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: Seeing and Believing: The Size of Man

A Christian theme introduced by The Rev. Joseph McCulloch with Wilfred Harrison and Tommy Eytle.


Presenter: The Rev. Joseph McCulloch
Guest: Wilfred Harrison
Guest: Tommy Eytle
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: O Sul I Sul

Detholiad o ffilmiau newyddion yn dangos peth o weithgarwch Cymru a'r Cymry yn ystod yr wythnos
A weekly news survey.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Gwyr Y Gan: Rhif 11

John Thomas (1826-1913), John Henry (1859-1914), Morfydd Owen (1891-1918),
Osborne Roberts (1880-1948), Owen Williams (1877-1956)
Cyfres o raglenni yn cyflwyno unawdau, deuawdau, a chytganau gan rai o gerddorion enwog Cymru
Peggy Williams (contralto) Novella Benjamin (soprano) Gerald Davies (tenor)
Margaret Trefor Williams (telyn) gydag Arwel Hughes yn cyfeilio Y cyflwyno gan Emrys Cleaver Golygydd cerdd, Alwyn Jones Y cynllunio gan Alan Taylor
Y cynhyrchu gan Ifan O Williams Recordiad y BBC
Welsh song composers: 11
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Contralto: Peggy Williams
Soprano: Novella Benjamin
Tenor: Gerald Davies

: Farming

and Weather for Farmers
Introduced by John Cherrington.
featuring The Annual General Meeting of the N.F.U.
A recorded Outside Broadcast


Presenter: John Cherrington
Producer: Ronald Webster

: An Age of Kings: Henry IV Part 2: 4: The Road to Shrewsbury

The Pageant of English History written by William Shakespeare.
A second showing of 4: The Road to Shrewsbury

The Percy family, Henry Bolingbroke's chief allies in deposing and murdering Richard II, have been cheated of their just rewards and now plot to overthrow the King. Worcester, the architect of their rebellion, arranges a meeting in Wales to decide how Great Britain will be divided among them. The King's army, part of it commanded by Prince Hal, marches westward to encounter the rebels. Even Sir John Falstaff receives a commission and marches off to join the battle at Shrewsbury.


Author: William Shakespeare
Music: Christopher Whelen
Title music: Sir Arthur Bliss
Director: Michael Hayes
Producer: Peter Dews
Edmund Mortimer, Earl of March: David Andrews
Harry Percy, surnamed Hotspur, son to Northumberland: Sean Connery
Owen Glendower, a Welsh Lord: William Squire
Thomas Percy, Earl of Worcester: Geoffrey Bayldon
Lady Mortimer, daughter to Glendower and wife to Mortimer: Valerie Gearon
Lady Percy, wife to Hotspur and sister to Mortimer: Patricia Heneghan
King Henry the Fourth: Tom Fleming
Henry, Prince of Wales, eldest son to the King: Robert Hardy
Sir Walter Blunt: Frank Windsor
Sir John Falstaff: Frank Pettingell
Bardolph: Gordon Gostelow
Mistress Quickly, Hostess of The Boar's Head: Angela Baddeley
Archibald, Earl of Douglas: Andrew Faulds
Messenger: Anthony Valentine
Sir Richard Vernon: Alan Rows
Earl of Westmoreland: Julian Glover
Richard Scroop, Archbishop of York: Edgar Wreford
Sir Michael: Kenneth Farrington
John of Lancaster, son to the King: Patrick Garland
[Actor]: Jeremy Bisley
[Actor]: Terry Scully
[Actor]: Michael Graham Cox
[Actor]: Leon Shepperdson
[Actor]: John Greenwood
[Actor]: Brian Smith
[Actor]: Timothy Harley
[Actor]: Terry Wale
[Actor]: Terence Lodge
[Actor]: Derek Ware
[Actor]: John Murray Scott
[Actor]: Jerome Willis

: Film Matinee presents: Stage Door

[Starring] Katharine Hepburn and Ginger Rogers
with Adolphe Menjou

The stage door is the gateway to success for only a chosen few, but this does not deter the stage-struck girls of the Rehearsal Club from reaching for the stars of Broadway.


Director: Gregory La Cava
Terry Randall: Katharine Hepburn
Jean Maitland: Ginger Rogers
Anthony Powell: Adolphe Menjou
Linda Shaw: Gail Patrick
Catherine Luther: Constance Collier
Kaye Hamilton: Andrea Leeds
Henry Sims: Samuel S. Hinds
Judith Canfield: Lucille Ball

: Sooty: Bedtime with Sooty

Assisted by Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the North


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: Oliver Twist: Episode 4

by Charles Dickens.
Dramatised in thirteen episodes by Constance Cox.

