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: Nai Zindagi - Naya Jeevan

A magazine for viewers from Pakistan and India
Presented and produced by Saleem Shahed
(from BBC Midlands)


Presenter/Producer: Saleem Shahed
Director: Mahendra Kaul

: Repondez S'il Vous Plait: 3: Vous aimez le mystere?

An invitation to learn French with Max Bellancourt
assisted by Jacques Faber, Jacqueline Holtz, Georges Lambert and Jerome Tiberghien

(repeated on Saturday at 10.0 am)


Presenter: Max Bellancourt
Assisted by: Jacques Faber
Assisted by: Jacqueline Holtz
Assisted by: Georges Lambert
Assisted by: Jerome Tiberghien
Producer: Sheila Innes

: Wie bitte?: Programme 3

A beginners' course in German
Introduced by Leslie Banks
With Dorothea Neukirchen, Werner Umberg, Gerard Heinz, Carl Jaffe

(repeated on Saturday at 10.30 am)


Presenter: Leslie Banks
Producer: David Hargreaves
[Actress]: Dorothea Neukirchen
[Actor]: Werner Umberg
[Actor]: Gerard Heinz
[Actor]: Carl Jaffe

: Closedown

: Seeing and Believing: Faith in the Fields

Leonard Pearcey introduces songs, prose, and poetry about Christianity and the countryside
with Shirley Collins, Margaret John, Richard Bebb and Emrys James from the Mayflower Barn, Jordans, Buckinghamshire


Presenter: Leonard Pearcey
Singer: Shirley Collins
Reader: Margaret John
Reader: Richard Bebb
Reader: Emrys James
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: Buying a House: 3: Getting a Mortgage

How do you set about raising a loan? And what kind of mortgage is best?
Introduced by Michael Smee
with Michael Blandon, Julian Gibbs, Leonard Williams


Presenter: Michael Smee
Speaker: Michael Blandon
Speaker: Julian Gibbs
Speaker: Leonard Williams
Producer: Alan Hancock

: Know How: Talking to Machine Tools

The engineering programme
Introduced by Arthur Garratt

As the buying of tape controlled machine tools increases, the problem of making the control tapes becomes critical


Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Director: David Nelson
Producer: David Cordingley

: Representing the Union: 3: Communicating with Members

A trade unionist's guide to productivity bargaining and management techniques.

The problems of communicating pay and productivity proposals between union negotiators, shop stewards and members.
Introduced by Bob Houlton
(repeated on Wednesday, 3.45)


Presenter: Bob Houlton
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Closedown

: Farming: Rural Development

Introduced by Henry Fell

David Richardson visits the North Pennines to see what effects on farming the newly formed Rural Development Board is likely to have.

And Weather for farmers


Presenter: Henry Fell
Reporter: David Richardson
Producer: Philip Hicks

: Interval

: Ten Classic Dishes: 7: Saute of Veal

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


Presenter: Robin Day
Producer: Margaret Douglas

: Film Matinee: Here Comes Mr Jordan

Starring Robert Montgomery Claude Rains, Evelyn Keyes with James Gleason

A lighthearted and ingenious film - which won two Academy Awards for its story and script - about a celestial executive who discovers that a new messenger has brought in the soul of a young boxer to the heavenly airport 50 years too soon.


Screenplay: Sidney Buchman
Screenplay: Seton I. Miller
From the play "Heaven Can Wait" by: Harry Segall
Producer: Everett Riskin
Director: Alexander Hall
Joe Pendleton: Robert Montgomery
Mr. Jordan: Claude Rains
Max Corkle: James Gleason
Julia Farnsworth: Rita Johnson
Messenger 7013: Edward Everett Horton
Insp. Williams: Donald MacBride
Lefty: Don Costello
Sisk: Halliwell Hobbes
Bugs: Benny Rubin
Bette Logan: Evelyn Keyes

: Hobbyhorse

Introduced by Cliff Morgan and featuring young people with unusual ways of spending their leisure time.
Among today's guests is 14-year-old Carl Jones of Johnstown, Carmarthenshire, who spends all his spare time nursing injured birds and animals back to health. Also 17-year-old Stephen Wildman of Bedford who collects weapons.


Presenter: Cliff Morgan
Guest: Carl Jones
Guest: Stephen Wildman
Producer: Dewi Griffiths

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of antiques with Max Robertson
Customers Joan Turner and Ross Taylor


Presenter: Max Robertson
Resident connoisseur: Arthur Negus
Guest connoisseur: Julian Thompson
Panellist: Joan Turner
Panellist: Ross Taylor
Director: John King

: Dombey and Son: 10: Flight

by Charles Dickens
Dramatised in thirteen parts by Hugh Leonard

The rift between Mr Dombey and his wife has deepened. Mr Dombey has instructed James Carker, as a go-between, to inform Edith that her devotion to Florence displeases him. Riding to the City, Mr Dombey has had an accident.


