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: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

Edrych ar y byd a'i bethau
Cwrdd a phobl
Ymweld a lleoedd
Ymdrin a phynciau yng nghwmni
Rhaglen ddyddiol dan ofal NAN DAVIES, IFOR REES, JACK WILLIAMS
Today: a topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.25)


Unknown: Aled Rhys Wiliam
Unknown: Nan Davies
Unknown: Rees Jack Williams

: Lunchtime News

: Watch with Mother: Andy Pandy

For the very young
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
(to 14.20)


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

: Who's Afraid of the Great Big Wolf?

A Hungarian cartoon film.
A little pig finds himself in a tight corner when a wolf comes calling, but the wolf gets more than he bargained for.

: Men in Space: Is there another Civilization?

A series of film stories about imaginary space adventures.
Fragments of a strange missile are found floating around in space. When Colonel McCauley manages to capture one of them, strange possibilities are revealed.
Last shown in August, 1960

: Travellers' Tales: In Search of Stanley

Introduced by David Attenborough.
Last shown in March, 1961


Presenter/series edited by: David Attenborough
Extracts from Stanley's diary spoken by: Marvin Kane
Film editor: Fred Jacobs
Film editor: Bert Eggleton
Presented by: Brian Branston

: The News

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from the South

: The Weather

: Made in Russia

Clothes - Cars - Cameras - Glass - Household goods
At the Soviet Exhibition in London, all these are on show among the great industrial displays. Would you buy Russian? See for yourself in this outside broadcast direct from Earls Court.

: Wilf Todd and his Trio

with Sheila White and The Bryan Ryman Dancers.


Musicians: Wilf Todd and his Trio
Singer: Sheila White
Dancers: The Bryan Ryman Dancers
Music arranged by: Edwin Braden
Producer: Ronnie Lane

: The Adventures of Hiram Holliday: Monaco Hermit Crab

A film comedy series starring Wally Cox.
Hiram uses his personal 'system' at the gaming tables in Monte Carlo, and wins a luxury yacht.


Hiram Holliday: Wally Cox

: Headline News

: Putting on the Donegan

An excerpt from George and Alfred Black's new Summer Show at the Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool.
Starring Lonnie Donegan
with The Dallas Boys, Miki and Griff, Norman Vaughan, Suzi Miller, The John Tiller Girls, The Lonnie Donegan Group, Peter Appleby, Peter Huggett and Les Bennetts.
(A special performance before an invited audience from the Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, by arrangement with the Blackpool Tower Company Ltd)


Singer: Lonnie Donegan
Singers: The Dallas Boys
Singers: Miki and Griff
Comedian: Norman Vaughan
Dancer: Suzi Miller
Dancers: The John Tiller Girls
Musicians: The Lonnie Donegan Group
Drummer: Peter Appleby
Bass: Peter Huggett
Guitarist: Les Bennetts
Musical director: Ralph Dollimore
Choreography: Denny Bettis
Producer: Albert J. Knight
TV presentation: Barney Colehan

: The Tab Hunter Show: How to Lose a Girl

Further adventures of a Bachelor at Large
[Starring] Tab Hunter as Paul Morgan
with Richard Erdman, Jerome Cowan and guest star, Chris White

Larsen threatens to replace Paul's comic strip with a new one, 'Bachelor Girl', drawn by the charming Betty Boyden. The only way to remove this threat to his livelihood is to get Betty married-but Paul's alarm is increased when he finds that the man in Betty's cartoons bears a strong resemblance to himself!


Paul Morgan: Tab Hunter
Richard Fairfield III: Richard Erdman
John Larsen: Jerome Cowan
Betty Boyden: Chris White

: Walk a Crooked Mile: Episode 5

A thriller serial in six episodes by Lindsay Hardy.
Starring Raymond Huntley, Peter Illing, Anthony Newlands
with Philip Bond, David Langton, and Doreen Aris

Arthur Boone, a private detective, is found shot dead and a direct link is established between him, Hedges, and Cheviot. The police now suspect Cheviot of killing both Hedges and Boone. Ryder continues to look for some other suspect. Denzel sends for Ryder and tries to bribe him to give up his search. Ryder throws the money in his face. Ryder decides to break into Boone's office to try to find some clue the police might have missed. As he is leaving the office, four of Denzel's thugs are waiting for him.


Writer: Lindsay Hardy
Producer: David E. Rose
Music composed by: Dennis Wilson
Designer: Roy Oxley
Gordon Cheviot: Anthony Newlands
Fergus Ryder: Philip Bond
Joe Denzel: Peter Illing
Bruno: Peter Thomas
Georgie: Victor Baring
Yottie Croombe: David Lander
Gillian: Doreen Aris
Alistair Paul: Henry Soskin
Model: Reeva Forman
Office girl: Angela Grant
Marie: Joan Peart
Adrian Charles: Raymond Huntley
Commander Anthony Gardiner: David Langton

: Man in the Making: 2: Two of a Kind

The mystery of the first two years of life.

With identical twins nature has provided the scientist with a unique means of studying the relative effects of heredity and environment on the development of the individual.
Introduced by Dr. J.M. Tanner.
Speakers include: Professor D.R. Newth, James Shields and Professor C.H. Waddington, F.R.S.


Presenter: Dr. J.M. Tanner
Speaker: Professor D.R. Newth
Speaker: James Shields
Speaker: Professor C.H. Waddington
Director: Brenda Horsfield
Producer: James McCloy

: Late Night Film presents: The Last Chance

Featuring a strong international cast.
The thrilling escape story of two young prisoners of war, set against the towering magnificence of the Italian Alps during the chaotic period that marked the closing stages of World War II


Director: Leopold Lindtberg
Major Melford: E.G. Morrison
Lt Halliday: John Hoy
Sergt Braddock: Ray Reagan
Tonina: Luisa Rossi
An Innkeeper: Odeado Hasini
A carrier: Giuseppe Galeati
Priest: Romano Calo

: Late Night News

followed by Weather and Close Down

: Dwyn Mae Cof

A Welsh programme of reminiscences by Sir Thomas Parry-Williams.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)
(to 23.57)


Presenter: Sir Thomas Parry-Williams

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