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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)

: Summer Grandstand: Wimbledon

1.35 to 5.0
Summer Grandstand

Introduced by Alan Weeks

Wimbledon: Lawn Tennis Championships
From 1.45 BBC Outside Broadcast Units cover the first Saturday's play in the championships, direct from the All England Club
Commentators: Dan Maskell, Peter West, and Michael Henderson

Sports Results Service
1.40 Lunchtime cricket scores
4.55 Cricket and Racing summaries


Presenter: Alan Weeks
Commentator (Wimbledon): Dan Maskell
Commentator (Wimbledon): Peter West
Commentator (Wimbledon): Michael Henderson
Television Presentation (Wimbledon): Humphrey Fisher
Television Presentation (Wimbledon): Douglas Fleming
Television Presentation (Wimbledon): Innes Lloyd
Presented by: A.P. Wilkinson
Programme Editor: Paul Fox

: Children's Television presents: The Lone Ranger: Outside the Law

The Lone Ranger and Tonto hear about a big gang who cannot be caught. The Lone Ranger turns bandit, while Tonto joins the rebels and, by a clever trick, the Folsom Gang is brought to justice.


The Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Children's Television: Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School: Bunter's Burglar

by Frank Richards
[Starring] Gerald Campion


Writer: Frank Richards
Producer: David Goddard
Bob Cherry: Cavan Kendall
Harry Wharton: Richard Palmer
Frank Nugent: Michael Crawford
Johnny Bull: Nigel Anthony
Hurree Singh: Leonard Davey
Billy Bunter: Gerald Campion
Coker: Michael Caridia
Mr. Prout: Tim Hudson
Potter: David Hemmings
Mr. Quelch: John Woodnutt

: Today's Sport

Introduced by Alan Weeks.
Today's sporting highlights.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit


Presenter: Alan Weeks

: Wimbledon: Lawn Tennis Championships

The final transmission of the day direct from Wimbledon.

: Drumbeat

Featuring Bob Miller and The Millermen, The John Barry Seven, Vince Eager, Adam Faith, Sylvia Sands, Roy Young, Danny Williams, The Jean-ettes and Guest star: Cliff Richard with The Drifters.
Compere, Trevor Peacock


Musicians: Bob Miller and The Millermen
Musicians: The John Barry Seven
Singer: Vince Eager
Singer: Adam Faith
Singer: Sylvia Sands
Singer: Roy Young
Singer: Danny Williams
Singers: The Jean-ettes
Musicians: Cliff Richard with The Drifters
Compere: Trevor Peacock
Producer: Stewart Morris

: Boxing:The Heavyweight Championship of the World: Floyd Paterson (U.S.A. left) v. Ingemar Johansson (Sweden)

Floyd Patterson, Heavyweight Champion of the World defends his title against the undefeated Champion of Europe, Ingemar Johansson, at the Yankee Stadium, New York

BBC Television presents an exclusive recording of the World title fight by special arrangement with the promoters

At 7.30

: Steppin' Out

Featuring Kaye Ballard, Jac Olton, Deidre O'Callaghan, Rolly Rolls, Monica Roc
and The Television Toppers.
Compered by John Russell.

(Jac Olton is appearing at the Eve Club; Rolly Rolls at the Embassy Club, London)
See page 4


Compere: John Russell
Singer: Kaye Ballard
Magician: Jac Olton
Singer: Deidre O'Callaghan
Pianist: Rolly Rolls
Performer: Monica Roc
Dancers: The Television Toppers
The Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Orchestra leader: David McCallum
Dance direction: Jack Billings
Decor: Stanley Dorfman
Devised and produced by: Richard Afton

: The Saturday Film: Affair with a Stranger

Starring Jean Simmons, Victor Mature in the romantic film comedy Affair with a Stranger
As a struggling playwright, Bill Blakeley has only one basic problem and this arises out of his need to eat. But later, as a married man with a theatrical hit on his hands, he finds that his real troubles are only just beginning.


Director: Roy Rowland
Carolyn Parker: Jean Simmons
Bill Blakeley: Victor Mature
Dolly Murray: Mary Jo Tarola
Janet Boothe: Monica Lewis
Ma Stanton: Jane Darwell
Happy Murray: Dabbs Greer

: The 29th Greyhound Derby

(See foot of page and page 4)

The twenty-ninth Greyhound Derby
The most important event in the greyhound racing calendar, direct from the White City, London

At 10.15


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Television Presentation: John Vernon

: The Inheritors: 6: The West Indies

A report by Aidan Crawley.

A second showing of the programme, first televised last December, in which Aidan Crawley, in the closing stages of his Commonwealth journey, looks at an area where European settlers are now ruled by the descendants of slaves.


Presenter: Aidan Crawley
Editor: Ian Callaway
Sound: Bob Saunders
Sound: Peter Jarvis
Photography: Peter Hamilton
Production: Anthony de Lotbiniere

: The Phil Silvers Show: Recruiting Sergeant

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

The Colonel and his recruiting drive hamper Bilko's efforts to back a certain winner. His platoon's Welfare Fund saves the bookmaker from the police-but not from the Army.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Weather, and: A Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Labour Party: The Faceless Men

An Investigation by the Labour Party.
(The recorded broadcast at 9.15 p.m. in the Home Service)
(Sound only)

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