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: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd a Trafod
Holi ac ateb ar faterion y dydd
(Daily news, and discussion on current affairs)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.20)

: For the Schools: Science and Life: The Physical World: 1: The Story of the Earth

No one is really certain how the earth was formed, but it is clear that at one time the earth was liquid. Today we know that there is still a liquid core which is surrounded by a mantle and finally a crust up to twenty miles thick. It is on this crust that we all live.
Introduced by Dr. Tom Gaskell.
(Recording, first shown on Oct, 28)
Repeated on Tuesday at 11.20 a.m.


Presenter: Dr. Tom Gaskell
Illustrator: Tony Hart
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
(BBC film)


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.

Anna Russell talking to Duff Newton

The Lady of Aintree

A filmed interview with Mrs. Mirabel Topham.

Are Women Second-class Citizens?: 2
Jenny Nasmyth talks to James Drawbell and Peter Black.

And a story from Alan Melville.

(to 15.30)


Presenter: David Jacobs
Interviewee: Anna Russell
Interviewer: Duff Newton
Interviewee (The Lady of Aintree): Mrs. Mirabel Topham
Item presenter (Are Women Second-class Citizens?): Jenny Nasmyth
Interviewee (Are Women Second-class Citizens?): James Drawbell
Interviewee (Are Women Second-class Citizens?): Peter Black
Storyteller: Alan Melville
Director: Richard Gilbert
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Bengo

The adventures of a Boxer puppy.
Drawn by Tim and told by Sylvia Peters.


Artist: Tim (William Timym)
Narrator: Sylvia Peters

: Union Pacific: The Road Block

Bart gets the heir in his hair when there is trouble over a dead landowner's will! And this heir won't be brushed off so easily.


Major Bart McClelland: Jeff Morrow
Billy Kincaid: Judd Pratt

: Experiment: Explosion

Guy Fawkes Day makes everyone think of explosions. What is an explosion? Why do things explode? Arthur Garratt carries out some more exciting experiments and shows you a few of the ways we use explosives, including, of course, fireworks.
See Junior Radio Times


Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Illustrator: Tony Hart
Producer: Clive Parkhurst

: 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

: The Return of the Osprey

Recently the osprey, a large bird which preys on fish, has been breeding in Scotland after a lapse of nearly fifty years. In this programme Bruce Campbell shows film of this fascinating bird.
Presented by the Natural History Unit
(BBC recording: second showing)


Presenter: Bruce Campbell
Producer: Christopher Parsons

: Tonight

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


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

: Pot Luck

Starring Charlie Chester assisted by Eric (Jeeves) Grier, Terry Delamere, Frank Davison, The Tallgirls, Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra.
The Pot Luck Sequences

(Woolf Phillips is appearing at the Pigalle Restaurant, London; Terry Delamere at the Metropolitan Irish Music-Hall, Edgware Road, London)


Presenter/Comedian: Charlie Chester
Comedian: Eric (Jeeves) Grier
Performer: Terry Delamere
Pianist/Musical Associate: Frank Davison
Dancers: The Tallgirls
Musicians: Woolf Phillips and his Orchestra
Dance direction: Jack Billings
Production: Richard Afton

: Sportsview

Floodlit Football and Professional Boxing in Sportsview
Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
Television's sports magazine brings you ninety minutes of action from the big events.

Association Football: Football League v. League of Ireland
The second half of tonight's floodlit match televised direct from Ewood Park, Blackburn.

Professional Boxing: The Middleweight Championship of Great Britain
John McCormack (Glasgow) v. Terry Downes (London)
and The Bantamweight Championship of Europe
Freddie Gilroy (Ulster) v. Piero Rollo (Italy)
Exclusive film reports of last night's two title fights at the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Commentator (Association Football): Kenneth Wolstenholme
Television presentation (Association Football): Ray Lakeland
Boxer (The Middleweight Championship of Great Britain): John McCormack
Boxer (The Middleweight Championship of Great Britain): Terry Downes
Boxer (The Bantamweight Championship of Europe): Freddie Gilroy
Boxer (The Bantamweight Championship of Europe): Piero Rollo
Associate editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Editor: Paul Fox

: With Europe in View: 6: Europe Tomorrow, Dynamic or Decadent?

The last 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.

Speakers include:
In France: Bertrand de Jouvenel
In Italy: Professor Giorgio Borsa
Presented with the assistance of the Television Services of Europe
(BBC recording)


Presenter: Aidan Crawley
Speaker (In France): Bertrand de Jouvenel
Speaker (In Italy): Professor Giorgio Borsa
Producer: Derek Holroyde

: Make Way for Music

Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra in thirty minutes of music in an informal manner with songs by Sheila Buxton, Roberto Cardinali, Norman George with his violin.
Introduced by Roger Moffat.
From the BBC's North of England television studio


Musicians: Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Singer: Sheila Buxton
Singer: Roberto Cardinali
Violinist: Norman George
Presenter: Roger Moffat
Producer: Barney Colehan

: Viewpoint: The World's A Stage

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

A programme about the problems and opportunities the church and the theatre have in common with Trevor Baxter and members of the Liverpool Playhouse Company.
(BBC recording)


Presenter: Trevor Baxter
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

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