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: O Sul I Sul

Newyddion am Gymru a Chymry.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)

: Cefndir

Y newyddion mewn cylchgrawn o'r stiwdio ynghyd A ffilmiau yn rhoi cefndir digwyddiadau'r mis yng Nghymru; storiau a ffilmiwyd yn arbennig, a sylwadau ac ymddiddan ar bob math ar bynciau
Cyflwynir yr eitemau gan Alan Protheroe
Y rhaglen dan ofal T. Glynne Davies
('Background': a monthly magazine)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)
(to 13.50)


Unknown: Alan Protheroe
Unknown: T. Glynne Davies

: The Weather Situation for farmers and growers; followed by Farming: Farming in Denmark

A weekly agricultural magazine for those who live by the land.
Introduced by Edward Moult.

Edward Moult visits farms and meets Danish farmers to learn more about their life on the land.

(BBC film)


Presenter: Edward Moult
Film Sequences: The BBC's Agricultural Film Unit
Film Cameraman: John Bird
Film Editor: Bill Brind
Producer: Derek Smith

: News Review

7 Days in Thirty Minutes
Recalling this week's outstanding events on film with personalities, reports, and expert analysis from studios at home and abroad.
Introduced by Kenneth Kendall.


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall

: The Silent Sky: Gliding

Peter Scott introduces the last of three programmes in which he discusses 'The Art of Soaring' with Philip Wills, Chairman of the British Gliding Association, and Geoffrey Stephenson, this year's British National Champion.

Series arranged in co-operation with the Bristol Gliding Club and recorded at their headquarters at Nympsfield in Gloucestershire

Additional film sequences from "Aufwindjaeger-Unterwegs" and material supplied by the Swiss National Tourist Office
(BBC recording)


Presenter: Peter Scott
Interviewee: Philip Wills
Interviewee: Geoffrey Stephenson
Film Sequences: The West Region Film Unit
Film Editor: Bob Higgins
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: Concert Hour

Emyr Green (baritone); Anthony Randall (horn)
National Youth Orchestra of Wales
Conductor, Clarence Raybould
Programme introduced by Daniel Jones.

Jupiter (The Planets) - Holst
Aria: Ella giammai m'amo (Don Carlos) - Verdi
Four Welsh Dances - Alun Hoddinott
Andante and Allegro (Horn Concerto No. 1) - Richard Strauss

(The Orchestra appears by arrangement with the Welsh Joint Education Committee)
(See page 4)


Baritone: Emyr Green
Horn Player: Anthony Randall
Musicians: National Youth Orchestra of Wales
Conductor: Clarence Raybould
Presenter: Daniel Jones
Presented by: Alwyn Jones
Presented by: David J. Thomas

: The Brains Trust

meets this afternoon to answer your questions.
The members this week are: H.R.H. Prince Chula-Chakrabongse of Thailand, Mrs. Mary Stocks, The Rt. Rev. B.C. Butler O.S.B. Abbot of Downside, Asa Briggs.
Question-Master, Alan Bullock
Questions should be addressed to: 'The Brains Trust', [address removed]

(A sound recording can be heard in the Home Service on Tuesday at 4.0 p.m.)


Panellist: H.R.H. Prince Chula-Chakrabongse
Panellist: Mrs. Mary Stocks
Panellist: The Rev. B.C. Butler
Panellist: Asa Briggs
Question-Master: Alan Bullock
Producer: Michael Bowen

: Adventure with Hans and Lotte Hass: 2: Demon Bay

A series of seven programmes.
One of the objects of the Hans Hass expedition to the Indian Ocean is to investigate by diving the growth of different kinds of coral. In a small lagoon called Demon Bay he. gathers much new information and meets with a curious creature which he last saw seventeen years ago in the Caribbean.
The series directed by Hans Hass
(First shown on May 15)


Diver/Film cameraman/Director: Hans Hass
Diver: Lotte Hass
Film Editor: Paul Khan
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: In the Jungle

A Polish cartoon film.
The tiger is a fierce creature but he does not always come out on top.

: The Golden Spur: Part 6

by Constance Cox.
A story of the Wars of the Roses.
A television serial in six parts.


