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The Sacrament of Baptism according to the Form and Order of the Church of Scotland.
From Dundee Parish Church (St. Mary's), conducted by the Minister, the Rev. Hugh O. Douglas, D.D.
In the Church of Scotland Service, the Sacrament of Baptism is administered to infants 'in face of the Congregation' after the parents have professed their Christian Faith and promised to bring up their children in it. The Congregation receives these infants into its Fellowship.
(to 10.30)

Contributors

Service conducted by:
The Rev. Hugh O. Douglas
Organist/Choirmaster:
Alastair Arthur

A weekly agricultural magazine for those who live by the land.

A Special Edition
Introduced by Lord De La Warr.
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Presenter:
Lord De La Warr
Commentator (Cattle):
Arthur Court
Commentator (Pigs):
Philip Snell
Commentator (Dairy Produce):
E. Capstick
Commentator (Machinery):
H.S. Hall
Film Cameraman:
John Bird
Film Cameraman:
Mike Williams
Film Editor:
Edward Le Lorrain
Film Editor:
Jim Franklin
Film Editor:
Bill Brind
Producer:
Derek Smith

(Welcome)
gan Osian Ellis i Jennifer Vyvyan, Cantorion Shelley, Cerddorfa Gymreig y BBC ac i chwithau

Osian Ellis welcomes you to a programme of music from Wales with Jennifer Vyvyan, The Shelley Singers and the BBC Welsh Orchestra.
Conducted by Arwel Hughes
(BBC recording)
(All transmitters)

Contributors

Presenter/Harpist:
Osian Ellis
Soprano:
Jennifer Vyvyan
Singers:
The Shelley Singers
Musicians:
The BBC Welsh Orchestra
Conductor:
Arwel Hughes
Music Associate:
Alwyn Jones
Designer:
Alan Taylor
Producer:
Gethyn Stoodley Thomas

A general knowledge contest based on the popular sound programme 'What Do You Know?'.
Each week a team of challengers competes against the resident team.
This week:
The Residents
Olive Stephens, Edward Moult, Reginald Webster
v.
The Challengers
Aileen Wing (Budleigh Salterton), Patrick Bowles (King's Lynn), Keith Scott (Newcastle-on-Tyne)
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann

Contributors

Panellist (The Residents):
Olive Stephens
Panellist (The Residents):
Edward Moult
Panellist (The Residents):
Reginald Webster
Panellist (The Challengers):
Aileen Wing
Panellist (The Challengers):
Patrick Bowles
Panellist (The Challengers):
Keith Scott
Chairman:
Franklin Engelmann
Questions arranged and compile by:
John P. Wynn
Producer:
Ned Sherrin

A romantic comedy film.
[Starring] Ronald Colman and Ginger Rogers

What would you do if you found that your neighbour brought you good luck? Lovely Jean Newton thinks she has the answer when she asks David Grant, an artist from across the way, to share a sweepstake ticket. The fact that they win, however, creates its own problems.

Contributors

Director:
Lewis Milestone
David:
Ronald Colman
Jean:
Ginger Rogers
Freddie:
Jack Carson
Aunt:
Spring Byington
Mrs. Sylvester:
Cecilia Loftus
Judge:
Harry Davenport

Berlin Zoo makes this week's News from the Zoos
A weekly series of visits to zoos in Great Britain and in Europe.
What Is the best way to show animals to the public? What are the best methods of looking after animals in large houses?
The new buildings at Berlin Zoo (now largely rebuilt after the war) are among the finest examples of new technique in zoo architecture.
Introduced by James Fisher.
Recording, presented in co-operation with the Outside Broadcast team of Sender Freies Berlin

Contributors

Presenter:
James Fisher
Producer/Series Editor:
Nicholas Crocker

This listing contains language that some may find offensive.

