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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
For viewers from Pakistan and India
Look, Listen, and Speak: Lesson 49
From the Midlands
(Repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 p.m.)

'Look, Listen, and Speak', Book 4 (orange 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 6s. (by post 6s. 8d.; crossed postal order, please, not stamps)
(to 9.25)

Contributors

Scriptwriter (Look, Listen, and Speak): Viola Huggins
Teacher (Look, Listen, and Speak): Robert Chapman
Assisted by (Look, Listen, and Speak): Sheila Dillon-Guy

: World Council of Churches Fourth Assembly

A recording of Thursday's opening service in Uppsala Cathedral, Sweden with a congregation from every part of the world.
Television presentation by the Swedish Television Service
(to 11.30)

Contributors

Preacher: The Rev. Dr. D.T. Niles of Ceylon
Benediction: The Archbishop of Sweden [name uncredited]
Commentary: The Rev. Dr. Ronald Falconer

: Farming: Too Much Milk?

Introduced by David Richardson.

John Cherrington looks at the problems of Ulster milk producers and reviews the prospect of increasing milk production in the United Kingdom and the world.
And Weather Situation for farmers and growers

Contributors

Presenter: David Richardson
Reporter: John Cherrington
Producer: John Kenyon

: In Your Place: 2: Compact Living

Eleven programmes about design ideas, centred round a family, a problem, and a budget.
Introduced by Eric Thompson.

2.20-2.45 Farming Club for East Anglia
(Peterborough, Manningtree Cambridge

Contributors

Presenter: Eric Thompson
Designer: John Heritage
Designer: Kenneth Partridge
Drawings: Don Kidman
Producer: Sheila Innes

: News Headlines, followed by: Wimbledon

David Coleman looks back to the Quarter-final stages of the Men's and Ladies' singles, and traces the upsets and sensations of the second week of this great tournament.

Contributors

Presenter: David Coleman
Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: Jack Kramer
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Bill Knight
Commentator: Keith Fordyce
Production team: A.P. Wilkinson
Production team: Fred Viner
Production team: Bill Taylor

: The Love Affair: Happy is the Bride

A new series of romantic feature films.
Starring Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott, Cecil Parker
with Joyce Grenfell, Eric Barker
and guest star Terry-Thomas

Janet and David plan a quiet wedding, but her parents have other ideas and are determined to have an elaborate affair.

Contributors

Director: Roy Boulting
Producer: Paul Soskin
Screenplay: Jeffrey Dell
Screenplay: Roy Boulting
Based on the play "Quiet Wedding" by: Esther McCracken
David Chaytor: Ian Carmichael
Janet Royd: Janette Scott
Arthur Royd: Cecil Parker
Policeman: Terry-Thomas
Aunt Florence: Joyce Grenfell
Vicar: Eric Barker
Mildred Royd: Edith Sharpe
Petula: Elvi Hale
Denys Royd: Richard Bennett
Chaytor: John Le Mesurier
John Royd: Nicholas Parsons
Marcia: Virginia Maskell
Jim: Thorley Walters
Madame Edna: Irene Handl
Miranda Royd: Sarah Drury
First Magistrate: Miles Malleson
Aunt Harriet: Athene Seyler
George: Cardew Robinson
Builder's Foreman: Sam Kydd
Mrs. Bowles: Joan Hickson

: Triton: Part 2: Lamb to the Slaughter

A serial in four parts by Rex Tucker.

Belwether and Lamb have watched the French blow up a ship with some unseen device. Just as a strange underwater boat has risen from the sea, they are challenged.

Contributors

Writer: Rex Tucker
Music composed and conducted by: Dudley Simpson
Designer: Norman Vertigan
Producer: John McRae
Director: Michael Ferguson
Captain Julius Belwether, R.N.: Jonathan Adams
Lieut. Simon Lamb, R.N.: Paul Grist
The Marquis de St. Cloud: Maurice Browning
Peasant woman: Suzanne Fleuret
French Lieutenant: Juan Moreno
Robert Fulton: Robert Cawdron
Interpreter: Alan Downer

: Tich and Quackers: 13: The Sleepwalker

with Ray Alan, Derek Dene.
From the North

Contributors

Script: Ray Alan
Design: Stuart Furber
Producer: Stan Parkinson
Ventriloquist: Ray Alan
[Actor]: Derek Dene

: The News and The Weather Man

George Luce

Contributors

Weatherman: George Luce

: Malcolm Muggeridge asks The Question Why?

