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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)

: The University Boat Race

from Putney to Mortlake
The 104th race of the series
Oxford (46 wins) challenge Cambridge (57 wins)
On the riverside at Putney: T. B. Langton
On the launch Everest which follows the race from start to finish: Michael Henderson, Brian Venner


Commentator: T. B. Langton
Commentator: Michael Henderson
Commentator: Brian Venner
Television presentation: John Vernon

: Racing at Kempton Park: Easter Meeting

A BBC Television outside broadcast unit joins the thousands of holiday racegoers.

2.15 Princess Royal Stakes over five furlongs

2.55 Rosebery Handicap over one mile and a quarter

3.30 2,000 Guineas Trial Stake. over seven furlongs

4.0 Half Moon Stakes over five furlongs

Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the Parade Ring before each race.


Race commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Paddock commentator: Clive Graham
Presented for television by: Dennis Monger

: Dinghy Sailing on the Thames: Ranelagh Easter Trophy

Members of the Ranelagh Sailing Club in 12 ft. Nationals and Merlin-Rockets compete at Putney for this annual trophy.
Organised by the Ranelagh Sailing Club


Commentator: Michael Henderson
Commentator: Barry Bucknell
Presented for television by: John Vernon

: Children's Television presents: The Lone Ranger: Quarter-Horse War

There is a race for big money between an Indian pony and a white man's quarter-horse, and the Indians come to town in strength to cheer their pony on. When the race is over the prize money has disappeared, and an ugly situation threatens. Can Lone Ranger find the money or will there be a war?


The Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Children's Television: Captain Moonlight: Man of Mystery: 3: The Secret of the Record Shop

A comedy thriller in six parts.
Written and produced by Kevin Sheldon.
'Captain Moonlight', the two-fisted, steely-eyed hero of a radio series, is an expert at getting out of tight corners. Tony Lord, the short-sighted actor, finds Captain Moonlight's experiences invaluable when he comes up against some real-life crooks.


Writer: Kevin Sheldon
Producer: Kevin Sheldon
Film cameraman: David Prosser
Film editor: Valerie Best
'Captain Moonlight' (Tony): Jeremy White
Alice: Lorraine Peters
Jimmy Bell: Leonard Jeffery
Forrest: Anthony Bate
Ken: Donald Masters
Les: Terry Eaker
Other parts played by: Peter Dixon
Other parts played by: Barbara Brown

: Today's Sport

Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme.
Association Football
Rugby Union-Racing
This afternoon's results by Leonard Martin.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit


Presenter: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Results reader: Leonard Martin

: Six-Five Special

from Warren's Albert Ballroom, Glasgow with Josephine Douglas introducing Max Bygraves, Marion Ryan, Mike Winters and Bernie Winters, The Four Buddies and the music of Don Lang and his Frantic Five, The John Barry Seven, Harry Gold and his New Beat Band.


Presenter: Josephine Douglas
Singer: Max Bygraves
Singer: Marion Ryan
Comedian: Mike Winters
Comedian: Bernie Winters
Group: The Four Buddies
Group: Don Lang and his Frantic Five
Group: The John Barry Seven
Group: Harry Gold and his New Beat Band
Script: Jeremy Lloyd
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

: Wells Fargo

The exciting adventures of the famous Western Stagecoach Service.
[Starring] Dale Robertson


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: The Money Man: Episode 1

A serial by Iain MacCormick in six episodes.
See page 7


Writer: Iain MacCormick
Producer: Alan Bromly
Designer: Stephen Taylor
George Henry: James Bree
Viola Church: Jacqueline Ellis
Carlo: Stewart Guidotti
Teresa: Anne Cooke
Rudl: Roland Brand
Rake: Vic Wise
Maxll: Steve Plytas
Inspector Gluckli: Alec Mango
Lill: Angela Krefeld
Major Sanders: Gerald Case
Andreadis: Carl Duering
Gober: Olap Pooley
First policeman: Anthony Sheppard
Second policeman: Philip Carr

: The World Our Stage: Hit the Headlines

(See panel and page 4)

Terry-Thomas and Dickie Valentine in
"Hit the Headlines"
at 8.0
Co-starring Jill Day, Jeremy Hawk, Patricia Cree
and introducing Wim Sonneveld

Eric Robinson conducts the Concert Orchestra and George Mitchell Singers


Writer: Ray Galton
Writer: Alan Simpson
Production: Francis Essex
Dancers: The Dancers
Musicians: The Concert Orchestra
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Conductor: Eric Robinson
"Hit the Headlines" specially composed by: Paddy Roberts
Additional Material: Frank Baker
Production numbers staged by: Eleanor Fazan
Orchestrations: Arthur Wilkinson
Orchestrations: William Hill-Brown
The "Hit the Headlines" sequence staged by: Irving Davies
The "Hit the Headlines" sequence directed by: John Street
Film Sequences - Cameraman: Peter Hamilton
Film Sequences - Editor: Alf Chapman
Designer: Audley Southcott
Master Printer: Irving Davies
Carstairs: Jeremy Hawk
Arnold: Brian Patton
Cyril: Jimmy Patton
Terry: Terry-Thomas
Ginger Jackson: Jill Day
Alvin Mitchell: Dickie Valentine
Susan Claire: Patricia Cree
Cabaret artist: Wim Sonneveld
Restaurant Manager: Mario Fabrizi
Henry Thomas: Sidney Vivian

: The Saturday Film presents: Suspicion

[Starring] Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine with Sir Cedric Hardwicke

In this classic Hitchcock thriller, with the English countryside as its setting, a strange romance develops between the General's daughter, Lina, and a gay but penniless adventurer. After a runaway marriage Lina finds out that her husband has been lying to her about money matters; events transform her growing suspicions into deadly fear.


Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Johnnie: Cary Grant
Lina: Joan Fontaine
General McLaidlaw: Sir Cedric Hardwicke
Beckey: Nigel Bruce
Mrs McLaidlaw: Dame May Whitty
Mrs Newsham: Isabel Jeans
Ethel, a maid: Heather Angel
Isobel Sedbusk: Auriol Lee
Reggie Wetherby: Reginald Sheffield
Captain Melbeck: Leo G. Carroll

: Sports Special

Sportsview film cameras bring you today's sport on film tonight.
Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme.
Association Football
Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Portsmouth
West Ham v. Charlton
The Boat Race and Racing at Kempton Park


Presenter: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Tom Millett

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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