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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)

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

The fourth day's play at Headingley, Leeds.
(All Transmitters)


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

: For the Schools: Living in Water: 5: Men Under Water

by John Carthy.

In order to work at the bottom of the ocean man needs air to breathe. The programme illustrates the various methods by which this air may be supplied-diving bells, diving helmets, conventional diving suits, and apparatus which can be carried on the back.
(A BBC film)
(Previously televised last Wednesday)


Presenter: John Carthy
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the Very Young
Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.
(A BBC television film)


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: On Our Merry Way

A film comedy with James Stewart, Burgess Meredith, Dorothy Lamour, Henry Fonda, Paulette Goddard, Fred Mac-Murray.

A light-hearted comedy about a humble member of the staff of a big daily newspaper, who tricks his editor into giving him the job of roving reporter for a day. In three fast-moving stories the film describes what happens when he puts the question 'How has a child affected your life?' The answers are not what he expects.
(Previously televised on April 22, 1957)


Slim: James Stewart
Oliver M. Pease: Burgess Meredith
Gloria Manners: Dorothy Lamour
Lank Solsky: Henry Fonda
Martha Pease: Paulette Goddard
Al: Fred MacMurray

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


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: E. W. Swanton
Assisted by: Denis Compton

: Children's Television: Studio 'E'

Vera McKechnie introduces Studio 'E', Your Monday Magazine

Gerald Durrell and some animals

Swapping Horses
A New Zealand story by Arthur Russell.
Told by Bruce Stewart.

Making a Pin-hole Camera - 3
with Fred Hayward.

This Week's Variety Spot

G. Goldsmith Carter tells you how they work.

Film of the Week

I Want to Meet: Sir Mortimer Wheeler


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Item presenter: Gerald Durrell
Writer (Swapping Horses): Arthur Russell
Storyteller (Swapping Horses): Bruce Stewart
Item presenter (Making a Pin-hole Camera): Fred Hayward
Item presenter (Lightships): G. Goldsmith Carter
Guest (I Want to Meet): Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Editor: Ursula Eason
Presented by: Leonard Chase

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

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

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

On transmitters serving the areas

News from Wales 6.40-6.45

: Tonight

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


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

: News Summary

and Cricket: close of play scores

: Starr and Company: The New Member

Next episode on Thursday


Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Christopher Barry
Script: Allan Prior
Ackroyd: Derek Tansley
Forbes: Glenn Williams
Mackie: George Cormack
Simpson: Maurice Durant
Allardyce: John Forbes-Robertson
Jim Turner: Philip Ray
Megs Turner: Nancy Nevinson
Hughie Turner: Barry MacGregor
Joe Trimmer: George Roderick
Robin Starr: Michael Murray
Jane Starr: Deirdre Day
Hazel: Anne Pichon
Anna: Joy Owen
Reggie Stratton: Raymond Young
Lacey: Harry Littlewood
Miss Thorne: Ruth Palmer

: Ask Me Another

A general knowledge contest based on the popular sound programme 'What Do You Know?'
Each week a new team of challengers competes against members of the general public who in successive years have won the annual 'Brain of Britain' contest.
This week:
The Brains: Rosemary Watson, Antony Carr, Martin Dakin
The Farmers: Mrs. Sheila Waddoups, Ralph Whitlock, Edward Moult
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann


Chairman: Franklin Engelmann
Panellist (The Brains): Rosemary Watson
Panellist (The Brains): Antony Carr
Panellist (The Brains): Martin Dakin
Panellist (The Farmers): Sheila Waddoups
Panellist (The Farmers): Ralph Whitlock
Panellist (The Farmers): Edward Moult
Programme devised and compiled by: John P. Wynn
Arranged by: Joan Clark
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: The Phil Silvers Show: Colonel Breaks Par

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

With just a little help from Sam Snead, Bilko gives Colonel Hall some unorthodox golf lessons. And Bilko himself gets the biggest surprise of his life.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers
Guest star: Sam Snead

: The Henry Hall Show

Henry Hall introduces Margaluz Lloberra, Bertice Reading, Albert Marland, Barbara Young, Sandor Eles, Jimmie Dark, Roy Gunson
The Henry Hall Orchestra


Presenter/conductor: Henry Hall
Performer: Margaluz Lloberra
Pianist: Albert Marland
Singer: Barbara Young
Performer: Sandor Eles
Performer: Jimmie Dark
Dancer: Roy Gunson
Designer: Marilyn Roberts
Musicians: The Henry Hall Orchestra
Musical associate: Alan Bristow
Producer: Ned Sherrin

: Panorama

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


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Edited and produced by: Rex Moorfoot
Associate producer: David Wheeler
Associate producer: Kenneth Lamb

: Picture Parade

from Berlin International Film Festival 1958
Introduced by Peter Haigh and Derek Bond.
The programme includes:
Interviews with John Mills and other film personalities.
Newsreels of the opening of the Film Festival and the International Film Ball, attended by film artists from many countries.
Excerpts from some of the feature films to be shown during the Festival including:
"Ice Cold in Alex" with John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Anthony Quayle and Harry Andrews.
This new British film was shown at the Festival on July 6.
"Merry Andrew" starring Danny Kaye
The programme is produced by Alan Sleath and is presented by courtesy of the German Television Service
(See page 4)
(Films by courtesy of Associated British Pathe and M.G.M.)


Presenter: Peter Haigh
Presenter: Derek Bond
Interviewee: John Mills
Producer: Alan Sleath

: Relax with Michael Holliday

who brings you songs in a free and easy style accompanied by The Harry Hayward Quartet.

(Telerecorded from the BBC's North of England studios)
(Michael Holliday is appearing in 'Light up the Town' at the Hippodrome Theatre, Blackpool)


Singer: Michael Holliday
Musicians: The Harry Hayward Quartet
Presented by: John Ammonds

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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