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: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

Produced and presented by Saleem Shahed
(from Birmingham: repeated on Wednesday at 12.30pm - not N Ireland)


Producer/Presenter: Saleem Shahed
Director: Ashok Rampal

: Interval

: Zarabanda: 8

Spanish for beginners

: Reportage: 8: Es sind Menschen gekommen Gastarbeiter in Deutschland

Presented by Michael Birkett


Presenter: Michael Birkett
Director: Barbara Derkow
Producer: David Hargreaves

: Closedown

: Seeing and Believing: Meet the Joy Folk

Joy Webb leads the singing and Leonard Pearcey puts questions to members of this popular Salvation Army Group.
From the Bramwell Booth Memorial Hall, London.


Singer: Joy Webb
Presenter: Leonard Pearcey
Producer: R.T. Brooks

: A Job Worth Doing?: Scientific Technician

(Repeated Tuesday at 12.5 and Friday at 11.0 - not Scotland)
Book 35p: see page 94


Commentary: Caroline Medawar
Producer: Paul Mitchell

: Economics of the Real World: 8: Getting Richer

Why is Britain lagging and France gaining in the growth race? Peter Donaldson went to France to find out. He talks with a French family, M. Pierre Dreyfus, head of Renault, and an OECD economist, Eduardo Merigo.

Book 45p: see page 94


Presenter: Peter Donaldson
Interviewee: Pierre Dreyfus
Interviewee: Eduardo Merigo
Director: Chris Jelley
Producer: Bernard Adams

: Learning in Leisure: 8: Into the Community: 2

A small Residents' Association in Coventry has succeeded in having its neighbourhood declared a 'General Improvement Area.'
(Repeated on BBC2, Thursday 6.40 pm)
Book 80p: see page 94


Producer: Roger Owen

: Farming: Sweet and Sour

How will British sugar beet growers fare in the EEC?
(from Birmingham)

Weather for Farmers
followed by News Headlines


Director: Bill Smith
Producer: John Kenyon

: Made in Britain: Bobbies, Buses, and Bands...

The traditional ingredients of a British Shopping Week abroad. Last weekend the citizens of Munich were being enticed to buy British. How effective are these events in creating export markets?


Reporter: Robert Elphick
Producer: Tony Chivers

: Serendipity: 8: Carving

Crafts with Katy Manning
Book 40p: see page 94


Presenter: Katy Manning
Producer: Charles Pascoe
Series Editor: Sheila Innes

: Mr Benn

: The Britain Around Us: Signals for Survival

Life in a colony of Lesser Black-backed Gulls.
Introduced and photographed by Professor Niko Tinbergen

(From Bristol: first shown in The World About Us on BBC2)


Presenter/Photography: Professor Niko Tinbergen
Directed and narrated by: Hugh Falkus
Presented by: Christopher Parsons

: Film Matinee: A Mexican Affair

Starring Jack Palance

Adventurer Gatsby returns to a Mexican village with a shady proposition for fisherman Pepe.


Director: Roberto Gavaldon
Gatsby: Jack Palance
Magdalena: Maria Felix
Pepe: Pedro Armendariz
Pepito: Juanito Muzquiz

: Ask Aspel

Michael Aspel introduces your television requests.
His guests: Bert Foord and Elizabeth Archard, star of "Pollyanna"


Presenter: Michael Aspel
Guest: Bert Foord
Guest: Elizabeth Archard
Producer: Frances Whitaker

: The Basil Brush Show

Introduced by Roy North with special guests


Presenter: Roy North
Script: George Martin
Music: The Bert Hayes Sextet
Director: Bill Ersser
Producer: Robin Nash

: Hawkeye, the Pathfinder: Episode 1

Written in five parts by Allan Prior and Alistair Bell
Based on "The Pathfinder" by J. Fenimore Cooper

America, 1750. At the height of the Franco-British War of Empire, Mabel Dunham (Magnet) sets out with a small party to join her father in the British fort by Lake Ontario. But before the journey is over, she is helped by Hawkeye, the Pathfinder.


Writer: Allan Prior
Writer: Alistair Bell
Based on "The Pathfinder" by: J. Fenimore Cooper
Music: Dudley Simpson
Make-up: Sylvia Thornton
Costumes: Prue Handley
Designer: David Spode
Producer: John McRae
Director: David Maloney
Minister: Clyde Pollitt
Magnet: Jan Francis
Uncle Cap: Patrick Troughton
Sgt Dunham: Windsor Davies
Lt Carter: Simon MacCorkindale
Chingachgook: John Abineri
Corporal Mackay: David McKail
Highland Soldier: Ian Oliver
Pathfinder: Paul Massie
Sentry: Pat Gorman
Deserter: Tony McEwan
Major Lundie: Leonard Maguire
Iroquois Brave: Tim Pearce
Arrowhead: Gilbert Wynne
Oaissa: Aviva Goldkorn
Jasper Western: William Ellis
Woman in black: Gwyneth Guthrie
Iroquois Chief: Terence Brook

: News

with Peter Woods


Newsreader: Peter Woods
Weatherman: Jack Scott

: The Sunday Debate: Protest and the Law: Part 1: Can It Ever Be Right in Our Society to Break the Law for Political or Social Ends?

