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: Nai Zindagi-Naya Jeevan

Presented and produced by Saleem Shahed
(from Birmingham: repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 pm)


Presenter/Producer: Saleem Shahed
Director: Gerry Hynes

: Know How: Designing in Plastics

The Engineering Programme
Introduced by Arthur Garratt


Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Director: Tony Jolly
Producer: Peter Riding

: Si Dice Cosi: 8: Ho sete!

with Bianca Maria Corbella, Yole Marinelli, Luigi Basagaluppi, Alberto Colzi
(Books and records: see page 15)


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

: Morning Service for St Andrew's-tide

from The Scots Kirk, Rotterdam with an international congregation.
Conducted by The Rev John Russell
(A joint IKOR-BBC production)


Service conducted by: The Rev John Russell
Organist: W. van Maanen
Arranged by: Ronald Falconer
TV presentation: Joke Feddema
TV presentation: James Dey

: Interval

: Men and Materials: Metals Like Plastic

Dr John Duncan, Dr Brian Hundy, and Prof Robin Nicholson on a new idea for industry.


Presenter: Dr John Duncan
Presenter: Dr Brian Hundy
Presenter: Prof Robin Nicholson
Director: Peter Lindon
Producer: Michael Garrod

: Ask Zena Skinner!

Edna Murley, a housewife who also runs a business, asks... all about freezing food at home.


Cook/Presenter: Zena Skinner
Guest: Edna Murley
Director: Joyce Bullen
Producer: Victor Poole

: Hardy Heating International: 8: Selling Products Abroad

Introduced by Brian Jackson


Presenter: Brian Jackson
Dramatist: Roger Dixon
Director: John Groom
Producer: Paul Ellis
David Roberts: Paul Grist
Jack Hardy: Raymond Mason
Sam Howell: Ivan Beavis
Steve Gibbons: Roy Spencer
Oliver Worthington: Reg Whitehead
Mr Raslin: Renu Setna
Hilda Sutton: Valerie Georgeson

: Closedown

: Farming: The Effluent Problem

With livestock units getting larger, David Richardson looks at some methods dealing with waste.

Weather for farmers


Presenter: David Richardson
Producer: John Kenyon

: Interval

: The Education Programme

Introduced by Alan Little


Presenter: Alan Little
Director: Michael Lumley
Producer: Roger Owen

: Made in Britain: Other People's Money

On average over half the coins struck annually by the Royal Mint are for export. As Reg Abbiss reports, it's one of the reasons why the Mint is moving its headquarters to South Wales.


Reporter: Reg Abbiss
Production: Michael Woolard

: News Headlines

: Personal Choice: Julian Pettifer talks to Jane Fonda

"I am still a movie actress, I still lead a certain kind of life. I am a radical, not a revolutionary - although I am for the revolution."
Jane Fonda. Aged 32. Star of Barbarella and They Shoot Horses Don't They. For years surrounded by show-biz and gossip, together with her husband, Roger Vadim. But today, she's the most politically active actress in America. She's been arrested several times in protests for the rights of Indian and American soldiers. Is this 'radical chic'? Or has the real Jane Fonda stood up?


Interviewer: Julian Pettifer
Interviewee: Jane Fonda
Producer: John Reynolds

: Golden Silents: 10: You Can't Win Them All

Introduced by Michael Bentine from the National Film Theatre.

Some comedians like the baby-faced Harry Langdon, are eternal losers. Some, like Charlie Chaplin, are natural winners. If Buster Keaton wins through, it's usually against fearful odds.
(A BBCtv production in association with Mitchell Monkhouse Associates and Raymond Rohauer)


Presenter: Michael Bentine
Producer: Richard Evans

: Ken Dodd and The Diddymen: Return of the Prodigal Diddyman

(from Manchester)


Comedian/Narrator: Ken Dodd
Puppetry: Roger Stevenson
Script: Bob Block
Director: Ken Wrench
Producer: Stan Parkinson

: Asterix the Gaul

A cartoon film from France

: Sunday's Adventure Film: Hong Kong

Starring Ronald Reagan, Rhonda Fleming

A valuable gold idol, a wide-eyed Chinese orphan, and the colourful bustle of the Hong Kong water-front are the exciting ingredients of this adventure starring Ronald Reagan as the American GI with an eye for a fast buck.
(This Week's Films: page 13)


Screenplay: Winston Miller
Based on a story by/Director: Lewis R. Foster
Producer: William Pine
Producer: William Thomas
Jeff Williams: Ronald Reagan
Victoria Evans: Rhonda Fleming
Wei Lin: Danny Chang
Tau Liang: Marvin Miller
Mr Lighton: Nigel Bruce
Mrs Lighten: Mary Somerville
Police Inspector: Lowell Gilmore

: Here's Lucy: Lucy and the Air Force Academy: Part 1

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 the Air Force Academy: Part 1 ...where her caravan has rested!


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

: Little Women: Part 6

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

Jo has been asked to write her first novel and Meg and John, now married, have had their first quarrel.


Author: Louisa M. Alcott
Dramatised by: Denis Constanduros
Dramatised by: Alistair Bell
Producer: John McRae
Director: Paddy Russell
Mrs March: Stephanie Bidmead
Aunt March: Jean Anderson
Hannah: Pat Nye
Meg: Jo Rowbottom
John Brooke: Martin Jarvis
Jo: Angela Down
Amy: Janina Faye
Beth: Sarah Craze
Mr March: Patrick Troughton
Laurie: Stephen Turner
Professor Bhaer: Frederick Jaeger
Mrs Kirke: Beth Ellis

: The News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Shari Lewis and Lamb Chop

appeal on behalf of Children In Need of Help
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, should be addressed to: [address removed].

