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: Nai Zindagi-Naya Jeevan

Presented and produced by Mahendra Kaul
(from Birmingham: rptd Wed, 12.25)


Presenter/Producer: Mahendra Kaul
Director: Saleem Shahed

: Know How: Backing MIG for the 70s

The Engineering Programme
with Arthur Garratt and David Shute


Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Presenter: David Shute
Director: David Nelson
Producer: Peter Riding

: Si Dice Cosi: 5: Dov'e il Colosseo?

with Bianca Maria Corbella, Yole Marinelli, Luigi Basagaluppi, Alberto Colzi


Presenter: Bianca Maria Corbella
Presenter: Yole Marinelli
Presenter: Luigi Basagaluppi
Presenter: Alberto Colzi
Director: John Beveridge
Producer: Maddalena Fagandini

: Interval

: Remembrance Day

1914-1918; 1939-1945

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the unveiling of the Cenotaph in Whitehall and the laying to rest of the Unknown Soldier in Westminster Abbey. Today's Service of Remembrance, which also commemorates the 25th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, comes from Whitehall and Westminster Abbey.
Scene described by Tom Fleming


Commentator: Tom Fleming
Television Direction: Antony Craxton
Television Direction: Philip S. Gilbert

: Interval

: Men and Materials: Concrete

with Dr Roy Rowe and George Somerville


Presenter: Dr Roy Rowe
Presenter: George Somerville
Director: Brian Johnson
Producer: Michael Garrod

: Ask Zena Skinner!

Liz Kane, an over-weight mum with a family to feed, asks... how to slim sensibly.


Cook/presenter: Zena Skinner
Director: John Twitchin
Producer: Victor Poole

: Hardy Heating International: 5: Overseas Agents

Introduced by Brian Jackson


Presenter: Brian Jackson
Dramatist: Roger Dixon
Producer: Paul Ellis
David Roberts: Paul Grist
Jack Hardy: Raymond Mason
Sam Howell: Ivan Beavis
Mr Sidpraha: Rafiq Anwar
Janice Roberts: Amanda Murray
Miss Goodhew: Peggy Shields

: Closedown

: Farming: It's been a good year for apples

It's been a good year for apples ...but not for the growers, here and in Europe.
Kent grower Ben Tompsett visits France, Belgium and Holland.
(from Birmingham)

Weather for farmers

1.50 Interval


Reporter: Ben Tompsett
Producer: Michael Marshall

: The Education Programme

Ideas, opportunities, and developments for everybody interested - including parents, teachers, and students.
Introduced by Alan Little


Presenter: Alan Little
Producer: Roger Owen

: Made in Britain: A Wish on Every Page: Part 2

The second half of John Humphrys' report on the mail-order industry's growth into exports.


Reporter: John Humphrys
Production: Ivor Yorke

: News Headlines

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of antiques with Max Robertson
Customers Maureen Morris, William Sargant
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Max Robertson
Resident connoisseur: Arthur Negus
Guest connoisseur: Hermione Waterfield
Customer: Maureen Morris
Customer: William Sargant
Director: Paul Smith
Producer: John King

: All Quiet on the Western Front

Starring Lew Ayres
with Louis Wolheim

This presentation on Remembrance Sunday of probably the greatest war film ever produced will be of interest both to those who lived through the war and the young who know the First World War as merely an event in their history books.
For those with colour sets, we have reproduced for the first time the original tinted sequences from a contemporary print.


Screenplay: Maxwell Anderson
Screenplay: George Abbott
Based on a story by: Erich Maria Remarque
Director: Lewis Milestone
Producer: Carl Laemmle Jr.
Paul Baumer: Lew Ayres
Katczinsky: Louis Wolheim
Himmelstoss: John Wray
Gerard Duval: Raymond Griffith
Tjarden: George 'Slim' Summerville
Muller: Russell Gleason

: Here's Lucy: Lucy and Wayne Newton

Lucille Ball stars as Lucy Carter
with her children Desi Arnaz Jr and Lucie as Craig and Kim, and Gale Gordon as the long-suffering Harrison (Uncle Harry) Carter

Lucy and Wayne Newton... horseplay on the ranch!


Lucy Carter: Lucy Ball
Craig: Desi Arnaz Jr
Kim: Lucie Arnaz
Harrison (Uncle Harry) Carter: Gale Gordon
Himself: Wayne Newton

: Little Women: Part 3

by Louisa M. Alcott
A new dramatisation in nine parts from "Little Women" and "Good Wives" by Denis Constanduros and Alistair Bell

Beth has become the adored friend of Mr. Laurence. Amy has met with an accident for which Jo is morally responsible.


