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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)

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the Very Young
Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your children and invites them to join in songs and games.
(BBC television film)


Narrator: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women

Two Days to Christmas
Roma Fairley takes Kay Cavendish to see if Constance Spry is ready for Christmas.

3.15 Collectors' Club
Peter Philp introduces a special Christmas edition of his programme for collectors.
From the BBC's Welsh television studios
(BBC recording)

(to 15.30)


Presenter (Two Days to Christmas): Roma Fairley
Presenter (Two Days to Christmas): Kay Cavendish
Presenter (Two Days to Christmas): Constance Spry
Producer (Two Days to Christmas): Richard Gilbert
Presenter (Collectors' Club): Peter Philp
Producer (Collectors' Club): Nan Davies

: Children's Television presents: Blue Peter

A weekly programme for younger viewers.
Special Christmas Edition with Christopher Trace and Leila Williams.


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

: Children's Television: Whirlybirds: The Pearl

Chuck and P.T. find themselves involved in a race between rival pearl divers for a newly-discovered oyster bed. Diving for pearls is a dangerous game at the best of times. But an underwater fight with spear-guns and a duel between a Whirlybird and a speedboat are only part of the dangers in store for them.


P. T. Moore: Craig Hill
Chuck Martin: Kenneth Tobey

: Children's Television: Country and Western Square Dancing

Johnny Duncan and his Blue Grass Boys invite you to come Square Dancing with Louise Howard, Roy Sone and Julia Welsh, Christine Bellman and members of the English Folk Dance and Song Society.


Group: Johnny Duncan and his Blue Grass Boys
Singer: Louise Howard
Singer: Roy Sone
Singer: Julia Welsh
Singer: Christine Bellman
Presented by: Clive Parkhurst

: News for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the English Regions

(On transmitters serving the areas)

: News from Wales

: Short Cuts

A weekly 'Do It Yourself' programme with Barry Bucknell.
Christmas decorations; Last-minute Ideas
(BBC recording)


Presenter: Barry Bucknell
Producer: John Furness

: 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

: News Summary

: The Bob Hope Show

starring Bob Hope, Betty Grable, Wally Cox, Randy Sparks
Extra Added Attraction: Ten Hollywood Deb Stars and Gloria Swanson
A recorded programme
See page 6


Presenter: Bob Hope
Guest: Betty Grable
Comedian/guest: Wally Cox
Singer/guest: Randy Sparks
Guests: Ten Hollywood Deb Stars
Guest: Gloria Swanson
Edited for BBC Television by: Philip Barker
Film editor: Richard Barclay

: Tom Barnardo

by Arthur Swinson.
Based on 'Father of Nobody's Children' by Norman Wymer.
The story of how a young medical student, appalled by what he saw while helping to combat the great cholera epidemic that swept through the London slums in 1866, came to devote his entire life to the care of children, providing food for the hungry, homes for the homeless.
The action takes place in London, from 1866 to 1871.
See page 6


Author: Norman Wymer
Adapted by: Arthur Swinson
Producer: Harold Clayton
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Film Cameraman: Charles Parnall
Film Editor: James Colina
Tom Barnardo: Thomas Hare
Henry Vincent: John Gorrie
Mary Bilton: Mary Quinn
Mrs Foldes: Mollie Hare
Alec Bilton: Peter Eveleigh
Florrie Bilton: Diane Grey
Arthur Bilton: Edwin Brown
Dr Garvey: Ian Sadler
Peter Haughton: Henry Davies
Mrs Dent: Beatrice Varley
The Rev Hudson Taylor: Redmond Phillips
Jack: Carl Lanchbury
Jim Jarvis: Peter Whitmarsh
Collins: Donald McCollum
Lord Shaftesbury: Percy Marmont
Lady Shaftesbury: Edith Savile
Dr Thompson: Maurice Hedley
Sir John Mason: Graham Stuart
Colonel Fairweather: Roger Maxwell
Boy: Maurice Bennis
Ginger: Dudley Grapes
Dick: Bernard Spear
Miss Foster: Dorothy Gordon
Mr Dyce: Beckett Bould
Billy Fetter: Keith Crane
Peter Derrick: Robin Ransom
Pincher: Anthony Lyons
Fred Calder: Gordon Whiting
Mary Calder: Jessica Dunning
Shorty: Martin Cox
Blackie: Jacky Martin
Carrots: Leonard Monaghan

: Max Jaffa

introduces a programme of Christmas music given by The Trio:
Max Jaffa (violin), Reginald Kilbey (cello), Jack Byfield (piano) and members of The Linden Singers
Conductor, William Llewellyn


Presenter/violinist: Max Jaffa
Cellist: Reginald Kilbey
Pianist: Jack Byfield
Singers: (Members of) The Linden Singers
Conductor: William Llewellyn
Presented by: Christian Simpson

: News

: I Hope You'll Like....

Gilbert Harding says 'I Hope You'll Like....' and introduces some of the BBC shows and personalities which he feels sure will give you pleasure during Christmas.


Presenter: Gilbert Harding
Film editor: Eddie Wallstab
Director: John Goss

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: 'Britain's rudest man' 8 November 2015

: Better Late!

A light entertainment.
Introduced by Duncan Macrae.
The Company: Patricia Raine, Jimmy Thompson, April Olrich, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Joan Pethers, Salvatore Pantalone, Katharine Feather, Una Stubbs, Teddy Green, Tom Shaw.
The Palette Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum)
Directed by Eric Robinson
with special orchestrations by Arthur Wilkinson


Presenter: Duncan Macrae
Performer: Patricia Raine
Performer: Jimmy Thompson
Performer: April Olrich
Performer: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Performer: Joan Pethers
Performer: Salvatore Pantalone
Performer: Katharine Feather
Performer: Teddy Green
Performer: Tom Shaw
Musicians: The Palette Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: David McCallum
[Orchestra] directed by: Eric Robinson
Special orchestrations: Arthur Wilkinson
Musical numbers staged by: John Heawood
Producer: Michael Mills

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