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: Nai Zindagi - Naya Jeevan

A magazine for viewers from Pakistan and India
Produced and presented by Saleem Shahed
(from Birmingham: repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 pm)


Producer/Presenter: Saleem Shahed
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Interval

: Small Builder: Building with Money

A series for principals and managers of small construction firms.
(Booklet: see page 14)


Director: David Jackson
Producer: Michael Garrod

: Si Dice Cosi: 15: Posso dare una mano?

Twenty-six programmes for beginners in Italian
with Bianca Maria Corbella, Yole Marinelli, Luigi Basagaluppi, Alberto Colzi
(Books and records: see page 14)


Presenter: Bianca Maria Corbella
Presenter: Yole Marinelli
Presenter: Luigi Basagaluppi
Presenter: Alberto Colzi
Director: Julia Smith
Produce: Maddalena Fagandini

: Morning Service

from Christ Church, Cheltenham
Conducted by the Vicar, The Rev David Welander
Assisted by The Rev Tony Wilcox
Hymns (A and M(R) and Supplement):
O praise ye the Lord!
Lord of beauty, thine the splendour
Lord of lords and King eternal
Lessons (NEB):
Isaiah 45, 18-25; John 1, 1-14


Celebrant: The Rev David Welander
Assistant Celebrant: The Rev Tony Wilcox
Director of Music: The Rev John Beck
Television Presentation: Barrie Edgar

: Interval

: Anatomy of Pop: Will We Sing It Tomorrow?

What of today's pop music has any lasting value? What kind of criteria do we use for judging?
Introduced by Michael Parkinson
featuring Steve Race, pop music critics Richard Williams and Charlie Gillett, and Egg.
(Book: see page 14)


Presenter: Michael Parkinson
Interviewee: Steve Race
Interviewee: Richard Williams
Interviewee: Charlie Gillett
Interviewees: Egg
Director: Gwynn Pritchard
Producer: Tony Cash

: Road Sense: 5: Motorway Driving

How good is yours? Find out with Paddy Hopkirk, John Miles and fellow Road Users.
Introduced by Eric Thompson


Presenter: Eric Thompson
Reporter: Paddy Hopkirk
Reporter: John Miles
Director: Jeremy Johnston
Producer: Sheila Innes

: Developing a Small Firm: 4: Finding a Backer

How and where to find outside finance.
Presented by Denis Mitchell
(Book: see page 14)


Presenter: Denis Mitchell
Director: Bryn Brooks
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Closedown

: Farming: Mutual Help?

Introduced by John Cherrington

Several feed compounders now run marketing schemes for livestock. David Richardson reports.
(from Birmingham)

Weather for farmers


Presenter: John Cherrington
Reporter: David Richardson
Producer: John Kenyon

: The Education Programme

Ideas, opportunities and developments for everybody interested.
Introduced by Alan Little


Presenter: Alan Little
Production: Michael Lumley
Series Producer: Roger Owen

: Made in Britain: Word Man

Something like £70-million-worth of British books find their way into foreign homes every year. Most are educational, but a huge sale is also achieved by British novelists. Among the top ten bestsellers is Hammond Innes, whose books appear in 17 languages.


Subject: Hammond Innes
Production: Ivor Yorke

: News Headlines

: Cruft's Dog Show

The greatest Dog Show in the world - and shop-window for thousands of overseas buyers and breeders. Of the 8,430 prize-winning dogs entered - representing 120 different breeds - one will be judged the Best in Show, the Supreme Champion of 1971. Past Champions have been:
1967: a Lakeland Terrier
1968: a Dalmatian
1969: an Alsatian
1970: a Pyrenean Mountain Dog
Stanley Dangerfield is the expert guide to this 75th Cruft's Show, which also features
The Kennel Club Obedience Championships.
Television production from Olympia, London, by Mary Evans


Presenter: Stanley Dangerfield
Television Production: Mary Evans

: Sunday's Adventure Film: California

Starring Ray Milland, Barbara Stanwyck
with Barry Fitzgerald, Albert Dekker, Anthony Quinn, George Coulouris

Barbara Stanwyck plays an attractive gambler in this action-packed romantic adventure set in California during the 1840s, when power-hungry men fought to prevent the State from joining the Union and lost their reason at the mention of the word gold.
(This Week's Films: see page 9)


Screenplay: Frank Butler
Screenplay: Theodore Strauss
Director: John Farrow
Producer: Seton I. Miller
Jonathan Trumbo: Ray Milland
Lily Bishop: Barbara Stanwyck
Michael Fabian: Barry Fitzgerald
Captain Coffin: George Coulouris
Mr Pike: Albert Dekker
Don Luis: Anthony Quinn

: Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Colour: A Boy Called Nuthin': Part 1

Adventure, comedy and cartoon in a film series from Hollywood's greatest storytellers.

Richie, a 12-year-old orphan, becomes involved in a long-standing feud when he goes to live with his disreputable uncle in the Old West.


Richie Caldwell: Ronny Howard
Lester Tugwell: Forrest Tucker
Sagebrush: John Carroll

: The Last of the Mohicans: Part 4

by J. Fenimore Cooper
Dramatised in eight parts by Harry Green

Hawkeye has undertaken to guide Cora and Alice to their father at Fort William Henry. Resting for the night, the party is surprised by a Huron patrol.


