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: Morning Service

from St. James's Presbyterian Church Lockleaze, Bristol.
The hymns are taken from the Revised Church Hymnary: Nos. 25, 503, 395, 415, 477
From the West


Minister: The Rev. Ernest Marvin
Assistant Minister: The Rev. Brian Phillips
Organist: Derek Johnstone, F.R.C.O.
Presented by: Kenneth Savidge

: Boreol Weddi

o Lanelli
Ymunwn a'r gynulleidfa yn Eglwys y Plwyf, mewn gwasanaeth dan arweiniad y Ficer, y Parch. Ganon Howard Williams
Pregethir gan
Arglwydd Esgob Tyddewi Y Gwir Barchedig John R. Richards
Organydd a Chdrfeistr, Leonard Pugh
Yr emynau allan o Emynau'r Eglwys
Morning Service from Llanelly.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Llanddona, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

(to 12.10)

: Seeing and Believing: Getting away to what?

A Christian theme introduced by The Rev. V. R. Sumner and illustrated by Wilfred Harrison and Edward Darling accompanied on guitar by Nicholas Moes.


Presenter: The Rev. V. R. Sumner
Illustrated by: Wilfred Harrison
Tenor/illustrated by: Edward Darling
Guitarist: Nicholas Moes
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: O Sul I Sul

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

: Os Gwelwch Yn Dda

Rhaglen o'ch dewis chwi eich hunain yn cynnwys cerddoriaeth, adroddiadau, a ffilmlau gyda
Kenneth Bowen, Anne Davies, Margaret Rose, Ieuan Rhys Williams, Cantor Ion Y
LyrIan Corfeistr, Bryn Williams
Cerddorfa Gymreig Y BBC Blaenwr, Philip Whiteway
Dan arweiniad Ariel Hughes
Y cyfiwyno gan
Shan Emlyn ac Owen Edwards
Golygydd cerdd, Moelfryn Harries Y cynllunio gan Pauline Harrison Y ffilmio gan Ted Doull
Golygwyd y ffilmiau gan Gwmni Athos
Y cyfarwyddo gan Ifan 0. Williams Record iad y BBC
Ceisiadau ar gyfer y rhaglen i'w hanton i ' Os Gwelwch yn Dda,' BBC, Caerdydd.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Llanddona, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Farming: Sedgemoor and Avalon

and Weather for Farmers
Introduced by James Thorburn.

A look at farming on the 'moors' of the central Somerset plain, where the emphasis is on summer milk production from permanent grass. including sidelights on some ancillary activities such as farmhouse cheesemaking. peat cutting and processing for horticulture, withy growing and basketwork.
BBC film


Presenter: James Thorburn
Film cameraman: George Shears
Film cameraman: John Bird
Sound recordist: Howard Smith
Sound recordist: Peter Caselberg
Film editor: Henry Fowler
Director: Desmond O'Leary

: Discovery: Island Harvest

A film series by Heinz Sielmann.
A second showing of Island Harvest
On their way to the Galapagos Islands, Sielmann and his party visit the barren coast of Peru and then the guano island of Chincha where millions of seabirds nest, rearing their young on the inexhaustible riches of the Humboldt Current. The guano in its turn brings fertility to the mainland desert.
Commentary spoken by Derek Jones.
From the West


Filmmaker: Heinz Sielmann
Narrator: Derek Jones

: Like Jazz

A short session with Chris Barber's Jazz Band and Ottilie Patterson.
Introduced by Alan Dell.


Musicians: Chris Barber's Jazz Band
Singer (Chris Barber's Jazz Band): Ottilie Patterson
Presenter: Alan Dell
Presented by: Neville Wortman

: Film Matinee presents: The French Line

A romantic comedy.
[Starring] Jane Russell
with Gilbert Roland, Arthur Hunnicutt

All is set fair with music and romance on a luxury cruise. A beautiful heiress has to hide her identity to escape the unwelcome attentions of a fortune-hunter - and the complications that follow point to plenty of stormy weather ahead.


Director: Lloyd Bacon
Mary Carson: Jane Russell
Pierre DuQuesne: Gilbert Roland
Waco Mosby: Arthur Hunnicutt
Annie Farrell: Mary McCarty
Myrtle Brown: Joyce MacKenzie
Celeste: Paula Corday

: The Adventures of Tintin: The Crab with the Golden Claws: Desert Dilemma

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

Tintin, Captain Haddock, and Snowy have retrieved the diamonds from the Desert Raider. Escaping on a camel from the oasis prison, they lose one another in a terrible sandstorm.

