A magazine for viewers from Pakistan and India including discussions, review of recent news, music and Once Upon a Time: a story for children told by Indira Brown and illustrated by Tony Workman
Presented and produced by Saleem Shahed
(from Birmingham; repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 pm)
Storyteller (Once Upon a Time):
Illustrator (Once Upon a Time):
from the Salvation Army Citadel, Scarborough
Conducted by Captain Robert Hunter
Address by Lieut Col Ernest Barnes
With The Citadel Songsters leader Malcolm Holmes
The Citadel Band bandmaster Joseph Bunting
and the Junior Band and Choir
Peace in our time, O Lord Dare to be a Daniel, Dear Lord and Father of mankind
Service conducted by:
Lieut Col Ernest
What improvements can breeds like Pietrain offer?
John Cherrington reports on the work of scientists creating a new breed of pig.
Weather for farmers
With only two weeks left before the start of the University term, thousands of school-leavers are still unplaced. Why does this happen and what can they do now?
Introduced by Alan Little
(The Education Programme: page 5)
Mention of the word 'toilet' or any other euphemism for a lavatory is - even these days - likely to send the average Briton into a fit of embarrassed giggles. But to the makers of the whole range of sanitary ware, the subject is a serious one. It's also lucrative, for in a large number of countries British bathroom equipment has long had a reputation second to none for quality, reliability and good design.
Six films which try to answer the question 'What makes a good teacher?'
"I see my job as giving children the confidence to release their own creativity"
It may look as if the children have taken over Eunice Tait's drama and movement classes at a secondary school near Camberley. But that's exactly what she wants them to do.
Starring Luke Halpin, Pamela Franklin, Tom Helmore
Threatened with being parted from his pet dolphin, Sandy runs away to a remote island - but there discovers a band of latter-day pirates. 'Flipper' the famous dolphin star soon gets another chance to show his native wit and intelligence in Sandy's battle with the three convict buccaneers.
(This Week's Films: page 8)
Based on a story by/Producer:
Sir Halsey Hopewell:
Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse in a selection from the world-famous award-winning cartoon films.
Another look at the stars of the silent comedy screen
Introduced by Michael Bentine
from the National Film Theatre, London
A first glimpse of some of the comedians whose films will be featured in the series, including Buster Keaton, Harry Langdon, Charles Chaplin and Stan Laurel
(A BBCtv production in association with Mitchell Monkhouse Associates and Raymond Rohauer)
(Sssh... it's the big come-back of the silent movies: page 5)
Music composed by:
Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of antiques with Max Robertson
Customers Susan Hanson, John Forrest
by Alexandre Dumas
dramatised in six parts by Alexander Baron
Cornelius has grown the bulb of a black tulip. De Witt, in prison for treason, has given him important papers for safe keeping. Unknown to Cornelius, his neighbour Isaac Boxtel, a rival tulipomaniac, has been watching events in the house through a telescope.
Cornelius de Witt:
John de Witt:
Colonel van Deken:
Cornelius van Baerle:
Judge van Spennen:
A topical programme which questions the real issues behind the news and some of the assumptions on which people base their lives.
from Sparrow's Nest Garden, Lowestoft, Suffolk
Introduced by Peter West
Who would true valour see (Monks Gate)
All people that on earth do dwell (Old 100th)
Angel-voices ever singing (Angel-voices)
O worship the King all glorious above (Hanover)
There is a green hill far away (Horsley)
God of Mercy, God of grace (Crescent Road)
Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us (Mannheim)
At even, ere the sun was set (Angelus)
appeals on behalf of St Christopher's Hospice
St Christopher's welcomes people who need a specially personal kind of nursing care, carries out research into control of chronic pain, and provides a service to families with illness in their midst
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: [address removed]
by John Wiles
Created by A.J. Cronin
Starring Andrew Cruickshank as Dr Cameron, Barbara Mullen as Janet, Bill Simpson as Dr Finlay
with Hannah Gordon as Meg and Cathleen Nesbitt as Mrs Carmichael.
An accidental fall on to a stone floor, and a baby is dead. 'They're a roaring lot, the Carmichaels,' says Mistress Niven. The possibility that it was no accident is something that Cameron and Finlay are reluctant to face, but GPs have a duty to the public.
The series produced by arrangement with:
by William Shakespeare
[Starring] Eric Porter, Janet Suzman
with John Alderton, Michael Goodliffe, John Thaw and John Woodvine
(Janet Suzman is an associate artist of the Royal Shakespeare Company)
(Janet Suzman talks to Lewis Nkosi:
Son to Macduff:
with John Edmunds and Weather
An affectionate portrait of Humphrey Jennings
1970 marks a major anniversary in the history of the cinema - 75 years since the first public film show by the Lumiere brothers. Tonight Omnibus celebrates the occasion with a portrait of one of the most English of film-makers, Humphrey Jennings, director of the classic wartime documentaries Listen to Britain, Fires were Started, and A Diary for Timothy. Jennings, who died 20 years ago this week, has been called 'the only real poet the British cinema produced.'
In addition to members of his family, those who tell his story include Lindsay Anderson, Marius Goring, Stuart Legg, Sir Roland Penrose, Kathleen Raine
Commentary spoken by Paul Daneman
Written and directed by Robert Vas
Made in collaboration with the Central Office of Information and the National Film Archive.
(The George Orwell of the cinema: p 8)