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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 11.15)

: Grandstand

See panel and page 3

Grandstand 11.30 to 5.5
Introduced by David Coleman

Time-table 11.30: Cup Final Preview
The latest news direct from Wembley. Sportsview Cameras recall how Luton Town and Nottingham Forest reached the Final and bring you film of their pre-Cup Final meeting

12.15 app. Swimming: North v. South of England

1.30 app. Cup Final, 1958: A recording of last year's match between Bolton Wanderers and Manchester United
2.0 app. Cup Final 1959 (see above)
4.50 app. Sports Results Service

The F.A. Cup Final: Luton Town v. Nottingham Forest
BBC Outside Broadcast from the Empire Stadium, Wembley

At 2.0: Meet the Cup Finalists: Sportsview film cameras take you behind the scenes with Luton Town and Nottingham Forest and invite you to meet the men you are about to see in action
At 2.20: Community Singing conducted by Arthur Caiger, D.C.M.
At 2.40: Keep Fit Demonstration by members of the Keep Fit Association of England and Wales
At 2.50: Presentation of Teams to His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh
At 3.0 Kick Off
3.45: Half Time Massed Bands of the Royal Marines (Portsmouth)
3.55: Second Half
At 4.45 Presentation of the Cup and Medals by Her Majesty the Queen


Presenter: David Coleman
Presenter (Sports Results Service): Bryan Cowgill
Commentator (F.A. Cup Final): Kenneth Wolstenholme
Commentator (Swimming): Max Robertson
Commentator (Swimming): Harry Walker
Television Presentation (Swimming): John Fearon
Television Presentation (F.A. Cup Final): Peter Weber
Editor: Paul Fox
Conductor (Community Singing): Arthur Caiger
Leader (Keep Fit Demonstration): Eileen Fowler
Musician (Massed Bands of the Royal Marines): Captain K.A. Mclean

: Children's Television: Wheels and Wings

A Canadian cartoon film about the 'Romance of Transportation'.

: Children's Television: The Lone Ranger: Double Jeopardy

Judge Bradey is going to give evidence against Clive Henshaw - a bank robber. Clive's mother holds the Judge's daughter, Molly, hostage. The Lone Ranger and Tonto aim to find Molly before the trial, so they secretly release the criminal to lead them to her.


Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Today's Sport

Introduced by David Coleman.
F.A. Cup Final
A recording of this afternoon's highlights and Sports Results Service.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit


Presenter: David Coleman

: Wells Fargo: Showdown Trail

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

The fighting Dooleys are feared by everyone in their neighbourhood until Jim Hardie decides to drive them out of the hills and out of the district.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Drumbeat

featuring Bob Miller and the Millermen, The John Barry Seven, The Raindrops, The Lana Sisters, Vince Eager, Billy Fury, Roy Young, Sylvia Sands, Adam Faith.
Guest Star: Malcolm Vaughan
Compere, Gus Goodwin


Musicians: Bob Miller and the Millermen
Musicians: The John Barry Seven
Singers: The Raindrops
Singers: The Lana Sisters
Singer: Vince Eager
Singer: Billy Fury
Singer: Roy Young
Singer: Sylvia Sands
Singer: Adam Faith
Singer/guest star: Malcolm Vaughan
Compere: Gus Goodwin
Designer: Audley Southcott
Producer: Stewart Morris

: Charlesworth: 5: Applied Psychology

Stories from the Casebook of Detective-Superintendent Charlesworth by Berkely Mather.
[Starring] Wensley Pithey as Charlesworth
With Nora Nicholson, Ina De La Haye, Steve Plytas


Writer: Berkely Mather
Producer: Campbell Logan
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Charlesworth: Wensley Pithey
Street walker: Beatrice Ormonde
Detective-Inspector Bayliss: Edward Evans
Detective-Sergeant: Philip Morant
Lightning: Joseph Layode
Daldo: Charles Baptiste
Dante: Steve Plytas
Maria: Ina De La Haye
Signora Pontaforlano: Nora Nicholson
Detective-Sergeant Spence: Tony Church
P.C. Wrothbury: Neil Wilson
Nursing Sister: Jennifer Schooling
Crilling: Leonard Sachs
Mrs. Kavronski: Lilian Moubrey
Removal man: Frank Crane
Pont-Fordingly: Raymond Young
Detective-Superintendent Charlesworth: Wensley Pithey

: The Ted Ray Show

Starring Ted Ray
With Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Dick Emery, Allan Bruce and Mario Fabrizi, The George Mitchell Singers, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes.


Comedian: Ted Ray
Singer: Pearl Carr
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Comedian: Dick Emery
[Actor]: Allan Bruce
Comedian: Mario Fabrizi
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Script: John Junkin
Script: Terry Nation
Orchestra under the direction of: Eric Robinson
[Orchestra] leader: David McCallum
Choreographer and associate producer: Leslie Roberts
Settings: Malcolm Goulding
Producer: Ronald Marsh

: The Saturday Film presenting: The Scar

A film drama with Paul Henreid and Joan Bennett.

An ex-convict on the run finds that the only physical difference between himself and a well-known psychiatrist is a scar on the doctor's face. At first it looks as though the likeness will solve his problems but he finds that it only complicates them and in the end destroys him.
See page 5


Director: Steve Sekely
John Muller: Paul Henreid
Dr. Bartok: Paul Henreid
Evelyn Hahn: Joan Bennett
Frederick Muller: Eduard Franz
Virginia Taylor: Leslie Brooks
Swangron: John Qualen

: Small World

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 of a discussion on humour and the theatre, filmed and recorded simultaneously in different parts of the world.


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

: Sportsview: The Cup Final: Luton Town v. Nottingham Forest

Sportsview brings you.... The Cup Final
An edited recording of this afternoon's match at Wembley Stadium as seen by BBC Television Outside Broadcast cameras.


Commentator: Kenneth Wolstenholme

: 1959 Floralies Internationales

Direct from Paris
In the concrete dome of the Palais de la Defense
The greatest assembly ever of the world's flowers
Twenty Nations on Show
Over 500 square yards of English Woodland Gardens

Your guides in Paris: Polly Elwes and Percy Thrower
Produced by Paul Morby in collaboration with Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise


Guide: Polly Elwes
Guide: Percy Thrower
Producer: Paul Morby

: Weather, followed by: Why Vote Next Week?

A Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Labour Party
With the coming Local Government elections in mind, Francis Williams questions Mrs. E.M. Braddock, M.P., Gerry Reynolds, M.P., and Peter Self.
(Recording of the broadcast in the Home Service at 9.15 p.m.)

(Sound only)

and Close Down


Questioner: Francis Williams
Panellist: Mrs. E.M. Braddock
Panellist: Gerry Reynolds
Panellist: Peter Self

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