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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 13.45)

: For the Schools: Science and Life: Stress and Strain: 2: Tunnels Through the Earth

Arthur Garratt explains some of the difficulties facing the tunnel engineer, and some of the techniques used when boring through different types of soil are shown. There is also a progress report on the new tunnel at present under construction beneath the Thames.


Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Producer: Donald Grattan

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the Very Young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women: Twice Twenty

Lionel Marson talks to Mary Luty who went round the world on £15, Donald Scott provides songs by request, Dorothy Russell shows her sculptures and Winifred Lawson-Dick her paintings.
Myfanwy Haycock reads her own poems.


Presenter: Lionel Marson
Interviewee: Mary Luty
Singer: Donald Scott
Interviewee: Dorothy Russell
Interviewee: Winifred Lawson-Dick
Poet: Myfanwy Haycock

: Mainly for Women: Topical Round-Up

with Honor Balfour.


Presenter: Honor Balfour
Producer: Joyce Belfrage

: Children's Television: The Lenny the Lion Show

presenting Lenny the Lion with Terry Hall, Petula Clark, The Falcons, Ted Rogers and "Hunt the Howlers".
'Hunt the Howlers' devised by Johnny Downes and written by Tony Hart
Music by the Bert Hayes Sextet


Ventriloquist: Terry Hall
Singer: Petula Clark
Musicians: The Falcons
Comedian: Ted Rogers
Musicians: The Bert Hayes Sextet
Script: Frank Roscoe
Deviser (Hunt the Howlers)/producer: Johnny Downes
Writer (Hunt the Howlers): Tony Hart
Designer: Malcolm Goulding

: 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

: Cricket: Worcestershire v. The New Zealanders

The closing overs of the day's play at Worcester followed by a summary.
Further broadcasts tomorrow starting at 12 o'clock

: Movie Museum presents: Phantom of the Opera

Lon Chaney in his classic role of the maniac who abducts a singer from the Paris Opera and after a chase through the sewers meets his death in the Seine.


The Phantom: Lon Chaney

: Tonight

Look around with Derek Hart.
with Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week: Lucille Mapp, Noel Harrison


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

: The Perry Como Show

In this week's telerecording Perry Como plays host to Star Guests: Maureen O'Hara, The McGuire Sisters and Jack Carter with Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, The Louis da Pron Dancers


Singer/presenter: Perry Como
Star guest: Maureen O'Hara
Singers: The McGuire Sisters
Comedian: Jack Carter
Musicians: Mitchell Ayres' Orchestra
Singers: The Ray Charles Singers
Dancers: The Louis da Pron Dancers

: Travellers' Tales: The Ascent of Annapurna IV

Dr. Charles Evans, a member of the triumphant Everest expedition and leader of the team which conquered Kanchenjunga, describes with film his latest climb in the Himalayas, the ascent of Annapurna IV, which is nearly 25,000 ft. high.


Presenter: Dr. Charles Evans
Film editor: Larry Toft
Producer: David Attenborough

: You Are There: The Tay Bridge Disaster Enquiry

Written by Arthur Swinson.
In which Television brings you great moments of history with the news coverage of today.

With Frederick Lister, Laidman Browne, Moultrie Kelsall, Duncan Lamont and Frederick Schiller, Ivor Dean, John Rae, John Dunbar, John Gordon, Jack Stewart, Dudley Jones, Rory MacDermot, Geoffrey Chater, Alistair Audsley, Bruce Wightman, Jock MacKay, Louise Nicol, Marion Mathie.


Writer: Arthur Swinson
Costumes: Sonia Kerr
Make-up: Ann Ferriggi
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Michael Mills
News editor: Frank Owen
News reporter: Wynford Vaughan-Thomas
News reporter: Francis Williams
News reporter: Raymond Baxter
[Actor]: Frederick Lister
[Actor]: Laidman Browne
[Actor]: Moultrie Kelsall
[Actor]: Duncan Lamont
[Actor]: Frederick Schiller
[Actor]: Ivor Dean
[Actor]: John Rae
[Actor]: John Dunbar
[Actor]: John Gordon
[Actor]: Jack Stewart
[Actor]: Dudley Jones
[Actor]: Rory MacDermot
[Actor]: Geoffrey Chater
[Actor]: Alistair Audsley
[Actor]: Bruce Wightman
[Actor]: Jock MacKay
[Actress]: Louise Nicol
[Actress]: Marion Mathie

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview
Television's weekly sports magazine for the family.
Tonight's programme includes
The Greyhound Television Trophy
The first heat of a new £3,000 event organised by the National Greyhound Racing Society and televised direct from Powderhall, Edinburgh.
First Person: 5 - Pat Smythe
A new view of the stars in sport.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Interviewee (First Person): Pat Smythe
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: The Pictures at Kenwood

Sir Gerald Kelly visits the Iveagh Bequest at Kenwood, Hampstead, and talks about paintings by Gainsborough, Hals, Rembrandt, and Vermeer.
An outside broadcast produced by John Vernon


Presenter: Sir Gerald Kelly
Producer: John Vernon

: The Sky at Night: The Moon

Tonight Patrick Moore is at the Hampstead Observatory. If weather conditions are suitable television cameras will bring live pictures of the moon's surface.
A regular monthly series


Presenter: Patrick Moore
Presented by: Paul Johnstone

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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