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: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

Produced and presented by Saleem Shahed
(from Birmingham: rptd Wed 12.25)


Producer/Presenter: Saleem Shahed
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Wie bitte?: 25

German for beginners: 25
(Books 25p, records £1.05 each: see p 54)

: Zarabanda: 25

Spanish for beginners
Presented by Alison Skilbeck and Carlos Riera

with Juan-Ignacio Macia, Fiorella Renzi, Esperanza Alonso, Fernando Sanchez Polack, Antonio Cintado, Adriano Dominguez, Miguel Penaranda, Santiago Varela,
Andres Rodriguez


Presenter: Alison Skilbeck
Presenter: Carlos Riera
Language teaching adviser: Francisco Ariza
Drama script: Milo Sperber
Spanish dialogue: Manuel Fernandez-Gasalla
Director: Carol Wiseman
Producer: David Hargreaves [Actor]: Juan-Ignacio Macia
[Actress]: Fiorella Renzi
[Actress]: Esperanza Alonso
[Actor]: Fernando Sanchez Polack
[Actor]: Antonio Cintado
[Actor]: Adriano Dominguez
[Actor]: Miguel Penaranda
[Actor]: Santiago Varela
[Actor]: Andres Rodriguez

: Closedown

: Seeing and Believing

Rebellion with God Introduced by THE REV ALEC GILMORE With CARMEN MUNROE
From Whitefield Memorial Church, Tottenham Court Road, London. Producer R. T. BROOKS


Unknown: Alec Gilmore
Unknown: Carmen Munroe
Unknown: Polly Murch
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: 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, 10.45 am. Book 45p: see page 54)


Presenter: Sue Becker
Producer: Sheila Innes

: Mistress of Hardwick: 5: The Shrewsbury Scandal

Scenes from an Elizabethan life by Alison Plowden
(Book 70p: see page 54)


Writer: Alison Plowden
Director: Rodney Bennett
Producer: Victor Poole
Narrator: Gary Watson
Bess: Hilary Mason
Mary, Queen of Scots: Gilly McIver
Shrewsbury: Preston Lockwood
Gilbert: Christopher Masters
Eleanor Britton: Sheila Dunn

: Bellamy on Botany

You Can'See the Wood
DAVID BELLAMY continues his personal exploration of the country-side. He cuts down an oak tree and pickles it- a classic experiment repeated for the first time in 70 years.
Director MICHAEL WEATHERLEY Producer DAVID CORDINGLEY A BBC/NDR co-production (Book 75p: see page 54)


Director: Michael Weatherley
Producer: David Cordingley

: Profit by Control

5: Long-Term Planning
Introduced by ALAN WATSON with JOE SMITH of the University of Aston
Owners and directors of small companies discuss the importance of long-term plans.
(Book £1.25: see page 54)


Introduced By: Alan Watson
Unknown: Joe Smith
Director: Chris Jelley
Producer: Paul Ellis

: Closedown

: Farming

Introduced by PHILIP WRIXON It's going up
Fertiliser spread from the air-is it really an economic proposition, and can compounds be mixed on the farm?
Producer JOHN KENYON (from Birmingham)


Introduced By: Philip Wrixon
Producer: John Kenyon

: Hammer It Home: 5: Papering problems

Join Roy Day and Phyllida Law in decorating a room
(Book 50p: see page 54)


Presenter: Roy Day
Presenter: Phyllida Law
Producer: Sheila Innes

: Made in Britain: Bottling It Up

The flurry of take-overs and mergers in the brewing industry has had an unexpected side-effect. It has forced the bottlers to fight harder for new customers in the export market.


Reporter: Dominick Harrod
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
Hermione Waterfield Customers
Katy Manning , Gerald English
Director PAUL SMITH Producer JOHN KING (from Bristol)


Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Arthur Negus
Unknown: Hermione Waterfield
Unknown: Katy Manning
Unknown: Gerald English
Director: Paul Smith

: Laurel and Hardy: Another Fine Mess

Pursued by police, those empty-headed heroes Stan and Ollie give a new meaning to 'vacant possession' when they take refuge in a house while the owner's away.


Director: James Parrott
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: The Shari Lewis Show

with ventriloquist Shari Lewis and HUSH PUPPY, LAMB CHOP
Music by THE BERT HAYES trio
Presented by JOHNNY DOWNES


Unknown: Shari Lewis
Unknown: Bert Hayes
Presented By: Johnny Downes

: Film Matinee: Margie

Jeanne Crain with Glenn Langan
Lynn Bari , Alan Young
The fads and fashions of the 20s adorn this warm and nostalgic tale of a quiet, unsophisticated girl who blossoms into the belle of her school.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Unknown: Jeanne Crain
Unknown: Glenn Langan
Unknown: Lynn Bari
Unknown: Alan Young
Director: Henry King
Margie: Jeanne Crain
Professor Fontayne: Glenn Langan
Miss Palmer: Lynn Bari
Roy Hornsdale: Alan Young
Marybelle: Barbara Lawrence
Johnny: Conrad Janis
Grandma McSweeney: Esther Dale
Mr McDuff: Hobart Cavanaugh
Joyce: Ann Todd
Cynthia: Hattie McDaniel

