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: Beunydd

Bwrw golwg dros bynclau'r dydd mewn sgwrs a ffilm a chyfle i gwrdd a rhal 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: 5: The Body's Transport System: 1: The Heart and Blood Vessels

All through our lives, in every minute of every day, our hearts pump nourishing blood to all the tissues of the body. About eighty times a minute blood pulses from the heart, leaving under pressure during each heartbeat but flowing smoothly back. It only takes half a minute to circulate through the blood vessels which channel it round the body. Today, Professor W.S. Bullough shows how the heart pumps blood round our bodies through the blood vessels, the arteries and veins.
(A BBC recording of last Wednesday's programme)


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 a story from Avril Angers.
(to 15.30)


Presenter: John Lindsay
Storyteller: Avril Angers
Producer: Monica Sims

: Children's Television: Playbox

Eamonn Andrews opens Playbox
helped by Tony Hart including:
The Six Clue Challenge: 3: The Smugglers
by Vere Lorrimer.
with Ivan Owen as Inspector Bruce, Roy MacDermot as Jason Banks
and The Inter-Regional Quiz Championship, in which children from all over the country take part.


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Co-presenter: Tony Hart
Producer: Gerald Wiltshire
Writer (The Six Clue Challenge): Vere Lorrimer
Inspector Bruce: Ivan Owen
Jason Banks: Roy MacDermot

: 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 three breeds, the Samoyed. the Elkhound, and the Pomeranian.
Special items:
Cats and Unusual Pets shown by Maxwell Knight
A weekly series edited by Stanley Dangerfield


Presenter: Peter West
Co-presenter/editor: Stanley Dangerfield
Item presenter (Cats and 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, Rory McEwen and Alex McEwen


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

: A-Z: B

Alan Melville takes you from A-Z through the world of entertainment.
This week's programme deals with the Letter 'B' and is produced by Bryan Sears.
Artists include: Dora Bryan, The Beverley Sisters, Hylda Baker, Kenny Baker, Bill Boome
An excerpt from the film 'Bambi' (by arrangement with Walt Disney Productions) and a specially filmed interview with Claire Bloom and Richard Burton.
(Dora Bryan is appearing in 'Living for Pleasure' at the Garrick Theatre, London)
See facing page


Presenter/script: Alan Melville
Producer: Bryan Sears
Guest: Dora Bryan
Singers: The Beverley Sisters
Comedienne: Hylda Baker
Trumpeter: Kenny Baker
Guest: Bill Boorne
Interviewee: Claire Bloom
Interviewee: Richard Burton
Compiled by: Therese McHugh
Based on an idea by: Wolf Mankowitz
Designer: Tony Abbott
Choreography: Beryl Kaye
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson

: The Burns and Allen Show: Ronnie is Lovesick

starring George Burns, Gracie Allen in the film Ronnie is Lovesick


Himself: George Burns
Herself: Gracie Allen

: Buried Treasure: King Solomon's Mines

Deep in the African bush lie the great stone ruins of Zimbabwe, once thought to be the source of King Solomon's gold. Sir Mortimer Wheeler, who recently went there for the first time, discusses this mysterious site, which has aroused so much controversy, speculation, and legend.
Cameraman, Geoffrey Mangin, Central African Film Unit


Narrator: Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Cameraman: Geoffrey Mangin
Editor: Leslie Robertson
Devised and produced by: Paul Johnstone

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview
Tonight's programme brings you:

Amateur Boxing: The Britannia Shield Trophy
An international competition between representative teams from the Royal Air Force, the United States Air Forces in Europe, and the Armed Forces of Belgium and The Netherlands.
Direct from the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley

and Sportsview Film Specials on:

Boxing: Dave Charnley v. Carlos Ortiz
Last night's big fight at Harringay.

Racing: The Cambridgeshire Stakes
Today's big race at Newmarket.
See page 6


Commentator (Amateur Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Presented for television by (Amateur Boxing): Peter Webber
Boxer: Dave Charnley
Boxer: Carlos Ortiz
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?

A fortnightly programme in which a panel of experts is challenged to identify a number of unusual objects.
Tonight's Experts: Molly Cotton, Rosemary Cramp, Jacquetta Hawkes
Tonight's Challengers: City of Gloucester Museums


Expert: Molly Cotton
Expert: Rosemary Cramp
Expert: Jacquetta Hawkes
Presented by: Brian Branston

: Personal Playhouse: When a Town Dies

by Harry J. Boyle.
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: Harry J. Boyle
[Actor]: Bernard Braden

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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