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: Beunydd

Bwrw golwg dros bynciau'r dydd mewn sgwrs a ffilm-a chyfle i gwrdd a rhal sy'n amlwg yn y newyddion.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.30)

: Royal Ascot

This week BBC television outside broadcast cameras will follow some of the principal races of this world-famous meeting.
The Royal Procession drives up the course to the Royal Enclosure before the first race.

: For the Schools: Living in the Commonwealth: Africa: 5 - Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland

The programme deals with some of the plans for industrial development in the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland.
Outstanding among these is the Kariba hydro-electric project involving the construction of the great Kariba Dam on the Zambesi river. This will create the largest man-made reservoir in the world.
Introduced by Stephen Peet.


Presenter: Stephen Peet
Producer: Jack Gillespie

: Royal Ascot

3.5 The Gold Vase for three-year-olds and upwards over two miles

3.45 The Ascot Stakes
A handicap race for three-year-olds and upwards over two miles and a half

4.20 The Coventry Stakes for two-year-olds, over six furlongs

Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the Parade Ring before each race.
Roma Fairley describes the fashions


Race commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Parade Ring commentator: Clive Graham
Reporter: Roma Fairley
Presented for television by: Dennis Monger

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

(to 16.40)
(A BBC television film)

: Children's Television presents: Railway Roundabout

A magazine programme for railway enthusiasts from eight to eighty.
Introduced by Peter Cranmer.
This month's edition includes:
Come with us on the 'Bristolian'
Can you guess?
Something old and something new
How to time a train Spotters' Notebook
Forthcoming attractions
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Devised and filmed by: John Adams
Devised and filmed by: Patrick Whitehouse
Presenter: Peter Cranmer
Producer: Peggy Bacon

: Children's Television: The Crusades

The exciting adventures of a French family in the Middle Ages who join the great Christian army that tried to drive the Saracens out of the Holy Land.
(An Encyclopedia Britannica film)

: Children's Television: The Ugly Duckling

A film based on Hans Christian Andersen's story of the little duckling whom nobody wanted.


Author: Hans Christian Andersen

: Weather and News for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the English Regions

(On transmitters serving the areas)

News from Wales: 6.15-6.20

: The O. Henry Playhouse: Roads We Take

Thomas Mitchell plays the part of the famous American author in the film series based on his short stories.

A refusal of help to a wounded partner brings its retribution to Shank Dobson.
(Previously televised on Dec. 18, 1957)


O. Henry: Thomas Mitchell

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Including at 7.13 app.
The World Cup: Scotland v. France
A special news film report from Orebro, Sweden
and Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith with this week, Alex McEwen and Diane Todd


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

: News Summary

Cricket: close of play scores

: Educated Evans: 11th Event: Foreign Parts

Written by Sidney Nelson and Maurice Harrison

[Starring] Charlie Chester as Educated Evans, the famous character created by Edgar Wallace


Writer: Sidney Nelson
Writer: Maurice Harrison
Character created by: Edgar Wallace
Producer: Eric Fawcett
'Educated' Evans: Charlie Chester
Man in the pub: Michael Balfour
Gertrude: Myrtle Reed
Det.-Sgt. Miller: Jack Melford
Mrs. Boltons: Dorothy Summers
Dudley: Terence Alexander
Gloria: Jill Adams
Georges: Dafydd Havard
Pierre: Robin Ford
Customs Officer: Dennis Castle
Agent: Brian Peck
Inspector Pine: Keith Pyott
Sgt. Williams: Hugh Stewart

: Georges Guetary

the famous star of 'Bless the Bride' and 'An American in Paris' in thirty minutes of spectacle and song with Pia Beck, Holland's top rhythm pianist.


Singer: Georges Guetary
Pianist: Pia Beck
Choreography: Philip Casson
Orchestra directed by: Malcolm Lockyer
Producer: Bryan Sears

: Television Playwright presents: The Brittle Bond

A dramatised documentary by Colin Morris.
The action takes place in a Divorce Court where husband and wife are fighting for the custody of their children.
(See page 4)


Writer: Colin Morris
Producer: Gilchrist Calder
Designer: John Cooper

: Salome

A tragedy in one act by Oscar Wilde set to music by Richard Strauss
English text revised by Eric Crozier
[Starring] Helga Pilarczyk, Hasso Eschert and Norman Foster
London Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Hugh Maguire)
Conducted by Walter Goehr

(A BBC telerecording previously televised on September 26, 1957)
See page 4


Author: Oscar Wilde
Music: Richard Strauss
English text revised by: Eric Crozier
Producer: Rudolph Cartier
Musicians: London Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Hugh Maguire
Conductor: Walter Goehr
Repetiteur: William Reid
Wardrobe Supervision: Pamela Glanville
Make-up Supervision: Christine Hillcoat
Designer: Norman James
Choreography: Margaret Dale
Herod Antipas, Tetrarch of Judaea: Hasso Eschert
Herodias his wife: Monica Sinclair
Salome, her daughter by her first marriage: Helga Pilarczyk
Jokanaan (John the Baptist), a prophet: Norman Foster
Narraboth, a young Syrian, Captain of the Guard: Raymond Nilsson
A Page of Herodias: Josephine Veasey
First Jew: Parry Jones
Second Jew: Rene Soames
Third Jew: Herbert Hainsworth
Fourth Jew: Frank Sale
Fifth Jew: Ronald Lewis
First Nazarene: John Holmes
Second Nazarene: John Carol Case
First Soldier: Forbes Robinson
Second Soldier: George Prangnell
The Executioner: Rashidi Okinoyi
Guests, noblemen, High Captains, and Chief Estates, slaves, musicians: [artists uncredited]

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