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: Nai Zindagi - Naya Jeevan

A magazine for viewers from India and Pakistan including discussions, review of recent news, music, and stories from the communities
Introduced by Saleem Shahed

(to 9.25)


Presenter: Saleem Shahed
Producer: Mahendra Kaul

: Si Dice Cosi: 1: Prego, si accomodi!

Twenty-six programmes for beginners in Italian
with Bianca Maria Corbella, Yole Marinelli, Luigi Basagaluppi, Alberto Colzi
Repeated next Saturday at 10.0 a.m.
For details of accompanying book and records see page 36
(to 10.25)
How to Learn Italian Without Really Trying
Producer Maddalena Fagandini introduces Si dice cosi, an Italian language course at 10.0 a.m. that you can study without tears
This is a brand-new series of twenty-six programmes for beginners. Its serious aims are effective learning combined with entertaining viewing. But why be serious? Let's say our aim is to entertain you first, and then to trick you by subtle methodological means into speaking Italian before you know it's happened!
So, if you want to brighten up your Sunday mornings Italian fashion, join our handsome foursome for the next twenty-six weeks. And if that's not enough, you can watch them all over again on Saturdays at the same time. You can even remind yourselves of them (and of the language, too, of course) between programmes by buying the accompanying books and records. These will give you all the words, tell you how to say them, how to put them together, and by means of even more subtle packages of exercises, let you practice them to your heart's content.
So do join Yole, Bianca, Luigi, and Alberto. They're looking forward to meeting you and telling you that, in Italian, Si dice cosi.


Presenter: Bianca Maria Corbella
Presenter: Yole Marinelli
Presenter: Luigi Basagaluppi
Presenter: Alberto Colzi
Course devised by: Dr. Joseph Cremona
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini

: Seeing and Believing: Yesterday and Tomorrow

The Rev. Denis Duncan, Canon Eric James, and The Rev. Dr. John Vincent discuss the future of some old ways of putting Christianity across.
Illustrations provided by Noel Howlett and Brian Hewitt-Jones accompanied by Michael Jessett
Chairman, Judith Chalmers
From the Church of All Hallows, London Wall
(to 11.30)


Panellist: The Rev. Denis Duncan
Panellist: Canon Eric James
Panellist: The Rev. Dr. John Vincent
Performer: Noel Howlett
Performer: Brian Hewitt-Jones
Accompanied by: Michael Jessett
Chairman: Judith Chalmers
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Farming: Systems Come-Systems Go

Introduced by David Richardson

Out of beef and sheep rearing and into cows. Thomas Dale reviews the changes that he has made on his East Lothian farm in the last eight years.
from the Midlands
and Weather Situation for farmers and growers


Presenter: David Richardson
Interviewee: Thomas Dale
Reporter: Watson Peat
Producer: John Kenyon

: Adventurous Cooking with Fanny Cradock: 10: The art of easy garnish

including: Edible swans, Chocolate leaves and Savoury cocktail cake


Cook/presenter: Fanny Cradock
Producer: Victor Poole

: News Headlines

: The Lost Peace: A History of Disillusion 1918-1933: Episode 10: It will proceed to the end (Poincare)

Written by Correlli Barnett
Narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave
with the voices of Peter Bridgmont, Felix Felton, John Fortune, Cyril Luckham, Alec Mango, Paul Martin, Bill Nagy, Sebastian Shaw, Norman Wynne
and eye-witness accounts of events between September 1922 and March 1923
Series produced by Tony Essex in collaboration with the Australian Broadcasting Commission, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
First shown on BBC-2


Writer: Correlli Barnett
Narrator: Sir Michael Redgrave
Voices: Peter Bridgemont
Voices: Felix Felton
Voices: John Fortune
Voices: Cyril Luckham
Voices: Alec Mango
Voices: Paul Martin
Voices: Bill Nagy
Voices: Sebastian Shaw
Voices: Norman Wynne
Producer: Tony Essex

: Film Matinee: The End of the Road

starring Finlay Currie, Duncan Lamont, Naomi Chance

with Edward Chapman

After fifty years at work a skilled factory worker is retired against his wishes. He refuses to accept his new status as an old-age pensioner but his truculence makes him a social outcast.


