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: Mattins

from Christchurch Priory, Hampshire.
Conducted by The Rev. David Shearlock
Preacher, the Vicar The Rev. L. H. Yorke
The hymns, taken from Hymns Ancient and Modern, are Nos. 334 and 300 Psalm 48
First Lesson: Exodus 34, v. 29 to end
Second Lesson: Luke 15, v. 11 to end
The Canticles sung to Noble in B minor
Anthem: Beati quorum via IStanford)
(to 11.30)


Conductor: The Rev. David Shearlock
Preacher: The Rev. L. H. Yorke
Organist and choirmaster: Geoffrey Tristram
Television presentation: Kenneth Savidge

: Nesau at Dduw

Myfyrdod a Mawl dan arweiniad y Parch. D. Eirwyn Morgan Cenir yr emynau gan
Arweinydd, ARWEL HUGHES Y cynhyrchu gan
Nearer to God: a meditation
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: 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)

: Pawb A'i Gan: 5: Yr Iwerddon

Ar daith Haf gyda
Iona Jones a Joy EVANS
Kenneth Bowen
Golygydd cerdd, Moelfryn Harries Cynllunydd. Colin Shaw Y cynhyrchu gan JACK WILLIAMS
A Song for Everyone: 5 - Ireland
(Welsh transmitters and Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Seeing and Believing: God the Carpenter

A Christian theme presented by The Rev. Neville Davis assisted by Ron Wilkinson, Richard Dare and Kenneth Bowen accompanied by Patrick Harvey.


Presenter: The Rev. Neville Davis
Assisted by: Ron Wilkinson
Assisted by: Richard Dare
Singer/assisted by: Kenneth Bowen
Pianist/accompanied by: Patrick Harvey
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Farming: Welsh Family Farm

Introduced by John Cherrington.
Edward Mills farms at Lower Ucheldre, in the Montgomeryshire hills near Welshpool. This film records the working days, high days and holidays in the farming year, in which every member of the family plays a part.
BBC film
First shown on January 22, 1961
Followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: John Cherrington
Subject: Edward Mills
Producer: Hilary Phillips

: Z Cars: The Main Chance

by Keith Dewhurst.
A second showing of some of the cases encountered by Z Victor One and Z Victor Two.

Cock-fighting is cruel, bloody, and illegal. Its promoters have to work in secret - and so do the police.


Writer: Keith Dewhurst
Director: Anthony Page
Designer: Richard Henry
Film sequences - cameraman: Charles Parnall
Film sequences - editor: Ian Callaway
Script editor: John Hopkins
Producer: David E. Rose

: Film Matinee presenting: The Great John L.

Starring Greg McClure and Linda Darnell
with Barbara Britton
A Bing Crosby production
John L. Sullivan - the Boston Strong Boy - was one of the most legendary and controversial figures in the history of prize-fighting. Set in America in the 1880s, this film tells of his colourful and romantic life.


Director: Frank Tuttle
Producer: Bing Crosby
John L. Sullivan: Greg McClure
Anne: Linda Darnell
Kathy: Barbara Britton
Mickey: Lee Sullivan
McManus: Wallace Ford
Richard Martin: Otto Kruger
James J Corbett: Rory Calhoun

: Sooty: The Great Corbett

Assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the North


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Laramie: The Barefoot Kid

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

In a quiet little town Jess hands a young horse thief over to the sheriff thinking that a few days in jail will teach him a salutary lesson. But when this boy is sentenced to death, Jess is forced to take the law into his own hands.


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

: Lorna Doone: Episode 9: Slaughter in the Marshes

by R.D. Blackmore.
Dramatised in eleven episodes by Constance Cox.
From a treatment by A. R. Rawlinson.

In which civil war comes to the country.
From the West


Author: R.D. Blackmore
Dramatised by: Constance Cox
From a treatment by: A.R. Rawlinson
Director: Brandon Acton-Bond
Music composed by: Dudley Simpson
Film cameraman: George Shears
Film editor: Constance Dunn
Script editor: Joy Harington
Designer: Desmond Chinn
Producer: Douglas Allen
Tom Faggus: John Bennett
John Ridd: Bill Travers
John Fry: Norman Tyrell
Mrs. Ridd: Jean Anderson
Lizzie Ridd: Janet Pate
Reuben Huckaback: Hedley Goodall
Ruth Huckabach: Pat Pleasance
Simon Carfax: Philip Morant
Annie Ridd: Meg Wynn Owen
Jeremy Stickles: Nigel Stock
Sergeant Bloxham: Norman Mitchell
Carver Doone: Andrew Faulds
Charleworth Doone: Mark Burns
Marwood de Whiehehalse: Brian Hankins
Rebels: Ian Frost
Rebels: Paul Nicholson
Colonel Kirke: Gordon Gostslow
Kirke's Sergeant: Desmond Cullum-Jones

: The News

followed by The Weather Man

: Meeting Point: The Problem of Pain

'We have to try to understand the trial, to see the point of it, and know how best to face it'. (Abbe de Tourville)
Archbishop Anthony Bloom who practised as a doctor before becoming a priest talks to Malcolm Muggeridge.


