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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)

: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Yr Urdd

I Lanbedr-pont-Stephan yr wytrnos hon daeth lluoedd o blant o bob rhan o Gymru i gystadlu ar ganu, adrodd a dawnsio a phob math o gystadleuthau eraill, yn Eisteddfod Genedlaethol yr Urdd.
Heddiw, y mae'r camerau yn Mhabell yr Eisteddfod a chewch weld a chlywed rhai o'r cystadleuthau.
Y telediad yng ngofal Ifan O. Williams
(A visit to the Welsh League of Youth Eisteddfod at Lampeter)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.55)


Unknown: Ifan O. Williams

: Mainly for Women

Family Affairs

The Child and the Court
Winifred Cavenagh discusses her new book on Juvenile Court procedure with Peggy Jay.
Posture and Growth in Children
An orthopaedic surgeon and a doctor discuss the importance of correct posture as a foundation of good health.
Introduced by Anne Allen.

3.15 Cookery Club
Marguerite Patten introduces the winner of this month's Cookery Club Competition and demonstrates her recipe for a Soft Fruit Summer Pudding.

(to 15.30)


Interviewee (The Child and the Court): Winifred Cavenagh
Interviewee (The Child and the Court): Peggy Jay
Presenter (Family Affairs): Anne Allen
Producer (Family Affairs): Beryl Radley
Presenter/cook (Cookery Club): Marguerite Patten
Producer (Cookery Club): Ann Shead

: Children's Television presents: Blue Peter

A weekly programme for younger viewers.
Introduced by Christopher Trace and Leila Williams.

Owen Williams tells you about working with wood.

Jean and Frank: 5: Frank tends the Garden
Stories of some American children.

Spot the Tune
Results of the competition.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Leila Williams
Item presenter: Owen Williams
Producer: John Hunter Blair

: Children's Television: Champion the Wonder Horse

What is the link between the steel lines of the new railroad and the steel jaws of the mysterious traps that keep appearing on the Ranch? Bad men are at work, and it's another problem for Ricky and his friends to solve, but will they be in time?


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

: Children's Television: For Deaf Children: Can You Guess?

A question game between boys and girls from Birmingham.
Question-Master, Arnold Kay


Question-Master: Arnold Kay

: 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 Honeymoon

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

Papparelli enters a contest and wins a holiday for two in Miami. Bilko is determined to share the trip with him, in spite of the fact that only honeymoon couples are eligible.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Tonight

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


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Singer/guitarist: Noel Harrison
Producer: Alasdair Milne

: News Summary

and Cricket: close of play scores

: The Jack Benny Show

A new film series starring an old favourite, Jack Benny.
Jack is not keen to attend a meeting of his own Fan Club, but when he is asked to take along his violin he accepts with alacrity. And it turns out to be a very musical evening indeed.


Comedian: Jack Benny

: Vera Lynn Sings

A programme in which Vera meets again Semprini
The Lynnettes and The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Her guests this week include: The London Oboe Quartet and The Playboys
(See facing page)


Presenter/Singer: Vera Lynn
Pianist: Semprini
Singers: The Lynnettes
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Musicians: The London Oboe Quartet
Musicians: The Playboys
Orchestra conducted by: Woolf Phillips
Orchestra leader: David McCallum
Designer: Marilyn Roberts
Choreographer/Associate Producer: Leslie Roberts
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: The Torrents of Spring

A dramatic story for television with Sandra Dorne, Charles Houston and Harry H. Corbett.
A Langham Group Production
(Penelope Horner appears by permission of Sydney Box)

The title of tonight's play comes from the short novel by Turgenev, though the treatment and presentation of the story sets it in any city today. It is a story of passion in which, almost in spite of himself, a young man falls in love. His love grows and is encouraged in the warm and friendly atmosphere of the girl's home: but he meets another woman - more experienced, possessed of great voluptuous charm-and finds himself completely captivated by her...
See page 4


James: Charles Houston
Tess: Penelope Horner
Mrs. Connor: Irene Prador
Mr. Connor: Wilfrid Brambell
Mr. Robertson: Harry Morris
Sonny: Harry H. Corbett
The Princess: Sandra Dorne
Pianist: Eric Rogers

: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

introduced and accompanied by Gerald Moore.
Tonight the great German baritone makes his British television debut in a programme of songs by Schubert.

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, who is now in his early thirties, is regarded as the world's greatest Lieder singer. It was not until he was twenty, when he became a Prisoner of War of the Americans in Italy, that he began to study singing intensively. He learned most of his repertoire in Italy, and had his first semi-professional experience singing at camp concerts. On his release in 1947 he immediately took up concert work, and made such an impression that the following year he was appointed principal lyric baritone at the Berlin Opera where he still spends a part of each year.
(BBC recording)


Baritone: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Presenter/pianist: Gerald Moore
Presented by: Walter Todds

: Lifeline: Mars and Venus speak to Earth

George King believes he is in touch with intelligences from other planets. He claims to receive messages from outer space concerning vital problems facing the people of this earth.
He discusses his experiences with A Consultant Psychiatrist and An Analytical Psychologist.


Panellist: George King
Panellist: A Consultant Psychiatrist [name uncredited]
Panellist: An Analytical Psychologist [name uncredited]
Producer: Hugh Burnett

: Tom Lehrer

His lyrics, his music, his so-called voice and his piano.
(Tom Lehrer appears by arrangement with Harold Holt, Ltd.)
See page 5


Singer/pianist: Tom Lehrer
Presented by: Charles R. Rogers

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