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: Solemn Eucharist

from Edington Priory, Wiltshire.
Celebrant, The Bishop of Kensington
Collect, Epistle, and Gospel for the 11th Sunday after Trinity The Edington Festival
The music of the service consists entirely of settings by William Byrd
(to 12.15)


Choir directed by: Simon Preston
Television presentation: Kenneth Savidge

: O Sul I Sul

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

: Os Gwelwch Yn Dda

Rhagrlen o'ch dewis chwi eich hunain yn cvnnwys cerddoriaeth, adroddiadau, a ffilmiao gyda
Stuart Burrows
Barbara Robinson
W. H. Roberts
Triawd Ryan Davies
Cantorion Shelley
Corfeistres. Eiddwen Griffith
Y cyfeilio gan Arwel Hughes
Y cyflwyno gan
Shan Emlyn ac Owen Edwards
Golygydd cerdd, Moelfryn Harries Y cynllunio gan Pauline Harrison Y ffilmio gan Ted Brown
Y cynhyrchu gan Ifan 0. Williams Recordiad y BBC
Ceisiadau ar gyfer y rhaglen i'w hanfon i 'Os Gwelwch yn Dda' BBC. Caerdydd
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Llanddona, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Seeing and Believing: Lessons on Life

Donald Holms introduces the first of four Christian comments on life as it is and as it might be.
This week: The Rev. Charles Davey assisted by John Breslin and Iona Jones accompanied on harp by Margaret Humphreys.


Presenter: Donald Holms
Speaker: The Rev. Charles Davey
Assisted by: John Breslin
Contralto: Iona Jones
Harpist: Margaret Humphreys
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Farming: The Hop Crop

and Weather for Farmers

A film tracing the hop from the time of planting in the hop fields of the South-East and the West Midlands to the time when the crop is purchased by the brewer in London.

The research work being done at Wye College. East Mailing, and Rosemaunde is featured, and James Nott describes mist propagation.

Filmed by the BBC's Agricultural Film Unit and Ion Trant
First shown on September 24, 1961


Presenter: Philip Chater
Speaker: James Nott
Filmed by: Ion Trant
Film editor: Henry Fowler
Director: John Kenyon
Producer: Tony Parkin

: Discovery: Sea Birds of Galapagos

A film series by Heinz Sielmann
A second showing of Sea Birds of Galapagos

The remote Galapagos Islands in the Pacific have a remarkable collection of sea birds, some of them peculiar to the Islands; the flightless cormorant is the most bizarre, the frigate birds and albatrosses the most fantastic in their displays, which Sielmann has captured on film to make a fitting climax to his series.
Commentary spoken by Derek Jones.
From the West


Filmmaker: Heinz Sielmann
Narrator: Derek Jones

: Film Matinee presents: My Forbidden Past

A drama.
[Starring] Robert Mitchum and Ava Gardner
with Melvyn Douglas
Beautiful Barbara Beaurevel is a typical product of New Orleans high society at the turn of the century. Accustomed to having her own way, she is determined to marry Mark, a young doctor from the North, in spite of opposition from her family-and from him.


Director: Robert Stevenson
Mark Lucas: Robert Mitchum
Barbara Beaurevel: Ava Gardner
Paul Beaurevel: Melvyn Douglas
Aunt Eula: Lucius Watson
Corinne: Janis Carter
Clay Duchesne: Gordon Oliver

: Edinburgh International Festival

Schola Cantorum Basiliensis
Director, August Wenzinger
Introduced by Alastair MacIntyre.
Televised from Leith Town Hall


Musicians: Schola Cantorum Basiliensis
Director: August Wenzinger
Presenter: Alastair MacIntyre
Presented for television by: Alan Rees

: Knot on a Handkerchief

A cartoon film from Czechoslovakia.
A boy ties a knot in his handkerchief to remind himself to call in the plumber, but many strange things occur before the plumber arrives.

: Katy: Part 3

by Constance Cox.
Based upon "What Katy Did" by Susan Coolidge.
Starring Susan Hampshire, John Welsh
with Betty Hardy
Guest star, Rachel Gurney


Author: Susan Coolidge
Adapted by: Constance Cox
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Settings: Daphne Shortman
Katy Carr: Susan Hampshire
Aunt Izzie: Betty Hardy
Dr Carr: John Welsh
Messenger boy: Hennie Scott
Clover Carr: Michele Dotrice
Elsie Carr: Elspeth Pirie
Dorry Carr: Paul Large
Cousin Helen: Rachel Gurney

: Laramie: Deadly is the Night

A Western film series.
Starring John Smith, Robert Fuller, Spring Byington and Dennis Holmes
Guest star, Lloyd Nolan

A dangerous gang of outlaws take over a ranch house and hold its occupants as hostages. Jess is among those taken prisoner but he seems powerless to act without endangering the lives of his companions.


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

: The News

followed by The Weather Man

: British Association for the Advancement of Science

Recorded excerpts from this morning's Act of Worship in Manchester Cathedral.
Preacher, The Rt. Rev. W. D. L. Greer Bishop of Manchester


Preacher: The Rt. Rev. W. D. L. Greer

: Meeting Point at the British Association

with Sir John Cockcroft O.M., K.C.B., C.B.B. President of the British Association for the Advancement of Science
Dame Kathleen Lonsdale D.B.E., Sir William Slater K.B.E.
Chairman, Bernard Braden


Panellist: Sir John Cockcroft
Panellist: Dame Kathleen Lonsdale
Panellist: Sir William Slater
Chairman: Bernard Braden
Producer: Peter Ferres

: Wagon Train: The Lonnie Fallon Story

Heading west to new horizons and new adventures with John McIntire.
with Guest star, Gary Clarke

Because of the shame and disgrace caused by her association with Lonnie Fallon, Kathy Jennings's father sells up to move West with the wagon train. When Lonnie is later employed by Chris Hale, events take a dramatic and surprising turn.


Chris Hale: John McIntire
Lonnie Fallon: Gary Clarke

: 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

: The Sunday-Night Play presenting: Hedgehog

By Frederick Bradnum
Starring Muriel Pavlow, Patrick Barr


Writer: Frederick Bradnum
Producer: Michael Bakewell
Designer: Paul Bernard
Young Stephen: Paul Holdaway
Anna: Muriel Pavlow
Stephen: Patrick Barr
Young Anna: Janina Faye
Peter: Edward de Souza
Lightboys: Jeffrey Segal
His secretary: Elizabeth Proud
Rosemary Lightboys: Sheila Brennan
Grafton Bloom: John Bennett
Derek Smith: John Rees
Deering: Norman Wynne
Retired Civil Servant: Charles Simon
King: Lockwood West
Krotkin: Olaf Pooley
Charlie: Bill Horsley
Walford: Donald Bisset
Anderson: Michael Collins
Roberts: David Rose
Thorpe: Richard Steele

: The News

: Rhyme or Reason: 4: Fur, Feather, and Fin

A spoken anthology of prose and verse.

Animals are such agreeable friends; they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. George Eliot
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when the tiger wants to murder him, he calls it ferocity
Bernard Shaw


Designer: Natasha Kroll
Additional research: Cecil Price
Additional research: Glyn Jones
Director: Michael Imison
Arranged and produced by: David J. Thomas

: I'll Speak to the Thee in Silence

A talk by The Rt. Rev. Glyn Simon Bishop of Llandaff.


Presenter: The Rt. Rev. Glyn Simon

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