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For viewers from Pakistan and India.
Sawal Aur Jawab - Can I help you?
From the Midlands
Repeated on Wednesday at 12.25 p.m.

Questions by post, in English or your own language, for answering in the programme should be sent to Make Yourself at Home or Apna Hi Ghar Samajhiye, [address removed]

(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Peterborough, Tacolneston, Holme Moss, Pontop Pike, Winter Hill, Kirk O'Shotts, Divis, Londonderry, Wenvoe West, Rowridge)
(to 9.20)

Contributors

Producer:
Paul Morby
Programme Editor:
David Gretton

Written by Michel Faure and Joe Cremona.
A course of thirty lessons for absolute beginners in French.

Jean-Paul's friends help him to take an advertising photograph.

With Pamela Stirling, Andre Maranne
and Malou Pantera as Francoise, Francois Brincourt as Jean-Paul
Repeated on Tuesday evening
(to 9.55)

Contributors

Writer:
Michel Faure
Writer:
Joe Cremona
Producer:
Ronald Smedley
Presenter:
Pamela Stirling
Presenter:
Andre Maranne
Francoise:
Malou Pantera
Jean-Paul:
Francois Brincourt

Most people have a bonus of ten or fifteen years of active life when they retire. How can they make the most of it?
Lorna Hubbard, Dora Miskin, Professor Peter Townsend
Introduced by Hugh Barrett.

Repeated on Thursday at 3.15 p.m.

Contributors

Interviewee:
Lorna Hubbard
Interviewee:
Dora Miskin
Interviewee:
Professor Peter Townsend
Presenter:
Hugh Barrett
Interviewer:
Joan Bakewell
Director:
Michael Blakstad
Producer:
Beryl Radley

Ten programmes unravelling the workings of the weather.

The forecaster depends on thousands of observations throughout the hemisphere and a complex communication system. Armed with the results he has to make predictions based on research and his own experience.
P. C. Meade, O.B.E., Meteorological Office, Bracknell; B. Foord, London Weather Centre

Repeated on Monday at 11.0 p.m.

Contributors

Presenter:
P. C. Meade
Presenter:
B. Foord
Director:
Alan Strowger
Producer:
Brenda Horsefield

Little more than a hundred years ago all that man knew of his past was what was written in the Bible and by classical writers.
Glyn Daniel tells the story of how the prehistory of man came to take its proper place in our general scheme of knowledge.

Repeated on Thursday at 10.50 p.m.
(to 13.00)

Contributors

Presenter:
Glyn Daniel
Director:
Nancy Thomas
Producer:
Paul Johnstone

The Queen of Climbers - Clematis and the muddle about pruning!
Percy Thrower and Cliff Lewis recommend a long season of flower with species hybrids for walls, pergolas, and fences - and for backyard and patio gardens
Planting, feeding, and pruning.
From the Midlands

Contributors

Presenter:
Percy Thrower
Guest:
Cliff Lewis
Producer:
Paul Morby

The slopes of Plynlimon have changed their character since George Bennett Evans started farming them in 1912. His improvements have doubled their stock-carrying capacity.
John Cherrington talks to him about his life and his reclamation work.
BBC film: From the Midlands
followed by the Weather Situation for farmers and growers
(to 14.15)

Contributors

Presenter:
John Cherrington
Directed and produced by:
John Kenyon

Three films by Adrian Cowell.
Mad prophets, flagellators, and armed men are among the pilgrims who wander the barren backlands of Brazil. (Repeat)

2 20-2.50 A Man With a View: Charles Wood in Guernsey
(Rowridge, Brighton, Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree)

Contributors

Narrator/producer:
Adrian Cowell
Filmed by:
Jesco von Puttkamer
Presented by:
Harry Hastings
Film series edited by:
Brian Branston
Presenter (A Man With a View):
Charles Wood

[Starring] The Marx Brothers
The hilarious antics of the four Marx brothers at a wealthy lady's house-party.

Contributors

Based on a musical comedy by:
George S. Kaufman
Based on a musical comedy by:
Morris Ryskind
Based on a musical comedy by:
Bert Kalmar
Based on a musical comedy by:
Harry Ruby
Director:
Victor Heerman
Captain Spaulding:
Groucho Marx
The Professor:
Harpo Marx
Ravelli:
Chico Marx
Horatio Janison:
Zeppo Marx
Mrs, Rittenhouse:
Margaret Dumont
Arabela:
Lilian Roth
John Parker:
Hal Thompson
Roscoe Chandler:
Louis Sorin
Mrs. Whitehead:
Margaret Irving
Grace Carpenter:
Kathryn Reece

by Charles Dickens.
Dramatised in thirteen episodes by Vincent Tilsley.

In which David chooses a profession but ignores a warning.

