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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)

: Grandstand

(See panel)
(All transmitters)

1.15 to 5.0
Introduced by David Coleman

Today's Special Events:

Boxing: Eddie Machen (U.S.A.) v. Willi Besmanoff (Germany)
in America
At 1.15
An exclusive recording of this week's heavyweight fight at Portland,Oregon

direct from Kempton Park
2.0 Athford Selling Stakes
2.30 Persimmon Handicap
3.0 Florizelle Handicap

Flying Display
direct from Biggin Hill
At 2.35 and 3.10
From one of the war's famous R.A.F. stations comes a display by the Royal Air Force to mark the nineteenth anniversary of the Battle of Britain
(By kind permission of Group Capt. G.N. Amison)

Rugby League
direct from Lancashire
At 3.5 and 4.0
Part of one of today's top matches

Sports Results and News Service
4.30 app.
Football and Racing summaries including classified Football Results


Presenter: David Coleman
Boxer: Eddie Machen
Boxer: Willi Besmanoff
Commentator (Boxing): Jack Drees
Commentator (Racing): Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator (Racing): Peter Bromley
Television Presentation (Racing): Peter Webber
Commentator (Flying Display): Charles Gardner
Television Presentation (Flying Display): Dennis Monger
Commentator (Rugby League): Eddie Waring
Television Presentation (Rugby League): Ray Lakeland
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Programme Editor: Paul Fox

: The Lone Ranger: The Beeler Gang

The son of a sheriff has been kidnapped, and a large ransom is asked. The boy is ill, and the Lone Ranger disguises himself as a doctor to rescue the boy.


Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Discovery in the Antarctic

An exciting film record of a voyage with the research ship Discovery II, to explore the secrets of Antarctic waters.
Produced by Plymouth Films
(Previously shown on April 26)

: Today's Sport

Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme.
Today's sporting headlines and the classified football results.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit


Presenter: Kenneth Wolstenholme

: Bronco

The Western series, starring Ty Hardin as Bronco Layne the roving cowboy adventurer.

As Deputy Sheriff of Two Pines, Bronco has a difficult and dangerous decision to make, when he is forced to choose between loyalty to the Sheriff and his own personal duty to the townspeople as an officer of the law.


Bronco Layne: Ty Hardin

: Juke Box Jury

Presenting before a young audience the latest in popular records with the opinions of Bill Maynard, Petula Clark, Judy Carne, Peter Noble.
In the chair, David Jacobs


Panellist: Bill Maynard
Panellist: Petula Clark
Panellist: Judy Carne
Panellist: Peter Noble
Chairman: David Jacobs
Devised by: Peter Potter
Presented by: Russell Turner

: Dixon of Dock Green: The Lodgers

Some stories of a London policeman by Ted Willis.
[Starring] Jack Warner as Dixon of Dock Green


Writer: Ted Willis
Designer: Fanny Taylor
Production: Douglas Moodie
P.C. George Dixon: Jack Warner
Sergeant Flint: Arthur Rigby
P.C. Hughes: Graham Ashley
Cadet Jamie MacPherson: David Webster
Miss White: Evelyn Kerry
Sergeant Grace Millard: Moira Mannion
Mary: Jeannette Hutchinson
Nancy: Dorothy Casey
Andy Crawford C.I.D.: Peter Byrne
Dick Hambledon: Ernest Butcher
Alf Morgan: Glyn Houston
Peg Morgan: Marion Mathie
P.C. Lauderdale: Geoffrey Adams
Bill Hambledon: Leslie Weston

: It's Saturday Night

with Ted Ray.
See top of page


Presenter: Ted Ray

: Shadow on the Heart

A romantic drama starring Kathryn Grayson and John Ericson.
A film in the Star Choice series


Julie Denton: Kathryn Grayson
Red: John Ericson

: Last Night of The Proms

From the Royal Albert Hall, London.
(See foot of page)

Constance Shacklock (mezzo-soprano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Paul Beard)
Conducted by Sir Malcolm Sargent

March: Pomp and Circumstance No.1, in D...Elgar
Symphonic Poem: From Bohemia's Woods and Fields...Smetana
Sea Songs...arr. Henry Wood
Rule, Britannia...Arne
National Anthem

Introduced by Alvar Lidell


Presenter: Alvar Lidell
Mezzo-soprano: Constance Shacklock
Musicians: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Malcolm Sargent
Score-reader: Alwyn Jones
Presented for television by: David J. Thomas

: Sports Special

Sportsview film cameras bring you today's sport tonight.
Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme.
Among the films it is hoped to include:
Association Football: Tottenham Hotspur v. Preston North End; Newcastle United v. Burnley


Presenter: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Programme edited by: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: A. P. Wilkinson

: Carole Carr

Carole Carr sings and accompanies herself at the piano in a short programme of her favourite songs.
(BBC recording)


Singer/Pianist: Carole Carr
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: 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


Presenter: Kenneth Harris
Presenter: Robert Kee

: Frontier: Long Road to Tucson

A film series of true stories of the American West.
Across the desert, east of San Diego, trundles a wagon with a strange cargo. Stranger still is the mission of its ill-assorted occupants.

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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