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: I Ysgolion Cymru: Diwydiant Trwm

(A programme for Welsh schools)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 11.45)

: Newyddion

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

: Manylu

Sylwadau arbenlgwyr ar wahanol bynciau'r dydd, mewn fftlm a sgwre
Yr wythnos hon: Amaethyddiaeth Y rhaglen yng ngofa) David John
(Agricultural topics)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)

(to 13.20)

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

Introduced by a doctor.

In an age when many of the diseases that affect mankind are being controlled, or even eliminated, bacterial food poisoning has increased considerably.
This programme discusses the causes of food poisoning, and shows how, knowing the cause, we can help to control the disease by taking care in the handling, cooking, and storing of food.


Presenter: A doctor [name uncredited]
Studio 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
(BBC film)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins

: Wednesday Magazine

Introduced by David Jacobs.


Homes Wanted
Josephine Hunter introduces some more animals in need of adoption.

The Summer Exhibition
An outside broadcast from the Royal Academy.

Visit to a Poet
Richard Church at home in his Kentish Oast House.

Ian Carmichael, Herbert Lom

And a story from Laurie Lee.

(to 15.30)


Presenter: David Jacobs
Item presenter (Homes Wanted): Josephine Hunter
Interviewee (Visit to a Poet): Richard Church
Guest: Ian Carmichael
Guest: Herbert Lom
Storyteller: Laurie Lee
Director: Richard Francis
Producer: Lorna Pegram

: Bengo

The adventures of a Boxer Puppy.
Drawn by Tim and told by Sylvia Peters.


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

: Railway Roundabout

A magazine programme for railway enthusiasts with John Adams and Patrick Whitehouse.
Introduced by Bill Hartley.
This month's edition includes:
Can you guess?
T.9 from Tavistock
A visit to Saltley Shed

Spotters' Notebook
From the BBC's Midland television studio


Devised and filmed by: John Adams
Devised and filmed by: Patrick Whitehouse
Presenter: Bill Hartley
Producer: Peggy Bacon

: Great Expectations: Part 8

by Charles Dickens.
Adapted for television in thirteen parts by P. D. Cummins.
On his twenty-first birthday Pip receives £500 a year, but learns no more about his benefactor. Joe brings him a message from Miss Havisham; Pip has become a snob, and Joe says with quiet dignity that their ways must part. Pip finds Orlick employed at Satis House and gets him dismissed. Orlick vows revenge. Estella has returned from abroad more beautiful than ever-she warns Pip she has no heart. Miss Havisham orders Pip to be Estella's escort when she enters Society in Richmond.


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: Dinsdale Landen
Estella: Helen Lindsay
Orlick: Richard Warner
Compeyson: Robert Mooney
Landlord: Derek Benfield
Herbert Pocket: Colin Jeavons
Startop: Roger Kemp
Pianist: Ian Burford
Bentley Drummle: Nigel Davenport
Chairman: Peter Beton
First young man: Michael Greenwood
Second young man: John Murray Scott
First woman: Stella Kemball
Second woman: Clare Goddard
Magwitch: Jerold Wells

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South and West

: Good Companions: Out and About: 2: Pets' Corner, Battersea Park

The programme for animal-lovers gets Out and About.
Introduced by Peter West.


Presenter: Peter West
Series edited by: Stanley Dangerfield
Producer: Bill Wright

: Tonight

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

: The Moneymaker

[Starring] Spring Byington as 'The Moneymaker' with Terry Moore and Robert Sterling.
Somewhere in New York a charming old lady prints her own money whenever she needs ready cash, and all the efforts of the Secret Service have so far failed to trace the 'moneymaker'.


Director: Jerry Thorpe
Mrs. Miller: Spring Byington
Ann Winslow: Terry Moore
Steve Buchanan: Robert Sterling

: Sportsview

Max Robertson introduces Sportsview
Action... News... Personalities
including Football, Rugby League, Cricket and Golf


Presenter: Max Robertson
Associate Editor: Ronnie Noble
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill
Editor: Paul Fox

: Koran

invites you to half an hour of Mystery.
The Jury: Six Sussex and Six Surrey cricketers
Robin Richmond at the organ


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

: Borrowed Pasture

A film by John Ormond with the story told by Richard Burton.
Two Polish soldiers, homeless after war, sought shelter in Wales. They came upon a broken hillside farm in a fold of Carmarthenshire. It had lain unoccupied and decaying for twenty years. Neither of the Poles had farmed before, but the land was cheap because it was unwanted. This film tells the story of the men's twelfth year at the farm. But it is more the story of the price they have paid for poor independence; and of their unending struggle, in loneliness and hardship, to be themselves.
Made by the BBC's Welsh Film Unit
See page 3


Writer: John Ormond
Narrator: Richard Burton
Photographed by: Bill Greenhalgh
Sound: John Lanchester
Editor: Harry Hastings
Music composed and conducted by: Arwel Hughes
Music played by a section of: The BBC Welsh Orchestra

: The News

: Frank Glazer

The American pianist
Album Leaves
The distinguished concert pianist Frank Glazer has his own programme on American Television in which he both talks and plays.
Tonight, making his first appearance on television in this country, he introduces miniatures by composers from Schubert to Debussy, which were originally written as inscriptions for the autograph albums of their friends.


Pianist/presenter: Frank Glazer
Presented by: Walter Todds

: Viewpoint: The Church in South Africa

Why do members of the Dutch Reformed Church justify apartheid on Christian grounds?
John Huxtable discusses the consequences with The Ven. Cecil Wood Archdeacon of Capetown and Dr. Norman Goodall of the International Missionary Council.


Presenter: John Huxtable
Guest: The Ven Cecil Wood
Guest: Dr. Norman Goodall
Producer: Vernon Sproxton

: Omnibus 1850-1960

Henry Mayhew, nineteenth-century journalist and social investigator recorded many conversations with the men and women who earned their living in the streets of London.
In this programme he interrogates an omnibus driver and conductor of 1850. This dramatised interview will be seen by a present-day bus driver and conductor and they are in the studio to compare the past with the present.


Script: Douglas Cleverdon
Produced and designed by: Hal Burton

: Night Without End: Part 8: Wednesday, 8 p.m.

A new novel by Alistair MacLean.
Read in ten parts by John Slater.


Author: Alistair MacLean
Reader: John Slater
Presented by: Richard Evans

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