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: Nai Zindagi-Naya Jeevan

A magazine for viewers from India and Pakistan
Presented and produced by MAHENDRA KAUL
Directed by SALEEM shahed
(from Birmingham; repeated on Wed* nesday at 12.25 pm)


Produced By: Mahendra Kaul
Directed By: Saleem Shahed

: Closedown

: Seeing and Believing Penshurst Pilgrimage

In AD 1170 Thomas a Becket instituted the first Rector of Penshurst in Kent. From there he went to Canterbury and was killed.
To mark the 800th anniversary
THE REV ANTHONY CURRY and some of his parishioners carried their processional cross all round the Parish and then the 50 miles from Penshurst to Canterbury. This film made in the course of their pilgrimage tells what it came to mean to them.
Producer R. T. BROOKS


Unknown: Anthony Curry
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Closedown

: Farming

Introduced by JOHN CHERRINGTON Look - no hands
What are the prospects of automating routine tractor work?
DAVID RICHARDSON reports on the practicability and the costs of an electronically controlled tractor.
Produced by JOHN KENYON (from Birmingham)
Weather for farmers


Introduced By: John Cherrington
Unknown: David Richardson
Produced By: John Kenyon

: Interval

: Heritage

A series of six films on the threatened natural environment of Britain and its chances of survival.
6 : Landscape of Choice
Moorland or forest, wasteland or water garden; the appearance of the British landscape of the future is a matter of public policy and allocation of resources.
Introduced by PETER B. STONE


Introduced By: Peter B. Stone
Produced By: Brenda Horsfield

: Made in Britain

This Glittering World
London has always been a good shopping centre for expensive jewellery, but until recently most English designs have been predictable and conventional, with very few surprises. But a few years ago an engineer with no formal training in the jeweller's art started producing a whole range of new and exciting designs. They caught the imagination of the rich and famous everywhere, and now London is the centre of the modern jewellery world.


Unknown: Michael Priestley

: News Headlines

: In a Class of Their Own

Six films which try to answer the question ' What Makes a Good Teacher?'
We have to guard against the ' saint and martyrdom ' attitude. Some people think that the children are something odd. They took at us as though we're odd as well. You can almost see hearts and flowers appearing round us ... We're trying to do a job. We're not set for canonisation,
Tony Jarvis teaches at a Royal National Institute for the Blind school in Shropshire for children who are not only blind, but who have other physical and mental handicaps as well. His attitude to them is refreshingly free from the sentimental pity that often surrounds blind children.


Unknown: Tony Jarvis
Produced By: David Gerrard

: A Film for the Family Stars in My Crown

starring Joel McCrea
Ellen Drew , Dean Stockwell
A typhoid epidemic causes conflict between the doctor and the preacher in a small Southern town.
Based on the novel by JOE DAVID BROWN Directed by JACQUES TOURNEUR
Produced by WILLIAM H. WRIGHT (This Week's Films: page 12)


Unknown: Joel McCrea
Unknown: Ellen Drew
Unknown: Dean Stockwell
Unknown: Marshall Thompson
Unknown: Margaret Fitts
Novel By: Joe David Brown
Directed By: Jacques Tourneur
Produced By: William H. Wright
Josiah Doziah Gray: Joel McCrea
Harriet Gray: Ellen Drew
Dr Harris Sr: Lewis Stone
Dr Harris Jr: James Mitchell
Faith Samuels: Amanda Blake
Uncle Famous: Juano Hernandez

: Farnborough 70

Concorde, Jaguar, Harrier, and Nimrod - world-beaters all, and never seen to better effect than here in the hands of their own crack test pilots at Europe's top flying display.
This afternoon BBC Outside Broadcast cameras close in on the new aircraft and aviation developments that could earn Britain hundreds of millions of pounds in the next decade.
Organised by the Society of British Aerospace Companies Commentator RAYMOND BAXTER
(Superstar Concorde: see page 5)


Commentator: Raymond Baxter
Presentation By: Dennis Monger
Presentation By: Douglas Hespe

: The Black Tulip: Part 1

by Alexandre Dumas
dramatised in six parts by Alexander Baron
Although it has its full share of the excitement and suspense that one tends to associate with Dumas, this is a story that touches the heart as much as it tingles the nerve. It is also unique in that the principal character is not a man or a woman, but a flower - the fateful Tulipa Negra.
(Dumas: the great entertainer: page 11)


