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: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

Produced and presented by Mahendra Kaul
(From Birmingham; repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 pm)


Producer/Presenter: Mahendra Kaul
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Wie bitte?: Programme 4

A beginners' course in German
Introduced by Leslie Banks
with Dorothea Neukirchen, Werner Umberg, Wolf Frees, Michael Mellinger, Hannah Norbert, Michael Wolf


Presenter: Leslie Banks
Director: Tony Roberts
Producer: David Hargreaves
[Actress]: Dorothea Neukirchen
[Actor]: Werner Umberg
[Actor]: Wolf Frees
[Actor]: Michael Mellinger
[Actress]: Hannah Norbert
[Actor]: Michael Wolf

: Zarabanda: 4

Spanish for beginners
Presented by Alison Skilbeck and Carlos Riera
with Juan-Ignacio Macia, Sagrario Sala, Maria-Jose Collado, Eloisa Diez, Teofilo Calle, Pablo Soto


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

: Closedown

: Seeing and Believing: Just as I am

Introduced by The Rev J.A. Stratton
With Polly Murch, Michael Spice, Leonard Pearcey
Accompanied by Bill McGuffie and David Scott Blackhall


Presenter: The Rev J.A. Stratton
Speaker: Polly Murch
Speaker: Michael Spice
Speaker: Leonard Pearcey
Musician: Bill McGuffie
Musician: David Scott Blackhall
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: Interval

: Fact and Fiction: 4: King Arthur

Archaeologists may have proved that the legendary King Arthur could actually have existed, but Arthur has always been more powerful in death than in life. Why?
Introduced by Professor C. Brooke


Presenter: Professor C. Brooke
Director: Bryn Brooks
Producer: Howard Smith

: Windows on the Brain: Inventing the Impossible

with Professor Richard Gregory at Bristol University

How do you make an impossible object?



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

: Conflict at Work: 4: Procedure Agreements

Are written agreements the best way to handle conflict at work?
Introduced by Graham Turner
(Book: page 17)


Presenter: Graham Turner
Director: John Twitchin
Producer: Tony Matthews

: Closedown

: Farming: The Crunch

Introduced by David Richardson
Pro- and anti-marketeers have their last words on the EEC.

Weather for farmers


Presenter: David Richardson
Producer: John Kenyon

: Interval

: The Gap: The Family

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 Family
Chairman Paddy Feeny
(from Bristol)


Chairman: Paddy Feeny
Producer: John King

: Made in Britain: The Earth Mover

A millionaire industrialist with a big stake in Europe waits to see how this week's decision on the Common Market will affect his export sales of excavators.


Reporter: Paul Burden
Producer: Michael Priestley

: News Headlines

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of Antiques with Max Robertson
Customers Joyce Blair, Humphrey Lyttelton
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Max Robertson
Resident connoisseur: Arthur Negus
Guest connoisseur: Roger Warner
Customer: Joyce Blair
Customer: Humphrey Lyttelton
Director: Paul Smith
Producer: John King

: Ken Dodd and The Diddymen: His Doddyness the Mayor


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

: British Film Comedy: Convict 99

Starring Will Hay, Googie Withers, Basil Radford, Kathleen Harrison

By mistake, headmaster Will Hay is appointed governor of one of the toughest prisons in England. With his usual enthusiasm, he sets about a programme of reform - with the usual hilarious results.


Director: Marcel Varnel
Dr Benjamin Twist: Will Hay
Albert: Graham Moffatt
Jerry 'the Mole': Moore Marriott
Lottie: Googie Withers
Deputy Governor: Basil Radford
Sir Cyril: Peter Gorthorne
Johnson: Garry Marsh
Mabel: Kathleen Harrison

: She Shall Have Music

Rita Morris sings her favourite songs and invites you to listen to the romantic music of Max Jaffa with The Golden Strings Orchestra conducted by Bernard Herrmann
This week's guest artist Brett Stevens


Presenter/Singer: Rita Morris
Violinist: Max Jaffa
Musicians: The Golden Strings Orchestra
Conductor: Bernard Herrmann
Singer: Brett Stevens
Designer: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: Barney Colehan

: A Victory Grand Prix

for Jackie Stewart - World Champion. The fastest racing driver in the world. Reported by Raymond Baxter and Barrie Gill.

At Brands Hatch this afternoon the 1971 motor racing season comes to a climax with a victory race in honour of Jackie Stewart's second World Championship. BRM, Brabham, Lotus, McLaren, March and Surtees - all the top cars and drivers will be on the grid - and Jackie Stewart himself will be out to score his seventh Formula One win this year in his Tyrrell-Ford.

Meet the new world champion, see how he won the title, and watch him in action today.
(Globe-trotter: page 11)


Subject/Racing driver: Jackie Stewart
Reporter: Raymond Baxter
Reporter: Barrie Gill
Director: Tony Salmon
Producer: John Mills
Producer: Richard Tilling
Editor: Brian Robins

: The Countryman

Introduced by Duncan Carse with reporters Michael Canney in Cornwall, home of the late Peter Lanyon - an artist who explored the countryside from the air; Phil Drabble on The Wash looking up an old friend Kenzie Thorpe; and Geoffrey Weaver who investigates the work of COSIRA in helping new and traditional country industries.
(from Bristol)


Presenter: Duncan Carse
Reporter: Michael Canney
Reporter: Phil Drabble
Interviewee: Kenzie Thorpe
Reporter: Geoffrey Weaver
Producer: Peter Crawford

