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: O Sul I Sul

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

: Wedi'r Wyl

Gwahoddiad cynnes i chwi dreulio egwyl ym Mhabell Eisteddfod Genedlaethol yr Urdd yn Yr Wyddgrug, yng nghwmni rhai o'r ymwelwyr a'r cystadleuwyr ifanc a ddaeth i'r Wyl eleni
Fe'i cyflwynir gan
Ifan O. Williams
Y telediad yng ngofal MYRFYN OWEN
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, and Crystal Palace)

(to 13.50)


Unknown: Myrfyn Owen

: The Whispering Giant

On the eve of her first flight on the Polar route from Amsterdam to Vancouver film cameras recall the development story of this record-breaking British airliner The Bristol Bristol Britannia.
A BBC television film produced by the West of England Film Unit
Written and directed by Peter Bale.
(Previously televised on March 13)


Narrator: Howard Marion-Crawford
Writer/Director: Peter Bale

: Film Profile: Elizabeth Taylor

Peter Haigh introduces scenes from some of her films including 'National Velvet', 'Little Women', 'Father of the Bride', 'Ivanhoe', 'Rhapsody' and 'Raintree County'.
(Film by courtesy of M.G.M.)


Presenter: Peter Haigh
Script: Ernest Betts
Presented by: Alan Sleath

: Visit to Sweden

To mark the permanent extension of the Eurovision link to Sweden, the Swedish Television Service invites you to join them at the beautiful eighteenth-century theatre in the Royal Palace at Drottningholm for a gala performance, of Orpheus and Eurydice, Act I
Presented by the Swedish Television Service


Commentator: Alvar Lidell

: The Brains Trust

The members this week are: Sir Miles Thomas, Sir Eric James, Professor Alan Gemmell, Dr. J. Bronowski.
Question-Master, Norman Fisher
Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]
A sound recording of this programme can be heard in the Home Service on Friday at 1.10


Panellist: Sir Miles Thomas
Panellist: Sir Eric James
Panellist: Professor Alan Gemmell
Panellist: Dr. J. Bronowski
Question-Master: Norman Fisher
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television presents: Wonders of the Sea: How Do Fish Swim?

A fascinating study of the different methods of movement used by the many creatures of the deep in order to survive in their strange surroundings below the water's surface.

: Children's Television: La Compagnie Des Marottes

The famous French hand-puppet company featuring 'Papotin' the incorrigible compere.


Presented by: Gordon Murray

: Children's Television: The Adventures of Ben Gunn: 1: The Parson's Son

A serial in six episodes by R.F. Delderfield
[Starring] Peter Wyngarde, John Moffat, Rupert Davies, Richard Coleman

(Peter Wyngarde is appearing in "Duel of Angels" at the Apollo Theatre, London)
(See page 5)


Writer: R.F. Delderfield
Producer: Desmond O'Donovan
Film Cameraman: David Prosser
Film Editor: Ron de Mattos
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Jim Hawkins: John H. Watson
Ben Gunn as an old man: Meadows White
Ben Gunn: John Moffat
Gunn Senior: Richard Hayter
Nick Allardyce: Richard Coleman
Dulcie Allardyce: Anthea Wyndham
Parson Allardyce: Frank Crawshaw
Basil Custer: Louis Haslar
Gabriel Pew: Nigel Arkwright
Israel Hands: Sean Lynch
Anderson: Rodney Burke
Black Dog: Gertan Klauber
Davis: Terry Baker
Morgan: Neil Hallett
Sergeant Hoxton: Peter Vaughan
Private Barnes: John Barrett
Captain Ayrton: Anthony Harrison
John Silver: Peter Wyngarde
Captain Flint: Rupert Davies

: Children's Television: Sunday Special: Build Your Own School Chapel

Alan Gibson and Philip Parrott tell the story of how the boys of Wycliffe College, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, helped to build the chapel which is to be dedicated next Friday.
(to 18.15)


Presenter: Alan Gibson
Presenter: Philip Parrott

: Meeting Point: Fellowship Together

Is the World Church a force to be reckoned with? What is its work in the changing Africa of today? Can Africans and Europeans find fellowship together?

