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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)

: Wimbledon: The Lawn Tennis Championships: Finals Day

Including the Ladies' Singles Championship.
BBC Outside Broadcast Units cover the day's play direct from the All England Club.

Contributors

Television presentation: Humphrey Fisher
Television presentation: Douglas Fleming
Television presentation: Bill Wright

: Cricket: England v. New Zealand: Third Test Match

The third day's play at Headingley, Leeds.

Contributors

Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: E. W. Swanton
Assisted by: Denis Compton
Television presentation: Ray Lakeland

: Wimbledon: The Lawn Tennis Championships

A last visit to the All England Club as the 1958 Championships draw to a close.

: Cricket: England v. New Zealand: Third Test Match

The closing overs of the third day's play followed by a summary.

: Extra Special

Introduced by Jim Dale starring Barbara Lyon, Don Rennie, Susan Denny, Al Saxon and the music of Tony Osborne and his Band.

Contributors

Presenter: Jim Dale
Singer: Barbara Lyon
Singer: Don Rennie
Singer: Susan Denny
Singer: Al Saxon
Musicians: Tony Osborne and his Band
Continuity: Jeremy Lloyd
Producer: Russell Turner

: Today's Sport

Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme with up-to-the-minute results and latest scores.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit

Contributors

Presenter: Kenneth Wolstenholme

: Wells Fargo

[Starring] Dale Robertson
The exciting adventures of the famous Western Stagecoach Service.

Contributors

Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: News Summary

Cricket: close of play scores

: Fair Game: Number 1: Bull and Bear

A series of six adventures by Michael Gilbert
[Starring] Derek Farr
with Clive Morton, Austin Trevor, Harry Locke

Toby Truscott has resigned his commission from the Regular Army. As a civilian with a small pension and a gratuity of a few thousand pounds he is faced with the problem of earning a living in a world which appears to him to be inhabited by people who seem to want him rather less than his money.
(See page 4)

Contributors

Writer: Michael Gilbert
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Music composed by: Eric Spear
Producer: Desmond Davis
Toby Truscott: Derek Farr
General Truscott: Clive Morton
Captain Cranmer: Austin Trevor
Cranmer's secretary: Dorothy Brewster
Sam Shorter: Harry Locke
Barney: Howard Goorney
Jumbo Woodruff: Gerald Campion
Mike Mott: Graham Crowden
Bob the barman: Lane Meddick
Doreen: Susan Westerby

: Television Music-Hall

Variety is the spice of life
Featuring:
Eddie Calvert, The Man with the Golden Trumpet
Hal Fisher, Famous American Comedian
Les Bagheras, Snake Dance Extraordinary
Ugo Frediani, Sensational Boy Juggler
Terry Scott, Man and Boy
Joe Church, Comedy in the Modern Manner
Janice Peters, A new voice to Television
The Television Toppers, Dancing Supreme
Eric Robinson and the Orchestra The best in music
Caption Girl, Wendy Smith

Contributors

Trumpeter: Eddie Calvert
Comedian: Hal Fisher
Entertainers: Les Bagheras
Jugglers: Ugo Frediani
Comedian: Terry Scott
Comedian: Joe Church
Singer: Janice Peters
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Musicians: Eric Robinson and the Orchestra
Caption girl: Wendy Smith
Dance direction: Larry Gordon
Decor: Richard Henry
Devised and produced by: Richard Afton

: Saturday Playhouse presents: High Heaven

A comedy by Alan Kennington
Adapted for television by Barry Thomas
[Starring] Ernest Clark, Helen Shingler and Margaret Tyzack
(See foot of facing page)

A plane carrying a British Cultural Delegation to a UNESCO conference in Peru develops engine-trouble over a remote and mountainous district. Four passengers bale out safely, two men - a scientist and a novelist - and two women - a doctor and a former M.P. They make their way to a village inhabited by descendants of the ancient Incas, where they find Stephen Lockwood, a famous explorer who disappeared on an expedition some years before, living very contentedly in primitive comfort. Lockwood informs them that they will find it very difficult to leave without his help, and that he has good reasons for not wanting to help them.

Contributors

Author: Alan Kennington
Adapted by: Barry Thomas
Producer: Harold Clayton
Designer: Tony Abbott
Bahla: John King
Ticzeh: Maxine Holden
Chica: Zorenah Osborne
Stephen Lockwood: Ernest Clark
Jakes: George Roderick
Cynthia Farrell: Helen Shingler
Eustage Tonge: Peter Tuddenham
Nadine Arne: Margaret Tyzack
Christopher Sanderson: John Merivale

: Ceremony at Sunset

Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh in residence at Holyroodhouse.
Ceremony at Sunset in which, traditionally, the citizens of Edinburgh greet their Queen including Massed Military Bands; Massed Pipe Bands; Scottish Country Dancing, soloist, Alistair McHarg
From the forecourt of the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Contributors

Dancer: Alistair McHarg
Commentator: Polly Elwes
Presented for television by: Alan Rees

: News Review

Seven Days in Thirty Minutes
Recalling this week's outstanding events on film with personalities, reports, and expert analysis from studios at home and abroad.
Introduced by Kenneth Kendall.

Contributors

Presenter: Kenneth Kendall

: Today on the Centre Court

A BBC television film of some of the highlights of the day's play at Wimbledon.

Contributors

Commentary: Peter Wilson
Sound Recordist: Robin Green
Film Editor: Ken Cooper
Photography/Producer: Peter Hamilton








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