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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 13.15)

: Grandstand

(See panel)

Introduced by David Coleman

Today's Special Events:

Boxing at 1.20 app. London Schools A.B.A. v. Dublin Schools A.B.A.
Some of the bouts from this international competition at Shoreditch Town Hall Commentator, Harry Carpenter
Television presentation by Philip Daly

Between 2.0 and 3.45 app Show Jumping and Tennis

Show Jumping direct from Ascot: The 'Have a Gamble' Stakes
Leading show jumpers take part in this exciting competition, alongside Ascot Racecourse
Commentators, Dorian Williams with Raymond Brooks-Ward
Television presentation by Dennis Monger

and Tennis direct from Bournemouth: The Hard Court Championships of Great Britain
Some of today's final matches
Commentators, Dan Maskell and Michael Henderson
Television presentation by John Fearon

Football direct from Wembley at 3.50: Schoolboy International: England v. Germany
The second half of today's match
Commentator, Kenneth Wolstenholme
Television presentation by Peter Webber

Sports Results Service at 4.30 app.
Football and Racing Summaries


Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Programme Editor: Paul Fox

: Children's Television presents Living with Danger: Test Pilot

Written by Michael Orrom.
This film tells the story of the daily job of the test pilot, Wing-Commander Beamont.
(Previously shown on the evening of September 5, 1958)


Subject: Wing-Commander Beamont
Photography: Peter Hamilton
Writer: Michael Orrom
Producer/Editor: Geoffrey Baines

: Children's Television: The Lone Ranger: Crime in Time

The Lone Ranger and Tonto see a coach hold-up. They find sacks full of earth. They discover that a watch-maker and engraver is tunnelling under his shop to the bank in order to exchange counterfeit notes. The watch-maker tries to put the blame on to someone else, but it is too late-the Lone Ranger and Tonto are there.


Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Today's Sport

Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme.
The latest news of today's sporting events including Football, Racing, and Rugby Results.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit


Presenter: Kenneth Wolstenholme

: Wells Fargo: The Gun Fighter

The adventures of the famous Western Stagecoach Service.
[Starring] Dale Robertson

In pursuit of a pair of stagecoach bandits, Jim Hardie encounters an old enemy, James Wesley Hardin and again has a difficult time in outwitting him.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Drumbeat

Featuring Bob Miller and the Millermen, The John Barry Seven, The Raindrops, The Lana Sisters, Vince Eager, Roy Young, Sylvia Sands, Adam Faith and Terry Dene.
Guest Star, Anthony Newley
Compere, Gus Goodwin
See page 5


Musicians: Bob Miller and the Millermen
Musicians: The John Barry Seven
Singers: The Raindrops
Singers: The Lana Sisters
Singer: Vince Eager
Singer: Roy Young
Singer: Sylvia Sands
Singer: Adam Faith
Singer: Terry Dene
Singer/guest star: Anthony Newley
Compere: Gus Goodwin
Producer: Stewart Morris

: Charlesworth: 4: All That Glitters

Stories from the Casebook of Detective-Superintendent Charlesworth by Berkely Mather.
[Starring] Wensley Pithey as Charlesworth
With George Coulouris


Writer: Berkely Mather
Producer: Campbell Logan
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Director: Terence Dudley
Marie: Carmen Blanck Sichel
Dickson: Hal Osmond
Igoru: George Coulouris
Langlois: Cyril Shaps
Inspector Theriault: Jacques Brunius
Detective-Superintendent Charlesworth: Wensley Pithey
Cully: Michael Hitchman
Dancer: Derek Briggs
Dellow: Vic Wise
Selempi: George Roderick
Stringer: Alfred Burke
Detective-Sergeant Spence: Tony Church
Other parts played by: Maria Lawton
Other parts played by: David Spenser

: Steppin' Out with Formby

Starring George Formby and featuring Lance Percival, Elizabeth and Collins, Leo Bassi and June, Tommy Wright, Jack Billings, Bemice Adams, The Television Toppers, Eric Robinson and the Orchestra
(Leader, David McCallum)


Comedian: George Formby
Comedian: Lance Percival
Knife throwers: Elizabeth and Collins
Foot jugglers: Leo Bassi and June
Performer: Tommy Wright
Dancer/dance direction: Jack Billings
Performer: Bernice Adams
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Musicians: Eric Robinson and the Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: David McCallum
Decor: George Djurkovic
Devised and produced by: Richard Afton

: The Saturday Film: Force of Evil

Starring John Garfield in the drama Force of Evil
With Beatrice Pearson, Thomas Gomez

Joe Morse is a clever and ambitious young man; he's going places. But he finds that when money and power are the sole motivating forces in a man's life, tragedy invariably follows.


Director: Abraham Polonsky
Joe Morse: John Garfield
Doris Lowry: Beatrice Pearson
Leo Morse: Thomas Gomez

: Small World: Part 1

An inter-continental conversation.
In Jamaica: Noel Coward
In Dublin: Siobhan McKenna
In New York: James Thurber
The Host in New York: Edward R. Murrow
Part 2: next Saturday


Panellist (In Jamaica): Noel Coward
Panellist (In Dublin): Siobhan McKenna
Panellist (In New York): James Thurber
Presenter/produced for the CBS Television Network by: Edward R. Murrow
Produced for the CBS Television Network by: Fred W. Friendly

: Sports Special

Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme.
Among the films it is hoped to include: Everton v. Wolverhampton Wanderers;
Leicester City v. Manchester United


Presenter: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Editor: Paul Fox
Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: A. P. Wilkinson

: Whicker's World: 6 - Mexico

Six Films of Six Places
Alan Whicker looks again at the things he saw and the people he met on his journey round the world, reporting for 'Tonight'.


Presenter: Alan Whicker
Cameraman: Cyril Moorhead
Recordist: Fred Downton
Film editor: Jack Gold
Producer: Antony Jay

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