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: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

Produced and presented by SALEEM SHAHED
(from Birmingham: rept Wed 12.25)


Presented By: Saleem Shahed
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Wie bitte?

A beginners' course in German: 11 (Books and records: page 14)

: Zarabanda

Spanish for beginners: 11
Producer DAVID HARGREAVES (Books and records: page 14)


Presented By: Alison Skilbeck
Presented By: Carlos Riera
Unknown: Adriano Dominguez
Unknown: Josefina Del Carmen
Unknown: Fiorella Renzi
Producer: David Hargreaves

: Interval

: Morning Service

From Harmony Hill Presbyterian Church, Lambeg, Co Antrim
Conducted by the Minister, THE REV ALEC WATSON
Presented by MOORE WASSON


Minister: Alec Watson
Organist: Ivan Gough
Presented By: Moore Wasson

: Boomph with Becker

Get fit, look fit, and stay fit
A BBC-Fremantle Int Inc co-production.
Repeated on Wednesday,
10.45 am BBC1


Unknown: Sue Becker
Producer: Sheila Innes

: Play Tennis

DAVID VINE introduces 10 programmes for people who want to improve their knowledge of the game
1: Ball sense and elementary use of the racket head.


Unknown: Dan Maskell
Director: John Rlckword
Producer: John Dobson

: Steam Horse: Iron Road

1: The Early Locomotive
Richard Trevithick put wheels on a mine engine, but it was the Stephensons* Rocket which blazed its way to fame.


Presented By: John van Riemsdijk
Director: Peter R. Smith
Producer: Brenda Horsfield

: Interaction: 1

Managers spend their working lives interacting with others. Can interactive skills be improved?
Introduced by Brian Redhead
With Tony Eccles, Frank Sanderson, Peter Honey


Presenter: Brian Redhead
Producer: Ian Woolf
Series Producer: Tony Matthews
[Actor]: Tony Eccles
[Actor]: Frank Sanderson
[Actor]: Peter Honey

: Croesi'r Bont

A series for those who have been learning Welsh for some two years.
Os ydych chi wedi bod yn dysgu
Cymraeg am ryw ddwy flynedd dyma gyfres i chi'n arbennig. Y cyflwyno gan MAIR ROBBINS a HYWEL GWYNFRYN gyda dau ddysgwr dan ofal CENNARD DAVIES
Cynhyrchydd WYNNE LLOYD


Unknown: Mair Robbins
Unknown: Hywel Gwynfryn
Unknown: Cennard Davies
Unknown: Wynne Lloyd

: Interval

: Farming: Beef in Northern Ireland

Introduced by David Richardson.
John Johnston reports on Charolais, Simmental and South Devons, which have been under test.
(from Birmingham)
Weather for farmers.


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

: Interval

: Canoe: 1: Basic Paddling

From the Outward Bound School at Ashburton, Devon
With Derek Pritchard and Jeff Choat
Introduced by John Earle


Presenter: John Earle
Canoeist: Derek Pritchard
Canoeist: Jeff Choat
Director: John Rickword
Producer: John Dobson

: Made in Britain: Tied Up in Knots

At Bridport, Dorset, a hundred-million knots are tied every day - all to make nets. Fishermen, soccer players and gardeners the world over are just some of those who benefit.


Reporter: Peter Brown
Producer: Michael Woolard

: News Headlines

: Dog Watch: 2: Sporting Dogs and Sheepdogs

When did the working relationship between men and dogs begin? Why is it relatively easy to train a dog?
Peter West finds out the answers with the help of:
John Holmes, the animal training expert
Llyr Evans, Supreme Champion at International Sheep Dog Society trials, who stages a demonstration with his dog 'Bosworth Coon'.
Jack Chudley, Northamptonshire gundog trainer who puts 'Rust,' 'Dusk' and 'Spud' through their paces.


