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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)

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(BBC film)
(to 14.15 app.)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Adolphus

gets a whiff of sea air.
Drawn by Lois Castellain.
Told by Peter Hawkins.


Artist: Lois Castellain
Narrator: Peter Hawkins

: The Lost King: 4: Enter the King

by Rafael Sabatini
Adapted in six episodes by Constance Cox
France and Switzerland, 1814

(BBC recording, previously shown last year)


Author: Rafael Sabatini
Adapted by: Constance Cox
Producer: Naomi Capon
Designer: John Cooper
Film Cameraman: John Turner
Film Editor: Valerie Best
Charles Deslys: Alan Dobie
La Salle: Barry Letts
Madame Perrin: Ann Heffernan
Justine Perrin: Jeannette Sterke
Joseph Perrin: Geoffrey Hibbert
Chassenon: Patrick Blackwell
Desmarets: Patrick Crean
Fouche, Duke of Otranto: Michael Goodliffe
Duchess de Castillon-Fouquieres: Marjorie Stewart
Marquis de Sceaux: Eric Thompson
Pauline de Castillon-Fouquieres: Patricia Healey
Marquis de Chaboulon: Donald McCollum
Other parts played by: Jennifer Graham
Other parts played by: Mary Henderson
Other parts played by: Patricia Schofield
Other parts played by: June Vivian
Other parts played by: Henry Bartlett
Other parts played by: Peter Dixon
Other parts played by: Stanley Platts
Other parts played by: Carlos Williams

: Summer Sport: 5: Cricket

A series bringing expert coaching advice on a different sport each fortnight.
Introduced by Bill Latto.


Presenter: Bill Latto
Presented by: Graham Gauld

: 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

: Gardening Club

Growing methods and cutting spikes for the home.
Half-Hardy Annuals
including Flowering Tobacco and Marigolds.
And Seasonal work in the greenhouse shown by Percy Thrower.
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Presented by: Paul Morby

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith and this week, Cy Grant


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

: News Summary

and Cricket: close of play scores

: The Big Show of 1959

Great Yarmouth welcomes you to an excerpt from Bernard Delfont's The Big Show of 1959 at the Wellington Pier Pavilion, Great Yarmouth.
with David Nixon, Joan Regan, The King Brothers, Billy Dainty, Ron Parry, Mario Calpe, The Pavilion Lovelies
An Outside Broadcast presented by Philip Lewis


Magician: David Nixon
Singer: Joan Regan
Singers: The King Brothers
Comedian: Billy Dainty
Comedian: Ron Parry
Singer: Mario Calpe
Dancers: The Pavilion Lovelies
The Orchestra directed by: Jack Rankin
Producer: Ernest Maxin
Presented by: Philip Lewis

: Boots and Saddles: The Superstition

A new trooper, Private Spanner, becomes the Fort's 'jinx', but when he blunders into an Apache trap his reputation proves to be his saving grace.

: Travellers' Tales: The Land of the Gurkhas

Two Europeans, Professor Haimendorf and his wife, march with twenty native porters across the length of Himalayan Nepal from West to East. They visit many little-known tribes and eventually make their way by high snow passes into India.
Commentary spoken by David Attenborough.


Filmed and written by: Christoph Von Furer-Haimendorf
Film editor: Ken Cooper
Narrator: David Attenborough
Presented by: Brian Branston

: Semprini

Semprini plays old ones, new ones loved ones, and neglected ones with The George Mitchell Singers.
See page 5


Pianist: Semprini
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Presented by: Ned Sherrin

: The Traitor

by W. Somerset Maugham.
Adapted for television by Troy Kennedy Martin.
[Starring] Mai Zetterling, Stephen Murray, Donald Pleasence
The action takes place in Madrid, London, and Lucerne. Time: 1916


Author: W. Somerset Maugham
Adapter: Troy Kennedy Martin
Designer: William Tilley
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Grantley Caypor: Donald Pleasence
Frau Caypor: Mai Zetterling
Ashenden: Stephen Murray
'R': Maurice Hedley
Gustav: Eric Lander
Maria: Ingeborg Wells
A Hausfrau: Carmen Blanck-Sichel
Secretary: John Forbes-Robertson

: Press Conference

People who make the news face questions from people who write the news.


Producer: John Grist

: Wells Fargo: The Renegade

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

A newly hired man 'riding shotgun' for Wells Fargo is forced to choose between his outlaw family and the confidence his wife and Jim Hardie have placed in him.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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