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Mrs. Dale, the doctor's wife, records the daily happenings la the life of her family
Script by Basil Dawson
To be repeated tomorrow at 11.0 a.m. Bob and Jenny had tea with Gwen and David, and Billy stood for the first time.
Bob took David for a ride on his motor bicycle and they both fell off. Later in the week Bob met Linda Grant in the canteen at the airport. Isabel wanted Mrs. Freeman to be wardrobe mistress for the Operatic Society's Ohristmas production, but Mrs. Date thought itt would be too much for her. Mr Fulton made a scene in Mr. Roger's shop; and when Sally took him to rask over it he promised not to interfere again. They decided to send out Christmas cards from the shop. Mrs. Dale and Mrs. Morgan discussed The departure of the Lauries and the arrival of Dr. Gardiner.


Script By: Basil Dawson
Mrs Dale: Ellis Powell
Dr Dale: Douglas Burbidge
Bob Dale: Leslie Heritage
Gwen Owen: Beryl Calder
David Owen: Gordon Morrison
Mrs Freeman: Dorothy Lane
Sally Lane: Thelma Hughes
Mrs Morgan: Grace Allardyce
Isabel Fielding: Thea Wells
Henry Thornton: Hugh Moxey
Richard Fulton: Norman Chidgey
Dr Gardiner: Grey Blake
Elaine Allardyce: Elizabeth London
Jenny Owen: Julie Somera
Fickling: Robert Webber

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