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: Beunydd

Bwrw golwg dros bynciau'r dydd mewn sgwrs a ffilm-a a chyfle I gwrdd a rhai sy'n. amlwg ym y newyddion.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.30)

: For the Schools: Living in the Commonwealth: The British West Indies: 1: Trinidad

Today is a historic date in the Commonwealth. In Trinidad this afternoon H.R.H. Princess Margaret formally opens the newly-elected legislature of the new Federation of the British West Indies. Trinidad, with its multi-racial population, can almost be regarded as a miniature of the new nation now coming into being. Today's programme shows something of life and work on the island, the important oil industry, and the famous pitch lake. The lighter side is represented by calypsos and steel bands, which are now almost as well known here as in their native country.Introduced by Errol John.

The sequence on oil drilling in Trinidad from the film 'New Explorers' is shown by courtesy of Columbia Pictures and British Petroleum.


Presenter: Errol John
Producer: Joseph Weltman

: 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


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

: Mainly for Women

Family Affairs: Three Generations of Working Wives
Combining marriage with a career has never been easy. Three married women with university education join a young student of today to discuss changing attitudes and social circumstances since 1900.
Taking part are: Beryl Bolton, Peggy Jay, Janet Young, Marilyn Farr
In the chair, John Newsom

3.15 Different Places with Different People
John Chear in Portugal.

(to 15.30)


Panellist (Family Affairs: Three Generations of Working Wives): Beryl Bolton
Panellist (Family Affairs: Three Generations of Working Wives): Peggy Jay
Panellist (Family Affairs: Three Generations of Working Wives): Janet Young
Panellist (Family Affairs: Three Generations of Working Wives): Marilyn Farr
Chairman (Family Affairs: Three Generations of Working Wives): John Newsom
Producer (Family Affairs: Three Generations of Working Wives): Beryl Radley
Presenter (Different Places with Different People): John Chear
Presented by (Different Places with Different People): Richard Gilbert

: Children's Television presents: Railway Roundabout

A new magazine programme for railway enthusiasts from eight to eighty.
Introduced by Peter Cranmer.
This month's edition includes: 'City of Truro'; 'Can you guess?'; 'Something old and something new'; Guest, Ian Allan; 'Spotters' Notebook' and Forthcoming attractions.


Devised and filmed by: John Adams
Devised and filmed by: Patrick Whitehouse
Presenter: Peter Cranmer
Guest: Ian Allan
Producer: Peggy Bacon

: Children's Television: Tomorrow, Mr. Tompion! And About Time Too!

by Caryl Brahms.
[Starring] Joseph O'Connor
A play with music in honour of Summer Time from the radio play by Caryl Brahms and Christopher Hassall.
Hendon Grammar School Choir (Choir-Master, Charles Western)
Clocks filmed in the Gershom-Parkington Collection, Bury St. Edmunds


Author: Caryl Brahms
Author: Christopher Hassall
Music arranged and conducted by: Lionel Salter
Producer: Charles Lefeaux
Singers: Hendon Grammar School Choir
Choir-Master: Charles Western
Designer: Norman James
Film cameraman: David Prosser
Film editor: Ron de Mattos
Thomas Tompion: Joseph O'Conor
Thomas Tompion, a boy: Leonard Monaghan
His mother: Dorothy Holmes-Gore
His grandad: Beckett Bould
The Squire: Hamlyn Benson
Samuel Pepys: Eric Anderson
Professor Hooke: John Moffatt
Master Banger: Oscar Quitak
Martha Prittiwell: Barbara Lott
King Charles II: Brewster Mason
The Foreigner: Trevor Martin

: 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: Two Thanksgiving Gentlemen

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


O. Henry: Thomas Mitchell

: Tonight

Look around with Geoffrey Johnson Smith.
with Derek Hart and this week, Nancy Whiskey, Alex McEwen


Presenter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter: Derek Hart
Singer: Nancy Whiskey
Singer/guitarist: Alex McEwen
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: News Summary

: Educated Evans: Third Event: The Deliberate Mistake

Written by Sidney Nelson and Maurice Harrison.
[Starring] Charlie Chester as Educated Evans, the famous character created by Edgar Wallace.


Writer: Sidney Nelson
Writer: Maurice Harrison
Character created by: Edgar Wallace
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Eric Fawcett
Clancy: Fred McNaughton
Clerk: John Heller
Len: Len Lowe
Fingers: Arnold Diamond
Man in the Pub: Michael Balfour
Gertrude: Myrtle Reed
Old Sam: Leonard Sharp
Emma Toggs: Patricia Hayes
Det -Sgt Miller: Jack Melford
'Educated' Evans: Charlie Chester
Mrs Boltons: Dorothy Summers
Attendant: Ernest Butcher
Madame Clara: Selma Vaz Dias

: Life is a Song

A series of programmes featuring Continental artists and their music.
This week: Lys Assia, the famous Swiss singing star


Singer: Lys Assia
Orchestra director: Malcolm Lockyer
Designer: Audley Southcott
Producer: Bryan Sears

: Television Playwright presents: Call Me a Liar

by John Mortimer.
[Starring] Cornell Borchers, Alec McCowen with Elwyn Brook-Jones, George Benson


Writer: John Mortimer
Producer: Michael Elliott
Designer: Guy Sheppard
Landlady: Rita Webb
Sammy Noles: Alec McCowen
Lady Boarden: Damaris Hayman
Business man: Peter Bathurst
Professional man: Tony Sympson
Mr Pheeming: Elwyn Brook-Jones
Martha Heinz: Cornell Borchers
Man on park bench: George Benson
Dr Bowker: Mark Heath
Swedish girl: Patricia Raine
Bar Girl: Ida Franklyn
Man in the Bar: Charles Farrell

: Miss England 1958

(organised by Mecca Dancing)
BBC Television outside broadcast cameras visit the Lyceum Ballroom, London, for the finals of this famous beauty contest.
Oscar Rabin and his Band
(Leader. David Ede)
Compere, Paul Carpenter


Musicians: Oscar Rabin and his Band
[Orchestra] leader: David Ede
Compere: Paul Carpenter
Arranged by: Eric Morley
Presented for television by: Robin Scott

: A Party Political Broadcast

on behalf of the Liberal Party
Lady Violet Bonham Carter D.B.E., Edwin Malindine, Jeremy Thorpe questioned by Robert Carvel of the Star and Kenneth Harris of The Observer.


Panellist: Lady Violet Bonham Carter
Panellist: Edwin Malindine
Panellist: Jeremy Thorpe
Interviewer: Robert Carvel
Interviewer: Kenneth Harris

: News

: Five Hundred Million Years: 1: Did it Happen?

How evolution looks today a hundred years after Darwin.
Were living things created as we know them today, or do we all share the same family tree?
Speakers in the programme include: R.B. Freeman, Professor P.B. Medawar, F.B.S., W.E. Swinton, Ph.D., D.R. Newth Ph.D.
The series introduced by William van Essen.
Film by Macqueen Film Organisation
The first of a series of six weekly programmes


Speaker: R.B. Freeman
Speaker: Professor P.B. Medawar
Speaker: W.E. Swinton
Speaker: D.R. Newth
Presenter: William van Essen
Animated diagrams: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: James McCloy

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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