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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: 9: Un Vin Comme Ca...!

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

Jean-Paul and Francoise arrive at Monsieur Charron's wine cellar.

With Andre Maranne, Pamela Stirling

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


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

: Master Driving: 9: Night Driving

with John Miles

Night driving can be a severe test of the motorist's skill and concentration.
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler.
Repeated next Saturday at 12 noon


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

: Morning Service

from Eltham Congregational Church.
Conducted by The Rev. Ronald M. Ward.


Service conducted by: The Rev. Ronald M. Ward
Organist and Choirmaster: Michael Musgrave
Presented for television by: Bill Duncalf

: Better Photography: 9: Functional Photography

Kevin MacDonnell introduces Functional Photography
with Wilfred Brooker, Eric Hosking and Ken Moreman, Director of Photography at the Chester Beatty Research Institute.
Repeated next Saturday at 11.30 a.m.


Presenter: Kevin MacDonnell
Guest: Wilfred Brooker
Guest: Eric Hosking
Guest: Ken Moreman
Producer: Sheila Innes

: The Science of Man: The Body's Defences

A course in human biology.

Special defences are needed against viruses, which cause diseases such as polio, flu, measles, and smallpox.
Dr. A. C. Allison, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill
Repeated on Monday at 10.50 p.m.


Presenter: Dr. A. C. Allison Director: David Cordingley
Producer: Nat Taylor

: Industrial Archaeology: 9: Trade

A guide to the technological revolution in Britain.
Introduced by Professor Jack Simmons.
with Professor Asa Briggs and Aubrey Wilson.
From the North
Repeated on Thursday evening
(to 13.00)


Presenter: Professor Jack Simmons
Guest: Professor Asa Briggs
Guest: Aubrey Wilson
Series editor: Brian Blake
Production: Vivian A. Daniels

: Farm Forum

with the Daventry Farmers' Discussion Club.
On the Panel: D. H. Darbishire, J. M. McKeand, Professor D. K. Britton, Professor E. T. Nevin
In the chair, John Cherrington
From the Midlands
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Panellist: D. H. Darbishire
Panellist: J. M. McKeand
Panellist: Professor D. K. Britton
Panellist: Professor E. T. Nevin
Chairman: John Cherrington
Producer: John Kenyon

: The Picardy Affair

Written and narrated by Robert Hardy.
The story on film of one battle among many, of the man who caused it, and of another who fought in it.
The battle was fought at Agincourt on Friday, October 25, 1415.
With Esmond Knight and Michael Culver. (Repeat)


Writer/Narrator: Robert Hardy
Producer: Peter Newington
[Actor]: Esmond Knight
[Actor]: Michael Culver

: Arrest and Trial: My Name is Martin Burnham

A film series.
Starring Ben Gazzara as Detective-Sergeant Nick Anderson, Chuck Connors as Defence Attorney John Egan
Special guest stars, James Whitmore, Nina Foch

The attempted suicide by an emotionally disturbed construction worker results in the death of an innocent man.


Detective-Sergeant Nick Anderson: Ben Gazzara
Defence Attorney John Egan: Chuck Connors
Ellen: Nina Foch
Martin Burnham: James Whitmore
Barry Pine: John Kerr
Dan Kirby: Roger Perry
Lieutenant Bone: Noah Keen
Mitch Harris: Don Galloway
Jake: Joe Higgins
Janet: Jo Anne Miya
Jerry: Richard Ever

: Z Cars: Error of Judgment

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

Sgt. Blackitt sees a fist fly - and has to set about putting his house in order.


Writer: Alan Plater
Designer: Jeremy Davies
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Ridley Scott
Sgt. Blackitt: Robert Keegan

: The Lucy Show: Lucy and the Sleeping Beauty

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

Lucy and the Sleeping Beauty ...are both in for a rude awakening!


Lucy Carmichael: Lucille Ball
Mr. Mooney: Gale Gordon
Frank Wilson: Clint Walker

: Hereward the Wake: Episode 12: Live and Die

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

How Hereward finds he and his men are trapped.


Author: Charles Kingsley
Dramatised by: Anthony Steven
Music composed by: Richard Rodney Bennett
Music conducted by: Marcus Dods
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Joan Craft
Hereward the Wake: Alfred Lynch
Torfrida: Yvonne Furneaux
Martin Lightfoot: Bryan Pringle
Morcar: Gilbert Wynne
Edwin: Alan Lake
King William: John Carson
Ivo Taillebois: Alan Rowe
Sir Raoul de Selignat: Clive Graham
Gwenoch: Peter Needham
Winter: John Collin
Abbot Brand: John Wentworth
Prior Herluin: David Swift
Lady Godiva: Dorothy Reynolds
Gilbert of Ghent: Francis de Wolff
Alftruda: Justine Lord
Thorold: Peter Stephens
Landlord: Will Stampe
Walfric the Heron: Roger Brierley
Ranald of Ramsey: David Neal

