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: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd A
Y MAES CHWABAE rhaglen i s6n am
Rygbi, Pel Droed , Bocsio, Nofio a chwaraeon eraill, ar ffilm ac yn y stiwdio
Y rhaglen yng ngotal TUDOR PHILLIPS
(Daily news, and a sports programme)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.20)


Unknown: Pel Droed

: For the Schools: Science and Life: The Evolution of Living Things: How Animals Change

by Professor W. S. Bullough.

Slight differences between individuals become of evolutionary importance to the species as a whole when the favourable characters are of a hereditary nature. This programme deals with the nature of inheritance and some of the ways in which species are known to change throughout long periods of time.


Presenter: Professor W. S. Bullough
Director: L. J. Lawler
Producer: F. R. Elwell

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the Very Young
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.

Shakespeare Again
Robert Kee on a filmed visit to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Sold Down the River
Ginny Brown explains how she came to live with her family on an old Thames-side submarine chaser.

With a story from Fenella Fielding.

(to 15.30)


Presenter: David Jacobs
Item presenter (Shakespeare Again): Robert Kee
Item presenter (Sold Down the River): Ginny Brown
Storyteller: Fenella Fielding
Director: Richard Francis
Producer: Margaret Smith

: Cinderella

A silhouette cartoon film made by Lotte Reiniger.


Director: Lotte Reiniger

: Experiment: Sound in Vision

What is sound? Can we 'see' it? Electronics have enabled us to learn more about it, and we can now make sounds and even music that no orchestra could ever play. Some of the most ordinary everyday sounds, like hitting a jug with a spoon, can now be turned into real music-musique concrete as it is called. In this programme you are shown how this is done.
Introduced by Arthur Garratt.
See Junior Radio Times


Presenter: Arthur Garratt
Illustrated by: Tony Hart
Producer: Clive Parkhurst

: Great Expectations: Part 1

by Charles Dickens.
Adapted for television in thirteen parts by P. D. Cummins.


Author: Charles Dickens
Adapted for television by: P.D. Cummins
Designer: Richard Henry
Film cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film editor: Ron de Mattos
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Pip, a boy: Colin Spaull
Magwitch: Jerold Wells
Joe Gargery: Michael Gwynn
Mrs Joe Gargery: Margot van Der Burgh
Orlick: Richard Warner
Compeyson: Robert Mooney

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South and West

: Journey from Etsa

A documentary film.
A young Ghanaian fisherman with up-to-date ideas meets with opposition from his fellow villagers, and even from his father, when he seeks to change their time-honoured ways of fishing the waters that provide them with their livelihood.
A film produced by the National Film Board of Canada with the co-operation of the Ghana Government Film Service

: 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

: Wells Fargo: Double Reverse

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

An employee of Wells Fargo is a woman whose husband, a notorious outlaw, has escaped from jail. Will she remain loyal to Wells Fargo or to her husband? Jim Hardie may be willing to gamble his own money to prove her trustworthy, but he cannot gamble with the Company's money.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Sportsview

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
The Lightweight Championship of Europe: Mario Vecchiatto, Lightweight Champion of Europe and Italy v. Dave Charnley, Lightweight Champion of Great Britain and the British Empire
An exclusive film of last night's big fight at the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley.

Sportsview Looks Ahead To...: The Boat Race
A preview of Saturday's boat race between Oxford and Cambridge.

Cricket: West Indies v. England
A report on the Fifth Test Match, and a review of the series by Denis Compton and Brian Johnston.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Boxer: Mario Vecchiatto
Boxer: Dave Charnley
Item presenter (Cricket): Denis Compton
Item presenter (Cricket): Brian Johnston
Associate editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Editor: Paul Fox

: Music for You

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
With Tito Gobbi, Svetlana Beriosova and Donald Macleary, Jacqueline Delman,
Rowland Jones, David Ward, Kathleen Jones.
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, Raymond Cohen)
Assistant conductor, Marcus Dods


Presenter: Eric Robinson
Producer: Patricia Foy
Baritone: Tito Gobbi
Dancer: Svetlana Beriosova
Dancer: Donald MacLeary
Soprano: Jacqueline Delman
Tenor: Rowland Jones
Bass: David Ward
Pianist: Kathleen Jones
Musicians: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Raymond Cohen
Assistant conductor: Marcus Dods
Orchestrations: Arthur Wilkinson
Designer: Clifford Hatts

: Facts and Figures: Making Money

A before-the-Budget look at the nation's money, how much we have, where it comes from and how much it costs to make.
Introduced by Dick Taverne.


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

: The News

: Out of this World

A visit to a Carmelite convent.
Introduced by Hywel Davies.

A second showing of the programme in which the BBC Welsh Television Outside Broadcasts Unit visited the enclosed Carmelite Convent at Presteigne in Radnorshire.
This programme, first broadcast on August 25, 1959, won first prize at the World International Festival of Catholic Radio and Television programmes held at Monte Carlo.


Presenter: Hywel Davies
Producer: David J. Thomas

: Late Night News

: Late Night Final

Evening prayers conducted by the Rev. Father George Songhurat.
followed by Weather and Close Down


Conductor: Father George Songhurat

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