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: O Sul I Sul

Newyddion am Gymru a Chymry.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)

: Seiat Holi

Ym Mhlas Brondanw, Uanfrothen trafodir ewestiynau gan
Bob Owen
Syr Thomas Parry-Williams
Huw Morris-Jones ac
Eirwen Gwynn
Aneirin Talfan Davies
Y telediad yng ngofal
Selwyn Roderick
(Recordiad y BBC)
(Brains Trust)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace)

(to 13.50)

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

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

Tractor Ploughing
John Hawkins introduces the first of his series of films on systems of ploughing.

Farm Safety
A Ministry of Agriculture film.
This film shows some of the causes of fatal accidents from tractors and the simple ways of avoiding them.

Joseph Lunn, a tractor driver, discusses points arising from both these films.


Presenter: John Cherrington
Item presenter (Tractor Ploughing): John Hawkins
Speaker: Joseph Lunn
Film Sequences: The BBCs Agricultural Film Unit
Film Cameraman: John Bird
Film Editor: Henry Fowler
Producer: Hilary Phillips

: News Review

7 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 Kenneth Kendall.


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall

: Zoo Quest to Guiana

The story of the expedition that went to British Guiana in search of rare animals for the London Zoo, compiled from film sequences previously shown in 1955.
Written and produced by David Attenborough.


Filmed by: Charles Lagus
Editor: Enid Mansell
Writer/producer: David Attenborough

: A Walk Through the City

A Polish film.
After her music lesson, a little girl strolls through the old city of Warsaw and becomes absorbed in its sounds, its buildings and its people, to such an extent that she loses all sense of time and reality.

: The Brains Trust

meets this afternoon to answer your questions.
The members this week are: The Most Rev. Joost de Blank, Archbishop of Cape Town, Margaret Lane, Noel Annan, Yehudi Menuhin.
Question-Master, Norman Fisher
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)


Panellist: The Most Rev. Joost de Blank
Panellist: Margaret Lane
Panellist: Noel Annan
Panellist: Yehudi Menuhin
Question-Master: Norman Fisher
Producer: John Furness

: All Your Own

A programme in which children from all over Great Britain have been invited to take part.
Introduced by Brian Johnston with John Madin at the electric organ.
From the BBC's North of England studio

(See Junior Radio Times)


Presenter: Brian Johnston
Organist: John Madin
Editor: Joanne Symons
Producer: Tony Arnold

: The Moonstone: Episode 5

by Wilkie Collins.
Dramatised in seven episodes by A.R. Rawlinson.
With James Hayter, Patrick Cargill, James Sharkey, Derek Aylward, Mary Webster

(Anthony Sagar is appearing 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
Rachel Verinder: Mary Webster
Franklin Blake: James Sharkey
Godfrey Ablewhite: Derek Aylward
Mrs. Merridew: Enid Lindsey
Penelope Betteredge: Annabelle Lee
James the Footman: Anthony Sagar
Limping Lucy: Jacqueline Forster
Sergeant Cuff: Patrick Cargill
Tom Yolland: Colin Douglas

: Sunday Special: It's a Wonderful World

Hugh David brings to the studio people whose work helps to make it a wonderful world.
(to 18.15)


Presenter: Hugh David
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Meeting Point: Man, God, and Animals

Canon Charles Raven, C. A. Joyce and Major C. W. Hume look for an answer to the question:
Have we, as human beings, a duty towards animals?
From the BBC's West of England television studio


Panellist: Canon Charles Raven
Panellist: C. A. Joyce
Panellist: Major C. W. Hume
Producer: Kenneth Savidge

: Harry Belafonte

The distinguished American artist makes his third appearance on British Television in a programme of music and song.

Featured Musicians: Millard Thomas (guitar), Raphael Boguslav (guitar), Danny Barrajanos (conga drums), Norman Keenan (bass), The George Mitchell Singers

The Orchestra (Leader, David McCallum)
Conducted by Robert Corman

The programme presented by Belafonte Presents Incorporated
See page 4


Singer: Harry Belafonte
Guitarist: Millard Thomas
Guitarist: Raphael Boguslav
Drummer: Danny Barrajanos
Bassist: Norman Keenan
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Orchestra leader: David McCallum
Conductor: Robert Corman
Executive Producer: Philip Stein
Producer: G.B. Lupino

: 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 presents: Crime Passionnel

by Jean-Paul Sartre.
Translated from the French by Kitty Black.
[Starring] Bernard Lee, David McCallum, Susan Maryott
with John Westbrook, Redmond Phillips, Dilys Hamlett

[Photo caption] Susan Maryott as Jessica and Bernard Lee as Hoederer

Tonight's play, set in a Balkan state during the Second World War, is a triangle story with a difference. The three people Involved are Hugo. a young Intellectual; Hoederer. the strong party boss; and Hugo's pretty wife, Jessica. Although it has all the excitement of a spy-thriller, Crime Passionnel goes deep into the motives and behaviour of these three widely different characters when faced with the conflict between practical ability and political idealism. For Hugo, the over-sensitive intellectual, is given the task of assassinating one of the leaders of his own party and author Jean-Paul Sartre develops his theme against a background of mounting tension. At 8.45


Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
Translated by: Kitty Black
Designer: Stephen Taylor
Producer: Stuart Burge
Olga: Dilys Hamlett
Hugo: David McCallum
Charles: John Abineri
Louis: Frank Findlay
Jessica: Susan Maryott
George: Sean Lynch
Slick: Reed de Rouen
Hoederer: Bernard Lee
Karsky: Redmond Phillips
Prince Paul: John Westbrook
Leon: Bruce Wightman
Franz: Michael Arton

: Journey from Etsa

A documentary film.
A young Ghanaian fisherman with up-to-date ideas meets with opposition from his fellow villagers, and even from his father, when he seeks to change their time-honoured ways of fishing the waters that provide them with their livelihood.
A film produced by the National Film Board of Canada with the co-operation of the Ghana Government Film Service

: Epilogue: God Gives the Atom

The Rev. Michael Meech, Minister of Bridgwater Methodist Church
From the BBC's West of England television studio
Followed by Weather and Close Down


Presenter: The Rev. Michael Meech

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