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: Beunydd

Telewele yn cyflwyno
'Jim Cro Crwstyn' gyda Sassie Rees yn canu eich hoff hwiangerddl Cyfeilydd, Maimie Noel Jones
Ynghyd a stori 'Defl Dwdl-dw' gan Amy Parry-Williams
Storiwr, Nesta Harris
Y cyfarwyddo gan Evelyn Williams
12.55 Newyddion y Dydd
(Children's Television, and daily news)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

: Grandstand

See panel
(All transmitters)

Introduced by David Coleman

Today's Timetable
Boxing
in America at 1.5
Dick Tiger (Liverpool) v. Ace Armstrong (N. Jersey)
An exclusive recording of this week's Middleweight fight in Chicago

Racing
direct from Kempton Park
2.0 Portlane Handicap Steeplechase
2.30 Twickenham Selling Handicap Hurdle
3.0 Coventry Handicap Steeplechase

Athletics
at 2.10. 3.10, and 4.0: England v. The Rest
An indoor match at the RAF Sports Arena, Stanmore Park

Amateur Boxing
direct from London
at 2.40, 3.15, 4.10 app.: The Army Cadet Force Championships

Swimming
direct from London
at 3.35 and 3.55: London University v. Copenhagen University

Sports Results and News Service at 4.30
Football and Racing summaries including classified football results

Contributors

Presenter: David Coleman
Boxer (Boxing): Dick Tiger
Boxer (Boxing): Ace Armstrong
Commentator (Boxing): Jack Drees
Commentator (Racing): Peter Bromley
Commentator (Racing): Clive Graham
Television Presentation (Racing): Dennis Monger
Commentator (Athletics): Max Robertson
Commentator (Athletics): Norris McWhirter
Television Presentation (Athletics): Douglas Fleming
Commentator (Amateur Boxing): Harry Carpenter
Television Presentation (Amateur Boxing): Glyn Jones
Commentator (Swimming): Harry Walker
Television Presentation (Swimming): Bill Wright
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Programme Editor: Paul Fox

: The Range Rider: Big Medicine Man

The Navajo Indians need a special kind of coloured sand for their religious ceremonies, but this sand can only be found on property belonging to crooked Ed Fallon, who makes money by hiding outlaws. The Range Rider promises to help the Indians by dressing up as a Medicine Man, but while looking for the sand he is captured by the outlaws and taken to their leader, Ed Fallon. Can Dick rescue him in time?

Contributors

The Range Rider: Jack Mahoney
Dick West: Dick Jones

: Holiday on Ice: Part 1

A mammoth skating spectacle of dancing, juggling, and comedy with international stars.
Recorded by the Swiss Television Service in Berne

: News Summary

: Today's Sport

Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme.
Today's sporting headlines and classified football results.
Presented by the Sportsview Unit

Contributors

Presenter: Kenneth Wolstenholme

: Juke Box Jury

Presenting before a young audience the latest in popular records with the opinions of Eric Sykes, Lorrae Desmond, Henrietta Tiarks, Alan Freeman.
In the Chair, David Jacobs

Contributors

Panellist: Eric Sykes
Panellist: Lorrae Desmond
Panellist: Henrietta Tiarks
Panellist: Alan Freeman
Chairman: David Jacobs
The programme devised by: Peter Potter
Presented by: Russell Turner

: Dixon of Dock Green: Anglo-Saxon Joy

Stories of a London Policeman by Ted Willis.
[Starring] Jack Warner as Dixon of Dock Green

Contributors

Writer: Ted Willis
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Production: Douglas Moodie
P.C. George Dixon: Jack Warner
Anglo-Saxon Joy: Reginald Beckwith
Sergeant Flint: Arthur Rigby
Sergeant Grace Millard: Moira Mannion
Cadet Jamie MacPherson: David Webster
Mr Hayes: Michael Lees
Sheila Hayes: Jocelyn Rhodes
Det-Sgt Andy Crawford: Peter Byrne
P.C. Nightingale: David Phethean
P.C. Lauderdale: Geoffrey Adams
Mary: Jeannette Hutchinson
Mrs Fay Humphrey: Joyce Barbour
Mrs Carol: Mary Hignett

: Laramie: Company Man

A Western series starring John Smith, Robert Fuller, Robert Crawford, Jnr. and Hoagy Carmichael.

When the Overland Stage Company hires a famous gunman to fight a gang of horse thieves, Slim and Jess are immediately drawn into the conflict.
See Round and About

Contributors

Slim Sherman: John Smith
Jess Harper: Robert Fuller
Andy Sherman: Robert Crawford, Jnr.
Jonesy: Hoagy Carmichael

: The Jimmy Logan Show

With Petula Clark, The Carlu Carter Trio, Nina and Frederick, The George Mitchell Singers.

Contributors

Comedian: Jimmy Logan
Singer: Petula Clark
Dancers: The Carlu Carter Trio
Entertainers: Nina and Frederick
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Dancer: Pamela Barrie
Dancer: Elaine Carr
Dancer: Sandra Hampton
Dancer: Isabel Mileno
Dancer: Carol Morley
Dancer: Anna Sharkey
Dancer: Elaine Skelton
Dancer: Ann Talbot
Dancer: Fiona Jackson
Script: Terry Nation
Script: John Junkin
Original lyrics and music by: Peter Myers
Original lyrics and music by: Ronald Cass
Orchestra directed by: Malcolm Lockyer
Designer: Cephas Howard
Producer: Bryan Sears

: News Summary

: Saturday Playhouse presents: The Return of Peggy Atherton

A story of blackmail and suspense by Malcolm Stewart.
[Starring] Angela Baddeley, Geoffrey Keen, Joan Hickson

Contributors

Writer: Malcolm Stewart
Producer: Alan Bromly
Designer: Charles Carroll
The Rev Henry Dodsworth: George Howe
Hubert Drew: John Carson
Mary Drew: Armine Sandford
Albert: Tony Sympson
Miss Amesbury: Angela Baddeley
Mrs Hickory: Joan Hickson
Challiss: Geoffrey Keen
Geoffrey Delamere: John Breslin
Maid: Angela Comerford

: Sports Special

featuring Football
Introduced by Kenneth Wolstenholme.
Sportsview film cameras bring you today's sport tonight.

Among the films it is hoped to include:
Association Football: Arsenal v. Newcastle United; Aston Villa v. Sheffield United

Rugby Union: France v. England
A recording of the highlights of this afternoon's match in Paris.

Contributors

Presenter: Kenneth Wolstenholme
Commentator (Rugby Union): Peter West
Programme edited by: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Peter Bruce

: Small World

An inter-continental conversation.
The speakers:
In New York: Clare Boothe Luce, Journalist and dramatist and a former American Ambassador to Italy
In Villanova, Pennsylvania: Charles E. Bohlen former American Ambassador to Moscow
At Sissinghurst Castle, Kent: Sir Harold Nicolson
The host in St. Moritz: Edward R. Murrow
The Topics: Diplomats; Diplomacy-Open or Secret; The Summit

Contributors

Speaker (New York): Clare Boothe Luce
Speaker (Villanova, Pennsylvania): Charles E. Bohlen
Speaker (Sissinghurst Castle): Sir Harold Nicolson
Presenter/produced for the CBS Television Network by: Edward R. Murrow Produced for the CBS Television Network by: Fred W. Friendly

: News Summary

followed by Weather and Close Down








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