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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
For viewers from Pakistan and India
Look, Listen, and Speak Revision Course: Lesson 21
From the Midlands
(Repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 p.m.)

'Look, Listen, and Speak' Book 2 (blue cover), 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] price 4s. 6d. by post 5s. 2d.; crossed postal order, please, not stamps).

(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

: Seeing and Believing

from St. Peter's Marchington, Staffordshire.
Reflections prompted by the sights and sounds of an English country church
with Geoffrey Lewis, Emrys James, Wilfred Harrison and Parishioners of Marchington
Led by The Rev. O.G. Ede


Speaker: Geoffrey Lewis
Speaker: Emrys James
Speaker: Wilfred Harrison
Singers: Parishioners of Marchington
Led by: The Rev. O.G. Ede
Organist: Frank Latimer
Ringing Master: Wilfred Appleby
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: The Engineer in Wonderland: Lecture 6: It's the Oldest Rule in the Book

by Professor Eric Laithwaite.
The Royal Institution, London Annual Christmas Lectures to Young People, 1966

Professor Laithwaite tries a completely new experiment which he hopes will break one of the laws of science. All the text books say it cannot be done. Will the experiment succeed?
(First shown on BBC-2)


Lecturer: Professor Eric Laithwaite
Presented for television by: Alan Sleath

: Improvised Drama

An enquiry into its value for the English teacher.
John Hodgson, Principal Drama Lecturer at Bretton Hall College of Education begins a drama lesson with a class of third-year secondary school children, and discusses his aims and results with a panel of teachers. The programme is unrehearsed.
Children from Holland Park School.
Introduced by Joe Reid.
(to 13.00)


Drama teacher: John Hodgson
Presenter: Joe Reid
Producer: Ronald Smedley

: Farming in the North: Acres Limited

What is the future for the small-holding?
Stuart Seaton looks at a 65-acre family dairy farm in the West Riding and a group of five small-holders at Eastville in Lincolnshire who have found success through co-operation.
BBC film from the North
(First shown on North transmitters on May 7)

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


Presenter: Stuart Seaton
Directed and produced by: Kenneth Ford

: Film Matinee: Here Come the Waves

Starring Bing Crosby, Betty Hutton, Sonny Tufts


Produced and directed by: Mark Sandrich
Original screenplay: Allan Scott
Original screenplay: Ken Englund
Original screenplay: Zion Meyers
Lyrics: Johnny Mercer
Music: Harold Arlen
Johnny Cabot: Bing Crosby
Susie and Rosemary Allison: Betty Hutton
Windy: Sonny Tufts
Ruth: Ann Doran
Tex: Gwen Crawford
Dorothy: Noel Neill
Lieutenant Townsend: Catherine Craig
Isobel: Marjorie Henshaw

: This Man Craig: The Day's Run

by Anthony Scott Veitch.
Starring John Cairney
Guest stars, Stella Tanner, Ewan Hooper

Long-distance running calls on the last reserves of strength and energy. For young Dugal Ramsay the strain may bring irreparable damage.


Writer: Anthony Scott Veitch
Designer: Colin Cant
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Prudence Fitzgerald
Hector McInnes: Paul Young
Dugal Ramsay: John Short
Speug McInnes: Ronald Letham
Mr. Marsh: Denis Carey
Boy: Ian McGowan
Jessie Ramsay: Stella Tanner
Ian Craig: John Cairney
Sophie McInnes: Sheila Shand Gibbs
Kirsty McInnes: Carol Dunnigan
Alex Ramsay: Ewan Hooper
Dr. Gilchrist: W.H.D. Joss
Woman Doctor: Janet Whiteside
Davey Kirk: John Scobbie

: Further Adventures of the Musketeers: Part 15: Captured

by Alexandre Dumas.
Dramatised in sixteen parts by Alexander Baron from the second of the D'Artagnan romances "Twenty Years After."
With Joss Ackland as D'Artagnan, Brian Blessed as Porthos, Jeremy Young as Athos, John Woodvine as Aramis, William Dexter as Cardinal Mazarin and Carole Potter as Anne, Queen Regent

"Death is too merciful for you. D'Artagnan. You and your two friends will rot in the Bastille for the rest of your days."


Author: Alexandre Dumas
Dramatised by: Alexander Baron
Designer: Michael Young
Producer: William Sterling
Director: Christopher Barry
D'Artagnan: Joss Ackland
Porthos: Brian Blessed
Athos: Jeremy Young
Aramis: John Woodvine
Cardinal Mazarin: William Dexter
Anne, Queen Regent: Carole Potter
Dragoon Officer: Peter Forbes-Robertson
Inn-keeper: Carlos Douglas
Inn servant: Antony Higginson
Raoul: Fergus McClelland
Guard Officer: Derek Sydney
Louis XIV: Louis Selwyn
Broussel: Charles Carson

: Pinky and Perky's Island: 8: Mail Trail

with Bryan Burdon
From the North


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

: Meeting Point: Just As I Am

A programme about the need to accept one's real self.
William Purcell makes a personal investigation into the causes and cures of nervous disorders.


