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: Nai Zindagi Naya Jeevan

A magazine for Asian viewers Produced and presented by SALEEM SHAHED
BBC Birmingham
(Repeated: Wednesday, BBC2, 10.35 am)

Contributors

Presented By: Saleem Shahed

: Bagpuss

: The Sunday Gang

by FRANK CHARLES and NORMAN STONE
Exploring God's World
There once was a mouse, name of Mac,
With the habit of answering back. Dodo wanted to see
If he'd forgive J.D.,
But she found that he hadn't the knack!
Mackintosh is as bumptious as ever, as the Gang find out how to forgive and forget.
With JOHN DRYDEN , TINA HEATH
JILL SHAKESPEARE , GLEN STUART
Music DAVE COOKE
Associate producer NORMAN STONE Producer DAVID BROWN
Series producer R. T. BROOKS BBC Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Charles
Unknown: Norman Stone
Unknown: John Dryden
Unknown: Tina Heath
Unknown: Jill Shakespeare
Unknown: Glen Stuart
Music: Dave Cooke
Producer: David Brown
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Peter Donaldson's Illustrated Economics

A series of 15 programmes 11: Paying the State's Way
Producer CHRIS JELLEY
(Repeated: Tuesday, BBC2, 3.30 pm)
Book (same title), 11.60, from bookshops

Contributors

Producer: Chris Jelley

: Zarabanda

A series of 25 programmes Spanish for beginners: 13
Presented by ALISON SKILBECK and CARLOS RIERA
Producer DAVID HARGREAVES (Repeated: Tuesday, BBC2, 7.5 pm)
Book 11.00, record il.62 or cassette 12.81

Contributors

Presented By: Alison Skilbeck
Presented By: Carlos Riera
Producer: David Hargreaves

: Worktalk

A series of four training films 2: Fred Barker goes to China
What's it like to be an immigrant worker? Fred finds out when he takes a job in a Chinese hospital. His story is told as a case study for supervisors, personnel staff and shop stewards needing better understanding of the foreign workers in Britain's public services and manufacturing industry.
Introduced by ELIZABETH LAIRD of the National Centre for Industrial Language Training
Written by ELIZABETH LAIRD , PAUL KRIWACZEK Director PAUL KRIWACZEK Producer JOHN TWITCHIN
Trainer's manual £2.50, available from: Worktalk, [address removed]

Contributors

Introduced By: Elizabeth Laird
Written By: Elizabeth Laird
Written By: Paul Kriwaczek
Director: Paul Kriwaczek
Producer: John Twitchin
Fred Barker: Gordon Salkilld
Jim: Brian Godfrey
Charlie: Michael Ripper
Chinese supervisor: Robert Lee

: Trade Union Studies: Year 2: Trade Unions and the Economy: 1: What Use is Economics to Us?

Ten programmes for trade unionists
Government cuts, high unemployment, import controls, the social contract... all key issues for trade unionists. Why do unions demand a say in the management of the economy? What are the best policies to protect the living standards and the job security of the membership?
Introduced by Alan Grant FOC (Convenor) NATSOPA
(Repeated: Wednesday, BBC2, 7.5 pm)
Trade Union Studies Book 2, il.40, from bookshops

Contributors

Introduced by: Alan Grant
Executive Producer: Tony Matthews
Assistant Producer: Bryn Brooks
Editor: John Twitchin

: Sunday Worship

A Church to Yourself RAYMOND SHORT at the new United Reformed Church, Reigate Park. A church is a place of worship even when there is no congregation present. This series consists of the reflection of a single speaker in an empty church.

