A Service for Good Friday from Brunswick Methodist Church, Newcastle upon Tyne; conducted by the Minister, the Rev. Ronald Pearce, with the Brunswick Choir, led by Robert Hull, and the Free Church Choir Union, conducted by Wilson Dixon.
There is a green hill far away (M.H.B. 180)
St. Luke 23, vv. 26-32
O Lord divine, what hast thou done? (M.H.B. 186)
St. Mark 15, vv. 22-28
O sacred head (M.H.B. 202)
St. Matthew 27, vv. 39-49
My song is love unknown (M.H.B. 144)
St. John 19, vv. 25-27
And can it be that I should gain? (M.H.B. 371)
Romans 6, vv. 3-11
When I survey the wondrous Cross (M.H.B. 182)
Service conducted by:
The Rev. Ronald
The Free Church Choir
Bwrw golwg dros bynciau'r dydd mewn sgwrs a ffilm-a chyfle i gwrdd a rhai sy'n amlwg yn y newyddion.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
The Fourteen Stations of the Cross tell the story of the Passion and Death of Our Lord.
The Meditations upon the Stations are conducted by Father Joseph Christie, S.J.
The music, which is recorded, is sung by The St. Gabriel Singers under the direction of Father Wilfrid Purney
The St. Gabriel
[Singers] under the direction of:
[Starring] Dorothy McGuire, Herbert Marshall, Robert Young in the film The Enchanted Cottage
Oliver Bradford and his fiancee intend to spend their honeymoon in a picturesque New England cottage with a romantic history. The war intervenes and he returns badly disfigured and embittered. He rents the cottage to get away from the people he knew. There he meets Laura and the cottage begins to weave a spell of enchantment round them.
A film directed by Harry Watt.
All over the world people are fighting one of man's greatest enemies-disease. Nowhere is the struggle harder than in the wilder, more undeveloped countries. This film shows you how under the auspices of the World Health Organisation the fight is carried on by kind, simple, but brave and adventurous people-people like Maria.
Produced by World Wide Pictures Ltd. for the World Health Organisation
(Previously shown on August 8, 1958)
Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme.
The latest news of today's sporting events, including Football and Rugby Results.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit
(On transmitters serving the areas)
News from Wales: 6.15-6.20
Percy Thrower transplants mint plants, gladioli and perpetual-fruiting strawberries, sows hardy annuals in soil blocks for colder districts, and with Allan Langdon, specialist grower from Somerset, discusses Primulas and Polyanthus bedding schemes - new introductions; diseases and culture.
From the BBC's Midland television studio
First Prize Television Documentary
The first full story of the 'mattanza' - the yearly life-and-death struggle between the island fishermen and the shoals of huge tunny-fish on which their survival depends.
A recording of an outside broadcast.
Commentary spoken by Dino Galvani.
(Previously televised in Britain on December 31)
Produced for Radiotelevisione Italiana by:
Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
Featuring Sidney James
with The East Cheam Repertory Company
Incidental music composed and Orchestra conducted by:
Anthony Aloysius Hancock:
Sidney Balmoral James:
In tonight's recording Perry Como welcomes Guest stars with The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, The Louis Da Pron Dancers.
Written by Goodman Ace, Morton Green and George Foster and Jay Burton.
The Mitchell Ayres
The Ray Charles
The Louis Da Pron
Producer for NBC:
Edited for BBC television by:
A film series of true stories of the American West.
Across the desert, east of San Diego, trundles a wagon with a strange cargo. Stranger still is the mission of its ill-assorted occupants.
David Attenborough continues the story of his search for rare and interesting animals in the tropical swamps, forests, and plains of central South America.
This week he shows some of the creatures that live on the flat rolling plains of Northern Argentina.
(To be repeated in Children's Television)
A Passion Play for Good Friday
Written and produced by Paul Almond
The story of the Passion stands outside time. This play attempts to tell it once again, through the mouths of actors, in whose footsteps is traced the way from the Courtroom to the hill of Golgotha.
See page 3
(Gordon Gostelow is appearing in "The Buskers" at the Arts Theatre, London)
Mary, Mother of Jesus:
Onlooker - Crampton:
Onlooker - Asher:
Onlooker - Veronica:
Onlooker - Myrna:
Onlooker - Reuben:
Roman soldiers - Centurion:
Roman soldiers - Jamie:
Roman soldiers - Harry:
Roman soldiers - Doby:
Simon of Cyrene:
The Voice of Jesus:
Crowd, Chorus, Soldiers, and Priests:
Catherine Boyle introduces "Moonlight Serenade"
Starring Yana, Semprini, Roberto Cardinali, Alexis Sacha
(Yana is in "Cinderella" at the London Coliseum)
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The Orchestra conducted by:
Four talks by the Rev. Patrick McLaughlin.
Followed by Weather and Close Down
The Rev. Patrick