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: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd a sgwrs ar faterion crefyddol yng Nghymru.
(Daily news, and a talk on Welsh religious matters)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.15)

: For the Schools: The Twentieth Century: 10: Hitler

Britain's place in a changing world

Written by Robert Reid who appears with Alan Bullock.


Writer/presenter: Robert Reid
Guest: Alan Bullock
Film editor: Barry Toovey
Director: Peter Dunkley
Producer: Ivan Gilman

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the Very Young
Charles E. Stidwill tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
(BBC film)


Narrator: Charles E. Stidwill
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams

: Mainly for Women

Family Affairs: Years of Confusion: 7: Getting Married
The last of a series of seven programmes taking a new look at adolescents.

Young people are physically ready for marriage before they are emotionally mature. In the light of this fact the programme makes enquiries into the present trend towards early marriages, young people's views on the relationship between the sexes, and parents' attitudes towards these views.

Programme introduced by Alex Macintosh.

3.15 Approach to India
The second of two films showing some aspects of life in and around Bombay.
Filmed and introduced by Constance Paul.

(to 15.30)


Interviewer (Years of Confusion): Elaine Grand
Interviewer (Years of Confusion): Anne Allen
Presenter (Family Affairs): Alex Macintosh
Producer (Family Affairs): Beryl Radley
Filmmaker/presenter (Approach to India): Constance Paul
Presented by (Approach to India): Richard Gilbert

: Playbox

Eamonn Andrews opens Playbox
with the assistance of Tony Hart

The Inter-Regional Quiz Championship
This week's team: West of England

The Six-Clue Challenge: The Case of the Shady Promoter
by Vere Lorrimer.
Where you can try your hand at being a detective.


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Presenter: Tony Hart
Designer: Austen L. Spriggs
Producer: Gerald Wiltshire
Writer (The Six Clue Challenge): Vere Lorrimer
Detective-Inspector Bruce: Ivan Owen
Barney Hogan: John Gare Pitt
Gloria: Mela White

: 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 Phil Silvers Show: The Big Manhunt

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

'Conscience doth make cowards of us all'. So when Bilko finds two tough detectives are on his trail, naturally he is scared to death.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: 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

: The Black and White Minstrel Show

(The Fastest Show in Black and White)
Starring The Mitchell Minstrels conducted by George Mitchell and also starring Stan Stennett, Margo Henderson and The Television Toppers, George Chisholm's Jazzers, The Jackpots, Dai Francis, Tony Mercer, John Boulter.
The Minstrel Orchestra
Conducted by Eric Robinson


Singers: The Mitchell Minstrels
Minstrels conducted by/Vocal arrangements: George Mitchell
Compere/Comedian: Stan Stennett
Impressionist: Margo Henderson
Dancers: The Television Toppers
Musicians: George Chisholm's Jazzers
Singers: The Jackpots
Baritone: Dai Francis
Tenor: Tony Mercer
Bass: John Boulter
Dance direction: Larry Gordon
Musical arrangements: Alan Bristow
Musical arrangements: Ray Terry
Musicians: The Minstrel Orchestra
Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Settings: Stanley Dorfman
Devised and produced by: George Inns

: Private Investigator: 4: The Flight Captain: Part 2

Written and produced by Arthur Swinson.
A second series of programmes on the work of an English Detective Agency.

After some difficulty the Private Investigators have traced Alexander Putterill and find that he is working as a smuggler in the Mediterranean port of Darrabique. At this point they receive new instructions from their client which are very difficult to carry out.
See page 4


Writer/Producer: Arthur Swinson
Director: Christopher Barry
Designer: Stuart Walker
Bill Jessel: Douglas Muir
Mrs. Putterill: Gillian Maude
John Unthank: Campbell Singer
Gui Joffret: Michael Anthony
Kassim: Rifat Shenel
Mrs. Layton: Ursula Camm
Mark Langstaff: Arnold Bell
Bill Fanshawe: Max Faulkner
Lisa Marten: Bernadette Milnes
Alexander Putterill: Robert Yorke
Shakespeare: David Graham
Roly Hicks: Hector Ross
Madame Valentine: Michele Clement
Panterra: Kerry Jordan
Pedro Aquila: Lee Richardson
Captain Lavengo: Andre Maranne
Otto Kant: George Mikell
Willie Kirsch: Dennis Edwards

: The Nature of Things: 4: Metals

Demonstrated by Sir Lawrence Bragg, F.R.S.
Outside Broadcast cameras join an audience of members and their friends at the Royal Institution in London for the fourth of a series of six programmes.
(BBC recording)


Presenter: Sir Lawrence Bragg
Director: Bill Wright
Producer: Philip Daly

: The Vagrant Heart

by Rosemary Anne Sisson
with Barry Foster, Lesley Nunnerley and Neil McCarthy

The action takes place on a lay-by somewhere on the borders of Wales.
From the BBC's Welsh television studio
(BBC recording)

See facing page


Writer: Rosemary Anne Sisson
Production: David J. Thomas
Designer: Alan Taylor
Mr. Smith: David Grahame
Jessie Muswell: Lesley Nunnerley
Johnny Muswell: Neil McCarthy
Jim Muswell: Terry Raven
Carrie Muswell: Lynette Chappell
Mrs. Smith: Eileen Way
Tam Smith: Barry Foster
Police Sergeant: Edward Evans
Vicar: David Lyn
School Attendance Officer: Aubrey Richards

: The Brains Trust

meets this evening to answer your questions.
The members this week are:
Lady Violet Bonham Carter D.B.E., H.R.H. Prince Chula-Chakrabongse of Thailand,
Richard Harris.
Chairman, Norman Fisher
Questions should be addressed to: 'The Brains Trust', [address removed]
(A sound recording can be heard in the Home Service next Sunday at 4.15 p.m.)


Panellist: Lady Violet Bonham Carter
Panellist: H.R.H. Prince Chula-Chakrabongse
Panellist: Richard Harris
Chairman: Norman Fisher
Producer: John Furness

: News Summary

followed by Weather; Road Works Report and Close Down

: Adar Y Nos

'Gwahoddwn chwi eto i ddawnsio a chanu Gyda'r cwmni difyr yn Neuadd y Barri'
Welsh light entertainment programme.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace only)

(to 23.20)

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