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: Service for the Deaf

from St. Swithin's Parish Church, Magherafelt, Northern Ireland.
Conducted by the Rector, The Rev. Sterling Mortimer
Interpretations by S. H. Townsend, Ulster Institute for the Deaf

(to 11.30)


Conductor: The Rev. Sterling Mortimer
Interpretations: S. H. Townsend
Organist: Gladys Sharp
Presented by: Moore Wasson

: Farming: Swedish Meat Marketing

Introduced by John Cherrington.

Over 80 per cent of all farm products are marketed by farmer controlled co-operatives. Costs of marketing meat amount to 7 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
(to 14.15)


Presenter: John Cherrington
Producer: John Kenyon

: Slattery's People: Question: What's New in Timbuctoo?

A film series featuring a young politician who makes people and their problems his business.
Starring Richard Crenna as Slattery
with Paul Geary, Edward Asner, Maxine Stuart, Tol Avery
and Guest stars, Pat O'Brien, Nancy Wickwire, David McLean

A veteran politician puts up a spirited tight against an opposing group who want him to retire in favour of a younger man.


Slattery: Richard Crenna
Johnny Ramos: Paul Geary
Frank Radcliff: Edward Asner
B.J. Clawson: Maxine Stuart
Speaker Bert Metcalf: Tol Avery
Raymond J. O'Riordan: Pat O'Brien
Liz O'Riordan: Nancy Wickwire
Arthur Wozchek: David McLean

: All-Ireland Hurling Final: Tipperary v. Wexford

direct from Dublin.
Today's match between the present champions, Tipperary, and their opponents. Wexford, is the third encounter in the final between the two teams.
Presented by Telefis Eireann
See page 15


Commentator at Croke Park: Michael O'Hehir

: Dixon of Dock Green: You Just Walk Away

Written by N. J. Crisp.
A series created by Ted Willis.
Starring Jack Warner

A momentary forgetfulness rapidly involves P.C. Wills in a very human dilemma.


Writer: N.J. Crisp
Series creator: Ted Willis
Director: David Askey
Production: Ronald Marsh
George Dixon: Jack Warner
P.C. Wills: Nicholas Donnelly
Nancy Wills: Judy Parfitt
Sister: Pamela Lane
Clinic assistant: Mary Pemberton
Station Sgt. Flint: Arthur Rigby
P.C. Roberts: Geoffrey Kenion
Det.-Sgt. Andy Crawford: Peter Byrne
Mary Crawford: Anna Dawson
Det.-Con. Lauderdale: Geoffrey Adams
P.C. Burton: Peter Thornton
W.P.C. Liz Harris: Zeph Gladstone
W.P.C. Shirley Palmer: Anne Carroll
P.C. Swain: Robert Arnold
Dr. Richards: Garth Adams
Health visitor: Jean Dallas
Pawnbroker: Desmond Cullum-Jones
Registrar: John Gatrell
Postman: Duncan Livingstone
Woman in garden: Patricia Read
Mrs. Foster: Coral Atkins
Ted Foster: John Collin
Nurse: Jane Thorne
Miss Lucas: Jeanne Mockford

: Heiress of Garth: Episode 6: An Honest Man

from the novel "Ovington's Bank" by Stanley J. Weyman.
Dramatised in six episodes by Anthony Coburn.
As Ovington's Bank fights for survival, Sir Charles Woosenham seeks the advice of Squire Griffin.


From the novel "Ovington's Bank" by: Stanley J. Weyman
Dramatised by: Anthony Coburn
Designer: Sally Hulke
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Paddy Russell
Ovington: Bernard Archard
Smith: Nigel Lambert
Harman: James Lynn
Rodd: Desmond Jordan
Canty: Roy Denton
Purslow: Philip Ray
Macrae: Desmond Cullum-Jones
Clement Ovington: David Weston
Coppins: Jack Stewart
Arthur Bourdillon: Roger Croucher
Feathers: Peter Pike
Betty Ovington: Mary Webster
Mrs. Bourdillon: Janet Burnell
Squire Griffin: William Mervyn
Josina Griffin: June Ritchie
Sir Charles Woosenham: John Wentworth
Snedley: Eddie Malin
Owen: Cameron Miller
Jenkins: John Dunbar
Wolley: Noel Johnson

: Noggin and the Firecake: 3: The Dream

Written by Oliver Postgate.
Another adventure of Noggin, Prince of the Nogs.

Noggin's son, Knut, has a strange dream and Olaf's invention falls into bad hands.
Story told by Oliver Postgate and Ronnie Stevens.


Writer/narrator: Oliver Postgate
Narrator: Ronnie Stevens
Pictures: Peter Firmin
Music: Vernon Elliott
[Music] played by: The Vernon Elliott Ensemble

: International Swimming: Six Nations Contest

from Rome
Highlights of the competition so far.
Presented by Italian Television


Commentator: Max Robertson
Commentator: Harry Walker

: Meeting Point: Can Man Be Modified?

