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: Nai Zindagi - Naya Jeevan

A magazine for viewers from Pakistan and India. This week-a review of the year in the 'New Lives' of Asian viewers.
Presented and produced by Saleem Shahed
(from BBC Midlands: repeated on Wednesday at 12.25)


Presenter/producer: Saleem Shahed
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Closedown

: Morning Service

from Crescent Presbyterian Church, Belfast
Conducted by the Minister The Rev Carlisle Patterson
Assisted by members of the congregation
Up! good Christian folk and listen (Woodward)
Balulalow (Warlock)
Hymns (from RCH):
Songs of praise the angels sang (38)
In the bleak midwinter (50)
Almighty Father, who dost give (491)
March on, my soul, with strength (537)


Service conductor: The Rev Carlisle Patterson
Organist: John Jones
Presented by: Moore Wasson

: Closedown

: Farming: Into the 70s

1969 - year of official committees and legislation - lower profit margins - higher wages and higher productivity - a growing world surplus of temperate foodstuffs - and the door into Europe just beginning to open...
David Richardson, with some of the programme's regular contributors, looks back over the year, and forward to the industry's likely trends in the 70s
(from BBC Midlands)

Weather for farmers

1.50 Interval


Presenter: David Richardson
Producer: Michael Marshall

: News Summary


: Joe

In this filmed profile shot in North Wales, his present home, Manchester-born Joe Brown demonstrates the technique and discusses the philosophy which have made him one of the great mountaineers of the world.
'As a boy, I just happened to arrive at a crag and climbed it, and it was so exhilarating that from then on there was just no thought of doing anything else.'
'Becoming experienced boils down to sticking your neck out and getting away with it.'
'There's no doubt that sooner or later you're going to die, but I don' think I'm going to die climbing.'

Commentary by Ian McNaught-Davis
with Tom Patey and Pete Crew(first shown on BBC2)


Subject: Joe Brown
Narrator: Ian McNaught-Davis
Narrator: Tom Patey
Narrator: Pete Crew
Director: Stanley Williamson

: Film Matinee: All that Heaven Allows

starring Rock Hudson, Jane Wyman with Agnes Moorehead

All That Heaven Allows, with Jane Wyman as a lonely widow who falls in love with her gardener and becomes the target for gossip, has a lighter touch than most. A stylish and elegant film, played and directed with great conviction.
Because Ron Kirby is rejected by Cary Scott's children and society, she refuses to marry him, despite their mutual love.



Screenplay: Peg Fenwick
Producer: Ross Hunter
Director: Douglas Sirk
Cary Scott: Jane Wyman
Ron Kirby: Rock Hudson
Sara Warren: Agnes Moorehead
Harvey: Conrad Nagel
Alida Anderson: Virginia Grey
Kay Scott: Gloria Talbott

: John Wayne and his Films

John Wayne is 62. He has had a lung removed after a cancer operation but still makes cowboy films almost continuously. After 250 pictures he is hotly tipped to win his first Oscar for his performance in True Grit, released this month.
The past two years have been the most remarkable in Wayne's life. He 'licked the big C,' spoke at the Republican Convention, was mooted as a Vice Presidential running-mate for George Wallace and created a wave of controversy by his hawkish film about Vietnam, The Green Berets.
Despite this, he remains the biggest box-office draw in the world. He spoke to Iain Johnstone about his life and his films. Film extracts include: Sagebrush Trail (1933), Stagecoach (1939), The Alamo (1960), The Man who Shot Liberty Valance (1962), Eldorado (1966), The Green Berets (1968), True Grit (1969)



Interviewee: John Wayne
Interviewer/producer: Iain Johnstone

: Here's Lucy: Lucy and the Ex-Con

A comedy film series

starring Lucille Ball as Lucy Carter
with Desi Arnaz Jr. and Lucie as her children, Craig and Kim
and Gale Gordon as Harrison Carter
and guest star Wally Cox

Lucy and the Ex-Con
...just the combination for a safe job!


