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: Beunydd

Bwrw golwg dros bvnctau'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: Spotlight

on People - Places - Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.


Producer: Elwyn Thomas

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the Very Young
(BBC television film)

: Mainly for Women

Family Affairs: Party Frocks and Presents
Elizabeth Beresford introduces party clothes for teenagers and some of this year's toys.
Brenda Rawnsley talks about the pictures children choose for their own rooms.
Antony Kamm suggests some new books to give to young readers.

3.15 Cookery Club
Marguerite Patten introduces the winner of the competition for savouries for a children's Christmas Party, and demonstrates her recipe.

(to 15.30)


Item presenter (Party Frocks and Presents): Elizabeth Beresford
Item presenter (Party Frocks and Presents): Brenda Rawnsley
Item presenter (Party Frocks and Presents): Antony Kamm
Arranged and directed by (Party Frocks and Presents): Brenda Horsfield
Cook/presenter (Cookery Club): Marguerite Patten
Producer (Cookery Club): Ann Shead

: Children's Television presents: Blue Peter

Toys, model railways games, stories, cartoons.
A weekly programme for younger viewers with Christopher Trace and Leila Williams.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Leila Williams
Producer: John Hunter Blair

: Children's Television: Boots and Saddles: The Recruit

A further stirring adventure of the legendary U.S. Fifth Cavalry.

A new recruit to 'A' Company is suspected of being a deserter from another force. A skirmish with the Indians gives Captain Adams the opportunity to put him to the test.

: Children's Television: Junior Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Junior Sportsview
Today's edition includes:
Improve Your Swimming
with Olympic Gold Medallist Judy Grinham
and films and reports from the world of sport.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Swimmer (Improve Your Swimming): Judy Grinham
Presented by: Tom Millett
Programme edited by: Ronnie Noble

: 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: To Catch a Mackerel

(Next episode on Monday)


Producer: Barbara Burnham
Director: Morris Barry
Script: Tom Espie
Joseph Starr: William Sherwood
Robin Starr: Michael Murray
Ford: Antony Kenway
Arthur Gilbert: Graham Crowden
McColl: Guy Kingsley Poynter
Alf Stott: Eddie Malin
Mike Dooley: Shay Gorman
Mrs Childs: Betty Cooper
Jane Starr: Deirdre Day
Lord Kitteridge: Deering Wells
Hazel: Anne Pichon

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Macdonald Hastings and this week, Cy Grant and Noel Harrison


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Singer/guitarist: Cy Grant
Singer/guitarist: Noel Harrison
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: News Summary

: Vera Lynn Sings

In which Vera meets again Semprini.
Some pages of her Record Album are turned by The Lynnettes
Also with her are The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes and Guest artists: The Fraser Hayes Four


Singer: Vera Lynn
Pianist: Semprini
Singers: The Lynnettes
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Singers/guest artists: The Fraser Hayes Four
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
[Orchestra] leader: David McCallum
Choreographer and associate producer: Leslie Roberts
Script: Freddie Robertson
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: Look: The Start of it All

A tribute to Cherry Kearton the world's first freelance photographer of wild-life.
Cherry Kearton died in 1940, but the films he made all over the world between 1903 and 1938 are a remarkable record of pioneering achievement.
Peter Scott introduces some of these films and talks to Ada Kearton, who accompanied her husband on many of his expeditions.
To be repeated in Children's Television
See page 5


Presenter: Peter Scott
Interviewee: Ada Kearton
Editor: John Merritt
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: Private Investigator: 1: The Villa St. Yves

Three stories on the work of an English Detective Agency
Written and produced by Arthur Swinson.

See page 7


Writer/Producer: Arthur Swinson
Director: Christopher Barry
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Mrs Landon: Noel Dyson
Madame Riou: Joyce Marlow
Monsieur Lannes: Michael Jacques
Clarke: Ian White
Mrs Layton: Ursula Camm
Bill Jessel: Douglas Muir
John Unthank: Campbell Singer
Mr Dunham: Michael Rathborne
Mra Raffanole: Vanda Godsell
Charlie: Patrick Milner
Jackson Parks: David Garth
Monsieur Fourbet: Hugo de Vernier
Madame Fourbet: Phyllis Montefiore
Therese: Karole Loman
Madame Garnier: Ina de la Haye
Gui Joffret: Michael Anthony
Janine Leblanc: Charmian Eyre
Monsieur Perraudin: Robert Sansom
Phyllis: Winifred Hill
Jean Claud Perraudin: Geoffrey Sasse
Barton: Humphrey Morton

: Amateur Boxing: Scotland v. Ireland

Outside broadcast cameras visit Govan Town Hall, Glasgow, to see some of the bouts in tonight's international tournament.

See facing page


Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Presented for television by: Bill Stevenson

: News

: Music in the Cathedral

Geraint Jones plays the newly-consecrated organ of Llandaff Cathedral.
The programme is introduced by the Dean of Llandaff, the Very Rev. Eryi S. Thomas and presented by Selwyn Roderick.


Organist: Geraint Jones
Presenter: The Very Rev. Eryi S. Thomas
Presented by: Selwyn Roderick

: As I See It

Lord Boyd Orr shares his recollections of the past and his comments on the present in conversation with Sir James Fergusson.
From the BBC's television studios in Scotland


Interviewee: Lord Boyd Orr
Interviewer: Sir James Fergusson
Presented by: Roderick MacLean

: News Summary

followed by Weather; Road Works Report and Close Down

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