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: O Sul I Sul

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

: O Fon I Fynywy

Y Gymru sydd ohoni heddiw
—ei phobl
-ei phroblemau -a'i diddanwch
Yn cael eu cyflwyno gan
Emyr Currie Jones
T cyfarwyddo gan Nan Davies
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)

: Procession for Rogation Day

in the village of Coxwold, Yorkshire led by the Vicar, the Rev. Harry Broughton.
In the Church:
The Lord's Prayer
O God, our help in ages past (A. and M. Rev. 165)
In the Farmyard:
Reading by a farmer: Deuteronomy
8, vv. 6-11. and 17-18
O Worship the King (A. and M. ReT. 167. vv. 1 and 3)
At the Old Hall:
Reading by the lady of the manor:
Colossians 3. vv 12-15. and 18-20
O Worship the King (vv. 3 and 4)
In the Village Street:
Reading by the village school-mistress: St. Mark 10, vv. 13-16
O Worship the King (vv. 4 and 5
In the Village Inn:
Reading by the innkeeper: St. Luke 10, vv. 30-37
O Worship the King (vv. 5 and 6)
In the Churchyard:
Reading by a sexton: 1 Corinthians 15, w. 42-46. 60-51, and 53-57
Jesus lives! (A. and M. Rev. 140)
In the Church:
For the beauty of the earth (A. and M. Rev. 171)
(All transmitters)


Leader: The Rev. Harry Broughton
Commentator: The Rev. Peter Hamilton
Organist: Barbara Broughton

: I Married Joan: Eviction

[Starring] Joan Davis in the film series I Married Joan
Joan's club faces eviction and Brad is blamed.


Joan Stevens: Joan Davis

: EL Dorado

A beautifully photographed documentary film of life in British Guiana-the legendary El Dorado of the early explorers, which today still retains much of its mystery and natural beauty.


Musical score composed by: Elizabeth Lutyens
Director: John Alderson
Photographed by: Reginald Hughes

: Concert Hour

Violin Concerto in D by Brahms played by David Oistrakh 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


Violinist: David Oistrakh
Musicians: The BBC Symphony Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Paul Beard
[Orchestra] conductor: Rudolf Schwarz
Presenter: Alec Robertson

: The Brains Trust

The members this week are:
Lady Violet Bonham Carter, D.B.K., C. P. Snow, William Cooper, Sir Julian Huxley, F.R.S.
Question-Master, Michael Flanders


Panellist: Lady Violet Bonham Carter
Panellist: C. P. Snow
Panellist: William Cooper
Panellist: Sir Julian Huxley
Question-Master: Michael Flanders
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television presents: Wonders of the Sea - The Octopus

This film tells the story of the struggle for life in the strange underwater world of the creatures of the deep. It features in particular the life of an octopus, its fight to exist and reproduce itself under seemingly impossible conditions. A fascinating chapter in the story of life.

: Children's Television: Sooty's Car

featuring Sooty himself with Sweep and Butch assisted by a passing pedestrian,
Harry Corbett.


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Children's Television: Little Women - Part 5

by Louisa M. Alcott.
Adapted in six episodes by Constance Cox.

[Starring] Phyllis Calvert as Marmee
with Andree Melly as Jo


Author: Louisa M. Alcott
Adapted by: Constance Cox
Producer: Joy Harrington
Designer: Eileen Diss
Jo: Andree Melly
Amy: Sylvia Davies
Meg: Kate Cameron
Beth: Diana Day
Mrs March: Phyllis Calvert
Mr Laurence: Noel Howlett
Laurie: David Cole
Hannah: Aithna Gover
John Brooke: Michael Aldridge
Other parts played by: Margaret Hampton
Other parts played by: Diana Vernon
Other parts played by: Chester Gordon
Other parts played by: Brian Bellamy

: Children's Television: Sunday Special

Peter Wyngarde tells the story of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego.


Presenter: Peter Wyngarde
Presented by: George Angeloglou

: Meeting Point: We Want to Know

Has the Christian Church lost its hold on the people of this country? Why is it still so sure of itself? What has it left to say?
A group of overseas students from Swansea University College question the Rev. Maldwyn L. Edwards, Ph.D., D.D., Chairman of the Cardiff and Swansea District of the Methodist Church.
Chairman, Hywel Davies
From the BBC's Welsh television studio


Panellist: The Rev. Maldwyn L. Edwards
Chairman: Hywel Davies
Arranged by: The Rev. John Owen Jones
Presented by: Arthur Williams

: The Thin Man: Robot Client

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


Nick: Peter Lawford
Nora: Phyllis Kirk

: What's My Line?

Television's most popular panel game with Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, Frank Muir, Denis Norden.
In the chair, Eamonn Andrews


Panellist: Isobel Barnett
Panellist: Barbara Kelly
Panellist: Frank Muir
Panellist: Denis Norden
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Producer: Harry Carlisle

: Caribbean Journey - 1958

Three years after her first Caribbean journey in 1955 H.R.H. Princess Margaret has been back to the British West Indies-this time to inaugurate the first Parliament of the new Federation. A BBC News Film recalls this latest royal visit to the islands and mainland of the Caribbean.

: Irving Berlin

A story in words and music on the occasion of the composer's seventieth birthday.

: Monitor

Painting-Sculpture Music-Architecture
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

A meditation upon The Light of the World by the Rev. Glyn Parry-Jones.
From the BBC's Welsh television studios
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Presenter (The Epilogue): The Rev. Glyn Parry-Jones

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