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Mainly for Women: Twice Twenty


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A magazine for older women.

He Sells by the Seashore
James Hazelgrove

Norah Blayney entertains at the piano

Too Old? What Nonsense!
Nelto Williams describes some unusual adventures.

Some of the £5,000,000-worth of exhibits being shown at the International Watch and Jewellery Fair, discussed by Robert Blott and Kenneth Blakemore.

Introduced by Maureen Williamson.

Topical Round-Up
with Honor Balfour.


Item presenter (He Sells by the Seashore): James Hazelgrove
Pianist: Norah Blayney
Item presenter (Too Old? What Nonsense!): Nelto Williams
Item presenter (Preview): Robert Blott
Item presenter (Preview): Kenneth Blakemore
Presenter: Maureen Williamson
Arranged by: Richard Gilbert
Producer: George R. Foa
Presenter (Topical Round-Up): Honor Balfour

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Mainly for Women: Twice Twenty

BBC Television, 11 September 1957 15.00

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