: Your Move

Brush up your reading and writing
With BRIAN REDHEAD and MADELINE BELL
WINDSOR DAVIES
DON ESTELLE
Script BARRY TOOK
(Repeated: Thursday, BBC2, at 7.5 pm)
Adults wanting help with reading and writing can ring [number removed]or send their name and address to: Your Move, [address removed].
Book (same title), £l.20, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Madeline Bell
Unknown: Windsor Davies
Unknown: Don Estelle
Script: Barry Took

: The 60 70 80 Show

Come to the fair! And welcome to the start of a new season.
(Repeated: Thursday 3.25 pm)

Contributors

Presented by: Roy Hudd
Presented by: Irene Thomas
Director: Libby Halliday
Producer: Brigit Barry

: Farming

features the news and views, politics and practice, of those involved with the land.
With DAVID RICHARDSON
JOHN CHERRINGTON , PHILIP WRIXON
Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers MICHAEL FISH

Contributors

Unknown: David Richardson
Unknown: John Cherrington
Unknown: Philip Wrixon
Producer: John Kenyon.

: Other People's Children

A series of 19 programmes for childminders
1: Do You Mind?
JIMMY SAVILE , OBE, talks about looking after other people's children with a group of Manchester childminders and introduces
MAVIS NICHOLSON
BRIAN REDHEAD and DR MARTIN BAX
Director SUZANNE DAVIES
Series producer DAVID ALLEN
(Repeated: Tuesday, BBC2, 2.15 pm; Thursday, BBC1, 10.45 am)
Book (same title), 11.00, from bookshops

Contributors

Unknown: Jimmy Savile
Unknown: Mavis Nicholson
Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Dr Martin Bax
Director: Suzanne Davies
Producer: David Allen

: An ABC of Music

A 26-part series about musical instruments, terms and topics. L for Lieder IVOR KEYS, Professor of Music at Birmingham University, talks about this unique partnership between piano and voice. with IAN PARTRIDGE (tenor) Director IAN HAMILTON Producer JOHN DOBSON . BBC Bristol

Contributors

Tenor: Ian Partridge
Director: Ian Hamilton
Producer: John Dobson

: News Headlines

: Jack Hawkins in The Long Arm

A season of films starring the much-loved British actor. This week also starring John Stratton
Dorothy Alison Michael Brooke
A robbery from a London office building leads Det-Supt Tom Halliday and his new assistant, Det-Sgt Ward , on the trail of a series of similar crimes committed during the past two years.
Director CHARLES FREND
. Films: page 9

Contributors

Unknown: John Stratton
Unknown: Dorothy Alison
Unknown: Michael Brooke
Unknown: Det-Supt Tom Halliday
Unknown: Sgt Ward
Director: Charles Frend
Det-Supt Tom Halliday: Jack Hawkins
Det-Sgt Ward: John Stratton
Mary Halliday: Dorothy Alison
Tony Halliday: Michael Brooke
Chief Supt Malcolm: Geoffrey Keen
Stone: Sydney Tafler
Creasey: Peter Burton
Mr Thomas: Meredith Edwards
Mrs Elliot: Ursula Howells
Col Blenkinsop: Ralph Truman
Slob: George Rose
Gilson: Richard Leech

: Bugs Bunny

in Prince Violent
A WARNER BROTHERS cartoon

: Billy Smart's Children's Circus

BBC television's annual visit to the Big Top for circus entertainment from stars of the future.
Introduced by Ringmaster David Smart Jr
The Skating Souzens whirl around with three children on 12 wheels Billy Dash 's Chimps, three chimpanzees with an assortment of original pranks
The Courtney Sisters from a small family circus in Ireland, a trio of aerial grace and charm
The Burgers, comedy on the low wire
Richard Del Oro , son of a famous juggler with an act distinctly his own
The Albarracinis with balance and poise from Latin America
' The Gorilla' - nobody is safe with this human at large
The Searle Children who, with their horses, bring the elegance of a fair in Seville to the circus ring. Also on horseback, three generations of the MacManus family in a whip-cracking, boisterous, now traditional act, The Mohawks
Clowns Jacko Fossett and Little Billy , along with the Crookston Castle Drum Majorettes, head the parade for a ' splashing' finale
Circus direction
RONNIE, BILLY and DAVID SMART Musical director BURT RHODES Lighting HUBERT CARTWRIGHT Sound JOHN LIVINGSTONE Designer RAY LONDON
Television presentation KEN GRIFFIN

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Dash
Unknown: Richard Del Oro
Unknown: Jacko Fossett
Unknown: Little Billy
Unknown: Ken Griffin

