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: Parish Communion

from St. John's, Carlton, Nottingham.
Celebrant and Preacher, The Vicar, The Rev. John G. Nicholls

St. John's, Carlton, Nottingham, is one of the most unusual churches on a housing estate in the country. Not only is the church original and progressive in design, but the Parish Communion, the main service of the day, itself includes some unfamiliar features. The celebrant stands behind the altar facing the people and before the consecration a couple from the congregation, usually husband and wife, bring to the altar the bread and wine for offering on behalf of all families in the parish.
(to 12.00)


Celebrant and Preacher: The Rev. John G. Nicholls

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

Introduced by Clifford Selly.

Credit for farming is easier than it has ever been within living memory. Clifford Selly investigates its main sources and discusses his findings with Adrian Collingwood (representing the banker), J. Howard Morgan (Agricultural Credit Corporation), and Derek Barber (N.A.A.S.).
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: Clifford Selly
Panellist: Adrian Collingwood
Panellist: J. Howard Morgan
Panellist: Derek Barber
Producer: Hilary Phillips

: O Sul I Sul

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

: Croeso (Welcome)

gan Osian Ellis, I Jennifer Vyvyan, Rowland Jones, Cantorion Shelley, Cerddorfa Gymreig y BBC ac 1 chwithau.


Conductor: Arwel Hughes
Music associate: Alwyn Jones
Designer: Alan Taylor
Producer: Gethyn Stoodley Thomas

: Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

A comedy film.
[Starring] Cary Grant, Myrna Loy
with Melvyn Douglas.

After years of being cramped in a small New York apartment the Blandings family move out to lead an ideal life in their new ideal home in the quiet countryside. But things do not turn out quite as they had planned...


Jim Blandings: Cary Grant
Muriel Blandings: Myrna Loy
Jim Cole: Melvyn Douglas
Henry Sims: Reginald Denny
Jane Blandings: Sharyn Moffett
Betsy Blandings: Connie Marshall

: European Skating Championships: Ladies Free Skating

Direct from Germany
Part of this final event from the Olympia Ice Stadium in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.
Presented by the German Television Service


Commentator in Germany: Alan Weeks

: Ask Me Another

The Residents: Olive Stephens, Edward Moult, Reginald Webster
A Northern Team: Rosemary Watson, Michael Argles, Arthur Maddocks
The last of three contests
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann


Panellist (The Residents): Olive Stephens
Panellist (The Residents): Edward Moult
Panellist (The Residents): Reginald Webster
Panellist (Northern Team): Rosemary Watson
Panellist (Northern Team): Michael Argles
Panellist (Northern Team): Arthur Maddocks
Chairman: Franklin Engelmann
Questions arranged and compiled by: John P. Wynn
Presented by: Ned Sherrin

: Lenny's Den

With Lenny the Lion and Terry Hall, Judy Horn, Ronnie Raymond.


Ventriloquist: Terry Hall
Performer: Judy Horn
Performer: Ronnie Raymond
Script: Frank Roscoe
Producer: Johnny Downes

: The Secret Garden: 6: A Tantrum

by Frances Hodgson Burnett.


Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Film cameraman: Bryan Langley
Film editor: Ron de Mattos
Settings: Richard Henry
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Colin: Peter Hempson
Martha: Prunella Scales
Nurse: Barbara Mitchell
Mary Lennox: Gillian Ferguson
Mrs Medlock: Hilary Mason
Dr Craven: Walter Horsbrugh
Thomas: Stuart Hutchison
Dickon: Colin Spaull

: Faraway Look: 5: Tower and Hood

Introduced by Peter Scott.

Among the smaller islands of Galapagos are the islands of Tower and Hood. They are widely separated in distance but each Is a natural centre for seabirds, pelicans, red-footed and blue-faced gannets, fork-tailed gulls, lava gulls and, perhaps most spectacular, frigate-birds.


Presenter: Peter Scott
Filmed by: Tony Soper
Editor: John Merritt
Producer: Eileen Molony

: Sunday Special

David Christie-Murray shows the meaning and history in the coats of arms that belong to schools and universities.


Presenter: David Christie-Murray
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Meeting Point: His Praise Forth Tell

What is your favourite hymn, and why? Many hymns are associated with special memories. Three such hymns are heard tonight, chosen by speakers who talk with Wynford Vaughan Thomas about their experiences.
Hymns recorded by the Pontarddulais Choral Society
Conductor, T. Haydn Thomas
From the BBC's Welsh television studio


Presenter: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Singers: The Pontarddulais Choral Society
[Singers] conductor: T. Haydn Thomas
Programme arranged by: The Rev. Glyn Parry-Jones
Television presentation: Myrfyn Owen

: News Summary

: What's My Line?

Television's most popular panel game.
With Isobel Barnett, Gilbert Harding, Polly Elwes, Cyril Fletcher.
In the chair, Eamonn Andrews


Panellist: Isobel Barnett
Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Panellist: Polly Elwes
Panellist: Cyril Fletcher
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Producer: Ronald Marsh

: Our Betters

by W. Somerset Maugham.


Writer: W. Somerset Maugham

: News Summary

: Appeal

on behalf of The Empire Rheumatism Council by Roger Bannister, C.B.E.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be sent to: [address removed]


Presenter: Roger Bannister

: Face to Face: Tony Hancock

with John Freeman.
"I was turned down for ENSA, you know. Oh yes, I've been around".
"I wanted to be the star of a school production of Gilbert and Sullivan. I was rejected. They put me in the chorus. My voice broke. I sounded like a duet between Lily Pons and Paul Robeson".
"My strongest critic is me".
"Humour is based on the idea of these apes we call mankind dressing up in bowler hats and trying to look dignified".
"Comedy is frustration, worry, boredom, misery, insomnia. All the things people suffer from. And I suffer".


Interviewee: Tony Hancock
Interviewer: John Freeman
Drawings: Feliks Topolski
Producer: Hugh Burnett

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Face to Faith (...Moss, Waugh, Sitwell, Russell and Jung) 22 March 2017

: Hands Across the Sky

A new comic opera by Antony Hopkins.
[Starring] The Intimate Opera Company
Place: Prof. Neutron's Laboratory
Time: The near future
Intimate Opera Chamber Ensemble
(Leader, Robert Masters)
Conducted by the composer


Composer/ensemble conductor: Antony Hopkins
Libretto: Gordon Snell
Musicians: Intimate Opera Chamber Ensemble
[Ensemble] leader: Robert Masters
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Special effects: Jack Kine
Special effects: Bernard Wilkie
Producer: Charles Lefeaux
Professor Neutron, a scientist: Eric Shilling
Miss Fothergill, his assistant: Julia Shelley
Squeg, a Thing: Stephen Manton
A Voice: James Maxwell

: The Epilogue: In the Headlights

by the Rev. T. Glanville Jones.
From the BBC's Welsh studio
Weather and Close Down


Presenter: The Rev. T. Glanville Jones

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