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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: 4: Stages of Learning

This programme relates the method of teaching used at different stages in a child's education to his mental development.
Introduced by Denis Tuohy.
Taking part: Leonard Ennever, Dr. Kenneth Lovell, Ted Wenham
(Repeated on Monday at 4.5 p.m.)


Presenter: Denis Tuohy
Interviewee: Leonard Ennever
Interviewee: Dr. Kenneth Lovell
Interviewee: Ted Wenham
Director: Pauline Crowther Smith
Producer: Eurfron Gwynne Jones

: ¡Vamos a Ver!: 4: Senorita, Es Urgente...

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

In which the line goes dead on an urgent call - but 'the Bull' is warned.

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
Director: John Prescott Thomas
Producer: Colin Nears
[Actress]: Jacinta Castillejo
[Actress]: Mari Carmen Nevado
[Actor]: Julio Pena
[Actor]: Carlos Riera

: Seeing and Believing: The Mother of My Lord

An inter-confessional exposition of the Gospel passages referring to Mary.
With Mother Joanna, C.S.A. Church of England; Dr. Morna Hooker, Methodist; Mother Gemma, I.B.V.M. Roman Catholic
and The Senior School Choir of the Convent of the Sacred Heart of Mary, Hillingdon
Introduced by Geoffrey Lewis.
From the Church of All Hallows, London Wall


Speaker: Mother Joanna
Speaker: Dr. Morna Hooker
Speaker: Mother Gemma
Singers: The Senior School Choir of the Convent of the Sacred Heart of Mary, Hillingdon
Presenter: Geoffrey Lewis
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: Understanding Music: 4: Chords and Keys

A simple guide to the language of classical music by Ivor Keys.
With Gerald English.
(Repeated next Saturday at 10.30 a.m.)
(There is a parallel to this series on sound on Wednesdays in Study Session)


Presenter: Ivor Keys
Tenor: Gerald English
Director: Jeremy Johnston
Producer: Nancy Thomas

: The New Electronics: 4: The Transistor Switch

Ten programmes on solid state devices.

The transistors used in pocket radio sets have other uses as well. The most important of these is as a switch in computer circuitry.
Introduced by Tim Johnson with John Sparkes.


Presenter: Tim Johnson
Speaker: John Sparkes
Director: David Cordingley
Producer: Michael Garrod

: Management Research: 4: Organisation

Five reports on people at work in industry.
Introduced by Magnus Magnusson.
Researchers: Joan Woodward, Derek Pugh, David Hickson
Managers: Adrian Cadbury, Jack Payne

(Repeated next Saturday at 11.0 a.m.)
(to 13.00)


Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Interviewee: Joan Woodward
Interviewee: Derek Pugh
Interviewee: David Hickson
Interviewee: Adrian Cadbury
Interviewee: Jack Payne
Reporter: David Smeeton
Producer: Gregory Clegg

: Farming: A Foot on the Ladder

Keith Davies started farming on his own nine years ago. He had £600, and a promise of £1,000 after one year. How has he progressed, what were his sources of credit, and could he, with the same resources, get a start under conditions as they are today?
Frank Taylor reports from Cardiganshire.
BBC film from the Midlands
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)


Subject: Keith Davies
Reporter: Frank Taylor
Producer: John Kenyon

: Look: Emperors of the Ice

Two kinds of penguin live exclusively in the Antarctic-the Emperor penguin, the largest of them all, and the Adelie penguin. The ability of the male Emperors to incubate their eggs in bitter mid-winter weather is one of the most astonishing things in nature.
Commentary by Peter Scott.
From the West


Filmed by: Eugen Schuhmacher
Narrator: Peter Scott
Presented for television by: Nicholas Crocker

: Film Matinee: Frenchman's Creek

Starring Joan Fontaine, Arturo de Cordova
with Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Cecil Kellaway, Ralph Forbes


Director: Mitchell Leisen
Screenplay: Talbot Jennings
From the novel by: Daphne du Maurier
Dona St Columb: Joan Fontaine
Jean Benoit Aubery: Arturo de Cordova
Lord Rockingham: Basil Rathbone
Lord Godolphin: Nigel Bruce
William: Cecil Kellaway
Harry St. Columb: Ralph Forbes

: The Lucy Show: Lucy and Pat Collins

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

Lucy and Pat Collins ...a combination that produces a hypnotic effect!


