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: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

A special programme of music and laughter for viewers from India and Pakistan featuring Suman Kalyanpur and Party
(from Birmingham: reptd Wed 12.25)


Musicians: Suman Kalyanpur and Party

: Closedown

: Easter Communion

From Blackburn Cathedral
Celebrant The Bishop of Blackburn, The Rt Rev Robert Martineau
Preacher The Archbishop of York, The Most Rev Dr Donald Coggan

Hymns (A and M Rev):
Jesus Christ is risen today (134)
The strife is o'er (135)
Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour (400)
Jesus lives! (140)
Motets: Cibavit eos (Byrd)
Therefore, we before Him bending (Sydney Nicholson)
Faithful Shepherd, feed me (Silcher)


Celebrant: The Rt Rev Robert Martineau
Preacher: The Most Rev Dr Donald Coggan
Organist and Master of the Choristers: John Bertalot
Sub organist: Keith Bond
Presented for television by: Stewart Cross

: One Man's Way

of telling the story of Jesus Extracts from two Viewpoint films on the mural painter HANS FEIBUSCH
Producer R. T. BROOKS


Unknown: Hans Feibusch
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Urbi et Orbi

Pope Paul VI gives his Easter Blessing to the City and the World
Fr Patrick McEnroe describes the scene in the Square before St Peter's in Rome
Presented by the Italian Television Service


Commentator: Fr Patrick McEnroe

: Lord Clark

Author and narrator of Civilisation, and Chancellor of the University of York, appeals on behalf of the York Minster Restoration Fund.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: Lord Clark, [address removed]


Presenter: Kenneth Clark

: Children Growing Up: 5: All in the Game


Narrator: Hugh David
Director: Francis Fuchs
Producer: Eurfron Gwynne Jones

: Tom and Jerry: Jerry and Jumbo

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

: Wildlife Spectacular

Another chance to see one of the most popular programmes shown last Christmas.
Whales, lions, monkeys, elephants; a million flamingos; grizzly bears fishing; driver ants on the rampage; kingfishers, hippos and crocodiles underwater; the largest herd of animals in existence - two and a half million fur seals; humming birds in ultra-slow motion; the amazing angler fish in action; beautiful plankton, cheetahs and birds of paradise. Remarkable pictures of dragons on land and in the sea, penguins by the thousand, the incredible technique of the black heron and intimate pictures of chimpanzees in the wild. With HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, KG, Kenneth Allsop, Jeffery Boswall, Robert Dougall, Adam Faith, Joyce Grenfell, Rolf Harris,
Spike Milligan, Eric Morecambe, Johnny Morris, Eva Rueber-Staier, Peter Scott, Harry Secombe, Tony Soper.
Introduced by Peter Cushing and Dr David Bellamy
(from Bristol)


Contributor: HRH The Duke of Edinburgh
Contributor: Kenneth Allsop
Contributor: Jeffery Boswall
Contributor: Robert Dougall
Contributor: Adam Faith
Contributor: Joyce Grenfell
Contributor: Rolf Harris
Contributor: Spike Milligan
Contributor: Eric Morecambe
Contributor: Johnny Morris
Contributor: Eva Rueber-Staier
Contributor: Peter Scott
Contributor: Harry Secombe
Contributor: Tony Soper
Introduced By: Peter Cushing
Introduced By: Dr David Bellamy
Producer: Richard Brock

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of Antiques with Max Robertson.
Customers Imogen Hassall, Nigel Stock
(from Bristol)
(Book £1.75: see page 58)


Presenter: Max Robertson
Resident connoisseur: Arthur Negus
Guest connoisseur: Chris Brunker
Customer: Imogen Hassall
Customer: Nigel Stock
Director: Paul Smith
Producer: John King

: Film of the Book: A Man Called Peter

Starring Richard Todd, Jean Peters
Peter Marshall, the Scotsman who emigrated to America and became Chaplain to the US Senate, never lost his sense of humour or his humanity.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Writer: Eleanore Griffin
Author: Catherine Marshall
Director: Henry Koster
Peter Marshall: Richard Todd
Catherine Marshall: Jean Peters
Miss Fowler: Marjorie Rambeau
Mrs Findlay: Jill Esmond
Senator Harvey: Les Tremayne
Mr Peyton: Robert Burton
Mrs Peyton: Gladys Hurlbut
Col Whiting: Richard Garrick
Barbara: Gloria Gordon
Peter John Marshall: Billy Chapin
Mrs Whiting: Sally Corner

: Show Jumping: The Wills Hickstead Tankard

From the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead, Sussex

This major competition of the day over a suitably demanding course will provide many of Britain's top riders with some valuable early season outdoor experience.
Introduced by David Vine



Commentator: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Presenter: David Vine
TV Presentation: Alan Mouncer

: The British Empire: Echoes of Britannia's Rule: 2: The Sugar Slaves

An imperial story in 13 parts.

The Empire virtually began in the islands of the West Indies - and for 200 years they were its richest possession. Huge fortunes were made on sugar plantations worked by millions of slaves brought from Africa, and defended by generations of British soldiers and sailors.

