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: Ordination of Priests

in Manchester Cathedral by The Rt. Rev. W. D. L. Greer, Bishop of Manchester.
Preacher, Canon L.J. Griffin

Nearly every Bishop in the country will be in his cathedral this morning to ordain men to the priesthood. The men presented will have come from very different backgrounds. Most will be young, each offering his whole life, others will have already done another job. All will have gone through many years of preparation, and for each of them this morning will be an important climax. The Church will give them authority to celebrate her sacraments, to teach the Faith, to care for her people. But what happens this morning will also be important for all the people to whom they will minister in the future.
In presenting this broadcast we shall try to help viewers to enter fully into the inner meaning of what is happening as the Bishop of Manchester and some of his senior clergy lay hands on those being ordained. P.H.
(to 11.30 app.)


Ordination performed by: The Rt. Rev. W.D.L. Greer
Preacher: Canon L.J. Griffin
Organist and master of choir: Derrick Cantrell
Commentator: Canon S. Hetley Price
Presented for television by: Peter Hamilton

: Seeing and Believing: After Whitsun

A Christian theme introduced by Canon Wilfrid Browning with Edith Procter, Neville Turner, Edward Bland.


Presenter: Canon Wilfrid Browning
Guest: Edith Procter
Guest: Neville Turner
Guest: Edward Bland
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: O Sul I Sul

Welsh weekly news survey.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Llanddona, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Wedi'r Wyl

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol yr Urdd 1962
Ar derfyn Gà µyl Ieuenctid Cymru a gynhaliwyd yr wythnos diwethaf yn Rhuthun, Sir Ddinbych, bydd Ifan O. Williams o faes yr Eisteddfod yn cyflwyno rhai o'r enillwyr a'r cystadleuwyr
Y telediad yng ngofal Jack Williams
Ifan O. Williams introduces winners and competitors from the Welsh Youth Eisteddfod at Ruthin.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Llanddona, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Television presentation: Jack Williams
Presenter: Ifan O. Williams

: Farming: Upland and Lowland Farming Combined

and Weather for Farmers
Introduced by Andrew Biggar.

Tom Maguire, who farms 900 acres in South Wales, shows how he rears sheep and cattle on his hill farms in Carmarthenshire before fattening them off grass and silage on his lowland farm in Pembrokeshire some seventy miles away.
Film sequences by the BBC's Agricultural Film Unit
BBC recording


Presenter: Andrew Biggar
Item presenter: Tom Maguire
Film editor: Henry Fowler
Producer: Dickman Coates
Producer: John Kenyon

: On Safari with Armand and Michaela Denis: Saving the Rhino

A second showing of the film Saving the Rhino

A look round at animals wild and tame - from pet ostriches to a pack of wild dogs - with the capture and transfer of a rhinoceros to its new home as the climax.
From the West


Presenter/filmmaker: Armand Denis
Presenter/filmmaker: Michaela Denis

: Maigret: The Lost Sailor

Dramatised by Margot Bennett from the novel 'Port des Brumes'.
A crime series from the novels of Georges Simenon.
Starring Rupert Davies as Inspector Maigret with Ewen Solon as Lucas
Guest star: Alan Wheatley
A BBC recording produced in association with Winwell Productions Ltd.
First shown on November 27, 1961

Old Joris, a bullet wound in his head, wanders lost and speechless in the maze of Paris. Who shot him? and who saved his life? Maigret travels to the little port of Honfleur to solve the mystery.


Author: Georges Simenon
Dramatised by: Margot Bennett
Director: Gerard Glaister
Designer: Eileen Diss
Music composed by: Ron Grainer
Film cameraman: A.A. Englander
Film editor: Barry Toovey
Script editor: Donald Bull
Executive producer: Andrew Osborn
Associate: Bill Luckwell
Joris: Frederick Schiller
Inspector Maigret: Rupert Davies
Baker: George Betton
Shopkeeper: Betty Duncan
Torrance: Victor Lucas
Lucas: Ewen Solon
Doctor Paul: John Salew
Julie: Lesley Nunnerley
Marthe: Ann Heffernan
Doctor Carnot: John Gill
Captain Delcourt: Arnold Bell
Big Louis: Peter Welch
Captain Lannec: Edward Higgins
Grandmaison: Alan Wheatley
Madame Grandmaison: Iris Russell
Armand: Stephen Portch
Seaman: Lee Richardson
Bernard: John Forbes-Robertson
Policeman: Jamie Barnes
Celestin: Leonard Kingston
Fisherman: Ian Fairbairn
Raymond: Robert Cartland

: Film Matinee: Holiday Affair

A romantic comedy.
Starring Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey
with Gordon Gebert as Timmy

Christmas and a toy train bring unexpected romance and excitement into the lives of a pretty young widow and her small son.


Director: Don Hartman
Steve: Robert Mitchum
Connie: Janet Leigh
Carl: Wendell Corey
Timmy: Gordon Gebert
Mr Ennis: Griff Barnett
Mrs Ennis: Esther Dale

: The Adventures of Tintin: The Crab with the Golden Claws: Escaped

A new film series about the adventures of Tintin, the boy detective.

Back on board the Karaboudian, Tintin has found diamonds hidden in the cargo, and makes a hairbreadth escape with Captain Haddock.

