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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?: 13

A beginners' course in German.
(Books and records: page 12)

: Zarabanda: 13

Spanish for beginners.
Presented by Alison Skilbeck and Carlos Riera
With Juan-Ignacio Macia, Miguel-Angel Aristu, Virginia Quintana, Teofilo Calle, Maria-Jose Collado, Augusto G.F. Balbueno, Francisco-Jose Nieto, Eloisa Diez
(Books and records: page 12)


Presenter: Alison Skilbeck
Presenter: Carlos Riera
Director: Carol Wiseman
Producer: David Hargreaves
[Actor]: Juan-Ignacio Macia
[Actor]: Miguel-Angel Aristu
[Actress]: Virginia Quintana
[Actor]: Teofilo Calle
[Actress]: Maria-Jose Collado
[Actor]: Augusto G.F. Balbuena
[Actor]: Francisco-Jose Nieto
[Actress]: Eloisa Diez

: Interval

: Mattins

from St James's Parish Church, Trowbridge, Wiltshire including the service of Infant Baptism.
Conducted by the Rev. George Brett

O worship the King
Thy hand, O God, has guided
Breathe on me, breath of God
Now thank we all our God
Jesus, good above all other


Service conducted by: The Rev George Brett
Organist: Robert G. Kalton
Television Presentation: John Dobson

: Boomph with Becker

Get fit, look fit, and stay fit.
With Sue Becker.
A BBC-Fremantle Int Inc co-production.
(Repeated on Wednesday, 10.45 am)
(Book: page 12)


Presenter: Sue Becker
Producer: Sheila Innes

: Play Tennis: Part 3: The Backhand Drive

Introduced by David Vine.
With Dan Maskell and Winnie Shaw.



Presenter: David Vine
Instructor: Dan Maskell
Instructor: Winnie Shaw
Director: John Rickword
Producer: John Dobson

: Steam Horse: Iron Road: 3: Locomotives in Action

Stephenson's Rocket gave the railway engine to the world and even today steam locomotives echo her design.
Presented by John van Riemsdijk


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

: Interaction: Selection Interview: Round 2

The interview reaches half-time.
Introduced by Brian Redhead
with Professor John Morris


Presenter: Brian Redhead
Speaker: Professor John Morris
Director: Ian Woolf
Producer: Tony Matthews

: 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


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

: Interval

: Farming: The National Farmers' Union

Introduced by Philip Wrixon
The National Farmers' Union: A report on the Annual General Meeting.
(from Birmingham)

Weather for farmers


Presenter: Philip Wrixon
Producer: John Kenyon

: Interval

: Canoe: Part 3: White water

From the River Dee at Llangollen, North Wales.
With Ken Langford, John Macleod and Gay Goldsmith
Introduced by John Earle



Canoeist: Ken Langford
Canoeist: John Macleod
Canoeist: Gay Goldsmith
Presenter: John Earle
Director: John Vigar
Producer: John Dobson

: Made in Britain: Up from the Country

The sheepskin coat - traditionally as rustic as a pair of gumboots - has dolled itself up and gone to town, arousing new interest at home and abroad.


Reporter: Reg Abbiss
Producer: Michael Priestley

: News Headlines

: Dog Watch: 4: Metropolitan Police Dogs

'A policeman's lot is not a happy one,' they say, but it's a different story for the Police Dog - as Peter West finds out at the Metropolitan Police Dog Training Establishment at Keston, Kent.


Presenter: Peter West
Producer: Mary Evans

: Ken Dodd and The Diddymen: The Plague of the Diddy Fireflies

(from Manchester)


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

: The Basil Brush Show

Featuring Derek Fowlds
and Aubrey Woods, Bill Pertwee, Renu Setna, Gordon Peters, Billy McComb, Carmen Reuben Martin.


Himself: Basil Brush
Presenter: Derek Fowlds
[Actor]: Aubrey Woods
[Actor]: Bill Pertwee
[Actor]: Gordon Peters
[Actor]: Billy McComb
[Actress]: Carmen Reuben Martin
Script/Songs: George Martin
Musicians: The Bert Hayes Sextet
Designer: Valerie Warrender
Producer: Douglas Argent

: Film of the Book: This Above All

Starring Tyrone Power, Joan Fontaine
with Thomas Mitchell

An idyllic love affair enables a bitter young deserter to salvage his ideals and return to the war.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Screenplay: R.C. Sherriff
Based on the novel by: Eric Knight
Director: Anatole Litvak
Producer: Darryl F. Zanuck
Clive Briggs: Tyrone Power
Prudence Cathaway: Joan Fontaine
Monty: Thomas Mitchell
Gen Cathaway: Henry Stephenson
Ramsbottom: Nigel Bruce
Iris Cathaway: Gladys Cooper
Dr Cathaway: Philip Merivale
Waitress: Sara Allgood
Rector: Alexander Knox

: The Moonstone: Part 2

by Wilkie Collins
Dramatised in five parts by Hugh Leonard
Rachel has inherited the Moonstone from her uncle. On the day it was given to her, three Indians appeared at the house. Later, the Moonstone vanished.


