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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
Cyfiwynir yr eitemau gan
Aled Rhys William
T rhaglen dan ofal T. Glynne Davies
(Background: a monthly magazine)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, and Crystal Palace)
(to 13.50)

: The Weather Situation for farmers and growers; followed by Farming: 100th Programme

A weekly agricultural magazine for those who live by the land.
Introduced by John Cherrington.

To celebrate its 100th edition 'Farming' looks ahead. A number of well-known farming personalities who have taken part in previous programmes join in answering questions put to them about the future prospects for British agriculture.
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: John Cherrington
Director: John McGonagle
Producer: Hilary Phillips

: Edinburgh International Festival

Lucerne Festival Strings
Leader, Rudolf Baumgartner
Wolfgang Schneiderhan (violin)
Introduced by Maurice Lindsay.
Part of a concert from the Usher Hall, Edinburgh.


Musicians: Lucerne Festival Strings
[Orchestra] leader: Rudolf Baumgartner
Violinist: Wolfgang Schneiderhan
Presenter: Maurice Lindsay
Presented for television by: Alan Rees

: News Review

Seven Days in Twenty-Five Minutes
Recalling this week's outstanding events on film with personalities, reports, and expert analysis from studios at home and abroad.
Introduced by Robert Dougall.


Presenter: Robert Dougall

: The Living Cinema

Robert Reid invites you to the thirteenth Edinburgh International Film Festival to see excerpts from some of this year's best films.


Presenter: Robert Reid
Film editor: Louis Millar
Presented by: Harry Govan

: The Brains Trust

comes today from Gray's Court, York during the 121st Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science.
The members are: Sir James Gray, F.R.S., President of the British Association,
Donald Broadbent, Sir John Wolfenden, Lord James.
Question-Master, Norman Fisher
(BBC recording)
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)
(See page 5)


Panellist: Sir James Gray
Panellist: Donald Broadbent
Panellist: Sir John Wolfenden
Panellist: Lord James
Question-Master: Norman Fisher
Producer: John Furness

: Adventure with Hans and Lotte Hass: 6: Underwater Quiz

A series of seven programmes.

Hans and Lotte Hass invite you to guest the identity of three extraordinary creatures that they photograph beneath their ship while it lies at anchor during the rainy season off the Nicobar Islands.
The series directed by Hans Hass
(First shown on June 12)


Presenter/Film Cameraman/Director: Hans Hass
Presenter: Lotte Hass
Film Editor: Paul Khan
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: The Thrilling Adventures of Captain Pugwash and Stowaway Tom

Written and drawn by John Ryan.
An animated cartoon.
Storyteller, Peter Hawkins
(BBC recording)


Writer/Artist: John Ryan
Narrator: Peter Hawkins
Presented by: Gordon Murray

: The Moonstone: Episode 3

by Wilkie Collins.
Dramatised in seven episodes by A.R. Rawlinson.

with James Hayter, Rachel Gurney, Patrick Cargill, James Sharkey, Derek Aylward, Dorothy Gordon

(Rachel Gurney is appearing in "The Grass is Greener" at the St. Martin's Theatre; Anthony Sagar is in "The Ring of Truth" at the Savoy Theatre, London)


Author: Wilkie Collins
Dramatist: A.R. Rawlinson
Producer: Shaun Sutton
Film Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film Editor: Ron de Mattos
Designer: Eileen Diss
Gabriel Betteredge: James Hayter
Lady Verinder: Rachel Gurney
Godfrey Ablewhite: Derek Aylward
Penelope Betteredge: Annabelle Lee
Franklin Blake: James Sharkey
Rachel Verinder: Mary Webster
Superintendent Seegrave: Kenneth Thornett
P.C. Richards: Barry Wilsher
James, the footman: Anthony Sagar
Nancy: Margaret Dale
Rosanna Spearman: Dorothy Gordon
Cook: Constance Fraser
Sergeant Cuff: Patrick Cargill

: Sunday Special: The London to Brighton Walk

With David Christie-Murray who has done it seven times, and has something important to say about it.
(to 18.20)


Presenter: David Christie-Murray
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Service for the Deaf, Dumb and Hard of Hearing

from Winchester Cathedral
Conducted by the Rev. R.G. Young

O God, our help in ages past (A. and M. 165)
Sentence; Confession; Absolution
The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses
Lesson: St. Matthew 7. vv. 24-29
Creed; Versicles and Responses
Collects: Prayers; General Thanksgiving
O for a thousand tongues to sing (A. and M. 522)
Now thank we all our God (A. and M. 379)
Blessing by the Cathedral Treasurer, Canon F.R. Money
Recessional Hymn: Onward, Christian soldiers (A. and M. 391)
Singing led by Winchester Cathedral Voluntary Choir

The Rev. R.G. Young is secretary of the Hampshire Association for the Deaf, and the Rev. J.N. Veysey, chaplain of the Somerset Diocesan Mission to the Deaf.


