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: Mass

From an open-air altar in the grounds of the Grail, Waxwell Farm, Pinner.
Celebrated by Monsignor Derek Worlock assisted by members of the Grail
Starting from a bare altar in a small empty, tree-fringed glade, preparations are made and the people assemble for the celebration of Holy Mass.
(to 12.50 app.)


Service conducted by: Monsignor Derek Worlock

: O Sul I Sul

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

: Asbri

Dyma ddoniau ifainc i'ch diddori, mewn dawns a ch&n, ffilm a stori gyda Alun Williams yn cyflwyno
Einir Rowlands , Ken Langabeer
Myrddin Phillips , David Evans a Margaret Edwards
Y cynhyrchu gan Ifor Rees
Y cyfarwyddo gan Gethyn Stoodley Thomas
(Vivacity: young entertainers)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)
(to 13.40)


Unknown: Alun Williams
Unknown: Einir Rowlands
Unknown: Ken Langabeer
Unknown: Myrddin Phillips
Unknown: David Evans
Unknown: Margaret Edwards
Unknown: Gethyn Stoodley Thomas

: The Weather Situation for farmers and growers, followed by Farming: Borgo a Mozzano

Introduced by John Cherrington.

The story of how a young agricultural adviser gained the confidence of a community of peasant farmers in Italy, and helped them to help themselves.
Filmed by the Shell Film Unit
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: John Cherrington

: News Review

Seven Days in Twenty-five Minutes
Recalling this week's outstanding events on film with personalities, reports, and expert analysis from studios at home and abroad.
Introduced by Robert Dougall.


Presenter: Robert Dougall

: Rescue Dig

Glyn Daniel introduces Rescue Dig
from the Roman fort of Segontium near Caernarvon where, as at many other places in Britain, new building is about to take place on a valuable archaeological site.
In charge of the excavation, George Boon
Also on the site: Professor I.A. Richmond, Philip Corder, O.E. Craster
(See page 4)


Presenter: Glyn Daniel
Archaeologist: George Boon
Archaeologist: Professor I.A. Richmond
Archaeologist: Philip Corder
Expert: O.E. Craster
Producer: Selwyn Roderick

: Kostelanetz conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

(Led by John Ronayne)
in a programme of light music
with Adele Leigh and Julius Katchen
(BBC recording, previously shown on May 10)

(Andre Kostelanetz appears by arrangement with S.A. Gorlinsky Ltd.)


Conductor: Andre Kostelanetz
Musicians: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra leader: John Ronayne
Singer: Adele Leigh
Pianist: Julius Katchen
Designer: Clifford Hatts
Producer: Charles Rogers

: The Brains Trust

The Brains Trust meets this afternoon to answer your questions.
The members this week are: Lady Brunner, Dr. Lincoln Ralphs, John Wain, Dr. J. Bronowski.
Question-Master, Alan Bullock
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)


Panellist: Lady Brunner
Panellist: Dr. Lincoln Ralphs
Panellist: John Wain
Panellist: Dr. J. Bronowski
Question-Master: Alan Bullock
Producer: Michael Bowen

: Adventure with Hans Hass and Lotte Hass: 5: Wrecks

A series of seven programmes.

How fast do various corals grow? How long does it take an entire coral reef to form? Two sunken ships provide Hans Hass and his team of scientists with vital information.
The series directed by Hans Hass
(First shown on May 22)


Diver/Film Cameraman/Director: Hans Hass
Diver: Lotte Hass
Film Editor: Paul Khan
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: Walt Disney presents: The Tchaikovsky Story

About a hundred years ago, a small boy in Russia called Peter Tchaikovsky dreamed about the old fairy tale 'The Sleeping Beauty'. This film shows how the dream stayed in his mind until, when he grew up, he wrote music for the story-music which is now the background to Walt Disney's new film.

: Sunday Special: A Singular Ship

The only one of its kind in the world described by Colin Craven-Sands.
Film by courtesy of the Missions to Seamen
(BBC recording)
(to 18.15)


Narrator: Colin Craven-Sands
Producer: Joan Craft

: Meeting Point: Religion and the Popular Song

Alan Gibson introduces Religion and the Popular Song
With Dennis Lotis, Maxine Daniels and John Alldis, The Gordon Franks Quintet
(BBC recording)
See page 4


Presenter: Alan Gibson
Singer: Dennis Lotis
Singer: Maxine Daniels
Conductor: John Alldis
Musicians: The Gordon Franks Quintet
Producer: Philip Barker
Producer: Kenneth Savidge

: Charlie Drake: The Return of Uncle Henry

Written by Dave Freeman and Charlie Drake
[Starring] Charlie Drake
with Mary Hinton, Diane Clare, Richard Waring, Peter Myers, Roger Maxwell, Betty Turner, Sam Kydd, Trevor Maskell, Gerik Schjelderup, Michael Henry, Ann Dmitrievitch, Jeanette Edwards, Dorothy Darke, Bernadette Milnes, Henry Longhurst, Roger Williams, Mark Singleton, Bryan Drew, Philip Holies, John H. Moore

