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: Nai Zindagi - Naya Jeevan

(from Birmingham: reptd Wed 12.25)


Producer/Presenter: Mahendra Kaul
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Wie bitte?: 22

German for beginners
(Books and records: see page 10)

: Zarabanda: 22

Spanish for beginners
Presented by Alison Skilbeck and Carlos Riera
With Juan-Ignacio Acia, Fiorella Renzi, Antonio Cintado, Fernando Sanchez-Polack, Teofilo Calle, Adriano Dominguez, Miguel Pen-Aranda


Presenter: Alison Skilbeck
Presenter: Carlos Riera
[Actor]: Juan-Ignacio Acia
[Actress]: Fiorella Renzi
[Actor]: Antonio Cintado
[Actor]: Fernando Sanchez-Polack
[Actor]: Teofilo Calle
[Actor]: Adriano Dominguez
[Actor]: Miguel Pen-Aranda
Producer: David Hargreaves

: Interval

: Morning Service

from Finaghy Presbyterian Church, Belfast
Conducted by the Minister The Very Rev Alfred Martin, DD


Service conducted by: The Very Rev Alfred Martin
Preacher: The Rev David Lapsley
TV Presentation: Moore Wasson

: Boomph with Becker

Get fit, look fit, and stay fit
With Sue Becker
A BBC-Fremantle Int Inc co-production
(Repeated: Monday, 4.0; Wed, 11.0 am)
(Book: see page 10)


Presenter: Sue Becker
Director: Bryn Brooks
Producer: Sheila Innes

: Mistress of Hardwick: 2: Honest Sweet Chatsworth

Scenes from an Elizabethan life by Alison Plowden


Writer: Alison Plowden
Director: Rodney Bennett
Producer: Victor Poole
Narrator: Gary Watson
Bess: Hilary Mason
Shrewsbury: Preston Lockwood
Lady Katherine Grey: Cecilia Darby
Priest: Peter Gale
Bess's mother: Wendy Johnson
Robert Barlow: Robert Barry Jr

: Bellamy on Botany: In the Mire

David Bellamy looks for the remains of vanished lakes.
(Book: see page 10)


Presenter: David Bellamy
Producer: David Cordingley

: Profit by Control: 2: Sales Forecasting

Introduced by Alan Watson
with Clive Loveluck of the Polytechnic of Northern Ireland.
(Book: see page 10)


Presenter: Alan Watson
Guest: Clive Loveluck
Director: Chris Jelley
Producer: Paul Ellis

: Closedown

: Farming: It Makes you Deaf

Introduced by John Cherrington
Philip Wrixon reports on the search for a quiet tractor cab.
(from Birmingham)

Weather for farmers


Presenter: John Cherrington
Reporter: Philip Wrixon
Producer: John Kenyon

: Hammer It Home: 2: Working with Laminates

Join Roy Day and Phyllida Law in decorating a room
(Book: see page 10)


Presenter: Roy Day
Presenter: Phyllida Law
Director: Bryn Brooks
Producer: Sheila Innes

: Made in Britain: Feet First: The British Shoe Industry


Reporter: Peter Brown
Producer: Michael Priestley

: News Headlines

: Going for a Song

Customers and connoisseurs explore the world of Antiques with Max Robertson Resident connoisseur Arthur Negus
Guest connoisseur
Anthony du Boulay Customers
Harriet Crawley Clive Lythgoe
Director PAUL SMITH Producer JOHN KING (from Bristol)


Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Arthur Negus
Unknown: Harriet Crawley
Unknown: Clive Lythgoe
Director: Paul Smith
Producer: John King

: Film Matinee: Follow the Sun

Starring Glenn Ford, Anne Baxter with Dennis O'Keefe, June Havoc
and Sam Snead, James Demaret and Dr Cary Middlecoff as themselves.

Doctors predicted that American golfer Ben Hogan would never raise a club again after a motor accident in 1949. But he was to achieve a hat-trick unprecedented in the history of sport.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Director: Sidney Lanfield
Producer: Samuel G. Engel
Ben Hogan: Glenn Ford
Valerie Hogan: Anne Baxter
Chuck Williams: Dennis O'Keefe
Norma: June Havoc
Himself: Sam Snead
Himself: James Demaret
Himself: Dr Cary Middlecoff

: Badminton Horse Trials 1972: The Final Day

From the Show-jumping arena at Badminton House, where the final test of the great International Three Day Event will produce a winning combination of horse and rider to rank among the best in the world.
Also highlights of the action of the past three days and the presentation of Awards by HM The Queen.
Introduced by Frank Bough
(For Anne the horsewoman, it's a problem being a princess: page 6)


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator: Dorian Williams
Commentator: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Producer: Alan Mouncer

: The British Empire: Echoes of Britannia's Rule

4: All Frontier and Nothing Else In 1759 Britain won Canada in a 15-minute battle with the French outside Quebec. But for the next hundred years the British were hard put to hold Canada against the aggressive expansionism of the United States.
Narrated by Robert Hardy
Series editor MAX MORGAN-WITTS Commentary written by PATRICK O'DONOVAN
A BBC/Time-Life co-production


Unknown: Robert Hardy
Editor: Max Morgan-Witts
Written By: Patrick O'Donovan
Producer: Dominic Flessati

: News


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: How Can You Be So Sure?

