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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
For viewers from Pakistan and India.
Look, Listen, and Speak (Revision course)
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)


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

: Special Children - Special Teaching: 5: Into the World

A series on the education of the handicapped and other children in need.

Handicapped children at some stage must leave the protected environment of school. How can they be prepared for this? Should they always attend 'special' schools in the first place?
Introduced by Vincent Rosewell.
(Repeated on Monday at 4.5)


Speaker: Peter Mittler
Speaker: James Loring
Speaker: Dick Downing
Presenter: Vincent Rosewell
Producer: Roger Owen

: ¡Vamos a Ver!: 10: Una Buena Pista

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

At last a clue - but the case is not yet closed...

With Jacinta Castillejo, Mari Carmen Nevada, Julio Pena and Carlos Riera
(Repeated on Thursday at 11.07 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: To Suffer and to Die

Words and Music for Passion Sunday.
Thomas Baptiste
Accompanist, Daniel Kelly
Thomas Heathcote, Leonard Pearcey
The Southwark Singers
Director, Denis Coleman
From the Church of St. Mary Aldermary in the City of London.


Singer: Thomas Baptiste
Accompanist: Daniel Kelly
Reader: Thomas Heathcote
Reader: Leonard Pearcey
Singers: The Southwark Singers
Singers director: Denis Coleman
Organist: Antony Booker
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: Understanding Music: 10: Finale

by Ivor Keys.
With members of the Titford Festival Orchestra.
(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
Musicians: Members of the Titford Festival Orchestra
Graphics: Peter Netley
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Director: Jeremy Johnston
Producer: Nancy Thomas

: The New Electronics: 10: Opto-Electronics

In the visible frequency band lasers, solar cells, and photo cells are all developments from the basic P-N junction.
Introduced by Tim Johnson with Dr. Cyril Hilsum, Richard Sherwell.


Presenter: Tim Johnson
Speaker: Dr. Cyril Hilsum
Speaker: Richard Sherwell
Director: David Cordingley
Producer: Michael Garrod

: Small Business: 5: The Company You Keep

"If I'm going to grow with the company, then I've got to accept that delegation is an integral part of growth. Either that, or have a nervous breakdown." (Managing Director)
How to approach the problems of delegation, staff selection, and the future management of the company.
Introduced by Jeffrey Iverson.
Actors: Jane Bolton, Richard Fraser, David Hart, Frank Mills
(Repeated next Saturday at 11.0 a.m.)
(to 13.00)


Presenter: Jeffrey Iverson
Director: Paul Ellis
Producer: Tony Matthews
[Actor]: Jane Bolton
[Actor]: Richard Fraser
[Actor]: David Hart
[Actor]: Frank Mills

: Farming: G. T. Williams

At his farm in Shropshire, the President of the National Farmers' Union talks to John Cherrington about his farm, and his work for the Union.
BBC film from the Midlands
Followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)

1.50-2.15 Farming Club for East Anglia
(Peterborough, Manningtree, Cambridge)


Interviewer: John Cherrington
Interviewee: G.T. Williams
Producer: John Kenyon

: Film Matinee: The Purple Plain

Starring Gregory Peck
with Win Min Than, Bernard Lee, Maurice Denham, Lyndon Brook, Ram Copal

Set in the sweltering Burmese jungle in 1945, the officers and men of an R.A.F. outpost become increasingly concerned over the behaviour of the officer who has led them on many missions against the Japanese.


Screenplay: Eric Ambler
Based on the novel by: H. E. Bates
Director: Robert Parrish
Producer: John Bryan
Forrester: Gregory Peck
Anna: Win Min Than
Dr. Harris: Bernard Lee
Blore: Maurice Denham
Mr. Phang: Ram Gopal
Miss McNab: Brenda de Banzie
Carrington: Lyndon Brook

: Sunday Afternoon Theatre presenting From Wales: Why Me?

by Elaine Morgan
With Barbara Cavan as The Matron, Norma West as Brenda Armitage, Henley Thomas as Don Armitage, Jan Edwards as Mair Morgan, Gwyneth Owen as Mrs. Morgan, Artro Morris as Mr. Morgan and Joan Newell as Mrs. Bates

(Previously shown in the Out of Town Theatre series)


Writer: Elaine Morgan
Designer: Pauline Harrison
Producer: June Wyndham Davies
The Matron: Barbara Cavan
Brenda Armitage: Norma West
Don Armitage: Henley Thomas
Mair Morgan: Jan Edwards
Mrs. Morgan: Gwyneth Owen
Mr. Morgan: Artro Morris
Mrs. Bates: Joan Newell

: The Lucy Show: Main Street U.S.A.

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

Main Street U.S.A. ... and the band played on!