: The Dark Island: Part 5

A six-part serial by Robert Barr.
Starring Robert Hardy, Francis Matthews
with Angela Browne, Cyril Luckham

Nicolson takes a trip with Mary Somers, and Grant meets a visitor.
From Scotland


Writer: Robert Barr
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Film cameraman: Gordon Mackay
Film editor: James Mearns
Music composed by: Iain MacLachlan
[Music] played by: Archie Duncan
Grant: Francis Matthews
Donald MacAulley: Wallace Campbell
Mr Stewart: Alex McCrindle
Brigadier: Cyril Luckham
Major Williams: Denis Holmes
Nicolson: Robert Hardy
Swanson: Michael Golden
Foreign seaman: Arthur Boland
Corporal: Roy Hanlon
Sergeant: William Simpson
Mary Somers: Angela Browne
Colonel Jamieson: William Sherwood
Ian McLeod: Bryden Murdoch
Attendant: Ian Trigger
George Hammond: Edward Jewesbury
Katie Kennedy: Ellen McIntosh
Dr Glenville: Michael Barrington

: Laramie: The Lawless Seven

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

Jess is wrongly accused of murder and, in an attempt to prove his innocence, is forced to become an outlaw.


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

: The News

followed by The Weather Man

: Rejoice and Sing

Your favourite hymns and sacred songs.
Introduced by Olive Stephens.
with Eileen Poulter, Roger Stalman, The Silver Stars
Chorus-Master, Hubert C. Williams
The strings and harp of the BBC Welsh Orchestra
Leader, Philip Whiteway
with Leonard Morris (piano)
Conducted by Rae Jenkins


Presenter: Olive Stephens
Soprano: Eileen Poulter
Bass: Roger Stalman
Singers: The Silver Stars
Chorus-Master: Hubert C. Williams
Musicians: The strings and harp of the BBC Welsh Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Philip Whiteway
Pianist: Leonard Morris
[Orchestra] conducted by: Rae Jenkins
Music associate: Alwyn Jones
Designer: Alan Taylor
Producer: Gethyn Stoodley Thomas

: Meeting Point: John Betjeman's ABC of Churches: No. 3

John Betjeman, who says 'I've been looking at churches as long as I can remember', invites you to join him and the Outside Broadcast cameras at Gittisham, Hove, and Inglesham.
From the West


Presenter: John Betjeman
Producer: Kenneth Savidge

: Wagon Train: The Charley Shut-Up Story

Heading West to new horizons and new adventures with John McIntire and Robert Horton.
Guest star, Dick York

An injured Duke Shannon, left alone in a cabin, first fights and then befriends an Indian. Chris Hale unwittingly brings this unusual friendship to a tragic end.


Chris Hale: John McIntire
Flint McCullough: Robert Horton
Charley Shutup: Dick York

: The George Mitchell Choir

Around the World in Song


Singers: The George Mitchell Choir
Musical director: Robert de Cormier
Staged by: Douglas Squires
Drawings: Tony Hart
Designer: Bernard Cary
Producer: Travers Thorneloe

: Sunday-Night Play presenting: Dial M for Murder

by Frederick Knott.
[Starring] Richard Fasco, Diana Fairfax, Leslie Sands
and Kevin Stoney, Barry Letts


Writer: Frederick Knott
Producer: Alan Bridges
Designer: Ridley Scott
Sheila Wendice: Diana Fairfax
Max Halliday: Barry Letts
Tony Wendice: Richard Pasco
Captain Lesgate: Kevin Stoney
Lionel: Roger Ostime
Tennis player: Burnell Tucker
Tennis player: Drew Russell
Tennis player: Richard Hamer
Inspector Hubbard: Leslie Sands
O'Brien: Reginald Jessup
Thompson: Iain Sinclair
Williams: Michael Earl

: The News

: The Royal Ballet: Petrushka

A ballet by Igor Stravinsky and Alexandre Benois.
Music by Igor Stravinsky played by Covent Garden Orchestra
Leader, Charles Taylor
Piano, Jean Gilbert
Conductor, John Lanchbery


Director: Ninette de Valois
Associate director and principal choreographer: Frederick Ashton
Assistant director: John Field
Assistant director: John Hart
Assistant director: Michael Somes
Principal conductor/orchestra conductor: John Lanchbery
Composer/music: Igor Stravinsky
Composer: Alexandre Benois
Musicians: Covent Garden Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Charles Taylor
Pianist: Jean Gilbert
Choreography: Michel Fokine
[Choreography] revived by: Serge Grigoriev
[Choreography] revived by: Lubov Tchernicheva
Scenery and costumes: Alexandre Benois
Designed for TV by: Clifford Hatts
Producer: Margaret Dale
Petrushka: Alexander Grant
The Ballerina: Nadia Nerina
The Blackamoor: Keith Rosson
The Showman: Franklin White
Street dancer: Merle Park
Street dancer: Antoinette Sibley
A merchant: Derek Rencher
Gypsie: Monica Mason
Gypsie: Georgina Parkinson
Nursemaid: Christine Beckley
Imperial Court coachman: David Drew
Stableboy: Keith Milland
Stableboy: Ray Powell
'Grandfather' of the Fair: Stanley Holden

: Life Transfigured

A Meditation on the Transfiguration of Our Lord by the Most Rev. G. O. Simms Archbishop of Dublin.
From Northern Ireland


Presenter: The Most Rev. G. O. Simms

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