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: Morning Service for Palm Sunday

from Steyne Gardens Methodist Church, Worthing.
Minister, The Rev. Donald Rose
Hymns (taken from the Methodist Hymn Book): Nos. 84, 837, 144, and 192 Chant No. 26 (Psalm 24)
First Lesson: Zechariah 9, vv. 9-12 and 16 read by the Junior Church Leader
Second Lesson: St. Mark 11, vV. 1-10 read by the Youth Club Leader
Anthem: Jesu, Lamb of God, Redeemer (Mozart)
(to 11.30)


Minister: The Rev. Donald Rose
Reader (First Lesson): The Junior Church Leader [name uncredited]
Reader (Second Lesson): The Youth Club Leader [name uncredited]
Organist and choirmaster: G. Virgil Dawson
Television presentation: Kenneth Savidge

: Nesau at Dduw

Myfyrdod a Maw] ar
Sul y Blodau gan Y Parch. R. Mon Jones a Frances Mon Jones
Y cyfarwyddo gan ARTHUR WILLIAMS Y cynhyrchu gan
A Welsh meditation.
(Welsh transmitters, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Unknown: R. Mon Jones
Unknown: Frances Mon Jones
Unknown: Arthur Williams

: O Sul I Sul

Welsh weekly news survey.
(Welsh transmitters, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Y Saith Rhyfeddod

Taith yng nghwmni Alun Williams yn dilyn llwybr y rhigwm Saesneg o'r ddeunawfed ganrif ... Pistyll Rhaeadr and Wrexham steeple, Snowdon mountain without its people, Overton churchyard, St. Winefride's Wells, Llangollen bridge and Gresford bells
Byddwn yn ymweld &
Phistyll Rhaeadr gyda CHARLES WILLIAMS
Yr Wyddfa gyda
Mynwent Owrtyn gyda MAIR JONES
Ffynnon Gwenffrewi gyda'r TAD GWILYM JONES
Pont Llangollen gyda TREFOR LEWIS
Clychau Gresford gyda RHYS JONES
Bill Greenhalgh a Ted Brown
Y golygu gan Terry Laurie
Y cynllunio gan Alan Taylor Y cyfarwyddo gan IFAN 0. Williams
The Seven Wonders: a journey through Wales.
(Welsh transmitters, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Unknown: Alun Williams
Unknown: Pistyll Rhaeadr
Unknown: Eglwys Wrecsam
Unknown: R. J. Williams
Unknown: Lowrie Thomas
Unknown: Mynwent Owrtyn
Unknown: Bill Greenhalgh
Unknown: Ted Brown
Unknown: Terry Laurie

: Seeing and Believing: The Roots of Praise

A Christian theme introduced by The Rev. Ernest Marvin assisted by Ewan Hooper,
David Fugill, Bruce Wootton and Valerie Mountain accompanied by Patrick Harvey.


Presenter: The Rev. Ernest Marvin
Assisted by: Ewan Hooper
Assisted by: David Fugill
Assisted by: Bruce Wootton
Singer: Valerie Mountain
Pianist/accompanied by: Patrick Harvey
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Farming: Marketing: The Boards

Introduced by Clifford Selly.

Milk, eggs, potatoes, wool, tomatoes, and hops have all been marketed by Boards with varying degrees of success.
What lessons can be learned, particularly from the failures, for any future reorganisation of the marketing of farm produce?
From the Midlands
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter/script: Clifford Selly
Script: Norman Hicks
Film editor: Henry Fowler
Producer: John Kenyon

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: Snap Diagnosis

by A. J. Cronin.
Dramatised by Jan Read.
A second showing of the chronicle of a young Scottish doctor.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen
with Bill Simpson as Dr. Alan Finlay
Guest stars: Patrick Troughton, Marion Mathie


Author: A. J. Cronin
Dramatised by: Jan Read
Producer: Cedric Messina
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Script editor: Harry Green
Associate: Graham Stewart
Alex Dean: Patrick Troughton
Dr Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Dr Alan Finlay: Bill Simpson
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Annie Dean: Marion Mathie
Police Sergeant: Philip Ray
Police Constable: David MacMillan
Mr Hope: David Keir
Dr Snoddie: Eric Woodburn
Mistress Niven: Effie Morrison

: Film Matinee presents: Thornton Wilder's Our Town

Starring William Holden, Martha Scott

Our Town is Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, at the turn of the century From the top of the hill we look down upon Our Town and catch a glimpse of its people and share some of their joys and their sorrows.


Author: Thornton Wilder
Director: Sam Wood
George Gibbs: William Holden
Emily Webb: Martha Scott
Dr Gibbs: Thomas Mitchell
Mrs Gibbs: Fay Bainter
Mrs Webb: Beulah Bondi
Mr Webb: Guy Kibbee
Howie: Stuart Erwin
Mr Morgan: Frank Craven

: Noggin and the Flying Machine: 2: The Visitor

by Oliver Postgate.
told by Ronnie Stevens and Oliver Postgate.

