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: In Logon Se Miliye

For viewers from Pakistan and India.

Sawal Aur Jawab
Can I help you?

(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Peterborough, Tacolneston, Holme Moss, Pontop Pike, Winter Hill, Kirk O'Shotts)
(to 9.20)


Producer: Paul Morby
Programme editor: David Gretton

: Bonjour Francoise: 6: Vous Partez Ce Soir!

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

Jean-Paul receives a commission from a wealthy client.

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

Repeated on Tuesday at 11.0 p.m.

(to 9.55)


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

: Master Driving: 6: Skidding

with John Miles
A series of ten programmes to advise and encourage drivers to handle their cars with skill and confidence and improve their technique to an advanced level.

Back wheel, front wheel, and four wheel skids. The causes and the cure.
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler.

Repeat next Saturday at 12 noon
(to 10.30)


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

: Seeing and Believing: Points from a Parable

with Canon Roy McKay, John Gabriel, John Glen, Bill Corlett and members of the St. James' Discussion Group.
From the Church of St. James, Garlickhythe


Speaker: Canon Roy McKay
Speaker: John Gabriel
Speaker: John Glen
Speaker: Bill Corlett
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Better Photography: 6: Colour

A series of ten programmes for amateurs on camera technique and visual ideas.
Kevin MacDonnell introduces Colour
with Bob Brooks, John Bulmer, Michael Noakes and Alex Low, Picture Editor of The Weekend Telegraph.

Repeated next Saturday at 11.30 a.m.


Presenter: Kevin MacDonnell
Guest: Bob Brooks
Guest: John Bulmer
Guest: Michael Noakes
Guest: Alex Low
Producer: Sheila Innes

: The Science of Man: The Body's Defences: Inflammation

A course in human biology.

This is the first of a group of programmes showing how the body responds to injury and infection. Inflammation is the first of these responses.
Professor A. A. Miles, F.R.S., The Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine, London
Repeated on Monday at 11.0 p.m.


Presenter: Professor A. A. Miles
Producer: Nat Taylor

: Industrial Archaeology: 6: Transport Gets Moving

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


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

: Farming: From Small Beginnings

Introduced by Kenneth Ford.

Frank Arden of Glentworth in Lincolnshire started farming in 1937 with 56 acres; now he has over 15,000 acres with the emphasis on grass drying, intensive egg production and potato growing.
From the North
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)

1.45-2.15 Farming Club: from E. Anglia
(Peterborough, Manningtree)


Presenter: Kenneth Ford
Subject: Frank Arden
Director: Colin Thomas
Producer: Kenneth Ford

: The Do-It-Yourself Democracy

Mai Zetterling looks at The Do-It-Yourself Democracy
Written by David Hughes.
A film record of a journey through Iceland made by Mai Zetterling in which she expresses all the surprises she finds in this outpost of contradictions and eccentricities which has known democracy for longer than any country in Europe. (Repeat)


Writer: David Hughes
Directed and narrated by: Mai Zetterling

: Arrest and Trial: Journey Into Darkness

A film series.
Starring Ben Gazzara as Detective-Sergeant Nick Anderson, Chuck Connors as Defence Attorney John Egan
Guest star, Roddy McDowall

An aspiring writer commits what he believes to be the 'perfect' crime, and when charged is confident of his ability to triumph over the law.


Detective-Sergeant Nick Anderson: Ben Gazzara
Defence Attorney John Egan: Chuck Connors
Paul Le Doux: Roddy McDowall
Miller: John Larce
Kirby: Roger Perry
Miranda: Martine Bartlett
Annabelle: Anjanette Comer
Bone: Noah Kern
Jake: Joe Higgins
Mrs. Flynn: Jacqueline de Wit
Martinez: Nick Colasanto

: Cluff: The Daughter-In-Law

by Gil North.
Starring Leslie Sands and Eric Barker
Guest star, Wilfrid Lawson

When Jacob Bateson brings home a wife there begins a chain of violent death.


Writer: Gil North
Designer: Geoff Kirkland
Producer: Terence Dudley
Director: Paul Bernard
Billy Lamb: Jeremy Young
Miriam Bateson: Alethea Charlton
Bateson: Wilfrid Lawson
Mrs. Bateson: Eileen Way
Jacob Bateson: James Bolam
Freda Bateson: Maggie Fitzgerald
Annie Croft: Olive Milbourne
Sergeant Caleb Cluff: Leslie Sands
Inspector Mole: Eric Barker
Det.-Con. Barker: John Rolfe
P.C. Bullock: John McKelvey
Dr. Hamm: Jack Howlett

: The Lucy Show: Lucy helps the Countess

A comedy film series with never a dull moment.
Starring Lucille Ball as Lucy Carmichael
and Gale Gordon as Mr. Mooney
Guest star, Ann Sothern

Lucy helps the Countess
...and is a bit of a hindrance to all concerned!


Lucy Carmichael: Lucille Ball
Mr. Mooney: Gale Gordon
Rosie Harrigan, the Countess Framboise: Ann Sothern

: Hereward the Wake: Episode 9: The War Arrow

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

How Hereward clears Bourne of Frenchmen.

