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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
For viewers from Pakistan and India
Look, Listen, and Speak: Lesson 29
From the Midlands
(Repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 p.m.)

'Look, Listen, and Speak,' Book 3 (yellow cover), printed in Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati, 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 6s. 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
Assisted by (Look, Listen, and Speak): Sheila Dillon-Guy

: Mother Tongue: 4: Problems and Remedies

Programmes for teachers on the stages by which young children learn to understand, use, read, and write their own language.

Keith Gardner, Organiser of Remedial Education, Walsall.
Introduced by David Lucas.
From the South and West
(Repeated on November 20 at 4.10 p.m.)


Presenter: David Lucas
Speaker: Keith Gardner
Director: George Inger
Producer: Eileen Molony

: Komm Mit!: 4: In Der Drogerie

Wir sprechen Deutsch
Thirty lessons for beginners.

Heidi and Dieter go shopping for toilet articles.

With Heidi Treutler, Dieter Geissler
Introduced by Sabine Michael, Paul Hansard.
(Repeated on Saturday at 10.0 a.m.)
(to 10.25)


Presenter: Sabine Michael
Presenter: Paul Hansard
Designer: Don Horne
Producer: Colin Nears
Heidi: Heidi Treutler
Dieter: Dieter Geissler

: Seeing and Believing: Things New and Old

A Christian theme presented by The Rev. Cyril Taylor and Parishioners of Cerne Abbas.
From St. Mary's Church, Cerne Abbas, Dorset


Presenter: The Rev. Cyril Taylor
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Know-How: A Machining Centre

Know-How investigates A Machining Centre
Drill, ream, and tap. These instructions are familiar to machine operators, but how do you tell a machine to do the same job? It's fairly simple really.
Tom Coyne
with Fred Bell, Ron Iredale


Presenter: Tom Coyne
Speaker: Fred Bell
Speaker: Ron Iredale
Director: David Cordingley
Producer: Michael Garrod

: Middle Age: 4: Health Hazards - Women

Five programmes on the problems of the mid-life period.

In this programme, the 'change of life' and some of its associated problems. Also a quick look at breast cancer and the right way to conduct a self-examination.
(Repeated tomorrow at 7.30 p.m. BBC-2)


Director: Sally Davis
Producer: Roger Owen

: Inside Local Government: 4: The Education Committee

The management of local authorities in Britain.
Introduced by Denis Mitchell.

The Government has asked local education authorities to draw up plans for reorganising secondary education along comprehensive lines. A filmed study of three comprehensive schools in Nottinghamshire shows how one authority is managing the changeover.

The Bingham project
The planning of a new comprehensive school

Ollerton Comprehensive School
The management of an existing comprehensive

The West Bridgford project
The merger of a grammar school with a secondary modern


Presenter: Denis Mitchell
Speaker: Annie Remington
Speaker: Sir Alexander Clegg
Director: Paul Ellis
Producer: Tony Matthews

: The Russian Alphabet: Lesson 4

in a course of ten lessons for absolute beginners.
Compiled and presented by Vaughan James, Senior Fellow in Language Studies at the University of Sussex.
(First shown on BBC-2)
(to 13.10)


Compiled by/Presenter: Vaughan James
Producer: Sheila Innes

: Farm Forum

from the Massif Central
If we go into the Common Market, what is going to happen to hill and upland farming in Britain?
How do we in Britain compare?
George Houston, Senior Lecturer in Agricultural Economics at Glasgow University and Consultant to the Highlands and Islands Development Board spent two weeks with a film unit in this upland area of France, and in this, his first of two film reports, he looks at regional development and farming in the Massif Central region which closely resembles much of upland Britain.
BBC film from Scotland
and Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)


Presenter: George Houston
Producer: Patrick Chalmers

: The Monroes: To Break a Colt

A Western film series.
A family of five youngsters face the challenge of the new frontiers in the raw and uncompromising Wyoming territory of the 1870s.

As a trail hand on a cattle drive, Clayt learns the hard way what it takes to be a cowboy.


Clayt: Michael Anderson Jr.
Kathy: Barbara Hershey
The twins: Keith Schultz
The twins: Kevin Schultz
Amy: Tammy Locke

: Suddenly It's Arthur Askey Again

with Dennis Wilson's Orchestra.

(First shown on BBC-2)


Comedian: Arthur Askey
Musicians: Dennis Wilson's Orchestra
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: Film Matinee: Almost a Bride

Starring David Niven, Shirley Temple

The amusing story of a much-married man-about-town who finds himself the innocent victim of a teenage girl's plans to make her boy-friend jealous.


Director: Richard Wallace
Kenneth Marquis: David Niven
Corliss Archer: Shirley Temple
Harry Archer: Tom Tully
Mildred: Virginia Welles
Dexter: Darryl Hickman

: Les Miserables: 2: Fantine

by Victor Hugo.
Dramatised in ten parts by Giles Cooper and Harry Green.

