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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: Peter Dunkley

: 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: 3 - What makes us fat?
Why do some of us eat too much? Can we blame our glands, or our metabolism? Is it a family tendency? Or might it be because we are unhappy? Isobel Barnett interviews three doctors specially qualified to answer these questions.

3.15 Quick and Easy Dressmaking: 1- Jacket with Hood
A French design filmed by Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise
Demonstrated by Diana Crutchley.
Full instructions for making this jacket with hood are printed in the supplement in this week's Radio Times. A folder to hold all Women's Television Notes printed as supplements in Radio Times can be obtained from BBC Publications (Folders), [address removed] Price 2s. 6d. post free. Crossed postal orders please, not stamps.

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Interviewer (Slim for Health): Isobel Barnett
Producer (Slim for Health): Beryl Radley
Dressmaker/presenter (Quick and Easy Dressmaking): Diana Crutchley

: Children's Television presents: Blue Peter

Toys, model railways, games, stories, cartoons.
A new weekly programme for younger viewers with Christopher Trace and Leila Williams.

Contributors

Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Leila Williams
Producer: John Hunter Blair

Blog post that mentions this programme:

Behind the camera: John Hunter Blair 6 December 2015

: Children's Television: Boots and Saddles: Prussian Farmer

Another episode in this exciting film series about the Fifth U.S. Cavalry.
Life was a treacherous business on the Arizona border after the American Civil War. There was always the unexpected development to alter a man's destiny, no matter what his plans might be!

: Children's Television: Sketch Club

with Adrian Hill who announces this week's prizewinners and helps you with your picture making.
Picture Gallery: 'Round the Corner'

Contributors

Presenter/artist: Adrian Hill
Presented by: Gordon Murray

: 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

: Starr and Company: Rush Job

(Next episode on Monday)

Contributors

Producer: Barbara Burnham
Script: Tom Espie
Tom Turner: Brian McDermott
Arthur Gilbert: Graham Crowden
Jim Turner: Philip Ray
Len Forbes: Glenn Williams
Megs Turner: Nancy Nevinson
Gwyn: Gillian Gale
Rene Cremer: Katherine Parr
Paddy Wilson: Paddy Stephens

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Macdonald Hastings.
This week, Rory and Alex McEwen and further reports from Alan Whicker on his journey round the world.

Contributors

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

: News Summary

: The Charlie Chester Show

with its 'Pot Luck' sequences
Starring Charlie Chester
Also The Hedley Ward Trio, The Trio Rayros, Eric 'Jeeves' Grier, Len Lowe, Marian Miller, Frank Davison, The Television Toppers, The George Mitchell Singers.

Contributors

Presenter/comedian/script: Charlie Chester
Musicians: The Hedley Ward Trio
Comic acrobats: The Trio Rayros
Comedian: Eric 'Jeeves' Grier
Comedian: Len Lowe
Singer: Marian Miller
Pianist: Frank Davison
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Orchestra conducted by: George Clouston
Musical associate: Frank Davison
Dance direction: Larry Gordon
Designer: Stewart Marshall
Director: Leonard Michell
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: Science is News

Television reports on discoveries in Science, Medicine, and Industry which are changing our world.
The first of a new fortnightly series.
Introduced by Roy Bradford.
Film by Macqueen Film Organisation

See page 9

Contributors

Presenter: Roy Bradford
Diagrams: Alfred Wurmser
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Producer: James McCloy

: You Take Over: 1: Air Traffic Controller

A series of dramatised documentaries.
See panel on left and page 7

: First Return

Eric Robinson books a 'First Return' to Leeds to join some of his friends from the world of music and entertainment including Ronnie Hilton, Elizabeth Larner, Ken Morris and Joan Savage, The Gaunt Brothers, Benny Lee, The Patton Brothers,
Harry Hayward and his Music.
From the BBC studios, Leeds
(Elizabeth Larner is appearing in the City Varieties, Leeds)

Contributors

Presenter: Eric Robinson
Singer: Ronnie Hilton
Singer: Elizabeth Larner
Singer: Ken Morris
Singer: Joan Savage
Singers: The Gaunt Brothers
Singer: Benny Lee
Comedians: The Patton Brothers
Musicians: Harry Hayward and his Music
Producer: Barney Colehan

: News

: Celebrity Rectial

Michael Rabin (violin)
Accompanied by Patrick Harvey (piano)
Caprices: No. 9 in E (La Chasse):
No. 17 in E flat...Paganini
Havanaise...Saint-Saens
Burlesque...Suk
Contemplation...Brahms-Heifetz
Zapateado...Sarasate

Contributors

Violinist: Michael Rabin
Pianist: Patrick Harvey
Presented by: Charles R. Rogers

: Personal Playhouse: Cash Transfer

by Christopher Landon.
In which Bernard Braden is seen in the main role and heard as all the other characters presents tonight...
(Produced on film by Henry Caldwell Productions Ltd.)

Contributors

Writer: Christopher Landon
[Actor]: Bernard Braden

: News Summary, followed by Weather, Road Works Report and: Civil Defence

Talk by the Home Secretary and Lord Privy Seal, The Rt. Hon. R.A. Butler, C.H., M.P.
(Recording of the broadcast at 9.15 in the Home Service)
(Sound only)

Contributors

Speaker (Civil Defence): The Rt. Hon. R.A. Butler








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