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: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

Produced and presented by Mahendra Kaul
(from Birmingham)
Repeated Wed 1.5 pm (not N Ireland)


Producer/Presenter: Mahendra Kaul
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Closedown

: Open-Air Eucharist

in Trafalgar Square
That's the Spirit is the title of a week-long Festival of New Forms of Worship - being celebrated in ten central London churches. This service, which follows the liturgy of St Mark-in-the-Bouwerie, forms the climax of the week.
Speakers: the Celebrant, Rt Rev Colin Winter, Bishop of Damaraland-in-exile and Pauline Webb of the World Council of Churches.
Music: led by Reflection and Charisma
Intercessions: by members of the Lee Abbey International Club
The service is described by John Timpson


Speaker: Rt Rev Colin Winter
Speaker: Pauline Webb
Music: Reflection and Charisma
Intercessions: Members of the Lee Abbey International Club
Commentator: John Timpson
Presented for TV by: Raymond Short

: Interval

: Don't Just Sit There...

Get fitter, look better, think thinner with William Rushton and Dr Alan Howard, Al Murray, Mary Perigoe, Julie Stevens
Ninth of ten programmes
Book 35p: see page 62


Presenter: William Rushton
Expert: Dr Alan Howard
Expert: Al Murray
Expert: Mary Perigoe
Expert: Julie Stevens
Director: Brigit Barry
Producer: Sheila Innes

: Training for Work: 9: The Conflict

A series of ten programmes

Who got the tea? And who got the compensation? The pay off in the Controlled Pace Negotiation exercise started last week.
Book 80p; see page 62


Director: Brian Davies
Producer: Michael Garrod

: Picture Making: 10: A Personal Style

with Ian Simpson
Last of ten programmes
Book 80p: see page 62


Presenter: Ian Simpson
Director: Terry Doyle
Producer: Victor Poole

: Farming: Autumn-sown Onions

Introduced by David Richardson

Research at the National Vegetable Research Station could have growers crying all the way to the bank.
(from Birmingham)

Weather for Farmers


Presenter: David Richardson
Producer: John Kenyon

: Made in Britain: The Music Goes Round...

Export markets for the harpsichord, recorder and serpent.


Reporter: Wendy Fisher
Producer: David Wilsworth

: Athlete: 1: Sprints

Ron Pickering begins a series of 12 programmes about the field and track events.
With John Anderson, David Jenkins and Avril Halliday
'We all need to be best at something': see pages 3-4


Presenter: Ron Pickering
Coach: John Anderson
Athlete: David Jenkins
Athlete: Avril Halliday
Director: John Rickword
Producer: John Dobson

: News Headlines


: Along the Trail

A series of programmes looking at Canadian wildlife

: Nairn's Journeys: Cuckoo Clock Country

Ian Nairn goes to Switzerland in the first in a series of European journeys in which he looks critically at townscape and countryside.
(from Manchester)


Presenter: Ian Nairn
Producer: Barry Bevins

: Lancer: The Heart of Pony Alice

starring Andrew Duggan as Murdoch Lancer, James Stacy as Johnny, Wayne Maunder as Scott, Elizabeth Baur as Teresa
with guest stars Paul Brinegar, Eve Plumb, Andrew Prine

Johnny tangles with a very unusual young lady aged ten - and finds that she is a far tougher opponent than any outlaw!


Murdoch Lancer: Andrew Duggan
Johnny: James Stacy
Scott: Wayne Maunder
Teresa: Elizabeth Baur
Jelly: Paul Brinegar
Pony Alice: Eve Plumb
Guthrie: Andrew Prine

: Film Matinee: Mother Wore Tights

Starring Betty Grable, Dan Dailey

Myrtle McKinley gets into the front row of the chorus and soon becomes the partner, and then the wife, of the star of the show.
This Week's Films: page 9


Director: Walter Lang
Myrtle: Betty Grable
Frank Burt: Dan Dailey
Iris Burt: Mona Freeman
Mikie Burt: Connie Marshall
Bessie: Vanessa Brown
Bob Clarkman: Robert Arthur
Grandmother McKinley: Sara Allgood

: Wives and Daughters

by MRS GASKELL : dramatised in six parts by MICHAEL VOYSEY
Molly's meetings with Mr Preston , on behalf of Cynthia, have been misinterpreted by the Misses Browning. Cynthia is in London paying a visit to relatives.
6: Marriages