Lucy Carmichael: Lucille Ball
Mr. Mooney: Gale Gordon Herself: Pat Collins

: Great Expectations: 2: Miss Havisham

by Charles Dickens.
Dramatised in ten episodes by Hugh Leonard.

Pip is taken to the house of the strange Miss Havisham and there meets Estella.


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Hugh Leonard
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Alan Bridges
Pip: Christopher Guard
Joe Gargery: Neil McCarthy
Mrs. Gargery: Shirley Cain
Pumblechook: Norman Scace
Estella: Francesca Annis
Miss Havisham: Maxine Audley
Sarah Pocket: Elsie Wagstaff
Georgina: Marjorie Wilde
Camilla: Joan Geary
Raymond: Christopher Steele
Jaggers: Peter Vaughan
Herbert Pocket: Derek Lamden

: Pinky and Perky's Island: 4: Current Affairs

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: The Open Door

What happens when a refugee child comes to stay in an ordinary British family?
Arranging these visits is the work of International Help for Children.
James Douglas Henry reports on the effects upon the children and the host families.
BBC film


Reporter: James Douglas Henry
Producer: Peter Ferres

: Sunday Story: The Visitor

Written and told by Barbara Mullen.


Writer/Storyteller: Barbara Mullen

: Songs of Praise

from St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Rasharkin, Co. Antrim with school choirs of the district.
Hymns introduced by Fr. Agnellus Andrew.

Come, praise your Lord and Saviour (Tune, Ellacombe)
Father most holy, gracious and forgiving (Tune, Diva Servatrix)
Magnificat (Joseph Gelineau)
To Christ, the Prince of peace (Tune, Narenza)
Who is she that stands triumphant? (Tune, Ecclesia)
Jesus, Lord, we look to thee (Tune, Peacefield)
My God, accept my heart this day (Tune, Belmont)
Lead, kindly light, amid the encircling gloom (Tune, Lux benigna)
Hear thy children, gentle Jesus (Tune, Drakes Boughton)
Holy, holy, holy, Lord God almighty (Tune, Nicaea)


Soloist: William McKenna
Organist: Edgar Boucher
Conductor: Havelock Nelson
Presenter: Fr. Agnellus Andrew
Producer: Moore Wasson

: Town on Trial

The film this Sunday starring John Mills.
with Charles Coburn, Barbara Bates, Derek Farr, Alec McCowen


Screenplay: Ken Hughes
Screenplay: Robert Westeby
Director: John Guillermin
Producer: Maxwell Setton
Supt. Mike Halloran: John Mills
Dr. Fenner: Charles Coburn
Elizabeth Fenner: Barbara Bates
Mark Roper: Derek Farr
Peter Crowley: Alec McCowen
Fiona Dixon: Elizabeth Seal
Mr. Dixon: Geoffrey Keen
Mrs. Crowley: Fay Compton
Dr. Reese: Raymond Huntley

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: Who Made You?

by John Pennington.
Created by A.J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Bill Simpson
Guest stars: Colette O'Neil, Bryden Murdoch

(Andrew Cruickshank is appearing in "Alibi for a Judge" at the Savoy Theatre, London)


Writer: John Pennington
Created by: A.J. Cronin
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Designer: Mary Rea
Producer: Douglas Allen
Director: Ian MacNaughton
Charlie Ballantyne: Colin Gavigan
Colin McAlister: Ross Campbell
Allan: Robert Hoskins
Neville: William Russell
Jean Ballantyne: Colette O'Neil
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Schoolmaster: James Urquhart
Murray Ballantyne: Bryden Murdoch
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Ward Sister: Delia Paton
Aggie McAlister: Marjorie Thomson
Fergie McAlister: Donald McKillop

: There Was a Man

by Tom Wright.
Starring John Cairney as Robert Burns
From Scotland


Writer: Tom Wright
Music arranged by: Frank Spedding
Designer: Helen Rae
Producer: Pharic MacLaren
Director: Ian MacNaughton
Robert Burns: John Cairney

: 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

(Shown at 6.15)

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