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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: 5: Exploring the Atmosphere

Man cannot survive extremes of temperature and pressure. This, in itself, provides a good reason for exploring the atmosphere, and finding out how the pressure and temperature vary, and how the immense movements of the air come about.
Introduced by Arthur Garratt.
(Repeated next Tuesday at 11.20 a.m.)


Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Studio animations: Alfred Wurmser
Director: Geoffrey Hall
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
(BBC film)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins

: Mainly for Women: Wednesday Magazine

Introduced by David Jacobs.
Lord Kinross on 'The Innocents at Home'

One Man's View of London
Felix Kelly and his paintings.
(BBC film)

Pearl Binder with film of Polish village life

And a story from Peter Bull.

(to 15.30)


Presenter: David Jacobs
Item presenter (The Innocents at Home): Lord Kinross
Painter (One Man's View of London): Felix Kelly
Filmmaker: Pearl Binder
Storyteller: Peter Bull
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: Deadline

As if the fight against heat, Indians, and sickness were not enough, Bart and his men get involved in a fight against time.


Major Bart McClelland: Jeff Morrow
Billy Kincaid: Judd Pratt

: Experiment: Optical Illusions

Optical illusions are a lot of fun and they are useful too, because they help us to understand how our brains work.
The programme is introduced by Arthur Garratt, and Dr. A. R. Jonckheere shows you some illusions and tells you why things are not always as they seem.
See Junior Radio Times


Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Expert: Dr. A. R. Jonckheere
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

: Look: Polecats

Introduced by Peter Scott.

These graceful and ferocious animals have been filmed in their natural surroundings by Heinz Sielmann. Their life is seen in exciting and sometimes humorous close-up.
(A recording of the original broadcast in 1956)


Presenter: Peter Scott
Filmmaker: Heinz Sielmann
Producer: Brandon Acton-Bond

: Tonight

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


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

: Charlie Drake: An Affair of the Heart


Script: Charlie Drake
Script: David Cumming
Script: Derek Collyer
Producer: Ernest Maxin
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Himself: Charlie Drake
Bill Pollard: Fletcher Lightfoot
Vera Kinch: Marie Lightfoot
M.C. at Old Folks Home: Sydney Keith
Mrs. Muriel Copthorne: Rita Webb
Joe: J. Leslie Frith
Colonel Fish: Fred Ferris
Fanshawe a ship's officer: Mark Singleton
Ship's Captain: Howard Lang
Lucy: Marigold Russell
Mr. Temple: Philip Holles
Mr. Picket: John H. Moore
Mr. French: Donald Finlay
Compere at ship's concert: Guy Fielding
Waiter: Michael Henry
[Actress]: Katie Kay
[Actress]: Evelyn Lund
[Actor]: Roger Williams

: The Perry Como Music-Hall

Starring Perry Como with Rosemary Clooney, Nat King Cole, Gail Davis and Rin Tin Tin with The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, The Louis da Pron Dancers.
(NBC recording)
(See page 4)


Presenter/Singer: Perry Como
Singer: Rosemary Clooney
Singer: Nat King Cole
Guest: Gail Davis
Himself: Rin Tin Tin
Musicians: The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra
Singers: The Ray Charles Singers
Dancers: The Louis da Pron Dancers
Produced for NBC by: Clark Jones
Writer: Herbert Baker
Writer: Billy Friedberg
Writer: Will Glickman
Edited for BBC Television by: Richard Barclay

: Sportsview

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

8.30 app. Association Football: Chelsea v. Bilbao
The second half of tonight's floodlit match, televised direct from Stamford Bridge, London.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Commentator (Association Football): Kenneth Wolstenholme
Presented for television by: Dennis Monger

: Sportsview: Professional Boxing: International Heavyweight Contest

Brian London (Great Britain) v. Nyno Valdes (Cuba)
An exclusive film report of last night's big fight at the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley.


Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Editor: Paul Fox
Associate editor: Ronnie Noble

: After the Battle: 3: Normandy Beach-Head

A series of films in which distinguished war reporters return in peace to battlefields where once they told to a listening world the story of war.
Frank Gillard reports.
The third of six programmes made by the BBC Film Unit


Reporter: Frank Gillard
Photographed by: Peter Hamilton
Edited and produced by: Geoffrey Baines

: Make Way for Music

presenting Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra in thirty minutes of music in an informal manner with songs by Sheila Buxton and Roberto Cardinali and 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

A fortnightly programme with a Christian angle on problems, people, and affairs of the day.
This week:
Canon Charles Raven, D.D., F.B.A., a distinguished theologian and botanist looks at some of the questions raised by yesterday's 'Science International' programme, 'What is Life?'.
(BBC recording)


Presenter: Canon Charles Raven
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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