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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

: Children and New Mathematics: Common Sense and New Maths

Sets are perhaps the most controversial topic being introduced into Primary School. Sets themselves are not new but have always been at the heart of mathematics. This programme shows that sets are also at the heart of children's thought-and from their idea of a set children can most easily take their first steps in both arithmetic and logic.
Presented by Dr. Geoffrey Matthews.

(Repeated on Monday at 4.5 p.m.)


Presenter: Dr. Geoffrey Matthews
Producer: Edward Goldwyn

: A Good Job with Prospects: 2: Out of Doors

Ten programmes in which Christopher Chataway looks at careers open to young people of average or high academic ability.

(Repeated on Thursday at 11.15 p.m.)


Presenter: Christopher Chataway
Producer: Peter Scroggs

: Morning Service: A Thanksgiving for the Harvest of the Sea

from the Parish Church of St. James, Grimsby.
Conducted by The Vicar of Grimsby, Canon D. G. Hawker
Preacher, The Bishop of Lincoln, The Rt. Rev. Kenneth Riches
Action of the Service described by Peter Firth.
Hymns (from A. and M. Rev.): Nos. 147. 376, 165, 487, and 382
Anthem: Sing Joyfully (Byrd)


Service conducted by: Canon D.G. Hawker
Preacher: The Rt. Rev. Kenneth Riches
Organist and Master of the Choristers: Michael Dudman
Commentator: Peter Firth
Television presentation: Raymond Short

: Living Towns: 2: The Ideal City

Ten programmes on planning the environment we live in.
Presented by Maurice Barley, Reader in Archaeology, University of Nottingham.
(Repeated next Saturday at 10.30 a.m.)


Presenter: Maurice Barley
Producer: John Dutot

: Clean Cut: 2: Cutting Holes

The performance of the conventional twist drill can be improved by special grinding techniques.
This programme illustrates the use of some scientifically designed cutting tools.
Introduced by Peter Barham with Professor John Loxhant and Ivan Moore.


Presenter: Peter Barham
Speaker: Professor John Loxhant
Speaker: Ivan Moore
Director: David Cordingley
Producer: Michael Garrod

: The Managers: 2: Use of Time

Five programmes for those responsible for getting results with people in industry.

An examination of ways in which a manager can make more efficient use of time.
Introduced by Christopher Tugendhat.
Management Researchers: David Marples, Rosemary Stewart
The Managers: G.G. Riddick, D.C.R. Burn, F. Donnelly, R.H. Phillips
Repeated next Saturday at 11.0 a.m.
(to 13.00)


Presenter: Christopher Tugendhat
Director: Michael Blakstad
Producer: Gregory Clegg
Speaker: David Marples
Speaker: Rosemary Stewart
Speaker: G.G. Riddick
Speaker: D.C.R. Burn
Speaker: F. Donnelly
Speaker: R.H. Phillips
Commentator: Jim Horne
Commentator: David Veall
Actor: Guy Standeven
Actor: Tim Hardy

: Gardening Club

A regular feature serving gardeners in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and England.
Percy Thrower with Cliff Lewis, Worcestershire.
An all-the-year-round approach to the use of windowboxes, tubs, urns, and plant containers
Need the windowbox be empty once the summer geraniums are over?
From the Midlands


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Cliff Lewis
Producer: Paul Morby

: Farming

Introduced by John Cherrington.
A combine conversion; Egg collection; Drainage and water pipes; Warble fly control
From the Midlands
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)


Presenter: John Cherrington
Producer: John Kenyon

: Faraway Places: The Quests of David Attenborough

Apart from flamingoes and insects Attenborough finds three more species of lemur-animals unique to the island of Madagascar.

3.5-3.35 Eye on the Countryside
Living and working in Mendip.
(Rowridge, Brighton, Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree, Cambridge)


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

: Film Matinee: The Solid Gold Cadillac

Starring Judy Holliday, Paul Douglas


Director: Richard Quine
Producer: Fred Kohlmar
Script: Abe Burrows
From the play by: George S. Kaufman
From the play by: Howard Teichmann
Laura Partridge: Judy Holliday
Edward L. McKeever: Paul Douglas
Clifford Snell: Fred Clark
John T. Blessington: John Williams
Harry Harkness: Hiram Sherman
Amelia Shotgraven: Neva Patterson
Warren Gillie: Ralph Dumke
Alfred Metcalfe: Ray Collins
Jenkins: Arthur O'Connell
Narrator: George Burns

: The Loner: Mantrap

by Gerald Sanford.
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.

Pursued and wounded by outlaws, Colton is saved by a beautiful but lonely woman.


Writer: Gerald Sanford
William Colton: Lloyd Bridges
Ellen: Bethel Leslie
Ballinger: Pat Conway
Matt: Quinn Redeker
Jess: Melville Ruick
Chuck: Jerry Ayres
Pete: Lou Procopio
Harriet: Meg Wyllie

: The Woman in White: Part 2: The Betrothal

by Wilkie Collins.
Dramatised in six parts by Michael Voysey.

