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: Sung Eucharist

from Dursley Parish Church.
Celebrant and Preacher, The Rector, Canon Dennis Daven-Thomas
Introit: Psalm 15
Epistle: 2 Corinthians 8, v. Gospel: St. John 1, vv. 14-18
Hymns (English Hymnal): Nos. 426, 286, 259
The Service sung to the settings by Darke in E


Celebrant and Preacher: Canon Dennis Daven-Thomas
Deacon: The Rev. G.P. Jenkins
Sub-Deacon: Rev. L.J. Samuel
Organist and choirmaster: Cecil Adams
Television presentation: Kenneth Savidge

: Money Matters: No. 1: What is Money?

Russell Taylor introduces a series of ten programmes on how to make the best use of your money.

How can a Post Office Savings Bank, Trustee Savings Bank, or Commercial Bank help with your particular financial needs?
A BBC Educational broadcast
See page 14


Presenter: Russell Taylor
Drawings: Haro
Producer: Christopher Doll

: Let's Make Music: 1: Percussion

A series of ten programmes about musical instruments-the people who play them-the music they play.
Introduced by Antony Hopkins.
See page 14


Presenter: Antony Hopkins
Producer: Victor Poole

: The Science of Man: The Nervous System

A course in human biology.

An introductory programme.
Dr. W.A.H. Rushton, F.R.S.
Film facilities provided by Department of Physiology, Cambridge
BBC-tv Science and Features presentation
A BBC Educational broadcast
See page 14


Presenter: Dr. W.A.H. Rushton
Director: Nat Taylor
Edited and produced by: James McCloy

: 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.

: Emynau'r Fro

o Dreorci
Yng nghymoedd Morgannwg cyfansoddwyd nifer o emynau poblogaidd megis ' I bob un sy'n ffyddlon ' o waith Ap Hefin o Aberdar. ac emynau o waith y bardd ifanc Ben Bowen , David Saunders , Merthyr. a Penrith Thomas, Ferndale
Cenir yr emynau gan eglwysi undebol y cylch
Organydd, Idris Jones
Cyfiwynir yr emynau gan R. ALUN EVANS
Hymn-singing from Treorchy.


Unknown: Ben Bowen
Unknown: David Saunders
Unknown: Idris Jones
Unknown: R. Alun Evans

: Do It Yourself: 8

with Barry Bucknell
A series of fortnightly programmes in which Barry Bucknell demonstrates new methods and materials that will help people to make their homes more pleasant to live in.

Lock up your slaughterers! Keep your poisons, drugs, or medicines out of the children's reach without having to lock the first-aid box and find somewhere lockable) to put the key. Barry Bucknell has found the answer and demonstrates it - in a bathroom cabinet and a separate first-aid box.
For a pamphlet containing instructions, plans, and a list of materials for making the bathroom cabinet and first-aid box shown in this programme, send a crossed postal order for 1/- to: BBC Publications [address removed]


Presenter: Barry Bucknell
Producer: Stanley Hyland

: Farming

Introduced by John Cherrington.

Indoor Potato Storage
Herbert Hollinrake and Philip Solari look at some stores and suggest how management and design can be improved to avoid losses.

Instant Pigfood
John Wilson visits Jimmy Jordan's farm at Crumlin, Northern Ireland, to see a fully automatic system of feeding which doesn't even involve pushing a button.

From the Midlands
Followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: John Cherrington
Reporter (Indoor Potato Storage): Herbert Hollinrake
Reporter (Indoor Potato Storage): Philip Solari
Reporter (Instant Pigfood): John Wilson
Film editor: Henry Fowler
Producer: Anthony Parkin

: Z Cars: A Quiet Night

by Alan Plater.
A second showing of some of the cases encountered by Z Victor One and Z Victor Two.

P.C.s Lynch and Graham find that a quiet night is just as busy as any other, but for some of the people they encounter it is also a night of tragedy.


Writer: Alan Plater
Designer: Robert Fuest
Film sequences - Cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film sequences - Editor: Alan Martin
Script associate: John Gould
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Roger Jenkins

: International Ski-Jumping

from Innsbruck
With only weeks to the Winter Olympic Games, champions from all over the world compete on Bergisel hill, the Olympic ski-jumping venue.
Presented by the Austrian Television Service


Commentator in Innsbruck: Max Robertson

: Film Matinee: Daniel and the Devil

Based on the story "The Devil and Daniel Webster" by Stephen Vincent Benet.
It's a story they tell in New Hampshire. It happened, so they say, a long time ago. But it could happen anytime, anywhere, to anybody.....


Producer/director: William Dieterle
Based on a story by: Stephen Vincent Benet
Daniel Webster: Edward Arnold
Mr Scratch: Walter Huston
Jabez Stone: James Craig
Belle: Simone Simon
Ma Stone: Jane Darwell
Mary Stone: Anne Shirley
Squire Slossurn: Gene Lockhart
Miser Stevens: John Qualen
Justice Hawthorne: H.B. Warner

: Sooty: Pottering Around

Assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the North
(Sooty, Sweep, and Harry Corbett are at the Prince Charles Theatre, London)


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Billy Smart's Special Children's Circus

Judith Chalmers invites you to join her with some of the circus children in the Big Top for all the laughs, thrills, and excitement of the sawdust ring.
The Luftman Troupe
Musical clowns from Portugal.

