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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: Science and the Larder: 4: Sugar

One quarter of the sugar we use in this country comes from sugar beet. In today's programme John Anderson shows how sugar beet is grown and how the sugar is extracted from it.


Presenter: John Anderson
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: 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
(BBC film)


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 Alan Skempton.
Introducing people and events of the day.
Nonsense or not?: A sceptic versus a clairvoyant.
John Siddeley commenting on the choice of some visitors to the Furniture Exhibition and a story from Valentine Dyall.
(to 15.30)


Presenter: Alan Skempton
Reporter: John Siddeley
Storyteller: Valentine Dyall
Director: Richard Gilbert
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Children's Television: Crackerjack

[Starring] Eamonn Andrews
with Roy Castle, Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Ronnie Corbett, Eddie Leslie, Alan Kemble and Christine Kemble and 'Double or Drop'.
Music by Bert Hayes and his Sextet


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Entertainer: Roy Castle
Singer: Pearl Carr
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Comedian: Ronnie Corbett
Comedian: Eddie Leslie
Entertainers: Alan Kemble and Christine Kemble
Musicians: Bert Hayes and his Sextet
Script: Jeremy Lloyd
Producer: Johnny Downes

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

(On transmitters serving the areas)
News from Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Good Companions

Peter West introduces Good Companions
The programme of pets for people with pets from Cardiff with The Top Twelve Four more of the breeds you have chosen as the most popular.
Otto, with Andrew Montgomery
Maxwell Knight and Kit Wilson give advice on cats, birds, rabbits, and their young.


Presenter: Peter West
Guest: Andrew Montgomery
Item presenter: Maxwell Knight
Item presenter: Kit Wilson
Series edited by: 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 McEwen


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist: Rory McEwen
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: News Summary

: The Nightwatchman's Stories: 6: The Constable's Move

Based on tales by W. W. Jacobs.
Adapted for television by Donal Giltinan.
With Wally Patch as Bill, the Nightwatchman.
Meredith Edwards, Leslie Dwyer
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Author: W. W. Jacobs
Adapter: Donal Giltinan
Producer: Peter Dews
Music for the concertina composed and played by: Alfred Edwards
Designer: Margaret Peacock
Director: Terence Dudley
Bill: Wally Patch
PC Evans: Meredith Edwards
Bob Grummit: Leslie Dwyer
Mrs Grummit: Esma Cannon
Mrs Evans: Ann Wilton
Alf Smith: Arthur Brough
Joe Stocks: Leonard Rossiter
Landlord: Frank Atkinson

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview from Switzerland
Television's weekly sports magazine visits the home of winter sport for skating, skiing bob-sleigh, curling and The European Ice Skating Championship.
The programme also includes:
The Ferodo Trophy, an Outside Broadcast at the presentation of this annual motor-racing award.
The Fourth Test
A film report from Adelaide.
Introduced by Denis Compton.
Presented by Bryan Cowgill direct from Davos, Switzerland


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Item presenter (The Fourth Test): Denis Compton
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: A-Z: I

Alan Melville takes you from A-Z through the world of entertainment
This week's letter deals with Letter 'I' and is produced by Bryan Sears.
Artists (Largely International) include:
Inia Te Wiata (from New Zealand)
The Ballet de Silvia Ivars (from Spain)
Inca Music represented by Florencio Coronado (from Peru)
A dance sequence based on the melodies of Ivor Novello.
With choreography by Irving Davies.
Not forgetting the possibility of Impressions, Impersonations and Interruptions


Presenter/script: Alan Melville
Producer: Bryan Sears
Singer: Inia Te Wiata
Musician: Florencio Coronado
Choreography: Irving Davies
Research: Therese McHugh
Based on an idea by: Wolf Mankowitz
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson

: Face to Face: Lord Birkett

John Freeman brings you Face to Face with the great men of our time.
Lord Birkett has been one of Britain's great criminal advocates, appearing for either prosecution or defence in many murder trials. He was one of the judges at the Nuremburg Trials and was Lord Justice of Appeal from 1950 to 1957.


Interviewer: John Freeman
Interviewee: Lord Birkett
Producer: Hugh Burnett

Blog posts that mention this programme:

The Sunday Post: 75 Years of Desert Island Discs 29 January 2017
That Was the Year That Was - The Answers 7 January 2017

: News

: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?

A fortnightly programme in which a panel of experts is challenged to identify a number of unusual objects.
Tonight's Experts:
Sir Mortimer Wheeler, President of the Society of Antiquaries
T. L. Gwatkin, Director of the Museum and Art Gallery, Reading
E. Estyn Evans, Professor of Geography, Queen's University, Belfast
Tonight's Challengers: The National Museum of Wales and The Welsh Folk Museum, St. Fagans
Chairman, Glyn Daniel, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge University


Expert: Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Expert: T. L. Gwatkin
Chairman: Glyn Daniel
Presented by: Brian Branston

: Royal Film Performance

On Monday Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother attended a special performance of 'The Horse's Mouth' at the Empire Theatre, Leicester Square.
Alex Macintosh introduces newsreel film of the occasion and interviews Alec Guinness, who plays the leading part in the picture.
The programme includes scenes from:
The Horse's Mouth with Alec Guinness and Kay Walsh
and The Lovers of the Seine, a short ballet film from France.
(Film by courtesy of United Artists and Unifrance)


Presenter: Alex Macintosh
Interviewee: Alec Guinness
Presented by: Alan Sleath

: News Summary

: Late Night Final

Evening Prayers conducted by Dr. Donald Soper.
Weather and Close Down


Conductor: Dr. Donald Soper

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