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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 gan gynnwys ymweliad a Llangollen.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.30)

: For the Schools: Birds: 10: Recording the songs of birds

by Eric Simms and Bob Wade.

Most of us enjoy the songs of birds, and our pleasure is increased by being able to identify them. Permanent recordings are of great value here-and also in the more scientific study of bird song. The programme shows how such recordings are made by the BBC, and is illustrated by a number of examples of both common and rarer species.


Presenter: Eric Simms
Presenter: Bob Wade
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(A BBC television film)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson

: Coventry Air Pageant

A visit to Coventry Civic Aerodrome to see some of the qualifying events In the British Air Racing Championship.
The leading pilots will be the competitors in tomorrow's King's Cup Air Race to be televised at 3.55.
(to 15.15)


Commentator: Charles Gardner
Television presentation: David Martin

: Children's Television presents: Huntingtower: Episode 5

[Starring] James Hayter and Richard Wordsworth in John Buchan's exciting mystery
Adapted for television by Judith Kerr

(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on July 14, 1957)


Author: John Buchan
Adapted for television by: Judith Kerr
Producer: Shaun Sutton
Film Cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film Editor: Ron de Mattos
Designer: Eileen Diss
Wee Jaikie: Graham Harper
Princess Saskia: Dudy Nimmo
Dickson McCunn: James Hayter
Eugenie: Helen Misener
John Heritage: Richard Wordsworth
Dougal: Leo Maguire
Thomas Yownie: Roy Hines
Peter Patterson: Bernard Livesey
Old Foghorn: Terry Cooke
Napoleon: Frazer Hines
Mrs. Morran: Jean Taylor-Smith
Sir Archie: Anthony Sharp
Piper: Pipe Major Robertson
Chief Constable: Willoughby Gray
Loudon: John Laurie
Maid: Barbara Leslie
Big Willie: Michael Brennan
Epple: Edna Petrie
Dobson: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Leon: Colin Douglas
Spidel: Roger Delgado
Others taking part: Grace Webb
Others taking part: Frank Strickland
Others taking part: Clare Goddard
Others taking part: Penelope Williams
Others taking part: Elizabeth Jeppe
Others taking part: David Courtney
Others taking part: Hedger Wallace
Others taking part: Terry Baker
Others taking part: David Fleming
Others taking part: Nina Kaye
Others taking part: Louis Gibb

: Children's Television: Ages Ago: 5: Roman Soldiers and Citizens in Britain

Brian Hope-Taylor shows some clues to their way of life.


Presenter: Brian Hope-Taylor
Presented by: Roy Duffell

: Children's Television: Packi

More adventures of the Little Elephant.
Drawn and told by Tony Hart.


Drawn and told by: Tony Hart

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

On transmitters serving the areas

News from Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Athletics: The Amateur Championships

Outside broadcast cameras go to the White City Stadium, London, to cover some of the events in the Amateur Athletic Association's Championship Meeting.


Commentator: Norris McWhirter
Commentator: Roger Bannister
Commentator: Max Robertson
Presented for television by: Humphrey Fisher

: 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

: Ticket for Friday

Jack Watson invites you to share his ticket for tonight at the Hippodrome, Blackpool, to see an excerpt from:
Tom Arnold and Jack Taylor's 1958 Summer Show 'Light Up the Town'
starring Winifred Atwell, Michael Holliday, The Kaye Sisters, The Nit-Wits, Jack Storey, Baker and Douglas, The Town Toppers


Presenter: Jack Watson
Stage Producer: Tom Arnold
Stage Producer: Jack Taylor
Pianist: Winifred Atwell
Singer: Michael Holliday
Singers: The Kaye Sisters
Comedy act: The Nit-Wits
Comedian: Jack Storey
Comedians: Baker and Douglas
Performers: The Town Toppers
Orchestra conducted by: Sydney Williams
Presented for television by: Barney Colehan

: The Sky Larks: 1: Joining Routine

(See top of the page and page 3)

The adventures and misadventures of a Naval Helicopter crew
Based on an idea by John Warrington
Written by Trevor Peacock and Gavin Blakeney

(The BBC acknowledges with gratitude the efficient and light-hearted co-operation of the Captains, Officers, and Crews of H.M.S. Ark Royal, Albion, Cavendish, and Lee-on-Solent, Culdrose, and Hal-Far, Malta, Royal Naval Air Stations.)


