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: In Logon Se Miliye

For viewers from Pakistan and India.

Sawal Aur Jawab
Can I help you?

From the Midlands
(Repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 p.m.)
Questions by post, in English or your own language, for answering in the programme should be sent to Make Yourself at Home or Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye, [address removed]
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Peterborough, Tacolneston, Holme Moss, Pontop Pike, Kirk O'Shotts)
(to 9.20)


Producer: David Gretton

: Bonjour Francoise: 5: Qu'est-Ce Que Je Vous Sers?

Written by Michel Faure and Joe Cremona.
A course of thirty lessons for absolute beginners in French.

Jean-Paul takes Francoise to his favourite bistro.

With Pamela Stirling, Andre Maranne
and Malou Pantera as Francoise, Francois Brincourt as Jean-Paul

(Repeated on Tuesday at 10.50 p.m.)
(to 9.55)


Writer: Michel Faure
Writer: Joe Cremona
Director: Maddalena Fagandini
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Presenter: Pamela Stirling
Presenter: Andre Maranne
Francoise: Malou Pantera
Jean-Paul: Francois Brincourt

: Master Driving: 5: Cornering

with John Miles

The art and technique of good cornering.
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler.
Repeated next Saturday at 12 noon


Speaker: John Miles
Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Presented by: Tom Savage
Editor: Stanley Hyland

: Parish Communion

from St. Mark's Church, Londonderry, Smethwick.
Celebrant and Preacher, The Rev. Donald Tytler, Rural Dean and Vicar of St. Mark's


Celebrant and Preacher: The Rev. Donald Tytler
Organist: Richard Lindop
Choirmistress: Margaret McCormick
Commentary: William Purcell
Television Presentation: Barrie Edgar

: Better Photography: 5: Home Processing

Kevin MacDonnell introduces Home Processing
with Geoffrey Franglen and Alan Richards.
Repeated next Saturday at 11.30 a.m.


Presenter: Kevin MacDonnell
Guest: Geoffrey Franglen
Guest: Alan Richards
Producer: Sheila Innes

: The Science of Man: Food, Fat, and Energy: Water Balance

A course in human biology.

The fluids of the body form a private pond in which the cells live. This programme shows how its concentration of dissolved salt and its volume are controlled to provide a suitable internal medium.
Professor H. E. de Wardener, Charing Cross Hospital Medical School
Repeated on Monday at 10.50 p.m.


Presenter: Professor H. E. de Wardener
Producer: Nat Taylor

: Industrial Archaeology: 5: Man and Horse Speed

A guide to the technological revolution in Britain.
Introduced by Professor Jack Simmons.
with L T. C. Rolt and James Sutherland.
From the North
Repeated on Thursday evening
(to 13.00)


Presenter: Professor Jack Simmons
Guest: L. T. C. Rolt
Guest: James Sutherland
Series editor: Brian Blake
Production: Vivian A. Daniels

: Farming

Introduced by Peter Williams.

Service Overseas
Developing countries have an urgent need of technical assistance in crop cultivation, mechanisation, and animal husbandry. Young people with a knowledge of agriculture can find service overseas both interesting and rewarding.

This disease causes widespread losses, particularly among calves. The TV Vet suggests preventive measures.

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


Presenter: Peter Williams
Item presenter (Salmonellosis): The TV Vet [name uncredited]
Director: John Bird
Producer: John Kenyon

: International Gymnastics: U.S.S.R. v. Japan

These teams from two of the top gymnastic nations in the world are matched in a competition which provides a rare blend of strength, skill, and artistry.
Presented in Moscow by the Soviet Television Service


Commentator: Alan Weeks
Edited for BBC Television by: Alan Mouncer

: Arrest and Trial: Tears from a Silver Dipper

A film series.
Starring Ben Gazzara as Detective-Sergeant Nick Anderson, Chuck Connors as Defence Attorney John Egan
Special guest stars, Madlyn Rhue, Mickey Callan

In the unfamiliar surroundings of a court martial, Defence Attorney John Egan defends a young soldier charged with larceny and murder.


Director: Arthur Nadel
Detective Sergeant Nick Anderson: Ben Gazzara
Defence Attorney John Egan: Chuck Connors
Valdez: Mickey Callan
Christina: Madlyn Rhue
Jerry Miller: John Larch
Dan Kirby: Roger Perry
Jake Shakespeare: Joe Higgins
Gus Ortega: Harold J. Stone
AI Rogers: Chris Robinson
Marks: Russ Conway
Don Williams: Jim McMullen
Maria: Marguerita Cardova

: Cluff: The Widow

by Gil North.
Starring Leslie Sands and Eric Barker
Guest stars, Basil Digram, Joseph O'Conor, Marian Spencer, John Stone, Pauline Williams

Barker's eye for a pretty girl involves him in a murder when a body is found in the canal. (Repeat)


Writer: Gil North
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Produced and directed by: Terence Dudley
Det.-Con. Barker: John Rolfe
Rose Cope: Anne Brooks
Molly: Meriel Hobson
Dewar: Joseph O'Conor
Mrs. Horton: Marian Spencer
Inspector Mole: Eric Barker
P.C. Bullock: John McKelvey
Sergeant Caleb Cluff: Leslie Sands
Madge: Pauline Williams
Simon: John Stone
Worsley: Morris Perry
Annie Croft: Olive Milbourne
Dr. Hamm: Jack Howlett
Gainsford: Basil Dignam
Boy: Frank Summerscales
P.C.: Dennis Castle

: The Lucy Show: Lucy and the Golden Greek

A new series of the comedy films of family life with never a dull moment.
Starring Lucille Ball as Lucy Carmichael, Gale Gordon as Mr. Mooney

Guest star, Howard Morris

A friendly dinner dance?
Lucy and the Golden Greek
...have another word for it!


