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: Newyddion

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

: Heddiw

Edrychwn ymhell ac yn agos
Drwy ffilm a thrwy drafod
Daw Cymru a'r byd i'r aelwyd
I'ch difyrru
Wrth eich cinio
Y cyflwyno, Owen Edwards
Y cynhyrchu, Ifor Rees, Jack Williams
Y golygydd, Nan Davies
Today: a topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Llanddona, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: The News

(to 13.35)

: 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

: Athletics: European Championships: First Day

Direct from Belgrade
Reports and commentaries on this afternoon's track and field events, including the heats for the Men's 400 metres Hurdles and the Men's 100 metres.
Presented by the Yugoslav Television Service


Commentator at the Yugoslav National Army Stadium: David Coleman
Commentator at the Yugoslav National Army Stadium: Norris McWhirter

: The Mermaid's Pearls: 5: The City

Written and narrated by Oliver Postgate.
A new film series about Cyrus the Seahorse and his friend Bartholomew the Shrimp.

Last week you saw how Cyrus and Shrimp found the last of the Mermaid's pearls in the black deep, and this week you see how they came to the sunken city.


Writer/narrator: Oliver Postgate
Drawings: Peter Firmin
Drawings: Robert Broomfield
Music: Vernon Elliot

: Whirlybirds: Two of a Kind

A second showing of a series of adventure films about a helicopter.
A meek little man runs into 'double-trouble', and Chuck and P.T. find themselves very much involved.

: Railway Roundabout

A magazine programme for railway enthusiasts.
This month's edition includes:
By Rack Railway to the Achensee
A Day on the Bluebell Line
The Lion Comes Back
and Spotters' Notebook
Introduced by Peter Cranmer.
From the Midlands


Devised and filmed by: John Adams
Devised and filmed by: Patrick Whitehouse
Presenter: Peter Cranmer
Producer: Peggy Bacon

: The News

: Town and Around

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

Local News and Weather
(Rowridge, Brighton, Manningtree)

: Bucknell's House: 16

Barry Bucknell's weekly television guide to do-it-yourself methods and materials.
What happens when woodworm takes over in the floor joists, and how do you get rid of it? When you decide to have some electrical rewiring done (for most people certainly not a do-it-yourself job) what do you arrange for? Then, with winter weather not far away. you have to think of exterior painting to make sure you keep the rain out.
See facing page


Presenter: Barry Bucknell
Producer: Stanley Hyland

: Tonight

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


Presenter: 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: Ned Sherrin
Associate producer: Elizabeth Cowley
Assistant editor: Gordon Watkins
Assistant editor: Peter Batty
Editor: Antony Jay

: Headline News

: Benny Hill: Aunt Mirabelle

Written by Dave Freeman and Benny Hill.
A second showing of Aunt Mirabelle
Featuring June Whitfield, Graham Stark, Priscilla Morgan, Patricia Hayes, Ronnie Brody, Penny Morrell, Roger Avon, Michael Stainton, Johnny Vyvyan, Laurel Mather, Leslie Rawlings, Carl Ewer


Writer: Dave Freeman
Writer: Benny Hill
Incidental music: Ron Grainer
Designer: Tony Abbott
Producer: Duncan Wood
Himself: Benny Hill
Aunt Mirabelle: June Whitfield
Norman Bulger: Graham Stark
Sarah: Priscilla Morgan
Mrs. Wilks: Patricia Hayes
[Actor]: Ronnie Brody
[Actress]: Penny Morrell
[Actor]: Roger Avon
[Actor]: Michael Stainton
[Actor]: Johnny Vyvyan
[Actress]: Laurel Mather
[Actor]: Leslie Rawlings
[Actor]: Carl Ewer

: Dial Rix: Between the Balance Sheets

by John Chapman.
First of a series of farces specially written for Television.
Starring Brian Rix


Writer: John Chapman
Settings: Rhoda Gray
Music composed by: Tommy Watt
Director: Darcy Conyers
Miss Logan: Linda Dixon
Basil Rix: Brian Rix
Mr Hemingway: Terry Scott
Uncle Luke: Leo Franklyn
Pamela Rix: Elspet Gray
Mr Green: Martin Miller
Chauffeur: Robert Checksfield
M Martell: Patrick Cargill
Mme Martell: Golda Casimir
TV salesman: Stuart Sherwin
Porter: Peter Mercier
Chambermaid: Carole Shelley
Eloise: Helen Jessop
Simone: Jeanette Landis
Englishman: Arthur Brough
Girl: Jacqueline Jones

: Sportsview

Introduced by Peter Dimmock.
Tonight's programme includes:
Today British athletes start their bid for medals in the European Championships in Belgrade.
Motor Racing
Next Sunday's Italian Grand Prix spotlights a British challenge: Can B.R.M. win the World Championship?


