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In Service: The Vanished World of the Domestic Servant: 1: The General and the Tweeny


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The general maid and the between-maid carried on their shoulders, up till the Second World War, the basic burden of middle-class comfort.
Speakers: Lilian Gorman, Edith Askew, Alice Cox, Mrs Fuller, Alice Cairns, Phyllis Waterman, Mrs Cox, Effie Bedwell, Marjorie Todd, Mrs Lockwood, Miss McVickers, Rose Sylvester, Mrs C.B. Costello, Mary Bayman
Presented by Leslie Smith
Field recordings by John Merson
Composed and produced by Michael Mason


Interviewee: Lilian Gorman
Interviewee: Edith Askew.
Interviewee: Alice Cox
Interviewee: Mrs Fuller
Interviewee: Alice Cairns
Interviewee: Phyllis Waterman
Interviewee: Mrs Cox
Interviewee: Effie Bedwell.
Interviewee: Marjorie Todd
Interviewee: Mrs Lockwood
Interviewee: Miss McVickers
Interviewee: Rose Sylvester
Interviewee: Mrs C.B. Costello
Interviewee: Mary Bayman
Presented by: Leslie Smith
Field recordings: John Merson
Composed and produced by: Michael Mason

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In Service: The Vanished World of the Domestic Servant: 1: The General and the Tweeny

BBC Radio 4 FM, 29 June 1975 22.15

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