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: Nai Zindagi - Naya Jeevan: Sab-ras

A special compilation of music favourites for viewers from India and Pakistan
Presented by Saleem Shahed
(from Birmingham; shown on Sunday)

12.50 Interval


Presenter/Producer: Saleem Shahed
Compiled by: Ashok Rampal
Producer: Mahendra Kaul

: Y 'Royal Welsh' 1970

A report from the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show at Builth Wells

1.25 Interval

: Watch with Mother: On the Farm

A flock of sheep and their lambs in the mountains of Wales come down to the farm to have their coats cut.
Story told by Keith Barron.



Narrator: Keith Barron
Producer: Daphne Jones

: The News


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: Closedown

: Racing from Goodwood

2.30 Richmond Stakes (over 6 furlongs)
3.10 Sussex Stakes (over Old Mile)
3.45 Goodwood Stakes (over 2 miles 3 furlongs)


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator: Clive Graham
Interviewer: Julian Wilson
TV Presentation: Dennis Monger

: Closedown

: Play School

A programme for children under 5

: Jackanory Request Week: Wet Magic: 3: The Mermaid's Home

by E. Nesbit
With Margaret Tyzack


Author: E. Nesbit
Storyteller: Margaret Tyzack

: The Happy Age: Part 3

A film from France

The Inspector interviews Bernadette while Barlov does his best to regain the role of Galatea for Delphine.


Narrator: Gabriel Woolf
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: Tom Tom

Tom Tom scans the world of technology and adventure with Norman Tozer and reporter John Earle
(From Bristol)


Presenter: Norman Tozer
Reporter: John Earle
Producer: David Turnbull

: Abbott and Costello

A cartoon series about the adventures of the two crazy comics.

: London

The facts, the people, the background of the nation's capital

The news, features and opinions of the country at large co-ordinated by Michael Barratt from BBC studios throughout the United Kingdom


Producer (London): Michael Townson
Presenter (Nationwide): Michael Barratt
Assistant editor (Nationwide): Robert Rowlands
Editor (Nationwide): Michael Bunce

: The Doctors

Written by Dick Sharples
Starring John Barrie, Richard Leech, Justine Lord, Barry Justice

The partners hear of a suggestion to open a ward for General Practitioners at Prince's Hospital. Dr Conrad and Dr McNeal have an argument about a patient's treatment. Lady McNeal gives her daughter some startling news.


Writer: Dick Sharples
Serial created by: Donald Bull
Script Editor: Christopher Bond
Designer: Myles Lang
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Mary Ridge
Lady McNeal: Margaret Ward
Dr Liz McNeal: Justine Lord
Mrs Groom: Pamela Duncan
Mrs Baynes: Maureen O'Reilly
Dr John Somers: John Barrie
Dr Roger Hayman: Richard Leech
Fred Hill: Colin Stepney
Mrs Greaves: Hazel Coppen
Dr Bill Conrad: Barry Justice

: Laurel and Hardy: Going Bye Bye

Two of the world's greatest laughter-makers in one of their famous short films.

Stan and Ollie are key witnesses against a man who swears to escape and seek his revenge.
A Hal Roach film.


Production: Hal Roach
Director: Charles Rogers
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: Comedy Playhouse: Don't Ring Us... We'll Ring You

Written by Mike Craig and Lawrie Kinsley
Starring John Junkin as Ernie Babcock, Norman Rossington as Jimmy Duffy, Colin Welland as Dave Sullivan, Barbara Mullaney as Ethel, Joe Gladwin as Reg Aveyard, Tony Melody as the Gas man, Gael West as Pat Morgan, Pamela Manson as Gloria, and special guest Sandy Powell as Joe Ridsdale

(Pamela Manson is appearing at The Mermaid Theatre, London)


Writer: Mike Craig
Writer: Lawrie Kinsley
Music: Denis King
Lyrics: John Junkin
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson
Ernie Babcock: John Junkin
Jimmy Duffy: Norman Rossington
Dave Sullivan: Colin Wellans
Ethel: Barbara Mullaney
Reg Aveyard: Joe Gladwin
The Gas man: Tony Melody
Pat Morgan: Gael West
Gloria: Pamela Manson
Joe Ridsdale: Sandy Powell

: Mission Impossible: Recovery

[Starring] Peter Graves as Jim Phelps, Martin Landau as Rollin Hand, Greg Morris as Barney, Peter Lupus as Willy, Barbara Bain as Cinnamon

This week: Recovery
Rollin is mortified but the team more than get their own back


Jim Phelps: Peter Graves
Rollin Hand: Martin Landau
Barney: Greg Morris
Willy: Peter Lupus
Cinnamon: Barbara Bain
Paul Shiperd: Bradford Dillman

: The Main News

With John Edmunds and the BBC's correspondents and reporters around the world and Weather


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: 24 Hours

A daily look at what matters in the news and out of it
Presented all this week by Kenneth Allsop with the latest news in pictures and with on-the-spot reports by Bernard Falk, David Lomax, Tom Mangold, Fyfe Robertson and Denis Tuohy


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Bernard Falk
Reporter: David Lomax
Reporter: Tom Mangold
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Denis Tuohy
Editor: Anthony Smith

: The Royal International Horse Show 1970

featuring tonight The King George V Gold Cup for Gentlemen Riders and The Queen Elizabeth II Cup for Lady Riders
Tonight is a very special occasion at the Empire Pool, Wembley-for the first time the two most coveted titles in International show-jumping are to be decided in the same evening.
In the men's event, the holder Ted Edgar with his spirited grey horse 'Uncle Max' will stoutly defend his title against some of the finest riders in the world whilst Alison Dawes and her very experienced 'Maverick VII,' holders of the Queen Elizabeth Cup, will be determined to retain their trophy for Great Britain.
Introduced by David Coleman


Showjumper: Ted Edgar
Showjumper: Alison Dawes
Presenter: David Coleman
Commentator: Dorian Williams
Presented for television by: Alan Mouncer
Presented for television by: Bill Taylor

: The Fifties

Robert Robinson recalls the events of April 1950. Sir Stafford Cripps presented his first Budget since devaluation, Seretse Khama arrived in London, the pros and cons of flogging were debated in the press, the Eagle - a new comic - was born, and Mrs Gerald Legge used shoe cream on her eyelashes instead of mascara.
Reginald Turnill reviews the planes of the year - the Princess, the Comet and the Brabazon.
On film Arsenal beat Liverpool in the Cup Final, The Duke of Edinburgh went to Malta as a naval Lieutenant, and the first West Indies cricket team arrived with 96 bottles of rum.


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Speaker: Reginald Turnill
Director: Will Wyatt
Producer: Iain Johnstone

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