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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)

: Racing at Newbury

BBC Television outside broadcast cameras cover some of the principal races.

2.30 The Yattendon Plate over six furlongs

3.0 The Oxfordshire Stakes over one mile, five furlongs, and sixty yards

Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the Paddock before each race.


Race commentator: Peter Bromley
Paddock commentator: Clive Graham
Presented for television by: Dennis Monger

: Athletics: A.A.A. v. University Athletic Union v. Combined Services

Organised by the Combined Services Athletic Association
From the R.A.F. Stadium, Uxbridge.


Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Norris McWhirter
Television presentation: Bill Duncalf

: Racing at Newbury

4.0 The Abingdon Handicap over one mile and a quarter

Clive Graham identifies the horses and jockeys in the Paddock before the race.


Race commentator: Peter Bromley
Paddock commentator: Clive Graham

: Athletics

Another visit to the R.A.F. Stadium, Uxbridge.

: Children's Television presents: The Lone Ranger: The Angel and the Outlaw

A wounded bandit is being cared for by a widow, whose young son looks up to him as a hero; but when Lone Ranger and Tonto get on the trail, the outlaw is shown up in his true colours.


Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Children's Television: Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School: Bunter Keeps It Dark

by Frank Richards
[Starring] Gerald Campion

(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on August 17, 1957)


Writer: Frank Richards
Producer: Pharic MacLaren
Designer: Tony Cornell
Bob Cherry: Keith Faulkner
Harry Wharton: Anthony Valentine
Frank Nugent: Laurence Harrington
Johnny Bull: David Coote
Hurree Singh: James Doran
Billy Bunter: Gerald Campion
Mr. Quelch: Kynaston Reeves
Coker: Peter Scott

: Six-Five Special

visits the Isle of Man
with Jim Dale introducing Lonnie Donegan, Lita Roza, The Five Dallas Boys and the music of Ken Mackintosh and his Band and Basil Kirchin and his Band at the Villa Marina, Douglas.


Presenter: Jim Dale
Singer: Lonnie Donegan
Singer: Lita Roza
Singers: The Five Dallas Boys
Musicians: Ken Mackintosh and his Band
Musicians: Basil Kirchin and his Band
Script: Jeremy Lloyd
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

: Today's Sport

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


Presenter: Peter King
Results reader: Leonard Martin

: Boots and Saddles: The Gift

A further film in the stirring series about the U.S. Fifth Cavalry patrolling the Arizona border country after the American Civil War.

Lieutenant Binning is presented with a gift for a service rendered to an Apache chief. The gift proves to be a surprising one which brings the Cavalry and the Indians to the brink of war.

: Charlesworth at Large: 1: Up the Garden Path

by Berkely Mather
[Starring] Wensley Pithey
with William Kendall, Allan McClelland, Charles Lloyd Pack

Six stories from the casebook of Detective-Superintendent Charlesworth
(See page 5)


Writer: Berkely Mather
Designer: John Kenny
Producer: John Harrison
Maid: Roberta Desti
Landlord: Graham Crowden
Stanley: William Kendall
Detective-Superintendent Charlesworth: Wensley Pithey
Sergeant Spence: Tony Church
Sidcombe: Allan McClelland
Police Inspector: Frank Hawkins
Plain Clothes Man: Bryan Kendrick
Mrs. Pitt: Edna Morris
P.C. Wrothbury: Edward Higgins
Arthur Baker: Charles Lloyd Pack
Inspector Theriault: Jacques Bruntes

: The Black and White Minstrel Show

with Master of Ceremonies, Kenneth Connor
The Mitchell Minstrels
Conducted by George Mitchell
Benny Lee, Glen Mason, Jackie Lee
June Birch, The glamorous girl trumpeter
and introducing Carmita
Norrie Paramor and the Big Ben Banjo Band, The Television Toppers
The Minstrel Orchestra conducted by Eric Robinson
(Carmita is at The Gargoyle, London)


Master of Ceremonies: Kenneth Connor
Singers: The Mitchell Minstrels
Minstrels conducted by: George Mitchell
Singer: Benny Lee
Singer: Glen Mason
Singer: Jackie Lee
Trumpeter: June Birch
Singer: Carmita
Musicians: Norrie Paramor and the Big Ben Banjo Band
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Dance direction and Minstrel routine by: Larry Gordon
Musicians: The Minstrel Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Musical advisor: Alan Bristow
Settings: Douglas Smith
Devised and produced by: George Inns

: Saturday Playhouse presents: Dr. Angelus

by James Bridie
[Starring] The Glasgow Citizens' Theatre Company with Andrew Cruickshank
From the BBC's television studios in Scotland


Author: James Bridie
Designer: Robert Macgowan
Director: Peter Duguid
Television Production: Pharic MacLaren
Dr. Johnson: Fulton Mackay
Dr. Angelus: Andrew Cruickshank
Jeanie: Irene Sunters
Mrs. Corcoran: Edith MacArthur
Mrs. Angelus: Jessie Morton
Sir Gregory Butt: Martin Heller
Inspector MacIvor: John Grieve
Police Sergeant: Harry Walker

: 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.
Peter Scott continues his journey through Australia, this time in search of the pink-eared duck. On the way he indulges in what he calls 'doo-doo hunting' and he also tells the story of research work on the grey hill kangaroo.
(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on August 12, 1957)


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

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