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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: 6: The Body's Transport System: 2: The Blood and Its Uses

Blood donors will know that the National Blood Transfusion Service has been instrumental in saving countless lives. This important work is illustrated in today's programme. Blood not only transports food and oxygen and other chemicals to all parts of the body, but it is our main defence system against invading disease germs.


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 in which men and women in the news are introduced, on film and in the studio, by John Lindsay with a story from Robin Maugham.
(to 15.30)


Presenter: John Lindsay
Storyteller: Robin Maugham
Director: Joyce Bullen
Producer: Monica Sims

: Children's Television: Crackerjack

[Starring] Eamonn Andrews
with Shani Wallis, Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Ronnie Corbett, Eddie Leslie, Pedro and 'Double or Drop'.
Music by Bert Hayes and his Sextet
('Double or Drop' is devised by Eamonn Andrews; Bert Hayes is appearing at the Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville)


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Singer: Shani Wallis
Singer: Pearl Carr
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Comedian: Ronnie Corbett
Comedian: Eddie Leslie
Performer: Pedro
Musicians: Bert Hayes and his Sextet
Script: Jeremy Lloyd
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 terriers of England, Scotland, and Wales.
Also featured are: Fish and Aquaria
A weekly series edited by Stanley Dangerfield


Presenter: Peter West
Co-presenter/editor: Stanley Dangerfield
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

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(Emlyn Williams is appearing in 'Shadow of Heroes' at the Piccadilly Theatre; Ron Moody in 'For Adults Only' at the Strand Theatre, London)


[Actor]: Emlyn Williams
Comedian: Ron Moody

: The Burns and Allen Show: Indian Potentate

Starring George Burns and Gracie Allen in the film Indian Potentate

When a real Indian Maharajah moves into the hotel, Gracie is determined to meet him - even if she has to disguise herself as one of his wives.


Himself: George Burns
Herself: Gracie Allen

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview, television's weekly sports magazine for the family.
Voting begins tonight for the Sportsview Personality of 1958.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
The programme edited by: Paul Fox
The programme edited by: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: Television Playwright presents: The Board of Management

by Tangye Lean.

See facing page


Writer/Producer: Tangye Lean
Designer: Roy Oxley
Gyuszi Nagrajdi: Peter Soule
Juliska Nagrajdi: Patricia Tarjan
Mrs Pestwick: Peggy Thorpe-Bates
Treasurer: David Markham
Mr Baldock-Evans: Peter Copley
Secretary: Edith Sharpe
Chairman: Maurice Colbourne
Mrs Nagrajdi: Etelka Dan
Nagrajdi: George Tarjan
Others taking part: Christine Bakker
Others taking part: Nina Kaye
Others taking part: Carl Lanchbury
Others taking part: Jackie Martin
Others taking part: Michael Saunders

: Press Conference

See foot of page

: Personal Playhouse: The Hasty Act

by Carl Brandel.
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: Carl Brandel
[Actor]: Bernard Braden

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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