A BBC TV/Time-Life co-production


Narrator: Robert Hardy
Series Editor: Max Morgan-Witts
Writer/Producer: Dominic Flessati

: News


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: Through Darkness to Light

Is the Resurrection something which happened to Christ and which we hope will happen to us? Or is it something which is continually going on in our lives?
A view of the great festival in the Christian year from Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh - view which proclaims the victory of life over death in everyday life.


Producer: Shirley du Boulay

: Godspell

Extracts from the Rock-musical based on St Matthew's Gospel.

A special performance from the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral with Jacquie-Ann Carr, Julie Covington, David Essex, Neil Fitzwilliam, Jeremy Irons, Verity-Anne Meldrum, Deryck Parkin, Tom Saffery, Gay Soper, Marti Webb.

"Through the gaiety of a comedy, Godspell does wonderfully convey a great deal of the joy of the Christian message without leaving out the serious pathos of it." (Archbishop of Canterbury after Seeing the stage production)

Music and new lyrics and arrangements Stephen Schwartz
Conceived and directed for the Stage by John-Michael Tebelak
By arrangement with H. M. Tennent Ltd
Godspell - now at Wyndham's Theatre
(St Paul's was rocked by a red-clown: page 3; This Week's Is: page 10)


Music and new lyrics and arrangements: Stephen Schwartz
Conceived and directed for the Stage by: John-Michael Tebelak
Costumes: Susan Tsu
Production Stage Manager: Anthony Howell
Musician: Clive Chaplin
Musician: Lance Dowin
Musician: Mike Ward.
Musician: Don Lawson
Musician: Graham Haines
Musician: Bert Oaten
Producer: Raymond Short
Director: Stanley Dorfman
[Actress]: Jacquie-Ann Carr
[Actress]: Julie Covington
[Actor]: David Essex
[Actor]: Neil Fitzwilliam
[Actor]: Jeremy Irons
[Actress]: Verity-Anne Meldrum
[Actor]: Deryck Parkin
[Actor]: Tom Saffery
[Actress]: Gay Soper
[Actress]: Marti Webb

: Engelbert with The Young Generation

and The Goodies Tim Brooke-Taylor, Graeme Garden, Bill Oddie
and Jack Jones
Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra
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: Jack Jones
Dancers: The Young Generation
Choreographer: Don Lurio
Musicians: Alyn Ainsworth and his Orchestra
Musical Adviser to Engelbert Humperdinck: Laurie Holloway
Special Material: Ronnie Cass
Writer (The Goodies): Graeme Garden
Writer (The Goodies): Bill Oddie
Additional Material (The Goodies): Tim Brooke-Taylor
Music Arrangements: Alyn Ainsworth
Music Arrangements: Laurie Holloway
Music Arrangements: Alan Roper
Costume Design: Joyce Mortlock
Sound: Hugh Barker
Lighting: Dickie Higham
Designer: Chris Thompson
Associate Producer: Klaus Henke
Producer: Stewart Morris

: Film of the Week: Never So Few

Starring Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida with Peter Lawford, Steve McQueen,
Richard Johnson.

The commander of a band of guerrillas, stationed in the Burmese jungle, falls in love with the mistress of an arms profiteer while he is recovering from injuries received in an unexpected Japanese attack.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Screenplay: Millard Kaufman
Based on the novel by: Tom T. Chamales
Director: John Sturges
Producer: Edmund Grainger
Capt. Tom C. Reynolds: Frank Sinatra
Carla Vesari: Gina Lollobrigida
Capt. Grey Travis: Peter Lawford
Bill Ringa: Steve McQueen
Capt. Danny De Mortimer: Richard Johnson
Nikko Regas: Paul Henreid
Gen. Sloan: Brian Donlevy
Sgt. Jim Norby: Dean Jones
Sgt. John Danforth: Charles Bronson

: News

with Peter Woods


Newsreader: Peter Woods

: Nimmo in Las Vegas

Derek Nimmo riding high on a winning streak that has astounded whist drives, bingo halls and charity fetes takes a look at the mecca of gambling, sometimes known as 'Sin City.' Among those he meets are gamblers, casino owners, showgirls, a sheriff, an old prospector and a priest whose wedding chapel once performed 74 weddings in 24 hours. He also comes in for a word of advice from an old friend - Mr James Bond...
(A ludicrously English Englishman: page 14)


Presenter: Derek Nimmo
Film Cameraman: Peter Chapman
Film Editor: Arthur Solomon
Producer: Richard Drewett

: If It Moves - It's Rude!

Kenneth More returns to the Windmill Theatre, where he began his career as a stagehand, to tell the story of the notorious and innocent, glamorous and down-to-earth, the comic's graveyard and stepping-stone to fame - a legend of our lifetime.
With recollections from Jimmy Edwards, Arthur English, Bruce Forsyth, Pearl Hackney, Stanley Holloway, Alfred Marks, Des O'Connor, Harry Secombe, Sheila Van Damm a host of former Windmill Girls, soubrettes, dancers and many others.


Presenter: Kenneth More
Interviewee: Jimmy Edwards
Interviewee: Arthur English
Interviewee: Bruce Forsyth
Interviewee: Pearl Hackney
Interviewee: Stanley Holloway
Interviewee: Alfred Marks
Interviewee: Des O'Connor
Interviewee: Harry Secombe
Interviewee: Sheila van Damm
Writer/Producer: Robert Vas

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