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Guest of the Week:
Dame Laura Knight
How to Keep Hamsters, by Wolf Mankowitz
(Continued in next column)
A Window over the Kitchen Sink: a new series designed to take the housewife's thoughts right away from cooking and cleaning. Today Elisabeth Ayrton talks about pictures
The Press and Criminal Trials. Should newspapers be forced to omit the most unpleasant details when reporting murder trials? A discussion between W. L. Andrews (Editor of The Yorkshire Post and Vice-Chairman of the Press Council) and the Rev. Donald Soper , Ph.D. In the chair, C. R. Hewitt.
Serial: ' The Franchise Affair ' by Josephine Tey
Abridged by Honor Wyatt Read by James McKechnie
Introduced by Jean Metcalfe
For the Woman Reader-page 45


Unknown: Dame Laura Knight
Unknown: Wolf Mankowitz
Talks: Elisabeth Ayrton
Unknown: W. L. Andrews
Unknown: Donald Soper
Unknown: C. R. Hewitt.
Unknown: Josephine Tey
Abridged By: Honor Wyatt
Read By: James McKechnie
Introduced By: Jean Metcalfe

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