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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: Circles and Symbols

Statistics sometimes seem to be a mass of unrelated facts and figures. Today Philip McAllen introduces the second programme in a series about statistics, the people who collect and interpret them, and the diagrams that are used to show conclusions.


Presenter: Philip McAllen
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

Story on Your Doorstep: 3: A Fountains Abbey Farm
Introduced by Philip Robinson with the Hawthornthwaite family of Rough House, Fountains.
From the BBC's North of England studios

3.15 Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
From the BBC's Midland television studio
(BBC recording)

(to 15.30)


Presenter (Story on Your Doorstep): Philip Robinson
Producer (Story on Your Doorstep): Olive Shapley
Director (Story on Your Doorstep): 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.

Double Tempo
[Starring] The Burt Twins

The World on Wheels
The first of a new series.

Growing Things with Percy Thrower
Wallflowers, tulips, and forget-me-nots

Keeping Pets
New books on an old subject.

Candy Bar
How to make sweets of many nations.

Bert Weedon with his guitar

Stamp Collection

Zodiac Quiz


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Group (Double Tempo): The Burt Twins
Item presenter (Growing Things): Percy Thrower
Guitarist: Bert Weedon
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 Wedding has been Arranged

(Next episode on Thursday)


Producer: Barbara Burnham
Script: Donald Bull
Script: Ray Rigby
Len Forbes: Glenn Williams
Mr Brody: Ronald Mansell
Trina: Renny Lister
Tom Turner: Brian McDermott
Jim Turner: Philip Ray
Mary Tennison: Patricia Mort
Hazel: Anne Pichon
Isobel: Pamela Abbott
Doris: Jose Read
Gwyneth Turner: Gillian Gale
Mrs Childs: Betty Cooper
Megs Turner: Nancy Nevinson
Mrs Tennison: Anne Blake

: Tonight

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


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
'This is Your Life' theme written by: James Turner
'This is Your Life' theme played by an orchestra under: George Clouston
Director: Vere Lorrimer
The programme was produced by: T. Leslie Jackson
'This is Your Life' is devised by: Ralph Edwards

: The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko and the Colonel's Secretary

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

When the Colonel needs a new secretary, Bilko picks one who will further his own interests. But it is not his fault that he earns her special hatred.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Solo for Canary: Episode 1

A serial for television in six parts by Ken Hughes.
[Starring] Andrew Osborn, Lana Morris and Barbara Shelley
The action takes place in and around London.
Time: The present

See facing page


Writer: Ken Hughes
Film cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film Editor: Harry Hastings
Designer: Guy Sheppard
Producer: George R. Foa
Joseph Viga: George Pravda
The Judge: Allan Jeayes
Ryan: Bryan Kendrick
Superintendent Maddern, C. I. D.: Andrew Osborn
Chief Superintendent Drew C. I. D.: David Davies
Clerk of the Court: Arthur Hoskino
Ruth Maddern: Lana Morris
Johnny: Jimmy Ray
Jill: Ann Rogers
Marie Vazzani: Barbara Shelley
Rose: Ilona Ference
Charlie: Clive Marshall
Flower: Edward Kelsey
Conner: William Fox
Blondie: Diana Hora
Police Sergeant: Ralph Nossek
Detective-Superintendent Wilson: John Stone
Divisional Surgeon: Ian Ainsley
Other parts played by: Donald McCollum
Other parts played by: Peter Assinder
Other parts played by: Paul Garner
Other parts played by: Joyce Carpenter

: Panorama

The Weekly Window on the World
Every Monday Panorama cameras focus on Places-People-Problems that make news.
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with the Panorama team of commentators.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Edited and produced by: Rex Moorfoot
Associate producer: David Wheeler
Associate producer: Kenneth Lamb

: Those Beverley Sisters

have devised this programme and written their own vocal arrangements and additional lyrics.
Assisted by Johnny Roberts and Jack Bolesworth
Margaret Peacock who designed the setting and Barrie Edgar who produced the programme
(BBC recording)


Singers/programme devisers/vocal arrangements/additional lyrics: The Beverley Sisters
Pianist/assisted by: Johnny Roberts
Assisted by: Jack Bolesworth
Designer: Margaret Peacock
Producer: Barrie Edgar

: Television Dancing Club

(Eleventh Year)
[Starring] Victor Silvester
From the Grafton Rooms, Liverpool with his Ballroom Orchestra
Demonstrations by Raymond Draper and Molly Mackenzie, Dimitri Petrides and Nina Hunt, The Alan Jolliffe Formation Team from Liverpool.
Also presenting the third heat of the 1958-59 Competition for the Television Dancing Club Trophies
Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson with Christine Norton featuring The Cha-Cha-Cha
Hostess, Rosalie Ashley


Musicians: Victor Silvester with his Ballroom Orchestra
Dancer: Raymond Draper
Dancer: Molly Mackenzie
Dancer: Dimitri Petrides
Dancer: Nina Hunt
Formation dancers: The Alan Jolliffe 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 Afton

: Facts and Figures: Air Travel


Prepared by: Frank Blackaby
Charts designed and animated by: Alfred Wurmser
Described by: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Presented by: Malcolm Brown

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