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: O Sul I Sul

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

: Aelwyd Y Gan

Rhifyn arbennig o'r rhaglen boblogaidd a ddarlledir bob nos Iau ar radio sain gyda
Kenneth Bowen, Granville Jones, Morien Phillips, Tom Mile a Colin Jones, Jac a Wil Davies
Pedwarawd Merched o Goleg y Brifysgol, Aberystwyth
Pedwarawd y Bwthyn: Esme Lewis , Linda Evans
Denis Griffiths ac Albert Thomas
Cor Meibion Brenhinol , Treorci
(Cor Feistr, Tom Griffiths )
Rhan o Gerddorfa Gymreig y BBC
(Blaenwr, Philip Whiteway)
Dan arweiniad Arwel Hughes
Cyfiwynir y rhaglen gan
Morfudd Mason Lewis ac Emrys Cleaver
Y telediad dan ofat David J. Thomas
Trefnir y rhaglen gan Alwyn Jones
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)

(to 13.45)


Unknown: Kenneth Bowen
Unknown: Granville Jones
Unknown: Morien Phillips
Unknown: Colin Jones
Unknown: Pedwarawd Merched
Unknown: Esme Lewis
Unknown: Linda Evans
Unknown: Denis Griffiths
Unknown: Albert Thomas
Unknown: Cor Meibion Brenhinol
Unknown: Tom Griffiths
Unknown: Gerddorfa Gymreig
Unknown: Morfudd Mason Lewis
Unknown: Emrys Cleaver
Unknown: David J. Thomas

: I Married Joan: Mothers-in-Law

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


Joan Stevens: Joan Davis

: News Review

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


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall

: A Breath of Fresh Air

Direct from Germany
Come aboard a Riverboat on the Rhine
Join week-end holidaymakers on a cruise past village and vineyard as the signs of spring come to the banks of this great river.
Your guides are: Brian Johnston, Hanns-Joachim Friedrichs
Produced by Noble Wilson in collaboration with an outside broadcast team of the German Television Service
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Presenter: Brian Johnston
Presenter: Hanns-Joachim Friedrichs
Producer: Noble Wilson

: Concert Hour

Sena Jurinac (soprano) with the BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conductor, Rudolf Schwarz
Introduced by Alec Robertson.
Before an invited audience in the BBC's Studios, Maida Vale, London
Simultaneously broadcast in the Home Service


Soprano: Sena Jurinac
Musicians: The BBC Symphony Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Paul Beard
[Orchestra] conductor: Rudolf Schwarz
Presenter: Alec Robertson
Television presentation: Robin Scott

: The Brains Trust

The Brains Trust meets this afternoon to answer your questions.
The members this week are: Sir Frederic Hooper, Barbara Wootton, William Golding, Professor Alexander Kennedy.
Question-Master: Michael Flanders
Questions should be addressed to: "The Brains Trust," [address removed]
Sound-track, to be repeated on Friday, 1.10 (Home)


Question-Master: Michael Flanders
Panellist: Sir Frederic Hooper
Panellist: Barbara Wootton
Panellist: William Golding
Panellist: Professor Alexander Kennedy
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television: It Can't Be True

A fairy-tale filmed in Hungary.
Who would expect to find a princess up an apple-tree? When Peter did, his whole fortune changed within a day.
Voices by Johnny Morris.


Voices/narrator: Johnny Morris
English version by: Peggy Miller

: Children's Television: Sooty: Sooty's Chemist Shop

Sooty with Harry Corbett in a film.


