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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: How Your Body Works: 3: Mainly about Muscles

Muscles are the engines of our bodies. By their contractions they move our bones and so make it possible for us to walk, run, leap, climb, and dive. In today's programme, introduced by Professor W. S. Bullough, movements of the body are demonstrated by athletes.


Presenter: Professor W. S. Bullough
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the Very Young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
(A BBC television film)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women: Wednesday Magazine

A topical diversion.
Introduced by John Lindsay with Dorian Williams and Alan Melville.
(to 15.30)


Presenter: John Lindsay
Item presenter: Dorian Williams
Item presenter: Alan Melville
Director: Joyce Bullen
Producer: Monica Sims

: Children's Television: Crackerjack

[Starring] Eamonn Andrews
with Channing Pollock, Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Ronnie Corbett, Eddie Leslie and "Double or Drop"

("Double or Drop" is devised by Eamonn Andrews; Bert Hayes is appearing at the Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville)


Presenter/"Double or Drop" devised by: Eamonn Andrews
Magician: Channing Pollock
Singer: Pearl Carr
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Comedian: Ronnie Corbett
Comedian: Eddie Leslie
Music: Bert Hayes and his Sextet
Script: Jeremy Lloyd
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Producer: Johnny Downes

: News Headlines; Sports News; The Weather

On transmitters serving the areas:
6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland and the English Regions
News from Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Good Companions

Peter West introduces Good Companions
The programme of pets for people with pets
with Stanley Dangerfield talking about the training and care of dogs and showing some Irish breeds.
Special items:
The Siamese Cat Club Championship Show
Unusual Pets: Maxwell Knight brings some reptiles to the studio.
A weekly series edited by Stanley Dangerfield


Presenter: Peter West
Co-presenter/editor: Stanley Dangerfield
Item presenter (Unusual Pets): Maxwell Knight
Producer: Humphrey Fisher

: 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: Donald Baverstock

: Riverside One

(See top of page and page 3)

[Starring] Trevor Howard, Kay Thompson, Sari Barabas, Jimmy Logan
Introduced by Margaret Lockwood
in "Riverside One"
A new series of international entertainment

Eric Robinson conducts a section of the Royal Choral Society and The Concert Orchestra (Leader, David McCallum)

(Jimmy Logan is appearing in Stewart Cruikshank's "Five Past Eight" at the King's Theatre, Edinburgh)


Presenter: Margaret Lockwood
Performer: Trevor Howard
Performer: Kay Thompson
Performer: Sari Barabas
Comedian: Jimmy Logan
Conductor: Eric Robinson
Singers: A section of The Royal Choral Society
Musicians: The Concert Orchestra
Leader: David McCallum
Designer: George Djurkovic
Production: Francis Essex

: The Burns and Allen Show: The Twenty-four Dresses

Starring George Burns and Gracie Allen in the film "The Twenty-four Dresses"

Gracie decides to open a dress shop but George refuses financial aid. Gracie thinks it over, and George is out of pocket just the same!


Himself: George Burns
Herself: Gracie Allen

: Travellers' Tales: Chinese Journey: 2: The Yangtse River and Peking

The second of two films by Claude Arthaud and Francois Hebert-Stevens.
Two years ago two young French archaeologists sailed westward along the most famous of Chinese rivers, the Yangtse Kiang, filming en route the dangerous Yangtse gorges. Their final destination was Peking, where the Forbidden City of the Emperors is now a People's Museum, but where, in the fairground behind the market, the traditional Chinese entertainments are still carried on.


Filmmaker: Claude Arthaud
Filmmaker: Francois Hebert-Stevens
Narrator: David Attenborough
Editor: Robert Walter
Presented by: Malcolm Brown

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview, Television's weekly sports magazine for the family.
The programme includes:

Horse of the Year Show, from Harringay Arena, London
International Puissance Jumping - The Fred Foster Memorial Competition
Competitors will be required to jump over a course of big fences, and those with clear rounds will jump off over a shortened course, in which the fences will be raised and enlarged. This is successive until the winner is decided.

F.A. Charity Shield: Bolton Wanderers v. Wolverhampton Wanderers
Sportsview film cameras bring you the highlights of the annual match between the F.A. Cup holders and the Football League Champions.

First Person: 4 - Mike Hawthorn
A new view of the stars in sport.

Scottish League v. Football League
A special report of tonight's match at Glasgow.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Commentator (Horse of the Year Show): Dorian Williams
Presented for television by (Horse of the Year Show): Bill Duncalf
Speaker (First Person): Mike Hawthorn
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: Horse of the Year Show

The final stages of The Fred Foster Memorial Competition.

: The Conservative Party Conference 1958

Kenneth Harris and Robert Kee report from the headquarters hotel of the Conservative Party in Blackpool.
Film from the Conference Hall
followed by News Summary; Weather and Close Down


Reporter: Kenneth Harris
Reporter: Robert Kee

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