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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

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

'Look, Listen, and Speak' Book 2, printed in Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, and English, with vocabularies and revision lessons, can be obtained from booksellers or from BBC Publications [address removed] price 4s. 6d. (by post 5s. 2d. crossed postal order)

(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

: Discovery and Experience: 1: Learning by Doing

A series for parents, teachers, and students about Primary School children.

A good modern Primary School is a scene of activity and enjoyment, where expeditions to the surrounding neighbourhood lead naturally to mathematical and scientific discoveries, to reading and creative writing.
From the West
(First shown on BBC-2)


Commentator: Basil Benson
Director: George Inger
Producer: Eileen Molony

: ¡Vamos a Ver!: 11: ¡Cuidado!

Written by Helena Valenti.
Let's Look at Spanish
Twenty lessons for beginners.
"Beware - we saw you" - a message from the 'Bull'.

With Jacinta Castillejo, Mari Carmen Nevado, Julio Pena and Carlos Riera
(Repeated on Thursday at 11.12 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: Two Worlds - One Voice

Huw Ballard Thomas tells the story of Ann Griffiths of Dolwar and St. Teresa of Avila.
With Barbara Cavan, Gwyneth Petty and Emrys James.
From the Church of All Hallows, London Wall.


Storyteller: Huw Ballard Thomas
Reader: Barbara Cavan
Reader: Gwyneth Petty
Reader: Emrys James
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: In Your Own Words: 1: A Matter of Accent

Become more confident in speech
A series about spoken English and communication.
Written and presented by Andrew Wilkinson.
From the Midlands
(Repeated next Saturday at 10.0 a.m.)


Writer/Presenter: Andrew Wilkinson
Producer: Edmund Marshall
[Actor]: Linda Gardner
[Actor]: Jack Holloway

: Forming Metals: 1: Motives for Modernisation

A series of five programmes designed for the Production Engineer.

New techniques to cut down waste.
Introduced by Professor Stephen Tobias, Birmingham University with H.A.J. Dennison of P.E.R.A.


Presenter: Professor Stephen Tobias
Presenter: H.A.J. Dennison
Director: Bryn Brooks
Producer: Michael Bunce

: Personnel Management: 1: Man for the Job

Five programmes for managers on their personnel job.

Presented by Christopher Chataway.
With John Wallace, Works Director; Kenneth M. Young, Group Personnel Manager; Jack Aguss, Department Head; Max Gissing, Staff Manager

)Repeated next Saturday at 10.30 a.m.)
(to 13.00)


Presenter: Christopher Chataway
Interviewee: John Wallace
Interviewee: Kenneth M. Young
Interviewee: Jack Aguss
Interviewee: Max Gissing
Director: Margaret Smith
Producer: Gregory Clegg

: Farming: How good is your organisation?

Running a farm business, whether large or small, demands attention to detail.
John Cherrington illustrates some of the important rules that are often overlooked.
From the Midlands
Followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)

1.50-2.15 Farming Club for East Anglia
A discussion on the future of the Red Poll.
(Peterborough, Manningtree, Cambridge)


Presenter: John Cherrington
Director: John Bird
Producer: John Kenyon

: Film Matinee: Birth of the Blues

Starring Bing Crosby, Mary Martin
with Brian Donlevy, Carolyn Lee, Rochester, Jack Teagarden

A musical tribute to the pioneers of Dixieland jazz. The many hit tunes include 'St. Louis Blues', 'Tiger Rag', 'Birth of the Blues', and 'My Melancholy Baby'.


Director: Victor Schertzinger
Producer: B. C. De Sylva
Screenplay: Harry Tugend
Screenplay: Walter Deleon
Jeff Lambert: Bing Crosby
Betty Lou Cobb: Mary Martin
Memphis: Brian Donlevy
Aunt Phoebe: Carolyn Lee
Louey: Rochester
Pepper: Jack Teagarden
Blackie: J. Carroll Naish

: Cluff: The Chicken

by Gil North.
Starring Leslie Sands
with Michael Bates, John Rolfe, John McKelvey, Olive Milbourne, Pauline Williams
Guest star, Wilfred Pickles


Writer: Gil North
Designer: Mary Rea
Produced and directed by: Terence Dudley
P.C. Bullock: John McKelvey
Inspector Mole: Michael Bates
Sergeant Duff: Leslie Sands
Det.-Con. Barker: John Rolfe
Cissie Lawton: Sylvia Coleridge
Spencer Lawton: Wilfred Pickles
Cass: Roy Hepworth
Dolly Bullock: Jeanne Watts
Mrs. Mole: Pauline Williams
Fred Moon: Fred Ferris
Annie Croft: Olive Milbourne

: Alice in Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll.
A second showing of this controversial film re-creation by Jonathan Miller.
"Brilliant, in a class by itself..." (Observer)
"What it isn't: it isn't sweetly pretty or Disney or charming. It's fascinating and fearful, beautiful and mad". (The Sun)
"It is the most stunning and imaginative film to come from TV..." (Daily Sketch)
"Jonathan Miller's profound and brilliant 'Alice in Wonderland'" (Guardian)

