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: O Sul I Sul

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

: Telewele

Cylchgrawn deledu i blant
Y Ddwy Chwaer: Caneuon ysgafn gan Mwyn Ffowc Elis yn cael eu canu gan Margaret Olwen ac Elizabeth Wyn
Y Stop Lyfrau: Gwenvth Petty yn dweud un o storiau Twm Sion Cati wedi ei hysgrifennu gan Beryl M. Jones
Jim Cro Crwstyn : Evelyn yn cyfiwyno Sassle Rees i ganu rhai o'ch hoff hwiangerddi. Cyfeilydd. Maimie Noel Jones
Newyddion y Plant: Teleri yn cyflwyno ffilm o weithgarwch a diddordebau ieuenctid
Y Band: Chwech o fechgyn 0 Ferthyr yn chwarae miwsig Jas modern
E.G.B.D.F.: Elizabeth Westenholz o Denmark yn canu'r piano
Y Llew a'r lwnicorn: Dillwyn Miles yn son am rai o'r arfbeisiau Cymreig
Y miwsig gan Driawd Len Morris
Y telediad yng ngofal MYRFYN OWEN a'r cyflwyno gan Ifan O. Williams
(A television magazine for children)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, and Crystal Palace)
(to 13.55)


Unknown: Mwyn Ffowc Elis
Unknown: Margaret Olwen
Unknown: Elizabeth Wyn
Unknown: Twm Sion Cati
Unknown: Beryl M. Jones
Unknown: Jim Cro Crwstyn
Unknown: Sassle Rees
Unknown: Elizabeth Westenholz
Unknown: Dillwyn Miles
Unknown: Driawd Len Morris

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

Introduced by John Cherrington.

Sheepdog Training
Sydney Moorhouse talks about the training of sheepdogs and introduces some well-known dogs and their handlers.

Sheep Shearing
Heather Torrance, of Iwerne Minster, Blandford Forum, Dorset, demonstrates her methods. Miss Torrance uses the Godfrey Bowen technique.

From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: John Cherrington
Item presenter (Sheepdog Training): Sydney Moorhouse
Sheep shearer: Heather Torrance
Film Sequences: The BBC's Agricultural Film Unit
Producer: Hilary Phillips

: News Review

Seven Days in Thirty Minutes
Recalling this week's outstanding events on film.
Introduced by Kenneth Kendall.


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall

: Never Turn Back

[Starring] Ray Milland
Tom meets his dream girl in a hotel lounge-and even though she is not exactly what she seems, he learns that where love is concerned there can be no turning back.
A film in the Star Choice series


Woodward: Ray Milland

: Concert Hour

Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor played by Elise Cserfalvi with the BBC Northern Orchestra (Leader, Reginald Stead)
Conductor, George Hurst
The programme also includes music by Borodin.
Introduced by David Franklin.
From the BBC's Northern television studio


Violinist: Elise Cserfalvi
Musicians: The BBC Northern Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Reginald Stead
[Orchestra] conductor: George Hurst
Presenter: David Franklin
Presented for television by: Paul Huband

: The Brains Trust

The members this week are: The Rev. Cecil Northcott, Elspeth Huxley, Bernard Williams, Sir John Wolfenden.
Question-Master, Norman Fisher


Panellist: The Rev. Cecil Northcott
Panellist: Elspeth Huxley
Panellist: Bernard Williams
Panellist: Sir John Wolfenden
Question-Master: Norman Fisher
Producer: John Furness

: Children's Television presents: Zoo Quest in Paraguay: 2: Oven Birds and Capybara

David Attenborough continues the story of his search for rare and interesting animals in the tropical swamps, forests, and plains of central South America.

This week he shows some of the creatures that live on the flat rolling plains of Northern Argentina.
(Previously shown on March 27)


Presenter/Producer: David Attenborough
Filmed by: Charles Lagus
Film Editor: Robert Walter
Studio Direction: Brian Branston

: Children's Television: Sooty

Assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett
(BBC recording)
(Last programme in the present series)


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett

: Children's Television: Great Expectations: Part 12

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

The story so far: The date for Magwitch's escape is fixed, but Orlick has traced him to Limehouse and told Compeyson. One morning Pip receives an anonymous letter which refers in sinister fashion to Magwitch, and says if he wants information he is to go alone to the sluice-house on the Marshes. Pip keeps the appointment and finds he has been lured there by Orlick, who binds him hand and foot, boasts that it was he who struck down Mrs. Joe, and snarls, 'Now I'm going to kill you'. Luckily, Herbert finds the letter, and arrives in the nick of time to save Pip.


