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: Morning Service

from Pantygwydr Baptist Church, Swansea.
Conducted by the Minister, The Rev. Frank Lee
Theme: The Way of the Valley


Conductor: The Rev. Frank Lee
Organist: Brenda Llewelyn
Choirmaster: W. G. Haydn Luff

: Growth and Play: 2: Playing with Mother

Programmes for parents about children.

The most important part of a small baby's environment is his mother. By playing with him she teaches him the limits of his own body and forms his attitudes to the outside world and to other people.
Anthony Ambrose, Ph.D. and A Paediatric Consultant
Introduced by Tony Gibson.
A BBC Educational broadcast
(Repeated on Tuesday at 11.20 p.m.)


Presenter: Tony Gibson
Guest: Anthony Ambrose
Guest: A Paediatric Consultant [name uncredited]
Producer: Eileen Molony

: Ten Modern Artists: 2: Pablo Picasso b. 1881

An introduction to twentieth-century painting and sculpture by David Sylvester.
A BBC Educational broadcast


Presenter: David Sylvester
Producer: Michael Gill

: KYC 64: 2

Know your car - and get the best out of it.
A course on motorcar mechanics for owner-drivers.
Introduced by John F. Miles, Chief Instructor of the High Performance Course, London, and Anthony Marsh.

The two-stroke and the Wankel rotary engines. The carburettor - getting the air-and-petrol mixture into the combustion chamber
A BBC Educational broadcast
(to 13.00)


Presenter: John F. Miles
Presenter: Anthony Marsh
Animations: Eric Ilett
Producer: Stanley Hyland

: Ddoe Heddiw

John Bevan yn cyflwyno rhai pigion o raglenni'r wythnos
Topical magazine.


Unknown: John Bevan

: Gardening Club

An Outside Broadcast from the Gardening Club Garden Edgbaston, Birmingham.
Percy Thrower with Reg Kaye, Silverdale, N. Lancs.
Clearing up a rubbish-tip of a stream-and planting primulas, astilbes, hardy ferns, Solomon's seal (polygonatum), hosta and kingcup (caltha palustris plena)
First of the 1964 vegetable sowings
Peas-broad beans-onion sets-spinach
From the Midlands


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Reg Kaye
Producer: Paul Morby

: Farming

Introduced by John Cherrington.

Scottish Seed
A small group of seed potato growers in Ross-shire have come together with the help of a grant from the Agricultural Market Development Executive Committee to improve the production, marketing, and grading of their crop.

John MacDonald demonstrates a simple way of dealing with a pest which has been especially troublesome this year.

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


Presenter: John Cherrington
Item presenter (Moles): John MacDonald
Producer: Anthony Parkin

: Z Cars: Promise Made

by Alan Plater.
A second showing of Promise Made

It can't possibly be blackmail - the old lady seems much too innocent and can have nothing to hide; but Lynch and Graham are sure that something has happened and Chief Inspector Barlow decides to set a trap.


Writer: Alan Plater
Director: Terence Williams
Producer: David E. Rose
PC Lynch: James Ellis
PC Graham: Colin Welland
Chief Inspector Barlow: Stratford Johns

: Film Matinee: Hoppity Goes to Town

A cartoon feature film.
Hoppity the Grasshopper, his sweet-heart Honey Bee, and the villainous C. Bagley Beetle are some of the delightful cartoon characters who live just forty-five inches from Broadway on a disused plot of land soon to be developed as a skyscraper.


Director: Dave Fleischer
Producer: Max Fleischer
Music and lyrics: Hoagy Carmichael
Music and lyrics: Frank Loesser
Music and lyrics: Sammy Timberg

: Captain Pugwash: Pirate Romance

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


Writer/artist: John Ryan
Narrator: Peter Hawkins
Presented by: Gordon Murray

: Martin Chuzzlewit: Episode 13

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

In which revelations are made and justice is done very nearly done.
(Fern Warner is appearing in "The Diplomats" at the Westminster Theatre, London)
See page 16


