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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: Fact in Fiction

Introduced by Hugh Ross Williamson.
A comment on some of the bad schools of the last century illustrated by extracts from BBC telerecordings of drama productions.
Nicholas Nickleby: Dotheboys Hall with Esmond Knight as 'Squeers'
and Vanity Fair: Miss Pinkerton's Academy with Joyce Redman as 'Becky Sharp'


Presenter: Hugh Ross Williamson
Squeers (Nicholas Nickleby): Esmond Knight
Becky Sharp (Vanity Fair): Joyce Redman
Arranged by: Rosemary Hill
Producer: Ronald Eyre

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

(A BBC television film)
(to 14.45)

: Children's Television presents: Thrash It Out

Pupils of Uwyn-y-Bryn Secondary School for Girls, Swansea and Bishop Gore Secondary School for Boys, Swansea discuss the subject 'Examinations'.
In the chair, Hywel Davies.


Chairman: Hywel Davies
Director: David J. Thomas
Arranged by: Lorraine Davies

: Children's Television: Bengo

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


Artist: Tim (William Timym)
Narrator: Sylvia Peters

: Children's Television: For Deaf Children

Variety with Abbott's Goldfish, Peter Butterworth, The Marcies.


Comedian: Peter Butterworth
Acrobatics: The Marcies
Drawings: Stephen Skoyles

: News Headlines; Sports News; The Weather

On transmitters serving the areas:

: Good Companions

A programme of pets for people with pets.
Peter West and Stanley Dangerfield go to Leeds where they are invited to a special session of an Obedience Training School for dogs.
Also featuring
The Goon
and This week's special item: Pigeons
A fortnightly series edited by Stanley Dangerfield
From the Carlton (Old) Barracks, Leeds


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

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and Rory McEwen, Barbara Leigh


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

: Caxton's Tales: Buddy

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


Writer: Sidney Nelson
Writer: Maurice Harrison
Producer: G. B. Lupino
Wilfred Caxton: Wilfred Pickles
Mabel Caxton: Mabel Pickles
Sally Caxton: Mary Webster
Charlie Haskell: Richard Curnock
Miss Brearley: Evelyn Lund
Willie: Peter Hodoson
Sam Widgeon: Allan Bracewell
Buddy: Jay Evans
Mortimer Benson: Wensley Pithey

: Sing for Your Supper

with Reg Varney, Hugh Paddick, Barry Took, Laurie London, The Fraser Hayes Four.
Guest star, Lita Roza


Singer: Reg Varney
Singer: Hugh Paddick
Singer: Barry Took
Singer: Laurie London
Singers: The Fraser Hayes Four
Guest star/singer: Lita Roza
Choreographer: Tommy Linden
Script: Eric Merriman
Script: Barry Took
Designer: Norman James
Producer: John Warrington

: Eye to Eye presents: The More We Are Together

For thirty minutes life is seen through the eyes of Mum and Dad, Vi, Lil, Nell, and Eileen - four sisters with four husbands. They are the Gladden family, and they all live within a stone's throw of each other in the East End of London, with eight children and a budgerigar.
Introduced by Robert Reid.
Written and produced by Stephen Hearst.
See page 5


Presenter: Robert Reid
Photographed by: Charles de Jaeger
Film editor: Ian Callaway
Writer/producer: Stephen Hearst

: The Diary of Samuel Pepys: Episode One

(See top of page and pages 3 and 7)

Dramatised for television by A.R. Rawlinson
with Peter Sallis as Samuel Pepys

The action is set in the City of London and in Westminster in 1660.


Author: Samuel Pepys
Dramatised by: A.R. Rawlinson
Producer: Chloe Gibson
Music composed by: Christopher Whelen
Film sequences photographed by: Douglas Wolfe
Film Editor: James Colina
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Samuel Pepys: Peter Sallis
Elizabeth Pepys: Susan Maryott
Jane, the maid: Susan Spear
Clerk: Colin Broadley
Hawley: Noel Davis
William Bowyer: Howard Lamb
George Downing: Martin Sterndale
Will Shepley: Bruce Stewart
John Crew: Richard Williams
The landlord's daughter: Patricia Key
Small boy: Maurice Bennice
General George Monk: John Arnatt
Sir Edward Montagu: Manning Wilson
John Pepys, Sam's father: Frederick Peisley
Mistress Pepys, Sam's mother: Kathleen Williams
Pall Pepys, Sam's sister: Patricia Heneghan
Clerks, officers and troopers in General Monk's army, servants, landlord and customers of The Swan Tavern, citizens at the bonfire celebrations: [artists uncredited]

: Hall of Fame

The Sportsview Unit looks back on the world's greatest sports stars in action.
John Cobb and the World Title fight between Jack Johnson and Stanley Ketchel
Introduced by Raymond Glendenning.


Racing driver: John Cobb
Boxer: Jack Johnson
Boxer: Stanley Ketchel
Presenter: Raymond Glendenning
Devised and written by: Paul Fox
Devised and written by: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: Press Conference

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


Presented by: Hugh Burnett

: Adventures in Eating

Host: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Guest: Jimmy Edwards
Chef: Niki

The chef prepares a 'Chicken Kiev' and the host honours his guest by opening one of the oldest bottles of wine in the country.
See page 5


Presenter: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Guest: Jimmy Edwards
Chef: Niki
Producer: Beryl Radley

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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