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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

: In Our Midst: 2: A New Skill

A programme about teaching English as a second language to immigrant children.
Introduced by Geoffrey Hodson


Presenter: Geoffrey Hodson
Producer: Felicity Kinross

: Si Dice Cosi: 9: Mangiamo una pizza questa sera?

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.)
(to 10.30)


Presenter: Bianca Maria Corbella
Presenter: Yole Marinelli
Presenter: Luigi Basagaluppi
Presenter: Alberto Colzi
Designer: Charles Lawrence
Director: Indira Chitnis
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini

: Seeing and Believing: Gospel Dialogues

Dialogues from the Gospel according to St. John, spoken in the Jerusalem Bible translation by Ellen Mcintosh, Roger Bizley, Colin Douglas, Edwin Richfield
Interjections from the present day sung by The Sacred Heart Choir and Instrumental Group with Eileen Greaves
Conducted by Kevin Mayhew

From the Church of All Hallows, London Wall


Reader: Ellen McIntosh
Reader: Roger Bizley
Reader: Colin Douglas
Reader: Edwin Richfield
Singers/Musicians: The Sacred Heart Choir and Instrumental Group
Singer: Eileen Greaves
Conductor: Kevin Mayhew
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: Hardy Heating Co. Ltd.: 8: Planning for Profits

A Business Studies series about Management Accountancy

How are costs and revenue estimated for a new product?
Introduced by Graham Turner

(See also Radio 3 (Study) Thursday, 6.30 p.m.)


Presenter: Graham Turner
Dramatist: Roger Dixon
Producer: Paul Ellis
John Marsh: Harvey Hall
Jack Hardy: Raymond Mason
Sam Howell: Ivan Beavis
Jean Wilkins: Alethea Charlton
Wilfred Appleby: Frank Mills
George: Kim Grant

: Know How: What are these N.C. benefits?

A programme for engineers

Peter Marshall of P.E.R.A. claims numerical control of machine tools as the most significant development in production engineering.
Introduced by Arthur Garratt


Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Interviewee: Peter Marshall
Director: David Cordingley
Producer: Michael Garrod

: In This Case: 8: The Machinery of Administration

A series for managers

Brian Redhead follows a Treasury O. and M. project in the Passport Office.

(to 13.00)


Presenter: Brian Redhead
Producer: Neil Ryder

: The World Figure Skating Championships of 1969

from Colorado Springs, U.S.A.
Featuring The Men's Championships

Olympic silver medallist Tim Wood of the U.S.A. faced a strong challenge from the 1969 European champion Andrej Nepela of Czechoslovakia and Patrick Pera of France in his bid to take the gold medal.
Presented by the American Broadcasting Company


Skater: Tim Wood
Skater: Andrej Nepela
Skater: Patrick Pera
Commentator: Alan Weeks

: Farming: Statutory Grading

Introduced by David Richardson

It costs half a million pounds to operate a scheme for the compulsory grading of fruit and vegetables. Dan Slater tries to find who benefits.

From the Midlands

followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers

1.25-1.50 Farming Club for East Anglia
(Peterborough, Manningtree, Cambridge)


Presenter: David Richardson
Reporter: Dan Slater
Producer: John Kenyon

: Make It My Place: 4: A Through Room in Catford

Ten leading designers are invited to solve ten domestic design problems for families who want to do some of the work themselves.
For booklet see page 17


Interior Designer: Derek Phillips
Do-It-Yourself: Roy Day
Presenter: Peter Glynn Smith
Producer: Sheila Innes

: News Headlines

: The Lost Peace: Episode 18: The popular masses are dull (Hitler)

A History of Disillusion 1918-1933
Written by Arthur Marwick and Roger Manvell.

Narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave.
With the voices of David Bauer, John Brandon, Peter Bridgmont, Anton Diffring, Felix Felton, John Fortune, Miriam Karlin, Cyril Luckham, Alec Mango, Paul Martin, Bill Nagy, Sebastian Shaw, Norman Wynne.
and eye-witness accounts of events between 1922 and 1927.

