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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: How Animals Move: 4: More Ways of Getting About

How does a fly walk on the ceiling? How can a water snail climb up the smooth side of a glass tank? These are some of the questions that John Barlee answers in today's programme.
(Repeated on Friday at 11.20 a.m.)


Presenter: John Barlee
Producer: F.R. Elwell

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

For the Very Young
Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.
(BBC film)


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women

Come and Join Us: Why are so few women invited to assist in the management of our Community Services?
A discussion between members of the National Women Citizens' Association in the North West, led by their National President, Mrs. Dilys Jones, J.P., and representatives from women's organisations in Keswick and district with W. Lyon Blease and David Hobman, Secretary, Cumberland National Council of Social Service.
In the Chair, Doreen Stephens, Editor, Women's Programmes, Television
From the Pavilion Ballroom, Keswick.

3.15 Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
From the BBC's Midland television studio
(to 15.30)


Chairman (Come and Join Us): Doreen Stephens
Panellist (Come and Join Us): Dilys Jones
Panellist (Come and Join Us): W. Lyon Blease
Panellist (Come and Join Us): David Hobman
Director (Come and Join Us): Kenneth Brown
Presenter (Keep Fit): Eileen Fowler
Arranged by (Keep Fit): Ann Shead
Music arranged and played by (Keep Fit): Helen Shields
Presented by (Keep Fit): Desmond O'Leary

: Children's Television presents: Mikki the Martian

Ray Alan with Mikki the Martian
A visitor from Outer Space.


Ventriloquist: Ray Alan
Presented by: Leonard Chase

: Children's Television: Focus

Vera McKechnie introduces Your Monday Magazine.

Julian Bream

Man on the Move: The Railway Passenger
with Peter West and John Hewer.

Here and There
with Commander Sir Stephen King-Hall.

Candy Bar
How to make sweets of many nations.

Stamps from the Wild West
with Eileen Evans.

Current Film Releases
with a scene from 'The Horse's Mouth'.

Zodiac Quiz


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Guitarist: Julian Bream
Item presenter (Man on the Move): Peter West
Item presenter (Man on the Move): John Hewer
Item presenter (Here and There): Sir Stephen King-Hall
Item presenter (Stamps from the Wild West): Eileen Evans
Producer: Leonard Chase

: News Headlines; Sports News; Weather

On transmitters serving the areas:
6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the English Regions
News from Wales: 6.15-6.20

: Variety Club of Great Britain Awards for 1958

An edited film of Tuesday's Lunch at the Savoy Hotel, London.
Introduced by Peter Haigh.

Personality of the Year: Max Bygraves
Presented by Harold Fielding

Actor of the Year: Michael Redgrave
Presented by Beatrice Lillie

Film Actor of the Year: Richard Attenborough
Presented by Carl Foreman

Film Actress of the Year: Sylvia Syms
Presented by Bob Monkhouse

Most Promising Newcomer: Bernard Bresslaw
Presented by Brian Rix


Presenter: Peter Haigh
Award winner: Max Bygraves
Award presented by: Harold Fielding
Award winner: Michael Redgrave
Award presented by: Beatrice Lillie
Award winner: Richard Attenborough
Award presented by: Carl Foreman
Award winner: Sylvia Syms
Award presented by: Bob Monkhouse
Award winner: Bernard Bresslaw
Award presented by: Brian Rix
King for the Day: Mike Frankovich
Chief Barker: Bill Butlin
Presented for television by: Alan Sleath

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
With Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Cy Grant.


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

: This Is Your Life

Eamonn Andrews says This Is Your Life to ?
('This Is Your Life' is devised by Ralph Edwards)


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Script and research: Ronald Vivian
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: Last episode

A Francis Durbridge serial in six episodes
[Starring] Stephen Murray, Donald Pleasence
with Leo Britt

The story so far: Kim Stevens is acting as a go-between for an unknown person who is blackmailing Clifton Morris, the apparent owner of the scarf with which Fay Collins was strangled. Kim tells Morris that the blackmailer will get in touch with him; shortly afterwards Morris is visited by an old friend of his, the Rev. Nigel Matthews.


Writer: Francis Durbridge
Producer: Alan Bromly
Designer: Roy Oxley
Clifton Morris: Stephen Murray
The Rev. Nigel Matthews: Lockwood West
Det.-Insp. Yates: Donald Pleasence
Det.-Sgt. Jeffreys: Peter Halliday
John Hopedean: Leo Britt
Edward Collins: Patrick Troughton
Marian Hastings: Diana King
Phyllis North: Anne Ridler
Alistair Goodman: Bryan Coleman
Sgt. Harrison: Frank Pettitt
P.C. Martin: Stephen Scott

: 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 Retires from Gambling

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

When Ritzik beats him at poker Bilko is a broken man and gives up gambling. To everyone at Fort Baxter this is a dream come true. But before long they are all wishing Bilko would get up to his old tricks again.
(To be repeated on Thursday at 6.20)


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
From the BBC's North of England studio


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

: Television Dancing Club

(Eleventh Year)
[Starring] Victor Silvester with his Ballroom Orchestra from the Carlton Rooms, Maida Vale.Demonstrations by Harry Smith-Hampshire and Doreen Casey, Leonard Patrick and Doreen Key, Dennis Udell and Joyce Brampton, The James Stevenson Formation Team from Cleethorpes.
Presentation of Awards to winners of the BBC Television Dancing Club Competition
Hostess, Rosalie Ashley


Musicians: Victor Silvester with his Ballroom Orchestra
Dancer: Harry Smith-Hampshire
Dancer: Doreen Casey
Dancer: Leonard Patrick
Dancer: Doreen Key
Dancer: Dennis Udell
Dancer: Joyce Brampton
Formation dancers: The James Stevenson Formation Team
Hostess: Rosalie Ashley
Script: Victor Silvester, Jnr.
Producer: Richard Afton

: Through Wooden Eyes

The last of three programmes in which Jan Bussell and Ann Hogarth introduce excerpts from their new show.


Presenter/puppeteer: Jan Bussell
Presenter/puppeteer: Ann Hogarth
Presented by: Alan Sleath

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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