Author: Charles Dickens
Adapted by: P.D. Cummins
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Designer: Leonard Newson
Film Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film Editor: Ron de Mattos
Pip: Dinsdale Landen
Herbert: Colin Jeavons
Startop: Roger Kemp
Magwitch: Jerold Wells
Landlord: Colin Cunningham
Jack: Arnold Ridley
Steersman: Brian Moorhead
Compeyson: Robert Mooney
Judge: Lionel Marson
Mr. Wemmick: Ronald Ibbs
Warder: Arthur White

: Children's Television: Sunday Special: Meet Your Neighbour

Eric Blennerhassett invites you to meet some students from different countries who have become neighbours while studying over here.
(to 18.20)


Presenter: Eric Blennerhassett

: Meeting Point: The Way Back: 2: What Does it Feel Like Being Unable to Hold Down a Job?

The second of two programmes about people who are up against society and about the new pilot schemes by which they are being helped with George Scott, Eugene Heimler and A Consultant Psychiatrist.
(BBC recording)


Panellist: George Scott
Panellist: Eugene Heimler
Panellist: A Consultant Psychiatrist [name uncredited]
Film Cameraman: Charles Parnell
Film Editor: James Colina
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: Whack-O!

Written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
A weekly school report.
[Starring] Professor Jimmy Edwards
With Arthur Howard
(BBC recording of the programme first shown on May 12)


Writer: Frank Muir
Writer: Denis Norden
Incidental music composed and conducted by: Alan Yates
Designer: Stanley Dorfman
Production: Douglas Moodie
Headmaster: Jimmy Edwards
Mr. Pettigrew: Arthur Howard
Mr. Halliforth: Edwin Apps
Mr. Snaith: Christopher Hodge
Mr. Posford: William E. Raynor
Mr. Tuppington: John Forbes Robertson
Mr. Ramsay: Maurice Hedley
Phipps: Robert O'Leary
Crombie: Jimmy Ray
Phillpott: Derek Needs
Hotchkiss: Anthony Wilson
Rawlinson: Geoffrey Paget
Harper: Jon Skinner
Mr. Bulenkov: Alexis Chesnakov
Security escort: Michael Kilgarriff
Security escort: Max Latimer
Taxi driver: Patrick Connor

: Sunday-Night Theatre presents: All You Young Lovers

by Jack Pulman
The play is set in a house in West London, at the present time.

For young Harvey Green, life has reached a baffling crossroads. At seventeen, with his schooling over and his future uncertain, he lives with his widower father and sister in a crumbling, characterless part of London which has nothing to offer save despair. But Harvey is sensitive and intelligent, though at variance with the world he has been born into. With his father contemplating a second marriage and trying to steer him into some kind of secure employment, Harvey's dreams seem remote and beyond fulfilment.
In this first play for BBC television, Jack Pulman has carefully created the atmosphere and the awkwardness of adolescence and set it realistically in the surroundings of a home divided within itself.


Writer: Jack Pulman
Designer: Reece Pemberton
Producer: Stuart Burge
Freddie: Ronald Hatton
Connie Bayliss: Susan Burnet
Milly Green: Sheila Ballantine
Harvey Green: John Charlesworth
Mrs Mann: Rose Hill
Sam Green: Sam Kydd
Patsy: Maureen Beck

: Music for a Midsummer's Night

featuring Frank Cordell and his Concert Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Larocque)
With Ronnie Hilton, Malcolm Goddard, Gillian Lynne


Musicians: Frank Cordell and his Concert Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Jack Larocque
Singer: Ronnie Hilton
Dancer: Malcolm Goddard
Dancer: Gillian Lynne
Settings designed by: Marilyn Roberts
Presented by: Francis Essex

: Monitor

Theatre - Films - Books - Painting
Sculpture - Music - Architecture
People, events and controversies on film and in the studio every fortnight.
Tonight's programme includes:
Carl Ebert at Glyndebourne
A great producer on his approach to opera, filmed during rehearsals for his production of 'Cosi fan Tutte' by Mozart.
Introduced and edited by Huw Wheldon.


Subject: Carl Ebert
Director (Carl Ebert at Glyndebourne): Humphrey Burton
Film Editor: Allan Tyrer
Producer: Peter Newington
Associate Producer: Nancy Thomas
Presenter/Editor: Huw Wheldon

: Motor Racing Special: The Le Mans 24-hour Endurance Race

A special film report of the great sports car race which finished at 4.0 this afternoon.
A Sportsview Unit presentation in conjunction with Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise

: The Epilogue

Conducted by Father George Songhurst.
Weather and Close Down


Conductor: Father George Songhurst

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