Series produced by Tony Essex in collaboration with the Australian Broadcasting Commission, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
(First shown on BBC-2)


Writer: Arthur Marwick
Writer: Roger Manvell
Narrator: Sir Michael Redgrave
Voices: David Bauer
Voices: John Brandon
Voices: Peter Bridgmont
Voices: Anton Diffring
Voices: Felix Felton
Voices: John Fortune
Voices: Miriam Karlin
Voices: Cyril Luckham
Voices: Alec Mango
Voices: Paul Martin
Voices: Bill Nagy
Voices: Sebastian Shaw
Voices: Norman Wynne
Producer: Tony Essex

: Film Matinee: Spawn of the North

Starring George Raft, Henry Fonda, Dorothy Lamour
with John Barrymore, Akim Tamiroff

Action, adventure, and romance in pioneering Alaska when pirates try to seize the salmon industry.


Screenplay: Jules Furthman
Screenplay: Talbot Jennings
Based on a story by: Barrett Willoughby
Producer: Albert Lewin
Director: Henry Hathaway
Tyler Dawson: George Rapt
Jim Kimmerlee: Henry Fonda
Nicky Duval: Dorothy Lamour
Windy Turlon: John Barrymore
Red Skain: Akim Tamiroff
Diane Turlon: Louise Platt
Jackson: Lynne Overman
Lefty Jones: Fuzzy Knight

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of Antiques with Max Robertson
From the South and West


Presenter: Max Robertson
Resident connoisseur: Arthur Negus
Director: John King

: Star Choice: Dr. Finlay's Casebook: Come Back, Little Willie

by Dick Sharples
Created by A.J. Cronin
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Bill Simpson
with Tom Watson, Jean Taylor Smith, Irene Sunters

The stars of BBC series pick their favourite episodes
Bill Simpson introduces "Dr. Finlay's Casebook"

(From next Sunday on BBC-1 you will be able to see a completely new series of Casebook stories.)


Presenter (Star Choice): Bill Simpson
Writer: Dick Sharples
Created by: A.J. Cronin
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Designer: Daphne Shortman
Script Editor: John Maynard
Associate Producer: Edward Ballard
Producer: Royston Mobley
Director: Terence Williams
MacDowell: Wallace Campbell
Willie Craig: Tom Watson
Mrs. Maddocks: Helena McCarthy
Maggie Craig: Irene Sunters
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr. Finlay: Bill Simpson
Dr. Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Stewart Morris: John Graham
Mrs. Drummond: Jean Taylor Smith
The Rev. R. Grant: John Henderson
Ella Richie: Jenny Lee
McKay: Brown Derby

: Storyline

Thinks Balloon
A cartoon film. A boy spends all his time reading comics - with a surprising result!

Tom and Jerry: The Dog House
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

Tom finds himself in... The Dog House


Designer (Thinks Balloon): Michael Foreman
Animated by (Thinks Balloon): Jannik Hastrup
Presented by (Thinks Balloon): Michael Grafton-Robinson
Created by (Tom and Jerry): William Hanna
Created by (Tom and Jerry): Joe Barbera

: The News and Weather Man

George Luce


Weatherman: George Luce

: Guilt and Grace

"To exist is to be guilty" (Simone de Beauvoir)
Guilt is a problem which is peculiar to man. In one form or another most people experience it and crave for pardon and restitution. The Christian faith offers a way of getting rid of guilt, but some people find it hard to accept, and a few impossible.

The first of two programmes for Lent
Introduced by Derek Hart
with The Rev. Dr. H.J.S. Guntrip, The Rev. Dr. M.H.B. Joyce, Dr. William Kraemer
(Repeated tonight at 10.52)


Presenter: Derek Hart
Speaker: The Rev. Dr. H.J.S. Guntrip
Speaker: The Rev. Dr. M.H.B. Joyce
Speaker: Dr. William Kraemer
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: Annual Theatre Service

from Birmingham Cathedral
by permission of the Provost
Conducted by The Bishop of Aston
The Lessons read by Jack Douglas, Richard Chamberlain, Chris Gittins
Musical items by Dennis Lotis, Pat Lancaster, Cy Grant
Birmingham School of Music Choir
conducted by Gordon Clinton
Preacher, The Bishop of Guildford
The Service accompanied by the BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Leader, John Bradbury
Conductor, Jack Coles

For many years the Church, through the Actors' Church Union, has sought to serve the theatrical profession. On this annual occasion actors, personalities of radio and television, musicians, and people from the show-business world gather for a splendid act of worship in Birmingham Cathedral.


