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: O Sul I Sul

Newyddion am Gymru a Chymry
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace only)

: Cefndir

Pigion o newyddion y mis yng Nghymru, gan gynnwys ffilmiau o ddigwyddiadau yn yr wythnosau a aeth heibio
Cyflwynir yr eitemau gan
Aled Rhys Wiliam y rhaglen dan ofal
John Ormond a T. Glynne Davies
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace only)

(to 13.50)


Unknown: Aled Rhys Wiliam
Unknown: John Ormond
Unknown: T. Glynne Davies

: Gardening Club

A weekly date with Percy Thrower and his gardening friends.

This week he pays a visit to the Pershore Institute of Horticulture, where he is the guest of the Principal, B. F. Martyr who advises on the planning, cultivation, and choice of trees for a small fruit garden. He also deals with the pruning of fruit trees of various ages.


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: B. F. Martyr
Producer: John Farrington

: News Review

Seven days in thirty minutes
A television news feature recalling the week's outstanding events on film, with personalities, reports, and expert analysis from studios at home and abroad.
Introduced by Kenneth Kendall.


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall

: Melody Hour

Vilem Tausky conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra (Leader, William Armon) in a programme of light music.
With Elizabeth Larner, Margit Muller, Jeanne Lusby, Edward Rubach, Jean-Pierre Alban, Denys Palmer.
Introduced by Roy Williams.


Conductor: Vilem Tausky
Musicians: BBC Concert Orchestra
Orchestra leader: William Armon
Singer: Elizabeth Larner
Performer: Margit Muller
Dancer: Jeanne Lusby
Pianist: Edward Rubach
Dancer: Jean-Pierre Alban
Dancer: Denys Palmer
Presenter: Roy Williams
Producer: Charles R. Rogers

: The Brains Trust

meets this afternoon to answer your questions.
The members this week are:
Dr. J. Bronowski, Professor Max Beloff, John Wain, Stephen Spender.
Question-Master, Norman Fisher
Questions should be addressed to The Brains Trust, [address removed]


Panellist: Dr. J. Bronowski
Panellist: Professor Max Beloff
Panellist: John Wain
Panellist: Stephen Spender
Question-Master: Norman Fisher
Producer: Catherine Dove

: Children's Television presents: Circus Boy: Gentle Giant

A great challenge fight is arranged between Hector, the new strong man of the Circus, and Abdullah-who has left to join a rival outfit. Big Tim has staked half the circus on the outcome, but just before the bout is due be finds that Hector has disappeared.


Corky: Mickey Braddock
Joey, the Clown: Noah Beery
Big Tim Champion: Robert Lowery
Hector: Buddy Baer
Abdullah: Hubla Khan
Himself: Bimbo, the baby elephant

: Children's Television: Sooty

Assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett

: Children's Television Appeal

for Children in Need of Help by Harry Corbett.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Harry Corbett Esq., [address removed]
This appeal for 'Children in Need of Help' aims to help those who are invalids, crippled, mentally handicapped, or homeless. This appeal is sponsored by the BBC and the proceeds are distributed on the advice of the BBC's Appeal Advisory Committees. Charitable organisations which consider that their work falls within the terms of the appeal should write for information to the Appeals Organiser at the BBC's offices in the Region concerned.
In the case of North Region, viewers receiving from Holme Moss should write to [address removed], and those receiving from Pontop Pike and Sandale, to [address removed].


Presenter: Harry Corbett

: Children's Television: The Silver Sword: 1: The Escape from the Nazis

by Ian Serraillier.
Adapted by C. E. Webber in seven episodes.