Author: Louisa M. Alcott
Dramatised by: Denis Constanduros
Dramatised by: Alistair Bell
Producer: John McRae
Director: Paddy Russell
Amy: Janina Faye
Mrs March: Stephanie Bidmead
Hannah: Pat Nye
Jo: Angela Down
Meg: Jo Rowbottom
Beth: Sarah Craze
Laurie: Stephen Turner
John Brooke: Martin Jarvis
Mr Laurence: John Welsh
The Editor: John Rapley

: The News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Malcolm Muggeridge asks The Question Why

A topical programme which questions the real issues behind the news and some of the assumptions on which people base their lives.


Presenter: Malcolm Muggeridge
Producer: Peter Chafer

: Songs of Praise for Remembrance Day

Service men and civilians from two World Wars remember hymns which had special significance for them in times of crisis.
Introduction by Tom Fleming
The hymns are sung by the choir and congregation of the Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick
Prayer and blessing by the Chaplain General to the Forces The Ven. J.R. Youens

O God, our help in ages past (St Anne)
Jesus shall reign (Rimington)
Praise to the holiest (Richmond)
Nearer, my God, to thee (Horbury)
He who would valiant be (Monks Gate)
Oft in danger (University College)
Lead us. heavenly Father (Mannheim)
All people that on earth do dwell (Old 100th)
The day thou gavest (St Clement)
Psalm 121


Presenter: Tom Fleming
Prayer and blessing: The Venerable J.R. Youens
Conductor: Geoffrey Holroyde
Organist: Arthur Hilyer
Associate Producer: Michael Shoesmith
Producer: Philip S. Gilbert

: Dr Finlay's Casebook: The Honeypot

by Stanley Price
Created by A.J. Cronin
Starring Andrew Cruickshank as Dr Cameron, Barbara Mullen as Janet, Bill Simpson as Dr Finlay
with Leonard Maguire as Hank McGregor

Rich Americans can be very determined...


Writer: Stanley Price
Created by: A.J. Cronin
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Designer: Archie Clark
Script Editor: Barry Thomas
Producer: John Henderson
Director: Tina Wakerell
Dr Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr Finlay: Bill Simpson
Hank McGregor: Leonard Maguire
Andrew McGregor: Callum Mill
Rose McGregor: Myra Forsyth
Grandpa McGregor: James Gibson
Angus McGregor: Phil McCall
Jean McGregor: Joan Fitzpatrick
Ben Ogilvie: Stuart Mungall
Mrs Ogilvie: Jean Taylor-Smith
Mr Kendrick: Paul Kermack
Inspector Craddock: Hugh Evans
Mr Murray: John Shedden
Moffat: Bob Docherty
Sergeant: Alan Craig
Joe: John Scobbie
Jim: Stewart Preston
Flora McGregor: Corinne Hutton
Hamish: William Connell

: Play of the Month presenting: Uncle Vanya

by Anton Chekhov
Translated by Elisaveta Fen
[Starring] Freddie Jones, Anthony Hopkins, Ann Bell, Roland Culver

When your life has been spent supporting a distinguished relative, what do you do when he turns out to be not so distinguished after all...?

(Ann Dyson is a member of The Royal Shakespeare Company)


Author: Anton Chekhov
Translated by: Elisaveta Fen
Costumes: Joyce Hammond
Lighting: Robert Wright
Script Editor: Rosemary Hill
Designer: Eileen Diss
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Christopher Morahan
Uncle Vanya: Freddie Jones
Astrov: Anthony Hopkins
Yeliena: Ann Bell
Serebriakov: Roland Culver
Sonia: Jenifer Armitage
Maryia: Ann Dyson
Marina: Susan Richards
Telyeghin: John Baskcomb
Workman: Richard Beale
Nightwatchman: Edmond Bennett
Maid: Stacey Tendeter

: The News

with Robert Dougall
and Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Omnibus presents: The Trout

A documentary film about how and why five of the world's most gifted soloists decided for the fun of it to give a public concert together in London. It includes the complete performance of Schubert's Trout Quintet filmed at the concert in London's new Queen Elizabeth Hall. with Daniel Barenboim (piano) Itzhak Perlman (violin) Pinchas Zukerman (viola) Jacqueline du Pre (cello) Zubin Mehta (double bass)
(An Allegro film)


Pianist: Daniel Barenboim
Violinist: Itzhak Perlman
Violaist: Pinchas Zukerman
Cellist: Jacqueline du Pre
Bassist: Zubin Mehta
Director: Christopher Nupen

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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