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: Morning Service for Easter Day

From St. Mary's Parish Church, Chepstow.
Conducted by the Vicar, Canon Ernest P. Evans
Preacher: The Lord Archbishop of Wales
Processional Hymn: Christ the Lord is risen today (A. and M. 131)
Sentence and Exhortation
Confession and Absolution
Versicles and Responses
The Easter Anthems
Psalm 2
First Lesson: Exodus 12, vv. 1-14
Te Deum
Second Lesson: St. Mark 16, vv. 1-8
The Apostles' Creed; Versicles and Responses
The Collects
Carol: This happy Easter Day
Jesus Christ Is risen today (A. and M. 134)
Jesus lives, no longer now (A. and M. 140)
Recessional Hymn: The strife is o'er, the battle done (A. and M. 136)
(to 12.00)


Celebrant: Canon Ernest P. Evans
Preacher: The Lord Archbishop of Wales [Edwin Morris]
Organist: Austin W. Thomas

: O Sul I Sul

Newyddion am Gymru a Chymry.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace only)

: Gwlad Ein Harglwydd

Pererindod ar Sul y Pasg
Gwahoddiad i ymuno, trwy gyfrwng 'ffilm, ar daith yng Ngwlad ein Harglwydd lesu Grist. Cawn weled a chofio'r llwybr a gymerodd Efe o Fethlehem i'r Groes. Ymwelwn a Nasareth, Capernaum, Bethania, Gethsemane a Chalfaria; ac wrth sefyll ar fryniau Caersalem fe gofiwn am fuddugotiaeth y dydd hwn at angau dycbrynllyd a'r bedd.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace only)

(to 13.40)

: I Married Joan: Barbecue

[Starring] Joan Davis


Joan Stevens: Joan Davis

: News Review

Seven Days in Thirty-five Minutes
Recalling the week's outstanding events on film with personalities, reports, and expert analysis from studios at home and abroad.
Introduced by Kenneth Kendall.


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall

: The Great Adventure

When this enchanting Swedish film was shown on BBC Television on February 25, it was seen by about eleven million people and found to be one of the most enjoyable programmes for many months.
For those who did not see it then, and the very many who did, and who want to see it a second time, this story of real people and the wild life around them in Central Sweden is presented again. The stars are two small sons of a farmer and their tame otter.
The film directed by Arne Sucksdorff


Director: Arne Sucksdorff
English narration: Norman Shelley

: The Brains Trust

The members this week are: Lord David Cecil, C.H., Ruth Pitter, Sir Miles Thomas,
Sir Ifor Evans
Question-Master, Michael Flanders
(Sound-track to be repeated on Friday, 1.10 - Home)
See page 4


Question-Master: Michael Flanders
Panellist: Lord David Cecil
Panellist: Ruth Pitter
Panellist: Sir Miles Thomas
Panellist: Sir Ifor Evans
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television presents: The Magic Table

A Hungarian fairy-tale film.

Three brothers leave home to seek their fortunes. They each take a different road and meet with different adventures, involving giants, witches, and gnomes. Although a wicked innkeeper tries to rob them they eventually return home safely with some unusual treasures.
The voices are by Johnny Morris.


Narrator/voices: Johnny Morris
Photographed and directed by: Felix Bodrossy

: Children's Television: All Your Own

A programme in which children from all over Great Britain have been invited to take part.
Introduced by Huw Wheldon.


Presenter: Huw Wheldon
Music director: Griff Lewis
Editor: Jeanne Symons
Producer: Leonard Chase

: Jesus of Nazareth: I Am With You Always

A cycle of plays on The Life of Our Lord.
Written and produced by Joy Harington.

The Chief Priests tried Jesus and found him guilty of blasphemy. But since it was not lawful for the Jews to put a man to death they took Jesus to Pontius Pilate, the Roman Governor. And Pilate delivered Jesus to be crucified.
(A BBC telerecording)
(to 18.45)


