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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
(BBC film)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson

: Mainly for Women: Wednesday Magazine

A topical diversion with John Witty introducing people and events of the day.
Stanley Unwin with an Easter Egg discourse
(BBC recording)

Donald Duck celebrating his 25th anniversary

and a story from Marjorie Rhodes


Presenter: John Witty
Comedian: Stanley Unwin
Storyteller: Marjorie Rhodes
Director: Richard Gilbert
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Children's Television: The Lenny the Lion Show

Presenting Lenny the Lion with Terry Hall
Rosemary Squires, The Vendryes, Peggyann Clifford, Judy Horn, Raymond Rollett,
Graham Harper

(Bert Hayes is appearing at the Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville)


Ventriloquist: Terry Hall
Singer: Rosemary Squires
Performers: The Vendryes
Guest: Peggyann Clifford
Guest: Judy Horn
Guest: Raymond Rollett
Guest: Graham Harper
Music: The Bert Hayes Sextet
Script: Frank Roscoe
Designer: Marilyn Roberts
Producer: Johnny Downes

: Children's Television: Life Among the Penguins

This film shows how the Emperor penguins bring up their babies in the cold of the Antarctic, and what happens when one of the babies becomes too adventurous.

: 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

: News from the Zoos

Hoofed Animals and Beasts of Burden make this week's News from the Zoos
A visit to the Elephant House and Deer Paddocks at Dudley Zoo.
Zoo Correspondent, James Fisher
(BBC recording)


Zoo Correspondent: James Fisher
Presented by: Nicholas Crocker

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Noel Harrison, Roy Guest and Hugo D'Alton.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist: Noel Harrison
Singer: Roy Guest
Violinist: Hugo D'Alton
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: After Hours

by Brian Nolan and Larry Morrow

The scene is set in Mr. Coulahan's public house in Dublin


Author: Brian Nolan
Author: Larry Morrow
Producer: Barbara Burnham
Designer: Stanley Dorfman
Sergeant: P.G. Stephens
Mr. Coulahan: J.G. Devlin
Peter: Wilfrid Brambell
Jem: Shay Gorman

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview, Television's weekly sports programme for the family.
Tonight's sports include: Football - Rugby - Table Tennis


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

: A-Z: M

Alan Melville takes you from A-Z through the world of entertainment.
This week's programme deals with Letter 'M' and is produced by Bryan Sears.
Artists include: Bernard Miles, Moiseiwitsch, La Compagnie des Marottes, Jacqueline MacKenzie, The Malcolm Mitchell Trio


Presenter/script: Alan Melville
Producer: Bryan Sears
Performer: Bernard Miles
Pianist: Moiseiwitsch
Performer: Jacqueline MacKenzie
Group: The Malcolm Mitchell Trio
Research: Therese McHugh
Based on an idea by: Wolf Mankowitz
Choreography: Paddy Stone
Orchestra directed by: Eric Robinson

: The Glory that was Greece: 1: The Age of Minos

A series of three programmes of personal reflections by Sir Compton Mackenzie.

For longer than most civilisations known to man the Minoans on Crete lived in a blaze of sun, colour, and luxuriant grandeur. Their artistic achievements are superb, but virtually nothing was known about them until D.G. Hogarth, and above all Sir Arthur Evans, uncovered fabulous treasures in the last sixty years. Yet they had little more to go on than the Homeric legends from time immemorial...
(See page 3)


Presenter: Sir Compton Mackenzie
Film Script/Production: Stephen Hearst
Photography: Charles de Jaeger
Film Editing: Harry Hastings

: Their World: 1: Sight

A series of four programmes dealing with the senses of animals.
Introduced by W.E. Swinton, Ph.D.

This programme is about eyes of every kind - those of insects, birds, fish, and mammals. How much do we know about what animals see? How does their sight compare with our own? What are the frontiers and limitations of their seeing world?
From the BBC's West of England television studio
See page 6


Presenter: W.E. Swinton
Guest speaker: Gwynne Vevers, Ph.D.
Film Editor: John Merritt
Designer: Desmond Chinn
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: Viera

Songs with her guitar.


Singer/guitarist: Viera
Presented by: Patricia Foy

: Late Night Final

Evening Prayers conducted by Canon J. A. Fisher.
Followed by Weather and Close Down


Conductor: Canon J. A. Fisher

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