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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
For viewers from Pakistan and India.
Look, Listen, and Speak
From the Midlands

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

(to 9.25)


Teacher (Look, Listen, and Speak): Robert Chapman

: Science in the Primary School: 1: What Kind of Science?

Not all the processes involved in scientific investigation lie within the capabilities of the primary school child, but there are some that do. The programme examines the value of introducing these at primary level.
Introduced by Denis Tuohy with Frank Blackwell.
(Repeated on Monday at 4.5)


Presenter: Denis Tuohy
Speaker: Frank Blackwell
Producer: Eurfron Gwynne Jones

: ¡Vamos a Ver!: 1: El Toro

Written by Helena Valenti.
Let's Look at Spanish
Twenty lessons for beginners.

In which the 'bull's head' strikes and Juan meets Teresa.
With Jacinta Castillejo, Mari Carmen Nevado, Julio Pena and Carlos Riera.

(Repeated on Thursday at 11.7 p.m.)
(to 10.30)


Writer: Helena Valenti
Course devised by: Brian Dutton
Course devised by: Angel Garcia de Paredes
Adviser: Joseph Cremona
Designer: Don Horne
Producer: Colin Nears
[Actress]: Jacinta Castillejo
[Actress]: Mari Carmen Nevado
[Actor]: Julio Pena
[Actor]: Carlos Riera

: Seeing and Believing: The Season Round

by John Marshall.
With Shirley Collins accompanied by Dolly Collins (flute-organ), Alexis Korner, Tony Rose and The Young Tradition
The annual cycle of the seasons is interpreted in one way by the folk songs and customs of the past, and in another by the fasts and festivals of the Christian Church. This programme brings both together to contribute to the understanding of the present.
From the Church of All Hallows, London Wall


Writer: John Marshall
Performer: Shirley Collins
Flute-Organ: Dolly Collins
Speaker: Alexis Korner
Speaker: Tony Rose
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Understanding Music: 1: Tunes

A simple guide to the language of classical music by Ivor Keys.

(Repeated next Saturday at 10.30 a.m.)
See facing page


Presenter: Ivor Keys
Singer: Lavinia Lascelles
Singer: Julian Smith
Graphics: Peter Netley
Graphics: John Riches
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Director: Jeremy Johnston
Producer: Nancy Thomas

: The New Electronics: Semiconductors

Ten programmes on solid state devices.

These are the essential materials for the devices which have revolutionised the industry in the last ten years. This programme explains what they are and how they conduct electricity.
Introduced by Tim Johnson.
With Dr. William Bardsley, Professor Alan Gibson, Dr. Brian Mullin.
See facing page


Presenter: Tim Johnson
Speaker: Dr. William Bardsley
Speaker: Professor Alan Gibson
Speaker: Dr. Brian Mullin
Director: David Cordingley
Producer: Michael Garrod

: Management Research: 1: Manager Material

Five reports on people at work in industry.
Introduced by Magnus Magnusson.
In the studio: Rosemary Stewart, Kenneth Lawrence
On film: Lisl Klein, Kenneth Hopper, Patrick Sills
(Repeated next Saturday at 11.0 a.m.)
See facing page
(to 13.00)


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Interviewee: Rosemary Stewart
Interviewee: Kenneth Lawrence
Interviewee: Lisl Klein
Interviewee: Kenneth Hopper
Interviewee: Patrick Sills
Reporter: David Smeeton
Presented by: Michael Blakstad
Producer: Gregory Clegg

: Farming: Share and Save

Most farmers' immediate reaction is to say 'Of course machinery syndicates are a good thing, but they wouldn't work here'. Is this too hasty a decision?
David Richardson visits three very different groups in East Anglia.
BBC film from the Midlands

Followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)


Reporter: David Richardson
Director: John Bird
Producer: John Kenyon

: Look: The World of the Grasshoppers

Look at The World of the Grasshoppers with Peter Scott
Locusts by the hundred million, macabre praying mantises and innocuous stick insects, fighting field crickets and others chirping on the hearth - they are all close relatives of the familiar grasshopper.
Film sequences by World Wide Pictures, Heinz Sielmann, Alberto Ancilotto and Fernando Armati
From the West


Presenter: Peter Scott
Film sequences: Heinz Sielmann
Film sequences: Alberto Ancilotto
Film sequences: Fernando Armati
Producer: Jeffery Boswall

: Film Matinee: Horse Feathers

Starring The Four Marx Brothers

There are many hilarious complications when the Marx Brothers take control of a college.


Writer: Bert Kalmar
Writer: Harry Ruby
Writer: S.J. Perelman
Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Professor Wagstaff: Groucho Marx
Pinky: Harpo Marx
Baravelli: Chico Marx
Frank Wagstaff: Zeppo Marx
Connie Bailey: Thelma Todd
Jennings: David Ladidau

: Sleeping Beauty on Ice

Scenes from Tom Arnold's skating spectacular based on the ever-popular fairy tale and featuring the music of Tchaikovsky.
With a cast of seventy international skaters.
Nancy Lee Parker as Princess Melanie, Nicky Powers as Prince Rupert, Marei Langenbein as Florizel, the Lilac Fairy, George Miller as Buckles, the Royal Page
and Iris Villiers as the voice of Princess Melanie

An outside broadcast from the Empire Pool, Wembley.