The Rt. Rev. Leslie Brown D.D., Bishop of Uganda, who is taking part in the Lambeth Conference is interviewed by Hugh David.

(Extracts from the films 'Power for Uganda,' The Way to the West,' New Ideas for Old' and 'Lumbeth 1948,' shown by arrangement with Gateway Film Productions Ltd., the C.M.S., and the S.P.C.K.)


Interviewee: The Rev. Leslie Brown
Interviewer: Hugh David
Producer: John Elphinstone Fyffe

: Appeal

on behalf of the Inter-Church Aid and Refugee Service of the British Council of Churches, by Cliff Michelmore.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to Cliff Michelmore, Esq., [address removed]

Over 20,000,000 refugees are wandering over the face of the earth in search of security or lying uselessly in camps, wholly dependent upon charity. Since voluntary agencies took over this work from the United Nations International Refugee Organisation six years ago, Inter-Church Aid alone has moved some 100,000 refugees to new countries and resettled thousands more where they are.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore

: The Thin Man: Fatal Cliche

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 panel game with Barbara Kelly, Josephine Douglas, Frank Muir, Denis Norden.
In the chair, Gilbert Harding

("What's My Line?" was devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman and is televised by arrangement with CBS and Maurice Winnick)
See page 5


Panellist: Barbara Kelly
Panellist: Josephine Douglas
Panellist: Frank Muir
Panellist: Denis Norden
Chairman: Gilbert Harding
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman
Producer: Harry Carlisle

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: The Caine Mutiny Court Martial

A play based on his novel by Herman Wouk
Adapted and produced by Alvin Rakoff
[Starring] Paul Douglas with William Sylvester, Nigel Stock, Richard Leech

Time: February 1945. The action takes place in and around O.S. Naval buildings in San Francisco harbour.
Acknowledgement is made to The Royal Navy for their generous assistance in this production.


Author of play and novel: Herman Wouk
Adapted by/Producer: Alvin Rakoff
Designer: John Cooper
Charge Officer: Sheldon Lawrence
Lt Stephen Maryk: Nigel Stock
Lt Barney Greenwald: William Sylvester
Lt Thomas Keefer: Warren Stanhope
Lt Com John Challee: Richard Leech
Captain Blakely: John Longden
Lt Com Philip Francis Queeg: Paul Douglas
Signalman Third Class Junius Urban: Vivian Matalon
Lt (Jr Grade) Willis Seward Keith: David Gardner
Captain Randolph Southard: Jerold Wells
Dr Forest Lundeen: Martin Wyldeck
Dr Bird: Robert Gallico
Stenographer: Kenneth Warren
Court Orderly: Danny Moynihan
Court Orderly: Michael Caine
Other parts played by: Reginald Atkinson
Other parts played by: Phil Mansel Durham
Other parts played by: Henry Soskin
Other parts played by: Peter Boretski
Other parts played by: John Cater
Other parts played by: Martin Friend
Other parts played by: Kim Johnson
Other parts played by: Sheldon Allan
Other parts played by: Patrick Milner
Other parts played by: Derek Murcott
Other parts played by: Ian White
Other parts played by: Janet Hicks
Other parts played by: Bernelle Tucker
Other parts played by: Sally Corday
Other parts played by: John Wilding
Other parts played by: David Brierley

: Those Wonderful Shows

A series featuring the music of shows past and present.
See panel on left
The Studio Orchestra and Singers
Conducted by James Turner


Producer/scriptwriter: Charles R. Rogers
Scriptwriter: Peter Graves
[Orchestra and singers] conducted by: James Turner
Dances and production numbers staged by: Terence Theobald

: Weather, followed by: The Epilogue for Trinity Sunday: Have They Got What It Takes?

The Bishop of Bristol, the Rt. Rev. F.A. Cockin, talks about the demands which the Christian Ministry today makes on those who offer themselves for it.
From the BBC's West of England television studio


Presenter (The Epilogue): The Rt. Rev. F.A. Cockin

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