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: O Sul I Sul

Newyddion am Gymru a Chymry.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)

: Cefndir

Y newyddion mewn cylchgrawn o'r stiwdio ynghyd a ffilmiau yn rhoi cefndir digwyddiadau'r mis yng Nghymru; storiau a ffilmiwyd yn arbennig, a sylwadau ac ymddiddan ar bob math ar bynciau
Cyflwynlr yr eitemau gan
Aled Rhys Wiliam
T rhaglen dan ofal T. Glynne Davies
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)
(to 13.50)

: The Weather Situation for farmers and growers; followed by Farming

A weekly agricultural magazine.
Introduced by John Cherrington.

The Vet, gives advice on the prevention and treatment of husk in calves.

Farm Visit
George Sigsworth visits John Gradon, Blackhill Farm, Craswall, Herefordshire.

From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: John Cherrington
Item presenter (Husk): The Vet [name uncredited]
Item presenter (Farm Visit): George Sigsworth
Interviewee (Farm Visit): John Gradon
Film sequences: The BBC's Agricultural Film Unit
Cameraman: John Bird
Film Editor: Macdonald Martin
Producer: Hilary Phillips

: Motor Racing: Grand Prix de Monaco

direct from Monte Carlo

For Formula 1 cars over 100 laps of the 1.9 mile circuit
Opening of the Circuit by H.S.H Prince Rainier III of Monaco and the Start of the Race
Presented by the Television Service of Radio Monte Carlo
The Grand Prix de Monaco is the first international motor race of the season counting towards the world Championship for Manufacturers and Drivers.


Commentator: Raymond Baxter

: News Review

Seven Days in Thirty Minutes
Recalling this week's outstanding events on film with personalities, reports and expert analysis.
Introduced by Robert Dougall.


Presenter: Robert Dougall

: Concert Hour

Massimo Freccia conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra (Leader, Paul Beard)
Petite Symphonie Concertante ... Frank Martin
Clifton Helliwell (piano), Charles Spinks (harpsichord), Sidonie Goossens (harp)
Music from 'Mother Goose'... Ravel
Introduced by Alec Robertson.
Before an invited audience in BBC Studio 1, Maida Vale
Simultaneously broadcast in the Home Service


[Orchestra] conductor: Massimo Freccia
Musicians: The BBC Symphony Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Paul Beard
Pianist: Clifton Helliwell
Harpsichordist: Charles Spinks
Harpist: Sidonie Goossens
Presenter: Alec Robertson

: The Brains Trust

The members this week are: Raymond Aron, Pamela Hansford Johnson, A. J. Ayer, Harold Nicolson
Question-Master, Norman Fisher


Panellist: Raymond Aron
Panellist: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Panellist: A. J. Ayer
Panellist: Harold Nicolson
Question-Master: Norman Fisher
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television presents: Tintin: King Ottokar's Sceptre: 5: The Sceptre

A French cartoon film in eight episodes about the adventures of a boy reporter.
Story and drawings from the book by Herge.
Children's Television continues at 5.45


Voices: Deryck Guyler
Tintin/voices: Gerald Campion
Script: Leslie Lonsdale-Cooper
Script: Michael Turner
Story and drawings: Herge

: Motor Racing

direct from Monte Carlo
The Finish of the Grand Prix and Presentation of Prizes
Presented by the Television Service of Radio Monte Carlo


Commentator: Raymond Baxter

: Children's Television: Great Expectations: Part 6

by Charles Dickens
Adapted in thirteen parts by P.D. Cummins

The story so far:
Some years after Mrs. Joe's death, while Pip is still working at the forge, a Mr. Jaggers arrives to inform him of his Great Expectations. His benefactor's identity must remain hidden, though privately Pip believes it to be Miss Havisham, and he is to be educated as becomes a gentleman. On his last night at home, Joe and Biddy become engaged; and at dawn they wish him God speed as he sets out, with the whole world spread before him.

