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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)

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

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


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Love Happy

A film of music, mystery, and mirth.
[Starring] The Marx Bros, with Vera-Ellen
A Lester Cowan Production

The inimitable Marx Brothers are attractively supported by Vera-Ellen in a hilarious film frolic. The picture it also notable for the first screen appearance of Marilyn Monroe.
(Previously televised on August 5, 1957)
(to 16.10)


Production: Lester Cowan
Director: David Miller
Musical score and lyrics: Ann Ronell
Detective Sam Grunion: Groucho Marx
Harpo: Harpo Marx
Faustino: Chico Marx
Maggie Phillips: Vera Ellen
Madame Egilichi: Ilona Massey
Bunny Dolan: Marion Hutton
Alphonse Zoto: Raymond Burr
Throckmorton: Melville Cooper
Mike Johnson: Paul Valentine
Mr Lyons: Leon Belasco
Makinaw: Eric Blore
Hannibal Zoto: Bruce Gordon
Grunion's client: Marilyn Monroe

: Children's Television: Studio 'E'

Vera McKechnie introduces Studio 'E', Your Monday Magazine

G. Goldsmith Carter tells you how they work.

Growing Things
Percy Thrower shows you how to grow strawberries and arrange flowers.

Dancing Round the World: Austria

Irene Prador with a tale from Austria

Film of the Week

Gerald Durrell with some more animals.

Shirley Abicair tells another story about Tumbarumba


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Item presenter (Lighthouses): G. Goldsmith Carter
Item presenter (Growing Things): Percy Thrower
Storyteller: Irene Prador
Item presenter: Gerald Durrell
Storyteller (Tumbarumba): Shirley Abicair
Editor: Ursula Eason
Presented by: Leonard Chase

: News; Sports News; The Weather

On transmitters serving the areas:
6.9 Weather and News for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the English Regions
News from Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Next to Jump...

All competitors taking part in the jumping events at the Royal International Horse Show at the White City next week will hear these words as they enter the arena
But what goes on in the rider's mind during the next vital few minutes? What do the jumps look like from the saddle? How does the horse see the fences? What problems has the course builder set the competitor? Three experts try to answer these questions:
Pat Smythe, famous horsewoman
Eric Ixer, who plans and builds the courses at the White City
Dorian Williams, show-jumping commentator
An outside broadcast from Pat Smythe's home at Miserden, in Gloucestershire.


Panellist: Pat Smythe
Panellist: Eric Ixer
Panellist: Dorian Williams
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: Tonight

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


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

: News Summary

and Cricket: close of play scores

: Starr and Company: The Big Push

(Next episode on Thursday)


Producer: Gerard Glaister
Director: Christopher McMaster
Script: Tom Espie
Tom Turner: Brian McDermott
Mannion: Anthony Woodruff
Joseph Starr: William Sherwood
Robin Starr: Michael Murray
Mrs. Childs: Betty Cooper
Mackie: George Cormack
Simpson: Maurice Durant
John Davies: Michael Scott
Megs Turner: Nancy Nevinson
Gwyneth Turner: Gillian Gale
Jim Turner: Philip Ray
Hughie Turner: Barry MacGregor
Mary Tennison: Patricia Mort
Isobel: Pamela Abbott

: Ask Me Another

A general knowledge contest based on the popular sound programme "What Do You Know?"
This week:
The Brains - Antony Carr , Martin Dakin 'Brain of Britain 1958'
University Professors - Professor Denis Brogan (Cambridge University), Professor Alan Gemmell (University College of North Staffordshire), Professor S. Tolansky
(London University)
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann


Panellist (The Brains): Antony Carr
Panellist (The Brains): Martin Dakin
Panellist (University Professors): Professor Denis Brogan
Panellist (University Professors): Professor Alan Gemmell
Panellist (University Professors): Professor S. Tolansky
Chairman: Franklin Engelmann
Devised and compiled by: John P. Wynn
Arranged by: Joan Clark
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: The Phil Silvers Show: His Highness Doberman

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

Doberman falls in love with an heiress, but her family will have nothing to do with him - until Bilko takes a hand.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: The Night and the Music

A programme of melody, song, and dance.
Introduced by Barbara Roscoe featuring
Music by Michael Freedman and his Orchestra and Eric Robinson and the Orchestra
Singing by Jill Westlake, Billy Raymond, Margot Barry, The Six Songsters
Dancing by Nadia Nerina, The Television Toppers


Presenter: Barbara Roscoe
Musicians: Michael Freedman and his Orchestra
Musicians: Eric Robinson and the Orchestra
Singer: Jill Westlake
Singer: Billy Raymond
Singer: Margot Barry
Singers: The Six Songsters
Dancer: Nadia Nerina
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Dance direction: Larry Gordon
Devised and produced by: Richard Afton

: Panorama

Each week Television's Window on the World opens on Places-Problems
Personalities in the news.
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby.
See page 4


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

: Picture Parade

Introduced by Derek Bond.
This edition includes:
A visit to a Brighton cinema, where Alex Macintosh interviews cinemagoers and an excerpt from "The Vikings" with Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis and Ernest Borgnine.
(Film by courtesy of United Artists)


Presenter: Derek Bond
Interviewer: Alex Macintosh
Director: Richard Evans
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

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