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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye: Make Yourself at Home

For viewers from Pakistan and India.
Look, Listen, and Speak: Lesson 36

(From the Midlands)
(Repealed on Wednesday at 12.25 p.m.)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 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
Assisted by (Look, Listen and Speak): Sheila Dillon-Guy

: Seeing and Believing: Who Am I?

A Christian theme presented by The Rev. Robert Cooper.
with Anton Wallich-Clifford, Gary Watson and George Webb accompanied by Geoffrey Laycock.
From Keswick Hall College of Education, Norwich


Presenter: The Rev. Robert Cooper
Speaker: Anton Wallich-Clifford
Speaker: Gary Watson
Speaker: George Webb
Accompanied by: Geoffrey Laycock
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: Know-How: Gravity Die Casting

Know-How investigates Gravity Die Casting
with Tom Coyne and Ron Iredale.

(to 12.00)


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

: Inside Local Government: 11: Re-shaping the System

How nineteenth-century structure could be reformed to meet twentieth-century needs.
Introduced by Denis Mitchell.
(Repeated on Thursday evening)
(to 13.00)


Presenter: Denis Mitchell
Director: Paul Ellis
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Farming: Continuous Cereals

A simple system with comparatively low overheads and labour requirement, but most farmers who try it appear to run into trouble.
A report by the Farmers' Weekly Film Unit on the results to date of some of the experimental work on continuous cereals.
From the Midlands
and Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)


Producer: John Kenyon

: Leonard Bernstein: What is Impressionism?

Last of three programmes of Young People's Concerts with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.

Leonard Bernstein talks to an audience of young people in New York's famous Carnegie Hall, with illustrations played by himself at the piano, and the orchestra, which he conducts.
The music includes:
Debussy: La Mer
Ravel: Daphnis and Chloe Suite No. 2


Presenter/Pianist/Conductor: Leonard Bernstein
Musicians: The New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Director: Roger Englander

: Film Matinee: The Cheaters

Starring Joseph Schildkraut, Billie Burke, Eugene Pallette

The self-indulgent members of the Pidgeon family invite 'a charity case' to share their Christmas holiday.


Director: Joseph Kane
Screenplay: Frances Hyland
Mr. M: Joseph Schildkraut
Mrs. Pidgeon: Billie Burke
Mr. Pidgeon: Eugene Pallette
Florrie: Ona Munson
Willie: Raymond Walburn
Angela: Anne Gillis
Therese: Ruth Terry
Stephen Bates: Robert Livingston

: Carols for Christmas

You are invited to join in and sing all the popular carols with the choir and audience at the Afan Lido, Aberafon.
Maureen Lehane
The Augmented Tabernacle Choir, Morriston
Chorus-Master, Alun John
The Alun Mold Madrigal Choir
Chorus-Master, Brian Hughes
BBC Welsh Orchestra
Leader, Colin Staveley
Conducted by Wyn Morris
Introduced by Alun Williams.


Presenter: Alun Williams
Director: David J. Thomas
Singer: Maureen Lehane
Singers: The Augmented Tabernacle Choir, Morriston
Chorus-Master: Alun John
Singers: The Alun Mold Madrigal Choir
Chorus-Master: Brian Hughes
Musicians: BBC Welsh Orchestra
Orchestra Leader: Colin Staveley
Conductor: Wyn Morris
Arranged by: J. Alwyn Jones

: Les Miserables: 9: Insurrection

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

"We will come back to him. But now we must leave - If we do not, you will lose your father and your lover."
(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
Cosette: Michele Dotrice
Marius: Vivian MacKerrell
Enjolras: Cavan Kendall
Courfeyrac: Christopher Guinee
Eponine: Elizabeth Counsell
Gavroche: Derek Lamden
Thenardier: Alan Rowe
Toussaint: Lala Lloyd
Javert: Anthony Bate

: The Sooty Show: The MacCorbett Millions: Part 2

featuring Sooty and Sweep assisted by Harry Corbett.


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Additional manipulation: Leslie Corbett
Additional manipulation: Marjorie Corbett
Designer: Paul Montague
Producer: Trevor Hill

: The News and The Weather Man

George Luce


Weatherman: George Luce

: Meeting Point: Bury the Rev.!

