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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: 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)
(to 14.47)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Children's Television presents: Little Lord Fauntleroy: 3: Disquieting News

by Frances Hodgson Burnett
A serial in five parts adapted for television by Josephine Smith Wright

The action takes place in the late nineteenth century
(Telerecording of the programme first shown on September 17, 1957)


Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
Adapted by: Josephine Smith Wright
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Film Sequences: The Children's Film Unit
Cedric Errol: Richard O'Sullivan
Mr. Wilkins, a groom: Peter Collingwood
Mrs. Errol: Mary Holland
Mary: Mollie Maureen
Mr. Hobbs, a grocer: Gerald James
Dick, a bootblack: Michael Maguire
The Earl of Dorincourt: Laidman Browne
Higgins: Frederick Victor
Lady Constance Lorridaile: Jane Eccles
Mr. Thomas, a footman: Ivor Salter
Mr. Haversham: John N. Gordon
Other parts played by: Nelly Griffiths
Other parts played by: Peter Robinson
Other parts played by: Brenda Bennett
Other parts played by: Robin Ferriday
Other parts played by: Julia Atkinson
Other parts played by: Phil Tate

: Children's Television: A French Castle

A film about what it was like to live in a medieval manor seven hundred years ago.

: Children's Television: Packi

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


Drawn and told by: Tony Hart

: News Headlines; 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

: Gardening Club

Seasonal work in garden and greenhouse shown by Percy Thrower.
Feeding dahlias;Planting autumn crocus and colchicums;Potting calceolarias; Potting on indoor and house plants

Hardy Border Plants
Frances Perry, A horticulturist from Enfield shows colour and variety from the herbaceous and flower borders, Including chrysanthemum maximum, Michaelmas daisies, scabious, red-hot Pokers, catananche, and phlox.
Presented by Paul Morby from the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Item presenter (Hardy Border Plants): Frances Perry
Presented by: Paul Morby

: Serpentine Regatta

Organised by the News of the World
A visit to the Serpentine, Hyde Park to see some of the preliminary events in the Open Sprint Championships.

See page 18


Commentator: Michael Henderson
Commentator: T. B. Langton
Presented for television by: Dennis Monger

: News Summary

and Cricket: close of play scores

: Seaside Stars

An excerpt from Tom Arnold's 'Ace High'
[Starring] Vic Oliver and Teddy Johnson and Pearl Carr
with Griff Kendall, Grace Rich, Vanda Vale, Julian Chagrin, The Ace High Lovelies
From the Royal Aquarium Theatre, Great Yarmouth


Comedian: Vic Oliver
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Singer: Pearl Carr
Ventriloquist: Griff Kendall
Singer: Grace Rich
Performer: Vanda Vale
Comedian: Julian Chagrin
Dancers: The Ace High Lovelies
Choreography: George Baron
The Orchestra directed by: George Freeman
Television presentation: Barrie Edgar

: The Sky Larks: 5: Admiral's Embarkation

Written by Trevor Peacock and Gavin Blakeney
The adventures and mis-adventures of a Naval Helicopter Crew

(The BBC acknowledges with gratitude the 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, R.N. Air Stations)


Writer: Trevor Peacock
Writer: Gavin Blakeney
Based on an idea by/Producer: John Warrington
Film Cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film Editor: Harry Hastings
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Vice-Admiral Sir Godfrey Wiggin-Fanshawe, K.B.E., D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N.: A.E. Matthews
Lieut. Gilmore, R.N.: Anton Rodgers
Lieut. Stannard, R.N.: Robert Chetwyn
L/A S.E.I.A. Copper: Roland Curram
Radio Communications Operator (Air) N. Reynolds: John Southworth
Capt. Crocker-Dobson D.S.O., R.N.: William Mervyn
Cmdr. Morris, D.S.C., R.N.: Frank Shelley
Lieut. Holt, R.N.: Philip Carr
P. O. Bastin: Howard Lang
L/A Hancocks: Lawrence James
L/A Brimer: Malcolm Webster
P. O. Simmons: Christopher Hodge
Lt.-Cmdr. Moreland, R.N.: Spencer Hale
Lady Wiggin-Fanshawe: Fabia Drake
Felicity Wiggin-Fanshawe: Rona Anderson
Clarissa Wiggin-Fanshawe: Catherine George
Lt.-Cmdr. Perivale, R.N.: Douglas Storm

: Living with Danger: 2: Blue Watch

A series of films about people who risk their lives in the course of their daily work.

The story of a Fire Station.
Made with the co-operation of the Essex Fire Brigade, and especially of the officers and men of Blue Watch, Leytonstone Fire Station, and of Wickford Fire Station.


Writer/Producer/Editor: Maurice Harvey
Photography: Peter Hamilton

: Introducing Gillian Savory

with the Freddie Phillips Ensemble.


Singer: Gillian Savory
Musicians: The Freddie Phillips Ensemble
Presented by: Philip Barker

: Night of August 7th

[Starring] George Brent as the reporter Dale Evans

A riot breaks out in a prison and some of the warders are held as hostages. Because of his reputation for fair dealing Dean Evans is given a chance to act as mediator. But dare he risk facing, alone and unarmed, the man he sent to prison for murder?
A film in the Wire Service series


Dean Evans: George Brent

: Who Said That?

'Women's beauty, like men's wit, is generally fatal to the owners'
Who Said That? John Betjeman, David Daiches and Gilbert Harding are invited to identify some similar quotations and then to discuss their merits.


Panellist: John Betjeman
Panellist: David Daiches
Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Presented by: Michael Mills

: Wind From The West

A film made by the celebrated Swedish director, Arne Sucksdorff, who also made 'The Great Adventure'.
'Wind From The West' is a study of Lapland in Spring when the reindeer herds begin to migrate. It tells of a Swedish boy who dreams that he is one of his Lapp forefathers and is free to follow the reindeer.


Director: Arne Sucksdorff

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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