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: Nai Zindagi - Naya Jeevan

A magazine for viewers from India and Pakistan
Presented and produced by Mahendra Kaul
(from Birmingham)


Presenter/Producer: Mahendra Kaul
Director: Saleem Shahed

: Repondez S'il Vous Plait: 24: Vous avez quelque chose a declarer?

An invitation to speak French
with Max Bellancourt, Jacques Faber, Jan Rosol, Elma Soiron, Jerome Tiberghien and Lila Valmere


Presenter/Dialogues and language adviser: Max Bellancourt
Teaching course: Joseph Cremona
Producer: Sheila Innes
[Actor]: Jacques Faber
[Actor]: Jan Rosol
[Actress]: Elma Soiron
[Actor]: Jerome Tiberghien
[Actress]: Lila Valmere

: Wie bitte?: 24

A beginners' course in German
Introduced by Leslie Banks
With Dorothea Neukirchen, Werner Umberg, Declan Harvey, Gerard Heinz, Carl Jaffe, George Mikell, Hugo Panczak


Presenter: Leslie Banks
Language teaching adviser: Antony Peck
Drama script: Milo Sperber
Director: Tony Roberts
Producer: David Hargreaves
[Actress]: Dorothea Neukirchen
[Actor]: Werner Umberg
[Actor]: Declan Harvey
[Actor]: Gerard Heinz
[Actor]: Carl Jaffe
[Actor]: George Mikell
[Actor]: Hugo Panczak

: Closedown

: Seeing and Believing: The Image of the Saint

Introduced by Geoffrey Lewis

St Boniface of Crediton
by Joyce Biddell
Read by Gary Watson

Sebastian in the Catacombs
Written and performed by John Stuart Anderson

St Elizabeth of Hungary
by Joyce Biddell
Read by Polly Murch

From the Church of All Hallows, London Wall


Presenter: Geoffrey Lewis
Author (St Boniface of Crediton/St Elizabeth of Hungary): Joyce Biddell
Reader (St Boniface of Crediton): Gary Watson
Writer/Performer (Sebastian in the Catacombs): John Stuart Anderson
Reader (St Elizabeth of Hungary): Polly Murch
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: Interval

: Swim: 4: The Back Stroke

Introduced by David Vine
With Helen Elkington of the ASA
From the Loughborough College of Education


Presenter: David Vine
Instructor: Helen Elkington
Director: John Rickword
Producer: John Dobson

: Germany 1870-1970: 4: Democracy Tried

The Weimar Republic, founded amid defeat and desperation in 1918, ended in disillusion in 1933.
Introduced by John Tidmarsh


Presenter: John Tidmarsh
Script: Dr Roger Morgan
Director: John Eidinow
Producer: Peter Dunkley

: Decimal Shop: 4: Training for Decimals

How do you convert your staff to decimals?
Introduced by Harold Webb


Presenter: Harold Webb
Series Adviser: Bryan Sutton
Director: Ken Patton
Producer: Ian Woolf

: Closedown

: Farming: On the Doorstep of the EEC

with John Cherrington
The Channel Islands have a thriving agricultural and horticultural industry almost entirely dependent on market outlets in this country - but in many cases the existing marketing arrangements appear to be in serious need of reorganisation, especially if the United Kingdom enters the Common Market.
(from Birmingham)

Weather for farmers


Presenter: John Cherrington
Producer: Michael Marshall

: Interval

: The Education Programme

Do teachers still need to use the cane? What causes conflict between staff and pupils?


Producer: Tony Cash

: News Headlines

: The Titanic, the Pig, and Me

Edith Russell, now 91 years old and one of the few remaining survivors of the Titanic disaster, talks to Sheridan Morley about her memories of that voyage.


Interviewee: Edith Russell
Interviewer: Sheridan Morley
Editor: Rowan Ayers

: The Monaco Grand Prix

The drivers, the cars, the start and the first 20 laps.
Barrie Gill introduces the first of three Eurovision reports on this spectacular Formula 1 motor race 'round the houses' in Monte Carlo.
(in collaboration with the French Television Service and Tele-Monte Carlo)


Presenter: Barrie Gill
Commentator: Anthony Marsh
Producer: John Mills
Editor: Brian Robins

: A Film for the Family: Sunday Dinner for a Soldier

Starring Anne Baxter, John Hodiak, Charles Winninger

A poor Florida family receive a new lease of life when they decide to invite a soldier to dinner. This warm-hearted story, starring the young Anne Baxter and John Hodiak, was one of the most successful films of the late war years.


Screenplay: Wanda Tuchock
Screenplay: Melvin Levy
Director: Lloyd Bacon
Producer: Walter Moroso
Tessa: Anne Baxter
Eric Moore: John Hodiak
Grandfather: Charles Winninger
Agatha: Anne Revere
Mary: Connie Marshall
Mr York: Chill Wills

: The Monaco Grand Prix

The best of the action from the first big motor racing event of the year.
Barrie Gill introduces the second of three Eurovision reports direct from Monte Carlo covering the closing stages of this 80-lap race, the finish, and Prince Rainier's presentation to the winner.
(in collaboration with the French Television Service and Tele-Monte Carlo)


Presenter: Barrie Gill
Commentator: Anthony Marsh

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of antiques with Max Robertson
Customers Libby Morris, Jeffrey Grenfell-Hill
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Max Robertson
Resident connoisseur: Arthur Negus
Guest connoisseur: Anthony du Boulay
Customer: Libby Morris
Customer: Jeffrey Grenfell-Hill
Director: Paul Smith
Producer: John King