Contributors

Author:
Charles Dickens
Dramatised by:
Vincent Tilsley
Music composed and conducted by:
John Hotchkis
Designer:
Stephen Bundy
Producer:
Campbell Logan
Director:
Joan Craft
Mr. Spenlow:
Andre van Gyseghem
David:
Ian McKellen
Betsey Trotwood:
Flora Robson
Mr. Jorkins:
Lionel Hamilton
Mrs. Crupp:
Amelia Bayntun
Mr. Guipidge:
Lloyd Pearson
Traddles:
Clive Francis
Mr. Micawber:
Bill Fraser
Mrs. Micawber:
Eleanor Summerfield
Steerforth:
Barry Justice
Agnes:
Hannah Gordon
Dora Spenlow:
Tina Packer
Jip:
null Fleur

Written by Robert Gray.
Pinky and Perky and Jimmy Thompson this week prove that You, too, can be an artist
From the North

Contributors

Writer:
Robert Gray
Presenter:
Jimmy Thompson
Puppets presented by:
Jan Dalibor
Puppets presented by:
Vlasta Dalibor
Additional manipulator:
Philip Rose
Additional manipulator:
Elizabeth Rose
"We Belong Together" words and music by:
Norman Newell
"We Belong Together" words and music by:
Alyn Ainsworth
Producer:
Stan Parkinson

appeals on behalf of International Voluntary Service
Contributions, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque, will be gratefully acknowledged and should be sent to Richard Baker, [address removed].
International Voluntary Service is part of a world-wide organisation arranging service by volunteers in Britain, throughout Europe, and in the developing countries with hospital patients, deprived children, the aged, disabled old people, remote communities, and any others in need.

Contributors

Presenter:
Richard Baker

from the 18th Scottish Christian Youth Assembly at the Assembly Hall, Edinburgh.
Introduced by Murdoch McPherson.

Now Israel may say (Tune, Old 124th)
Praise to the Lord, the almighty (Tune, Lobe den Herren)
Christ is the world's Redeemer (Tune, Moville)
God your glory we have seen in your Son (from Dunblane Praises Number One)
O Jesus, King most wonderful (Tune, Metzler)
Judge eternal, throned in splendour (Tune, Picardy)
God is my strong salvation (Tune, Christus, der ist mein Leben (Bremen))
Soldiers of the Cross arise (Tune, Orientis Partibus)
The strife is o'er, the battle done (Tune, Vulpius)

Contributors

Conductor:
John Currie
Organist:
Douglas Bruce
Prayers:
Alister Green (Chairman)
Presenter:
Murdoch McPherson
Producer:
Ronald Falconer

The film this Sunday stars Laurence Harvey, Julie Harris, Diane Cilento, Mai Zetterling, Eva Gabor
with Michael Denison, Derek Farr
and guest stars, Roland Culver, Wilfrid Hyde White, Marius Goring

Contributors

Director:
Muriel Box
Producer:
Sydney Box
Costumes designed by:
Cecil Beaton
Humphrey Tavistock:
Laurence Harvey
Helen Cooper:
Julie Harris
Ambrosine Viney:
Diane Cilento
Julie:
Mai Zetterling
Louise:
Eva Gabor
Rollo:
Michael Denison
Anthony:
Derek Farr
Comtesse:
Elina Labourdette
Charles Tavistock:
Roland Culver
Sir George Tavistock:
Wilfrid Hyde White
Diana:
Catherine Boyle
Lady Tavistock:
Ambrosine Phillpotts
Saida:
Jackie Lane
Mary Maguire:
Lisa Gastoni
Sultan:
Robert Rietty
Francois:
Christopher Lee
Otto Kerstein:
Marius Goring
Trevor:
Thorley Walters
Judge:
Ernest Thesiger
Sir Jeremy:
Griffith Jones

Created by A.J. Cronin.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Barbara Mullen, Bill Simpson

(Andrew Cruickshank is appearing in "Alibi for a Judge" at the Savoy Theatre, London)

Contributors

Created by:
A.J. Cronin
Script:
Stewart Farrar
From a story by:
Michael Ashlin
The series produced by arrangement with:
Graham Stewart
Designer:
Susan Spence
Producer:
Gerard Glaister
Director:
John Fabian
Medical adviser:
George McGrath
Peter MacNab:
Ian Cullen
Dr. Finlay:
Bill Simpson
Donald Sinclair:
Ronald Muirhead
Janet:
Barbara Mullen
Wilfred Garson:
Jameson Clark
Margaret Garson:
Ros Drinkwater
Dr. Cameron:
Andrew Cruickshank
Millie Andrews:
Elsie Arnold
Bruce Murdoch:
Jack Stewart
Amy Murdoch:
Gilly McIver
Mistress Niven:
Effie Morrison
Mistress McBryde:
Constance Lorne
Mr. Crieff:
Charles Stewart
Sir Thomas MacNab:
Ballard Berkeley

The weekly feature series on artists and the arts.

A case-history on film of the Royal Shakespeare Company's efforts to attract a new audience to the Theatre.
Rene Cutforth reports on a one-night stand in Paddington.
with Michele Dotrice, Gabrielle Hamilton, Paul Hardwick, Davyd Harries, Michael Jayston, Richard Moore.

Contributors

Reporter:
Rene Cutforth
Stage excerpts compiled and directed by:
Michael Kustow
Executive producer:
Stephen Hearst
Producer:
Peter Montagnon
[Actress]:
Michele Dotrice
[Actress]:
Gabrielle Hamilton
[Actor]:
Paul Hardwick
[Actor]:
Davyd Harries
[Actor]:
Michael Jayston
[Actor]:
Richard Moore

BBC One London

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