Stories and songs from God's wide world.
MARK CURRY tells how Alban became the first British saint.
KIM GOODY sings that 'the world is a circle'.
TINA HEATH shows how the loyalty of Ruth was rewarded.
Director JUDY MERRY
Producer DAVID BROWN
A live programme in which viewers are invited to join in half an hour of worship together, listening to readings from the Bible and praying for each other and the world.
Today's speaker is The Rev Dr Frances Young , Senior Lecturer in Theology at
Birmingham University and a Methodist minister. She joins a group of viewers at Brookfield House, a home for people with mental handicap, in Monyhull Hospital. Her theme is:
The Ordinary and The Extraordinary.
Old Testament reading: 1 Samuel 17, W 33-35, 37, 40
Gospel: Luke 10, W 21, 23-24
Hymn for meditation: Teach me my God and King (Sandys)
Directors JOHN HARMAR-SMITH and STEVE CHILVER
Producer MICHAEL SHOESMTrH
Series producer ELIZABETH GORT Send your letters to: This is the Day, BBC Television,
London W12 8QT
The Daily Jang is one of the most widely read Urdu newspapers in this country. Today's studio guest
Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman is Editor in Chief, Jang Group Newspapers. Iftikhar Arif talks to him about the state of Urdu journalism.
Shaheen Nawab talks to the arch villain of Pakistani films, Mustafa Qureshi , and to his wife, Rubeena, a leading exponent of folk songs on radio and television. She performs one of her popular melodies.
Producer YOUSUF AZIZ
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL An ASIAN UNIT presentation
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBCPebbleMill
features the news and views, politics and practice of those involved with the land. With PHILIP WRIXON
DAN CHERRINGTON , BARRY WILSON Producers
PHILIP HICKS , KEN POLLOCK
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill
Weather for farmers
What is a print? The last film of the series explains the various kinds of print sold on the market. It explains the differences between original prints and reproductions and follows the making of a reproduction by the Tate Gallery.
Film editor HOWARD SHARP
Producer SUZANNE DAVIES Book £9.95 from booksellers
Robert Mitchum Deborah Kerr
A hard-bitten US marine is washed ashore on a small Pacific island and finds it already inhabited, not by the Japanese, but by a young nun. Amid the hazards of enemy attack the unlikely pair settle down to the problems of living together in this sometimes comic and sometimes moving story, set during World War n.
JOHN LEE MAHIN and JOHN HUSTON based on the novel by CHARLES SHAW Produced by BUDDY ADLER and EUGENE FRANKS Directed by JOHN HUSTON
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Jamie is lost and thirsty in the rugged Sierras, and the search to find him is on. Fearing that time is running out, Hoss enlists the aid of Judith who is reputed to have some special powers....
Written oy ARTHUR WEINGARTEN and SUZANNE CLAUSER
Directed by LEWIS ALLEN
Over 150 aircraft from leading aerospace countries have been on view during the past week to potential buyers from the world's airline and defence forces at this mammoth flying exhibition. In particular three international companies will show off their Basic Trainer Aircraft in a bid to secure a lucrative contract with the Royal Air Force.
Raymond Baxter reports on the week's events at the famous air show and describes the spectacular air display. Television presentation
PETER MASSEY , TIM MARSHALL
Executive producer DOUGLAS HESPE (Event organised by the Society of British Aerospace Companies)
A series of films in which six people reflect upon the faith
, they practise and explain how 'it helps them in Britain today.
5: Muhammad Jamil , a Muslim, who came to England from Pakistan in the mid 60s for postgraduate study. As a Muslim he shares the same God with his Jewish and Christian brethren. Producer LALAGE NEAL
Series producer INGRID DUFFELL
by CHARLES DICKENS dramatised in ten episodes by JAMES ANDREW HALL
8: Walter Gay 's-ship has been given up for lost, and Sol Gills has disappeared. leaving
Captain Cuttle alone in charge of his shop.
Although she does not love him Edith has accepted
Mr Dombey 's proposal of marriage, resigning herself to the fact that her beauty is her only asset and that she has no option than to sell herself in the marriage market.
Lord Feenix ROGER OSTIME Music composed and conducted by DUDLEY SIMPSON
Producer BARRY LETTS
Director RODNEY BENNETT *CEEFAX SUBTITLES
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Five films with Joe Brown and Agnes Gattegno I and featuring Antoine Tudal 3: How to get lost in French. Joe Brown finds out the hard way while asking his way around the Basque coastal resort of St-Jean-de-Luz. He also has a go at dancing the fandango, which is even more tricky when the directions are in French....
Film editor LUIS ESPANA
Produced by TERRY DOYLE
Written and directed by FRANK ASH
from Conwy, Gwynedd
This weekend the historic town of Conwy celebrates the 700th anniversary of the granting of its charter by Edward I. Standing above an estuary spanned by Telford's marvellous suspension bridge
Edward's castle still dominates the skyline, and on this special occasion local Christians have gathered inside the castle walls to sing their Songs of Praise. Phil George meets the people who have chosen the hymns. A sovereign protector I have
(Tre-wen); O'r fath newid rhyfeddol a wnaed ynof fi (Can yr Adfywiad Newydd); When I survey (Monte
Criste); Ar for tymhestlog teithio'r wyf (Penmachno); 0 Jesus I have promised (Hatherop Castle): To God be the glory: Jesu, lover of my soul (Aberystwyth); Round the Lord in glory seated (Sanctus) Prayer and blessing
THE REV CANON R. DWYFOR JONES Conductor R. DAVY JONES
POINT OF AYR COLLIERY BAND Conductor RICHARD EVANS MAELGWN MALE CHOIR
Producer JOHN GERAINT
Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE
SIDNEY SHELDON 'S bestseller in three parts starring
3: For the sake of the Blackwell dynasty Kate takes over the rearing of Tony's twin daughters. Physically identical, the beautiful Eve and Alexandra are emotionally opposite. When Eve is disinherited she masterminds a murderous plot against her sister, with the help of Greek playboy, George Mellis , whose charm and good looks hide a sinister, secret life.
From the French Riviera to the penthouses of Manhattan and the family estate at Dark Harbour, Maine, the tumultuous struggle to gain control of the famed
Kruger-Brent wealth reaches a powerful and surprising conclusion. With so much at stake, it's no longer a game!
Written by ALVIN BORETZ
Produced by NORMAN ROSEMONT Directed by HARVEY HART
Last in the weekly series of relays from the 90th season of Henry Wood Promenade Concerts.
Tonight: two works by Mozart
Symphony No 35, in D (Haffner) (K385)
Composed in 1782, the symphony was dedicated to Mozart's great friends the Haffners and was originally used as music for family festivities at their house in Salzburg.
Piano Concerto No 27, in B flat (K 595)
Mozart's last piano concerto, first performed in Vienna in March 1791 not long before his death. soloist Alfred Brendel with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra leader JOHN TUNNELL conducted by Wilfried Boettcher Introduced by Richard Baker
Executive producer KENNETH CORDEN
Directed by PETER BARTLETT
Book, The Henry Wood Proms, £4.50 from booksellers
starring Jim Dale
A screen version of Spike Milligan 's anarchically funny autobiography of his war years, with comedian Jim Dale playing Milligan and the author playing his own father. There are richly comic moments in what is basically a serious anti-war film, portraying the life and times of a group of new recruits before they leave for the front.
Screenplay by JOHNNY BYRNE Based on the novel by SPIKE MILLIGAN
Produced by GREGORY SMITH Directed by NORMAN COHEN
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