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: Service of Holy Communion

from the Kirk of the Greyfriars, Edinburgh; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. R. Stuart Louden, T.D.
Metrical Psalm 24. vv. 7-10: Ye gates lift up your heads on high (Tune, St. George's Edinburgh)
Call to Prayer; Prayers
Old Testament Lesson: Exodus 20, vv. 1-17
Here, O my Lord, I see thee face to face (C.H. 323. vv. 1-3)
The Gospel: St. Matthew 6, vv. 1-16
The Apostles' Creed
Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts (C.H. 420)
The Preaching of the Word
The Offering
The Invitation
Bread of the world in mercy broken (C.H. 318)
Words of Institution
Prayer of Consecration
The Communion
Prayer of Thanksgiving
Metrical Psalm 103: O thou my soul bless God the Lord (Tune, Coleshill)

(to 12.30 app.)


Service conducted by: The Rev. R. Stuart Louden
Organist: Andrew D. Miller

: Weekly Review

A film record of the week's News and Newsreels.

: Concert Hour

Introduced and conducted by Sir Eugene Goossens
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Monique de la Bruchollerie (piano)
Given before an invited audience in the BBC studios, Maida Vale, London
(Simultaneous broadcast with the Home Service)
See facing page

Overture: Carnival - Dvorak
Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini, for piano and orchestra - Rachmaninov
Romeo's Reverie and the Feast of the Capulets (Romeo and Juliet) - Berlioz


Presenter/Conductor: Sir Eugene Goossens
Musicians: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Paul Beard
Pianist: Monique de la Bruchollerie
Presented for television by: Antony Craxton

: I Married Joan

[Starring] Joan Davis
A comedy film showing some of the hardships of camping, which eventually dissuade Joan from her intention of joining her husband on a hunting trip.


Joan Stevens: Joan Davis

: The Brains Trust

meets every Sunday afternoon to answer questions sent by viewers.
The members this week are: Dr. J. Bronowski, Peter Brook, George Wright, Lady Kelly
Question-Master, Hugh Ross Williamson
Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]


Panellist: Dr. J. Bronowski
Panellist: Peter Brook
Panellist: George Wright
Panellist: Lady Kelly
Question-Master: Hugh Ross Williamson
Arranged by: Howard Thomas
Presented by: John Furness

: Children's Television

Sooty: Sooty's sweet shop
with Harry Corbett.

Children's Newsreel

St. Ives: 1: Lion Rampant
A play in six parts from the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Adapted for television and produced by Rex Tucker.
(Anthony Sharp is appearing in Small Hotel at St. Martin's Theatre, London)
Rex Tucker writes on page 8

Sunday at Six
Sir John Hunt, who led the 1953 Everest expedition, speaks about the challenge of climbing.

(to 18.00)


Puppeteer (Sooty): Harry Corbett
Author (St. Ives): Robert Louis Stevenson
Adapted by/Producer (St. Ives): Rex Tucker
Designer (St. Ives): John Cooper
St. Ives: William Russell
Gautier: Roger Delgado
Major Chevenix: Anthony Sharp
Miss Gilchrist: Joan Sanderson
Flora Gilchrist: Noelle Middleton
Goguelat: Guy Deghy
Clausel: Gerald Lawson
Laclas: Carl Bernard
Mr. Romaine: Arthur Young
Other parts played by: Peter Macarte
Other parts played by: Olga Camilleri
Other parts played by: Peter Diamond
Other parts played by: Geoffrey Palmer
Other parts played by: Edward Dane
Other parts played by: Carole Maybank
Other parts played by: Jennifer Browne
Other parts played by: Philip Lennard
Other parts played by: William Thomley
Presenter (Sunday at Six): Sir John Hunt

: Show Band Show

BBC Show Band Directed by Cyril Stapleton who also introduces tonight's guests, including: Eddie Calvert, The Stargazers, Suzi Miller, The Show Band Singers.
(Eddie Calvert is appearing in Variety at the Pavilion Theatre, Liverpool)


Musicians: BBC Show Band
Presenter/[band] directed by: Cyril Stapleton
Trumpeter: Eddie Calvert
Singers: The Stargazers
Singer: Suzi Miller
Singers: The Show Band Singers
Designer: Richard Levin
Producer: Bryan Sears

: Sunday-Night Theatre: Family Business

The third in a cycle of four plays entitled "The Makepeace Story" by Frank and Vincent Tilsley.
The action takes place in and around Shawcross, Lancashire, and in France, between the years 1914-1920.
See facing page


Writer: Frank Tilsley
Writer: Vincent Tilsley
Producer: Tony Richardson
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Colonel Harry Makepeace: Charles Carson
Mrs Dolly Makepeace: Rachel Kempson
Sir Timothy Baines: D.A. Clarke-Smith
Christine: Margherita Parry
Geoffrey Kenyon: Clive Revill
Oswald Makepeace: Rodney Diak
Margery Baines: Helena Hughes
Peter Makepeace: Ian Bannen
Sichiro: Tom Tan
Mill girl: Rosemary Davis
Maggie: Jocelyn Page
Military recruit: John Osborne
Military recruit: Stephen Dartnell
Military recruit: Alex Scott
Sergeant at Recruiting Office: Reginald Hearne
Doctor: Owen Berry
Bill Holbrooke: Anthony Doonan
Tyson: George A. Cooper
Sergeant in shell crater: Peter Duguid
French girl: Jacqueline D'Orsay
People at party: Glen Farmer
People at party: Fanny Carby
People at party: Delia Paton
People at party: Howard Lang
People at party: Julie Somers
Jackson: Nigel Davenport
Waiter: Jeremy Geidt
Vera: Olga Edwardes
Landlord of Pack Horse inn: Charles Hersee
Mill operative: Howell Davies
Mill operative: Alan Townsend
Mill operative: James Wellman
Bailiff's clerk: Lane Meddick
Other parts played by: Anthony Broughton
Other parts played by: Grant Duprez
Other parts played by: Pamela Hern
Other parts played by: Arthur Hosking
Other parts played by: Cyril Renison
Other parts played by: George Ricarde
Other parts played by: Maggie Smith
Other parts played by: Caspar Wrede
Other parts played by: Margery Caldicott
Other parts played by: Stuart Mitchell

: Norman Wisdom on Holiday

Norman Wisdom takes his wife to Geneva during the filming in Switzerland of his latest picture 'Man of the Moment'.
Seen with him is Jerry Desmonde.
(By arrangement with the J. Arthur Rank Organisation)


Subject: Norman Wisdom

: Music at Ten

Andre Navarra (cello)
At the piano, Ivor Newton
See facing page


Cellist: Andre Navarra
Pianist: Ivor Newton
Presented by: Christian Simpson

: Time for Prayers

Conducted by the Rev. Edwin Robertson.


Conductor: The Rev. Edwin Robertson

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