Stage production: Tom Arnold
Directed and produced by: Gerald Palmer
Choreography: Ross Taylor
Decor and costumes: Anthony Holland
Dialogue direction: Raymond James
Musical arrangements and additional music: Arthur Wilkinson
Orchestra under the direction of: Leslie Kerrigan
Commentator: Alan Weeks
Presented for television by: John Vernon
Princess Melanie: Nancy Lee Parker
Prince Rupert: Nicky Powers
Florizel, the Lilac Fairy: Marei Langenbein
Buckles, the Royal Page: George Miller
The voice of Princess Melanie: Iris Villiers

: The Three Musketeers: Part 9: Assassin

by Alexandre Dumas.
Dramatised in ten parts by Anthony Steven.
With Jeremy Brett as D'Artagnan, Brian Blessed as Porthos, Jeremy Young as Athos, Gary Watson as Aramis, Mary Peach as Milady de Winter and Richard Pasco as Cardinal Richelieu

"Beware!" I cried. "Above you is the King; above the King is God!"


Author: Alexandre Dumas
Dramatised by: Anthony Steven
Designer: Michael Young
Producer: William Sterling
Director: Peter Hammond
D'Artagnan: Jeremy Brett
Porthos: Brian Blessed
Athos: Jeremy Young
Aramis: Gary Watson
Milady de Winter: Mary Peach
Cardinal Richelieu: Richard Pasco
Grimaud: Milton Johns
Planchet: Billy Hamon
Mousqueton: Godfrey James
Bazin: Tony Handy
M. de Treville: Michael Miller
Lord de Winter: Patrick Holt
Felton: John Kelland
Rochefort: Edward Brayshaw
Duke of Buckingham: Simon Oates

: Pinky and Perky's Island: 1: All Hands on Disc

with Bryan Burdon
From the North


Presenter: Bryan Burdon
Presented by: Jan Dalibor
Presented by: Vlasta Dalibor
Animated film sequences: Bura and Hardwick
"We Belong Together" words and music: Norman Newell
"We Belong Together" words and music: Alyn Ainsworth
Script: Don Nicholl
Designer: Stuart Furber
Producer: Stan Parkinson

: Meeting Point: Punishment

As our society reviews its attitude towards punishment the Churches are also reconsidering the Christian view of judgment.
An enquiry conducted by Humphry Berkeley.
(Repeated tonight at 11.32)


Reporter: Humphry Berkeley
Producer: Peter Ferres

: Sunday Story: Wouldn't You Pity Me?

Written and told by Barbara Mullen.


Writer/Storyteller: Barbara Mullen

: Songs of Praise

From Holy Trinity Church, Exmouth.
Singing led by combined Church choirs of the district
Solo choir, Convent of the Holy Family
Conductor, Pamela Jones
Organist, Hope Bardrick
Hymns introduced by Lionel Dakers.

Hymns (taken from Ancient and Modern Revised and Congregational Praise):
O worship the Lord (Was Lebet)
Father let me dedicate (Father let me dedicate)
Jesu, the very thought of thee (Metzler's Redhead)
Earth has many a noble city (Stuttgart)
City of God. how broad and far (Richmond)
Jesus, lover of my soul (Aberystwyth)
Be thou my vision (Slane)
The day is past and over (St. Anatolius)


Conductor: Donald White
Singers: Convent of the Holy Family
Conductor: Pamela Jones
Organist: Hope Bardrick
Presenter: Lionel Dakers
Producer: Kenneth Savidge

: You Can't Sleep Here

American title: I Was a Male War Bride
The film this Sunday stars Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan

A French Army officer marries a lieutenant in the U.S. Women's Army Corps but they become entangled in a hilarious mesh of red tape when she is recalled to the U.S.A.


Screenplay: Charles Lederer
Screenplay: Leonard Spigelgass
Screenplay: Hagar Wild
Producer: Sol C. Siegel
Director: Howard Hawks
Henri Rochard: Cary Grant
Lt. Catherine Gates: Ann Sheridan
W.A.C.S.: Marion Marshall
W.A.C.S.: Randy Stuart
Captain Jack Rumsey: William Neff

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: The Comical Lad

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


Writer: Elwyn Jones
Created by: A.J. Cronin
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Designer: Gwen Evans
Producer: Douglas Allen
Director: Joan Craft
Henry Marshall: James Chase
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Mrs Laker: Virginia Clay
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
McInnes: Denis Holmes
Kevin Stoll: Michael Golden
Sergeant Gilbey: Neil Wilson

: Leonard Bernstein Conducts: Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5

The first of three concerts in which the distinguished American musician conducts major works of Shostakovich, Sibelius, and Stravinsky under the title The Symphonic Twilight.
With the London Symphony Orchestra
Leader, John Georgiadis
"Bernstein superb in modern master-pieces" (The Times)
(Next Sunday: Symphony No. 5 by Sibelius)
See page 13


Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Musicians: The London Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra leader: John Georgiadis
Executive Producer: Humphrey Burton
Producer: Brian Large

: The Look of the Week

Robert Robinson with an eye on the Arts.


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Director: Michael MacIntyre
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: The Weather Man

: Meeting Point: Punishment

(Shown at 6.15)

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