l'he story, by one of the most successful playwrights in England, Terence Rattigan; Moira Shearer, one of England's foremost ballerinas, making her first serious debut as an actress, the presence of two famous veterans of the stage, Gladys Cooper and Roland Culver, in the cast. And—thrown in for good measure—an excerpt from Britain's favourite ballet. Tchaikovsky's "The Sleeping Beauty."
But it is really only an attenuated extension of a rather thin play reminding us that while the ballet has lost a great personality. the acting profession has gained only slightly.
John Justin, as a philandering peer who lives a double life and is eventually found out by his son (Denholm Elliott), and whose wife (Gladys Cooper) knew about his demotion from the very beginning. does what he can with a part that is really if not a puzzlement, the' certainly an embarrassment. Atlantic House, the seamen's hostel in Liverpool run by the Apostolatc of the Sea, for a special feature programme to be televised on Sunday, February 20, at 8.30 p.m.
The Evening Service on Sunday, February 13, will come from St. Marys Redemptorist Church. Clapham, London, at 7.45 p.m. in the Home Service.
Fr. Gordon Pearson. OP., will conduct an Evening .Service to be broadcast from the Church of St. Mary and St. Michael at Llanarth in Monmouthshire. on Sunday. February 20, at 7.45 p.m. in the Welsh Home Service.
" The Silver Lining:" A message of comfort and cheer introduced by Stuart Hibberd, will he given by Fr. Aloysius Roche on Thursday, February 24, at 4.30 p.m. in the Light programme. Fr. Agnellus Andrew will conduct " Lighten Our Darkness " on Saturday. February 26, at 10.45 p.m. in the London and North of England Home Services.
The Morning Service on the Scottish programme on Sunday, February 27, at 9.45 a.m., and the Evening Service in the North of England Home Service on Sunday, February 20, at 7.45 p.m., will be Catholic services.