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: Nai Zindagi-Naya Jeevan

For Pakistani and Indian viewers
Produced and presented by Saleem Shahed
(from Birmingham: repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 pm)


Producer/Presenter: Saleem Shahed
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Closedown

: Morning Service

from Warwick Road Congregational Church, Coventry
Conducted by the Minister, The Rev David Dale
Assisted by The Rev Valerie Dinning
Hymns (Congregational Praise):
Praise to the holiest (71)
My song is love unknown (128)
Ride on! ride on in majesty! (122)
All glory, laud, and honour (120)
O sacred Head! sore wounded (127)


Celebrant: The Rev David Dale
Assistant Celebrant: The Rev Valerie Dinning
Organist: Susan Hill
Television Presentation: Barrie Edgar

: Closedown

: 1971 Census: Delivery

This programme for Census enumerators deals with the purpose of the Census and with what is involved in delivery of the forms. In particular, it asks 'What is a household?'
Introduced by Kenneth Kendall
With Lindy Caulder, Edna Dore, Patricia Shakesby, Gary Waldhorn, Anthony Woodruff


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall
Dialogue by: Ian Davidson
Producer: John Eidinow
[Actress]: Lindy Caulder
[Actress]: Edna Dore
[Actress]: Patricia Shakesby
[Actor]: Gary Waldhorn
[Actor]: Anthony Woodruff

: Closedown

: Farming: Joint Enterprise

Introduced by David Richardson

Is co-operation the solution to increasing costs and labour problems in milk production?
John Johnston reports on a new venture in Northern Ireland.
(from Birmingham)

Weather for farmers


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

: The Education Programme: The French Crisis

In 1968 a crisis in schools and universities brought France to the brink of revolution. Three years later many problems are still unsolved.
Introduced by Alan Little


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

: The Grand National 1971

A chance to see again the excitement of the world's greatest steeplechase run yesterday at Aintree.
Introduced by Julian Wilson


Presenter: Julian Wilson

: News Headlines

: Sights and Sounds of Britain: 11: Corby: A Long Way from Home

A series of documentary films.


Narrator: Michael Cronin
Director: Alan Bell
Production: Michael Croucher

: Golden Silents: 14: Messing About in Boats

Introduced by Michael Bentine
From the National Film Theatre
A second look at some nautical films of Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and Harry Langdon.
(A BBCtv production in association with Mitchell Monkhouse Associates and Raymond Rohauer)


Presenter: Michael Bentine
Producer: Richard Evans

: Tom and Jerry: Million Dollar Cat

Tom and Jerry playing cat and mouse in a selection from the world-famous award-winning cartoon films.


Created by: William Hanna
Created by: Joe Barbera

: The Singing Stars: The Pirate

[Starring] Judy Garland
with Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak, Gladys Cooper, Reginald Owen

Dazzling is the only word to describe this brilliant musical which marked the beginning of Gene Kelly's collaboration with the great stylist Vincente Minnelli.
(This Week's Films: see page 9)


Director: Vincente Minnelli
Manuela: Judy Garland
Serafin: Gene Kelly
Don Pedro Vargas: Walter Slezak
Aunt Inez: Gladys Cooper
The Advocate: Reginald Owen
The Viceroy: George Zucco
Speciality Dance: Nicholas Brothers
Uncle Capucho: Lester Allen
Isabella: Lola Deem
Mercedes: Ellen Ross
Lizarda: Mary Jo Ellis
Casilda: Jean Dean
Eloise: Marion Murray
Gumbo: Ben Lessy

: Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Colour: Pancho, Fastest Paw In The West

A battle of wits between a retriever and a horse-thief is the amusing climax of a true tale set in the Texas panhandle of the 1880s.


Manuel: Armando Islas
Sam Larabee: Frank Keith
Jack Kelso: Al Hackmeister

: The News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: A Chance to Meet: The Most Rev and Rt Hon Dr Michael Ramsey, The Archbishop of Canterbury

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore

The last 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.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Guest: The Most Rev and Rt Hon Dr Michael Ramsey
Producer: Peter Chafer

: Songs of Praise

from The Chaplaincy Centre, University of Lancaster
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler

Praise to the holiest in the height (Gerontius)
My song is love unknown (Love Unknown)
How sweet the name of Jesus sound (St Peter)
Trotting through Jerusalem Ride on! Ride on in majesty!
O sacred Head once wounded (Passion Chorale)
Lord Jesus, think on me (Southwell) Judas and Mary
When I survey the wondrous Cross (Rockingham)
God is love, his the care (Theodoric)
Mine eyes have seen the glory (Battle Hymn)

Blessing by Fr John Turner, Senior Chaplain


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Blessing: Fr John Turner
Conductor: Jolyon Dodgson
Organist: Bryan Higman
Series Producer: Raymond Short

: Paul Temple: Death of Fasching

by Wolf Rilla
Created by Francis Durbridge
Starring Francis Matthews as Paul
with Ros Drinkwater as Steve

Paul takes a strange partner at a Fasching Ball in Munich - and thereafter has to watch his step!


Writer: Wolf Rilla
Created by: Francis Durbridge
Script Editor: Martin Hall
Designer: Paul Allen
Producer: Derrick Sherwin
Director: Viktors Ritelis
Paul: Francis Matthews
Steve: Ros Drinkwater
Uschi: Catherine Schell
Chauffeur: Alexander Allerson
Hotel receptionist: Michael Gahr
Baumann: Georg Marischka
Frau Baumann: Isa Miranda
Michl: Kenneth Garner
Schroder: George Pravda
Hans: Bruno Dietrich
Maid: Sarah Grazebrook
Secretary: Terence Woodfield

: The Sunday Film: Mirage

Starring Gregory Peck, Diane Baker, Kevin McCarthy, Jack Weston
with Leif Erickson, Walter Abel, George Kennedy, Walter Matthan

Did David Stillman murder tha leader of the World Peace Movement? Was he really just a cost accountant, and how did he come to be in New York anyway? Gregory Peck gradually solves the mystery of his own Identity in this tense and skilfully contrived thriller.

Mirage was one of a batch of successful fast-moving thrillers in the mid-sixties. Gregory Peck also starred in Arabesque while Walter Matthau and George Kennedy were memorable bad guys in Charade.
(This Week's Films; page 9)


Director: Edward Dmytryk
David Stillman: Gregory Peck
Shela: Diane Baker
Josephson: Kevin McCarthy
Lester: Jack Weston
Major Crawford: Leif Erickson
Charles Calvin: Walter Abel
Willard: George Kennedy
Ted Caselle: Walter Matthau
Dr Broden: Robert H. Harris
Benny: Syl Lamont
Frances: Anne Seymour

: The News

with John Edmunds
and Weather


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: Omnibus: Brendan Behan

He took the world on a spree - and died of it.

Brendan Behan was a writer good enough to send international critics into rhapsodies. He was hounded by the press, he was the toast of the town. He was legendary, and always a popular hero. Was Brendan Behan just an alcoholic with a certain gift of the gab? Or was he a great writer ruined by drink? His life has been described as a hilarious tragedy. Tonight's film examines his true promise, and traces that rumbustious life to its sadly inevitable end.

With Donal Neligan as Brendan Behan and interviews and commentary by Daniel Farson


Interviewer/Narrator: Daniel Farson
Director: Richard Marquand
Brendan Behan: Donal Neligan

: 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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