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: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan: Youth Forum in Glasgow

Produced and presented by Saleem Shahed


Producer/Presenter: Saleem Shahed
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Closedown

: Morning Service

from Gilgal Baptist Church, Porthcawl, conducted by The Rev Dr Gwyn Henton Davies, Principal of Regent's Park College, Oxford


Service conducted by: The Rev Dr Gwyn Henton Davies
Organist: Clarence Hayward
Choirmaster: Graham Watkins
TV Presentation: Tregelles Williams

: Closedown

: Farming: A Haven in the Hills

Introduced by David Richardson

A Haven in the Hills - with or without subsidy. Philip Wrixon visits a Radnorshire hill farm.

Weather for farmers


Presenter: David Richardson
Reporter: Philip Wrixon
Producer: John Kenyon

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

Presented by John van Riemsdijk



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

: Made in Britain: Spreading the Word

Bibles, too, are playing their part in Britain's export story.


Reporter: Ronald Allison
Producer: Tony Chivers

: News Headlines

: The Young Idea

Alun Williams introduces young people with exciting and extraordinary hobbies.
Among today's guests is taxidermist Ricky Pitcher of Epsom, who has a different approach to the preservation of wildlife.


Presenter: Alun Williams
Guest: Ricky Pitcher
Producer: Dewi Griffiths

: The Countryman

Introduced by Duncan Carse who explores a footpath running between the Severn Bridge and Prestatyn in North Wales, following the line of the eighth-century dyke built by King Offa.
Michael Canney visits Donnington Brewery in the Cotswolds
(from Bristol)
(The small beer business...: page 11)


Presenter: Duncan Carse
Reporter: Michael Canney
Producer: Peter Crawford

: Film Matinee: Your Money or Your Wife

Starring Donald Sinden, Peggy Cummins
with Barbara Steele, Richard Wattis

Donald Sinden and Peggy Cummins play a young married couple who discover they can only inherit a much-needed legacy by getting a divorce.


Screenplay: Ronald Jeans
Director: Anthony Simmons
Producer: Norman Williams
Pelham Butterworth: Donald Sinden
Gay Butterworth: Peggy Cummins
Hubert Fry: Richard Wattis
Theodore Malek: Peter Reynolds
Thelma Cressington: Georgina Cookson
Mrs Compton Chamberlain: Gladys Boot
Juliet: Barbara Steele

: Show Jumping: The Road to Munich: The Wills International Grand Prix

From the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead
This major event of the show-jumping calendar, worth £1,000 to the winner, takes on a double importance this year having been chosen as the final practice for the Olympic Games. All the possible candidates will be in action over a formidable combination of fences in the International Arena which will closely resemble the Munich course.
Introduced by David Vine


Presenter: David Vine
Commentator: Dorian Williams
Commentator: Raymond Brooks-Ward
Television Presentation: Fred Viner

: The Onedin Line: Salvage

by Michael J. Bird.
starring Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass
and Edward Chapman, Brian Rawlinson, Philip Bond, Michael Billington, Jessica Benton, Howard Lang

The Charlotte Rhodes, badly damaged by violent storms, is foundering...



Writer: Michael J. Bird
Producer: Peter Graham Scott
Director: Viktors Ritelis
James: Peter Gilmore
Anne: Anne Stallybrass
Callon: Edward Chapman
Robert: Brian Rawlinson
Albert Frazer: Philip Bond
Daniel Fogarty: Michael Billington
Elizabeth: Jessica Benton
Baines: Howard Lang
Edmund Callon: James Warwick
Sarah: Mary Webster
Agnes Bascombe: Paula Wilcox
Jack Littlejohn: Frederick Arle
Barman: John Rapley
Crew member: Salvin Stewart
Crew member: John Lyons

: News


Weatherman: Keith Best

: All in a Day's Work: Journalists

Jill Tweedie of The Guardian, John Pilger of the Daily Mirror facing a specially invited group of questioners
Introduced by Magnus Magnusson
The third programme in a series which examines the moral dilemmas and problems which people have to face.