In which Oliver purchases experience at a high price but is better taken care of than he ever was before.
(Max Adrian is appearing with the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company, Aldwych Theatre, London)


Author: Charles Dickens
Dramatised by: Constance Cox
Music composed by: Ron Grainer
Designer: Stephen Bundy
Producer: Eric Tayler
Oliver Twist: Bruce Prochnik
Mr Brownlow: George Curzon
Men: Fred Ferris
Men: Kenneth Adams
Police Officer: Raymond Adamson
Bookseller: Meadows White
The Artful Dodger: Melvyn Hayes
Charley Bates: Alan Rothwell
Fagin: Max Adrian
Monks: John Carson
Mrs Bedwin: Madeleine Christie
Bill Sikes: Peter Vaughan
Nancy: Carmel McSharry

: Bronco: The Invaders

Bronco is forced to work with a gang of ruthless outlaws in a desperate attempt to rescue the girl they are holding as a hostage.


Bronco Layne: Ty Hardin

: The News

followed by The Weather Man

: Sunday Story: The Story of Moses: 5: The Mountain of God

told by Kenneth Horne.


Storyteller: Kenneth Horne
Producer: John Elphinstone-Fyffe

: Songs of Praise

Hymn-singing from Leeds Parish Church.
Introduced by Donald Leggat.
Conducted by Donald Hunt
Prayer and Blessing by the Vicar of Leeds, Canon Fenton Morley


Presenter: Donald Leggat
Conductor: Donald Hunt
Organist: David Ingate
Prayer and Blessing: Canon Fenton Morley
Presented for television by: Peter Hamilton

: Meeting Point: Chance and Providence

Why should this happen to me? In Einstein's famous phrase: Does God throw dice?
George Scott questions The Rev. Howard Root and Dr. Donald Mackay.


Interviewer: George Scott
Interviewee: The Rev. Howard Root
Interviewee: Dr. Donald MacKay
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: What's My Line?

Chairman, Eamonn Andrews
Panel: Isobel Barnett, Barbara Kelly, David Nixon, Alan Melville and a mystery guest celebrity.
Televised by arrangement with C.B.S. and Maurice Winnick
David Nixon is in 'The Frog Prince' et the Coventry Theatre, Coventry


Chairman: Eamonn Andrews
Panellist: Isobel Barnett
Panellist: Barbara Kelly
Panellist: David Nixon
Panellist: Alan Melville
Research: Julia Cave
Director: Richard Evans
Producer: John Warrington
Devised by: Mark Goodson
Devised by: Bill Todman

: Circus from Paris

In the ring of his world-famed Cirque d'Hiver, Joseph Bouglione presents the thrills and glamour of the circus and scenes of oriental splendour in Cirque Oriental.
Appearing at the Rajah's command
The Atlas Lions of Henri Dantes
Lothar on the high trapeze
Emilien's Whirlwind Canine Riders and Chimpanzee Ballerinas on his Back
The Arta Troupe on the Silver Wire
The Indian Elephant Group presented by Sampion Bouglione
Les Kilens, Comedy on wheels
Les Bios, Antipodistes supreme
Emilien Bouglione presents La Poste
Seven horses, one rider also
Scenes from the Pearle du Bengale
The Temple Dance
Repulse of the Lancers Rescue and Finale featuring
Pipo, Dario and Mimile, Raoul Valmont, Carina Laarsen
Ringmaster, Michel Francini
Presented by courtesy of Radiodiffusion-Television Francaise in association with Gilles Margaritis
Introduced by Robin Scott.
See page 11


Trapeze artist: Lothar
Acrobatics: The Arta Troupe
The Indian Elephant Group presented by: Sampion Bouglione
Comedians: Les Kliens
Performers: Les Bios
Clowns: Pipo, Dario and Mimile
Performer: Raoul Valmont
Performer: Carina Laarsen
Clown: Michel Francini
Musical director: L. Marco Marcovitch
Presenter: Robin Scott
Television production: Derek Burrell-Davis

: The Sunday-Night Play: The Alderman

by N. J. Crisp.
Starring Joseph O'Conor, Cyril Luckham, William Kendall
See page 11


Writer: N. J. Crisp
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: Don Taylor
Halliday: William Kendall
Bowden: Bruno Barnabe
Walker: Martin Wyldeck
Sally Foster: Ellen Dryden
Fred Pearce: Joseph O'Conor
Graham Foster: Brian Wright
Simpson: Hedger Wallace
John Pearce: Cyril Luckham
Barman: Dennis Cleary
Mr Price: Edward Evans
Barmaid: Hilary Martyn
Roy Wardle: Denis Holmes
Mrs Walker: Edna Landor
Mrs Bowden: Brenda Cowling
Head Waiter: William Douglas
Photographer: Frank Mills

: The News

: Monitor

A fortnightly magazine of the arts.
Tonight's edition includes:
H.M.S. Pinafore Revisited
Sir Tyrone Guthrie gives his views on Gilbert and Sullivan.
Introduced and edited by Huw Wheldon.
See page 10


Item presenter (H.M.S. Pinafore Revisited): Sir Tyrone Guthrie
Film editor: Allan Tyrer
Associate producer: Nancy Thomas
Associate producer: Humphrey Burton
Presenter/editor: Huw Wheldon

: The Epilogue: Three Poets-Men of Faith: 3: Edwin Muir

Talk by Alan Webster.


Presenter: Alan Webster

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