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Introduced by Olive Shapley
' Round the Shops,' by Shirley Deane
A talk, with Christmas in mind, on what is to be found in the shops.
Today's Guest: We can do it if we care enough,' byLady Rhys Williams, D.B.E.
' Kate Sim, Spinster': a character sketch by Margaret McGregor
' Growing Up,' by Yvonne Tobitt For many of us the mental process of growing up goes on long after the age of twenty-one. And its achievement is often quite different from what we had imagined as children.
Serial: Wagstaff's England,' by Robert Greenwood. Abridged by Nest Bradney . Read by Norman Shelley


Introduced By: Olive Shapley
Unknown: Shirley Deane
Unknown: Lady Rhys Williams, D.B.E.
Unknown: Margaret McGregor
Unknown: Yvonne Tobitt
Unknown: Robert Greenwood.
Abridged By: Nest Bradney
Read By: Norman Shelley

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