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: Newyddion

News in Welsh.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Heddiw

Edrych ar y byd a'i bethau Cwrdd a phobl
Ymweld A lleoedd
Ymdrin a phynciau yng nghwmni Owen Edwards
Rhaglen ddyddiol dan ofal Nan Davies, Ifor Rees, Jack Williams
Today: a topical magazine.
Gweler tudalen 18
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: The News

: Racing at Manchester

Television Outside Broadcast cameras cover four of the principal events on the New Year's Day card.

1.15 Knutsford Maiden Hurdle (2 miles)

1.45 Victory Steeplechase (2 miles)

2.15 Salford Novice Steeplechase (3 miles)

2.45 New Year Handicap Hurdle (2 miles)


Commentator: Peter Montague-Evans
Commentator: Peter Bromley
Television presentation: Dennis Monger

: International Ski-Jumping

from Garmisch
Leading European champions compete in this exciting event from Germany's winter sports centre in the Bavarian Alps.
Presented by the German Television Service and recorded earlier today over the Eurovision link


Commentator in Garmisch: Max Robertson

: Tenderfoot: Vinegarroon

A film from the Western series starring Will Hutchins as Tom Brewster the young cowboy adventurer who is also a student of the law.

Tom is determined to bring a murderer to justice. But he faces tough opposition from a judge whose methods of upholding the law are unorthodox and highly individual.


Tom Brewster: Will Hutchins

: New Year's Day Concert

from Vienna
Part of a concert of music by the Strauss family given in the Main Hall of the Musikverein by the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.
Led and directed by Willi Boskovsky
Broadcast by courtesy of the Austrian Television Service
Introduced by Lionel Salter.


Musicians: Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
[Orchestra] led and directed by: Willi Boskovsky
Presenter: Lionel Salter

: Blue Peter

A magazine programme for younger viewers.

Chris and Leila show you how to make A Doll's House

An excerpt from the film Babes in Toyland
Shown by courtesy of Walt Disney Productions

Letter M in the Blue Peter Alphabet


Presenter: Christopher Trace
Presenter: Leila Williams
Producer: Clive Parkhurst

: Ask Mr Pastry: The Window Display

by Patrick Campbell and Vivienne Knight.
Starring Richard Hearne (Mr. Pastry)

Mr. Pastry finds a way to have the last word.
First shown in April
(Richard Hearne is in "Goody Two Shoes" at the Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth)


Writer: Patrick Campbell
Writer: Vivienne Knight
Designer: Stuart Walker
Producer: David Goddard
Mr Pastry: Richard Hearne
Stoker: Barry Henderson
Vicar: John Kidd
Constable: John Brittany
Susan Bell: Patricia Sinclair
Salesman: Derek Smee
Assistant: Bruce Wightman
Mrs Spindle: Dandy Nichols
Miss Print: Barbara Hicks
Miss Moss: Amy Dalby
Farmer Tony Young: Ian Shand
Engineer: William Maxwell
Producer: Hedger Wallace
Stage Manager: Peter Diamond
Secretary: Patricia Pacy
Interviewer: Christopher Trace

: The Adventures of Tintin: The Broken Ear

A Belgian cartoon film series drawn by Herge.
The idol vanishes from the Museum, and Tintin is puzzled by its sudden reappearance.
Commentary spoken by Peter Hawkins.


Drawings: Herge
Narrator: Peter Hawkins
Presented by: Peggy Miller

: The News

: Town and Around

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

News from the South and Weather
See page 18

: Ask Me Another

A general knowledge contest between
The Residents: Olive Stephens, Edward Moult, Reginald Webster
The Challengers: Irene Thomas, John Bedells, Len Snow
Chairman, Franklin Engelmann
From the Midlands
See page 19


Panellist (The Residents): Olive Stephens
Panellist (The Residents): Edward Moult
Panellist (The Residents): Reginald Webster
Panellist (The Challengers): Irene Thomas
Panellist (The Challengers): John Bedells
Panellist (The Challengers): Len Snow
Chairman: Franklin Engelmann
Questions arranged and compiled by: John P. Wynn
Presented by: Kenneth Milne-Buckley

