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: The Parish Communion

from St. Mary's Church, Shirehampton, Bristol.
Celebrant and preacher, The Vicar, The Rev. John Smith
Collect, Epistle, Gospel for the Fifth Sunday in Lent
Hymns (English Hymnal):
Gradual Hymn: Once, only once, and once for all (327)
Offertory: The God of Abraham praise (646)
Communion: Just as I am (316)
After Blessing: Praise to the Holiest (471)
(to 11.30)


Celebrant and preacher: The Rev. John Smith
Curate: The Rev. D. L. Mealand
Organist and Choirmaster: T. E. Bazely
Television presentation: Kenneth Savidge

: Ddoe Heddiw

John Bevan yn cyflwyno rhai pigion o ragienni'r wythnos
Cynhyrchiad UNED HEDDIW
Topical magazine.


Unknown: John Bevan

: Do It Yourself

With Barry Bucknell
Now is the time to build that garden shed
For the last of this series of programmes Barry Bucknell, in consultation with Percy Thrower, has designed a cheap shed (8 ft. by 7 ft. and 7 ft. 6 ins. high) with a large window and easily controlled ventilation.

For a pamphlet containing instructions, plans, and a list of materials for making the garden shed shown in this programme send a crossed postal order for 1s. to: BBC Publications [address removed].
The following pamphlets (1s. each) are also still available from the above address (inserting the appropriate key number): Studio Couch and Bunk Beds (DIY3); Sewing-machine Cabinet and Bookcase (DIY4); Built-in Wardrobe (DIY5); Kitchen Cabinet and Storage Space (DIY6); Bathroom Cabinet and First-Aid Box (DIY7); Nest of Tables and Waste-disposal Unit (DIY9); Wall Units (DIY10).


Presenter: Barry Bucknell
Guest: Percy Thrower
Director: Don Sayer
Producer: Stanley Hyland

: Farming

Introduced by Frank Taylor.

Smithymoor Farm
Mr. Ernest Kent and Mrs. Ernest Kent describe their life and work on a small wind-swept holding on the borders of Staffordshire and Derbyshire.

Floor Grain Drying
David Richardson describes the new grain drying equipment on his farm near Norwich.

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


Presenter: Frank Taylor
Item presenter (Smithymoor Farm): Mr. Ernest Kent
Item presenter (Smithymoor Farm): Mrs. Ernest Kent
Item presenter (Floor Grain Drying): David Richardson
Film editor: Henry Fowler
Producer: Anthony Parkin

: Z Cars: ...And a Happy New Year

by John Hopkins.
A second showing of ...And a Happy New Year

The revelry of New Year's Eve has its normal problems for the Newtown police and its special opportunities for a lone marauder in the streets.


Writer: John Hopkins
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Christopher Morahan

: Film Matinee: A Bachelor's Daughters

Starring Claire Trevor, Adolphe Menjou
with Ann Dvorak, Gail Russell
A romantic comedy about four shop-girls who rent a large mansion and, with the help of a faded silent-movie star and a crusty old bachelor, pose as a wealthy family.


Producer/Director: Andrew Stone
Cynthia: Claire Trevor
Mr Moody: Adolphe Menjou
Terry: Ann Dvorak
Eileen: Gail Russell

: Pinky and Perky: Homeward Bound

Written by Margaret Potter.
Pinky and Perky sail on a musical voyage around the world with John Slater as Cap'n Scuttle on board the paddle steamship Melodymaster.
From the North


Writer: Margaret Potter
Presented by/puppets created by: Jan Dalibor
Presented by: Vlasta Dalibor
Additional manipulator: Philip Rose
Additional manipulator: Elizabeth Rose
Additional manipulator: Roger Woodburn
Designer: Tim Harvey
Producer: Trevor Hill
Cap'n Scuttle: John Slater

: Martin Chuzzlewit: Episode 9

by Charles Dickens.
Dramatised in thirteen episodes by Constance Cox.

In which Tom goes to London and Jonas is inveigled into dealings with Montague Tigg.
See page 15


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Constance Cox
Music composed by: John Hotchkis
Designer: Susan Spence
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Joan Craft
Mrs. Prig: Kathleen Harrison
Lewsome: John Golightly
Mrs. Gamp: Angela Baddeley
John Westlock: Jeremy Burnham
Mrs. Todgers: Barbara Cavan
Charity: Rosalind Knight
Pecksniff: Richard Pearson
Tom Pinch: John Quentin
Mary Graham: Ilona Rodgers
Old Martin: Barry Jones
Jane: Deborah Millington
Martin: Gary Raymond
Poor woman: Ruth Porcher
Poor woman's husband: Nigel Sharpe
Montague Tigg: Peter Bayliss
David Crimple: Tony Bronte
Bullamy: Fred Hugh
Bailey: Peter Craze
Jonas Chuzzlewit: Alex Scott
Dr. Jobling: John Bryans
Nadgett: Blake Butler
Mercy: Anna Middleton

