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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: 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


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women: Wednesday Magazine

A topical diversion with Roma Fairley introducing people and events of the day.
including A film of a Model Girl's day, Some of the entries to the National Exhibition of Cage Birds and a story from Edric Connor.
(to 15.30)


Presenter: Roma Fairley
Storyteller: Edric Connor
Producer: Joyce Bullen

: Children's Television: Crackerjack

[Starring] Eamonn Andrews
with Alma Cogan, Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Ronnie Corbett, Eddie Leslie, The Allen Brothers and June and 'Double or Drop'.
Music by Bert Hayes and his Sextet


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Singer: Alma Cogan
Singer: Pearl Carr
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Comedian: Ronnie Corbett
Comedian: Eddie Leslie
Comics: The Allen Brothers and June
Musicians: Bert Hayes and his Sextet
Script: Jeremy Lloyd
Script: Alan Fell
Designer: Stuart Marshall
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 which continues with a visit to a Challenge Match between members of the Canine Societies of Tunbridge Wells and Hastings at Lamberhurst, Kent.
Judged by Stanley Dangerfield who also edits the series.


Presenter: Peter West
Judge/editor: Stanley Dangerfield
Producer: Douglas Fleming

: 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 Nightwatchman's Stories: The Castaway

by W. W. Jacobs.
Adapted for television by Lionel Brown.
With Gordon Harker as Bill, the Nightwatchman, Hermione Baddeley.
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Author: W. W. Jacobs
Adapter: Lionel Brown
Producer: Peter Dews
Music for the concertina composed and played by: Alfred Edwards
Designer: Margaret Peacock
Director: Norman Wright
Bill: Gordon Harker
Mrs Gimpson: Hermione Baddeley
Mary Boxer, her daughter: Jean Marlow
John Boxer: Richard Bebb
Professor Silver: Richard Goolden
Mrs Bill: Beatrice Varlet
Barmaid: Joanna Clarke

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview, Television's weekly sports magazine featuring:
The Second Test: Australia v. England
A special film from the Melbourne Cricket Ground.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: A-Z: G

Alan Melville takes you from A-Z through the world of entertainment.
This week's letter deals with letter 'G' and is produced by Bryan Sears.
Artists include:
Beryl Grey, Cy Grant, An excerpt from The Gang Show with Ralph Reader
(by arrangement with the Boy Scouts Association), Glyndebourne
The music of George Gershwin with choreography by Irving Davies


Presenter/script: Alan Melville
Dancer: Beryl Grey
Singer/guitarist: Cy Grant
Producer: Bryan Sears
Choreography: Irving Davies
Research: Therese McHugh
Based on an idea by: Wolf Mankowitz
Designer: Tony Abbott
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson

: Medico

A dramatised documentary by Robert Barr.

Night and day, around the clock, for fifty years, Post Office coast stations have kept continuous watch for distress calls from ships.
'Medico' is a free service by means of which medical advice can be obtained in cases of illness or accident to anyone aboard a ship at sea.
Tonight's dramatised documentary shows how a man's life is saved when this service is put into operation.


Writer: Robert Barr
Producer: David E. Rose
Designer: Roy Oxley
Film cameraman: Ken Westbury
Film editor: Ken Bilton

Blog post that mentions this programme:

The Sunday Post: David Rose 17 February 2017

: News

: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?

from France
A programme in which a panel of experts is challenged to identify a number of unusual objects.
Tonight's Experts:
Sir Mortimer Wheeler, Secretary, British Academy
Dorothy Garrod, former Professor of Archaeology at Cambridge University
G. H. S. Bushnell, Ph.D., Curator of the University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Cambridge
Tonight's Challengers:
Musee de I'Homme, Palais de Chaillot, Paris
Chairman: Glyn Daniel, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge University


Expert: Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Expert: Dorothy Garrod
Expert: G. H. S. Bushnell
Chairman: Glyn Daniel
Presented by: Nancy Thomas

: News Summary

: The Epilogue

Late night final with Dr. Donald Soper.
Followed by Weather and Close Down


Presenter: Dr. Donald Soper

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