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: Gharbar

To welcome the New Year Gharbar presents a musical compilation featuring a ghazal by GHULAM ALI , a meera bhajan by AMARDEVA, a film song by VANI JAIRAM, a Bengali folk song by a Bangladesh group, an Urdu song by MUSARRAT NAZlR and a geet by HEMA DESAI and ASHIT DESAI
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill


Unknown: Ghulam Ali
Unknown: Ashit Desai

: Closedown

: Play School

The Snow Pig by KATHLEEN DEAN Presenters
Carol Chell , Stuart McGugan


Unknown: Carol Chell
Unknown: Stuart McGugan

: Closedown

: The Glorious Effect

In 1760 Joseph MacDonald wrote of piobaireachd - the ancient classical music of the great Highland bagpipe - ' ... the war-like compositions ... have a glorious effect when advancing on the enemy'. No longer confined to remote Highland glens, piobaireachd has reached the sun-soaked hills of California and even Japan. Performed in an intensely competitive situation by an ever-increasing number of top exponents from as far afield as Australia, New Zealand and Canada, this film tells the story of the pursuit of the glorious effect.
Presented by Rory MacPherson
BBC Scotland


Unknown: Joseph MacDonald
Presented By: Rory MacPherson
Producer: Neil Fraser
Director: Mike Healey

: Elvis Presley in Blue Hawaii

with Joan Blackman
Angela Lansbury
Everybody wants Elvis. His Hawaiian girlfriend wants him to stay with her in their tourist agency. The girls on the tour want him to stay with them on the beach. And his mother wants him to stay with her on her pineapple plantation. While he's making up his mind, Elvis sings 14 songs.
Screenplay by HAL KANTER from a story by ALLAN WEISS Produced by HAL WALLIS
Directed by NORMAN TAUROG Films: page 15


Unknown: Joan Blackman
Unknown: Angela Lansbury
Unknown: Hal Kanter
Story By: Allan Weiss
Produced By: Hal Wallis
Directed By: Norman Taurog
Chad Gates: Elvis Presley
Maile Duval: Joan Blackman
Abigail Prentace: Nancy Walters
Fred Gates: Roland Winters
Sarah Lee Gates: Angela Lansbury
Jack Kellman: John Archer
Mr Chapman: Howard McNear
Mrs Manaka: Flora Hayes
Mr Duval: Gregory Gay
Mr Garvey: Steve Brodie
Mrs Garvey: Iris Adrian
Patsy: Darlene Tomkins
Sandy: Pamela Akert
Beverly: Christian Kay
Ellie: Jenny Maxwell

: Cameo

Wild moorland, strange tors, wooded valleys and streams-Dart-moor has its mysteries and shy wildlife.
Photographed by RONALD EASTMAN Presented by KEITH HOPKINS BBC Bristol


Unknown: Roger Snowdon
Presented By: Keith Hopkins

: The Waltons

The story of a warm-hearted family of pioneer stock - surviving the Depression years of the 30s and facing the war years of the 40s. starring co-starring
The Whirlwind
A new love brings the prospect of a new future for Mary Ellen , then a visit from a stranger brings shattering news from the past.
Based on EARL HAMNER jr's autobiographical novel Spencer's Mountain Written by CLAIRE WHITAKER Directed by NELL cox


Unknown: Mary Ellen
Written By: Claire Whitaker
Directed By: Nell Cox
Jason: Jon Walmsley
Mary Ellen: Judy Norton-Taylor
Erin: Mary Beth McDonough
Ben: Eric Scott
Jim-Bob: David W Harper
Elizabeth: Kami Cotler
Ike Godsey: Joe Conley
Corabeth Godsey: Ronnie Claire Edwards
the narrator: Earl Hamner
Rose: Peggy Rea
Cindy: Leslie Wilson

: Inside Women's Magazines

A series of five programmes 3-: The New Woman
Identifying the new woman ' of the 60s would mean big profits for the magazine publishers, but the search for her was more difficult than anyone anticipated, and it wasn't until the 70s that she was apparently found.
(Fourth programme tomorrow 6.30)

: Collecting Now

Twelve weekly looks at collectors and collections in their fascinating and limitless variety.
Introduced by Harriet Crawley with Sarah Kennedy , Mike Dornan John FitzMaurice Mills
This week Harriet plays driver's mate on a vintage steam lorry; a forecast on the state of the collecting market for 1983; there's a collection of miniature hats varying from a pencil sharpener shaped like a Japanese crash helmet to a Faberg6 vodka cup masquerading as a Tsarist officer's cap; and a psychiatrist's ghoulish collection of surgical and medical instruments!
Series producer CHRISTOPHER LEWIS BBC Bristol


Introduced By: Harriet Crawley
Unknown: Sarah Kennedy
Unknown: Mike Dornan
Unknown: John Fitzmaurice
Producer: Margaret Benton
Producer: Christopher Lewis

: News Summary

with subtitles followed by Weather

: Mary O'Hara

The international singing star with a rich feast of music recorded in one of Ulster finest mansions. Songs of beauty, pathos and magic in sumptuous settings.
'Lord of the dance' is just one of a number of songs to which Mary brings her individual talents. Dancer WILLY VERKUIL Puppets
Orchestra conducted by JO STEWART
Production ALAN TONGUE
Recorded at Mount Stewart, Co Down, by permission of the National Trust BBC Northern Ireland


Unknown: Willy Verkuil
Conducted By: Jo Stewart

: A Vision of Hope

Even ten years ago the diagnosis of cancer or leukaemia in a child usually amounted to a death sentence. Today there is much more hope. A specialist unit at the Bristol Children's Hospital is getting successful results in well over half the cases that come to them. Scientific advances have been magnificent in the last decade, but the unit staff has also established an important new approach to treatment which includes explanation, support and encouragement for the parents as well as the child. Commentary GRAHAM PURCIIES
Film editor DAVID KITSON Producer PAUL SMITH


Editor: David Kitson
Producer: Paul Smith

: World Darts

The Embassy
World Professional Championship
PETER PURVES introduces highlights of the first quarter-final.


Introduces: Peter Purves

: Midweek Movie: The Spy Who Came in from the Cold

starring Richard Burton
Claire Bloom , Oskar Werner
The first - and the most successful-adaptation of a Le Carré novel to the big screen. Burton plays Leamas, a top British Intelligence agent, forced into a plot to discredit the KGB. The seedy world of spying is magnificently portrayed by a fine British cast, including Rupert Davies as the first personification of the now famous Smiley.
Screenplay by PAUL BEHN , GUY TROSPER Based on the novel by JOHN LE CARRE
Produced and directed by MARTIN RITT Films: page 15


Unknown: Richard Burton
Unknown: Claire Bloom
Unknown: Oskar Werner
Unknown: Rupert Davies
Unknown: Paul Behn
Novel By: John Le Carre
Directed By: Martin Ritt
Alec Leamas: Richard Burton
Nan Perry: Clalre Bloom
Fiedler: Oskar Werner
Hans-Dieter Mundt: Peter Van Eyck
Peters: Sam Wanamaker
East German defence attorney: George Voskovec
Smiley: Rupert Davies
Control: Cyril Cusack
Ashe: Michael Hordern
Carlton: Robert Hardy
Patmore: Bernard Lee

: * Newsnight

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