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: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

Produced and presented by Saleem Shahed
(From Birmingham; repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 pm)


Producer/Presenter: Saleem Shahed
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Wie bitte?: Programme 3

A beginners' course in German

Introduced by Leslie Banks
With Dorothea Neukirchen, Werner Umberg
and Gerard Heinz, Carl Jaffe
(Books and records: page 15)


Presenter: Leslie Banks
Producer: David Hargreaves
[Actress]: Dorothea Neukirchen
[Actor]: Werner Umberg
[Actor]: Gerard Heinz
[Actor]: Carl Jaffe

: Zarabanda: Programme 3

Spanish for beginners
Presented by Alison Skilbeck and Carlos Riera
With Juan-Ignacio Macia, Sagrario Sala, Maria-Jose Collado, Pablo Soto, Robert Julia
(Book and records: page 15)


Presenter: Alison Skilbeck
Presenter: Carlos Riera
Producer: David Hargreaves
[Actor]: Juan-Ignacio Macia
[Actress]: Sagrario Sala
[Actress]: Maria-Jose Collado
[Actor]: Pablo Soto
[Actor]: Robert Julia

: Interval

: Sung Eucharist

from St Mary The Priory, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire


Celebrant: The Rev Canon H. Sproule Jones
Preacher: The Rt Rev Eryl S. Thomas, Bishop of Monmouth
Organist/Choirmaster: J. Marshall Edmunds
Television Presentation: Tregelles Williams

: Interval

: Fact and Fiction: 3: Robin Hood

Even if he did exist, why should such a man have become a popular hero?
Introduced by Professor R. Hilton


Presenter: Professor R. Hilton
Director: Bryn Brooks
Producer: Howard Smith

: Windows on the Brain: The Illusionist's Toy

With Professor Richard Gregory at Bristol University

How does a psychologist use optical illusions to unravel some of the brain's secrets?


Interviewee: Professor Richard Gregory
Interviewer: Barri Haynes
Director: Jeremy Johnston
Producer: Michael Garrod

: Conflict at Work

Reshaping Industrial Relations 3: Redundancy Agreement
The closure of a factory employing 600 workers and how a redundancy procedure agreement was put to the test.
Introduced by GRAHAM TURNER
Producer TONY MATTHEWS (Book: page 15)


Introduced By: Graham Turner
Director: John Twitchin
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Closedown

: Farming

£200 million in the red: But the Forestry Commission claim that the money is a sound investment. Philip Wrixon looks at the future of forestry.
(from Birmingham)

Weather for farmers


Presenter: Philip Wrixon
Producer: John Kenyon

: The Gap

A group of under-25-year-olds confront their elders in an attempt to clarify some of the misunderstandings between the generations on the subject of: The Armed Services
Producer JOHN KING (from Bristol)


Unknown: Paddy Feeny
Producer: John King

: Made in Britain: Off the Beaten Track

On the eve of the London Motor Show, a look at a British best-seller that's found its way to some of the remotest areas of the world.


Producer: Ivor Yorke

: News Headlines

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of Antiques with Max Robertson
Customers Sara Jocelyn, David Hill
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Max Robertson
Resident connoisseur: Arthur Negus
Guest connoisseur: Richard Carne
Customer: Sara Jocelyn
Customer: David Hill
Director: Paul Smith
Producer: John King

: Basil Brush Show

Introduced by Derek Fowlds
with Simon, Plug and Grimes, Albert Sturm
[and] David Lander, Gillian Phelps, Philip Weston


Script: George Martin
Music: The Bert Hayes Sextet
Designer: Diana Bates
Producer: Johnny Downes
Presenter: Derek Fowlds
Musicians: Simon, Plug and Grimes
Entertainer: Albert Sturm
[Actor]: David Lander
[Actress]: Gillian Phelps
[Actor]: Philip Weston

: Ken Dodd and The Diddymen: The Stowaways

(from Manchester)


Director: Ken Wrench
Producer: Stan Parkinson
Comedian: Ken Dodd

: Laurel and Hardy: Helpmates

Stan's efforts to help tidy-up the place end in disaster.
A Hal Roach film


Producer: Hal Roach
Director: Charles Rogers
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: British Film Comedy: Up the Creek

Starring David Tomlinson, Peter Sellers
with Wilfrid Hyde White

A blundering lieutenant is given command of the ancient HMS Berkeley- the craziest, crookedest ship in the British Navy!
(This Week's Films: page 16)


Director: Val Guest
Lt Fairweather: David Tomlinson
Bosun: Peter Sellers
Admiral Foley: Wilfrid Hyde White
Lily: Vera Day
Susanne: Liliane Sottane
Flag Lieut: Tom Gill
Nelson: Michael Goodliffe
Publican: Reginald Beckwith
Perkins: Lionel Murton
Cooky: John Warren
Steady Barker: Lionel Jeffries