The first of a new series of topical programmes which will question the real issues behind the news and some of the assumptions on which people base their lives.

(Repeated tonight at 11.37)
See page 27

Contributors

Presenter: Malcolm Muggeridge
Director: Peter Chafer
Producer: Christopher Martin

: Songs of Praise

From Armagh Road Presbyterian Church, Portadown, Co. Armagh
With Henry Hinds, Michael and Geoffrey Chad
Hymns introduced by Donald Cairns.

Onward! Christian soldiers (St. Gertrude)
Count your blessings
The God of Abraham praise (Leoni)
O sinner man (trad.)
Plenty good room in my Father's kingdom (Negro spiritual)
When the roll is called up yonder
Daisies are our silver (Glenfinlas)
At the river (Old American song adapted Aaron Copland)
Jesus loves me
O fair is our Lord's own city (Menmohenock)
You've got to walk that lonesome valley (trad.)
Jesu, grant me this, I pray (Song 13)
Never weather beaten sail (Thomas Campion)
God be with you till we meet again (Randolph)

Contributors

Bass: Henry Hinds
Performer: Michael Chad
Performer: Geoffrey Chad
Conductor: Havelock Nelson
Organist: R.A. Megraw
Presenter: Donald Cairns
Producer: Moore Wasson

: Farewell The Seekers

Australia's world-famous singing group sing the songs that took them to stardom.

Contributors

Singers/Musicians: The Seekers
Orchestra directed by: Alyn Ainsworth
Design: Roger Cheveley
Production: Stewart Morris

: Detective: The Unquiet Sleep

A crime series.
This week: Roland Culver as William Haggard's Charles Russell investigates the case of The Unquiet Sleep
Dramatised by Hugo Charteris.
Also starring: Bernard Brown, Richard Caldicot, Sarah Lawson

Contributors

Charles Russell: Roland Culver
Rachel Borrowdaile: Sarah Lawson
Secretary: Susan Mitchell
Clee: Alan Foss
Robert Seneschal: Richard Caldicot
Dick Asher: Clive Graham
Patricia Leggatt: Delena Kidd
Henry Leggatt: Bernard Brown
Personal Assistant: Peter Dennis
Dr. Hugh Latta: Basil Clarke
Lui: Wolfe Morris
Knife: Andreas Lysandrou
Baldy: Tommy Mann
Molly Lamperton: Pamela Buckley
Charlie Lightgrove: Tom Bowman
Police Sergeant: Eric Longworth
Author: William Haggard
Dramatised by: Hugo Charteris
Script editor: Anthea Browne-Wilkinson
Designer: Peter Kindred
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: Claude Whatham

: The News

with Richard Baker
followed by The Weather

Contributors

Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Play of the Month presenting: Man and Superman

by Bernard Shaw
[Starring] Maggie Smith, Eric Porter
with Adrienne Corri, Rachel Kempson

See page 10

Contributors

Author: Bernard Shaw
Music: Herbert Chappell
Designer: Marilyn Taylor
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: James MacTaggart
Octavius Robinson: John Quentin
Parlourmaid: Angrarad Rees
Roebuck Ramsden: Cyril Luckham
Jack Tanner: Eric Porter
Ann Whitefield: Maggie Smith
Mrs. Whitefield: Rachel Kempson
Miss Ramsden: Jean Anderson
Violet: Adrienne Corri
Henry Straker: Tony Selby
Hector Malone: Hal Hamilton
Mr. Malone: Godfrey Quigley

: In My View

Robert Robinson, Grace Wyndham Goldie, David Daiches and Andrew Cruickshank look at the television programmes of the past week.

Contributors

Presenter: Robert Robinson
Panellist: Grace Wyndham Goldie
Panellist: David Daiches
Panellist: Andrew Cruickshank
Director: Richard Evans

: The Weather Man

: Malcolm Muggeridge asks The Question Why?

The first of a new series of topical programmes which will question the real issues behind the news and some of the assumptions on which people base their lives.
(Shown at 6.15 p.m.)

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Contributors

Presenter: Malcolm Muggeridge
Director: Peter Chafer
Producer: Christopher Martin








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