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

: The News

: Let's Imagine: Living in the Sun

An impression of Jamaica with its palm-fringed beaches, sugar plantations, busy towns, and country markets.
BBC film


Photographed by: A. A. Englander
Editor: Robert Rymer
Producer: Monica Sims

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the very young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
BBC film
(to 14.15)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Ascot Jumping Show: The Renault Grand Prix

Direct from Ascot Racecourse, television Outside Broadcast cameras cover the major event of the afternoon.
1st prize: a motor car 2nd prize: £70 3rd prize: £50
(to 16.30)

3.30-4.30 Lawn Tennis: The Hard Court Championships of Great Britain: and Ascot Jumping Show


Commentator (Ascot Jumping Show): Dorian Williams
Commentator (Ascot Jumping Show): Raymond Brooks-Ward
Television presentation (Ascot Jumping Show): Dennis Monger

: Animal Magic

A fortnightly series in which Johnny Morris looks at Creatures Great and Small.

Make Believe
What is it like to be a polar bear first thing in the morning?

What Animal Is This?
Gerald Durrell shows his animated fir-cone.

Joe Otter
Dick Borden's Canadian film of two tame otters.

Patrick the Pelican
The mascot of the R.A.F. Central Flying School goes on parade.

Tony Soper brings his young badger to the studio.

From the West


Presenter: Johnny Morris
Item presenter (What Animal Is This?): Gerald Durrell
Film cameraman (Joe Otter): Dick Borden
Item presenter (Candy): Tony Soper
Film editor: Douglas Thomas
Producer: Winwood Reade

: Triton: Part 4

The story of a secret weapon
Written and produced by Rex Tucker
A second chance to see the serial in four episodes
Starring William Russell
with Francis Matthews


Writer/Producer: Rex Tucker
Film Cameraman: Leonard Newson
Film Editor: Ron de Mattos
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Mr Robert Fulton: Reed de Rouen
Interpreter: Michael Anthony
French captain: Jacques Cey
Captain Belwether: William Russell
Lieut Lamb: Francis Matthews
Captain of Hebe: Garard Green
Lord Nelson: Robert James

: The News

: Town and Around

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

News from the South and Weather

: Gardening Club

Percy Thrower with Will Ingwersen, Sussex, John Warren, Lincolnshire.

Plants from Pips and Stones
as house plants or for the open border
including Oranges-Lemons-Avocado Pears-Peaches

Beginning a Rock Garden
Which kind of stone and how to use it.
The simplest alpine plants can be made to look 'right' and at home in any garden.
From the Midlands


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Guest: Will Ingwersen
Guest: John Warren
Producer: Paul Morby

: 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
Associate Producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Assistant Editor: Antony Jay
Editor: Alasdair Milne

: Headline News

: Look: Through a Garden Window

Introduced by Peter Scott with Edwin Cohen and Christopher Mylne.
In almost every family in England someone puts out a few crumbs for the birds. In this programme such people may recognise and get a dose-up view of many old favourites.
Christopher Mylne has compiled a film of the commoner garden birds, taken in a number of different gardens all over Great Britain.
Film sequences from 'Garden Birds' by arrangement with the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
From the West


Presenter: Peter Scott
Guest: Edwin Cohen
Guest/photography: Christopher Mylne
Additional photography: George Shears
Recordist: Howard Smith
Editor: John Merritt
Director: Christopher Parson
Producer: Eileen Molony

: Dr. Kildare: Horn of Plenty

A film series starring Richard Chamberlain as Dr. Kildare and Raymond Massey as Dr. Gillespie.

Temptation comes to Dr. Kildare when a lovely young heiress offers him a life of luxury as a fashionable physician.


Dr. Kildare: Richard Chamberlain
Dr. Gillespie: Raymond Massey

: The Rag Trade

Devised and written by Ronald Wolfe and Ronald Chesney.
Starring Peter Jones, Miriam Karlin, Reg Varney, Esma Cannon, Sheila Hancock
and featuring Fabia Drake
with Gwendolyn Watts, Wanda Ventham, Jan Williams, Julie Samuel, Elaine Kagan, Jessie Robbins, Jessica Cairns, Fraser Kerr, Robert Bridges, Stephen Patrick, Paul Duval


Devised and written by: Ronald Wolfe
Devised and written by: Ronald Chesney
Incidental music: Gordon Franks
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Producer: Dennis Main Wilson
Harold Fenner: Peter Jones
Paddy Fleming: Miriam Karlin
Reg Turner: Reg Varney
Lily Swann: Esma Cannon
Carole Taylor: Sheila Hancock
Mrs. Green: Fabia Drake
[Actress]: Gwendolyn Watts
Shirley: Wanda Ventham
[Actress]: Jan Williams
[Actress]: Julie Samuel
[Actress]: Elaine Kagan
[Actress]: Jessie Robbins
[Actress]: Jessica Cairns
[Actor]: Fraser Kerr
[Actor]: Robert Bridges
[Actor]: Stephen Patrick
[Actor]: Paul Duval

: The News

: A.B.A. Championship Finals of 1962

Amateur Boxing's Night of the Year
BBC Outside Broadcast cameras bring you some of the exciting contests at the climax of the season.
Direct from the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley


Commentator: Harry Carpenter
Television presentation: A. P. Wilkinson

: Late Night News

followed by The Weather

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