: She Shall Have Music

Rita Morris sings enchanting songs and invites you to listen to Max Jaffa with THE GOLDEN STRINGS ORCHESTRA conducted by BERNARD HERRMANN Guest artist Barry Kent


Unknown: Rita Morris
Conducted By: Bernard Herrmann
Artist: Barry Kent
Designer: Kenneth Lawson

: The Countryman

A weekly magazine programme
Introduced by Duncan Carse who this week goes down the River Arun in Sussex.
With reporters Michael Canney who travels north to the Tyne Valley, home of Thomas Bewick , 18th-century wood engraver; and Geoffrey Weaver who visits the RSPB Bird Reserve at Minsmere, Suffolk to meet Eric Hosking famous bird photographer.
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Duncan Carse
Reporter: Michael Canney
Reporter: Geoffrey Weaver
Wildlife photographer: Eric Hosking
Producer: Peter Crawford

: News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: A Chance to Meet: Sir William Armstrong

Sir William Armstrong, GCB Permanent Secretary, Civil Service Department
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
A series in which viewers question the beliefs and principles of men and women in the public eye.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Guest: Sir William Armstrong
Producer: Peter Chafer

: Franklin Engelmann

appeals on behalf of St Lawrence, Little Stanmore
In 1715 the first Duke of Chandos made the Church of St Lawrence a unique treasure-house of beauty. Today its treasures desperately need restoration.
Donations, preferably by crossed cheque or PO, to: [address removed]


Presenter: Franklin Engelmann

: Songs of Praise

from St Mark 's Church, Broomhill, Sheffield with THE CITY OF SHEFFIELD
All people that on earth The Lord's my Shepherd Down in hell
Lord I want to be a Christian All my hope on God is founded
Lord Jesus Christ; Let saints on earth 0 taste and see; Forth in thy name
Organist GRAHAM MATTHEWS Prayer and blessing by THE REV MICHAEL PATON
Series producer RAYMOND SHORT


Unknown: St Mark
Introduced By: Geoffrey Wheeler
Organist: Graham Matthews
Unknown: Michael Paton
Producer: Stewart Cross

: Morecambe and Wise Show

Written by Eddie Braben
Starring Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise
Eric and Ernie's guests Nina, The Pattersons
Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
featuring Ann Hamilton
with Christine Shaw, Frank Tregear and Janet Webb

Ernie is entering for a newspaper competition. There is the chance of winning £250...


Writer: Eddie Braben
Orchestra directed by: Peter Knight
Designer: Bernard Lloyd-Jones
Producer: John Ammonds
Comedian: Eric Morecambe
Comedian: Ernie Wise
Singer: Nina
Musicians: The Pattersons
Musicians: Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
[Actress]: Ann Hamilton
[Actress]: Christine Shaw
[Actor]: Frank Tregear
[Actress]: Janet Webb

: The Great Stars: Winter Meeting

[Starring] Bette Davis
the last of three films starring Hollywood's 'First Lady'
with James Davis, John Hoyt, Janis Paige

Bette Davis plays Susan Grieve, a New England writer attracted against her better judgment to a handsome but inarticulate war hero.


Director: Bretaigne Windust
Susan Grieve: Bette Davis
Slick Novak: James Davis
Stacey Grant: John Hoyt
Peggy Markham: Janis Paige
Mrs Castle: Florence Bates
Mr Castle: Walter Baldwin
Mr Morgan: Ransom Sherman

: News

with John Edmunds


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: Omnibus: Paul Klee: The Heart of Creation

Paul Klee, German painter, born in Switzerland, branded by the Nazis as 'degenerate,' and forced into exile in 1933: Klee is without doubt one of the greatest artists of our time. He is also one of the most popular: his pictures of cats, fishes, moons and child- like figures sell as reproductions all over the world.
He is loved for his wit and his humour, and yet his life is hardly known. He revealed himself most clearly when he delivered a talk about modern art in 1924 and this film looks back through those words at his life, his paint- ing and his music - Klee was a brilliant violinist as well as a painter.
It asks the big question: Why does the modern artist paint a world different from the one we see and what actually happens at what Klee called 'the heart of creation'?
With the painter's son Felix Klee
(Friday. 9.0 pm BBC2: Pablo Picasso)


Writer/Director: Colin Nears
Film Cameraman: John Turner
Film Editor: Roger Crittenden
Script Adviser: Edwin Mullins
Paul Klee: Philip Madoc
Narrator: Alan Dobie
Interviewee: Felix Klee

: Parkinson

Round-off the weekend with Michael Parkinson and his guests plus The Harry Stoneham Five


Presenter: Michael Parkinson
Musicians: The Harry Stoneham Five
Designer: Louise Vanson
Director: John Burrowes
Producer: Richard Drewett

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