Service conducted by: The Bishop of Aston [David Porter]
Reader: Jack Douglas
Reader: Richard Chamberlain
Reader: Chris Gittins
Singer: Dennis Lotis
Singer: Pat Lancaster
Singer/Guitarist: Cy Grant
Singers: Birmingham School of Music Choir
Choir conducted by: Gordon Clinton
Preacher: The Bishop of Guildford [George Reindorp]
Musicians: The BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Orchestra leader: John Bradbury
Conductor: Jack Coles
Television Presentation: Barrie Edgar

: The Forsyte Saga: Part 26: Swan Song

by John Galsworthy.
Dramatised by Donald Wilson.
Starring Eric Porter, Nyree Dawn Porter, Susan Hampshire, Nicholas Pennell

Jon is having his portrait painted and Fleur has arranged to sit for the same artist. Soames has decided to visit the family's roots in Dorset.
(Eric Porter is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
(First shown on BBC-2)


Author: John Galsworthy
Dramatised by/Producer: Donald Wilson
Opening and closing music: Eric Coates
Story Editor: Lennox Phillips
Designer: Spencer Chapman
Director: David Giles
Soames: Eric Porter
Fleur: Susan Hampshire
Michael Mont: Nicholas Pennell
Jon: Martin Jarvis
Mrs. Gadsden: Hilda Barry
Vicar: Noel Howlett
June: June Barry
Marta: Tina Matthews
Anne: Karin Fernald
Holly: Suzanne Neve
Irene: Nyree Dawn Porter
Riggs: Godfrey James
Sir Lawrence Mont: Cyril Luckham
Winifred: Margaret Tyzack
Emlther: Maggie Jones
Gradman: Clifford Parrish
Fireman: John Caesar

: Play of the Month presenting: Relatively Speaking

The West End comedy success by Alan Ayckbourn
[Starring] Celia Johnson, Donald Sinden, John Stride, Judy Cornwell

(Donald Sinden is appearing in "Not Now, Darling" at the Strand Theatre, London; John Stride is a National Theatre player)
See columns 1 and 2


Author: Alan Ayckbourn
Lighting: Gerry Millerson
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Herbert Wise
Greg: John Stride
Ginny: Judy Cornwell
Sheila: Celia Johnson
Philip: Donald Sinden

: The News

with John Edmunds
and The Weather


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: Omnibus presenting: Malcolm Arnold

A portrait of the English composer who talks to John Amis and conducts the London Symphony Orchestra Leader, John Georgiadis
with Julian Bream (guitar)
and from Truro Cathedral: Massed Choirs and the St. Dennis Silver Band

Filmed on the northern coast of Cornwall where Malcolm Arnold has made his home, this programme shows a composer who is not only influenced by his environment but who also contributes to the life and music of that community.
Arnold's music is immensely tuneful, appealing and enjoyable. Besides composing the music for over eighty major films, including Bridge on the River Kwai, Whistle Down the Wind, Nine Hours to Rama and The Deep Blue Sea, he has composed six symphonies, several concertos, ballets, and invaluable works for amateur groups.
Julian Bream, who has known Arnold for many years, sums up his contribution to English music: "On the English scene today there's nobody quite like Malcolm. He's enormous, in every sense, and this quality comes out in his music. An enormous generosity, tuneful, colourful, enjoyable music -an immense generosity of spirit."
Besides excerpts from some of his film scores, this edition of Omnibus includes parts of: March: The Padstow Lifeboat, The Cornish Dances, Tam O'Shanter, The Guitar Concerto, Peterloo, Symphony No. 6


Interviewee/Conductor: Malcolm Arnold
Interviewer: John Amis
Musicians: The London Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra leader: John Georgiadis
Guitarist: Julian Bream
Musicians: The St. Dennis Silver Band
Producer: Herbert Chappell

: The Weather Man

: Guilt and Grace

(Shown at 6.15 p.m.)

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