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: Nai Zindagi - Naya Jeevan

A magazine for viewers from India and Pakistan with a review of recent news, music, and stories from the communities
The programme also includes a discussion on the failure of the Race Relations Board's test case in Leeds and, arising from this, whether the Act should have more 'teeth'
Presented and produced by Mahendra Kaul
(from BBC Midlands)


Presenter/Producer: Mahendra Kaul
Director: Saleem Shahed

: Closedown

: Morning Service

The Annual Service of the United Voluntary Organisations from Elm Hall Drive Methodist Church, Liverpool, conducted by The Rev Rex Kissack, Chairman of the Liverpool Methodist District assisted by The Dean of Liverpool and the Roman Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Liverpool
Service described by Stewart Cross


Service conducted by/Preacher: The Rev Rex Kissack
Assisted by: The Dean of Liverpool [Edward Patey]
Assisted by: The Roman Catholic Auxiliary Bishop of Liverpool [Augustine Harris]
Organist: Evelyn Quigg
Commentator: Stewart Cross
Presented for television by: Raymond Short

: Closedown

: Farming: Brucellosis: Part 2

Introduced by John Cherrington
There is little doubt that the accreditation scheme is instrumental in spreading infection. Is S19 vaccine any good and will the country ever be rid of this very serious disease? David Richardson talks to vets and farmers and assesses the risk to human health
(from BBC Midlands)
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers


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

: Interval

: Ten Classic Dishes: 4: Danish plaice

Fanny Cradock makes them easy and provides a menu for each


Cook/Presenter: Fanny Cradock
Producer: Victor Poole

: News Headlines

: Day Time

Conversation - personalities - ideas - controversies - questions with Robin Day
A Sunday afternoon bonus for Robin Day fans. With a slightly broader choice than in his regular Panorama seat, it's a chance to see Robin Day in a slightly more personal and relaxed setting


Presenter: Robin Day
Producer: Margaret Douglas

: Film Matinee: New Mexico

starring Lew Ayres, Marilyn Maxwell
with Robert Hutton, Andy Devine

Outrages committed by the US Cavalry have provoked the bitter hatred of the Indians. One officer, sympathetic to the Indian cause, goes in search of their chief in the hope of a peaceful settlement. Lew Ayres, who plays the officer, became famous for his performance in All Quiet on the Western Front. The supporting cast includes another Hollywood old-timer - Andy Devine - and Raymond Burr of Perry Mason and Ironside fame


Screenplay: Max Trell
Producer: Irving Allen
Director: Irving Reis
Captain Hunt: Lew Ayres
Cherry: Marilyn Maxwell
Lt Vermont: Robert Hutton
Sgt Garrity: Andy Devine
Pte Anderson: Raymond Burr
Coyote: Jeff Corey

: The Silent Watcher

Erie Ashby lives in the New Forest, where he spends his time observing and photographing the wildlife
His films of badgers, foxes, hares, and deer are among the most intimate studies ever made of these wild animals. This programme is a compilation of the best and most popular of all his work
Commentary written and spoken by Hugh Falkus
(from BBC South and West: first shown on BBC2)


Subject/Filmmaker: Eric Ashby
Writer/Narrator: Hugh Falkus
Producer: Suzanne Gibbs
Producer: Christopher Parsons

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of antiques with Max Robertson

Customers Vanessa Forsyth, Lord Arran
(from BBC South and West)


Presenter: Max Robertson
Resident connoisseur: Arthur Negus
Guest connoisseur: Maureen Cox
Panellist: Vanessa Forsyth
Panellist: Lord Arran
Director: John King

: Dombey and Son: 7: The Second Mrs Dombey

by Charles Dickens
Dramatised in thirteen parts by Hugh Leonard

Solomon Gills has disappeared, leaving his last will and testament to the care of Captain Cuttle. Mr Dombey has proposed to Edith Granger, who has accepted him


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Hugh Leonard
Script Editor: Betty Willingale
Designer: Allan Anson
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Joan Craft
Lucretia Tox: Pat Coombs
Louisa Chick: Hilda Braid
Edith: Sally Home
Florence Dombey: Kara Wilson
The Hon Mrs Skewton: Marian Spencer
Mr Dombey: John Carson
Major Bagstock: Clive Swift
James Carker: Gary Raymond
Minister: John Richmond
Cousin Feenix: Geoffrey Edwards
Rob Toodle: Douglas Mann
Captain Cuttle: William Moore
Mr Toots: Christopher Sandford
The Game Chicken: Milton Reid

: Tom and Jerry: Solid Serenade

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.

Solid Serenade is real cat-erwauling!


Created by: William Hanna
Created by: Joe Barbera

: The News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Malcolm Muggeridge asks The Question Why

A topical programme which questions some of the issues behind the news and some of the assumptions on which people base their lives.
(Repeated on Tuesday, 3.45)


Presenter: Malcolm Muggeridge
Producer: Peter Chafer

: Songs of Praise

from the Parish Church, Chipping Norton, Oxon.
Midway between Oxford and Stratford-upon-Avon lies the beautiful Cotswold town of Chipping Norton. The church, which owes much to the support of the 16th - century wool merchants, stands in a little hollow below the town.

