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: Morning Service for Palm Sunday

From Tyndale Baptist Church, Bristol.
Conducted by the Minister, The Rev. Ronald Cowley.
Preacher, The Rev. Dr. Donald Hudson
Sentences and Invocation
All glory, laud, and honour (B.C.H. 107)
Prayer of Confession
First Lesson: 1 Corinthians 2, vv. 1-9
Te Deum
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 27, vv. 33-51, 54
Children's address
There is a green hill (B.C.H. 752)
Prayers of Thanksgiving and Intercession
The Lord's Prayer
Thou art the everlasting Word (B.C.H. 77)
Presentation of Offerings
In the cross of Christ I glory (B.C.H. 118)
(to 12.00)


Service conducted by: The Rev. Ronald Cowley
Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Donald Hudson
Choirmistress: Elsie Balmond
Organist: Reginald Flew
Television Presentation: Kenneth Savidge

: Seeing and Believing: From Triumph to Betrayal

A Christian theme illustrated by John Glen, Joan Haythorne, Don Rogers and Norman Shelley.


Illustrated by: John Glen
Illustrated by: Joan Haythorne
Illustrated by: Don Rogers
Illustrated by: Norman Shelley
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Farming

and Weather for Farmers
Introduced by John Cherrington.

Maize for Silage
Ray Mortimer and Philip Wrixon show, with film, methods of harvesting maize and discuss its value as stock feed.

Agricultural Co-operation
A film story of an agricultural cooperative and its effect on farmers in Merioneth.

Filmed by the BBC's Agricultural and Welsh Film Units
From the Midlands


Presenter: John Cherrington
Item presenter (Maize for Silage): Ray Mortimer
Item presenter (Maize for Silage): Philip Wrixon
Film editor: Henry Fowler
Producer: Gordon Mosley

: 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)

: Sprigyn O Rosemari

o Wynedd
ESME LEWIS yng nghwmni
Cor-feistres, Eiddwen Griffiths yn canu caneuon
0 drysor talaith Gwynedd Cyfeilydd, Arwel Hughes
Golygydd CerddAlwyn Jones Y cynhyrchu gan
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Unknown: Esme Lewis
Unknown: Gerwyn Morgan
Unknown: Emrys Jones
Unknown: Chantorion Shelley
Unknown: Gethyn Stoodley Thomas

: The Adventures of Hiram Holliday: Wrong Rembrandt

A film comedy series starring Wally Cox.

2.0-2.10 Reflections in Song: Susan Longfield (soprano)
2.10-2.25 Flashback and Sports Extra


Hiram Holliday: Wally Cox
Soprano (Reflections in Song): Susan Longfield

: Film Matinee presents: Follow the Fleet

[Starring] Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers
with Randolph Scott, Harriet Nelson
A film of fun and excitement, rhythm and romance, with the incomparable dancing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and some of Irving Berlin's tunes-'We saw the Sea', 'I'm Putting All My Eggs in One Basket', 'I'd Rather Lead a Band', and 'Let's Face the Music and Dance'.


Director: Mark Sandrich
Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin
'Bake' Baker: Fred Astaire
Sherry: Ginger Rogers
Bilge Smith: Randolph Scott
Connie: Harriet Nelson
Iris: Astrid Allwyn
Captain Hickey: Harry Beresford

: A Touch of Summer

Being a memory of Clyde waters.
From Scotland


Verse commentary: George Bruce
Verse spoken by: Bryden Murdoch
Cameraman: Ronald Fraser
Film editor: Fred Senior
Director: Alan Rees
Director: George Bruce

: Sometimes on Sundays

A second showing of some recent items from 'Wednesday Magazine'.
Introduced by David Jacobs.


Presenter: David Jacobs
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Lenny's Den

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


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

: The Treasure Seekers: Part 6: Lo! The Poor Indian

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune by E. Nesbit.
Adapted and produced in six episodes by Dorothea Brooking.


Author: E. Nesbit
Adapter/producer: Dorothea Brooking
Film cameraman: Bill Munn
Film editor: Keith Latham
Designer: Susan Spence
Oswald Bastable: Anthony Klouda
Dicky Bastable: Jonathan Collins
Alice Bastable: Sarah O'Connor
Dora Bastable: Hilary Wyce
Noel Bastable: Richard Williams
H.O. Bastable: Mark Mileham
Eliza: Patricia Fryer
Mr Bastable: Philip Latham
The Indian Uncle: James Raglan
Lord Tottenham: Laidman Browne
Mr Foulkes: Richard Warner
Mrs Leslie: Noel Streatfeild
Albert's Uncle: Peter Gray
The maid: Barbara Bermel

: Adventure with Hans and Lotte Hass: Crab Mystery

Off Malaya there are strange and tiny crabs living in the sand from which they not only get their food but which they work into patterns like the streets of a city.
Directed and produced by Hans Hass in association with the BBC Natural History Unit
Last shown in September 1960


Diver/Photography/Director/Producer: Hans Hass
Diver: Lotte Hass
Photography: Kurt Hirschel
Editor: Paul Khan
Sound: Stanley Schofield

: Sunday Special: The Big Let-Down

The Rev. John Morton pictures what happened in Jerusalem during the first Holy Week.