'The chief end of Man is to glorify God' says the Shorter Catechism. But many of the roles given in the past to God have been taken over by Science. Must then the concept of Man be modified?
At this year's meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science at Cambridge, one section deals with the broader implications of science.
The presidential address is given by Dr. Magnus Pyke, F.R.S.E. and in the common room of Selwyn College, Dr. Pyke airs his views and meets some critics including
James Mark, John Wren Lewis and The Ven. Edward Carpenter, Archdeacon of Westminster.
Chairman, Derek Hart
Repeated tonight at 11.20


Speaker: Dr. Magnus Pyke
Speaker: James Mark
Speaker: John Wren Lewis
Speaker: The Ven. Edward Carpenter
Chairman: Derek Hart
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: Sunday Story: Rock the Cradle Nice and Easy

Written and told by Barbara Mullen.


Writer/Storyteller: Barbara Mullen

: Songs of Praise

from St. Margaret's Parish Church, Mountain Ash.
with a section of the Glamorgan Youth Orchestra and Glamorgan Youth Choir
Conductor, Russell Sheppard
Hymns introduced by Gwynfryn Thomas.
Hymns (from Hymns and Services for Secondary Schools in Wales):
O praise ye the Lord (Tune, Laudate Dominum)
Rise up, O men of God (Tune, Arfryn)
O brother man (Tune, Oldcote)
Anthem: With cheerful notes let all the earth (Handel)
Thy kingdom come (Tune, Irish)
Music, when soft voices die
Love divine (Tune, Blaenwern)
Tydi a roddaist (Tune, Tydi a roddaist)
Blessing given by the Vicar, The Rev. J. P. Mackney.


Musicians: A section of the Glamorgan Youth Orchestra
Singers: Glamorgan Youth Choir
Conductor: Russell Sheppard
Soloist: Trevor Anthony
Presenter: Gwynfryn Thomas
Blessing: The Rev. J. P. Mackney
Arranged by: Tregelles Williams
Television presentation: R. Alun Evans

: Marriage Lines: Serenade in Two Flats

A comedy series by Richard Waring.
Starring Richard Briers as George Starling and Prunella Scales as Kate Starling
(Richard Briers is appearing in "Present Laughter" at the Queen's Theatre, London; Geoffrey Lumsden is in "Hostile Witness" at the Haymarket Theatre, London)


Writer: Richard Waring
Music composed and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Producer: Robin Nash
George Starling: Richard Briers
Kate Starling: Prunella Scales
Miss Hudson: Barbara Leare
Patty: Penny Morrell
Mr. Manderson: Geoffrey Lumsden
Mr. Pollard: Charles Lloyd Pack
Mrs. Pollard: Beatrice Kane

: The Sunday Film: Angel Face

Starring Robert Mitchum, Jean Simmons
with Mona Freeman, Herbert Marshall

See page 11


Produced and directed by: Otto Preminger
Script: Frank Nugent
Script: Oscar Millard
From a story by: Chester Erskine
Frank: Robert Mitchum
Diane: Jean Summons
Mary: Mona Freeman
Mr. Tremayne: Herbert Marshall
Mrs. Tremayne: Bargara O'Neil
Fred Barratt: Leon Ames
Bill: Kenneth Tobey
Arthur Vance: Raymond Greenleaf

: The Best of Powell: Seeds of April

Some of the finest films from The Dick Powell Theatre.
Starring Gene Barry, Nina Foch
with Keenan Wynn

A successful lawyer has reason to believe that his wife committed a murder, and to save her he attempts to throw suspicion on himself. But are his motives sincere?


Director: Harry Keller
Robert Thatcher: Gene Barry
Ginny Thatcher: Nina Foch
Sam Barrett: Keehan Wynn
Alma Parsons: Beverly Garland

: The News

: International Swimming: Six Nations Contest

From Rome
Final day of this competition between the top international swimmers of France, Great Britain, Holland, Italy, Sweden, and West Germany.
Presented by Italian Television


Commentator: Max Robertson
Commentator: Harry Walker

: Famous Gossips: Harriette Wilson - Angelic Harry 1786-?

Six literary immortals brought to life by six actors of today.
Harriette Wilson - Angelic Harry 1786-? played by Patience Collier who gossips about...
Lord Craven's cotton night-cap... an assignation with the Marquis of Lorne... sister Amy, sadly inconstant... Beau Brummell's maxims on dress... the Duke of Wellington lays siege... middle class men condemned... Lord Worcester's devotion... Lord Ponsonby's adieu... Wattier's masquerade... a mysterious stranger...
Introduced by Hugo Dyson
Adapted from the Memoirs of Harriette Wilson
(Patience Collier is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company)
See page 11


Presenter: Hugo Dyson
Author: Harriette Wilson
Designer: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Producer: Patrick Garland
Harriette Wilson: Patience Collier

: Meeting Point: Can Man be Modified?

First shown at 6.15 p.m.

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