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: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd A
Cylchgrawn yn cynnwys awgrymladau ar gyfer y ty a'r teulu
Y cyflwyno gan Nest Williams
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.20)

: For the Schools: Stories in Pictures: 1: Drawing Messages

The ability to draw is far older than the ability to write. In this first programme of a new series Tony Hart shows how a picture language is made and looks at some modern uses of pictorial signs.


Presenter: Tony Hart
Producer: Michael Gill

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
(BBC film)
(to 14.45)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Blue Peter

A magazine programme for younger viewers.
Introduced by Christopher Trace and Leila Williams.
Spot the Tune
A musical competition with Ian Stewart at the piano.
Send your postcards to: Blue Peter, [address removed]


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Leila Williams
Pianist (Spot the Tune): Ian Stewart
Producer: John Hunter Blair

: The Lone Ranger: The Tenderfoot

Mr. de Witt, a young Easterner, runs into trouble when he arrives in the West to look over a ranch he wants to buy. The Lone Ranger and Tonto arrive in time to check his runaway horse, and to investigate the doings of the rather mysterious 'owner' of the ranch.


The Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Sketch Club

with Adrian Hill who sets a subject, helps you with your picture-making, and announces this week's prize-winners.
Picture Gallery 'Country Scene'


Presenter/artist: Adrian Hill
Presented by: Tony Arnold

: 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

: Gardening Club

Seasonal work in garden and greenhouse shown by Percy Thrower.
The Ring Culture Story for Tomatoes, Chrysanthemum or Carnations grown indoors and outside with Arthur Billitt, Head of Lenton Experimental Station.
A small unheated greenhouse is prepared with ashes, rings, and compost: on film, a look ahead to summer to the tomato plant bearing five trusses of fruit.
Tomato troubles to be prepared for; Materials for the ash bed; Pricking out
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Item presenter (The Ring Culture Story): Arthur Billitt
Producer: Paul Morby

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson and including John Morgan, Polly Elwes and Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: John Morgan
Reporter: Polly Elwes
Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/Guitarist: Jimmie Macgregor
Associate Producer: Alasdair Milne
Associate Producer: Antony Jay
Associate Producer: Gordon Watkins
Editor: Donald Baverstock

: News Summary

: Russ Conway

with Geoff Love and his Orchestra and Lita Roza and Dennis Lotis.


Pianist: Russ Conway
Musicians: Geoff Love and his Orchestra
Singer: Lita Roza
Singer: Dennis Lotis
Continuity: Ken Hoare
Designer: Audley Southcott
Producer: James Gilbert

: Emma: Episode 2

by Jane Austen
Adapted for television in six weekly instalments by Vincent Tilsley


Author: Jane Austen
Adapted by: Vincent Tilsley
Producer: Campbell Logan
Settings: Stephen Bundy
Harriet Smith: Perlita Neilson
Emma Woodhouse: Diana Fairfax
Mr Woodhouse: Leslie French
Mr Knightley: Paul Daneman
Miss Bates: Gillian Lind
Mrs Bates: May Hallatt
Jane Fairfax: Petra Davies
Footman: Philip Howard
Mr Weston: Philip Ray
Mrs Weston: Thea Holme
Frank Churchill: David McCallum
Mrs Ford: Joyce Chancellor

: Hancock's Half-Hour

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton
The Return of Tony Hancock in Hancock's Half-Hour
The first of his new series
Featuring Sidney James
With John Le Mesurier, Patricia Hayes, Hugh Lloyd, Anne Marryott.


Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Incidental Music: Wally Stott
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius St. John Hancock: Tony Hancock
Sidney Balmoral James: Sidney James
Doctor Callaghan: John Le Mesurier
Mrs. Cravatte: Patricia Hayes
Man in surgery: Hugh Lloyd
Nurse: Anne Marryott

: The Third Man: The Girl Who Didn't Know

A film series, starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime.
Guest star: Liam Redmond

Harry Lime wonders why some forged printing plates should have become so important to a man on the point of leaving prison, especially when he discovers that the convict is not the only person interested in them.


Harry Lime: Michael Rennie
McKevin: Liam Redmond
Nick Boles: Michael Pate
Jane: Valerie French
Stoner: Noel Drayton
Hotel Clerk: Geoffrey Steele
Boy: Christopher Cook
Girl: Louise Kent
Jameson: Jefferson Searles
Blurt: Glenn Dixon
Bradford Webster: Jonathan Harris

: A Song for Everyone

[Starring] Kenneth McKellar with his guests Laura Brand and Bobby Watson and the BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra.
(Leader, Jack Nugent)
Conductor, Jack Leon
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland


Tenor: Kenneth McKellar
Singer: Laura Brand
Dancer: Bobby Watson
Musicians: The BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon
Designer: Robert MacGowan
Producer: Eddie Fraser

: News

: Who Goes Home?

The week's business in Parliament is over, and two M.P.s face questions from a group of their constituents at the Lido Ballroom, Norwich.
Denys Bullard M.P., Member (Conservative) for Norfolk. King's Lynn and Albert Hilton M.P., Member (Labour) for Norfolk, South-West.
In the chair, Robert Carvel


Panellist: Denys Bullard
Panellist: Albert Hilton
Chairman: Robert Carvel
Director: Geoffrey Meredith
Producer: John Grist

: News Extra

A magazine of news and pictures from cameramen all over the world.
Presented by Kenneth Kendall.


Presenter: Kenneth Kendall
Editor: Michael Balkwill

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

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