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: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

A magazine for Asian viewers
Produced and presented by Mahendra Kaul

(from Birmingham: repeated on Wednesday at 1.0 pm (not N Ireland)


Producer/Presenter: Mahendra Kaul
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Closedown

: Morning Service

from St John's Presbyterian Church, Newtownbreda, Belfast
Conducted by the minister Rev Pat Lowry


Service conducted by: Rev Pat Lowry
Organist: Douglas Armstrong
Television Presentation: Moore Wasson

: Closedown

: Farming: Investment in the Hills

Philip Wrixon reports from Kirkton, a Scottish hillside that confirms the farming challenge to forestry.
(from Birmingham)

Weather for Farmers


Reporter: Philip Wrixon
Producer: John Kenyon

: Made in Britain: Computing Profits

The success stories of three firms in the intensely competitive computer market. Between them, they offer an aid to small businesses, opportunities for British brains and technological leadership.


Reporter: Dominick Harrod
Producer: Alan Kumm

: Athlete: 3: Middle Distance

Ron Pickering continues his series of 12 programmes about the field and track events.
With Denis Watts, Pat Lowe and Andy Carter


Presenter: Ron Pickering
Coach: Denis Watts
Athlete: Pat Lowe
Athlete: Andy Carter
Director: John Rickword
Producer: John Dobson

: Teddy Edward

by Patrick and Mollie Matthews
Told by Richard Baker


Writer: Patrick Matthews
Writer: Mollie Matthews
Narrator: Richard Baker
Director: Howard Kennett
Executive Producer: Cynthia Felgate

: Ring-a-Ding

With Derek Griffiths
"The Ugly Duckling" illustrated by Lawrence Henry


Presenter: Derek Griffiths
Illustrator (The Ugly Duckling): Lawrence Henry
Writer/Director: Peter Charlton

: Nairn's Journeys: Orient Express

Day and night across Europe on a romantic international express. Ian Nairn leaves Paris on the overnight train to begin a 1,700-mile journey through seven countries with a chance to take a critical look at the cities of Munich, Vienna, Budapest, Bucharest, and Istanbul, his destination.
(from Manchester)


Presenter: Ian Nairn
Producer: Barry Bevins

: Wonderful World of Disney: Square Peg in a Round Hole

That meddling quack psychiatrist Professor Ludwig Von Drake has ideal subjects for his extraordinary case histories in his irascible nephew Donald Duck and all-time stooge Goofy, not to mention those holy terrors Huey, Louie and Dewey
A Walt Disney production


Director: Hamilton S. Luske

: Film Matinee: The Foxes of Harrow

Starring Rex Harrison, Maureen O'Hara
with Richard Haydn, Victor McLaglen

The illegitimate son of an Irish aristocrat, anxious to possess a socially acceptable bride and an heir, uses his winnings at the card table to build the most beautiful house in the South.

This Week's Films: page 9


Based on the novel by: Frank Yerby
Director: John H. Stahl
Stephen Fox: Rex Harrison
Odalie: Maureen O'Hara
Andre: Richard Haydn
Mike Farrel: Victor McLaglen
Aurore: Vanessa Brown
Desiree: Patricia Mepina
The Vicomte: Gene Lockhart
Tom Warren: Dennis Hoey
Achille: Kenneth Washington
Zerline: Helen Crozier

: The Witch's Daughter: Episode 2

A serial in five parts
Written by Alistair Bell
Based on the book by Nina Bawden

Jones has arrived, uninvited, on the island and called on Mr Smith. Janey and Perdita have become friends, and Tim has found, in a cave, what he believes to be a ruby. That night Mrs Hoggart is startled by a scream fnlm Janey's bedroom.


