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Sheelagh Gilbey and Ben Thomas say Hallo Again Story: Harlequin and the Gift of Many Colours by REMY CHARLIP and BURTON SUPREE
Musicians MICHAEL OMER. ALAN GRAHAME
Series producer BARBARA RODDAM Editor CYNTHIA FELGATE (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sheelagh Gilbey
Unknown:
Ben Thomas
Unknown:
Remy Charlip
Unknown:
Burton Supree
Unknown:
Musicians Michael Omer.
Unknown:
Alan Grahame
Editor:
Cynthia Felgate

A series of programmes about God's wide world.
Gary Bond , Linda Nolan and Rani Singh with stories and songs showing that things aren't always what they seem ... Producer MARTIN HUGHES
Executive producer DAVID BROWN (R)

Contributors

Unknown:
Gary Bond
Unknown:
Linda Nolan
Unknown:
Rani Singh
Producer:
Martin Hughes
Producer:
David Brown

A series in which viewers are united in a service of prayer and fellowship.
Tony Phelan joins Caitriona Healy , a member of the 'Grail', a Roman Catholic lay women's community in Pinner, Middlesex. And on this first Sunday after Easter, Ewan Aitken examines the meaning of The Way of Christ.
Director SIMON HAMMOND
Series producer DAVID CRAIG

Contributors

Unknown:
Tony Phelan
Unknown:
Caitriona Healy
Unknown:
Ewan Aitken
Director:
Simon Hammond
Producer:
David Craig

Presented by Ghazala Amin Banstead Place Mobility Centre is a charity based in Surrey which runs a mobile assessment centre for disabled drivers.
Azmat Bajwa went there to meet Firoza Kapadia , a young sufferer from arthritis, and to hear about the work of the centre. Music by Runa Laila , who sings a ghazal.
Producer WASEEM MAHMOOD
Executive producer ASHOK RAMPAL BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown:
Azmat Bajwa
Unknown:
Firoza Kapadia
Music By:
Runa Laila

Presented by Sneh Gupta
The family quiz show which helps speakers of English as a second language improve their understanding and use of English.
With guests Kulvinder Ghir Burt Kwouk , Anna Savva and Renu Setna
Research CAROLE MONTAGUE Director JOHN M.A. LANE
Producer JEREMY ORLEBAR
For leaflet, How to Use Switch On to English, send large sae (12" x 9") to [address removed]

Contributors

Presented By:
Sneh Gupta
Unknown:
Kulvinder Ghir
Unknown:
Burt Kwouk
Unknown:
Anna Savva
Unknown:
Renu Setna
Unknown:
Carole Montague
Director:
John M.A. Lane
Producer:
Jeremy Orlebar

Presented by Brian Redhead Five British companies that made it - their story of recovery from recession.
4: The New Look - TI 'New World' Gas Cookers
How the battle has been fought against years of complacency and heavy losses. TI's gas cooker factory in Warrington has won new management, new designs and new production methods. Assistant producer FIONA PITCHER Producer BRIAN DAVIES (R)

Contributors

Presented By:
Brian Redhead
Producer:
Brian Davies

See the news as others see it and brush up your French at the same time.
The news bulletin from Antenne Deux, and a round-up of the main news stories across Europe. Presented by Chantal Cuer
(R)

Contributors

Presenter:
Chantal Cuer
Director:
Nigel Keleher
Producer:
Terry Doyle

Six programmes on how microtechnology can help disabled people to live more independent lives. 2: Communicating
The 'chip' can give a speech-impaired person a 'voice', can help the deaf to use the phone, can help the blind to read, send and receive letters - for the first time many disabled people can communicate with the outside world.
Film editor PETER ESSEX
Producer ANNA JACKSON (R)
For illustrated booklet send sae (28p) to [address removed]
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Contributors

Editor:
Peter Essex
Producer:
Anna Jackson

with Philip Wrixon Dan Cherrington
Leslie Cottington and Claire Powell Producers
KEN POLLOCK. MARTIN SMALL
Executive producer JOHN KENYON BBC Pebble Mill

Contributors

Unknown:
Philip Wrixon
Unknown:
Dan Cherrington
Unknown:
Leslie Cottington
Unknown:
Ken Pollock.
Producer:
John Kenyon

with David Dimbleby
Starting with News Summary 'My aim, says
David Dimbleby , 'is to get to the truth behind the contentious issues of the moment, through reasoned discussion with those at the heart of events.'
Film reporter
Michael Cockerell
Producers PHILIP CAMPBELL COLIN MARTIN. ELLIE UPDALE Editor PAUL NORRIS

Contributors

Unknown:
David Dimbleby
Unknown:
David Dimbleby
Unknown:
Michael Cockerell
Producers:
Philip Campbell
Producers:
Colin Martin.
Editor:
Paul Norris

