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: Newyddion

ynghyd A ffilm o
Scrcmoni Cyhoeddi
Eisteddfod Genedlaethol
Frenhinol Cymru , 1961
Prifwyl Dyffryn Maelor , a gymerwyd ddoe ar Bare y Ponc iau , Rhosllannerchrugog
T ffilmio gan J. H. Robinson ,
sain gan Sam R. Lewis , a'r rhaglen yng ngofal
(News in Welsh, followed by film of the Proclamation Ceremony of the 1961 National Eisteddfod)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)


Unknown: Scrcmoni Cyhoeddi
Unknown: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol
Unknown: Frenhinol Cymru
Unknown: Prifwyl Dyffryn Maelor
Unknown: Ponc Iau
Unknown: J. H. Robinson
Unknown: Sain Gan Sam R. Lewis
Unknown: T. Glynne Davies

: Cricket: England v. South Africa: Second Test Match

A visit to Lord's Cricket Ground to see play on the first day of the match.
(All transmitters)


Commentator: E. W. Swanton
Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: Denis Compton

: Wimbledon 1960: Lawn Tennis Championships

BBC Outside Broadcast units bring you the fourth day's play direct from the All England Lawn Tennis Club, Wimbledon with commentary, news flashes, and summaries by Dan Maskell, Peter West, Michael Henderson, David Coleman and Jack Kramer.


Commentator: Dan Maskell
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Michael Henderson
Presenter: David Coleman
Summaries: Jack Kramer
Television presentation: Bryan Cowgill
Television presentation: Douglas Fleming
Television presentation: Bill Wright

: For the Schools: Spotlight

People - Places - Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.


Producer: Peter Dunkley

: The Amazing Gift

A cartoon film.
A peasant boy, in return for a kind deed, is rewarded by a magic gift, and armed with this he sets off to make his fortune.

: For Deaf Children

'His Musical Career'
A Charlie Chaplin film.


Charlie aka Tom - Piano Mover: Charlie Chaplin

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South and West

: Wimbledon and Cricket

Wimbledon: Lawn Tennis Championships
The final transmission of the day direct from Wimbledon.

Cricket: England v. South Africa: Second Test Match
The closing overs of the first day's play.

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson,
Macdonald Hastings and including John Morgan, Polly Elwes and Cy Grant.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
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

: Top Town Tournament: Final Night

Leeds and Worthing compete for the 'Top Town' Television Trophy of 1960.
Introduced by David Jacobs.
Presented before a resident panel of judges:
Vera Lynn, Eric Robinson, Leslie Macdonnell, Kenneth Horne
BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Conducted by George Clouston
Jimmy Leach at the electronic organ
From the BBC's North of England television studio


Presenter: David Jacobs
Judge: Vera Lynn
Judge: Eric Robinson
Judge: Leslie MacDonnell
Judge: Kenneth Horne
Musicians: BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
[Orchestra] conducted by: George Clouston
Organist: Jimmy Leach
Research: Ronnie Lane
Designer: Kenneth Lawson
Producer: Barney Colehan

: Look: Seashore

Introduced by Peter Scott.
with Gwynne Vevers.

One of the fascinations of a seaside holiday is exploring the rock pools and sandy beaches for interesting marine creatures. But it is one thing to find them and another to be able to identify them. Peter Scott and Gwynne Vevers, recently paid a visit to a Cornish seaside resort and searched the shore between low and high tide marks, filming the animals which they found. They are in the studio to show this film and discuss their findings.


Presenter/filmmaker: Peter Scott
Guest/filmmaker: Gwynne Vevers
Editor: John Merritt
Designer: Desmond Chinn
Producer: Eileen Molony

: An Age of Kings: Henry IV, Part 2: 5: The New Conspiracy

The pageant of English history
Written by William Shakespeare.
See panel

The rebellion promoted by the Percy family against their former ally King Henry IV has been heavily crushed at Shrewsbury. The rebels were weakened by the defection of the armies promised them by Northumberland and Owen Glendower and greatly outnumbered by the King's forces. Their leader, the gallant Hotspur, has been killed in single combat with Prince Hal. Conflicting rumours reach Warkworth in Northumberland, where the Earl is eagerly waiting for news of the battle and of his son.


Author: William Shakespeare
Music: Christopher Whelen
Title Music: Sir Arthur Bliss
Designer: Stanley Morris
Director: Michael Hayes
Producer: Peter Dews
Lord Bardolph: David Andrews
Porter: John Ringham
Earl of Northumberland: George A. Cooper Travers: Terence Lodge
Morton: Jerome Willis
Sir John Falstaff: Frank Pettingell
Page to Falstaff: Dane Howell
Lord Chief Justice: Geoffrey Bayldon
Servant: John Greenwood
The Archbishop of York: Edgar Wreford
Thomas Mowbray, the Earl Marshal: Noel Johnson
Lord Hastings: Robert Lang
Mistress Quickly, hostess of 'The Boar's Head': Angela Baddeley
Bailiff - Fang: John Ringham
Bailiff - Snare: Alan Rowe Gower: Jeremy Bisley
Wife to Northumberland: Margaret Courtenay
Lady Percy, widow to Hotspur: Patricia Heneghan
Henry, Prince of Wales: Robert Hardy
Poins: Brian Smith Bardolph: Gordon Gostelow
Drawer: Timothy Harley
Drawer: Michael Graham Cox
Doll Tearsheet, a bawd: Hermione Baddeley
Ancient Pistol: George A. Cooper Peto: Terence Lodge
[Actor]: Kenneth Farrington
[Actor]: Adrian Brine
[Actor]: John Murray Scott
[Actor]: Terry Wale

: The News

: The Brains Trust

meets this evening to answer your questions.
The members this week are: Marghanita Laski, Alan Bullock, David Daiches.
Chairman, Norman Fisher
Questions should be addressed to: 'The Brains Trust' [address removed]


Panellist: Marghanita Laski
Panellist: Alan Bullock
Panellist: David Daiches
Chairman: Norman Fisher
Producer: Jack Ashley

: Cefndir

'Background': topics of the month in Wales.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace only)

: Cyhoeddi Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 1961

Film of the proclamation ceremony for next year National Eisteddfod.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace only)

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