Presenter: Peter Dimmock
Commentator (Athletics): David Coleman
Commentator (Athletics): Norris McWhirter
Programme edited by: Ronnie Noble
Programme edited by: Leslie Kettley
Assistant editor: Phil Pilley
Presented by: Bryan Cowgill

: The News

: Silent Evidence: Prophet of Truth

by Max Marquis.
Starring Basil Sydney as Dr. Martin Westlake
With Mary Merrall, Martin Benson, Hugh Latimer, Delphi Lawrence, Jack Rodney and Conrad Phillips.

A rich old woman dies shortly after altering her will. Dr. Westlake must discover whether any of the legatees speeded her death.


Writer: Max Marquis
Series devised by: Evelyn Frazer
Music composed and conducted by: Don Banks
Designer: Malcolm Goulding
Producer: James Ormerod
Dr Martin Westlake: Basil Sydney
Penfold Stewart: Norman Scace
Winifred Cartwright: Mary Merrall
Walter Prentice: Jack Rodney
Carol Prentice: Delphi Lawrence
Shufru-Ka: Martin Benson
Ahmes: Soraya Rafat
Angus MacCrae: Ian MacNaughton
Jenny Ryle: Renny Lister
Dr Di Salle: Hugh Latimer
Sister Cook: Alethea Charlton
Nurse Joan Sharpe: Beryl Nesbitt
Nurse Penny Gibbons: Jacquie Wallis
Chief Superintendent Evans: Conrad Phillips
Det-Sergeant Harris: Robert James
Inspector Gregg: Reginald Jessup
Det-Sergeant Mortimer: Desmond Cullum-Jones
A waiter: Michael Earl
A woman: Lois Penson

: Let's Imagine: A Life in Utopia

Filmed in Kibbutzim in Israel described by Moggie Margalit, Shalom Bordoley, Moshe Gilad, Devorah Beth, Frank Beth, Colin and Ginette Primost and others living in Kefar Blum, Kefar Hanassi, Ayeleth Hashachar, and Amiad.
BBC film
(Previously shown on June 15)

10.15-10.45 Sedgemoor and Avalon
Pictures of life on the 'moors' of the central Somerset-plain.
(Rowridge, Brighton)


Narrator: Moggie Margalit
Narrator: Shalom Bordoley
Narrator: Moshe Gilad
Narrator: Devorah Beth
Narrator: Frank Beth
Narrator: Colin Primost
Narrator: Ginette Primost
Additional commentary: John Mills
Film Cameraman: George Shears
Recordist: Howard Smith
Film Editor: Jim Cryan
Producer: Doreen Stephens

: Menotti at Spoleto

Gian Carlo Menotti, composer of The Consul and Amahl and the Night Visitors, lives in America. Every year he returns to the country of his birth to organise the Festival of Two Worlds at Spoleto in Italy, where this film was made.
Introduced by Huw Wheldon.
A Monitor film
First shown in September 1961


Subject: Gian Carlo Menotti
Presenter: Huw Wheldon
Film editor: Allan Tyrer
Director: Humphrey Burton

: Late Night News

followed by The Weather; Close Down

: Cerddorfa Genedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru

Blaenwr, Berian Evans
Yn chwarae rhai o'u
hoff ddarnau
Clarence Raybould gyda
David Palmer tenor
Y cyflwyno gan Iona Jones
Golygydd cerdd, Moelfryn Harries Cynllunydd, Alan Taylor Y cynhyrchu gan
Y mae'r gerddorfa yn ymddangos trwy ganiated y Cyd-Bwyllgor Addysg Cymreig. Recordiad y BBC
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Llandrindod Wells, Llanddona, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)
(to 23.45)


Unknown: Berian Evans
Unknown: Hoff Ddarnau
Unknown: Clarence Raybould
Tenor: David Palmer
Unknown: Moelfryn Harries
Unknown: Alan Taylor
Unknown: Gethyn Stoodley Thomas
Unknown: Cyd-Bwyllgor Addysg Cymreig.

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