'I would like to be judged by the best of my work and if I am, I don't feel that I'll be too shabbily treated.'
Actor Gregory Peck is celebrating his 70th birthday and over 40 years in the movies. From his Hollywood home he looks back on his distinguished career and reminisces with Christopher Frayling about some of his most popular films, including The Big Country
The Yearling, Roman Holiday The Gunfighter
The Guns of Navarone and Captain Horatio Hornblower Film editor JOHN LEE
Producer MARGARET SHARP

Contributors

Unknown:
Gregory Peck
Unknown:
Christopher Frayling
Editor:
John Lee
Producer:
Margaret Sharp

Continuing a season of films starring one of the great names of Hollywood. Today with Virginia Mayo Robert Beatty England is at war with France and Spain, as Captain
Hornblower sails on a secret mission to obtain supplies from a Spanish rebel, the bloodthirsty El Supremo. Gregory Peck plays the courageous captain in this action-packed adaptation of three of C. S. Forester 's novels.
Screenplay by IVAN GOFF
BEN ROBERTS and AENEAS MACKENZIE From the novels by C. S. FORESTER Produced and directed by RAOUL WALSH
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Contributors

Unknown:
Gregory Peck
Unknown:
C. S. Forester
Unknown:
Ivan Goff
Unknown:
Ben Roberts
Unknown:
Aeneas MacKenzie
Directed By:
Raoul Walsh
Captain Hornblower:
Gregory Peck
Lady Barbara:
Virginia Mayo
Lt Bush:
Robert Beatty
Quist:
James Robertson Justice
Leighton:
Denis O'Dea
Lt Crystal:
Moultrie Kelsall
Second Lt Gerard:
Terence Morgan
Polwheal:
Richard Hearne
Longley:
Jameskenney
Hebe:
Ingborg Wells
El Supremo:
Alec Mango

Introduced by Hugh Scully
This week the Roadshow and its team of experts visit
Llandudno in North Wales. Among the vast array of objects they uncover are a Napoleonic bone ship that turns out to be a fake, and a most unusual piece of Worcester porcelain. Director ROY CHAPMAN Producer ROBIN DRAKE BBC Bristol
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Contributors

Introduced By:
Hugh Scully
Director:
Roy Chapman
Producer:
Robin Drake

Tonight in London more than 30,000 people will be homeless. For the past 25 years the St Botolph's Crypt Centre has been welcoming many of those with no roof over their heads.
The centre offers vital practical help - all too often help that is denied by other agencies. But to cope with the growing demand, the centre plans to expand, especially its counselling and medical facilities. For the sake of the people who need help, more funds are urgently needed. Please send donations to:
[address removed]

Contributors

Unknown:
Malcolm Johnson

from Goring and Streatley
Tonight's programme unites the ancient kingdoms of Wessex and Mercia. The people of Streatley and Goring, two villages which face each other across the River Thames, come together to celebrate 900 years of Christian and community life.
Roger Royle joins their celebrations and sees a project designed to teach children about country life. He also meets Janet Ranee , daughter of novelist and hymn writer Jan Struther , two of whose hymns are sung in the programme.
Jerusalem; The King of love my Shepherd is (Dominus regit me);
Lord of all hopefulness (Slane); When a knight won his spurs (Stowey): Let there be peace on earth: 0 world invisible (Pimlico Road); Lord Jesus Christ (Living Lord); Jesu, lover of my soul (Aberystwyth) Conductor IAN CRABBE
Organist GORDON CRABBE
Producers DAVID KREMER , LIZ GORT Series producer STEPHEN WHITTLE
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Contributors

Unknown:
Roger Royle
Unknown:
Janet Ranee
Unknown:
Jan Struther
Producers:
David Kremer
Producer:
Stephen Whittle

Written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson.
starring Tony Hancock

Any resemblance to a famous long-running serial is entirely coincidental - or is it?

Featuring Brian Oulton, Patrick Cargill, Constance Chapman, Hugh Lloyd, Bruno Barnabe, Richard Carpenter, Dennis Chinnery, Victor Platt, Bernard Hunter, Peter Glaze, Alec Bregonzi, Meadows White, Charles Young, Ralph Wilson, William Sherwood, and Gwenda Ewan.
(R) (Ceefax subtitles)
Videos The Blood Donor (BBCV/B 7004). The Lift (BBCV/B 7034). The
Bowmans (BBCV/B 7035), The Radio Ham (BBCV/B 7036), The Bedsitter
(BBCV/B 7037), The Poison Pen Letters (BBCV/B 7038). from retailers

Contributors

Writer:
Ray Galton
Writer:
Alan Simpson
Design:
Malcolm Goulding
Producer:
Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock:
Tony Hancock
Dan Bowman:
Brian Oulton
The Producer:
Patrick Cargill
Gladys Bowman:
Constance Chapman
Florist:
Hugh Lloyd
BBC Official:
Bruno Barnabe
Old Ben Merryweather's friend:
Richard Carpenter
Reporter:
Dennis Chinnery
Postman:
Victor Platt
[Actor]:
Bernard Hunter
Harold:
Peter Glaze
Fred:
Alec Bregonzi
George:
Meadows White
[Actor]:
Charles Young
The Doctor:
Ralph Wilson
Julian Court:
William Sherwood
Diane:
Gwenda Ewan

