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: Beunydd

Bwrw golwg dros bynclau'r dydd mewn sgwrs a ffilm - a chyfle i gwrdd a rhal sy'n amiwg yn y newyddion.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.30)

: Serpentine Regatta

Organised by the News of the World
A further visit by BBC Television outside broadcast cameras to the Serpentine, Hyde Park, to cover some of the final events.


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

: City of Edinburgh Highland Games

Outside broadcast cameras go to Murrayfield, Edinburgh, to cover some of the events in this year's Highland Games.


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Commentator: Norris McWhirter
Presented for television by: Bill Stevenson

: Children's Television presents: The Lone Ranger: Canuck

The increase of Canuck settlers out west gives rise to alarm among the established ranchers. The situation becomes acute as settler after settler is shot for cattle-rustling. Despite the newcomers' insistence that the steers were bought legally they can produce no bill of sale. Another mystery for the Lone Ranger and Tonto to solve...
See page 5


The Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Children's Television: Escape: The Great Bluff

Written and produced by Arthur Swinson.
Aidan Crawley presents a story of Escape
Prison Camp Stalag Luft III: May 1943

(Previously televised on August 24, 1957)


Writer/Producer: Arthur Swinson
Director: Ronald Eyre
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Presenter: Aidan Crawley
Wing Commander Brian Peterson, D.S.O., D.F.C.: Eric Lander
Duggie: Richard Beale
Mark: Michael Murray
Wing Commander Webb D.S.O., D.F.C.: Robert Crewdson
Bill: Raymond Cooney
Paul: George Mikell
Jeremy: Stephen MacDonald
Group Captain Cassidy D.S.O., M.C.: Desmond Llewelyn
Guy: Richard Klee
German Commandant: Carl Bernard
Johnny Pierce: John Evans
John: David Garth
Hoffman: Stanley Platts
Hauptmann Broili: Michael Anthony
Colonel Goodwin, U.S.A.A.F.: Gordon Stern
German Guard Commander: Ian Ainsley
Clerk: John Herrington
Stooge: James Ellis

: Six-Five Special

Introduced by Jim Dale.
With Jill Day, Bertice Reading, Glen Mason, Terry Dene and Edna Savage, Barbara Windsor
and the music of Bob Miller and his Orchestra, The Fairweather-Brown All Stars, The Frantic Five
Also the last semi-final of Stanley Dale's National Skiffle Contest between The Dark Town of Liverpool, The Vikings of the Elephant and Castle, The Woodlanders of Plymouth, The Teenage Vipers of Glasgow
(Jill Day is appearing at Finsbury Park Empire, London)


Presenter: Jim Dale
Singer: Jill Day
Singer: Bertice Reading
Singer: Glen Mason
Singer: Terry Dene
Singer: Edna Savage
Performer: Barbara Windsor
Musicians: Bob Miller and his Orchestra
Musicians: The Fairweather-Brown All Stars
Group: The Frantic Five
Script: Jeremy Lloyd
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

: 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 Gatling Gun

Another exploit in the history of a proud band of frontiersmen.

The future of an over-age cavalryman and the Regiment's famous old Gatling Gun is at stake when an inspecting General visits the fort. A surprise attack by Indians shows the General that a veteran with old equipment can still win battles.

: Fair Game: Number 6: The Golden Oriole

A series of six adventures by Michael Gilbert
[Starring] Derek Farr
with Noelle Middleton, Harry Locke


Writer: Michael Gilbert
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Music composed by: Eric Spear
Producer: Desmond Davis
Norman Tollingtree: Ian Colin
Robert: Derek Waring
Toni: Lorraine Peters
Olga: Doris Welling
Kate: Noelle Middleton
Toby Truscott: Derek Farr
Mr. Conroy: Peter Stephens
Ben: Tony Sympson
Mr. Pounder: Gerald Cross
Mr. Orr: Fred Kitchen
Auctioneer: Jack Melford
Mr. Michaels: Humphrey Morton

: A Date at Eight

bringing you Comedy, Music, and Dancing
Denmark's famous virtuoso of the violin Wandy Tworek
From Paraguay the exciting music of Los Indios
From Germany, the brilliant balancing act Ety Van Veen Duo
and featuring that man of many enterprises Fred Emney
Also: Terry Scott, Lucille Mapp, The Gaunt Brothers and Roger Avon, Johnny Greenland with Sally Bradley and Louise Clark, The George Mitchell Singers


Violinist: Wandy Tworek
Group: Los Indios
Balancing act: Ety Van Veen Duo
Entertainer: Fred Emney
Comedian: Terry Scott
Singer: Lucille Mapp
Performer: Roger Avon
Dancer: Johnny Greenland
Dancer: Sally Bradley
Dancer: Louise Clark
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Choreography: Deidre Vivian
Orchestra conducted by: George Clouston
Script: David Whittaker
Designer: Douglas Smith
Producer: John Street

: The Saturday Film: If You Knew Susie

starring Eddie Cantor and Joan Davis.
A comedy with music directed by Gordon M. Douglas
See facing page and page 7


Director: Gordon M. Douglas
Sam Parker: Eddie Cantor
Susie Parker: Joan Davis

: 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 Richard Baker.


Presenter: Richard Baker

: Faraway Look

Introduced by Peter Scott.
Early last year Peter Scott returned from a wildlife filming expedition which took him from Australia to California by way of New Zealand and some Pacific Islands. In this programme he begins the story of his travels and introduces animals which are found only in Australia.
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on July 29, 1957)


Presenter/cameraman: Peter Scott
Cameraman: Charles Lagus
Film editor: Christopher Parsons
Producer: Tony Soper

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