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Hugh Leonard
Script Editor: Betty Willingale
Designer: Allan Anson
Producer: Campbell Logan
Director: Joan Craft
Mr Dombey: John Carson
Mrs Pipchin: Joan Haythorne
Florence Dombey: Kara Wilson
Susan Nipper: Helen Fraser
Towlinson: Edward Topps
Mr Toots: Christopher Sandford
Edith Dombey/Alice Marwood: Sally Home
James Carker: Gary Raymond
Rob Toodle: Douglas Mann
Mrs Brown: Fay Compton
John Carker: David Garth
Coachman: Nicholas Brent
Diogenes: Twiggy

: Ken Dodd and The Diddymen

with Sydney Arnold


Puppetry: Roger Stevenson
Script: Bob Block
Producer: Stan Parkinson
Comedian: Ken Dodd
[Actor]: Sydney Arnold

: The News


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: Malcolm Muggeridge asks The Question Why

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


Presenter: Malcolm Muggeridge
Producer: Peter Chafer

: Songs of Praise

from St Mary's Church Tenby, Pembrokeshire
Hymns introduced by David Parry-Jones

All people that on earth do dwell (Old 100th)
My God, how wonderful thou art (Westminster)
Hark, my soul! it is the Lord (St Bees)
O Jesus, I have promised (Penlan)
O praise ye the Lord! (Laudate Dominum)
Eternal Father, strong to save (Melita)
Love divine, all loves excelling (Blaenwern)


Conductor: James Williams
Organist: John Harrison
Soloist: Stuart Burrows
Presenter: David Parry-Jones
Blessing: The Rev. Lawrence Bowen
Television Presentation: Tregelles Williams

: Father Agnellus Andrew

appeals on behalf of St Joseph's Hospice, Hackney
St Joseph's provides devoted nursing care for the needy in the final stages of illness, and is now in urgent need of funds for more accommodation and amenities.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]


Presenter: Father Agnellus Andrew

: Detective: Elimination Round

by Ludovic Peters
A crime series
David Buck as Ian Firth and Meredith Edwards as John Smith investigate the case of the "Elimination Round"

A race against time as Ian Firth and John Smith try to find the reasons behind the apparently motiveless murder of a British Wimbledon semi-finalist.


Writer: Ludovic Peters
Script Editor: Anthea Browne-Wilkinson
Designer: Daphne Shortman
Producer: Jordan Lawrence
Director: Alan Gibson
Ian Firth: David Buck
Harriet Ward: Alethea Charlton
Packer: Howard Lang
Spencer: John Harvey
Clayton: Maurice Bush
Ron: Ian Dewar
Pamela Bryce: Ania Marson
George Carling: Donald Gee
Det-Supt Granger: Stanley Meadows
Det-Sgt Bryant: John Golightly
Barry Lynch: Roy Hanlon
John Smith: Meredith Edwards
Clegg: John Barrard
Keating: Leader Hawkins

: British Film Night: Station 6 Sahara

Tonight's film in a season of outstanding feature films of the last ten years stars Carroll Baker, Ian Bannen, Denholm Elliott, Peter Van Eyck

The mutual contempt of five men confined in a remote desert pumping station turns to open hatred when an attractive woman arrives on the scene unexpectedly.
Produced in 1962 as a joint British-West German production, Station 6 Sahara features fine performances from Ian Bannen as a coarse Scot and Denholm Elliott as an ex-British officer. Carroll Baker of Baby Doll fame plays the girl who changes all their lives very dramatically. A taut script by Bryan Forbes and Brian Clemens and determined direction by Seth Holt turn this exciting story into an original and intelligent film.


Screenplay: Bryan Forbes
Screenplay: Brian Clemens
Based on a play "Men without a Past" by: Jacques Maret
Producer: Victor Lyndon
Director: Seth Holt
Catherine: Carroll Baker
Fletcher: Ian Bannen
Macey: Denholm Elliott
Kramer: Peter van Eyck
Martin: Jorg Felmy
Santos: Mario Adorf
Jimmy: Biff McGuire
Sailor: Harry Baird

: The News

Reader John Edmunds
and Weather


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: Omnibus: What the Hell ever happens in Marlborough?

Marlborough is a country town about 80 miles from 'swinging' London. It's a place where on the surface little seems to have changed for hundreds of years.
How do people who live in places like Marlborough spend their leisure? What do they think of today's 'permissive' society? Do their sons and daughters envy those who live in larger and more fashionable places?
This film asks these questions and gets some surprising answers.


Producer: Denis Pitts

: Monty Python's Flying Circus: How to recognise different types of trees from quite a long way away

Conceived, written and performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin
also appearing: Carol Cleveland, Ian Davidson


Conceived, written and performed by: Graham Chapman
Conceived, written and performed by: John Cleese
Conceived, written and performed by: Terry Gilliam
Conceived, written and performed by: Eric Idle
Conceived, written and performed by: Terry Jones
Conceived, written and performed by: Michael Palin
Make-up Supervisor: Joan Barrett
Costume Supervisor: Hazel Pethig
Animations: Terry Gilliam
Designer: Christopher Thompson
Producer: John Howard Davies
Producer: Ian McNaughton
[Actress]: Carol Cleveland
[Actor]: Ian Davidson

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