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: Morning Service for Palm Sunday

from St. Cuthbert's Parish Church, Edinburgh; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. R. Leonard Small, O.B.E., D.D., assisted by the Rev. Alwyn J. C. Macfarlane, Associate Minister.
Metrical Psalm 24, vv. 7-10: Ye gates, lift up your heads on high
Old Testament Lesson: Zechariah 9, vv. 9-14
Praise to the Holiest (C.H. 32)
New Testament Lesson: St. Matthew 21, and Children's Address
Children's Hymn: Hosanna. loud hosanna (C.H. 93)
Apostles' Creed; Prayers
Anthem: Glory and honour and laud (Charles Wood)
Ride on, ride on in majesty! (C.H. 92)
(to 10.30)


Conductor: The Rev. R. Leonard Small
Assisted by: The Rev. Alwyn J. C. Macfarlane
Organist and Master of the Choristers: W. O. Minay

: O Sul I Sul

(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, and Crystal Palace)

: Ymryson Areithio

I Golegau Cymru dan nawdd y BBC Y Ddadl Derfynol
'Rydym wedl hen fiino ar y gosodlad-
Gorau Cymro-Cymro oddi cartref
DAFYDD EDWARDS a VICTOR EVANS o Goleg y Bedyddwyr, Bangor
DAFYDD WYN JONES a JOHN BEVAN o Goleg y Brifysgol, Abertawe ac EDI MORGAN
0 Goleg y Brifysgol, Caerdydd
Yr Athro Stephen J. Williams
Y Parchedig Ganon R. M. ROSSER
Cyflwynwyd brysgyll y Cymro 1'r tim gorau a'r cwpan i'r siaradwr unigol ar ddiwedd y cyfarfod gan yr Arglwydd MACDONALD 0 WAENYSGOR, K.C.M.C., LL.D.
Cyflwynir y rhaglen gan
Ifan 0. Williams
Trefnwyd y rhaglen a'r gyfres gan SAM JONES
Y telediad yng ngofal Myrfyn Owen
(Recordiad y BBC)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, and Crystal Palace)

(to 13.55)


Unknown: Y Ddadl Derfynol
Unknown: Gorau Cymro-Cymro
Unknown: Dafydd Edwards
Unknown: Victor Evans
Unknown: John Bevan
Unknown: Stephen J. Williams
Unknown: R. M. Rosser
Unknown: William Thomas
Unknown: Alun Oldfield-Davies

: The Weather Situation for farmers and growers; followed by Farming

Introduced by John Cherrington.

R.A. Benson introduces an investigation into the Irish Store Trade, following the progress of cattle across Northern Ireland from farms in the West to Belfast, and thence to Great Britain. Transport, port facilities, and attestation are discussed, and farmers on both sides of the Irish Sea take part.
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: John Cherrington
Item presenter: R.A. Benson
Film Sequences: The BBC's Northern Ireland Film Unit
Film Editor: Macdonald Martin
Producer: Hilary Phillips

: News Review

Seven Days in Thirty Minutes
Introduced by Richard Baker.


Presenter: Richard Baker

: International Rugby Union Football: England v. Scotland

An edited recording of yesterday's Calcutta Cup Match.


Commentator: Peter West

: Concert Time

Inia Te Wiata The New Zealand singer introduces Concert Time
with Harry Mortimer, Daphne Spottiswoode, Munn and Felton's (Footwear) Band Conductor, Stanley H. Boddington and the BBC Midland Light Orchestra (Leader, James Hutcheon)
Conducted by Charles Mackerras
The programme includes:
Entry of the Gladiators (Fucik), March from Suite in E flat (Holst), Clair de lune (Debussy), When a maiden takes your fancy (Mozart), I got plenty o' nuttin' (Gershwin)
Overture: The Yeomen of the Guard (Sullivan)
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter/singer: Inia Te Wiata
Cornetist: Harry Mortimer
Pianist: Daphne Spottiswoode
Musicians: Munn and Felton's (Footwear) Band
Conductor: Stanley H. Boddington
Musicians: The BBC Midland Light Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: James Hutcheon
[Orchestra] conducted by: Charles MacKerras
Producer: Peter Haysom Craddy
Producer: Philip Lewis

: The Brains Trust

The members this week are: Sir Ifor Evans, Jacquetta Hawkes, Reg Butler, William Golding
Question-Master, Michael Flanders
Questions should be addressed to: 'The Brains Trust', [address removed]
(A sound recording can be heard in the Home Service on Tuesday at 4.0)


Question-Master: Michael Flanders
Panellist: Sir Ifor Evans
Panellist: Jacquetta Hawkes
Panellist: Reg Butler
Panellist: William Golding
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television presents: All Your Own

