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: Closedown

: 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 SALEEM SHAHED
Director ASHOK RAMPAL. BBC Birmingham


Presented By: Saleem Shahed
Director: Ashok Rampal.

: Parosi

A series of 26 programmes in Hindustani and English.
The story of two Asian families living in Britain
- the neighbours of Windsor Road. Mrs Choudhury , their local English class organiser, turns another page in her diary. Episode 23
Tutors' booklet £1.10, student booklet £1.50, from bookshops. For information about English teaching help send an sae to Parosi, BBCtv, London [Postcode removed],


Unknown: Mrs Choudhury
Written By: Paul Kriwaczek
Producer: Robert Clamp
Director: Peter Leewright.
Saleem Ali Shah: Nabeel Gul
Feroza Begum Shah: Indira Joshi
Mrs Suleiman: Jamila Massey
Mrs Miller: Lally Percy
Amarjit Kaur Gill: Soni Razdan
Ravinder Singh Gill: Paul Satvendar
Mrs Choudhury: Zohra Segal
Nur Ali Shah: Roshan Seth
Dr Shankar: Renu Setna
Swaran Singh Mann: Tariq Yunus

: Closedown

: Kontakte

A series of 25 programmes
A combined television and radio course for beginners in German. 21: Wo wohnen Sie? with LIANE RUDOLPH , PETRA SCHROEDER JURGEN ANDERSEN , LUTZ LIEBELT
Written by CORINNA SCHNABEL Teaching adviser ANTONY PECK
Complementary radio programme todau at 2.30 pm Radio 4 VHF. Book, record, filmstrip and notes for teachers are available from bookshops or from BBC Publications,


Unknown: Liane Rudolph
Unknown: Petra Schroeder
Unknown: Jurgen Andersen
Written By: Corinna Schnabel

: The Living City

A 15-part sociology series 11: The Media
The media influence the way we think and act. And our family background and education determine which parts of the media we listen to/read/watch.
Correspondence courses which complement this series are available from the National Extension College (GCE 0-level Sociology), 131 Hills Road, Cam-bridge, and International Correspondence Schools (GCE A-leuel Environmental Studies), Stewarts Road, London SW8


Unknown: Michael Molyneux
Unknown: Malcolm Davies
Producer: Tony Roberts
Director: Charles Pascoe

: On the Move

A lively look at words and letters With DONALD GEE BOB HOSKINS and NORMAN ROSSINGTON
Adults wanting help with reading can ring [number removed]or send their name, address and telephone number to: On the Move, po Box 7. London W3 6XJ
Book (same title), £1.00, from bookshops


Unknown: Donald Gee
Unknown: Bob Hoskins
Unknown: Norman Rossington
Unknown: Martin Shaw

: Your Move

Brush up your reading and writing with BRIAN REDHEAD and RAY BROOKS
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
Book (some title), £1.20, from bookshop)


Unknown: Brian Redhead
Unknown: Ray Brooks
Unknown: Julia McKenzie

: Sunday Worship

Palm Sunday Meeting Place
The Church of the Good Shepherd with St Peter at Lee in south-east London invites us to share in its worship and in asking
How are divisions overcome?
LEONARD PEARCEY again discusses this question with the Vicar, THE REV OWEN EVERSON , the preacher, CANON WILFRED WOOD , and members of the congregation.
Organist IAN RICHARDS Producer R. T. BROOKS


Unknown: St Peter
Unknown: Owen Everson
Unknown: Canon Wilfred Wood
Organist: Ian Richards
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Farming

News and views
Producer JOHN KENYON. BBC Birmingham
Weather for farmers BILL GILES


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

: Knitting Fashion

A series of ten programmes on hand-knitting and crochet Presented by JAN LEEMING 5: Hooked on Crochet
If you have always wanted to learn to crochet, PAM DAWSON will show you how in this programme. If you can crochet, there are also some ideas on creating original designs.
Executive producer SHEILA INNES Producer JENNY ROGERS (Ftrst shown on BBC2)
Book (same title), £2.20, from bookshops


Presented By: Jan Leeming
Unknown: Pam Dawson
Producer: Sheila Innes
Producer: Jenny Rogers

