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: For the Schools: Trees in Britain: 4: The Scots Pine

(of last Monday's programme)
See page 12
(to 11.45)

: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyda
Croeso'n Ol
I rai o'r Cymry tramor a fydd yn y stiwdio yn siarad gyda
Havard Gregory
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.20)

: For the Schools: Stories in Pictures: 4: Drawing for Films

This week Richard Williams, producer of the outstanding cartoon film 'The Little Island', shows Tony Hart how he makes up an animated film sequence.


Artist/guest: Richard Williams
Presenter: Tony Hart
Film cameraman: David Prosser
Film editor: John Priestley
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


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

: The Grand National Meeting: Second day

Direct from Aintree.
3.5 The Mildmay Steeplechase over two miles of the Mildmay course
3.40 The Coronation Hurdle over two miles, one furlong
4.10 The 108th Liverpool Spring Cup Handicap over one mile, two furlongs, 170 yards
(to 16.20)


Commentator: Peter O'Sullevan
Commentator: Clive Graham
Commentator: Peter Montague-Evans
Presented for television by: Ray Lakeland
Presented for television by: Dennis Monger
Presented for television by: John Vernon

: Blue Peter: Animal Friends

A magazine programme for younger viewers.
A Special Edition
Introduced by Christopher Trace and Leila Williams.


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Leila Williams
Director: Jeffery Boswall

: The Lone Ranger: Texas Draw

Crane Dillon is anxious to buy the land where Brother John plans to build an orphans' home. John Hubbard wants to take Brother John's life to settle an old score. This double danger presents a difficult problem for the Lone Ranger.


The Lone Ranger: Clayton Moore
Tonto: Jay Silverheels

: Junior Sportsview

Introduced by Billy Wright.
A fortnightly series presenting film reports and news from the world of sport including
Ask David Coleman.


Presenter: Billy Wright
Item presenter (Ask David Coleman): David Coleman
Presented by: Peter Bruce
Programme edited by: Ronnie Noble

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

: Gardening Club

Seasonal work in garden and greenhouse shown by Percy Thrower.
Building and Planting a Dry Wall
Plants to tumble down walls and to flower in cracks and crevices shown by Fred Loads (Lancashire) of 'Gardeners' Question Time'.
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Item presenter (Building and Planting a Dry Wall): Fred Loads
Producer: Paul Morby

: Tonight

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

: Russ Conway

with Geoff Love and his Orchestra, Eddie Falcon and another guest artist.


Pianist: Russ Conway
Musicians: Geoff Love and his Orchestra
Singer: Eddie Falcon
Dancer: Douglas Squires
Dancer: Mavis Traill
Continuity: Ken Hoare
Choreography: Douglas Squires
Designer: Audley Southcott
Producer: Jambs Gilbert

: Emma: Episode 5

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


Author: Jane Austen
Adapter: Vincent Tilsley
Producer: Campbell Logan
Settings: Stephen Bundy
Emma Woodhouse: Diana Fairfax
Harriet Smith: Perlita Neilson
Mr Knightley: Paul Daneman
Mrs Elton: Georgina Cookson
Frank Churchill: David McCallum
Jane Fairfax: Petra Davies
Mr Woodhouse: Leslie French
Miss Bates: Gillian Lind
Mrs Weston: Thea Holms
Mr Weston: Philip Ray
Mr Elton: Raymond Young
Patty: Mary Ogg
Footman: Philip Howard

: Hancock's Half-Hour

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
Featuring Sidney James with Hugh Lloyd, Clive Dunn, Cardew Robinson, Eileen Way, Sidney Vivian, Robert Dorning, Laurie Webb.


Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Incidental music: Wally Stott
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock: Tony Hancock
Sidney Balmoral James: Sidney James
Clarence 'Smudger' Smith: Hugh Lloyd
Ginger Johnson: Clive Dunn
'Chalky' White: Cardew Robinson
Mavis Smith: Eileen Way
Licensee: Sidney Vivian
Scrounger Harris: Robert Dorning
Man in Off Licence: Laurie Webb

: The Third Man: A Man Takes a Trip

A film series starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime.
Harry Lime accepts an assignment to a South American country to protect a visiting American politician. He finds that he has been framed and is likely to be the cause of the death of the man he has come to protect.


Story/Teleplay: Jameson Brewer
Director: Paul Stanley
Producer: Felix Jackson
Harry Lime: Michael Rennie
Lorraine Borka: Elizabeth Montgomery
Omsberg: Herbert Rudley
President Fonseca: Franco Corsaro
Major Santos: Edward Colmans
Irate woman: Hope Summers
Customs Inspector: Freddy Roberto
Bradford Webster: Jonathan Harris

: A Song for Everyone

[Starring] Kenneth McKellar
with his guest, Pip Hinton
A section of the Scottish Junior Singers
Conductor, Agnes Duncan
and the BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
(Leader, Jack Nugent)
Conductor, Jack Leon
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland


Tenor: Kenneth McKellar
Guest: Pip Hinton
Singers: A section of the Scottish Junior Singers
Conductor (Scottish Junior Singers): Agnes Duncan
Musicians: The BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Jack Nugent
Conductor: Jack Leon
Designer: Robert MacGowan
Producer: Eddie Fraser

: The News

: Who Goes Home?

The week's business in Parliament is over. Tonight two M.P.s face questions from a group of their constituents in the BBC's television studio in Cardiff.
John Morris, M.P., Member (Labour) for Glamorgan, Aberavon; Hugh Rees, M.P., Member (Conservative) for Swansea, West.
In the chair, Robert Carvel


Panellist: John Morris
Panellist: Hugh Rees
Chairman: Robert Carvel
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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