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: Seeing and Believing: Working: Faith

Meditations on a Christian Theme.
The Rev. J. L. Cottle talks about 'Working: Faith'.
Assisted by some of his East London neighbours with Don Rogers and his guitar.


Presenter: The Rev. J. L. Cottle
Singer/guitarist: Don Rogers
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Farming: Managing a Dairy Herd

and Weather for Farmers
Introduced by John Cherrington.

Jeremy Elwes, Elsham Hall, Brigg, Lines., and T. Dent , Greengill, Penrith, Cumberland, compare their two different methods of housing and feeding a dairy herd.
Film sequences by John Lawes, John Dixon-Notman and the BBC's
Agricultural Film Unit
From the Midlands


Presenter: John Cherrington
Item presenter: Jeremy Elwes
Item presenter: T. Dent
Film sequences: John Lawes
Film sequences: John Dixon-Notman
Film editor: Henry Fowler
Producer: Hilary Phillips

: O Sul I Sul

Detholiad o ffilmiau newyddion yn dangos peth o weithgarwch Cymru a'r Cymry yn ystod yr wythnos
Y telediad yng ngofal Adran y Newyddion
This week's news reviewed.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Dechrau Canu Dechrau Canmol

Gwahoddwn chwi i ymuno & chynulleidfa eglwysi undebol y cylch mewn rhaglen o ganu emynau o gapel yr Annibynwyr, Heol Awst, Caerfyrddin
Arweinydd, Mansel Thomas
Organydd, Arwel Hughes Unawdydd, Iona Jones
Cyflwynir yr emynau gan
Y Parch. Ddr. Gwilym ap Robert
Y telediad yng ngofal Jack Williams
Recordiad y BBC
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Unknown: Heol Awst
Unknown: Mansel Thomas
Unknown: Arwel Hughes
Unknown: Jack Williams

: The Adventures of Hiram Holliday: Lapidary Wheel

A film comedy series starring Wally Cox.

Hiram arrives in Britain for the beginning of his trip round the world. On a train journey to Scotland, he finds some travelling companions who become as interested in him as they are in a famous diamond.

2.0-2.10 Keep It Cool: modern Jazz played by Jazz Inc. of Bristol
2.10-2.26 Flashback and Sports Extra


Hiram Holliday: Wally Cox
Musicians (Keep It Cool): Jazz Inc.

: European Figure Skating Championships: Ice Dancing

Courtney Jones and Doreen Denny the world ice-dancing champions, are out to hold their European title for the third successive year.

Presented by the German Television Service


Ice dancer: Courtney Jones
Ice dancer: Doreen Denny
Commentator, at the Sports Palace, Berlin: Alan Weeks

: Film Matinee presents: Badman's Territory

[Starring] Randolph Scott and Ann Richards
with George 'Gabby' Hayes


Director: Tim Whelan
Mark Rowley: Randolph Scott
Coyote: George 'Gabby' Hayes
Henryette Atcott: Ann Richards
Col Farewell: Ray Collins
John Rowley: James Warren
Bill Hampton: Morgan Conway

: Lenny's Den

with Lenny the Lion and Terry Hall, Pauline Knight, Ronnie Raymond.
BBC recording


Ventriloquist: Terry Hall
Performer: Pauline Knight
Performer: Ronnie Raymond

: Paradise Walk: 3: Suspicion of Robbery

Written and produced by Shaun Sutton.
An adventure in four episodes.


Writer/producer: Shaun Sutton
Film cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film editor: Ron de Mattos
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Mr Collis: George A. Cooper
Sammy: Dudley Hunte
Jerry Collis: Stephen Portch
Ted: Murray Melvin
Joe Cartwright: James Sharkey
Joshua Brown: Errol John
P.C. Worth: Ian Shand
Aunt Jubilee: Gladys Taylor
Old Hornpipe: Nigel Arkwright

: Adventure with Hans and Lotte Hass: Dangerous Research

Hans, Lotte, and their team continue to work underwater in the Indian Ocean, where they study the sea anemones and the little clown fish which live among their tentacles. Finally, they discover another remarkable partnership between sea urchins living in the sand and little fish which shelter in their spines.
Directed and produced by Hans Hass in association with the BBC Natural History Unit


Diver/photography/directed and produced by: Hans Hass
Diver: Lotte Hass
Photography: Kurt Hirschel
Editor: Paul Khan
Sound: Stanley Schofield

: Sunday Special

The Rev. Edward C. Lane with the aid of some young guests in the studio and on film, talks about enjoyable kinds of hard work.


