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: Nai Zindagi-Naya Jeevan: Sab-Ras

A special compilation of music favourites for viewers from India and Pakistan
Artists include Nikhil Banerjee and Ashish Khan, Reba Bhaduri, Ustad Umed Ali Khan, Koka Manimala
Presented by Saleem Shahed
(from Birmingham; shown on Sunday)


Sitar player: Nikhil Banerjee
Sarod player: Ashish Khan
Musician: Reba Bhaduri
Singer: Ustad Umed Ali Khan
Performer: Koka Manimala
Presenter/Producer: Saleem Shahed
Compiled by: Ashok Rampal
Producer: Mahendra Kaul

: Interval

: Dyna Wall

Welsh quiz game

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: On the Farm

For the very young
Lucy rides a pony, Robert rides a donkey, and the other horses work in a field.
Story told by Keith Barron.



Narrator: Keith Barron
Producer: Daphne Jones

: The News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Closedown

: Play School

: The Mole at the Zoo

The Mole encounters the King of Beasts for the very first time.

: The Village Matadors

A tale from Russia
When Paul and Yuri decide to arrange a bullfight they don'get much co-operation from the 'bull.'
Story told by Gilbert Wynne


Narrator: Gilbert Wynne
Presented by: Doreen Jeffs

: 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 comedy stars.

: 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): Phil Sidey
Editor (Nationwide): Michael Bunce

: The Doctors

Written by Max Marquis
Starring Nigel Stock, Barry Justice

Dr Owens spends a pleasant Sunday at home entertaining Dr Conrad. Mrs Baynes and Miss Riley embark on a coach trip for the Group's elderly patients, and suffer a loss.
(from Birmingham)


Writer: Max Marquis
Serial created by: Donald Bull
Script Editor: Christopher Bond
Designer: Ian Ashurst
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Philip Dale
Joan Riley: Christine Pollon
Mrs Baynes: Maureen O'Reilly
Mr Beggs: John Scott
Mr Harding: Bert Palmer
Mrs Hunt: Hilda Barry
Minty Adamson: Margery Withers
Flora Adamson: Dorothea Rundle
Dr Bill Conrad: Barry Justice
Sunshine: Arthur Whybrow
Dr Thomas Owens: Nigel Stock
Dr David Owens: Drewe Henley
Meg Owens: Joan Newell
Dorita Young: Madeleine Mills
Mr Nemo: Desmond Jordan

: Tomorrow's World

Now in its seventh series
Discoveries... inventions... ideas that will affect the future
Introduced by Raymond Baxter with James Burke


Presenter: Raymond Baxter
Presenter: James Burke
Reporter: John Parry
Producer: Brian Johnson
Producer: John Weiler
Producer: Andrew Wiseman
Editor: Lawrence Wade

: Harry Worth: Just the Job

Written by Ronnie Taylor
[Starring Harry Worth]
featuring Victor Maddern as Nutter


Writer: Ronnie Taylor
Music: Ronnie Hazlehurst
Design: Tim Harvey
Producer: Douglas Argent
Himself: Harry Worth
Nutter: Victor Maddern
Coles: Arthur Pentelow
Winters: John Baskombe
Miss Trimmins: Jan Holden
Benson: Gordon Peters
Miss Fuller: Elizabeth Benson

: Mission Impossible: The Glass Cage

The exploits of a team of expert and daring undercover agents
Led by Peter Graves as Jim Phelps with Martin Landau as Rollin Hand, Greg Morris as Barney, Peter Lupus as Willy, Barbara Bain as Cinnamon

This week: The Glass Cage
The team has the 'way-out' way out, well and truly taped!


Jim Phelps: Peter Graves
Rollin Hand: Martin Landau
Barney: Greg Morris
Willy: Peter Lupus
Cinnamon: Barbara Bain
Zelinko: Lloyd Bochner
Gulka: Larry Linville
Reisner: Richard Garland
Szabo: George Perina

: The Main News

With Richard Baker and Weather


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Frost Over America

David Frost in conversation first with George Burns and later with Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett

Burns, now 74, 'I smoke 20 cigars a day, at my age I've got to hold on to something,' tells a series of dry reminiscences about his 67 years in show business and his 50-year friendship with Jack Benny. 'We were at this party and Jack got up to light a cigarette. I said: "Quiet everybody, Jack is going to do the match bit." And he stood there with the cigarette and the matches, he didn't know what to do with everybody looking at him, so he finally lit the cigarette. I said: "Oh, a new finish".'
Lucille Ball recounts the experience she had with her newly born baby and Carol Burnett recalls the embarrassment of receiving an injection in the bottom from the doctor she loved.


Interviewer: David Frost
Interviewee: George Burns
Interviewee: Lucille Ball
Interviewee: Carol Burnett
Creative Consultant: Neil Shand
Producer for Westinghouse: Peter Baker
Presented for BBCtv by: Iain Johnstone

: He Who Dares: 6: Dying for a Living

In recent films Derek Ware has been shot, speared, blown up, knocked down, run over, set on fire, and dropped from a great height. As a professional film stuntman and fight director he has spent the last 10 years deliberately putting himself in peril. What kind of man takes up this 'dying art'? And are those hair-raising stunts really as dangerous as they look?
A co-production with the Australian Broadcasting Commission


Subject: Derek Ware
Producer: David Gerrard

: 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


Presenter: Kenneth Allsop

: The Fifties

Robert Robinson recalls the events of June 1950.
The Korean War began - by 27 June Communist troops reached Seoul, the capital of South Korea; the Schumann Plan for Iron and Steel Corporation in Europe laid the foundations of the future Common Market; and Sylvia Peters was prevented from wearing a strapless dress on television -'the BBC fears it might give viewers the impression that the bareness continued beyond the screen.'
Brian Glanville recounts England's ignominious World Cup defeat by the USA in Brazil.
On film, Gussy Moran arrived to play tennis at Wimbledon; Norman St John Stevas and Robin Day rowed against each other and Phyllis Dixey stripped.


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Speaker: Brian Glanville
Director: Will Wyatt
Producer: Iain Johnstone

: The World Cycling Championship Finals

from Leicester

The last day of track events includes:
The Professional Sprint Finals; The 4,000 metres Team Pursuit Finals; The Amateur Tandem Sprint Finals; The 100 km Professional Motor-Paced Final
Introduced by Alan Weeks


Presenter: Alan Weeks
Commentator: David Saunders
Television Presentation: Fred Viner
Television Presentation: Bill Taylor

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