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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)

: 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

Contributors

Narrator/Script, music, and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Mainly for Women

Family Affairs

Family Pastimes: 1: Sailing
The Welch family offer practical tips about sailing and show boats that children can learn to handle for themselves.

Fashion for Children
An Easter parade of clothes arranged by the National Children's Wear Association.

Introduced by Betty Lait.

3.15 Collectors' Club
Introduced by Peter Philp.
From the BBC's Welsh television studio

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Presenter (Family Affairs): Betty Lait
Arranged by (Family Affairs): Beryl Radley
Director (Family Affairs): Richard Gilbert
Presenter (Collectors' Club): Peter Philp
Producer: Nan Davies

: Children's Television presents: The Machine Breakers: 2 - The Murder

A serial in three parts by Phyllis Bentley.
Film sequences by the BBC television film unit

Contributors

Writer: Phyllis Bentley
Producer: Barbara Hammond
Designer: Edwin Florence
Dick Bamforth: Cavan Kendall
George Mellor: Simon Merrick
Tom Thorpe: Peter Hawkins
Sowden: John Foster
Joe Bamforth: Stuart Hutchison
Benjamin Walker: Patrick Westwood
Mary: Anne Reid
Widow Marsden: Amy Dalby
Will Oldroyd: David Higson
Mr Oldroyd: John Barris
Constable: Peter Hughes

: Children's Television: Look - Wild Spain

A series of wild-life programmes.
Introduced by Peter Scott.

During the spring of last year Field-Marshal Viscount Alanbrooke took part in an expedition to the Coto Donana in southern Spain, where he filmed for the first time one of Europe's rarest and most magnificent birds-the Spanish Imperial Eagle.
Today, in the second of two programmes, Peter Scott invites Lord Alanbrooke and Guy Mountfort, the leader, to comment on the results of the expedition and on the films they made.
From the BBC's West of England studio

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Scott
Guest/filmmaker: Field-Marshal Viscount Alanbrooke
Guest: Guy Mountfort
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: News Headlines; Sports News; The Weather

On transmitters serving the areas:
6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the English Regions
News from Wales 6.15-6.20

: The O. Henry Playhouse: Emancipation of Billy

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

This is the story of a young lawyer who discovers that his father has been dishonest with public money.

Contributors

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, Noel Harrison

Contributors

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

: News Summary

: Educated Evans: First event: The Well-Screwed Head

Written by Sidney Nelson and Maurice Harrison.
Charlie Chester returns as 'Educated Evans' in a series of adventures featuring the famous character created by Edgar Wallace.

Contributors

Writer: Sidney Nelson
Writer: Maurice Harrison
Character creator: Edgar Wallace
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Eric Fawcett
'Educated' Evans: Charlie Chester
Man in the pub: Michael Balfour
Gertrude: Myrtle Reed
Det Sgt Miller: Jack Melford
Mr Higgson: Cameron Hall
Mrs Bottons: Dorothy Summers
Post Office clerk: Douglas Bradley Smith
Evie: Anne Davey
Tommy Longwood: Owen Holder

: Life is a Song

A new series of programmes featuring Continental artists and their music.
This week: Jean Sablon, The famous French singing star

Contributors

Singer: Jean Sablon
Orchestra directed by: Malcolm Lockyer
Designer: Audley Southcott
Producer: Bryan Sears

: Television Playwright presents: The Confession

[Starring] Charles Morgan, Robert Harris, Marian Spencer, Elvi Hale

The action takes place in Bruce Anstey's flat in Chelsea. Time: The Present

Contributors

Designer: Frederick Knapman
Producer: Adrian Brown
Winifred Anstey: Marian Spencer
Carlisle: Andre Dakar
Bruce Anstey: Robert Harris
Wilson Ledward: Newton Blick
Sylvia: Elvi Hale
Mrs Deiattre: Helena Pickard

: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf

Gerald Moore introduces Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.

Contributors

Presenter: Gerald Moore
Soprano: Elisabeth Schwarzkopf
Presented by: George R. Foa

: Your Life in their Hands: 9: Machinery for Living

A series of outside broadcasts from hospitals in England, Scotland, and Wales.
From The General Infirmary, Leeds
The series Is introduced by a physician in the Department of Medicine in a London hospital.

Contributors

Television direction (London): Tom Millett
Television direction (Leeds): Ray Lakeland
The series prepared and produced by: Bill Duncalf

: Education

A Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Labour Party
Are classes too target?
Have we enough teachers?
Do we have the right sort of education?
Percy Cudlipp sets out to examine some of the problems confronting parents, teachers, and pupils.

Contributors

Presenter: Percy Cudlipp

: News

: Picture Parade

A weekly magazine of films and film personalities.
Introduced by Peter Haigh and Derek Bond.

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Haigh
Presenter: Derek Bond
Director: Richard Evans
Presented by: Alan Sleath

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down








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