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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

(See panel)

Summer Grandstand
1.45 to 5.0
Introduced by Alan Weeks

direct from Sheffield from 2.10 Yorkshire v. Lancashire
First day's play in the Roses Match
Commentators Peter West, Norman Yardley
Television Presentation by RAY LAKELAND

ATHLETICS direct from White City Stadium, London at 2.25, 3.10. and 4.45 Great Britain v. West Germany
This match, organised by the British Amateur Athletic Board in conjunction with the News of the World: is one of the Olympic curtain-raisers for Britain Commentators Max Robertson, Norris McWhirter
Television Presentation by BRYAN COWGILL

direct from the Wales Empire Pool, Cardiff at 2.45, 3.52. and 4.15 Great Britain v. Hungary
Commentators Kenneth Wolstenholme and Harry Walker
Television Presentation by SELWYN RODERICK

1.45 Lunchtime cricket-scores
4.55 Racing and cricket summaries

Presented by A. P. WILKINSON Programme Editor PAUL FOX

: The Lone Ranger: One Jump Ahead

'Dangerous bank robber still at large'
Rick Saunders tells an old lady her soldier son is in prison and 2,500 dollars are needed for his release. She pays the money but her son returns home to find his mother has been cheated. The Lone Ranger hears Hank Denton will be the next victim. Is Rick Saunders the bank robber? Can the Lone Ranger and Tonto capture him and save Hank Denton from being swindled?


Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School: Bunter spells Trouble

A new series for television by Frank Richards.
[Starring] Gerald Campion
(BBC recording)


Writer: Frank Richards
Producer: David Goddard
Harry Wharton: Richard Palmer
Mr. Quelch: John Woodnutt
Billy Bunter: Gerald Campion
Bob Cherry: Cavan Kendall
Skinner: Alaric Cotter
Frank Nugent: Michael Crawford
Johnny Bull: Nigel Anthony
Hurree Singh: Leonard Davey
[Actor]: Peter Voigt
[Actor]: Roger Wright

: Today's Sport

Introduced by Alan Weeks.
A news summary of today's sporting highlights.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit


Presenter: Alan Weeks

: Wells Fargo: Terry

Exciting adventures of the famous Western Stagecoach Service.
[Starring] Dale Robertson

Jim Hardie, special investigator for Wells Fargo, has an unusual job when he tries to show a young girl that it is sometimes necessary to drop Tomboy tactics to win her man.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Drumbeat

[Starring] Bob Miller and The Millermen, The John Barry Seven, Vince Eager, Adam Faith, Sylvia Sands, Danny Williams, The Raindrops.
Guest star: Don Lang
Compere, Trevor Peacock


Musicians: Bob Miller and the Millermen
Musicians: The John Barry Seven
Singer: Vince Eager
Singer: Adam Faith
Singer: Sylvia Sands
Singer: Danny Williams
Singers: The Raindrops
Guest star: Don Lang
Compere: Trevor Peacock
Producer: Stewart Morris

: Charlesworth: 18: Offshore Incident

Stories from the Casebook of Detective-Superintendent Charlesworth by Berkely Mather.
[Starring] Wensley Pithey as Charlesworth
with Sheila Burrell, Leonard Sachs, Paul Whitsun-Jones


Writer: Berkely Mather
Film cameraman: Jimmy Court
Film editor: Robert Walter
Designer: Richard Henry
Producer: John Warrington
Assistant Commissioner: James Raglan
Detective-Superintendent Charlesworth: Wensley Pithey
Inspector Bayliss: Edward Evans
Hymie Reingoid: Leonard Sachs
Belmer: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Sally: Sheila Burrell
Bosun: Sidney Vivian
Miriam: Violet Gould
Sergeant Wrothbury: Neil Wilson
Detective-Sergeant Spence: Tony Church
Uniformed-Inspector: Reginald Green

: Trinder Box

Tommy Trinder opens his Trinder Box
and discloses The Southlanders, Johnny Hartman, Janet Ball, Trio Ariston, The Boys and Girls and guest star: Nicla Di Bruno.


Presenter/comedian: Tommy Trinder
Singers: The Southlanders
Singer: Johnny Hartman
Dancer/choreography: Janet Ball
Entertainers: Trio Ariston
Performers: The Boys and Girls
Singer/guest star: Nicla Di Bruno
Script: Denis Goodwin
Additional material: David Ellis
Musical associate/orchestra under the direction of: Bert Waller
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Producer: G. B. Lupino

: The Saturday Film presents: Carefree

An Astaire-Rogers Musical
Starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
with Ralph Bellamy and Jack Carson
See page 4


Music and lyrics: Irving Berlin
Tony Flagg: Fred Astaire
Amanda Cooper: Ginger Rogers
Stephen Arden: Ralph Bellamy
Aunt Cora: Luella Gear
Connors: Jack Carson
Dr. Powers: Walter Kingsford

: Saturday Playhouse presents: Love and Miss Figgis

by Stella Martin Currey
Adapted for television by Alwynne Whatsley and Tatiana Lieven
[Starring] Jean Anderson, Margaret Tyzack
From the BBC's Midland television studios

Young Meg Day has shown exceptional promise at school, and her teacher Miss Figgis has coached her for a scholarship examination. But should she win the scholarship Meg realises that she will be faced with a problem-a problem that concerns her relationship with her family. For a new life and a new environment will be open to her-and she will have to break away from her background and her friends.


Author: Stella Martin Currey
Adapted by: Alwynne Whatsley
Adapted by: Tatiana Lieven
Producer: Chloe Gibson
Designer: Charles Carroll
Clare Cousins: Margaret Tyzack
Alan Tullis: John Ebdon
Miss Figgis: Jean Anderson
Meg Day: Sarah Long
Derek BailIie: Terence Knapp
Mrs. Day: Dandy Nichols
George Day: George A. Cooper
Jimmy Day: Stuart Hutchison
Myra: Jose Read
Barmaid: Elisabeth Orion
Barman: Philip Garston-Jones
Police Officer: Bernard Kay

: Crusade in the Pacific: 2: Guadalcanal, America's First Offensive

Written by Fred Feldkamp.
The story of the war against Japan.

In the six months after Pearl Harbour, the Japanese overran thousands of miles of territory in the Pacific area. But in July 1942, American marines embarked from New Zealand for Guadalcanal, and the turn of the tide had begun.
A March of Time Production


Writer: Fred Feldkamp
Editor: Jack Bush
Producer: Arthur B. Tourtellot

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