Hymns introduced by William Purcell include:
Angel-voices ever singing (Tune, Angel-voices); The Church's one foundation (Aurelia); Christ is our corner-stone (Harewood); For the beauty of the earth (Dix); God, whose city's sure foundation (Westminster Abbey); King of glory, King of peace (Harvey); Thou didst leave thy throne (Margaret); Glory to thee, my God, this night (Canon); O worship the King (Hanover); Crown him with many crowns (Diademata); O praise ye the Lord! (Laudate Dominum)
Prayer and Blessing by the Vicar, The Rev. T.A. Wharton

(from BBC Midlands)


Presenter: William Purcell
Organist: David Grundy
Conductor: Michael Knightall
Prayer and Blessing: The Rev. T.A. Wharton
Arranged By: Philip Turner
Presented for Television By: Barrie Edgar

: Detective: Put Out the Light

by Ethel Lina White
Dramatised by John Gould
A crime series
This week: Angela Baddeley as Miss Pye investigates the case of "Put Out the Light"

Jamaica Court is the home of Anthea Vine, rich, autocratic and powerful. Her tyranny embraces not only her adopted family but also her servants and business rivals. The pleasure she derives from her power is mixed with fears that haunt her day and night. For she is aware that many hate her and many wish her dead. She tries to dismiss these fears as groundless - raised in her imagination by the emotional tensions ever present in the house.
Miss Pye sees the reality of the dangers that surround the victim and tries to warn her of them.


Author: Ethel Lina White
Dramatised by: John Gould
Script Editor: Anthea Browne-Wilkinson
Designer: John Cooper
Producer: Jordan Lawrence
Director: Ben Rea
Miss Pye: Angela Baddeley
Anthea Vine: Rachel Kempson
Francis Ford: Michael Jayston
Charles Ford: Kenneth Fortescue
Iris Pomeroy: Pauline Munro
Dr Glyn Lawrence: Colin Jeavons
Sally Morgan: Angela Douglas
Mrs Law: Hilda Fenemore
Mr Waters: Edward Jewesbury
Supt Pye: Robin Wentworth

: British Film Night: Libel

Tonight's film in a season of outstanding feature films of the last ten years stars
Dirk Bogarde, Olivia de Havilland
with Paul Massie, Robert Morley

An aristocrat suffering from loss of memory is faced with the problem of proving he is not an impostor.
The major courtroom scene is dominated by the rivalry between Robert Morley and Wilfrid Hyde White as opposing counsel, with Richard Wattis as the Judge.


Screenplay/Producer: Anatole de Grunwald
Screenplay: Karl Tunberg
Based on the play by: Edward Wooll
Director: Anthony Asquith
Sir Mark Loddon: Dirk Bogarde
Frank Welney: Dirk Bogarde
'Number Fifteen': Dirk Bogarde
Lady Loddon: Olivia De Havilland
Jeffrey Buckenham: Paul Massie
Sir Wilfred: Robert Morley
Foxley: Wilfrid Hyde White
Gerald Loddon: Anthony Dawson
The Judge: Richard Wattis
Himself: Richard Dimbleby

: The News

Reader Robert Dougall
and Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Omnibus: George Robey, Prime Minister of Mirth

An impression of the many-sided life of the great music-hall artist, on the occasion of the centenary of his birth with Lady Robey and Arthur Askey, John Baxter, Ivor Brown, Sir Neville Cardus, Charlie Chester, Ken Dodd, Edward Glibbery, Hetty King, Evelyn Laye, Harry Loman, Yehudi Menuhin, Henry Oscar, Wee Georgie Wood
Gerard Kemp talks to Hetty King: page 12


Interviewee: Lady Robey
Interviewee: Arthur Askey
Interviewee: John Baxter
Interviewee: Ivor Brown
Interviewee: Sir Neville Cardus
Interviewee: Charlie Chester
Interviewee: Ken Dodd
Interviewee: Edward Glibbery
Interviewee: Hetty King
Interviewee: Evelyn Laye
Interviewee: Harry Loman
Interviewee: Yehudi Menuhin
Interviewee: Henry Oscar
Interviewee: Wee Georgie Wood
Narrator: Cyril Fletcher
Narrator: Charles Leno
Devised by: Peter Cotes
Producer: John Ingram

: Spike Milligan: Q5

Written by Spike Milligan and Neil Shand
[Starring] Spike Milligan with his guests

(first shown on BBC2)


Writer/Comedian: Spike Milligan
Writer: Neil Shand
Designer: Paul Joel
Designer: John Burrowes
Producer: Ian MacNaughton

: News Extra

reports on today's General Election in West Germany

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