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: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

Edrych ar y byd a'l bethau Cwrdd a phobl
Ymweld ft lleoedd Ymdrin A phynciau yng nghwmni Owen Edwards Rhaglen ddyddiol dan ofal Nan Davies, Ifor Rees, Jack Williams
Today: a topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)

: The News

: Perspective on Fighting Back

A programme about people who have shown courage in calamity.
Including A deaf child, An ex-prisoner, A blind couple, Someone who attempted suicide, A person given one year to live, A drug addict.
Compere, Leonard Maguire


Interviewee: A deaf child [name uncredited]
Interviewee: An ex-prisoner [name uncredited]
Interviewee: A drug addict [name uncredited]
Interviewer: Freddy Bloom
Interviewer: Elaine Grand
Interviewer: Kenneth Kendall
Compere: Leonard Maguire
Production assistant: Margaret Smith
Producer: Beryl Radley

: Watch with Mother: Rag, Tag, and Bobtail

For the very young
Charles E. Stidwill tells the story.
Sam and Elizabeth Williams make the pictures
BBC film
(to 14.15)


Narrator: Charles E. Stidwill
Pictures: Sam Williams
Pictures: Elizabeth Williams
Script: Louise Cochrane

: Funny Manns

A film series with Cliff Norton.
You are never quite sure in what disguise Cliff Norton will appear, but you can be sure that he will show some crazy old films.


Comedian: Cliff Norton

: Playbox

opened by Eamonn Andrews with the assistance of Tony Hart.

The Inter-Regional Quiz Championship
This week's team: North of England

The Six-Clue Challenge: The Case of the Suit-Case
by Vere Lorrimer.
where you can try your hand at being a detective.


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Presenter/artist: Tony Hart
Producer: John Furness
Writer (The Six-Clue Challenge): Vere Lorrimer
Det-Insp Bruce: Ivan Owen
Harvey Sherwood: Peter Goss
Millie: Carole Allen

: The News

: Town and Around

A news magazine for South-East England followed by The Weather.

News from the South and Weather

: Pit Your Wits

against the general knowledge and IQ questions put to you by Gwynneth Tighe and Kenneth Kendall.
Please address all correspondence to: Pit Your Wits, [address removed]


Presenter: Gwynneth Tighe
Presenter: Kenneth Kendall
Producer: John Irwin

: 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: Gordon Watkins
Associate producer: Tony Essex
Associate producer: Ned Sherrin
Associate producer: Peter Batty
Assistant editor: Antony Jay
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: Headline News

: Adventure: The Hidden Sanctuaries of Prester John

A weekly series of films taken by travellers and explorers on their expeditions throughout the world.

For hundreds of years people in Europe had heard rumours of a Christian kingdom ruled in the East by the fabled emperor Prester John. Recently Robert Dick Read rode hundreds of miles by mule through the mountains of Ethiopia in search of its ancient churches hidden in caves and perched on the top of rock pinnacles.


Narrator/filmed by: Robert Dick Read
Filmed by: Chris Konarski
Film editor: Robert Walter
Presented by: Brian Branston
Series edited by: David Attenborough

: The Seven Faces of Jim: 4: The Face of Dedication

A new series starring Jimmy Edwards and written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
featuring June Whitfield, Ronnie Barker
and Richard Waring, Amanda Barrie, Mary Hignett, Allan Barnes, Margaret Flint, Frances St. Barbe West.


Writer: Frank Muir
Writer: Denis Norden
Incidental music: Dennis Wilson
Orchestra conducted by: Harry Rabinowitz
Designer: Marilyn Taylor
Producer: James Gilbert
Dr. Abernathy: Jimmy Edwards
Prue Abernathy: June Whitfield
Sidney Biggins: Ronnie Barker
Jessica's Husband: Richard Waring
Muriel: Amanda Barrie
Nurse: Mary Hignett
[Actor]: Allan Barnes
[Actress]: Margaret Flint
[Actor]: Frances St. Barbe West

: Jacks and Knaves: 4: It Was Doing Nothing

by Colin Morris.
Four stories concerning the lighter side of C.I.D. work in the North of England.
[Starring] John Barrie

Late at night into the C.I.D. office, where the detectives are preparing evidence for the morning court, comes the Vicar of St. Agnes' with a problem. He states: It's a very singular robbery, and it's been worrying me a great deal'.
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(BBC recording)


Writer: Colin Morris
Producer: Gilchrist Calder
Script Associate: William Prendergast
Designer: Roy Oxley
Det. Sgt. Tom Hitchin: John Barrie

: The News

: International Icetime

A gala all-star programme.

: Gallery

A weekly programme about People and Politics.
Introduced by Robert Kee.


Presenter: Robert Kee
Associate producer: Jack Ashley
Producer: John Grist

: Late Night News

: Late Night Final

Evening Prayers conducted by Dr. Donald Soper.


Conductor: Dr. Donald Soper

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