: Wells Fargo: Man of Another Breed

Adventures of Dale Robertson as Special Agent Jim Hardie.
With Jack Ging

While on the trail of a suspected murderer and thief, Jim and Beau find they have bitter and relentless rivals in their pursuit.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson
Beau McCloud: Jack Ging

: Meeting Point: This is My Story: Faith on the River Kwai

How important is faith in conditions where all else which usually makes life acceptable - comfort, security, even human dignity - have gone?
Neil Matheson, Leonard Morrison, Robert Pridmore who in the Second World War worked as prisoners on the 'railway of death' - the Burma-Siam railway - give their own answers in the light of their experiences, in a conversation with William Purcell.
From the Midlands
Repeated tonight at 10.50


Panellist: Neil Matheson
Panellist: Leonard Morrison
Panellist: Robert Pridmore
Interviewer: William Purcell
Producer: Barrie Edgar

: Sunday Story: Jacob: Part 3: In a Far Land

Written and told by David Kossoff.
Guitar played by Paul Kossoff


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

: The Servite Houses

An appeal by their founder, Joan Bartlett.
Introduced by Lord Craigmyle.
Contributions, preferably by crossed cheque or postal order, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to: [address removed]
The Servite Houses have a threefold purpose-to provide a home for old people unable to look after themselves, and for those who can still live on their own provided expert help is close at hand, and to care for the chronic sick and disabled of all ages.


Speaker: Joan Bartlett
Presenter: Lord Craigmyle

: Songs of Praise

from The West Parish Church, Airdrie, Lanarkshire.
with the choirs of Airdrie High School
Conductor, Jean Boyd
and Tollbrae Primary School and the united local churches
Conductor, William Gartshore
Prayer and Blessing by The Rev. Ian Cameron, Minister of Flowerhill Parish Church, Airdrie
Introduced by Murdoch McPherson.


Conductor: Jean Boyd
Conductor: William Gartshore
Organist: George Thomson
Soloist: Anne Sharp
Prayer and Blessing: The Rev. Ian Cameron
Presenter: Murdoch McPherson
Producer: Ronald Falconer

: Meet Sammy Davis Jr.: Part 2

The world's most versatile entertainer returns to do a second one-man show exclusive to BBC Television.
See page 15


Entertainer: Sammy Davis Jr.
Musical Director: George Rhodes
Designer: Keith Norman
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Unsuitable Uncle

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

A puzzle for Perry Mason. His client, a seaman, does not have enough cash to pay his lawyer's fee, but makes a will with bequests of large sums of money.


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: The Big Fight

Created by A. J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen
with Bill Simpson as Dr. Finlay
Guest stars, Elizabeth MacLennan, Leo Maguire, Harry Towb, Madeleine Christie
The series produced by arrangement with Graham Stewart
See page 15


Creator: A.J. Cronin
Script: James Doran
Script/Script editor: Harry Green
Fight arranger: Peter Diamond
Film cameraman: Peter Hamilton
Film editor: Peter Pierce
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Producer/Director: Andrew Osborn
Ben Hogan: Leo Maguire
Wallace: Harry Towb
Johnny Donovan: John Scripps
Battling Siki Jones: Dan Jackson
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Mrs. Hogan: Madeleine Christie
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Bella Hogan: Elizabeth MacLennan
M.C.: William Douglas
Referee: Peter Diamond
Timekeeper: Del Watson
Davie Shaw: Dave Wilding
Belligerent woman: Barbara Miller
Billy James: Jack Phillips
Soldier: Ian Anderson

: The News

: Monitor

A fortnightly magazine of the arts.
Introduced by Huw Wheldon.
Tonight's programme includes:
The Marks of Violence
A study of violence in the arts introduced by Dr. Alex Comfort.
Violence of subject matter and style seems to be a hallmark of much modern art. Is this such a new departure? And what purpose docs this violence serve-indulgence, protest, or simply a mirror of the times?
With John Arden, Reg Butler, Ann Jellicoe, V. S. Naipaul, David Storey


Presenter: Huw Wheldon
Item presenter (The Marks of Violence): Dr. Alex Comfort
Interviewee: John Arden
Interviewee: Reg Butler
Interviewee: Ann Jellicoe
Interviewee: V.S. Naipaul
Interviewee: David Storey
Film editor: Allan Tyrer
Associate producer: Nancy Thomas
Associate producer: Christopher Burstall
Producer: David Jones

: Meeting Point: This is My Story: Faith on the River Kwai

Previously shown at 6.15 p.m.

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