Presented by Robin Day
In the first part of the new debate Peter Hain and Rev Paul Oestreicher argue that, in certain instances, breaking the law is justified as a means of protest; direct action may be the only way to change existing legislation. They are challenged and cross-questioned by Rt Hon Reginald Maudling, MP former Home Secretary, and John Leonard, QC who believe that no one - and particularly no Christian - should take the law into his own hands.
(Repeated on Monday at 12.20 pm)


Presenter: Robin Day
Panellist: Peter Hain
Panellist: Rev Paul Oestreicher
Questioner: Rt Hon Reginald Maudling
Questioner: John Leonard
Producer: David Kennard

: Songs of Praise

From St Michael and All Angels' Church, Watford: sung by Choirs from Local Schools
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Organist: David Iliff
Conductor: Graham Carton
Prayer and Blessing: Rev Maurice Williams
Series Producer: Raymond Short

: The Onedin Line: Danger Level

by Martin Worth
Starring Peter Gilmore
with Jessica Benton, Michael Billington, Howard Lang
and Caroline Harris, Kate Nelligan, Mary Webster

James comes into open conflict with Samuel Plimsoll , who is campaigning for a safe load-line to be painted on all vessels. The result is a hazardous voyage for both men.

The Radio Times Special on 'The Onedin Line' is on sale now, price 30p


Writer: Martin Worth
Series devised by: Cyril Abraham
Script Editor: Barry Thomas
Designer: Gloria Clayton
Producer: Peter Graham Scott
Director: Martin Friend
Captain Baines: Howard Lang
Gaunt: Leslie Schofield
Harper: Peter Longbow
Norris: Kenneth Watson
James Onedin: Peter Gilmore
Robert Onedin: James Garbutt
Sarah Onedin: Mary Webster
Caroline Maudslay: Caroline Harris
Elizabeth Frazer: Jessica Benton
Daniel Fogarty: Michael Billington
Samuel Plimsoll: David Garfield
Leonora Biddulph: Kate Nelligan
Serpell: Malcolm Terris

: Play of the Month: The Recruiting Officer

by George Farquhar
starring Ian McKellen as Captain Plume
Prunella Ransome as Silvia
with Jane Asher as Melinda
Brian Blessed as Sergeant Kite
Bryan Marshall as Mr Worthy
John Moffatt as Captain Brazen
John Welsh as Mr Balance

Cpt Plume and Sgt Kite descend on unsuspecting Shrewsbury in search of new recruits. But doesn't their prize catch, Mr Wilful, bear a striking resemblance to the beautiful and scheming Silvia Balance, daughter of the local Justice
The play was recorded on location at Lacock Abbey and Hazelbury Manor, Wilts
(Ian McKellen is a member of the Actors Company)
(Jane Asher's Choice: page 5)


Writer: George Farquhar
Costumes: Rita Reekie
Lighting: Tommy Thomas
Designer: Spencer Chapman
Producer: Cedric Messina
Director: David Giles
Captain Plume: Ian McKellen
Silvia: Prunella Ransome
Melinda: Jane Asher
Sergeant Kite: Brian Blessed
Mr Worthy: Bryan Marshall
Captain Brazen: John Moffatt
Mr Balance: John Welsh
Rose: Candace Glendenning
Bullock: Paul Henry
Lucy: Brigid Erin Bates
Costar Pearmain: David Battley
Thomas Appletree: John Flint
Blacksmith: Tim Wylton
Mr Scale: Clifford Parrish
Mr Scruple: George Merritt
Constable: Graham Weston
Poacher: Alec Bregonzi
Poacher's wife: Eileen Helsby
Butler: Mischa De La Motte
Collier: Bernard Taylor
Collier's wife: Mitzi McKenzie
Melinda's servant: Brian Gilbert
Jugglers: Danny & Charles Gray
Drummer: John Keel

: News

with Peter Woods; Weather


Newsreader: Peter Woods

: The Runaway

An Omnibus film written and directed by Don Taylor
with Sylvia Kay, Paul Daneman and Peter Bowles

Caroline is a successful novelist in her late 30s. Her new book is to be different, an attempt to contain everything she feels to be her own life and living in England now. Visiting friends in the country the novel is coming alive in her head, and the moral conflicts it produces are becoming insoluble.


Writer/Director: Don Taylor
Costume: Michael Burdle
Designer: Judy Steele
Film Cameraman: Elmer Cossey
Film Editor: Roger Crittenden
Caroline: Sylvia Kay
Emmet Crawley: Paul Daneman
Oscar: Peter Bowles
Charlotte: Angela Scoular
Jack: Malcolm Tierney
Simon: Richard Thorp
Jake: Roy Marsden
Ron: Tony Aitken

: Parkinson Meets...

...two great violinists, Yehudi Menuhin and jazz virtuoso Stephane Grappelli - who played together for the first time in this show - plus illusionist Chan Canasta


Presenter: Michael Parkinson
Violinist: Yehudi Menuhin
Violinist: Stephane Grappelli
Illusionist: Chan Canasta
Director: John Burrowes
Producer: Richard Drewett

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