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Edrych ar y byd a'i bethau
Cwrdd a phobl
Ymweld a Ueoedd Ymdrin a phynciau yng nghwmni
Aled Rhys William
Rhaglen ddyddiol dan ofal Nan Davies, Ifor Rees, Jack Williams
Today: a topical magazine.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield)
(to 13.25)

A closer look into some true happenings which have never been solved.

Many ships have vanished, but none so mysteriously as the S.S. Waratah in 1909. Her disappearance was absolute. What happened to this brand new liner, her passengers and the crew, is one of the great unsolved mysteries of the sea.

Contributors

Script:
John Wiles
Designer:
Stewart Marshall
Producer:
Tony Arnold
President of the Court:
Valentine Dyall
First Member:
Roy Purcell
Second Member:
Nigel Arkwright
The Barman:
Robin Ford
Mr Ebsworth:
Ian Ainsley
Mr Lund:
Claude Jones
Captain Ilberry:
Ronald Ibbs
Mr Sawyer:
Stuart Hutchinson
The Agent:
Gordon Richardson
Master of the Clan MacIntyre:
John Dawson
Admiral Davis:
John Miller
The Designer:
Allan Maxwell

A film series based on Sir Winston Churchill's Memoirs of World War II.

The British Expeditionary Force is left with no escape but the sea. The 'mosquito Armada' evacuates more than 300,000 British and Allied troops. Churchill defies the enemy and fortifies the people of Britain with some of his most famous speeches.
Last shown on February 25, 1961

Contributors

Author:
Sir Winston Churchill
Churchill's words spoken by:
Richard Burton
Narrator:
Gary Merrill
Musical Score:
Richard Rodgers

by David Turner.
With Frank Windsor, Joanna Dunham, Carmel McSharry and Sam Kydd

Tom Wrentham and his family have moved from the centre of Birmingham. Now they are on the boundary, not only between town and country, but between an old way of life and a new.
See page 43

Contributors

Writer:
David Turner
Producer:
Don Taylor
Designer:
Stephen Bundy
Tom Wrentham:
Frank Windsor
Peggy Wrentham:
Joanna Dunham
Edna Wrentham:
Carmel McSharry
Billy Wrentham:
Barry Jackson
Gladys Mills:
Denise Coffey
Charlie Williams:
Sam Kydd
Mrs Hackitt:
Nan Marriott-Watson
Nigel Thornton:
Alan Rowe

Introduced by Eric Robinson.
with Nicolai Gedda, Dorit Hanak, Eric Friedman, Violette Verdy, Lucette Aldous, Kenneth Bannerman with the Ballet Rambert.
The Pro Arte Orchestra
Leader, Max Salpeter
Dorit Hanak appears by arrangement with the Glyndebourne Festival Opera Co., Ltd; Violette Verdy, by arrangement with the New York City Ballet

Contributors

Presenter:
Eric Robinson
Producer:
Patricia Foy
Tenor:
Nicolai Gedda
Singer:
Dorit Hanak
Violinist:
Eric Friedman
Dancer:
Violette Verdy
Dancer:
Lucette Aldous
Dancers:
Kenneth Bannerman with the Ballet Rambert
Musicians:
The Pro Arte Orchestra
[Orchestra] leader:
Max Salpeter
Associate conductor:
Marcus Dods
Designer:
Stanley Dorfman

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