: News Headlines

: Clark Gable in Boom Town

A season of films starring the legendary King of Hollywood Today also starring Spencer Tracy
Claudette Colbert Hedy Lamarr
The story of two Johns - Big John McMasters and Square John Sand-two tough oil wildcatters who meet in a small Texas town and become partners. Their story is the story of the great American oil boom.
Directed by JACK CONWAY
. Films: page 10


Unknown: Spencer Tracy
Unknown: Claudette Colbert
Unknown: Hedy Lamarr
Unknown: John McMasters
Directed By: Jack Conway
Big John McMasters: Clark Gable
Square John Sand: Spencer Tracy
Betsy Bartlett: Claudette Colbert
Karen Vanmeer: Hedy Lamarr
Luther Aldrich: Frank Morgan
Harry Compton: Lionel Atwill
Harmony Jones: Chill Wills
Whitey: Marion Martin
Spanish Eva: Minna Gombell
Ed Murphy: Joe Yule
Tom Murphy: Horace Murphy

: Man and Boy

The Man - Mike Kendall - and the Boy - Simon King - explore the British countryside in search of the abundant wildlife which is there for anyone to see -if they care to look for it.
This week: The Norfolk Broads
Photography jim SAUNDERS Film editor LIZ THOYTS
Director JOHN KING. BBC Bristol


Unknown: Mike Kendall
Unknown: Simon King
Editor: Liz Thoyts
Director: John King.

: The High Chaparral: The Lost Ones

The popular Western film series starring Leif Erickson as Big John Cannon, Cameron Mitchell as Buck Cannon, Mark Slade as Blue, Linda Cristal as Victoria, Henry Darrow as Manolito

Apaches capture Victoria believing that she has magic heating powers which can save the life of their Chief's wounded son. The penalty for her failure is death - and Victoria quickly realises that the boy is far beyond any human aid.


Big John Cannon: Leif Erickson
Buck Cannon: Cameron Mitchell
Blue: Mark Slade
Victoria: Linda Cristal
Manolito: Henry Darrow

: Motor Racing

from Silverstone
The Daily Express
International Trophy
This afternoon the Silverstone Circuit celebrates its 30th year of motor racing with the only Formula One race in this country, apart from the British Grand Prix, which features the world's top Grand Prix drivers.
Joining MURRAY WALKER in the commentary box is PETER GETHIN , who recently retired from competitive driving.
Reporting from the pits, ALAIN DE CADENET, one of the world's leading endurance car drivers.
Organised by the BRDC


Unknown: Murray Walker
Unknown: Peter Gethin
Produced By: Richard Tilling

: News

with Richard Baker ; Weatherman


Unknown: Richard Baker

: The Phoenix and the Carpet: Part 2

by E. Nesbit, dramatised in four parts by John Tully
The children's next adventure enables them to help the Church bazaar, and back in London the Phoenix is worshipped in his 'Temple.'


Author: E. Nesbit
Dramatised by: John Tully
The Phoenix made and operated by: Joe Barton
Song composed by: Jonathan Cohen
Director: Clive Doig
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
The Phoenix: Richard Warner
Cyril: Gary Russell
Anthea: Tamzin Neville
Robert: Max Harris
Jane: Jane Forster
The Lamb: V.M. Hartman
Mother: Daphne Neville
Father: Edward Brooks
Shopkeeper: Robert Dorning
Miss Peasmarsh: Wendy Lovelock
Mr Bolam: Philip Dunbar
Mrs Biddle: Hilary Mason
Eliza: Trisha Mortimer
Ranee: Surya Kumari
Entertainer: Ali Baba
Entertainer: Babu Rao
Mrs Wigson: Deddie Davies
Ike: Robin Keston
Herb: Brownie Maisey
Reception clerk: Bruce Bennett
Manager: Jeffrey Segal
Porter: Charles Turner

: Esther Rantzen

appeals on behalf of the Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus which works and cares for 12,000 children with spina bifida (split spine) and hydrocephalus (water on the brain) and supports their families.
Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed],


Unknown: Esther Rantzen

: Palm Sunday Songs of Praise

from Sudbury, Suffolk
In the birthplace of Thomas Gainsborough on the Suffolk borders, local congregations and choirs meet in the 14th-century church of St Gregory for the beginning of Holy Week. MICHAEL BARRATT has been talking to some of the people about their work and faith, and their favourite hymns.
Ride on, ride on in majesty (St Drostane); There is a green hill (Horsley); Lord Jesus Christ (Living Lord): Children of Jerusalem (Infant Praise); To God be the glory (To God be the glory); The Lord's my Shepherd (Crimond); Faith of our fathers (Sawston); Lord through this Holy Week (Strength and Stay); All glory, laud and honour (St Theodulph)
Conductor Richard CLARK Organist GEORGE HOWARD


