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: O Sul I Sul

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

: Ar Grwydr

Heddiw awn a chl I Llangollen I gwrdd a rhai o drigolion yr ardal ac i weled rhai o olygfeydd prydferth y cylch
Cyflwynir y rhaglen gan
Havard Gregory
Y cynhyrchu gan David J. Thomas
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, and Crystal Palace)
(to 13.50)


Unknown: Havard Gregory
Unknown: David J. Thomas

: I Married Joan: The Masquerade

[Starring] Joan Davis in the film series I Married Joan
Joan's husband and his friends have always refused to wear fancy dress for the Club dance, but this time she is determined to make them. They could not have looked fancier.


Joan Stevens: Joan Davis

: Gardening Club

Seasonal work in garden and greenhouse shown by Percy Thrower.
Use and effect of selective weedkillers; Layering border carnations to increase stock; Colourant treatment of hydrangeas to get a blue flowerhead; Feeding standard fuchsias

J. Bruce, Head of the Horticulture Department of the East of Scotland College of Agriculture, Edinburgh shows diseases and remedies, methods of layering and cropping, discusses Ministry certification of virus-free stocks, and recommends varieties to give a long season of fruit.
From the BBC's Midland television studio
(A BBC telerecording)


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Item presenter (Strawberries): J. Bruce
Presented by: Paul Morby

: A Breath of Fresh Air

in the Kent countryside
Dorian Williams visits The Black Mill at Barham.
Mr. A. J. Kirby, the miller, and Mr. Edward Mannering, the mill owner, take Dorian Williams round one of the few windmills In England still working today.


Presenter: Dorian Williams
Guide: A. J. Kirby
Guide: Edward Mannering
Producer: Peter Webber

: Summer Rhapsody

A programme of well loved music including:
Grieg's Piano Concerto (First movement) played by Valerie Tryon
Famous songs by Grieg sung by Heather Harper
Violin solos by Ralph Holmes
and favourite orchestral pieces played by the BBC Midland Light Orchestra
(Led by Stanley Browne)
Conductor, Gerald Gentry
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Pianist: Valerie Tryon
Soprano: Heather Harper
Violinist: Ralph Holmes
Musicians: The BBC Midland Light Orchestra
[Orchestra] led by: Stanley Browne
[Orchestra] conductor: Gerald Gentry
Designer: Charles Carroll
Producer: Philip Lewis

: The Brains Trust

The members this week are:
The Most Rev. Joost de Blank, Archbishop of Cape Town
Elspeth Huxley, Oliver Woods M.C., T.D., Dr. J. Bronowski
Question-Master. Michael Flanders
A sound recording can be heard in the Home Service on Friday at 1.10


Panellist: The Most Rev. Joost de Blank
Panellist: Elspeth Huxley
Panellist: Oliver Woods
Panellist: Dr. J. Bronowski
Question-Master: Michael Flanders
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television: Wonders of the Sea: Chance Encounter

In the depths of the ocean are creatures who cannot swim. How do they set about finding their food? In this film you can see how the arrow crab and the lobster and many others solve their problems-by chance encounters.

: Children's Television: Sooty

Assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
(A BBC telerecording)


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett

: Children's Television: The Adventures of Ben Gunn: 6: Marooned

A serial by R. F. Delderfield.
Adapted from his novel of that name
Last episode.
[Starring] Peter Wyngarde, John Moffatt, Rupert Davies, Richard Coleman
(Peter Wyngarde is appearing in "Duel of Angels" at the Apollo Theatre, London)


Author/Adapted by: R.F. Delderfield
Producer: Desmond O'Donovan
Film Cameraman: David Prosser
Film Editor: Ron de Mattos
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Ben Gunn an old man: Meadows White
Jim Hawkins: John H. Watson
Ben Gunn: John Moffatt
Oxley, Mate of the Swallow: Ivor Salter
Captain Flint: Rupert Davies
Nick Allardyce: Richard Coleman
John Silver: Peter Wyngarde

: Children's Television: Sunday Special: Heart and Voice

With the help of some Lancashire schoolchildren, R.T. Brooks reminds us how many hands have shared in the making of a popular hymn, 'The Lord's my Shepherd'.
(to 18.15)


Presenter: R.T. Brooks

: Meeting Point

Can nations be subject to the laws of right and wrong in the same way as ordinary citizens?

A discussion on International Politics at the end of a weekend Conference at Urchfont Manor, Wiltshire between:
Martin Wight, on the staff of the London School of Economics and Political Science
The Rev. Edwin Robertson, Study Secretary of the United Bible Societies
Denis Healey M.P., Labour Member for Leeds, East
In the chair, Paul Cherrington, Warden of Urchfont Manor


Panellist: Martin Wight
Panellist: The Rev. Edwin Robertson
Panellist: Denis Healey
Chairman: Paul Cherrington
Producer: Martin Willson
Presented by: Ronald Webster

: The Thin Man: Unlucky Lucky Number

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

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: Grand National Night

A play of suspense by Dorothy and Campbell Christie.
[Starring] Tony Britton and Barbara Shelley
(Tony Britton appears by permission of British Lion Films)


Writer: Dorothy Christie
Writer: Campbell Christie
Producer: Alan Bromly
Designer: Roy Oxley
Babs Coates: Vanda Godsell
Morton: Llewellyn Rees
Gerald Coates: Tony Britton
Philip Balfour: John Sharplin
Joyce Penrose: Barbara Shelley
Buns Darling: Frank Lawless
Pinkie Collins: June Ellis
Policeman: Frank Pemberton
Detective Inspector Ayling: Victor Brooks
Sergeant Gibson: Edward Dentith

: Max Jaffa

introduces Bobby Watson the popular Highland dancer
The Trio: Max Jaffa (violin), Reginald Kilbey (cello), Jack Byfield (piano)
The Linden Singers including Ursula and Ted Darling
Conductor, William Llewellyn

See page 5


Dancer: Bobby Watson
Presenter/violinist: Max Jaffa
Cellist: Reginald Kilbey
Pianist: Jack Byfield
Singers: The Linden Singers
Singer: Ursula Darling
Singer: Ted Darling
Conductor: William Llewellyn
Producer: Christian Simpson

: Monitor

Theatre - Films - Books
Painting - Sculpture
Music - Architecture
Every fortnight presenting people, events, and controversies on film and in the studio.
Introduced and edited by Huw Wheldon.


Presenter/Editor: Huw Wheldon
Film Editor: Allan Tyrer
Producer: Peter Newington

: Weather, followed by: The Epilogue

Look back, remember, and have confidence
The future, like the past, has God in it
Canon Philip Martin of Newcastle Cathedral conducts a meditation for the late evening.

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Speaker (The Epilogue): Canon Philip Martin

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