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: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd a Y Maes Chwarab rhaglen i son am Rygbi, Pel Droed , Bocsio, Nofio a chwaraeon eraill, af ffilm ac yn y sliwdio
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: The First Fishes

by Professor W. S. Bullough.

The first vertebrates of which there is any fossil record are the fishes. These showed great diversity of form, but from the point of view of evolution the most significant developments were lobed fins and lungs for breathing air.


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

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

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
(BBC film)


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.

The Bleak Midwinter
A seasonable view.

The Fantastic Shoe Shop
(BBC film)

Lady Hulton talking to Duff Newton

and a story from Richard Gordon

(to 15.30)


Presenter: David Jacobs
Interviewee: Lady Hulton
Interviewer: Duff Newton
Storyteller: Richard Gordon
Director: Richard Gilbert
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Prudence Kitten: Prudence does the Washing

With Molly Blake.
Assisted by Doris Hall.


Presenter: Molly Blake
Puppeteer: Doris Hall

: Out of Doors

Introduced by Tony Soper.

Mammals at Sea: Otters, Seals, Porpoises, and Whales
H. G. Hurrell shows films of his tame otter and grey seal.

Club Room with Leslie Jackman

From the BBC's West of England television studio


Presenter: Tony Soper
Item presenter (Mammals at Sea): H. G. Hurrell
Item presenter (Club Room): Leslie Jackman
Producer: Bruce Campbell

: The Space Explorers: Part 2

A fantasy cartoon film.

Young Jimmy Perry and the Professor search for Jimmy's lost father among the planets.

: 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 London.


Presenter: Geoffrey Wheeler
Production: Peter Webber
Production: Derek Burrell-Davis

: Tonight

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


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

: News Summary

: Wells Fargo: Quiet Village

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

A lonely widow gives shelter to an unknown young man and a difficult situation develops when Jim Hardie comes to call.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: The Perry Como Music Hall

Starring Perry Como
with Tommy Sands, Sandra Church, Allen and Rossi, All American Football Team, The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra, The Ray Charles Singers, The Louis da Pron Dancers.
Written by Herbert Baker, Billy Friedberg, and Will Glickman.


Singer/presenter: Perry Como
Singer: Tommy Sands
Performer: Sandra Church
Comedians: Allen and Rossi
Guests: All American Football Team
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

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview
Action... News... Personalities in a weekly sports magazine for the family.
Tonight's action films feature:
The Welterweight Championship of Great Britain: Tommy Molloy (Liverpool) v. Wally Swift (Nottingham)
The Featherweight Championship of Great Britain: Bobby Neill (London) v. John O'Brien (Glasgow)
Exclusive reports on this week's British title fights.

Cricket: West Indies v. England
The Second Test Match in Trinidad.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Boxer (Welterweight): Tommy Molloy
Boxer (Welterweight): Wally Swift
Boxer (Featherweight): Bobby Neill
Boxer (Featherweight): John O'Brien
Associate editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Editor: Paul Fox

: Music for You

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
With Sari Barabas, The Don Cossack Chorus and Dancers, Annette Page and Ronald Hynd, William McAlpine, Peter Katin.
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Raymond Cohen)
Assistant conductor, Marcus Dods


Presenter: Eric Robinson
Producer: Patricia Foy
Soprano: Sari Barabas
Singers/dancers: The Don Cossack Chorus and Dancers
Conductor: Serge Jaroff
Dancer: Annette Page
Dancer: Ronald Hynd
Tenor: William McAlpine
Pianist: Peter Katin
Musicians: The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Raymond Cohen
Assistant conductor: Marcus Dods
Orchestrations: Arthur Wilkinson
Designer: Clifford Hatts

: Facts and Figures: All at Sea

"Ships laid up-shipyards empty. A fair wind blows only for the small boats today".
'Facts and Figures' looks out to sea.


Compiled by: Frank Blackaby
Charts designed and animated by: Alfred Wurmser
Described by: Dick Taverne
Presented by: Peter Bennet Stone

: News

: Lifeline: The Medium

Through the Medium spiritualists claim to be able to contact the dead-to communicate with another world in the seance room.
Tonight the Consultant Psychiatrist discusses their powers and methods with A Member of the Society for Psychical Research and A Professional Medium.


Presenter: The Consultant Psychiatrist [name uncredited]
Guest: A Member of the Society for Psychical Research [name uncredited]
Guest: A Professional Medium [name uncredited]
Producer: Hugh Burnett

: News Summary

: Late Night Final

Evening Prayers conducted by the Rev. Kenneth Stack.
Followed by Weather and Close Down


Conductor: The Rev. Kenneth Stack

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