Author: Alexandre Dumas
Dramatised by: Alexander Baron
Script Editor: Alistair Bell
Make-up: Sandra Hurll
Costumes: Joyce Macken
Designer: Peter Kindred
Producer: John McRae
Director: Derek Martinus
Cornelius de Witt: John Phillips
War veteran: Laurence Harrington
First heckler: Patrick Duggan
Cornelius van Baerle: Simon Ward
Van Systens: David Dodimead
Isaac Boxtel: Wolfe Morris
Sue: Susan Richards
Colonel van Deken: Leon Eagles
John de Witt: Alan Judd
Dirk: John Cater
Deputy Bowelt: John Atkinson
Dr Tyckelaer: Terence Soall
Gryphus: John Stratton
Rosa: Teesa Wyatt

: The News



Unknown: Graham Parker

: Malcolm Muggeridge asks The Question Why

The return of the topical programme which questions the real issues behind the news and some of people's basic assumptions.
Produced by PETER CHAFER


Produced By: Peter Chafer

: Songs of Praise

A special programme with Dana
Aim for heaven; Judas and Mary
Go tell everyone; Columba to Derry They'll know we are Christians
Come down. Lord. from your heaven How great is your name Can I see another's woe
Were you there?; There is a green hill Hunger Song; There but for fortune Down by the riverside
(Dana joins Songs of Praise: page 4)


Conducted By: Noel Millar
Director: Bernard Torney
Producer: Moore Wasson

: Dr Finlay's Casebook

Created by A. J. CRONIN returns with new stories starring
A Late Spring by DONALD BULL with Dr Cameron is afraid his partner means to leave him again; he's showing his usual alarming symptoms of spring fever. Cameron makes an offer that everyone thinks is splendid. ' It'll give you a real anchor here, my boy,' says Finlay's father. But does an anchor have to resemble a ball and chain?
The series produced by arrangement With GRAHAM STEWART Designer ARCHIE CLARK
Script editor MARTIN WORTH Producer JOHN HENDERSON Directed by ERIC HILLS
(Join Janet in a Tannochbrae tea: see page 6)


Unknown: A. J. Cronin
Unknown: Donald Bull
Arrangement With: Graham Stewart
Designer: Archie Clark
Editor: Martin Worth
Producer: John Henderson
Directed By: Eric Hills
Dr Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr Finlay: Bill Simpson
Mr Finlay: Wilfred Pickles
Maisie: Anne Kidd
Clem: Matthew Roberton
Alice Perrins: Helen Burns
Mr Dougal: Martin Boddey
Mrs Rae: Marigold Sharman
Commander: Harvey Scott

: In Time of War The First of the Few

Leslie Howard , David Niven with Rosamund John
For the 30th anniversary of the Battle of Britain - the story of R. J. Mitchell , designer of the Spitfire.
Based on a story by HENRY c. JAMES and KAY STRUEBY
Produced and directed by LESLIE HOWARD (This Week's Films: page 12)


Unknown: Leslie Howard
Unknown: David Niven
Unknown: Rosamund John
Unknown: R. J. Mitchell
Composed By: William Walton
Unknown: Anatole de Grunwald
Story By: Henry C. James
Directed By: Leslie Howard
R J Mitchell: Leslie Howard
Geoffrey Crisp: David Niven
Diana Mitchell: Rosamund John
Commander Bride: Roland Culver
Miss Harper: Anne Firth
Mr Higgins: David Horne

: The News

with Richard Baker and Weather


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Omnibus presents Ustinov's Expo

In tonight's Omnibus Peter Ustinov gives his impression of the Japanese and their first World's Fair - Expo 70.
By tonight, when it closes, 50 million people will have seen Expo, 99 per cent of them Japanese. One of the remaining one per cent was Peter Ustinov.
' My first stop was obviously the Ethiopian pavilion-I have, I suppose I could say, a vested interest in Ethiopia as my grand-mother was born there. In fact, she was born during the battle of Magdala on the battlefield, where she was discovered at an early age-because the battle only lasted a few hours - by Lord Napier. '#
While inside the Ethiopian pavilion, Peter met the Emperor. ' He gave me a charming and slightly quizzical look - perhaps because the last and only time I met him was in 1924 when I was three and my father, who was a diplomat in London at the German Embassy, had invited him for dinner ...'
We filmed Ustinov talking and sweating his way round some of the other 117 Expo pavilions. A wedding in a Japanese sewing-machine pavilion and a 12th-century Japanese drinking ceremony in a whisky pavilion were among the exhibits that he got involved with at Expo 70.
Produced and directed by RAMSAY SHORT


Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Unknown: Peter Ustinov.
Directed By: Ramsay Short

: My World.... and Welcome To It

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 Lydia This week:
Rules for a Happy Marriage
Basically, marriage is something it's better not to make rules about. Just make it up as you go along.


Unknown: James Thurber
Unknown: William Windom
Unknown: John Monroe
Unknown: Joan Hotchkis
Unknown: Ellen Lisa Gerritsen

: Weatherman


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