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A daily programme for women at home
Introduced by Margaret Hubble and including
' Prices and Problems': the second of a series of conversations between William Pickles and housewives about some of the difficulties of budgeting for a family and some of the reasons for our present problems
' Spotlight on the Winter Olympics ': Max Robertson introduces visitors to Oslo.
' Success with Milk': a new series of ' Success Cookery ' by Anne Beaton. This talk deals with egg custards, junkets, and creamy milk puddings
' A Tale of Two Sisters who are
Identical Twins': Joan Hadley of Bournemouth and Doreen Wilson of Bootle, interviewed by Joan Yorke
Serial: The Encircled Heart' by Josephine Elder. Read by Sonia Dresdel


Introduced By: Margaret Hubble
Unknown: William Pickles
Unknown: Max Robertson
Unknown: Anne Beaton.
Unknown: Joan Hadley
Unknown: Doreen Wilson
Interviewed By: Joan Yorke
Unknown: Josephine Elder.
Read By: Sonia Dresdel

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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