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett

: Children's Television: Little Women: Part 1

by Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted for television in six parts by Constance Cox
[Starring] Phyllis Calvert

(Aithna Gover is appearing in "The Potting Shed" at the Globe Theatre, London)
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Author: Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted by: Constance Cox
Producer: Joy Harington
Designer: Eileen Diss
Jo: Andree Melly
Mrs. March: Phyllis Calvert
Meg: Kate Cameron
Aunt March: Anita Sharp Bolster
Beth: Diana Day
Amy: Sylvia Davies
Laurie: David Cole
Mr. Laurence: Noel Howlett
Mary: Ann Iddon
Hannah: Aithna Gover
Girl at the play: Eliane Formby
Girl at the play: Pauline Black
Girl at the play: Angela Vale
Girl at the play: Judy Perkins
Girl at the play: Helen Nathan

: Children's Television: Sunday Special: Patterns Everywhere

Allen Birtwhistle talks about a way of dyeing cloth that he saw in Africa, and about the art of making patterns.
(to 18.15)


Presenter: Allen Birtwhistle

: Meeting Point: One or Two Worlds?

Do husbands and wives, though happily married, tend to live in separate worlds?
Following the programme 'Now we are Married' shown in the 'Eye to Eye' series last Friday, the Rev. Charles Davey, Rector of Knockholt and Vice-Chairman of the London Marriage Council, discusses with Lady Pakenham, Yvonne Mitchell, and Bernard Braden the problems and moral issues involved.


Presenter: Rev. Charles Davey
Panellist: Lady Pakenham
Panellist: Yvonne Mitchell
Panellist: Bernard Braden
Producer: George Angeloglou

: The Thin Man: Ship Shake-Down

The film series starring Peter Lawford as 'Nick', Phyllis Kirk as 'Nora' with 'Asta' the dog.


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

: What's My Line?

Television's most popular 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
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman
Presented by: Harry Carlisle

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: The Lost Men

A new play for television by Ray Rigby
Based on a story by L.H. Wynne
(See panel)

[Photo caption] Edwina Rendell (Peggy), Alun Owen (Tom), Marie Burke (Mum); Julian Somers (Dad), and Sean Lynch (Fred); for them the problems are both moral and legal when it comes to protecting...

"The Lost Men"
A new play for television by Ray Rigby

In the past few years there have been a number of instances of refugees from Europe seeking political asylum in Great Britain. The 'lost men' of tonight's play are two such people - Kaufman and Lipinski - who have fled from persecution, and without permits, passports, or any kind of authority, find themselves in London's dockland, ready to make an undercover journey to Manchester, where they believe they will find friends to help them. But they need friends in London, too: friends and accomplices who are prepared to risk their own safety to help them. For Kaufman and Lipinski have few personal assets left. They can scarcely speak any English, and they are as bewildered by the future they are seeking as they are afraid of the past they have left. But in London's East End, there is always to be found an innate sympathy for the 'hunted,' and it is from this that the drama, excitement and human quality of tonight's play is drawn.

(Next week: "The Land of Promise" by Somerset Maugham)


Writer: Ray Rigby
Based on a story by: L.H. Wynne
Producer: Harold Clayton
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Len Ward: Robert G. Vahey
Tom Handwell: Alun Owen
Mrs. Fuller: Marie Burke
Pop Fuller: Julian Somers
Fred Handwell: Sean Lynch
Avram Kaufman: Ralph Nossek
Meyer Lipinski: William Forbes
Traffic Policeman: Colin Douglas
Detective-Inspector Gilliway: Edward Evans
Plain-Clothes Constable: Hugh Stewart
Peggy Downs: Edwina Rendell
Mrs. Downs: Audrey Noble
The Rabbi: Arnold Marle
Duty Policeman: Neil Wilson
Courts Policeman: John King

: Monitor

Theatre - Films - Books
Presenting people, events, and controversies on film, and in the studio every fortnight.
Introduced and edited by Huw Wheldon.


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

: Weather followed by The Epilogue

The Rev. Dr. D. T. Niles of Ceylon, one of the leaders of the Christian Church in Asia, talks about lessons he believes the Churches in the West can learn from the Churches in the East.
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland
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Presenter (The Epilogue): The Rev. Dr. D. T. Niles

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