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from the Midlands
Introduced by JOAN HARPER
A Victorian nursery: WINIFRED GWYN-JEFFREYS with a memory of over eighty years ago
Two lives with the BBC: Roy RICH , the well-known broadcaster and formerly BBC Head of Light Entertainment, who has recently settled in Warwickshire, talks to Holmes Tolley
Alone in the afternoon: MOLLY HOLDEN , a multiple sclerosis victim, discusses with Paul Humphreys her second book of poems, published last month in the Living Poets series
How I missed the last act: SHEILA HOWES describes a mishap at the theatre and its sequel
A dual service for old people: Joan Harper visits Leicester's newly - founded ' Short-Stay Home' and meets VALEEN MARRIOTT, Publicity Officer, and some of those who have benefited from the scheme
The Christmas Party
Written and read by GEORGE LAYTON


Introduced By: Joan Harper
Unknown: Winifred Gwyn-Jeffreys
Unknown: Roy Rich
Unknown: Holmes Tolley
Unknown: Molly Holden
Unknown: Paul Humphreys
Unknown: Sheila Howes
Unknown: Joan Harper
Read By: George Layton

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