from The High Kirk of Edinburgh St. Giles' Cathedral.
Conducted by the Minister, the Rev. H.C. Whitley, Ph.D., D.D.
Successive parish ministries in industrial Clydeside have convinced Dr. Whitley that the place of the family must be rediscovered in the life and worship of the Church. He particularly wants to remind the fathers of families of the principle proclaimed by John Knox long ago from this same historic pulpit of St. Giles, that every man is 'bishop and King' of his own household.
(to 12.00 app.)
Service conducted by:
The Rev. H.C.
Direct from Austria
A final visit to Bad Gastein on the closing day of the championships to see part of the Downhill Race for Men.
Presented by the Austrian Television Service
(to 13.15 app.)
A weekly date with Percy Thrower who plants rhubarb crowns and prepares labels for vegetables and flowers, and in the greenhouse pots on rooted chrysanthemum cuttings and sows seeds of some half-hardy annuals.
Arthur Billitt, Head of Lenton Experimental Station describes Ring Culture of Tomatoes and shows how, both in the greenhouse and outside, the gardener can obtain the prolific results achieved by this recently introduced method of culture.
Presented by Paul Morby from the BBC's Midland television studio
Seven Days in Thirty Minutes
A television news feature.
Recalling the week's outstanding events on film with personalities, reports, and expert analysis from studios at home and abroad.
Introduced by Robert Dougall.
Ruggiero Ricci plays Paganini's Violin Concerto in D with the BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
The programme also includes music from Hoist's Suite, The Planets
Introduced by Alec Robertson.
Before an invited audience in the BBC's studios, Maida Vale, London
Simultaneously broadcast in the Home Service
The BBC Symphony
The members this week are: C. P. Snow, Pamela Hansford Johnson, Sir Ifor Evans, Don Salvador de Madariaga
Question-Master: Norman Fisher
(Sound-track to be repeated on Monday at 3.30 - Home)
Joey, the clown:
Big Tim Champion:
with Terry Hall.
by R. L. Stevenson
Adapted by John Blatchley
Richard Shelton now knows that Sir Daniel Brackley was responsible for the murder of his father. So Richard has escaped to join the outlaws, who have pledged vengeance for his father's death....
(William Peacock is in "The Potting Shed" at the Globe Theatre, London)
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Fights arranged by:
Sir Daniel Brackley:
This is the question George Cansdale will answer when he brings a dog to the studio for the fourth talk of his series.
Christian morals - can we maintain them without Christian faith?
Marghanita Laski, Professor H.C. Longuet-Higgins, The Rev. Edwin Robertson
Prebendary J.B. Phillips discuss questions put to them at Urchfont Manor, Wiltshire, where a week-end conference is being held on the subject of Humanism and Morals.
Question-Master, Alan Gibson
The Rev. Edwin
Programme arranged by:
Starring Peter Lawford as 'Nick', Phyllis Kirk as 'Nora' in the new film series with Asta the dog.
Nick's Japanese houseboy, murder by blow-pipe, and a valuable emerald, are some of the ingredients in this week's unusual story. The finger of suspicion points in several directions until a panther's eye reflects the truth.
Television's most popular panel game with Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, Gilbert Harding, David Nixon.
In the chair: Eamonn Andrews
("What's My Line?" was devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman and is televised by arrangement with CBS and Maurice Winnick; David Nixon is in "Cinderella" at the Hippodrome, Manchester)
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A comedy by Nikolai Gogol
Adapted by Barry Thomas
From the English version by D.J. Campbell.
[Starring] Tony Hancock and John Phillips
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At 8.30 Television World Theatre presents Tony Hancock and John Phillips in 'The Government Inspector' by Nikolai Gogol
Anna, his wife:
Marya, his daughter:
Yosif, his servant:
Abdulin, a merchant:
Robert Farnon takes you on a Journey into Melody
with The Robert Farnon Orchestra, Vanessa Lee, Petula Clark, Kevin Scott, John Gilpin and Diane Westerman, The Studio Dancers and Singers
(John Gilpin and Diane Westerman appear by permission of London's Festival Ballet; Petula Clark is appearing in Variety at the Palace Theatre, London)
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The Robert Farnon
The Studio Dancers and
Father Agnellus Andrew, O.F.M., talks of the thoughts and hopes of those who go on a pilgrimage, and especially of the millions who will visit Lourdes this year, during the centenary celebrations which start today.
Presenter (The Epilogue):