Presenter: William Purcell
Television Presentation: Barrie Edgar
Producer: Philip Turner

: Sunday Story: The Golden Age: The City

Michael Hordern tells the last of three stories adapted from Kenneth Grahame's The Golden Age.


Storyteller: Michael Hordern
Author: Kenneth Grahame

: An Open-Air Songs of Praise

beside The Castle, Lochranza, Isle of Arran, with a gathering of islanders and holiday-makers.
Introduced by Murdoch McPherson.

"I to the hills will lift mine eyes" (Tune, French)
"For the beauty of the earth" (Tune, Lucerna Laudoniae)
"We sing the praise of him who died" (Tune, Walton)
"God of the mountain" (F. Wade)
"O Love that wilt not let me go" (Tune, St. Margaret)
"Will your anchor hold" (Tune, Will your anchor hold)
"The Lower Lights" (Tune, Lower Lights)
"St. Anthony Chorale" (arr. Brahms)
"Come, let us to the Lord our God" (Tune, Kilmarnock)
"Jesus lover of my soul" (Tune, Hollingside)


Presenter: Murdoch McPherson
Producer: Ronald Falconer
Conductor: The Rev. J.L. Dow
Organist: James Ferguson

: Billy Smart's Circus

A Special Seaside Summer Spectacular.

On Loan from the Keystone Cops
A model Ford in a crazy routine with Hal Brooks and Pierre Picton.

Rocket Revolutions
Suspended in the roof of the Big Top, The Barley Twins.

Shetlands on the Seesaw
with Birma the elephant in charge of her pony friends.
Presented by Billy Smart Jr.

On a Battery-Propelled Bicycle
Artistry from Austria The Hellos.

Elephants' Play Time
From 3-ton Birma to the baby, Gigi, a herd of fifteen elephants take a dip at an English seaside resort.

Tip-Toe Across the Tight Wire
A miracle of delicate balance achieved by 16-year-old ballerina Katharina.

Puppet on a String
Comedy from Italy The Florida Trio.

Poles Apart
A dancing Frenchman balances his acrobatic brother forty feet aloft on a swaying steel pole The Two Gambys.

Poodle Party
Dancing, jumping, skipping, balancing and all the time clowning.
Twelve Poodles with Phyllis Allan

A Four-Man-High Pyramid
Breathtaking acrobatics from seven Hungarians flying from four springboards The Great Putzai.

Clown Capers
by Pierre Picton, Pete Roeber, Mike Tucker.

Introduced by Keith Fordyce.

(Billy Smart's Touring Circus is appearing at Southend-on-Sea)


Presenter: Keith Fordyce
Producer: Mary David
Clown: Hal Brooks
Clown: Pierre Picton
Aerial Act: The Barley Twins
Presented by (Shetlands on the Seesaw): Billy Smart Jr.
Bicyclists: The Hellos
Tightrope Walker: Katharina
Performers: The Florida Trio
Acrobats: The Two Gambys
Poodles trained by: Phyllis Allan
Acrobats: The Great Putzai
Clown: Pete Roeber
Clown: Mike Tucker
Circus Presentation: Ronnie Smart
Circus Presentation: David Smart
Circus Presentation: Billy Smart
Ringmaster: Major Dick Barton
Musical Director: Ken Griffin

: Steptoe and Son: The Stepmother

by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H. Corbett as Harold
This week: The Stepmother
featuring Joan Newell


Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Incidental Music: Ron Grainer
Designer: Roger Andrews
Producer: Duncan Wood
Albert: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold: Harry H. Corbett
Emma Marshall: Joan Newell

: It Should Happen to You

The film this Sunday stars Judy Holliday, Jack Lemmon
with Peter Lawford


Screenplay: Garson Kanin
Director: George Cukor
Producer: Fred Kohlmar
Gladys Glover: Judy Holliday
Peter Sheppard: Jack Lemmon
Evan Adams III: Peter Lawford
Brad Clinton: Michael O'Shea
Entrikin: Vaughn Taylor
Mrs. Riker: Connie Gilchrist
Bert Piazza: Walter Klavun

: Edinburgh International Festival

The first of two orchestral concerts from the Usher Hall, Edinburgh.
George Szell conducts the Cleveland Orchestra in the tone poem "Don Juan" by Richard Strauss and Mozart's Violin Concerto in A major (K.219) with the distinguished Soviet violinist Leonid Kogan.
Introduced by Tom Fleming.
(Recorded on August 22)
(The second concert is on BBC-2 on Saturday September 9, when Claudio Abbado conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in works by Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky)


Conductor: George Szell
Musicians: The Cleveland Orchestra
Violinist: Leonid Kogan
Presenter: Tom Fleming
Director: Antony Craxton

: The Weather Man

: Meeting Point: Just As I Am

(Shown at 6.15 p.m.)

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