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: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd a sgwrs ar faterion crefyddol yng Nghymru.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.15)

: For the Schools: Spotlight

People - Places - Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.


Producer: Peter Dunkley

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

David Enders tells the story.


Narrator: David Enders
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Family Affairs: Conquest of the Dark

John Colligan, Secretary-General of the Royal National Institute for the Blind, talks about the effect of blindness, both on the sufferers and those around them
The programme includes an extract from the film 'Conquest of the Dark', and demonstrations of cooking and dressmaking by two blind women.
Introduced by Elaine Grand.


Guest: John Colligan
Presenter: Elaine Grand
Arranged by: Anne-Marie Gardner-Stewart
Producer: Beryl Radley

: A House Called Bell Tower

Written by Sydney Carter.
Adapted for television by Frank Baker.
On the envelope of another anonymous letter to Mary were the words, 'Tell the Vicar'. Mrs. Marlin has advised her to do so.
(to 15.30)


Author: Sydney Carter
Adapted for television by: Frank Baker
Producer: Richard Gilbert
Gary Jones: Peter Furnell
Mary Bewick: Sonia Graham
Mike Williams: John Flint
Mrs Dallas: Edna Dora
Mrs Marlin: Doris Hare
Colonel Scrutton: Eric Holmes

: Crackerjack

[Starring] Eamonn Andrews
With Dickie Valentine, Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Ronnie Corbett, Raymond Rollett and 'Double or Drop'.
Music by Bert Hayes and his Sextet


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Singer: Dickie Valentine
Singer: Pearl Carr
Singer: Teddy Johnson
Comedian: Ronnie Corbett
Comedian: Raymond Rollett
Musicians: Bert Hayes and his Sextet
Script: Frank Roscoe
Producer: Johnny Downes

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South and West

: Little Miss Music

Starring Sheila Buxton in an informal programme of melody with Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra and Guest artists, Irene Handl and Pat Coombs.
From the BBC's North of England television studio


Singer: Sheila Buxton
Musicians: Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Guest artist: Irene Handl
Guest artist: Pat Coombs
Producer: Barney Colehan

: Tonight

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

: A Life of Bliss: Change in the Climate

The biography of a shy young bachelor by Godfrey Harrison.
[Starring] George Cole, Isabel Dean and Colin Gordon

Guest star, Hugh Sinclair


Writer: Godfrey Harrison
Designer: John Cooper
Producer: Graeme Muir
David Bliss: George Cole
Anne Fellows: Isabel Dean
Tony Fellows: Colin Gordon
Zoe Hunter: Sheila Sweet
Robert Batten: Hugh Sinclair
Delia Neville: Margo Johns
Carol Fellows: Deborah Watling
Psyche: Mady
[Psyche] assisted by: Percy Edwards

: Spy-Catcher: 5: Never Say Die

A series of true stories of the search for spies in wartime based on the experiences of Lt.-Col. Oreste Pinto.
With Bernard Archard as Colonel Pinto.


Script: Robert Barr
Designer: Richard Wilmot
Producer: Terence Cook
Colonel Pinto: Bernard Archard

: On the Spot!

with BBC Outside Broadcast cameras for the public hearing of Get Ahead.
A competition organised by the News Chronicle which offers £7,500 in prize money.
Contestants who have come through the eliminating stages of the competition are 'On the Spot' to prove that they could make the best and most successful use of the top prize of £5,000, to 'Get Ahead'.
This week: Men under 30 who are employees with an idea for a business of their own which they have not started.
The Judges: Sir Harry Pilkington, The Countess of Albemarle, D.B.E., J. G. W. Davies O.B.E.
Chairman of the Judges, John Coope
Introduced by Peter West.
From the Carlton Rooms. Maida Vale


Judge: Sir Harry Pilkington
Judge: J. G. W. Davies
Chairman of the Judges: John Coope
Presenter: Peter West
Television presentation: Mary Evans

: The Men Behind the Music: Jerome Kern

Sidney Torch conducts and introduces the music from 'Cover Girl', 'Sally', 'Sunny', 'Swing Time' and 'Show Boat'.
With Doreen Hume, Gordon Boyd, Cherry Lind, James Maxwell, Robert Docker,
Barbara Evans, Harry Haythorne, Celia Johnson, Douglas Hill, Eithne Milne, David Spurling and the Sidney Torch Orchestra.


Presenter/Conductor: Sidney Torch
Soprano: Doreen Hume
Singer: Gordon Boyd
Singer: Cherry Lind
Singer: James Maxwell
Pianist: Robert Docker
Dancer: Barbara Evans
Dancer: Harry Haythorne
Dancer: Celia Johnson
Dancer: Douglas Hill
Dancer: Eithne Milne
Dancer: David Spurling
Musicians: The Sidney Torch Orchestra
Devised and produced by: Charles R. Rogers
Choreography: Denys Palmer
Designer: Malcolm Goulding

: The News

: The Brains Trust

meets this evening to answer your questions.
The members this week are: Sir John Wolfenden, Emma Clifford, rh.D., Lord Taylor of Harlow.
Chairman, Norman Fisher
Questions should be addressed to: The Brains Trust, [address removed]


Panellist: Sir John Wolfenden
Panellist: Emma Clifford
Panellist: Lord Taylor of Harlow
Chairman: Norman Fisher
Producer: John Furness

: Gary Graffman

The American pianist


Pianist: Gary Graffman
Presented by: Walter Todds

: Late Night News

followed by Weather; Road Works Report and Close Down

: Croesffordd Y Gwledydd

A programme for Welsh viewers about Geneva.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace only)

(to 23.47)

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