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: Seeing and Believing: Suffering and Love

A Christian theme presented by Fr. Michael, S.S.F.
with Nora Johnson, Matron, South Park, Papworth Settlement; Gary Watson, Kim Grant.
and The Rev. Peter Allen accompanied by John Edwards and Christopher Hutt.
From St. Stephen's Church, Walbrook
(to 11.30)


Presenter: Fr. Michael
Speaker: Nora Johnson
Speaker: Gary Watson
Speaker: Kim Grant
Speaker: The Rev. Peter Allen
Accompanied by: John Edwards
Accompanied by: Christopher Hutt
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Farming: The Crofters of Skye

with David Richardson
From the Midlands
BBC film
Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)


Presenter: David Richardson
Producer: Keith Reading

: Slattery's People: Question: Which one has the privilege?

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
Guest stars, Edward Binns, DeForest Kelley, Phyllis Coates

Question: Which one has the privilege?
...certainly not the newspaperman whose distinguished career is threatened because he refuses to reveal the source of a damaging news story.


Slattery: Richard Crenna
Johnny Ramos: Paul Geary
Frank Radcliff: Edward Asner
B.J. Clawson: Maxine Stuart
Speaker Bert Metcalf: Tol Avery
Representative Paul Carlson: Edward Binns
Gregg Wilson: DeForest Kelley
Helen Mayfield: Phyllis Coates

: Dixon of Dock Green: The Inside Man

Written by Gerald Kelsey.
A series created by Ted Willis.
Starring Jack Warner

Spokey Wheeler starts a hare that ends up 'jugged'.


Writer: Gerald Kelsey
Series creator: Ted Willis
Director: David Askey
Production: Ronald Marsh
George Dixon: Jack Warner
Brewer: Glyn Houston
Miss Hooker: Joan Newell
Prison Officer Barnes: Alec Ross
Spokey Wheeler: Paul Curran
P.C. Roberts: Geoffrey Kenion
Station Sgt. Flint: Arthur Rigby
Det.-Insp. Cherry: Robert Cawdron
Det.-Sgt. Andy Crawford: Peter Byrne
Det.-Con. Lauderdale: Geoffrey Adams
W.P.C. Liz Harris: Zeph Gladstone
W.P.C. Shirley Palmer: Anne Carroll
Mrs. Kendall: Kathleen St. John
Prison Governor: Tony Steedman
Alt Kendall: Brian Weske
P.C. Swain: Robert Arnold
Thorpe: Michael Robbins
Mary Crawford: Anna Dawson
Mrs. Black: Kate Brown
Seddon: Ronald Bridges
Atkins: Melvyn Hayes
Jigger Leas: Reg Lye
Mrs. North: Elizabeth Chambers
Mrs. Smith: Judith Furse
Miss Lucas: Jeanne Mockford
P.C. Wills: Nicholas Donnelly

: International Athletics: The European Nations Cup

direct from Stuttgart
The second day of the Men's Finals between competitors from Great Britain, U.S.S.R., France, Poland. East Germany, and West Germany.
Presented by the Second German Television Service


Commentator: David Coleman

: Hollywood and the Stars: The Swashbucklers

A kaleidoscopic portrait of Hollywood's fabulous past and exciting present.

From the daring acrobatics of Fairbanks to the romantic swashbuckling of Flynn, the silver screen has echoed to the thunder of cannon and the clash of swords.


Narrator: Joseph Cotten

: Hereward the Wake: Episode 1: Forfeit for Eternity

by Charles Kingsley.
Dramatised in sixteen episodes by Anthony Steven.

How Hereward is outlawed and made to seek his fortune in the world.

George Merritt is appearing in 'The Creeper' at St. Martin's Theatre, London
See facing page


Author: Charles Kingsley
Dramatised by: Anthony Steven
Music composed by: Richard Rodney Bennett
[Music] conducted by: Marcus Dods
Designer: Mary Rea
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Peter Hammond
Herluin: David Swift
Hereward the Wake: Alfred Lynch
Svend: Godfrey James
Olaf: Desmond Newling
Lady Godiva: Dorothy Reynolds
Martin Lightfoot: Bryan Pringle
Edward the Confessor: George Howe
Queen to Edward the Confessor: Pamela Reed
Earl Harold: Peter Arne
Earl Godwin: John Kidd
Priest: John Baker
Earl Leofric: Tony Steedman
Surturbrand: George Merritt
Prior Brand: John Wentworth

: Noggin and the Firecake: Episode 4: Nogbad the Bad

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

Noggin's old enemy Nogbad the Bad threatens the kingdom with Olaf's dangerous invention.
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

: Meeting Point in a Mining Parish

The people of Auchinleck, Ayrshire, tell how they reacted to the Barony Colliery disaster, and fought for the re-opening of their pit.
From Scotland
Repeated tonight at 11.20


Producer: Ronald Falconer

: Sunday Story: Stories from Daniel: 1: The Fiery Furnace

Eartha Kitt tells Stories from Daniel.


