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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)


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

: Racing at Doncaster

The third day of the September Meeting

3.5 Portland Handicap for three-year-olds and upwards over five furlongs one hundred and fifty-two yards

3.35 Scarbrough Stakes for three-year-olds and upwards over one mile straight

4.10 Princess Mary Nursery Handicap for two-year-olds over five furlongs

Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan with Clive Graham in the paddock

(to 16.15)


Commentary: Peter O'Sullevan
Paddock commentator: Clive Graham
Television presentation: Ray Lakeland

: Children's Television presents: Bengo

The adventures of a Boxer puppy.
Drawn by Tim and told by Sylvia Peters.


Artist: Tim (William Timym)
Narrator: Sylvia Peters

: Children's Television: Treasure Island: 3: The Plot to Mutiny

by Robert Louis Stevenson
Adapted and produced by Joy Harington
[Starring] Bernard Miles
with Valentine Dyall and Derek Birch

(A BBC telerecording of the broadcast on October 13, 1957)


Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Adapted by/Producer: Joy Harington
Film Sequences - Cameraman: David Prosser
Film Sequences - Editor: Ron de Mattos
Narrator: Peter Hawkins
Jim Hawkins: Richard Palmer
Captain Smollett: Derek Birch
Long John Silver: Bernard Miles
Mr. Arrow: Alastair Hunter
Israel Hands: Douglas Blackwell
Job Anderson: Colin Douglas
Dr. Livesey: Valentine Dyall
Squire Tretawney: Raymond Rollett
Abe Gray: Roy Dotrice
Dick: Richard Coe
Harry: Michael Collins
Johnny: Harry Lane
Merry: Bruce Stewart
Tom Morgan: Dudley Jones
Alan: Mark Brackenbury
Tom Redruth: Howell Davies
Hunter: Barry MacGregor
Joyce: Noel Davis

: Children's Television: Five Hundred Million Years Ago

Which are the oldest animals on earth?
How did new animals come into being?
Facts are often stranger than fiction as will be shown in these programmes taking us on a journey through time.
The programme compiled and introduced by John Newell and based on the original series presented in May.
Film by the Macqueen Film Organisation


Compiled and introduced by: John Newell
Animated diagrams: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: Clive Parkhurst

: 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.
Hydrangeas: care of established plants and putting in cuttings
Garlic: storing to ripen
Sitting Cabbage: planting out
Christmas Bulbs: Roman hyacinths and narcissi planted in bowls

Flower Arrangement
Styles in Modern Floral Art
Design and beauty from inexpensive materials
Drying flower heads for winter home decoration created and shown by Sheila MacQueen.
From the BBC's Midland television studio
(A BBC telerecording)


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Item presenter (Flower Arrangement): Sheila MacQueen
Presented by: Paul Morby

: 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

: The Charlie Chester Show

Starring Charlie Chester
also Eric 'Jeeves' Grier, Len Lowe, Marian Miller, Frank Davison
His Guest Artists: The Peter Crawford Trio, The Tiller Girls
From the Britannia Theatre, Great Yarmouth
(A BBC telerecording)
(The Peter Crawford Trio is appearing in 'Light Up The Town' at the Floral Hall, Scarborough)


Comedian: Charlie Chester
Comedian: Eric 'Jeeves' Grier
Comedian: Len Lowe
Singer: Marian Miller
Pianist/Orchestra directed by: Frank Davison
Group: The Peter Crawford Trio
Dancers: The Tiller Girls
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: The Sky Larks: 10: Open Day

Written by Trevor Peacock and Gavin Blakeney.
The adventures and mis-adventures of a Naval Helicopter Crew.
(The BBC acknowledges with gratitude the efficient and light-hearted co-operation of the Captains, Officers and Crews of H.M.S. Ark Royal, Cavendish, Albion and the Lee-on-Solent, Culdrose and Hal-Far, Malta, Royal Naval Air Stations)


Writer: Trevor Peacock
Writer: Gavin Blakeney
Based on an idea by/Producer: John Warrington
Film Cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film Editor: Harry Hastings
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
Capt. Crocker-Dobson, D.S.O., R.N.: William Mervyn
Cmdr. Morris D.S.C., R.N.: Frank Shelley
C.P.O. Barratt: Victor Brooks
Lt.-Cmdr. Hackle, R.N.: Jack Melford
April: Margaret Anderson

: Edinburgh International Festival

Claudio Arrau plays Mozart's Piano Concerto in C Minor, K. 491 with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.
Conductor, Josef Krips
Part of a concert from the Usher Hall, Edinburgh.
Introduced by Maurice Lindsay.


Pianist: Claudio Arrau
Musicians: The Vienna Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Josef Krips
Presenter: Maurice Lindsay
Presented by: Alan Rees

: Champion Road

[Starring] William Lucas, Anna Turner
See foot of page and page 4


Nellie Greenhalgh: Anna Turner
Jonathan Briggs: William Lucas

: Press Conference

People who make the news face questions from people who write the news.


Presented by: Catherine Dove

: Bette Davis

A Film Profile
This distinguished American actress recently visited England to shoot scenes with Alec Guinness for his film, ' The Scapegoat.' During her stay, she was interviewed by Derek Bond.
Scenes are shown from some of her pictures, including: 'All About Eve' with Anne Baxter, 'Wedding Breakfast' with Ernest Borgnine.

(Films by courtesy of 20th Century Fox and M.G.M.)


Interviewee: Bette Davis
Interviewer: Derek Bond
Producer: Alan Sleath

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