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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: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the Very Young
David Enders tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
(BBC film)


Narrator: David Enders
Pictures: Sam Williams Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Mainly for Women

Family Affairs
The Royal College of Surgeons of England: 1 - Taking the fear out of operations
Modern research into anaesthetics is resulting in increased comfort and safety for patients all over the country. This programme, introduced by the President of the College, Sir James Paterson Ross, KCVO, shows how an anaesthetic is given in a big modern hospital, and explains some of the latest research being carried out in the Anaesthetics Department of the College.

Introduced by Isobel Barnett.
See page 6

3.15 Cookery Club
Guest Chef, H. L. Cracknell, Lecturer in Cookery at Battersea College of Technology, prepares Crown of Roast Lamb.

(to 15.30)


Item presenter (The Royal College of Surgeons of England): Sir James Paterson Ross
Presenter (Family Affairs): Isobel Barnett
Producer (Family Affairs): Beryl Radley
Guest chef (Cookery Club): H. L. Cracknell
Producer (Cookery Club): Ann Shead

: Children's Television presents: Blue Peter

The Story of San Marco
A scale model serial.
The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin
The second part of a story by Beatrix Potter with the original pictures.
Introduced by Christopher Trace and Leila Williams.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Leila Williams
Author/illustrator (The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin): Beatrix Potter
Producer: John Hunter Blair

: Children's Television: Champion the Wonder Horse: Brand of the Lawless

When a bandit is captured the gang will stick at nothing to rescue him, and what does it matter to them if a marshal gets shot? But to get across the border takes money and plenty of it, and if a bride has to lose her diamonds, well, that's just too bad. Or so the outlaws think - but Champion and his friends have other ideas.


The Wonder Horse: Champion
Rebel the Dog: Blaze
Ricky North: Barry Curtis
Uncle Sandy: Jim Bannon

: Children's Television: Out of Doors

A monthly look at the countryside.
Bruce Campbell shows some of the interesting things to be found at ponds now including water birds, and flower of the month, the pussy willow.
Underwater Creatures with Leslie Jackman in the Club Room to show how to keep them in an aquarium.
Also Buzzy - H. G. Hurrell with a story of a tame buzzard.
From the BBC's West of England studio.


Presenter: Bruce Campbell
Item presenter (Underwater Creatures): Leslie Jackman
Storyteller (Buzzy): H. G. Hurrell
Producer: Christopher Parsons

: 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 Phil Silvers Show: Bilko's Prize Poodle

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.
(Previously shown last Monday)


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Macdonald Hastings and this week, Noel Harrison.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Singer/guitarist: Noel Harrison
Producer: Donald Baverstock

: Vera Lynn Sings

A new series in which Vera meets again Semprini, The Lynnettes, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Her guests this week include: The celebrated harpist, Nicanor Zabaleta and The Randell Trio
See facing page


Singer: Vera Lynn
Pianist: Semprini
Singers: The Lynnettes
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Guest/harpist: Nicanor Zabaleta
Guests: The Randell Trio
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
[Orchestra] leader: David McCallum
Designer: Marilyn Roberts
Choreographer and associate producer: Leslie Roberts
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: A scene from The Long and the Short and the Tall

A new play by Willis Hall.
Televised direct from the New Theatre, London.


Writer: Willis Hall
Decor: Alan Tagg
Director: Lindsay Anderson
Presented for television by: John Vernon
465 Sgt Mitchem, R: Robert Shaw
839 Cpl John Stone, E: Edward Judd
594 L/Cpl Macleish, A.J.: Ronald Fraser
632 Pte Whitaker, S: David Andrews
777 Pte Evans, T.E.: Alfred Lynch
877 Pte Bamforth, C: Peter O'Toole
611 Pte Smith, P: Bryan Pringle
Japanese soldier: Kenji Takaki

: Nina and Frederik

The distinguished Danish artists in a programme of music and song, specially filmed in the studios of Statsradiofonien, Copenhagen.


Singers: Nina and Frederik
Producer: Bryan Sears

: Amateur Boxing

See top of page

: Lifeline

Adolescence is a period of turbulent emotion, sometimes of disturbed behaviour, when idealism emerges for the first time in a wholly unselfish form.
The awakening sexual impulses and the difficulties of adjustment frequently bring the teenager into conflict with parents and the world around.
The problems and needs of these young people are discussed by: A Consultant Psychiatrist, Geoffrey Gorer and A Medical Director of a Child Guidance Clinic.


Panellist: A Consultant Psychiatrist [name uncredited]
Panellist: Geoffrey Gorer
Panellist: A Medical Director of a Child Guidance Clinic [name uncredited]
Producer: Hugh Burnett

: Celebrity Recital

Leonard Pennario, The distinguished American pianist plays:


Pianist: Leonard Pennario
Presented by: Walter Todds

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