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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 Flowerpot Men

For the Very Young
(A BBC television film)

: Mainly for Women: Wednesday Magazine

A topical diversion introduced by John Lindsay.
with Ailsa Garland, Jenny Nasmyth and a story from David Kossoff.
(to 15.30)


Presenter: John Lindsay
Item presenter: Ailsa Garland
Item presenter: Jenny Nasmyth
Storyteller: David Kossoff
Director: Joyce Bullen
Producer: Monica Sims

: Children's Television: Crackerjack

Eamonn Andrews brings Richard Hearne, 'Mr. Pastry', to Crackerjack
with Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Will Carr, Ronnie Corbett, Eddie Leslie and "Double or Drop"

(Bert Hayes is appearing at Butlin's, Cliftonville)
See page 4


Presenter/"Double or Drop" devised by: Eamonn Andrews
Mr. Pastry: Richard Hearne
Singer: Pearl Carr
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Juggler: Will Carr
Comedian: Ronnie Corbett
Comedian: Eddie Leslie
Music: Bert Hayes and his Sextet
Script: Jeremy Lloyd
Designer: Douglas Smith
Producer: Johnny Downes

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: You Have Been Watching... Are You Being Served? 28 August 2016

: 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

: That's the Man

[Starring] Ray Milland
A young couple, members of a rich and exclusive set, are suspected of theft. It is then that they realise the value of true friendship.
A film in the Star Choice series


Russel Kent: Ray Milland

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Cy Grant and Noel Harrison


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist: Cy Grant
Singer/guitarist: Noel Harrison
Producer: Alasdair Milne

: Hancock's Half-Hour: How to win money and influence people

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
featuring Sidney James
with Dick Emery, Campbell Singer, John Vere, Hugh Lloyd, John Vyvyan, Alec Bregonzi, Philip Carr, Mario Fabrizi, Bruce Wightman, Anthony Shirvell, Leslie Smith

(A BBC telerecording of the programme first shown on December 9, 1957)


Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Incidental music arranged and Orchestra conducted by: Wally Stott
Producer: Duncan Wood
Tony: Tony Hancock
Sid: Sidney James
Postman: Dick Emery
Policeman: Campbell Singer
Mr. Pools: John Vere
1st Man: Hugh Lloyd
Newspaper Boy: John Vyvyan
2nd Man: Alec Bregonzi
3rd Man: Philip Carr
Waiter: Mario Fabrizi
Mr. Perkins: Bruce Wightman
5th Man: Anthony Shirvell
4th Man: Leslie Smith

: Travellers' Tales

Explore the Undersea World of Adventure with Hans Hass
The marine research vessel Xarija carries underwater television apparatus. With it, Hans Hass found a new species of fish and thereby solved the problem that would otherwise have defeated scientists.
The last programme in this series directed by Hans Hass and produced by Tony Soper
(A BBC television film)


Diver/Film cameraman/director: Hans Hass
Film editor: Paul Khan
Producer: Tony Soper

: You are There: The Resolve of Patrick Henry

Written for television by Maury Stern.
In which television brings you great moments of history with the news coverage of today.

'Give me liberty or give me death'
With these famous words Patrick Henry urges the establishment of a militia in Virginia in defiance of the British Government, and thus ignites one of the sparks that sets off the American War of Independence.
with Tyler McVey, Michael Elliott, Ross Conway, Herbert Rudley, Robert Burton, Ainslie Pryor
(A Columbia Broadcasting System Film Presentation)


Writer: Maury Stern
Director: Bernard Girard
Producer: James Fonda
News Editor: Walter Cronkite
News Editor: Frank Owen
News reporter: Todd Hunter
News reporter: Grant Holcomb
News reporter: Bill Stout
[Actor]: Tyler McVey
Thomas Jefferson: Michael Elliott
Gen. George Washington: Ross Conway
Pendleton: Herbert Rudley
[Actor]: Robert Burton
Patrick Henry: Ainslie Pryor

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview, television's weekly sports magazine for the family.
Tonight's programme includes film reports on:
Boxing: Randolph Turpin v. Yolande Pompey
Swimming: European Championships
Motor Racing: Grand Prix of Italy
Stirling Moss reports.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Boxer: Randolph Turpin
Boxer: Yolande Pompey
Reporter (Motor Racing): Stirling Moss
Editor: Paul Fox
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: That Old Black Magic

Stanley Black at the piano with his Orchestra with Marion Keene and Boscoe Holder and his Caribbean dancers.


Pianist: Stanley Black
Singer: Marion Keene
Dancers: Boscoe Holder and his Caribbean dancers
Producer: G. B. Lupino

: Edinburgh International Festival

An Exhibition of Byzantine Art
The most comprehensive collection of such works ever seen in Great Britain
Professor D. Talbot Rice shows some of the treasures which have been loaned from as far afield as Leningrad and Istanbul.
Televised from the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh
See facing page and page 9


Presenter: Professor D. Talbot Rice
Producer: Alan Rees

: Facts and Figures: The Sea

The sea covers three-quarters of the earth's surface. Without it, the land would be impossibly hot or intolerably cold. What do we know about the sea -its tides, its currents, its waves, and the fish that swim in it?


Prepared by: Frank Blackaby
Charts designed and animated by: Alfred Wurmser
Described by: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Presented by: Malcolm Brown

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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