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: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd a Y Maes Chwarae rhaglen i son am
Rygbi, Pel Droed , Bocsio, Nofio a chwaraeon eraill, ar ffilm ac yn y stiwdio
Y rhaglen yng ngofal Tudor Phillips
(Daily news, and a sports programme)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.20)

: For the Schools: Travel Talks: Hunters, Herdsmen and Farmers

A review programme in which we glance back through some of the film seen during the past term.
Introduced by Tim Slessor.


Presenter: Tim Slessor
Film editor: Teddy Ireland
Producer: Peggie Broadhead

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

Pages turned by Patricia Driscoll.
(BBC film)


Presenter: Patricia Driscoll
Editor: Maria Bird

: Mainly for Women

Your Turn Now
A programme of home-made entertainment with Archie McCulloch from the Co-operative Hall, Worcester.
Guest star, Joe Henderson
At the organ, Andrew Fenner

3.15 Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
From the BBC's Midland television studio

(to 15.30)


Presenter (Your Turn Now): Archie McCulloch
Pianist/guest star (Your Turn Now): Joe Henderson
Organist (Your Turn Now): Andrew Fenner
Director (Your Turn Now): John Farrington
Exerciser (Keep Fit): Eileen Fowler
Arranged by (Keep Fit): Ann Shead
Music arranged and played by (Keep Fit): Helen Shields
Presented by (Keep Fit): Reg Perrin

: The Hot-Chestnut Man

Johnny Morris tells another story.


The Hot-Chestnut Man: Johnny Morris

: Focus

Vera McKechnie introduces Your Monday Magazine.

Here and There with Commander Sir Stephen King-Hall

International Beauty Box

Collectors' Corner: Military Uniforms

Do It Yourself with Barry Bucknell
See Junior Radio Times

Growing Things with Percy Thrower

Steve Benbow


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Item presenter (Here and There): Sir Stephen King-Hall
Item presenter (Do It Yourself): Barry Bucknell
Item presenter (Growing Things): Percy Thrower
Singer/guitarist: Steve Benbow
Producer: Leonard Chase

: 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

: Wells Fargo: Cowtown

The exciting adventures of the famous Western Stagecoach Service.
[Starring] Dale Robertson

A Texas trail driver sends the money to pay off his hired hands via Wells Fargo, but the money mysteriously disappears. It is up to Hardie to recover it.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Alan Whicker, Derek Hart, Fyfe Robertson and Tim Parkes.


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

: This is Your Life

Eamonn Andrews says This is Your Life to ?

('This Is Your Life' was devised by Ralph Edwards)


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Story written and research by: Liam Nolan
Theme music: James Turner
Theme music played by an orchestra under the direction of: George Clouston
This Is Your Life devised by: Ralph Edwards
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson

: The Men from Room Thirteen: The Man Who Sold Romances: Part 2

A series of crime stories in two weekly parts by Michael Gilbert.
[Starring] John Welsh
Starring Geoffrey Keen, Andree Melly
(Story based on the novel 'Men in the Shadows' by Stanley Firmin, with research by Maurice Cowan)


Writer: Michael Gilbert
Producer: Gerard Glaister
Designer: Norman James
Theme music: Ronald Grainer
Story based on the novel 'Men in the Shadows' by: Stanley Firmin
Research: Maurice Cowan
Max: Oliver Johnston
Joe: Donald Morley
Caroline: Andree Melly
Leonard: James Sharkey
Fred Anderson: Geoffrey Keen
Superintendent Halcro: John Welsh
Albert: William Sherwood
Sergeant: Frank Pendlebury

: Panorama

The Window on the World
Every Monday Panorama cameras focus on People-Places-Problems that make news.
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with the Panorama team of commentators.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Edited and produced by: Michael Peacock
Associate producer: David Wheeler

: The Phil Silvers Show: The Colonel's Second Honeymoon

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

Colonel Hall decides to take his wife away on a holiday to recapture the romance of their early married life. Guess who plays Cupid?


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Television Dancing Club

(Twelfth Year)
[Starring] Victor Silvester with his Ballroom Orchestra from the Carlton Rooms, Maida Vale.
With demonstrations by Raymond Draper and Molly Mackenzie, James Arnell and Jillian La Valette, The Frank and Peggy Spencer Latin-American Formation Team from Penge and presenting the 3rd Heat of the 1959/60 Competition for the Television Dancing Club Trophies.
with Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson
Assisted by Doreen Freeman
Hostess, Susan Franks


Musicians: Victor Silvester with his Ballroom Orchestra
Dancer: Raymond Draper
Dancer: Molly Mackenzie
Dancer: James Arnell
Dancer: Jillian La Valette
Formation dancers: The Frank and Peggy Spencer Latin-American Formation Team
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Victor Silvester
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Doreen Freeman
Hostess: Susan Franks
Script: Victor Silvester Jnr.
Producer: Richard Afton

: Picture Parade

A programme about the latest films, the stars, who appear in them, the people who make them.

In this edition:

Scenes from: 'Ben Hur' on location and an interview with Miklos Rozsa who wrote the music and 'On The Beach' starring Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins and a discussion with the film's producer/director, Stanley Kramer.

Sylvia Sims talks about her latest films and shows a scene from 'Expresso Bongo' which also stars Laurence Harvey and Cliff Richard.

Behind the Scenes
This week, Picture Parade's roving reporter Keith Fordyce talks to a Continuity Girl

(Films by courtesy of M.G.M., United Artists, and British Lion)


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Interviewee: Miklos Rozsa
Interviewee: Stanley Kramer
Reporter (Behind the Scenes): Keith Fordyce
Producer: Richard Evans
Editor: Christopher Doll

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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