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: Morning Service

from St. Nicholas Parish Church, Great Yarmouth.
Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. Gilbert Thurlow.
Processional hymn: To the name of our salvation (A. and M. Rev. 190)
The Sentence
Responses Venite
Psalm 127
Lesson: St. Luke 23. vv. 33-47
Creed; the Lord's Prayer; Responses and Collects
Father, hear the prayer we offer (A. and M. Rev. 182)
All creatures of our God and King (A. and M. Rev. 172)
St. Nicholas, Great Yarmouth, was at one time the largest parish church in England. In 1942 enemy action reduced it to a roofless ruin. It has now risen again in a notable work of restoration, some of which viewers can see as they look in on this Morning Service.
(to 11.45)


Conductor: The Rev. Gilbert Thurlow
Master of the Music: Benjamin Angwin

: O Sul I Sul

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

: Ddoe A Heddiw

Sgwrs a ffilm a chymeriadau
Miwsig modern a hen ganiadau gydag
Emrys Cleaver yn cyflwyno
Dewi Williams
Bertie Stephens
Mair ac Elinor Jarman
John Scott a John Meredith
Carwyn James , Dewi Bebb ac R. T. Gabe
Cyfeilydd, Maimie Noel Jones
Ffilmio gan Uned Ffilmiau Cymru Y cyfarwyddo gan Myrfyn Owen
Y cynhyrchu can Ifor Rees
(Yesterday and Today: with music)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)
(to 13.40)


Unknown: Emrys Cleaver
Unknown: Dewi Williams
Unknown: Bertie Stephens
Unknown: Elinor Jarman
Unknown: John Scott
Unknown: John Meredith
Unknown: Carwyn James
Unknown: Dewi Bebb
Unknown: R. T. Gabe
Unknown: Maimie Noel Jones
Unknown: Myrfyn Owen

: Farming: Island Farming

The Weather Situation for farmers and growers, followed by "Farming".
A weekly agricultural magazine for those who live by the land.
Introduced by Sydney Moorhouse and Maurice Hankey.

An Investigation into the farming in the Isle of Man and the Isle of Wight, with reference to the special conditions of island farming, and to the influence of the tourist trade on the farming economy.

(BBC film)


Presenter: Sydney Moorhouse
Presenter: Maurice Hankey
Film Cameraman: Mike Williams
Film Cameraman: George Shears
Film Editor: Henry Fowler
Producer: Hilary Phillips
Producer: Derek Smith

: News Review

Seven Days in Thirty Minutes
Recalling this week's outstanding events on film with personalities, reports, and expert analysis from studios at home and abroad.
Introduced by Richard Baker.


Presenter: Richard Baker

: Charlie Drake: Charlie and the King of Siam

Written by Dave Freeman and Charlie Drake
[Starring] Charlie Drake
with Harry Towb, Sam Kydd, Violet Gould, Howard Lang, Ewen MacDuff, Mark Singleton, Michael Henry, Michael Moore, Dorothy Darke, Katie Kay, Roger Williams, Li-Er Hwang

(BBC recording of the programme first shown on April 7)


Writer: Dave Freeman
Writer: Charlie Drake
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Ernest Maxin
Himself: Charlie Drake
[Actor]: Harry Towb
[Actor]: Sam Kydd
[Actress]: Violet Gould
[Actor]: Howard Lang
[Actor]: Ewen MacDuff
[Actor]: Mark Singleton
[Actor]: Michael Henry
[Actor]: Michael Moore
[Actress]: Dorothy Darke
[Actress]: Katie Kay
[Actor]: Roger Williams
[Actor]: Li-er Hwang

: One Fine Day

This study of wild life on a summer's day reveals something of nature's magic when seen through the eyes of the film camera, and the marvel of microphotography.

: The Brains Trust

The members this week are: Lady Violet Bonham Carter, D.B.E., Keith Kyle, Frank George, A.J. Ayer.
Question-Master, Sir John Wolfenden

(A sound recording can be heard in the Home Service on Tuesday at 4.0)


Panellist: Lady Violet Bonham Carter
Panellist: Keith Kyle
Panellist: Frank George
Panellist: A.J. Ayer
Question-Master: Sir John Wolfenden
Producer: Michael Bowen

: Adventure with Hans and Lotte Hass: 5: Once Upon a Time

A series of seven programmes.