Writer/Producer: Joy Harington
Religious Adviser: Robert C. Walton
Designer: Richard Henry
Wardrobe Supervisor: A.M. Robb
Make-up Supervisor: Christine Hillcoat
Film Cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film Editor: John Pullen
Jesus: Tom Fleming
Simon Peter: Powys Thomas
Andrew: John Glen
James: Richard Grant
John: Michael Bryant
Matthew: Robert Gillespie
Philip: Philip Guard
Thomas: John Dunbar
Nathaniel Bartholomew: Hugh Dickson
Simon the Zealot: Jack Stewart
James Alphaeus: John Baker
Thaddaeus: Alan Rolfe
Mary, mother of Jesus: Gwen Watford
Mary: Barbara Lott
Caiaphas: Ewen Solon
Pilate: Alan Wheatley
Centurion: Richard Walter
Soldier: Philip Latham
Cleopas: Nevile Teede
Other parts played by: Nigel Sharpe
Other parts played by: Lane Meddick
Other parts played by: Gertan Klauber
Other parts played by: Kara Aldridge
Other parts played by: Esme Easterbrook
Other parts played by: Nickola Sterne

: Meeting Point: We believe - Jesus lives today

Janet Swinton, a housewife, Geoffrey Shaw, an assistant minister in the Gorbals, and Dr. John Taylor, a physicist, all affirm that this is the great reality in their daily living.
Introduced by the Rev. Colin Day.
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland


Presenter: The Rev. Colin Day
Interviewee: Janet Swinton
Interviewee: Geoffrey Shaw
Interviewee: Dr. John Taylor
Producer: The Rev. Ronald Falconer

: The Thin Man: The Damone Dilemma

The film series starring Peter Lawford as 'Nick', Phyllis Kirk as 'Nora' with Asta the dog and this week: Vic Damone as guest star.


Nick: Peter Lawford
Nora: Phyllis Kirk
Himself: Asta the dog
Himself: Vic Damone

: What's My Line?

Television's most popular 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)


Panellist: Isobel Barnett
Panellist: Barbara Kelly
Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Panellist: David Nixon
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman
Presented by: Harry Carlisle

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: Eden's End

by J.B. Priestley.
[Starring] Dennis Price, Maxine Audley, James Hayter
with Gwen Watford, Jeremy Brett and John Stone

The action takes place in Dr. Kirby's house at Eden End in the North of England, during the autumn of 1912.
See page 4
(Next Sunday: 'The Lost Men' by Ray Rigby)


Author: J.B. Priestley
Producer: Stephen Harrison
Designer: John Cooper
Wilfred Kirby: Jeremy Brett
Sarah: Beatrice Varley
Lilian Kirby: Gwen Watford
Dr. Kirby: James Hayter
William Sugden: Sam Woodcock
Stella Kirby: Maxine Audley
Geoffrey Farrant: John Stone
Charles Appleby: Dennis Price
Alice: Loelia Kidd

: Les Sylphides

[Starring] Nadia Nerina, Philip Chatfield, Rowena Jackson, Julia Farron
Music by Chopin recorded by the Philharmonia Orchestra
(Leader, Derek Collier)
Conducted by Robert Irving
The ballet Les Sylphides tells no story; it creates a mood. It is a poetic illusion, each dance being an interpretation of the spirit of the music.
Nocturne: Ensemble
Valse: Ensemble

(Nadia Nerina, Philip Chatfield, Rowena Jackson, Julia Farron, Robert Irving, and Peter Wright appear by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Limited)


Choreography: Michel Fokine
Composer: Frederic Chopin
Musicians: The Philharmonia Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Derek Collier
Conductor: Robert Irving
Producer: Margaret Dale
Ensemble: June Lesley
Ensemble: Pearl Gaden
Ensemble: Madeleine White
Ensemble: Maureen Moore
Ensemble: Maria Butler
Ensemble: Beryl Norwood
Ensemble: Jeanette Osborne
Ensemble: Susan Winterton
Ensemble: Angela Symonds
Ensemble: Judith Steward
Ensemble: Vernie Ruthven
Ensemble: Dorinda Brown
Ensemble: Gay Foulton
Ensemble: Alison Norwood
Ensemble: Anne Woolliams
Ensemble: Yemaiel Oved
Ballet-Master: Peter Wright
Designer: Guy Sheppard
Valse: Rowena Jackson
Mazurka: Nadia Nerina
Mazurka: Philip Chatfield
Prelude: Julia Farron
Valse (Pas de deux): Nadia Nerina
Valse (Pas de deux): Philip Chatfield

: L.S. Lowry

A second look at this film of the famous Lancashire artist speaking informally about his life and work.
Commentary by Robert Reid
(Previously televised July 17, 1957)


Subject: L.S. Lowry
Narrator: Robert Reid
Photography: Robin Still
Editor: Valerie Best
Producer: John Reid

: Weather followed by The Epilogue: A Story to Remember

told by William Purcell.
Close Down


Storyteller (The Epilogue): William Purcell

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