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: Holy Communion

from St. George's Church Camberwell, London.
Preacher, The Vicar, The Rev. Eric James
Assistant curates, The Rev. Christopher Gonin and The Rev. John Latham

St. George's, Camberwell, has become widely known as it has tried to work out a pattern of worship and life appropriate to the working-class world of today. Here the Twentieth-Century Folk Mass was first produced. This morning's service reflects the ideas of what is called the 'Liturgical Movement', which has swept the Continent and which in England now is making the Holy Communion service once again the main service of many churches.
(to 11.30)


Preacher: The Rev. Eric James
Assistant curate: The Rev. Christopher Gonin
Assistant curate: The Rev. John Latham
Organist: Henry Coomber
Presented for television by: Innes Lloyd

: O Sul I Sul

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

: Symud Mynyddoedd

Ymweliad & Chwarel Penmaenmawr ar arfordir Gogledd Cymru yng nghwmni
Dyfnallt Morgan
Ar hyd y canrifoedd, gwelodd mynydd y Pen wahanol fathau o wareiddiad, yn Dderwyddon ac yn Rhufciniaid. Heddiw y mae'r Cymry diwydiannol yn parhau i gloddio'r graig. t Cynhyrchydd, IFAN O. Williams
A visit to the Penmaenmawr and Welsh Granite Company in North Wales.
(Welsh transmitters, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Seeing and Believing: Flight from Civilisation

A Christian theme presented by The Rev. Noel Brewster and The Rev. J. E. K. Flint with Tristan da Cunha islanders who will shortly leave Britain to return to their home in the South Atlantic.


Presenter: The Rev. Noel Brewster
Presenter: The Rev. J. E. K. Flint
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Farming: Plant Breeders' Rights

Introduced by John Cherrington.

International agreements already provide a royalty to a breeder for a new variety. These do not apply in Britain at the moment, but they may do in the near future. What are the advantages of 'patents' on plants, and will it just mean that seeds cost more?
The programme also deals with ventilation of farm buildings.
From the Midlands

followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: John Cherrington
Producer: John Kenyon

: Z Cars: Enquiry

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

For all the anger and resentment they arouse, nothing must deflect Inspector Bamber from the most difficult enquiries of his career: into suspicions that Victor Division contains a policeman who is a thief.


Writer: John Hopkins
Director: William Slater
Designer: Stanley Morris
Film Sequences - Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film Sequences - Editor: Ian Callaway
Casebook Material: C.N. Lindsay
Producer: David E. Rose
Det-Inspector Bamber: Leonard Rossiter

: Film Matinee presenting: The Big Street

Starring Henry Fonda and Lucille Ball
The stage and screen version of Guys and Dolls brought the world of Damon Runyon to millions. This film about the little waiter in a night dub and the glamorous singer whom he worships was written and produced by Runyon himself. It brings to life his highly individual characters with all the satirical humour and pathos typical of his work.


Director: Irving Reis
Little Pinks: Henry Fonda
Gloria: Lucille Ball
Case Ables: Barton MacLane
Nicely Nicely Johnson: Eugene Pallette
Violetta: Agnes Moorehead

: Sooty: Sooty's Television Shop

assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the North


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Laramie: The Long Road Back

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

Slim's dangerous journey with the bank robber he is taking to trial is made even more difficult by a young girl's efforts to free the prisoner.


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

: No Cloak - No Dagger: Episode 4

A serial in six parts by Duncan Ross.
Starring William Franklyn and Lana Morris
with Cyril Luckham, Patrick Troughton
and introducing Caroline Blakiston

Murder can take many forms - some of them highly original. And dead bodies sometimes are found in most unlikely places.


