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: Beunydd

Bwrw golwg dros bynciau'r dydd mewn sgwrs a ffilm-a chyle i gwrdd a rhai sy'n amlwg yn y newyddion.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.15)

: Mainly for Women

Family Affairs: Problems of Living
The Family Affairs panel discusses problems sent in by viewers.
This month it includes: Phyllis Hostler, The Rev. Arthur Morton, John Morris, Otto Shaw
In the chair, Beryl Radley
See foot of page
Letters to the Panel should be sent to Mrs. Beryl Radley, 'Family Affairs', [address removed]

3.15 London Town Scrapbook
Stories on film from past editions of 'London Town'.
Commentary by Richard Dimbleby
(First shown in 1953)

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Panellist (Family Affairs: Problems of Living): Phyllis Hostler
Panellist (Family Affairs: Problems of Living): The Rev. Arthur Morton
Panellist (Family Affairs: Problems of Living): John Morris
Panellist (Family Affairs: Problems of Living): Otto Shaw
Chairman (Family Affairs: Problems of Living): Beryl Radley
Director (Family Affairs: Problems of Living): Margaret Smith
Narrator (London Town Scrapbook): Richard Dimbleby
Scripts written by (London Town Scrapbook): George Moresby White
Scripts written by (London Town Scrapbook): Peter Hunt
Producer (London Town Scrapbook): Stephen McCormack

: Blue Peter

A weekly programme for younger viewers.
Introduced by Christopher Trace and Ann Taylor.

Including:
Brigade of Guards: part 2

and
The Tale of Samuel Whiskers: Part 2
A story by Beatrix Potter with the original pictures.

Contributors

Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Ann Taylor
Producer: John Hunter Blair

: Champion the Wonder Horse: Cross-Road Trail

Two cow-punchers plan to steal a rancher's cash and force his personal assistant into helping, but Ricky overhears the criminals and, with the help of Champion and Rebel, plans to deal with the outlaws.

Contributors

The Wonder Horse: Champion
Rebel the Dog: Blaze
Ricky North: Barry Curtis
Uncle Sandy: Jim Bannon

: Sketch Club

With Adrian Hill who sets a subject, helps you with your picture-making, and announces this week's prize-winners.
Picture Gallery: 'Homeward Bound'
(The Sketch Club Exhibition is now at Rushworth and Dreaper Ltd. Liverpool)

Contributors

Presenter/artist: Adrian Hill
Presented by: Gordon Murray

: 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

: Tonight

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

Contributors

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

: The Jack Benny Spectacular

Starring Jack Benny and Gueststars, Julie Andrews and Phil Silvers with David Rose and his Orchestra.

A lavish and laughable musical show with two of America's top comedians, and England's lovely singing star of 'My Fair Lady' and 'The Boy Friend'.

Contributors

Comedian: Jack Benny
Singer: Julie Andrews
Comedian: Phil Silvers
Musicians: David Rose and his Orchestra
Produced and directed by: Bud Yorkin

: Spy-Catcher: 3: Friend or Foe?

A series of true stories of the search for spies in wartime Britain.

Contributors

Script: Robert Barr
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Producer: Terence Cook

: Scottish Industries Exhibition International Amateur Boxing: Scotland v. Poland

Outside broadcast cameras visit the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, to bring you some of the bouts in tonight's International Tournament.
Organised by the Scottish Daily Express in conjunction with the Scottish Amateur Boxing Association

Contributors

Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Presented for television by: Bill Stevenson

: Machines That Think

The artificial intelligence that can remember and learn, that can play games, solve puzzles, and compose music, is the scientific curiosity in this film of experiments with new and fantastic machines.
Produced for the United States Information Agency by Barclay Productions

: The More We Are Together

For thirty minutes life is seen through the eyes of Mum and Dad, and of Vi, Lil, Nell, and Eileen-four sisters with four husbands. They are the Gladden family and they all live within a stone's throw of each other in the East End of London with eight children and a budgerigar.
Introduced by Robert Reid.
Written and produced by Stephen Hearst.
This film was previously shown last year in the Eye to Eye series

Contributors

Presenter: Robert Reid
Film editor: Ian Callaway
Writer/producer: Stephen Hearst

: Liberal Party Assembly 1959

Kenneth Harris and Robert Kee introduce a programme of film and interviews on the day's business.
From the headquarters hotel of the Liberal Party in Scarborough

Contributors

Presenter: Kenneth Harris
Presenter: Robert Kee








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