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: Oedfa Bregethu

dan arweiniad y Prifathro J. Williams Hughes
Gweddi Fer
O! nefol addfwyn Oen (Llawlyfr
Moliant 300)
Darllen Gweddi
Wele gadarn sylfaen Seion (Llawlyfr
Moliant 730)
Pregeth Pwy sy'n dwyn y Brenin adref?
(Caniedydd Cynulleidfaol 441)
Bendith Cenir yr emynau gan
Gor Cymreig y BBC
Arweinydd. Arwel Hughes
(Service in Welsh)
(Wenvoe, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 16.45)

: Children's Television

Quick on the Draw
A children's parlour game devised by Dorothea Brooking.
Chairman, Humphrey Lestocq

Children's Newsreel

The Jackdaw
Freely adapted by J. M. Smith Wright from Richard Harris Barham's poem 'The Jackdaw of Rheims'.
Incidental music and carol setting by Tristram Cary played on the guitar by John Roberts

(to 18.00)


Devised by (Quick on the Draw)/producer (The Jackdaw): Dorothea Brooking
Chairman (Quick on the Draw): Humphrey Lestocq
Drawings (Quick on the Draw): David Ghilehick
Adapter (The Jackdaw): J. M. Smith Wright
Incidental music and carol setting by (The Jackdaw): Tristram Cary
Guitarist (The Jackdaw): John Roberts
Designer (The Jackdaw): John Cooper
The Cardinal, Lord Archbishop of Rheims: Percy Marmont
The Abbot: Raymond Rollett
Friar Augustine: Toke Townley
Adrienne a washerwoman: Dorothy Blythe
Jean her husband: Philip Dale
Michel their son: Colin Gibson
Jacques: A Jackdaw
Guests: Kara Aldridge
Guests: Gillian Webb
Guests: George Bradford
Guests: Patrick Dowling
Monks: Ian Ainsley
Monks: David Crane
Monks: Patrick Dowling
Monks: Derek Pratt
Monks: Anthony Viccars
Monks: Michael Hall
Boy Choristers: Barry Barnett
Boy Choristers: Irving Child
Boy Choristers: David Langford
Boy Choristers: Michael Walker
Boy Choristers: Robin Willett

: Guess My Story

With Elizabeth Allan, Eunice Gayson, Michael Pertwee and Rikki Fulton as the newshawks.
Peter West in the chair.
('Guess My Story' is from an idea by William Taylor)


Newshawk: Elizabeth Allan
Newshawk: Eunice Gayson
Newshawk: Michael Pertwee
Newshawk: Rikki Fulton
Chairman: Peter West
Original drawings: David Langdon
Special investigator: Pauline Forrester
Special investigator: Larry Forrester
From an idea by: William Taylor
Presented by: T. Leslie Jackson

: Orson Welles's Sketch Book

The second in a series of talks by Orson Welles, illustrated by his own sketches.


Presenter: Orson Welles
Producer: Huw Wheldon
Film Editor: Hazel Wilkinson
Cameraman: Edward Lloyd

: International Red Cross

A film presented on Red Cross Day by the Television Services of Europe showing the work and achievements of the Red Cross Society in each of the countries concerned.
The film compiled and edited by the Swiss Television Service

: The River Line

[Starring] Rosalie Crutchley, James Donald, and Robert Harris
"The River Line" is televised today to mark the tenth anniversary of European victory in the second world war.
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Charles Morgan writes on page 4
(Sarah Lawson appears by permission of the J. Arthur Rank Organisation, Ltd.)


Writer: Charles Morgan
Mrs. Wyburton: Rosalie Crutchley
Philip Sturgess: James Donald
Julian Wyburton: Robert Harris

: In Memoriam

A personal reflection by Group Captain Cheshire, V.C., D.S.O., D.F.C., on the tenth anniversary of VE-Day.
From the Runnymede Memorial.


Presenter: Group Captain Cheshire

: News

(sound only)

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