Unknown: Mrs Gaskell
Unknown: Michael Voysey
Unknown: Mr Preston
Designer: Sally Hulke
Director: Hugh David
Miss Phoebe Browning: Gabrielle Hamilton
Miss Dorothy Browning: Sheila Fay
Dr Gibson: Alan MacNaughtan
Molly: Zhivila Roche
Lady Harriet: Caroline Blakiston
Lady Cumnor: Sonia Dresdel
Lord Cumnor: Roland Culver
Osborne Hamley: Stephan Chase
Squire Hamley: Clive Morton
Clare: Helen Christie
Cynthia: Rosalind Lloyd
Robinson: Michael Mulcaster
Aimée: Betty Kyprianou
Roger Hamley: Rowland Davies
Betty: Lala Lloyd
Lord Hollingford: Bernard Brown
Lord Morton: Tom Criddle
Mrs Goodenough: Patsy Smart

: News


Weatherman: Jack Scott

: Let's Talk It Over

The painful problems presented by everyday life add up to a greater weight of suffering than the more dramatic 'extremity situations.'
Dr Wendy Greengross and two colleagues:
Mrs Pauline Crabbe, OBE, JP, Counsellor for the London Brook Advisory Centres and A Consultant Psychiatrist talk over some common difficulties with people who have asked for help.
Letters are treated in confidence and should be addressed to: Dr Wendy Greengross, Let's Talk It Over, [address removed]


Presenter: Dr Wendy Greengross
Panellist: Pauline Crabbe
Panellist: A Consultant Psychiatrist [name uncredited]
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: Music for Whitsunday

Sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey
Moira Shearer introduces hymns and anthems reflecting the theme of the gift of the Spirit
Come down. 0 love divine; Come holy Ghost; Where thou reignest; 0 holy Spirit Lord of grace; God is a Spirit; Blest are the pure in heart; Hail gladdening light
Organist and Master of the Choristers DOUGLAS GUEST
Prayer and blessing by THE DEAN OF WESTMINSTER


Unknown: John Livingstone
Unknown: Hubert Cartwright
Producer: Stewart Cross
Director: Nick Hunter

: Owen MD: Into Panic

by Fay Weldon
starring Nigel Stock
with Robin Ellis, Susan Jameson

A quiet weekend in Wales for Thomas leads to the one moment in his life he has always dreaded.



Writer: Fay Weldon
Script Editor: Christopher Bond
Designer: Charles Bond
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Ian Wyatt
Thomas Owen: Nigel Stock
Zelda: Beth Morris
Mr Jones: David Garfield
Lesley Davies: Susan Jameson
Philip Davies: Robin Ellis
Paul: John Hartley

: All Time Greats: The Cruel Sea

Starring Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Denholm Elliott, Virginia McKenna

The story of a Royal Navy corvette and her part in the Battle of the Atlantic, The Cruel Sea ranks among the classics of British war films. Based on Nicholas Monsarrat's best-selling novel, the film has an all-star cast headed by Jack Hawkins in his most famous screen role.
This Week's Films: page


Based on the novel by: Nicholas Monsarrat
Director: Charles Frend
Ericson: Jack Hawkins
Lockhart: Donald Sinden
Ferraby: John Stratton
Morell: Denholm Elliott
Bennett: Stanley Baker
Baker: John Warner
Tallow: Bruce Seton
Watts: Liam Redmond
Julie Hallam: Virginia McKenna
Elaine Morell: Moira Lister
Doris Ferraby: June Thorburn
Tallow's sister: Megs Jenkins
Yeoman Wells: Meredith Edwards
Phillips: Glyn Houston
Tonbridge: Alec McCowen
Wainwright: Leo Phillips

: News

with Peter Woods; Weather


Newsreader: Peter Woods

: The Great Orchestras of the World

Omnibus presents one of a series of documentaries featuring some of the world's leading orchestras The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conductor Zubin Mehta with Daniel Barenboim
Bhulamit Ran , the young Israeli pianist/composer, and members of the orchestra.
Filmed in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, the Judean desert and the open-air amphitheatre at Caesarea, and including extracts from Mozart's Prague Symphony, Beethoven's String Quartet Op 95, and Respighi's Pines of Rome.
THE ISRAEL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA was founded in 1936 by the Polish-born virtuoso violinist, Bronislaw Huberman, who called upon the Jewish musicians who were fleeing from Nazi Europe to join him in Palestine. The first concert was conducted by Toscanini. Despite the political and military unrest since then, the orchestra continues to survive, playing to capacity audiences.
... an extraordinarily stirring documentary. 'DAILY MAIL) Film cameraman KEN MACMILLAN Film recordist GEORGE CASSEDY Film editor DAVID NADEN Producer IAN ENGELMANN


Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Unknown: Daniel Barenboim
Unknown: Bhulamit Ran
Unknown: Ken MacMillan
Unknown: George Cassedy
Editor: David Naden
Producer: Ian Engelmann

: The Editors

The men who shape what we read in our newspapers, discuss how the week's news was covered. Each week William Hardcastle will chair a discussion in which editors and top journalists consider the issues which lie behind the news.


Chairman: William Hardcastle
Director: Pat Wood
Producer: Shirley Fisher

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