In this series of six programmes one young person with a sure answer faces a small group of contemporaries who regard sure answers with suspicion.
This week: Pete Townshend, Leader of The Who

Chairman Michael Dornan


Chairman: Michael Dornan
Guest: Pete Townshend
Producer: Peter Firth
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: Apollo 16

Lift Off James Burke reports direct from Cape Ken nedy with astronaut James Lovell ; including a preview of the launch with the Apollo 16 crew - Capt John Young , USN, Commander; Lt-Cdr Thomas Mattingly ,
USN, Command Module Pilot; Col Charles Duke , USAF, Lunar Module Pilot....
Throughout this mission JAMES BURKE will be in the Space Centers at Cape Kennedy and Houston and will be reporting ' live ' with the astronauts who have flown on previous missions and the scientists directing this one.
Patrick Moore will be on hand in London together with Geoffrey Pardoe and Wing-Commander Tony Nicholson.
Launch due 6.54 pm BST
Producer TAM FRY
Executive producer RICHARD FRANCIS
Presented in association with NASA, EBO and the us Networks
(' I wouldn't like to see him up there with another woman ': page 3)


Unknown: James Burke
Unknown: Cape Ken
Unknown: James Lovell
Unknown: Capt John Young
Unknown: Dr Thomas Mattingly
Unknown: Charles Duke
Unknown: James Burke
Unknown: Patrick Moore
Unknown: Geoffrey Pardoe
Unknown: Wing-Commander Tony Nicholson.
Producer: Tam Fry
Editor: Michael Bukht
Producer: Richard Francis

: Praise the Lord

Hymns selected from past Songs of Praise programmes.
Introduced by Barbara Mullen Featuring Mary Hopkin
In heavenly love abiding (Pentan)
Lord Jesus think on me (Southwell)
The Virgin Mary Kum Bah Yah
Eternal Father, strong to save (Melita)
Come let us sing (Wonderful Love)
Cherry tree carol
Jesus shall reign (Rimington)


Presenter: Barbara Mullen
Singer: Mary Hopkin
Producer: Raymond Short

: The Good Old Days

Old-Time Music-Hall from the stage of the Famous City Varieties Theatre, Leeds
(by arrangement with Stanley and Michael Joseph) presenting Eartha Kitt
Arthur Askey Eira Heath
Neville King Larry Parker
The Barrie Brothers
Terry Lightfoot and his Band The Macardis
Chairman Leonard Sachs Musical director
(Neville King is appearing in ' The Black and White Minstrel Show - at the Theatre Royal, Norwich)


Unknown: Eartha Kitt
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Eira Heath
Unknown: Neville King
Unknown: Larry Parker
Unknown: Bernard Herrmann
Producer: Barney Colehan
Unknown: Neville King

: The Merchant of Venice

by William Shakespeare
A Play of the Month presentation
Starring Maggie Smith, Frank Finlay
with Charles Gray and Christopher Gable

The Venice of Titian and the Belmont of Botticelli are the visual inspiration behind tonight's lavish production.
(Cover story: pages 56-58)


Author: William Shakespeare
Music arranged and directed by: The Consort of Musike
Director: Anthony Rooley
Director: James Tyler
Soloist: Martyn Hill
Costumes designed by: Juanita Waterson
Lighting: Robert Wright
Script Editor: Rosemary Hill
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: Gerald Savory
Director: Cedric Messina
Portia: Maggie Smith
Shylock: Frank Finlay
Antonio: Charles Gray
Bassanio: Christopher Gable
The Duke of Venice: Robert Harris
Gratiano: Malcolm Stoddard
Nerissa: Nerys Hughes
Jessica: Ania Marson
Lorenzo: Edward Petherbridge
The Prince of Morocco: David Spenser
The Prince of Arragon: John Moffatt
Salerio: Clive Graham
Solanio: Richard Morant
Launcelot Gobbo: Bunny May
Old Gobbo: Ken Parry
Tubal: Charles Leno
Leonardo: John Hug
Balthazar: Rolf Lefebvre
Stephano: Alan Tucker

: News

with Kenneth Kendall
and Weather


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Omnibus

The Great American Dream Machine
Some of the best items from this successful American TV series including:
A film on what it's like to live in the John Hancock Building in Chicago, where occupants on the 92nd floor phone the weather bureau each morning to find out what's going on at ground level. A profile of motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel whose dream is to jump the Grand Canyon.
A parody on American TV commercials which carries cooking directions to absurd lengths and an interview and performance by singer Nina Simone
Executive producer A. H. PERLMUTTER An NET production


Unknown: John Hancock
Singer: Nina Simone
Producer: Ofra Bikel
Producer: A. H. Perlmutter

: Battleship Bismarck

Written and presented by Ludovic Kennedy

The story of how the ship Hitler called 'the pride of the German Navy' was shadowed and sent to the bottom by the British Fleet. It was one of the most fantastic chases in the history of Naval warfare. It lasted seven days. spread over some two million square miles of ocean, and during it 3,500 men died.

Tonight Ludovic Kennedy tells the story of her last voyage with the help of those on either side who were there. Among them: Esmond Knight, Robert Tilburn, Baron von Mullenheim-Rechberg


Writer/Presenter: Ludovic Kennedy
Director: Robin Bootle
Producer: Gordon Watkins

: News Headlines and Weather

(Scotland, N. Ireland only) Weather (Wales only)

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