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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: Living in Water: 3 - Food and Food Chains

by John Carthy.

The plant life of the sea consists largely of microscopic organisms known as diatoms. These form the staple food for the small animals of the plankton-the drifting life of the sea. These small animals are in their turn eaten by larger creatures, and so the food chain goes on.

Contributors

Presenter: John Carthy
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Royal Ascot

BBC television outside broadcast cameras cover three of this afternoon's principal races.

3.5 The Queen Mary Stakes for two-year-old fillies over five furlongs

3.45 The Royal Hunt Cup
A handicap race for three-year-olds and upwards over the Royal Hunt Cup Course of one mile

4.20 The Coronation Stakes for three-year-old fillies over the Old Mile

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

Contributors

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

: Children's Television

Presents
Jack in the Box
with Phil Tate and his Orchestra.

5.20 Look
A series of wild-life programmes.
Peter Scott introduces
A Tale of Two Worlds
This film made by Alan Faulkner Taylor shows the secrets of wild-life in ponds and lakes during spring and summer. His camera gives a bird's-eye view of life above the surface and a fish's eye view of life below.

Contributors

Musicians (Jack in the Box): Phil Tate
Producer (Jack in the Box): John Hunter Blair
Presenter (Look: A Tale of Two Worlds): Peter Scott
Filmmaker (Look: A Tale of Two Worlds): Alan Faulkner
Film editor (Look: A Tale of Two Worlds): Christopher Parsons
Producer (Look: A Tale of Two Worlds): Nicholas Crocker

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

(On transmitters serving the areas)

News from Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Good Companions

visits The Blackpool Championship Dog Show for the last programme of the present series.
Peter West introduces the programme of pets for people with pets featuring some of the breeds you have asked us to show.
A fortnightly series edited by Stanley Dangerfield

Contributors

Presenter: Peter West
Editor: Stanley Dangerfield
Producer: Douglas Fleming

: Tonight

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

Contributors

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

: News Summary

and Cricket: close of play scores

: The Dinah Shore Show

A telerecording of this top American show starring Dinah Shore with star guests
Van Johnson, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Jose Greco, Michael Davis, The Skylarks Vocal Group, The Harry Zimmerman Orchestra.

Contributors

Presenter/singer: Dinah Shore
Star guest: Van Johnson
Singer/star guest: Anna Maria Alberghetti
Dancer/star guest: Jose Greco
Dancer/star guest: Michael Davis
Vocalists: The Skylarks Vocal Group
Musicians: The Harry Zimmerman Orchestra

: Travellers' Tales: Armand and Michaela Denis On Safari: 6 - They Fly by Twilight

A weekly series of programmes on animal life in Africa.

The story of an expedition into the heart of a mangrove swamp to photograph Flying Foxes. Flying Foxes are large fruit-eating bats. They get their name from their clever pointed faces, brilliant eyes, and ever-alert ears. They live in huge colonies and spend the day-light hours hanging upside-down asleep. At sunset they take off in their thousands-flying to feeding grounds that may be twenty miles away and even on islands across the sea.

Contributors

Presenter/presented by: Armand Denis
Presenter: Michaela Denis

: You Are There: The Heroism of Clara Barton


Written by Shirley Gordon.
In which television brings you great moments of history with the news coverage of today.

An incident in the life of the American Florence Nightingale during the American Civil War.

with Roy Roberts, Peggy Converse, Tyler Macvey, Robert Foulk and Austin O'Toole, Donald Freed, Robert Vaughan, DeForest Kelly, Tommy Cooke, Harlan Wade,
Edward Earle.

Contributors

Writer: Shirley Gordon
Director: Bernard Girard
Producer: James Fonda
News Editor: Frank Owen
News Editor: Walter Cronkite
News Reporter: Lou Cioffi
News Reporter: Clete Roberts
News Reporter: Todd Hunter
Dr. Dunn: Roy Roberts
Clara Barton: Peggy Converse
Teamster: Tyler Macvey
Minister: Robert Foulk
Soldier: Austin O'Toole
Soldier: Donald Freed
Soldier: Robert Vaughan
Soldier: DeForest Kelly
Soldier: Tommy Cooke
Lieutenant: Harlan Wade
General Marcy: Edward Earle

: Sportsview


Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview Television's weekly sports magazine for the family.
Tonight's programme includes:

The World Cup
A Sportsview film report from Stockholm at the half-way stage of the competition.

and
Sportsreel
A film round-up of sports events around the world.

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: Twosome

[Starring] Petula Clark with Joe (Mr. Piano) Henderson.
From the BBC's North of England television studio

Contributors

Singer: Petula Clark
Pianist: Joe (Mr. Piano) Henderson
Presented by: John Ammonds

: It's My Opinion

A television platform where members of a West-Country audience have one minute to express their views for discussion by: Stephen McAdden, M.P., Mary Stocks, Victor Mishcon.
Chairman, John Connell
From the Badminton Hall, Paignton

Contributors

Panellist: Stephen McAdden
Panellist: Mary Stocks
Panellist: Victor Mishcon
Chairman: John Connell
Presented by: Peter Bale

: Facts and Figures: France

Contributors

Prepared by: Frank Blackaby
Charts designed and animated by: Alfred Wurmser
Described by: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Presented by: Gethyn Stoodley Thomas

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down








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