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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 13.30)

: For the Schools: Science and Life: Materials for Building: 5 - Testing Materials

Introduced by Gontran Goulden, Deputy Director of the Building Centre.
How strong must a wall be? This is one of the problems facing scientists at the Building Research Station, Watford. In addition to a demonstration of how these scientists test walls this programme includes other film sequences showing timber joists and concrete beams being subjected to severe loads. Dr. B. Wheeler Robinson of the National Physical Laboratory invites viewers into one of the giant echo rooms to see, and hear, how materials are tested for sound absorption.
(Telerecording of last Wednesday's programme)


Presenter: Gontran Goulden
Expert: Dr. B. Wheeler Robinson
Producer: Donald Grattan

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the Very Young
Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.
(A BBC television film)


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women

The Northern Scene

Cross-Country Running
Madeleine Ibbotson

Loom Weaving
by Robert Patterson, Curator of the Castle Museum, York.

A Northern Story: Knock, Knock
Told by Gladys Holt.

Introduced by Judith Chalmers.
From the BBC's North of England studios

3.10 Quick and Easy Dressmaking
A second showing of the film of the shirt blouse demonstrated last Wednesday.

3.15 A Story a Sketch, and a Song
Wynford Vaughan Thomas spins a yarn
Bruce Angrave draws a net
Donald Scott sings songs of the sea

(to 15.30)


Item presenter (Cross-Country Running): Madeleine Ibbotson
Item presenter (Loom Weaving): Robert Patterson
Storyteller (A Northern Story): Gladys Holt
Presenter (The Northern Scene): Judith Chalmers
Presented by (The Northern Scene): Charles Farmer
Storyteller (A Story a Sketch, and a Song): Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Artist (A Story a Sketch, and a Song): Bruce Angrave
Singer (A Story a Sketch, and a Song): Donald Scott
Producer: Joyce Belfrage

: Children's Television: Studio 'E'

Elizabeth Lanchbury introduces Studio 'E', Your Monday Magazine.

Let's Make a Circus with Anthony Hippisley-Coxe

Johnny Morris, The Hot Chestnut Man

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

Kim the Keeshond

First Aid for Pets
by a veterinary surgeon

The Picasso Mystery
An extract from the film.

Print Your Own Photographs
Neville Maude shows you how.

Through the Sound Barrier
with Lynn Dell and John Dell


Presenter: Elizabeth Lanchbury
Item presenter (Let's Make a Circus): Anthony Hippisley-Coxe
The Hot Chestnut Man: Johnny Morris
Item presenter (Pop of the Week): Ted Taylor
Item presenter (First Aid for Pets): A veterinary surgeon [name uncredited]
Item presenter (Print Your Own Photographs): Neville Maude
Performer (Through the Sound Barrier): Lynn Dell
Performer (Through the Sound Barrier): John Dell
Editor: John Hunter-Blair
Director: Leonard Chase

: News Headlines; Sports News; The Weather

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

: Hey, Jeannie!: Three's a Crowd

The film series starring Jeannie Carson.

Jeannie goes to a fancy dress ball as Mrs. George Washington. It happens that there are three George Washingtons at the ball. This sets her a problem.


Jeannie MacLennan: Jeannie Carson

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Cy Grant, Carole Carr and tonight:
A visit to the F.A. Headquarters
With outside broadcast cameras for the draw for the Sixth Round of the F.A. Cup


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist: Cy Grant
Singer: Carole Carr
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: The George Mitchell Glee Club

Invite you to join them in songs old and new featuring Tony Mercer, Dai Francis, The Jackpots, Denny Bettis, Patricia Kirshner, The Dennis Wilson Quartet with Elsye Monks at the electronic organ.


Singers: The George Mitchell Glee Club
Singer: Tony Mercer
Singer: Dai Francis
Singers: The Jackpots
Dancer/Routines staged by: Denny Bettis
Dancer: Patricia Kirshner
Musicians: The Dennis Wilson Quartet
Organist: Elsye Monks
Producer: Russell Turner

: The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko's Tax Trouble

[Starring] Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko

Bilko is suspected by the Bureau of Internal Revenue of tax evasion. He fights back with all the resources that Fort Baxter can offer. And the Colonel, to his surprise, acquires a loving cup.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: 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" was devised by Ralph Edwards)


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Scriptwriter: Ken Smith
Script Associate: Michael Williams
Original music written by: James Turner
Orchestra Director: George Clouston
Devised by: Ralph Edwards
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson

: Panorama

Richard Dimbleby opens Television's Window on the World.
Every Monday the Panorama team of special contributors focuses on events and personalities of the moment.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Edited and produced by: Michael Peacock
Associate producer: Charles Wheeler
Associate producer: David Wheeler

: Picture Parade

A weekly magazine of films and film personalities.
Introduced by Peter Haigh and Derek Bond.
The programme Includes an excerpt from "Paris Holiday" with Bob Hope and Fernandel.

(by courtesy of United Artists)


Presenter: Peter Haigh
Presenter: Derek Bond
Director: Richard Evans
Producer: Alan Sleath

: Come Dancing

for the BBC Inter-Regional Dancing Contest
(by arrangement with Mecca Dancing)
Paul Carpenter introduces the first semi-final in this nation-wide amateur ballroom dancing contest for the BBC Television award.

South (North of the Thames) from The Lyceum Ballroom, London with Oscar Rabin and his Band.
Compere, Alex Macintosh
Wales from the Sophia Gardens Pavilion, Cardiff with Tommy Mander and his Orchestra.
Compere, Alun Williams

(See page 4)


Presenter: Paul Carpenter
Musicians (South): Oscar Rabin and his Band
Compere (South): Alex Macintosh
Presented by (South): Peter Webber
Musicians (Wales): Tommy Mander and his Orchestra
Compere (Wales): Alun Williams
Presented by (Wales): Selwyn Roderick
Programme organised by: Eric Morley
Producer: Robin Scott

: Speaking Personally

Lady Violet Bonham Carter D.B.E.


Speaker: Lady Violet Bonham Carter

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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