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: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan: Sab-Ras

Musical variety including:
Sitar: Iqbal Awan
Fisherman's Dance: Sahira Shahjehan, Nazir Ahmed (Pia Dance Ensemble)
and a comedy act by Khalid Abbas Dar
Produced and presented by Saleem Shahed
(from Birmingham)


Sitar: Iqbal Awan
Dancer (Fisherman's Dance): Sahira Shahjehan
Dancer (Fisherman's Dance): Nazir Ahmed
Dancers (Fisherman's Dance): Pia Dance Ensemble
Comedian: Khalid Abbas Dar
Producer/Presenter: Saleem Shahed

: Closedown

: Seeing and Believing: Festival

Leonard Pearcey visits the Deptford Festival and discusses its significance with Fr David Diamond, The Bishop of Southwark, The Bishop of Woolwich and the people of Deptford


Presenter: Leonard Pearcey
Panellist: Fr David Diamond
Panellist: The Bishop of Southwark [Mervyn Stockwood]
Panellist: The Bishop of Woolwich [David Sheppard]
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: Closedown

: The World of Abbott and Costello

Comedy highlights from the career of two of the film world's most popular laughter-makers starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello
with Lon Chaney, Marjorie Main, Tom Ewell, Patric Knowles, Bela Lugosi, Thurston Hall, Nat Pendleton
Commentary by Gene Wood


Writer (commentary): Gene Wood
Narrator: Jack E. Leonard

: News Headlines

: Olympic Grandstand

Today's events direct from Munich on the first day of Olympic competition.
Today's timetable of events:

Rowing: 1.5, 4.50
The world's best oarsmen in action over the new Olympic Regatta course in Munich.

Boxing: 1.35, 5.15
The first day of two weeks' intense competition for boxing medals, which has attracted the biggest entry in the history of the Olympic boxing tournament.

Diving: 2.30
Opening stages of the Women's Springboard Championship.

Basketball: 3.15
Highlights from today's outstanding match.

Hockey: 3.40: India v Holland
The second half of today's top match between two of the world's leading sides.

Gymnastics: 4.25, 6.15: Men's Team Championship, Women's Team Championship

and News... Action... Highlights from all today's events
Introduced by Frank Bough

(Timings are subject to alteration in order to keep up to date with events)


Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator (Rowing): Peter West
Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Diving): Harry Walker
Commentator (Hockey): Barry Davies
Commentator (Gymnastics): Alan Weeks
Director: Richard Tilling
Director: Brian Venner
Editor: Alan Chivers
Editor: Alan Hart
Editor: Sam Leitch
Editor: A.P. Wilkinson
Producer: Bryan Cowgill

: The Blackpool Tower Circus

Highlights from this year's international show featuring:

From Great Britain: Charlie Cairoli and Company
Mischief, laughter and slapstick

From Germany: The Flying Leotaris
Split-second timing on the flying trapeze

From Denmark: The Hermanis
Exciting and skilful diabolo players

From Germany: Rogana
One of the most sensational balancing acts in circus history

From Great Britain: David Rosaire and his Perky Pekes
Not forgetting the odd dog out

From Hungary: The Great Halassy
The outstanding troupe of springboard acrobats in the world today

Introduced by Norman Barrett with interruptions from Desmond and Marks

(from Manchester)


Clowns: Charlie Cairoli and Company
Trapeze artists: The Flying Leotaris
Diabolo players: The Hermanis
Balancer: Rogana
Dog act: David Rosaire and his Perky Pekes
Springboardists: The Great Halassy
Presenter: Norman Barrett
Comedians: Desmond and Marks
Musical Director: Tommy Jones
Circus Director: Bernard Crabtree
Television Production: Nick Hunter

: Film of the Week: Bad Day at Black Rock

Starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Marvin
with Anne Francis, Dean Jagger

Spencer Tracy plays the one-armed stranger who gets off the express train at the little Western town of Black Rock - the first passenger for four years to do so. Tracy's purpose is to trace a man whose son saved his life in the war, but all he encounters is open hostility - and a wall of silence...
(This Week's Films: page 19)


Screenplay : Millard Kaufman
Based on a story by: Howard Breslin
Producer: Dore Schary
Director: John Sturges
John J Macreedy: Spencer Tracy
Reno Smith: Robert Ryan
Liz Wirth: Anne Francis
Tim Horn: Dean Jagger
Doc Velie: Walter Brennan
Pete Wirth: John Ericson
Coley Trimble: Ernest Borgnine
Hector David: Lee Marvin
Mr Hastings: Russell Collins
Sam: Walter Sande

: News

with Robert Dougall
and Weather


Newsreader: Robert Dougall

: Omnibus at the Proms: Gilbert and Sullivan

This week's visit to the Royal Albert Hall for the 1972 season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts
Stanford Robinson conducts highlights from Gilbert and Sullivan operettas Iolanthe,
The Pirates of Penzance, HMS Pinafore
with Patricia Reakes (soprano), Patricia Kern (mezzo-soprano), Heather Begg (contralto), Alexander Young (tenor), Derek Hammond-Stroud (baritone), Donald Adams (bass)
BBC Concert Orchestra
leader Arthur Leavins
BBC Choral Society
Introduced by Richard Baker

(Part of last night's concert)
(Last Night of the Proms: 16 September)


Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Soprano: Patricia Reakes
Mezzo-Soprano: Patricia Kern
Contralto: Heather Begg
Tenor: Alexander Young
Baritone: Derek Hammond-Stroud
Bass: Donald Adams
Musicians: BBC Concert Orchestra
Orchestra Leader: Arthur Leavins
Singers: BBC Choral Society
Presenter: Richard Baker
Director: Brian Large

: Today at the Olympic Games

Direct from Munich, tonight's big events and highlights of the first day:

The pick of tonight's contests in the first round of the biggest-ever Olympic boxing tournament.

Gymnastics: Men's Team Championship

Modern Pentathlon
The riding section of this gruelling event: competitors include British champion Jim Fox

The second round of the Women's Springboard Championship.

Weightlifting Final: The flyweight Championship
The first gold medal of the 1972 Olympic competition in Munich

Introduced by Frank Bough
and featuring Ian Wooldridge with The Personality of the Day
(Event-by-event guide to this week's finals: pages 15-17)

12.30* am Weatherman: Closedown



Presenter: Frank Bough
Commentator (Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Commentator (Gymnastics): Alan Weeks
Pentathlete: Jim Fox
Commentator (Modern Pentathlon): Ron Pickering
Commentator (Diving): Harry Walker
Commentator (Weightlifting Final): David Vine
Presenter (The Personality of the Day): Ian Wooldridge
Director: Brian Venner
Director: Richard Tilling
Editor: Alan Chivers
Editor: Alan Hart
Editor: Sam Leitch
Editor: A.P. Wilkinson
Producer: Bryan Cowgill

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