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Mrs. Dale's Diary


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Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings in the life of her family
Script by Jonquil Antony
Last week when Mrs. Dale and her mother re-turned from Christmas shopping, they found that Grandfather Dale had arrived from Scotland. He was set on the idea of having his great-grandson's photograph taken, holding the family rattle. This greatly worried Gwen because she could not find it. As the photographer arrived, Mrs. Freeman discovered she had gathered up the rattle in the loose covers she was making for Gwen as a Christmas present. Malcolm Reeves telephoned to Bob to see if he would like two theatre tickets. When Bob called at Reeves' flat he told Bob he could help him make a little money, and suggested he called to see him at his office on his next afternoon off. Trudi told Bob she was gong home to Switzerland for Christmas, which seemed to upset him. Miss Pink had lunch with Maud French and agreed to return to her on her own conditions.
(To be repeated tomorrow at 11 0 a.m.)


Script: Jonquil Antony
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: Douglas Burbidge
Bob Dale: Leslie Heritage
Gwen Owen: Beryl Calder
David Owen: Frank Partington
Sally Lane: Alvys Maben
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Mrs Morgan: Grace Allardyce
Miss Marchbanks: Harriet Petworth
Albert Morgan: Frank Foster
Maggs: Jack Howarth
Trudi Baume: Daphne Maddox
Malcolm Reeves: Richard Johnson
Grandfather Dale: Jack Shaw
Margo Lister: Lucille Lisle
Elaine Allardyce: Susan Sylvester
Mrs Mustoe: Elsa Palmer
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidgey
Dotty: Sibell Gill
Mrs Marples: Barbara Trevor
Miss Garside: Olwen Brookes
Mr Smith: Middleton Woods

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