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: Newyddion

(News in Welsh)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

: Trafod

Pobl yn y newyddion yn ystyried un o bynciau'r dydd yng nghwmni T. Glynne Davies
(Discussion on current affairs)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.20)

: For the Schools: Science and Life: Living in Communities: Clean Air

Introduced by a doctor.
The growth of large communities has given rise to many problems. The series will show how science can help in solving them.
In recent years there has been much public concern over air pollution. One major factor is smoke, more than half of which comes from domestic chimneys. This programme investigates its main source, and suggests a cure.
To be repeated next Tuesday at 11.20


Presenter: A doctor [name uncredited]
Animations: Alfred Wurmser
Producer: Geoffrey Hall

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

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.

Mission to Rhodesia
Elizabeth Balneaves surveys the prospects of her new job, collecting animals for the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland.

Bryan Forbes discussing an excerpt from his new film 'The League of Gentlemen' with Gordon Gow.

And So We Say Farewell
Some unusual aspects of the British Tourist Season.

And a story from Andrew Cruickshank.

(to 15.30)


Presenter: David Jacobs
Item presenter (Mission to Rhodesia): Elizabeth Balneaves
Interviewee: Bryan Forbes
Interviewer: Gordon Gow
Storyteller: Andrew Cruickshank
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Bengo

The Adventures of a Boxer puppy.
Drawn by Tim and told by Sylvia Peters.


Drawings: Tim (William Timym)
Narrator: Sylvia Peters
Presented by: Clive Parkhurst

: Out of Doors

Introduced by Ion Mercer.

Club Room with Leslie Jackman

Exploring with Ralph Thompson

Pine Martens with H.G. Hurrell

From the BBC's West of England television studio


Presenter: Ion Mercer
Item presenter (Club Room): Leslie Jackman
Item presenter (Exploring): Ralph Thompson
Item presenter (Pine Martens): H.G. Hurrell
Producer: Winwood Reade

: Great Expectations: Part 6

by Charles Dickens.
Adapted for television in thirteen parts by P. D. Cummins.
Some years after Mrs. Joe's death, while Pip is still working at the Forge, a Mr. jaggers arrives to inform him of his 'Great Expectations'. His benefactor's identity must remain hidden, though privately Pip believes it to be Miss Havisham, and he is to be educated as becomes a gentleman. On his last night at home Joe and Biddy become engaged, and at dawn they wish him God speed as he sets out with the whole world spread before him.


Author: Charles Dickens
Adapted by: P.D. Cummins
Designer: Richard Henry
Film cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film editor: Ron de Mattos
Producer: Dorothea Brooking
Pip: Dinsdale Landen
Mr Wemmick: Ronald Ibbs
Mr Jaggers: Keneth Thornett
Herbert Pocket: Colin Jeavons
Bentley Drummle: Nigel Davenport
Startop: Roger Kemp
Page: Jacky Chissick
Molly: Rozanne Clare

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South and West

: Look: The Story of a Giraffe

Introduced by Peter Scott.
The giraffe is a friendly animal. He associates with other creatures and is regarded by them as part of the background of Africa, into which he merges so successfully. He hardly ever sleeps; night and day he sees all that goes on around him from his lofty height. But if a giraffe could talk, what story would he tell?
Mervyn Cowie, Director of the Royal National Parks of Kenya, turns his films into a story of Africa as seen through the eyes of a giraffe.


Presenter: Peter Scott
Guest/filmmaker: Mervyn Cowie
Editor: John Merritt
Producer: Nicholas Crocker

: Tonight

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


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

: Wells Fargo: Wanted: Jim Hardie

The exciting adventures of the famous Western Stagecoach Service.
[Starring] Dale Robertson
Wade Donlan, a ruthless outlaw with an unpredictable sense of humour, finds the joke is on him when he tries to make Jim Hardie the laughing-stock of the West.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Laugh Line

Michael Wynne-Willson invites you to measure your sense of humour against
Dora Bryan, Barry Took, Kenneth Williams in a brand new cartoon contest devised by Frank Wayne and Mace Neufeld
See Round and About


Presenter: Michael Wynne-Willson
Panellist: Dora Bryan
Panellist: Barry Took
Panellist: Kenneth Williams
Devised by: Frank Wayne
Devised by: Mace Neufeld
Designer: Roger Andrews
Producer: Ned Sherrin

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview
Action... News... Personalities
Tonight's programme includes:

The Greyhound Television Trophy Final
Six of Britain's leading grey-hounds compete for a first prize of £1,000 and the Greyhound Television Trophy at Harringay Stadium, London.

Sportsview Looks Ahead To: The F.A. Cup Final: Blackburn Rovers v. Wolverhampton Wanderers
A preview of Saturday's match.

Cricket: Worcestershire v. The South Africans
A special film report of the first day's play at the start of the South Africans' tour.


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Commentator (The Greyhound Television Trophy Final): Harry Carpenter
TV presentation (The Greyhound Television Trophy Final): Douglas Fleming
Commentator (Cricket): Brian Johnston
Associate editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Editor: Paul Fox

: Koran

invites you to half an hour of mystery.
The Jury: Six Models and Six Golf Professionals
Robin Richmond at the organ


Magician: Koran
Organist: Robin Richmond
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: A Party Political Broadcast: The Radical Alternative

On behalf of the Liberal Party
Taking part: Jo Grimond, M.P., Jeremy Thorpe. M.P., Mark Bonham Carter


Speaker: Jo Grimond
Speaker: Jeremy Thorpe
Speaker: Mark Bonham Carter

: Matters of Medicine: Coronary Thrombosis

Coronary Thrombosis has been described as 'the disease of civilisation'.
This programme is concerned with the problems of research into the causes of this disease which is taking increasing toll of the middle-aged.


Producer: John Furness

: The News

: Viewpoint: Unto a Full Grown Man

In which Bishop Robin shows how everyday experiences help us to understand the meaning of the Christian doctrine of atonement.


Presenter: Bishop Robin
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: Ten Bridges

From Chelsea Reach to the Pool of London ten bridges span London's life-line, the River Thames. This film conveys the impressions of a day spent on and around the cockney reaches of the river.

: Late Night News

followed by Weather and Close Down

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