(Dinsdale Landen is appearing in "Auntie Mame" at the Adelphi Theatre; Nigel Davenport is in "A Taste of Honey" at Wyndham's Theatre, London)


Author: Charles Dickens
Adapted by: P.D. Cummins
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Designer: Richard Henry
Film Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film Editor: Ron de Mattos
Pip: Dinsdale Landen
Wemmick: Ronald Ibbs
Mr. Jaggers: Keneth Thornett
Herbert Pocket: Colin Jeavons
Bentley Drummle: Nigel Davenport
Startop: Roger Kemp
Page: Jacky Chissick
Molly: Rozanne Clare

: Children's Television: Sunday Special: It's a Wonderful World - Safer on the Roads

Since 1930 fatal accidents to children have been reduced by more than half.
Hugh David talks to people who work to make the roads safer and interviews Sheila Van Damm, the Rally driver.
(to 18.25)


Presenter: Hugh David
Interviewee: Sheila Van Damm
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Meeting Point

Frank Boggs the young American evangelist sings spirituals, hymns, and songs.
Introduced by Tom Rees.
At the piano, Gordon Brattle
At the organ, Patrick Harvey


Singer: Frank Boggs
Presenter: Tom Rees
Pianist: Gordon Brattle
Organist: Patrick Harvey
Arranged by: Colin Beale
Presented by: Christian Simpson

: Hancock's Half-Hour

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
Mr. Hancock's addiction to a well-known TV horror serial leads to disastrous consequences - particularly for Mr. James.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
Featuring Sidney James
with Arthur Mullard, Dennis Chinnery, John Vyvyan, Laurie Webb, Anne Marryott
(Recording of the programme shown on January 30)


Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Producer: Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock: Tony Hancock
Sidney Balmoral James: Sidney James
Husband: Arthur Mullard
Lieutenant: Dennis Chinnery
2nd Soldier: John Vyvyan
3rd Soldier: Laurie Webb
Nurse: Anne Marryott

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: The Fortrose Incident

by J. B. Priestley.
[Starring] Elizabeth Sellars, Michael Aldridge, Mark Dignam with Phil Brown, Richard Leech and George Pravda
The action takes place in the summer of 1948 on an island in the Caribbean.


Writer: J. B. Priestley
Producer: Naomi Capon
Dances arranged by: Harold Holness
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Felipe: Eric Thompson
Sir George Surrey: Mark Dignam
Louis Riberac: Marne Maitland
Dr Merzheim: David Lander
Lady Fortrose: Elizabeth Sellars
Dr Melnik: George Pravda
Professor Chu: Geoffrey Hibbert
Nils Dayton: Phil Brown
Sir Edward Fortrose: Michael Aldridge
Ann Westfield: Helen Horton
Karam: Michael Seaver
Rosa Olacca: Zorenah Osborne
Islander: Aleksander Browne
Lerma: Barry Letts
Vezabar: Richard Leech
Other parts played by: Margaret Freeman
Other parts played by: Rosalind Nunez
Other parts played by: Roma Richards
Other parts played by: Dorothy Robson
Other parts played by: June Vivian
Other parts played by: Ali Ganda
Other parts played by: Astley Harvey
Other parts played by: David Ludman
Other parts played by: Ilarrio Pedro
Dancer: Richardena Jackson
Dancer: Anita Farr
Dancer: Abul Lafleur
Dancer: Naida Lane
Dancer: David Berahzer
Dancer: Bari Johnson
Dancer: Elroy Joseph
Dancer: Ken McGregor

: Kostelanetz

conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Led by John Ronayne)
in a programme of light music with Adele Leigh and Julius Katchen.
(Andre Kostelanetz appears by arrangement with S. A. Gorlinsky, Ltd)


Star/conductor: Andre Kostelanetz
Musicians: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: John Ronayne
Soprano: Adele Leigh
Pianist: Julius Katchen
Designer: Clifford Hatts
Producer: Charles R. Rogers

: Monitor

Theatre - Films - Books - Painting
Sculpture - Music - Architecture

In the studio tonight:
Paddy Chayefsky, author of 'Marty' and The Bachelor Party' interviewed by Richard Hoggart. With extracts from some of his films.
Leonard Bernstein, Musical Director of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra composer of West Side Story, On the Town, and Candide.
Introduced and edited by Huw Wheldon.
See page 4


Presenter/Editor: Huw Wheldon
Interviewee: Paddy Chayefsky
Interviewer: Richard Hoggart
Guest: Leonard Bernstein
Film Editor: Allan Tyrer
Producer: Peter Newington
Associate Producer: Nancy Thomas

: The Epilogue: Each one teach one

With this motto, Dr. Frank C. Laubach has taught many illiterate people throughout the world to read.
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland
Weather and Close Down


Presenter: Dr. Frank C. Laubach

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