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A quick look at points from the week's post.
Letters for inclusion in the programme should be addressed to: Points of View, [address removed]


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: Tonight

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


Presenter: Cliff Michelmore
Reporter: Derek Hart
Reporter: Alan Whicker
Reporter: Fyfe Robertson
Reporter: Trevor Philpott
Reporter: Macdonald Hastings
Reporter: Polly Elwes
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

: Seeing is Deceiving

Excerpts from the International Congress of Magic held in Liege.
Starring Fred Kaps (Holland), Alan Alan (England), Brahma (France), Maymo Brothers (Spain).
Introduced by Francis White, President of the Magic Circle.
Produced by the Belgian Television Service


Magician: Fred Kaps
Escapologist: Alan Alan
Magician: Brahma
Magicians: Maymo Brothers
Presenter: Francis White
Presented for BBC TV by: Bill Wright

: This Is Your Life

says Eamonn Andrews to ?


Presenter: Eamonn Andrews
Story written and research by: Arthur Sellwood
Story editor: John Sandilands
Incidental music conducted by: James Turner
Director: Yvonne Littlewood
Producer: T. Leslie Jackson
This Is Your Life devised by: Ralph Edwards

: Panorama

The Window on the World
Panorama cameras focus on People - Places - Problems that make news.
Introduced by Richard Dimbleby with reports from Panorama's regular team of commentators: Robin Day, Robert Kee, Ludovic Kennedy, John Morgan, James Mossman.


Presenter: Richard Dimbleby
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Robert Kee
Reporter: Ludovic Kennedy
Reporter: John Morgan
Reporter: James Mossman
Associate producer: Jeremy Murray-Brown
Associate producer: Christopher Railing
Assistant editor: Norman Swallow
Editor: Paul Fox

: The News

: Maigret: The Reluctant Witnesses

A crime series from the novels of Georges Simenon
Dramatised from the novel 'Maigret et les temoins recalcitrants'.

Starring Rupert Davies as Inspector Maigret
with Ewen Solon as Lucas
and Neville Jason as Lapointe
Guest stars: Jean Cadell, Peter Sallis
Produced in association with Winwell Productions Ltd.

The tottering Lachaume mansion, with its attendant biscuit factory, had nothing to tempt a burglar. Who, then, was the killer of Leonard Lachaume? Maigret finds a sinister reason for the family's reluctance to talk.


Author: Georges Simenon
Director: Gerard Glaister
Designer: Barry Learoyd
Music composed by: Ron Grainer
Film Cameraman: Hugh Wilson
Film Editor: Barry Toovey
Script Editor: Donald Bull
Executive Producer: Andrew Osborn
Associate: Bill Luckwell
Armand Lachaume: Peter Sallis
Paulette Lachaume: Ellen McIntosh
Madame Lachaume: Evelyn Lund
Monsieur Lachaume: David Grahame
Catherine: Jean Cadell
Gaston Lachaume: Gareth Tandy
Leonard Lachaume: Peter O'Shaughnessy
Inspector Maigret: Rupert Davies
Lucas: Ewen Solon
Superintendent Muzeau: Tim Hudson
Doctor Gadelle: Allan McClelland
Maitre Radel: Edward Jewesbury
Jules Breme: Blake Butler
Torrance: Victor Lucas
Lapointe: Neville Jason
Barbarin: Walter Horsbrugh
Club patronne: Althea Parker
Veonique Lachaume: Patricia Mort
Singer: Celeste Graye
Pianist: Mike McKenzie
Double-bass: John Hawksworth
Shop girl: Sonia Graham
Madame Gaudois: Rosemary Rogers
Jacques Sainval: John Gabriel

: Come Dancing

for the BBC Inter-Regional Dancing Contest
Organised by Mecca Dancing
See panel

: Late Night News

followed by The Weather; Close Down

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