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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: 6: Modern Mammals

by William Bullough, Professor of Zoology in the University of London.


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

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the Very Young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
(A BBC television film)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/Music: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women

Your Own Time
A light-hearted magazine for younger women.
Introduced by Robert Gladwell.

It's a Woman's World
Introducing Enid Chanelle director of a chain of fashion stores, to prove the point.

The Silent Enemy
An excerpt from the new film about Commander Crabb and interviews with Captain Quinton Whitford who knew him and William Fairchild who directed the film.
(Film excerpt by courtesy of Romulus Films)

Catch a Rising Star
Jeremy Lubbock, new young singer and pianist.

An Egg for Easter
Roma Fairley watches a chocolate manufacturer at work.

3.15 Christ Did Not Stop at Eboli
This short film tells of a struggle against illiteracy and ignorance In Southern Italy. It depicts the day-to-day life in a village to the south of Eboli, beyond which, according to the old Italian saying, Christ did not go.
(Previously televised on September 4, 1955)


Presenter: Robert Gladwell
Item presenter (It's a Woman's World): Enid Chanelle
Interviewee (The Silent Enemy): Captain Quinton Whitford
Interviewee (The Silent Enemy): William Fairchild
Singer/Pianist (Catch a Rising Star): Jeremy Lubbock
Item presenter (An Egg for Easter): Roma Fairley
Arranged and presented by: Lorna Pegram

: Children's Television: Playbox

Eamonn Andrews opens Playbox
Helped by Tony Hart with the drawings and Ivan Owen with the games in which two young teams take part.
The Playbox Detective Agency
in which you can try your hand at detection.
Written by Vere Lorrimer.
The Inter-Regional Quiz Championship: The Final Eliminator
In a top-of-the-table play off Birmingham meets Cardiff for a place in the Final.
Written and produced by Cliff Michelmore


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Drawings: Tony Hart
Co-presenter: Ivan Owen
Writer (The Playbox Detective Agency): Vere Lorrimer
Director: Leonard Chase
Writer/producer: Cliff Michelmore

: I Married Joan: Shot Gun

[Starring] Joan Davis in the film series I Married Joan


Joan Stevens: Joan Davis

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Maxine Daniels, Noel Harrison

The State Visit to the Netherlands of Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh
This evening the Queen and the Duke are the guests of the Netherlands Government at a dinner, and later at a reception, given in their honour at the Binnenhof in the Hague.
It is hoped to include in Tonight at 7.0 app a relay, through the Eurovision network, of their arrival at the Treveszaal.
A relay from the reception may also take place during the evening.
The scenes in the Hague described by Richard Dimbleby.
Presented for television by courtesy of Nederlandse Televisie Stichting.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer: Maxine Daniels
Singer/Guitarist: Noel Harrison
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: The Dinah Shore Show

A telerecording of this top American show
Starring Dinah Shore
with star guests: Frank Sinatra, Peter Lawford
and The Steiner Brothers, The Skylarks Vocal Group, The Harry Zimmerman Orchestra
See page 9


Presenter/Singer: Dinah Shore
Singer: Frank Sinatra
Singer: Peter Lawford
Dancers: The Steiner Brothers
Vocalists: The Skylarks Vocal Group
Musicians: The Harry Zimmerman Orchestra

: Sportsview

Max Robertson introduces Sportsview
Television's sports magazine invites you to meet the Heavyweight Champion of the World
Floyd Patterson in person
Tonight's programme also includes:
The Lincolnshire Handicap
Film of this afternoon's first big race of the season
A film round-up of sporting events round the world.


Presenter: Max Robertson
Interviewee: Floyd Patterson
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: Sammy

A television play for one character.
Written and produced by Ken Hughes.
[Starring] Anthony Newley

Alone in his room, Sammy has three hours in which to raise the £200 that will save him from disaster. As the minutes pass he grows more desperate in his race against time, and in his attempt to forestall that fateful knock on the door...
(Anthony Newley appears by permission of Warwick Film Productions, Ltd.)


Writer/Producer: Ken Hughes
Designer: Norman James
Sammy: Anthony Newley

Blog post that mentions this programme:

On Your Own - One-person dramas 26 July 2019

: Head Hunters and Giraffe Women

A film made by Vitold de Golish during his expeditions in Upper Burma, when he lived with the Naga head hunters, with the elephant - worshipping Kayahs, and with the Padaung tribe whose women have their necks stretched and supported by long spirals of copper.
Narrated and produced by David Attenborough.


Filmmaker: Vitold de Golish
Editor: Larry Toft
Narrator/producer: David Attenborough

: Early to Braden

The second series of Early to Braden
with The Same Baby, The Same Piano and (From Time to Time) Braden


Producer: Philip Barker

: This Book is News: 4

Bernard Miles invites some interesting personalities to read with him passages from the Bible in an attempt to recapture the spirit and meaning of this book in familiar and unfamiliar words.
His guests tonight are: Barbara Kelly, James McKechnie, Helen Starns


Presenter: Bernard Miles
Reader: Barbara Kelly
Reader: James McKechnie
Reader: Helen Starns
Presented by: George Angeloglou

: News Summary

Including a film report from the Netherlands of today's events in The State Visit.
(Presented in co-operation with Nederlandse Televisie Stichting)

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