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: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd &
Y Maes Chwarae rhaglen i s6n am
Rygbi. Pel Droed, Bocsio, Nofio a chwaraeon eraill, ar ffilm an 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: Science and Life: The Evolution of Living Things: Records in the Rocks

by Professor W. S. Bullough.

The fossilised remains of animals found in the rocks laid down in past ages show that creatures very different from those we know today once inhabited the earth.


Presenter: Professor W. S. Bullough
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: 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
Maria Bird writes the songs and music


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Wednesday Magazine

A weekly miscellany of people and events.
Introduced by David Jacobs.
Sydney Arrobus who draws while you watch.

Romance of Orchids on film and in the studio

In Paris Now
A report direct from Paris on the new collections.

And a story from Antony Bilbow

(to 15.30)


Presenter: David Jacobs
Artist: Sydney Arrobus
Storyteller: Anthony Bilbow
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

: The Space Explorers: Part 1

A fantasy cartoon film.
Captain Perry is rocketed off the Earth in the direction of Mars. When contact is lost with him, his little son, Jimmy, begs the Professor in charge of the operation to take him in the rescue rocket.

: Experiment: Gyroscope

What makes gyroscopes behave as they do? Why are they so important that almost every ship, aeroplane or rocket carries them? This programme shows that without gyroscopes there would be no automatic pilots, torpedoes couldn't be fired from moving ships, and space travel would be just a dream.
Introduced by Arthur Garratt.


Presenter: Arthur Garratt
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

: Lookout

BBC TV Outside Broadcasts Lookout
with Geoffrey Wheeler who with the Roving Eye of Television sends his story of the day direct from location somewhere in the North of England.


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Production: Ray Lakeland
Editor: Peter Webber
Editor: Derek Burrell-Davis

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson and including John Morgan, Polly Elwes, Cy Grant.


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

: News Summary

: Wells Fargo: Long Odds

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

Once again it is an outlaw who matches his wits against Jim Hardie, and this time the Wells Fargo man is hard-pressed indeed.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: The Perry Como Music Hall

Starring Perry Como
with Imogene Coca, Cliff Norton, Jonah Jones and his Group, The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, The Louis da Pron Dancers.
Written by Herbert Baker, Billy Friedberg, and Will Glickman.
(NBC recording)


Singer/presenter: Perry Como
Comedienne: Imogene Coca
Performer: Cliff Norton
Musicians: Jonah Jones and his Group
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

: Chan Canasta

is a remarkable man
Tonight he gives a demonstration before a studio audience of experiments in the art of psychological perception.


Magician: Chan Canasta
Presented by: Francis Essex

: Sportsview

features sixty minutes of
International Amateur Boxing: England v. Scotland
Organised by the Amateur Boxing Association
Outside broadcast cameras bring you the highlights of this international contest direct from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

and Professional Boxing
Percy Lewis (Great Britain) Featherweight Champion of the British Empire v.
Gracieux Lamperti (France) Featherweight Champion of Europe
An exclusive film of last night's World Featherweight title eliminator at Olympia, London.


Commentator (International Amateur Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Presented for television by (International Amateur Boxing): Bill Wright
Boxer (Professional Boxing): Percy Lewis
Boxer (Professional Boxing): Gracieux Lamperti
Associate editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Editor: Paul Fox

: News

: Viewpoint: Believing in the Round

A fortnightly programme, with a Christian angle on problems, people and affairs of the day.

With Canon Eric W. Heaton who looks into the inadequacy of dogmatising about religious truth from only one point of view.


Presenter: Canon Eric W. Heaton
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: Dark Gods

A documentary film photographed and produced by Ronald Kelly.
An old Tarascan Indian meditates upon the primitive age-old ways and customs of the peasants in the remote Mexican village where he lived-and died.


Photographed and produced by: Ronald Kelly

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down

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