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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: 11: From Past to Present

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
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Mainly for Women

Family Affairs: Problems of Living
The 'Family Affairs' panel discusses problems sent in by viewers. This month it includes: Joyce Chesterton, The Rev. Charles Davey, C. A. Joyce, Dr. J. A. Waycott.
In the chair: Beryl Radley
Letters to the Panel should be sent to Mrs. Beryl Radley, 'Family Affairs', [address removed]

3.15 Journey to Tasmania
A motor tour of some of the lesser-known parts of the island.
Filmed and introduced by Constance Paul.

(to 15.30)


Panellist (Family Affairs: Problems of Living): Joyce Chesterton
Panellist (Family Affairs: Problems of Living): The Rev. Charles Davey
Panellist (Family Affairs: Problems of Living): C. A. Joyce
Panellist (Family Affairs: Problems of Living): Dr. J. A. Waycott
Chairman (Family Affairs: Problems of Living): Beryl Radley
Director (Family Affairs: Problems of Living): Margaret Smith
Filmmaker/presenter (Journey to Tasmania): Constance Paul
Presented by (Journey to Tasmania): Richard Gilbert

: Crackerjack

Eamonn Andrews brings Harry Secombe to Crackerjack
with Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Ronnie Corbett, Raymond Rollett and 'Double or Drop'

('Double or Drop' is devised by Eamonn Andrews; Bert Hayes is appearing at the Butlin's Hotels, Cliftonville)


Presenter/'Double or Drop' devised by: Eamonn Andrews
Entertainer: Harry Secombe
Singer: Pearl Carr
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Comedian: Ronnie Corbett
Comedian: Raymond Rollett
Music: Bert Hayes and his Sextet
Script: Frank Roscoe
Designer: Austin Spriggs
Producer: Johnny Downes

: 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: Doberman the Crooner

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.

A mystery singer makes a recording that 'sends' the whole of Fort Baxter, and Bilko decides to discover the identity of this potential gold mine.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Alan Whicker, Derek Hart, Fyfe Robertson, 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

: The Julie Andrews Show

Presenting Julie Andrews and her star guests Stanley Holloway, Michael Bentine,
The Celebrity Sextet with London's famous buskers: The Happy Wanderers and her special guest from Italy: Marino Bocchiari.
The Orchestra (Leader, David McCallum) and a section of the Brompton Oratory Boys' Choir (trained by Henry Washington)
(Stanley Holloway's appearance is on film)


Presenter: Julie Andrews
Guest: Stanley Holloway
Guest: Michael Bentine
Performers: The Celebrity Sextet
Musicians: The Happy Wanderers
Guest: Marino Bocchiari
Orchestra leader: David McCallum
Conductor: Eric Robinson
Singers: A section of the Brompton Oratory Boys' Choir
Choir trained by: Henry Washington
Musical arrangements: Ronald Grainer
Musical arrangements: Dennis Wilson
Choreography: Tommy Linden
Script Associate: Peter Myers
Settings: Tony Walton
Production: Francis Essex

: Private Investigator: 5: The Battle for Diana

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

Diana is an Alsatian dog, which is condemned to death by the Court for attacking a woman out shopping. The National Canine Defence League takes up the case and calls on the Private Investigators to find new evidence that may save the dog's life.


Writer/Producer: Arthur Swinson
Director: Christopher Barry
Designer: Stuart Walker
John Unthank: Campbell Singer
Mr. Guy Lawson: Anthony Pendrell
Peter Clarke: Ian White
Mrs. Harrison: Anna Turner
Lesley Harrison: Valerie Smith
Mr. Brown: Fred Ferris
Bill Jessel: Douglas Muir
Mrs. Smith: Honora Burke
Mr. Hacker: Malcolm Watson
Diana: Angelica of Codicote
Mrs. Layton: Ursula Camm
Police Constable: Roy Madron
Mr. Bunn: Bartlett Mullins
Mr. Emmet-Jones: Eric Phillips
Mr. Filby: Anthony Woodruff
Mr. Hoggshill: Denis McCarthy
Police Constable Jones: Desmond Llewelyn

: A Car in a Thicket

A new comedy for television by W.S. Fortes and Emyr Humphreys
[Starring] Kenneth Griffith with Hugh David and Aubrey Richards
From the BBC's Welsh television studio
(See foot of page)
(BBC recording)

The disappearance of the preacher's car after evening service leads to some hilarious comings and goings in a Welsh village.


Writer: W.S. Fortes
Writer/Producer: Emyr Humphreys
Designer: Alan Taylor
Abel Huws: Kenneth Griffith
Ann Huws: Nesta Harris
Ifan Egwan: Emrys James
Robat William: Emrys Cleaver
John Roberts: Hugh David
Miss Beynon: Dilys Davies
Presiding Deacon: Norman Wynne
Short-sighted Secretary: Dillwyn Owen
Tomos: Aubrey Richards
Wil Emwnt: T.H. Evans
Harry Emwnt: Brinley Jenkins
Inspector Rees: Edward Rees

: The Nature of Things: 5: Plastics and Rubber

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 fifth of a series of six programmes.
(BBC recording)


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

: The Brains Trust

meets this evening to answer your questions.
The members this week are: Pamela Hansford Johnson, C.A. Coulson, F.B.S., A.J. Ayer.
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)


Panellist: Pamela Hansford Johnson
Panellist: C.A. Coulson
Panellist: A.J. Ayer
Chairman: Norman Fisher
Producer: John Furness

: Jac Lantarn

I. B. Griffith yn cyflwyno 'Jac Lantarn'
Cymysgedd o ryfedd rln I gyrraedd colon gwerin
A programme for Welsh viewers.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace only)

(to 23.40)

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