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: My Friend Charles: Episode 2

A Francis Durbridge serial in six episodes.
[Starring] Stephen Murray
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on March 17)


Writer: Francis Durbridge
Producer: Alan Bromly
Dr Howard Latimer: Stephen Murray
Detective-Inspector Dane: John Arnatt
Nurse Kay: Anne Ridler
Dr George Kimber: Geoffrey Chater
Ken Palmer: Francis Matthews
Robert Brady: Rupert Davies
Geoffrey Windsor: Bryan Coleman
Charles Kaufmann: Martin Kane

: Let's Make a Date

Brian Reece says Let's Make a Date.

The Song that Made the Star
with Frankie Vaughan.

Look Who's Here
Up-to-date news and views from the world of entertainment.

Scored for the Screen
The theme music from The Anglo Amalgamated film "The Intimate Stranger".

The Better Half
A well-known comedian's wife introduces her husband.

Augmented BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth
From the BBC's television studio, Manchester.


Presenter: Brian Reece
Singer (The Song that Made the Star): Frankie Vaughan
Musicians: Augmented BBC Northern Variety Orchestra
[Orchestra] conducted by: Alyn Ainsworth
Designer: Kenneth Lawson
Script: Jack Bradley
Script: Ray Davies
Editor: John Ammonds
Producer: Barney Colehan

: Where Mountains Float

A film.
The ice breaks up and spring comes to Greenland in all its beauty. But a small boy's story of his own family shows how the dark winter months have taken their toll.

: Introducing Portugal

A series of films, commissioned by NATO, presenting members of the Atlantic Community to each other.

: The Brains Trust

meets every Sunday afternoon to answer questions sent by viewers.
The members this week are Bertrand Russell, O.M., F.R.S., John Betjeman, V. S. Pritchett, Lord David Cecil.
Question-Master, Alan Melville
Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]


Panellist: Bertrand Russell
Panellist: John Betjeman
Panellist: S. Pritchett
Panellist: Lord David Cecil
Question-Master: Alan Melville
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television

Sooty: Sooty's Paint Shop
with Harry Corbett.

Children's International Newsreel

The Black Brigand: 1: Trap for a Grandee
A television serial by J. Potter Brown.
Based on a story by Alexandre Dumas.

Sunday at Six
On the Scottish Island of Iona, where St. Columba landed, the ancient Abbey is being rebuilt. The Rev. George MacLeod, D.D., shows you, with a scale model, how the work is being done.

(to 18.05)


Puppeteer (Sooty): Harry Corbett
Adapter (The Black Brigand): J. Potter Brown
Author (The Black Brigand): Alexandre Dumas
Producer (The Black Brigand): Dorothea Brooking
Songs composed by (The Black Brigand): James Hartley
Film sequences (The Black Brigand): David Prosser
Editor (The Black Brigand): John Pullen
Designer (The Black Brigand): Richard Wilmot
Jaco Court Jester: Gerald Blake
Karl, the White King: William Devlin
Slago: John Woodnutt
The Old King: Alan Curtis
Desperado: Peter MacArte
First Soldier: Anthony Broughton
Second Soldier: Brian Moorehead
Third Soldier: Edward Higgins
Fourth Soldier: Alan Curtis
Officer: Seymour Green
Francis: Gary Raymond
Bishop: Howell Davies
Don Tillado: Dennis Edwards
Don Gramante: Robert Gillespie
Don John: James Raglan
Donna Margarita: Hazel Bainbridge
Fernando: Anthony Newlands
Don Rogano: Laidman Browne
Cardinal: Jefferson Clifford
Thynne: Toke Townley
Phat: Raymond Rollett
Don Ramo: John Trevor
Donna Fiora: Rosemary Dorken
Janella: Catherine Feller
Landlord: Julian Somers
Others taking part: Ivor Kimmel
Others taking part (Messenger): Edward Ballard
Others taking part: John Hoskin
Others taking part: Peter Grisewood
Others taking part: Alan Gore Lewis
Presenter (Sunday at Six): The Rev. George MacLeod

: We Shall Rebuild

The story of the Iona Community
Under the leadership of the Rev. George MacLeod, D.D., the Community is seeking, on Iona and the mainland of Scotland, to bring together the work and worship of the modern man.
Introduced by Alan Gibson.


Presenter: Alan Gibson

: Interlude

: The Max Wall Show

Max Wall invites you to join him in half an hour of music and laughter.
This week's guests: David Berglas, Terry Hall.


Presenter/comedian: Max Wall
Magician: David Berglas
Ventriloquist: Terry Hall
Orchestra under the direction of: George Clouston
Director: John Street
Producer: George Inns

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: Desert Duel

by Colin Morris.
The action of the play takes place In the Libyan desert. Time. 1942


Writer: Colin Morris
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Sergeant Hooper: Michael Brennan
Captain Anthony Palmer: Eric Lander
Trooper O'Neill: Paddy Joyce
Lieutenant Eccleston: David Aylmer
Captain Davies: Derek Aylward
Lance Corporal England: Howard Pays
Captain David Scott: Richard Pasco
Trooper Bates: Barry Foster
Major Lloyd-Hope: William Fox
German Officer: Gerald Onn
German Private: Gertan Klauber

: Sir Gerald Kelly Remembers: 5: Maillol

A series of six films in which Sir Gerald Kelly, K.C.V.O., Past President of the Royal Academy, recalls some of his early experiences as a painter.
(A BBC Television Film)


Presenter: Sir Gerald Kelly
Producer: Bill Duncalf

: Music at Ten

Max Jaffa (Violin), Jack Byfield (piano), Reginald Kilbey (cello)
The Linden Singers
Conductor, William Llewellyn
Introduced by Max Jaffa.


Violinist/Presenter: Max Jaffa
Pianist: Jack Byfield
Cellist: Reginald Kilbey
Singers: The Linden Singers
Conductor: William Llewellyn
Presented by: Christian Simpson

: The Epilogue

Evening prayers from the Chapel of Community House, Glasgow; conducted by the Warden, the Rev. James Maitland.


Prayers conducted by: The Rev. James Maitland

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