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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: The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus

by Christopher Marlowe.
Adapted and produced by Ronald Eyre.
Doctor Faustus and the Devil strike a bargain. The Devil gives Faustus twenty-four years of knowledge, pleasure, and power. Faustus gives the Devil his immortal soul.
(A BBC telerecording)


Author: Christopher Marlowe
Adapted and produced by: Ronald Eyre
Doctor Faustus: William Squire
Mephistophilis: James Maxwell
Chorus: Richard Bebb
Lucifer: Alex Scott
Helen of Troy: Felicity Young
First Scholar: Alan Rowe
Second Scholar: John Breslin
Third Scholar: Emrys Leyshon

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(A BBC television film)
(to 14.50)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Children's Television: Cannonballs and Candlesticks

A visit to Aston Hall In Birmingham in the company of James Pestridge and some members of the Birmingham Theatre School who bring the past to life with glimpses of some of the people who have lived in this lovely Jacobean house.


Presenter: James Pestridge
Producer: Peggy Bacon
Director: Barrie Edgar
Cameraman: Roy Fogwell

: Children's Television: Bengo

The adventures of a Boxer puppy.
Drawn by Tim and told by Sylvia Peters.


Artist: Tim (William Timym)
Storyteller: Sylvia Peters

: Children's Television: Junior Picture Parade

Jess Yates introduces news and views from filmland.
The film extracts include scenes from: "The Brave One", "Escapade in Japan" and "Cowboy"
Films by courtesy of R.K.O. and Columbia Pictures


Presenter: Jess Yates
Presented by: Bill Parry Jones

: News Summary; 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

: Good Companions

A programme of pets for people with pets.
Peter West with Stanley Dangerfield and some young helpers introduces the fourth in the series with Tazzie, The Goon and Pickles.
From Dr. Barnardo's Garden City, Woodford Bridge, Essex
A fortnightly series edited by Stanley Dangerfield


Presenter: Peter West
Presenter/editor: Stanley Dangerfield
Producer: Humphrey Fisher

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week: Cy Grant, Carole Carr


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

: Caxton's Tales: 2: The Red Knight

Written by Sidney Nelson and Maurice Harrison
[Starring] Wilfred Pickles


Writer: Sidney Nelson
Writer: Maurice Harrison
Designer: John Cooper
Producer: G.B. Lupino
Wilfred Caxton: Wilfred Pickles
Mabel Caxton: Mabel Pickles
Sally Caxton: Mary Webster
Charlie Haskell: Richard Curnock
Sam Widgeon: Allan Bracewell
Willie: Peter Hodgson
Miss Brearley: Evelyn Lund
Barbara Brearley: Roberta D'Esti
Mr. Horton: Emerton Court
Stallholder: Edward Judd
Customer: Douglas Argent

: Hall of Fame

The Sportsview Unit looks back on the world's greatest sports stars in action.
Tonight's stars: Primo Carnera, Stanley Woods
Introduced by Raymond Glendenning.


Subject: Primo Carnera
Subject: Stanley Woods
Presenter: Raymond Glendenning
Devised and written by: Paul Fox
Devised and written by: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: Eye to Eye presents: On Tour

An Impression of backstage life in the small world of a touring revue company: a world of land-ladies and late suppers, of Sunday trains and Monday band calls, of high hopes and low billings.
See page 4


Photographed by: Gerry Pullen
Edited by: Donald James
Director/Producer: Roy Harris
Director/Producer: Denis Mitchell

: Pride and Prejudice: Part 5

by Jane Austen.
Adapted for television in six weekly instalments by Cedric Wallis.
[Starring] Alan Badel with Marian Spencer, Hugh Sinclair, Jane Downs

Elizabeth has refused Mr. Darcy's offer of marriage but he has opened her eyes to the true character of Mr. Wickham. When she arrives home she is worried to find him so friendly with her sister Lydia. Lydia goes to stay at Brighton, and Elizabeth spends a summer holiday in Derbyshire with her uncle and aunt. With them, she visits Pemberley, Mr. Darcy's country seat, thinking him absent. But to her embarrassment he turns up unexpectedly. Next day he calls at the inn where she is staying, to find her distracted by sudden news from home.

(Alan Badel appears by permission of Furndel Productions Limited)


Author: Jane Austen
Adapted by: Cedric Wallis
Producer: Barbara Burnham
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Mr. Darcy: Alan Badel
Elizabeth Bennet: Jane Downs
Mrs. Bennet: Marian Spencer
Jane Bennet: Susan Lyall Grant
Mary Bennet: Pamela Binns
Mrs. Gardiner: Joan Carol
Mr. Gardiner: Hamilton Dyce
Mr. Bennet: Hugh Sinclair
Lydia Bennet: Vivienne Martin
Mr. Wickham: Colin Jeavons

: Press Conference

People who make the news face questions from people who write the news.


Presented by: Hugh Burnett

: Fashion Focus on: Beautiful Girls in Lovely Clothes

Commentary written by B.D. Chapman
Spoken by Robert Gladwell
(See page 5)


Fashion Adviser: Leonora Curry
Commentary Writer: B.D. Chapman
Narrator: Robert Gladwell
Arranged by: Iris Furlong
Producer: Joyce Bullen

: Comedy on a Bridge

Music by Bohuslav Martinu from the play by V.K. Klicpera.
English translation by Geoffrey Dunn.
The action takes place many years ago on a bridge across a river separating two opposing armies.
Members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Henry Datyner)
Conducted by William Reid


Music: Bohuslav Martinu
Author of play: V.K. Klicpera
English translation: Geoffrey Dunn
Producer: George R. Foa
Musicians: Members of the London Philharmonic Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Henry Datyner
Orchestra conducted by: William Reid
Designer: Norman James
Enemy Guard: Donald Price
Barbara: Louise Traill
Martin, a fisherman, her fiance: John Lawrenson
Friendly Guard: Lawrence Dalzell
Peter, a brewer: Julian Orchard
Eva, his wife: Patricia Kern
Schoolmaster: Alfred Hallett
Friendly Officer: Tom Chatto

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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