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: Cricket: Glamorgan v. The Australians

at Cardiff Arms Park.
The commentators, on this third day of the match, are Wilfred Wooller, Peter West, and Jack Fingleton.


Commentator: Wilfred Wooller
Commentator: Peter West
Commentator: Jack Fingleton
Presented for television by: Selwyn Roderick

: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

Eilrych ar y byd a'i bethau Cwrdd a phobl
Ymweld a lleoedd Ymdrin a phynciau yna: nghwmni
Aled Rhys Wiliam
RMaslen ddyddiol dan ofal Nan Davies, Ifor Rees, Jack Williams
Today: a topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

(to 14.00)

: Lunchtime News

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

Maria Bird brings Andy to play with your small children and invites them to join in the songs and games.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
BBC film


Narrator/Script, music, and settings: Maria Bird
Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred

: Fashion and Beauty: Holiday Edition

Robert Gladwell introduces Marty Batten, Beryl Gray, Margaret Lorraine, Marigold Russell, Sandra Russell and Jose Waring showing clothes that pack well, beachwear and dresses for summer evenings.


Presenter: Robert Gladwell
Model: Marty Batten
Model: Beryl Gray
Model: Margaret Lorraine
Model: Marigold Russell
Model: Sandra Russell
Model: Jose Waring
Producer: Joyce Bullen

: Report from Paris

Introduced by Robin Scott.
From the studios of Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise


Presenter: Robin Scott

: Cricket: Glamorgan v. The Australians

The closing stages of the game at Cardiff Arms Park.
(to 16.15)


Television presentation: Selwyn Roderick

: The Crumpot Candles

by Gordon Murray.
Presented by the BBC Puppet Company
Clarinet, Frederick Lowe
BBC film
Last shown on January 5, 1960


Writer/director/puppets: Gordon Murray
Puppet Players: Audrey Atterbury
Puppet Players: John Hardwick
Puppet Players: Bob Bura
Puppet Players: Dorothy Gordon
Puppet Players: James Beattie
Puppet Players: Roy Skelton
Puppet Players: Noel Coleman
Music: Tom McCall
Clarinetist: Frederick Lowe
Settings and costumes: Andrew Brownfoot

: Hungarian Picture Book

A film from Hungary.
Two sviyi scenes from Old Hungary, 'The Wine Flasks' and 'The Wedding' performed by the Hungarian State Dancers.


Dancers: The Hungarian State Dancers

: Travellers' Tales: Antarctic Adventure

Introduced by David Attenborough.
Sir Vivian Fuchs shows film of an exciting attempt to relieve a party of men cut off by frozen seas at a base in Antarctica.
Last shown in March, 1961


Presenter/Series Editor: David Attenborough
Guest: Sir Vivian Fuchs

: The News

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from the South

: The Weather

: Do It Yourself

Barry Bucknell's Television Guide
A programme for practical people.
This week: Lightweight suitcase, Luggage cover for a car roof rack


Presenter: Barry Bucknell
Producer: John Furness

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson,
Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings and Robin Hall, Jimmie Macgregor.


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Kenneth Allsop
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Singer: Robin Hall
Singer/guitarist: Jimmie Macgregor
Associate producer: Anthony Jay
Associate producer: Gordon Watkins
Associate producer: Tony Essex
Associate producer: Ned Sherrin
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: Headline News

: The Perry Como Music Hall

Starring Perry Como
With Frances Langford, Don Ameche, The Peter Gennaro Dancers, The Ray Charles Singers, The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra.
NBC recording


Singer/presenter: Perry Como
Guest: Frances Langford
Guest: Don Ameche
Dancers: The Peter Gennaro Dancers
Singers: The Ray Charles Singers
Musicians: The Mitchell Ayres Orchestra
Orchestrations: Jack Andrews
Orchestrations: Joe Lipman
Orchestrations: Peter Matz
Vocal arrangements/Special material: Ray Charles
Script: Goodman Ace
Script: Selma Diamond
Script: Jay Burton
Script: Frank Peppiatt
Script: John Aylesworth
Director: Dwight Hemion
Producer: Nick Vanoff
Presented for BBC Television by: Yvonne Littlewood
Film Editor: Richard Barclay

: Spy-Catcher: 4: One of Our Aircraft

A new series of true stories of the search for spies in wartime, based on the experiences of Lt.-Col. Oreste Pinto.
With Bernard Archard as Colonel Pinto.
From the Midlands


Script: Robert Barr
Designer: Charles Carroll
Producer: Terence Cook
Colonel Pinto: Bernard Archard

: Ask Me Another

A general knowledge contest.
Edward Moult, Sheila Young, A. J. Campbell
Olive Stephens, Patrick Bowles, Roger Herbert-Smith
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann
Robin Richmond at the organ
Viewer Quiz 'Who? What? Where?' photographs from Radio Times Hulton Picture Library


Panellist: Edward Moult
Panellist: Sheila Young
Panellist: A. J. Campbell
Panellist: Olive Stephens
Panellist: Patrick Bowles
Panellist: Roger Herbert-Smith
Chairman: Franklin Engelmann
Questions arranged and compiled by: John P. Wynn
Organist: Robin Richmond
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: The Travelling Smiths

A portrait of a Fairground family by Allan Prior.
Yesterday Fred and Ellen Smith, with their six children, ran the family coconut stall on Hampstead Heath. Today they have moved on in the caravan that is their home from April until October. But in the winter, as this film shows, their life is different.


Writer: Allan Prior
Photographed by: Eric Deeming
Editor: Bob Rymer
Producer: Norman Swallow
Director: Pamela Wilcox Bower

: The News

: The Cinema Today: Nothing Sacred

Introduced by Derek Prouse.
Off-beat humour is explosive. It uses shock tactics, irony, and satire to expose the vulnerability of accepted conventions.
Illustrations include: L'Age D'or, Too Many Crooks, L'Auberge Rouge, The Little Island, Spukschloss im Spessart, A Face in the Crowd.
See page 30


Presenter: Derek Prouse
Production: Victor Poole

: Late Night News

followed by Weather and Close Down

: Prysur Bwyso

'Public Enquiry': A Welsh discussion on the Council for Wales and Monmouthshire.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)
(to 23.22)

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