Presenter: The Rev. Edward C. Lane
Production: Victor Menzies

: The News and The Weather Man

(to 18.15)

: Meeting Point: Places where they sing

Alec Robertson invites you to Salisbury Cathedral for a programme of English Church music sung by the Cathedral Choir.


Presenter: Alec Robertson
Singers: The Salisbury Cathedral Choir
Organist and Master of the Choristers: Christopher Dearnley
Assistant organist: Richard Lloyd
Producer: Kenneth Savidge

: The News

: Showtime

Introduced by David Nixon.
Written by David Climie, David Whitaker and David Nixon.
Starring this week Gloria De Haven, The King Brothers, Dorothy Wayne, Chris Carlsen
The Showtime Dancers, The George Mitchell Singers


Presenter/Writer: David Nixon
Writer: David Climie
Writer: David Whitaker
Producer: Graeme Muir
Orchestra leader: David McCallum
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Dance direction: Douglas Squires
Settings: George Djurkovic
Singer: Gloria De Haven
Singers: The King Brothers
Singer: Dorothy Wayne
Performer: Chris Carlsen
Dancers: The Showtime Dancers
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers

: What's My Line?

Chairman, Eamonn Andrews
Panel: Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, Cyril Fletcher, a guest panellist and a mystery guest celebrity.
Televised by arrangement with CBS and Maurice Winnick


Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Panellist: Isobel Barnett
Panellist: Barbara Kelly
Panellist: Cyril Fletcher
Research: Julia Cave
Director: Bill Parry Jones
Producer: John Warrington
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman

: The Sunday-Night Play presents: A Kind of Strength

by N. J. Crisp.
[Starring] Michael Gwynn, Jeremy Brett, Maureen Pryor, Diane Clare
and Mary Chester, Frank Veasey, Philip Garston-Jones

The action of the play takes place in London and the provincial town of Earlstown.
Two men, both trapped in the world of commerce, struggle for freedom. In facing the truth about themselves, the decisions they have to make need a rare kind of strength.


Writer: N. J. Crisp
Producer: Hal Burton
Producer: Mary Chester
Settings: Charles Carroll
Julian Bennett: Jeremy Brett
Arthur Scott: Arnold Bell
Leslie Palmer: Michael Gwynn
Dorothy Palmer: Maureen Pryor
Susan Palmer: Diane Clare
Chinese Waiter: Vincent Wong
Tom: Hugh Halliday
[Actress]: Mary Chester
[Actor]: Frank Veasey
[Actor]: Philip Garston-Jones

: The News

: Monitor

George Chapman at work at 10.10

A Fortnightly Magazine of the Arts
Tonight's edition includes:

Emlyn Williams who is appearing at the Arts Theatre, London, in three plays: "Lunch Hour" by John Mortimer, "A Slight Ache" by Harold Pinter, and "The Form" by N.F. Simpson - under the title "Three".
Tonight he discusses his roles in the plays with extracts from each of them.

George Chapman in the Rhondda
Life in the Welsh mining valleys as seen by the English painter George Chapman.

Introduced and edited by Huw Wheldon


Presenter/Editor: Huw Wheldon
Associate Producer: Nancy Thomas
Associate Producer: Humphrey Burton
Actor: Emlyn Williams
Artist: George Chapman
Director (George Chapman in the Rhondda): David Jones

: The Epilogue: Insight into Life

The first of two talks by the Rev. Harry Williams.


Presenter: The Rev. Harry Williams

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