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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

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, should be sent to Make Yourself at Home or Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye, [address removed]

(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Peterborough, Tacolneston, Cambridge, All North Transmitters (Except Sandale and Douglas), Kirk O'Shotts, Divis, Londonderry, Wenvoe West, Rowridge)

(to 9.20)


Producer: Paul Morby
Programme Editor: David Gretton

: A New Approach to Biology: 5. Examinations

Six programmes enquiring into the content and type of teaching used in the new O-level course devised by the Nuffield Foundation Science Teaching Project.
Introduced by Peter Kelly.
(First shown on BBC-2)
See also 12.30 p.m.


Speaker: J. Head
Speaker: Mary Waters
Speaker: D.A. Coult
Speaker: R.W. Crossland
Speaker: J.F. Eggleston
Presenter: Peter Kelly
Director: Michael Blakstad
Producer: Humphrey Barron

: Seeing and Believing: Sons or Slaves?

A Christian theme presented by The Rev. Noel Calvin.
With James Grout and George Webb accompanied by Charles Edmondson.
From Culford School, Bury St. Edmunds.


Presenter: The Rev. Noel Calvin
Reader: James Grout
Reader: George Webb
Accompanied by: Charles Edmondson
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: Suivez La Piste

Written by Emile De Harven.
Follow Up Your French in a twenty-five-episode thriller serial.

23: Faites vos jeux
The chips are down, the wheel spins - but who's the winner?
(Shown last Monday)

24: Rien ne va plus
Night at the villa and the black sun sets.
(Shown last Thursday)


Writer: Emile De Harven
Course devised by: Michel Blanc
Course devised by: Ormond Uren
Director (Faites vos jeux): John Prescott Thomas
Producer: Colin Nears

: A New Approach to Biology: 6: The Teacher's Problems

Introduced by Peter Kelly.
(First shown on BBC-2)
(to 13.00)


Speaker: W.H. Dowdeswell
Speaker: Valerie Evans
Speaker: D. Marshall
Speaker: D. Mackean
Speaker: E. Machin
Presenter: Peter Kelly
Director: Michael Blakstad
Producer: Humphrey Barron

: Gardening Club

Percy Thrower meets Richard Grubb in his garden in the suburbs of Belfast.
In a garden deliberately created for spring effect, rhododendrons, magnolias, wistaria, and flowering cherries
What flowers and plants give summer and autumn interest?
From the Midlands


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Richard Grubb
Producer: Paul Morby

: Farming: A Career in the '70s?

David Richardson looks at agricultural education.
How do you train to become a good practical farm manager or adviser?
Are the present courses good enough?
BBC film from the Midlands
and Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)


Presenter: David Richardson
Director: Keith Reading
Producer: John Kenyon

: Faraway Places: The Quests of David Attenborough

Who was John Frum? Attenborough goes to Tana in the New Hebrides to investigate a cargo cult.


Filmed by: Geoffrey Mulligan
Narrated and produced by: David Attenborough

: Made in Britain

A weekly report on export and industry.
Introduced by Bertram Mycock.


Presenter: Bertram Mycock

: The Loner: The Homecoming of Lemuel Stove

by Rod Serling.
A filmed series of Western adventures, starring Lloyd Bridges as William Colton, a Union officer seeking a new way of life in the aftermath of the American Civil War.

Colton's life is saved by a young Negro and an encounter with fanatical Southern racialism soon brings a chance to repay the debt.


Writer: Rod Serling
William Colton: Lloyd Bridges
Lemuel Stove: Brock Peters
Simpson: Russ Conway
Paine: Charles Francisco
Minister: Don Keefer
Dechter: Berkeley Harris
Blacksmith: John Pickard
Bartender: Bob Hoffman

: Troilus and Cressida: Part 1

by William Shakespeare.
[Starring] The National Youth Theatre

See facing page


Author: William Shakespeare
For the National Youth Theatre - Directed for the stage by: Paul Hill
For the National Youth Theatre - Director for the stage by: Michael Croft
For the National Youth Theatre - Costume supervisor: John Bright
For the National Youth Theatre - Fights arranged by: Ian McKay
For BBC Television - Producer: Michael Bakewell
For BBC Television - Director: Bernard Hepton
Prologue: Tim Haunton
The Trojans - Priam: Richard Godden
The Trojans - Hector: Timothy Block
The Trojans - Troilus: Andrew Murray
The Trojans - Aeneas: Norman Eschle
The Trojans - Pandarus: David Stockton
The Trojans - Cressida: Charlotte Womersley
The Greeks - Agamemnon: Leslie Robarts
The Greeks - Menelaus: Ian Wooldridge
The Greeks - Achilles: Dennis Marks
The Greeks - Ajax: Haydn Biddle
The Greeks - Ulysses: Derek Seaton
The Greeks - Diomedes: Tim Dalton
The Greeks - Thersites: Kenneth Cranham
The Greeks - Helen: Mary Payne