Author: Ian Serraillier
Adapter: C. E. Webber
Producer: Shaun Sutton
Film cameraman: David Prosser
Film editor: Ron de Mattos
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Joseph Balicki: Barry Letts
Magrit Balicki: Gwen Watford
Ruth Balicki: Pat Pleasance
Edek Balicki: Melvyn Hayes
Bronia Balicki: Ingrid Sylvester
German Corporal: Shaw Taylor
Welfare Officer: Barbara Cavan
Factory Sentry: Garth Adams
Cook: John Bascombe
Black Marketeer: Patrick Cargill
German Security Policeman: Alan Browning
Polish woman: Barbara Leslie
Others taking part: Richard Carpenter
Others taking part: Peter Marden
Others taking part: David Courtney
Others taking part: Timothy Parkes
Others taking part: Burnell Tucker
Others taking part: Michael Stainton
Others taking part: David Fleming
Others taking part: Patrick Milner

: Meeting Point: Two Christian Portraits: 1: A Franciscan Friar

Tonight and next Sunday Christopher Mayhew, M.P., introduces the interviews which he filmed with the two Christians in the series 'Men Seeking God'. He chose two people from widely different backgrounds, and tried to discover what their faith meant to them personally.
The first is Father Germanus, an American Friar of the Franciscan Order of the Atonement, living in Rome.
Film sequences from a programme originally produced by Grace Wyndham Goldie.


Presenter/interviewer: Christopher Mayhew, M.P.
Interviewee: Father Germanus
Producer: Grace Wyndham Goldie

: On Stage - London

Alan Melville introduces 'On Stage - London'
A programme of excerpts from current British stage successes with Dorothy Reynolds and Julian Slade.

Featured this week:
'For Amusement Only' at the Apollo Theatre
with Judy Carne, Barbara Young, Patricia Lancaster, Ronnie Stevens, Barry Took

'Salad Days' at the Vaudeville Theatre
with Virginia Vernon, Derek Holmes, James Cairncross, Lloyd Pearson, Eleanore Bryan, Dorothy Primrose, Joe Greig, Michael Barrington, Hazel Bainbridge, Bob Harris, Myles Rudge, Valerie Hermanni.
At the pianos, Raymond Holder and Harold Britton

'Free As Air' at the Savoy Theatre
with Patricia Bredin, Gillian Lewis, John Trevor, Michael Aldridge, Roy Godfrey, Howard Goorney, Dorothy Reynolds, Gerald Harper, Vincent Charles, Donald Bradley, Joyce Carpenter, Mary Benning, Patricia Somerset, Evelyne Anderson, Jean Marion Taylor, Dawn Fryer, Malcolm Farquhar, Len Rossiter, Raymond Parks, Bill Tasker, Josephine Tewson
The Savoy Theatre Orchestra under the direction of Philip Martell

(The excerpts are televised by arrangement with Linnit and Dunfee)


Presenter/Producer: Alan Melville
Performer (For Amusement Only): Judy Carne
Performer (For Amusement Only): Barbara Young
Performer (For Amusement Only): Patricia Lancaster
Performer (For Amusement Only): Ronnie Stevens
Performer (For Amusement Only): Barry Took
Musical Director (For Amusement Only): Ronald Cass
Performer (Salad Days): Virginia Vernon
Performer (Salad Days): Derek Holmes
Performer (Salad Days): James Cairncross
Performer (Salad Days): Lloyd Pearson
Performer (Salad Days): Eleanore Bryan
Performer (Salad Days): Dorothy Primrose
Performer (Salad Days): Joe Greig
Performer (Salad Days): Michael Barrington
Performer (Salad Days): Hazel Bainbridge
Performer (Salad Days): Bob Harris
Performer (Salad Days): Myles Rudge
Performer (Salad Days): Valerie Hermanni
Pianist (Salad Days): Raymond Holder
Pianist (Salad Days): Harold Britton
Percussion (Salad Days): Bert Abel
Performer (Free As Air): Patricia Bredin
Performer (Free As Air): Gillian Lewis
Performer (Free As Air): John Trevor
Performer (Free As Air): Michael Aldridge
Performer (Free As Air): Roy Godfrey
Performer (Free As Air): Howard Goorney
Performer (Free As Air): Dorothy Reynolds
Performer (Free As Air): Gerald Harper
Performer (Free As Air): Vincent Charles
Performer (Free As Air): Donald Bradley
Performer (Free As Air): Joyce Carpenter
Performer (Free As Air): Mary Benning
Performer (Free As Air): Patricia Somerset
Performer (Free As Air): Evelyne Anderson
Performer (Free As Air): Jean Marion Taylor
Performer (Free As Air): Dawn Fryer
Performer (Free As Air): Malcolm Farquhar
Performer (Free As Air): Len Rossiter
Performer (Free As Air): Raymond Parks
Performer (Free As Air): Bill Tasker
Performer (Free As Air): Josephine Tewson
Musicians: The Savoy Theatre Orchestra
Orchestra under the direction of: Philip Martell
Scenery reproduced by: Norman James
Producer: Russell Turner