With Alan Bennett - Mouse, John Bird - Frog Footman, Wilfrid Brambell - White Rabbit, Peter Cook - Mad Hatter, Finlay Currie - Dodo, John Gielgud - Mock Turtle, Michael Gough - March Hare, Wilfrid Lawson - Dormouse, Alison Leggatt - Queen of Hearts, Anne-Marie Mallik - Alice, Leo McKern - Duchess, Malcolm Muggeridge - Gryphon, Michael Redgrave - Caterpillar, Peter Sellers - King of Hearts, Primrose - Cheshire Cat

Music by Ravi Shankar with Leon Goossens


Author: Lewis Carroll
Music: Ravi Shankar
Oboist: Leon Goossens
Designer: Julia Trevelyan Osman
Photography: Dick Bush
Film Editor: Pam Bosworth
Directed and produced by: Jonathan Miller
Mouse: Alan Bennett
Frog Footman: John Bird
White Rabbit: Wilfrid Brambell
Mad Hatter: Peter Cook
Dodo: Finlay Currie
Mock Turtle: John Gielgud
March Hare: Michael Gough
Dormouse: Wilfrid Lawson
Queen of Hearts: Alison Leggatt
Alice: Anne-Marie Mallik
Duchess: Leo McKern
Gryphon: Malcolm Muggeridge
Caterpillar: Michael Redgrave
King of Hearts: Peter Sellers
Cheshire Cat: Primrose
Duck: Mark Allington
Executioner: David Battley
Nurse: Freda Dowie
Lory: Geoffrey Dunn
Peppercook: Avril Elgar
Eaglet: Nicholas Evans
Knave of Hearts: Peter Eyre
1st Gardener: Gordon Gostelow
Young Crab: Julian Jebb
Foreman of the Jury: Charles Lewson
Alice's Sister: Jo Maxwell-Muller
Fish Footman/2nd Gardener: Tony Trent

: Pinky and Perky's Island: 13: Nuts' Cases

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: Two Views of Rome

A shortened version of the film first shown on BBC-2
"This distinguished and lively programme." (Mary Crozier)
with Peter Nichols, The Times correspondent and Fr. William Purdy of the Beda College
Introduced by Patrick Smith
BBC film


Speaker: Peter Nichols
Speaker: Fr. William Purdy
Presenter: Patrick Smith
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: Sunday Story: The New World of Jeanne Mance: Part 3: The Hotel Dieu

by Richard Wade.
A story of the early days of Canada told by Barbara Kelly.


Writer: Richard Wade
Storyteller: Barbara Kelly

: Songs of Praise

from Drumachose Presbyterian Church, Limavady, Co. Londonderry.
Introduced by Edgar Boucher.

Glory be to God the Father (Tune, Resent Square)
Praise the Lord, his glories show (Tune, Llanfair)
Come, children, join to sing (Tune, Madrid)
Yes, God is good (Tune, Daniel)
We come unto our fathers' God (Tune, Nun freut euch)
The Lord is King! lift up thy voice (Tune, Church Triumphant)
In the Cross of Christ I glory (Tune, Stuttgart)
Children of Jerusalem (Tune, Children of Jerusalem)
Loot, ye saints! the sight is glorious (Tune, Triumph)
I cannot tell why he, whom angels worship (Tune, Londonderry Air)
For all the saints (Tune, Sine Nomine)
Holy Father, cheer our way (Tune, Capetown)


Presenter: Edgar Boucher
Soloist: Daphne Arlow
Organist: Reginald McCay
Conductor: Havelock Nelson
Producer: Moore Wasson

: My Favourite Brunette

The film this Sunday stars Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour
with Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney

A photographer turned detective becomes involved with brunette and a gang of uranium thieves.


Scenario: Edmund Beloin
Scenario: Jack Rose
Director: Elliott Nugent
Producer: Daniel Dare
Ronnie Jackson: Bob Hope
Carlotta Montay: Dorothy Lamour
Kismet: Peter Lorre
Willy: Lon Chaney
Major Simon Montague: Charles Dingle
Dr. Lundau: John Hoyt
James Collins: Reginald Denny
Tony: Jack Larue
Baron Montay: Frank Puglia
The Warden: Willard Robertson
Detective: James Flavin

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: A Penny Saved...

by Dick Sharples.
Created by A.J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Bill Simpson
(Andrew Cruickshank is appearing in "Alibi for a Judge" at the Savoy Theatre, London)


Writer: Dick Sharples
Created by: A.J. Cronin
This series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Designer: Mary Rea
Producer: Douglas Allen
Director: Terence Williams
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Willie Faloon: Gordon Richardson
Jamie Murchison: Artro Morris
Mrs. MacIndoe: Dorothy Black
Alex Milne: Alex Norton

: Isaac Stern

Plays Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor
with Istvan Kertesz conducting the London Symphony Orchestra
Leader, John Georgiadis
The programme also includes a performance of Britten's Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Henry Purcell ("Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra").
Introduced by John Warrack.


Presenter: John Warrack
Violinist: Isaac Stern
Musicians: The London Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Istvan Kertesz
Orchestra leader: John Georgiadis
Director: 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: Two Views of Rome

(Shown at 6.15)

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