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: O Sul I Sul

Newyddion am Gymru a Chymry.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)

: Ymryson Areithio

o dan nawdd y BBC
Golegau Cymru
Y Ddadl Derfynol
Dau Goleg , sef Coleg y Brifysgol, Caerdydd a Choleg y Drindod, Caerfyrddin yn dadlau:
'YM lie ychwanegu dylid cwtogi ar nifer myfyrwyr ein Colegau'
Yr Archdderwydd, y Parch. William Morris
Wynne Lloyd
Y Parch. R. M. Rosser
Alun Oldfield-Davies
Cyflwynir brysgyll ' Y Cymro' i'r Coleg buddugol gan
Arglwydd Macdonald
O Waenysgor K.C.M.G., I.L.D.
Y telediad dan ofal Myrfyn Owen Trefnwyd y gyfres gan Sam Jones
(Telerecordiad y BBC)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)

(to 13.55)


Unknown: Golegau Cymru
Unknown: Y Ddadl Derfynol
Unknown: Dau Goleg
Unknown: William Morris
Unknown: Wynne Lloyd
Unknown: R. M. Rosser
Unknown: Alun Oldfield-Davies
Unknown: Arglwydd MacDonald
Unknown: O Waenysgor
Unknown: Myrfyn Owen
Unknown: Sam Jones

: Gardening Club

A weekly date with Percy Thrower whose seasonal work covers:
Sowing hardy annuals; Planting out bulbs that have finished flowering; Planning early potatoes; Potting young cyclamen; Stopping chrysanthemums
John Hall an asparagus grower in the Vale of Evesham discusses the preparation for and planting of Asparagus and of carrots and beetroot for exhibition by the amateur.
Presented by Paul Morby from the BBC's Midland television studio
(A BBC telerecording)


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: John Hall
Presented by: Paul Morby

: News Review

Seven Days in Thirty Minutes
Recalling the week's outstanding events on film with personalities, reports, and expert analysis.
Introduced by Richard Baker.


Presenter: Richard Baker

: Grand Prix of the 1958 Eurovision Song Contest

presented by the Dutch Television Service from the Avro Studios, Hilversum, Holland.
Songs from:
Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Luxembourg, Sweden
This afternoon BBC television presents an edited telerecording of this international contest held on March 12, in which viewers from all over Europe voted for the song to be awarded the Grand Prix for 1958.


Commentary: Peter Haigh

: The Brains Trust

The Brains Trust meets this afternoon to answer your questions.
The members this week are: Sir Eric James, Anthony Quinton, Alan Bullock, Dr. J. Bronowski
Question-Master, Norman Fisher

Questions should be addressed to: 'The Brains Trust', [address removed]
Sound-track to be repeated on Monday at 3.30 (Home)


Question-Master: Norman Fisher
Panellist: Sir Eric James
Panellist: Anthony Quinton
Panellist: Alan Bullock
Panellist: Dr. J. Bronowski
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television presents: Big Top Time

It's Sunday afternoon at Billy Smart's Circus
All is quiet...
Then -
Elton Hayes sings a song of circus and the show comes to life.
On the Circus Bandstand, Sid Phillips
Televised direct from the Big Top at Ipswich and produced by Derek Burrell-Davis


Singer/Guitarist: Elton Hayes
Clarinettist: Sid Phillips
Programme arranged by: Ronnie Smart
Producer: Derek Burrell-Davis

: Children's Television: Sooty

Assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett

: Children's Television: The Invisible Armies: Part 2

The story, in four parts of Louis Pasteur by Nesta Pain.
With Hugh David as Pasteur.


Writer/Director: Nesta Pain
Producer: Rex Tucker
Music specially composed by: John Hotchkis
Film Cameraman: Len Newson
Film Editor: Ron de Mattos
Designer: Susan Spence
Pasteur: Hugh David
Marie Pasteur: Margaret Barton
M. Dumas: Philip Ray
Zizi: Frances Guthrie
M. Dupont: Gerald C. Lawson
First grower: Philip Lennard
Second grower: Richard Statman
Napoleon III: Heron Carvic
Court Official: Michael Anthony
Professor Balard: John N. Gordon
Surgeon: William Mervyn
Surgeon's assistant: David Ludman
Patient: Joseph Levine

: Children's Television: Sunday Special: Jonah and the Whale

The Rev Basil Minchin looks at a familiar Old Testament story in the light of what he saw in a church at Aquileia last summer.
From the BBC's West of England television studio
(to 18.25)


Presenter: The Rev Basil Minchin

: Meeting Point: Family Tensions - The trouble with living at home...

On this Mothering Sunday John Freeman questions a welfare worker and a doctor about the tensions that may arise between parents and children, the difficulties resulting later in life, and some of the remedies available.


Presenter: John Freeman
Panellist: A welfare worker [name uncredited]
Panellist: A doctor [name uncredited]
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: The Thin Man: The Scene Stealer

Starring Peter Lawford as 'Nick', Phyllis Kirk as 'Nora' in the new film series with Asta the dog.

Nick is called in to advise on a thriller which is being produced at a Hollywood film studio, but a series of production mishaps leads him to a mystery that certainly isn't in the script.


Nick: Peter Lawford
Nora: Phyllis Kirk
Himself: Asta the dog

: What's My Line?

Television's most popular panel game with Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, Gilbert Harding, David Nixon.
In the chair, Eamonn Andrews
('What's My Line?' was devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman and is televised by arrangement with CBS and Maurice Winnick)


Panellist: Isobel Barnett.
Panellist: Barbara Kelly
Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Panellist: David Nixon
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Presented by: Harry Carlisle
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman

: Television World Theatre presents: The Clandestine Marriage

[Starring] Hermione Baddeley, Esmond Knight, Doreen Aris
with Geoffrey Bayldon as Lord Ogleby
See columns 1 and 2 and page 4


Mrs. Heidelberg: Hermione Baddeley
Mr. Sterling: Esmond Knight
Fanny: Doreen Aris
Lord Ogleby: Geoffrey Bayldon

: Monitor

Theatre - Films - Books - Painting
Sculpture - Music - Architecture
Presenting people, events, and controversies on film, and in the studio, every fortnight.
Tonight's edition includes:
The Italian Opera Season
Behind the scenes at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane.
John Bratby at work on murals for the film "The Horse's Mouth" at Shepperton Film Studios.
Introduced and edited by Huw Wheldon.


Painter: John Bratby
Film editor: Allan Tyrer
Producer: Peter Newington
Presenter/editor: Huw Wheldon

: Weather

followed by
The Epilogue: A Beginner's Course in Prayer
The fourth of a series of six talks by The Right Rev. Bishop Anthony Bloom.
Close Down


Presenter (The Epilogue): The Right Bishop Anthony Bloom

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