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: Morning Service

from Georgetown Methodist Church, Jersey, Channel Islands.
Conducted by The Rev. Norman Wooldridge
Hymns (from the Methodist Hymn Book): 426, 842, 305, 784, 387
First Lesson: Isaiah 55
Second Lesson: Mark 8, vv. 22-29


Conductor: The Rev. Norman Wooldridge
Organist: Madge Tubby
Television presentation: Kenneth Savidge

: The Ascent of the Aiguille Du Midi: Opening stages

Throughout the day, weather permitting, eight television outside broadcast cameras will cover the ascent of the 'Needle of the South' by six world-famous climbers
High above Chamonix - at the foot of the mountain - David Dimbleby will be talking to Joe Brown during his climb to the peak and keeping viewers at home in touch with progress.
Presented by the French Television Service
See page 13
(to 12.15)


Presenter: David Dimbleby
Interviewee: Joe Brown

: O Sul I Sul

Detholiad o ffilmiau a newyddion yn dangos peth o weithgarwch Cymru a'r Cymry yn ystod yr wythnos
Welsh weekly news survey.
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Ffenestri: 1: Gwilym Hiraethog

ar gymeriadau a bywyd cymdeithasol

Cynllunydd,David Butcher Y cynhyrchu gan
Windows: society and characters
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Unknown: Gwilym Hiraethog
Unknown: David Butcher
Unknown: Wilbert Lloyd Roberts
Yr Hen Deiliwr: Charles Williams
Y Prentis: Brian Vaughan Williams
Huw Prys: R. Llywelyn Thomas
Catrin Ellis: Betty Thomas
Ellis Dafydd: Richard Hughes
Ifan Parry: Tomi Williams
Owen Hughes: Huw Davies
Thomas Ifans: J. R. Cadwaladr
Mari Ifans: Olwen Jones

: Seeing and Believing: Finding Oneself

A Christian theme presented by The Rev. Cyril Williams assisted by Millicent Gregory, Mair Griffiths and Michael Turner.


Presenter: The Rev. Cyril Williams
Assisted by: Millicent Gregory
Assisted by: Mair Griffiths
Assisted by: Michael Turner
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Farming: Jersey

Introduced by John Cherrington.

Cattle, potatoes, and daffodils are Jersey's most famous agricultural exports. Earlier this month, John Cherrington and James Thorburn, visited the farm of Senator W. G. Perchard and the Howard Davis Experimental Farm to see the island's methods of producing these exports.
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: John Cherrington
Reporter: James Thorburn
Interviewee: Senator W. G. Perchard
Production team: John Kenyon
Production team: Peter Bale
Production team: John Bird

: Z Cars: Friendly Relations

by John Hopkins.
A second showing of some of the cases encountered by Z Victor One and Z Victor Two.

Following the trail of a walk-in thief leads P.C.s Smith and Weir to a locked room in Newtown and on to a night in Blackpool, but not to see the illuminations.


Writer: John Hopkins
Director: James MacTaggart
Designer: Richard Henry
Cameraman: Peter Sargent
Editor: Ian Callaway
Casebook material: C.N. Lindsay
Producer: David E. Rose
P.C. Fancy Smith: Brian Blessed
P.C. Jock Weir: Joseph Brady

: Wells Fargo: Prince Jim

The exciting adventures of the famous Western Stagecoach Service.
Starring Dale Robertson

Recovering a stolen doll is a little outside Jim Hardie's normal scope of activities, but then this particular doll is rather special.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Captain Pugwash: The Smugglers

An animated cartoon written and drawn by John Ryan.
Captain Pugwash in another thrilling adventure with his band of black-hearted pirates and cabin boy Tom.

The Captain's efforts to make a fortune almost end in disaster, but once again the alertness of Tom saves the day.
Storyteller, Peter Hawkins


Written and drawn by: John Ryan
Narrator: Peter Hawkins
Presented by: Gordon Murray

: Holywood: The Golden Years

A film which recaptures all the glamour and excitement of early Hollywood and the silent films, with world-famous stars such as Charles Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks,
Mary Pickford, Rudolph Valentino, Greta Garbo, Gloria Swanson and many others.
Introduced by Gene Kelly.