Lucy Carmichael: Lucille Ball
Mr. Mooney: Gale Gordon

: Great Expectations: 8: Estella's Father

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

Pip accuses Miss Havisham and learns more about Estella.
See facing page


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Hugh Leonard
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Alan Bridges
Pip: Gary Bond
Magwitch: John Tate
Herbert Pocket: Richard O'Sullivan
Bentley Drummle: Jon Laurimore
Miss Havisham: Maxine Audley
Estella: Francesca Annis
Waiter: Phillip Ross
Porter: John Roden
Wemmick: Bernard Hepton
Aged Parent: Frederick Piper
Clara Barley: Mirabelle Thomas
Molly: Hira Talfrey
Jaggers: Peter Vaughan

: Pinky and Perky's Island: 10: Mail Trail

with Bryan Burdon
From the North


Presenter: Bryan Burdon
Presented by: Jan Dalibor
Presented by: Vlasta Dalibor
Assisted by: Bob Bura
Assisted by: John Hardwick
Script: Don Nicholl
Designer: Stuart Furber
Producer: Stan Parkinson

: Meeting Point: Is Death the End?: Part 1: The Seance

A documentary film about Donald Page, a medium.
What is it he is offering?
What sort of people seek him out?
What effect does it have on them?
(Repeated tonight at 11.32)
See page 13
(In Part 2 next Sunday, Kenneth Harris chairs a discussion on questions raised by tonight's programme)


Subject: Donald Page
Producer/Director: Christopher Martin

: It Remains to be Seen...

Gold or silver, copper or brass - unusual objects of religious art and archaeology shown by Norman Cook, Director, The Guildhall Museum, to be identified by Patricia Butler and Hugh Thompson.


Presenter: Norman Cook
Panellist: Patricia Butler
Panellist: Hugh Thompson
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Songs of Praise

From the Chapel of De La Salle College of Education, Middleton, Manchester.
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler.

Thou whose almighty word (Moscow)
When I survey the wondrous cross (Rockingham)
O sacred Head once wounded (Passion Chorale)
All ye who seek a comfort sure (St. Bernard)
Lift up your hearts! (Woodlands)
Psalm 24: The earth is the Lord's (Cellneau)
Through all the changing scenes of life (Wiltshire)
Ah, holy Jesu, how hast thou offended (Herzliebster Jesu)
Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us (Mannheim)
All people that on earth do dwell (Old Hundredth)


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Organist: Graham Williams
Conductor: Michael Callaghan
Producer: Raymond Short

: The League of Gentlemen

The film this Sunday stars Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick, Roger Livesey
with Bryan Forbes, Kieron Moore
See page 11


Screenplay: Bryan Forbes
Based on the novel by: John Boland
Director: Basil Dearden
Producer: Michael Relph
Hyde: Jack Hawkins
Lexy: Richard Attenborough
Race: Nigel Patrick
Mycroft: Roger Livesey
Porthill: Bryan Forbes
Stevens: Kieron Moore
Rupert: Terence Alexander
Weaver: Norman Bird
Bunny Warren: Robert Coote

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: Life of a Salesman

by Allan Prior.
Created by A.J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Bill Simpson
Guest stars, Harry Fowler, Eve Belton
(Andrew Cruickshank is appearing in "Alibi for a Judge" at the Savoy Theatre, London)
See page 13


Writer: Allan Prior
Created by: A.J. Cronin
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Designer: Gwen Evans
Producer: Douglas Allen
Director: Ian MacNaughton
Wally Sefton: Harry Fowler
Emma: Eve Belton
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Father: Lionel Thomson
Johnston: Harvey Scott
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Woman: Aileen Vernon
Annie Miller: Elspeth MacNaughton
Miller: Joseph Greig
Archie Miller: Derek Needs
Mistress Niven: Erpie Morrison
Jessie: Isabel Begg
Dr. Snoddie: Eric Woodburn
McKay: John Cunningham

: Masters of Melody: The Waltz King: Johann Strauss 1825-1899

The third in a series reflecting the life, times, and music of four of the world's most popular Masters of Melody.
Featuring Adele Leigh and Edouard Strauss conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra Leader, Arthur Leavins
with Alan Melville, Robert Stolz, Baron Bourgoing, and Bernard Grun
See page 11


Soprano: Adele Leigh
Conductor: Edouard Strauss
Musicians: The BBC Concert Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Arthur Leavins
Speaker: Alan Melville
Speaker: Robert Stolz
Speaker: Baron Bourgoing
Speaker: Bernard Grun
Narrator: Marius Goring
Dancer: Terry Bates
Dancer: Patricia Cassie
Dancer: Caroline Douglas
Dancer: Robert Harvey
Dancer: Jeanne Lusby
Dancer: Norman Milne
Dancer: Valerie Sanders
Dancer: Vladamir Witoshynski
Choreography: Harry Haythorne
Dance music arranged and conducted by: Peter Knight
Accompanist: Tom McCall
Script: Fritz Spiegl
Script/Producer/Director: Francis Coleman
Designer: Barrie Dobbins

: 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: Is Death the End?

(Shown at 6.15)

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