Presenter: Peter West
Guest: John Holmes
Guest: Llyr Evans
Guest: Jack Chudley
Producer: Mary Evans

: Ken Dodd and The Diddymen: How Harry Cott Saved the World

(from Manchester)


Comedian: Ken Dodd
Puppetry: Roger Stevenson
Script: Bob Block
Producer: Stan Parkinson

: The Basil Brush Show

Featuring Derek Fowlds.
With Tony Sympson, Barrie Gosney, Dianne Greaves, Christopher Lane and The Roger Stevenson Marionettes.
(Basil's a real gent: page 14)


Himself: Basil Brush
Presenter: Derek Fowlds
[Actor]: Tony Sympson
[Actor]: Barrie Gosney
[Actress]: Dianne Greaves
[Actor]: Christopher Lane
Puppetry: The Roger Stevenson Marionettes
Script/Songs: George Martin
Musicians: Bert Hayes Sextet
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Producer: Douglas Argent

: Film of the Book: The History of Mr Polly

Starring John Mills, Sally Ann Howes, Finlay Currie, Betty Ann Davies, Edward Chapman, Megs Jenkins.
The History of Mr Polly, based on H.G. Wells's famous novel, is the story of a lower-middle-class visionary, born into the wrong age and the wrong class, who finally achieves freedom from the stifling confines of conventional life.
Adapted for the screen and directed by Anthony Pelissier.
(This Week's Films: page 11)


Adapted by/Director: Anthony Pelissier
Producer: John Mills
Mr Polly: John Mills
Christabel: Sally Ann Howes
Uncle Jim: Finlay Currie
Miriam: Betty Ann Davies
Mr Johnson: Edward Chapman
The plump woman: Megs Jenkins
Little Polly: Juliet Mills

: Billy Smart's Circus

Children from the world of Circus come together to share their special show with viewers all over Europe.
On Rolling Globes walking, skipping, juggling: The Salvador Juniors Pigeon Party.
Circus Puppets, their strings pulled by The Grangers.
A Tiny Star Climbs High. Ballet on the rope: Davida Smart.
Clowning Around and breaking every plate in sight: The Kindergarten Clowns.
Trampoline Tricks: The skill and agility of The Antonio Garcias Juniors.
Zebra Frolics With Penny Caroli.
Teenage Contortion from Poland: Janusz Moses.
Acrobatics on Horseback. A pyramid of eight children balanced on five trotting horses: The Young Carolis.
Child Dancers from the Peggy O'Farrell School
(Smarts Circus is appearing at the Fairfield Halls, Croydon)


Presented By: Gabriella Smart
Performers: The Salvador Juniors
Performers: The Grangers
Performer: Davida Smart
Performers: The Kindergarten Clowns
Performers: The Antonio Garcias Juniors
Performer: Penny Caroli
Performer: Janusz Moses
Performers: The Young Carolis
Dancers: The Peggy O'Farrell School
Circus Direction: The Smart Brothers
Junior Ringmaster: Gary Smart
Assisted By: David Smart Jr
Musical Director: Ken Griffin
Producer: Mary David

: News


Weatherman: Graham Parker

: Malcolm Muggeridge asks The Question Why

A series of programmes which question the real issues behind the news and some of the assumptions on which people base their lives.
(Radio Times People: page 5)


Presenter: Malcolm Muggeridge
Producer: Peter Chafer

: Songs of Praise

from Chipping Barnet Parish Church Barnet, Herts.
Introduced by Richard Baker

Angel voices ever singing (Angel Voices)
We sing the praise of him who died (Bow Brickhill)
O thou who earnest from above (Here-ford)
Teach me, my God and King (Sandys) Praise ye the Lord
Firmly I believe and truly (Halton Holgate)
Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God almighty! (Nicaea) Jubilate
Christ is made the sure foundation (Westminster Abbey)
Bright the vision that delighted (Laus Deo)
Prayer and Blessing by The Rev Bernard Butler


Presenter: Richard Baker
Soloist: Prudence Lloyd
Conductor: David Patrick
Organist: Alan Parish
Prayer and blessing: The Rev Bernard Butler
Series Producer: Raymond Short

: Engelbert with The Young Generation

and The Goodies:
Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie
and from America: Anna Moffo
from Germany: Marlene Sharell
The Goodies written by Graeme Garden and Bill Oddie with Tim Brooke-Taylor.
BBC/ZDF production
(Engelbert: walking tall: page 6)