Walter has met the mysterious Woman in White, who has a strange likeness to his pupil, Laura Fairlie. The ghost of Laura's mother has been seen at her graveside.
From the West


Author: Wilkie Collins
Dramatised by: Michael Voysey
Designer: Desmond Chinn
Producer: David Conroy
Director: Brandon Acton-Bond
Laura Fairlie: Jennifer Hilary
Sexton's wife: Nora Gordon
Walter Hartright: Nicholas Pennell
Marian Halcombe: Alethea Charlton
Anne Catherick: Jennifer Hilary
Mrs. Clements: Elsie Wagstaff
Mr. Fairlie: Geoffrey Bayldon
Louis: Alan Collins
Servant: Graham D'Albert
Hannah: Gillian Read
Mr. Gilmore: Norman Tyrrell
Sir Percival Glyde: John Barron
Professor Pesca: Louis Mansi

: Sooty: Sooty's Mammoth Circus

Sooty returns in the first of a new series assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the North
See facing page


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Meeting Point: Saved by Grace

A documentary film about the Pentecostal movement which grew out of the great Welsh religious revival of 1904 and was founded in 1910 in a village in Carmarthenshire.
Some of its members tell why they believe so profoundly in conversion and are dedicated to bringing the experience to others.
(Repeated tonight at 11.10)


Producer: Aled Vaughan

: Sunday Story: Nansen: Part 4: The League of Nations

by Richard Wade.
Told by Peter Scott.


Writer: Richard Wade
Storyteller: Peter Scott

: Songs of Praise

from St. Peter's Church, Machynlleth.
Hymns introduced by Emyr Jenkins.

Hymns from: Hymns Ancient and Modern; English Presbyterian Church Hymnary; Students' Hymnal
We love the place, O God (Tune, Quam Dilecta)
King of glory, King of Peace (Tune, Gwalchmai)
O Jesus, ever present (Tune, Pen yr Yrfa)
Sun of my soul (Tune, Hursley)
Today thy mercy calls us (Tune, Penlan)
O Dduw, bendlthia'n gwlad (Tune, Olivet)
Lord, her watch thy Church is keeping (Tune, Hyfrydol)
Who is on the Lord's side? (Tune, Rachie)


Conductor: James Williams
Organist: Raymond Williams
Soloist: Jennifer Vyvyan
Presenter: Emyr Jenkins
Blessing spoken by: The Rev. A. Leslie Evans
Television Presentation: Tregelles Williams

: Appeal

on behalf of Beauchamp Lodge, Paddington by Thora Hird.
Contributions, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to: [address removed].

A residential settlement. Beauchamp Lodge is a voluntary organisation founded in 1940. Always adaptable to local needs, it provides clubs for the young, old, lonely, and depressed; holidays for deprived children, beds for young strays, and a mental after-care unit. It is a community centre for people of the neighbourhood.
BBC film

7.20-7.25 Appeal
On behalf of Truro Cathedral, by Kenneth Kendall.
(Rowridge, Brighton)

7.20-7.25 Appeal
Midlands Arts Centre for Young People, by John English.
(Oxford, Cambridge, Peterborough, Manningtree)


Presenter: Thora Hird
Presenter (Regional Appeal): Kenneth Kendall
Presenter (Regional Appeal): John English

: Road to Rio

The film this Sunday stars Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour
with The Andrews Sisters


Producer: Daniel Dare
Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Original story and screenplay: Edmund Beloin
Original story and screenplay: Jack Rose
Songs: Johnny Burke
Songs: James van Heusen
Scat Sweeney: Bing Crosby
Hot Lips Barton: Bob Hope
Lucia: Dorothy Lamour
Catherine Vail: Gale Sondergaard
Harry: Frank Faylen
Tony: Joe Vitale
Sherman Hallery: George Meeker
Rodriguez: Frank Puglia
Cardozo: Nestor Paiva
Three street musicians: The Wiere Brothers
Singers: The Andrews Sisters

: The News

: Billy Cotton's Music Hall

From the stage of the BBC Television Theatre.
With Billy Cotton and his Band
and Special guest star, Cilla Black
Guest stars, Al Hirt, Leslie Crowther, George Chisholm
with Kathie Kay, The Tiller Girls, The New Cotton Singers


Presenter/Bandleader: Billy Cotton
Musicians: Billy Cotton and his Band
Singer: Cilla Black
Trumpeter: Al Hirt
Comedian: Leslie Crowther
Trombonist: George Chisholm
Singer: Kathie Kay
Dancers: The Tiller Girls
Precision routine: Barbara Aitken
Singers: The New Cotton Singers
Vocal arrangements: Fred Tomlinson
Associate Conductor: Harry Rabinowitz
Staged by: Malcolm Goddard
Designer: John Burrowes
Producer: Michael Hurll

: Ages of Man: Part 2

John Gielgud stars in his internationally acclaimed presentation of George Rylands' Shakespeare anthology 'Ages of Man'.
Old Age...


Writer: George Rylands
Producer: David Susskind
Producer: Daniel Melnick
Director: Paul Bogart
[Actor]: John Gielgud

: The Look of the Week

Robert Robinson with Criticism - Report - Discussion on Entertainment and the Arts.


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Director: Kenneth Corden
Producer: Peter Montagnon

: Meeting Point: Saved by Grace

(Shown at 6.15 p.m.)

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