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: Heddiw

gydag Owen Edwards.
Topical items in Welsh introduced by Owen Edwards.

(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss, Wenvoe West)

(to 13.25)

Contributors

Presenter: Owen Edwards

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the very young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
BBC film

: The News and The Weather Man

(to 13.53)

: Jackanory: The Children of Green Knowe: Part 5: Christmas at Green Knowe

with Susannah York.

Contributors

Storyteller: Susannah York
Film Editor: Terry Cornelius
Assistant Producer: Anna Home
Editor: Joy Whitby

: Christmas Crackerjack

Leslie Crowther, Peter Glaze, Christine Holmes, Jillian Comber invite you to their Christmas Party.
Among the special guests: Rolf Harris, Ray Alan, Coojee Bear

(Bert Hayes is appearing at Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville; Christine Holmes in "Charlie Girl" at the Adelphi Theatre, London)

Contributors

Presenter/Comedian: Leslie Crowther
Comedian: Peter Glaze
Hostess: Christine Holmes
Hostess: Jillian Comber
Entertainer: Rolf Harris
Ventriloquist: Ray Alan
Music: Bert Hayes and his Octet
Designer: Ken Sharp
Producer: Peter Whitmore

: Junior Points of View

with Sarah Ward
A weekly look at criticism and comments from younger viewers.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Junior Points of View, [address removed]

Contributors

Presenter: Sarah Ward

: The Weather Man

: The News

: Town and Around

News and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Corbet Woodall with George Villiers.

Followed by the Weather in the South-East

Contributors

Presenter: Corbet Woodall
Cook: George Villiers

: The White Heather Club

Starring Andy Stewart
With Alex Wands, The Islanders, Dixie Ingram, Isobel James, The White Heather Boys, Harry Carmichael, The Scottish Junior Singers (Conductor, Agnes Duncan) and Jim MacLeod and his Band.
From Scotland
(Jim MacLeod and his Band are appearing at Dunblane Hotel Hydro, Perthshire)

Contributors

Singer/Presenter: Andy Stewart
Performer: Alex Wands
Singers: The Islanders
Dancer/Dance director: Dixie Ingram
Dancer: Isobel James
Dancers: The White Heather Boys
Pianist: Harry Carmichael
Singers: The Scottish Junior Singers
Conductor: Agnes Duncan
Musicians: Jim MacLeod and his Band
Producer: Iain MacFadyen

: Look at: The Robin

At Christmas the robin on our greetings cards is the messenger of peace and goodwill, but in reality it can be a belligerent defender of its back-garden territory. It is Britain's most popular bird, striking up friendships with humans and nesting in the unlikeliest places.
Written and compiled by Suzanne Gibbs.
From the West

Contributors

Narrator: Alan Gibson
Writer/Compiled by: Suzanne Gibbs
Producer: Jeffery Boswall

: The Newcomers

Maria Cooper returns for the Christmas holidays: Sydney investigates a haunted house; and Arnold receives unpleasant news.

Contributors

Devised by: Colin Morris
Story by: John Cresswell
Script: Bob Stuart
Producer: Ronald Travers
Director: Gerry Mill
Gran Hamilton: Gladys Henson
Ellis Cooper: Alan Browning
Lance Cooper: Raymond Hunt
Maisie Claw: Susan Bills
Vivienne Cooper: Maggie Fitzgibbon
Maria Cooper: Judy Geeson
Roddy Vaughan: David Griffin
Frank Claw: Thomas Heathcote
Peter Connolly: Patrick Connor
Mrs. Heenan: Vanda Godsell
Jeff Langley: Michael Collins
Eunice Huntley: Sally Lahee
Philip Cooper: Jeremy Bulloch
Arnold Tripp: Gerald Cross
Sydney Huxley: Anthony Verner
Amelia Huntley: Naomi Chance
James Neal: David Knight
Ethel Louella Heppenstahl: Maggie McGrath
Stillman: Derek Ware

