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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
Yniweld A lleoedd
Ymdrin A phynciau yng nghwmni OWEN EDWARDS Rhaglen ddyddioil dan ofal NAN DAVIES, IFOR REES, JACK WILLIAMS
Today: a topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.25)


Unknown: Owen Edwards
Unknown: Nan Davies
Unknown: Ifor Rees
Unknown: Jack Williams

: Lunchtime News

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the very young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
BBC film
(to 14.45)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: Summerhouse

A seasonal programme from 'Somewhere in the garden'.
Introduced by Anthony Oliver who also tells this week's story.
His visitors are:

Pat Pleasance

What Was That?
Percy Edwards and Tony Hart

Oliver Postgate, Sometime Professor of Political Embroidery at the University of Winkel-an-der-Weser

Song Spot
Pip Hinton and Don Lang

Dance Spot
Sheila O'Neill

The Eric Darby Trio


Presenter/storyteller: Anthony Oliver
Performer: Pat Pleasance
Item presenter (What Was That?): Percy Edwards
Artist (What Was That?): Tony Hart
Himself: Oliver Postgate
Singer (Song Spot): Pip Hinton
Singer (Song Spot): Don Lang
Dancer (Dance Spot): Sheila O'Neill
Musicians: The Eric Darby Trio
Producer: Rosamund Davies

: Men in Space: Contraband

A series of film stories about imaginary space adventures.

A precious crystal is smuggled to Earth after a geological expedition to the Moon. Suspicion rests on Colonel McCauley's assistant and the four geologists who took part in the expedition.
Last shown in September, 1960

: The News

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England.

News from the South

: The Weather

: The Enthronement of the Archbishop of York

The Most Rev. and Rt. Hen. Frederick Donald Coggan D.D., in York Minster
Recordings of this afternoon's service.
Introduced by Robert Hudson.


Presenter: Robert Hudson
Television presentation: Peter Hamilton

: Tonight

Look around with Cliff Michelmore, Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott, Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings and Robin Hall and 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: Gordon Watkins
Associate producer: Tony Essex
Associate producer: Ned Sherrin
Associate producer: Peter Batty
Assistant editor: Antony Jay
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: Headline News

: Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years: Episode 14: Closing the Ring

A film series based on Sir Winston Churchill's Memoirs of World War II.

The first meeting of the 'Big Three' - Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin takes place in Teheran in November 1943, and a date is set for the opening of a Second Front in Europe - summer 1944. To relieve the Russians and draw away German troops, Churchill redoubles attacks in Italy. The Allied advance is halted at Monte Cassino, and in spite of the landings at Anzio, behind the German lines, it becomes necessary to destroy the centuries-old monastery.
(Previously shown on May 13)


Author: Sir Winston Churchill
Churchill's words spoken by: Richard Burton
Narrator: Gary Merrill
Musical Score: Richard Rodgers

: Yorky: The Actress

by Vincent Tilsley.
Stories of a country schoolmaster.
Starring Wilfred Pickles and Margaret Lockwood with Edna Morris, Robert Scroggins
From the North


Writer: Vincent Tilsley
Film cameraman: Gerry Pullen
Film editor: Teddy Darvas
Designer: Stanley Morris
Producer: John Warrington
Bobbie: Christopher Beeny
Simon Turpin: Robert Scroggins
Yorky: Wilfred Pickles
Alice: Edna Morris
Jack: Arnold Ridley
Nora: Gretchen Franklin
Bessie Turpin: Margaret Lockwood
Harry Tanner: Victor Lucas
Landlord: Michael Logan
Ruth: Joanna Craig
Divisional Officer: David Morrell
Petty Officer: Brian Rawlinson

: Sportsview

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.

Motor Racing: The Italian Grand Prix
A special report from Monza on the battle for the Racing Drivers' World Championship.

Football: The European Cup 1961
News from Poland on this evening's match between Gornik (Poland) and Tottenham Hotspur (England).

Rugby League Football: Lancashire v. New Zealand
A film report from this evening's match.
Reported by Eddie Waring.

Lawn Tennis... Show Jumping


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Reporter (Rugby League Football): Eddie Waring
Programme editor: Ronnie Noble
Associate editor: Leslie Kettley
Studio presentation: Alec Weeks

: Laramie: The Debt

A Western film series.
Starring John Smith, Robert Fuller
and Guest star, Monica Lewis

Jess risks his own life in trying to prove the innocence of a friend wrongly accused of robbery and murder.


Slim Sherman: John Smith
Jess Harper: Robert Fuller
Clovis: Monica Lewis

: The News

: Paris Music Box

Songs of the city and the country by Renee Lebas, Trumpet Boy, Ricet Barrier,
Les Trois Menestrels, Nadine Clair, Denise Benoit, Eddy Marnay.
Introduced in English by Anne Vernon.


Singer: Renee Lebas
Trumpeter: Trumpet Boy
Singer: Ricet Barrier
Singers: Les Trois Menestrels
Singer: Nadine Clair
Singer: Denise Benoit
Singer: Eddy Marnay
Presenter: Anne Vernon
A film devised and written by: Alan Adair
Director: Jean Bacqué

: Waterway

In the spring of 1960 Tony Soper and Captain Trevor Hampton sailed from New York in the motor cruiser Dubhe. They travelled down the Eastern sea-board of the United States and then across the Florida Straits to the Bahamas.
In the first of three programmes Tony Soper begins the story of the journey, and introduces film of the animals they saw.
First shown in February

10.30-11.0 Dead or Alive!
A programme on the Somerset market town of Crewkerne.


Narrator/Producer: Tony Soper
Music: Sidney Sager
Dubbing Editor: Douglas Thomas
Film Editor: Paul Khan

: Late Night News

: Late Night Final

Evening Prayers conducted by the Rev. Austen Williams.


Conductor: The Rev. Austen Williams

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