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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 Bilm ac yn y stiwdio
Y rhaglen yng ngofal Tudor Phillips
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.20)

: 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 London.
Guest star: Russ Conway
At the organ, Andrew Fenner

3.15 Keep Fit with Eileen Fowler
From the BBC's Midland television studio
See page 32

(to 15.30)


Presenter (Your Turn Now): Archie McCulloch
Pianist/guest star (Your Turn Now): Russ Conway
Organist (Your Turn Now): Andrew Fenner
Producer (Your Turn Now): Joyce Bullen
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

: Focus

Vera McKechnie introduces Your Monday Magazine.

Chris Barber and his Band with Ottilie Patterson

A Thousand and One Arabian Nights
An extract from the new Columbia film.

Here and There with Commander Sir Stephen King-Hall

Collectors' Corner

Clown Make-ups

A film of the great clown in action.

International Beauty Box: The U.S.A.

Do It Yourself with Barry Bucknell
See Junior Radio Times

Carols from Other Lands
Sung by the London Co-operative Central Junior Choir.


Presenter: Vera McKechnie
Musicians: Chris Barber and his Band
Singer: Ottilie Patterson
Item presenter (Here and There): Sir Stephen King-Hall
Subject ('Grock'): Grock
Item presenter (Do It Yourself): Barry Bucknell
Singers (Carols from Other Lands): The London Co-operative Central Junior Choir
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: The Happy Tree

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


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Zoo Quest in Paraguay: 1: Butterflies, Birds, and Armadilloes

David Attenborough introduces Zoo Quest in Paraguay
An adventure filmed in South America.
Presented in three parts.
(Compiled from film sequences first shown in March 1959)


Presenter/Producer: David Attenborough
Filmed by: Charles Lagus
Film Editor: Robert Walter
Designer: Natasha Kroll
Studio Direction: Brian Branston

: News Summary

: This Is Your Life

Eamonn Andrews says 'This Is Your Life' to ?


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Story written and research by: Ronald Vivian
Theme music: James Turner
[Theme music] played by an orchestra under the direction of: George Clouston
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson

: The Men from Room Thirteen: The Man Who Watched Birds: Part 2

A series of crime stories in two weekly parts by Michael Gilbert.

[Starring] John Welsh with William Fox
Starring Emrys Jones
(Story based on the book 'Men in The Shadows' by Stanley Firmin, with research by Maurice Cowan)


Writer: Michael Gilbert
Producer: John Warrington
Designer: Norman James
Story based on the book 'Men in The Shadows' by: Stanley Firmin
Research: Maurice Cowan
Film cameraman: Peter Sergeant
Film editor: Ian Callaway
Chief Superintendent Maw: William Fox
Superintendent Halcro: John Welsh
Williams: Alan Tilvern
Shiner: James Culliford
Ben: Derek Sydney
Cashier: Arnold Ridley
Foxy Barnes: Fred Ferris
Mr Mortleman: Emrys Jones

: 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: Mess Hall Mess

Starring Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko.


Sergeant Bilko: Phil Silvers

: News

: Television Dancing Club

(Twelfth Year)
[Starring] Victor Silvester with his Ballroom Orchestra from the Carlton Rooms, Maida Vale.
With demonstrations by Bob Burgess and Doreen Freeman, Peter Eggleton and Diana Gradwell, The Constance Millington Formation Team from Liverpool and presenting the 4th Heat of the 1959-60 Competition for the Television Dancing Club Trophies.
with Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson
Assisted by Christine Norton
Hostess, Rosalie Ashley
See page 4


Musicians: Victor Silvester with his Ballroom Orchestra
Dancer: Bob Burgess
Dancer: Doreen Freeman
Dancer: Peter Eggleton
Dancer: Diana Gradwell
Formation dancers: The Constance Millington Formation Team
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Victor Silvester
Dancer (Victor Silvester's Dancing Lesson): Christine Norton
Hostess: Rosalie Ashley
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.
Introduced by Robert Robinson.

In this edition:

Scenes from: 'Follow a Star' and an interview with Norman Wisdom
and 'Don't Panic Chaps' starring Dennis Price and George Cole.
Ben Hur
Director William Wyler, Charlton Heston and Haya Harareet discuss the making of the film.
Behind the Scenes
This week, Picture Parade's roving reporter Keith Fordyce talks to a Continuity Girl.
(Films by courtesy of the Rank Organisation and Columbia)


Presenter: Robert Robinson
Interviewee: Norman Wisdom
Speaker (Ben Hur): William Wyler
Speaker (Ben Hur): Charlton Heston
Speaker (Ben Hur): Haya Harareet
Reporter (Behind the Scenes): Keith Fordyce
Producer: Richard Evans
Editor: Christopher Doll

: The Feast of Christ's Nativity

Canon Roy McKay, Head of Religious Broadcasting, looks ahead at some of the religious programmes to be televised over Christmas.


Presenter: Canon Roy McKay

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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