish farm, and discusses the economic pressures on this particular farm, and on Danish farming in general.
Recorded for the BBC by the Danish Television Service
and Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)

Contributors

Presenter: John Cherrington
Producer: John Kenyon

: 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.
(First shown on December 27, 1964)

Contributors

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

: The Rogues: The Project Man

A film series.
Starring David Niven, Charles Boyer, Gig Young, Gladys Cooper, Robert Coote as The Rogues

Tony, posing as a Government planner, receives a real Texas welcome when he goes South to 'prospect' the site of a rocket base.
(First shown on November 14, 1964)

Contributors

Tony Fleming: Gig Young
Timmy St. Clair: Robert Coote
Mayor Bramlette: Robert Middleton
Amaranda (Brandy): Marlyn Mason
Alec Fleming: David Niven
Marcel St. Clair: Charles Boyer
Margaret St. Clair: Gladys Cooper
Timothy St. Clair: Robert Coote

: Laramie: The Renegade Brand

A Western film series.
Starring John Smith and Robert Fuller
with Spring Byington, Dennis Holmes
and Guest star, Jeanette Nolan

A wealthy woman seeking revenge offers a reward to anyone who will kill Slim.
(First shown on May 2, 1964)

Contributors

Slim Sherman: John Smith
Jess Harper: Robert Fuller
Daisy Cooper: Spring Byington
Mike: Dennis Holmes
Ellen McGovern: Jeanette Nolan

: Dixon of Dock Green: Don't Play with Fire

Written by David Ellis.
A series created by Ted Willis.
Starring Jack Warner

A fire-raiser is at work in Dock Green. One victim considers the police are deliberately failing to arrest the culprit.
(First shown on December 5, 1964)

Contributors

Writer: David Ellis
Series created by: Ted Willis
Film Cameraman: David Prosser
Film Editor: Patricia Holland
Designer: Austen Spriggs
Director: David Askey
Production: Ronald Marsh
George Dixon: Jack Warner
Det.-Sgt. Andy Crawford: Peter Byrne
Det.-Con. Lauderdale: Geoffrey Adams
Station Officer Rogers: Michael Lynch
Ralph Edwards: Sydney Tafler
Kate Edwards: Sonia Graham
Alan Edwards: Christopher Barrington
Station Sgt. Flint: Arthur Rigby
P.C. Swain: Robert Arnold
W.P.C. Shirley Palmer: Anne Carroll
P.C. Roberts: Geoffrey Kenion
Miss Lucas: Jeanne Mockford
Mrs. Alice Yardley: Hazel Douglas
Herbert Jones: Bernard Archard
W.P.C. Liz Harris: Zeph Gladstone
Max Ventnor: Keneth Thornett
Nora Ventnor: Marianne Stone
Phil McDonald: Geoffrey Lea
Mary Crawford: Anna Dawson
Bob Ramsay: Lane Meddick
P.C. Wills: Nicholas Donnelly

: Poison Island: Episode 6

by Arthur Quiller-Couch.
Dramatised in six episodes by Bob Stuart.

Dr. Beauregard tells his story but is challenged to explain a mystery from Captain Coffin's log.
From the West

Contributors

Author: Arthur Quiller-Couch
Dramatised by: Bob Stuart
Music composed by: Sidney Sager
Accordion: Reg Hogarth
Film Cameraman: George Shears
Film Editor: Jim Cryan
Costumes supervised by: Joan Wakefield
Make-up supervised by: Grisell Lindsay
Script Editor: Betty Willingale
Designer: Desmond Chinn
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Brandon Acton-Bond
Beauregard: Austin Trevor
Miss Belcher: Pat Nye
Captain Branscombe: Michael Gwynn
Miss Plinlimmon: Rosamund Greenwood
Jack Rogers: Terence Alexander
George Goodfellow: John Bown
Harry Brooks: Kit Williams
Lucky: Anthony Blackshaw
Aaron Glass: Jack Rodney
Metta: Irene Prador
Rosa: Gladys Taylor

: Lolka Bolka: Yeti

A cartoon film series from Poland.

Adventures in the snow lead to great discoveries by the two bright brothers.

: Meeting Point: Remaking Our Faith

The Church still has its creeds - but to many people in the modern world they seem strangely irrelevant and out of date. How important are they? Have they a proper use for Christians today?
The Dean of Manchester, The Very Rev. Alfred Jowett who preached on this theme in this morning's televised service from Manchester Cathedral, faces questions from some of the people who heard him there.
Introduced by David Mahlowe.
To be repeated tonight at 10.35

Contributors

Panellist: The Very Rev. Alfred Jowett
Presenter: David Mahlowe
Producer: Raymond Short

: Sunday Story: Joan the Maid: Part 3: First Blood

by Eric Allen.
Told by Brenda Bruce.

