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: Y Lllyfrgell Genedlaethol

YmweIiad a'r Llyfrgell yn Aberystwyth ym mlwyddyn ei Jiwbili Cawn weld rhai o'r trysorau sydd yno a chyfardod a'r rhai sy'n gofalu am y gwahanol adrannau
I'n tywys ni drwy'r adeilad bydd y Doctor Thomas Parry a Frank Price Jones
Y telediad yng ngofal
Selwyn Roderick Y cynhyrchu gan Ifan O. Williams
(A visit to the Library at Aberystwyth in its Jubilee year)
(Wenvoe, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace only)
(to 13.45)


Unknown: Jiwbili Cawn
Unknown: Thomas Parry
Unknown: Selwyn Roderick

: Gardening Club

A weekly date for enthusiasts to meet Percy Thrower and his gardening friends.
Some plants which are unusual to this country, such as ground nut, pineapple, and date, are brought to the studio by Cliff Lewis. He demonstrates that they can be grown here, how they are propagated, and points out their economic value.
Percy Thrower shows how to 'stop' outdoor growing chrysanthemums, to plant melons and cucumbers in the garden frame, and sow cinerarias and calceolarias in the greenhouse.
Produced by John Farrington in the BBC's Midland Television studio
(A BBC telerecording)


Presenter/gardener: Percy Thrower
Guest: Cliff Lewis
Producer: John Farrington

: Concert Hour

(See below)
(Richard Bowen writes on page 11)

Percy Grainger appears in Concert Hour
Some of his works are performed by the men of the BBC Midland Chorus and the composer at the piano with the BBC Midland Light Orchestra (Leader, James Hutcheon)
Conductor, Gerald Gentry
and Ralph Holmes (violin)
Introduced by Sidney Harrison.

(From the BBC's Midlands Television studio)
at 2.45


Composer/Pianist: Percy Grainger
Singers: BBC Midland Chorus
Musicians: BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Conductor: Gerald Gentry
Orchestra Leader: James Hutcheon
Violinist: Ralph Holmes
Presenter: Sidney Harrison
Presented by: David Martin
Presented by: Peter Haysom Craddy

: The Brains Trust

meets every Sunday afternoon to answer questions sent by viewers.
The members this week are: Her Excellency Mrs. V. L. Pandit, Alan Bullock, Sir John Maud, Bertrand Russell, O.M., F.R.S.
Question-Master, Bernard Braden
Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]


Panellist: Mrs. V. L. Pandit
Panellist: Alan Bullock
Panellist: Sir John Maud
Panellist: Bertrand Russell
Question-Master: Bernard Braden
Producer: John Furness

: Association Football: World Cup (Preliminary Round) - Switzerland v. Scotland

A Eurovision relay from Basle of the second half of the match.
Programme presented by the Swiss Television Service


Commentator (in Basle): Kenneth Wolstenholme

: Sir Gerald Kelly Remembers: Maillol

Sir Gerald Kelly, K.C.V.O., Past President of the Royal Academy, recalls some of his early experiences as a painter.
(A BBC film previously shown on June 10, 1956)


Presenter: Sir Gerald Kelly
Photographed by: Terry Hunt
Recorded by: Norman Allen
Editor: Leonard Trumm
Producer: Bill Duncalf

: Children's Television presents: Circus Boy: The Amazing Mr. Sinbad

In The Amazing Mr. Sinbad Ben Ali, the star of the circus, is making impossible demands on Big Tim. Corky meets up with an old ex-Sergeant and his camel, Mr. Sinbad, and has a bright idea to defeat Ben Ali...


Corky: Mickey Braddock
Joey, the clown: Noah Beery
Big Tim Champion: Robert Lowery
Himself: Mr. Sinbad, the camel

: Children's Television: Sooty

with Harry Corbett.


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett

: Children's Television: The Machine Breakers: 1: The Oath

A serial in three parts by Phyllis Bentley

See page 9


Writer: Phyllis Bentley
Film sequences: The BBC Television Film Unit
Producer: Barbara Hammond
Joe Bamforth: Stuart Hutchison
Dick Bamforth: Cavan Kendall
George Mellor: Simon Merrick
Tom Thorpe: Peter Hawkins
Benjamin Walker: Patrick Westwood
Will Oldroyd: David Higson
Enoch Smith: Ronald Baddiley
Mr. Oldroyd: John Barrie
Mary: Anne Reid
Sowden: John Foster

: Sunday Special: It's a Wonderful World

Hugh David uses film to show the marvellous mechanism of our ears.
Extracts from the film "Dust or Destiny" shown by arrangement with Fact and Faith Films.
(to 18.15)


Presenter: Hugh David

: Greenwich Time Signal; Christian Forum

What should we believe?; How should we behave?
Questions put to Canon C.E. Raven, The Abbot of Downside, Hugh Shortt by boys of Wycliffe College, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.
Question-Master, Alan Gibson


Panellist: Canon C.E. Raven
Panellist: The Abbot of Downside [Christopher Butler]
Panellist: Hugh Shortt
Question-Master: Alan Gibson

: Hey, Jeannie!