Panellist: Jill Tweedie
Panellist: John Pilger
Presenter: Magnus Magnusson
Director: Simon Wadleigh
Producer: Shirley du Boulay

: Appeal

Sir Barnes Wallis, CBE, FRS President of the Bath Institute of Medical Engineering Ltd describes how doctors, scientists and engineers are working together on research and development of new medical aids for the chronic sick and disabled.
Donations, preferably by crossed PO or cheque, to: Sir Barnes Wallis, Bath Institute, [address removed]


Presenter: Sir Barnes Wallis

: Songs of Praise

from the Parish Church of St John Baptist, Yeovil
Introduced by Jeremy Carrad
Yeovil Choral Society and combined local choirs conducted by Tom Geen
Yeovil School Choir conducted by Dr David Evans

Angel voices ever singing (Angel Voices)
Praise to the Lord (Praxis Pietatis)
O breath of God (Calm)
At the name of Jesus (Camberwell)
Lord for thy tender mercy's sake (John Hilton)
O worship the Lord (Was lebet)
God whose city's sure foundation (Westminster Abbey)
Praise to the holiest (Somervell)
My song is love unknown (Love Unknown)
Glorious things of thee are spoken (Abbot's Leigh)
O thou who earnest from above (Hereford)
All people that on earth do dwell (Old Hundredth)



Presenter: Jeremy Carrad
Singers: Yeovil Choral Society and combined local choirs
Conductor: Tom Geen
Singers: Yeovil School Choir
Choir Conductor: Dr David Evans
Organist: Alan Davies
Prayer and Blessing: Prebendary Michael P. Smith
Arranged by: The Rev Peter Firth
Director: Peter Bale
Series Producer: Raymond Short

: The Royal Tournament

A visit to Earls Court, London, for displays of skill, thrills, music and pageantry by the Armed Forces including:
The Musical Drive by The King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery
The Field Gun Competition by The Royal Navy
National Dances by the Singapore Armed Forces
Commando Assault Course by The Royal Marines 42 Commando
Continuity Drill by The Queen's Colour Squadron, Royal Air Force
In the Bandstand: The Staff Band of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

(Radio Times People: page 4)


Musicians: The Staff Band of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Commentator: Michael Charlton
Outside Broadcast Director: Antony Craxton

: Film of the Week: Gypsy

Starring Rosalind Russell, Natalie Wood, Karl Maiden

Based on a successful Broadway musical Gypsy is not just a screen biography of stripper Gypsy Rose Lee, it is the warm, funny and tuneful story of a mother's not quite selfless ambitions for her daughters.


Based on the memoirs of: Gypsy Rose Lee
Music: Jule Styne
Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Choreography: Robert Tucker
Producer and director: Mervyn Le Roy
Rose: Rosalind Russell
Louise: Natalie Wood
Herbie Sommers: Karl Malden
Tulsa: Paul Wallace
Tessie Tura: Betty Bruce
Mr Kringelein: Parley Baer
Grandpa: Harry Shannon
'Baby' June: Suzanne Cupito
'Dainty' June: Ann Jillian
'Baby' Louise: Diana Pace

: News

with John Edmunds; Weather


Newsreader: John Edmunds

: Omnibus: Rambert Remembers

Dame Marie Rambert, founder and director of Ballet Rambert, who was 84 this year, talks in her own home to Ronald Eyre.
Born in Warsaw, she remembers her childhood in a Russian-dominated Poland. Participation in the 1905 May Day revolutionary march led to her being sent to Paris to study medicine, but she saw Isadora Duncan dance, and that settled that. In 1912 she was asked by Diaghilev to help Nijinsky with the music of Stravinsky's Rite of Spring. She married Ashley Dukes, the playwright, in 1918 and together they built the Mercury Theatre, Notting Hill Gate. Marie Rambert was made DBE in 1962. Her memoirs, entitled Quick-silver, are published this week.



Interviewee: Dame Marie Rambert
Interviewer: Ronald Eyre
Producer: Margaret Dale

: International Golf: United States v The World

Ray Floyd (US) v Haruo Yasuda (Japan) at Killarney
Yasuda, first Eastern player to play in a US v World series, helped Japan to come second in the 1969 World Cup. He meets the 15-stone Floyd, Ryder Cup player and former US PGA Champion.
Prize-money: $4,000 to the winner $2,000 to the loser


Golfer: Ray Floyd
Golfer: Haruo Yasuda
Producer: Phil Pilley

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