Lucy Carter: Lucille Ball
Craig: Desi Arnaz Jr.
Kim: Lucie Arnaz
Harrison Carter: Gale Gordon
Rock Barnett: Wally Cox

: The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau

In the latest film of the voyage of Calypso Whales are the quarry of Cousteau and his research team. Armed with harpoons, not to kill but to tag, they follow the Finback Whale and obtain unique underwater pictures of this 20-ton monster. More enormous still and reputedly very savage are the Sperm Whales, so when Cousteau decides to tag a baby Sperm it is exciting and dangerous.
Produced by Les Requins Associes and Metromedia Producers Corporation
(first shown on BBC2)


Explorer/narrator: Jacques Cousteau
Narrator: Hugh Falkus

: Clangers: 5

by Oliver Postgate
Visitors are always welcome... until they start eating the place.
Film by Smallfilms


Writer: Oliver Postgate
Puppets and settings: Peter Firmin
Music: Vernon Elliott

: 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 of the assumptions on which people base their lives

(Repeated on Tuesday, 3.45)


Presenter: Malcolm Muggeridge
Producer: Peter Chafer

: Songs of Praise

from Calder High School, Mytholmroyd, Yorkshire, sung by the people of the Valley
Soloist Vernon Ogden with a section of the Hebden Bridge Band
Introduced by Jimmy Savile who for several years has been an honorary churchwarden of the Anglican Parish Church in the village of Craggvale, which lies in this valley that cuts into the Pennines.
Prayer and Blessing by the Vicar of Mytholmroyd, The Rev Roderick Butterworth
(from BBC North)

Good Christian men, rejoice! (In dulci jubilo)
Away in a manger (Away in a Manger)
Silent night (Stille Nacht)
Jack Frost
The first nowell (First Nowell)
O little town of Bethlehem (Forest Green)
Good King Wenceslas (Piae Cantiones)
Love came down at Christmas (Hermitage)
See amid the winter's snow (Oxford)
Angels we have heard in heaven (Les anges nos campagnes)
O come, all ye faithful! (Adeste fideles)



Soloist: Vernon Ogden
Musicians: A section of the Hebden Bridge Band
Presenter: Jimmy Savile
Conductor: Raymond Ashworth
Organist: Arthur Fielding
Pianist: James Stansfield
Prayer and Blessing: The Rev Roderick Butterworth
Producer: Raymond Short

: Paul Temple: Which one of us is Me?

by David Chantler
Created by Francis Durbridge
[Starring] Francis Matthews as Paul, Ros Drinkwater as Steve, June Ellis as Kate,
Blake Butler as Eric
Paul is asked for help by a man called Howard Hawthorn. Apparently someone is intent on destroying Howard; his character, his marriage, his sanity. Paul asks who this someone is. Howard replies, 'Howard Hawthorn.'


Writer: David Chantler
Created by: Francis Durbridge
Script Editor: Barry Thomas
Designer: Stanley Morris
Producer: Alan Bromly
Director: Paul Ciappessoni
Paul: Francis Matthews
Steve: Ros Drinkwater
Kate: June Ellis
Eric: Blake Butler
Howard Hawthorn: William Squire
Inspector Dyer: John Lee
Calvin Good: Glyn Houston
Mrs Hawthorn: Barbara Shelley
Maria: Nita Lorraine
Lottie: Veronica Strong
Nate: Milton Johns
Sergeant: Prentis Hancock

: The Sunday Musical: Carousel

starring Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones
with Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick

'If I loved you,' 'Mr Snow,' 'June is bustin' out all over,' 'You'll never walk alone': just some of the famous numbers featured in this film version of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein show.
Gordon MacRae plays the swaggering carnival barker who marries a shy girl from the cotton mill.



Screenplay: Phoebe Ephron
Screenplay: Henry Ephron
Music: Richard Rodgers
Book and lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II
Based on Liliam by: Ferenc Molnar
Producer: Henry Ephron
Director: Henry King
Billy: Gordon MacRae
Julie: Shirley Jones
Jigger: Cameron Mitchell
Carrie: Barbara Ruick
Cousin Nettie: Claramae Turner
Mr Snow: Robert Rounseville

: The News

With Kenneth Kendall and Weather


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Omnibus: The Unashamed Accompanist

Gerald Moore talks to Bernard Levin and recalls, at 70, his long career and the great musicians with whom he has worked.
with Victoria de los Angeles, Pablo Casals, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Not many musicians can say that they have completely re-made their art. But what Casals has done for the playing of the cello and Segovia for the guitar, Gerald Moore has done for the art of the accompanist.
Thanks to him the accompanist now takes his rightful place as the equal of the soloist in interpreting the composer's original intention.



Interviewee/accompanist: Gerald Moore
Interviewer: Bernard Levin
Soprano: Victoria de los Angeles
Speaker: Pablo Casals
Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Producer: Patricia Foy

: Monty Python's Flying Circus

Conceived, written, and performed by Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam


Conceived, written, and performed by: Graham Chapman
Conceived, written, and performed by: John Cleese
Conceived, written, and performed by: Eric Idle
Conceived, written, and performed by: Terry Jones
Conceived, written, and performed by: Michael Palin
Conceived, written, and performed by/animations: Terry Gilliam
Design: Geoffrey Patterson
Producer: Ian MacNaughton

: Weatherman, Closedown


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