: News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: A Chance to Meet: Richard Neville

Richard Neville, former Editor of Oz and Ink and one of the most articulate spokesmen for the self-styled 'alternative society'.
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: Richard Neville
Producer: Peter Chafer

: Songs of Praise

from St Mary's Church, Tenby
With The Victors, Pembroke Borough Male Voice Choir, Women's Institute Singers,
Tenby Townswomen's Guild Choir, The Glee Singers
Introduced by David Parry-Jones

O worship the King (Hanover)
Jesus, where'er thy people meet (Wareham)
Fill thou my life (Richmond)
Jesu, lover of my soul (Aberystwyth)
O thou who earnest (Hereford)
Thou, whose almighty word (Moscow)
The King of love (Dominus Regit Me)
Saviour, sprinkle many nations (Hyfrydol)
When all thy mercies (Contemplation)



Presenter: David Parry-Jones
Director: John Stuart Roberts
Producer: Tregelles Williams
Series Producer: Raymond Short
Musicians: The Victors
Singers: Pembroke Borough Male Voice Choir
Singers: Women's Institute Singers
Singers: Tenby Townswomen's Guild Choir
Singers: The Glee Singers
Conductor: James Williams
Organist: Albert E. Bevan
Blessing: The Rector The Rev Lawrence Bowen

: Morecambe and Wise Show

Written by Eddie Braben
Starring Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise
Eric and Ernie's special guests Jack Jones, Sheila Southern
Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
featuring Ann Hamilton, Gordon Clyde
with Grazina Frame, Frank Tregear, Arthur Tolcher, Lillian Padmore, Michael Mulcaster, Stanley Mason and Janet Webb

Ernie has flu. Eric gives him every encouragement to get better by asking if he has made out a will leaving everything to him.


Writer: Eddie Braben
Orchestra directed by: Peter Knight
Designer: Gillian Howard
Producer: John Ammonds
Comedian: Eric Morecambe
Comedian: Ernie Wise
Guest: Jack Jones
Singer: Sheila Southern
Musicians: Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen
[Actress]: Ann Hamilton
[Actor]: Gordon Clyde
[Actress]: Grazina Frame
[Actor]: Frank Tregear
[Actor]: Arthur Tolcher
[Actress]: Lillian Padmore
[Actor]: Michael Mulcaster
[Actor]: Stanley Mason
[Actress]: Janet Webb

: Rasputin

by Ronald Eyre
A Play of the Month presentation
starring Robert Stephens as Rasputin
Peter Barkworth as Tsar Nicholas II
Isabel Dean as the Empress Alexandra
Lally Bowers as the Dowager Empress
T.P. McKenna as Kommisarov

Gregory Efimovich Rasputin was born in Siberia in the late 1860s. He was married around 1890 and they had three children, a mentally handicapped son and two daughters. For 10 years he wandered on foot through the Middle East, visiting Greece and the Holy Land. In 1903 he was recognised as 'a man of God' and taken up by the St Petersburg nobility. In 1905 he became the Tsar's Lamplighter and a friend of the Empress and her son Prince Alexei.
For a decade he held enormous influence at the Russian court. This with his simplicity and peasant outlook made him bitter enemies with the nobility and the press. The short-lived Kerensky government started an inquiry into his power before his murder in 1916.



Writer: Ronald Eyre
Lighting: Dennis Channon
Script Editor: Rosemary Hill
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Alan Cooke
Rasputin: Robert Stephens
Tsar Nicholas II: Peter Barkworth
The Empress Alexandra: Isabel Dean
The Dowager Empress: Lally Bowers
Kommisarov: T.P. McKenna
Mouraviev, the Investigator: Tom Criddle
Anna Vyroubova, friend of the Royal family: Ann Beach
Guard: John Kearney
Nurse: Sally Lewis
Count Fredericks: Aubrey Danvers Walker
Dr Botkin: Walter Horsbrugh
Lackey: Andrew Robertson
Hvostov, a public servant: David King
Madame Hvostov: Yvonne Coulette
Prince Andronikov: Robert Eddison
Telegraph clerk: John Dunn-Hill
Peasant: Reg Lye
Peasant's wife: Rachel Thomas
Stana, their daughter: Kay Barlow
Wives: Renata Roman
Wives: Isobil Nisbet
Policeman: Harry Waters
Husband: Leonard Trolley
Prince Felix Yussupov: Richard Morant
Police Sergeant: Derrick Gilbert
Manioulov, a journalist: Robert Gillespie
Alexei, the heir to the throne: Jonathan Moore
Officer: Eamonn Boyce
Purishkevich, an official: John Savident
Protopopov, a politician: James Bree
Prince Dmitri: Sean Roantree
Anna's servant: Sherrie Hewson
Anya Hvostov: Candice Glendenning

: News

with John Edmunds
and Weather


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: Omnibus: Rap Her the Bank

A panorama of the songs of work and city life by A.L. Lloyd

The industrial revolution in the 19th century produced a new kind of folk music, born out of the miseries and harshness of labour.
The tradition lives on. This film looks at music created in the Clyde shipyards, the cotton towns of Lancashire, the motor industry and the mines of Durham. Its title derives from the colliers' cry when they want the cage raised. Typically this work order has become a powerful and haunting song.

(The home-made music man: page 13)


Singer: A.L. Lloyd
Film Cameraman: John Wyatt
Film Cameraman: Peter Sargent
Recordist: Simon Wilson
Film Editor: Dave King
Director: Barrie Gavin

: 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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