: The British Empire: Echoes of Britannia's Rule

7: Scramble for Africa
Britain gained control of Africa's two gateways to India - Suez and the Cape - but in doing so was drawn into trouble when other European nations began to grab slices of Africa. It looked as if they might get the lion's share until Cecil Rhodes determined to carve a path for a British railway from the Cape to Cairo.
Narrated by ROBERT HARDY
Series editor MAX MORGAN-WITTS
Commentary written by ROY LEWIS Producer ANTHONY ISAACS
A BBCtv/Time-Life co-production


Written By: Roy Lewis
Producer: Anthony Isaacs

: News


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: How Can You Be So Sure?: Bernadette Devlin, MP

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: Bernadette Devlin, MP
Chairman Michael Dornan


Chairman: Michael Dornan
Guest: Bernadette Devlin
Producer: Peter Firth
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: Sing a New Song

The second of three programmes reflecting the songs being sung by young people today, to communicate and celebrate their faith. This programme contains material from a number of Midland schools - mixture of new songs, spirituals, and old hymns set to new tunes.

Introduced by David Winter
with choirs and groups from Aston Manor School, Birmingham; Cockshut Hill Girls' and Boys' Schools, Birmingham; St Nicolas School, Nuneaton; Wellingborough School; Wolverhampton Girls' High School
(from Birmingham)


Presenter: David Winter
Producer: Michael Shoesmith
Director/Series Producer: Raymond Short

: Francis Albert Sinatra Does His Thing

with his guests
Diahann Carroll and The Fifth Dimension
Another chance to see the second of two classic television specials starring the great Frank Sinatra , in which the young-in-heart entertainer puts the accent on the music of the 60s.
A programme recorded in America


Unknown: Diahann Carroll
Unknown: Frank Sinatra

: Film of the Week: The Journey

Starring Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner
with Robert Morley, E.G. Marshall

A group of foreigners, stranded in Hungary during the 1956 uprising, are detained within sight of the border by a charming but sadistic Russian officer who suspects that one of their number is a Hungarian in disguise.
(This Week's Films: page 9)


Screenplay: George Tabori
Produced and directed by: Anatole Litvak
Diana Ashmore: Deborah Kerr
Major Surov: Yul Brynner
Hugh Deverill: Robert Morley
Harold Rhinelander: E.G. Marshall
Paul: Jason Robards Jr.
Margie Rhinelander: Anne Jackson
Billy Rhinelander: Ronny Howard
Flip Rhinelander: Flip Mark
Csepege: Kurt Kasznar
Simon Avron: David Kossoff
Teklel Hafouli: Gerard Oury
Francoise Hafouli: Marie Daems
Eva: Anouk Aimee

: News

with Kenneth Kendall; Weather


Newsreader: Kenneth Kendall

: Omnibus: Whatever Turns You On or Variations on a noisy theme

John Dankworth, Cleo Laine, Steve Race, Robin Ray Ken Russell
in "Whatever Turns You On"
or "Variations on a noisy theme"

These are some of the 'guinea-pigs' whose reactions to music are measured in tonight's programme, together with: Michael Aspel, James Blades, Johnnie Johnston, Susan Stranks and Eleanor Sommerfield
Play Rossini's William Tell and John Timpson 'rushes for the 8.03'; Strauss's Zarathustra provokes Ken Russell to cries of 'Superman' nonsense; Ken Dodd singing Tears is very upsetting for everybody. To some listeners it's the performance that matters; others simply enjoy a good tune. Why should this be? Why should music affect us in so many ways?

with Dr Kevin Murphy, Audiology Unit, Royal Berkshire Hospital
Duncan Steele, Sunfield Children's Homes
Juliette Alvin, British Society for Music Therapy
Commentary spoken by Michael Hordern
(Cleo Laine's Choice: page 5)


Unknown: John Dankworth
Unknown: Cleo Laine
Unknown: Steve Race
Unknown: Robin Ray
Unknown: Ken Russell
Unknown: Michael Aspel
Unknown: James Blades
Unknown: Johnnie Johnston
Unknown: Susan Stranks
Unknown: Eleanor Sommerfield
Unknown: John Timpson
Interviewee: Dr Kevin Murphy
Interviewee: Duncan Steele
Interviewee: Juliette Alvin
Narrator: Michael Hordern
Film cameraman: Peter Hall
Sound recordist: Derek Medus
Film editor: Roger Crittenden
Writer/Producer: Herbert Chappell

: Kenneth Harris Interviews

Don Ryder, Chairman of Reed International, the multi-million paper-to-paints corporation that includes ipc, publishers of the Daily Mirror, in its empire about
The cub reporter who became a tycoon
The sacking of Cecil King
What's wrong with Parliament What Britain must do to survive
(Radio Times People: page 5)

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