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: O Sul I Sul

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

: Cefndir

Y newyddion mewn cylchgrawn o'r stiwdio ynghyd a ffilmiau yn rhoi cefndir digwyddiadau'r mis yng Nghymru; storiau a ffilmlwyd yn arbennig, a sylwadau ac ymddiddan ar bob math ar bynciau
Cyflwynir yr eitemau gan
Aled Rhys Wiliam
Y rhaglen dan ofal
T. Glynne Davies a Wynford Jones
(A monthly magazine of news and events)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, and Crystal Palace)
(to 13.45)


Unknown: Aled Rhys Wiliam
Unknown: Y Rhaglen Dan Ofal
Unknown: T. Glynne Davies

: I Married Joan: Joan's Haircut

[Starring] Joan Davis in the film series I Married Joan

Joan wants to look her best for the college reunion. Her hairdresser, by mistake, gives her a new and unusual hair-style. To make matters worse, her husband acquires a crew-cut and concussion.


Joan Stevens: Joan Davis

: Gardening Club

Seasonal work in garden and greenhouse, shown by Percy Thrower.
Taking cuttings from shrubs, including forsythia and flowering currant; Lifting potatoes; Final thinning of apples, pears, and peaches; Disbudding outdoor chrysanthemums

D.J. Ayling, a horticulturist from Dorset shows hardy varieties to beautify the shrub border, lilies for the margins of streams and pools, and those for glass culture
Propagation by offsets, scales, and from seed
From the BBC's Midland television studio
(A BBC telerecording)


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Item presenter (Lilies): D.J. Ayling
Presented by: Paul Morby

: A Breath of Fresh Air: Weekend Club

A visit to Barton Airfield as guests of the Lancashire Aero Club.
Introduced by Raymond Baxter.
See page 4


Presenter: Raymond Baxter
Producer: Ray Lakeland

: Giants and Little Giants

parade through the streets of Antwerp as the ancient pageant of Ommegang recalls the historic past of this famous port.
Direct from Belgium
Presentation by the Belgian Flemish Television Service


Commentator: Alexander Moyes

: The Brains Trust

meets this afternoon to answer your questions.
The members this week are: Barbara Wootton, Dame Katharine Elliot, Lord Stansgate, The Duke of Devonshire
Question-Master, Michael Flanders
Questions should be addressed to The Brains Trust, [address removed]
A sound recording can be heard in the Home Service on Friday at 1.10


Panellist: Barbara Wootton
Panellist: Dame Katharine Elliot
Panellist: Lord Stansgate
Panellist: The Duke of Devonshire [Andrew Cavendish]
Question-Master: Michael Flanders
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television: How the Mole Got His Trousers

A cartoon fable from Czechoslovakia.
English commentary by Victor Poole.
(Previously televised on May 22)


Narrator: Victor Poole

: Children's Television: Queen's Champion: 1: The Betrayal

Written and produced by Shaun Sutton.
Loyalty and treason on the eve of the Armada.
A serial in eight episodes.

(John Welsh is appearing in 'The Party' at the New Theatre, London)
See page 4


Writer/Producer: Shaun Sutton
Fights arranged by: Terry Baker
Film cameraman: Leonard Newsom
Film editor: Ron de Mattos
Designer: Eileen Diss
Master Fidian: Patrick Cargill
First Servant: John Smedhurst
Second Servant: Jeremy Dempster
Third Servant: Michael Dow
Don Jose: Roger Delgado
Hal: Terry Baker
Master Allan: John Woodnutt
Rumbell: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Old Bartholomew: Nigel Arkwright
Ralph: Colin Douglas
Toby: Frazer Hines
Roger Penlynden: Michael Anderson
Sir Henry Penlynden: William Devlin
Queen Elizabeth I: Peggy Thorpe-Bates
Lord Burleigh: John Welsh
Sir Thomas Wycherly: Barry Letts
Clerk: Douglas Dexter
Captain Elliot: Derek Sydney
Others taking part: Claire Goddard
Others taking part: Audrey Foat
Others taking part: Robert Pitt
Others taking part: Eric Martin
Others taking part: Bernard Dandridge
Others taking part: John Lucas

