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: Nai Zindagi -Naya Jeevan

The Health Service, and a round-up of the week's news.
Produced and presented by Mahendra Kaul
(from Birmingham: rptd Wed 12.25)


Producer/Presenter: Mahendra Kaul
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Closedown

: Seeing and Believing: The Year's at the Spring

An anthology compiled by Watson Jenkins
Introduced by Leonard Pearcey

From the Church of All Hallows, London Wall


Compiled by: Watson Jenkins
Presenter: Leonard Pearcey
Reader: Ann Bell
Reader: Thomas Heathcote
Reader: Edwin Richfield
Choir: Tiffin Boys School
Conductor: Bruce Pullan
Accompanist: Stephen Harrap
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: Closedown

: Farming: Advice

Philip Wrixon looks at the efficiency of the advisory system which operates in France.
(from Birmingham)

Weather for farmers


Presenter: Philip Wrixon
Director: Philip Hicks
Producer: John Kenyon

: The Education Programme: Parity or Parody?

Thirty new Polytechnics have been recently designated. What is their role in the educational system to be?
Introduced by Alan Little


Presenter: Alan Little
Production: Peter Jarvis
Series Producer: Roger Owen

: Made in Britain: Down Every Hole...

At Camborne, Cornwall, a school for training British and overseas miners still flourishes, and a local firm exports over half its production of mining equipment.


Reporter: Peter Brown
Production: Michael Woolard

: News Headlines

: Sights and Sounds of Britain: 10: Cardigan: A Hard Kind of Paradise

A series of documentary films.


Narrator: Henley Thomas
Director: Alan Bell
Production: Michael Croucher

: Eurovision Song Contest Preview: Part 2

A further look at this year's entries in the Eurovision Song Contest to be held next Saturday in Dublin.

Featuring the entries from Italy; Sweden; Ireland; Netherlands; Portugal; Yugoslavia; Finland; Norway; United Kingdom
Introduced by Cliff Richard


Presenter: Cliff Richard
Presented by: Michael Hurll

: Tom and Jerry: Hollywood Bowl


Created by: William Hanna
Created by: Joe Barbera

: The Singing Stars: Hello, Frisco, Hello

[Starring] Alice Faye
with John Payne, Jack Oakie, Lynn Bart

San Francisco's famed Barbary Coast, the setting for the classic San Francisco, today plays host to another period musical, starring the ever-popular Alice Faye.
(This Week's Films: see page 9)


Director: Bruce Humberstone
Trudy Evans: Alice Faye
Johnny Cornell: John Payne
Dan Daley: Jack Oakie
Bernice Croft: Lynn Bari
Sam Weaver: Laird Cregar
Beulah Clancy: June Havoc
Sharkey: Ward Bond

: Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Colour: The Treasure of San Bosco Reef: Part 2

Uncle Max decides to lay a trap when the death of a second diver proves that the killer is still at large.


Dave Jones: Roger Mobley
Uncle Max: James Daly
Gus: Antony Alda

: The News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: A Chance to Meet: Lord George-Brown

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore

A series of confrontations with men and women in the public eye questioned by viewers about the basic beliefs which underline their public attitudes.
(Radio Times People: page 4)


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Guest: Lord George-Brown
Producer: Peter Chafer

: Sing a New Song: About Forgiving

with Dana and The Settlers
Introduced by Cathy McGowan
A programme of modern songs which express man's faith, his doubts, and his concerns.
(This Week's Sounds: page 11)


Presenter: Cathy McGowan
Singer: Dana
Singers: The Settlers
Design: David Drewery
Director: Philip S. Gilbert
Series Producer: Raymond Short

: Paul Temple: Cue Murder!

by David Simon
Created by Francis Durbridge
Starring Francis Matthews as Paul
with Ros Drinkwater as Steve

Tension and drama build up to a breathless climax as Paul reveals a murderer before a television studio audience.
(Radio Times People: page 4)


Writer: David Simon
Created by: Francis Durbridge
Script Editor: Martin Hall
Designer: David Myerscough-Jones
Producer: Derrick Sherwin
Director: George Spenton-Foster
Paul: Francis Matthews
Steve: Ros Drinkwater
Drucilla Ardrey: Katharine Blake
Humphrey Dean: Philip Madoc
Genine Dalton: Madge Ryan
Floor manager: John Abbott
Eric Margolis: Donald Houston
Mrs Donnelly: Elizabeth Begley
Robin Tullough: Tristan Rogers
Jenny Bevin: Jackie Rohan
Maurice Godfrey: Michael Lees
Eunice Godfrey: Alison Leggatt
Agnes Armadyne: Sonia Dresdel
Galina Wyzanski: Anna Korwin
Jozef Walczak: Joseph Furst

: The Sunday Film: The Sound and the Fury

Starring Joanne Woodward, Yul Brynner
with Margaret Leighton, Stuart Whitman

A teenage girl, abandoned at birth by her mother, falls in love with an unscrupulous carnival artist and almost loses her meagre inheritance.

Joanne Woodward plays the child-woman in this story, reminiscent of Tennessee Williams' Baby Doll, set in the Deep South and based on William Faulkner's famous novel.

This was the second Faulkner novel that director Martin Ritt made (the first was The Long Hot Summer) with writers Irving Ravetch and Harriet Frank Jr. They also co-operated on the very successful Hud as well as Hombre.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Based on the novel by: William Faulkner
Director: Martin Ritt
Quentin: Joanne Woodward
Jason: Yul Brynner
Caddy: Margaret Leighton
Charles Busch: Stuart Whitman
Dilsey: Ethel Waters
Ben: Jack Warden
Mrs Compson: Francoise Rosay
Howard: John Beal
Earl: Albert Dekker

: The News

with Kenneth Kendall
and Weather


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Omnibus: The Making of 'Husbands'

with John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara, Peter Falk
Introduced by Derek Hart

"The best scenes in 'Husbands' are among the most extraordinary Cassavetes has ever done... It may well turn out to be a master-piece." (The Times)

John Cassavetes, director of the much praised "Shadows and Faces," has been shooting a new film called "Husbands" in London and New York. This documentary shows, with film from script sessions, locations and rushes, how three American actors, John Cassavetes, Ben Gazzara and Peter Falk, worked together to get the 'unscripted moments that can never be planned for.'
(Portrait of the director: page 9)


Subject: John Cassavetes
Subject: Ben Gazzara
Subject: Peter Falk
Presenter: Derek Hart
Producer: Tristram Powell

: Talkback

with Michael Barratt
People with strong views about television programmes put their case to people who make them.


Presenter: Michael Barratt
Producer: Margaret Douglas

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