Presenter: Michael Barratt
Conductor: Richard Clark
Organist: George Howard
Producer: Raymond Short

: All Creatures Great and Small

from the books by JAMES HERRIOT A serial in 13 episodes starring with Peter Davison and Carol Drinkwater 9: The Last Furlong adapted by ANTHONY STEVEN
Some farmers like to do their own vetting. But James discovers that sometimes the vet can cure the farmer....
Theme music by JOHNNY PEARSON Film cameraman KEN MORGAN Designer DAVID CROZIER Producer BILL SELLARS
Directed by CHRISTOPHER BAXER BBC Birmingham


Unknown: James Herriot
Unknown: Peter Davison
Unknown: Carol Drinkwater
Adapted By: Anthony Steven
Music By: Johnny Pearson
Unknown: Ken Morgan
Designer: David Crozier
Producer: Bill Sellars
Directed By: Christopher Baxer
James Herriot: Christopher Timothy
Siegfried Farnon: Robert Hardy
Pickersgill: Peter Schofield
Tristan Farnon: Peter Davison
Olive Pickersgill: Cecily Hobbs
Sidlow: William Abney
Mrs Hall: Mary Hignett
Helen Alderson: Carol Drinkwater
Mrs Ransom: Jeanne Mockford
Major General Ransom: Geoffrey Toone
Colonel Tremayne: Anthony Dawes
Mrs Tremayne: Jean Fergusson
Stewie Brannon: Ronald Lacey
Head lad: Gordon Reid

: The Sunday Film: Topkapi

Melina Mercourl
Peter Ustinov
Maximilian Schell , Robert Morley
A daring plan is afoot to steal a sultan's jewel-encrusted dagger from the electronic security of the Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul. But since neither of the thieves has a criminal record, they decide to be assisted only by amateurs. Enter Robert Morley , as an eccentric inventor, and Peter Ustinov , turning in an Oscar-winning performance as a reluctant spy.
Based on the novel The Light of Day by ERIC AMBLER
Directed by JULES DASSIN. Films: page 16


Unknown: Melina Mercourl
Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Unknown: Maximilian Schell
Unknown: Robert Morley
Unknown: Robert Morley
Unknown: Peter Ustinov
Unknown: Eric Ambler
Directed By: Jules Dassin.
Elizabeth Lipp: Melina Mercouri
Arthur Simpson: Peter Ustinov
William Walter: Maximilian Schell
Cedric Page: Robert Morley
Geven: Akim Tamiroff
Giulio: Gilles Segal
Fiseher: Jess Hahn

: News

with Richard Baker Weather


Unknown: Richard Baker

: Everyman

Weekly documentary coverage of the world of religious current affairs.
Peter France and Vanya Kewley


Unknown: Peter France
Editor: Peter Armstrong

: Read All About It

The Paperback Programme Introduced by Ronald Harwood
Books of the Week chosen by Brigid Brophy , writer Victoria Glendinning , writer and journalist and Russell Harty , journalist With them in the studio Authors of the Week
The Rt Hon Roy Hattersley , mp, with Goodbye to Yorkshire which The Guardian called 'One of the most utterly delightful books I have ever read by a politician '.
Judith Burnley with her first novel The Wife, a witty and entertaining account of attitudes to modern marriage.
For short story competition entry forms please send sae to: [address removed]


Introduced By: Ronald Harwood
Unknown: Brigid Brophy
Unknown: Victoria Glendinning
Unknown: Russell Harty
Unknown: Roy Hattersley
Unknown: Judith Burnley
Producer: Julia Matheson

: The British Connection?

Twelve films from different parts of the UK which explore some of the complexities of people's sense of identity.
6: Ffynnongroyw
Although it stands only a few miles from the English border and within permanent sight of the Wirrall, Ffynnongroyw was overwhelmingly Welsh-speaking until the end of the Second World War. Since then, the language has virtually disappeared not only from the village itself but from the local coal mine, Point of Ayr.
Why did this happen and how did it affect the identity and values of the community?


Producer: Gwynn Pritchard

: Weatherman

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