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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, Winter Hill, Kirk O'Shotts)
(to 9.20)


Producer: Paul Morby
Programme Editor: David Gretton

: Bonjour Francoise: 8: Voila Votre Chambre

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

Jean-Paul and Francoise book rooms at a hotel in Burgundy.

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
Producer: Ronald Smedley
Presenter: Pamela Stirling
Presenter: Andre Maranne
Francoise: Malou Pantera
Jean-Paul: Francois Brincourt

: Master Driving: 8: Motorway Driving

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.

Motorway driving imposes an extra strain on both the driver and his car. Your Driving Method must be adjusted to meet high-speed conditions.
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler.

Repeated next Saturday at 12 noon
(to 10.30)


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

: Seeing and Believing: The Church-God's Plan for Man: The Cockfosters Exhibition 1965

Dom Edmund Jones reflects on The Cockfosters Exhibition 1965
This year's exhibition presented by the Benedictines and Parishioners of Christ the King. Cockfosters, employs pictures and models to convey the statements of the Vatican Council on the Church and Ecumenism-statements vital to the understanding of Roman Catholicism and its attitude to the modern world.
From the Priory of Christ the King, Cockfosters


Presenter: Dom Edmund Jones
Presented by: R. T. Brooks

: Better Photography: 8: Photography in Advertising

Kevin MacDonnell introduces Photography in Advertising
with David Bailey, Terence Donovan, Norman Parkinson, John Sadovy and Leo Vala.
Outside Broadcast from Vogue Fashion Studios directed by David Collison

Repeated next Saturday at 11.30 a.m.


Presenter: Kevin MacDonnell
Guest: David Bailey
Guest: Terence Donovan
Guest: Norman Parkinson
Guest: John Sadovy
Guest: Leo Vala
Director: David Collison
Producer: Sheila Innes

: The Science of Man: The Body's Defences: Overcoming Invaders

A course in human biology.

Some of the defences that prevent dangerous microbes gaining a foot-hold in the body.
Dr. J. H. Humphrey, F.R.S. National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill

Repeated on Monday at 11.0 p.m.


Presenter: Dr. J. H. Humphrey
Producer: Nat Taylor

: Industrial Archaeology: 8: A Place to Live

A guide to the technological revolution in Britain.
Introduced by Professor Jack Simmons.
with Kenneth Hilton, Kenneth Hudson, John Hume and Professor Sidney Pollard.
From the North
Repeated on Thursday evening
(to 13.00)


Presenter: Professor Jack Simmons
Guest: Kenneth Hilton
Guest: Kenneth Hudson
Guest: John Hume
Guest: Professor Sidney Pollard
Series editor: Brian Blake
Production: Vivian A. Daniels

: Farming: The Egg Contract Scheme

Introduced by John Cherrington.

What are the conditions for contracts, and what is the philosophy behind the scheme?
David Richardson outlines the facts, and C.J. Harrisson, Chairman of the British Egg Marketing Board, answers questions and criticisms on the proposals.
From the Midlands
Followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: John Cherrington
Reporter: David Richardson
INterviewee: C.J. Harrisson
Producer: John Kenyon

: The Pilots and Planes

A cavalcade of fifty years of powered flight from R.A.F. Henlow.


Commentator: Kenneth Allsop
Producer: Brian Johnson

: Arrest and Trial: Funny Man With a Monkey

A film series.
Starring Ben Gazzara as Detective-Sergeant Nick Anderson, Chuck Connors as Defence Attorney John Egan
Special guest star, Mickey Rooney

A night-club entertainer finds himself in serious trouble with the law when a doctor is found murdered, and some narcotics stolen from his office.


Detective-Sergeant Nick Anderson: Ben Cazzara
Defence Attorney John Egan: Chuck Connors
Hoagy Blair: Mickey Rooney
Miller: John Larch
Kirby: Roger Perry
Harris: Don Galloway
Sgt. Gregson: Bert Freen
Mrs. Harmon: Rachel Ames
Motel owner: Paul Birch
Dr. Harmon: Forrest Compton
Mr. Connaught: Roland Winters
Harry Needles: Joe Mantell
Joyce: Merry Anders

: Z Cars: Suspected Murder

by Alan Plater.
A second showing of some of the cases encountered by Z Victor One and Z Victor Two.

An open and shut case of unlawful wounding - or is it murder?


Writer: Alan Plater
Designer: Stanley Morris
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Leonard Lewis

: The Lucy Show: Lucy Helps Danny Thomas

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

Lucy Helps Danny Thomas ...although that's not quite how Danny Thomas would have put it!


Lucy Carmichael: Lucille Ball
Mr. Mooney: Gale Gordon
Himself: Danny Thomas

: Hereward the Wake: Episode 11: The Broken Promise

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

How Hereward threatens to hang Gilbert of Ghent.