Is the use of ecclesiastical titles - the Very Reverends and Venerables - and dressing up in antique outfits a sign that the Church is out of touch with the modern world? Should "The Rev." with all other honorific titles be buried to enable clergy and ministers to "rejoin the human race"?
Argued by Daniel Jenkins, D.D., Chaplain of the University of Sussex
with The Rev. Gerard Irvine, Rector of St. Cuthbert's, Earls Court, London
An Analytical Psychiatrist, Member of the Guild of Pastoral Psychology
and Edwin Apps, Scriptwriter for "All Gas and Gaiters"
Chairman, Derek Hart

(Repeated tonight at 11.12)


Chairman: Derek Hart
Panellist: Daniel Jenkins
Panellist: The Rev. Gerard Irvine
Panellist: Edwin Apps
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: Sunday Story: Flynn of the Inland: Part 4: A Mantle of Safety

by Alec Martin.
The life of the man who started the Flying Doctor Service of Australia.
Told by Vincent Ball.


Writer: Alec Martin
Storyteller: Vincent Ball

: Songs of Praise

Christmas hymns and carols from The Town Square, Axbridge, Somerset.
Singing led by combined choirs of the town and district accompanied by the Weston-super-Mare Band of the Salvation Army,
with children from Axbridge Primary School and the Kings of Wessex School, Cheddar.
Programme introduced by Jeremy Carrad.

O come all ye faithful
While shepherds watched their flocks by night
Away in a manger
The First Nowell
O little town of Bethlehem
Good Christian men, rejoice
Hark the herald-angels sing


Presenter: Jeremy Carrad
Director: Kenneth Savidge
Musicians: The Weston-super-Mare Band of the Salvation Army Handbells led by: George Thorne

: Sarum

John Arlott appeals on behalf of Salisbury Cathedral.
Please send donations, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, to: John Arlott, [address removed]

A great effort is being made to counter the combined effects of centuries of weathering, structural fatigue, and generations of death-watch beetles, so that this graceful and world-famous Wiltshire shrine may be preserved for posterity.


Presenter: John Arlott

: Steptoe and Son: A Box in Town

by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
Starring Wilfrid Brambell as Albert, Harry H. Corbett as Harold
This week: A Box in Town
featuring Yootha Joyce, Marjorie Rhodes, Freda Bamford, Annie Leake, Hilda Barry


Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Incidental Music: Ken Jones
From an original theme by: Ron Grainer
Designer: Roger Andrews
Producer: Duncan Wood
Albert: Wilfrid Brambell
Harold: Harry H. Corbett
Avis: Yootha Joyce
Beryl: Marjorie Rhodes
Albert's Date: Freda Bamford
Landlady: Annie Leake
Albert's Date: Hilda Barry

: A Man Called Ironside: Backfire

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 Officer Eve Whitfield
and Don Mitchell as Mark Sanger.
With guest stars, Ivan Dixon, Don Marshall

Ironside intervenes when misguided loyalty makes a friend of Mark's risk a brilliant career as a professional footballer.


Robert Ironside: Raymond Burr
Det.-Sgt. Brown: Don Calloway
Officer Eve Whitfield: Barbara Anderson
Mark Sanger: Don Mitchell
Charles 'Bat' Masterson: Ivan Dixon
Joe Masterson: Don Marshall

: The News

with Michael Aspel

followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Michael Aspel

: Expresso Bongo

The film this Sunday stars Laurence Harvey, Sylvia Syms
with Cliff Richard, Yolande Donlan


Screenplay: Wolf Mankowitz
Produced and directed by: Val Guest
Johnny Jackson: Laurence Harvey
Maisie King: Sylvia Syms
Bongo Herbert: Cliff Richard
Dixie Collins: Yolande Donlan
Mayer: Meier Tzelniker
Leon: Eric Pohlmann
Mrs. Rudge: Avis Bunnage
Mr. Rudge: Wilfrid Lawson
Charlie: Kenneth Griffith
Penelope: Hermione Baddeley
Himself: Gilbert Harding

: Contrasts: The Pre-Raphaelites

A series of music and arts features.

The story of a group of young Mid-Victorian painters who revolted against the established order and banded together under the leadership of Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
Memoirs, diaries, and letters read by Penelope Lee, John Moffatt, John Richmond, Gary Watson
See page 11
(Ken Russell's 'Dante's Inferno', the private life of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, will be shown in 'Omnibus' on Friday at 10.10 p.m. on BBC-1)


Commentator: William Thomson
Reader: Penelope Lee
Reader: John Moffatt
Reader: John Richmond
Reader: Gary Watson
Script: Ann Turner
Producer: Hal Burton

: The Weather Man

: Meeting Point

(Shown at 6.15 p.m.)

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