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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
(Repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 p.m.)
'Look, Listen, and Speak' Book 2 printed in Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, and English, with vocabularies and revision lessons, can be obtained from booksellers, Asian grocery shops, or from BBC Publications, [address removed] (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: 4: Finding Out

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

Science for Primary Schools consists of first-hand experience and experiment. In a good environment children learn what questions science can answer and design their own apparatus to find and test these answers.
From the West
(First shown on BBC-2)


Consultant/Commentator: Ronald Wastnedge
Director: George Inger
Producer: Eileen Molony

: Vamos a Ver!: 14: En El Claustro

Written by Helena Valenti.
Let's Look at Spanish
Twenty lessons for beginners.
Twelve noon, the heat of the day, and shadows in the cloister...

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

: Seeing and Believing: A Dramatist's Creed

An interpretation of the plays of William Shakespeare by The Rev. Professor Moelwyn Merchant.
With Tony Church
From Southwark Cathedral


Presenter: The Rev. Professor Moelwyn Merchant
Reader: Tony Church
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: In Your Own Words: 4: Spoken and Written English

Become more confident in speech
A series about spoken English and communication.
Written and presented by Andrew Wilkinson.
The actors: George Woolley, Colin Skipp, Jack Holloway
From the Midlands
(Repeated next Saturday at 10.0 a.m.)


Writer/Presenter: Andrew Wilkinson
Producer: Edmund Marshall
[Actor]: George Woolley
[Actor]: Colin Skipp
[Actor]: Jack Holloway

: Forming Metals: 4: Cold Forming

A series of five programmes designed for the Production Engineer.
Introduced by Professor Stephen Tobias, Birmingham University.
With H.A.J. Dennison of P.E.R.A. and J.M. Morrison of Scottish Machine Tools.


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

: Personnel Management: 4: Rate for the Job

Five programmes for managers on their personnel job.

How far are industrial procedures designed for equitable pay systems? Answered by managers and trade unionists.
Presented by Christopher Chataway.
(Repeated next Saturday at 10.30 a.m.)
(to 13.00)


Presenter: Christopher Chataway
Producer: Gregory Clegg

: Farming: 250 Pigs a Week

Introduced by John Cherrington.

David Richardson reports on the Anglesey pig co-operative that is now starting its second working year.
What are the problems of setting up and running the scheme, and are there benefits for the small farmers on the island?
From the Midlands

Followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: John Cherrington
Reporter: David Richardson
Director: Michael Marshall
Producer: John Kenyon

: St. George's Day Parade of Queen's Scouts

In the presence of Her Majesty The Queen and H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh.
The gathering takes place in the quadrangle of Windsor Castle, where Richard Baker describes the scene, and talks to some of the Scouts taking part.


Commentator/Interviewer: Richard Baker
Presented for television by: Philip S. Gilbert

: Badminton Horse Trials: Show Jumping

Outside broadcast cameras in the Main Arena cover the final stage of the Three Day Event.
See page 4


Commentator: Dorian Williams
Television Presentation: Peter Bale

: Cluff: The Thief

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


Writer: Gil North
Designer: Mary Rea
Producer: Terence Dudley
Director: Terence Williams
Len Swinbank: William Dexter
Jack Ramsey: Dennis Chinnery
Sergeant Cluff: Leslie Sands
Det.-Con. Barker: John Rolfe
Inspector Mole: Michael Bates
Mrs. Mole: Pauline Williams
P.C. Harry Bullock: John McKelvey
Annie Croft: Olive Milbourne
Hilda: Jean Trend
Bob Fletcher: Edward Evans

: Daktari: Death in the African Sun

A animal adventure series starring Marshall Thompson as Dr. Marsh Tracy, Cheryl Miller as Paula Tracy and Yale Summers as Jack Dane
with Hedley Mattingly and Hari Rhodes
Aided and abetted by Clarence and Judy

Judy's mimicry is a source of danger.


Dr. Marsh Tracy: Marshall Thompson
Paula Tracy: Cheryl Miller
Jack Dane: Yale Summers
District Officer Hedley: Hedley Mattingly
Mike Makula: Hari Rhodes

: The Lucy Show: Lucy and Tennessee Ernie Ford

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

Lucy and Tennessee Ernie Ford ...find that a 'ho-down' can become a show-down!


Lucy Carmichael: Lucille Ball
Mr. Mooney: Gale Gordon
Homer Higgins: Tennessee Ernie Ford

: St. Ives: 3: Amersham Place

by Robert Louis Stevenson.
Dramatised in six parts by Rex Tucker.

St. Ives is forced to flee from Scotland to fulfil his uncle's wishes.


