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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 Flowerpot Men

Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
(BBC film)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins

: Mainly for Women: Wednesday Magazine

A topical diversion.
David Jacobs introduces people and events of the day including Flora Robson, Ursula Bloom, Yoko Tani and Junka Kirkbride talking to Ethel Mannin about Japanese women's attitude to men.
And a story from Dilys Powell.
(Flora Robson is appearing in 'The Aspern Papers' at the Queen's Theatre, London)
(to 15.30)


Presenter: David Jacobs
Panellist: Flora Robson
Panellist: Ursula Bloom
Panellist: Yoko Tani
Panellist: Junka Kirkbride
Interviewer: Ethel Mannin
Storyteller: Dilys Powell
Director: Richard Gilbert
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Brave Little Deer

A Russian cartoon film.
Eyho the little deer, wants to be as brave as Turgun, the leader of the herd, and when the wolves appear, he has a chance to prove his courage.

: Wolfe and Montcalm

Two hundred years ago this month the British Army stormed the heights of Abraham to take Quebec, and secure British dominion over Canada. Here is the story of the few days before the attack-Wolfe outwitting Montcalm by planning the impossible, and both generals hampered as much by their friends as by their enemies.
Written and directed by Allan Wargon.
(A Canadian Broadcasting Corporation film)


Writer/director: Allan Wargon

: News; The Weather

6.10 News for Scotland, Northern Ireland. and the English Regions
News from Wales: 6.15-6.20
(On transmitters serving the areas)

: Look: A Visit to Konrad Lorenz

Introduced by Peter Scott.

When Peter Scott visited the Bavarian home of Dr. Konrad Lorenz, the distinguished student of animal behaviour, he filmed this record of his stay there. The programme includes Lorenz's film of Greylag Geese.
(BBC film)


Presenter: Peter Scott
Interviewee/filmmaker: Dr. Konrad Lorenz
Producer: Tony Soper

: Tonight

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


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Associate producer: Alasdair Milne
Associate producer: Antony Jay
Associate producer: Gordon Watkins
Editor: Donald Baverstock

: Call Me Sam

A light comedy series set in Sam Callahan's restaurant.
[Starring] Eddie Byrne, Betty McDowall
with Edward Evans, Ronald Ibbs, Amy Dalby, Anthony Harrison, Hugh Lloyd, Dennis Thorne, Arthur Wilman


Script: Lee Loeb
Incidental music composed by: Bruce Campbell
Settings: Frederick Knapman
Producer: Harry Carlisle
Sam Callahan: Eddie Byrne
Hetty Callahan: Betty McDowall
[Actor]: Edward Evans
[Actor]: Ronald Ibbs
[Actress]: Amy Dalby
[Actor]: Anthony Harrison
Archie: Hugh Lloyd
[Actor]: Dennis Thorne
[Actor]: Arthur Wilman

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview
Action... News... Personalities.... in a weekly sports magazine for the family.

Tonight's action films include:

Boxing: The British Middleweight Championship: Terry Downes v. John McCormack

Motor Racing: Whose World Championship?

Tips from the Top: 4: Riding with Pat Smythe

Tonight's special item: Swimmer v. Angler
A test of strength between Judy Grinham and one of Britain's top fishermen.
A direct relay from a London Baths

Tonight's personalities include: The 'County' Cricket winners


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Boxer: Terry Downes
Boxer: John McCormack
Item presenter (Tips from the Top): Pat Smythe
Swimmer (Swimmer v. Angler): Judy Grinham
Associate editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Editor: Paul Fox

: Music for You

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
with Cesare Siepi, Gyorgy Cziffra, Marina Svetlova, Marais and Miranda, The Sinfonia of London
(Leader, Leonard Hirsch)

(Gyorgy Cziffra appears by arrangement with S.A. Gorlinsky, Ltd.)
See page 9


Presenter/Conductor: Eric Robinson
Producer: Patricia Foy
Bass: Cesare Siepi
Pianist: Gyorgy Cziffra
Dancer: Marina Svetlova
Singers: Marais and Miranda
Musicians: The Sinfonia of London
Orchestra leader: Leonard Hirsch
Assistant Conductor: Marcus Dods
Orchestrations: Arthur Wilkinson
Designer: Clifford Hatts

: Three Problems and Three Answers

A Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Labour Party
The Rt. Hon. Hugh Gaitskell, C.B.E., M.P. deals with three human problems which are described by Anthony Greenwood, M.P.


Speaker: The Rt. Hon. Hugh Gaitskell
Speaker: Anthony Greenwood

: Dame Edith Sitwell

reads a sequence of poems chosen from the recital she gave last week at the Edinburgh Festival.
(BBC recording)
See page 5


Reader: Dame Edith Sitwell

: The Ascent of Annapurnaiv

The second showing of a programme by Dr. Charles Evans, a member of the triumphant Everest expedition and leader of the team that conquered Kanchenjunga, in which he describes with film his latest climb in the Himalayas, the ascent of Annapurna IV, nearly 25,000 ft. high.


Narrator: Dr. Charles Evans
Editor: Larry Toft
Producer: David Attenborough

: Late Night Final

Evening prayers conducted by The Rev. A. C. Bridge.
Followed by Weather and Close Down


Conductor: The Rev. A. C. Bridge

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