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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)

: For the Schools: Science and Life: Materials for Building: 1: Bricks

What must a good wall do? Where should windows be placed? These and other questions will be answered in this series of programmes about houses and the materials that are used to build them.

Selected clays taken from the earth are shaped and fired by various methods. How the resulting bricks should be used by the builder to ensure that the house is warm and dry is part of the story of bricks.
Introduced by Gontran Goulden, Deputy Director of the Building Centre


Presenter: Gontran Goulden
Producer: Donald Grattan

: Association Football: Northern Ireland v. Italy

(See top of page)

On December 4, 1957, N. Ireland met Italy at Belfast in what was to have been an eliminator for the World Cup. Weather conditions prevented the appointed referee from reaching Belfast in time, and the game unfortunately had to be played as a 'friendly'. Today BBC Outside Broadcast cameras are at Windsor Park, Belfast, to bring you a direct relay of the match.
See page 5

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the Very Young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
(A BBC television film)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/Music: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women: Your Own Time - Fashion and Beauty Edition

Introduced by Robert Gladwell with Mary Charles, Beryl Gray, Maureen O'Leary.

Warm for Winter-Bright for Spring
Coats and dresses to see you through to better weather.

A shop window of new ideas and accessories.

Beauty Bureau: Eye make-up

Right for the Occasion
You have been invited to the theatre and supper afterwards. What are you going to wear?


Presenter: Robert Gladwell
Model: Mary Charles
Model: Beryl Gray
Model: Maureen O'Leary
Arranged by: Iris Furlong
Producer: Joyce Bullen

: Mainly for Women: Quick and Easy Dressmaking: 33: Housecoat

A French design filmed by Radiodiffusion Television Francaise
Demonstrated by Diana Crutchley.
Full instructions for making this housecoat were printed in the supplement in Radio Times published on January 3. A folder to hold all Women's Television Notes printed as supplements in Radio Times can be obtained from [address removed] Price 2/- post free. Crossed postal orders please-not stamps.


Dressmaker/presenter: Diana Crutchley

: Children's Television: Playbox

Eamonn Andrews opens Playbox
Helped by Tony Hart with the drawings and Ivan Owen with the games in which two young teams take part including The Playbox Detective Agency in which you can try your hand at detection and
The Inter-Regional Quiz Championship: Part 2 - Birmingham
Positions to date:
London 136 points
Bristol 70 points
Manchester 70 points
Glasgow 66 points
Cardiff 62 points
Birmingham 60 points

Written and produced by Cliff Michelmore


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Drawings: Tony Hart
Co-presenter: Ivan Owen
Director: Gerald Wiltshire
Writer/producer: Cliff Michelmore

: 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

: I Married Joan: Broken Toe

[Starring] Joan Davis in the film series I Married Joan
Joan, unable to be parted from Brad who is in hospital, takes up residence in the next room and is almost forced to undergo an operation.


Joan Stevens: Joan Davis

: Tonight

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

: The Perry Como Show

A new weekly series of telerecordings in which Perry Como the famous American singer and entertainer plays host to the world's most celebrated performers on one of American television's most popular musical shows.


Entertainer: Perry Como

: Sportsview

goes out and about
To Liverpool: for the Association Football: Under-23s International - England v. Scotland

To London: for the presentation of The Ferodo Trophy for the year's outstanding British contribution to motor racing.

Peter Dimmock will introduce a late-night edition of Sportsview at 10.45


Commentator (Association Football): Kenneth Wolstenholme

: Big Guns: 3: How Green is the Grass

Six London stories by Berkely Mather.
[Starring] Walter Fitzgerald, Wensley Pithey with Carl Bernard


Writer: Berkely Mather
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Jellyboy Simpson: Jerold Wells
Miller: Larry Burns
Ni Ni Blascoe: Frederick Jaeger
Burglar's lookout man: Mark Heath
Dekho Dempsey: Joseph Boyer
Constable: Glenn Williams
J. Phllimore Sparkes: Walter Fitzgerald
Kegworthy: Warren Mitchell
P.C. Wrothbury: Anthony Baird
Sgt. Spence: Nigel Davenport
Detective Superintendent Charlesworth: Wensley Pithey
Milton: Carl Bernard
Berlotti: Peter Swanwick

: The Forgotten Island: 2: The Cave Dwellers of the Mountains

The film record of the Oxford University expedition which visited the remote island of Socotra in the Indian Ocean Socotra is inhabited by strange and little-known people and is the home of many kinds of animals which are found nowhere else in the world.
Produced by Gateway Television Productions


Filmed and narrated by: Douglas Botting

: Early to Braden

The second series of Early to Braden
with The Same Baby, The Same Piano and (From Time to Time) Braden


Producer: Philip Barker

: Sportsview

Late-night edition
Peter Dimmock introduces film reports on
Northern Ireland v. Italy, This afternoon's Association Football World Cup match and Willie Toweel v. Orlando Zulueta
Yesterday's international Lightweight boxing contest


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Boxer: Willie Toweel
Boxer: Orlando Zulueta
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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