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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: Living in the Commonwealth: New Zealand: 2 - The Dairy Industry

New Zealand butter and cheese compete successfully on the British market although they are shipped from a country 12,000 miles away. Only a highly efficient dairy industry could make this possible. In today's programme Inia Te Wiata and Bruce Stewart show this industry in operation.


Presenter: Inia Te Wiata
Presenter: Bruce Stewart
Producer: Joseph Weltman

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the Very Young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your children and invites them to join in songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
(A BBC television film)


Narrator: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Mainly for Women

Family Affairs

Health and the Family: 11: Glands
Isobel Barnett interviews a specialist about glandular disturbances in adolescence.

Families of Other Lands: The Sherpas of Nepal
George Spenceley and Dan Jones, of the Yorkshire Ramblers' Club, describe life in a Sherpa village, and show film taken on a recent expedition to the Himalayas.

3.15 Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
From the BBC's Midland television studio

(to 15.30)


Interviewer (Health and the Family): Isobel Barnett
Interviewee (Health and the Family): A specialist [name uncredited]
Presenter (Families of Other Lands): George Spenceley
Presenter (Families of Other Lands): Dan Jones
Producer: Beryl Radley
Presenter (Keep Fit): Eileen Fowler
Arranged by (Keep Fit): Ann Shead
Presented by (Keep Fit): Desmond O'Leary

: Children's Television presents: Run to Earth: 3: Captain Gaunt's Secret

A serial adapted from the novel by Elisabeth Kyle

(Michael Balfour is appearing in "The Iceman Cometh" at the Arts Theatre; James Cairncross and Joe Greig in "Salad Days" at the Vaudeville Theatre, London)


Author: Elisabeth Kyle
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: David Goddard
Mick Fairbairn: Frazer Hines
Archie Almond: Andrew Irvine
Mrs. Fairbairn: Katharine Page
Mr. Fairbairn: James Cairncross
Lindy Gaunt: Shandra Walden
Policeman: Lawrence Dalzell
Captain Gaunt: Michael Balfour
Lucky: Joe Greig
Mrs. Almond: Barbara Cavan
Aunt Alexa: Edna Petrie
Other parts played by: Claire Wyton
Other parts played by: Jeremy Dempster

: Children's Television: Sea and Ships - Tankers

Every boy who wants to go to sea is interested in tankers. This afternoon Alan Villiers and Captain Kenneth Morris, who commands the Hima, talk to Peter West about life on board these ships and about the atomic tankers and submarine tankers which will be built within the next few years.
(A BBC telerecording)


Interviewee: Alan Villiers
Interviewee: Captain Kenneth Morris
Presenter: Peter West
Film editor: Constance Dunn
Producer: Ian Curtis

: The O. Henry Playhouse: Sphinx Apple

Thomas Mitchell plays the part of the famous American author in the film series based on his short stories.

O. Henry tells the story of a rich man who dies and leaves an apple to one of three people. For whom is it intended and is it a gesture of hate or goodwill?


O. Henry: Thomas Mitchell

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week: Sheila Buxton, Rory McEwen


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

: That Old Black Magic

featuring Stanley Black and his Orchestra.


Musicians: Stanley Black and his Orchestra
Producer: Ernest Maxin

: My Pal Bob

as told by his friend, partner, and chief victim Denis Goodwin.
[Starring] Bob Monkhouse
featuring Terence Alexander, Jill Adams, Kenneth Connor, Irene Handl, Willoughby Goddard, Pat Coombs, Johnny Vyvyan, Joseph Behrmann, Hugh Lloyd, Marie Devereux, David Ward, Arthur Mullard and guest, Esmond Knight
Written by Bob Monkhouse and Denis Goodwin.
(BBC telerecording)


Writer: Bob Monkhouse
Writer: Denis Goodwin
Producer: Ronald Marsh
Narrator: Denis Goodwin
Himself: Bob Monkhouse
Terry: Terence Alexander
Jill: Jill Adams
[Actor]: Kenneth Connor
[Actress]: Irene Handl
[Actor]: Willoughby Goddard
[Actress]: Pat Coombs
[Actor]: Johnny Vyvyan
[Actor]: Joseph Behrmann
[Actor]: Hugh Lloyd
[Actress]: Marie Devereux
[Actor]: David Ward
[Actor]: Arthur Mullard
Guest: Esmond Knight

: The Great Adventure

A film story of real people and the wild life around them in Central Sweden in which the stars are the two small sons of a farmer and their tame otter.
There are no professional actors in this simple yet brilliant film, which was awarded the International Grand Prix at Cannes, 1954.
English narration by Norman Shelley.


Director: Arne Sucksdorff
Narrator: Norman Shelley

: Your Life in their Hands: 3: A New Lease of Life

A series of outside broadcasts from hospitals in England, Scotland, and Wales.
From The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
The series is introduced by a physician in the Department of Medicine in a London hospital.


Director (Birmingham): David Martin
Director (London): Tom Millett
Producer: Bill Duncalf

: Who Said That?

'He who allows oppression shares the crime'
Gilbert Harding, Professor Thomas Bodkin, John Betjeman and Ted Allan are invited to identify some similar quotations and then to discuss their merits.


Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Panellist: Professor Thomas Bodkin
Panellist: John Betjeman
Panellist: Ted Allan
Presented by: Michael Mills

: Pianos I Have Known: 3: Concert Grand

Sidney Harrison recalls Pianos I Have Known.
The last of three programmes.


Presenter/Pianist: Sidney Harrison

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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