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: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

A magazine for Asian viewers including discussions, review of recent news, music and stories from the communities.
Produced and presented by MAHENDRA KAUL
Director ASHOK RAMPAL. BBC Birmingham (Repeated: Wednesday, BBC2, 10.35 am)

Contributors

Presented By: Mahendra Kaul
Director: Ashok Rampal.

: Playboard

With the PLAYBOARD PUPPET THEATRE and CHRISTOPHER LILLICRAP
At the fair, Jo the clown dresses up, Mole and Hedgehog play hide and seek, and hear the story of The Ugly Duckling
Written and directed by JUDY WHITFIELD Producer MICHAEL cole

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Lillicrap
Directed By: Judy Whitfield
Producer: Michael Cole

: Trade Union Studies

A series of ten programmes for trade unionists.
9: Disclosure of Information
Director PAUL KRIWACZEK Producer JOHN TWITCHIN
(Repeated: Tuesday, BBC2, 2.30 pm)
Book (same title), £1.00, from bookshops

Contributors

Director: Paul Kriwaczek
Producer: John Twitchin

: Peter Donaldson's Illustrated Economics

A series of 15 programmes
9: Your Place in the Economic Puzzle. ' The customer gets what he asks for' - or does he?
Director ROBERT ALBURY
Producer CHRIS JELLEY
(Repeated: Tuesday, BBC2, 3.30 pm)
Book (same title), fl.60, from bookshops

Contributors

Director: Robert Albury
Producer: Chris Jelley

: Zarabanda

A series of 25 programmes Spanish for beginners: 9
Presented by ALISON SKILBECK and CARLOS RIERA , with JUAN IGNACIO MACIA , SAGRARIO SALA
Producer DAVID HARGREAVES (Repeated: Tuesday, BBC2, 7.5 pm)
Book £1.00, record £1.62 or cassette £2.81

Contributors

Presented By: Alison Skilbeck
Presented By: Carlos Riera
Unknown: Juan Ignacio MacIa
Producer: David Hargreaves

: Sunday Worship

Meeting Place: Signs of Hope
A service of Holy Communion during which JEREMY CARRAD discusses viewers' letters with clergy, parishioners and students at the University Church of St Paul, Clifton, Bristol.
Celebrant REV BRUCE SAUNDERS
University Chaplain REV JOHN ALLEN Director of Music IAN SADLER
Arranged by CANON PETER FIRTH Director JOHN DOBSON
Series producer R. T. BROOKS

Contributors

Unknown: Jeremy Carrad
Unknown: John Allen
Music: Ian Sadler
Arranged By: Canon Peter Firth
Director: John Dobson
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Dressmaker

Ten programmes for beginners. 9: Shirtwaist Dress
Executive producer SHEILA INNES Producer JENNY ROGERS

Contributors

Producer: Sheila Innes
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: Your Move

Brush up your reading and writing with BRIAN REDHEAD and MICHAEL GAMBON
MILLICENT MARTIN
Script BARRY TOOK
Adviser CATHERINE MOORHOUSE Director BARBARA DERKOW
Producer DAVID HARGREAVES
Adults wanting help with reading and writing can ring [number removed] or send their name and address to: Your Move. PO Box 7, London W3 6XJ.

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Michael Gambon
Unknown: Millicent Martin
Script: Barry Took
Unknown: Catherine Moorhouse
Director: Barbara Derkow
Producer: David Hargreaves

: Contact

Ten programmes for physically disabled people.
9: A Right to Love?
' People assume that the disabled have no right to any emotions! '
Over-protective parents, lack of privacy, unsympathetic staff - the difficulties that face disabled people in developing personal relationships are discussed by DR WENDY GREENGROSS , ANN PURSER , ROSEMARY GANNON of Le Court Cheshire Home, and PETER WADE. Presenters JILL LUMB and CORBET WOODALL
Director CHARLES PASCOE Producer IAN woolf