Author: J. Fenimore Cooper
Dramatised by: Harry Green
Music composed and conducted by: Dudley Simpson
Script Editor: Alistair Bell
Designer: David Spode
Producer: John McRae
Director: David Maloney
Hawkeye: Kenneth Ives
Chingachgook: John Abineri
Uncas: Richard Warwick
Cora: Patricia Maynard
Alice: Joanna David
Major Heyward: Tim Goodman
David: David Leland
General Webb: Noel Coleman
Magua: Philip Madoc
General Montcalm: George Pravda
Colonel Munro: Andrew Crawford
Webb's Staff Major: Ken Haward
Lt Otley: Michael Cullen
Surgeon: Vernon Joyner
Webb's Sergeant: Hilary Minster
Munro's Sergeant: Bill Wiesener
French Picket: James Snell

: The News


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: A Chance to Meet: Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone, The Lord Chancellor

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
The first of a series of confrontations with men and women in the public eye questioned by viewers about the basic beliefs which underline their public attitudes.
(Very jolly, the Lord Chancellor: p.5)


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Subject: Lord Hailsham of St Marylebone
Producer: Peter Chafer

: Songs of Praise

from the Wellington Hall, Belfast
Introduced by Edgar Boucher
With The Ulster Singers, The Canticle Skegoniel Primary School Choir
BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra
leader Maurice Cavanagh
conducted by Havelock Nelson

I vow to thee, my country (Flight of the Earls)
How lovely are thy dwellings fair (Tallis's Ordinal)
Bourree for Bach Jesus, good above all other (Quern pastores laudavere)
He shall the broken heart repair (Lutton)
Little David, play on yo' harp (Negro Spiritual)
A boy was born (Leonard Pugh)
Sanctus and Benedictus (from 'Missa Luba')
A safe stronghold our God is still (Ein' feste Burg)
O fair is our Lord's own city (Monmohenock)
Be thou my vision (Slane)


Presenter: Edgar Boucher
Singers: The Ulster Singers
Singers: The Canticle Skegoniel Primary School Choir
Musicians: BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Maurice Cavanagh
Conductor: Havelock Nelson
Producer: Moore Wasson
Series Producer: Raymond Short

: Paul Temple: Corrida

by Lindsay Galloway
Created by Francis Durbridge.
Starring Francis Matthews as Paul with Ros Drinkwater as Steve.

Bulls and Christian Martyrs. That's the toll throughout the centuries at the ancient arena in Arles. Is the bullring about to be used for another sport - like the killing of escaped criminals?



Writer: Lindsay Galloway
Created by: Francis Durbridge
Script Editor: Martin Hall
Designer: Tony Snoaden
Producer: Derrick Sherwin
Director: Ken Hannam
Paul: Francis Matthews
Steve: Ros Drinkwater
Charles Panier: Edward de Souza
Rosier: Jeremy Higgins
Bernard: Georges Lambert
Brunet: Michael Forrest
Inspector Dorval: Hugh Sullivan
Monique: Colette Martin
Philips: Frederick Jaeger
Maupin: Michael Mellinger
Mayard: Jean Driant
Torpille: Peter Miles
Jean-Pierre: Paul Armstrong

: The Six Wives of Henry VIII: Catherine Howard

by Beverley Cross
[Starring] Angela Pleasence as Catherine
Starring Keith Michell as Henry VIII
with Patrick Troughton
and Sheila Burrell
(First shown on BBC2)


Writer: Beverley Cross
Series based on an idea by: Maurice Cowan
Make-up: Pam Burns
Costumes: John Bloomfield
Lighting: Robert Wright
Designer: Peter Seddon
Producer: Ronald Travers
Producer: Mark Shivas
Director: Naomi Capon
Catherine: Angela Pleasence
Anne Carey: Julia Cornelius
Lady Rochford: Sheila Burrell
Duke of Norfolk: Patrick Troughton
Dowager Duchess of Norfolk: Catherine Lacey
Henry VIII: Keith Michell
Will Somers: Howard Goorney
Surgeon: John Richmond
Lady-in-waiting: Sue Bishop
Thomas Culpeper: Ralph Bates
Ambassador: Alberto Colzi
Francis Dereham: Simon Prebble
Stanton: Bill Riley

: The News

with Richard Baker
and Weather


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Omnibus: Anna Pavlova 1881-1931

A second chance to see this much praised biography of the legendary Russian dancer Anna Pavlova. It is not a dramatised re-creation, but based entirely on original sources, photographs, words, film, reminiscences, it is almost certainly the only true way of capturing the essence of this unique artist.

Written and spoken by Ronald Eyre
with Sir Frederick Ashton, Director, the Royal Ballet; Cyril Beaumont, historian; Sol Hurok, impresario; Dame Marie Rambert; Dame Sybil Thorndike and former members of the Pavlova Ballet: Winifred Edwards; Madge Hodgshon; Enid Jarner;
Mary Skeaping



Writer/Narrator: Ronald Eyre
Interviewee: Sir Frederick Ashton
Interviewee: Cyril Beaumont
Interviewee: Sol Hurok
Interviewee: Dame Marie Rambert
Interviewee: Dame Sybil Thorndike
Interviewee: Winifred Edwards
Interviewee: Madge Hodgshon
Interviewee: Enid Jarner
Interviewee: Mary Skeaping
Stills sequences directed by: Tom Taylor
Producer: Margaret Dale

: Towers Out of Time: The Medieval World of William Burges

An impression of the life and work of the eccentric Victorian architect who, 100 years ago, rebuilt Cardiff Castle as a medieval palace.
"I have been brought up in the 13th-century belief, and in that belief I intend to die."


Script: Eric Rowan
Script: Terence Measham
Narrator/Producer: Gethyn Stoodley Thomas

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