Lucy Carmichael: Lucille Ball
Mr. Mooney: Gale Gordon
Howard Coe: Howard Morris

: Hereward the Wake: Episode 8: Death of a King

by Charles Kingsley.
Dramatised in sixteen episodes by Anthony Steven.

How Hereward is made sad by news from England.


Author: Charles Kingsley
Dramatised by: Anthony Steven
Music composed by: Richard Rodney Bennett
[Music] conducted by: Marcus Dods
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Peter Hammond
Hereward the Wake: Alfred Lynch
Martin Lightfoot: Bryan Pringle
Thord Gunlaugsson: George Coulouris
Judith: Margaret John
King Harold: Peter Arne
King William: John Carson
Ivo Taillebois: Alan Rowe
Torfrida: Yvonne Furneaux
Lapp nurse: Aimte Delamain
Edwin: Alan Lake
Constance: Elizabeth Knight
Morcar: Gilbert Wynne
English woman: Paddy Frost
Priest: Christopher Hodge
Gyda: Margaret Vines

: Sooty: Teatime with Sooty

Sooty assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the North


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Meeting Point: Sorry, No Coloured!

God made them different, and It's not for us to tamper with God's handiwork.
It's all right for you, you don't have to live with them
They're always trying to get our girls.
Is colour prejudice in Britain on the increase? Can integration work?
A discussion between The Rev. Clifford Hill, John Sanders and A Consultant Psychiatrist.
Chairman, Robert McKenzie
Repeated tonight at 10.50


Panellist: The Rev. Clifford Hill
Panellist: John Sanders
Panellist: A Consultant Psychiatrist [name uncredited]
Chairman: Robert McKenzie
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: Sunday Story: No Road Back: Part 3: Ship Money 1635

told by Bernard Miles.


Storyteller: Bernard Miles

: Songs of Praise

from the Church of St. Thomas-on-the-Bourne, Farnham, Surrey.
with choirs of the district
conducted by William Llewellyn
The prayers given by The Rev. E. H. Jennings
Introduced by Kenneth Kendall.

Come let us join our cheerful songs (Tune, Nativity)
For all the saints (Tune, Sine Nomine)
Let saints on earth in concert sing (Tune, Dundee)
Ye servants of God (Tune, Laudate Dominum)
The strife is o'er, the battle done (Tune, Gelobt Sei Gott )
Jesu, our hope, our heart's desire (Tune, Melzler's Redhead)
Blest are the pure in heart (Tune, Franconia)
Thy hand O God has guided thy flock from age to age (Tune, Thornbury)
Jerusalem, my happy home (Tune, Southwell)
Ye choirs of new Jerusalem (Tune, Saint Fulbert)
God be in my head and in my understanding (Tune, God be in my head)


Choir conductor: William Llewellyn
Organist: Garrett O'Brien
Soloist: John Barrow
Prayers: Rev. E. H. Jennings
Presenter: Kenneth Kendall
Arranged by: Colin Beale
Producer: Barrie Edgar

: The World in His Arms

The film this Sunday stars Gregory Peck, Ann Blyth, Anthony Quinn
with John McIntire
See page 15


Director: Raoul Walsh
Producer: Aaron Rosenberg
Screenplay by: Borden Chase
From a novel by: Rex Beach
Jonathan Clark: Gregory Peck
Countess Marina: Ann Blyth
Portugee: Anthony Quinn
Deacon Greathouse: John McIntire
Mamie: Andrea King
Prince Semyon: Carl Esmond
Mme. Selanova: Eugenie Leontovich
Eustace: Hans Conreid
Eben Cleggett: Rhys Williams
General Vorashilov: Sig Ruman
Paul Shushaldin: Gregory Gay
Ogeechuk: Bill Radovich
William Cleggett: Bryan Forbes
Peter: Henry Kulky

: The News

: Maigret: Peter the Lett

Dramatised by Giles Cooper from the novel "Pietr le Letton".
A crime series from the novels of Georges Simenon.
Starring Rupert Davies as Chief Inspector Maigret
with Ewen Solon as Lucas
and Neville Jason as Lapointe, Victor Lucas as Torrance
Guest stars: Marius Goring, Peter Illing

There are two men who look exactly like the international criminal Peter the Lett... and one of them is dead! Maigret finds an answer to the puzzle at the end of a tragic and gory road. (Repeat)


Dramatised by: Giles Cooper
Author: Georges Simenon
Designer: Eileen Diss
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Director: Rudolph Cartier
Chief Inspector Maigret: Rupert Davies
Lucas: Ewen Solon
Lapointe: Neville Jason
Torrance: Victor Lucas
Peter the Lett: Marius Goring
Hotel clerk: Arthur Ridley
Strophades: Peter Illing
Bellhop: Robert Richards
Police Officer: Reg Jessup
Hotel manager: Derek Sydney
Pepito: Roger Delgado
Berthe: Magda Miller
Barman: David Crichton
Josie: Pauline Boty
Head waiter: Charles Russell
Porter: Desmond Cullum-Jones
Cleo Strophades: Lina Lalandi
Child's voice: Denise Bryer
Striptease artiste: Sheila McKenzie

: Sunday Night presenting: The Rise and Fall of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

The new weekly feature series on artists and the arts.

A study of the composer's last ten years in Vienna, written and told by H. C. Robbins Landon.
A co-production of Austrian Television (O.R.F.) and BBC Television
See page 15


Writer/narrator: H. C. Robbins Landon
Producer: Barrie Gavin

: Meeting Point: Sorry, No Coloured!

First shown at 6.15 p.m.

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