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Wendy Greengross
Unknown: Ann Purser
Unknown: Rosemary Gannon
Unknown: Peter Wade.
Presenters: Jill Lumb
Presenters: Corbet Woodall
Director: Charles Pascoe
Producer: Ian Woolf

: Farming

Introduced by DAVID RICHARDSON Speed the Plough
Six years ago ROGER DOWDSWELL invented a plough. Now he makes and sells £1m-worth a year. As a hobby he photographs wildlife.
Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers
BARBARA EDWARDS

Contributors

Introduced By: David Richardson
Unknown: Roger Dowdswell
Producer: John Kenyon.
Unknown: Barbara Edwards

: Erica on Embroidery

Eleven programmes introduced by ERICA WILSON
9: Designs from China
Director JAMES FIELD
Producer MARGARET MACLEOD (WGBH Boston)

Contributors

Introduced By: Erica Wilson
Producer: Margaret MacLeod

: An ABC of Music

A 26-part series
I for Interpretation: IVOR KEYS, Professor of Music at Birmingham University, shows how the ' blue-print ' of a musical score can be brought to life by player and singer.
With JILL GOMEZ (soprano)
Director IAN HAMILTON
Producer JOHN DOBSON. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Soprano: Jill Gomez
Director: Ian Hamilton
Producer: John Dobson.

: News Headlines

: Film Matinee: Sparrows Can't Sing

The eighth in a season of films to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Elstree Studios. Today starring James Booth , Barbara Windsor
Charlie Gooding returns home to Stepney after two years at sea and finds his wife's affections engaged elsewhere.
Director JOAN LITTLEWOOD
. Films: page 17

Contributors

Unknown: James Booth
Unknown: Barbara Windsor
Unknown: Charlie Gooding
Director: Joan Littlewood
Charlie: James Booth
Maggie: Barbara Windsor
Fred: Roy Kinnear
Bridgie: Avis Bunnage
Jack: Brian Murphy
Bert: George Sewell
Nellie: Barbara Ferris
Chunky: Griffith Davies
Georgie: Murray Melvin
Ted: Arthur Mullard
Ted's wife: Peggy Ann Clifford
Watchman: Wally Patch

: Laurel and Hardy: One Good Turn

Contributors

Director: James W. Horne
Producer: Hal Roach
Stan: Stan Laurel
Ollie: Oliver Hardy

: Boswall's Wildlife Safari to Mexico

The last of a six-part series of zoological exploration On the Scorpion Reef
The expedition camps for a month on a sand spit 1,000-yards long in the middle of the Gulf of Mexico. Their bird neighbours are nesting boobies and noddies. Migrant land birds use the island as a hotel on their way south.
The reef itself, built over the last 5,000 years by nature's greatest architects, the coral polyps, is far more than a submarine platform of living coral. It is a bustling community of wild creatures, staggering in their numbers and diversity.
Film editor ANDREW NAYLOR Photography douglas FISHER
Producer JEFFERY BOSWALL. BBC Bristol

Contributors

Editor: Andrew Naylor
Producer: Jeffery Boswall.

: Foghorn Leghorn

: The Waltons

The Nurse
At last, Mary Ellen leaves home for the first time to fulfil her ambition, but it's not long- before John-Boy has to bring her back.

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Ellen
John-Boy: Richard Thomas
Olivia Walton: Michael Learned
John Walton: Ralph Waite
Grandpa: Will Geer
Grandma: Ellen Corby

: Little Lord Fauntleroy

by FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT Dramatised in six parts by JACK GERSON
Part 3
Cedric has met his grandfather, the Earl, and begun to learn what being his heir entails. He looks forward to his mother meeting the Earl, blissfully unaware that the old man is determined to ignore her. To test the boy's courage, the Earl has selected a frisky pony for him to ride.
Music composed by KENNY CLAYTON
Script editor ALISTAIR BELL Designer PETER KINDRED Producer BARRY LETTS Director PAUL ANNETT