Contributors

Writer: Eric Allen
Storyteller: Brenda Bruce

: Songs of Praise

from the Royal Hospital School, Holbrook, Ipswich.
Introduced by Barrie Edgar.
Prayer and Blessing by the Chaplain, The Rev. Jack Holland

Contributors

Presenter: Barrie Edgar
Director of Music: Frank Davies
Organist: Neville Bartleet
Prayer and Blessing: The Rev. Jack Holland
TV presentation: John McGonagle

: The Sunday Film: Lucky Jordan

[Starring] Alan Ladd as Lucky Jordan
with Helen Walker, Sheldon Leonard

Contributors

Director: Frank Tuttle
Screenplay by: Darrell Ware
Screenplay by: Karl Tunberg
From a story by: Charles Leonard
Lucky Jordan: Alan Ladd
Jill Evans: Helen Walker
Slip Moran: Sheldon Leonard
Annie: Mabel Paige
Secretary: Marie McDonald
Ernest Higgins: Lloyd Corrigan
Kesselman: John Wengraf

: Cluff: The Husband

by Gil North.
Starring Leslie Sands
with Michael Bates, John Rolfe, John McKelvey, Olive Milbourne, Pauline Williams
Guest stars, Brian Peck, Derek Fowlds

Contributors

Writer: Gil North
Theme and incidental music composed by: Albert Elms
Animals trained by: John Holmes
Fight arranged by: Peter Diamond
Film Cameraman: John Baker
Film Editor: Roy Watts
Story Editor: Bill Barron
Designer: Evan Hercules
Producer: Alan Sleath
Director: Eric Hills
Jake Winter: Derek Fowlds
Stewart Johnson: Malcolm Patton
Vicky Bevin: Bobbie Oswale
David Porritt: Brian Peck
Gwen Porritt: Judith Bradshaw
Sergeant Cluff: Leslie Sands
P.C. Bullock: John McKelvey
Inspector Mole: Michael Bates
Det.-Con. Barker: John Rolfe
Annie Croft: Olive Milbourne
Mrs. Porritt: Nora Gordon
Mrs. Mole: Pauline Williams
Boston: Harry Shacklock
Dr. Hamm: Jack Howlett

: Frankie Howerd

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Frankie Howerd stars in a series of unlikely situations.
And featuring this week: Norman Bird, Arthur Milliard, Anthony Sagar, Ken Roberts,
Rita Webb, Margaret Flint, Lala Lloyd, Louis Mansi, Trevor Barrie, Walter Swash
(First shown on Dec. 18, 1964)

Contributors

Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Incidental music written and directed by: Peter Knight
Designer: John Hurst
Producer: Duncan Wood
Francis Howerd: Frankie Howerd
[Actor]: Norman Bird
[Actor]: Arthur Milliard
[Actor]: Anthony Sagar
[Actor]: Ken Roberts
[Actress]: Rita Webb
[Actress]: Margaret Flint
[Actress]: Lala Lloyd
[Actor]: Louis Mansi
[Actor]: Trevor Barrie
[Actor]: Walter Swash

: The News

: Francis Durbridge Presents...: Melissa: Episode 3

Starring Tony Britton
with Kerry Jordan, Helen Christie, Brian McDermott

Melissa Foster has been murdered. Her husband, Guy, visits Elvingdale believing that he will meet an ex-lover of his wife's called Peter Antrobus. But Peter Antrobus is not the sort of person Guy expected.
(First shown on BBC-2)

Contributors

Writer: Francis Durbridge
Film Cameraman: A.A. Englander
Film Sound Recordist: John Woodiwiss
Film Editor: Alma Davies
Designer: Roy Oxley
Produced and directed by: Alan Bromly
Peter Antrobus: Martin Norton
Guy Foster: Tony Britton
Duncan: Reg Pritchard
Jackson: Ian Norris
Mary Antrobus: Carole Mowlam
Joyce Dean: Elizabeth Weaver
Chauffeur: Sydney Dobson
Man in car park: Mark Powell
Police Constable: Stanley Walsh
Don Page: Brian McDermott
Paula Hepburn: Helen Christie
Manservant: Arthur R. Webb
Felix Hepburn: Kerry Jordan
Carol Stewart: Patricia Marmont
Harry Kirkland: Denis Cleary

: Meeting Point: Remaking Our Faith

First shown at 6.15 p.m.








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