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: Beunydd

Newyddion y Dydd ynghyd A
Cylchgrawn i'r ty a'r teulu
Y cyflwyno gan Nest Williams
(Daily news, and a magazine programme for the housewife)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.20)

: For the Schools: Stories in Pictures: 5: Drawing People

Tony Hart demonstrates the technique of portrait caricature and talks to Ronald Searle about the method and aims of his work.


Presenter/artist: Tony Hart
Guest: Ronald Searle
Director: Peter Montagnon
Producer: Michael Gill

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the Very Young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
(to 14.45)

: Blue Peter

A magazine programme for younger viewers.
Introduced by Leila Williams.

Model Railway Operation: 1: The Through Carriage
by Christopher Trace.

Toys from Russia
shown by Ina de la Haye.


Presenter: Leila Williams
Item presenter (Model Railway Operation): Christopher Trace
Item presenter (Toys from Russia): Ina de la Haye
Producer: John Hunter Blair

: The Lone Ranger: Letter of the Law

Jeff is being blackmailed. Either he helps with a bank robbery or Jim, his father-in-law and the local Sheriff, is told of an age-old crime of Jeff's. Jim thinks that all crimes should be severely punished, no matter how old or what the circumstances are. It seems Jeff will get into trouble either way.


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: 'Street Scene'


Presenter/artist: Adrian Hill
Presented by: Tony Arnold

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South and West

: Gardening Club

The most popular house plants including Azalea, Rubber Plant, African Violet, Aphelandra shown by Percy Thrower.
Spring in Back Yards and Courtyards.
Tulips - Wallflowers - Sweet Williams - Daffodils - Shrubs in tubs, boxes, and carts with planting guides for a summer and autumn display. How flower displays are possible for those without a garden shown by Arthur Billitt, Head of Lenton Experimental Station.
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Item presenter (Spring in Back Yards and Courtyards): Arthur Billitt
Producer: Paul Morby

: 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

: Russ Conway

with Geoff Love and his Orchestra, Jill Day, The Peter Crawford Trio.


Pianist: Russ Conway
Musicians: Geoff Love and his Orchestra
Singer: Jill Day
Musicians: The Peter Crawford Trio
Continuity: Ken Hoare
Designer: Audley Southcott
Producer: James Gilbert

: Emma: Last episode

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


Author: Jane Austen
Adapted for television by: Vincent Tilsley
Producer: Campbell Logan
Settings: Stephen Bundy
Costumes supervised by: Elizabeth Agombar
Make-up supervised by: Cherry Alston
Film cameraman: Hugh Wilson
Film editor: Ken Bilton
Emma Woodhouse: Diana Fairfax
Harriet Smith: Perlita Neilson
Mrs Elton: Georgina Cookson
Jane Fairfax: Petra Davies
Miss Bates: Gillian Lind
Patty: Mary Ogg
Footman: Philip Howard
Mrs Weston: Thea Holme
Frank Churchill: David McCallum
Mr Knightley: Paul Daneman
Robert Martin: David Cole
Mr Woodhouse: Leslie French
Mr Weston: Philip Ray
Mr Elton: Raymond Young
Mrs Bates: May Hallatt

: Hancock's Half-Hour

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
Featuring Sidney James, Joan Heal, Robert Dorning, Vi Stevens, Hugh Lloyd, Denny Dayviss, Peggyann Clifford, James Bulloch, Douglas Robinson, Anne Marryott, John Vyvyan.


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
Renee - bus conductress: Joan Heal
Albert - bus driver: Robert Dorning
Dolly - chip shop assistant: Vi Stevens
Bert - Chip shop owner: Hugh Lloyd
Cynthia Smallpiece: Denny Dayviss
Lady Bus Passenger: Peggyann Clifford
[Actor]: James Bulloch
[Actor]: Douglas Robinson
[Actress]: Anne Marryott
Chip shop customer: John Vyvyan

: The Third Man: A Pocketful of Sin

A film series starring Michael Rennie as Harry Lime.

After some lessons at a dancing academy in Paris, Harry Lime side-steps some tricky international operators who are dancing to a very different tune.


Story and teleplay by: Laszlo Gorog
Director: Arthur Hiller
Producer: Felix Jackson
Harry Lime: Michael Rennie
Renee: Paula Raymond
Inspector Buchet: Marcel Hillaire
Leblanc: Alberto Morin
Ambassador: Edgar Barrier
Jean Le Claire: Jan Arvan
Dr Romay: Salvador Baguez
Bruno Wunderlich: John Mylong
Paulette: Maya Van Horn
Colonel De Cordova: Peter Damon
Auer: Anthony Joachim
Announcer: Herbert Deans
Bradford Webster: Jonathan Harris

: A Song for Everyone

[Starring] Kenneth McKellar
with his guests: Semprini, Dorothy Wayne
BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra (leader, Jack Nugent), conductor, Jack Leon
From the BBC's television studio in Scotland


Tenor: Kenneth McKellar
Pianist: Semprini
Guest: Dorothy Wayne
Musicians: The BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader: Jack Nugent
[Orchestra] 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 television studio in Manchester.
Anthony Greenwood M.P., Member (Labour) for Rossendale and Maurice Macmillan M.P., Member (Conservative) for Halifax.
In the chair, Robert Carvel


Panellist: Anthony Greenwood
Panellist: Maurice MacMillan
Chairman: Robert Carvel
Producer: John Grist

: News Extra

A magazine of news and pictures from cameramen all over the world.
Introduced by Robert Dougall.


Presenter: Robert Dougall
Editor: Michael Balkwill

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