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: Nai Zindagi - Naya Jeevan

A special programme of music and entertainment for viewers from Pakistan and India
featuring Zia Mohyeddin, Salman Peer, Lalita Ahmed, Shuaib and Saleema Hashmi,
K.C. Gould, The Great Indian Bhangrra Group The Musifirs, S.D. Batish, Ustad Batangi
Presented by Mahendra Kaul
Written, produced, and directed by Saleem Shahed (from Birmingham)


Guest: Zia Mohyeddin
Guest: Salman Peer
Guest: Lalita Ahmed
Guest: Shuaib Hashmi
Guest: Saleema Hashmi
Guest: K.C. Gould
Musicians: The Musafirs
Singer: S.D. Batish
Guest: Ustad Batangi
Presenter: Mahendra Kaul
Writer/Producer/Director: Saleem Shahed

: Closedown

: The World Cycling Championships: The Professional Road Race

From the Mallory Park Circuit, live coverage of the start and early stages of one of the most spectacular events in the Championships with the world's top riders competing over 200 miles in the final event of this year's Championships.


Commentator: David Saunders
Television Presentation: Fred Viner

: Hymns for the Deaf

from The John Ross Memorial Church for the Deaf, Glasgow
Interpreted for the deaf by the Minister, The Rev J Stewart Lochrie, MBE, JP
Praise to the Lord (Lobe Den Herren)
O come, all ye faithful (Adeste Fideles)
Jesus, the very thought (St Agnes)
The King of love (Dominus Regit Me)
Abide with me (Eventide)
What a friend we have (Converse)
When I survey the wondrous Cross (Rockingham)
Here, O my Lord, I see thee (St Agnes)
Who is on the Lord's side? (Armageddon)
The congregation is joined by singers from St George's Tron Parish Church, Glasgow
(from Scotland)


Interpreter for the deaf: The Rev J Stewart Lochrie
Organist: John Simpson
Conductor of Praise: William Gemmell
Choirmaster: Adam Hair
Producer: Ralph Smith

: Closedown

: Farming: Cross Channel Competitors

The attitudes of the Breton farmer are no longer taken lightly in the everyday agricultural affairs of France. Brittany grows 70 per cent as much farm produce as Belgium, and 40 per cent as much as Holland.
David Richardson looks at the competition we can expect if the United Kingdom joins the EEC.
(from Birmingham)

Weather for farmers


Presenter: David Richardson
Producer: Michael Marshall

: Cycling

A further visit to Mallory Park for a progress report.

: Heritage: 2: Water, Water Everywhere...

The shortage of drinking water may force us to pay the true high price of polluted rivers.
Introduced by Peter B. Stone


Presenter: Peter B. Stone
Producer: Brenda Horsfield

: News Headlines

: In a Class of Their Own

Six films which try to find out 'What Makes a Good Teacher?'

"For some of us there is only the trying, the rest is not our business."
Sheila Lane is Headmistress of a Primary School in Deptford, South-East London. Her relationship with the parents is one of equality and affection. With her children she is kind, enormously patient and incredibly industrious.


Subject: Sheila Lane
Producer: Lawrence Gordon Clark

: A Film for the Family: Kit Carson

Starring Jon Hall, Lynn Bari, Dana Andrews with Ward Bond, Harold Huber

Kit Carson agrees to guide a wagon train and a troop of American cavalry to California although he knows that both the Indians and the Mexican Army are hostile.
(Philip Jenkinson writes on page 12; see also colour feature on pages 43 and 45)


Director: George B. Seitz
Producer: Edward Small
Kit Carson: Jon Hall
Dolores Murphy: Lynn Bari
Captain John C Fremont: Dana Andrews
Lopez: Harold Huber
Ape: Ward Bond
Miss Pilchard: Renie Riano

: The Undersea World of Jacques Cousteau: The Legend of Lake Titicaca

A film series in which the famous underwater explorer takes his oceanographic vessel Calypso on a voyage of adventure and scientific discovery.

Leaving the oceans for a time Cousteau and his men take their equipment some 12,000 feet up to explore the world's highest lake, situated in the Andes. They search the depths for ancient ruins and treasure which the Incas dumped there. And find, among other things, a rare toad
Produced by Les Requins Associes and Metromedia Producers Corporation (from Bristol: first shown on BBC2)


Explorer/Narrator: Jacques Cousteau
Narrator: Hugh Falkus

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of antiques with Max Robertson
Customers Anita Prynne, Vince Hill
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Max Robertson
Resident connoisseur: Arthur Negus
Guest connoisseur: Richard Came
Customer: Anita Prynne
Customer: Vince Hill
Director: Paul Smith
Producer : John King

: The World Cycling Championships: The Professional Road Race

A final visit to Mallory Park for the last event of this year's World Championships.