"When he came here he had nothing. And now he wears the sash and a top hat and shakes hands with the Prefect."
(Frank Finlay is a National Theatre player)


Author: Victor Hugo
Dramatised by: Giles Cooper
Dramatised by: Harry Green
Designer: Peter Seddon
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Alan Bridges
Jean Valjean: Frank Finlay
Albertine: Nicolette Pendrell
Mademoiselle Guepin: Hazel Bainbridge
Madame Victurnien: Eileen Moore
Fauchelevant: Bert Palmer
Yves: Frederick Treves
Javert: Anthony Bate
Fantine: Michele Dotrice
Madame Thenardier: Judy Parfitt
Thenardier: Alan Rowe
Marguerite: Nancie Jackson

: The Sooty Show: Growing Pains

featuring Sooty and Sweep assisted by Harry Corbett.
From the North


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Additional manipulation: Leslie Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Meeting Point: Fear of Death

Among all the ways of dealing with death, the one most surely doomed to failure is the attempt to ignore it. Why do we fear death? What are we afraid of: dying, or being dead? How do other people die?
Paddy Feeney talks to A Physician and A Professor of Psychiatry.


Presenter: Paddy Feeney
Interviewee: A Physician [name uncredited]
Interviewee: A Professor of Psychiatry [name uncredited]
Producer: Mischa Scorer

: Grief and Glory: Love

The fourth in a new series of six programmes, featuring unpublished folk-style songs from all parts of Britain.
The songs this week focus on Love
Introduced by Robert Hewison.
Sung by The Spinners, Nadia Cattouse and a guest song writer.
From the North


Presenter: Robert Hewison
Singers: The Spinners
Singer: Nadia Cattouse
Assisted by: Denny Wright
Assisted by: Harry Archer
Designer: Paul Montague
Directed and produced by: Raymond Short

: Songs of Praise

from The Aberdeen High School for Girls.
with united choirs
Introduced by Murdoch McPherson.

"Ye gates lift up your heads on high" (Tune, St. George's Edinburgh)
"All creatures of our God and King" (Tune, Lasst uns erfreuen)
"Round the Lord in glory seated" (Tune, Deerhurst)
"Veni, Sancte Spiritus" (Palestrina)
"Eternal Ruler of the ceaseless round" (Tune, Song 1)
"Hark! the sounds of holy voices" (Malcolm Williamson)
"Glory be to God the Father" (Tune, Regent Square)
"How amiable are thy dwellings" (Stones and Goss)
"O brother man, fold to thy heart thy brother" (Tune, Intercessor)
"How great thou art" (Swedish Folk Song)
"The spacious firmament on high" (Tune, Firmament)
"Now cheer our hearts this eventide" (Tune, Ach bleib bei uns)


Presenter: Murdoch McPherson
Conductor: James B. Cowie
Accompanist: Alexander Edmonstone
Producer: Ronald Falconer

: Steptoe and Son: Sunday for Seven Days

by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.

Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert and Harry H. Corbett as Harold
This week: Sunday for Seven Days
Featuring Michael Brennan, Michael Stainton, Mark Singleton, Damaris Hayman, George Betton, Billy Maxam, Alec Bregonzi, Kathleen Heath, Katie Cashfield, Betty Cardno


Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Incidental Music: Norman Percival
From an original theme by: Ron Grainer
Designer: Roger Andrews
Producer: Duncan Wood
Albert: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold: Harry H. Corbett
Audience Member: Michael Brennan
Cinemagoer: Michael Stainton
Cinema Manager: Mark Singleton
Cashier: Damaris Hayman
Cinemagoer: George Betton
Commissionaire: Billy Maxam
Boyfriend: Alec Bregonzi
Woman: Kathleen Heath
Usherette: Katie Cashfield
Cashier: Betty Cardno

: A Man Called Ironside: Dead Man's Tale

A Man Called Ironside - Criminal investigator extraordinary
A new film series
Starring Raymond Burr as Robert Ironside
with Don Galloway as Det.-Sgt. Brown, Barbara Anderson as Policewoman Whitfield and Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger
Guest star, Jack Lord

Ironside decides to see it it really is true that dead men tell no tales.


Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det.-Sgt. Brown: Don Calloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
John Trask: Jack Lord

: The News

with Ronald Allison

followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Ronald Allison

: The Great Imposter

The film this Sunday stars Tony Curtis, Edmond O'Brien, Karl Malden
with Arthur O'Connell, Gary Merrill, Raymond Massey


Director: Robert Mulligan
Producer: Robert Arthur
Screenplay: Liam O'Brien
From the novel by: Robert Crichton
Music: Henry Mancini
Ferdinand Waldo Demara Jr.: Tony Curtis
Captain Glover: Edmond O'Brien
Father Devlin: Karl Malden
Chandler: Arthur O'Connell
Ferdinand Demara Sr.: Gary Merrill
Cathy Lacy: Joan Blackman
Abbot Donner: Raymond Massey
Brown: Robert Middleton
Mother Demara: Jeanette Nolan

: Contrasts: McLuhan Tutorial

The new series of music and arts features.

John Duncan reads an essay on Marshall McLuhan.
Professor McLuhan comments.
Directed by Patrick Gossage by arrangement with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation


Reader/Essay writer/Producer: John Duncan
Speaker: Professor McLuhan
Director: Patrick Gossage
Essay writer: Gordon Sheppard

: The Weather Man

: Meeting Point: Fear of Death

Why do we fear death? What are we afraid of: dying, or being dead? How do other people die?
(Shown at 6.15 p.m.)

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