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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 13.30)

: For the Schools: Science and Life: Stress and Strain: 5: Designing a Ship

Introduced by Arthur Garratt.

Contributors

Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Film cameraman: Charles Lagus
Film editor: Ken Cooper
Producer: Donald Grattan

: Mainly for Women

County Flavour: 2 - Devon
A journey into the counties covered by the BBC's West Region television unit.
Introduced by Tom Salmon.

3.15 Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
From the BBC's Midland television studio

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Presenter (County Flavour): Tom Salmon
Film cameraman (County Flavour): George Shears
Film editor (County Flavour): Philip Mutton
Producer (County Flavour): Ronald Webster
Exerciser (Keep Fit): Eileen Fowler
Arranged by (Keep Fit): Ann Shead
Music arranged and played by (Keep Fit): Helen Shields
Presented by (Keep Fit): Desmond O'Leary

: Children's Television: Studio 'E'

Vera McKechnie introduces Studio 'E', Your Monday Magazine

Shirley Abicair tells another story of Tumbarumba

Spy School
Bernard Newman in the last of his talks about famous spies.

I Want to Meet
Jimmy Edwards

Bobo the Monkey

Contributors

Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Storyteller (Tumbarumba): Shirley Abicair
Item presenter (Spy School): Bernard Newman
Interviewee (I Want to Meet): Jimmy Edwards
Editor: Ursula Eason
Presented by: Leonard Chase

: Children's Television: Our Queen is Crowned

A pictorial review of the Coronation
Presented on the fifth anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Max Robertson recalls the splendour and dignity of the Service in Westminster Abbey and the scenes of pageantry and rejoicing on that historic day.

Contributors

Presenter: Max Robertson

: News Headlines

: News from Wales

: Canadian Television Theatre presents: The Vacant Chair

by Paul Slocumb and Norman Holland.

Contributors

Writer: Paul Slocumb
Writer: Norman Holland
Producer: Robert Christie
Waldo: Sean Mulcahy
Elsa: Katherine Blake
Lilian: Barbara Tremaine
Bella: Winifred Dennis
Linda: Patricia Farmer

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport-Music-People
Cinema-Theatre-Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Alex McEwen

Contributors

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

: News Summary

and Cricket: close of play scores

: Starr and Company: Off Sick

Contributors

Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Morris Barry
Scriptwriter: Allan Prior
Jim Turner: Philip Ray
Megs Turner: Nancy Nevinson
Hughie Turner: Barry MacGregor
Gwyneth Turner: Gillian Gale
Tom Turner: Brian McDermott
Robin Starr: Michael Murray
Jane Starr: Deirdre Day
Mrs Ellis: Esther McPherson
Mrs Neale: Edevain Park
Joe Trimmer: George Roderick
Election canvasser: Harry Moore

: Trouble for Two

Written by Johnny Whyte and Jacqueline Mackenzie.
Jacqueline Mackenzie and Lorrae Desmond find Trouble for Two
with Donald Churchill

Contributors

Writer: Johnny Whyte
Writer: Jacqueline Mackenzie
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Bob Sharples
Producer: Ronald Marsh
[Actress]: Jacqueline Mackenzie
[Actress]: Lorrae Desmond
[Actor]: Donald Churchill

: The Phil Silvers Show: Radio Station W.B.B.H.

starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

Contributors

Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: The Night and the Music

A programme of melody, song, and dance.
Introduced by Rosalie Ashley with Vendryes and featuring
Music by Michael Freedman and his Orchestra and Nat Temple and his Orchestra
Singing by Margot Barry, Billy Raymond and Jill Westlake
Dancing by The Television Toppers

Contributors

Presenter: Rosalie Ashley
Performers: Vendryes
Musicians: Michael Freedman and his Orchestra
Musicians: Nat Temple and his Orchestra
Singer: Margot Barry
Singer: Billy Raymond
Singer: Jill Westlake
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Dance direction: Larry Gordon
Devised and produced by: Richard Afton

: Panorama

Each week Television's Window on the World opens on Places-Problems
Personalities in the news
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby.

Contributors

Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Editor/producer: Rex Moorfoot
Associate producer: David Wheeler
Associate producer: Kenneth Lamb

: News

: Picture Parade

From Brussels World Film Festival at the Universal and International Exhibition 1958
Introduced by Peter Haigh and Derek Bond.
The programme includes:
Interviews with film personalities
Newsreels of the Film Star Gala and the presentation of awards for the best short films
Excerpts from some of the feature films to be shown during the Festival
Including 'The Key' with William Holden, Sophia Lorea, Trevor Howard
This new British film opened the Festival on May 30
and 'She Didn't Say No' a comedy set in Ireland featuring Eileen Herlie, Liam Redmond, Niall McGinnis
The programme is presented by courtesy of the Belgian Flemish Television Service

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Haigh
Presenter: Derek Bond
Producer: Alan Sleath

: The Fifth Anniversary of the Coronation

Richard Dimbleby revisits Westminster Abbey on the fifth anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and recalls this great occasion with scenes from the actual service.

Contributors

Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Producer: John Vernon








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