Writer: Trevor Peacock
Writer: Gavin Blakeney
Film Cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film Editor: Harry Hastings
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Based on an idea by/Producer: John Warrington
Lieut. Gilmore, R.N.: Anton Rodgers
Lieut. Stannard, R.N.: Robert Chetwyn
L/A S.E.1 A. Copper: Roland Curram
Tel. Air N. Reynolds: John Southworth
Capt. Crocker-Dobson, D.S.O., R.N.: William Mervyn
Capt. Hunter, D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N.: Ivan Samson
Cmdr. Weeks, D.S.C., R.N.: Manning Wilson
Cmdr. Morris, D.S.C., R.N.: Frank Shelley
L/Wren Hilda Jones: Pamela Harrington
Wren Phyllis Burnette: Patricia Webster
The Rev. Simon Longden: Robert Young
Mrs. Gilmore: Marjorie Forsythe
Ernest Brattenbury: Nicholas Chagrin
Dora: Gwenda Margaret Evans
Surgeon Cmdr. Thomas, R.N.: Peter Bathurst

: Swimming: Scottish Amateur Swimming Association Championships

BBC Outside Broadcast cameras visit Coatbridge Baths to see some of the events in this year's championships.
Among the swimmers competing are members of Scotland's team for the British Empire Games.


Commentator: Michael Henderson
Commentator: Peter Heatly
Presented for television by: Bill Stevenson

: The Royalty: Part 4

A new serial in six parts about the famous hotel by Donald Wilson and Michael Voysey
[Starring] Margaret Lockwood, A.E. Matthews
with Hugh Sinclair, William Lucas, Lana Morris, Richard Pearson, Patrick Troughton and Julia Lockwood

The action takes place at 'The Royalty', a hotel in St. James's, London.
Time: The present day
See facing page


Writer: Donald Wilson
Writer: Michael Voysey
Producer: Campbell Logan
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Larry Champion: Patrick Troughton
Richard Manning: Hugh Sinclair
Maisie: Lana Morris
Lord Charters: A.E. Matthews
Fred Potter: Richard Pearson
Mollie Miller: Margaret Lockwood
Carol: Julia Lockwood
Miss Plimm: Joan Hickson
Chris Champion: David Cole
John Andrews: John Arnatt
Valerie Harding: Catherine Boyle
Shirley Masters: Brenda Hogan
Jim Pereira: William Lucas
Jack: Alexander Field
Mr. Sanders: Lockwood West
Mr. Britling: Edward Jewesbury
Mrs. Britling: Iris Russell
Sylvia Andrews: Jane Hardie

: Who Goes Home?

On Fridays the House of Commons rises early for the weekend to give Members of Parliament a chance to visit their constituencies and to meet the people they represent, to hear their problems, and to answer their questions.
Martin Lindsay, C.B.E., D.S.O., M.P., Conservative Member for Solihull
Denis Howell, M.P., Labour Member for Birmingham, All Saints answer questions put to them without notice by some of their constituents.
In the chair, John Bevan


Panellist: Martin Lindsay
Panellist: Denis Howell
Chairman: John Bevan

: Who Said That?

'Prudery pretends to have only those passions which it cannot feel'
Who Said That?
John Betjeman, David Daiches, Stephen Potter meet to identify some similar quotations and then to discuss their merits.
See page 4


Panellist: John Betjeman
Panellist: David Daiches
Panellist: Stephen Potter
Presented by: Michael Mills

: Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod: Hail and Farewell

A last visit to see more of the singing and dancing which have thrilled the audiences this week.
Introduced by Hywel Davies.


Presenter: Hywel Davies
Producer: David J. Thomas

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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