Interviewee: Archbishop Anthony Bloom
Interviewer: Malcolm Muggeridge
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: Sunday Story: Jonah: Part 3: The City

Written and told by David Kossoff.
First shown on May 5


Writer/storyteller: David Kossoff
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Songs of Praise

Community hymn-singing from Holy Trinity Church, Bournemouth.
Introduced by Michael Meech.
From the West


Presenter: Michael Meech
Soloist: David Galliver
Organist: D. J. Hucklesby
Conductor: Cyril Knight
Presented by: Kenneth Savidge

: The Country and Western Show

Starring The Mitchell Men
with Don Cleaver, Bob Clayton, Jim Fraser, Ted Darling, Les Rawlings
The Prairie Flowers with Eve Blanchard, John McLeod (Happy Pappy), Doreen West, Van Doren, Gordie Lightfoot, Douglas Squires
and The Hickory Sticks: Heather Angus, Elaine Carr, Jackie Joyner, Anna Sharkey, Ronnie Curran, Terry Gilbert
Guest stars, The Kaye Sisters, The Three Monarchs
Danny 'Strad' Levan, The Blue Grass Group, The Texas Big Brass


Singer (The Mitchell Men): Don Cleaver
Singer (The Mitchell Men): Bob Clayton
Singer (The Mitchell Men): Jim Fraser
Singer (The Mitchell Men): Ted Darling
Singer (The Mitchell Men): Les Rawlings
Singers: The Prairie Flowers
Singer: Eve Blanchard
Performer: John McLeod (Happy Pappy)
Performer: Doreen West
Pianist: Van Doren
Singer/Guitarist: Gordie Lightfoot
Dancer/Choreography: Douglas Squires
Dancer (The Hickory Sticks): Heather Angus
Dancer (The Hickory Sticks): Elaine Carr
Dancer (The Hickory Sticks): Jackie Joyner
Dancer (The Hickory Sticks): Anna Sharkey
Dancer (The Hickory Sticks): Ronnie Curran
Dancer (The Hickory Sticks): Terry Gilbert
Singers/guest stars: The Kaye Sisters
Harmonicists/guest stars: The Three Monarchs
Performer: Danny 'Strad' Levan
Performers: The Blue Grass Group
Musicians: The Texas Big Brass
Director of music and vocal arrangements: George Mitchell
Orchestral arrangements/associate conductor: Alan Bristow
Orchestral arrangements: Ray Terry
Settings: Melvin Cornish
Director: G. B. Lupino

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Meddling Medium

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

Perry Mason attends a seance on behalf of his client. He finds a medium who drinks spirits instead of talking to them, and Perry gets involved in a murder case.


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: Night Express

by Herbert Reinecker.
Translated and directed by Rudolph Cartier.
Starring Albert Lieven, Peter Vaughan and Bernard Archard
The action takes place in a carriage of the D.106, the night express leaving West Berlin at 22.51 hrs. for Western Germany, as it travels through the last hundred miles of the Soviet-controlled zone.


Author: Herbert Reinecker
Translated and directed by: Rudolph Cartier
Script editor: Rosemary Hill
Designer: Richard Henry
Producer: John Elliot
Passenger: Bernard Archard
Passenger: Hugh Manning
Passenger: Peter Vaughan
Passenger: Patricia Laffan
Passenger: Ronald Allen
Passenger: Isobel Black
Passenger: Albert Lieven
Passenger: John Longden
Passenger: Enid Lindsey
Passenger: David Andrews
The Waiter: Denis Cleary
The Policeman: Richard Shaw
The Fugitive: Michael Standing

: The News

: This Nation Tomorrow: The Trade Unions

A fortnightly programme that takes a hard look at the ideas that may shape our future with Kenneth Allsop.
Tonight: The Trade Unions
W.E.J. McCarthy Research Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford argues that we get trade unionism on the cheap and that the unions must reorganise if they are to be a really constructive force in our national life.
His ideas are critically examined by three people in the studio
Jack Cooper, General Secretary, General and Municipal Workers' Union
Maurice Laing, Senior Vice-President, British Employers' Confederation
and John Cole, Labour correspondent of The Guardian


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Speaker: W.E.J. McCarthy
Panellist: Jack Cooper
Panellist: Maurice Laing
Panellist: John Cole
Drawings: Gerald Scarfe
Director: Richard Marquand
Producer: Derek Holroyde

: A Song on Release

A meditation by Havelock Nelson with Una O'Callaghan (mezzo-soprano).
From Northern Ireland


Presenter: Havelock Nelson
Mezzo-Soprano: Una O'Callaghan

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