: Harry Worth: It's in the Bag

by George Evans and Derek Collyer.
[Starring Harry Worth]
with Anthony Sharp as Wilson, James Beck as Smithers, Blake Butler as Cyril, Bridget Armstrong as Sylvia

Contributors

Writer: George Evans
Writer: Derek Collyer
Story Editor: Ronnie Taylor
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Raymond Berger
Producer: Graeme Muir
Himself: Harry Worth
Wilson: Anthony Sharp
Smithers: James Beck
Cyril: Blake Butler
Sylvia: Bridget Armstrong
Bernard: Peter Fontaine
Passenger: Margaret Boyd
Frank: Graham Ashley
Waitress: Rosalind Elliot
Simpson: Bryan Kendrick

: Vendetta: The Concrete Man

by Tudor Gates.
Starring Neil McCallum as Angelo James
Guest star, William Lucas

Contributors

Writer/Series created by: Tudor Gates
Series created by: Brian Degas
Designer: Jeremy Davies
Producer: William Slater
Director: Paul Ciappessoni
Barber: Michael Balfour
Tony Albert: Richard Young
Anderson: Alex Scott
Drummond: William Lucas
Mrs. Albert: Lisa Daniely
Angelo James: Neil McCallum
Mitri: David Bauer
Charlady: Janet Brandes
Lawyer: Robert Henderson
Man: Robert Robinson

: The Fighting Cock

by Jean Anouilh.
Adapted by Lucienne Hill.
[Starring] John Clements, Zena Walker
in scenes from the Chichester Festival Theatre Production at the Duke of York's Theatre, London.
Televised by arrangement with John Clements and Martin Landau

Contributors

Author: Jean Anouilh
Adapter: Lucienne Hill
Designer: Alan Tagg
Director: Norman Marshall
Presented for TV by: John Vernon
The General: John Clements
The Doctor: Arthur Skinner
Marie-Christine, the General's daughter: Margot Taylor
Toto the General's son: Rufus Frampton
The milkman's son: Michael Howe
The milkman: Barry Shawzin
Father Dominic: David Bird
Sophie, the General's daughter: Philippa Gail
Andre Philippe Mendigales: John Standing
Blse, the General's sister: Viola Lyel
Aglae, the General's wife: Zena Walker
Lebcliuc, a neighbour: Edward Burnham
Michepain: Brian Hayes
Baron Henri Belazor: Michael Aldridge

: A Tall Ship

The Sir Winston Churchill Adventure Training Ship
Paid for by public subscription, this three-masted schooner gives teenagers a chance to go to sea 'under sail'. This is the story of its maiden voyage and of the boys who crewed her.
"I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky.
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by." (Masefield)

Contributors

Music composed by: Fritz Spiegl
Music composed by: Bridget Fry
Narrator: Frank Windsor
Producer: Jack Saltman

: Twenty-Four Hours

Round the clock and round the world.
Introduced by Cliff Michelmore with Kenneth Allsop.

Contributors

Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Presenter: Kenneth Allsop
Assistant Editor: Richard Francis
Deputy Editor: Anthony Whitby
Editor: Derrick Amoore

: The Weather Man

: Film Preview

A look at the films showing on BBC TV and the new releases in the cinema.
With Philip Jenkinson who introduces scenes from:
Fire Down Below - Rita Hayworth, Robert Mitchum
The Comancheros - John Wayne
The Corsican Brothers - Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
The Lady Vanishes - Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
The Quiller Memorandum - George Segal, Max von Sydow by courtesy of Rank
Press for Time - Norman Wisdom by courtesy of Rank
and scenes from some of the Christmas comedy films with Bob Hope, Will Hay, The Crazy Gang, Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and Norman Wisdom

(Oxford, Peterborough, Manningtree, Cambridge)
10.47 Know Your Onions
A panel game on food.

Close Down

Contributors

Presenter: Philip Jenkinson
Producer: Christopher Doll








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