: Children's Television: Sunday Special

"The world has held great Heroes
As history-books have showed
But never a name to go down to fame
Compared with that of Toad."
Michael Lennard talks about the character of Toad, and of some of the other animals in The Wind in the Willows.
(to 18.15)


Presenter: Michael Lennard

: Meeting Point: The Christian Athlete

Sport and Religion-do they involve a clash of loyalties? What do we mean by fitness?
Questions such as these considered by a group of athletes on the occasion or the Sixth British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Cardiff.
The group includes: John Disley, Tom Farrell, Phil Gunter, The Rev. Emrys Walters
Chairman, Hywel Davies
From the BBC's Welsh television studios


Panellist: John Disley
Panellist: Tom Farrell
Panellist: Phil Gunter
Panellist: The Rev. Emrys Walters
Chairman: Hywel Davies
Television presentation: David J. Thomas
Programme arranged by: the Rev. Glyn Parry-Jones

: The Thin Man: Dollar Doodle

The film series starring Peter Lawford as 'Nick', Phyllis Kirk as 'Nora' with 'Asta' the dog.
(The last in the current series. Next week, The Burns and Allen Show)


Nick: Peter Lawford
Nora: Phyllis Kirk
Himself: Asta the dog

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: The Frog

See top of page
The action takes place in England.
Time: The Present
(Donald Sinden appears by permission of The Rank Organisation)


Writer: Richard Wade
Based on a novel by: Edgar Wallace
Based on a play by: Ian Hay
Lyric "Any Time": Robert Gould
Music "Any Time": Dolores Claman
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Producer: Rudolph Cartier
A Tramp: John N. Gordon
Police Sergeant Elk: Wilfred Pickles
Richard Gordon, Deputy Director of Prosecutions: Donald Sinden
Stella Bennett: Jennifer Browne
John Bennett: John Longden
Philo Johnson: Cyril Shaps
Lola Bassano: Gillian Lynne
Spike Brady, her husband: Thomas Gallagher
Hagen, manager of Heron's Club: Donald Morley
Joshua Broad, a mysterious American: Redmond Phillips
Ray Bennett: John Stratton
Ezra Maitland: Paul Curran
Strip-tease artist: Mary Deigham
Waiter: Frank Williams
Police Constable Balder: Victor Platt
First Police Constable: Jeremy Kemp
Second Police Constable: Edwin Brown
Third Police Constable: Michael Caine
Prison Chaplain: David Davies
Prison Governor: James Raglan
Police officers, night-club guests, cloakroom girl, prison warders, etc: [uncredited]

: Max Jaffa

introduces Marina Svetlova
The Trio
Max Jaffa (violin), Reginald Kilbey (cello), Jack Byfield (piano)
The Linden Singers
Conductor, William Llewellyn

(Marina Svetlova is in 'The Big Show of 1958' at the Pavilion, Bournemouth)


Presenter/violinist: Max Jaffa
Dancer: Marina Svetlova
Cellist: Reginald Kilbey
Pianist: Jack Byfield
Singers: The Linden Singers
Conductor: William Llewellyn
Producer: Christian Simpson

: Monitor

Theatre - Films - Books - Painting
Sculpture - Music - Architecture
Presenting people, events, and controversies.
Introduced and edited by Huw Wheldon.
(The last in the current series)


Presenter/Editor: Huw Wheldon
Film editor: Allan Tyrer
Presented by: Nancy Thomas

: Weather

followed by
The Epilogue: That they all may be one (St. John 17. v, 21)
The Rev. Frederick Greeves, Principal of Didsbury College, Bristol, talks about two famous pictures, Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper and Sandro Botticelli's Mystio Nativity.
From the BBC's West of England television studio


Presenter (The Epilogue): The Rev. Frederick Greeves

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