A visitor brings Noggin a useful gift -a gift which turns out to be more useful to him than to Noggin.


Writer/narrator: Oliver Postgate
Narrator: Ronnie Stevens
Pictures: Peter Firmin
Music: Vernon Elliott

: Wagon Train: The Charlie Shut-Up Story

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

Duke Shannon first fights and then befriends an Indian, but Chris Hale unwittingly brings this unusual friendship to a tragic end.


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

: Jane Eyre: Episode 1

by Charlotte Bronte.
Dramatised in six episodes by Constance Cox.
See page 13


Author: Charlotte Bronte
Dramatised by: Constance Cox
Director: Rex Tucker
Script Associate: Ian Dallas
Music composed by: Tristram Cary
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Producer: Douglas Allen
Jane Eyre, as a child: Rachel Clay
Bessie: Ann Way
Mrs Reed: Sonia Dresdel
Mr Brocklehurst: Mark Dignam
Miss Miller: Marie Kean
Helen Burns: Kika Markham
Miss Temple: Margot van Der Burgh
Mrs Brocklehurst: Tonie MacMillan
The Misses Brocklehurst: Felicity Olliff
The Misses Brocklehurst: Caitlin Holroyd
Doctor: Leonard Trolley
Jane Eyre: Ann Bell

: The News

followed by The Weather Man

: Meeting Point: Objections Overruled?

The objections to Christian belief, raised in last week's programme, are discussed by Tom Margerison of the Sunday Times with two leading Churchmen.


Presenter: Tom Margerison
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: Sunday Story: The Childhood of Helen Keller: Part 4: The Break-through

by Denis Constanduros.
told by Cyril Fletcher and interpreted for the deaf by Jacqueline Dickson.


Author: Denis Constanduros
Storyteller: Cyril Fletcher
Interpreter: Jacqueline Dickson
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Rejoice and Sing

Your favourite hymns and sacred songs.
Introduced by Olive Stephens.
with Maureen Lehane, Donald Ball
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: Maureen Lehane
Performer: Donald Ball
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: Colin Shaw
Director: Jack Williams

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

in which Billy Cotton calls Wakey-Wakey!
with Russ Conway and guest stars in addition to the regulars: Alan Breeze, Kathie Kay, The High-Lights, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes


Presenter/Bandleader: Billy Cotton
Musicians: The Billy Cotton Band
Pianist: Russ Conway
Singer: Alan Breeze
Singer: Kathie Kay
Singers: The High-Lights
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Associate Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Script: Jimmy Grafton
Design: Lionel Radford
Choreographer/Associate Producer: Leslie Roberts
Production: Johnnie Stewart

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Barefaced Witness

A film series starring Raymond Burr as the famous lawyer investigator created by Erle Stanley Gardner.
with Barbara Hale, William Hopper

A former client of private detective Paul Drake is suspected of hiding a large sum of stolen money, and Drake seeks Perry Mason's help on the case.


Character created by: Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Della Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake: William Hopper

: The Sunday Play: Season of New Drama: Just You Wait

A comedy by James Saunders.
Starring James Culliford
with Alison Leggatt and Hazel Hughes
See page 13


Writer: James Saunders
Producer: Naomi Capon
Music composed by: John Hotchkis
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Executive producer: John Elliot
Gimlet, driver: James Culliford
Nellie, cook: Alison Leggatt
Lillian, Gimlet's conductress: Freda Dowie
Bert Dogg, driver: Philip Locke
Iris, Dogg's conductress: Coral Atkins
Inspector: Michael Turner
Second Official: John Barrett
Third Official: Patrick Crean
Nimrod, driver: Barry Letts
Grunge, driver: Anthony Sagar
Fran, sweeper-up: Hazel Hughes
Pumfret Grunge's conductor: Tenniel Evans
Bus drivers, conductors, passengers. and depot staff: [uncredited]

: The News

: The Titan

The Story of Michelangelo
This Academy Award-winning film vividly re-creates the life, times, and the work of the immortal Michelangelo-genius of the Renaissance.
Adapted from the Curt Oertel film by Robert J. Flaherty, Robert Snyder, and Ralph Alswang.
Press comments:
...a masterpiece composed of masterpieces ...as exciting as a trip to Rome... a film of incomparable excitement...
See page 12


Narrator: Fredric March
Director: Curt Oertel
Adapter: Robert J. Flaherty
Adapter: Robert Snyder
Adapter: Ralph Alswang

: Postscript

with John Glen.
followed by The Weather; Close Down


Presenter: John Glen

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