: The Master of Ballantrae: Episode 4

by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Dramatised in six episodes by Constance Cox with John Cairney as James Durie, Master of Ballantrae and John Breslin as his brother, Henry

After a nightmare journey through the swamps, the Master is forced to bury the treasure he has taken from the pirate ship. On his return to Durrisdeer he provokes Henry into fighting a duel.
BBC recording
From Scotland


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Dramatised by: Constance Cox
Producer: Pharic MacLaren
Designer: Stanley Morris
Henry Durie: John Breslin
Ephraim Mackellar: Paul Kermack
Alison: Hilary Thomson
John Paul: Douglas Murchie
Alexander Durie: Andrew Robertson
Macconochie: James Gibson
Lord Durrisdeer: David Steuart
Jeannie: Carole Matthew
James Durie, Master of Ballantrae: John Cairney
Secundra Dass: Phil McCall
Mr Carlyle: Bryden Murdoch

: Laramie: The Fatal Step

A Western film series.
Starring John Smith, Robert Fuller
with Spring Byington and Dennis Holmes

Jess is the shotgun guard on a stage which is wrecked and robbed of a large payroll. He sets out alone to track down the men responsible.


Slim Sherman: John Smith
Jess Harper: Robert Fuller
Mike: Dennis Holmes
Daisy Cooper: Spring Byington

: The News

followed by The Weather Man

: Sunday Story: John the Baptist: 1: The Herald

Patrick Troughton tells the story of John the Baptist
BBC recording


Storyteller: Patrick Troughton
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Songs of Praise

Community hymn-singing from Deneside Methodist Central Hall, Great Yarmouth.
Introduced by F. Lincoln Ralphs.
Soloist, David Bacon
Conductor, Claude Richards
With gladness we worship (Tune, Datchet)
Solo: Of the Father's love begotten (Tune, Corde Natus)
What shall I do (Tune, Jerusalem)
O Jesus, King most wonderful (Tune, Bishopthorpe)
Solo: Come down, O love divine (Tune, Down Ampney)
Holy Spirit, truth divine (Tune, Christus)
Eternal Father, strong to save (Tune, Melita)
Ere I sleep (Tune, Evensong)
BBC recording
From the Midlands


Presenter: F. Lincoln Ralphs
Soloist: David Bacon
Conductor: Claude Richards
Organist: Harold Starling
Television presentation: John McGonagle

: Appeal

on behalf of the Invalid Tricycle Association by Rupert Davies.
Contributions, preferably by crossed cheque or postal order, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to: Rupert Davies, [address removed]


Presenter: Rupert Davies

: Meeting Point: Why Cathedrals?

What is a cathedral for?
What sort of cathedral does the Church need today?
Anthony Greenwood, M.P. asks The Bishop of Llandaff, The Rt. Rev. Glyn Simon
and Peter Hammond, Lecturer in the History of Art.
From the West


Chairman: Anthony Greenwood
Panellist: The Rt. Rev. Glyn Simon
Panellist: Peter Hammond
Producer: Kenneth Savidge

: Wagon Train: The Selena Hartnell Story

Heading west to new horizons with John McIntire.
Guest star, Jan Sterling

A bounty hunter pursuing an outlaw is fairly commonplace in the West. But for Selena Hartnell, who joins the wagon train, the bounty is revenge and the outlaw a pacifist.


Chris Hale: John McIntire
Selena Hartnell: Jan Sterling

: Television Icetime

Donald Jackson, Skating Wonder of the World stars in Television Icetime
Thrills and grace on ice by some of the world's finest skaters in the first of a new series of gala programmes.
Donald Jackson (Canada) skates again the brilliant programme that won him the 1962 Men's Figure Skating Championship of the World.
Hans Baumler and Marika Killius, Pair Skating Champions of Europe
Regine Heitzer, Champion of Austria
Nicole Hassler, Champion of France
Manfred Schnelldorfer, Six times Champion of West Germany
Karin Frohner, Austria
Scott Allen, 13-year-old championship contender from the U.S.A.
John and Donna Lee Mitchell, Ice Dancers from British Columbia
The programme recorded at Queen's Ice Club, London and arranged by Harry Lauder
Introduced by Alan Weeks.


Ice skater: Donald Jackson
Ice skater: Hans Baumler
Ice skater: Marika Killius
Ice skater: Nicole Hassler
Ice skater: Manfred Schnelldorfer
Ice skater: Karin Frohner
Ice skater: Scott Allen
Ice skater: John Mitchell
Ice skater: Donna Lee Mitchell
Arranged by: Harry Lauder
Presenter: Alan Weeks
Producer: Bryan Cowgill

: The Sunday-Night Play presenting: Undercover Cat

by Romilly Cavan.
[Starring] Roland Culver, Barbara Couper
with Martin Horsey


Writer: Romilly Cavan
Designer/producer: Hal Burton
Mr Watson: Harry Littlewood
Mrs Watson: Anne Pichon
Edna: Susan Bown
Al: Martin Horsey
Joan: Patricia Wilson
Liz Driver: Lorna Henderson
Mrs Clover: Barbara Couper
Mrs Rudge: Ursula Camm
Tracey: Roland Culver
Chad: Christopher Beeny
Earl: Dudley Hunte
Jacko: Larry Dann
Animal Clinic man: Kenneth Farrington
First Fireman: Bill Horsley
Second Fireman: Frank Sieman
Third Fireman: Michael Stainton
Reporter: Derek Smee
Mr Brian: Martin Cookson

: The News

: Monitor: Marcel Duchamp

A fortnightly magazine of the arts.
Introduced by Huw Wheldon.

Marcel Duchamp
The legendary French artist whose paintings and theories have radically affected modern art - he might be said to have murdered art with irony and then sat down by the corpse to play chess.
Interviewed by Richard Hamilton, and discussed also by Reyner Banham and Eduardo Paolozzi.


Presenter: Huw Wheldon
Subject/interviewee: Marcel Duchamp
Interviewer: Richard Hamilton
Panellist: Reyner Banham
Panellist: Eduardo Paolozzi
Film editor: Allan Tyrer
Producer: Nancy Thomas

: Facing Tomorrow

A talk by the Rev. J. Emrys Davies.


Presenter: The Rev. J. Emrys Davies

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