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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: Mathematics: Shape Around Us: 5: Similar Shapes

What is the connection between designIng a model village for use in filming and finding the height of a pyramid from a short measuring stick and the sun's rays? This and other questions are answered in today's programme.
Introduced by Colin Ronan.
(A BBC recording of the broadcast shown on October 20)


Presenter: Colin Ronan
Producer: Donald Grattan

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the Very Young
Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.

(BBC television film)


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women

Come and Join Us: Widowed Mothers and their difficulties
Discussed by members of the National Council of Women of Great Britain in the Manchester area, led by their President, The Marchioness of Readings, C.B.E., J.P.
Edith Pitt, O.B.E., M.P., Joint Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance
and Dennis Chapman, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer in Social Science at Liverpool University
In the chair, Doreen Stephens, Editor, Women's Television Programmes
From the BBC's North of England television studio

3.15 Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
From the BBC's Midland television studio
Next week's Radio Times will include a 'Keep Fit' supplement

(to 15.30)


Panellist (Come and Join Us): Edith Pitt
Panellist (Come and Join Us): Dennis Chapman
Chairman (Come and Join Us): Doreen Stephens
Director (Come and Join Us): Charles Farmer
Exerciser (Keep Fit): Eileen Fowler
Arranged by (Keep Fit): Ann Shead
Music arranged and played by (Keep Fit): Helen Shields
Presented by (Keep Fit): Desmond O'Leary

: Children's Television: Mikki the Martian

Ray Alan with Mikki the Martian
A visitor from Outer Space.


Ventriloquist: Ray Alan
Presented by: Gordon Murray

: Children's Television: Focus

Your Monday Magazine
Introduced by Vera McKechnie.

Building a Model Race Track: Part 5
with Rex Hays.

Point of View
A spot for budding artists with Rolf Harris.

The Confrey Phillips Trio

Candy Bar
How to make sweets of all nations.

Stan Unwin on the Fundamolds of Lion Taming

Stamp Collection

Zodiac Quiz


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Item presenter (Building a Model Race Track): Rex Hays
Item presenter (Point of View): Rolf Harris
Musicians: The Confrey Phillips Trio
Item presenter (Fundamolds of Lion Taming): Stan Unwin
Presented by: Leonard Chase

: 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: A Friend in Need

Next episode on Thursday


Producer: Barbara Burnham
Director: Morris Barry
Script: Allan Prior
Lacey: Harry Littlewood
Bromly: Martin Sterndale
Rene Cremer: Katherine Parr
Harry Crane: Arnold Ridley
Jim Turner: Philip Ray
Joe Trimmer: George Roderick
Hughie Turner: Barry MacGregor
Megs Turner: Nancy Nevinson
Barley: Edward Evans
Tom Turner: Brian McDermott

: Tonight

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


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

: This Is Your Life

Eamonn Andrews says 'This Is Your Life' to ?
The 'This Is Your Life' theme was written by James Turner and played by an orchestra under George Clouston


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Script and research: Nigel Ward
Script and research: Michael Williams
Theme written by: James Turner
Theme played by an orchestra under: George Clouston
Director: Vere Lorrimer
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson
'This Is Your Life' devised by: Ralph Edwards

: The Phil Silvers Show: The Big Manhunt

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

'Conscience doth make cowards of us all'. So when Bilko finds two tough detectives are on his trail, naturally he is scared to death.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Leave It to Todhunter: Episode 5: Cherchez l'homme

A serial for television by Patrick Campbell from the novel 'Trial and Error' by Anthony Berkeley.
[Starring] Mervyn Johns as Lawrence Todhunter with Campbell Cotts, Kynaston Reeves, Ballard Berkeley
(Ann Firbank appears by permission of Ealing M.G.M. Artists Ltd.)


Writer: Patrick Campbell
From the novel "Trial and Error" by: Anthony Berkeley
Designer: Barry Learoyd
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Sir Ernest Prettiboy: Campbell Cotts
Lawrence Todhunter: Mervyn Johns
Ambrose Chitterwick: Kynaston Reeves
Chief Detective-Inspector Moresby: Ballard Berkeley
Detective-Sergeant Williams: Peter Bryant
Felicity Farroway: Ann Firbank
Mrs. Farroway: Gladys Boot
Digby Powell-Hancock, M.P.: Olaf Pooley
Newspaper reporter: David Ludman
Viola Palmer: Margaret Anderson
Mrs. Greenhill: Beatrice Rows

: Panorama

The Weekly Window on the World
Each Monday Panorama cameras bring home the challenge of Places - People - Problems that make news.
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby and the team of Panorama commentators.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Editor/Producer: Rex Moorfoot
Associate producer: David Wheeler
Associate producer: Kenneth Lamb

: Meet Margo Henderson

with the BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Jack Leon
At the piano, Neville Houghton
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland
(Neville Houghton is appearing at the Piccadilly Club, Glasgow)


Singer/impressionist: Margo Henderson
Musicians: The BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
[Orchestra] conductor: Jack Leon
Pianist: Neville Houghton
Producer: Eddie Fraser.

: The Rt. Hon. Hugh Gaitskell, C.B.E., M.P.

A Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Labour Party


Speaker: The Rt. Hon. Hugh Gaitskell

: Television Dancing Club

(Eleventh Year)
[Starring] Victor Silvester
From the Carlton Rooms, Maida Vale with his Ballroom Orchestra.
Demonstrations by Sammy Leckie and Vera McCartan, Sammy Harris and Pearl Rudd, The Constance Millington Formation Team from Liverpool
Also presenting the second heat of the 1958-59 Competition for the Television Dancing Club Trophies
Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson with Christine Norton featuring The Cha-Cha
Hostess, Rosalie Ashley


Musicians: Victor Silvester with his Ballroom Orchestra
Dancer: Sammy Leckie
Dancer: Vera McCartan
Dancer: Sammy Harris
Dancer: Pearl Rudd
Formation dancers: The Constance Millington Formation Team
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Victor Silvester
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Christine Norton
Hostess: Rosalie Ashley
Script: Victor Silvester, Jnr
Producer: Richard Arron

: Personal Playhouse: Crime Time

by Ted Donovan.
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.)


Writer: Ted Donovan
[Actor]: Bernard Braden

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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