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: O Sul I Sul

Newyddion am Gymru a Chymry.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)

: Y Tir Dymunol

Taith drwy fro emynwyr Sir Gaerfyrddin yng nghwmni
Aneirin Talfan Davies
Cenir yr emynau gan
Gymdeithas Gorawl Rhydaman
Arweinydd, Hywel Gwyn Evans
Organydd. Trevor Rees
Gwaith camera. Bill Greenhalgh Golygydd y ffllm, Terry Laurie
(Gwnaed y-n Sir Gaerfyrddin gan Uned Ffllmiau'r BBC yng Nghymru)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)
(to 13.40)


Unknown: Aneirin Talfan Davies
Unknown: Gymdeithas Gorawl Rhydaman
Unknown: Hywel Gwyn Evans
Unknown: Bill Greenhalgh
Unknown: Terry Laurie
Unknown: Uned Ffllmiau

: The Weather Situation for farmers and growers; followed by: Farming: The Dairy Show

A weekly agricultural magazine for those who live by the land.

John Cumber introduces a film made at Olympia during the week.


Presenter/Commentator (Cattle): John Cumber
Commentator (Equipment): Clyde Higgs
Commentator (Pigs): Thomas Shaw
Commentator (Poultry): Hugh Finn
Photography: The Agricultural Film Unit
Photography: The Midland Film Unit
Film Cameraman: Roy Fogwell
Film Cameraman: John Bird
Film Editor: Iris Lewis
Producer: Hilary Phillips

: News Review

Seven Days in Twenty-five Minutes
Recalling this week's outstanding events on film with personalities, reports and expert analysis from studios at home and abroad.
Introduced by Richard Baker.


Presenter: Richard Baker

: Whack-O!

[Starring] Professor Jimmy Edwards
(A BBC recording of last Tuesday's broadcast)


Headmaster: Jimmy Edwards

: Look Here

A light-hearted magazine programme for all ages.
Introduced by Max Jaffa.
This edition includes:
The Trio
Max Jaffa (violin); Reginald Kilbey (cello); Jack Byfield (piano)

Rene Ray pays us a visit

The Daily Herald National Brass Band Championships
Introduced by Harry Mortimer.

Looking Around Paris
with Derek Bond.

Seeing Is Believing

Quiz Time
'A note in your ear'


Presenter/violinist: Max Jaffa
Cellist: Reginald Kilbey
Pianist: Jack Byfield
Guest: Rene Ray
Item presenter (The Daily Herald National Brass Band Championships): Harry Mortimer
Presenter (Looking Around Paris): Derek Bond
Magician (Seeing Is Believing): Slydini
Director: Richard Evans
Producer: Alan Sleath

: The Brains Trust

meets this afternoon to answer your questions.
The members this week are:
Aldous Huxley, Sir Julian Huxley, F.R.S., Dr. W. Grey Walter, Professor A. J. Ayer, F.B.A.
Question-Master, Norman Fisher
Questions should be addressed to: 'The Brains Trust', [address removed]
A sound recording of this programme can be heard in the Home Service on Friday at 4.0
See page 7


Panellist: Aldous Huxley
Panellist: Sir Julian Huxley
Panellist: Dr. W. Grey Walter
Panellist: Professor A. J. Ayer
Question-Master: Norman Fisher
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television presents: Sooty

Assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the BBC's North of England television studios


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Children's Television: Nanook of the North

Cold is not the only danger that an Eskimo has to fight. Gales, cracking ice, hunger, polar bears, are all part of the daily life of Nanook and his family.
This film made by Robert Flaherty, shows how, in spite of all, Nanook it happy.


Filmmaker: Robert Flaherty

: Children's Television: Sunday Special: A Frontal for the Parish Church

Schoolgirls in Stroud made a new altar frontal from local materials. It has just been dedicated. The Rev. A. F. Maltin, Vicar of Stroud, tells the story behind this unusual effort.
(to 18.15)


Presenter: The Rev. A. F. Maltin

: Meeting Point: A New Kind of Bishop?

The Rt. Rev. Lesslie Newbigin is Bishop of a new Church-the Church of South India. It is unique in the world because Anglicans, Methodists, Presbyterians, and Congregationalists are members of it. He discusses with Dr. Robert Mackie what is happening as they work together.
Excerpts will be shown from the C.M.S. film 'South India Journey'
From the BBC's television studios in Scotland


Interviewee: The Rev. Lesslie Newbigin
Interviewer: Dr. Robert Mackie

: What's My Line?

Television's most popular panel game with Isobel Barnett, Sara Leighton, Gilbert Harding, Farmer Moult
In the chair, Eamonn Andrews

('What's My Line?' was devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman and is televised by arrangement with CBS and Maurice Winnick)


Panellist: Isobel Barnett
Panellist: Sara Leighton
Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Panellist: Farmer Moult [Ted Moult]
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: Wanted-One Body!

A new farcical chiller by Raymond Dyer
[Starring] Brian Rix
The play directed by the author

(Brian Rix, Leo Franklyn, Larry Noble, Peter Mercier, and Joan Sanderson are appearing in "Simple Spymen" at the Whitehall Theatre, London; Dora Bryan is in "Living for Pleasure" at the Garrick Theatre, London)
See page 6


Author/Director: Raymond Dyer
Setting: Rhoda Gray
Television Presentation: Mary Evans
Miss Barraclough: Joan Sanderson
Mabel Middy: Dora Bryan
Anne Beale: Elspet Gray
Ted Johnson: Peter Mercier
Mr. Mickleby: Brian Rix
Mr. Blundell: Leo Franklyn
Agnes: Edna Morris
Dr. Brown: Larry Noble
Mr. Sorrell: Gerald Cross

: Lost City with J. B. Priestley

The famous author re-visits Bradford, in Yorkshire, where he spent his boyhood. In his search for the city he knew forty years ago, J. B. Priestley gives a portrait of himself both then and now.
J. B. Priestley writes on page 9


Presenter: J. B. Priestley
Photographed by: Gerry Pullen
Film editor: Sheila S. Tomlinson
Recorded by: Bob Saunders
Recorded by: Graham Turner
Producer: Richard Cawston

: Monitor

Theatre - Films - Books
Painting - Sculpture - Music - Architecture
People, events, and controversies on film and in the studio every fortnight.

Tonight's programme includes:
P. G. Wodehouse in an interview filmed in New York

Shadow of Heroes
Extracts from the play with Peggy Ashcroft, Emlyn Williams, Mogens Wieth, Stephen Murray and an interview with the author, Robert Ardrey.

And Aaron Copland on being an American composer.

Introduced and edited by Huw Wheldon.


Interviewee: P.G. Wodehouse
[Actress] (Shadow of Heroes): Peggy Ashcroft
[Actor] (Shadow of Heroes): Emlyn Williams
[Actor] (Shadow of Heroes): Mogens Wieth
[Actor] (Shadow of Heroes): Stephen Murray
Interviewee/Author (Shadow of Heroes): Robert Ardrey
Interviewee: Aaron Copland
Film Editor: Allan Tyrer
Producer: Peter Newington
Associate Producer: Nancy Thomas
Presenter/Editor: Huw Wheldon

: Weather, followed by: The Epilogue: Facing Monday Morning

A talk by Sir John Maud.


Presenter (The Epilogue): Sir John Maud

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