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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: 9: Preserving Food

Pests such as rats and insects are not the worst of the organisms which attack food stores; decay caused by bacteria and mould can do far more damage. John Anderson shows some of the methods, old and new, of preserving man's food for man alone.
(Repeated on Tuesday at 11.20 a.m.)


Presenter: John Anderson
Presented by: L.J. Lawler

: The Lincolnshire Handicap

For the first time on television.

3.15 The Lincolnshire Handicap Stakes for three-year-olds and upwards over 1 mile

3.50 The Elsham Handicap Stakes for three-year-olds and upwards over 2 miles

4.20 The Castle Plate for three-year-olds over 6 furlongs

Commentary by Peter O'Sullevan with Clive Graham in the Parade Ring
(See page 4)


Commentary: Peter O'Sullevan
Parade Ring Commentator: Clive Graham
Television Presentation: Ray Lakeland

: Mainly for Women: Wednesday Magazine

A topical diversion.
John Witty introduces people and events of the day.
John Siddeley reporting on The Ideal Home Exhibition, Donald Milner introducing someone in the news and a film of Stable lads at Epsom.


Presenter: John Witty
Reporter (The Ideal Home Exhibition): John Siddeley
Item presenter: Donald Milner
Director: Richard Gilbert
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Children's Television: Crackerjack

[Starring] Eamonn Andrews
with Dickie Valentine, Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Ronnie Corbett, Eddie Leslie,
Martin Granger's Puppets and 'Double or Drop'.

("Double or Drop" is devised by Eamonn Andrews; Bert Hayes is appearing at the Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville)


Presenter/"Double or Drop" devised by: Eamonn Andrews
Singer: Dickie Valentine
Singer: Pearl Carr
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Comedian: Ronnie Corbett
Comedian: Eddie Leslie
Puppeteers: Martin Granger's Puppets
Music: Bert Hayes and his Sextet
Script: Jeremy Lloyd
Script: Alan Fell
Designer: Charles Lawrence
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 the last Good Companions of the present series.
The programme of pets
For people with pets
from Dr. Barnardo's Garden City, Woodford Bridge.
A forum of questions and answers about pets of many kinds
Panel: Kit Wilson, Maxwell Knight, Philip Marsden, The Television Vet and Stanley Dangerfield who also edits the series.
Andrew Montgomery and The Goon


Presenter: Peter West
Panellist: Kit Wilson
Panellist: Maxwell Knight
Panellist: Philip Marsden
Panellist: The Television Vet [name uncredited]
Panellist/series editor: Stanley Dangerfield
Guest: Andrew Montogmery
Producer: Douglas Fleming

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport- Music- People
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

: The Davy Jones Saga: 6: Davy Jones's Dance

by T.C. Thomas.
From the BBC's Welsh television studio


Writer: T.C. Thomas
Production: David J. Thomas
Designer: Alan Taylor
Davy Jones: Jack Walters
Morgan the Keeper: John Gill
Frankie the Wern: Howell Evans
Tom Davies the Lamps: Aubrey Richards
Old Price: Roddy Hughes
Jenkins the Stores: W.A. Williams
Major D. Pryce-Powell, O.B.E., J.P.: Llewellyn Rees
Miss Pennar-Lewis: Mary Jones
Liza Hargest: Dilys Davies
P.C. Prosser: Eynon Evans

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview, Television's weekly sports magazine for the family.
Tonight's sports include:
featuring The Lincolnshire Handicap
A recording of this afternoon's outside broadcast
and The Grand National
A preview of Saturday's big race.
Also: Football, Rugby, Skating
See page 4


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

: A-Z: L

Alan Melville takes you from A-Z through the world of entertainment.
This week's programme deals with Letter 'L' and is produced by Bryan Sears.
Artists include:
Lenny the Lion with Terry Hall, Viscountess Lewisham, Alan Loveday, La Compagnie Des Marottes, Malcolm Lockyer, The Littlewood Songsters, Mario Lanza in an excerpt from 'The Seven Hills of Rome' (by courtesy of M.G.M. Films)


Presenter/Script: Alan Melville
Producer: Bryan Sears
Ventriloquist: Terry Hall
Guest: Viscountess Lewisham
Violinist: Alan Loveday
Puppeteers: La Compagnie Des Marottes
Guest: Malcolm Lockyer
Singers: The Littlewood Songsters
Research: Therese McHugh
Based on an idea by: Wolf Mankowitz
Choreography: Irving Davies
Orchestra directed by: George Clouston

: Men of Action: 2 - Colonel Otto Skorzeny

Lieutenant-General Sir Brian Horrocks in the series Men of Action
In this, and the four subsequent programmes, General Horrocks tells the story of men who have lived dangerously.


Subject: Colonel Otto Skorzeny
Presenter: Lieutenant-General Sir Brian Horrocks
Film editor: Kenneth Bilton
Director: Therese Denny
Producer: Huw Wheldon

: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?

The last in the present series of fortnightly programmes in which a panel of experts is challenged to identify a number of unusual objects.
Tonight's Experts: Stuart Piggott, Professor of Prehistoric Archaeology, University of Edinburgh; F.J.B. Watson, Deputy Director of the Wallace Collection; Sir Mortimer Wheeler, President of the Society of Antiquaries
Tonight's Challengers: Birmingham City Museum and Art Gallery
Chairman, Glyn Daniel, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge


Expert: Stuart Piggott
Expert: F.J.B. Watson
Expert: Sir Mortimer Wheeler
Chairman: Glyn Daniel
Presented by: Brian Branston

: Sidney Harrison: Liszt Gets the Bird

Sidney Harrison discusses how 'Liszt gets the bird'.
(BBC recording)


Presenter: Sidney Harrison
Presented by: Charles R. Rogers

: Late Night Final

Evening Prayers conducted by Father Potter of Peckham.
followed by Weather and Close Down


Conductor: Father Potter

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