(BBC recording of the programme first shown on April 28)


Writer: Dave Freeman
Writer: Charlie Drake
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Ernest Maxin
Himself: Charlie Drake
[Actress]: Mary Hinton
[Actress]: Diane Clare
[Actor]: Richard Waring
[Actor]: Peter Myers
[Actor]: Roger Maxwell
[Actress]: Betty Turner
[Actor]: Sam Kydd
[Actor]: Trevor Maskell
[Actor]: Gerik Schjelderup
[Actor]: Michael Henry
[Actress]: Ann Dmitrievitch
[Actress]: Jeanette Edwards
[Actress]: Dorothy Darke
[Actress]: Bernadette Milnes
[Actor]: Henry Longhurst
[Actor]: Roger Williams
[Actor]: Mark Singleton
[Actor]: Bryan Drew
[Actor]: Philip Holles
[Actor]: John H. Moore

: Music for Jim

[Starring] Professor Jimmy Edwards
(See panel at top of page and page 4)

Music for Jim
Professor Jimmy Edwards (Have Baton, Will Travel)
Prof. Edwards tonight forsakes the field of Education in favour of a brisk canter through Eric Robinson country. Many distinguished musicians are within baton-throw and the course covers such tricky ground as Singery, Trombonism, Pionology, Euphoniumship, and Orchestral Conductordom.


Comedian: 'Professor' Jimmy Edwards
Designer: Marilyn Roberts
Producer: Douglas Moodie

: Sunday-Night Theatre: Whistling in the Dark

by Edward Childs Carpenter and Laurence Gross.
[Starring] Peter Sallis, Petra Davies and John Phillips

(Peter Sallis is appearing in 'Look after Lulu!' at the Royal Court Theatre, London)
(See facing page)

Times are bad for gangsters and racketeers in New York, and Jake Dillon's gang are going through a particularly bad period; their most profitable ventures are being surprised by police raids; and some of their ablest thugs have been killed in gun-battles or have been given long prison sentences. Behind all these setbacks they sense the work of one man - John B. McFarren, head of the Crime Commission. So Jake calls a conference of his gang to plan McFarren's murder - without much hope of success, because their intended victim is known to be cautious as well as tough, and besides the job must be done without incurring further police retaliation.
At this point chance brings Walter Porter, a best-selling crime novelist, and his fiancée to the house where the gang are meeting. On discovering Porter's identity, Jake threatens him and his fiancée with death if he does not devise a foolproof way of murdering McFarren. And so Wallace sits down to plot the most ingenious murder of his career.


Writer: Edward Childs Carpenter
Writer: Laurence Gross
Designer/Director: James Bould
Joe Salvatore: Dervis Ward
Hilda: Ann Tirard
Slim Scanlon: J. Mark Roberts
Herman Lefkowitz: Vic Wise
Charlie Shaw: Jerold Wells
Jacob Dillon: John Phillips
Benny: Edwin Brown
Wallace Porter: Peter Sallis
Toby Van Buren: Petra Davies
Cap O'Rorke: William Forbes
Police Sergeant: Ralph Tovey

: Canadian Panorama: 4: Foreign Language

Canada is faced with the recurring problem of teaching English to its immigrants and this is dealt with in a most successful and human fashion at a school in Montreal where children of all ages make their first acquaintance with the language of their new country.
A National Film Board of Canada film

: Two Brothers

The Ballet Rambert Company in a dance drama by Norman Morrice
Music by Dohnanyi
The Aeolian String Quartet: Sydney Humphreys (violin) Trevor Williams (violin) Watson Forbes (viola) Derek Simpson (cello)
Design and costumes by Ralph Koltai
Adapted and produced by Christian Simpson


Author/Choreography: Norman Morrice
Music: Dohnanyi
Violinist (The Aeolian String Quartet): Sydney Humphreys
Violinist (The Aeolian String Quartet): Trevor Williams
Violaist (The Aeolian String Quartet): Watson Forbes
Cellist (The Aeolian String Quartet): Derek Simpson
Design/Costumes: Ralph Koltai
Adapted by/Producer: Christian Simpson
The Girl: Gillian Martlew
The Young Man: John Chesworth
His Brother: Norman Morrice
Their Friends: Thelma Litster
Their Friends: June Sandbrook
Their Friends: Valerie Marsh
Their Friends: Shirley Dixon
Their Friends: Sylvia Singleton
Their Friends: Jennifer Kelly
Their Friends: Jennifer Dodd
Their Friends: Carolyn Fey
Their Friends: Christopher Lyall
Their Friends: John Benfield
Their Friends: Kenneth Bannerman
Their Friends: John O'Brien

: The Epilogue: In the Light

Leslie J. M. Timmins, Superintendent Minister of Portsmouth Methodist Church.
Followed by Weather and Close Down


Presenter: Leslie J. M. Timmins

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