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: Newyddion

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

: Y Fantol

Cylchgrawn crefyddol sy'n adlewyrchu ac yn cloriannu gweithgarwch eglwysi Cymru a'r byd
Y rhaglen yng ngofal
Ifoe Rees
(Religious magazine)
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss and Sutton Coldfield only)
(to 13.20)


Unknown: Ifoe Rees

: Lunchtime News

: For the Schools: Spotlight

People - Places - Problems in the news
A topical programme for older children.
The subject for next week will be announced at the end of this programme.
Repeated on Friday at 11.5 a.m.


Producer: Ivan Gilman

: Interval

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the Very Young
David Enders tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
(BBC film)


Narrator: David Enders
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Family Affairs: Problems of Living

The 'Family Affairs' panel discusses problems sent in by viewers.
Rose Hacker, Dorothy Stafford-Clark, The Rev. Charles Davey, Edward Blishen
In the chair, Beryl Radley
Letters to the Panel should be sent to Mrs. Radley, 'Family Affairs', [address removed]


Panellist: Rose Hacker
Panellist: Dorothy Stafford-Clark
Panellist: The Rev. Charles Davey
Panellist: Edward Blishen
Chairman: Beryl Radley
Director: Margaret Smith

: Prawns and Pierrots

A film of seaside entertainers.
At the turn of the century the concert party was a popular form of theatre-going. Now its popularity is declining. What kind of people play in these shows; how do their audiences like them? With the Rambla Concert Party from Clacton Pier.
(BBC film)
(to 15.30)


Entertainers: The Rambla Concert Party
Cameraman: Ronald Shears
Cameraman: Alex A. Pearce
Editor: Ken Bilton
Director: Bryan Izzard

: Caravan

Jeremy Geidt, The Caravan Showman rings up the curtain on The North Inch at Perth.
'Helped' by Cardew Robinson (his Crazy Cousin) with Ravel, The Pan Yue Jen Troupe, Cecil Johnson, Skating Meteors, The Flying Cobinas.
The Caravan Guest: Tony Brent
Music by The Caravan Four


Caravan Showman: Jeremy Geidt
Crazy Cousin: Cardew Robinson
Dancer: Ravel
Entertainers: The Pan Yue Jen Troupe
Entertainer: Cecil Johnson
Skaters: Skating Meteors
Entertainers: The Flying Cobinas
Singer/guest: Tony Brent
Musicians: The Caravan Four
Producer: Gerald Wiltshire

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from South and West

: Look: A Kingdom on the Waters

Introduced by Peter Scott.
with Lorant de Bastyai

Near the town of Szeged in Southern Hungary, between the Rivers Danube and Tisza, an area of the old marsh country which once spread over parts of the great Hungarian Plain, has been preserved as a bird sanctuary.
Peter Scott and the Hungarian naturalist, Lorant de Bastyai, discuss parts of a film made by Istvan Homoki-Nagy.


Presenter: Peter Scott
Guest: Lorant de Bastyai
Filmmaker: Istvan Homoki-Nagy
Editor: John Merritt
Producer: Eileen Molony

: Tonight

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


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: John Morgan
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Polly Elwes
Associate producer: Antony Jay
Associate producer: Gordon Watkins
Associate producer: Tony Essex
Assistant editor: Alasdair Milne
Editor: Donald Baverstock

: Headline News

: Call for Action: 5: The Innocent Killer

Written by Michael Orrom.
A series of six films dealing with sudden emergencies.
The story of a race to save the lives of four people bitten by a rabid dog.


Writer: Michael Orrom
Photography: Hugh Wilson
Produced and edited by: Geoffrey Baines

: Meet the Champ

by Sid Colin.
A new weekly comedy series.
Starring Bernard Bresslaw and Jimmy James
featuring Peter Butterworth
with Vilma Ann Leslie, Martin Boddey, Reginald Green
See page 7


Writer: Sid Colin
Designer: Laurence Broadhouse
Producer: G.B. Lupino
Bernie: Bernard Bresslaw
J.J.: Jimmy James
Sammy: Peter Butterworth
Essie: Vilma Ann Leslie
[Actor]: Martin Boddey
[Actor]: Reginald Green

: What's It's All About?

The Panel: Simon Kester, Janet Brown, 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: Janet Brown
Panellist: Alan Simpson
Chairman: Kenneth Horne
Cartoonist: Roy Laughton
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: An Age of Kings: Henry VI: 11: The Rabble from Kent

The Pageant of English History
Written by William Shakespeare.


Author: William Shakespeare
Music: Christopher Whelen
Title music: Sir Arthur Bliss
Designer: Stanley Morris
Director: Michael Hayes
Producer: Peter Dews
Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester: John Ringham
Murderer: Terence Lodge
Murderer: Adrian Brine
Murderer: Patrick Garland
Duke of Suffolk: Edgar Wreford
King Henry the Sixth: Terry Scully
Margaret Queen to King Henry: Mary Morris
Cardinal Beaufort, Bishop of Winchester, great-uncle to the King: Robert Lang
Duke of Somerset: Alan Rowe
Earl of Warwick: Frank Windsor
Earl of Salisbury: Gordon Gostelow
Vaux: John Murray Scott
A Sea-Captain: David Andrews
Master: John Ringham
Master's Mate: Derek Ward
Two Gentlemen, prisoners with Suffolk: John Greenwood
Two Gentlemen, prisoners with Suffolk: Jeremy Bisley
Walter Whitmore: Adrian Brine
George Bevis: Timothy Harley
John Holland: Tony Garnett
Jack Cade, a rebel: Esmond Knight
Dick the Butcher: Anthony Valentine
Smith the Weaver: Terence Lodge
The Clerk of Chatham: Terry Wale
Michael: Barry Jackson
Sir Humphrey Stafford: Leon Shepperdson
Brother to Stafford: John Murray Scott
Duke of Buckingham: Kenneth Farrington
Lord Say: John Warner
Messenger: John Greenwood
Messenger: Jeremy Bisley
Soldier: Derek Ware
Lord Clifford: John Barcroft
Young Clifford, his son: Jerome Willis
Alexander Iden, a Kentish gentleman: Jeffry Wickham
Richard, Duke of York: Jack May
Son to York - Edward: Julian Glover
Son to York - George: Patrick Garland
Son to York - Richard: Paul Daneman

: The News

: International Professional Tennis

Direct from the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley where the world's best players compete in the London International Professional Lawn Tennis Championships.


Commentary: Dan Maskell
Commentary: Peter West
Commentary: Jack Kramer
Television presentation: Douglas Fleming

: Late Night News

followed by Weather; Road Works Report and Close Down

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