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: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd a Trafod
Holi ac ateb ar faterion y dydd
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.20)

: For the Schools: Science and Life: The World in Space: 3: From Earth to Moon

What are the theories about the mysterious craters on the moon, and why are the first men on the moon likely to find it so inhospitable? These and other questions are answered in today's programme about an imaginary journey to the moon.
Introduced by Donald Holms.


Presenter: Donald Holms
Illustrator: Alfred Wurmser
Adviser: Colin Ronan
Producer: Donald Grattan

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the Very Young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women: Wednesday Magazine

A weekly miscellany of people and events.
Introduced by David Jacobs.

Harry Watt on his new film 'The Siege of Pinchgut'

Any Wife to any Husband
Pamela de Bayou talks about the autobiography of her husband, Frederic Warburg.

Farewell to the Farm

A filmed interview with Diana Dors

And a story from Samuel Selvon

(to 15.30)


Presenter: David Jacobs
Interviewee: Harry Watt
Item presenter (Any Wife to any Husband): Pamela de Bayou
Interviewee: Diana Dors
Storyteller: Samuel Selvon
Director: Richard Gilbert
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: The Saga of Noggin the Nog: 5: Nogbad the Bad

by Peter Firmin and Oliver Postgate.
A cartoon film, in six episodes, of the adventures of the Prince of the Nogs in the land of the midnight sun.


Drawings: Peter Firmin
Writer/narrator: Oliver Postgate

: People Along the Mississippi

A boy, Robert Bigras, launched a model sailing boat at the source of the River Mississippi. This film tells the story of how the boat travelled down the great American river to the sea.

: Union Pacific: Dale Incident

Building a railroad does not seem popular with the citizens of Dale-as Bart very quickly finds out. But why? Which is friend and which is enemy? Bart solves the mystery with a box-car load of 'toy soldiers'.


Major Bart McClelland: Jeff Morrow
Billy Kincaid: Judd Pratt

: News for Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the English Regions

News from Wales 6.15-6.20
(On transmitters serving the areas)

: Look: Birds of Tobago

Introduced by Peter Scott.

The West Indian Island of Tobago is a paradise on which to film wild birds. Peter Scott introduces Iris and Rupert Darnton, who have recently returned from Tobago, and shows some films which they made while they were there of hangnests, pelicans, humming birds, and other wild creatures.


Presenter: Peter Scott
Guest/filmmaker: Iris Darnton
Guest/filmmaker: Rupert Darnton
Editor: John Merritt
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: Eye on Research: The Six Parameters of P.A.T.

A machine that talks ... the story of the collaboration between electronics engineers and phoneticians in the development of a new research tool in the study of speech with Walter Lawrence, Signals Research Development Establishment, Christchurch;
David Abercrombie Reader in Phonetics, Edinburgh University and members of his Department.


Presenter: Walter Lawrence
Presenter: David Abercrombie
Research and treatment: G. Rattray Taylor
Producer: Alan Rees
Series edited by: Aubrey E. Singer

: Carole Carr

sings and accompanies herself at the piano in a short programme of her favourite songs.


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

: News Summary

: Pot Luck

Starring Charlie Chester
See above [below]

Charlie Chester presents his Pot Luck
at 7.30

Assisted by Eric (Jeeves) Grier, Austen Gaffney, Ruby and Charles Wlaat, Frank Davison, The Tall Girls
Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra

With The 'Pot Luck' Sequences


Presenter/Comedian: Charlie Chester
Performer: Eric (Jeeves) Grier
Performer: Austen Gaffney
Performers : Ruby and Charles Wlaat
Performer: Frank Davison
Dancers: The Tall Girls
Musicians: Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra
Musical Associate: Frank Davison
Dance Direction: Jack Billings
Decor: Richard Henry
Production: Richard Afton

: The Men Behind the Music: George Gershwin

Sidney Torch conducts and introduces the music from 'Porgy and Bess', 'Funny Face', 'An American in Paris' and 'Rhapsody in Blue'.
Solo pianist, Julius Katchen
With Leonora Lafayette, Olga Gwynne, Patricia Moore, Jess Walters, James Maxwell, Robert Docker, The Sidney Torch Orchestra.


Orchestra conductor/presenter: Sidney Torch
Pianist: Julius Katchen
Soprano: Leonora Lafayette
Singer: Olga Gwynne
Performer: Patricia Moore
Baritone: Jess Walters
Performer: James Maxwell
Pianist: Robert Docker
Musicians: The Sidney Torch Orchestra
Devised and produced by: Charles R. Rogers
Choreography: Denys Palmer
Designer: Malcolm Goulding

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview
Action... News... Personalities...
A weekly sports magazine for the family.
Tonight's action films include:
Football, Racing and
Golf with Dai Rees
The first of a new series with Britain's Ryder Cup Captain.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Item presenter (Golf): Dai Rees
Associate editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Editor: Paul Fox

: With Europe in View: 3: Will Science Destroy Faith?

The third of a series of six programmes.
Aidan Crawley introduces speakers from different countries in Western Europe who talk about some of the fundamental challenges facing Europe today and in the future.

In Holland: Professor L. J. van Holk, Dr. Werner von Simson
In Britain: Professor Martin Ryle, F.R.S.
In France: Professor Pierre Auger
Presented with the assistance of the Television Services of Europe


Presenter: Aidan Crawley
Speaker (Holland): Professor L. J. van Holk
Speaker (Holland): Dr. Werner von Simson
Speaker (Britain): Professor Martin Ryle
Speaker (France): Professor Pierre Auger
Producer: Derek Holroyde

: News

: Horse of the Year Show: The Fred Foster Memorial Competition

The course will consist of not more than eight big fences. Horses with clear rounds will have successive jumps off over a shortened course, in which fences will be raised and enlarged, until the winner is decided. Last year a fence went up to 6' 6".
From the Empire Pool, Wembley


Commentator: Dorian Williams
Presented for television by: Dennis Monger

: Viewpoint: Can You See Me?

A fortnightly programme with a Christian angle on problems, people and affairs of the day.

The first of two programmes in which Charles Davey looks at problems in understanding people.


Presenter: Charles Davey
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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