: Sooty: Post Early

Sooty assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the North


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Meeting Point: Crisis for Baptism

Baptism is one of the two great Christian sacraments. Most parents in this country still have their children baptised. But many clergy are very worried because they know that often the solemn promises made at Baptism on behalf of the child will not be kept.
Can anything be done about the present unsatisfactory practice? What, anyway, is the meaning of Baptism?
Canon Basil Moss who edited a recent book on the subject talks with The Rev. John Grimwade Rector of Caversham and The Rev. Leslie Timmins, Superintendent Minister of the Bristol Methodist Mission.
Chairman, John Wilders
From the West
Repeated tonight at 10.45


Panellist: Canon Basil Moss
Panellist: The Rev. John Grimwade
Panellist: The Rev. Leslie Timmins
Chairman: John Wilders
Producer: Colin James
Producer: Kenneth Savidge

: Sunday Story: Mary Kelly and the Latin Prize

Written and told by Barbara Mullen.


Writer/storyteller: Barbara Mullen

: Songs of Praise

from the Chapel of Malvern College.
Choir of Malvern Girls' College
Conducted by Mary Rason
Introduced by Kenneth Kendall
Prayer and Blessing by The Bishop of Worcester, The Rt. Rev. Mervyn Charles-Edwards

O come, O come, Emmanuel (Tune, Vent Emmanuel)
Thou, whose almighty word (Tune, Moscow)
Thy kingdom come, on bended knee (Tune, Irish)
A carol of the Advent
Mine eyes have seen the glory (Tune, Vision)
Come, thou long-expected Jesus (Tune, Cross of Jesus)
King of glory, King of peace (W. H. Harris)
Hear what God the Lord hath spoken (Tune, Halton Holgate)
Rise up O men of God (Tune, Falcon Street)
Lo, he comes (Tune, Helmsley)


Organist: Michael Holman
Conductor: Leonard Blake
Singers: Choir of Malvern Girls' College
[Choir] conducted by: Mary Rason
Presenter: Kenneth Kendall
Prayer and Blessing: The Rt. Rev. Mervyn Charles-Edwards
TV presentation: Barrie Edgar

: Knock On Any Door

The film this Sunday stars Humphrey Bogart.
with John Derek, George Macready

A young hoodlum, accused of murdering a policeman, is defended by a prominent lawyer who has known him from childhood.
See page 15


Director: Nicholas Ray
Producer: Robert Lord
Screenplay by: Daniel Taradash
Screenplay by: John Monks Jr.
Based on the novel by: Willard Motley
Andrew Morton: Humphrey Bogart
Nick 'Pretty Boy' Romano: John Derek
District Attorney Kerman: George MacReady
Emma: Allene Roberts
Adele: Susan Perry
Vito: Mickey Knox
Judge Drake: Barry Kelley
Nelly: Cara Williams
Kid Fingers: Jimmy Conlin

: The News

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: The Champion

Created by A.J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Bill Simpson
Guest stars, Neil McCallum, Helena Gloag, Elisabeth Murray
(Andrew Cruickshank is appearing in "Alibi for a Judge" at the Savoy Theatre, London)


Created by: A. J. Cronin
Script: Martin Woodhouse
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Producer: Gerard Glaister Director: John Fabian
Kevin McDonald: Neil McCallum
Fiona Gregson: Elisabeth Murray
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Sergeant Gilbey: Neil Wilson
Mrs. McDonald: Helena Gloag
Mistress Niven: Effie Morrison
Mr. Naish: Ian McKay

: Sunday Night presenting: Poet of Disenchantment: W. H. Auden

Written and produced by Christopher Burstall.
The weekly feature series on artists and the arts.

"A poet enchants for the purpose of disenchanting people - from their illusions about themselves and about the world."
"A good poem is a tall story, but it's really good it makes one want to know the truth."

A film profile in which W.H. Auden, one of the world's greatest living poets, talks to Peter Duval Smith and speaks some of his own poems.
Also taking part: Igor Stravinsky for whom he and Chester Kallman wrote The Rake's Progress; Christopher Isherwood with whom he wrote three plays

(Tony Church and Ian Holm are members of the Royal Shakespeare Company)


Writer/Producer: Christopher Burstall
Subject/Interviewee: W. H. Auden
Interviewer: Peter Duval Smith
Other poems spoken by: Susannah York
Other poems spoken by: Tony Church
Other poems spoken by: Ian Holm
Interviewee: Igor Stravinsky
Interviewee: Christopher Isherwood
Executive Producer: Stephen Hearst

: Meeting Point: Crisis for Baptism

First shown at 6.15 p.m.

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