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From the North of England
' Larpsy Diddle and Bing': his mother's battle with the English language, by Alan Acker
Toboggans on the Lawn: Mary Holmes finds the snow at her home above Malham Tarn a mixed blessing
Housecraft for the Blind: Gwen Pain visits a Northern cookery class and talks to students preparing Christmas dishes
Songs at the piano: Violet Carson
The Art of Teacup Reading, by Miranda Roberts
' I was a Christmas Casual,' by Hazel Wheeler
(Continued in next column)
From Understudy to Star: an interview with Patricia Hartley
'Singin' Hinney a Northumberland speciality described by Yvonne Adamson
' Father Flanagan of Boys Town ' by FuLton and Will Oursler
Abridged by Michael Bell
Read by Arthur Hill
Programme introduced by Violet Carson


Unknown: Alan Acker
Reading By: Miranda Roberts
Unknown: Hazel Wheeler
Unknown: Patricia Hartley
Unknown: Yvonne Adamson
Abridged By: Michael Bell
Read By: Arthur Hill
Introduced By: Violet Carson

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