Screenplay: James Forsyth
Screenplay: Geoffrey Orme
Producer: Alfred Shaughnessy
Director: Wolf Rilla
Works manager: Edward Chapman
Time-keeper: George Merritt
Old Worker: Eugene Leahy
Old 'Mick-Mack': Finlay Currie
Gloomy Gertie: Edie Martin
Barney: Duncan Lamont
Barney Wee: David Hannaford
Molly: Naomi Chance
Young Kennie: Gordon Whiting
Personnel manager: Pauline Winter
Builder: Michael Bird
Manager: Tony Kilshawe
Labour Exchange clerk: Kenneth Henry
First old man: Herbert C. Walton
Second old man: Claude Bonser
First postal clerk: Sam Kydd
Second postal clerk: Hugh Munro
Madge: Hilda Fenemore
Crane driver: Bert Sims
Foreman: John Baker
Policeman: Ewen Solon
Nightwatchman: Edward Malin

: Star Choice: Z Cars: Inspection

by Elwyn Jones The stars of BBC series pick their favourite episodes
This week: Stratford Johns introduces Z Cars

There are two young constables in each car, ready to deal with trouble as it happens.

Newtown station is spit-and-polish-smart for a very special occasion -but something turns up to spoil the effect.


Writer: Elwyn Jones
Presenter: Stratford Johns
Designer: James Weatherup
Script editor: Richard Beynon
Producer: David E. Rose
Director: Terence Williams
P.C. Weir: Joseph Brady
P.C. Smith: Brian Blessed
P.C. Graham: Colin Welland
P.C. Walker: Donald Gee
Chief Constable: Peter Evans
Chief Supt. Boland: Michael Gover
Det. Chief Insp. Barlow: Stratford Johns
Det.-Sgt. Watt: Frank Windsor
Sgt. Blackitt: Robert Keegan
Det. Con. Lynch: James Ellis
H.M. Inspector of Constabulary: Bernard Archard
Teasdown: Bernard Severn
P.C. Hewlitt: David Pinner
P.C. Rawlings: Jack Cunningham
P.C. Rodgers: John Lesley
Cadet Tomlins: Joseph Morris
Cadet Young: David Harris

: Billy Smart's Circus

A special children's performance from the ring of the world's largest tenting circus
Introduced by Gary Smart, Junior Ringmaster

The Circus Parade heralds
Liberty Horse and Shetland Ponies
presented by Cowboy Lionel and Cowgirl Yasmin
A Tiny Star Climbs High
Ballet on the rope by Davida Smart
Fabulous Foot Juggling
Jorge bounces from a baby trampoline, is caught by brother Alberto and juggled on his feet
Boy's Best Friend
Phillip Gandey and his pet dogs
Tower of Strength
Strongwoman from Germany, Miss Atlas
Aerial Artistry
High above the sawdust, swinging and spinning as one Rebecca and Linda
A Newspaper Man with a Difference
the paper tearing Albert Sturm
Pigeon Party
presented by Kevin Roberti
Knockabout Nonsense
Spider Austin with some very young would-be acrobats
Delicate Balance
on pivoted ladder, high aloft, the De Wit Twins
Gentle Jungle Giants
Indian Elephants presented by Billy Smart Jr.


Presenter: Gary Smart
Dancer: Davida Smart
Dog act: Phillip Gandey and his pet dogs
Strongwoman: Miss Atlas
Aerialists: Rebecca and Linda
Performer: Albert Sturm
Pigeon act presented by: Kevin Roberti
Acrobatics: Spider Austin
Balancers: The De Wit Twins
Elephants presented by: Billy Smart Jr.
Circus direction: Ronnie Smart
Circus direction: David Smart
Circus direction: Billy Smart
Musical director: Ken Griffin
Producer: Mary David

: Ken Dodd and The Diddymen

from the North
Ken Dodd is appearing in 'Robinson Crusoe' at the Palace Theatre, Manchester


Comedian: Ken Dodd
Puppet animation: Roger Stevenson
Script: Bob Block
Design: Stuart Furber
Producer: Stan Parkinson

: The News and The Weather Man

Graham Parker


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Pilgrim's Progress: 2: Through the Wicket Gate

by John Bunyan
Adapted in six parts for the puppets of the Caricature Theatre


Author: John Bunyan
Director: Jane Phillips
Television presentation: Myrfyn Owen

: Men at Work

Do men have to succeed at work? How many at heart resent their work?
When does work become a killer?
Men from many walks of life talking about their jobs. They include a shepherd, a miner, an engine-driver, a builder, a chemist, a teacher, a doctor, a clergyman, and an artist.
Repeated tonight at 11.2 p.m.


Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: Songs of Praise

from St. Asaph Cathedral, North Wales
Led by choirs from the district
Hymns introduced by David Parry-Jones
Blessing spoken by The Very Rev. J. H. Charles, Dean of St. Asaph

As with gladness men of old (Dix)
God who madest earth and heaven (All Through the Night)
Dear Lord and father of mankind (Repton)
King of glory, King of peace (Gwalchmai)
O God of Bethel (Stracathro)
Mawr oedd Crist (Wyddgrug)
Holy, holy, holy (Nicea)
Anthem: The Lord Is King (William Boyce)


Conductor: Arwel Hughes
Organist: Dr. J. R. Middleton
Soloist: Mary Thomas
Presenter: David Parry-Jones
Blessing spoken by: The Very Rev. J. H. Charles
Television presentation: Selwyn Roderick

: The Forsyte Saga: Part 18: The Afternoon of a Dryad

by John Galsworthy.
Dramatised by Anthony Steven.
Starring Eric Porter, Susan Hampshire, Nicholas Pennell

Fleur has continued to encourage Wilfred. Michael has arranged for Victorine to model for Aubrey Greene. Soames discovers that Elderson has been accepting secret commissions.
(Eric Porter is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
(First shown on BBC-2)


Author: John Galsworthy
Dramatised by: Anthony Steven
Opening and closing music: Eric Coates
Story editor: Lennox Phillips
Designer: Sally Hulke
Producer: Donald Wilson
Director: James Cellan Jones
Michael Mont: Nicholas Pennell
June: June Barry
Fleur: Susan Hampshire
Soames: Eric Porter
Bicket: Terry Scully
Victorine Bicket: Geraldine Sherman
Sir Lawrence Mont: Cyril Luckham
Elderson: Derek Francis
Butterfield: Donald Gee
Aubrey Greene: John Bailey
Winifred: Margaret Tyzack
Gradman: Clifford Parrish
Wilfred Desert: Robin Phillips
Miss Perren: Brenda Cowling
Hatty: Cicely Paget-Bowman
Dumetrius: Steve Plytas
Tlng-a-ling: 'Mr. Perkins'

: The Great Stars: Lover Come Back

The Great Stars of yesterday and today in a season of their most memorable films
[Starring] Doris Day, Rock Hudson
with Tony Randall

A humorous and highly irreverent look behind the scenes of Madison Avenue, the home of the large American advertising agencies. This film can almost be described as a sequel to Pillow Talk (recently seen on BBC-tv). Once again Rock Hudson is the 'villain' and Doris Day the good girl. Once again Tony Randall is on hand-giving a hilarious characterisation as the neurotic head of an agency.


Screenplay/producer: Stanley Shapiro
Screenplay: Paul Henning
Producer: Martin Melcher
Director: Delbert Mann
Carol Templeton: Doris Day
Jerry Webster: Rock Hudson
Peter Ramsey: Tony Randall
Rebel Davis: Edie Adams
J. Paxton Miller: Jack Oakie
Dr. Linus Tyler: Jack Kruschen
Millie: Ann B. Davis

: The News

with John Edmunds
followed by The Weather


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: Omnibus presenting: Cream

A recording of their farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London
Eric Clapton (lead guitar and vocals), Jack Bruce (vocals and bass guitar), Ginger Baker (percussion)
(Cream appear by permission of The Robert Stigwood Organisation Ltd.)


Vocals/guitar: Eric Clapton
Vocals/bass: Jack Bruce
Drums: Ginger Baker
Director: Tony Palmer

: The Weather Man

: Men at Work

Shown at 6.30 p.m.

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