Presenter: The Rev. John Morton

: The News and The Weather Man

(to 18.15)

: The Mistery Story

How a cathedral became a television studio
On Good Friday afternoon there is a second showing of 'The True Mistery of the Passion', first broadcast from Bristol Cathedral a year ago. It was the first time a passion play had been televised from an English cathedral, and this evening's film shows how it was done.


Narrator: George Woodbridge
Cameraman: William Morris
Film editor: Keith Hopkins
Producer: Laurie Mason

: Meeting Point: The Way Back

What problems of adjustment confront the parents of a handicapped child?
George Scott talks to The Rev. Gerry Eakins and Mary Eakins founders of the Thomas Doran Training Centre in Northern Ireland.


Presenter: George Scott
Guest: The Rev. Gerry Eakins
Guest: Mary Eakins
Cameraman: Ian Barrowman
Film editor: Agnes Evan
Arranged by: Moore Wasson
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: The News

: Showtime

Introduced by David Nixon.
Written by David Climie, David Whitaker and David Nixon.
Starring this week: Michael Bentine, Trude Adams, Dorothy Wayne, Douglas Squires, Sheila Holt and Tom Gillis, The Showtime Dancers (Pauline Innes, Celia Johnson, Angela van Breda, Anthea Slatter), 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
Settings: Roger Andrews
Comedian: Michael Bentine
Singer: Trude Adams
Singer: Dorothy Wayne
Dancer/dance direction: Douglas Squires
Dancer: Sheila Holt
Dancer: Tom Gillis
Dancer (The Showtime Dancers): Pauline Innes
Dancer (The Showtime Dancers): Celia Johnson
Dancer (The Showtime Dancers): Angela van Breda
Dancer (The Showtime Dancers): Anthea Slatter
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers

: What's My Line?

Chairman, Eamonn Andrews
Panel: Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, Cyril Fletcher, Lord Boothby 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
Panellist: Lord Boothby
Research: Julia Cave
Director: Richard Evans
Producer: John Warrington
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman

: The Sunday-Night Play presents: Fury in Petticoats

A new play for television by Elaine Morgan.
[Starring] Nora Swinburne, William Mervyn
with Peter Barkworth, Jennifer Daniel, Peter Halliday and Maxine Holden
It is 1837 and we are in the home of the Rev. William Dill, the vicar of a small parish in England. Life there is peaceful and leisurely until one day the vicar welcomes into his household a native girl brought from Tierra del Fuego by a Mr. Charles Darwin....
From Wales


Writer: Elaine Morgan
Producer: David J. Thomas
Designer: Alan Taylor
The Rev William Dill: William Mervyn
Anne Dill: Jennifer Daniel
Mrs Augusta Dill: Nora Swinburne
Gladys Roberts: Elizabeth Morgan
Edward Parsloe: Peter Halliday
Charles Darwin: Peter Barkworth
Fuegia Basket: Maxine Holden

: The News

: Monitor

A magazine of the arts.

Lotte Lenya Sings Kurt Weill
Kurt Weill was the composer of 'Mack the Knife' and many other songs which created a new style of musical theatre in the Berlin of pre-Hitler days. Lotte Lenya was his wife and his finest interpreter.
With the The English Chamber Orchestra
Conducted by Lawrence Leonard

Jack Yeats
A first view of some of the great Irish artist's early drawings and paintings - work which he decided in the 1920s should not be seen again until three years after his death.

Introduced and edited by Huw Wheldon.


Singer (Lotte Lenya Sings Kurt Weill): Lotte Lenya
Musicians (Lotte Lenya Sings Kurt Weill): The English Chamber Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by (Lotte Lenya Sings Kurt Weill): Lawrence Leonard
Director (Lotte Lenya Sings Kurt Weill): Ken Russell
Film editor: Allan Tyrer
Associate Producer: Nancy Thomas
Associate Producer: Humphrey Burton
Presenter/Editor: Huw Wheldon

: The Epilogue

Conducted by Edric Connor.


Speaker: Edric Connor

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