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: Newyddion

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

: Cadw'n Ifanc

Cylchgrawn i'r Henoed
T rhaglen yng ngofal Ifor Rees
(A magazine for the older folk)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.20)

: Watch with Mother: Picture Book

(BBC film)
(to 14.20)

: Olympic Games

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(to 16.45)

: Summerhouse

A seasonal programme from 'somewhere in the garden'.
Introduced by Anthony Oliver.
His visitors are:
Pete Murray, How not to collect Autographs
Katharine Tottenham, A Bird in the Hand
Roderick Cook, A Story to Tell
Geoffrey Rand, Song Spot

Contributors

Presenter: Anthony Oliver
Item presenter (How not to collect Autographs): Pete Murray
Item presenter (A Bird in the Hand): Katharine Tottenham
Storyteller (A Story to Tell): Roderick Cook
Singer (Song Spot): Geoffrey Rand
Producer: Rosamund Davies

: Whirlybirds: Sky Hook

Contributors

P.T. Moore: Craig Hill
Chuck Martin: Kenneth Tobey

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South and West
(Rowridge)

: The Kilt Is My Delight

Scottish songs and dances
[Starring] The Edinburgh Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, Duncan Robertson, Bobby Watson, The Deeside Dancers
The Edinburgh University Singers
Director, Herrick Bunney
Ian Powrie and his Band
Introduced by Alastair MacIntyre.
Televised from the Ballroom and Grounds of Hopetoun House by permission of the Marquess of Linlithgow

Contributors

Dancers: The Edinburgh Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
Singer: Duncan Robertson
Dancer: Bobby Watson
Dancers: The Deeside Dancers
Singers: The Edinburgh University Singers
Director (Edinburgh University Singers): Herrick Bunney
Musicians: Ian Powrie and his Band
Presenter: Alastair MacIntyre
Designer: Douglas Duncan
Producer: Alan Rees

: Tonight

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

Contributors

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

: Headline News

: The Best of Hancock: 10: The Reunion

Written by Alan Simpson and Ray Galton.
[Starring] Tony Hancock
featuring Sidney James

Contributors

Writer: Alan Simpson
Writer: Ray Galton
Incidental Music: Wally Stott
Designer: Lawrence Broadhouse
Producer: Duncan Wood
Anthony Aloysius Hancock: Tony Hancock
Sidney Balmoral James: Sidney James

: Here Lies Miss Sabry: 4: The Right People

A mystery serial in six episodes by Raymond Bowers.
Starring Sebastian Shaw, Petra Davies, Derrick Sherwin, John Cairney, with Neil McCallum and Patrick Magee

Paul has followed Lucille to the 'Zombie' night-club where she works, thinking she is really Miss Sabry. He is knocked out by Jason, and thrown out by the manager. Clare persuades her disgruntled escort, Tom, to take her into the 'Zombie' by the front door, but she leaves him to seek Tony, the trumpeter, whose photograph was in Lucille's bedroom. At Tony's suggestion they drive off to his home to talk.

Contributors

Writer: Raymond Bowers
Theme music composed and played by: Bill Le Sage
Designer: John Cooper
Producer: Dennis Vance
Tony: John Cairney
Clare Talbot: Petra Davies
Jason: Patrick Magee
Felice Sabry: Sydonie Platt
Cracker Talbot: Sebastian Shaw
Paul Sterne: Derrick Sherwin
Cabbie: Leonard Fenton
Bongo drummer: Johnnie Withers
Zara: Hazel Gardner
Janet: Yvette Rees
Tom Horbin: Neil McCallum
Annette: Susan Franklin
Dugal: John Kelly
Lucille Vernois: Tamara Hinchco
Waiter: Reginald Jessup

: The Well

A film drama with Henry Morgan.

In a small American town a five-year-old Negro girl disappears. She was last seen with a white man. Gossip, rumours, and distorted, even hysterical, accusations result in a racial riot of ugly dimensions.
Out of this grave situation comes, surprisingly, a closer and deeper understanding between white and coloured townspeople.

Contributors

Director: Leo Popkin
Director: Russell Rouse
Ben Kellog: Richard Rober
Claude Packard: Henry Morgan
Sam Packard: Barry Kelley
Crawford: Ernest Anderson
Mrs Crawford: Maidie Norman
Carolyn: Gwendolyn Laster

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