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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)

: Cricket: England v. India: Third Test Match

First day's play at Headingley, Leeds.
(All transmitters)


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: E.W. Swanton
Assisted by: Denis Compton
Television Presentation: Ray Lakeland

: Golf: The Open Championship

From Muirfield Golf Course, Gullane.


Commentator: Henry Longhurst
Commentator: Bill Cox
Television presentation: Bill Stevenson

: Wimbledon: Lawn Tennis Championships: Tenth day

BBC Outside Broadcast units cover the day's play direct from the All England Club.
At 2.0: Lunchtime Cricket Scores


Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Michael Henderson
Television presentation: Humphrey Fisher
Television presentation: Douglas Fleming
Television presentation: Innes Lloyd

: Champion the Wonder Horse: Hangman's Noose

When oil is found on the ranch there is trouble brewing, with thousands of dollars at stake. A man is held for murder, but whose hand really fired the fatal bullet? Who buried a pair of oil-stained boots, and why was he so desperately anxious to conceal them?


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

: Queen's Champion: 7: The Edge of Defeat

Written and produced by Shaun Sutton
Loyalty and Treason on the Eve of the Armada
A serial in eight episodes.
(Recording of the broadcast previously shown last year)


Writer/Producer: Shaun Sutton
Fights arranged by: Terry Baker
Film Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film Editor: Valerie Best
Designer: Eileen Diss
Don Jose: Roger Delgado
Don Alonzo: Patrick Troughton
Rumbell: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Ralph: Colin Douglas
Toby: Frazer Hines
Master Fidian: Patrick Cargill
Bartholomew: Nigel Arkwright
First Wycherly Guard: Anthony Sagar
Second Wycherly Guard: Michael J. Harrison
Sir Thomas Wycherly: Barry Letts
Lord Bretherton: Desmond Llewelyn
Sir Edmund Carrick: Anthony Parker
Earl Hawkeden: John Geden
Sir Arthur St. John: Alec Bregonzi
Master Allan: John Woodnutt
Roger Penlynden: Michael Anderson
O'Keefe: Bruce Stewart

: 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

: Cricket: England v. India

The closing overs of the first day's play followed by a summary.

: Wimbledon: Lawn Tennis Championships and Golf: The Open Championship

Final transmissions of the day from the All England Club and Muirfield Golf Course.

: The Stranger Left No Card

A film devised and directed by Wendy Toye.
[Starring] Alan Badel

The arrival in Windsor of an eccentric old man causes a good deal of amusement and publicity but his departure is both sudden and mysterious.
(Previously shown on August 4, 1958)


Devised by/Director: Wendy Toye
Stranger: Alan Badel

: News Summary

and Cricket: close of play scores

: The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko the Potato Sack King

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

Bilko leaves the Army to take an important job in industry. But Colonel Hall is convinced that Bilko's departure is too good to be true-and it is.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Vera Lynn Sings

The last programme in her series and Vera meets again Semprini, The Lynnettes and The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Her guests this week: Jimmy Edwards and Freddy Alberti and her Five Harps
(See page 4)


Singer: Vera Lynn
Pianist: Semprini
Singers: The Lynnettes
Dancers: The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Comedian: Jimmy Edwards
Harpist: Freddy Alberti
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Orchestra leader: David McCallum
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Costumes supervised throughout the series by: Ena Nickalls
Choreographer/Associate Producer: Leslie Roberts
Producer: Albert Stevenson

: The Seventh Age

(See top of page and page 4)

: A Visit to The Terrace Room

for Tonight's Guest Star: Anne Shelton with The Gordon Franks Ensemble
See page 4


Singer: Anne Shelton
Musicians: The Gordon Franks Ensemble
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Presented by: Philip Barker

: Festival in Berlin

The Annual International Film Festival has become an accepted part of life in Berlin and plans went ahead for 1959 in spite of political crises. The ninth Festival opened last Friday, and during this week films from forty-six countries are being shown.

Tonight Wynford Vaughan Thomas, in a direct transmission via Eurovision, examines the Festival's aims and achievements by showing some of the films and talking to Berliners and visitors from abroad.

Personalities appearing include:
Herr Willy Brandt, Mayor of West Berlin in an interview with Ivor Jones, BBC Berlin Correspondent and Dr. A. Bauer Director of the Berlin Film Festival.
Excerpts include two British films:
'Tiger Bay' with John Mills, Horst Buchholz and Hayley Mills (Director, J. Lee Thompson ) and 'The Siege of Pinchgut' with Aldo Ray and Heather Sears
and the French film: 'La Grande Illusion' with Jean Gabin and Pierre Fresnay for which Jean Renoir will receive a special Award.
Film sequences by courtesy of The Rank Organisation, Associated British-Pathe, and Films de France
The programme is presented by courtesy of the German Television Service
(See page 5)


Presenter: Wynford Vaughan Thomas
Interviewee: Willy Brandt
Interviewer: Ivor Jones
Guest: Dr. A. Bauer
Award winner: Jean Renoir
Edited and produced for television by: Alan Sleath

: News Summary

followed by Weather; Road Works Report and Close Down

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