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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 newyddiongan gynnwys ymweliad a Llangollen.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.15)

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the Very Young
Charles E. Stidwill tells the story.
(BBC film)
(to 14.15)


Narrator: Charles E. Stidwill

: Blue Peter

A weekly programme for younger viewers.
Introduced by Leila Williams.
Special Brownie edition including a film "Brownie Stepping Stones".


Presenter: Leila Williams
Producer: John Hunter Blair

: Champion the Wonder Horse

The range is stricken with drought. Popular legend says that somewhere, close at hand, there is a lost river, but no one has ever found it-except three gunmen who keep it a closely guarded secret. Champion, however, senses the presence of the water and starts to nose it out, under the guns of the crooks. Ricky finds Champion with a bullet wound, and the hunt is on.


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

: Sketch Club

with Adrian Hill who announces this week's prizewinners and helps you with your picture-making.
Picture Gallery: The Fishing Scene


Presenter/artist: Adrian Hill
Presented by: Gordon Murray

: 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

: Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod: Hail and Farewell

A last visit to see more of the singing and dancing that is thrilling the audiences this week.
Introduced by Hywel Davies.


Presenter: Hywel Davies
Producer: David J. Thomas

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Macdonald Hastings and this week, Cy Grant.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Singer/guitarist: Cy Grant
Editor: Donald Baverstock

: News Summary

and Cricket: close of play scores

: The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko Joins the Navy

And for once in his life finds himself all at sea.
Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Top Town Tournament: First Semi-Final: Leeds v. New Brighton

A friendly battle of entertainment for the 'Top Town' Television Trophy of 1959.
Introduced by David Jacobs.

Panel Chairmen
Belfast - Alderman William J. Bothwell, Mayor of Lurgan. Co. Armagh
Cardiff - Alderman A. G. Thomas, Mayor of Barry
Edinburgh - Provost Fred Smedley of Bathgate
Norwich - Alderman J. W. Woodrow, j.p., Mayor of Lowestoft
Plymouth - Councillor H. R. Denley, j.p., Chairman of Paignton Urban District Council
Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Jimmy Leach at the electronic organ
From the BBC's North of England television studio


Presenter: David Jacobs
Panellist (Belfast): Alderman William J. Bothwell
Panellist (Cardiff): Alderman A. G. Thomas
Panellist (Edinburgh): Provost Fred Smedley
Panellist (Norwich): Alderman J. W. Woodrow
Panellist (Plymouth): Councillor H. R. Denley
Musicians: Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Organist: Jimmy Leach
Research: Ronnie Lane
Producer: Barney Colehan

: From Out of the West

A new play for television by Jean Hunt.
From the BBC's West of England television studio


Writer: Jean Hunt
Designer: Desmond Chinn
Producer: Brandon Acton-Bond
Mary, Joe's daughter: Angela Brooking
Amy: Ethel Colerridge
Fred: Wilfred Babbage
Joe: Philip Ray
Arthur, Joe's grandson: John Drake
The Parson: Lewis Gedge
Mrs Burgess Arthur's mother: Constance Chapman
Jenny: Dorothy White
Grace: Audrey Noble
Mabel: Aileen Mills
Stella: June Barrie

: Lost Without Trace

Search your attics, turn out your cupboards and join in a Television Treasure Hunt.
Each programme in this new series concerns a famous or valuable object which has disappeared, but may be lying hidden away unregarded in someone's attic or cupboard. All relevant information about when and why these things disappeared and how they can be recognised will be given.
The first search is for the missing pictures of the Maidstone Bible. Sometime during the last 200 years, thirty-five of the beautiful and valuable twelfth-century illuminations were -cut out and removed from the bible. They have never been seen or heard of since.


Narrator: Andrew Sinclair
Producer: Paul Johnstone
Producer: Pamela Wilcox Bower

: News

: Sea and Ships: 2: Port of London

Fifty-five million tons of merchandise pass through the Port of London each year, and the organisation of the thirty-six miles of docks and quays is supervised by the Port of London Authority, who celebrate their fiftieth anniversary this year.
Everything that happens on the River Thames between Teddington and the sea is the concern of the P.L.A. This film programme gives a picture of life and work on London's river.
Film sequences from 'Port of London', 'Vaters of Time'


Narrator: Anthony Jacobs
Edited for television by: Constance Dunn
Presented by: Ian Curtis

: Peter and the Wolf

Prokofiev's musical tale created in pantomime by Jacques Lecoq.
[Starring] Gillian Lynne

With a section of the London Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Henry Datyner)
Conducted by Lionel Salter
Each character in this tale is represented by a corresponding instrument in the orchestra... and by Gillian Lynne.


Mime: Jacques Lecoq
Dancer: Gillian Lynne
Musicians: A selection of the London Philharmonic Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Henry Datyner
[Orchestra] conducted by: Lionel Salter
Designer: Norman James
Producer: Margaret Dale

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