After six months of continuous underwater work, the research ship Xarija lies In Colombo harbour to be refitted for a trip to the little-known Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal.
While in Ceylon, Hans and Lotte Hass take time off to visit the ancient fortress of Sigiriya where a princess was whipped, a king was buried alive, and a wicked usurper ruled for eighteen years-once upon a time.
The series directed by Hans Hass and produced by Nicholas Crocker
(First shown on June 5)


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

: The Lion and the Mouse

A Hungarian cartoon film.
The lion is the King of Beasts, but when he is in trouble, the smallest of creatures may help him.

: The Moonstone: Episode 2

by Wilkie Collins.
Dramatised in seven episodes by A.R. Rawlinson.
With James Hayter, Rachel Gurney, James Sharkey, Mary Webster, Derek Aylward, Marne Maitland

(Rachel Gurney is appearing in "The Grass is Greener" at the St. Martin's Theatre; Anthony Sagar is in "The Ring of Truth" at the Savoy Theatre, London)


Author: Wilkie Collins
Dramatised by: A.R. Rawlinson
Producer: Shaun Sutton
Film Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film Editor: Jim Tobin
Designer: Eileen Diss
Gabriel Betteredge: James Hayter
Penelope Betteredge: Annabelle Lee
Franklin Blake: James Sharkey
Lady Verinder: Rachel Gurney
Rachel Verinder: Mary Webster
Dark Stranger: Patrick Troughton
James, the footman: Anthony Sagar
Rosanna Spearman: Dorothy Gordon
Godfrey Ablewhite: Derek Aylward
Mr. Murthwaite: William Devlin
Dr. Candy: Willoughby Gray
Mrs. Threadgall: Mary Hignett
Nancy: Margaret Dale
First Indian: Marne Maitland
Second Indian: Aspi Jehangir
Third Indian: Ikhlaq Bux
White boy: Lindsay Scott-Patton

: Sunday Special

Professor Foster investigates... Catching the Pirate

From the BBC's television studio in Scotland
(BBC recording)
(to 18.20)


Presenter: Professor Foster

: Meeting Point: Ancient or Modern

In which The Rev. Geoffrey Beaumont illustrates and discusses his own approach to familiar hymn tunes with Wynford Vaughan Thomas also The George Mitchell Choir and The Gordon Franks Ensemble.
See facing page and page 4


Interviewee: The Rev. Geoffrey Beaumont
Interviewer: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Singers: The George Mitchell Choir
Musicians: The Gordon Franks Ensemble
Producer: Philip Barker

: Victor Borge presents: Comedy in Music

(See top of page and page 3)

With guest artist Svetlana Beriosova
Orchestra under the direction of Eric Robinson

(BBC recording)
(Svetlana Beriosova appears by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.)


Comedian/Pianist: Victor Borge
Dancer: Svetlana Beriosova
Choreography: Alfred Rodrigues
Musical Director: Eric Robinson
Designer: Gordon Roland
Producer: Bryan Sears

: What's My Line?

With Isobel Barnett, Gilbert Harding, Louise Collins, 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 4


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

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: The Gentle Goddess

A new play by James Parish.
[Starring] Rosalie Crutchley, Richard Leech
with John Merivale, Shelagh Fraser
(See facing page)


Writer: James Parish
Producer: Archie Campbell
Designer: Guy Sheppard
Mrs. Hillier: Beatrice Varley
Freda Hillier: Rosalie Crutchley
Mrs. Barry: Katy Sadler
Johnnie Marsh: Michael Hammond
Sarah Marsh: Shelagh Fraser
Miss Turner: Gretchen Franklin
Mrs. Collard: Barbara Everest
Man by lake: Peter Fraser
Roger Collard: John Merivale
Donald Marsh: Richard Leech
Mr. Collard: Fred Ferris
Policeman: Derek Prentice
Two youths: Brian Gardner
Two youths: James Clifton
Reporter: Peter Bartlett
Nurse: Sheila Raynor

: Van Cliburn

The celebrated American pianist.
Ballade No. 3 in A flat
Scherzo No. 3 in C sharp minor
Fantasy in F minor
(BBC recording)


Pianist: Van Cliburn
Presented by: Patricia Foy

: The Epilogue

A meditation on the 65th Psalm.
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland
Weather and Close Down

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