Contributors

Unknown: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Unknown: Jack Gerson
Composed By: Kenny Clayton
Editor: Alistair Bell
Designer: Peter Kindred
Producer: Barry Letts
Director: Paul Annett
Earl of Dorincourt: Paul Rogers
Lord Fauntleroy: Glenn Anderson
Mather: Max Faulkner
Havisham: Preston Lockwood
Mrs Higgins: Elizabeth Chambers
Higgins: Ian Thompson
Young Higgins: Michael Keet
Rev Mordaunt: Ralph Nossek
Mrs Errol: Jennie Linden
Wilkins: Ellis Dale
Newick: Ray Armstrong
Mary: Betty McDowall
Mrs Mellon: Valerie Lush
Mrs Dibble: Ruby Head
Woman in street: Marianne Stone
Ragged woman: Eileen Beldon
Sedgewick: Frederick Bennett

: Write On!

A series of ten programmes: 8 BBCl's new public opinion column of the air.
A mirror on the world in which we live. Ideas, comments, prejudices, passions - all contributed by you, the public.
If you care about what's going on then voice it on the air!
Write in to: Write On!, BBCtv, London W12 8QT
Presented by members of the public with the help of the BBC Community Programme Unit. Preview: page 19

: News

Weatherman

: On the Move

A lively look at words and letters with DONALD GEE
BOB HOSKINS
Script BARRY TOOK
Director BARBARA DERKOW
Producer DAVID HARGREAVES (Repeated: Thursday 12.35 pm)
Adults wanting help with reading can ring [number removed]or send their name. address and telephone number to: [address removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Gee
Unknown: Bob Hoskins
Script: Barry Took
Director: Barbara Derkow
Producer: David Hargreaves

: Anno Domini

Equal Rites
The Church is the only major institution not bound by the Sex Discrimination Act. But now, with Anglican women being ordained in Canada and the US, the Church of England is under increasing pressure to open its doors to women priests. Mavis Nicholson reports on the women who want to be vicars and on the people who fear that this break with tradition will split the Church in two.
Producer DENNIS SULLIVAN Editor PETER ARMSTRONG

Contributors

Unknown: Mavis Nicholson
Producer: Dennis Sullivan
Editor: Peter Armstrong

: Songs of Praise

from Tabernacle Congregational Chapel, Morriston, Swansea.
Introduced by GERRY MONT É with combined choirs of the district and the BAND OF THE SALVATION ARMY
0 worship the King (Hanover); A glad-some hymn of praise (Deganwy); All hail the power (Diadem); The King of love (Dominus regit me); Dyma gariad. pwy a'i traetha? (Garthowen); Come. thou fount (Blaenwern); When I survey (Rockingham); Nid wy'n gofyn bywyd moethus (Calon Lan); Jesu lover of my soul (Aberystwyth); Guide me, o thou great Jehovah (Cwm Rhondda) Conductor ALUN JOHN
Organist EURFRYN JOHN
Director HUW BRIAN WILLIAMS Producer JOHN STUART ROBERTS Series producer RAYMOND sbort

Contributors

Introduced By: Gerry Mont
Conductor: Alun John
Organist: Eurfryn John

: The Brothers

A series in 16 parts starring
Jean Anderson
Patrick O'Connell , Jennifer Wilson with Richard Easton
Robin Chadwick , Derek Benfield
Merroney's tactics force Mary to call a family meeting. She's fighting a last-ditch battle to prevent the Hammonds losing control of their company ... meanwhile Merroney is in danger of losing a more personal battle.
14: The Knock on the Door by N. j. CRISP
Created by GERARD GLAISTER and N.J . CRISP Script editor CICELY CAWTHORNE Designer SALLY WILLIAMS Producer BILL SELLARS Director MARY RIDGE