George Merritt is appearing in 'The Creeper' at St. Martin's Theatre, London


Author: Charles Kingsley
Dramatised by: Anthony Steven
Music composed by: Richard Rodney Bennett
[Music] conducted by: Marcus Dods
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Joan Craft
Gyda: Margaret Vines
Hereward the Wake: Alfred Lynch
Torfrida: Yvonne Furneaux
Gunhilda: Alethea Charlton
Martin Lightfoot: Bryan Pringle
Winter: John Collin
Gwenoch: Peter Needham
Surturbrand: George Merritt
Leofwyn: Raymond Llewellyn
Pery: Arthur Cox
Gilbert's cook: Roger Booth
Flemish girl: Valerie Bell
Gleeman: Ronald Herdman
Lady Godiva: Dorothy Reynolds

: Sooty: Sooty's Music Shop

Sooty assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the North


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Meeting Point: Against the Odds

Muscular Dystrophy and Cerebral Palsy are two ailments which affect movement, sometimes severely. What does it mean to be parents of children handicapped in this way?
Geoffrey Wheeler talks to six parents personally involved and A Children's Physician and A Consultant Pathologist talk about the nature of the diseases themselves.
Repeated tonight at 10.50


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Speaker: A Children's Physician [name uncredited]
Speaker: A Consultant Pathologist [name uncredited]
Television presentation: Barrie Edgar
Producer: William Purcell

: Sunday Story: No Road Back: Part 4: Pater Patriae 1640

told by Bernard Miles.


Storyteller: Bernard Miles

: Songs of Praise

from Tabernacle Presbyterian Chapel, Portmaodc
Hymns introduced by Gwynfryn Thomas.
Blessing given by the Minister, The Rev. Harri Parri

Hymns (from church Hymnary and Emynau a Thonau):
My hope is built on nothing less (Tune, Tynemouth)
Take up thy cross the Saviour said (Tune, Hesperus)
Praise the Lord! ye heavens, adore him (Tune, Austrian Hymn)
By cool Siloam's shady rill (Tune, Belmont)
Enynnaist ynof dan (Ton, Alun)
Loved with everlasting love (Tune, Tichfield)
Make me a captive, Lord (Tune, Llanllyfni)
Jesu, lover of my soul (Tune. Aberystwyth)


Conductor: James Williams
Organist: Dr. Leslie Paul
Soloist: Jennifer Vyvyan
Presenter: Gwynfryn Thomas
Blessing: The Rev. Harri Parri
Television presentation: R. Alun Evans

: The Man Who Never Was

The film this Sunday stars Clifton Webb, Stephen Boyd, Gloria Grahame
with Robert Flemyng, Josephine Griffin
See page 12


Director: Ronald Neame
Producer: Andre Hakim
Screenplay by: Nigel Balchin
From the book by: Ewen Montagu
Lt. Commander Ewen Montagu: Clifton Webb
Lucy: Gloria Grahame
George Acres: Robert Flemyng
Pam: Josephine Griffin
O'Reilly: Stephen Boyd
Sir Bernard Spilsbury: Andre Morell
Admiral Cross: Laurence Naismith
General Nye: Geoffrey Keen
General Coburn: Michael Hordern
The Father: Moultrie Kelsall
Taxi driver: Cyril Cusack
Landlady: Joan Hickson
Joe: William Russell
Shop assistant: Richard Wattis
Larry: Terence Longden
Vice-Admiral: Allan Cuthbertson
Wills Officer: Brian Oulton
Lt. Jewell: William Squire
Adams: Ronald Adams
Scientist: Miles Malleson
Club porter: Gibb McLaughlin
Admiral Mountbatten: Peter Williams
Doctor: Michael Brill
Bank manager: John Welsh
Secretary: Cecily Paget-Bowman
French: Robert Brown
Club matron: Everley Gregg
Passport Officer: Lloyd Lamble
Customs Officer: Gordon Bell
Admiral Canaris: Wolf Frees
German Colonel: Gerhard Puritz
Laurence (British Consul): D. A. Clarke-Smith

: The News

: Maigret: Maigret's Little Joke

Dramatised by Donald Bull.
from Georges Simenon's novel "Maigret s'amuse"
Starring Rupert Davies as Chief-Inspector Maigret
with Ewen Solon as Lucas

A crime of passion, like the Javet murder, attracts a lot of anonymous letters...


Dramatised by: Donald Bull
Author: Georges Simenon
Designer: Eileen Diss
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Director: Terence Williams
Chief-Inspector Maigret: Rupert Davies
Lucas: Ewen Solon
Madame Maigret: Helen Shingler
Lapointe: Neville Jason
Dr. Javet: Michael Goodliffe
Antoinette Vidal: Stephanie Bidmead
Evelyne Javet: Constance Wake
Dr. Negrel: Neil McCallum
Concierge: Ann Way
Claire Jusserand: Shelagh Fraser
Gaston: Barry Letts
Marie: Anne Robson
Martine Chapuis: Lucy Young

: Sunday Night presenting: Master Singers

The weekly feature series on artists and the arts.

Two choirs and a valley of disaster are the subject of a film which suggests some reasons for the Welsh love of choral singing.
with the Aber Valley Male Voice Choir
Conductor, Dai Jones
and the Treharris Male Voice Choir
Conductor, Ted Hilbourne
Written, edited, and directed by Robert Vas.
Made by the N.C.B. Film Unit with the co-operation of the BBC


Singers: The Aber Valley Male Voice Choir
[Choir] conductor: Dai Jones
Singers: The Treharris Male Voice Choir
[Choir] conductor: Ted Hilbourne
Executive producer: Humphrey Burton
Executive producer: Francis Gysin
Writer/editor/director: Robert Vas

: Meeting Point: Against the Odds

First shown at 6.15 p.m.

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