Writer: Duncan Ross
Music composed by: Tristram Cary
Film cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film editor: Pam Bosworth
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Producer/Director: Christopher Barry
Ian Lambart: William Franklyn
Emma Cresswell: Lana Morris
Donald Fraser: Jack Stewart
David Cannon: Haydn Jones
Honeymoon couple: Laura Thurlow
Honeymoon couple: Derek Shepherd
Trev: Patrick Troughton
Det Chief-Supt Gage: Cyril Luckham
Vallins: Rio Fanning
Mary: Armine Sandford
Alice: Wendy Gifford
Ann: Julia Booth
Police Cadet: Marcus Hammond
Chief Constable: Patrick Whyte
Police Sergeant: Norman Mitchell
First Policeman: Clifford Cox
Police Superintendent: Antony Brown
Second Policeman: Michael Stainton
Dr Evans: Douglas Blackwell
Pat Penmore: Caroline Blakiston

: The News

followed by The Weather Man

: Meeting Point: The Way of the Cross

A programme which uses new documentary techniques to see scenes of Jesus' life as he must have seen them.
Filmed in the Holy Land, by an NBC news crew
Introduced by Frank McGee.


Presenter: Frank McGee

: Sunday Story: David Livingstone: Part 2: Into the Dark Continent

by Denis Constanduros.
told by William Russell.


Writer: Denis Constanduros
Storyteller: William Russell
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Songs of Praise

from First Bangor Presbyterian Church Bangor, Co. Down.
Taking part: Combined choirs of the Presbyterian Churches of Bangor and district with Bangor Harmonic Girls' Choir and Orpington Junior Singers
Soloist, Cyril Willoughby (baritone)
Hymns introduced by Edgar Boucher.
Prayer and Blessing by the Rev. W.J. McKinstry Wallace


Singers: Bangor Harmonic Girls' Choir
Singers: Orpington Junior Singers
Baritone: Cyril Willoughby
Organist: Robert Simpson
Conductor: Havelock Nelson
Presenter: Edgar Boucher
Prayer and Blessing: The Rev. W.J. McKinstry Wallace
Producer: Moore Wasson

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

in which Billy Cotton calls Wakey-Wakey!
with Russ Conway and Alan Breeze, Kathie Kay, The High-Lights, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes, Ellis Jackson
Guest Star: Adam Faith with The Roulettes


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
Performer: Ellis Jackson
Guest stars: Adam Faith with The Roulettes
Associate Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Script: Jimmy Grafton
Design: Malcolm Middleton
Choreographer/Associate Producer: Leslie Roberts
Production: Michael Hurll

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Left-Handed Liar

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 defends a sports instructor accused of murdering the owner of a health club.


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

: First Night: The Strain

by Alun Owen.
Starring Ray Barrett, Peter Vaughan, Glyn Owen, T.P. McKenna, Michael Coles and Jack MacGowran
See page 13


Writer: Alun Owen
Music composed by: Norman Kay
Script Editor: Vincent Tilsley
Designer: Marilyn Taylor
Producer: John Elliot
Director: William T. Kotcheff
Frank Angelo: Ray Barrett
Girl: Carmen Munroe
Kelly: Jack MacGowran
Dave: Michael Coles
Tom: Neil McCarthy
Ned: John Junkin
Mr Michael: Peter Vaughan
Joe Cavanagh: Glyn Owen
Jack Christie: T.P. McKenna
Reporter: Harvey Ashby
Shay: James Donnelly
Broccoli: Roy Stewart
Publican: John Kelly
Italian waiter: Guido Adorni

: The News

: The Murderess

A report by Trevor Philpott and Slim Hewitt.
She is Europe's way to the sun, three hundred miles of French road carrying nearly 100,000 holiday-makers from every corner of Europe south to the Mediterranean every day of every summer. She is the famous Route Nationale 7-and she is a killer.
A Tonight presentation


Presenter: Trevor Philpott
Photographed by: Slim Hewitt
Film editor: Peter Moseley
Producer: Alasdair Milne

: Nikita Magaloff

piano playing


Pianist: Nikita Magaloff
Presented by: Geoffrey Brand

: Beauty and Holiness

A meditation by T. S. Turner.
From Northern Ireland


Presenter: T. S. Turner

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