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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)

: Swimming: Scottish Amateur Swimming Association Championships

BBC outside broadcast cameras pay another visit to Coatbridge Baths to see some of the events in the final stages of 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

: Athletics

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


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

: Swimming

: Athletics

: Athletics

: Children's Television presents: The Lone Ranger: The Banker's Son

A wealthy banker is accidentally shot during a struggle with his son. He threatens to charge the son with attempted murder unless he will agree to enter the family business. Lone Ranger and Tonto try to sort things out, and find themselves looking down a gun-barrel!


Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Children's Television: Escape: The Wire Cutters

Written and produced by Arthur Swinson.
Aidan Crawley presents a story of Escape
Prison Camp Stalag Luft III: September 1942
(Previously televised on July 27, 1957)


Writer/Producer: Arthur Swinson
Director: Ronald Eyre
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Film cameraman: Peter Sargent
Film editor: Allan Tyrer
Tom: John Arnatt
Dave: Barry Letts
Andy: John Downing
Bill: Shaun O'Riordan
Nick: Errol MacKinnon
Paddy: James Ellis
Senior British Officer: Patrick Waddington
Jack: Alec Wallis
Charlie, the ferret: Dennis Edwards
Other parts played by: Brian Hankins
Other parts played by: Geoffrey Matthews
Other parts played by: Peter van Greenaway
Other parts played by: Brian Willett
Other parts played by: David Rees
Other parts played by: Mark Hashfield
Other parts played by: Richard Holt
Other parts played by: John Nettleton
Other parts played by: Ian Ainsley

: Six-Five Special

with Jim Dale introducing Marion Ryan, Audrey Jeans, Steve Martin, Kirk Graham, The Bel-Airs and the music of The Reg Owen Band The Wilf Todd Trio, The Frantic Seven
Stanley Dale's National Skiffle Contest
This week: Semi-Finals between The Rebels of Leeds, The Double Three of Colchester, The Southerners of Reading


Presenter: Jim Dale
Singer: Marion Ryan
Singer: Steve Martin
Performer: Kirk Graham
Singers: The Bel-Airs
Musicians: The Reg Owen Band
Group: The Wilf Todd Trio
Group: The Frantic Seven
Script: Jeremy Lloyd
Producer: Russell Turner

: Today's Sport

Introduced by Max Robertson with up-to-the-minute results and latest scores by Leonard Martin.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit


Presenter: Max Robertson
Results reader: Leonard Martin

: Boots and Saddles: The Duel

This exciting new film series is set in the Frontier country during the uneasy peace following the American Civil War.

To the officers and men of the Fifth U.S. Cavalry, fighting is a job. But to their enemy-the Indians-it is a way of life. In this first episode, however, fighting becomes a personal affair...
See above and page 5

: News Summary

: Fair Game: Number 2: St. Asaph's School for Boys

A series of six adventures by Michael Gilbert.

[Starring] Derek Farr
with George Benson, John Glyn-Jones

A further escapade of Toby Truscott who 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.


Writer: Michael Gilbert
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Music composed by: Eric Spear
Producer: Desmond Davis
Toby Truscott: Derek Farr
Mrs Truscott: Susan Richmond
Mr Gaukroger: Raymond Rollett
The Reverend Summers: George Benson
Mr Hammond: Michael Anthony
Lady Librarian: Margaret Dale
Mrs Figgis: Elsie Arnold
Mr Knight: John Glyn-Jones
Brace: Charles Lamb

: Fiesta

Starring Edmundo Ros and his Latin-American Orchestra, Carlos Guichandut, Margarita, Mercedes Olivera, Maria Pavlou, Kodell, Trio Capricho Espanol, Mirko De York, El Trio Santa Cruz and The Brunette Toppers.
(Edmundo Ros is appearing at the Edmundo Ros Club, London; Margarita is at the Margarita Club, London)


Musicians: Edmundo Ros and his Latin-American Orchestra
Baritone: Carlos Guichandut
Performer: Margarita
Pianist: Mercedes Olivera
Singer: Maria Pavlou
Magician: Kodell
Dancers: Trio Capricho Espanol
Puppeteer: Mirko De York
Group: El Trio Santa Cruz
Dancers: The Brunette Toppers
Orchestra under the direction of: Edmundo Ros
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: G.B. Lupino

: The Saturday Film: Annie Oakley

Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster and Melvyn Douglas


Director: George Stevens
Annie Oakley: Barbara Stanwyck
Toby Walker: Preston Foster
Jeff Hogarth: Melvyn Douglas
Buffalo Bill: Moroni Olsen
Vera Delmar: Pert Kelton
McIvor: Andy Clyde

: News

: 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.


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall

: Zoo Quest for the Paradise Birds: 5: Into the Stone Age

David Attenborough describes his recent journey along the Great Barrier Reef and into the mountains of Central New Guinea in the search for birds of paradise.

(Previously televised on December 8, 1957)


Presenter/Narrator/producer: David Attenborough
Film editor: Teddy Ireland
Cameraman: Charles Lagus

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