: Anne of Avonlea

by L. M. MONTGOMERY
Dramatised in six parts by ELAINE MORGAN
Anne has started work as a teacher at Avonlea school. Against all her principles she uses the cane to punish a pupil. Episode 2
Producer JOHN MCRAE
DirectorJOAN CRAFT

Contributors

Unknown: L. M. Montgomery
Unknown: Elaine Morgan
Producer: John McRae
Director: Joan Craft
Anne Shirley: Kim Braden
Anthony Pye: Ian Allis
Paul Irving: Keith Steven
Davy Keith: Nicholas Lyndhurst
Dora Keith: Annabelle Lanyon
Cliffie Wright: Philip Da Costa
Barbara Shaw: Simone Krieger
Marilla Cuthbert: Barbara Hamilton
Gilbert Blythe: Christopher Blake
Uncle Abe: Robert Henderson
Joshua Pye: Dan Gillan
Rachel Lynde: Madge Ryan
Fred Wright: Martin Neil
Diana Barry: Jan Francis
Judson Parker: Ed Bishop
Mr Harrison: David Garfield
Ruby Gillis: Kim Hardy
Charlie Sloane: Peter Settelen

: Holiday

Introduced by Cliff Michelmore
When an area succeeds in attracting holidaymakers, it runs the risk of destroying the atmosphere and ' character' on which that attraction was based. This week the Holiday programme looks at two destinations which are coping with exactly that problem.
Joan Bakewell reports from the Canary Islands, for years a winter sunshine destination favoured by the holiday trade. Now the Canaries have opened up to greater numbers and a wider range of winter sun-seekers.
The Lake District has never been a secret destination. Every summer the region is invaded by millions of holidaymakers and every summer it becomes more difficult to 'get away from it all'. John Carter investigates one scheme that enables visitors to escape' crowds and at the same time relieves some of the traffic congestion.
Travel experts in the studio add their own information to the film reports. And Norma Shepherd occupies our consumer advice desk.
Producer TOM SAVAGE

Contributors

Introduced By: Cliff Michelmore
Unknown: Joan Bakewell
Unknown: John Carter
Unknown: Norma Shepherd

: News

Weatherman

: On the Move

With DONALD GEE
BOB HOSKINS
- and GAY HAMILTON
PATRICIA HAYES
POLLY JAMES
ROSEMARY LEACH , NORMAN ROSSING
TON, MARTIN SHAW , NIGEL STOCK
Script BARRY TOOK
(Repeated: Thursday 12.35 pm)
Adults wanting help with reading can ring [number removed]or send their name, address and telephone number to: On the Move, [address removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Hoskins
Unknown: Patricia Hayes
Unknown: Polly James
Unknown: Rosemary Leach
Unknown: Norman Rossing
Unknown: Martin Shaw

: The Anno Domini Interview

Colin Morris talks to
Lord Ramsey of Canterbury who, since his retirement as Primate of All England, has returned to his earlier career as a theologian and Biblical scholar.
During his tenure as Archbishop, both the Christian churches and the World in which they operate underwent a decisive change. Does Michael Ramsey feel the churches have weathered the storms of the 60s and 70s, or does he now see the problem in a quite different light?
Producer DENNIS SULLIVAN

Contributors

Talks: Colin Morris
Unknown: Michael Ramsey
Producer: Dennis Sullivan

: Songs of Praise

from St Mary's Parish Church, Godmanchester
MICHAEL BARRATT visits this Cambridgeshire town to talk to local people about their life and faith and asks them to choose a hymn.
All people (Old 100th); All my hope (Michael); There is a land (Mendip); Guide me 0 thou great Jehovah (Cwm Rhondda); Dear lord and father (Rep-ton); Teach me my God and King (Sandys), Chrit is made the sure foundation (Westminster Abbey); Fill thou my life (Richmond)
Conductor BERNARD HALL-MANCEY
Organist JOHN ADAMS
Film director JOHN WILCOX
Series producer RAYMOND SHORT

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Barratt
Conductor: Bernard Hall-Mancey
Organist: John Adams
Director: John Wilcox
Producer: Raymond Short

