Television cameras cover the proceedings, and an English commentary is given by Hywel Davies.
One of the main competitions in the national Eisteddfod is the composition of a poem in free-verse on a given theme. The winning poet if crowned with all the traditional pomp and ceremony of the Gorsedd of Bards of the Isle of Britain.
Teledir y seremoni yn syth o Bafiliwn yr Eisteddfod yn y Rhyl.
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Introduced by Jeanne Heal.
I'd like you to meet...: Yvonne Mitchell
Dona Salmon tells the story of a Victorian scrapbook screen. On August 25 Ida Hughes Stanton will show how to make a modern one.
Paul Jennings recalls summer memories, and regrets in particular the disappearance of the friendly steam-roller.
Diana Poulton introduces music for the lute and Wilfred Brown (tenor) sings traditional songs.
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Item presenter (Nostalgia):
For the very young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(A BBC television film)
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A visit to the Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales.
The Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales is a great festival in which Welsh people of all ages compete in writing poetry, singing, acting, composing, painting.
The Eisteddfod lasts a whole week, but today is specially reserved for the young. Television cameras take you to the Pavilion to see some of the competitions and to how how an Eisteddfod is conducted.
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Frenhinol Cymru 1953
Dyma gyfle ichi droi i mewn am ychydig i Bafiliwn yr Eisteddfod i gael gweld a chlywed rhai o'r cystadleuwyr yn yr Eisteddfod ar ddiwrnod mawr y plant.
The Story of The Treasure Seekers: 4 - The "G.B." and Lord Tottenham
The adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune.
Adapted from the book by E. Nesbit and produced by Dorothea Brooking.
Commentator (Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales):
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Settings (The Story of The Treasure Seekers):
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H O: Sonny
The Rev. A.E. Jones (whose bardic name is 'Cynan') is well known throughout Wales as a preacher, poet, and dramatist.
This year he completes his term of office as Archdruid of Wales and tonight in an interview with Hywel Davies he tells something of the background and history of the great cultural festival - the National Eisteddfod of Wales.
Yr Archdderwydd Cynan
Heno fe fydd Hywel Davies yn cyfiwyno'r Archdderwydd ac yn sgwrsio gydag ef am yr Eisteddfod a'i thraddodiad
Rev. A. E.
Today is Children's Day at the Eisteddfod and tonight television cameras cover part of the concert given in the Pavilion by children brought together from all the Secondary Schools in Flintshire.
Dyma ddiwrnod mawr y plant a'r bobl ifainc yn yr Eisteddfod, a heno teledir rhan o'r gyngerdd a roddir gan blant y Sir yn y Pafiliwn.
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A comedy by W. Somerset Maugham from the French by Grenet-Dancourt.
[Starring] Peter Cushing and Frances Rowe
The action of the play takes place in a villa at Boulogne in the year 1850.
Author (original French play):
Mr. Justice Proudfoot, her husband:
Lucy, her sister:
Mary Jane, a maid:
Count de Moret:
Countess de Moret, his English wife:
The Duke of Hermanos: