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: Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye

Make Yourself at Home
for viewers from Pakistan and India.
Look, Listen, and Speak: Lesson 51
from the Midlands
Repeated on Wednesday at 12.15 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)


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

: Seeing and Believing: The Singing Bible

Musical versions of Old Testament and New Testament passages.
Singers: George Webb, Malcolm Stewart
The Chamber Choir of the Guildhall School of Music
Conductor, John Alldis
From the Church of St. Mary Aldermary in the City of London
(to 11.30)


Singer: George Webb
Singer: Malcolm Stewart
Singers: The Chamber Choir of the Guildhall School of Music
[Choir] conductor: John Alldis
Accompanist: Graham Walsh
Reader: Robert MacLeod
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Farming: Retirement and Amalgamations

Introduced by David Richardson.

Golden handshakes and expansion grants are subject to complicated regulations. What are the principal conditions?
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: David Richardson
Producer: John Kenyon

: In Your Place: 4: A Backyard

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


Presenter: Eric Thompson
Designer: John Brookes
Designer: Michael Miller
Drawings: Don Kidman
Producer: Sheila Innes

: News Headlines

: The Love Affair: Second Fiddle

A new series of romantic feature films.

Starring Tyrone Power, Sonja Henie
with Rudy Vallee, Edna May Oliver


Screenplay by: Harry Tugend
Based on a story by: George Bradshaw
Lyrics and music by: Irving Berlin
Producer: Darryl F. Zanuck
Director: Sidney Lanfield
Trudi Hovland: Sonja Henie
Jimmy Sutton: Tyrone Power
Roger Maxwell: Rudy Vallee
Aunt Phoebe: Edna May Oliver
Jean Varick: Mary Healy
Willie Hogger: Lyle Talbot
George 'Whit' Whitney: Alan Dinehart
Jenny: Minna Gombeli

: Iron Horse: Consignment: Betsy the Boiler

Stories of a railroad moving west and the pioneers who build it.
A film series starring Dale Robertson as Ben Calhoun.

Ben fights hard to secure a much-needed piece of equipment-and then has to think hard about his claims to it.


Ben Calhoun: Dale Robertson
Dave Tarrant: Gary Collins
Barnabas Rogers: Bob Random
McGinty: Michael Constantine
Constance: Linda Marsh
Willard: Warren Vanders
Wilcox: Paul Lambert
Phillips: Walter Sande
Mayor: John Hoyt

: Triton: Part 4: Necessities of the Service

A serial in four parts by Rex Tucker.
Trapped inside Fulton's submarine boat by French soldiers, Belwether and Lamb have submerged to the bottom of the dock to plan their next move.


Writer: Rex Tucker
Script editor: Kenneth Poolman
Music composed and conducted by: Dudley Simpson
Costumes: Joan Ellacott
Designer: Norman Vertigan
Producer: John McRae
Director: Michael Ferguson
Lieutenant Simon Lamb, R.N.: Paul Grist
Captain Julius Belwether, R.N.: Jonathan Adams
Robert Fulton: Robert Cawdron
Interpreter: Alan Downer
French Captain: Moris Farhi
Vice Admiral of the Blue The Rt. Hon. Horatio Viscount Nelson, K.B.: Terry Scully
Lieutenant Lydiard, R.N.: Brian Davey
English sailor: Brian Gromoff
Lieutenant Singleton, R.N.: Ric Felgate

: Tom and Jerry: Safety Second

Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse in a selection from the world-famous award-winning cartoon films starring Tom the Cat and a far-from-underdog mouse called Jerry.

Safety Second
...first come the fireworks!


Created by: William Hanna
Created by: Joe Barbera

: The News and The Weather Man

Bert Foord


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: Malcolm Muggeridge asks The Question Why?

from Sweden.
The third of a series of topical programmes which questions the real issues behind the news and some of the assumptions on which people base their lives.
Repeated tonight at 11.12


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

: Songs of Praise

from St. John's Methodist Church, Ashbrooke, Sunderland.
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler.
Postponed from June 9

Holy, holy, holy (Nicea)
Immortal, invisible, God only wise (St. Denio)
One who is all unfit to count (Fingal)
Come, O Creator spirit, come (Wareham)
I bind unto myself today (St. Patrick's Breastplate)
Angel voices, ever singing (Angel Voices)
Eternal Father, strong to save (Melita)
Courage, brother! do not stumble (Yn y Glyn)
Thou, whose almighty word (Moscow)
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (Praxis Pietatis)


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Organist: Stephen Hudson
Conductor: Clifford Hartley
Producer: Raymond Short

: Mothers in Need

An appeal by Andrew Cruickshank on behalf of the Family Planning International Campaign.
In the developing regions of the world, women are often desperate to limit their families. The Campaign is working to establish effective family planning services in as many of these areas as possible.
Donations, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, to: Andrew Cruickshank [address removed]


Presenter: Andrew Cruickshank

: The Charlie Drake Show

Written by Charlie Drake.
Starring Charlie Drake
with Henry McGee, The Satin Bells, The Dagenham Girl Pipers, The George Mitchell Singers, The Show Dancers, Josephine Tewson, Janette de Roet, George Claydon


Writer: Charlie Drake
Musical director: Harry Rabinowitz
Choreography: Peter Gordeno
Designer: John Burrowes
Producer: Ernest Maxin
Comedian: Charlie Drake
[Actor]: Henry McGee
Singers: The Satin Bells
Pipers: The Dagenham Girl Pipers
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
[Actress]: Josephine Tewson
[Actress]: Janette de Roet
[Actor]: George Claydon

: Detective: Cork on the Water

A crime series.
This week: Colin Douglas as MacDonald Hastings's Mr. Montague Cork investigates the case of Cork on the Water
Dramatised by Elwyn Jones.
Also starring Martin Jarvis, Annette Andre, Jacqui Chan, Timothy Bateson


Author: MacDonald Hastings
Dramatised by: Elwyn Jones
Script editor: Anthea Browne-Wilkinson
Designer: Malcolm Middleton
Producer: Verity Lambert
Director: Tony Wickert
Colonel Johnson: Kevin Stoney
The Watcher: Philip Ross
Montague Cork: Colin Douglas
Robert Macrae: Martin Jarvis
Stage doorkeeper: Timothy Bateson
Anna Pryde: Annette Andre
Kurtz: George Roubicek
Mackenzie: Hamish Roughead
Miss Rhee: Jacqui Chan
Snatcher: Phil McCall

: The News

with Robert Dougall.
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Laugh with Hope: Road to Bali

A season of films starring Bob Hope.
This week he is with Bing Crosby, Dorothy Lamour.

A pair of second-rate song and dance men have some hilarious adventures on the mysterious island of Bali.


Screenplay: Frank Butler
Screenplay: Hal Kanter
Screenplay: William Morrow
Director: Hal Walker
Producer: Harry Tugend
George Cochran: Bing Crosby
Harold Gridley: Bob Hope
Lalah: Dorothy Lamour
Ken Arok: Murvyn Vye
Gung: Peter Coe
Phoma Da: Ralph Moody
Ramayana: Leon Askin

: Students at Large: 1: Tactics

Why are our students restless? Why do they want change? What are their objectives? Are their methods justified?

One of a series of open debates recorded when students and the public were invited to a week-long 'free-for-all' at the BBC's Bristol studios.
Chairman, Paddy Feeny
from the South and West
Next week: Targets


Chairman: Paddy Feeny
Presented by: John King

: The Weather Man

: Malcolm Muggeridge asks The Question Why?

Shown at 6.15 p.m.

Close Down


Presenter: Malcolm Muggeridge

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