The Pauls
Two men, four girls spinning on roller skates.

Odette and Andre
Partners thirty feet above the ring.

The Chimpanzees
Presented by Spuggy the Clown.

The Como Brothers
Balancing up the pole.

Susan Lorn and Jose
Grace, agility, and strength.

French star of the low wire.

The George Mitchell Singers, The Peggy O'Farrell Children
(Billy Smart's Circus is appearing in Leeds)


Presenter: Judith Chalmers
Musical clowns: The Luftman Troupe
Roller skaters: The Pauls
Performers: Odette and Andre
Presented by (The Chimpanzees): Spuggy the Clown
Performers: The Como Brothers
Performers: Susan Lorn and Jose
Performer: Gypsy
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Performers: The Peggy O'Farrell Children
Circus Orchestra directed by: Arthur Furby
Ringmaster: Timothy Delbosq
Circus presentation: Ronnie Smart
Circus presentation: David Smart
Television production: John Vernon

: Meeting Point: Jonah

Written and composed by Lawrence Waddy.
A modern musical version of the Bible story.
Introduced and narrated by Cyril Fletcher.
Nat Temple's Sextet
At the organ, Tom McCall
Repeated tonight at 10.45


Writer/composer: Lawrence Waddy
Presenter/narrator: Cyril Fletcher
Choreography: Ivor Meggido
Musicians: Nat Temple's Sextet
Organist: Tom McCall
Music arrangements: Bill Sutcliffe
Designer: Michael Young
Production: Christian Simpson
Jonah: Benny Lee
Mrs Jonah: Rita Williams
Daughters: Joan Brown
Daughters: Glenda Mallon
The Voice of God: Charles Young
Ship's captain: Michael John
Dancer: Sandra Hampton
Dancer: Jane Darling
Dancer: Anne Robinson
Dancer: Barry Halliday
Dancer: Ivor Meggido
Dancer: Mervyn Webb

: Sunday Story: She Had a Magic: Part 1: The Sign

The story of Mary Slessor by Brian O'Brien.
Adapted and told by Molly Weir.


Writer: Brian O'Brien
Adapter/storyteller: Molly Weir
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Songs of Praise

from Cartsburn-Augustine Parish Church, Greenock.
with the Finnart Junior Secondary School Choir (conducted by Susanne Butchart) and members of other local choirs led by the Greenock Philharmonic Society, conductor, Thomas Walton
Introduced by Murdoch McPherson.


Singers: The Finnart Junior Secondary School Choir
Choir conducted by: Susanne Butchart
Singers: The Greenock Philharmonic Society
Conductor: Thomas Walton
Organist: Archie E. Shearer
Soloist: Jean Auld
Soloist: Mitchell Hodge
Prayer and Blessing: The Rev. J.L. Dow
Presenter: Murdoch McPherson
Producer: Ronald Falconer

: The Billy Cotton Band Show

in which Billy Cotton calls Wakey-Wakey!
with Russ Conway
Special guest stars: Bud Flanagan and Helen Shapiro
and 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
Comedian/guest star: Bud Flanagan
Singer/guest star: Helen Shapiro
Singer: Alan Breeze
Singer: Kathie Kay
Singers: The High-Lights
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Associate Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Script: Jimmy Grafton
Design: Ridley Scott
Design: Colin Pigott
Choreographer/Associate Producer: Leslie Roberts
Production: Michael Hurll

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Angry Astronaut

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

Progress on an urgent space project is interrupted when its administrative head is murdered.


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

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: A Present from Father

Created by A.J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen
with Bill Simpson as Dr. Finlay
Guest stars Bernard Archard, Faith Brook and Francesca Annis
See page 14


Creator: A.J. Cronin
Script: Donald Bull
Script editor: Harry Green
In association with: Graham Stewart
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Director: Richard Stevens
Ethel Ferguson: Katharine Page
Hector Ferguson: Andrew Downie
Fiona Senlac: Francesca Annis
Fanny Senlac: Faith Brook
James Senlac: Bernard Archard
Robert Ferguson: Malcolm Watson
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Mary: Susan Peters
Willie McEwen: Peter Sinclair
Dr. Snoddie: Eric Woodburn
Mackay: Ian Fleming

: The News

: Monitor

A fortnightly magazine of the arts.
Introduced by Huw Wheldon.
Tonight's programme includes:
Death of My Mother
A film about D. H. Lawrence.
See page 14

Huw Wheldon talks to T. C. Rosenthal about television coverage of the arts: New Comment on Tuesday (Third Programme)


Presenter: Huw Wheldon
Subject (Death of My Mother): D. H. Lawrence
Director (Death of My Mother): David Storey
Film cameraman: Charles Parnall
Film editor: Allan Tyrer
Production assistant: Ann Turner
Producer: David Jones

: Meeting Point: Jonah

Previously shown at 6.15 p.m.

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