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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: 10: Mainly About Sight

It is through our eyes that we learn most of what is going on around us. Our eyes allow us to see things in great detail and in a wide range of colour; they automatically adjust to bright and dim light, and by using the two eyes in conjunction we can estimate distances with great accuracy. But the eye would be useless if those areas of the brain concerned with vision were not functioning correctly. Professor W.S. Bullough explains this important partnership between eye and brain in today's programme.


Presenter: Professor W.S. Bullough
Producer: F.R. Elwell

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

(BBC television film)

: Mainly for Women: Wednesday Magazine

A topical diversion.
John Witty introduces people and events of the day.
Peter West at Dr. Barnardo's Garden City, Woodford Bridge, Essex, a visit to a Finnish Sauna bath, Women of the Year and a story from Florence Desmond.
(Florence Desmond is appearing in 'Auntie Mame' at the Adelphi Theatre, London)
(to 15.30)


Presenter: John Witty
Reporter: Peter West
Storyteller: Florence Desmond
Director: Richard Gilbert
Producer: Joyce Bullen

: Children's Television: Crackerjack

[Starring] Eamonn Andrews
with Lonnie Donegan, Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Ronnie Corbett, Eddie Leslie, Johnny Suma Lamonte 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/'Double or Drop' is devised by: Eamonn Andrews
Singer: Lonnie Donegan
Singer: Pearl Carr
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Comedian: Ronnie Corbett
Comedian: Eddie Leslie
Jugglers: Johnny Suma Lamonte
Musicians: Bert Hayes and his Sextet
Script: Jeremy Lloyd
Script: Alan Fell
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
New. from Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Good Companions

Peter West introduces Good Companions, the programme of pets for people with pets.
With Stanley Dangerfield showing The Airedale and the Beagle and giving some more advice on grooming.
Special items:
Budgerigars with Philip Marsden
Unusual Pets with Maxwell Knight
A weekly series edited by Stanley Dangerfield
This week's programme comes from Dr. Barnardo's Garden City, Woodford Bridge. Essex


Presenter: Peter West
Co-presenter/editor: Stanley Dangerfield
Item presenter (Budgerigars): Philip Marsden
Item presenter (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, 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

: News Summary

: Riverside One

A series of international entertainment.
Margaret Lockwood introduces:
Jose Iturbi, His only appearance on British television during his present visit
Googie Withers making her last appearance before leaving for Australia
Joan Regan
Eric Robinson conducts The Concert Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum)


Presenter: Margaret Lockwood
Pianist: Jose Iturbi
Guest: Googie Withers
Singer: Joan Regan
Orchestra conductor: Eric Robinson
Musicians: The Concert Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: David McCallum
Production: Francis Essex

: The Burns and Allen Show: The Night Out

Starring George Burns, Gracie Allen in the film The Night Out


Himself: George Burns
Herself: Gracie Allen

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview
Television's weekly sports magazine for the family.
Tonight's programme includes:

The First Test
A preview of the Battle for the Ashes.

Sportsview Bookshelf
John Arlott introduces some of the new books on sport.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Item presenter (Sportsview Bookshelf): John Arlott
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: A Summer in Sicily: 1: Lava and Legend

A series of four half-hour films by Axel and Roslyn Poignant.
Two young Australians visiting the Mediterranean for the first time come under the spell of the island of Sicily. They are mystified by the giants of Messina and awed by a night on Etna during which the volcano erupted over their heads.
See page 5


Presenter: Axel Poignant
Presenter: Roslyn Poignant
Sound editor: Robert Walter
Presented by: Brian Branston

: Annual Dinner of the Concert Artistes' Association

Cyril Fletcher (President), Elsie and Doris Waters, Anna Neagle, C.B.E. and Terry-Thomas speaking at the Annual Dinner of the Concert Artistes' Association (Founded 1897)
Chairman, Jack Crosbie
Introduced by John Ellison.
An edited film of the dinner last Sunday at the Park Lane Hotel.


Speaker: Cyril Fletcher
Speaker: Elsie Waters
Speaker: Doris Waters
Speaker: Anna Neagle
Speaker: Terry-Thomas
Chairman: Jack Crosbie
Presenter: John Ellison
Presented by: Bill Parry-Jones

: News

: Press Conference

People who make the news face questions from people who write the news.


Presented by: Hugh Burnett

: Make It Allegro

David Jacobs introduces Italy's foremost instrumental group The Renato Carosone Sextet in thirty minutes of rhythm and comedy.
(BBC recording)


Presenter: David Jacobs
Musicians: The Renato Carosone Sextet
Presented by: Francis Essex

: News Summary

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