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Dramatised by: Rex Tucker
Fight arranged by: Peter Diamond
Designer: Susan Spence
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Christopher Barry
Miss Gilchrist: Jean Anderson
St. Ives: David Sumner
Flora: Gay Hamilton
Ronald: Cavan Kendall
Sim: Joseph Greig
Candlish: Patrick Godfrey
Drovers: Gerry Wain
Drovers: David Cannon
Drovers: John Scripps
Ostler: Gordon Griffin
Dudgeon: John Bryans
Countrymen: Lewis Teasdale
Countrymen: Gordon Faith
Countrymen: Peter Porteous
Landlord: James Hall
Rowley: Kenneth Nash
Powl: Walter Horsbrugh
Count: Henry Oscar
Romaine: Hamilton Dyce

: Tich and Quackers: 3: The Dishwasher

Tich and Quackers settle down to a country life with Ray Alan.
From the North


Ventriloquist/Script: Ray Alan
Additional material: Tony Hart
Design: Stuart Furber
Producer: Stan Parkinson

: Meeting Point: Gospel Truth

Is Jesus to be judged by ordinary human standards or not?
Robert Robinson has chosen certain problem passages from The New English Bible and questions Bishop B.C. Butler, O.S.B. and Professor Dennis Nineham.

(Repeated tonight at 11.22)


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Panellist: Bishop B. C. Butler
Panellist: Professor Dennis Nineham
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: Grief and Glory: Man and his Fellows

A modern folk song competition.
The third in a series of six programmes containing songs selected by the judges from nearly 3,000 entries.
Subject of today's group: Man and his Fellows
Introduced by Roy Guest
and sung by Nadia Cattouse, Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor.
From the BBC's television studios in Manchester

Viewers are invited to select the song they enjoy most and judge to be the most true comment on life as we live it today. The name of the song chosen should be sent on a postcard to 'Songs of Grief and Glory', [address removed] to arrive by Wednesday, April 26


Presenter: Roy Guest
Singer: Nadia Cattouse
Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/Guitarist: Jimmie Macgregor
Designer: Paul Montague
Director: Tony Palmer
Producer: Raymond Short

: Songs of Praise

Songs of Praise for St. George's Day.
From St. George's English Church, Paris.
Introduced by Kenneth Kendall.
(By courtesy of Office de Radiodiffusion Television Francaise)

God, whose city's sure foundation (Westminster Abbey)
Thy hand, O God, has guided thy dock, from age to age (Thornbury)
The Church triumphant in thy love (Martyrs)
God of earth and altar (King's Lynn)
Trumpet of God, sound high (Rangoon)
From glory to glory advancing, we praise thee Lord (Sheen)
The strife is o'er, the battle done (Gelobt sei Gott)
Forth in thy name, Lord I go (Angel's Song)


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall
Organist: Susan Landale
Conductor: John Ford
Producer: Barrie Edgar

: The History of Mr. Polly

The film this Sunday based on the H.G. Wells novel
stars John Mills as Mr. Polly
with Sally Ann Howes, Ann Howes, Megs Jenkins, Finlay Currie
See page 11


Based on the novel by: H.G. Wells
Adapted for the screen by/Director: Anthony Pelissier
Producer: John Mills
Mr. Polly: John Mills
Christabel: Sally Ann Howes
The plump woman: Megs Jenkins
Uncle Jim: Finlay Currie
Annie: Diana Churchill
Miriam: Betty Ann Davies
Mr. Johnson: Edward Chapman
Little Polly: Juliet Mills

: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: A Question of Conflict

by Tony Williamson.
Created by A.J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Bill Simpson
Guest star, Sonia Dresdel
(Andrew Cruickshank is appearing in "Alibi for a Judge" at the Hippodrome, Golders Green)


Writer: Tony Williamson
Created by: A.J. Cronin
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Designer: Mary Rea
Producer: Douglas Allen
Director: Ian MacNaughton
David McVie: Victor Carin
First boy: Peter Fox
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Nurse Henderson: Jan Cowan
Sister McKay: Sonia Dresdel
Ward Assistant Burns: Mary Drew Robinson
Dr. Snoddie: Eric Woodburn
Board Member: Charlie Stewart
Almoner: Geoffrey Wearing

: An Hour with Joan Sutherland

also featuring Marilyn Horne (mezzo-soprano) and John Alexander (tenor).
An informal programme in which Joan Sutherland, one of the world's most famous prima donnas, sings some of her favourite music, including excerpts from:
Semiramide (Rossini), Alcina (Handel), I Puritani (Bellini)
Joan Sutherland also talks to her recording manager Terry McEwen who introduces the programme and her husband Richard Bonynge who conducts the Cambridge Festival Orchestra.
The programme was recorded in America by National Educational Television for their Festival of the Arts series
See page 11


Singer/Interviewee: Joan Sutherland
Mezzo-Soprano: Marilyn Horne
Tenor: John Alexander
Interviewer: Terry McEwen
Interviewer/Conductor: Richard Bonynge
Musicians: The Cambridge Festival Orchestra

: 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: Gospel Truth

(Shown at 6.15)

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