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: Newyddion

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

: Ar Faes Yr Eisteddfod

bydd Ifan O. Williams yn cyflwyno o ddydd i ddydd rat o ymwelwyr a chystadleuwyr y Brifwyl
Y telediad yng ngofal MYRFYN OWEN
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace only)
(to 13.20)

: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Frenhinol Cymru Caerdydd 1960

Cadeirio'r Bardd
Disgriflr y seremoni ym Mhaflliwn yr Eisteddfod gan ALUN WILLIAMS
Y telediad yng ngofal SELWYN RODERICK
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield and Crystal Palace only)
(to 15.30)


Unknown: Alun Williams
Unknown: Selwyn Roderick

: Seconds Out

A competition in which Peter West challenges two teams in the studio.
See if you can beat them.


Presenter: Peter West
Designer: Barry Newbery
Producer: Barbara Hammond

: The Nature of Things: 3: Oil, Soap, and Detergent

Demonstrated by Sir Lawrence Bragg, F.B.S.

Can a sieve float? Sir Lawrence Bragg gives the answer when he demonstrates the surface of things in this talk, in which Outside Broadcast cameras join an audience of members and their friends at the Royal Institution in London.


Presenter: Sir Lawrence Bragg
Director: Bill Wright
Producer: Philip Daly

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

: The Serpentine Regatta

Organised by the News of the World
Outside Broadcast cameras cover some of this evening's events in this three-day regatta, which is held on one of London's most famous lakes.


Commentator: Brian Johnston
Commentator: T. B. Langton
Television presentation: Dennis Monger

: The Adventures of Hiram Holliday: False Monarch

A film comedy series, starring Wally Cox.

Hiram interrupts a search for a rare lichen in Scotland in order to save the life of the King of Rocavia.


Hiram Holliday: Wally Cox

: Stranger than Fiction

Britain is both a beautiful country and a strange one. This film series shows some of the 'oddities' of our country.
Produced for the BBC by Marcus Cooper Ltd.


Narrator: Bruce Wyndham
Script: Michael Henderson

: Headline News

: Great Yarmouth

welcomes you to 'Melody Mile' with Charlie Chester, The Kaye Sisters, Sheila Holt and Tom Gillis, Doreen Hume, The Polka Dots, Johnny Laycock and Bee, Eric 'Jeeves' Grier, The Pavilion Girls
From the Britannia Theatre


Comedian: Charlie Chester
Singers: The Kaye Sisters
Dancer: Sheila Holt
Dancer: Tom Gillis
Soprano: Doreen Hume
Singers: The Polka Dots
Entertainers: Johnny Laycock and Bee
Comedian: Eric Jeeves Grier
Performers: The Pavilion Girls
Orchestra directed by: Harry Hudson
Producer: Philip Lewis

: What's It All About?

The Panel: Simon Kester, Ginette Spanier, Alan Simpson find out the logical explanation for odd situations in which viewers have found themselves.
Chairman, Kenneth Horne


Devised and compiled by: John P. Wynn
Panellist: Simon Kester
Panellist: Ginette Spanier
Panellist: Alan Simpson
Panellist: Kenneth Horne
Cartoonist: Roy Lawton
Designer: Thomas Carter
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: Charlie Drake: March of the Movies

[Starring] Charlie Drake as Charles O'Casey Drake

(BBC recording)
(Charlie Drake is appearing at the Wellington Pier Pavilion, Great Yarmouth)


Script: Charlie Drake
Script: David Cumming
Script: Derek Collyer
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Director: Sydney Lotterby
Producer: G.B. Lupino
Charles O'Casey Drake: Charlie Drake
Robertson: John Fitzgerald
Gloria: Aubrey Nicholson
Kllbride: Michael Henry
Dr Cushing: Frank Hawkins
Dr Wolfit: Robert MacKenzie
Luigi: Michael Balfour
Sophia: Margot Mayne
Gina: Judy Shearing
Maria: Coral Ellahi

: An Age of Kings: Henry V: 8: The Band of Brothers

The pageant of English history
Written by William Shakespeare.


Author: William Shakespeare

: The News

: Birthday Portrait

On the sixtieth birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, a special edition of News Extra filmed in the grounds of St. Paul's Walden Bury, Glamis Castle, Royal Lodge, Windsor, The Castle of Mey.
Introduced by Godfrey Talbot.
See Round and About


Presenter: Godfrey Talbot
Producer: Bill Northwood

: The Brains Trust

The members this week are: John Wain, Dr. W. Grey Walter, Marghanita Laski.
Chairman, Norman Fisher


Panellist: John Wain
Panellist: Dr. W. Grey Walter
Panellist: Marghanita Laski
Chairman: Norman Fisher
Producer: John Grist

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