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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)

: For the Schools: Spotlight

on People - Places - Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.
The subject for next week will be announced at the end of this programme

Contributors

Producer: Michael Gill

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the Very Young
David Enders tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
(A BBC television film)

Contributors

Narrator: David Enders
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Mainly for Women

Family Affairs
Slim for Health: 1: Why bother about your weight?
Isobel Barnett interviews an anthropologist, an insurance agent, a research physician, and a general practitioner.

3.15 Season's Best
Frances Perry shows this month's best value in flowers, fruit and vegetables.

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Interviewer (Slim for Health): Isobel Barnett
Interviewee (Slim for Health): An anthropologist [name uncredited]
Interviewee (Slim for Health): An insurance agent [name uncredited]
Interviewee (Slim for Health): A research physician [name uncredited]
Interviewee (Slim for Health): A general practitioner [name uncredited]
Producer (Slim for Health): Beryl Radley
Presenter (Season's Best): Frances Perry
Producer (Season's Best): Ann Shead

: Children's Television: Toytown: Television Puppet Theatre presents: The Extraordinary Affair of Ernest the Policeman

Another play by S.G. Hulme Beaman.
Puppets by Gordon Murray and Settings by Andrew Brownfoot from illustrations by S.G. Hulme Beaman
(A BBC telerecording)

Contributors

Writer/illustrations: S.G. Hulme Beaman
Voices: Margaret Ward
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Voices: Noel Coleman
Voices: Roy Skelton
Puppeteers: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteers: Molly Gibson
Puppeteers: Elizabeth Thorndike
Puppeteers: Bob Bura
Puppeteers: John Hardwick
Puppets/producer: Gordon Murray
Settings: Andrew Brownfoot

: Children's Television: Boots and Saddles: The Duel

This exciting film series is set in the Frontier country during the uneasy peace following the American Civil War.
To the officers and men of the U.S. Cavalry, fighting is a job. But to their enemy-the Indians-it is a way of life. In this first episode, however, fighting becomes a personal affair.

: Children's Television: Sketch Club

with Adrian Hill who announces this week's prizewinners and helps you with your picture-making.
Picture Gallery: Radio Times Competition

Contributors

Presenter/artist: Adrian Hill
Presented by: Gordon Murray

: News for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the English Regions

(On transmitters serving the areas)

News from Wales 6.16-6.20

: Starr and Company: Women and Walnut Trees

(Next episode on Monday)

Contributors

Producer: Barbara Burnham
Director: Christopher McMaster
Script: Barbara S. Harper
Mary Tennison: Patricia Mort
Isobel: Pamela Abbott
Hughie Turner: Barry MacGregor
Jim Turner: Philip Ray
Forbes: Glenn Williams
Bromly: Martin Sterndale
Mrs. Brody: Edna Dore
Trina Brody: Renny Lister
Mr. Brody: Ronald Mansell
Tom Turner: Brian McDermott

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Macdonald Hastings and this week, Rory McEwen and Alex McEwen

Contributors

Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Singer/guitarist: Rory McEwen
Singer/guitarist: Alex McEwen
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: Twinkle

Olive Fox and Clarkson Rose present Twinkle
featuring Clarkson Rose, Chris Carlsen, John Vicars and Alan Vicars, Norman Stanley, Ray Anderson, Anne Daly, Sybil Johns, Christine Yates, The Clarkson Rosebuds, The Television Toppers

See facing page

Contributors

Entertainer: Clarkson Rose
Comedian: Chris Carlsen
Performer: John Vicars
Performer: Alan Vicars
Performer: Norman Stanley
Performer: Ray Anderson
Performer: Anne Daly
Performer: Sybil Johns
Performer: Christine Yates
Performers: The Clarkson Rosebuds
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson
Decor: Cephas Howard
Produced for television by: Richard Afton

: A Tale of Two Cities

See panel on left
(Amy Shuard, Ronald Lewis, and Michael Langdon appear by arrangement with the General Administrator, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Ltd.; Frederick Sharp and Brenda Scaife appear by arrangement with the Sadler's Wells Opera Company)
Cedric Cliffe writes on page 3

Contributors

Madame Defarge: Amy Shuard
Jarvis Lorry: Ronald Lewis
Marquis de St. Evremonde: Michael Langdon
Jacques I: Frederick Sharp
Third woman: Brenda Scaife

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: Enter Videotape 26 June 2016

: Look: Adelie Penguins

A wild-life programme.
Introduced by Peter Scott.

William Sladen shows sequences from a unique film of the life history of the Adelie penguin, in which the birds' behaviour proves to be full of interest and entertainment. He took the film during his three years as Medical Officer and biologist with the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey in the Antarctic.
Produced by Brandon Acton-Bond from the BBC's West of England television studio
(Previously broadcast March 14, 1956)

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Scott
Guest/filmmaker: William Sladen
Producer: Brandon Acton-Bond

: The Labour Party Conference 1958

Kenneth Harris and Robert Kee report from the headquarters hotel of the Labour Party in Scarborough.
Film from the Conference Hall
Interviews-Discussion-Comment
followed by News Summary; Weather; Road Works Report

Contributors

Reporter: Kenneth Harris
Reporter: Robert Kee








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