Presenter: Gene Kelly
Produced and directed by: David Wolper

: Epitaph for a Spy: Part 1

An ironic adventure by Eric Ambler.
Dramatised for television in four parts by Elaine Morgan.
See page 12


Author: Eric Ambler
Dramatised by: Elaine Morgan
Produced and directed by: Dorothea Brooking
Designer: John Hurst
Vadassy: Colin Jeavons
Warren Skelton: Burnell Tucker
Mary Skelton: Janet McIntire
Chemist: Geoffrey Hibbert
Commissaire: Peter Ducrow
Gendarme: John Devaut
Beghin: Barry Shawzin
Herr Heinberger: Carl Jaffe
Gaston: Derek Smee
Major Clandon-Hartley: William Fox
Mrs Clandon-Hartley: Hana Pravda
M Duclos: Henry Oscar
Odette Martin: Sandra Barry
Koche: Robert Crewdson

: The News

followed by The Weather Man

: Meeting Point at Murlough

The results of free discussion at the Church of Ireland Conference Centre.
Introduced by James Hughes.
From Northern Ireland


Presenter: James Hughes
Producer: Moore Wasson

: Sunday Story: Damien of Molokai: Part 2: A Matter of Life and Death

by Denis Constanduros.
told by Roger Delgado.


Writer: Denis Constanduros
Storyteller: Roger Delgado
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Appeal

on behalf of the Queen Alexandra Hospital Home for disabled ex-Servicemen by Lt.-Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks, K.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C.
Donations, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]


Presenter: Lt.-Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks

: Songs of Praise

from Carlisle Memorial Methodist Church, Belfast
with Eric Hinds (soloist) and united church choirs of the district and pupils of Belfast High School.
Conductor, T.S. Turner
Introduced by Edgar Boucher
From Northern Ireland


Presenter: Edgar Boucher
Soloist: Eric Hinds
Conductor: T.S. Turner
Organist: William Cairns
Prayer and Blessing: The Rev. Hedley W. Plunkett, D.D.
Arranged by: Moore Wasson
Presented by: David Hannon

: 1963 Golden Rose of Montreux Festival: Hocus Focus

presenting two programmes from this year's Festival.

In the Central Station in Antwerp a film star is due to arrive. A little man is swept forward in the rush and is kissed. From this moment on, he lives in another world-of dreams.
This programme, made by the Belgian Television Service (B.R.T.) and starring Jef Cassiers as the Little Man, proved one of the funniest in the whole Festival.


The Little Man: Jef Cassiers

: 1963 Golden Rose of Montreux Festival: Silence, Silence, Silence

This film follows the adventures of a man who craves for silence. He is driven from his home by his wife's liking for the radio, and we follow his adventures as he travels through Prague and encounters noise on every hand. Eventually he returns home, worn out, and climbs into bed. He cannot sleep and realises that something is missing. He turns on the radio and goes to sleep content.
Made by the Czechoslovakian Television Service and awarded the Silver Rose of Montreux, 1963
See page 12

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Torrid Tapestry

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


Character created by: Erle Stanley Gardner
Perry Mason: Raymond Burr
Della Street: Barbara Hale
Paul Drake: William Hopper
Hamilton Burger: William Talman
Lt. Tragg: Ray Collins

: The Sunday Play: Season of New Drama: The Fly Sham

by Thomas Murphy.
Starring Donal Donnelly, T. P. McKenna
with Harold Goldblatt and Dudley Sutton


Writer: Thomas Murphy
Director: John McGrath
Music arranged and directed by: Kate O'Connor
Designer: Barry Learoyd
Producer: John Elliot
George: Donal Donnelly
Boss: Harold Goldblatt
Philip: T. P. McKenna
Charlie: Desmond Perry
Denny: John Cowley
Bill: Dermot MacDowell
Josey: Dudley Sutton
John: Rio Fanning
Blacksmith: Declan Mulholland
George's Mother: Ruth Durley
Monica Field: Pauline Delany
Sheila: Kate Binchy
Bouncer: Oliver MacGreevy
Bandleader: David Blake Kelly
Wallflower: Colette Dunne
Dancer: Thomas Murphy
Dancer: Brian Waldron
Dancer: Kevin McHugh
Dancer: Rhona Woodcock

: The News

: This Nation Tomorrow

A fortnightly programme that takes a hard look at the ideas that may shape our future with Kenneth Allsop.

Nick Earle, Priest and schoolmaster has publicly asked such questions as: Is our 'national' church the Tory Party at prayer? A financial racket? Parson's pleasure? A society for the sexless?
Tonight he argues that The Church of England must change with the times.
His views are critically examined by three people in the studio.


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Speaker: Nick Earle
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Drawings: Gerald Scarfe
Film editor: James Colina
Director: Peter B. Stone
Producer: Derek Holroyde

: Dare to Believe

A talk by The Rev. Dr. R. Tudur Jones.
From Wales


Presenter: The Rev. Dr. R. Tudur Jones

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