[Starring] Jeannie Carson in the comedy film series Hey, Jeannie!
Jeannie goes to a fancy dress ball as Mrs. George Washington. It happens there are three George Washingtons at the ball. This sets Jeannie a problem. How she solves it is, as you might expect, very much her own affair.


Jeannie MacLennan: Jennie Carson

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: Jonathan North

A television play by Michael Voysey.
[Starring] Daphne Anderson, Edward Chapman
Introducing Eric Porter
"Jonathan North" is adapted from the novel by James Lansdale Hodson and the play by James Lansdale Hodson and James R. Gregson.

The action takes place in the North of England between 1895-1905.
(Robin Hunter is appearing in 'Damn Yankees' at the Coliseum, London)
Peter Currie writes on page 7


Writer: Michael Voysey
Adapted from the novel and play by: James Lansdale Hodson
Adapted from the play by: James R. Gregson
Designer: John Cooper
Producer: John Jacobs
Mrs. Hardacre: Hilda Barry
Jonathan North: Eric Porter
Ellen North: Daphne Anderson
Alderman Luther Crichtley: George Merritt
Dorothy Wesley: Iris Russell
Thomas Wesley: Carl Bernard
A Clerk: Lewis Wilson
Mrs. Horsfall: Mary Russell
Sally Fraser: Rachel Roberts
Bertha: Nan Marriott Watson
Sean Kelly: Fred Johnson
Mr. Meadows: Meadows White
Bill Meadows: Ronald Fraser
Sir Christopher Grain: Edward Chapman
Neil Murdoch: Jameson Clark
A Nurse: Jill Tilsley
Pollard-Jones: Wensley Pithey
Tom Oldcastle: Robin Hunter
Maggie: Constance Merigold
Sir Edward Petty: Bryan Coleman
Judge: Horace Sequeira
Other parts played by: Elizabeth West
Other parts played by: Reginald Atkinson
Other parts played by: Raymond Barry
Other parts played by: Tommy Dee
Other parts played by: Derek Nimmo

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: The Forsyte Saga Saga 8 January 2017

: The Winifred Atwell Show

presents Winifred Atwell with her piano, her other piano and her harpsichord.
Guest artists include: Stanley Black, Bill McGuffie, Joe Henderson.

(Winifred Atwell appears by permission of Bernard Delfont; Joe Henderson is appearing at the Palace Theatre, Manchester)
See page 4


Presenter/Pianist/Harpsichordist: Winifred Atwell
Musician: Stanley Black
Pianist: Bill McGuffie
Saxophonist: Joe Henderson
Choreography: Joan Davis
Continuity: Les Perrin
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Producer: Russell Turner

: Men, Women and Clothes: 5: Informal Clothes

A series of six films of authentic clothes from the Museum of Costume at Eridge Castle, Sussex.
Devised, written, and spoken by Doris Langley Moore.
The cast includes: Sir Basil Bartlett, Lady Rose Bligh, Dora Bryan, Camilla Hasse, Lady Moorea Hastings, Jeremy Hawk, Rachel Kempson, Lady Anne Nevill, Lady Rose Nevill, Lady Vivienne Nevill, Margaret Rawlings, Lydia Sokolova.
(A BBC Television Film)


Devised, written, and spoken by: Doris Langley Moore
Producer: Charles R. Rogers
Cast member: Sir Basil Bartlett
Cast member: Lady Rose Bligh
Cast member: Dora Bryan
Cast member: Camilla Hasse
Cast member: Lady Moorea Hastings
Cast member: Jeremy Hawk
Cast member: Rachel Kempson
Cast member: Lady Anne Nevill
Cast member: Lady Rose Nevill
Cast member: Lady Vivienne Nevill
Cast member: Margaret Rawlings
Cast member: Lydia Sokolova
Editor: Geoffrey Baines
Photography: Ken Higgins
Make-up and hairdressing: Maureen Winslade

: Pierre Fournier (cello)

At the piano, Ernest Lush


Cellist: Pierre Fournier
Pianist: Ernest Lush
Presented by: Patricia Foy

: The Epilogue: Abraham

Some great men of the Bible.
A reading from the Bible with comment by the Rev. Roy McKay.
Followed by Weather and Close Down


Presenter: The Rev. Roy McKay

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