Canon Rowland Walls and a group of students examine some commonly held views about Life after Death.
Extract from "The Seventh Seal" by arrangement with Contemporary Films
(BBC recording)

Contributors

Presenter:
Canon Rowland Walls
Producer:
Oliver Hunkin
In the doctor's waiting room - Mrs. Bransom:
Nan Braunton
In the doctor's waiting room - Mr. Giles:
Victor Platt

on behalf of The Historic Churches Preservation Trust by the Dean of Gloucester, the Very Rev. Seiriol Evans.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be sent to [address removed]
For this appeal, the Dean of Gloucester speaks from one of the many beautiful historic churches in this country. England possesses some 10,000 of these valuable churches, most of which were built in the Middle Ages. The Historic Churches Preservation Trust helps to preserve these ancient buildings by assisting with repairs which are beyond local resources.

Contributors

Presenter:
The Very Rev. Seiriol Evans

David Nixon introduces Showtime
Starring this week
Imogene Coca, Ronnie Hilton with Stanley Unwin, The Television Toppers, The George Mitchell Singers.
See page 4

Contributors

Presenter:
David Nixon
Comedienne:
Imogene Coca
Singer:
Ronnie Hilton
Comedian:
Stanley Unwin
Dancers:
The Television Toppers
Singers:
The George Mitchell Singers
[The Orchestra] leader:
David McCallum
[The Orchestra] conducted by:
Eric Robinson
Linking material:
Alec Grahame
Linking material:
David Whitaker
Settings:
Marilyn Roberts
Dance director:
Sheila Delaney
Producer:
Graeme Muir

Television's most popular panel game with Isobel Barnett, Gilbert Harding, Louise Collins, Cyril Fletcher.
In the chair, Eamonn Andrews

("What's My Line?" was devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman and is televised by arrangement with CBS and Maurice Winnick)

Contributors

Panellist:
Isobel Barnett
Panellist:
Gilbert Harding
Panellist:
Louise Collins
Panellist:
Cyril Fletcher
Chairman:
Eamonn Andrews
Devised by:
Mark Goodson
Devised by:
Bill Todman
Producer:
Ronald Marsh

A ballet by John Cranko.
[Starring] The Royal Ballet
With David Blair, Merle Park and Stanley Holden, Brenda Taylor, Gerd Larsen and Christine Beckley, Jacqueline Daryl Monica Mason, Patricia Thorogood, Debra Wayne, Hylda Zinkin, Lambert Cox, Bryan Lawrence, Christopher Newton, Ronald Plaisted, Derek Rencher, Keith Rosson.
Music recorded by the London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Hugh Maguire)
Conducted by Charles Mackerras

Pineapple Poll, like all the women of Portsmouth, falls hopelessly in love with handsome Captain Belaye, and as a result H.M.S. Hot Cross Bun nearly sets sail with a very odd crew indeed.
Pineapple Poll, which is in the current repertory of the Royal Ballet, is freely adapted from The Bumboat Woman's Story, by W. S. Gilbert.
See page 5

Contributors

Choreographer:
John Cranko
Music:
Arthur Sullivan
[Music] arranged by/[Orchestra] conducted by:
Charles Mackerras
Musicians:
The London Symphony Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader:
Hugh Maguire
Producer:
Margaret Dale
Designer:
Osbert Lancaster
Captain Belaye:
David Blair
Poll:
Merle Park
Jasper:
Stanley Holden
Dancer:
Brenda Taylor
Dancer:
Gerd Larsen
Dancer:
Christine Beckley
Dancer:
Jacqueline Daryl
Dancer:
Monica Mason
Dancer:
Patricia Thorogood
Dancer:
Debra Wayne
Dancer:
Hylda Zinkin
Dancer:
Lambert Cox
Dancer:
Bryan Lawrence
Dancer:
Christopher Newton
Dancer:
Ronald Plaisted
Dancer:
Derek Rencher
Dancer:
Keith Rosson

A new play by John Harrison.
[Starring] Paul Scofield and Margaret Johnston

A small European state at the fag-end of a revolution. The present day.

(Paul Scofield is appearing in "The Complaisant Lover" at the Globe Theatre; Margaret Johnson is in "The Ring of Truth" at the Savoy Theatre, London)
(See page 7)

Contributors

Writer/Producer:
John Harrison
Designer:
Sean Kenny
Anna:
Lesley Nunnerley
Simon:
Neville Jason
Robert Cardrey:
Paul Scofield
Henrietta:
Margaret Johnston

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