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

For younger viewers
Introduced by Leila Williams and Christopher Trace.

Castles in the Air
A visit to a seaside resort to see a sand-castle competition.

Time and Tide
A story of London horses.

Silkworms to Silk
Zoe, Lady Hart Dyke, tells you about her silk farm.


Leila Williams
Christopher Trace
Item presenter (Silkworms to Silk):
Lady Hart Dyke
Valerie Willis

A series of sea adventures starring Forrest Tucker as Captain 'Crunch' Adams, owner of the charter-boat Poseidon of Caribee Quay.

A master-crook, with the connivance of a weak old charter-boat skipper, is making a fortune out of running phoney fishing competitions-until Crunch and Des, to settle an argument of their own, sign on for a trip.


Captain 'Crunch' Adams:
Forrest Tucker

Introduced by Peter Scott with Gerald and Jacquie Durrell.
From time to time Gerald Durrell and his wife go on expeditions to collect animals for their Jersey zoo. They show Peter Scott film made on their last journey to Patagonia, where they saw a penguin rookery, a colony of elephant seals, and some fur seals.
From the West
Last shown in October, 1960


Peter Scott
Jacquie Durrell
Gerald Durrell
John Merritt
Eileen Molony

Look around with Derek Hart, Alan Whicker, Fyfe Robertson, Trevor Philpott,
Kenneth Allsop, Macdonald Hastings.


Derek Hart
Alan Whicker
Fyfe Robertson
Trevor Philpott
Macdonald Hastings
Associate producer:
Gordon Watkins
Associate producer:
Tony Essex
Associate producer:
Ned Sherrin
Associate producer:
Peter Batty
Assistant editor:
Antony Jay
Alasdair Milne

2,000 mites of adventure with the pioneers as the Stage Coach route moves Westward.
A film series starring William Bendix and Doug McClure.

An Indian war party has closed the trail to Sacramento and Kelly is warned by the Army to turn back. But he is determined to maintain his schedule to take the stage coach through.


Fred Kelly:
William Bendix
Flip Flippen:
Doug McClure

First-hand reports from a changing continent.

In many parts of Africa, Christianity is now on the defensive. New political movements have weakened the influence of mission schools and churches, and recent years have seen the re-appearance of a historic adversary-Islam. Conversions to the Moslem faith are increasing, even in areas where Christianity is traditionally strong. How is Africa's future being shaped by religious struggles which, if less dramatic than political changes, may be just as far-reaching?
Introduced by Christopher Chataway, M.P.


Christopher Chataway
Film report directed by:
Rolf Gillhausen
Film report directed by:
Joachim Heldt
Helmut Franz
Film editor:
Russell Hurley
Colin Wills
David Wheeler

by Penelope Mortimer.
Starring Andrew Cruickshank, Alison Leggatt, Jane Asher
with Peter Sallis, Barbara Couper

The Rev. Brian Ratchett is the Rector of a large provincial suburban parish, and from him his daughter Patricia learns to think for herself. He has strong beliefs in the freedom of the individual conscience, but when his daughter runs away from school...


Penelope Mortimer
Naomi Capon
Reece Pemberton
Special music:
The BBC Radiophonic Workshop
Film cameraman:
Hugh Wilson
Film editor:
J. Sterling
Henry Stolt:
Peter Sallis
Patricia Ratchett:
Jane Asher
The Rev Brian Ratchett:
Andrew Cruickshank
Mrs Ratchett:
Alison Leggatt
Miss Fairweather:
Barbara Couper
The Bishop of the Diocese:
James Ottaway
Joyce Carpente
Emily, maid at St Mary's:
Sally Travers
Charles Hodgson

direct from the Empire Stadium, Wembley.
Outside Broadcast cameras cover the twenty-ninth Final of this classic race in the Greyhound Racing Calendar.


Peter Montague-Evans
Presented for TV by:
Bill Wright

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