The money received is distributed by the BBC on the advice of its Appeals Advisory Committees. Charitable organisations whose work falls within the terms of the appeal should write for information to the Appeals Unit, [address removed]. Organisations in the Regions should write to The Appeals Organiser, English Regions, [address removed].


Presenter/Ventriloquist: Shari Lewis

: Malcolm Muggeridge asks The Question Why

With special guests Professor Christiaan Barnard, The Rt Rev David Sheppard, Bishop of Woolwich, Peter Hain who consider the moral implications and consequences of demonstrations against South Africa.


Presenter: Malcolm Muggeridge
Guest: Professor Christiaan Barnard
Guest: The Rt Rev David Sheppard
Guest: Peter Hain
Producer: Peter Chafer

: Songs of Praise

from Newlands (South) Parish Church, Glasgow
Introduced by David Steel with united district church choirs from Shawlands, Langside, and Cathcart.

Ye gates, lift up your heads on high (St George's Edinburgh)
Jesus calls us! O'er the tumult (St Andrew)
Far round the world (Dunblane Cathedral)
Bless'd be the everlasting God (Bishop-thorpe)
Dear Lord and Father of mankind (arr Shaw)
We love the place, O God (Quam Dilecta)
I greet thee who my sure Redeemer art (Stonelaw)
Mine eyes have seen the glory (John Brown)
For the beauty of the earth (Noricum)
The Saviour dy'd, but rose again (St Andrew)

(from Scotland)


Presenter: David Steel
Organist: William M. Liddell
Conductor: Robert C. Routledge
Prayer and Blessing: The Rev Alwyn J.C. MacFarlane
Director: Ralph Smith
Producer: Ronald Falconer
Series Producer: Philip S. Gilbert

: Dr Finlay's Casebook: A Good Prospect

by David Hopkins
Created by A.J. Cronin
Starring Andrew Cruickshank as Dr. Cameron, Barbara Mullen as Janet, Bill Simpson as Dr. Finlay
with Mark McManus as Eric

Eric Calder is a very clever young amateur boxer. But is he good enough to stay three rounds with the booth boxer in the travelling fair? Dr Finlay thinks so. So does Eric himself. But there's a lot more at stake than the two pounds prize money.


Writer: David Hopkins
Created by: A.J. Cronin
The series produced by arrangement with: Graham Stewart
Camera: Norman Shepherd
Designer: Guthrie Hutton
Script Editor: Barry Thomas
Producer: John Henderson
Director: Ken Hannam
Dr Cameron: Andrew Cruickshank
Janet: Barbara Mullen
Dr Finlay: Bill Simpson
Betty: Anne Kidd
Ben Ogilvie: Stuart Mungall
Mistress Niven: Effie Morrison
Mrs Rae: Marigold Sharman
Duncan Bradley: George Sewell
Marion Bradley: Jill Gascoine
Meadowes: Walter Sparrow
Florence Catder: Edith Ruddick
Tom Calder: Tom Forbes
Spokesman: Norman Rough
McLeod: William Irvine

: Garbo the Incomparable: Camille

A season of feature films starring Hollywood's greatest star in her most famous roles.
Starring Greta Garbo
with Robert Taylor, Lionel Barrymore, Elizabeth Allan

Marguerite Gautier is known in Paris as the 'Lady of the Camellias,' because of her love of the delicate blossoms. Beautiful and extravagant, Marguerite lives a gay life despite her delicate health, until one day she meets the handsome young Armand Duval, who has worshipped her from afar.
(This Week's Films: page 13)


Screenplay: Zoe Atkins
Screenplay: Frances Marion
Screenplay: James Hilton
Based on the play and novel by: Alexandre Dumas, Fils
Director: George Cukor
Marguerite: Greta Garbo
Armand: Robert Taylor
Monsieur Duval: Lionel Barrymore
Nichette: Elizabeth Allan
Nanine: Jessie Ralph
Baron de Varville: Henry Daniell

: The News

with Robert Dougall
and Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Omnibus: Rambert Remembers

Dame Marie Rambert, founder and director of Ballet Rambert, was 82 this year.

Born in Warsaw, she remembers her childhood in a Russian dominated Poland. Participation in the 1905 May Day revolutionary march led to her being sent to Paris to study medicine, but she saw Isadora Duncan dance, and that settled that.

In 1912 she was asked by Diaghilev to help Nijinsky with the music of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. She married Ashley Dukes, the playwright, in 1918 and together they built the Mercury Theatre, Notting Hill Gate.

Marie Rambert was made DBE in 1962. Her gift is to inspire.
She talks in her own home to Ronald Eyre
(Lifetime of dance: page 5)


Interviewee: Dame Marie Rambert
Interviewer: Robert Eyre
Producer: Margaret Dale

: Ad Lib

A live conversation on the issues of today.
Among those taking part tonight are Professor George Porter, Director of the Royal Institution, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, Sebastian de Ferranti, Chairman and Managing Director of Ferranti Ltd., and Theodore Roszak, author of The Making of a Counter Culture.


Panellist: Professor George Porter
Panellist: Sebastian de Ferranti
Panellist: Theodore Roszak
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

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