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: Newyddion

(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

: Trafod

Pobl yn y newyddion yn ystyried un o bynciau'r dydd yng nghwmni
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.20)


Unknown: T. Glynne Davies

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the Very Young
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
(to 14.20)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Union Pacific: Railroad Doctor

A young railroad man studying to be a doctor is despised by the gang for spending his money on books. A fight-and an accident-prove the value of his study.


Major Bart McClelland: Jeff Morrow
Billy Kincald: Judd Pratt

: For Deaf Children

A variety programme including Peter Butterworth, The Skating Carousels, Zena Relph.


Comedian: Peter Butterworth
Skaters: The Skating Carousels
Fire eater: Zena Relph

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South and West

: Good Companions: 3: At the Seaside

The beach at Weston-super-Mare.
Introduced by Peter West.


Presenter: Peter West
Editor: Stanley Dangerfield
Producer: John Fearon

: Do It Yourself

Barry Bucknell's Television Guide to jobs about the house.
Fit a slow-burning fire


Presenter: Barry Bucknell
Producer: Stanley Hyland

: The Adventures of Hiram Holliday: Shipwrecked Ancestor

A film comedy series starring Wally Cox.

When Hiram arrives in North Africa he tries to trace some papers belonging to one of his ancestors named Phineas. He is side-tracked, however, by a small matter of turning sea water into petrol.


Hiram Holliday: Wally Cox

: Headline News

: Wells Fargo: The Canyon

The exciting adventures of the famous Western Stagecoach Service.
[Starring] Dale Robertson

The sole witness to a killing is a fugitive from justice and Jim Hardie needs his evidence to clear an innocent man.


Jim Hardie: Dale Robertson

: Laugh Line

You are invited to measure your sense of humour against Carole Carr, George Martin, Spike Milligan, Frank Muir in a cartoon contest devised by Frank Wayne and Mace Neufeld.
At the organ, Harold Smart


Panellist: Carole Carr
Panellist: George Martin
Panellist: Spike Milligan
Panellist: Frank Muir
Devised by: Frank Wayne
Devised by: Mace Neufeld
Organist: Harold Smart
Producer: Brian Marber

: Travellers' Tales: Chopi Music and Zulu Dancing

David Attenborough introduces Travellers' Tales

Hugh Tracey shows the making and playing of the African xylophone by the Chopi people of the lower Zambezi; and the spectacular dances performed by Africans belonging to the strange Christian sect of Shembe during their annual festival in the hills of Zululand.


Presenter/series edited by: David Attenborough
Filmmaker: Hugh Tracey
Film editor: Robert Walter
Presented by: Brian Branston

: Sportsview

Peter Dimmock introduces Sportsview


Presenter: Peter Dimmock

: Golden Girl: 5: Villains - One and Two

An adventure in six episodes by Michael Pertwee.
[Starring] Catherine Boyle and Peter Dyneley
with Michael Aldridge, Noel Howlett and John Lee


Writer: Michael Pertwee
'Golden Girl' theme composed by: Jack Jordan
Settings: Harry Smith
Producer: Ronald Marsh
Doctor: Frank Littlewood
Barstow: Noel Howlett
Detective-Inspector McEwan: Michael Aldridge
Jean: Margo Mayne
John Redfield: John Lee
Taxi driver: Henry Longhurst
Detective Sergeant: Rio Fanning
Carstairs: Edward Judd
Katie Johnson: Catherine Boyle
Lesseps: Gordon Daisley
Joe Francis: Peter Dyneley
Assistant Commissioner: Fred Ferris

: The News

: Ticket to Turkey: Istanbul

Johnny Morris takes a Ticket to Turkey
He ends his story with more film of his destination Istanbul.


Narrator: Johnny Morris
Film editor: Philip Mutton
Music and effects editor: Michael Croucher
Cameraman: Jim Saunders
Directed and produced by: Ronald Webster

: An Evening at 'The Candlelight'

An evening at 'The Candlelight' offers you a get-together with Dickie Valentine, Max Jaffa, Stan Stennett, Dennis Spicer, Tony Mercer, Dai Francis, John Boulter, Barbara Thornton, Patti Leigh, The Geoff Layeock Quintet and friends.
Introduced by Malcolm Scrimgeour.


Singer: Dickie Valentine
Violinist: Max Jaffa
Performer: Stan Stennett
Ventriloquist: Dennis Spicer
Singer: Tony Mercer
Singer: Dai Francis
Singer: John Boulter
Singer: Barbara Thornton
Performer: Patti Leigh
Musicians: The Geoff Laycock Quintet
Presenter: Malcolm Scrimgeour
Producer: Stan Parkinson

: Late Night News

: Late Night Final

Evening Prayers conducted by Father George Songhurst.
Followed by Weather and Close Down


Conductor: Father George Songhurst

: Prynhawn O Fai

(A May afternoon: filmed in the village of Rhydlewis, Cardiganshire)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)
(to 23.37)

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