Singer: Engelbert Humperdinck
Tim: Tim Brooke-Taylor
Graeme: Graeme Garden,
Bill: Bill Oddie
Performer: Anna Moffo
Performer: Marlene Sharell
Dancer (The Young Generation): Heather Beckers
Dancer (The Young Generation): Tricia Doran
Dancer (The Young Generation): Denise Fone
Dancer (The Young Generation): Carole Forbes
Dancer (The Young Generation): Kay Frazer
Dancer (The Young Generation): Lesley Judd
Dancer (The Young Generation): Karen Knight
Dancer (The Young Generation): Kay Korda
Dancer (The Young Generation): Patricia Lovett
Dancer (The Young Generation): Diana Palmer
Dancer (The Young Generation): Liz Robertson
Dancer (The Young Generation): Terry Robinson
Dancer (The Young Generation): Bonita Shawe
Dancer (The Young Generation): Susan Toogood
Dancer (The Young Generation): Chris Cooper
Dancer (The Young Generation): Erik-Jack
Dancer (The Young Generation): Roger Finch
Dancer (The Young Generation): Harry Higham
Dancer (The Young Generation): Michael Howe
Dancer (The Young Generation): Tony Kemp
Dancer (The Young Generation): Vincent Logan
Dancer (The Young Generation): Nigel Lythgoe
Dancer (The Young Generation): Scott MacKee
Dancer (The Young Generation): John Melainey
Dancer (The Young Generation): Ricky Stratful
Dancer (The Young Generation): Donald Tonr
Dancer (The Young Generation): Kenneth Warwick
Dancer (The Young Generation): Trevor Willis
Choreographer: Don Lurio
Musicians: Alyn Ainsworth And His Orchestra
Musical adviser to Engelbert Humperdinck: Laurie Holloway
Writer (The Goodies): Graeme Garden
Writer (The Goodies): Bill Oddie
Additional Material (The Goodies): Tim Brooke-Taylor
Costume Design: Joyce Mortlock
Sound: Hugh Barker
Lighting: Dickie Higham
Designer: Chris Thompson
Associate Producer: Klaus Henke
Producer: Stewart Morris

: Dirk Bogarde in Darling

The Great Stars: the second of three films featuring one of Britain's most distinguished actors with Laurence Harvey Julie Christie.
The career of Diana Scott through modelling, films and a wealthy marriage provides a study of 'La Dolce Vita' - British style.
(This Week's Films: page 11)


Director: John Schlesinger
Robert: Dirk Bogarde
Miles: Laurence Harvey
Diana: Julie Christie
Malcolm: Roland Curram
Sean Martin: Alex Scott
Alec Prosser-Jones: Basil Henson
Felicity Prosser-Jones: Helen Lindsay
William Prosser-Jones: Tyler Butterworth
Estelle Gold: Pauline Yates
Lord Grant: Peter Baylis

: News

with Robert Dougall; Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Omnibus: Ian Fleming

Creator of The James Bond Myth.
"In this age of higher education, writers seem to be ashamed of inventing heroes who are white, villains who are black and heroines who are a delicate shade of pink. What are the ingredients of a thriller? Briefly, the ingredients are anything that will thrill any of the human senses - absolutely anything. I am not an angry young or even middle-aged man. I am not 'involved.' My books are not 'engaged.' They are written for warm-blooded heterosexuals in railway trains, aeroplanes or beds."

With this typical self-deprecating understatement Ian Fleming ignored the considerable skill, energy and enterprise that he put into the writing of his novels.
This, the second showing of the documentary film on his life, is his personal story as seen by his friends, colleagues and critics. Amongst those appearing:
Kingsley Amis, Henry Brandon, Cyril Connolly, Noel Coward, the late Col Peter Fleming, Paul Johnson, Lois Maxwell, William Plomer and Diana Rigg.

With Sean Connery and George Lazenby as James Bond in excerpts from some of the movies.
Quotations from Fleming's books read by Sandy Gall.


Interviewee: Kingsley Amis
Interviewee: Henry Brandon
Interviewee: Cyril Connolly
Interviewee: Noel Coward
Interviewee: Peter Fleming
Interviewee: Paul Johnson
Interviewee: Lois Maxwell
Interviewee: William Plomer
Interviewee: Diana Rigg
Narrator: Corbet Woodall
Reader: Sandy Gall
Research Adviser: John Pearson
Film Editor: Tony Woollard
Producer: Kenneth Corden

: Ad Lib

The first programme in a new series of late-evening conversations.
(Radio Times People: page 4)


Guest: Bernard Levin
Guest: Jacky Gillott
Guest: Christopher Booker
Guest: Ronald Dworkin
Chairman: Ludovic Kennedy
Designer: Richard Levin
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

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