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: O Sul I Sul

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

: Tramor

Y prynhawn yma, gwahoddir chi gan Havard Gregory i gyfarfod a rhai o'r Cymry sy'n byw mewn gwledydd dros y dwr ac i weld ffilmlau o'u cynefin newydd
Gwyn Roberts (Tailand)
Kenneth Egryp Jones (Korea)
Elwym . Evans (Nigeria)
Y telediad yng ngofal Myrfyn Owen
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace only)

(to 13.40)


Unknown: Havard Gregory
Unknown: Gwyn Roberts
Unknown: Kenneth Egryp Jones
Unknown: Elwym Evans
Unknown: Myrfyn Owen

: St. George's Parade of Queen's Scouts

Her Majesty the Queen reviews the annual gathering at Windsor of Scouts from all over the United Kingdom. From the Quadrangle, Windsor Castle
St. George is the patron saint of Scouts and this ceremony is held each year on the nearest Sunday to St. George's Day.


Commentator: Richard Dimbleby
Commentator: Fyfe Robertson

: I Married Joan: Bev's Mistaken Marriage

[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 Robert Dougall.


Presenter: Robert Dougall

: Maypole and Melody

Brendan O'Dowda introduces Maypole and Melody
Leo Wurmser conducts the BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Leader, James Hutcheon)
with The guitar of Julian Bream, The ballads of Brendan O'Dowda
Maypole dances by the Wisbech Little Theatre Club
Excerpts from Verdi's "La Traviata" with Adele Leigh as 'Violetta'; Raymond Nilsson as 'Alfredo'
Chorus: Tamworth Co-operative Choir
From the BBC's Midland television studio

(Raymond Nilsson appears by permission of the General Administrator, Royal Opera Covent Garden, Ltd.)


Presenter/Singer: Brendan O'Dowda
Conductor: Leo Wurmser
Musicians: The BBC Midland Light Orchestra
Orchestra leader: James Hutcheon
Guitarist: Julian Bream
Dancers: The Wisbech Little Theatre Club
Violetta (La Traviata): Adele Leigh
Alfredo (La Traviata): Raymond Nilsson
Singers: Tamworth Co-operative Choir
Designer: Margaret Peacock
Production: Paul Morby
Production: Philip Moore

: The Brains Trust

The Brains Trust meets this afternoon to answer your questions.
The members this week are: Sir John Maud, Marghanita Laski, Margaret Lane,
Professor A.J. Ayer, F.B.A.
Question-Master, Michael Flanders
Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]

(Sound-track to be repeated on Friday at 1.10 - Home)


Panellist: Sir John Maud
Panellist: Marghanita Laski
Panellist: Margaret Lane
Panellist: Professor A.J. Ayer
Question-Master: Michael Flanders
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television: Television Puppet Theatre presents: The Emperor's New Clothes

Written and produced by Gordon Murray from Hans Andersen's story
with Bob Bura, John Hardwick, Roy Skelton, John Cronin, David Sutton, James Beattie, Stanley Platts, Fanny Carby.
(A BBC telerecording)
(See page 5)


Writer/Producer/Puppets: Gordon Murray
Voices: Bob Bura
Voices: John Hardwick
Voices: Roy Skelton
Voices: John Cronin
Voices: David Sutton
Voices: James Beattie
Voices: Stanley Platts
Voices: Fanny Carby
Settings and costumes: Andrew Brownfoot

: Children's Television: Sooty

Assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett

: Children's Television: Little Women: Part 3

by Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted for television in six episodes by Constance Cox
[Starring] Phyllis Calvert as Marmee
with Andree Melly as Jo

(Aithna Gover is appearing in "The Potting Shed" at the Globe Theatre, London)


Author: Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted by: Constance Cox
Producer: Joy Harington
Designer: Eileen Diss
Hannah: Aithna Gover
Mrs. March: Phyllis Calvert
Beth: Diana Day
Jo: Andree Melly
Meg: Kate Cameron
Amy: Sylvia Davies
Laurie: David Cole
Mr. Laurence: Noel Howlett
Mary: Ann Iddon

: Children's Television: Sunday Special: The Needs of Others

The camera has the ability to capture moments in our everyday life-both the joys and the sorrows.
Ray Kinsey shows some photographs of Chinese refugees taken while he was filming in Hong Kong.
(to 18.15)


Presenter: Ray Kinsey
Presented by: George Angeloglou

: Meeting Point

We want to know... what the Christian Church has to say about the Hydrogen Bomb

John Hale, Producer Manager of the Theatre Royal, Lincoln and Terry Davies, Gillian Hopkins, Ian Kane Students of Manchester University put questions to
Canon Ronald Preston of Manchester Cathedral.
From the BBC's North of England studios


Interviewer: John Hale
Interviewer: Terry Davies
Interviewer: Gillian Hopkins
Interviewer: Ian Kane
Panellist: Canon Ronald Preston
Producer: Peter Hamilton

: The Thin Man: Bookworms

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 Body of a Girl

by Michael Gilbert
[Starring] Geoffrey Keen and Maureen Pryor
Introducing Graham Rowe
(See above)

Time: The present

In his first full-length play for television, Michael Gilbert has written a thriller that is not so much a conventional 'Whodunnit' as a 'Whydunnit.' Set in Essex, in a village near the mudflats and marshes, it is centred on the disappearance of a sixteen-year-old schoolgirl on her last day at school. In addition to the excitement and suspense of the story, the play is an interesting study of three age groups, and uses as its background a newly built secondary modern school.

Michael Gilbert has previously written two thriller-serials for BBC television - "Crime of the Century" and "Wideawake" - as well as some nine full-length novels, and many short stories and radio plays. He manages to do most of his writing on the daily train-journey between London and his home near Rochester in Kent.

(Next week: Brian Rix presents "On Monday Next," a comedy by Philip King)


Writer: Michael Gilbert
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: George R. Foa
James Kerrymore: Arthur Goullet
Det.-Sgt. Lamb: Tom Chatto
Michael Warrender: Brian Nash
Mrs. Jack: Maureen Pryor
Brian Millar: Graham Rowe
Det.-Supt. Hollands: Geoffrey Keen
Bill Greatly: Michael A. Kent
Wendy Knapman: Jayne Dolman
Christine Warrender: Pearl Winkworth
Eddie Pochin: Anthony Green
Molly Jack: Jane Bough
Miss Greatly: Anne Blake
Constable Simmons: Patrick Milner

: Monitor

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 Abbot of Downside discusses the Christian virtue of Hope.
From the BBC's West of England television studio
Close Down


Presenter: The Abbot of Downside [name uncredited]

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