Author: Wilkie Collins
Dramatised by: Hugh Leonard
Script Editor: Alistair Bell
Designer: Stuart Walker
Producer: John McRae
Director: Paddy Russell
Supt Seegrave: Michael Gover
Penelope Betteredge: Maureen Morris
Gabriel Betteredge: Basil Dignam
Lady Verinder: Kathleen Byron
Franklin Blake: Robin Ellis
Godfrey Ablewhite: Martin Jarvis
Nancy: Bell McCallum
Rosanna Spearman: Anna Cropper
Rachel Verinder: Vivien Heilbron
Sergeant Cuff: John Welsh
Mrs Yelland: Sheila Keith

: 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.


Presenter: Malcolm Muggeridge
Producer: Peter Chafer

: Songs of Praise

From Broadmoor Hospital, Crowthorne. Introduced by Jimmy Savile, who is Honorary Assistant Entertainments Officer at the hospital. With the London Crusader Choir, local choirs, patients and staff.


Presenter: Jimmy Savile
Singers: The London Crusader Choir
Prayer and Blessing: The Rev Kenneth W. Pratt
Chaplain Organist: Doris Rich
Conductor: Luther Britton
Producer: Philip S. Gilbert
Series Producer: Raymond Short

: Engelbert with The Young Generation

and The Goodies: Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie
and Melba Moore, Marlene Charell, The Young Generation
BBC/ZDF co-production.


Presenter/Singer: Engelbert Humperdinck
Tim (The Goodies): Tim Brooke-Taylor
Graeme (The Goodies): Graeme Garden
Bill (The Goodies): Bill Oddie
Singer: Melba Moore
Singer: Marlene Charell
Singers/Dancers: The Young Generation
Choreographer: Don Lurio
Musical adviser to Engelbert Humperdinck: Laurie Holloway
Special Material: Ronnie Cass
Musical Arrangements: Alyn Ainsworth
Musical Arrangements: Laurie Holloway
Musical Arrangements: Alan Roper
Writer (The Goodies): Graeme Garden
Writer (The Goodies): Bill Oddie
Additional Material (The Goodies): Tim Brooke-Taylor
Associate Producer: Klaus Henke
Producer: Stewart Morris

: Summer and Smoke

by Tennessee Williams
A Play of the Month presentation.
Starring Lee Remick as Alma
with David Hedison as John Buchanan, Betsy Blair as Mrs. Winemiller, Barry Morse as Rev. Winemiller.

Alma's name means 'Soul' in Spanish, but she's been in love with the boy next door for as long as they can remember and his love affairs have precious little to do with 'soul.'
(Cover story: page 11)


Author: Tennessee Williams
Music arranged and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Costumes: Joyce Hammond
Script Editor: Rosemary Hill
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: Alvin Rakoff
Alma: Lee Remick
John Buchanan: David Hedison
Mrs Winemiller: Betsy Blair
Rev Winemiller: Barry Morse
Alma, as a child: Wendy Miller
John, as a child: Bruce Clark
Pearl: Catherine Crewe
Jessie: Pat Starr
Dr Buchanan: Bruce Boa
Dusty: Craig Israel
Vernon: Sean Hewitt
Nellie Ewell: Lynne Frederick
Roger Doremus: David Cargill
Mrs Bassett: Tucker McGuire
Rosemary: Sarah Marshall
Rosa Gonzales: Francoise Pascal
Papa Gonzales: George Margo
Mr Kramer: Richard Pendry

: News

with Kenneth Kendall
and Weather


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: The File on the Tsar

An investigation by Tom Mangold.
Mystery still surrounds the disappearance of Tsar Nicholas II and the Russian Imperial Family, who went missing, presumed dead in 1918. This enquiry reveals new evidence, indicating that history's version - that all were murdered In a Siberian cellar - is unsatisfactory and in some respects untrue.
Contributors to the programme include Lord Mountbatten, Grand Duke Vladimir, the present Heir to the Russian Throne and Professor Francis Camps, the former Home Office pathologist.
(Was Tsar Nicholas murdered?: page 3)


Reporter: Tom Mangold
Interviewee: Lord Mountbatten
Interviewee: Grand Duke Vladimir
Interviewee: Professor Francis Camps
Producer: Tony Summers

: Ad Lib

A series of late-evening conversation programmes.
Each Sunday men and women who have observed the events of the week come together to discuss the issues that lie behind the news.


Designer: Richard Levin
Producer: Edward Mirzoeff

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