Writer: Constance Cox
Producer: Kevin Sheldon
Designer: Susan Spence
Film cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film cameraman: John Turner
Film editor: Valerie Best
Fight director: Terry Baker
Tom Fenton: Edward Vaughan-Scott
Gillian: Jill Tracey
Richard of Gloucester: Oliver Reed
Martin, an archer: Wilfrid Grantham
The Duke of Clarence: Donald Oliver
King Edward IV: Michael Kilgarriff
Queen Elizabeth: Ann Sears
The Earl of Warwick: Alan Judd
Anne Neville: Ann Castaldini
The Duchess of York: Phyllis Neilson-Terry
The Abbot: Eugene Leahy
An old man: Robert Sansom
Humphrey: Alan Mason
Guy: Ronald Howe
David: Robert Aldous
Ralph: Terry Baker
A lute player: Raoul Roy
A servant: Louis Haslar
A priest: Edmund Warwick

: Sunday Special: Clydebuilt

In which the Rev. James Dow of Greenock talks about the making of men and ships.
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland
(to 18.20)


Presenter: The Rev. James Dow
Producer: J. Stanley Pritchard

: Meeting Point: Against the Grain

Is it natural to be a Christian in present-day Britain? Or is the Church like a resistance movement in occupied territory? To help to answer these questions Peter West interviews Eivind Berggrav, who was involved in the Norwegian resistance movement during the war. The programme is introduced by the Rev. Alan Webster, Warden of Lincoln Theological College.
(BBC recording)


Presenter: The Rev. Alan Webster
Interviewer: Peter West
Interviewee: Eivind Berggrav

: Charlie Drake: Baby Face

Written by Dave Freeman and Charlie Drake
[Starring] Charlie Drake
with Jonathan Morris, Robert Mackenzie, Sydney Calvin, Gary Colleano, James Dyrenforth, John McLaren, Mark Baker, Sydney Keith, Barry Shawzin, Alan Keith, Frank Ellement, Stuart Nichol, Kerrigan Prescott, Herbert Nelson, Cal McCord, Malcolm Macdonald, Paul Chapman, Jeanette Edwards

(BBC recording of the programme first shown on April 14)


Writer: Dave Freeman
Writer: Charlie Drake
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Ernest Maxin
Himself: Charlie Drake
[Actor]: Jonathan Morris
[Actor]: Robert Mackenzie
[Actor]: Sydney Calvin
[Actor]: Gary Colleano
[Actor]: James Dyrenforth
[Actor]: John McLaren
[Actor]: Mark Baker
[Actor]: Sydney Keith
[Actor]: Barry Shawzin
[Actor]: Alan Keith
[Actor]: Frank Ellement
[Actor]: Stuart Nichol
[Actor]: Kerrigan Prescott
[Actor]: Herbert Nelson
[Actor]: Cal McCord
[Actor]: Malcolm MacDonald
[Actor]: Paul Chapman
[Actress]: Jeanette Edwards

: Sunday-Night Theatre: The Fifty Mark

(See top of page)

A comedy by Dan Sutherland

[Starring] Edward Chapman, Helena Pickard
with Susan Burnet, Brian Smith

The action takes place in the Merediths' house in a London suburb

[Photo caption] Edward Chapman and Helena Pickard as John and Lucy Meredith

John Meredith, a senior clerk in the City firm of Brander and Sons, has a tendency to worry obsessively about the future. He has never particularly liked his job but knuckled down to it for twenty-seven years because of the security it seemed to offer - and the prospect of being promoted to General Manager by the age of fifty. Now, just before his fiftieth birthday, he learns from his boss that another, much junior man, is to be preferred as General Manager. This is a shattering blow, and John reacts to it in a surprising way. All his life he has devoted his initiative and intelligence to the service of Brander's, but he now decides to put these same gifts to work on his own account - to the consternation of his family and friends.


Writer: Dan Sutherland
Designer: Stephen Taylor
Producer: Christopher McMaster
John Meredith: Edward Chapman
Carol Meredith: Susan Burnet
Uncle Ted: George Woodbridge
Lucy Meredith: Helena Pickard
Aunt Stella: Ann Pichon
Roy Clarke: Brian Smith
Elsa Perkins: Jillian Gotts
George Brander: Ronald Adam

: The Fugitive

A film drama.
[Starring] Henry Fonda
with Dolores Del Rio and J. Carrol Naish
From the novel 'The Power and the Glory' by Graham Greene.

Persecution and ruthless measures by a revolutionary government have suppressed religious observance in a small central American state, and only one priest remains. He is weak, and often unable to live up to the demands made upon him. But through him, and despite his failings, the flame of spiritual guidance remains kindled, and a belief in God endures.


From the novel 'The Power and the Glory' by: Graham Greene
Director: John Ford
A Fugitive: Henry Fonda
An Indian Woman: Dolores Del Rio
A Police Informer: J. Carrol Naish

: The Epilogue: A Meditation for a Summer Evening

by the Rev. J. Fraser McLuskey, Minister of New Kilpatrick Parish Church, Bearsden, near Glasgow.
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland
Followed by Weather and Close Down


Presenter: The Rev. J. Fraser McLuskey

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