: The World Gymnastic Championships

The incomparable combination of ballet, strength, and athletic agility-performed by the finest gymnasts in the world today-are the feature of these highlights from the Women's Voluntary Exercises.
Alan Weeks reports from the Westfalenhalle, Dortmund.
Presented by the Second German Television Service (ZDF)


Commentator: Alan Weeks
Production team: Ian Smith
Production team: Alan Mouncer

: Troilus and Cressida: Part 2

[Starring] The National Youth Theatre

: Tich and Quackers: 12: The Page Boy

Tich and Quackers settle down to a country life with Ray Alan.
From the North


Ventriloquist/Script: Ray Alan
Additional Material: Tony Hart
Design: Stuart Furber
Director: David Fletcher
Producer: Stan Parkinson

: Meeting Point: Stages of Grief

What is it like to be a widow? Can society do more to help?
An investigation by James Douglas Henry.
with Archbishop Anthony Bloom, A Consultant Psychiatrist, Margaret Torrie and Members of the Cruse Clubs

(Repeated tonight at 10.50)


Presenter: James Douglas Henry
Panellist: Archbishop Anthony Bloom
Panellist: A Consultant Psychiatrist [name uncredited]
Panellist: Margaret Torrie
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: Sunday Story: Nansen: Part 3: The Fram

by Richard Wade.
Told by Peter Scott.


Writer: Richard Wade
Storyteller: Peter Scott

: Songs of Praise

from Trinity Methodist Church, Crewe.
With united choirs of the town
Hymns introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler.

Let all the world in every corner sing (Luckington)
Holy, holy, holy, Lord God almighty (Nicea)
Alleluia, sing to Jesus (Hyfrydol)
Come holy Ghost, Creator, come (Tallis's Ordinal)
Fierce raged the tempest (St. Aelred)
Dear Lord and Father of mankind (Repton)
We love the place, O God (Quam Dilecta)
God calls us, brothers, firm to stand (Ellacombe)
Onward. Christian soldiers! (St. Gertrude)
The day thou gavest. Lord, is ended (St. Clement)


Soloist: Colin Wheatley
Organist: Leslie Riley
Conductor: Gordon Newton
Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Prayer and Blessing: The Rev. Garnet Leak
Producer: Raymond Short

: The Rains of Ranchipur

The film this Sunday stars Richard Burton, Lana Turner, Fred MacMurray
with Joan Caulfield, Michael Rennie
See page 11


Director: Jean Negulesco
Producer: Frank Ross
Script: Merle Miller
Based on the novel "The Rains Came" by: Louis Bromfield
Dr. Safti: Richard Burton
Edwina: Lana Turner
Tom Ransome: Fred MacMurray
Fern: Joan Caulfield
Lord Esketh: Michael Rennie
Maharani: Eugenie Leontovich
Mrs. Simon: Gladys Hurlbut
Mrs. Smiley: Madge Kennedy
Sundar: Paul H. Frees
Mr. Adoani: Carlo Rizzo

: Billy Cotton's Music-Hall

From the stage of the BBC Television Theatre.
With Billy Cotton and his Band
and Guest stars, Petula Clark, Peter and Gordon, George Chisholm, Jack Douglas and Jack Haig, Al Koran, The Tiller Girls
with Kathie Kay, The New Cotton Singers
(Jack Douglas is appearing in "Showtime" at the North Pier Pavilion, Blackpool)
See page 13


Presenter/Bandleader: Billy Cotton
Musicians: Billy Cotton and his Band
Singer: Petula Clark
Singers: Peter and Gordon
Comedian: George Chisholm
Comedian: Jack Douglas
Comedian: Jack Haig
Magician: Al Koran
Dancers: The Tiller Girls
Precision routine: Barbara Aitken
Singer: Kathie Kay
Singers: The New Cotton Singers
Vocal arrangements: Fred Tomlinson
Associate Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Staged by: Malcolm Goddard
Designer: John Burrowes
Producer: Michael Hurll

: The News

: Five for Venice

The art of thirty-seven countries was on show at this year's Venice Biennale-the most famous of the international art exhibitions.
Five artists were chosen to represent Britain:
The painters, Bernard Cohen, Harold Cohen, Robyn Denny, Richard Smith
and the sculptor, Anthony Caro
This film, shot in London, New York, and Venice, visits the studios of the five artists and follows the progress of their exhibition which won international acclaim.
British Pavilion organised by The Fine Arts Department, British Council, London.
Commissioner for Great Britain: Mrs. Lilian Somerville, O.B.E.
Also taking part: Alan Bowness, Henry Geldzahler, Sir Philip Hendy, Sir Herbert Read, David Thompson
Commentary spoken by Peter Hawkins.

See page 11


Painter/subject: Bernard Cohen
Painter/subject: Harold Cohen
Painter/subject: Robyn Denny
Painter/subject: Richard Smith
Sculptor/subject: Anthony Caro
Speaker: Alan Bowness
Speaker: Henry Geldzahler
Speaker: Sir Philip Hendy
Speaker: David Thompson
Narrator: Peter Hawkins
Executive Producer: Stephen Hearst
Produced and directed by: Ann Turner

: Meeting Point

(First shown at 6.15 p.m.)

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