: Wings

A series in 12 episodes
Tim Woodward , Anne Kristen John Hallam , Nicholas Jones
Michael Cochrane , Sarah Porter Reg Lye
2: Never Turn Back by BARRY THOMAS
'If your engine fails on take-off, never turn back.' Alan Farmer is all too aware of the error that caused his father to burn to death.
Theme music composed by ALEXANDER FARIS
Series created by BARRY THOMAS Designer TONY SNOADEN
Producer PETER CREGEEN Director jim GODDARD

Contributors

Unknown: Tim Woodward
Unknown: Anne Kristen
Unknown: John Hallam
Unknown: Nicholas Jones
Unknown: Michael Cochrane
Unknown: Sarah Porter
Unknown: Reg Lye
Unknown: Barry Thomas
Unknown: Alan Farmer
Composed By: Alexander Faris
Unknown: Barry Thomas
Designer: Tony Snoaden
Producer: Peter Cregeen
Director: Jim Goddard
Alan Farmer: Tim Woodward
Sgt MacIver: Bruce White
Charles Gaylion: Michael Cochrane
Pearson: Graham Wyles
Harris: Allan Corduner
Lorna Collins: Sarah Porter
Molly Farmer: Anne Kristen
Tom: Reg Lye
Harry Farmer: John Hallam
Capt Triggers: Nicholas Jones

: The Sunday Film: Robin and the Seven Hoods

starring and Chicago 1928 and after bumping off Big Jim, Guy Gisborne proposes himself as the new king of the underworld. The only dissenter is Robbo ...
Frank Sinatra and his merry band of followers enjoy themselves in this jaunty parody of old Chicago gangland movies.
Director GORDON DOUGLAS. Films: page 9

Contributors

Unknown: Guy Gisborne
Unknown: Frank Sinatra
Director: Gordon Douglas.
Robbo: Frank Sinatra
John: Dean Martin
Will: Sammy Davis Jr
Guy Gisborne: Peter Falk
Marian: Barbara Rush
Allen A Dale: Bing Crosby
Big Jim: Edward G Robinson
Sheriff Potts: Victor Buono
Six Seconds: Hank Henry
Vermin: Allen Jenkins
Tomatoes: Jack La Rue
Sheriff Glick: Robert Foulk
Hood: Phil Crosby
Blue Jaw: Robert Carricart

: News

with Kenneth Kendall ; Weather

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Kendall

: That's Life

with Esther Rantzen Reporters
Kieran Prendiville , Glyn Worsnip Oddities of the Week from Cyril Fletcher
Song of the Week Catherine Howe A collection of the jokes, dramas and problems of real life.
Director PIETER MORPURGO Editor JOHN MORRELL

Contributors

Unknown: Esther Rantzen
Unknown: Kieran Prendiville
Unknown: Glyn Worsnip
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Catherine Howe
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Editor: John Morrell

: Film 77

Barry Norman presents a New Year round-up of reviews, previews and interviews from the movie worlds
Raid on Entebbe: Charles Bronson and Peter Finch star in one of three current film versions of last year's Israeli rescue of hijacked hostages.
The Pink Panther Strikes Again: Peter Sellers for the last time plays the world's most bumbling detective, Chief Insp Clouseau.
Airport 77: James Stewart , Olivia de Havilland , Jack Lemmon , Lee Grant and Christopher Lee are interviewed in Hollywood during the making of the year's first disaster movie.
Director PHILIP chilvers Producer BARRY BROWN

Contributors

Unknown: Barry Norman
Unknown: Charles Bronson
Unknown: Peter Finch
Unknown: Peter Sellers
Unknown: James Stewart
Unknown: Olivia De Havilland
Unknown: Jack Lemmon
Unknown: Lee Grant
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Director: Philip Chilvers
Producer: Barry Brown

: Reading the Signs

A series of five programmes
Signs and symbols play an important part in our daily lives, but how well do they do the job for which they are intended?
Ian Simpson invites you to join a group of students to consider some of the problems involved in creating a visual language.

Contributors

Presenter: Ian Simpson
Producer: Victor Poole

: Weatherman









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