: Hobbyhorse

Cliff Morgan meets young people from all over Great Britain who have unusual and exciting ways of spending their leisure time.
Cacti and succulents occupy most of the spare time of 14-year-old Susan Orchard of Worcester who has over 500 plants in the studio. A team of musical skippers from a National Children's Home demonstrate their skill. Weather Station Nimbus is a project run by 15-year-old John Doyle of Orpington.
(from Cardiff)


Presenter: Cliff Morgan
Guest: Susan Orchard
Guest: John Doyle
Producer: Dewi Griffiths

: The Shari Lewis Show

with ventriloquist Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop and Hush Puppy
(Bert Hayes is appearing at the Winter Gardens, Margate)


Ventriloquist: Shari Lewis
Music: The Bert Hayes Quartet
Presented by: Johnny Downes

: The News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Fact or Fantasy?

In the last programme on the intuitive side of man's nature
Clifford Hanley looks at Faith-healing and miraculous cures with Dr Kenneth Cuming
The Archdeacon of Westminster, The Rev Michael Green and Dr Louis Rose


Presenter: Clifford Hanley
Panellist: Dr Kenneth Cuming
Panellist: The Archdeacon of Westminster [Edward Carpenter]
Panellist: The Rev Michael Green
Panellist: Dr Louis Rose
Director: John Barclay
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: Songs of Praise

from St Dominic's Priory, Newcastle upon Tyne
Introduced by Michael Rodd
with Owen Brannigan and the choirs of local churches and schools

Praise to the Lord (Lobe den Herren)
Hail the day (Llanfair)
Breathe on me, breath of God (Carlisle)
Lord of all hopefulness (Slane)
God of concrete, God of steel (Eastcliffe)
Lord Jesus, think on me (Southwell)
God is love, his the care (Theodoric)
Dear Lord and Father (Repton)
Eternal Father, strong to save (Melita)
Come holy Ghost (Tallis's Ordinal)
Ye servants of God (Paderborn)


Presenter: Michael Rodd
Singer: Owen Brannigan
Organist: William Johnson
Conductor: Jack Wolstenholme
Producer: Raymond Short
Series Producer: Philip S. Gilbert

: Paul Temple: Antique Death: Part 1

by Michael Chapman
Created by Francis Durbridge
Starring Francis Matthews as Paul
with Ros Drinkwater as Steve

Paul is amused when he discovers that the copy of an Etruscan Apollo which he has bought causes a ripple of alarm in museum circles as the original is reputed to be unique and no other copy is known to exist.
But when the figurine disappears. the chase leads Paul to Amsterdam and into the dangers that lie beyond the respectable front of dealing in 'genuine' art-fakes.


Writer: Michael Chapman
Created by: Francis Durbridge
Lighting: Peter Winn
Sound: Peter Wineman
Script Editor: Trevor Ray
Designer: Paul Allen
Producer: Peter Bryant
Producer: Derrick Sherwin
Director: John Matthews
Paul: Francis Matthews
Steve: Ros Drinkwater
Kate Balfour: June Ellis
Parrish: John Franklyn Robbins
Van Beuren: Peter Carsten
O'Hagen: Peter Hutchins
Sir Philip Sprague: Russell Napier
Otto Bulow: Eric Pohlmann
Claus: Christopher Owen
Genevieve: Marie Versini
Barman: Paul Nemeer
Truck driver: Nico Schomaker
Baron Mondelle: Noel Willman

: The Sunday Film: Away All Boats

Starring Jeff Chandler
with George Nader, Lex Barker

Jeff Chandler as the ambitious Captain of a small transport ship is determined to make his inexperienced crew the best in the fleet-but somehow fails to take the enemy into account.
Set in the South Pacific during World War II, the film includes some unusually effective and exciting battle scenes, but avoids the sentiment and over-stressed patriotism of many similar films. Jeff Chandler is convincing as the disciplinarian captain with Lex Barker of Tarzan fame as the lazy, aristocratic and ineffectual administrative chief, and George Nader, who served in the American Navy during the war, as the First Officer.


Screenplay: Ted Sherdeman
Based on the novel by: Kenneth M. Dodson
Producer: Howard Christie
Director: Joseph Pevney
Captain Hawks: Jeff Chandler
Lieut MacDougall: George Nader
Commander Quigley: Lex Barker
Nadine MacDougall: Julie Adams
Dr Bell: Keith Andes
Lieut Fraser: Richard Boone

: The News

with Kenneth Kendall and Weather


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Omnibus presenting: The Hollywood Image: 2: The Talkies

This is the second of three films about Hollywood; it begins with the first all 'talking movie' and ends with America's entry into the Second World War. The 1930s were Hollywood's most romantic years, when the studios were at their largest and the 'star System' at its most powerful. Throughout the period of the Depression Hollywood meant a dream world where the progression from 'rags' to 'riches' still seemed a possibility.

Douglas Fairbanks Jr again narrates the film. This week he speaks with the authority of someone who was himself one of the big stars of the period.


Narrator: Douglas Fairbanks Jr
Writer: Alexander Walker
Producer: Therese Denny

: The Monaco Grand Prix

Barrie Gill introduces an all-action review of today's big motor race in Monte Carlo and examines how the result will affect the drivers' world championship in 1970.
(in collaboration with the French Television Service and Tele-Monte Carlo)


Presenter: Barrie Gill
Commentator: Anthony Marsh
Producer: John Mills
Editor: Brian Robins

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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