A major five-part series chronicling the birth of Christianity and the decline of the Roman Empire. Starring
3: Peter travels through Judaea on his mission to spread the gospel, once more demonstrating miraculous powers of healing. Then, without warning, he has a mysterious and troubling vision ...
In Rome, Caleb continues his search for Ruth and Sarah. He begins training at the school of gladiators, but then receives news of his sisters' fate. Enraged and determined to take his revenge, he vows to kill the Emperor Caligula.
Written by ANTHONY BURGESS and VINCENZO LABELLA
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Contributors

Written By:
Anthony Burgess
Produced By:
Vincenzo Labella
Directed By:
Stuart Cooper
Caligula:
John McEnery
Cecil Humphreys:
John McEnery
Peter:
Denis Quilley
Caleb:
Cecil Humphreys
Corinna:
Diane Venora
Macro:
Donald Sumpter
the Ethiopian:
Ben Vereen
Sarah:
Amanda Pays
Valerius:
Neil Dickson
Paul:
Philip Sayer
Claudius:
Richard Kiley
Serpenius:
Richard Roundtree
Philip:
Gary Brown
Corinna's father:
Brian Badcoe
Thomas:
Da Vyd Harries
Simon:
John Steiner
Cornelius:
Paul Freeman
Aquila:
Tony Vogel
Seth:
Bruce Winant

with Magnus Magnusson
Four contenders do battle for a place in the semi-finals in the Great Hall of the University of Birmingham. David Winpenny
(National Parks Campaign co-ordinator)
English architecture 1600-1900
William Tighe (historian) The reign of Elizabeth I of England
Hendy Farquhar-Smith (teacher)
The history of Edinburgh 1745-1815 Bill Muir
(Inspector of Taxes)
The works of Dornford Yates Lighting DENNIS BUTCHER
Assistant producer MARY CRAIG Director DAVID MITCHELL Producer PETER MASSEY

Contributors

Unknown:
Magnus Magnusson
Unknown:
David Winpenny
Unknown:
William Tighe
Unknown:
Bill Muir
Producer:
Mary Craig
Director:
David Mitchell
Producer:
Peter Massey

Introduced by Sheila Walsh and Alvin Stardust
Heading the line-up tonight is Steve Camp , one of America's fastest rising gospel stars, Jessy Dixon , De Garno and Key, Huey Lewis and the News and the London
Community Gospel Choir. Film cameramen JIM PIERSON and JOHNNY AUSTIN
Film sound RON BROWN
Lighting director ERIC WALLACE Series producer JIM MURRAY

Contributors

Introduced By:
Sheila Walsh
Introduced By:
Alvin Stardust
Unknown:
Steve Camp
Unknown:
Jessy Dixon
Unknown:
De Garno
Unknown:
Huey Lewis
Unknown:
Jim Pierson
Unknown:
Ron Brown
Director:
Eric Wallace
Producer:
Jim Murray

Pinks and Carnations
From cottage to castle, the pink has for centuries delighted gardeners; and its close relative, the carnation, is one of the most popular cut blooms.
Geoffrey Smith reveals his affection for a flower which has the double attraction of beauty and fragrance. Producer BRIAN DAVIES
Director ERICA GRIFFITHS (R) Book. £4.75 from booksellers

Contributors

Unknown:
Geoffrey Smith
Producer:
Brian Davies
Director:
Erica Griffiths

starring
Guess What I Got You for the Holidays
Christmas is coming and Joe is going broke. Rhoda offers a helping hand ...
Written by COLEMAN MITCHELL and GEOFFREY NEIGHER
Directed by ROBERT MOORE (R)

Contributors

Written By:
Coleman Mitchell
Written By:
Geoffrey Neigher
Directed By:
Robert Moore
Rhoda:
Valerie Harper
Joe:
David Groh
Brenda:
Julie Kavner
Mae:
Cara Williams
Charlie:
Joe Sirola
Carlton's voice:
Lorenzo Music

The Spring Sky
By spring evenings the brilliant winter constellations have vanished into the twilight, but there is still plenty to see.
Patrick Moore talks about the spring constellations such as Leo and Virgo, and shows where to look for Halley's
Comet before it disappears - not to return for 76 years. Producer PETER MORPURGO For newsletter send sae to
[address removed]
Books, The Comet is Coming!. hardback £8. 75; Tomorrow's World: Space Technology, hardback £8.95. paperback £5.95 from booksellers

Contributors

Talks:
Patrick Moore

Regional Variations (2)

The Sky at Night

The Spring Sky

Duration: 20 minutes

on BBC One West

In this programme Sir Patrick Moore looks at constellations in the spring sky and presents some new pictures of Uranus.

BBC One London

About BBC One

BBC One is a TV channel that started broadcasting on the 20th April 1964. It replaced BBC Television.

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