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: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

Edrych ar y byd a'i bethau
Cwrdd 4 phobt
Ymweld â, lleoedd
Ymdrin 4 phynciau yng ngfhwmni
Aled Rhys Wiliam gan gvnnwys ymweliad ag
Eisteddford Rynowladol Llangllolen
Rhaglen ddyddiol dan ofat Nan Davies, Ifor Rees, Jack Williams
Today: a topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.25)

Contributors

Unknown: Aled Rhys Wiliam
Unknown: Rynowladol Llangllolen
Unknown: Nan Davies.
Unknown: Rees Jack Williams

: Lunchtime News

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the very young
BBC film
(to 14.20)

: Baden-Powell House

The new scout hostel in Kensington, London, is opened by Her Majesty The Queen accompanied by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh His Royal Highness
The Duke of Gloucester President of the Boy Scouts Association unveils a statue of Lord Baden-Powell outside the main entrance.
(to 15.30)

Contributors

Commentator: Richard Dimbleby
Television presentation: Antony Craxton

: Summerhouse

A seasonal programme from 'Somewhere in the garden'.
Introduced by Anthony Oliver who also tells this week's story.
His visitors are:
Lieutenant General Sir Brian Horrocks escaping to the sea
Pat Pleasance
Just Joking Apart
Jim Dale and Dany Clare
Dance Spot
Sheila O'Neill and Gordon Crossland
The Eric Darby Trio

Contributors

Presenter/storyteller: Anthony Oliver
Item presenter: Sir Brian Horrocks
Performer: Pat Pleasance
Actor (Just Joking Apart): Jim Dale
Actress (Just Joking Apart): Dany Clare
Dancer (Dance Spot): Sheila O'Neill
Dancer (Dance Spot): Gordon Crossland
Musicians: The Eric Darby Trio
Producer: Rosamund Davies

: Men in Space: Moon Trap

A series of film stories about imaginary space adventures.
Last shown in August 1960

: The News

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from the South
(Rowridge)

: Victory at Sea: 25: Design for Peace

A series of films about Sea Warfare 1939-45.

The dropping of the first atomic bomb and Japan's subsequent surrender bring the war to an end.

Introduced by Ludovic Kennedy.
This NBC film series was produced in co-operation with the U.S. Navy and the Admiralty, and was last shown on BBC Television in 1953

Contributors

Presenter: Ludovic Kennedy

: Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod: The World Comes to Wales

Once again dancers and singers from twenty-seven countries have come to this small Welsh town to sing and dance in friendly competition. Television cameras give viewers a chance to meet some of them.
The programme introduced by Hywel Davies.

Contributors

Presenter: Hywel Davies
Music associate: Alwyn Jones
Producer: David J. Thomas

: Headline News

: Klondike: The Golden Burro

A film series.
Adventure in Yukon Territory during the days of the famous Gold Rush starring Ralph Taeger as Mike Halliday.

A burro which its owner claims can smell out gold is pressed into detective service when Mike Halliday is given just twenty-four hours to find the gold stolen from his protection company.

Contributors

Mike Halliday: Ralph Taeger
Sam Perkins: Edgar Buchanan

: Sportsview

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.

Tonights edition includes:

Golf
A special report from the Royal Birkdale Course Open Golf Championship of 1961.

Cycling: The Tour de France

Athletics
A preview of the coming A.A.A. meeting at the White City in London.

Contributors

Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Programme editor: Ronnie Noble
Associate editor: Leslie Kettley
Studio presentation: A. P. Wilkinson

: Laramie: Queen of Diamonds

A Western film series starring John Smith, Robert Fuller.

Slim plays a dangerous game of chance when he tries to help a lady in distress.

Contributors

Slim Sherman: John Smith
Jess Harper: Robert Fuller

: The News

: Signposts for the Sixties

A Party Political broadcast on behalf of the Labour Party.

: Moody in Teleland

Starring Ron Moody
With Vivienne Martin, Richard Caldicot and Tony Sympson, Amanda Barrie, Greta Hamby, Tom Clegg
Also featuring Peter Gilmore and David Kernan, The George Mitchell Singers

Contributors

Performer/Script, lyrics and music: Ron Moody
Performer: Vivienne Martin
Performer: Richard Caldicot
Performer: Tony Sympson
Performer: Amanda Barrie
Performer: Greta Hamby
Performer: Tom Clegg
Performer: Peter Gilmore
Performer: David Kernan
Singers: The George Mitchell Singers
Script associate: John Law
Orchestrations: Dennis Wilson
The Orchestra conducted by: Eric Robinson
Associate producer: Alfred Rodrigues
Designer: Marilyn Taylor
Producer: James Gilbert

: Lords of Little Egypt

Written by David Hughes.
Another showing of the film in which Mai Zetterling visits the Gypsies.
Every year in May several thousand Lords of Little Egypt - as Gypsies were called in the old days - come from all over Europe to meet for festivities in the Camargue, the remote 'Wild West' of France. Mai Zetterling stayed with them in a caravan to discover how these mysterious and often violent people really live among themselves.

Contributors

Writer: David Hughes
Presenter/Director: Mai Zetterling
Photography: Brian Probyn
Editor: Michael Bradsell

: Viewpoint: The Bible Story of Joseph

A fortnightly programme.

William Todd analyses and illustrates the story in the Book of Genesis in terms of the history and geography of the time.

Contributors

Presenter: William Todd
Production: Victor Menzies








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