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Constance Cox
Music composed by: John Hotchkis
Costumes supervised by: Joyce Hammond
Make-up supervised by: Elizabeth Blattner
Designer: Susan Spence
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Joan Craft
Jonas Chuzzlewit: Alex Scott
Chuffey: Harold Scott
Mrs. Gamp: Angela Baddeley
John Westlock: Jeremy Burnham
Old Martin: Barry Jones
Mark Tapley: Tom Watson
Lewsome: John Golightly
Nadgett: Blake Butler
Police Officer: John Dunbar
Policeman: Arthur Skinner
Policeman: Anthony Browne
Mary Graham: Ilona Rodgers
Tom Pinch: John Quentin
Mercy: Anna Middleton
Charity: Rosalind Knight
Mrs. Todgers: Barbara Cavan
Mr. Jinkins: Peter Stephens
Mr. Spottletoe: Arthur Pentelow
Mrs. Spottletoe: Betty Duncan
Large woman: Eunice Black
Bridesmaid: Janet Henfrey
Bridesmaid: Geraldine Stephenson
Ruth Pinch: Fern Warner
Martin: Gary Raymond
Pecksniff: Richard Pearson
Mrs Lupin: Barbara Ogilvie

: Wells Fargo: Reward for Gaine

Adventures of Dale Robertson as Special Agent Jim Hardie.
with William Demarest

Jim finds himself in serious conflict with the commanding officer when he accompanies an Army patrol to recapture a band of deserters.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson
Jeb Gaine: William Demarest

: Meeting Point: Loneliness

Is it replacing poverty as the disease of society?; What are its causes?; Can faith help?
Leslie Smith interviews A practising psychiatrist and The Rev. Chad Varah, Founder of 'The Samaritans'.
Repeated tonight at 10.45


Interviewer: Leslie Smith
Interviewee: A practising psychiatrist [name uncredited]
Interviewee: The Rev. Chad Varah
Film cameraman: Len Newson
Film editor: John House
Producer: John Elphinstone Fyffe

: Sunday Story: John Mark: Part 2: In Joseph's Garden

A story of Easter told by John Le Mesurier.


Storyteller: John Le Mesurier
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Songs of Praise

from The City Temple, Cardiff.
The Rev. Percy Brewster introduces community hymn-singing led by the choirs of the Elim Four Square Gospel Church.
with Soloist, Wilfred Brown (tenor)


Presenter: The Rev. Percy Brewster
Tenor: Wilfred Brown
Conductor: Arwel Hughes
Organist: Jean Britton

: The Dick Emery Show

with Joan Sims
and Mary Millar, Mavis Ascott, Douglas Squires, The Cliff Adams Singers
Guest appearance of Deryck Guyler


Comedian: Dick Emery
Performer: Joan Sims
Dancer: Mary Millar
Dancer: Mavis Ascott
Dancer/Staging: Douglas Squires
Singers: The Cliff Adams Singers
Performer: Deryck Guyler
The Orchestra conducted by: Harry Rabinowitz
Musical Associate/Orchestrations: Dennis Wilson
Staging: Roy Gunson
Filmed interviews: David Cumming
Film cameraman: Geoff Mulligan
Film editor: Jim Latham
Designer: Melvyn Cornish
Producer: John Street

: Perry Mason: The Case of the Fickle Filly

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

Perry Mason investigates the sale of a racehorse, which was made without the owner's consent, and is intrigued when he learns that the horse was sold for five times its value.


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

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: The Aristocrats

Created by A.J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen
with Bill Simpson as Dr. Finlay
Guest stars: Archie Duncan, Richard Hurndall
The series produced by arrangement with Graham Stewart
See page 15


Creator: A.J. Cronin
Script: Michael Ashe
Script editor: Donald Bull
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Director: William Slater
Dr. Strachan: Ian Rossiter
Mrs. Strachan: Eileen Devlin
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Euan McBane: Jeremy Ure
Alfred Blount: Richard Hurndall
Thomas Blount: Simon Oates
Eleanor Blount: Curigwen Lewis
June McAlistair: Penelope Horner
Hallie: Hamish Roughead
Meire Drosach: Edmund Sulley
Dugald Blount: Archie Duncan

: The News

: Monitor

A fortnightly magazine of the arts.
Introduced by Huw Wheldon.
Tonight's programme includes:
Engraver in Montparnasse
A film study of S.W. Hayter, painter and engraver, founder of Atelier 17, and resident of Montparnasse.
See page 16


Presenter: Huw Wheldon
Subject (Engraver in Montparnasse): S.W. Hayter
Film editor: Allan Tyrer
Associate producer: Nancy Thomas
Associate producer: Christopher Burstall
Producer: David Jones

: Meeting Point: Loneliness

Leslie Smith interviews A practising psychiatrist and The Rev. Chad Varah, Founder of 'The Samaritans'.
Previously shown at 6.15 p.m.


Interviewer: Leslie Smith
Interviewee: A practising psychiatrist [name uncredited]
Interviewee: The Rev. Chad Varah

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