Author: Charles Kingsley
Dramatised by: Anthony Steven
Music composed by: Richard Rodney Bennett
Music conducted by: Marcus Dods
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Joan Craft
Constance: Elizabeth Knight
Edwin: Alan Lake
Ivo Taillebois: Alan Rowe
King William: John Carson
Sir Raoul de Selignat: Clive Graham
Hereward the Wake: Alfred Lynch
Torfrida: Yvonne Furneaux
Gyda: Margaret Vines
Martin Lightfoot: Bryan Pringle
Asbjorn: Douglas Milvain
Jarl: Kenton Moore
Captain: Nicholas Brent
Constance's nurse: Marguerite Young
Alftruda: Justine Lord
Gilbert of Ghent: Francis de Wolff
Lapp nurse: Aimee Delamain

: Sooty: Sooty's Restaurant

Sooty assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the North


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Meeting Point: Factory for Peace

An account of The Rowen Community at work in Glasgow manufacturing storage heaters; about to employ disabled miners in South Wales.
An enquiry by Esmond Wright into an experiment in constructive pacifism.
From Scotland


Reporter: Esmond Wright
Director: James Dey

: Sunday Story: Talking to People in the Dark

Written and told by Barbara Mullen.


Writer/Storyteller: Barbara Mullen
Music: James Harpham
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Fight for Sight

Lieut-General Sir Brian Horrocks K.C.B., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C. appeals on behalf of the Institute of Ophthalmology.
Contributions, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to: Sir Brian Horrocks, [address removed]
Fight for Sight is the campaign against blindness waged at the Institute of Ophthalmology, one of the world's leading eye research centres. where constant research is being conducted into the causes of blindness, often with success.


Speaker: Lieut-General Sir Brian Horrocks

: Songs of Praise

Sung by choirs and congregations of the Leek and District Council of Churches from
All Saints' Church, Leek, Staffs.
Introduced by David Franklin.
Final prayer by The Rev. W. H. Brackenbury, Chairman of the Leek and District Council of Churches
Blessing by The Rev. J. Daniel Duder, Vicar and Rural Dean of Leek

Come let us join our cheerful songs (Tune, Nativity)
Immortal love, for ever full (Tune, Bishopthorpe)
O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace (Tune, Tallis)
When I survey the wondrous cross (Tune, Rockingham)
Lead, kindly light, amid the encircling gloom (Tune, Sandon)
Jesus shall reign where'er the sun (Tune, Galilee)
The King of love my Shepherd is (Tune, Dominus Regit Me)
Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven (Tune, Praise my Soul)


Organist: Clive Ratcliffe
Conductor: Richard Butt
Presenter: David Franklin
Preacher: The Rev. W. H. Brackenbury
Blessing: The Rev. J. Daniel Duder
Television presentation: Barrie Edgar

: The Purple Plain

The film this Sunday stars Gregory Peck
with Win Min Than, Bernard Lee, Maurice Denham, Lyndon Brook, Ram Gopal


Screenplay: Eric Ambler
Based on the novel by: H. E. Bates
Director: Robert Parrish
Producer: John Bryan
Forrester: Gregory Peck
Anna: Win Min Than
Dr. Harris: Bernard Lee
Blore: Maurice Denham
Mr. Phang: Ram Gopal
Miss McNab: Brenda de Banzie
Carrington: Lyndon Brook
Aldridge: Anthony Bushell
Sgt. Brown: Jack McNaughton
Navigator Williams: Harold Siddons
Flight Lieutenant: Peter Arne
Mrs. Forrester: Josephine Griffin
Nurse: Dorothy Allison

: The News

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: The Phantom Piper of Tannochbrae

Created by A.J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Bill Simpson
Guest star, Andrew Keir
(Andrew Cruickshank is appearing in "Alibi for a Judge" at the Savoy Theatre, London)


Created by: A.J. Cronin
Script: Alan Gosling
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Paul Ciappessoni
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
The Piper: Andrew Keir
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Lord Moorcroft: Ian Colin
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Mr. Andrews: Kevin Stoney
The Piper's sister: Ann Way
The Mason: Iain Wilson
Mr. Jamieson: Douglas Storm
The Rev. J.R. Ferguson: Malcolm Watson
Sergeant Gilbey: Neil Wilson
P.C. Dickie: David MacMillan
The Patient: Harry Pringle

: Sunday Night presenting: The World of Toulouse-Lautrec

The weekly feature series on artists and the arts.

A French view of the painter's life and work by Max-Pol Fouchet.
Commentary adapted and spoken by Jacques Brunius.


Writer: Max-Pol Fouchet
Commentary adapted and spoken by: Jacques Brunius
English version by: Stephen Hearst

: Meeting Point: Factory for Peace

First shown at 6.15 p.m.

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