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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: Mammals in Britain: 5: Bats

by Dr. L. Harrison Matthews.
Bats are the only true flying mammals in the world and for this reason are of very great interest. This programme not only shows some of the thirteen kinds of bats known in Britain but also illustrates feeding habits, hibernation, and flight by echo-sounding.


Presenter: Dr. L. Harrison Matthews
Producer: Eric Simms

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the Very Young
Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women

Television cameras look in on the Glasgow Evening Citizen's Housewives' Club for
A Special Edition of Your Turn Now with Archie McCulloch.
Guest star, Kathie Kay
Andrew Fenner at the organ and Eileen Fowler with a new Keep Fit team from Glasgow.
(to 15.30)


Presenter: Archie McCulloch
Singer/guest star: Kathie Kay
Organist: Andrew Fenner
Exerciser: Eileen Fowler
Director: Robert Stewart

: Children's Television presents: The Hot Chestnut Man

Johnny Morris tells another story.


The Hot Chestnut Man: Johnny Morris

: Children's Television: Focus

Vera McKechnie introduces Your Monday Magazine.

Dances of India
[Starring] Srimati Indrani and her troupe of Musicians
See page 4

Growing Things
Percy Thrower shows how to take chrysanthemum cuttings and talks about a new competition.

The Story of Fashion: Part 2 - The Crinoline
by Cecile Hummel.

My Stamping Ground
by Stan Unwin.

Cane-work in Colour

Meet Hans and Lotte Hass

Stamp Collection

Current Film Releases

Zodiac Quiz


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Dancer (Dances of India): Srimati Indrani
Item presenter (Growing Things): Percy Thrower
Item presenter (The Story of Fashion): Cecile Hummel
Comedian (My Stamping Ground): Stan Unwin
Guest: Hans Hass
Guest: Lotte Hass
Producer: Leonard Chase

: 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

: The Thin Man: The Damone Dilemma

The film series starring Peter Lawford as Nick, Phyllis Kirk as Nora with 'Asta' the dog.


Nick: Peter Lawford
Nora: Phyllis Kirk

: 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

: This Is Your Life

Eamonn Andrews says This Is Your Life to ?


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Script and research: Nigel Ward
Script and research: Michael Williams
The 'This Is Your Life' theme written by: James Turner
The Orchestra under the direction of: George Clouston
The programme directed by: Vere Lorrimer
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson

: The Scarf

: Panorama

The Weekly Window on the World
Every Monday Panorama cameras focus on People - Places - Problems that make news.
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with the Panorama team of commentators.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Edited and produced by: Rex Moorfoot
Associate producer: David Wheeler
Associate producer: Kenneth Lamb

: The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko's Chinese Restaurant

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

Bilko hears there is money in chop suey and decides to open a Chinese restaurant of his own. And he nearly gets the whole of Fort Baxter shanghaied.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Relax with Michael Holliday

who brings you songs in a free and easy style.
Accompanied by Harry Hayward and his music
The first of a new series
From the BBC's North of England studios


Singer/guitarist: Michael Holliday
Musicians: Harry Hayward and his music
Presented by: John Ammonds

: News

: Come Dancing

With George Elrick and Sylvia Peters on the occasion of the presentation of the Carl Alan Awards (1958-59).
(organised by Mecca Dancing)
Outside broadcast cameras are at the Lyceum, London, as the winners of these prized awards in the world of dancing and dance music receive their trophies and give an encore with Harry Smith Hampshire and Doreen Casey, Florence Newbegin and Jack Rigby, Frank and Peggy Spencer Penge Formation Team, Armand and Anita, The Herald Trumpeters of the Regiment of Artillery
(by permission of The Officers, R.A.)
Denny Boyce and his Orchestra, Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Introduced and arranged by Eric Morley.
Series produced by Peter Webber & and by Dennis Monger who presents the programme for television


Presenter: George Elrick
Presenter: Sylvia Peters
Dancer: Harry Smith Hampshire
Dancer: Doreen Casey
Dancer: Florence Newbegin
Dancer: Jack Rigby
Formation dancers: Frank and Peggy Spencer Penge Formation Team
Dancers: Armand and Anita
Musicians: Denny Boyce and his Orchestra
Musicians: Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
Introduced and arranged by: Eric Morley
Producer: Peter Webber
Producer/presented by: Dennis Monger

: The Sky at Night: Life and Death of the Sun

Patrick Moore describes the life-cycle of a star and compares the Sun's history with that of Betelgeuse, the vast red giant now visible in Orion.
A regular monthly series


Presenter: Patrick Moore
Presented by: Paul Johnstone

: News Summary

Followed by Weather and Close Down

Viewers whose sets are tuned to Rowridge will see 'View of the South-West' from 10.45-11.10 followed by News Summary and Weather

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