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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)


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

: Adolphus

The story of a cart-horse.
Drawn by Lois Castellain.
Told by Peter Hawkins.


Artist: Lois Castellain
Narrator: Peter Hawkins

: Log Drive

Through the winter and the spring the 'loggers' are some of the busiest men in Canada, but although their job is an arduous one, It is still something of an adventure.
A National Film Board of Canada film
(Previously shown on June 28)

: Salzburg (Austria)

Wolfgang, an Austrian boy, has a pen pal in England. This film shows the people and the country he describes in his letters.


Commentary: Julian Yardley
Script: Michael Henderson
Presented by: Clive Parkhurst

: 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

Cliff Lewis shows the making and use of Deciduous and Flowering Hedges including Beech, Hornbeam, and Rose and introduces Arthur Billitt, Head of Lenton Experimental Station with Ring Culture of Outdoor Tomatoes; Early flowering Chrysanthemums and Late flowering Chrysanthemums lifted from an ash bed into the greenhouse.
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: Cliff Lewis
Guest: Arthur Billitt
Producer: Paul Morby

: Tonight

Look around with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Cy Grant and the travelling reporters including Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson.


Presenter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Singer/guitarist: Cy Grant
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Associate producer: Alasdair Milne
Associate producer: Antony Jay
Associate producer: Gordon Watkins
Editor: Donald Baverstock

: News Summary

Cricket: close of play scores

: Great Yarmouth: Billy Russell's Grand Circus

Great Yarmouth welcomes you to an excerpt from Billy Russell's Grand Circus at the Hippodrome
with Don Saunders, assisted by Mlle. Rina, McSovereign, The Four Ledas, The Alexis Troupe, The Flying Olympics, Billy Russell's Chimpanzees - trained and presented by Maurice Leonard, Noe Noe and Wee Bobbie, The Hippodrome Show Girls
Bert Galey and the Circus Band
Ringmaster, Roberto Germains
An outside broadcast presented by Barrie Edgar


Ringmaster: Roberto Germains
Clown: Don Saunders
Assisted by: Mlle. Rina
Performer: McSovereign
Performers: The Four Ledas
Springboard act: The Alexis Troupe
Performers: The Flying Olympics
Trained and presented by (Billy Russell's Chimpanzees): Maurice Leonard
Performers: Noe Noe and Wee Bobbie
Entertainers: The Hippodrome Show Girls
Musicians: Bert Galey and the Circus Band
Choreography: Stella Carlisle
Commentator: Michael Henderson
Presented by: Barrie Edgar

: The History of Mr. Polly: Episode 2

by H.G. Wells
Adapted for television in six parts by Constance Cox
[Starring] Emrys Jones as Mr. Polly
with Mary MacKenzie and Daphne Anderson

In which Mr. Polly loses his heart.

(See facing page)

[Photo caption] Mr. Polly has heard of some unexpected good fortune and met some relatives for the first time. So now, as he tells Grace Johnson, he is going "to ride around a bit".


Author: H.G. Wells
Adapter: Constance Cox
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Douglas Allen
Harold Johnson: Richard Caldicot
Uncle Pentstemon: Wilfrid Brambell
Mr. Polly: Emrys Jones
Grace Johnson: Edna Morris
Mrs. Larkins: Gladys Henson
Annie Larkins: Daphne Anderson
Minnie Larkins: Barbara Lott
Miriam Larkins: Mary MacKenzie
Man with bicycle: Geoffrey Frederick
Christabel: Barbara Brown
Schoolgirl: Victoria Harrington
Schoolgirl: Carole Gehe

: Swimming

The finals of some of the events in the Amateur Swimming Association National Championships.
From the Derby Baths, Blackpool


Commentator: Harry Walker
Television presentation: Ray Lakeland

: Boots and Saddles: The Captain's Leave

Captain Adams takes four days leave to go hunting with the Fifth Cavalry scout, Luke; but they find themselves involved in something very different.

: Travellers' Tales: Land of the Lost: 3: The Lost Indians

Film of the Oxford and Cambridge Expedition to South America.


Filmed by: Stanley Jeeves
Film editor: Robert Walter
Narrator: Adrian Cowell
Presented by: Brian Branston

: Press Conference

People who make the news face questions from people who write the news
Direct from the York meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.


Producer: John Grist

: The Phil Silvers Show: Bilko presents Bing Crosby

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

Bilko must find a star attraction for his dance. He chooses as his guest artist 'the singing discovery of the year'.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers
Himself: Bing Crosby

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