Writer: Alistair Bell
Based on the book by: Nina Bawden
Producer: John McRae
Director: David Maloney
Mr Hoggart: Richard Steele
Mrs Hoggart: Penelope Lee
Tim: Spencer Banks
Janey: Gillian Bailey
Mr Tarbutt: John Dawson
Will Campbell: James Garbutt
Jones: Barry Linehan
Annie MacLaren: Helena Gloag
Perdita: Fiona Kennedy
Smith: John Abineri
Mrs Tarbutt: Audrey Cameron

: News


Weatherman: Bert Foord

: 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 A Consultant Psychiatrist with Rev Fred Milson, PhD, sociologist and Pauline Crabbe, OBE, JP talk over some common difficulties with people who have asked for help.
Repeated on Tuesday at 11.35 pm (except West of England and N Ireland)


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

: Songs of Praise

from St Mark's Church St Helier, Jersey
with united Church choirs, Salvation Army Band and Timbrells Jersey Festival Choir and the Junior Festival Choir
Introduced by Jeremy Carrad

Ye watchers (Lasst uns erfreuen)
Glory to thee, O God (Love Unknown)
All hail the power (Miles Lane)
Praise, my soul (Praise my soul)
Lord, enthroned (Bryn Calfaria)
King of glory (Gwalchmai)
Good Christian men (Gelobt sei Gott)
Where is love and loving-kindness


Presenter: Jeremy Carrad
Musicians: Salvation Army Band
Singers: Timbrells Jersey Festival Choir
Singers: The Junior Festival Choir
Organist: Oswald Breton
Conductor: John Lobb
Blessing: Rev Geoffrey G. Baker
Producer: John Dobson
Series Producer: Raymond Short

: Emma: Part 1

by Jane Austen
Dramatised in six parts by Denis Constanduros

Emma Woodhouse has just attended the marriage of her former governess and friend, Miss Taylor. Emma mistakenly fears that life will now become lonely and dull.

Living with Emma': page 4


Author: Jane Austen
Dramatised by: Denis Constanduros
Producer: Martin Lisemore
Director: John Glenister
Emma: Doran Godwin
Williams: Vivienne Moore
Mr Woodhouse: Donald Eccles
Mr Knightley: John Carson
Harriet Smith: Debbie Bowen
Mrs Goddard: Mollie Sugden
Mr Elton: Timothy Peters
Miss Bates: Constance Chapman
Mrs Weston: Ellen Dryden
Mr Weston: Raymond Adamson
Mrs Penny: Lily Harold
Robert Martin: John Alkin

: Humphrey Bogart: Dead Reckoning

Tonight's film also stars Lizabeth Scott

Rip Murdock and his wartime comrade Johnny Drake are travelling by train to Washington to be decorated. When Johnny suddenly disappears, Rip sets out to solve the mystery that involves murder, double-cross and a very dangerous dame.
This Week's Films: page 9


Director: John Cromwell
Rip Murdock: Humphrey Bogart
Coral Chandler: Lizabeth Scott
Martinelli: Morris Carnovsky
Lt Kincaid: Charles Cane
Johnny Drake: William Prince
Krause: Marvin Miller
McGee: Wallace Ford
Father Logan: James Bell
Louis Ord: George Chandler
Lt Col Simpson: William Forrest
Hyacinth: Ruby Dandridge

: News

with Richard Baker
and Weather


Newsreader: Richard Baker

: Shelley

In tonight's Omnibus, a present day impression of the 'ineffectual angel,'
with Robert Powell as Shelley, Jenny Agutter as Mary Shelley

The fateful story of the young revolutionary pamphleteer turned poet who went into self-imposed exile in Italy, where he was drowned at sea aged 29.
This film retells the story of Shelley's life in his own words and those of his friends. It is based entirely on documents of the period, eye-witness accounts, letters, and diaries.

with Peter Bowles as Byron
and [see below]

A BBC RAI/Time-Life co- production


Film Cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film Editor: Tony Woollard
Director: Alan Bridges
Shelley: Robert Powell
Mary Shelley: Jenny Agutter
Byron: Peter Bowles
Leigh Hunt: Clifford Rose
Harriet Shelley: Lalla Ward
Claire Clairmont: Amanda Murray
Edward John Trelawny: Simon Gough
Jane Williams: Judy Matheson
Edward Williams: Tony Gylby-Garner
John William Polidori: Nicolas Chagrin
Master: Robert Sansom

: 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.


Presenter: William Hardcastle
Director: Patrick Wood
Producer: Shirley Fisher

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