Contributors

Unknown: Jean Anderson
Unknown: Patrick O'Connell
Unknown: Jennifer Wilson
Unknown: Richard Easton
Unknown: Robin Chadwick
Unknown: Derek Benfield
Unknown: N. J. Crisp
Unknown: Gerard Glaister
Unknown: N.J . Crisp
Editor: Cicely Cawthorne
Designer: Sally Williams
Producer: Bill Sellars
Director: Mary Ridge
David Hammond: Robin Chadwick
Barbara Trent: Julia Goodman
Bill Riley: Derek Benfield
Edward Hammond: Patrick O'Connell
Jennifer Hammond: Jennifer Wilson
Jane Maxwell: Kate O'Mara
Brian Hammond: Richard Easton
Lord Winter: Anthony Nicholls
Paul Merroney: Colln Baker
April Merroney: Llza Goddard
Gwen Riley: Margaret Ashcroft
Scotsman: Peter Blake
Mary Hammond: Jean Anderson
Policeman: Richard Borthwick

: The Liver Birds

by CARLA LANE ; starring featuring and in Yellow and Green make Blue
Ifs time to decorate the flat. Carol and Sandra have different ideas about how it should be done....
Designer IAN RAWNSLEY
Producer DOUGLAS ARGENT
(Nerys Hughes is in Listen with Mother this week on Radio 4)

Contributors

Unknown: Carla Lane
Designer: Ian Rawnsley
Producer: Douglas Argent
Sandra: Nerys Hughes
Carol: Elizabeth Estensen
Mrs Hutchinson: Mollie Sugden
Mrs Boswell: Eileen Kennally
Mr Boswell: Ray Dunbobbin
Lady from flat 8: Ellzabeth Benson
Bessie: Marjorie Wilde
Her friend: Beatrice Shaw
Removal man: Phil Ryan
Children in street: Adele Mansell
Children in street: Sarah Drinkwater

: Paul Newman Superstar: Somebody Up There Likes Me

A season of some of Paul Newman 's famous films. Tonight also starring Pier Angeli with Everett Sloane Eileen Heckart and Sal Mineo
The story of Rocky Graziano - one of the most colourful boxers in the post-war years. The part of the New York East Side kid, who became World Middleweight Champion in 1947, provided Paul Newman with a fine aggressive role.
Films: page 17

Contributors

Director: Robert Wise
Rocky: Paul Newman
Norma: Pier Angeli
Irving Cohen: Everett Sloane
Ma Barbella: Eileen Heckart
Romolo: Sal Mineo
Nick Barbella: Harold J Stone
Benny: Joseph Buloff
Frankie Peppo: Robert Loggia
Yolanda Barbella: Donna Jo Gribble

: News

with Richard Whitmore Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Whitmore

: Film 76

Barry Norman presents a round-up of reviews, previews and interviews from the movie world.
Silent Movie: director, writer and star Mel Brooks is interviewed about his latest comedy-spoof which closed the 20th London Film Festival tonight.
I Will, 1 Will ... for Now: Elliott Gould and Diane Keaton star in a marital comedy set in New York. White Rock: the British feature-length documentary about the Winter Olympics was previewed at this year's Teheran Film Festival.
Director PHILIP CHILVERS Producer BARRY BROWN

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Mel Brooks
Unknown: Elliott Gould
Unknown: Diane Keaton
Director: Philip Chilvers
Producer: Barry Brown

: The Devil's Music

A history of the blues
4: The Movements of Providence
As successive waves of blacks left the South in search of the Promised Land, the blues took root in the industrial cities of the North.
Including film of ROOSEVELT SYKES, THOMAS DORSEY , LITTLE BROTHER MONTGOMERY, HENRY TOWNSEND , LONNIE JOHNSON , BIG JOE WILLIAMS, BIG BILL BROONZY, JOE CARTER , LOUIS JORDAN , BIG BOY CRUDUP
A series of five films narrated by DAVID LLOYD JAMES
Written by GILES OAKLEY
Producer MADDALENA PAGANDINI
The Devil's Music - a history of the blues, £3.00, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Dorsey
Unknown: Henry Townsend
Unknown: Lonnie Johnson
Unknown: Joe Carter
Unknown: Louis Jordan
Unknown: David Lloyd James
Written By: Giles Oakley
Producer: Maddalena Pagandini

: Weatherman









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