Blog posts that mention this programme:

Tanner, Tewson and Thorne - Three Ts of Character Acting 25 January 2019
Tanner, Tewson and Thorne - Three Ts of Character Acting 25 January 2019

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: The Red Headed Blonde

by Val Guest.
Adapted for television by Ada Kay.
[Starring] Vera Day
The arrival of a glamorous film star at London Airport usually follows a well established pattern. Photographs, a smile, a hurried press-conference, a bouquet of flowers, and a swift drive to a hotel in a large black car. The arrival of Surrey Smith, one of Hollywood's newest singing and dancing stars, is, however, a little less orthodox, and the reception committee that is planning to greet her at her Knights-bridge apartment is caught literally bending. Nor do the shocks end there; for Surrey, a girl with something approaching a mind that is very much her own, has come over to star in a new spectacular musical called 'The Night, the Blonde, and the Music' - which is unfortunate since she is in the first place a redhead, in the second, can no more sing and dance than swim the Channel, and in the third, is under the impression that the musical has been re-styled as a straight play. But the world of show-business is nothing if not inventive, and the way in which these hurdles are overcome forms the background to tonight's hilarious farce (R.A.)
At 8.0


Author: Val Guest
Adapted by: Ada Kay
Designer: Stephen Taylor
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Liftman: Fred McNaughton
Tom Weldon: Warren Mitchell
Jonathan Maxwell: Charles Lloyd Pack
Jim Henderson: Terence Alexander
'Banner' Brown: William Fox
Surrey Smith: Vera Day
Ken Wilson: Francis Matthews
Fridge man: Harry Moore
Ambulance man: Henry Soskin
Paul Rivers: Tom Gill
Mavis: Gillian Vaughan
Ronnie: Brian Alexis
Columnist: Edevain Park

: Zoo Quest for the Paradise Birds: 3: Base Camp in the New Guinea Mountains

David Attenborough describes his recent journey along the Great Barrier Reef and into the mountains of Central New Guinea, in the search for Birds of Paradise.


Presenter/Producer: David Attenborough
Film editor: Teddy Ireland
Cameraman: Charles Lagus

: Verse and Music

Diana Wynyard in a programme of Verse and Music with the Melos Ensemble
Richard Adeney (flute), Gervase de Peyer (clarinet), Emanuel Hurwitz (violin), Ivor McMahon (violin), Cecil Aronowitz (viola), Terence Weil (cello), Maria Korchinska (harp)


Singer: Diana Wynyard
Flautist: Richard Adeney
Clarinetist: Gervase de Peyer
Violinist: Emanuel Hurwitz
Violinist: Ivor McMahon
Viola: Cecil Aronowitz
Cellist: Terence Weil
Harpist: Maria Korchinska
Presented by: Patricia Foy

: The Epilogue: Why this Waste?

The Rev. Peter Gillingham considers the problem:
'Is it right to spend money on church buildings when there is so much human need to be relieved in the world today?'.
Followed by Weather and Close Down


Speaker: The Rev. Peter Gillingham

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