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: Beunydd

Bwrw golwg dros bynciau'r dydd mewn sgwrs a ffilm - a chyfle i gwrdd a rhai sy'n amlwg yn y newyddion
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.25)

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the Very Young
(A BBC television film)

: Mainly for Women

Holidays Ahead: 1: Winter Sports
What they cost - how to travel - where to stay - what to buy - what to pack
Franklin Engelmann brings you the latest information about holidays in the snow, with film specially shot in Switzerland.
(See foot of page)

Going Away?
at 2.45
There is no better time to plan a holiday than during those long weeks on the frosty side of Christmas when last year's heat-wave is a memory as distant as the fall of Troy. Perhaps you begin at leisure in January, leafing through the coloured pamphlets, tracing out alternative routes on the map, assessing the relative merits of car or coach, train or aeroplane. In February, if you are both fortunate and determined, you can emerge with a really practical plan, the dates fixed and the reservations made. Your summer holiday is safely in sight and you are free to start dreaming of new clothes, or shaking the sand out of your camera. Finding out what kind of holiday you want is halfway to getting it. Yet the range of holidays temptingly available is now so large that it can numb the faculty of choice. After a wild decision to tour Lapland on a tandem bicycle or cross the Sahara in a converted double-decker bus you have exhausted your imaginative energy. The whole project becomes stupefyingly difficult and you do nothing more until you find yourself committed once more to the only holiday you know about-the one you chose last year. In the seven programmes Holidays Ahead, on alternate Monday afternoons, we hope to make holiday suggestions that might prove of more use than a catalogue of places and prices. So we have selected several different kinds of holiday and with the help of Franklin Engelmann we shall be taking a close look at the kind of enjoyment each one offers and the amount of effort and expense that each demands. During the past year we took our cameras round the country to film these holidays in progress.
We chose for close examination winter sports, a sports coaching holiday, youth-hostelling, touring and sightseeing, a family seaside holiday, a London holiday, and a camping holiday on a boat. None of these holidays need be expensive and all can be had in the British Isles. (Brenda Horsfield)

3.15 About the West
Tom Salmon talks with people who live and work in the West Country.
Presented by John Fearon from the BBC's West of England studios

(to 15.30)


Presenter (Holidays Ahead): Franklin Engelmann
Film Cameraman (Holidays Ahead): Peter Hamilton
Film Editor (Holidays Ahead): Eddie Wallstab
Arranged by (Holidays Ahead): Brenda Horsfield
Director (Holidays Ahead): Monica Sims
Presenter (About the West): Tom Salmon
Presented by (About the West): John Fearon

: Children's Television: Studio 'E'

Elizabeth Lanchbury introduces Your Monday Magazine.

Philip Marsden tells you how to choose them and train them to talk.

Kim the Keeshond meets some friends.

Junior Frogmen
Surgeon Lieutenant Wyndham Davies, R.N., tells you how to train now for your summer underwater swimming.

Pop of the Week
Ted Taylor with a current record hit.

Animal Crackers
Ronnie Stevens starts from scratch in the circus.

ABC Quiz
Question-Master, Peter West

(Ronnie Stevens is appearing in "For Amusement Only" at the Apollo Theatre, London)


Presenter: Elizabeth Lanchbury
Item presenter (Budgerigars): Philip Marsden
Item presenter (Junior Frogmen): Lieutenant Wyndham Davies R.N
Item presenter (Pop of the Week): Ted Taylor
Comedian (Animal Crackers): Ronnie Stevens
Question-Master (ABC Quiz): Peter West
Edited and produced by: John Hunter Blair

: News Headlines Sports News The Weather

On transmitters serving the areas:
6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the English Regions
News for Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Hey Jeannie!: The Heiress

[starring] Jeannie Carson in the film series Hey Jeannie!
When Jeannie inherits a fabulous sum of money she finds that being a millionairess is not so much fun after all.


Jeannie MacLennan: Jeannie Carson

: Tonight

(See top of page and page 3)

Look around with Cliff Michelmore

Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Travel

With Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith
And this week Rory McEwen


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/Guitarist: Rory McEwen
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: Ted Heath and his Music

with Bobbie Britton and Peter Lowe.


Musicians: Ted Heath and his Music
Singer: Bobbie Britton
Singer: Peter Lowe
Designer: George Djurkovic
Producer: Russell Turner

: This is Your Life

says Eamonn Andrews to - ?
Original music written by James Turner and played by the orchestra directed by George Clouston
'This is Your Life' is devised by Ralph Edwards and presented by T. Leslie Jackson


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Script: Nigel Ward
From material supplied by: Ray Marler
From material supplied by: George Bruce
Original music: James Turner
Orchestra director: George Clouston
Deviser: Ralph Edwards
Presented by: T. Leslie Jackson

: Back in the Thirties: Project Twenty

Life in the United States from 1930-1939
For the United States the 1930s were ten exciting years, a long, uphill climb from unemployment to prosperity.
In this film "Project Twenty," the NBC documentary team responsible for "The Jazz Age" and "Over There" tell the dramatic story of how America weathered the thirties.
Written by Henry Salomon with Richard Hanser.


Music: Robert Russell
Writer: Henry Salomon
Writer: Richard Hanser
Producer: Henry Salomon

: Picture Parade

Introduced by Peter Haigh and Derek Bond.


Presenter: Peter Haigh
Presenter: Derek Bond
Director: Richard Evans
Presented by: Alan Sleath

: Television Dancing Club

5th Edition - 9th Series
from The Carlton Rooms, Maida Vale, London, featuring Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra.
With demonstrations by Sonny Binick and Sally Brock, Jimmy McLeod and Sheila Wilkinson, The Constance Grant Formation Team from Sheffield.
Also presenting the fifth heat of the 1957-58 Competition for the Television Dancing Club Trophies
Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson (assisted by Doreen Freeman)
Hostess, Patti Morgan


Musicians: Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
Dancer: Sonny Binick
Dancer: Sally Brock
Dancer: Jimmy McLeod
Dancer: Sheila Wilkinson
Formation Dancers: The Constance Grant Formation Team
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Victor Silvester
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Doreen Freeman
Hostess: Patti Morgan
Script: Victor Silvester Jnr.
Producer: Richard Afton

: Meet Jeanne Heal

For outstanding service to the community many men and women are made M.B.E.s. Earlier this year, Jeanne Heal visited Greece to follow up the story behind one such award


Presenter: Jeanne Heal
Presented by: Christopher Doll

: News Summary, Weather; and Increased Pensions Benefits and Contributions

Described by the Rt. Hon. John Boyd-Carpenter, M.P. Minister of Pensions and National Insurance.
(Recording of the broadcast at 9.15 p.m. in the Home Service)
(sound only)


Speaker (Increased Pensions Benefits and Contributions): The Rt. Hon. John Boyd-Carpenter

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