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: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd a trafod
Holi ac ateb ar faterion y dydd
(News of the day. and discussion on current affairs)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.20)

: For the Schools: The World in Space: 4: The Planets

Men once thought that the planets moved in circles round the earth, but when they studied the paths of the planets in the sky they realised that this idea was wrong. The programme shows the simple pattern of these orbits and surveys the planets themselves with the question, 'Can they support life as we know it?'.
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
(BBC film)

: Mainly for Women: Wednesday Magazine

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


S.O.S. Pacific
Eddie Constantine with an extract from his latest film.

The Life of Queen Mary
James Pope-Hennessy talks about his new biography.

A Place for Pilgrims
A filmed visit to Aylesford Priory.

And a story from Nancy Spain.

(to 15.30)


Presenter: David Jacobs
Item presenter (S.O.S Pacific): Eddie Constantine
Item presenter (The Life of Queen Mary): James Pope-Hennessy
Storyteller: Nancy Spain
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: The Saga of Noggin the Nog: Last episode: King of the Nogs

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


Drawings: Peter Firmin
Writer/narrator: Oliver Postgate

: Out of Doors

A monthly look at the countryside.
Introduced by Bruce Campbell.

Water Voles with Richard Philips

The story of a kestrel told by H. G. Hurrell.

Club Room with Leslie Jackman

Poppers, Stickers, and Blowers
David McClintock shows some of the many ways in which seeds are scattered.

From the BBC's West of England studio


Presenter: Bruce Campbell
Item presenter (Water Voles): Richard Philips
Narrator (Mignon): H. G. Hurrell
Item presenter (Club Room): Leslie Jackman
Item presenter (Poppers, Stickers and Blowers): David McClintock
Producer: Christopher Parsons

: Union Pacific: The Iron West

Three miles of track per day, through dust, disease, and savage Indians. Not surprisingly, morale is low and Bart is faced with a reckless drive over rickety bridges and crumbling track to save a man's life.


Major Bart McClelland: Jeff Morrow
Billy Kincald: Judd Pratt

: 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

: Good Companions

Peter West introduces Good Companions
The programme of pets for people with pets.
From Birmingham

Pup's Progress
The training of your dog.

Pocket Money Pets
Keeping smaller animals.

Family Tree: Boston Terrier

Working Animals: The Horse

A fortnightly series edited by Stanley Dangerfield

From Bristol: October 28


Presenter: Peter West
Editor: Stanley Dangerfield
Producer: Bill Wright

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart and the travelling reporters including Allan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson.


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

: News Summary

: Pot Luck

Charlie Chester Stars in 'Pot Luck'
assisted by Eric (Jeeves) Grier, Pat and Jean, Les Poupees Fantastiques, Frank Davison, The Tallgirls, Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra.
The Pot Luck Sequences


Comedian/presenter: Charlie Chester
Comedian: Eric 'Jeeves' Grier
Performers: Pat and Jean
Performers: Les Poupees Fantastiques
Pianist: Frank Davison
Dancers: The Tallgirls
Musicians: Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra
Musical associate: Frank Davison
Dance director: Jack Billings
Decor: Richard Henry
Production: Richard Afton

: Girl on the Subway

A film comedy directed by John Rich.
[Starring] Natalie Wood, James Garner and Charlie Ruggles

Pretty Patsy Douglas discovers that the age of chivalry is not dead, even on a crowded subway train-if you have a baby in your arms. But the offer of a seat under such conditions can lead to misunderstandings all along the line...


Director: John Rich
Patsy: Natalie Wood
Mr Baxter: Charlie Ruggles
Sam: James Garner
Barry: Murray Hamilton
Sidney: Micky Blair
Corcoran: James Flavin

: Sportsview

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

Tonight's action film includes:

The Cesarewitch Stakes
This afternoon's big race at Newmarket.

Golf with Dai Rees
The second in a new series by Britain's Ryder Cup Captain.

Tonight's personalities include:
Davey Moore, Featherweight Champion of the World


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Item presenter (Golf): Dai Rees
Guest: Davey Moore
Associated editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented By: Bryan Cowgill
Editor: Paul Fox

: Music for You

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
With Joan Hammond, John Sebastian, Michael Roll, Lucette Aldous, Kenneth Bannerman.
Members of the Ballet Rambert in dances from 'Coppella'
The London Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader. Henry Datyner)
Assistant conductor, Marcus Dods


Presenter: Eric Robinson
Producer: Patricia Foy
Soprano: Joan Hammond
Harmonicist: John Sebastian
Pianist: Michael Roll
Dancer: Lucette Aldous
Dancer: Kenneth Bannerman
Dancers: Members of the Ballet Rambert
Musicians: The London Philharmonic Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Henry Datyner
Assistant conductor: Marcus Dods
Designer: Stephen Taylor

: News

: Chinese Journey: 2: The Yangtse River and Peking

The second of two films by Claude Arthaud and Francois Hebert-Stevens.
Three years ago two young French archaeologists sailed westward along the most famous of Chinese rivers, the Yangtse Kiang, filming en route the dangerous Yangtse gorges. Their final destination was Peking, where the Forbidden City of the Emperors is now a People's Museum, but where, in the busy streets behind the market, the old uninhibited traditions of Chinese life are still carried on.
(A second showing)


Filmmaker: Claude Arthaud
Filmmaker: Francois Hebert-Stevens
Narrator: David Attenborough
Editor: Robert Walter
Presented by: Malcolm Brown

: Happy As Can Be

...All good pals and jolly good company on a factory coach outing
(Previously shown on August 3)


Photographed by: Hugh Wilson
Photographed by: Fred Hamilton
Recorded by: Michael Colomb
Produced and edited by: Jack Gold

: News Summary

: Late Night Final

Evening prayers conducted by The Rev. E. J. Parkinson.
Weather and Close Down


Conductor: The Rev. E. J. Parkinson

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