Celebrant: Rev. R.G. Young
Preacher: Rev. J.N. Veysey
Blessing: Canon F.R. Money
Singers: Winchester Cathedral Voluntary Choir
Organist: Graham Matthews

: Appeal

On behalf of The Family Welfare Association by Claud Mullins.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be sent to Claud Mullins, Esq., Family Welfare Association, [address removed]
The Family Welfare Association, once the Charity Organisation Society, has, as its name implies, the job of maintaining the family and family life against all the assaults that are constantly made upon it-marriage and housing difficulties, illness, unemployment, and other sudden strains and responsibilities people may not be able to cope with unaided. Each year some 100,000 families and individuals are helped and advised by the various departments of the Association.
(BBC recording)


Presenter: Claud Mullins

: The Eddie Fisher Show

(See panel and page 3)

[Starring] Eddie Fisher
The Dancers, The George Mitchell Singers
Orchestra conducted by George Clouston
Script by Dennis Goodwin
Musical adviser Eddy Samuels (seen above with Eddie Fisher)
Designer, Clifford Hatts
with special guest, Ingemar Johansson
Production and choreography by Ernest Maxin


Presenter/Singer: Eddie Fisher
Guest: Ingemar Johansson
Dancers: The Dancers
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Conductor: George Clouston
Script: Dennis Goodwin
Musical Adviser: Eddy Samuels
Designer: Clifford Hatts
Production/Choreography: Ernest Maxin

: What's My Line?

Television's most popular panel game with Isobel Barnett, Gilbert Harding, Louise Collins, Cyril Fletcher.
In the chair, Eamonn Andrews

("What's My Line?" was devised by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman and is televised by arrangement with CBS and Maurice Winnick)


Panellist: Isobel Barnett
Panellist: Gilbert Harding
Panellist: Louise Collins
Panellist: Cyril Fletcher
Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman
Producer: Ronald Marsh

: Sunday Night Theatre: The Millionairess

(See facing page and page 4)

by Bernard Shaw

Dawn Addams as "The Millionairess"
and Donald Pleasence with David Markham, Thomas Heathcote, William Mervyn in a comedy of manners

The year is 1935. The action takes place in a solicitor's office in Lincoln's Inn Fields, at a riverside inn, and in a basement on the Commercial Road.

Theatregoers will remember that the last stage production in London in 1952 of "The Millionairess" attracted no less an actress than Katharine Hepburn to play the leading role, with Robert Helpmann as The Doctor. Although, in Shaw's own words it "does not pretend to be anything more than a comedy, or humorous and curious contemporary characters", the play is ideally suited to an actress of fire and temperament, and from the very opening scenes the fireworks begin. Epifania (this is just one among a number of outrageous names that echo to some extent the fashion of Restoration comedy), is a millionairess - a prototype poor-little-rich-girl who has money enough to buy anything she wants, but, when she's got it, finds she no longer wants it. Nevertheless there is a great deal more to her than just money. Her intense and fiery personality drives her to any lengths to achieve her ends, as her husband, her friends, associates, acquaintances, and even lovers, find out.
Playing opposite Dawn Addams, who plays this fascinating and exacting role in her TV acting debut, is Donald Pleasence as the Egyptian doctor. Well known to viewers for many notable performances in television, he received the Guild of Television Producers' Award for the Best Television Actor of 1958. R.A.


Writer: Bernard Shaw
Designer: Stephen Taylor
Production by: Victor Menzies
Judo Instructor: Mickey Wood
Julius Sagamore: David Markham
Epifania Fitzfassenden: Dawn Addams
Alastair Fitzfassenden: Thomas Heathcote
Patricia Smith: Angela Crow
Adrian Blenderbland: William Mervyn
The Doctor: Donald Pleasence
The Man: Sam Kydd
His Wife: Marjorie Forsyth
The Hotel Manager: Colin Jeavons

: Max Jaffa

introduces The Trio
Max Jaffa (violin); Reginald Kilbey (cello); Jack Byfield (piano) and The Linden Singers, Conductor, William Llewellyn, in a holiday film
See page 3


Presenter/Violinist: Max Jaffa
Cellist: Reginald Kilbey
Pianist: Jack Byfield
Singers: The Linden Singers
Conductor/Subject: William Llewellyn
Film Cameraman: David Prosser
Film Editor: Joseph Sterling
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Producer: Christian Simpson

: The Epilogue: World of Silence

With Dorothy Alison.
Followed by Weather and Close Down


Presenter: Dorothy Alison

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