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Designed for Women


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Introduced by Jeanne Heal.

Children's Art
Kate Adamson discusses pictures, including the prize winner, from the National Exhibition of Children's Art.

The Countess of Albemarle, Chairman of the National Federation of Women's Institutes, describes its work.

Manja Mourier sings songs from England and the Continent.

Television Bookshelf
E. Arnot Robertson reviews some recent books.

Raymond Bush gives advice on storing, cooking, and eating apples.

Marguerite Patten shows how to use apples in a Somerset recipe for hot apple cake.

(to 16.00)


Presenter: Jeanne Heal
Item presenter (Children's Art): Kate Adamson
Interviewee (Interview): The Countess of Albemarle [name uncredited]
Singer (Music): Manja Mourier
Reviewer (Television Bookshelf): E. Arnot Robertson
Item presenter (Apples): Raymond Bush
Cook (Cooking): Marguerite Patten
Producer: Helen Malinowska

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