Storyteller: Eartha Kitt
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Songs of Praise

from St. Swithin's Parish Church, Magherafelt, Co. Londonderry.
with the church choir and choirs of the district
The junior church choir, Rainey Endowed School Choir, Ballymoney and District Male Voice Choir
Hymns introduced by Edgar Boucher.
O thou in all thy might (Tune, Glasgow)
I sing the almighty power (Tune, Solomon)
Gentle Jesus (Tune, Gentle Jesus)
When all thy mercies (Tune, St. Fulbert)
Forth in thy name (Tune, Song 34)
Gracious Spirit, Holy Ghost (Tune, Charity)
Rejoice today with one accord (Tune, Ein feste Burg)
The Lord is King (Tune, Church triumphant)
Zion's King shall reign victorious (Tune, Sicilian mariners)
O Jesus, King most wonderful (Tune, St. Botolph)
In our work and in our play (Tune, Lyne)
Father of mercies (Tune, University)
Praise the Lord, ye heavens adore him (Tune, Austria)


Singers: Rainey Endowed School Choir
Singers: Ballymoney and District Male Voice Choir
Soloist: Jean Allister
Organist: Gladys Sharp
Conductor: Havelock Nelson
Presenter: Edgar Boucher
Prayer and blessing: The Rev. Sterling Mortimer
Producer: Moore Wasson

: Marriage Lines: Tropical Magic

A comedy series by Richard Waring.
Starring Richard Briers as George and Prunella Scales as Kate
Richard Briers is appearing in 'Present Laughter' at the Queen's Theatre, London


Writer: Richard Waring
Music composed and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Producer: Robin Nash
George: Richard Briers
Kate: Prunella Scales
Arthur: Peter Tuddenham
Dennis: Denzil Ellis
Mr. Redfern: John Cronin
Mr. Powell: Arthur Lawrence
Mrs. Powell: Betty England

: The Sunday Film: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Starring Dorothy McGuire, James Dunn, Peggy Ann Garner

Based on Betty Smith's well-known novel of a Brooklyn family and its struggle for existence and expression two generations ago.


Director: Elia Kazan
Producer: Louis D. Lighton
Screenplay: Tess Slesinger
Screenplay: Frank Davis
Author: Betty Smith
Katie: Dorothy McGuire
Johnny: James Dunn
Aunt Sissy: Joan Blondell
Francie: Peggy Ann Garner
Neeley: Ted Donaldson
McShane: Lloyd Nolan
McGarrity: James Gleason
Miss McDonough: Ruth Nelson
Steve Edwards: John Alexander
Grandma Rommely: Ferike Boros
Mr. Barker: Charles Halton

: The News

: The Best of Powell: The Great Anatole

Some of the finest films from The Dick Powell Theatre.
Starring Curt Jurgens, Dana Wynter

Government agents investigating the mystery surrounding the disappearance of a nuclear scientist find a strange connection between the missing man and a magician. (Repeat)


Director: Buzz Kulik
Anatole Respighi: Curt Jurgens
Barbara Bellamore: Dana Wynter
Sam Asher: Lee Philips
Max: Leonid Kinskey
Turgot: Oscar Beregi
Sister Therese: Janine Grandel

: Famous Gossips: 4: Charles Apperley, The Tribute to Squire Mytton 1796-1834

Six literary immortals brought to life by six actors of today.
Charles Apperley, The Tribute to Squire Mytton 1796-1834 played by Nigel Stock who gossips about....
...only one John Mytton... his extraordinary frolics with his chaplain, his bear, his fox-hounds, his racing establishment, his wine cellars, and his wardrobe... his enjoyment of life... his ruin... his death... his funeral... with the Huntsman and Whipper- in of the New Forest Buckhounds.
Introduced by Hugo Dyson.
Adapted from C. J. Apperley's Life of John Mytton Esq.


Presenter: Hugo Dyson
Author (Life of John Mytton Esq.): C. J. Apperley
Designer: Julia Trevelyan Oman
Producer: Patrick Garland
Charles Apperley: Nigel Stock

: Meeting Point in a Mining Parish

First shown at 6 15 p.m.

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