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From the Midlands
Shopping Report: Dorothy Smith looks at coats and suits in Leicester and Birmingham
I Become a Model:
Charlotte Loewenthal describes her experiences as an amateur mannequin
Old Clothes: a doubtful inheritance recalled by Alice Massie
Getting it off my chest: a straight talk to women shoppers by Bill Hartley
The Elephant I'll Never Forget: Veronica Bamfield remembers an episode from her life in India
Taking Minna to the Pictures: by Winifred Barrows. (BBC recording)
Make the most of it!: some reflections on going grey prematurely by Rona Randall
' Adam Bede ' by George Eliot
Abridged by Terry Gompertz
Read by Gladys Young
The seventh of fifteen instalments
Programme introduced by Mary Orchard


Unknown: Dorothy Smith
Unknown: Charlotte Loewenthal
Recalled By: Alice Massie
Unknown: Bill Hartley
Unknown: Veronica Bamfield
Unknown: Winifred Barrows.
Unknown: Rona Randall
Unknown: Adam Bede
Unknown: George Eliot
Abridged By: Terry Gompertz
Read By: Gladys Young
Introduced By: Mary Orchard

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