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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: Animals with Backbones: 1: Fishes

by William Bullough, Professor of Zoology in the University of London.
(Telerecording of last Wednesday's programme)


Presenter: Professor William Bullough
Producer: F.R. Elwell

: 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

Holidays Ahead: 5: Touring without Tears
Franklin Engelmann shows you how to visit new sights and places by canal boat, coach, or coastal steamer.

3.15 I've Just Been Reading
John and Penelope Mortimer discuss some recent books they have enjoyed and introduce a personality connected with one of the books.

(to 15.30)


Presenter (Holidays Ahead): Franklin Engelmann
Film cameraman (Holidays Ahead): Charles Parnell
Film editor (Holidays Ahead): Eddie Wallstab
Arranged by (Holidays Ahead): Brenda Horsfield
Director (Holidays Ahead): Monica Sims
Presenter (I've Just Been Reading): John Mortimer
Presenter (I've Just Been Reading): Penelope Mortimer
Presented by (I've Just Been Reading): Lorna Pegram

: Children's Television: Studio E

Elizabeth Lanchbury introduces Studio 'E', Your Monday Magazine

Let's Make a Circus
with Anthony Hippisley-Coxe

Pop of the Week
Ted Taylor with a record hit

Stanley Unwin has fun in Uncle Stan's Workshop

Raw materials
by P.R. Lawson

Name the Zebra
Results of the RoSPA Competition

The Vickers VC 10
Charles Gardner shows some of the work that will go into building BOAC's new jet airliner

Print Your Own Photographs
Neville Maud shows you how

Kim the Keeshond

(See page 5)


Presenter: Elizabeth Lanchbury
Item presenter (Let's Make a Circus): Anthony Hippisley-Coxe
Item presenter (Pop of the Week): Ted Taylor
Comedian (Uncle Stan's Workshop): Stanley Unwin
Item presenter (Raw Materials): P.R. Lawson
Item presenter (The Vickers VC 10): Charles Gardner
Item presenter (Print Your Own Photographs): Neville Maud
Director: Leonard Chase
Producer: Ursula Eason

: News for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the English Regions

(On transmitters serving the areas)

News from Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Hey, Jeannie!: Jeannie Plays Cupid

The film series starring Jeannie Carson.

Jeannie is determined to find Al a wife. Al prizes his independence highly and decides to teach Jeannie a lesson.


Jeannie MacLennan: Jeannie Carson

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Rory McEwen and tonight: Maggie Fitzgibbon
(Maggie Fitzgibbon is appearing in "Lady at the Wheel" at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith)


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist: Rory McEwen
Singer: Maggie Fitzgibbon
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: Secret Life of Sgt. Bilko

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

A gullible New York reporter campaigning against lax Army security falls into Bilko's clutches. Money is no object when top military secrets are for sale.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: This Is Your Life

says Eamonn Andrews to ?
Original music by James Turner played by the orchestra directed by George Clouston
("This is Your Life" was devised by Ralph Edwards)


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Scriptwriter: Peter Moore
Music: James Turner
Orchestra directed by: 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 - using film and television cameras - focuses on events and personalities of the moment.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Editor/producer: 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.
In this edition:
Terry-Thomas introduces an excerpt from "Happy is the Bride" with Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott, and Cecil Parker.

(Film by courtesy of British Lion)


Presenter: Peter Haigh
Presenter: Derek Bond
Director: Richard Evans
Producer: Alan Sleath
Item Presenter: Terry-Thomas

: Television Dancing Club

(Tenth Year)
from The Carlton Rooms, Maida Vale, London.
featuring Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra.
With demonstrations by Stan Dudley and Christine Norton, Benny Tolmeyer and Sylvia Sylve
The Bruce Smith Formation Team from Tottenham, London
Also presenting the first semi-final of the 1957-1958 Competition for the Television Dancing Club Trophies
Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson (assisted by Doreen Freeman)
Hostess, Sylvia Peters


Musicians: Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra
Dancer: Stan Dudley
Dancer: Christine Norton
Dancer: Benny Tolmeyer
Dancer: Sylvia Sylve
Formation dancers: The Bruce Smith Formation Team
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Victor Silvester
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Doreen Freeman
Hostess: Sylvia Peters
Scriptwriter: Victor Silvester, Jnr.
Producer: Richard Afton

: Meet Jeanne Heal

This week Jeanne Heal has as her guest Paul Gallico the American writer.
(See page 5)


Presenter: Jeanne Heal
Guest: Paul Gallico
Producer: Christopher Doll

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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