A programme in which children from all over Great Britain have been invited to take part.
Introduced by Jimmy Logan.
(BBC recording)
From the BBC's Glasgow studio


Presenter: Jimmy Logan
Editor: Joanne Symons
Producer: Clive Parkhurst

: Children's Television: Jo's Boys: Final episode

Freely based on "Little Men" and "Jo's Boys" by Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted as a television serial by Constance Cox
[Starring] George Pravda and Annabelle Lee

(Kate Cameron appears by permission of the Playhouse Theatre, Derby)


Author: Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted by: Constance Cox
Producer: Joy Harington
Designer for the series: Susan Spence
Wardrobe Supervisor: Maureen Copley
Make-up Supervisor: Anne Ferriggi
Film Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film Editor: Valerie Best
Dan: Melvyn Hayes
Jo: Annabelle Lee
Nat Blake: Cavan Kendall
Ned Barker: Michael Caridia
Tommy Bangs: Kenneth Collins
Jack Ford: Donald Wilson
Emil: Richard Palmer
Dick Brown: Jimmy Ray
Professor Bhaer: George Pravda
Franz: William Simons
John Brooke: Harvey Hall
Meg: Kate Cameron
Laurie: David Cole
Amy: Susan Maryott
Dr. Firth: John Stuart
Mr. March: Edward Jewesbury
Nursie Hummel: Lilly Kann

: Children's Television: Sunday Special: To Save Us All

The story of Christ's death shown in paintings and carvings from Africa, Asia, and Europe and told by Elaine Strutt, Roma Loban, The Rev. Peter Kao, Adisa Williams.
(to 18.15)


Storyteller: Elaine Strutt
Storyteller: Roma Loban
Storyteller: The Rev. Peter Kao
Storyteller: Adisa Williams
Producer: John Elphinstone Fyffe

: Meeting Point: The Cross Questioned: 6: Being a Christian: Does it work?

An enquiry into the Christian view of life.

In the last of six programmes John Hale and a group of believers and non-believers put their questions this week to the Rev. Hugh Douglas.


Presenter: John Hale
Guest: The Rev. Hugh Douglas

: The George Burns Show

This week George Burns shares the honours with Guest stars, Jill Corey, The Steiner Brothers, The Mello Men
George introduces his guest stars and makes his own contribution to the entertainment as a song and dance man.


Presenter/entertainer: George Burns
Singer/guest star: Jill Corey
Dancers/guest stars: The Steiner Brothers
Singers/guest star: The Mello Men

: What's My Line?

The last of the present series with Isobel Barnett, Louise Collins, Gilbert Harding, Cyril Fletcher.
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)

See page 5


Panellist: Isobel Barnett
Panellist: Louise Collins
Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Panellist: Cyril Fletcher
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman
Producer: John Warrington

: Sunday-Night Theatre: Mary Rose

by J.M. Barrie
[Starring] Daphne Slater
with Derek Godfrey

(Lloyd Pearson is appearing in "Salad Days" at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)


Author: J.M. Barrie
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Producer: John Harrison
Mary Rose: Daphne Slater
Harry and Simon: Derek Godfrey
Mrs. Morland: Nora Nicholson
Mr. Morland: Noel Howlett
Mrs. Otery: Jean Cadell
Cameron: Kenneth Mackintosh
Mr. Amy: Lloyd Pearson

: Music for You

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
with Elaine Malbin, Janine Charrat, Milorad Miskovitch, Charles Craig, Ralph Holmes, John Lawrenson, The Trinidad Steel Band, Sinfonia of London (Leader, Leonard Hirsch).
Assistant Conductor, Marcus Dods
(The music from 'Kismet' is televised by arrangement with Jack Hylton Ltd; Charles Craig appears by arrangement with the Sadler's Wells Theatre Trust Ltd.)


Presenter: Eric Robinson
Producer: Patricia Foy
Soprano: Elaine Malbin
Dancer: Janine Charrat
Dancer: Milorad Miskovitch
Tenor: Charles Craig
Violinist: Ralph Holmes
Baritone: John Lawrenson
Musicians: The Trinidad Steel Band
Musicians: Sinfonia of London
Orchestra leader: Leonard Hirsch
Assistant conductor: Marcus Dods
Dances arranged by: Peggy van Praagh
Designer: Stephen Taylor

: The Epilogue: A Plain Man Looks at the Bible: The End of the Story

The last of a series of six talks by the Rev. William Neil.
From the BBC's Midland television studio
(BBC recording)

Followed by Weather and Close Down


Speaker: The Rev. William Neil

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