: The News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Leaders of Men: 1: Buddha

If the Buddha were alive today, would he find his followers doing as he had advised? And how relevant to life would it be?
Maurice Walshe, an English Buddhist, discusses his faith with Paddy Feeny and a group of students.
Written, narrated and produced by Peter Firth (from Bristol)


Panellist: Maurice Walshe
Chairman: Paddy Feeny
Studio direction: Shirley du Boulay
Writer/Narrator/Producer: Peter Firth

: Songs of Praise

from St John's Church, Barrow in Furness
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler
With Thomas Round, Vickers Barrow Works Band and the choirs of local churches and schools

Jesus shall reign (Rimington)
Judge eternal (Rhuddlan)
Virgin-born, we bow before thee (Quem Pastores)
Come down, O Love (Down Ampney)
Hills of the north (Little Cornard)
Eternal Father, strong to save (Melita)
O Jesus, I have promised (Day of Rest)
All hail the power (Diadem)

Blessing by the vicar the Rev Eric Netman


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Singer: Thomas Round
Musicians: Vickers Barrow Works Band
Organist: Irving Biggins
Conductor: Gilbert Uren
Blessing: The Rev Eric Netman
Producer: Raymond Short
Series Producer: Philip S. Gilbert

: Vera Lynn

appeals on behalf of The Stars Organisation for Spastics SOS deals with adult spastics and provides a Home and Workshop at Wakes Hall. They also care for children in their holiday home at Colwall Court and have just completed plans for an extensive new project at Camberwell.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: [address removed]


Presenter: Vera Lynn

: Music on Command

A spectacle of military sound and movement. Bands, bands and more bands in musical manoeuvres featuring 1,200 Marine and Military musicians

Seventy-six trombones lead the parade as 500 musicians from 15 bands march and countermarch as one enormous band.

The Royal Hospital, Chelsea
The Boys of the Old Brigade
With The Band of HM Welsh Guards

The massed bands of The Light Infantry and a Musical Ride of The Household Cavalry.

The Royal Citadel, Plymouth stages A Salute to America as part of the Mayflower 70 celebrations
With The Bands of HM Royal Marines, Plymouth and HM Coldstream Guards

Introduced by Brian Matthew


Musicians (The Royal Hospital, Chelsea): The Boys of the Old Brigade
Musicians (The Royal Hospital, Chelsea): The Band of HM Welsh Guards
Musicians (Tidworth): The massed bands of The Light Infantry
Musicians (Tidworth): The Household Cavalry
Musicians (The Royal Citadel, Plymouth): The Bands of HM Royal Marines, Plymouth
Musicians (The Royal Citadel, Plymouth): HM Coldstream Guards
Presenter: Brian Matthew
Producer: Ken Griffin

: In Time of War: The Gift Horse

Starring Trevor Howard, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, with Sonny Tufts

In 1940 Britain was desperately short of destroyers and among the old us ships transferred to the Royal Navy was one which came to be affectionately nicknamed 'The Gift Horse' by her British crew.
(Philip Jenkinson writes on page 12)


Director: Compton Bennett
Lt-Commander Hugh Fraser: Trevor Howard
Lt Richard Jennings: James Donald
Able Seaman 'Dripper' Daniels: Richard Attenborough
Ordinary Seaman 'Yank' Flanagan: Sonny Tufts
Captain: Hugh Williams
Glad: Dora Bryan

: The News

With John Edmunds and Weather


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: Omnibus at the Proms

The second in a series of five programmes from the 1970 Season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall.
Pierre Boulez conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra leader Bela Dekany.
Geza Anda (piano)
Stravinsky Suite: The Firebird (1911)
Bartok Piano Concerto No 2
Introduced by Richard Baker.

(Next week: Bach's Concerto for Three Harpsichords, and The Soft Machine)


Conductor: Pierre Boulez
Musicians: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra Leader: Bela Dekany
Pianist: Geza Anda
Presenter: Richard Baker
Director: Antony Craxton

: My World... and Welcome To It: Darn that Dream

An invitation to step into the humorous and imaginative world of James Thurber
A series based on a selection of his famous stories and cartoons starring William Windom as John Monroe, Joan Hotchkis as his wife Ellen, Lisa Gerritsen as his daughter Lydia

This week: Darn that Dream
It was having a late supper and then going to bed that did it


Based on stories and cartoons by: James Thurber
John Monroe: William Windom
Ellen: Joan Hotchkis
Lydia: Lisa Gerritsen

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